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Thy husband is thy lord'
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Thy husband is thy lord'

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between ...

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between men and women in the play.

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide
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Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

The Eureka Rebellion in 1854
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The Eureka Rebellion in 1854

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach
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Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Eugenics and the removal of children
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Eugenics and the removal of children

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly, Daisy and Gracie are removed from home in Jigalong and protector AO Neville explains eugenics to white women.

Molly, Daisy and Gracie are removed from home in Jigalong and protector AO Neville explains eugenics to white women.

Brighton bathing boxes
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Brighton bathing boxes

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver goes for a swim at Brighton and meets two of the owners of the colourful bathing boxes.

Neil Oliver goes for a swim at Brighton and meets two of the owners of the colourful bathing boxes.

Restoring rock art at Freshwater Cove
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Restoring rock art at Freshwater Cove

Clip from Coast Australia
Donny Woolagoodja interprets the Aboriginal rock art at Raft Point for Neil Oliver, and demonstrates how he restores the images of Wandjina spirits.

Donny Woolagoodja interprets the Aboriginal rock art at Raft Point for Neil Oliver, and demonstrates how he restores the images of Wandjina spirits.

Great Barrier Reef with Google Street View
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Great Barrier Reef with Google Street View

Clip from Coast Australia
Emma Johnston meets the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team, who are filming the Great Barrier Reef as a baseline record for monitoring climate change, with Google Street View.

Emma Johnston meets the XL Catlin Seaview Survey team, who are filming the Great Barrier Reef as a baseline record for monitoring climate change, with Google Street View.

Sea level a risk to Manhattan
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Sea level a risk to Manhattan

Clip from Horizons
Architect Stephen Cassell outlines the risk to New York City of rising sea levels and storm surges, and proposes a solution in the form of wetlands.

Architect Stephen Cassell outlines the risk to New York City of rising sea levels and storm surges, and proposes a solution in the form of wetlands.

Stories behind Wiradjuri artist's paintings
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Stories behind Wiradjuri artist's paintings

Clip from Art + Soul
Filmmaker Hetti Perkins meets Aboriginal artist Harry Wedge in Cowra and discusses some of his artworks, and the nightmares and memories behind them.

Filmmaker Hetti Perkins meets Aboriginal artist Harry Wedge in Cowra and discusses some of his artworks, and the nightmares and memories behind them.

Archaeologist examines Viking bones
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Archaeologist examines Viking bones

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Viking enthusiasts move boat on land
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Viking enthusiasts move boat on land

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000
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Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000

Clip from Creative Minds
Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Optics and the camera obscura
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Optics and the camera obscura

Jim AlKhalili blocks out light coming into a room to create a camera obscura and produce an image on a screen.

Jim AlKhalili blocks out light coming into a room to create a camera obscura and produce an image on a screen.

Light and colour in a rainbow
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Light and colour in a rainbow

Clip from Sleek Geeks
Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Simpson reveal why different colours are revealed in a rainbow, demonstrating how raindrops act as a prism.

Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Simpson reveal why different colours are revealed in a rainbow, demonstrating how raindrops act as a prism.

Simplicity is king in tech
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Simplicity is king in tech

When computer gaming was first introduced, it flopped. It was all too complicated. One man realised that keeping it simple was the key to hitting the big time.

When computer gaming was first introduced, it flopped. It was all too complicated. One man realised that keeping it simple was the key to hitting the big time.

How tsunamis are formed and are detected
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How tsunamis are formed and are detected

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Evaluating evidence of a murder
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Evaluating evidence of a murder

Clip from Rear Window
Jeff and Lisa debate whether there was any real evidence of a murder having taken place across the courtyard.

Jeff and Lisa debate whether there was any real evidence of a murder having taken place across the courtyard.

Spying on 'modern' marriage
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Spying on 'modern' marriage

Clip from Rear Window
After spying on his neighbours Jim considers the risks of marriage to his bachelor lifestyle and looks fondly upon newlyweds.

After spying on his neighbours Jim considers the risks of marriage to his bachelor lifestyle and looks fondly upon newlyweds.

Digitally adding gills to a boy
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Digitally adding gills to a boy

Clip from The Shot
Teach students the basic concepts of advertising.

Teach students the basic concepts of advertising.

Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias
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Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

Roman glassmaking
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Roman glassmaking

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.

Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.

Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral
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Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral

Clip from Artscape
Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Indigenous youth crime in Townsville
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Indigenous youth crime in Townsville

Clip from Living Black
Larteasha Griffen reports on the causes of Indigenous youth crime in Townsville, what authorities are trying to do to solve the broader problems, and how those strategies fit ...

Larteasha Griffen reports on the causes of Indigenous youth crime in Townsville, what authorities are trying to do to solve the broader problems, and how those strategies fit into the Justice Reinvestment Campaign.

Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain
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Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages ...

Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages in Wales.

Ancient Chinese numbers
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Ancient Chinese numbers

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy reveals the Ancient Chinese number system and how their method of calculating figures was very different to they're way of writing them.

Marcus du Sautoy reveals the Ancient Chinese number system and how their method of calculating figures was very different to they're way of writing them.

Cantor and an infinity of infinities
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Cantor and an infinity of infinities

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.

Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.

Using drones to spot fires
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Using drones to spot fires

Clip from Click
The Santa Barbara Fire Department reveals how drones and thermal imaging cameras could be used to identify where bushfires are most at risk of breaking out.

The Santa Barbara Fire Department reveals how drones and thermal imaging cameras could be used to identify where bushfires are most at risk of breaking out.

Antarctic snowfall linked to Australian drought
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Antarctic snowfall linked to Australian drought

Clip from Catalyst
Antarctic ice cores reveal climate patterns that help climate scientists understand both the Southern Annular Mode and droughts in southwestern Australia, Mark Horstman reports.

Antarctic ice cores reveal climate patterns that help climate scientists understand both the Southern Annular Mode and droughts in southwestern Australia, Mark Horstman reports.

Students compete in 'funding' debate
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Students compete in 'funding' debate

Clip from Up For Debate
Qatar and Bangladesh face off in the first round of the World School Debating Championships, as they debate the provision of government funding for faithbased initiatives.

Qatar and Bangladesh face off in the first round of the World School Debating Championships, as they debate the provision of government funding for faithbased initiatives.

Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate
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Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate

Clip from Living Black
Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Coral bleaching and blooming
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Coral bleaching and blooming

Karl Stefanovic provides a basic description of the conditions that lead to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, and footage of coral blooming in spring shows the reef ...

Karl Stefanovic provides a basic description of the conditions that lead to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, and footage of coral blooming in spring shows the reef regenerating.

Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point
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Hindu-Arabic numerals and the decimal point

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates the difference between the Roman and HinduArabic numeric systems and the origin of the decimal point.

Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms
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Al-Khwarizmi, root, algebra and algorithms

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Jim AlKhalili meets mathematician Ian Stewart, who explains the significance of Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi's work to develop algebra and the origin of root.

Making beef stew
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Making beef stew

Brigitte Hafner shows Matt how to make a delicious beef stew.

Brigitte Hafner shows Matt how to make a delicious beef stew.

Would you stop racism if you saw it happening?
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Would you stop racism if you saw it happening?

Many Australians claim they would stand up to racism, but is this true This experiment shows what happens when racism happens in public.

Many Australians claim they would stand up to racism, but is this true This experiment shows what happens when racism happens in public.

Australia is a target for ice smugglers
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Australia is a target for ice smugglers

Clip from Ice Wars
Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Australia is the world's second largest user of ice and half is smuggled in from China.

Jacquie Lambie and her son Dylan
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Jacquie Lambie and her son Dylan

Clip from Ice Wars
Explores the conflict and struggle between Jacquie Lambie and her son after he became addicted to ice.

Explores the conflict and struggle between Jacquie Lambie and her son after he became addicted to ice.

Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque
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Tile work at Iran's Shah Mosque

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis visits Iran's Shah Mosque, where he discusses how a new method of tile production time sped up construction of the building.

Sam Willis visits Iran's Shah Mosque, where he discusses how a new method of tile production time sped up construction of the building.

The ruins of Persepolis
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The ruins of Persepolis

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis visits the ancient city of Persepolis, capital of the Persian Empire, and studies the art that reveals the extent of the empire.

Sam Willis visits the ancient city of Persepolis, capital of the Persian Empire, and studies the art that reveals the extent of the empire.

Lego used to create stop-motion movies
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Lego used to create stop-motion movies

Filmmakers Jonathan Bond and Matt Cohen reveal how they made Melting Point, a 30-minute stop-motion Lego brickfilm. And animator David Pagano explains the history of Lego ...

Filmmakers Jonathan Bond and Matt Cohen reveal how they made Melting Point, a 30-minute stop-motion Lego brickfilm. And animator David Pagano explains the history of Lego being used to make moving pictures, from advertising to shot-for-shot recreations of feature films and the CGI Lego Movie.

The role of personality in biological pairing
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The role of personality in biological pairing

An experiment explores personality compatibility and its role in who we partner with.

An experiment explores personality compatibility and its role in who we partner with.

Businesses rebel against penalty rate cuts
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Businesses rebel against penalty rate cuts

Clip from The Feed
July 4 2017. Australian businesses such as Lush cosmetics are refusing to pay their employees less on weekends and holidays. They say penalty rate cuts are unethical.

July 4 2017. Australian businesses such as Lush cosmetics are refusing to pay their employees less on weekends and holidays. They say penalty rate cuts are unethical.

United Nations says drugs should be decriminalised
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United Nations says drugs should be decriminalised

Clip from The Feed
July 6 2017. Drugs should be decriminalised in order to reduce drug fatalities and HIV rates, the UN and WHO said today.

July 6 2017. Drugs should be decriminalised in order to reduce drug fatalities and HIV rates, the UN and WHO said today.

The great detox swindle
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The great detox swindle

Clip from The Checkout
Thinking of trying one of those 'celebrity endorsed' detox diets?You might want to exercise a bit of your critic thinking first.

Thinking of trying one of those 'celebrity endorsed' detox diets?You might want to exercise a bit of your critic thinking first.

Bizarre diamond rain on Saturn
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Bizarre diamond rain on Saturn

The extreme pressure and temperatures in Saturn's lower atmosphere means the surface is bombarded by a type of rain formed of diamonds.

The extreme pressure and temperatures in Saturn's lower atmosphere means the surface is bombarded by a type of rain formed of diamonds.

Jupiter and Saturn's violent super storms
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Jupiter and Saturn's violent super storms

Jupiter's 'great red spot' is a huge storm that has raged for hundreds of years, while the usually calm Saturn can suddenly erupt in storms more violent than anything in the ...

Jupiter's 'great red spot' is a huge storm that has raged for hundreds of years, while the usually calm Saturn can suddenly erupt in storms more violent than anything in the solar system.

Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves
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Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves

Clip from As It Happened
On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes
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Scuba diving in South Australia's sink holes

Clip from Coast Australia
Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Geomorphologist Grant Pearce takes Emma Johnston scuba diving in Piccaninnie Ponds and Kilsbys Sinkhole on South Australia's Limestone Coast.

Cultures clash over football
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Cultures clash over football

Jess is banned from playing football after her mother spots her playing in the park and being manhandled by opponents.

Jess is banned from playing football after her mother spots her playing in the park and being manhandled by opponents.

Surf safety - saved from drowning
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Surf safety - saved from drowning

Clip from Bondi Rescue
Great for senior EALD students, clip teaches beach safety with a uniquely Australian slant on language.

Great for senior EALD students, clip teaches beach safety with a uniquely Australian slant on language.

Life in a Victorian slum - work
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Life in a Victorian slum - work

Life was cruel in Victorian London. People had to work to survive and there was little sympathy for those who couldn't. Modern families find out about these realities the hard way.

Life was cruel in Victorian London. People had to work to survive and there was little sympathy for those who couldn't. Modern families find out about these realities the hard way.

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 3
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 3

The results. Can tumeric affect the way susceptible genes express cancer? Is seems so - but it depends how you ingest it.

The results. Can tumeric affect the way susceptible genes express cancer? Is seems so - but it depends how you ingest it.

The future of fashion is coding
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The future of fashion is coding

Meet a team of 'fashion technologists' developing the next wave of wearable technology.

Meet a team of 'fashion technologists' developing the next wave of wearable technology.

Racial prejudice after rural talent show
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Racial prejudice after rural talent show

Clip from The Sapphires
The Sapphires are racially abused after losing a talent contest, in spite of their superior talent. (Coarse language.)

The Sapphires are racially abused after losing a talent contest, in spite of their superior talent. (Coarse language.)

Child labour in Victorian England
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Child labour in Victorian England

Indulging children is a relatively modern concept. In 1870s England, children were needed to work from sun up to sun down.

Indulging children is a relatively modern concept. In 1870s England, children were needed to work from sun up to sun down.

Picking a leader based on character
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Picking a leader based on character

It's not all about looks. This experiment shows that someone can quickly hijack their chances of becoming a leader by being disengaged and showing selfishness.

It's not all about looks. This experiment shows that someone can quickly hijack their chances of becoming a leader by being disengaged and showing selfishness.

Iron Age agricultural technologies
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Iron Age agricultural technologies

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits Butser Ancient Farm in England and demonstrates Iron Age agricultural technologies, including ploughs, storage pits and quern stones.

Neil Oliver visits Butser Ancient Farm in England and demonstrates Iron Age agricultural technologies, including ploughs, storage pits and quern stones.

Young people in the work force and progress for casual workers
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Young people in the work force and progress for casual workers

Clip from The Feed
Katie Acheson, CEO of Youth Action, discusses recent progress regarding rights for casual workers as well as some of the current trends among employers when it comes to jobs ...

Katie Acheson, CEO of Youth Action, discusses recent progress regarding rights for casual workers as well as some of the current trends among employers when it comes to jobs typically taken by younger workers.

Culturing pearls at Cygnet Bay
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Culturing pearls at Cygnet Bay

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits the Buccaneer Archipelago to learn how Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm cultivates and harvests pearls.

Neil Oliver visits the Buccaneer Archipelago to learn how Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm cultivates and harvests pearls.

The Roman ballista bolt thrower
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The Roman ballista bolt thrower

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver demonstrates the use of ballistae, the bolt throwers the Celts faced as the Romans sought to conquer Britain in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver demonstrates the use of ballistae, the bolt throwers the Celts faced as the Romans sought to conquer Britain in the first century BC.

Liam Stapleton on R U Ok Day.
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Liam Stapleton on R U Ok Day.

Clip from The Project
Triple J presenter Liam Stapleton shares his story on R U Ok Day?

Triple J presenter Liam Stapleton shares his story on R U Ok Day?

Hot Chilli
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Hot Chilli

Food Lab's go-to scientist Dr Joel Gilmore explains the anatomy of a chilli, from the fleshy white placenta to the seeds, and where the heat (capsaicin) actually comes from.

Food Lab's go-to scientist Dr Joel Gilmore explains the anatomy of a chilli, from the fleshy white placenta to the seeds, and where the heat (capsaicin) actually comes from.

Kale
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Kale

Dr Lee Hickey demonstrates the morphology of wild mustard (brassica oleracea) and how plant breeders developed common cruciferous vegetables by picking out specific ...

Dr Lee Hickey demonstrates the morphology of wild mustard (brassica oleracea) and how plant breeders developed common cruciferous vegetables by picking out specific characteristics.

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