American Genius
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American Genius: Hearst v Pulitzer

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel June 4, 2017

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Joseph Pulitzer built himself up from a penniless immigrant, to the pre-eminent newspaper giant of New York City. His insistence on accuracy and ground-breaking headlines made ...

Joseph Pulitzer built himself up from a penniless immigrant, to the pre-eminent newspaper giant of New York City. His insistence on accuracy and ground-breaking headlines made his 'New York World' the top selling newspaper in the country. But Pulitzer's journalistic integrity is tested when young millionaire, William Randolph Hearst, sets out steal the throne with his own newspaper. Hearst's gossip rag spawns a publishing empire, and the competition between the newspaper titans revolutionises journalism for the modern era.

Artificial intelligence 'smart vision' drone
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Artificial intelligence 'smart vision' drone

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Griffith University's Jun Jo reveals how a smart vision drone uses artificial intelligence to recognise people using feature detection, and follow them around.

Griffith University's Jun Jo reveals how a smart vision drone uses artificial intelligence to recognise people using feature detection, and follow them around.

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

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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.

Aussie Inventions that Changed the World
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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: 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
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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
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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.

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.

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.

Big Ideas For A Small Planet
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Big Ideas For A Small Planet: Live

The Weather Channel March 17, 2010

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Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on construction issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas ...

Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on construction issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

Big Ideas For A Small Planet
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Big Ideas For A Small Planet: Grow

The Weather Channel March 15, 2010

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Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on cultivation issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas ...

Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on cultivation issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

Big Ideas For A Small Planet
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Big Ideas For A Small Planet: Food

The Weather Channel March 16, 2010

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Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on food issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may ...

Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on food issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

Big Ideas For A Small Planet
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Big Ideas For A Small Planet: Recycle

The Weather Channel March 18, 2010

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Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on recycling issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that ...

Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on recycling issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

Big Ideas For A Small Planet
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Big Ideas For A Small Planet: Transportation

The Weather Channel March 19, 2010

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Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on transportation issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas ...

Addressing some of our most important environmental issues, this episode focuses on transportation issues with interviews and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

Big Ideas For A Small Planet
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Big Ideas For A Small Planet: Cities

The Weather Channel March 26, 2010

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Some of the most important environmental concerns facing humanity are examined in this series. This episode: an energy innovator submerges two turbines in New York City's East ...

Some of the most important environmental concerns facing humanity are examined in this series. This episode: an energy innovator submerges two turbines in New York City's East River.

Breakthrough
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Breakthrough: The Age Of Aging

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic August 23, 2017

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Film director Ron Howard explores the aging process and how a group of scientists believe they have the knowledge to breakthrough how we treat the diseases of aging, and how ...

Film director Ron Howard explores the aging process and how a group of scientists believe they have the knowledge to breakthrough how we treat the diseases of aging, and how we can expand the human life span.

Breakthrough
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Breakthrough: Cyber Terror

Season 2 Episode 2 National Geographic July 19, 2017

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This is an exclusive look inside a world where white hat hackers search for weakness in bank computers, and ISIS hackers try to recruit suicide bombers to attack a beloved ...

This is an exclusive look inside a world where white hat hackers search for weakness in bank computers, and ISIS hackers try to recruit suicide bombers to attack a beloved tourist destination.

Breakthrough
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Breakthrough: More Than Human

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic April 13, 2016

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Film director Pail Giamatti explores the world of cyborgs, where advances in science are taking us beyond replacement parts and into a new realm that is changing the nature of ...

Film director Pail Giamatti explores the world of cyborgs, where advances in science are taking us beyond replacement parts and into a new realm that is changing the nature of the human body and the human mind.