Imagi-Nation
21:46

Imagi-Nation: Heritage

Episode 4 Discovery Channel December 1, 2019

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As one of the world's oldest civilisations, China is a nation that looks to its past as much as it builds for the future. Now, after 70 years of unbridled progress, how is the ...

As one of the world's oldest civilisations, China is a nation that looks to its past as much as it builds for the future. Now, after 70 years of unbridled progress, how is the modern nation deciphering its deep heritage?

Imagi-Nation
22:45

Imagi-Nation: Longevity

Episode 2 Discovery Channel November 30, 2019

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The values of longevity and filial piety are deep traditions in China, and have been for millennia. There is also a celebration of duty and love in Chinese family and community.

The values of longevity and filial piety are deep traditions in China, and have been for millennia. There is also a celebration of duty and love in Chinese family and community.

Imagi-Nation
22:34

Imagi-Nation: Future of Food

Episode 1 Discovery Channel November 30, 2019

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China has come a long way in the last 70 years when it comes to feeding a nation of 1.4 billion people. But there are still challenges, with limited farmlands and rising ...

China has come a long way in the last 70 years when it comes to feeding a nation of 1.4 billion people. But there are still challenges, with limited farmlands and rising demands for greater varieties of food.

Focus on Ability Film Festival
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Focus on Ability Film Festival: 2019

SBS November 16, 2019

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The Focus On Ability Film Festival is a short film festival that is aimed at raising awareness of the abilities of people with a disability, with participants from all over ...

The Focus On Ability Film Festival is a short film festival that is aimed at raising awareness of the abilities of people with a disability, with participants from all over the globe competing for over $160,000 worth of cash and prizes. Films must be a maximum of five minutes' duration and carry the theme of focusing on the ability of people with a disability. 2019 saw a total of 244 entries, including 104 school entrants and 61 international films from across 26 countries.

Social Media Me
15:34

Social Media Me: Resilience and Digital Citizenship

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC Me October 31, 2019

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As Jules' social media world spirals downwards, her friend Aaron prepares to enter an online hate exchange.

As Jules' social media world spirals downwards, her friend Aaron prepares to enter an online hate exchange.

Social Media Me
16:49

Social Media Me: Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship

Season 2 Episode 2 ABC Me October 24, 2019

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Jules goes on a roller-coaster ride, taking steps to make right with her social media followers. Meanwhile, her friend Aaron is thinking seriously about online revenge tactics.

Jules goes on a roller-coaster ride, taking steps to make right with her social media followers. Meanwhile, her friend Aaron is thinking seriously about online revenge tactics.

Social Media Me
16:52

Social Media Me: What Is Digital Citizenship?

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC Me October 17, 2019

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Jules has built a positive social media presence promoting good digital citizenship, online ethics and safety, however it takes a new turn. While, her friend Aaron faces some ...

Jules has built a positive social media presence promoting good digital citizenship, online ethics and safety, however it takes a new turn. While, her friend Aaron faces some social media challenges of his own.

Delivering the World: Inside DHL
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Delivering the World: Inside DHL

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS Viceland August 18, 2019

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We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. ...

We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. In New York, we'll find out how the couriers beat the infamous Manhattan morning gridlock to deliver urgent overnight packages to Wall Street. We'll also find out how it's possible for a man living in outback Australia to buy a T-shirt online from a company in the UK and receive it just three days later for less than it would cost in his local clothing store.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
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Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Super Vision

Season 1 Episode 8 The History Channel August 12, 2019

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Four Australian inventions that transformed how we see the world around us, and what we know about it. William and Lawrence Bragg invented X-ray crystallography to reveal the ...

Four Australian inventions that transformed how we see the world around us, and what we know about it. William and Lawrence Bragg invented X-ray crystallography to reveal the atomic structure of crystals. Milutin Stoilovic and colleagues at the Australian National University worked with Federal Police to create a forensic lamp, the Polilight, which could detect latent finger prints. Charles Tait created the world's first feature film with the help of his family, and William Beech invented the periscope rifle in the trenches of Gallipoli.

Good Game Spawn Point: Snack Size
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Good Game Spawn Point: Snack Size: What's a Computer? Memory

ABC Me August 8, 2019

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Darren gives us another look into how computers work. This time, it's about something that's hard to forget: memory.

Darren gives us another look into how computers work. This time, it's about something that's hard to forget: memory.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
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Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Airborne

Season 1 Episode 7 The History Channel August 5, 2019

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The Inventors who got us airborne typify tenacity and perseverance. Lawrence Hargrave, who was ridiculed for his box kites, laid the foundation for all modern aviation. David ...

The Inventors who got us airborne typify tenacity and perseverance. Lawrence Hargrave, who was ridiculed for his box kites, laid the foundation for all modern aviation. David Warren's black box helped make flying the safest form of transport, but he faced staunch resistance getting it off the ground. Jack Grant persisted for 10 years to get his lifesaving slide-raft into planes. While it took 60,000 years for the inventors of the returnable boomerang to receive recognition for their aeronautical achievements.

Good Game Spawn Point: Snack Size
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Good Game Spawn Point: Snack Size: What's a Computer? Processors

ABC Me August 1, 2019

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Darren continues his look into the world of computers and what makes them tick. This episode, he looks at the brains of computers: their processors.

Darren continues his look into the world of computers and what makes them tick. This episode, he looks at the brains of computers: their processors.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
49:19

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Food Preservation

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel July 29, 2019

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Food preservation has been a major challenge throughout Australia's history. In Victoria James Harrison invented a process of refrigeration that could make artificial ice on a ...

Food preservation has been a major challenge throughout Australia's history. In Victoria James Harrison invented a process of refrigeration that could make artificial ice on a commercial scale. In New South Wales, Thomas Mort and Eugene Nicolle, adapted and improved on Harrison's technology to build the world's first freezer works to produce artificially frozen food. In Western Australian Arthur McCormick came up with the Coolgardie food safe that ran on evaporative cooling, and in South Australia Tom Angove invented the wine cask.

Good Game Spawn Point: Snack Size
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Good Game Spawn Point: Snack Size: What's a Computer? Motherboards

ABC Me July 25, 2019

ICT capability

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Darren brings you the first part in a special series looking at how computers work. In this episode, he looks at the history of computers, and one of the most important parts: ...

Darren brings you the first part in a special series looking at how computers work. In this episode, he looks at the history of computers, and one of the most important parts: the motherboard.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
52:45

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Medical

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel July 22, 2019

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Four great medicos and mavericks risked their careers testing these ground-breaking medical inventions. Psychiatrist Dr Joh Cade discovered the psychological effects of ...

Four great medicos and mavericks risked their careers testing these ground-breaking medical inventions. Psychiatrist Dr Joh Cade discovered the psychological effects of Lithium on his bipolar patients after first testing its toxicity on himself. Dr Mark Lidwill worked in secrecy on the world's first pacemaker following his experiments on the hearts of recently deceased patients. Professor Fiona Wood developed a process to help severe burns victims recover quickly with spray-on skin, and the Ansells helped fight infection with their disposable medical gloves.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
48:33

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Farm Smart

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel July 15, 2019

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The push for smarter farming is at the core of Australia's tough agricultural history. Richard and Clarence Smith quarrelled over who was the true inventor, but their ...

The push for smarter farming is at the core of Australia's tough agricultural history. Richard and Clarence Smith quarrelled over who was the true inventor, but their stump-jump plough improved the economic prospects of farmers working difficult terrain. Frederic Wolseley's mechanical shears eventually won over the shearers and transformed the wool industry. Lew Bandt designed the ute for farmers needing a comfortable working vehicle, and Benjamin Dunkerley invented a fur-cutting machine that led to the iconic Akubra.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
53:09

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Wartime

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel July 8, 2019

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The fires of war become the forges of Australian invention. William Scurry invented a decoy drip rifle to help Anzacs safely evacuate from Gallipoli. Alexander Worsfold built ...

The fires of war become the forges of Australian invention. William Scurry invented a decoy drip rifle to help Anzacs safely evacuate from Gallipoli. Alexander Worsfold built his all-terrain transporter to hurry injured soldiers to field hospitals on the Western Front. Adelaide-born Howard Florey and his team developed the wonder drug penicillin that was first deployed amongst infected allied soldiers during World War II. And from Wollongong, Evelyn Owen's submachine gun out-performed its competitors and become known as 'the diggers' darling'.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
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Aussie Inventions that Changed the World: Communication

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel July 1, 2019

Design and technologies

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History

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Australian inventors have boldly re-imagined communication across the spectrum of technologies: Graeme Clark's extraordinary bionic ear delivered deaf patients the sound of ...

Australian inventors have boldly re-imagined communication across the spectrum of technologies: Graeme Clark's extraordinary bionic ear delivered deaf patients the sound of speech; John O'Sullivan and his CSIRO team created the world's first high-speed wi-fi that dramatically changed the communication landscape worldwide; Henry Sutton's visionary Telephane was designed in Ballarat decades before the television; and post-master James Raymond established the world's first pre-paid postage system in Sydney in 1838 with his delightfully simple pre-paid envelope.