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Alexander Armstrong in the Land of the Midnight Sun - Netflix

The television presenter and comedian takes on an epic 8,000-mile journey halfway around the Arctic Circle deep in mid-winter, a spectacular but deadly time of year to see the unforgiving, ice-bound region. His odyssey is full of surprises as he witnesses natural wonders and discovers the magnetic lure of the far north.

Alexander Armstrong in the Land of the Midnight Sun - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-14

Alexander Armstrong in the Land of the Midnight Sun - 2015 in British television - Netflix

This is a list of events that took place in 2015 related to British television.

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Robson Green's Australian Adventure - Netflix

English actor Robson Green has always been fascinated by Australia. Craving an adventure away from the big city, he takes off to the dirt roads to find the wild side of the land Down Under.

In this four part series, Robson sets out to experience what life here is all about, heading to South Australia, the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland. He's on a mission to meet the people of these places and find out how this land of extremes shapes the lives of those who inhabit it.

From the opal miners of Coober Pedy (SA) and the Jawoyn people of Arnhem Land (NT), to the Barramundi farmers of Cone Bay (WA) and the communities living off the grid in the Daintree Rainforest (QLD) and more, Robson discovers how these people all connect to this vast and ancient land.

Robson Green's Australian Adventure - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-11-12

Robson Green's Australian Adventure - James Cook - Netflix

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728 – 14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined the British merchant navy as a teenager and joined the Royal Navy in 1755. He saw action in the Seven Years' War, and subsequently surveyed and mapped much of the entrance to the Saint Lawrence River during the siege of Quebec. This helped bring Cook to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society. This notice came at a crucial moment in both Cook's career and the direction of British overseas exploration, and led to his commission in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of three Pacific voyages. In three voyages Cook sailed thousands of miles across largely uncharted areas of the globe. He mapped lands from New Zealand to Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean in greater detail and on a scale not previously achieved. As he progressed on his voyages of discovery he surveyed and named features, and recorded islands and coastlines on European maps for the first time. He displayed a combination of seamanship, superior surveying and cartographic skills, physical courage and an ability to lead men in adverse conditions. Cook was attacked and killed in 1779 during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific while attempting to kidnap Kalaniʻōpuʻu, a Hawaiian chief, in order to reclaim a cutter stolen from one of his ships. He left a legacy of scientific and geographical knowledge which was to influence his successors well into the 20th century, and numerous memorials worldwide have been dedicated to him.

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3 Minute Wonder - Netflix

Offers first-time directors and assistant producers the opportunity to air their work to a large audience, and in doing so, to take a first step into the competitive UK film industry.

3 Minute Wonder - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 3 minutes

Premier: 2006-08-14

3 Minute Wonder - Wonder Woman (2017 film) - Netflix

Wonder Woman is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics character of the same name, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the fourth installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The film is directed by Patty Jenkins, with a screenplay by Allan Heinberg, from a story by Heinberg, Zack Snyder, and Jason Fuchs, and stars Gal Gadot in the title role, alongside Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, and Elena Anaya. Wonder Woman is the second live action theatrical film featuring the titular character, following her debut in 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In Wonder Woman, the Amazon princess Diana sets out to stop World War I, believing the conflict was started by the longtime enemy of the Amazons, Ares, after American pilot and spy Steve Trevor crash-lands on their island Themyscira and informs her about it. Development of a live action Wonder Woman film began in 1996, with Ivan Reitman slated to produce and possibly direct. The project floundered in development hell for many years; Jon Cohen, Todd Alcott, and Joss Whedon, among others, were also attached to the project at various points. Warner Bros. announced the film in 2010 and Jenkins signed on to direct in 2015. Inspiration for Wonder Woman was drawn from Wonder Woman creator William Moulton Marston's 1940s stories and George Pérez's 1980s stories about Wonder Woman, as well as the New 52 incarnation of the character. Principal photography began on November 21, 2015, with filming taking place in the United Kingdom, France, and Italy before wrapping up on May 9, 2016, the 123rd anniversary of Marston's birth. Additional filming took place in November 2016. Wonder Woman premiered in Shanghai on May 15, 2017, and was released in the United States on June 2, 2017, in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D. The film received largely positive reviews, with praise for the acting (particularly by Gadot and Pine), direction, action sequences, and musical score. The film set numerous box office records; it is the sixth-highest-grossing superhero film domestically and 22nd-highest-grossing film in the United States. It grossed over $821 million worldwide, making it the tenth highest-grossing film of 2017. It also helped the DCEU to push past $3 billion at the worldwide box office, making it the fourteenth-highest-grossing film franchise of all time. As of February 2018, Rotten Tomatoes has listed the movie as No. 2 on its list of the “Best Superhero Movies of All Time”, and the American Film Institute selected it as one of the top 10 Movies of the Year. The film received three nominations at the 23rd Critics' Choice Awards, winning Best Action Movie. A sequel, Wonder Woman 1984, is scheduled to be released on November 1, 2019 with Jenkins returning as director and Gadot reprising her role.

3 Minute Wonder - United States and Canada - Netflix

In May 2017, early tracking had Wonder Woman opening with $65–75 million, and possibly as high as $105 million. The film opened Friday, June 2, 2017, across 4,165 theaters and made $38.7 million on its opening day, including $3.7 million in IMAX. It was the biggest single-day gross for a woman-directed film, ahead of the $35.9 million opening Friday of Catherine Hardwicke's Twilight in 2008 and the biggest opening day for a woman-led comic book superhero film, ahead of Ghost in the Shell ($7 million). This included $11 million it made from Thursday previews, also the best start for a film directed by a woman, surpassing Fifty Shades of Grey's $8.6 million which was directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, and the third-biggest of the year, behind Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Of that, $1.5 million came from IMAX screenings. Earning a total of $103.3 million on its opening weekend, the film recorded a number of records: the biggest domestic opening of all time for a female director (surpassing previous record holder Fifty Shades of Grey), the biggest DC Comics release without Batman or Superman (ahead of Constantine), the sixth-biggest non-sequel comic book superhero debut ever, as well as the sixth-biggest June debut weekend. Its three-day opening alone made it the highest-grossing woman-led comic book superhero film ever (surpassing Ghost in the Shell). It was also the 16th superhero film to cross $100 million in its domestic box office launch. About 9% ($9 million) of the opening weekend came from IMAX screenings from 343 theaters. In its second week the film grossed $58.5 million, again topping the box office. It marked a 43.3% drop for its second weekend at the box office, better than the average 50–60% decline superhero films tend to see, and was a better second weekend than Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($51.3 million) and Suicide Squad ($43.5 million). In its third weekend it grossed $40.8 million, finishing second behind newcomer Cars 3 ($53.5 million). It was the second-best third weekend ever for Warner Bros. and was nearly double what Batman v Superman ($23.3 million), Suicide Squad ($20.9 million) and Man of Steel ($20.7 million) made in their third weekends. It earned $24.9 million and $15.7 million in its fourth and fifth weekends, respectively, dropping just 39% and 36% despite facing rough competition from opening films Transformers: The Last Knight and Despicable Me 3. It eventually became the highest-grossing film directed by a woman, surpassing the previous records of Jennifer Yuh Nelson's Kung Fu Panda 2 and Phyllida Lloyd's Mamma Mia!. By August 8, the film had garnered $400 million in ticket sales, becoming the second female-fueled film (after Disney's Beauty and the Beast), Warner Bros.' third-biggest movie (after Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises), holding the record of the highest-earning superhero origin film, replacing the previous record held by Spider-Man (2002), before being replaced itself in February 2018 by Black Panther. It also becoming the highest-earning film with a female director in terms of domestic earnings—surpassing Frozen (2013).

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Museum Secrets - Netflix

Hidden in the backrooms, basements, and restricted areas of the most famous museums lie some of history's most fascinating mysteries and tales. Embark on a behind-the-scenes, around-the-world tour that includes Madrid's Palacio Real, the Chateau of Versailles, and the Smithsonian Institution. Discover King Herod's tomb, how a leather shield can work better than steel, and the connection between an ancient amulet and Star Trek's Mr. Spock. We examine collections, celebrated and obscure, and use cutting edge research to unlock their secrets.

Museum Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-06

Museum Secrets - Night at the Museum - Netflix

Night at the Museum is a 2006 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and written by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, based on the 1993 children's book of the same name by Croatian illustrator Milan Trenc. The film stars Ben Stiller as Larry Daley, a divorced father who applies for a job as a night watchman at New York City's American Museum of Natural History and subsequently discovers that the exhibits, animated by a magical Egyptian artifact, come to life at night. It was released on December 22, 2006 by 20th Century Fox. The first installment in the Night at the Museum trilogy, the film was a box office success despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, grossing over $574 million.

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Horror in the East - Netflix

While many histories of World War Two have recounted the grim atrocities performed by Japanese soldiers on civilians and POWs, few have attempted to explain how and why such barbarity could have occurred. What led to the assault on Nanking? How could one in four Allied POWs die in captivity? Meticulously researched, using Japanese and British consultants, Horror in the East examines the political and economic factors, as well as the mindset of those involved. Rarely seen archive footage and interviews with former Japanese soldiers, kamakazis, Allied POWs, and victims of the notorious cruelty reveal the complex truth behind the horror.

Horror in the East - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2001-12-04

Horror in the East - Laurence Rees - Netflix

Laurence Rees (born 1957) is a British historian. He is a documentary filmmaker and author of several books about atrocities committed by the totalitarian states of the Second World War. He is the former Creative Director of History Programmes for the BBC. His documentaries and books are used as teaching aids in British schools.

Horror in the East - Filmography - Netflix

2015 Touched by Auschwitz – 90 minute feature length Documentary for BBC2 – writer/producer/director 2012 The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler – 3 part series for BBC2: writer/producer/director 2008 World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West 6 part series for BBC2: writer/producer/documentary director 2005 Hitler's Place in History – executive producer 2005 Auschwitz: The Nazis and 'The Final Solution' – 6 part series for BBC2: writer/producer 2003 Colosseum: Rome's Arena of Death – co-executive producer 2002 The Great Pyramid – executive producer 2002 Christmas Under Fire – executive producer 2002 The Ship (TV series) – executive producer 2001 Horror in the East – 2 part series for BBC2: writer/producer/director 2000 Conquistadors (TV series) – executive producer 1999 War of the Century – 4 part series for BBC2: writer/producer/director 1998 In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great – executive producer 1997 Tales from the Tomb: Lost Sons of the Pharaohs – executive producer 1997 The Nazis: A Warning from History – 6 part series for BBC2: writer/producer/director 1995 Crusades (BBC TV series) – executive producer 1994-1995 Reputations. Founder Editor and Executive Producer 1993-2002, Timewatch Commissioning Editor and Executive Producer. 1992 We Have Ways of Making You Think – (including Goebbels:Master of Propaganda) writer/producer/director 1991 British Betrayal, for BBC2: writer/producer/director 1987 Crisis – drama documentary for BBC1, writer/producer/director 1983 Noël Coward: A Private Life, for BBC1: producer/director

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The Runner-Up - Netflix

This four-hour documentary series takes an all-access look at one of the most unique political campaigns of the past election year – the Congressional run of American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken. The series examines what it takes to run a campaign from the perspective of a candidate who is both a newcomer to the American political scene, and also a well-known celebrity. Throughout, Aiken struggles with his desire to be seen as a viable candidate and his need to convince voters (and America) to take him seriously.

The Runner-Up - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-07

The Runner-Up - The Kite Runner - Netflix

The Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books, it tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, whose closest friend is Hassan. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of Afghanistan's monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise of the Taliban regime. Hosseini has commented that he considers The Kite Runner to be a father–son story, emphasizing the familial aspects of the narrative, an element that he continued to use in his later works. Themes of guilt and redemption feature prominently in the novel, with a pivotal scene depicting an act of violence against Hassan that Amir fails to prevent. The latter half of the book centers on Amir's attempts to atone for this transgression by rescuing Hassan's son over two decades later. The Kite Runner became a bestseller after being printed in paperback and was popularized in book clubs. It was a number one New York Times bestseller for over two years, with over seven million copies sold in the United States. Reviews were generally positive, though parts of the plot drew significant controversy in Afghanistan. A number of adaptations were created following publication, including a 2007 film of the same name, several stage performances, and a graphic novel.

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Managing Populations - Netflix

A series of 2 case studies into the causes, impacts and challenges presented by large youthful populations in the Gambia, and a large ageing population in the UK.

Managing Populations - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-05-23

Managing Populations - Feral horse - Netflix

A feral horse is a free-roaming horse of domesticated ancestry. As such, a feral horse is not a wild animal in the sense of an animal without domesticated ancestors. However, some populations of feral horses are managed as wildlife, and these horses often are popularly called “wild” horses. Feral horses are descended from domestic horses that strayed, escaped, or were deliberately released into the wild and remained to survive and reproduce there. Away from humans, over time, these animals' patterns of behavior revert to behavior more closely resembling that of wild horses. Some horses that live in a feral condition but may be occasionally handled or managed by humans, particularly if privately owned, are referred to as “semi-feral”. Feral horses live in groups called a band, herd, harem, or mob. Feral horse herds, like those of wild horses, are usually made up of small bands led by a dominant mare, containing additional mares, their foals, and immature horses of both sexes. There is usually one herd stallion, though occasionally a few less-dominant males may remain with the group. Horse “herds” in the wild are best described as groups of several small bands who share a common territory. Bands are usually on the small side, as few as three to five animals, but sometimes over a dozen. The makeup of bands shifts over time as young animals are driven out of the band they were born into and join other bands, or as young stallions challenge older males for dominance. However, in a given closed ecosystem (such as the isolated refuges in which most feral horses live today), to maintain genetic diversity, the minimum size for a sustainable free-roaming horse or burro population is 150–200 animals.

Managing Populations - Modern feral horses - Netflix

Modern types of feral horses that have a significant percentage of their number living in a feral state, even though there may be some domesticated representatives, include the following types, landraces, and breeds: Alberta Mountain Horse or Alberta “Wildie”, found in the foothills of the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada Banker horse, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina Brumby, the feral horse of Australia Chincoteague Pony, on Assateague Island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland Cumberland Island horse, on Cumberland Island off the coast of southern Georgia Danube Delta horse, in and around Letea Forest, between the Sulina and Chilia branches of the Danube Elegesi Qiyus Wild Horse (Cayuse), Canada; lives in the Nemaiah Valley, British Columbia Garrano, a feral horse native to northern Portugal Kaimanawa horse, New Zealand Kundudo horse, in the Kundudo region, Ethiopia; threatened with extinction Marismeño, present in the Doñana National Park in Huelva, Spain Misaki horse, Japan Lavradeiros, a feral horse in Northern Brazil Mustang, legally protected by the Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 in the western United States Namib Desert Horse, Namibia Nokota horse Small wild horses are established in the páranos of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia and are believed to have descended from introductions made by Spanish conquistadors. Sorraia, a feral horse native to southern Portugal Sable Island Horse found on an island off the coast of Nova Scotia Welsh Pony, mostly domesticated, but a feral population of about 180 animals roams the Carneddau hills of North Wales. Other populations roam the eastern parts of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Delft Island Feral Horses are believed to be the descendants of horses kept on the island from the time of Delft’Dutch occupation in Sri Lanka.

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Andy McNab's Tour of Duty - Netflix

A serving soldier in the British Army for 17 years, nine of which were spent in the SAS, he's seen action in the Middle and Far East, South and Central America and Northern Ireland. Now he uses his legendary experience and expertise to bring ITV4 viewers the truth about life in a war zone. Using incredible footage shot by soldiers and the Ministry of Defence, dramatic reconstructions and brutally honest interviews with serving squaddies, Andy brings the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan to life and takes an in-depth look at the deadly threats British troops in Basra and Helmand face on a daily basis. The six-part series looks at how to survive sniper fire, ambushes and sieges, combating guerrilla warfare and what to do if you're injured and under fire. From weapons and tactics to medical treatment and the chain of command, the series brings viewers extraordinary insights into...

Andy McNab's Tour of Duty - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2008-06-10

Andy McNab's Tour of Duty - Shinhwa - Netflix

Shinhwa (Hangul: 신화; Hanja: 神話) is a South Korean six-member boy band based in Seoul, composed of Eric Mun, Lee Min-woo, Kim Dong-wan, Shin Hye-sung, Jun Jin, and Andy Lee. Launched by SM Entertainment on 24 March 1998 and now managed by Shinhwa Company, the group is the longest-running boy band in the history of K-pop and one of the pioneers of the K-pop idol culture. Shinhwa is the Korean word for myth or legend. The group was one of the early successes of SM Entertainment along with H.O.T. and S.E.S.. When the contract with SM Entertainment expired in July 2003, all six members signed with Good Entertainment as a group. Although the group Shinhwa was managed by Good Entertainment, the members also pursued individual solo careers as actors and singers under different agencies. Shinhwa went on a four-year hiatus in 2008, when the band members (except Hyesung) started to enlist for mandatory military service. In 2011, when most of the members finished their servies, they established Shinhwa Company to facilitate their group career alongside their individual careers. In March 2012, Shinhwa released their tenth album The Return and started a concert tour to become the first Korean boy band to last after the members' mandatory military services. Shinhwa is also the first K-pop idol to lead a successful career after leaving its original agency. Ever since Shinhwa left SM Entertainment, the group had fought a long legal battle that also involved Joon Media to win the trademark rights for the band name “Shinhwa.” At the height of the battle in September 2014, the band had to rename the agency Shinhwa Company as ShinCom Entertainment to avoid legal issues. In May 2015, after 12 years of long battle, Shinhwa finally won the lawsuit over Joon Media and re-renamed their agency as Shinhwa Company.

Andy McNab's Tour of Duty - 2011–2012: Shinhwa Company and 10th album The Return - Netflix

On 1 August 2011, Shinhwa became the first K-pop group to own their own entertainment company, when they established the 'Shinhwa Company', a joint venture agency for members to perform as a group. It is helmed by Eric and Min-woo as co-CEOs, with the remaining members as shareholders. The Company manages the group as a whole, whilst members' individual activities are managed by their respective agencies. Open World Entertainment CEO, Seok-Woo Jang, holder of the rights to the name of Shinhwa, granted permission to use the name as long as they perform together as a group. Open World held the rights to Shinhwa's overseas concerts with Shinhwa Company, and overseas licensing of the group's albums. The heads of Top Class Entertainment and Liveworks Company, are directors of Shinhwa Company, with the former in charge of promotion and management in general, and the latter provides support regarding albums, concerts and promotions. A press conference to launch Shinhwa's comeback was held on 5 March 2012 at CGV cinema in Cheongdam-dong, which was streamed live by Mnet Media. The group released their tenth studio album The Return on 23 March 2012, with pop-electro lead track “Venus”, composed by Andrew Jackson and lyrics by Min-woo. The music video is directed by Kim Kwang-suk with a modern vampire theme and high intensity choreography. This was followed by their comeback concerts 2012 Shinhwa Grand Tour in Seoul: The Return at Olympic Gymnastics Arena on 24 and 25 March 2012, marking their 14th anniversary. The Asian tour continued onto Japan, China, Taiwan and Singapore from the end of April and concluded in Beijing in July, with 10 shows in eight cities and five countries. As part of their comeback the group are hosted their first exclusive variety program, Shinhwa Broadcast, aired on cable channel JTBC. The producers held a public shoot and press conference on 15 March to showcase the programme, which premiered on Saturday 17 March 2012. They were also featured in a photospread and interview in the May issue of Cosmopolitan Korea, with the photos shot at the Gucci flagship store in Seoul.

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Animal Park: Wild in Africa - Netflix

Ben Fogle and Kate Humble take in the wildlife of Namibia.

Animal Park: Wild in Africa - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2007-12-24

Animal Park: Wild in Africa - Animal Park - Netflix

Animal Park is a BBC television documentary series about the lives of keepers and animals at Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire, England. The show is currently presented by Kate Humble and Ben Fogle, who replaced Paul Heiney in 2001. Jean Johansson has been a co-presenter since 2016.

Animal Park: Wild in Africa - Content - Netflix

It mainly focuses on the animals, keepers, and day-to-day running of the safari park. Some of the animals captured the hearts of the viewing public, including the late tiger 'Kadu', the late rhinos 'Babs' and 'Winston', and Europe's oldest silverback gorilla, 'Nico', who celebrated his 50th birthday in 2011. Lord Bath, owner of the Longleat estate, regularly appears in the show. Animal Park also documents the running of Longleat House and the ongoing preservation of its historic contents.

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Deception with Keith Barry - Netflix

The illusionist uses his powers of perception and persuasion to read his subjects' thoughts and control their behaviour.

Deception with Keith Barry - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-07-14

Deception with Keith Barry - List of programs broadcast by Discovery Channel - Netflix

This is a list of television programs formerly or currently broadcast by the Discovery Channel, in the United States.

Deception with Keith Barry - Current programming - Netflix

The following programs are currently airing on Discovery Channel:

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Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. - Netflix

Our American Stories exploring the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century. Becoming American - exploring the many journeys to becoming American that defined the "Century of Immigration" (1820s - 1924) and transformed the United States from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power. Making America - tells the story of the peopling of the New World, of how land came to define the settling and identity of America, and of how the guests' ancestors were part of this history. Know Thyself - takes up the search for the guests' ancestries where the historical record leaves off and links their distinctive family histories to the broader history of "the family of man".

Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-02-10

Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. - Dyllan McGee - Netflix

Dyllan McGee is a documentary filmmaker and founder of McGee Media. In partnership with Peter Kunhardt, McGee produced "Gloria: In Her Own Words” (HBO), “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” (PBS), "MAKERS: Women Who Make America” and many more. McGee is the Founder and Executive Producer of AOL’s MAKERS. Her films include the documentary, Gloria: In Her Own Words (HBO), The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (PBS); Teddy: In His Own Words (HBO); Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS); This Emotional Life (PBS); African American Lives (PBS); Oprah’s Roots (PBS); and In Memoriam; 9/11/01 (HBO). McGee was the Founding Executive Director of the Meserve Kunhardt Foundation and the Gordon Parks Foundation. From 2003 to 2005 Dyllan served as the Director of Content and Operations for the International Freedom Center on Ground Zero in New York, a cultural institution that was proposed as part of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. [1] [2] McGee is the recipient of many awards including two Emmy awards, a DuPont Journalism award, a Peabody award, the New York Women in Communications Matrix Award, and Planned Parenthood’s Women of Valor award. She also served on the Board of Directors for The Taft School from1997 to 2007. She lives in Katonah, NY with her husband and two boys.

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The Art That Made Mexico - Netflix

In this three-part series, artist Alinka Echeverria explores how, across the millennia, three major forces have propelled change and made their mark on Mexico.

The Art That Made Mexico - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-12-04

The Art That Made Mexico - Mexico - Netflix

Mexico ([ˈmexiko] ( listen)) (Spanish: México [ˈmexiko] ( listen); Nahuatl languages: Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos, listen ) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost two million square kilometers (over 760,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million, the country is the eleventh most populous and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world while being the second most populous nation in Latin America. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and a special federal entity that is also its capital and most populous city. Other metropolises include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, and Tijuana. Pre-Columbian Mexico dates to about 8,000 BC, is identified as one of seven cradles of civilization and was home to many advanced Mesoamerican civilizations, such as the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Maya, and Aztec before first contact with Europeans. In 1521, the Spanish Empire conquered and colonized the territory from its politically powerful base in Mexico-Tenochtitlan, which was administered as the viceroyalty of New Spain. Three centuries later, the territory became the current nation following recognition in 1821 after the colony's Mexican War of Independence. The tumultuous post-independence period was characterized by economic inequality and many politically intensive changes. The Mexican–American War (1846–1848) led to a territorial cession of the extensive northern territories to the United States. The Pastry War, the Franco-Mexican War, a civil war, two empires, and the Porfiriato occurred through the 19th century. The Porfiriato was ended by the Mexican Revolution of 1910, which culminated with the promulgation of the 1917 Constitution and the emergence of the country's current political system. Mexico has the fifteenth largest nominal GDP and the eleventh largest by purchasing power parity. The Mexican economy is strongly linked to those of its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, especially the United States. Mexico was the first Latin American member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), joining in 1994. It is classified as an upper-middle income country by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country by several analysts. By 2050, Mexico could become the world's fifth or seventh largest economy. The country is considered both a regional power and middle power, and is often identified as an emerging global power. Due to its rich culture and history, Mexico ranks first in the Americas and seventh in the world by number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mexico is a megadiverse country, ranking fourth in the world by biodiversity. In 2016 it was the eighth most visited country in the world, with 35 million international arrivals. Mexico is a member of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the G8+5, the G20, the Uniting for Consensus, and the Pacific Alliance.

The Art That Made Mexico - Education - Netflix

In 2004, the literacy rate was at 97% for youth under the age of 14 and 91% for people over 15, placing Mexico at the 24th place in the world rank according to UNESCO. The National Autonomous University of Mexico ranks 190th place in the Top 200 World University Ranking published by The Times Higher Education Supplement in 2009. Private business schools also stand out in international rankings. IPADE and EGADE, the business schools of Universidad Panamericana and of Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education respectively, were ranked in the top 10 in a survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal among recruiters outside the United States.

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Hospital - Netflix

Filmed over six weeks during the past three months, Hospital is the story of the NHS in unprecedented times.

Edited and broadcast within weeks of filming, this timely six part series for BBC Two will capture the day-to-day realities facing the NHS right now.

With exceptional access to one of the UK's biggest and busiest NHS Trusts, Hospital will bring audiences intensely close to the issues and challenges that continually dominate the headlines.

Each episode will show with exceptional candour the ever-increasing demands on the NHS's services, from intricate and morally complex medical ethics to health tourism; from A&E overcrowding to cancelled operations.

Shown from multiple perspectives and for the first time, the audience will see the extraordinary dilemmas and decision-making which happen every day for the consultants, surgeons and bed managers, all of which have profound consequences for patients and treatments.

Crews shot across five hospitals in Imperial College Healthcare Trust London to understand the complex decision making and the impact each one can have, following the key decision makers as they attempt to care for nearly 20,000 people every week. But standing in their way are limited resources, an increasing number of emergency patients and a clock that never stops ticking. Produced in partnership with The Open University.

Hospital - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-11

Hospital - General Hospital - Netflix

General Hospital (commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama. It is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the second longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light. Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest-running televised soap opera still in production. General Hospital premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963. Same-day broadcasts as well as classic episodes were aired on SOAPnet from January 20, 2000, to December 31, 2013, following Disney-ABC's decision to discontinue the network. General Hospital is the longest-running serial produced in Hollywood, and the longest-running entertainment program in ABC television history. It holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, with 13 wins. The show was created by husband-and-wife soap writers Frank and Doris Hursley, who originally set it in a general hospital (hence the title), in an unnamed fictional city. In the 1970s, the city was named Port Charles, New York. From its beginning, General Hospital starred John Beradino and Emily McLaughlin, and both actors stayed with the show until their deaths in 1996 and 1991 respectively. They were joined a year later by Rachel Ames who remains to date the longest serving actress on an ABC soap opera, having been continuously on the show from 1964 to 2007. General Hospital was the second soap to air on ABC (after the short-lived Road to Reality, which aired for several months during the 1960–61 season). In 1964, a sister soap was created for General Hospital, The Young Marrieds; it ran for two years, and was canceled because of low ratings. General Hospital also spawned a primetime spinoff with the same name in the United Kingdom from 1972 to 1979, as well as the daytime series Port Charles (1997–2003) and the primetime spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift (2007–2008) in the United States. Taped at The Prospect Studios, General Hospital aired for a half-hour until July 23, 1976. The series was expanded from 30 minutes to 45 minutes on July 26, 1976, and then to a full hour on January 16, 1978. Ever since the late 1970s, most of the storylines have revolved around the Quartermaines and the Spencers. From 1979 to 1988, General Hospital had more viewers than any other daytime soap opera. It rose to the top of the ratings in the early 1980s in part thanks to the monumentally popular “supercouple” Luke and Laura, whose 1981 wedding brought in 30 million viewers and remains the highest-rated hour in American soap opera history. The soap opera is also known for its high-profile celebrity guest stars who have included, among others, Roseanne Barr, James Franco and Elizabeth Taylor. In 2007, the program was listed as one of Time magazine's “100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME.” On April 23, 2009, General Hospital began broadcasting in high definition, making it the first ABC soap opera to make such a transition. The serial aired its 14,000th episode on February 23, 2018. General Hospital became the oldest American soap opera on September 17, 2010, following the final broadcast of CBS' As the World Turns. On April 14, 2011, ABC announced the cancellation of both All My Children and One Life to Live, leaving General Hospital as the last remaining soap opera airing on the network after January 13, 2012. The show celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 1, 2013.

Hospital - Origins - Netflix

General Hospital was created by Frank and Doris Hursley and premiered on April 1, 1963. The first stories were mainly set on the seventh floor of General Hospital, in an unnamed midsize Eastern city (the name of the city, Port Charles, would not be mentioned until the late 1970s). “They had this concept of the show that it was like a big wagon wheel – the spokes would be the characters and the hub would be the hospital,” John Beradino (Steve Hardy) later reflected to Entertainment Weekly in 1994.

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48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - Netflix

48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead is the 23rd series in A&E's "First 48" TV series franchise. This show features updates on cases from The First 48, including all-new interviews with the detectives involved with the original cases.

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48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-01

48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - List of Grounded for Life episodes - Netflix

This is a list of episodes of the sitcom Grounded for Life.

48 Hours on ID: Left for Dead - Sources - Netflix

List of episodes at TV.com List of episodes at TVGuide.com List of episodes at TV MSN

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Across Indiana - Netflix

Across Indiana is a weekly 30 minute long television program which covers places, people, history and culture across Indiana. Hosted by Michael Atwood, Across Indiana is a regional Emmy winning program originating on WFYI TV 20 in Indianapolis. The producer is Jim Simmons. The executive producer is Clayton Taylor. It was originally produced and directed by Dave Stoelk, who is no longer with the program. Many of the most popular Across Indiana stories were shot by Chief Videographer Tim R. Swartz. It premiered in 1989, the theme music was written and recorded by Emmy-winning artist Tim Brickley. In 1998 a book of recipes from the Hoosier state was released called Recipes From Across Indiana: The Best of Heartland Cooking, edited by Sheila Sampson.

Across Indiana - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1989-12-12

Across Indiana - Indiana - Netflix

Indiana ( listen) is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. Indiana is the 38th largest by area and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the 19th U.S. state on December 11, 1816. Indiana borders Lake Michigan to the northwest, Michigan to the north, Ohio to the east, Kentucky to the south and southeast, and Illinois to the west. Before becoming a territory, varying cultures of indigenous peoples and historic Native Americans inhabited Indiana for thousands of years. Since its founding as a territory, settlement patterns in Indiana have reflected regional cultural segmentation present in the Eastern United States; the state's northernmost tier was settled primarily by people from New England and New York, Central Indiana by migrants from the Mid-Atlantic states and from adjacent Ohio, and Southern Indiana by settlers from the Southern states, particularly Kentucky and Tennessee. Indiana has a diverse economy with a gross state product of $341.9 billion in 2016. Indiana has several metropolitan areas with populations greater than 100,000 and a number of smaller industrial cities and towns. Indiana is home to professional sports teams, including the NFL's Indianapolis Colts and the NBA's Indiana Pacers, and hosts several notable athletic events, such as the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 motorsports races.

Across Indiana - Religion - Netflix

Although the largest single religious denomination in the state is Catholic (747,706 members), most of the population are members of various Protestant denominations. The largest Protestant denomination by number of adherents in 2010 was the United Methodist Church with 355,043. A study by the Graduate Center at the City University of New York found that 20 percent are Roman Catholic, 14 percent belong to different Baptist churches, 10 percent are other Christians, nine percent are Methodist, and six percent are Lutheran. The study found that 16% of Indiana is affiliated with no religion. Indiana is home to the Benedictine St. Meinrad Archabbey, one of two Catholic archabbeys in the United States and one of 11 in the world. The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod has one of its two seminaries in Fort Wayne. Two conservative denominations, the Free Methodist Church and the Wesleyan Church, have their headquarters in Indianapolis as does the Christian Church. The Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches maintains offices and publishing work in Winona Lake. Huntington serves as the home to the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Anderson is home to the headquarters of the Church of God. The headquarters of the Missionary Church is located in Fort Wayne. The Friends United Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, the largest branch of American Quakerism, is based in Richmond, which also houses the oldest Quaker seminary in the United States, the Earlham School of Religion. The Islamic Society of North America is headquartered in Plainfield.

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Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest - Netflix

Dr Jago Cooper explores the extraordinary and resilient culture of the American Northwest, revealing one the most inspiring stories in human history.

Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-27

Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest - Native Americans in the United States - Netflix

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States. There are over 500 federally recognized tribes within the US, about half of which are associated with Indian reservations. The term excludes Native Hawaiians and some Alaska Natives. The ancestors of modern Native Americans arrived in what is now the United States at least 15,000 years ago, possibly much earlier, from Asia via Beringia. A vast variety of peoples, societies and cultures subsequently developed. Native Americans were greatly affected by the European colonization of the Americas, which began in 1492, and their population declined precipitously due to introduced diseases, warfare and slavery. After the founding of the United States, many Native American peoples were subjected to warfare, removals and one-sided treaties, and they continued to suffer from discriminatory government policies into the 20th century. Since the 1960s, Native American self-determination movements have resulted in changes to the lives of Native Americans, though there are still many contemporary issues faced by Native Americans. Today, there are over five million Native Americans in the United States.

Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest - 18th century - Netflix

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Tank Overhaul - Netflix

Welcome to the world where military geeks, genius mechanics and eccentric millionaires are living the dream with blowtorches, industrial lathes and hi-tech electronics, restoring four notable battle tanks from WWII. Each episode follows one tank's story: the rebuild; the innovations that made each machine great, and the engineering flaws that proved fatal. Unique serial numbers lead us to re-trace each tank's forged-in-war history: discovering where it was made, the battles it fought and the often tragic end of its fighting career.

Tank Overhaul - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-02-02

Tank Overhaul - M18 Hellcat - Netflix

The M18 Hellcat (officially designated the 76 mm Gun Motor Carriage M18 or M18 GMC) was an American tank destroyer of World War II, used in the Italian, European, and Pacific theatres, and in the Korean War. It is the fastest U.S. tank on the road. The speed was attained by keeping armor to a minimum, and by equipping the relatively small vehicle with the same radial engine used on the much larger Sherman tank. The Hellcat was the most effective U.S. tank destroyer of World War II. It had a higher kill to loss ratio than any tank or tank destroyer fielded by U.S. forces in World War II.

Tank Overhaul - Armor - Netflix

The armor of the M18 Hellcat was quite light to facilitate its high speed, and provided very little protection from the most commonly used German antitank weapons. At the time, even thickly armored Allied tanks were unable to withstand most German antitank weapons, so reduction of armor had little negative effect on survival compared to most other Allied tanks of the period. The lower hull armor was 12.7 mm (0.50 in) thick all around, vertical on the sides, but sloped at 35 degrees from the vertical at the lower rear. The lower front hull was also 12.7 mm (0.50 in) thick, being angled twice to form a nearly rounded shape; 53 degrees from the vertical and then 24 degrees from the vertical. The hull floor was only 4.8 mm (0.19 in) The upper hull armor was also 12.7 mm (0.50 in) thick, being angled at 23 degrees from the vertical on the sides and 13 degrees from the vertical at the rear. The lower front hull's angled construction was also used to form the Hellcat's sloping glacis; two plates were angled at 38 and 24 degrees from the vertical, respectively. The hull roof was 7.9 mm (0.31 in) The cast turret of the Hellcat was 25.4 mm (1.00 in) thick on the front (at a 23 degree angle from the vertical) and 12.7 mm (0.50 in) thick on the sides (angled at 23 degrees from the vertical) and rear (angled at 9 degrees from the vertical) The front of the turret was further protected by a rounded cast gun mantlet which was 19 mm (0.75 in) thick. The main disadvantages of the M18 were its very light armor protection and open-topped turret, and the inconsistent performance of its 76 mm gun against the frontal armor of later German designs such as the Tiger and Panther. The open-topped turret—a characteristic which it shared with all American tank destroyers—left the crew exposed to snipers, grenades, and shell fragments. The doctrinal priority of high speed at the cost of armor protection thus led to a relatively unbalanced design. The problem of the main gun performance was remedied with High Velocity Armor Piercing (HVAP) ammunition late in the war, which allowed the 76 mm gun to achieve greater armor penetration, but this was never available in quantity. The 76 mm gun with standard ammunition could penetrate the frontal turret armor of Panther tanks only at very close ranges, whereas the HVAP ammunition gave it a possibility of effectively engaging some of the heavier German tanks and allowing to penetrate the Panther turret at ranges of about 1,000 m (1,100 yd).

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Warlocks Rising - Netflix

Warlocks Rising, enters the secret brotherhood of a notorious biker club in Florida. With its members struggling to balance family and club life, get a never before seen look at this unpredictable subculture. These Warlocks members devote their loyalty to the club, putting brotherhood above all else, no risk is too great. But this loyalty is the root cause of their biggest conflict, attempting to balance family life with the violent subculture the Warlocks live in. Each episode follows this group of bikers as they struggle to solve their personal problems while staying true to the Warlocks' life. But in the end, each of them must choose to make sacrifices to pay the price for the freedom they desire.

Warlocks Rising - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-07-05

Warlocks Rising - Thanos - Netflix

Thanos (UK: , US: ) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer/artist Jim Starlin, the character first appeared in The Invincible Iron Man #55 (cover dated February 1973). The character appears in various Marvel Cinematic Universe films, including The Avengers (2012), portrayed by Damion Poitier, and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and its untitled sequel (2019), portrayed by Josh Brolin through voice and motion capture. The character has appeared in various comic adaptations, including animated television series, arcade, and video games.

Warlocks Rising - Reception - Netflix

Thanos was ranked number 47 on IGN's top 100 comic book villains of all time, 22nd on Wizard's Top 100 Greatest Villains list, and number 21 on Complex's 25 Greatest Comic Book Villains List.

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Bringing Sexy Back - Netflix

Ordinary Aussies overwhelmed with aspects of their life make a massive change for the better in this fun, inspirational and life-changing new program. Going beyond the physical transformation to give people their confidence and charisma back, the end results are extraordinary. With new looks, self-belief and desires to live life to its fullest, dreams will come true.

Bringing Sexy Back - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-08-12

Bringing Sexy Back - Get Your Sexy Back - Netflix

“Get Your Sexy Back” (GYSB) is a youth-led anti-binge drinking initiative that aims to promote responsible drinking behaviour, by raising the social currency of moderation. The first such initiative in Singapore, the programme was launched in December 2007 and spearheaded by Asia Pacific Breweries (APBS), an Asian Brewery listed on the Singapore Exchange. A recurring message of the campaign is that consuming 5 or more units of alcohol at a single sitting constitutes binge drinking. This is only one possible definition of binge drinking and other standards have been adopted by anti-binge drinking campaigns in countries like Australia by the National Health and Medical Research Council. In 2008, GYSB released the findings of a survey into the drinking habits of young adults in Singapore aged between 18 and 25. The findings of this survey showed an increasing prevalence of binge drinking among youths, and a greater tendency towards excessive drinking among female drinkers.

Bringing Sexy Back - Fashion - Netflix

Singaporean fashion and lifestyle label NewUrbanMale.com (NUM) designed an exclusive range of 'NUMXGYSB' T-shirts in October 2008. The shirts, each bearing the slogan “Two beers or not two beers” were retailed at selected NUM stores island-wide and were designed by NUM founder Shenzi Chua who has likened the slogan to a question on the difficult choices confronting youths when dealing with alcohol. In December 2009, GYSB launched the third generation of GYSB T-shirts with a collection of three designs by local fashion bloggers Dinnie & Ridhwan, design student Sid Lim and T-shirt printing specialists Ministry of Press.

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Birds of Paradise: The Ultimate Quest - Netflix

Frank Gardner and Benedict Allen journey through Papua New Guinea. Gardner is pursuing a lifelong dream to see birds of paradise, while Allen is returning to the tribe he abandoned 30 years ago.

Birds of Paradise: The Ultimate Quest - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-03

Birds of Paradise: The Ultimate Quest - List of Radiolab episodes - Netflix

Radiolab is a radio program broadcast on public radio stations in the United States produced by WNYC. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, each hour-long show focuses on a topic of a scientific and philosophical nature, through stories, interviews, and thought experiments. The show's current format is oriented around a roughly biweekly podcast. For a few years, Radiolab featured a full-length, hour-long episode every six weeks (announced by the show's hosts as “Radiolab: The Podcast”), with two shorter pieces (known as “shorts”) appearing in-between. Many of these shorter pieces would later be packaged into full-length episodes not released on the show's podcast feed, but available through Radiolab's website. In recent years, Radiolab has de-standardized its podcast format, with full-length episodes being compiled almost entirely from previously-released podcast shorts. The program airs in syndication to over 450 NPR affiliates around the country. Radiolab's first nine seasons (February 2005-April 2011) consisted of five episodes each. Subsequent seasons have contained between nine and ten episodes. Season 15 is currently airing.

Birds of Paradise: The Ultimate Quest - Season 14 (2015-2016) - Netflix

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Heroes of Comedy - Netflix

Heroes of Comedy is a documentary series that looks back at some of the greatest and most famous people in British comedy.

Heroes of Comedy - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1995-01-01

Heroes of Comedy - Comedy film - Netflix

Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor. These films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending (black comedy being an exception). One of the oldest genres in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. When sound films became more prevalent during the 1920s, comedy films took another swing, as laughter could result from burlesque situations but also dialogue. Comedy, compared with other film genres, puts much more focus on individual stars, with many former stand-up comics transitioning to the film industry due to their popularity. While many comic films are lighthearted stories with no intent other than to amuse, others contain political or social commentary (such as The King of Comedy and Wag the Dog).

Heroes of Comedy - Comic science fiction - Netflix

Sci-fi comedy films, like most hybrid genre of comedy, use the elements of science fiction films to over the top extremes and exaggerated science fiction stereotypical characters. Examples of these types of films include Back to the Future, Spaceballs, Ghostbusters, Evolution, Innerspace, Galaxy Quest, Mars Attacks!, Men in Black, and The World's End.

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How TV Ruined Your Life - Netflix

Charlie Brooker attempts to explain where it all went wrong and just how wildly the TV and movie ideal differs from life's grim reality.

How TV Ruined Your Life - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-25

How TV Ruined Your Life - Black Mirror - Netflix

Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, with Brooker and Annabel Jones serving as the programme showrunners. It examines modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies. Episodes are standalone, usually set in an alternative present or the near future, often with a dark and satirical tone, though some are more experimental and lighter. The show premiered for two series on the British television channel Channel 4 on December 2011 and February 2013, respectively. After its addition to the catalogue in December 2014, Netflix purchased the programme in September 2015. It commissioned a series of 12 episodes later divided into the third and fourth series, each six episodes; the former was released on 21 October 2016 and the latter on 29 December 2017. A fifth series was announced on 5 March 2018. Black Mirror was inspired by older anthology shows like The Twilight Zone, which were able to deal with controversial, contemporary topics without fear of censorship. Brooker developed Black Mirror to highlight topics related to humanity's dependency on technology, creating stories that feature “the way we live now – and the way we might be living in 10 minutes' time if we're clumsy.” The series has received positive reviews and seen an increase in interest internationally, particularly in the United States after its addition to Netflix. In 2017, the well-received episode “San Junipero”, from series three, earned Black Mirror its first Primetime Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special for Brooker.

How TV Ruined Your Life - Series one and two - Netflix

The first two series of the programme were produced by Brooker's production company Zeppotron, for Endemol. An Endemol press release described the series as “a hybrid of The Twilight Zone and Tales of the Unexpected which taps into our contemporary unease about our modern world”, with the stories having a “techno-paranoia” feel. Channel 4 described the first episode, “The National Anthem”, as “a twisted parable for the Twitter age”. Black Mirror series 1 had a limited DVD release for PAL / Region 2 on 27 February 2012. A trailer for the second series was made by Moving Picture Company, and featured three interspersed storylines: “a dream sequence, the repetitive factory setting and the huge dust cloud that sweeps through the street at the ad's climatic end.” Aired from 22 January 2013, the advertisement was shown on Channel 4 and in cinemas. The second series had a DVD release, which like the first series DVD was PAL for region 2 only. In 2013, Robert Downey Jr. optioned the episode “The Entire History of You” (written by Jesse Armstrong) to potentially be made into a film by Warner Bros. and his own production company, Team Downey. The show was available in the U.S. on Netflix from late 2014 onwards.

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Secret Space Escapes - Netflix

What's it like to leave earth to explore the unknown? How does it feel to be in space? What happens when you're in space and something goes terribly wrong? Science Channel's Secret Space Escapes reveals terrifying accidents, fights for survival, and stories of close calls and near misses by the astronauts who survived them. This all-new series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.

Secret Space Escapes - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-11-10

Secret Space Escapes - List of James Bond films - Netflix

James Bond is a fictional character created by novelist Ian Fleming in 1953. Bond is a British secret agent working for MI6 who also answers to his codename, 007. He has been portrayed on film by actors Sean Connery, David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig, in twenty-six productions. Only two films were not made by Eon Productions. Eon now holds the full adaptation rights to all of Fleming's Bond novels. In 1961 producers Albert R. Broccoli and Harry Saltzman joined forces to purchase the filming rights to Fleming's novels. They founded the production company Eon Productions and, with financial backing by United Artists, began working on Dr. No, which was directed by Terence Young and featured Connery as Bond. Following Dr. No's release in 1962, Broccoli and Saltzman created the holding company Danjaq to ensure future productions in the James Bond film series. The series currently encompasses twenty-four films, with the most recent, Spectre, released in October 2015. With a combined gross of nearly $7 billion to date, the films produced by Eon constitute the Fourth-highest-grossing film series, behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars, and Wizarding World films. Accounting for the effects of inflation the Bond films have amassed over $14 billion at current prices. The films have won five Academy Awards: for Sound Effects (now Sound Editing) in Goldfinger (at the 37th Awards), to John Stears for Visual Effects in Thunderball (at the 38th Awards), to Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers for Sound Editing, and to Adele and Paul Epworth for Original Song in Skyfall (at the 85th Awards), and to Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes for Original Song in Spectre (at the 88th Awards). Additionally, several of the songs produced for the films have been nominated for Academy Awards for Original Song, including Paul McCartney's “Live and Let Die”, Carly Simon's “Nobody Does It Better” and Sheena Easton's “For Your Eyes Only”. In 1982, Albert R. Broccoli received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. When Broccoli and Saltzman bought the rights to existing and future Fleming titles, it did not include Casino Royale, which had already been sold to producer Gregory Ratoff, with the story having been adapted for television in 1954. After Ratoff's death, the rights were passed on to Charles K. Feldman, who subsequently produced the satirical Bond spoof Casino Royale in 1967. A legal case ensured that the film rights to the novel Thunderball were held by Kevin McClory as he, Fleming and scriptwriter Jack Whittingham had written a film script upon which the novel was based. Although Eon Productions and McClory joined forces to produce Thunderball, McClory still retained the rights to the story and adapted Thunderball into 1983's Never Say Never Again. The current distribution rights to both of those films are held by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the studio which distributes Eon's regular series.

Secret Space Escapes - Spectre (2015) - Netflix

In the aftermath of Raoul Silva's attack on MI6, a cryptic message sets in motion events that will see James Bond come face-to-face with the sinister organisation known as “Spectre”. As Gareth Mallory, the newly appointed M, continues fighting political pressures that threaten the future of MI6, Bond follows a trail from Mexico to Austria and Morocco as he is drawn into a confrontation with an enemy from his past; one who holds a dangerous secret that will force him to question the value of everything he has fought to protect.

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Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Lose Weight - Netflix

The Hairy Bikers are back with a brand new mission. Si King and Dave Myers have made their names cooking real food for real people, creating mouth-watering dishes big on flavour and calories and their bodies have taken the toll after many years of good cooking.

Now all that has to stop. The problem is they're not prepared to live on salads and compromise on taste. Loving the food they eat is a cornerstone of their lives and they know they won't succeed in shedding the pounds if the food they eat is dull and repetitive. Their plan: to try to create some delicious healthy recipes to help them on their way and so persuade Britain to lose weight with them.

Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Lose Weight - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-08-02

Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Lose Weight - Polar bear - Netflix

The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a hypercarnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses. It is a large bear, approximately the same size as the omnivorous Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi). A boar (adult male) weighs around 350–700 kg (772–1,543 lb), while a sow (adult female) is about half that size. Although it is the sister species of the brown bear, it has evolved to occupy a narrower ecological niche, with many body characteristics adapted for cold temperatures, for moving across snow, ice and open water, and for hunting seals, which make up most of its diet. Although most polar bears are born on land, they spend most of their time on the sea ice. Their scientific name means “maritime bear” and derives from this fact. Polar bears hunt their preferred food of seals from the edge of sea ice, often living off fat reserves when no sea ice is present. Because of their dependence on the sea ice, polar bears are classified as marine mammals. Because of expected habitat loss caused by climate change, the polar bear is classified as a vulnerable species, and at least three of the nineteen polar bear subpopulations are currently in decline. However, at least two of the nineteen subpopulations are currently increasing, while another six are considered stable. For decades, large-scale hunting raised international concern for the future of the species, but populations rebounded after controls and quotas began to take effect. For thousands of years, the polar bear has been a key figure in the material, spiritual, and cultural life of circumpolar peoples, and polar bears remain important in their cultures. Historically, the polar bear has also been known as the white bear.

Hairy Dieters: How to Love Food and Lose Weight - Conservation status, threats and controversies - Netflix

Polar bear population sizes and trends are difficult to estimate accurately because they occupy remote home ranges and exist at low population densities. Polar bear fieldwork can also be hazardous to researchers. As of 2015, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reports that the global population of polar bears is 22,000 to 31,000, and the current population trend is unknown. Nevertheless, polar bears are listed as “Vulnerable” under criterion A3c, which indicates an expected population decrease of ≥30% over the next three generations (~34.5 years) due to “decline in area of occupancy, extent of occurrence and/or quality of habitat”. Risks to the polar bear include climate change, pollution in the form of toxic contaminants, conflicts with shipping, oil and gas exploration and development, and human-bear interactions including harvesting and possible stresses from recreational polar-bear watching. According to the World Wildlife Fund, the polar bear is important as an indicator of Arctic ecosystem health. Polar bears are studied to gain understanding of what is happening throughout the Arctic, because at-risk polar bears are often a sign of something wrong with the Arctic marine ecosystem.

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Killer Clergy - Netflix

In Killer Clergy, trusted religious leaders commit crimes and betray their congregations.

Killer Clergy - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-08-26

Killer Clergy - Artificial intelligence - Netflix

Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals. In computer science AI research is defined as the study of “intelligent agents”: any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of successfully achieving its goals. Colloquially, the term “artificial intelligence” is applied when a machine mimics “cognitive” functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as “learning” and “problem solving”. The scope of AI is disputed: as machines become increasingly capable, tasks considered as requiring “intelligence” are often removed from the definition, a phenomenon known as the AI effect, leading to the quip, “AI is whatever hasn't been done yet.” For instance, optical character recognition is frequently excluded from “artificial intelligence”, having become a routine technology. Capabilities generally classified as AI as of 2017 include successfully understanding human speech, competing at the highest level in strategic game systems (such as chess and Go), autonomous cars, intelligent routing in content delivery network and military simulations. Artificial intelligence was founded as an academic discipline in 1956, and in the years since has experienced several waves of optimism, followed by disappointment and the loss of funding (known as an “AI winter”), followed by new approaches, success and renewed funding. For most of its history, AI research has been divided into subfields that often fail to communicate with each other. These sub-fields are based on technical considerations, such as particular goals (e.g. “robotics” or “machine learning”), the use of particular tools (“logic” or artificial neural networks), or deep philosophical differences. Subfields have also been based on social factors (particular institutions or the work of particular researchers). The traditional problems (or goals) of AI research include reasoning, knowledge representation, planning, learning, natural language processing, perception and the ability to move and manipulate objects. General intelligence is among the field's long-term goals. Approaches include statistical methods, computational intelligence, and traditional symbolic AI. Many tools are used in AI, including versions of search and mathematical optimization, artificial neural networks, and methods based on statistics, probability and economics. The AI field draws upon computer science, mathematics, psychology, linguistics, philosophy and many others. The field was founded on the claim that human intelligence “can be so precisely described that a machine can be made to simulate it”. This raises philosophical arguments about the nature of the mind and the ethics of creating artificial beings endowed with human-like intelligence which are issues that have been explored by myth, fiction and philosophy since antiquity. Some people also consider AI to be a danger to humanity if it progresses unabatedly. Others believe that AI, unlike previous technological revolutions, will create a risk of mass unemployment. In the twenty-first century, AI techniques have experienced a resurgence following concurrent advances in computer power, large amounts of data, and theoretical understanding; and AI techniques have become an essential part of the technology industry, helping to solve many challenging problems in computer science.

Killer Clergy - Philosophy and ethics - Netflix

There are three philosophical questions related to AI: Is artificial general intelligence possible? Can a machine solve any problem that a human being can solve using intelligence? Or are there hard limits to what a machine can accomplish? Are intelligent machines dangerous? How can we ensure that machines behave ethically and that they are used ethically? Can a machine have a mind, consciousness and mental states in exactly the same sense that human beings do? Can a machine be sentient, and thus deserve certain rights? Can a machine intentionally cause harm?

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British Cycling: Road to Glory - Netflix

The six months leading up to the Tour de France and the Olympics weren't a smooth ride for Bradley Wiggins and his team, as this new series reveals. Of course, it's clearly an excuse for Sky to milk the fact that they sponsor this country's most successful cycling team ever but who can blame them? Enthusiasts will enjoy the insight into Team Sky's tactics, and interviews with Wiggins, Mark Cavendish and coach Dave Brailsford. Prepare to wince when Cavendish hits the deck.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-08-30

British Cycling: Road to Glory - Twofour - Netflix

Twofour is a UK independent media group that was founded in 1989 by Charles Wace, a former TV news producer. With headquarters in Plymouth, Twofour has offices across the globe including London and Los Angeles. Twofour is part of Twofour Group. The Twofour Group consists of Boomerang, Delightful Industries, Mainstreet Pictures, Twofour, Twofour America, and Twofour Rights. On 24 June 2015, Twofour Group was acquired by ITV Studios. Melanie Leach was named Chief Executive for Twofour Group in summer 2014.

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The Story of Jesus - Netflix

Nine of the world's leading Biblical experts re-examine the Gospel accounts of Jesus's life.

The Story of Jesus - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-04-22

The Story of Jesus - Nativity of Jesus - Netflix

The nativity of Jesus or birth of Jesus is described in the gospels of Luke and Matthew. The two accounts agree that Jesus of Nazareth was born in Bethlehem in the time of Herod the Great to a betrothed virgin whose name was Mary. They differ in details. Matthew does not mention the census, annunciation to the shepherds or presentation in the Temple, and does not give the name of the angel that appeared to Joseph to foretell the birth. In Luke there is no mention of Magi, no flight into Egypt, or Massacre of the Innocents, and the angel who announces the coming birth to Mary is named (as Gabriel) . While it is possible that Matthew's account might be based on Luke, or Luke's on Matthew, the majority of scholars conclude that the two are independent of each other, and therefore offer independently opted details, much the way no two individuals today would give an identically worded account of a past event, at separate times to separate audiences (a statistical improbability) In Christian theology the nativity marks the birth of Jesus in fulfillment of the divine will of God, to save the world from sin. The artistic depiction of the nativity has been an important subject for Christian artists since the 4th century. Since the 13th century, the nativity scene has emphasized the humility of Jesus and promoted a more tender image of him, as a major turning point from the early “Lord and Master” image, mirroring changes in the common approaches taken by Christian pastoral ministry. The nativity plays a major role in the Christian liturgical year. Christian congregations of the Western tradition (including the Catholic Church, the Western Rite Orthodox, the Anglican Communion, and many Protestants) begin observing the season of Advent four Sundays before Christmas, the traditional feast-day of his birth, which falls on December 25. Christians of the Eastern Orthodox Church and Oriental Orthodox Church observe a similar season, sometimes called Advent but also called the “Nativity Fast”, which begins forty days before Christmas. Some Eastern Orthodox Christians (e.g. Greeks and Syrians) celebrate Christmas on December 25. Other Orthodox (e.g. Copts, Ethiopians, Georgians, and Russians) celebrate Christmas on (the Gregorian) January 7 (Koiak 29 on coptic calendar) as a result of their churches continuing to follow the Julian calendar, rather than the modern day Gregorian calendar.

The Story of Jesus - Gospel of Luke - Netflix

In the days when Herod was king of Judea, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth in Galilee to announce to a virgin named Mary, who was betrothed to a man named Joseph, that a child would be born to her and she was to name him Jesus, for he would be the son of God and rule over Israel forever. When the time of the birth drew near the Roman Emperor commanded a census of all the world, and Joseph took Mary to Bethlehem, the city of David, as he was of the House of David. So it came to pass that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, and as there was no room in the town the infant was laid in a manger while angels announced his birth and shepherds worshiped him as Messiah and Lord. In accordance with the Jewish law his parents presented the infant Jesus at the Temple in Jerusalem, where the righteous Simeon and Anna the Prophetess gave thanks to God who had sent his salvation. Joseph and Mary then returned to Nazareth. There “the child grew and became strong, and was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was on him.” Each year his parents went to Jerusalem to celebrate the Passover, and when Jesus was twelve years old they found him in the Temple listening to the teachers and asking questions so that all who heard him were amazed. His mother rebuked him for causing them anxiety, because they had not known where he was, but he answered that he was in his Father's house. “Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them, but his mother treasured all these things in her heart, and Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.”

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Countryfile Summer Diaries - Netflix

Summer is boom time in the countryside and on our coast. It's a season when temperatures rise and the days lengthen. A crucial time when every living thing must make the most of the sunshine.

Every day this week, John Craven and the Countryfile Summer Diaries team - Keeley Donovan, Jules Hudson and Margherita Taylor - are unveiling the stories behind this extraordinary season.

Countryfile Summer Diaries - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2016-08-01

Countryfile Summer Diaries - Paul Martin (TV presenter) - Netflix

Paul Martin (born 5 January 1959) is an antiques dealer and professional drummer, best known for being the presenter of various BBC antiques programmes including Flog It!, Trust Me, I'm a Dealer and Paul Martin's Handmade Revolution and Antiques Roadshow .

Countryfile Summer Diaries - Personal life - Netflix

Martin married BBC production co-ordinator Charlotte Godfrey in September 2007. The couple live in the village of Seend, Wiltshire, with their two children: son Dylan William Martin, born in November 2009; daughter Meredith Elizabeth Martin, born in October 2011.

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Doctor Who Confidential - Netflix

Specially filmed for BBC Three as a companion piece to Doctor Who, Doctor Who Confidential aims to give a taste of the excitement and the energy that surrounds the show. The programme includes behind-the-scenes filming and interviews with the cast, writers and production team as they bring our favourite Time Lord back to our screens.

Doctor Who Confidential - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2005-03-26

Doctor Who Confidential - The End of Time (Doctor Who) - Netflix

The End of Time is a two-part story from the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who. It was originally broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom on 25 December 2009 and 1 January 2010, and is the fifth Doctor Who Christmas special. This is the last story for lead actor David Tennant, who hands over the role of alien time traveller the Doctor to Matt Smith. It is also the last Doctor Who story written and produced by Russell T Davies, who shepherded the series' return to British television in 2005 and served as the series' executive producer and chief writer. Davies was succeeded as executive producer and showrunner by Steven Moffat. Bernard Cribbins, who appeared in the story “Voyage of the Damned” and throughout Series 4 as Wilfred Mott, grandfather of Donna Noble, acts as the companion to the Doctor in this two-part story. The special also features the return of many other actors to the show, including Catherine Tate, John Simm, Jacqueline King, Alexandra Moen, Billie Piper, Camille Coduri, Freema Agyeman, Noel Clarke, John Barrowman, Elisabeth Sladen, Tommy Knight, Jessica Hynes and Russell Tovey. The story features the Tenth Doctor (Tennant), who has been running from a prophecy of his impending demise, as he is drawn into a scheme by his old nemesis, the Master (Simm). The Master brings the human race under his control as part of an elaborate plan to restore the world of his and the Doctor's own people, the Time Lords, from their demise in the Time War referred to in the series. The Doctor is able to avert this, but incurs fatal injuries. In the episode's conclusion, as has happened before, the Doctor regenerates and becomes a new man with a new personality and physical traits, setting up the show's following series with Matt Smith as the star and Steven Moffat as executive producer.

Doctor Who Confidential - Soundtrack - Netflix

Selected pieces of score from this two-part special, as composed by Murray Gold, were included in the specials soundtrack on 4 October 2010, released by Silva Screen Records.

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Powering the Future - Netflix

Puts energy on the global stage, establishes the goal of a sustainable clean energy supply and addresses the challenges, possibilities and solutions to powering cities of the future. Travelling to more than 30 different locations around the world - from an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico to the oil sands of Canada, and from Washington, DC to China, come meet the experts and people at the heart of this issue.

Powering the Future - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-07-17

Powering the Future - Precognition - Netflix

Precognition (from the Latin prae-, “before” and cognitio, “acquiring knowledge”), also called prescience, future vision, future sight is an alleged psychic ability to see events in the future. As with other forms of extrasensory perception, there is no reliable scientific evidence that precognition is a real ability possessed by anyone and it is widely considered to be pseudoscience. Specifically, precognition appears to violate the principle that an effect cannot occur before its cause. Despite the lack of scientific evidence, many people believe precognition is real; it is widely reported and remains a topic of research and discussion within the parapsychology community.

Powering the Future - Experiments - Netflix

Scientific investigation of parapsychology is complicated by the definition which implies that the phenomena go against established principles of science. In the early 20th century J. W. Dunne, a British aeronautics engineer, experienced several dreams which he regarded as precognitive. He developed techniques to record and analyse them, identifying any correspondences between his future experiences and his recorded dreams. He reported his findings in his 1927 book An Experiment with Time. In it he alleges that 10% of his dreams appeared to represent some future experience. He also persuaded some friends to try the experiment on themselves, with mixed results. Dunne concluded that precognitive dreams are common and that many people unknowingly have them. The book went on to develop an explanatory theory of time and consciousness which he called Serialism. In 1932 he helped the Society for Psychical Research to conduct a more formal experiment, but he and the Society's lead researcher failed to agree on the significance of the results. Dunne's work was nevertheless widely read and “undoubtedly helped to form something of the imaginative climate of those [interwar] years”. The Philosopher C. D. Broad remarked that, “The only theory known to me which seems worth consideration is that proposed by Mr. Dunne in his Experiment with Time.” The first ongoing and organized research program on precognition was instituted by Joseph Banks Rhine in the 1930s at Duke University's Parapsychology Laboratory. Rhine used a method of forced-choice matching in which participants guessed the order of a deck of 25 cards, each five of which bore one of five geometrical symbols. The experiment was not blinded, so participants were able to read the symbols through the back of the cards, and were able to see and hear the experimenters throughout the experiment. This sensory leakage contributed to Rhine's experiments being discredited. Samuel G. Soal ran forced-choice ESP experiments in which someone attempted to identify which of five animal pictures a subject in another room was looking at. Their performance on this task was at chance, but when the scores were matched with the card that came after the target card, three of the thirteen subjects showed a very high hit rate. Rhine described Soal's work as “a milestone in the field”. George Price reviewed the experiment in Science in 1955, and concluded that the positive results not attributable to error were more likely the result of deliberate fraud. This prompted several replies that Price's criticism was unfair. In 1978, the experiments were exposed as fraudulent. The statistician and paragnost Betty Markwick, while seeking to vindicate Soal, discovered that he had altered his data to create all the extra hits and give the study its statistical significance. The untainted experimental results showed no evidence of precognition in the hits or the ratios. Following these experiments, a more automated technique of experimentation was introduced that did not rely on hand-scoring of equivalence between targets and guesses, and in which the targets could be more reliably and readily tested at random. This involved testing for precognition with the use of high-speed random event generators (REG), as introduced by Helmut Schmidt in 1969, and at the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Lab. The psychologist C. E. M. Hansel found flaws in all of Schmidt's experiments into precognition. Hansel found that necessary precautions were not taken, there was no presence of an observer or second-experimenter in any of the experiments, no counterchecking of the records and no separate machines used for high and low score attempts.

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How to Take Stunning Pictures - Netflix

Hosted by The Gadget Show's Suzi Perry, How to Take Stunning Pictures does exactly what it says on the tin. And it isn't all techno-speak; it's about the fun of taking exciting photos that your mates actually want to see.

How to Take Stunning Pictures - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-09-14

How to Take Stunning Pictures - How the West Was Won (film) - Netflix

How the West Was Won is a 1962 American Metrocolor epic-Western film. The picture was one of the last “old-fashioned” epic films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to enjoy great success. Set between 1839 and 1889, it follows four generations of a family (starting as the Prescotts) as they move from western New York to the Pacific Ocean. The picture was one of only two dramatic films made in the curved-screen three-projector Cinerama process, which added to its original impact. The all-star cast includes Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, and Richard Widmark. The film is narrated by Spencer Tracy. The score was listed at number 25 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years of Film Scores. The film also gained unanimous widespread critical acclaim, and a perfect 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In 1997, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

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Island Fever - Netflix

Join drummer Stewart Copeland as he tours the world's most vibrant islands. Determined to soak up the sun, fun and culture of each spot, Copeland will gobble up everything from the music to the waves to the highly caffeinated coffee and local legal narcotics. He'll surf with the punks, dance with tribal leaders, drink moonshine and let it all hang out during sacred rituals. The venues may have changed, but the rock is still very much in this rock star.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-09

Island Fever - Flinders Island spotted fever - Netflix

Flinders Island spotted fever is a condition characterized by a rash in approximately 85% of cases. It is associated with Rickettsia honei.

Island Fever - See also - Netflix

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The Car Show - Netflix

Funnyman and automotive freak, Adam Carolla, brings you the ultimate car lover's show, featuring awesome cars, epic driving adventures and the best of automotive culture. It's the perfect mix of comedy, shop talk and eye candy brought to you by Adam and his co-hosts, Pulitzer Prize-winning automotive journalist Dan Neil "TheSmokingTire.com" founder Matt Farah; and former NBA Champion John Salley.

The Car Show - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-07-13

The Car Show - Panthermobile (show car) - Netflix

The Panthermobile is a show car built for the cartoon TV series The Pink Panther Show.

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The Cruise - Netflix

The Cruise was a 12 part BBC fly-on-the-wall documentary series that followed a group of staff on board the luxury cruise ship Galaxy as it sailed the Caribbean on its maiden voyage.

The Cruise - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1998-01-13

The Cruise - Tom Cruise filmography - Netflix

Tom Cruise is an American actor and producer who made his film debut with a minor role in the 1981 romantic drama Endless Love. Two years later he made his breakthrough by starring in the romantic comedy Risky Business (1983), which garnered Cruise his first nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In 1986, Cruise played a fighter pilot in the Tony Scott-directed action drama Top Gun (the highest-grossing film that year), and also starred opposite Paul Newman in the Martin Scorsese-directed drama The Color of Money. Two years later he played opposite Dustin Hoffman in the Academy Award for Best Picture-winning drama Rain Man (1988), and also appeared in the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture-winning romantic drama Cocktail (1988). In doing so Cruise became the first and only person as of 2014 to star in a Best Picture Oscar winner and a Worst Picture Razzie winner in the same year. His next role was as anti-war activist Ron Kovic in the drama adaptation of Kovic's memoir of the same name, Born on the Fourth of July (1989). For his performance Cruise received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 1992, he starred opposite Jack Nicholson in the legal drama A Few Good Men, an adaptation of the Broadway play of the same name also written by Aaron Sorkin. Cruise next appeared in The Firm (1993), a film adaptation of the John Grisham legal thriller of the same name, and in the same year also made his directorial debut by directing an episode of the anthology television series Fallen Angels. Three years later Cruise starred as IMF agent Ethan Hunt in the action spy thriller film Mission: Impossible (1996), the first film project of his production company Cruise/Wagner Productions, which he had co-founded with Paula Wagner in 1993. As of 2015, Cruise has appeared in four more films in the Mission: Impossible franchise: Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), Mission: Impossible III (2006), Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011), and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015). He played the titular role in the Cameron Crowe-directed comedy-drama Jerry Maguire (1996), which garnered Cruise the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and his second nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 1999, Cruise starred in the Stanley Kubrick-directed erotic thriller Eyes Wide Shut opposite his then wife Nicole Kidman, and also appeared in the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed drama Magnolia. For the latter he received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Cruise reteamed with Crowe on the science fiction thriller Vanilla Sky (2001), which earned him a Saturn Award for Best Actor. The following year he starred in the Steven Spielberg-directed science fiction thriller Minority Report (2002). In 2005, he collaborated again with Spielberg on the science fiction thriller War of the Worlds and received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from BAFTA Los Angeles. Three years later he appeared in the satirical action comedy Tropic Thunder (2008) and played Claus von Stauffenberg in the historical thriller Valkyrie (2008). Cruise played the eponymous role in the thriller Jack Reacher, and appeared in the romantic musical comedy Rock of Ages (both 2012). His next films Oblivion (2013), and Edge of Tomorrow (2014) saw him return to the science fiction genre.

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SEC Inside - Netflix

SEC Network announced a new show, SEC Inside, today at the Southeastern Conference Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Each week, a half-hour episode will focus on a select team and explore previously unaired footage and sounds from game preparation, the sideline and following the final whistle. "The show will deliver unique perspectives in a highly produced cinematic style," said Stephanie Druley, ESPN senior vice president, college networks production. "New camera angles are supported by previously unheard sounds from the coaches and players on game day. The combination creates a more complete picture of the game, and compelling television"

"In our second year as a network, the emphasis is on telling a deeper story," said Rosalyn Durant, ESPN senior vice president, college networks. "SEC Inside is a vehicle to provide fans with an entirely new vantage point."

SEC Inside will air on Wednesday nights as companion programming to SEC Film Room. The network has plans to extend the show into the spring, highlighting men's & women's basketball tournaments. This fall, each football team is the focus of its own episode with the season culminating at the SEC Championship game.

SEC Inside - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-09

SEC Inside - SEC Rule 10b5-1 - Netflix

SEC Rule 10b5-1, codified at 17 C.F.R. 240.10b5-1, is a regulation enacted by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2000. The SEC states that Rule 10b5-1 was enacted in order to resolve an unsettled issue over the definition of insider trading, which is prohibited by SEC Rule 10b-5. Different courts of appeals had come to different conclusions about what constituted insider trading under Rule 10b-5 — specifically, whether someone could be held liable for insider trading simply by trading while in possession of inside information, or whether a trier of fact must find that the person actually used that inside information when making the trade.

SEC Inside - SEC reaction - Netflix

Noted in a speech by Linda Chatman Thomsen, the SEC chief enforcement officer, the SEC is now investigating why 10b5-1 trades appear to outperform the market. Allegations of improper 10b5-1 trades were noted during the insider trading trial of Joseph Nacchio, former Qwest CEO. There are also preliminary investigations into 10b5-1 trades by Angelo Mozilo from Countrywide Financial. The SEC sent a Wells Notice to Mozilo in May 2009, suggesting intent to pursue civil charges in relation to alleged illegal trades through his 10b5-1 plan. On March 25, 2009, the SEC staff revised its interpretative guidance regarding the circumstances under which the affirmative defense in Rule 10b5-1(c) is available. In particular, the staff followed the approach previously urged by some commentators to clarify (1) that the cancellation of a 10b5-1 plan could call the good faith of other, executed plans into doubt and (2) that the Supreme Court's decision in Blue Chip Stamps v. Manor Drug Stores, 421 U.S. 723 (1975), did not affect the SEC's ability to bring an enforcement action against a would-be insider trader who canceled a trading plan and did not trade in a particular transaction because a subsequent decision, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc., v. Dabit, 547 U.S. 71 (2006), made clear that Blue Chip Stamps dealt only with the implied private right of action for violations of Rule 10b-5 and not the “in connection with” requirement for all Rule 10b-5 violations.

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Daughters of Destiny - Netflix

Five girls from India's most impoverished families attend a boarding school designed to create opportunities as they strive for a brighter future.

Daughters of Destiny - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-07-28

Daughters of Destiny - Daughter of Destiny (1917 film) - Netflix

Daughter of Destiny is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by George Irving, produced by and starring Olga Petrova, and distributed by Metro Pictures.

Daughters of Destiny - Plot - Netflix

As described in a film magazine, Marion Ashley (Petrova), daughter of the newly appointed American ambassador to Belmark, is married to Franz Jorn (Randolf), a French artist who also is a spy in the employ of the imperial government. Jorn is anxious to learn certain American war secrets through Marion, but is unsuccessful. Returning to his studio he finds a detective, and in a fight the detective is killed. Jorn places his ring on the dead man's finger and sets fire to the studio. The burned body is mistaken for Jorn. Marion goes to Belmark with her father Ambassador Ashley (Broderick). There she falls in love with Leopold (Harding), the Crown Prince, who asks her to marry him. Marion learns that, if Leopold marries her, war will be declared on Belmark and the country will be devastated, so she gives Leopold up. Jorn appears and tells Marion that Belmark is connected to a worldwide war for greed. The people are demanding peace and Marion goes to tell them that the American government will help them. Jorn places a bomb at the feet of Leopold and Marion, seeing it, throws herself at his feet. The bomb explodes and Marion is severely injured while Jorn is killed.

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Fight Night - Netflix

A look inside the training gym that is dedicated to business professionals.

Fight Night - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-02

Fight Night - Fight Night Round 4 - Netflix

Fight Night Round 4 is a boxing video game developed by EA Sports. It is the sequel to Fight Night Round 3, released in 2006. It was released in 2009 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry. The game's featured boxers are Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. It contains 48 licensed boxers as well as several new modes, such as Legacy mode.

Fight Night - Downloadable Content - Netflix

On July 27, 2009, the first piece of downloadable content for Fight Night Round 4 was released. It is free of charge, and includes a new training gym, new gameplay sliders, new equipment and an alternate version of Sugar Ray Leonard. Additional trunks, gloves and shorts were released along with face button control support in a free update at the end of August. The next piece of downloadable content, the 'Boxer Pack', contained Oscar De La Hoya, Vitali Klitschko and Wladimir Klitschko, as well as alternate versions of James Toney and George Foreman was released on 27 August and can be purchased through the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live Marketplace. In early December, a new pack including Bernard Hopkins, Evander Holyfield, Sonny Liston and two new modes (Old School Rules & Ring Rivalries) was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Is It Real? - Netflix

Pre-Monster Quest, this series attempts to debunk some of histories greatest legends. Ranging from mysterious crop circles to the infamous legend of The Russian Bigfoot, are these myths escalated from legendary folklore - Or are they real?

Is It Real? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-04-25

Is It Real? - Heaven Is for Real - Netflix

Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back is a 2010 New York Times best-selling Christian book written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent and published by Thomas Nelson Publishers. The book documents the report of a near-death experience by Burpo's three-year-old son Colton. By April 2012, more than one million ebooks had been sold, and more than 10 million copies had been sold by 2014. A feature film based on the book was released on April 16, 2014, earning $101 million at the box office.

Is It Real? - Sales - Netflix

Within ten weeks of its November 2010 release, the book debuted at No. 3 on the New York Times bestseller list; by January 2011 there were 200,000 copies in print; and it reached No. 1 in the Times's best-selling non-fiction paperback category in March 2011, remaining in the top 10 for some weeks.

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Regimental Stories - Netflix

Five regiments reveal how their identities were forged by defining moments in British history through stories full of raucous humour, gruelling training, historic battles, courage and sacrifice.

Regimental Stories - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-09-20

Regimental Stories - Recruit training - Netflix

Recruit training, more commonly known as basic training or colloquially boot camp, refers to the initial instruction of new military personnel. Recruit training is a physically and psychologically intensive process, which resocializes its subjects for the demands of military employment.

Regimental Stories - Australia - Netflix

Most of the recruit training in the Australian Army is currently held at Army Recruit Training Centre (ARTC) at Kapooka, near Wagga Wagga in New South Wales. Recruit training lasts 80 days for members of the Australian Regular Army and 35 days for members of the Australian Army Reserve. In basic training recruits are taught drill, weapons and workplace safety, basic equipment maintenance, marksmanship, fieldcraft, radio use and defensive/offensive operations.

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Stacey Dooley Investigates - Netflix

Series of documentaries in which Stacey Dooley investigates current affairs issues affecting young people around the world.

Stacey Dooley Investigates - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-10-01

Stacey Dooley Investigates - Show Me What You're Made Of - Netflix

Show Me What You're Made Of is a CBBC documentary series hosted by Stacey Dooley. The series follows British children as they go around the world to experience some of the world's toughest jobs for themselves. Each series is filmed in a different place around the world. As of 2017, seven series have aired. The first series aired on 12 December 2011.

Stacey Dooley Investigates - Series overview - Netflix

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Destination Flavour Scandinavia - Netflix

A food revolution has hit Scandinavia! Adam Liaw heads farth north to investigate the cleanest, healthiest, and happiest part of the world, while immersing himself in Scandinavian Nordic culture, history and cuisine.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-31

Destination Flavour Scandinavia - Morocco - Netflix

Morocco ( ( listen); officially known as the Kingdom of Morocco, is a unitary sovereign state located in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is one of the native homelands of the indigenous Berber people. Geographically, Morocco is characterised by a rugged mountainous interior, large tracts of desert and a lengthy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Morocco has a population of over 33.8 million and an area of 710,850 km2 (274,460 sq mi). Its capital is Rabat, and the largest city is Casablanca. Other major cities include Marrakesh, Tangier, Salé, Fes, Meknes and Oujda. A historically prominent regional power, Morocco has a history of independence not shared by its neighbours. Since the foundation of the first Moroccan state by Idris I in 788 AD, the country has been ruled by a series of independent dynasties, reaching its zenith under the Almoravid dynasty and Almohad dynasty, spanning parts of Iberia and northwestern Africa. The Marinid and Saadi dynasties continued the struggle against foreign domination, and Morocco remained the only North African country to avoid Ottoman occupation. The Alaouite dynasty, the current ruling dynasty, seized power in 1631. In 1912, Morocco was divided into French and Spanish protectorates, with an international zone in Tangier, and regained its independence in 1956. Moroccan culture is a blend of Berber, Arab, West African and European influences. Morocco claims the non-self-governing territory of Western Sahara, formerly Spanish Sahara, as its Southern Provinces. After Spain agreed to decolonise the territory to Morocco and Mauritania in 1975, a guerrilla war arose with local forces. Mauritania relinquished its claim in 1979, and the war lasted until a cease-fire in 1991. Morocco currently occupies two thirds of the territory, and peace processes have thus far failed to break the political deadlock. Morocco is a constitutional monarchy with an elected parliament. The King of Morocco holds vast executive and legislative powers, especially over the military, foreign policy and religious affairs. Executive power is exercised by the government, while legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of parliament, the Assembly of Representatives and the Assembly of Councillors. The king can issue decrees called dahirs, which have the force of law. He can also dissolve the parliament after consulting the Prime Minister and the president of the constitutional court. Morocco's predominant religion is Islam, and the official languages are Arabic and Berber, with Berber being the native language of Morocco before the Arab conquest in the 600s AD. The Moroccan dialect of Arabic, referred to as Darija, and French are also widely spoken. Morocco is a member of the Arab League, the Union for the Mediterranean and the African Union. It has the fifth largest economy of Africa.

Destination Flavour Scandinavia - Economy - Netflix

Morocco's economy is considered a relatively liberal economy governed by the law of supply and demand. Since 1993, the country has followed a policy of privatisation of certain economic sectors which used to be in the hands of the government. Morocco has become a major player in African economic affairs, and is the 5th African economy by GDP (PPP). Morocco was ranked as the first African country by the Economist Intelligence Unit's quality-of-life index, ahead of South Africa. However, in the years since that first-place ranking was given, Morocco has slipped into fourth place behind Egypt.

Government reforms and steady yearly growth in the region of 4–5% from 2000 to 2007, including 4.9% year-on-year growth in 2003–2007 helped the Moroccan economy to become much more robust compared to a few years ago. For 2012 the World Bank forecasts a rate of 4% growth for Morocco and 4.2% for following year, 2013. The services sector accounts for just over half of GDP and industry, made up of mining, construction and manufacturing, is an additional quarter. The industries that recorded the highest growth are tourism, telecoms, information technology, and textile.

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Football Town: Barrow, Alaska - Netflix

Football Town: Barrow, Alaska will follow a high school team located in the remotest of regions as they try to win their school's first state championship. Featuring amazing shots of Alaska it introduces us to the town of Barrow, where the local team, the Whalers, plays football on a field sandwiched between a frozen lagoon and the Arctic Ocean. "There are no roads in, and life is lived below zero," says the narrator. "But in Barrow, Alaska, football offers a ray of hope."

Football Town: Barrow, Alaska - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-18

Football Town: Barrow, Alaska - Barrow High School - Netflix

Barrow High School is a public high school in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, United States, operated by the North Slope Borough School District. As of the 2016-2017 school year, the school had 232 students. The current principal is Dr. Sherry McKenzie, and the assistant principal is Emily B. Rosenberry.

Football Town: Barrow, Alaska - Championships - Netflix

Boys' Basketball - State Champions (2015) Football - State Finalists (2011)

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Devil in the Details - Netflix

Every investigation is a hunt for clues. In the question of murder, it is the details that reveal the coldblooded truth. Devil in the Details is a six-part series that follows a trail of details to track down a killer.

Devil in the Details - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-06-14

Devil in the Details - Devil in the Details (Saigon Kick album) - Netflix

Devil in the Details is the fourth album by Saigon Kick, and the first to feature guitarist Pete Dembrowski. The artwork used for the cover of the album is titled 'Winners And Losers' by painter Charles Bragg.

Devil in the Details - Additional personnel - Netflix

Howard Helm - Programming on “The One” Ronny Lahti - Additional background vocals Jim and Tom Morris - Additional backing vocals on “Intro” Silvio, Aaron Bieler, Saigon Kick, Jim Morris and JT - Tom Morris - Chant in “Russian Girl”

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Redesign My Brain - Netflix

Redesign My Brain features Australian personality Todd Sampson put brain training to the test as he undergoes a radical brain makeover to showcase the revolutionary new science of brain plasticity. In a TV first, we take viewers on an inspirational journey as Todd learns how science can turn an ordinary brain into a super brain in just three months. Today, anyone can become smarter, improve their memory and reverse mental ageing. So under the guidance of the world's top scientists, Todd trains his brain to attain improved Cognition, enhanced Creativity and a stronger connection between Mind and Body.

Redesign My Brain - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-10-10

Redesign My Brain - List of Australian television series - Netflix

The following is a list of Australian television series.

Redesign My Brain - Documentaries - Netflix

50 Years of ABC TV (ABC 2016) The ABC of Our Lives – 50 Years of Television (ABC 2006) The Amazing 80s (Nine Network 2013) The Amazing 90s (Nine Network 2015) The Amazing Noughties (Nine Network 2016) Australian Druglords (Nine Network 2010) Australian Families of Crime (Nine Network 2010) Australian Wildlife (ABC 1963) Bush Tucker Man (ABC) Celebrating 50 Years: Reporting the Nation (ABC 2006) Celebrating 50 Years: Reporting the World (ABC 2006) Crime Investigation Australia (CI/Nine Network 2005–2010) The Daters (ABC 2014) Decadence (SBS) Forensic Investigators (Seven Network 2004–2006) Gangs of Oz (Seven Network 2009–2010) The Gift (Nine Network 2007–2009) Global Village (SBS 1998–2015) Help (SBS 2006) Hipsters (SBS 2015) Home Truths (ABC 1995) Howard on Menzies: The Making of Modern Australia (ABC 2016) Hawke: The Larrikin & The Leader (2018) The Howard Years (ABC 2016) The Hunter (ABC News 24 2012) The Killing Season (ABC 2015) Inside Australia (SBS 2003–2009) Labor in Power (ABC 2016) Look Me In The Eye (SBS 2017) Missing Persons Unit (Nine Network 2006–2010) Million Dollar Cold Case (Seven Network 2017) Murder Calls Australia (Nine Network 2017) Murder Uncovered (Seven Network 2017) My Space is an Amazing Place (SBS) New Look at New Guinea (ABC 1959–1960) Opening Shot (ABC2 2012–2015) Outback House (ABC 2005) Parent Rescue (SBS 2007) Pauline Hanson: Please Explain! (SBS 2016) Podlove (SBS 2007) Redesign My Brain (ABC 2013–2015) Saltwater Heroes (Discovery Channel 2015) A River Somewhere (ABC 1975) Shaun Micallef's Stairway to Heaven (SBS 2015–2016) Sporting Nation (ABC 2012) Storyline Australia (SBS 2004–2007) Struggle Street (SBS 2015) Sydney Grows Up (ABC 1958) Sydney Harbour Patrol (Discovery Channel 2016) This Is Brazil! (SBS ONE 2014) Time of My Life (7TWO 2013) Tough Nuts: Australia's Hardest Criminals (Crime & Investigation Network 2010–2012) Two of Us (SBS 2006) The World Around Us (Seven Network 1979–2006) World Tales (SBS) Who Makes The News? (ABC News 24 2012, ABC 2013) Wide Open Road (ABC 2011) Tony Robinson's Time Walks (The History Channel 2013–2014, ABC 2016)

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Wives with Knives - Netflix

Wives with Knives features gripping stories of women who fight at close range. Some women endured years of sexual, emotional, and physical abuse before fighting back. Others were motivated by greed and jealousy. Some of the victims died and others lived to testify against their attackers. Through personal accounts from the actual women who committed the crimes, as well as the victims themselves, each episode reveals the traumatic events that led to the pair's disturbing demise.

Wives with Knives - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-23

Wives with Knives - Flen flyys - Netflix

Flen flyys is the colloquial name and first words of an anonymous, untitled poem, written about 1475 or earlier, famous for containing an early written usage in English of the vulgar verb “fuck.” In fact the usage was “fuccant”, a hybrid of an English root with a Latin conjugation, and was disguised in the text by a simple code, in which each letter was replaced with the next letter in the alphabet of the time (so that fuccant is written as gxddbou). Written half in English and half in Latin, the poem satirised Carmelite monks in the English county of Cambridgeshire. The poem takes its name from the opening line Flen, flyys and freris meaning “fleas, flies and friars”. The famous line reads “Non sunt in coeli, quia gxddbov xxkxzt pg ifmk.” meaning “They [the friars] are not in heaven, since ...” followed by words that when decoded, taking in account the alphabet of the time (where u and v were interchangeable, as were i and j, and uu represented w), read “fvccant vvivys of heli”, a Latin/English mix that means “...they fuck the wives of Ely (a city near Cambridge).” The poem also contains the lines “Fratres cum knyvys goth about and txxkxzv nfookt xxzxkt.” With the last three words decoded in the same way as “svvivyt mennis vvyvis,” it may be translated as “Friars with knives go about and swive (have sex with) men's wives.” The poem is found in British Library, Harley MS 3362, and was first edited in T. Wright & J. O. Halliwell, Reliquiæ Antiquæ (1841) 1.91. The Oxford English Dictionary (online edition) cites Flen flyys in square brackets, since the form fuccant is Anglo-Latin and not strictly speaking English.

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Volatile Earth - Netflix

Scientists who are experts in natural disasters identify the most extreme catastrophes to have hit the Earth and piece together exactly what happened from the evidence left in their wake.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-07-31

Volatile Earth - Diatomaceous earth - Netflix

Diatomaceous earth ( ) – also known as D.E., diatomite, or kieselgur/kieselguhr – is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous sedimentary rock that is easily crumbled into a fine white to off-white powder. It has a particle size ranging from less than 3 μm to more than 1 mm, but typically 10 to 200 μm. Depending on the granularity, this powder can have an abrasive feel, similar to pumice powder, and has a low density as a result of its high porosity. The typical chemical composition of oven-dried diatomaceous earth is 80–90% silica, with 2–4% alumina (attributed mostly to clay minerals) and 0.5–2% iron oxide. Diatomaceous earth consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled protist (chrysophytes). It is used as a filtration aid, mild abrasive in products including metal polishes and toothpaste, mechanical insecticide, absorbent for liquids, matting agent for coatings, reinforcing filler in plastics and rubber, anti-block in plastic films, porous support for chemical catalysts, cat litter, activator in blood clotting studies, a stabilizing component of dynamite, and a thermal insulator.

Volatile Earth - Explosives - Netflix

In 1866, Alfred Nobel discovered that nitroglycerin could be made much more stable if absorbed in diatomite. This allows much safer transport and handling than nitroglycerin in its raw form. He patented this mixture as dynamite in 1867; the mixture is also called guhr dynamite.

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A Plane is Born - Netflix

A Plane is Born, presented by Mark Evans is a 15-part series for Discovery Home and Leisure and Discovery Wings, in which he not only learns to fly but also builds his own two-seater aeroplane. During the course of the series he tackles everything from the composite control surfaces to the installation of the engine. A plane is born takes the viewer for the first time through the step by step process of building a 200 mph kit aircraft, capable of flying from England to the South of France on a single tank of fuel.

A Plane is Born - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2000-07-01

A Plane is Born - Paper Planes - Netflix

“Paper Planes” is a song by British rapper M.I.A. from her second studio album, Kala (2007). The song was written by M.I.A. and Diplo. The song's backing track is a replayed sample of the 1982 song “Straight to Hell” by The Clash, and the members of The Clash are credited as co-writers of the song. The chorus of “Paper Planes” was widely speculated to be based on the chorus to the 1992 song “Rump Shaker” by Wreckx-N-Effect, although that song's writers are not credited. It was produced by Diplo with additional production by Switch. “Paper Planes” was released for download in August 2007 and as the album's third single by XL Recordings and Interscope Records on 11 February 2008. “Paper Planes” is a downtempo rap ballad, with a folk style melody considered less dance-influenced than the other songs on the album. The single's accompanying music video, filmed in New York City, showed M.I.A. walking and dancing with friends along the streets of the city, selling sandwiches to local people and paper planes flying overhead. The song received wide acclaim upon release, with contemporary critics complimenting its music direction and the subversive, unconventional subject matter of the piece, citing its chorus and its lyrical humour in the promotion of globalization. The song won the Indie Award for Favourite International Single at the 2009 Canadian Independent Music Awards and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) recognized the song as one of the most performed ones of 2008 at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards. It was also nominated for Record of the Year at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009. “Paper Planes” peaked in the Top 20 in Belgium, Denmark, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. M.I.A.'s first Top 20 single in the UK and her next Top 10 charting song in Canada following “Boyz” (2007), it reached the Top 10 of seven Billboard charts and peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. The single reached two positions higher than “Boyz” to top the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales chart. The song became XL Recordings' best selling single, is certified triple-platinum by the Music Canada (CRIA) in Canada and the Recording Industry Association of America in the US, where it is ranked the fifty-ninth most downloaded song in the digital era, and is certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand in New Zealand. The song has sold four million copies in the US. “Paper Planes” is regarded as one of the best songs of its decade, and has appeared in several lists of the greatest songs in popular music. Several artists have covered the composition or released their own remixes, with rappers T.I. and Jay-Z sampling it in “Swagga Like Us”. The song has regularly featured on M.I.A.'s concert tours since 2007.

A Plane is Born - Critical reception - Netflix

The song has received universal acclaim from a wide variety of publications, and has been viewed as a highlight of Kala. In a track-by-track review for Kala, Eric Grandy of The Stranger noted that the song contained more conceptual layers, musical information, and lyrical self-reference than seemingly possible in a three-and-a-half minute pop song, saying it was “the standout track” on an album full of contenders, Kala's “most exciting synthesis of the political and the pop” and its chorus, “a sly, funny acknowledgement of the economics behind M.I.A.'s status as an exoticized sex symbol.” This was somewhat echoed by Michael Hubbard of MusicOMH who noted the track's humour and called the song “one of the many standouts” of the album. The Observer 's Emma Warren also marked the song as a highlight, calling it “a career high” and comparing it favorably to an internationalist indie record made by Gorillaz. Similarly, Evan McGarvey of Stylus Magazine called the song “narcotic, gorgeous”. Dan Raper of PopMatters said that "the drug-slinging persona of “Paper Planes” joined tracks such as “Bamboo Banga” in providing plenty of hustle on the album, however it was M.I.A.'s meditation on the “unfortunate influence of rap's portrayal of ‘the game’ on those in the developing world” that “obviously means the most to her.” Todd Martens of Billboard described M.I.A. on the song as “a revolutionary leading a class war”. Writing for NME, Alex Miller commented that “Paper Planes” was Kala's “only real pop moment [...]” but that it “sabotages any FM potential by crafting its infectious chorus around four crystal clear gunshots”. Describing the song as “soft, soaring”, he added that the song's The Clash sample was the clearest indication of where M.I.A. sees herself, “as the inheritor of true rebel music in an era of corporate punks”. Jon Pareles of Blender joked that “by M.I.A. standards [Paper Planes] is almost a ballad”, naming it a highlight of Kala. Bill Lamb of About.com claimed it served as a reaffirmation of popular music, deeming it “one of the most bracing pop hits in recent history” and that the song's patchwork world beat style “expands the boundaries of current hit pop music”. Joey Guerra of Houston Chronicle described the song's impact alongside the rest of the album, saying "Even amid so much rocket-fueled noise, standout “Paper Planes” causes its own commotion." Citing her lyric where she declares “Catch me at the border I got visas in my name”, he further added that “with music this vital, [America] should immediately extend an open-door policy to the globe-trotting MC's stunning international flow.” Fraser McAlpine, writing for BBC Radio 1 compared the artist's vocals favorably to those of “Boyz”, describing them as “icy and distant” in the verse, giving way to a “catchy, juvenile playground chant” that made both songs “earworms”. McAlpine noted that the power of the song lay in the discordance between the melody of the singing in the verses and the backing, saying “there's something very calm and serene about the music, and the slight mismatch in tone with the melody slaps you around the ears, demanding your attention, and forcing you to listen to the words. And when you do, and realise it's a dead-eyed skit on ruthless business practices, it just multiplies the queasy power of the song”. Ben Thomson of The Guardian praised the song's wider cultural significance, ranking the single's release number 50 in the newspaper's list of the 50 key events in the history of world and folk music, for having turned globalisation inside out. Writing for Clash magazine, Colm Larkin said that the album's penultimate track was a “downtempo masterpiece that's like a torch song for the world's disaffected and poor with its chorus line”, adding that with the song, the singer-songwriter remained “one of the best things to happen to 21st century music.” In his review of Kala, Mark Pytlik of Pitchforkmedia wrote that the song was “an island tinged nursery rhyme.” Writing for GQ, Gary Shteyngart praised M.I.A.'s self-sampling ethos, noting her profound sense of “just how fucked-up and unglamorous it is to grow up at the bottom of both First World and Third World societies.” In the line “No one on the corner had swagger like us / Hit me on the burner prepaid wireless” he writes that “it's the prepaid wireless that's genius: the tiny sociological detail of the immigrant buying prepaid minutes as opposed to the monthly plan, the daily calculations amounting to an extra fifty bucks a month sent back to Chiapas, Mexico, or Lomé, Togo, that rings true to those of us who came to the West from more dysfunctional parts of the world.” Tom Breihan of the Village Voice praised the song as continuing the “confounding, ambiguous political subtexts” that M.I.A.'s music carried, burying its meaning under layers of implication and forcing thorny and ambiguous questions about violence and advocacy, calling “Paper Planes” “a light and airy and bewitchingly pretty song” that also rode on its sample and chorus. Karim Maksoud of This Is Fake DIY called “Paper Planes” an “immediately listenable” track that “showcases all the coarse fatalism, superficiality and backstabbing acerbity of the modern urban life, both in veracious lyrics, the scratched aesthetic and the lethargic, sedated bassline and backing beat maintained throughout.” He concluded that the song emanated M.I.A.'s life experience and background “relentlessly” and presented a “tuneful amalgam of influences and exotic dynamic, one of the most promising for a while.”

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Alien Abductions: True Confessions - Netflix

Alien Abductions: True Confessions features the intriguing stories of women who have experienced alien encounters. Featuring personal interviews with dramatic recreations, each woman tells her story of these bizarre events. After undergoing hynopsis-regression therapy sessions, they reveal even more explicit details from physical examinations to being on a spacecraft. With details so vivid, how can they be anything other than real memories?

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-01-05

Alien Abductions: True Confessions - Reptilians - Netflix

Reptilians (also called reptoids, lizard people, reptiloids, saurians, Draconians) are purported reptilian humanoids that play a prominent role in fantasy, science fiction, ufology, and conspiracy theories. The idea of reptilians was popularised by David Icke, a conspiracy theorist who claims shape-shifting reptilian aliens control Earth by taking on human form and gaining political power to manipulate human societies. Icke has claimed on multiple occasions that many of the world leaders are, or are possessed by, so-called reptilians.

Alien Abductions: True Confessions - Origins - Netflix

Michael Barkun, professor of political science at Syracuse University, posits that the idea of a reptilian conspiracy originated in the fiction of Conan the Barbarian creator Robert E. Howard. The first appearance of “serpent men” in literature was in Howard's story, “The Shadow Kingdom”, published in Weird Tales in August 1929. This story drew on theosophical ideas of the “lost worlds” of Atlantis and Lemuria, particularly Helena Blavatsky's The Secret Doctrine, with its reference to “'dragon-men' who once had a mighty civilization on a Lemurian continent”. Howard's “serpent men” were described as humanoid with human bodies but snake heads, able to imitate real humans at will, who lived in hiding in underground passages, using their shapechanging and mind control abilities to infiltrate humanity. Clark Ashton Smith used Howard's “serpent men” in his stories, as well as themes from H. P. Lovecraft, and he, Howard and Lovecraft together laid the basis for the Cthulhu Mythos. In the 1940s, a non-fiction writer, Maurice Doreal, wrote a pamphlet entitled “Mysteries of the Gobi” which described a “serpent race” that had “bodies like man but...heads...like a great snake” and an ability to take true human form. These creatures also appeared in Doreal's poem, “The Emerald Tablets”, in which he claimed the titular tablets were written by “Thoth, an Atlantean Priest king”. Barkun asserts that “in all likelihood”, Doreal's ideas came from “The Shadow Kingdom”, and that in turn, “The Emerald Tablets” formed the basis for David Icke's book, Children of the Matrix.

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Sci Trek - Netflix

Boldly going where no science series has gone before, Sci-Trek takes viewers to worlds they have only imagined. The series will unravel scientific mysteries and provide a glimpse into the hi-tech future. Sci-Trek reveals how the stunning beauty and complexity of science takes place, where technology is headed in the future and why each topic is of vital interest to viewers seeking knowledge and adventure.

Sci Trek - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-02-04

Sci Trek - Star Trek (film series) - Netflix

The Star Trek film series is the cinematic branch of the Star Trek media franchise, which began in 1966 as a weekly television series on NBC, running for three seasons until it was canceled in 1969 because of poor ratings. Reruns of the series proved to be wildly successful in syndication during the 1970s, which persuaded the series' then-owner, Paramount Pictures, to expand the franchise. Paramount originally began work on a Star Trek feature film in 1975 after lobbying by the creator of the franchise, Gene Roddenberry. The studio scrapped the project two years later in favor of creating a television series, Star Trek: Phase II, with the original cast. However, following the huge success of Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind in 1977, Paramount changed its mind again, halting production on the television series and adapting its pilot episode into a Star Trek feature film, Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979). Five more Star Trek feature films featuring the entire original cast followed. The cast of the Star Trek sequel series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994) starred in a further four films. Upon the release of Star Trek: Nemesis on December 13, 2002, the film had grossed $67 million, a meager amount compared to the box office of previous installments. Due to the film's poor reception and box office disappointment, the series was put on a hiatus until the franchise was rebooted with a new film, directed by J. J. Abrams and released on May 8, 2009, simply titled Star Trek, serving as a reboot to the franchise with a new cast portraying younger versions of the original series' characters. A sequel to Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness, was released in theaters on May 16, 2013. A third film, Star Trek Beyond, was released on July 22, 2016, on the franchise's 50th anniversary. The Star Trek films have received 15 Academy Award nominations. Star Trek (2009) won for Best Makeup in 2010, and four of the previous films were nominated mainly in the areas of makeup, music, set design and sound design. The early Star Trek films, the first to tenth film, were originally released on VHS; competitive pricing of The Wrath of Khan's videocassette helped bolster the adoption of VHS players in households. Later films were also released on LaserDisc as well. For those films that did not receive an initial DVD release, Paramount released simple one-disc versions with no special features. Later, the first ten films were released in two-disc collector's versions, with The Motion Picture and The Wrath of Khan branded as “director's cuts”, followed by later box set releases. All of the films are now available on Blu-ray, digital download, streaming media and video on demand.

Sci Trek - Critical and public response - Netflix

Not reviewed by Roger Ebert

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Anne Robinson's Britain - Netflix

Anne Robinson presents a four-part series delving into different areas of contemporary British life.

Anne Robinson's Britain - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-06

Anne Robinson's Britain - For Britain - Netflix

For Britain is a minor far-right political party in the United Kingdom, founded by the anti-Islam activist Anne Marie Waters after she was defeated in the 2017 UKIP leadership election.

Anne Robinson's Britain - History - Netflix

Waters left UKIP and formed For Britain after she and her supporters were described as “Nazis and racists” by Henry Bolton and UKIP's former leader Nigel Farage. The name is taken from her UKIP leadership campaign slogan, “Anne Marie For Britain”. Waters said that the party would “speak to the forgotten people”. On 9 March 2018, For Britain registered with the Electoral Commission, a requirement for any political party wishing to put up candidates in elections and to solicit donations for campaigns, as “The For Britain Movement”. The party received the support of Tommy Robinson, former leader of the English Defence League. Its platform includes reducing Muslim immigration to the UK to near zero, and to “bring the entire EU project down”. The Times described the party as intending to fill the space left by the demise of the British National Party. In November 2017, the far-right British nationalist political party Liberty GB merged into For Britain. In April 2018, the singer-songwriter Morrissey declared his support for For Britain. The party fielded fifteen candidates in the 2018 local elections, with none being elected. The party came last in almost all the seats it contested. In June 2018, the party expelled one of its local election candidates after Hope Not Hate linked him to proscribed neo-Nazi group National Action and white nationalist group Generation Identity. Waters contested the Lewisham East by-election, receiving 266 votes (1.2% of the total) and losing her deposit.

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Doc World - Netflix

A weekly showcase bringing the best international documentaries from around the globe to an American audience. Doc World is a unique and contemporary window into the realities of people and societies from many nations and is a viewers' passport into the world's films. Told with authentic voices, these stories will surprise, inform, and delight.

Doc World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-18

Doc World - Doc Hudson - Netflix

Doc Hudson (also known as The Fabulous Hudson Hornet or simply Doc) is an animated, anthropomorphic retired race car who appears in the 2006 Pixar film Cars as a medical doctor and a local judge. He is voiced by actor Paul Newman in the first and third films and video game, and Corey Burton in all other media. Six-time Turismo Carretera champion Juan María Traverso voiced the character in the Rioplatense Spanish version of the first film. He is modeled after a 1951 Hudson Hornet.

Doc World - Character - Netflix

“This ain't asphalt, son. This is dirt. You don't have three-wheel brakes, so you got to pitch it hard, break it loose and then just drive it with the throttle. Give it too much, you'll be outta the dirt and into the tulips. I'll put it simple. If you're goin' hard enough left, you'll find yourself turnin' right.”

Doc Hudson (Voiced by Paul Newman in his last non-documentary film role) was Radiator Springs' local physician. His license plate read 51HHMD which was a reference to his year and track number (51), model (Hudson Hornet) and profession (medical doctor). A racer-turned-mechanic, the character had Newman's blue eyes. Doc's stickers said “twin H power” which was an optional dealer-installed dual carburetor intake manifold, with twin 1-barrel carburetors and air filters. It was standard on 1952 model Hornets. Doc was once known as the Fabulous Hudson Hornet (#51), one of the most famous race cars that ever lived. He won three consecutive Piston Cups (1951/52/53) and he still held the record for most wins in a single season (27, also the number of NASCAR Grand National races won by Hudson Hornets in 1952). All of that changed for the famous Hornet when a terrible crash on the track during the final lap of the 1954 Piston Cup championship race saw him put out for the season in a career-ending injury which closely paralleled the fate of Herb Thomas, NASCAR's 1951 and 1953 champion. Upon his return, he was received with a complete absence of fanfare and told that he was passed up for the next rookie in line. He kept a newspaper article on the career-ending crash as a reminder to never return to the life that nearly killed him. Jaded by the racing scene, he left that world, apparently taking out time to study medicine. The famous No. 51 disappeared into obscurity, leaving many wondering where he went. He instead opted for a simple navy blue paint job and the life of a physician in the tiny town of Radiator Springs, the “shining Gemstone” of the Mother Road – Route 66. He ran Doc's Clinic as a “doctor of Internal combustion”. As times changed and the town was bypassed by Interstate 40, Doc stayed on, even when the population dwindled to a meager dozen residents. He was respected, well-loved and served not only as the town's physician, but as it’s judge. Nobody in the town had any idea of his past as a racer, knowing him merely as an ordinary Hudson Hornet and he used his Piston Cup trophies to hold his tools instead of putting them on display.

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Highland: Thailand's Marijuana Awakening - Netflix

Thailand's complicated history with marijuana continues to play a role in its policies and laws, as well as the health and security of its citizens.

Highland: Thailand's Marijuana Awakening - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 22 minutes

Premier: 2017-05-19

Highland: Thailand's Marijuana Awakening - Irish Americans - Netflix

Irish Americans (Irish: Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics. About 33 million Americans—10.5% of the total population—reported Irish ancestry in the 2013 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. This compares with a population of 6.7 million on the island of Ireland. Three million people separately identified as Scots-Irish, whose ancestors were Ulster Scots who emigrated from Ireland to the United States but are considered Irish Americans.

Highland: Thailand's Marijuana Awakening - Police - Netflix

By 1855, according to New York Police Commissioner George W. Matsell (1811–1877), almost 17 percent of the police department's officers were Irish-born (compared to 28.2 percent of the city) in a report to the Board of Aldermen; of the NYPD's 1,149 men, Irish-born officers made up 304 of 431 foreign-born policemen. In the 1860s more than half of those arrested in New York City were Irish born or of Irish descent but nearly half of the city's law enforcement officers were also Irish. By the turn of the 20th century, five out of six NYPD officers were Irish born or of Irish descent. As late as the 1960s, 42% of the NYPD were Irish Americans. Up to the 20th and early 21st century, Irish Catholics continue to be prominent in the law enforcement community, especially in the Northeastern United States. The Emerald Society, an Irish American fraternal organization, was founded in 1953 by the NYPD. When the Boston chapter of the Emerald Society formed in 1973, half of the city's police officers became members.

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21st Century War Machines - Netflix

A series on 21st-century war technology.

21st Century War Machines - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-07-08

21st Century War Machines - 21st century in fiction - Netflix

Many science fiction works have been set in the 21st century (years 2001 to 2100). With humanity now in the 21st century, many of the predictions of these works have so far been proven obsolete. This page lists only predictions regarding the 21st century, as opposed to contemporary accounts of the actual 21st century, which would be too numerous to list.

21st Century War Machines - 2067 - Netflix

In The Simpsons episode, “The Boys of Bummer”, the ending is set in 2067, sixty years after the episode was first broadcast in 2007. A 70-year-old Milhouse nearly lets it slip to a 70-year-old Bart that the game was faked to make up for his lack of talent. The ghosts of Homer and Marge watch Bart taunt Milhouse, and Homer attempts to talk Marge in to having ghost sex with him, only for Marge to tell him that “ghost sex is nothing.” Friendship One will be launched (Star Trek: Voyager)

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Art of America - Netflix

Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on his most ambitious journey yet, an exploration of the rich, exciting and diverse art history of the United States of America

Art of America - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-14

Art of America - Art - Netflix

Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. In their most general form these activities include the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic dissemination of art. Music, theatre, film, dance, and other performing arts, as well as literature and other media such as interactive media, are included in a broader definition of art or the arts. Until the 17th century, art referred to any skill or mastery and was not differentiated from crafts or sciences. In modern usage after the 17th century, where aesthetic considerations are paramount, the fine arts are separated and distinguished from acquired skills in general, such as the decorative or applied arts. Though the definition of what constitutes art is disputed and has changed over time, general descriptions mention an idea of imaginative or technical skill stemming from human agency and creation. The nature of art and related concepts, such as creativity and interpretation, are explored in a branch of philosophy known as aesthetics.

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Art can connote a sense of trained ability or mastery of a medium. Art can also simply refer to the developed and efficient use of a language to convey meaning with immediacy and or depth. Art can be defined as an act of expressing feelings, thoughts, and observations. There is an understanding that is reached with the material as a result of handling it, which facilitates one's thought processes. A common view is that the epithet “art”, particular in its elevated sense, requires a certain level of creative expertise by the artist, whether this be a demonstration of technical ability, an originality in stylistic approach, or a combination of these two. Traditionally skill of execution was viewed as a quality inseparable from art and thus necessary for its success; for Leonardo da Vinci, art, neither more nor less than his other endeavors, was a manifestation of skill. Rembrandt's work, now praised for its ephemeral virtues, was most admired by his contemporaries for its virtuosity. At the turn of the 20th century, the adroit performances of John Singer Sargent were alternately admired and viewed with skepticism for their manual fluency, yet at nearly the same time the artist who would become the era's most recognized and peripatetic iconoclast, Pablo Picasso, was completing a traditional academic training at which he excelled. A common contemporary criticism of some modern art occurs along the lines of objecting to the apparent lack of skill or ability required in the production of the artistic object. In conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp's “Fountain” is among the first examples of pieces wherein the artist used found objects (“ready-made”) and exercised no traditionally recognised set of skills. Tracey Emin's My Bed, or Damien Hirst's The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living follow this example and also manipulate the mass media. Emin slept (and engaged in other activities) in her bed before placing the result in a gallery as work of art. Hirst came up with the conceptual design for the artwork but has left most of the eventual creation of many works to employed artisans. Hirst's celebrity is founded entirely on his ability to produce shocking concepts. The actual production in many conceptual and contemporary works of art is a matter of assembly of found objects. However, there are many modernist and contemporary artists who continue to excel in the skills of drawing and painting and in creating hands-on works of art.

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Both Worlds - Netflix

This season is about an exciting new group of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds who are tackling their fears, their pasts and their futures head on. From a Romanian orphan to a Muslim drag queen, the fourth series of this cutting edge show presents deeply personal stories that challenge stereotypes and provide insights into communities we rarely see on screen.

Each episode introduces one entertaining young first, second, third or fourth generation New Zealander as they turn a camera on themselves to share life-changing journeys that will see them pushed to their emotional limits. A refreshingly-varied mix of stories that tackle everything from the popular to the profound, Both Worlds is at once funny, fascinating and moving while broaching the tough cultural and identity questions.

Witness the surprisingly universal struggles of a broad spectrum of Kiwis as our participants seek to define themselves as New Zealanders. Both Worlds is the most candidly fresh, fun and compelling look at the changing face of our nation on television.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-18

Both Worlds - The Best of Both Worlds (Jay-Z and R. Kelly album) - Netflix

The Best of Both Worlds is a 2002 collaborative album by R. Kelly and Jay-Z. The album sold 285,000 in its opening week and debuted at #2 on the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart. The album received poor reviews from music critics. The album went platinum in the US for selling more than a million copies.

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Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - Netflix

Fred Dibnah's popular BBC series exploring Britain's industrial heritage.

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-07-11

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - Bolton Town Hall - Netflix

Bolton Town Hall facing Victoria Square in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, was built between 1866 and 1873 for the County Borough of Bolton to designs by William Hill of Leeds and George Woodhouse of Bolton. The town hall was extended in the 1930s to the designs of Bradshaw, Gass and Hope and has been designated a Grade II* listed building by English Heritage.

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - Architecture - Netflix

The original building on a rectangular plan is designed in the neoclassical style in the form of a temple with a tall baroque-style clocktower. The town hall has a high basement storey and two principal floors above in sandstone ashlar which is rusticated at basement level. It has a broad flight of steps up to a five-bay portico with a pediment in which there is a high-relief sculpture by William Calder Marshall. Either side of the entrance are five-bay ranges of two storeys with round-arched windows to the first floor. A quarter-chiming clock by Potts of Leeds was installed in the tower in 1871. Bolton Town Hall's design was reused by original architect William Hill as the template to build Portsmouth Civic Town Hall in 1890, a near identical twin. Portsmouth's Town Hall was renamed Portsmouth Guildhall in 1926 when Portsmouth was elevated to city status.

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Ross Kemp Back on the Frontline - Netflix

In this series Ross Kemp returns to Helmand to see how the land lies four years after his initial trip. Spending time with Royal Marines, he discovers a more sophisticated game of cat and mouse utilising biometric identification and local informants.

Ross Kemp Back on the Frontline - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-14

Ross Kemp Back on the Frontline - List of horror film villains - Netflix

The following is an alphabetical list of horror film villains (Note that this list is not restricted to original film characters, and villains featured in cinematic adaptations of other horror media are also included herein.)

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Jesse Arista (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones) - Andrew Jacobs Abyzou (The Possession) - Jeffrey Dean Morgan Abby (Let Me In) - Chloe Grace Moretz Cecil Adams (Saw IV) - Billy Otis Eleanor Adjai (Night School) - Rachel Ward Alec (The Pumpkin Karver) - David J. Wright Alligator (Alligator (film)) Harper Alexander (2001 Maniacs) - Giuseppe Andrews Mickey Altieri (Scream 2) - Timothy Olyphant Anubis (Sands of Oblivion) Andoheb - (The Mummy's Hand and its sequels) - George Zucco Martin Asher (Taking Lives) – Ethan Hawke Enzo Avolfi (Giallo) - Adrien Brody Aleera (Van Helsing) - Elena Anaya Art The Clown (All Hallows' Eve) - Mike Gianelli Angela Baker (Sleepaway Camp) - Felissa Rose Annabelle (Annabelle) Paul Andrews (Mortuary) - Bill Paxton Dean Armitage (Get Out) - Bradley Whitford Jeremy Armitage (Get Out) - Caleb Landry Jones Missy Armitage (Get Out) - Catherine Keener Rose Armitage (Get Out) - Alison Williams Aliens (Fire in the Sky) Aliens (The Faculty) Aliens (They Live) Aylmer (Brain Damage) - John Zacharle

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Dream Lives for Sale - Netflix

Join business expert Jonnie Irwin for this life changing factual entertainment series which sees our host help couples take on the daunting task of setting up a business abroad.

Dream Lives for Sale - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-05

Dream Lives for Sale - Requiem for a Dream - Netflix

Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Hubert Selby, Jr., with whom Aronofsky wrote the screenplay. The film depicts four different forms of drug addiction, which lead to the characters' imprisonment in a world of delusion and reckless desperation that is subsequently overtaken by reality, thus leaving them as hollow shells of their former selves. Requiem for a Dream was screened out of competition at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival and received positive reviews from critics upon its U.S. release. Burstyn was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance.

Dream Lives for Sale - Plot - Netflix

During the summer in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, widow Sara Goldfarb spends her time watching infomercials. Meanwhile, her son Harry occasionally pawns her television set to fund his, his girlfriend Marion's, and his best friend Tyrone's drug use. After Sara receives a call that she has won a spot on a television game show, she becomes excited about attending it. To fit back into her red dress, the favorite of her deceased husband Seymour's, she attempts to lose weight through unsuccessful diets. At the recommendation of a friend, she visits an unscrupulous physician who prescribes her a regimen of weight-loss amphetamines. She begins losing weight, and is excited by how much energy she has. Harry and Tyrone plan to sell heroin to make enough to live off; that summer, their small-time dealing business thrives. Harry and Marion plan to open up a dress shop for Marion's designs, and Tyrone dreams of escaping the ghetto to make his mother proud. Sara and her friends wait expectantly every day for the game show invitation to arrive. With the extra money, Harry stops by to tell his mother he ordered her a new television set, but when he implores her to get off the amphetamines, she confesses that the only thing she has to live for anymore is the dream of looking glamorous on a television stage, and the extra attention she receives now from her friends. As Sara’s tolerance for the amphetamines increases, she craves the high she once had, while becoming frantic about the invitation. When she increases her dosage she develops amphetamine psychosis. During a drug deal, Tyrone is caught in a shootout between the two rival gangs. He flees the scene and is arrested. Harry has to use most of their earned money to post bail. The local supply of heroin becomes restricted, and they are unable to find any for either use or sale. Eventually, Tyrone hears of a large shipment coming, but the price is doubled and the minimum high. Harry, desperate, suggests Marion ask her psychiatrist, Arnold, for money in exchange for sex, straining their relationship. When the drug buy goes bad, Harry returns empty-handed to Marion. He departs after giving her the number of a pimp, Big Tim, who trades heroin for sex. Harry and Tyrone decide that to put their business back on track, they will drive to Florida to buy directly from the wholesaler there. After a series of horrifying hallucinations, Sara flees her apartment for the office of the casting agency in Manhattan, to confirm when she will be on TV. She is taken away by ambulance and committed to a psychiatric ward where she is subjected to degrading treatments. When none work, the physician induces a barely lucid Sara to approve electroconvulsive therapy. On the drive to Miami, Harry and Tyrone visit a hospital because of Harry's increasingly infected needle injection sites. The doctor notices the symptoms of drug abuse, and Harry and Tyrone are arrested. Back in New York, a desperate Marion has sex with the pimp to get heroin. Recognizing her addiction, he entices her with a bigger score of heroin if she returns that weekend for a party. Tyrone is taunted by racist prison guards whilst enduring manual labor. Harry’s infected arm is amputated. Sara undergoes violent electroshock therapy. Marion is humiliated as the subject of a graphic sex show. When Sara's friends come to the hospital to visit, they are distraught by her almost vegetative state. Harry wakes emotionally distraught after the amputation, knowing that Marion will not be visiting him. Tyrone thinks of his mother in prison and suffers from drug withdrawal. Marion comes home from the show and lies on her sofa, clutching her score of heroin. Sara dreams that she is on television, and has won the grand prize, with Harry as the guest of honor.

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Rogue Traders - Netflix

Consumer show exposing businesses and individuals giving customers a raw deal.

Rogue Traders - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-09-04

Rogue Traders - Rogue Trader (book) - Netflix

Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World is a book by Nick Leeson, who served four years in prison for fraud after bankrupting the London-based Barings Bank in 1995 by hiding $1.4 billion in debt he accumulated as a derivatives trader in Singapore. The book was released on February 19, 1996 by Little, Brown & Company.

Rogue Traders - Film - Netflix

The book was made into a 1999 feature film of the same name. Following an interview with Nick Leeson in prison, Sir David Frost realized the potential for a movie and optioned the rights to Nick's story. Written and directed by James Dearden, Rogue Trader stars Ewan McGregor (Nick Leeson) and Anna Friel (Lisa Leeson) and was executive produced by Sir David Frost. Released in June 1999, it premiered in London one month prior to Leeson's release from prison in Singapore. Rogue Trader was released on 25 June 1999 in the UK and the USA. It was distributed by Pathé in the UK and Cinemax in the USA.

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Blonde vs. Bear - Netflix

Ann Bryant is on a mission to save Lake Tahoe's black bears from their biggest threat: people. Every summer, human-bear conflicts escalate as thousands of tourists flood into the region and come face to face with the black bears that call Lake Tahoe home. Dozens of bears are killed each year after encountering people, and Ann and her team of volunteers face an uphill battle as they try to maintain the peace. Armed with an arsenal of paintball guns and rubber bullets and dressed in her trademark head-to-toe black, Ann is on the frontline of this extraordinary conflict. This year brings one of Ann's toughest and most emotionally challenging summers yet as she fights to save the creatures she believes she is destined to protect.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-17

Blonde vs. Bear - List of programs broadcast by Discovery Family - Netflix

This is a list of television programs broadcast by the U.S. cable television channel Discovery Family.

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Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields - Netflix

The father-and-son team tell the stories of the most important battlefields of the last century.

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-06-04

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields - H. Jones - Netflix

Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Jones, (14 May 1940 – 28 May 1982), known as H. Jones, was a British Army officer and posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC). He was awarded the VC after being killed in action during the Battle of Goose Green for his actions as commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment during the Falklands War.

Peter and Dan Snow: 20th Century Battlefields - Background - Netflix

Jones was born in Putney, the eldest of three sons of Herbert Jones (1888–1957), an American artist, and his Welsh wife, Olwen Pritchard (1902–1990), a nurse. He attended St. Peter's Preparatory School in Seaford, Sussex and Eton College. He joined the British Army on leaving school and on graduation from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst on 23 July 1960, was commissioned into the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment as a second lieutenant. He was promoted to lieutenant on 23 January 1962, captain on 23 July 1966, and major on 31 December 1972, At this time he was brigade major at HQ 3rd Infantry Brigade in Northern Ireland. As such he was responsible for the efforts to find Captain Robert Nairac who had been abducted by the Provisional IRA. Nairac and Jones had become friends and would sometimes go to the Jones household for supper. After a four-day search, the Garda Síochána confirmed that Nairac had been shot and killed in the Republic of Ireland after being smuggled over the border. On 13 December 1977 he was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his services in Northern Ireland that year. On 30 June 1979 he was promoted lieutenant colonel, and on 1 December 1979, he was transferred to the Parachute Regiment. In the 1981 New Year Honours he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

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Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed - Netflix

This season, the magician's sacred code of silence will be broken forever in all-new hour-long episodes. Nowhere else has a magician dared to expose the secrets behind the world's most mystifying illusions. The Masked Magician returns to television to defy his fellow conjurers and disclose the tricks that have captivated audiences for centuries. Over 120 of magics most memorable illusions will be unveiled this season including how to walk through a wall, escape death before being chopped into pieces by a wood chipper, walk on water, make a woman levitate in mid-air, make vehicles disappear and many more!

Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-10-02

Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed - Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed - Netflix

Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed is a series of television shows in which the methods behind magic tricks and illusions are explained. In its original incarnation there were four shows in 1997-1998 and a special in 2002 broadcast on the Fox network in the United States, and on Sky and ITV in the United Kingdom. In 2008-2009, a new series of thirteen shows was broadcast by MyNetworkTV in the United States and ITV4 in the United Kingdom. On May 1, 2012, reruns of the first season began airing on BIO in the United States.

Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed - Production - Netflix

The series is made by production company Nash Entertainment. The title alluded to the magician's code: the promise by working magicians not to reveal the basis of their tricks, or else risk getting blackballed by fellow magicians. Fox returned on May 15, 2002, with Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed 5. A new magician was wearing a new mask with artificial hair, and a purple glistening outfit. It was never revealed who portrayed the magician in this episode. MyNetworkTV bought thirteen new episodes for broadcast in the U.S. starting in the fall of 2008, with the first episode shown on October 2. They were shot at a secret location somewhere in the U.S. during the summer of 2008. The assistants learned the illusion the same day they shot it and filmed four to six illusions per day. These specials were also shown on TVB Pearl in Hong Kong, with the first episode shown on June 13, 2010. Val Valentino was credited as a producer and Mitch Pileggi returned as narrator, although he did not appear on camera. The show also aired in the UK on ITV4, and in Australia on 7Two with new narration by Grant Denyer. WWE Divas Maria Kanellis and Eve Torres appeared in the first episode as part of a trick. There is an Australian version of the show that first aired at 7:30 Monday, June 14, 2010 on Network Seven and has changed to Sundays at 6:30 on 7Two. This is the same show as the US version with some minor changes. This show also began to air on Australian pay television network Fox8 on Wednesday September 21, 2011. This version is a duplicate of the American version. Since the first run of the series, the shows have been rerun many times on Sundays on Channel 7. The show also had a Portuguese adaptation in the public TV Channel SIC, essentially a duplicate of the American version only with a different Portuguese narrator

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Highland Showcase - Netflix

A weekly look at life in the Scottish Highlands.

Highland Showcase - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

Highland Showcase - Highland Glory - Netflix

Phoenix Rizing was a Norwegian power metal band. Norwegian power metal pioneers, , who released 2 albums worldwide ; ”Rise from the Ashes” (1998) and ”Eternal Crusade" (2000), the band changed their singer and formed Highland Glory in the spring of 2001. With a fresh new start and an increased potential, the band developed their style of melodic metal in a heavier and more traditional direction on the debut-album, “From the Cradle to the Brave” (2003). The artwork was created by Mark Wilkinson (famous for his work with Marillion, Fish, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, etc.), who has worked for the band ever since. Still signed to Face Front (the label run by Frode Øien, chief editor of Scream Magazine) for Scandinavia, but the debut-album was licensed to Massacre Records for the rest of the world. The follow-up “Forever Endeavour” (2005) took the different aspects of the band's sound even further, showing a natural, yet darker and more atmospheric progression. In the autumn of 2007 singer Jan Thore Grefstad left the band, and was replaced by Trine Elise Johansen in the winter of 2008. The change from a male to a female singer naturally affected the band's sound, but the trademark still proved to be intact on the album “Twist of Faith” (2011), yet the band had developed in a more mid-tempo and even more melodic direction. Having previously only toured their native country, the band finally got to play outside of Norway, in both Sweden and Germany. The band parted ways with singer Trine Elise Johansen, keyboard-player/guitarist Lars Andre Larsen and drummer Morten Færøvig during the autumn and winter of 2011. A year later guitarist Per Olav Olsen, drummer Stian Andre Braathen, keyboard-player Halvor Gustafson and singer Håvard Indrebø finally completed the new line-up, which only lasted a year. The band's original singer Jan Thore Grefstad returned in the winter of 2013, after showcasing his talent in Swedish metal band Saint Deamon, “Norske Talenter” (Norway's Got Talent) and “The Voice – Norges beste stemme”. In January 29, 2017, guitarist Jack Roger Olsen announced his departure from the band via the band's official Facebook, citing lack of motivation and progress.

Highland Showcase - Discography - Netflix

From the Cradle to the Brave (2003) Forever Endeavour (2005) Twist of Faith (2011)

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Mygrations - Netflix

For the first time, a human herd of 20 elite Americans joins the great wildebeest migration across the Serengeti in Tanzania. This wild bunch of survivalists, fitness fanatics, scientists, hunters and farmers, will attempt this feat without tapping out due to exhaustion, hunger or injury. They must use their expert survival skills to navigate North without a map or compass, carry only limited food rations, and survive encounters with the world's deadliest predators as they cross 200 miles of brutal terrain. Do they have what it takes to reach the Mara River with the wildebeest, or will Nature tear them apart?

Mygrations - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-23

Mygrations - Refugee - Netflix

A refugee, generally speaking, is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely (for more detail see legal definition). Such a person may be called an asylum seeker until granted refugee status by the contracting state or the UNHCR if they formally make a claim for asylum. The lead international agency coordinating refugee protection is the United Nations Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The United Nations have a second Office for refugees, the UNRWA, which is solely responsible for supporting the large majority of Palestinian refugees.

Mygrations - Refugee camp - Netflix

A refugee camp is a place built by governments or NGOs (such as the Red Cross) to receive refugees, internally displaced persons or sometimes also other migrants. It is usually designed to offer acute and temporary accommodation and services and any more permanent facilities and structures often banned. People may stay in these camps for many years, receiving emergency food, education and medical aid until it is safe enough to return to their country of origin. There, refugees are at risk of disease, child soldier and terrorist recruitment, and physical and sexual violence. There are estimated to be 700 refugee camp locations worldwide.

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Engineering Disasters - Netflix

Engineering has built our modern world. Everything from skyscrapers to roads and air travel exist because of advances in engineering. What happens when engineering goes horribly wrong? Engineering Disasters goes beyond the headlines to uncover what really happened in the most notorious engineering accidents. What caused an outdoor stage to collapse in Indiana, killing seven? How did a collection of classic Corvettes disappear right out of thin air? Why did a plane's fuselage rip open in mid-flight? What was behind the collapse of a domed stadium? Each hour long episode combines expert and eyewitness interviews, state of the art graphics and dramatic ‘moment of disaster' footage to tell the story behind the world's most terrifying engineering disasters.

Engineering Disasters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-11

Engineering Disasters - Modern Marvels - Netflix

Modern Marvels is an American worldwide television series on the History Channel. The program focuses on how technologies affect and are used in today's society. It is among History's first, and longest-running, programs, having first aired on History's first day of broadcasting on January 1, 1995. Since its debut, Modern Marvels has produced over 650 one-hour episodes covering various topics involving (to list a few) science, technology, electronics, mechanics, engineering, architecture, industry, mass production, manufacturing, and agriculture. Each episode typically discusses the history and production of several related items; for instance, an episode on distilled spirits discusses the production of bourbon in Kentucky, scotch whisky in Scotland, and tequila in Mexico. To fit the network's format, Modern Marvels focuses a significant portion of the episode on the history of the subject. The show began to premiere new episodes in January 2010, not having done so through all of 2009. In August 2010, History Channel began to air older episodes that had been edited to fit a 30-minute time slot, under the title Modern Marvels: Essentials. In October 2011, Modern Marvels began airing first-run episodes on History 2 (formerly History International) in addition to its main run on History Channel. Repeats of the series are currently airing on the digital broadcast network Quest.

Engineering Disasters - Narration - Netflix

A few narrators have been used in the history of the series. The most current and longest-running is Max Raphael, who has also narrated other History Channel series, such as Command Decisions. The History Channel has repackaged some episodes that originally aired in other series and stand-alone specials into episodes of Modern Marvels, such as Ice Road Truckers, which originally aired in 2000 as part of the series Suicide Missions. These episodes are not narrated by Raphael.

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FreeForm Presents: Snapshot - Netflix

What ESPN's "30 for 30" did to illuminate the world of sports, we're doing through the lens of pop culture and iconic cultural happenings. "Freeform Presents: Snapshot" takes a closer look inside the most pivotal moments of the last 20 years, while exploring how those events have been shaped by a continually more connected population.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

FreeForm Presents: Snapshot - Lance Bass - Netflix

James Lance Bass (; born May 4, 1979) is an American singer, dancer, actor, film and television producer, and author. He grew up in Mississippi and rose to fame as the bass singer for the American pop boy band NSYNC. NSYNC's success led Bass to work in film and television. He starred in the 2001 film On the Line, which his company, Bacon & Eggs, also produced. Bass later formed a second production company, Lance Bass Productions, as well as a now-defunct music management company, Free Lance Entertainment, a joint venture with Mercury Records. After completion of NSYNC's PopOdyssey Tour, Bass moved to Star City, Russia, in much publicized pursuit of a seat on a Soyuz space capsule. Bass was certified by both NASA and the Russian Space Program after several months of cosmonaut training, and planned to join the TMA-1 mission to the International Space Station. However, after his financial sponsors backed out, Bass was denied a seat on the mission. In July 2006, Bass revealed that he is gay in a cover story for People magazine. He was awarded the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award in October 2006, and released an autobiography, Out of Sync, in October 2007, which debuted on the New York Times Best Seller list.

FreeForm Presents: Snapshot - Philanthropy and causes - Netflix

Bass has been involved with a number of charities during his career. In 2001, Bass founded The Lance Bass Foundation, a non-profit organization that was designed to meet the health needs of low-income children. In 2003, Bass donated $30,000 US to establish the Amber Pulliam Special Education Endowment at The University of Southern Mississippi. The endowment is in honor of his younger cousin, Amber Pulliam, who has Down syndrome, and was established to financially aid students from Mississippi's Pine Belt who plan a career in special education. After 2005's Hurricane Katrina, Bass launched “uBid For Hurricane Relief”, a celebrity auction to benefit victims of the hurricane, with uBid.com. Proceeds from the auction were split between the Child Welfare League of America, The Brett Favre Fourward Mississippi Foundation, and Ashton Kutcher's RockWorks Foundation. Many of Bass's family members in Mississippi were directly affected by the hurricane. That same year, Bass appeared on an episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition with a donation to a Russian woman to save a camp for disabled children in Russia. Bass is a member of the Environmental Media Association's board of directors. He has also been involved with Animal Avengers, Shannon Elizabeth's animal rescue organization. He has two dogs which he adopted from a rescue shelter, both of whom he posed with in a PETA ad urging people to adopt rather than buy animals. In August 2007, Bass wrote a guest commentary for LOGO's “Visible Vote '08” blog, in which he expressed support for gay marriage. In September 2007, Bass participated in a series of GLAAD television advertisements promoting tolerance for the LGBT community. Bass has also been involved in fundraising for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

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Get Your Tatts Out: Kavos Ink - Netflix

Documentary series about the thriving tattoo studios in the 24-hour-party resort of Kavos on the Greek island of Corfu, featuring both tattoo artists and the young Brits who want to mark their holiday with something permanent.

Get Your Tatts Out: Kavos Ink - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 65 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-05

Get Your Tatts Out: Kavos Ink - 5Star - Netflix

5Star (formerly stylised with an asterisk as 5) is a British digital television channel owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe. It is a sister channel of Channel 5, 5Spike, 5USA and 5Select. It originally launched as the female-oriented Five Life on 15 October 2006, and was rebranded as Fiver on 28 April 2008 with a revised version of the same concept. The channel later re-branded as 5 on 7 March 2011, and later to its current name on 11 February 2016. The channel is available on digital television via Freesat, Freeview, Sky, and Virgin Media, and broadcasts between 08:00 and 04:00.

Get Your Tatts Out: Kavos Ink - Ratings - Netflix

The launch of Five Life was at the time ranked as the worst received multichannel launch for a terrestrial broadcaster, only managing to achieve a primetime share of 0.21%. Following the channel's relaunch as Fiver in 2008, the all-day share for the channel has been between 0.5–0.6%. The highest rated series airing on the channel are Home & Away, Neighbours and the weeknight showings of primetime movies. The highest rating for the channel is held by Big Brother: Live from the House, when it received just over one million viewers and an audience share of over five percent in 2013.

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Secrets of the Manor House - Netflix

Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants.

Secrets of the Manor House - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-22

Secrets of the Manor House - Byfleet Manor - Netflix

Byfleet Manor is a Grade II* listed house in Byfleet, Surrey, England. Byfleet Manor has been used as a filming location in three television series, most notably Downton Abbey.

Secrets of the Manor House - History - Netflix

Byfleet Manor's precursor was a royal hunting lodge given by Edward II to Piers Gaveston, his reputed lover. Anne of Denmark, wife of King James I, the house's last royal owner, commissioned a fresh house here in 1619. However, she died before it was finished. The front walls and gate piers, which can still be seen today, date from that time. A detailed ownership and account of royal rights is set out in sources covering this period of history, such as the Feet of Fines and the Assize Rolls kept in the royal collections and The National Archives, but which is well summarised in for example the Victoria County History. A rebuilding followed in 1685 as the early Jacobean architecture house was reported to be ruinous. This change led to a much smaller building. In 1672 the lands were granted to Lord Holles and others to hold in trust for Queen Catherine of Braganza for her life, and afterwards for Charles II of England and his heirs. In 1694 Sir John Buckworth, lord of the manor of Byfleet, was accused of neglect in repairing a bridge over the Wey. It was found, however, that he was not responsible for such repair, as he was only a “termer for years” in the manor under a “lease made by the late queen mother's trustees.” There is very little trace of the manor for about a century after this. An Enclosure Award, privatising fields, was made in 1811 for 780 acres (3.2 km2) in the parish, including common fields of Byfleet Manor, i.e. formerly whose profits were shared between its owner, tenants and subtenants. The house remained virtually unaltered until 1905, when it was restored and enlarged with the addition of asymmetrical wings. The scant modern vestiges of the ancient manorial rights were sold to a firm of solicitors in that decade. In February 2013, a hidden room was found within the home. The house is open to the public for tea parties.

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Four Corners - Netflix

"Four Corners" is Australia's premier television current affairs program. It has been part of the national story since August 1961, exposing scandals, triggering inquiries, firing debate, confronting taboos and interpreting fads, trends and sub-cultures. Its consistently high standards of journalism and film-making have earned international recognition and an array of Walkleys, Logies and other national awards.

Four Corners - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 1961-08-19

Four Corners - Four corners (Canada) - Netflix

The four corners of Canadian political subdivisions hypothetically meet at a point near 60°N 102°W. These are the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories (NWT), and the territory of Nunavut.

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Living Britain - Netflix

Living Britain is a six-part nature series which examines British wildlife over the course of one year. Each of the programmes takes place in a different time of year.

Living Britain - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 1999-10-31

Living Britain - Living Britain - Netflix

Living Britain is a six-part nature documentary series, made by the BBC Natural History Unit, transmitted from October to December 1999. It was narrated by Samuel West and produced by Peter Crawford. It examines British wildlife over the course of one year. Each of the programmes takes place in a different time of year.

Living Britain - 2. "Spring" (7 November 1999) - Netflix

Follows the arrival of spring as it moves north featuring swallow, newt, eel, polecat, red kite and wildflowers.

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Back in Time for Brixton - Netflix

Documentary following a family who give up their modern lives for one summer to experience what life was like for Caribbeans who immigrated to Britain in the postwar period.

Back in Time for Brixton - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-21

Back in Time for Brixton - Brixton - Netflix

Brixton is a district of south London, England, within the London Borough of Lambeth. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. Brixton is mainly residential with a prominent street market and substantial retail sector. It is a multiethnic community, with a large percentage of its population of Afro-Caribbean descent. It lies within Inner south London and is bordered by Stockwell, Clapham, Streatham, Camberwell, Tulse Hill and Herne Hill. The district houses the main offices of the London Borough of Lambeth. Brixton is 2.7 miles (4.3 km) south-southwest from the geographical centre of London near Lambeth North Underground station.

Back in Time for Brixton - 1980s: Riots after police actions and Scarman Report - Netflix

Brixton was the scene of riots in April 1981 at a time when Brixton underwent deep social and economic problems—high unemployment, high crime, poor housing, no amenities—in a predominantly African-Caribbean community. The Metropolitan Police began Operation Swamp 81 at the beginning of April, aimed at reducing street crime, largely through the repeated use of the so-called sus law, which allowed police officers to stop and search any individual on the grounds of mere “suspicion” of possible wrongdoing. Plain clothes police officers were dispatched into Brixton, and within five days almost 1,000 people were stopped and searched under this law. There was intense local indignation at this, since the vast majority of those stopped by the police were young black men. The riot resulted in almost 279 injuries to police and 45 injuries to members of the public, more than a hundred vehicles were burned (including 56 police vehicles), and almost 150 buildings were damaged, with 30 burned. There were 82 arrests. Reports suggested that up to 5,000 people were involved in the riot. Following the 1981 Brixton riot the Government commissioned a public inquiry into the riot headed by Lord Scarman. The subsequent Scarman report was published in November 1981 and found unquestionable evidence of the disproportionate and indiscriminate use of 'stop and search' powers by the police against black people. The report made a number of recommendations and led to a new code for police behaviour in the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and the creation of an independent Police Complaints Authority in 1985. The 1999 Macpherson Report, an investigation into the murder of Stephen Lawrence, found that recommendations of the 1981 Scarman report had been ignored and concluded that the police force was “institutionally racist”. The 1985 Brixton riot followed the police shooting of a local black woman, Dorothy 'Cherry' Groce, after the police had entered her house looking for her son Michael Groce. Although the Brixton area subsequently saw pioneering community policing initiatives, the continued death of young black men in police custody (and in one case the death of a man pointing a fake gun at people) coupled with general distrust of the police led to smaller scale protests through the 1990s.

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How Booze Built America - Netflix

Mike Rowe is thirsty. Really thirsty. And after doing hundreds of dirty jobs, who can blame him? In Discovery's three-part series How Booze Built America, host Mike Rowe takes a break from the dirty jobs … and takes a seat at the bar. Did you know that the Puritans landed the Mayflower early on Plymouth Rock … because they ran out of beer? Or that Johnny Appleseed was actually creating farms to sell hard apple cider? Mike Rowe does, and he'll walk you through all of this and more. He's proven that dirty jobs can be fun. He's ready to do the same for history.

How Booze Built America - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-19

How Booze Built America - Mike Rowe - Netflix

Michael Gregory Rowe (born March 18, 1962) is an American actor primarily known as a television host and narrator. He is known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs and the CNN series Somebody's Gotta Do It. He also hosts the podcast The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe, which he describes as “short stories designed specifically for the curious mind plagued with a short attention span”. He hosts a series produced for Facebook called Returning the Favor in which he finds people doing good deeds and does something for them in return. Rowe has narrated programs on the Discovery Channel, The Science Channel, and National Geographic Channel such as Deadliest Catch, How the Universe Works, and Shark Week. He has appeared in commercials for firms such as the Ford Motor Company.

How Booze Built America - Trade activism - Netflix

On Labor Day 2008, Rowe launched a website, mikeroweWORKS.com, which is focused on the decline in the blue collar trades and the crumbling state of the infrastructure. A trade resource center has been launched and provides information, resources, and forums for people interested in learning about, or pursuing a career in, the trades, as well as a new blog aggregator for the trades and construction industry called the “Trades Hub”, which launched in April 2011. On September 19, 2010, Mike Rowe and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers started a campaign called “I Make America”. The campaign aims to create jobs in the manufacturing sector by encouraging infrastructure investment and export agreements. The group argues that this will improve the economy and global competitiveness of the United States. In May 2011, Rowe testified on the issue before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Mike Rowe has contributed video content to The Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute's trade-worker recruiting campaign GoBuildAlabama.com, culminating in an Iron Bowl-themed commercial broadcast on local CBS affiliates during Thanksgiving weekend 2010. Rowe sent a letter to President Obama at the start of his first term offering to help promote the 3 million “shovel-ready” jobs promised during the campaign, suspecting it might be a tough sell, “given the country's then-current relationship with the shovel.” He did not receive a reply. During the 2012 presidential election, Rowe contacted GOP candidate Mitt Romney and appeared with him on September 26, 2012, at a campaign event in Ohio. “He's non partisan, he's not here to endorse me, he's not here to add support to one campaign or another,” Romney said of his guest. “He's here to talk about his ideas about how to help America create more jobs.” In Spring 2013, mikeroweWORKS launched its newest initiative, Profoundly Disconnected. Rowe states, “many of the best opportunities that exist today require a skill, not a diploma. The purpose of this site is to promote that simple truth.” While in high school in 1979, Rowe saw a poster in his guidance counselor's office that read “Work Smart, Not Hard”. He hated it so much, he changed it to “Work Smart AND Hard”; he now prints such posters and wants them hanging all over the country to get people to change the way hard work is perceived. Rowe describes himself as a cheerleader for both blue-collar workers and white-collar workers, hoping to promote individual initiative and positive thinking throughout the U.S. economy. He has stated that he feels alienated from the current U.S. political system given that both business owners and regular workers receive, in his opinion, unfair criticism, with issues such as geographical mismatching and a lack of job training causing unemployment. Rowe is a gun owner and a supporter of the U.S. 2nd Amendment; however, he's not a member of the National Rifle Association or any similar group.

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Scannal! - Netflix

SCANNAL returns with a new series, looking back at more of the scandals that shocked, outraged, amused and incited the nation.

Scannal! - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-20

Scannal! - PhotoScan - Netflix

Agisoft PhotoScan (commonly known as PhotoScan) is a professional tool for a photogrammetry pipeline. The software is available in Standard and Pro versions, the standard version is sufficient for interactive media tasks, while the Pro version is designed for authoring GIS content. The software is developed by Agisoft LLC located in St. Petersburg in Russia. It is widely used by archaeologists. Many UAV companies are also using it. The software can run on any of these operating systems: Microsoft Windows, macOS or Linux.

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Working Class White Men - Netflix

In Britain today many working class white men feel demonised, forgotten and angry. Professor Green explores what life is really like for these men, why many of them feel abandoned, and what the consequences are for Britain if we continue to look away. Raised by his nan on a council estate in Hackney, Professor Green is himself from a working class, low-income background. Over a period of six months he follows six working class white men in different parts of the country to understand what life in modern Britain is like for them. He examines the challenges and barriers they face in education, work, family life and in the way the rest of society regards them.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-09

Working Class White Men - Social class in the United Kingdom - Netflix

The social structure of the United Kingdom has historically been highly influenced by the concept of social class, with the concept still affecting British society today. British society, like its European neighbours and most societies in world history, was traditionally (before the Industrial Revolution) divided hierarchically within a system that involved the hereditary transmission of occupation, social status and political influence. Since the advent of industrialisation, this system has been in a constant state of revision, and new factors other than birth (for example, education) are now a greater part of creating identity in Britain. Although definitions of social class in the United Kingdom vary and are highly controversial, most are influenced by factors of wealth, occupation and education. Until recently the Parliament of the United Kingdom was organised on a class basis, with the House of Lords representing the hereditary upper-class and the House of Commons representing everybody else. The British monarch is usually viewed as being at the top of the social class structure. British society has experienced significant change since the Second World War, including an expansion of higher education and home ownership, a shift towards a service-dominated economy, mass immigration, a changing role for women and a more individualistic culture, and these changes have had a considerable impact on the social landscape. However, claims that the UK has become a classless society have frequently been met with scepticism. Research has shown that social status in the United Kingdom is influenced by, although separate from, social class.

The biggest current study of social class in the United Kingdom is the Great British Class Survey.

Working Class White Men - Upper middle class - Netflix

The upper middle-class in Britain broadly consists of people who were born into families which have traditionally possessed high incomes, although this group is defined more by family background than by job or income. This stratum, in England, traditionally uses the Received Pronunciation dialect natively. The upper middle-class are traditionally educated at independent schools, preferably one of the “major” or “minor” “public schools” which themselves often have pedigrees going back for hundreds of years and charge fees of as much as £33,000 per year per pupil (as of 2014). Many upper-middle-class families may have previous ancestry that often directly relates to the upper classes. Although not necessarily of the landowning classes – as a result, perhaps, of lack of a male heir – many families' titles/styles have not been inherited and therefore many families' past status became dissolved. Although such categorisations are not precise, popular contemporary examples of upper-middle-class people may include Boris Johnson, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, David Cameron, Helena Bonham Carter (actress), and Matthew Pinsent (athlete).

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WWII: The Complete History - Netflix

This exhaustive collection encompasses all the events that occurred during World War II. Covering an astonishing amount of ground, events in France, London, Munich, Stalingrad, the Pacific, and many others are all covered in intimate detail. Some of the stories offered by veterans create a startling portrait of the events as they unfolded, as well as adding a personal touch to this amazing program. In short, this is an insightful way to gather a welter of information on this important chapter in world history.

WWII: The Complete History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2000-10-05

WWII: The Complete History - History of the automobile - Netflix

The early history of the automobile can be divided into a number of eras, based on the prevalent means of propulsion. Later periods were defined by trends in exterior styling, size, and utility preferences. In 1769 the first steam-powered automobile capable of human transportation was built by Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot. In 1808, François Isaac de Rivaz designed the first car powered by an internal combustion engine fueled by hydrogen. In 1870 Siegfried Marcus built the first gasoline powered combustion engine, which he placed on a pushcart, building four progressively sophisticated combustion-engine cars over a 10-to-15-year span that influenced later cars. Marcus created the two-cycle combustion engine. The car's second incarnation in 1880 introduced a four-cycle, gasoline-powered engine, an ingenious carburetor design and magneto ignition. He created an additional two models further refining his design with steering, a clutch and a brake. The four-stroke petrol (gasoline) internal combustion engine that still constitutes the most prevalent form of modern automotive propulsion was patented by Nikolaus Otto. The similar four-stroke diesel engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel. The hydrogen fuel cell, one of the technologies hailed as a replacement for gasoline as an energy source for cars, was discovered in principle by Christian Friedrich Schönbein in 1838. The battery electric car owes its beginnings to Ányos Jedlik, one of the inventors of the electric motor, and Gaston Planté, who invented the lead–acid battery in 1859. In 1885, Karl Benz developed a petrol or gasoline powered automobile. This is also considered to be the first “production” vehicle as Benz made several other identical copies. The automobile was powered by a single cylinder four-stroke engine. In 1913, the Ford Model T, created by the Ford Motor Company five years prior, became the first automobile to be mass-produced on a moving assembly line. By 1927, Ford had produced over 15,000,000 Model T automobiles. At the turn of the 20th century electrically powered automobiles became a popular alternative method of automobile propulsion.

WWII: The Complete History - Vintage era - Netflix

The vintage era lasted from the end of World War I (1918), through to the Wall Street Crash at the end of 1929. During this period the front-engined car came to dominate with closed bodies and standardised controls becoming the norm. In 1919, 90% of cars sold were open; by 1929, 90% were closed. Development of the internal combustion engine continued at a rapid pace, with multi-valve and overhead camshaft engines produced at the high end, and V8, V12, and even V16 engines conceived for the ultra-rich. Also in 1919, hydraulic brakes were invented by Malcolm Loughead (co-founder of Lockheed); they were adopted by Duesenberg for their 1921 Model A. Three years later, Hermann Rieseler of Vulcan Motor invented the first automatic transmission, which had two-speed planetary gearbox, torque converter, and lockup clutch; it never entered production. (Its like would only become an available option in 1940.) Just at the end of the vintage era, tempered glass (now standard equipment in side windows) was invented in France. In this era the revolutionary ponton design of cars without fully articulated fenders, running boards and other non-compact ledge elements was introduced in small series but mass production of such cars was started much later (after WWII). American auto companies in the 1920s expected they would soon sell six million cars a year, but did not do so until 1955. Numerous companies disappeared. Between 1922 and 1925, the number of U.S. passenger car builders decreased from 175 to 70. H. A. Tarantous, managing editor of “MoToR Member Society of Automotive Engineers”, in a New York Times article from 1925, suggested many were unable to raise production and cope with falling prices (due to assembly line production), especially for low-priced cars. The new pyroxylin-based paints, eight cylinder engine, four wheel brakes, and balloon tires as the biggest trends for 1925. Examples of period vehicles: 1922–1939 Austin 7 — one of the most widely copied vehicles ever, serving as a template for cars around the world, from BMW to Nissan. 1922–1931 Lancia Lambda — very advanced car for the time, first car to feature a load-bearing monocoque and independent front suspension. 1924–1929 Bugatti Type 35 — one of the most successful racing cars of all time, with over 1,000 victories in five years. 1925–1928 Hanomag 2 / 10 PS — early example of ponton styling. 1927–1931 Ford Model A (1927-1931) — after keeping the brass era Model T in production for too long, Ford broke from the past by restarting its model series with the 1927 Model A. More than 4 million were produced, making it the best-selling model of the era. The Ford Model A was a prototype for the beginning of Soviet mass car production (GAZ A). 1930 Cadillac V-16 — developed at the height of the vintage era, the V16-powered Cadillac would join Bugatti's Royale as the most legendary ultra-luxury cars of the era.

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Wild Animal Reunions - Netflix

New documentary series following a group of animal keepers and caregivers - including those who have managed to create deep and unique bonds with wild animals - as they go on an adventure to reunite with their long lost animal friends.

Wild Animal Reunions - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-27

Wild Animal Reunions - Christian the lion - Netflix

Christian the lion was a lion born in captivity and purchased by Australian John Rendall and Anthony “Ace” Bourke from Harrods department store in London in 1969. He was later reintroduced to the African wild by conservationist George Adamson. One year after Adamson released Christian to the wild, his former owners decided to go looking for him to see whether Christian would remember them. He did, and with him were two lionesses who accepted the men as well.

Wild Animal Reunions - 1973 - Netflix

We called him and he stood up and started to walk towards us very slowly. Then, as if he had become convinced it was us, he ran towards us, threw himself on to us, knocked us over, knocked George over and hugged us, like he used to, with his paws on our shoulders.

Rendall details a final, largely unfilmed reunion that occurred (reported in some newspaper articles to have been in 1974, and by George Adamson to have been in 1973). By this time Christian was successfully defending his own pride, had cubs of his own and was about twice the size he was in the earlier reunion video. Adamson advised Rendall that it would most likely be a wasted trip as he had not seen Christian's pride for nine months. However, when he reached Kora, Christian and his pride had returned to Adamson's compound the day before their arrival. Rendall describes the visit he and George Adamson made:

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Channel Patrol - Netflix

Channel Patrol takes a look at the people who work around the clock, policing what is one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

Channel Patrol - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-24

Channel Patrol - United States Border Patrol - Netflix

The United States Border Patrol (USBP) is an American federal law enforcement agency. Its mission is to detect and prevent illegal aliens, terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States, and prevent illegal trafficking of people and contraband. It is the mobile, uniformed law enforcement arm of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With 19,437 agents, the Border Patrol is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For fiscal year 2017, Congress enacted a budget of $3,805,253,000 for the Border Patrol. The current acting chief of the Border Patrol is Carla Provost.

Channel Patrol - Lifesaving - Netflix

“Operation Gatekeeper” was launched in 1994 to stop migrants from crossing illegally into the United States. The strategy included increased enforcement and extensive fencing near border cities, with the twofold purpose of deflecting migrants to remote areas where they could more easily be detected and apprehended, as well as using the formidable mountains, deserts, and Rio Grande as a deterrent to easy passage. The newly erected Mexico–United States barrier—which at some remote locations is no more than a fence—has also forced migrants and human traffickers to seek out remote desert locations in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas where they may attempt crossing. The “funnel effect” created by both these strategies has contributed to the deaths of thousands of migrants, whose remains are often found in the hot desert or freezing mountains. As early as 1998, the former Immigration and Naturalization Service implemented the Border Safety Initiative in response to concerns about the number of migrants injured or killed while attempting to cross the border. It was noted that Border Patrol agents routinely supplied water, food, and medical care to migrants. That same year, Border Patrol, Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR), a specialized unit trained in emergency search and rescue, was established with the purpose of assisting injured or stranded migrants at remote locations. In 2002, the first “rescue beacons” were installed in desert areas considered especially dangerous. The beacons are solar powered and highly visible, and have a button which alerts Border Patrol agents by radio signal, after which a helicopter or ground unit is dispatched. U.S. Senator Bill Frist commented in 2006: “these beacons, I believe, are an absolutely vital link in our border security system... We know that beacons work: CBP has already saved dozens of people based entirely on beacon alerts.” The Border Patrol frequently publishes reports about stranded and injured individuals rescued at beacon locations. During a 12-month period in 2011–12, Border Patrol agents made 1,312 rescues along the Mexico-United States border, nearly half occurring in the Tucson Sector.

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Kingdom of the North - Netflix

From coast to coast, from the plains to the forests, from the wide and open grasslands of the prairie to the cold and seemingly barren landscapes of the Arctic: this is the comprehensive story of a country that we know today as Canada—and it's also the story of how this land and its wildlife was shaped by humans.

Kingdom of the North - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-05

Kingdom of the North - List of British monarchs - Netflix

There have been 12 monarchs of the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United Kingdom (see Monarchy of the United Kingdom) since the merger of the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland on 1 May 1707. England and Scotland had been in personal union under the House of Stuart since 24 March 1603. On 1 January 1801, Great Britain merged with the Kingdom of Ireland (also previously in personal union with Great Britain) to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. After most of Ireland left the union on 6 December 1922, its name was amended on 12 April 1927 to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Brilliant Ideas - Netflix

Hyundai Motor and global media group Bloomberg launch a collaborative project Brilliant Ideas. With a passion for art, Hyundai and Bloomberg have been a strong supporter for arts. Brilliant Ideas will realize a new vision to profile major art personalities to deliver exciting insight. Through Bloomberg TV and digital, you can experience artists' spirit, perspectives on art, and processes of their art work. Although you can now see art works easily in museums and art events, meeting artists is a scarce experience. Then how can you be closer to the artists? What are the voices and faces behind the incredible art works that amaze the global audience? Brilliant Ideas carefully selects the artists from over Asia, Europe, United States, Latin America, and the Middle East. Selected artists deal with wide range of mediums including sculpture, installation, and performances. These artists speak to the viewers in-depth about their stories according to their own artistic characteristics. This will be an excellent opportunity to closely understand their artistic insights.

Brilliant Ideas - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-05-08

Brilliant Ideas - Amagi Brilliant Park - Netflix

Amagi Brilliant Park (甘城ブリリアントパーク, Amagi Buririanto Pāku) is a Japanese light novel series written by Shoji Gatoh and illustrated by Yuka Nakajima. Fujimi Shobo has published eight volumes since February 20, 2013, under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. There are three manga adaptations published by Fujimi Shobo and Kadokawa. A 13-episode anime television series adaptation by Kyoto Animation aired in Japan between October 6 and December 25, 2014.

Brilliant Ideas - Manga - Netflix

A manga adaptation with art by Kimitake Yoshioka started serialization in Fujimi Shobo's shōnen manga magazine Monthly Dragon Age with the March 2014 issue sold on February 8. The series has been compiled in two tankōbon volumes, released on June 7 and October 8, 2014. A four-panel comic strip manga illustrated by Kōji Azuma titled Amagi Brilliant Park? Fumo (甘城ブリリアントパーク?ふも) began serialization in Monthly Dragon Age with the June 2014 issue. A third manga titled Amagi Brilliant Park the animation (甘城ブリリアントパークthe animation), written by the AmaBri Restoration Committee (甘ブリ再生委員会, Amaburi Saisei Iinkai) and illustrated by Ami Hakui, will begin serialization on Kadokawa's ComicWalker website.

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Revelation: The End of Days - Netflix

Almost 2,000 years ago, the final book of the Bible, Revelation, predicted that Christ would return but only after a period of chaos and torment inflicted on the world to test the faith of mankind. Revelation: The End of Days is a gripping, dramatic interpretation of how the ancient prophecies of The Book of Revelation could unfold in our modern world. The two-night, four-hour event brings to life six fictional characters' firsthand accounts of the "End of Days" events. Revelation: The End of Days merges drama with re-purposed real news archive to thrust a group of fictional characters into an imagining of the Apocalypse. The program follows the dramatic stories of a TV reporter, a police officer, a doctor, a scientist and a college professor as they deal with chaos, war, earthquakes and a deadly pandemic.

Revelation: The End of Days - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2014-12-29

Revelation: The End of Days - Book of Revelation - Netflix

The Book of Revelation, often called the Revelation to John, the Apocalypse of John, The Revelation, or simply Revelation or Apocalypse (and often misquoted as Revelations), is a book of the New Testament that occupies a central place in Christian eschatology. Its title is derived from the first word of the text, written in Koine Greek: apokalypsis, meaning “unveiling” or “revelation” (before title pages and titles, books were commonly known by their first words, as is also the case of the Hebrew Five Books of Moses (Torah)). The Book of Revelation is the only apocalyptic document in the New Testament canon (although there are short apocalyptic passages in various places in the Gospels and the Epistles). The author names himself in the text as “John”, but his precise identity remains a point of academic debate. Second-century Christian writers such as Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Melito the bishop of Sardis, and Clement of Alexandria and the author of the Muratorian fragment identify John the Apostle as the “John” of Revelation. Modern scholarship generally takes a different view, and many consider that nothing can be known about the author except that he was a Christian prophet. Some modern scholars characterise Revelation's author as a putative figure whom they call “John of Patmos”. The bulk of traditional sources date the book to the reign of the emperor Domitian (AD 81–96), and the evidence tends to confirm this. The book spans three literary genres: the epistolary, the apocalyptic, and the prophetic. It begins with John, on the island of Patmos in the Aegean, addressing a letter to the “Seven Churches of Asia”. He then describes a series of prophetic visions, including figures such as the Seven Headed Dragon, The Serpent and the Beast, culminating in the Second Coming of Jesus. The obscure and extravagant imagery has led to a wide variety of Christian interpretations: historicist interpretations see in Revelation a broad view of history; preterist interpretations treat Revelation as mostly referring to the events of the apostolic era (1st century), or, at the latest, the fall of the Roman Empire; futurists believe that Revelation describes future events; and idealist or symbolic interpretations consider that Revelation does not refer to actual people or events, but is an allegory of the spiritual path and the ongoing struggle between good and evil.

Revelation: The End of Days - Sources - Netflix

The predominant view is that Revelation alludes to the Old Testament although it is difficult among scholars to agree on the exact number of allusions or the allusions themselves. Revelation rarely quotes directly from the Old Testament, yet almost every verse alludes to or echoes older scriptures. Over half of the references stem from Daniel, Ezekiel, Psalms, and Isaiah, with Daniel providing the largest number in proportion to length and Ezekiel standing out as the most influential. Because these references appear as allusions rather than as quotes, it is difficult to know whether the author used the Hebrew or the Greek version of the Hebrew scriptures, but he was clearly often influenced by the Greek. He very frequently combines multiple references, and again the allusional style makes it impossible to be certain to what extent he did so consciously. According to several studies including a review by Dr James Tabor and Dr J.Massyngberde Ford, the Book of Revelation contains ancient pre-Christian texts of Jewish origin dating back to the time of John the Baptist and the communities of Qumran as well as antique Jewish texts. In several verses one can identify the ancient texts and that attributed to John, the latter having just added in the original text the words “Jesus Christ” (Rev 1: 1), “testimony of Jesus Christ” (Rev. 1: 2) or even “Jesus” (Rev 1: 9), and similar words in dozens of other verses.

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The Adventurer's Guide to Britain - Netflix

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain strays from the beaten track to uncover the mysteries and secret wonders of the British Isles.

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-22

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain - Jamie McDonald (adventurer) - Netflix

Jamie McDonald (born 19 August 1986) is a British adventurer from Tredworth, Gloucestershire, and is best known for running 5,000 miles solo coast to coast across Canada.

The Adventurer's Guide to Britain - Superhero Foundation - Netflix

Jamie co-founded Superhero Foundation, a charity aiming to “empower real-life Superheroes to change, and save lives”. In the UK, the charity supports individuals raising money for treatment not provided by the NHS, as well as supporting kids hospitals. The charity began by helping Gloucestershire-based father James Bottger raise money to help his wheel-chair bound daughter for an operation in the US to enable her to walk for the rest of her life. Bottger climbed up and down Robinswood Hill in Gloucester, UK, 75 times, until he 'reached the equivalent of Mount Everest', raising tens of thousands of pounds in the process. Since, the charity has helped other families in similar situations.

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Johnny Kingdom's Wild Exmoor - Netflix

In this factual series shot across the four seasons we join wild man of the moor Johnny Kingdom, as he follows the wildlife and people of his beloved Exmoor.

Johnny Kingdom's Wild Exmoor - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-06-01

Johnny Kingdom's Wild Exmoor - The Return of the Native - Netflix

The Return of the Native is Thomas Hardy's sixth published novel. It first appeared in the magazine Belgravia, a publication known for its sensationalism, and was presented in twelve monthly installments from January to December 1878. Because of the novel's controversial themes, Hardy had some difficulty finding a publisher; reviews, however, though somewhat mixed, were generally positive. In the twentieth century, The Return of the Native became one of Hardy's most popular and highly regarded novels.

Johnny Kingdom's Wild Exmoor - Character list - Netflix

Clement (Clym) Yeobright—A man of about thirty who gives up a business career in Paris to return to his native Egdon Heath to become a “schoolmaster to the poor and ignorant” (Hardy himself gave up a successful career as a London architect and returned to his native Dorchester to become a writer). “The beauty here visible would in no time be ruthlessly overrun by its parasite, thought.” Clym is the “native” to which the book's title refers. Eustacia Vye—A raven-haired young beauty, of half-Italian ancestry, who chafes against her life on the heath and longs to escape it to lead the more adventure-filled life of the world. Some of the heathfolk think she is a witch. Hardy describes her as “the raw material of a divinity” whose “celestial imperiousness, love, wrath, and fervour had proved to be somewhat thrown away on netherward Egdon.” Mrs. Yeobright—Clym’s mother, a widow of inflexible standards. Thomasin has lived with her for many years, but Clym is her only child. She strongly disapproves of Eustacia. Thomasin (Tamsin) Yeobright—Clym’s cousin and Mrs. Yeobright's niece, a young girl of gentle ways and conventional expectations. In Hardy's original manuscript, Wildeve tricks her with a false marriage to seduce her. “Mrs Yeobright saw a little figure...undefended except by the power of her own hope.” Damon Wildeve—Eustacia's former lover and Thomasin's first husband. He is an ex-engineer who has failed in his profession and who now keeps an inn, “The Quiet Woman”—so-called because its sign depicts a decapitated woman carrying her own head. He has a wandering eye and an appetite for women. “A lady killing career.” Diggory Venn—A resourceful man of twenty-four and a reddleman (a travelling seller of reddle, red chalk used for marking sheep). He selflessly protects Thomasin throughout the novel despite the fact that she refused to marry him two years before. He keeps a watchful eye on Eustacia to make sure Wildeve doesn't go back to her. At the end, he renounces his trade to become a dairy farmer like his father, and in doing so loses the red skin. He is then seen as a suitable husband for Thomasin. Venn's red coloration and frequent narrative references to his 'Mephistophelean' or diabolical character are symbolic and important. In one particularly significant chapter (“The Morning and Evening of an Eventful Day”), Venn displays an increasingly unlikely string of good luck, repeatedly rolling dice and defeating a rival. This event makes Venn something of a deus ex machina, as well as a quasi-magical figure. While Hardy abandons these aspects of Venn's character by the end of the novel, during his 'reddleman' phase, Venn lends elements of magical realism and what modern readers would understand to be superheroic elements to the novel. Captain Drew—Eustacia’s grandfather and a former naval officer (renamed Captain Vye in later editions). Timothy Fairway—A sententious man of middle age who is greatly respected by the other heathfolk. Grandfer Cantle—A somewhat senile and always lively ex-soldier of about sixty-nine. Christian Cantle—Grandfer Cantle's fearful and timid thirty-one-year-old son. Humphrey—Clym's eventual colleague, a furze cutter (furze is a low, prickly shrub more commonly called gorse). Susan Nunsuch—Eustacia's nearest neighbour and bitterest enemy who convinces herself that Eustacia's witchery has caused her son's sickliness. In a memorable scene, Susan tries to protect him by making a wax effigy of Eustacia, sticking it full of pins, and melting it in her fireplace while uttering the Lord's Prayer backward. Eustacia drowns later that night. Johnny Nunsuch—Susan’s son, a young boy. He encounters Mrs. Yeobright during her fatal walk home and, in obedience to her wishes, reports her last words to Clym: I am a broken-hearted woman cast off by my son. Charley—A sixteen-year-old boy who works for Captain Drew and who admires Eustacia, largely from afar. Egdon Heath—The setting for all the novel's events; considered by some critics to be the leading character as well. It is profoundly ancient, the scene of intense but long-forgotten pagan lives. As its tumuli attest, it is also a graveyard that has swallowed countless generations of inhabitants without changing much itself. To Thomasin, Clym, and Diggory, it is a benign, natural place; in Eustacia's eyes, it becomes a malevolent presence intent on destroying her.

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Who Killed Jane Doe? - Netflix

Behind the discovery of every Jane Doe are two parallel stories: that of the detectives puzzling out her identity and how she died, and that of her family who know very well who she is but have lost her, now forever. By weaving the two stories together, Who Killed Jane Doe? Embarks on a unique journey of discovery, loss, mystery and resolution.

Who Killed Jane Doe? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-01

Who Killed Jane Doe? - List of unidentified murder victims in the United States - Netflix

Of the thousands of people murdered every year in the United States, some remain unidentified. Many victims are not identified for years or even decades after they were killed—as in the case of Tammy Jo Alexander, who was murdered in 1979 and remained unidentified until 2015. Including both murder victims and those who died of other causes, about 40,000 bodies remain unidentified in the United States.

Who Killed Jane Doe? - Saguache County John Doe - Netflix

The body of a male was discovered on October 12, 2002 in Saguache, Saguache County, Colorado. He had been shot in the head twice at a minimal distance and left in a ravine. He had been wrapped in a handmade, antique quilt, and wrapped again in black plastic secured with duct tape. He is believed to have been asleep when killed. The victim was six feet five inches tall and was estimated to weigh between 235 and 240 pounds. Although he was toothless, no dentures were found. He was estimated to have been between the ages of thirty and forty. He wore a motorcycle jacket with the words “Fort Washington, Maryland” and black shorts. It is possible that he was attending a motorcycle-related gathering at the time of his death.

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Jo Frost on Britain's Killer Kids - Netflix

With over 26 years experience working with kids, Jo Frost firmly believes that children are not born evil, but what is it that drives a child to kill? Why do some people believe that there are those who are pure evil from birth? When is a child criminally responsible for their acts? Should a child of ten years old be convicted of murder? Jo aims to answer these difficult questions through the cases she uncovers in each episode, the experts she meets and those people close to the crimes who tell these tragic stories.

Jo Frost on Britain's Killer Kids - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-08

Jo Frost on Britain's Killer Kids - List of Deadly Women episodes - Netflix

Deadly Women is an American television series that first aired in 2005 on the Discovery Channel, focusing on female killers. It was originally a mini-series consisting of three episodes: “Obsession,” “Greed” and “Revenge”. After a three-year hiatus, the show resumed production in 2008 and began airing on the Investigation Discovery channel as a regularly scheduled series. The series is produced in Australia by Beyond International.

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Hitler's War - Netflix

This documentary illustrates Hitler's ruthless aspirations and savage victories, as his armies blitzed their way through Northern Europe and invaded the Soviet Union; the disappointment and defeat that followed the collapse of his "Russian Adventure," and the Allies closing in on the German capital of Berlin. Hitler's fateful decision to invade the Soviet Union proved to be the decisive turning point that led to his defeat in Europe. Though 1941's successful Operation Barbarossa netted huge swaths of Soviet territory, the Nazis' attempt on Moscow was derailed by the harsh Russian winter, while the subsequent Battle of Stalingrad completely destroyed Nazi forces. Both of these disastrous campaigns ultimately led to the weakening of both the German military and Hitler's own psyche, resulting in the Allies' march into Berlin and the Fuhrer's suicide shortly thereafter.

Hitler's War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 1994-05-14

Hitler's War - Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War - Netflix

Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, is a book by Patrick J. Buchanan, published in May 2008. Buchanan argues that both world wars were unnecessary and that the British Empire's decision to fight in them was disastrous for the world. One of Buchanan's express purposes is to undermine what he describes as a “Churchill cult” in America's élite and so he focuses particularly on how Winston Churchill helped Britain get into wars with Germany in 1914 and again in 1939.

Hitler's War - World War I - Netflix

Buchanan accuses Churchill, then First Lord of the Admiralty, of having a “lust for war” in 1914. Buchanan follows the conclusions of Kennan, an American diplomat, who wrote in his 1984 book The Fateful Alliance that the 1894 Franco-Russian Alliance was an act of “encirclement” of Germany and that German foreign policy after 1894 was defensive rather than aggressive. Buchanan describes Germany as a “satiated power” that sought only peace and prosperity but was threatened by a revanchist France obsessed with regaining Alsace-Lorraine. He calls Russia an “imperialist” power that was carrying out an aggressive policy in Eastern Europe against Germany. Buchanan argues that Britain had no quarrel with Germany before 1914, but the great rise of the Imperial German Navy, spearheaded by Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz, was a “threat to Britain” that forced the British to bring back to European waters the bulk of its Royal Navy and to make alliances with Russia and France. Buchanan asserts that a disastrous policy that “tied England to Europe” and created the conditions that led the British to involvement in the war. On the other hand, Buchanan asserts that the greatest responsibility for the breakdown in Anglo-German relations was the “Germanophobia” and zeal for the Entente Cordiale with France of the British Foreign Secretary, Edward Grey. In assessing responsibility for the course of events, Buchanan asserts that the British could have easily ended the Anglo-German naval race in 1912 by promising to remain neutral in a war between Germany and France. Buchanan calls “Prussian militarism” an anti-German myth invented by British statesmen and that the record of Germany supports his belief that it was the least militaristic of the European Powers. He writes that in the century between the Battle of Waterloo (1815) and World War I (1914), Britain had fought ten wars and Germany three. Buchanan points out that until 1914, German Kaiser Wilhelm II had not fought a war but Churchill had served in three wars: “Churchill had himself seen more war than almost any soldier in the German army.” Buchanan claims that Wilhelm was desperate to avoid a war in 1914 and accepts the German claim that it was the Russian mobilization of July 31 that forced war on Germany. Buchanan accuses Churchill and Grey of getting Britain to enter the war in 1914 by making promises that Britain would defend France without the knowledge of Cabinet or Parliament. Buchanan argues that the United States should never have fought in World War I, and that it was “deceived and dragged” into war in 1917: “Americans blamed the 'Merchants of Death' – the war profiteers – and the British propagandists” who created the myth of the Rape of Belgium. Buchanan calls the British “hunger blockade” of Germany in World War I “criminal” and accepts British economist John Maynard Keynes, who wrote in his 1919 The Economic Consequences of the Peace that the reparations that were imposed on Germany in the Treaty of Versailles were “impossible” to pay.

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16 Kids and Counting - Netflix

What's life like when you have enough children to field your own football team?

16 Kids and Counting - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-01-11

16 Kids and Counting - Jinger Vuolo - Netflix

Jinger Nicole Vuolo (née Duggar; born December 21, 1993) is an American author and television personality. She is known for her television appearances on TLC reality shows 19 Kids and Counting and Counting On. A member of the Duggar family, Vuolo is the fourth daughter born to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. Vuolo co-authored Growing Up Duggar: It's All About Relationships with her sisters Jana, Jill and Jessa in 2015.

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Battle Castle - Netflix

In Battle Castle host Dan Snow explores the military engineering behind such strongholds as: Dover Castle, Krak des Chevaliers in Syria and Gibralfaro in Spain and details the legendary battles that testified to their impregnability. During the Middle Ages these fortified structures were the ultimate authority in any region they were built. Both defensive and offensive, they were centres of administration, symbols of power as well as concentrations of military might. But what was it that made each successful? Through dynamic location footage and immersive visual effects, this six episode series reveals the bloody history behind these fortifications and the weapons designed to defeat them. Each episode will climax with the ultimate test of each castle's strength: examining the epic battle that changed the course of history.

Battle Castle - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-02-23

Battle Castle - Battle of Gifu Castle - Netflix

The Battle of Gifu Castle (岐阜城の戦い, Gifu-jō no Tatakai) was a battle in August 1600 that led to the destruction of Gifu Castle in Gifu, Mino Province (modern-day Gifu Prefecture), Japan. The battle served as a prelude to the Battle of Sekigahara the following month. It pitted Oda Hidenobu of the western forces (and loyal to Toyotomi Hideyori) against Ikeda Terumasa, Ikeda Sen and Fukushima Masanori of the eastern forces (and loyal to Tokugawa Ieyasu). The castle was destroyed as a result of the battle.

Battle Castle - Ikeda's forces - Netflix

Hearing of Hidenobu's movements, Terumasa's forces grouped together to combine their strengths alongside of his sister, Ikeda Sen who commanded a troop of 200 female arquebusiers. Early in the morning of August 22, 1600, the combined forces moved from Haguri District's Kōda (present-day city of Ichinomiya, Aichi Prefecture) in Owari Province to the neighboring Haguri District's Kōdajima (present-day city of Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture) in Mino Province. (The two Haguri Districts had previously been one district in Owari Province, hence their same names and proximity.) During their march, they crossed the Kiso River. While crossing the river, a contingent of Hidenobu's musketeers fought their advance in the Battle of Kōda Kisogawa Tokō (河田木曽川渡河の戦い Kōda Kisogawa Tokō no Tatakai). After defeating the musketeers, Terumasa's forces continued their march. On the afternoon of August 22, they arrived in the village of Komeno (present-day town of Kasamatsu) and fought a force of 3,000 men under Dodo Tsunaie (百々綱家) at the Battle of Komeno (米野の戦い Komeno no Tatakai) and defeated them. At the time of the defeat, Hidenobu was in the nearby village of Injiki (present-day Ginan) and decided to remove his forces to Gifu Castle, instead of attacking the eastern forces where they were.

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Mystery Map - Netflix

The series examines everything from the infamous Beast of Bodmin Moor and a bizarre spinning Egyptian relic, to the ghost of Guy Fawkes believed to haunt an inn in York. In this brand-new two part series, Ben and Julia take to the road to investigate for themselves the background to these mysterious sightings, ghostly goings on and tales of mythical beasts. Using reconstructions and interviews with eyewitnesses, experts and historians; each story is brought to life. The presenters set out to explore the details of each mystery and their possible explanations, to consider how they came about and why people believe in them.

Mystery Map - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-11-20

Mystery Map - Pokémon Mystery Dungeon - Netflix

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon (Japanese: ポケモン不思議のダンジョン, Hepburn: Pokemon Fushigi no Danjon) is a video game series spin off from the main Pokémon series developed by Spike Chunsoft (formerly Chunsoft). The games features the fictional creatures called Pokémon navigating through a randomly generated dungeon using turn-based moves, indicative of Mystery Dungeon games. As of September 2015, there have been ten games across four platforms, as well as two manga adaptations and several animated specials. These games are based in dungeons, where a floor map is randomly generated. In the dungeons, players fight other Pokémon while obtaining items and finding steps to the next floor. Across all installments, the series has sold over 13 million copies.[a]

Mystery Map - Gameplay - Netflix

Although there are different features in each of the titles, the major gameplay in each title are the same. The player assumes the role of a Pokémon that was transformed from a human, found by the player's Pokémon partner in the start of the game. Before the game starts, the player will need to go through a personality test; this will decide which Pokémon the player is in the game (with the exception of the WiiWare games, Gates to Infinity, and Super Mystery Dungeon, where the player may choose their starter). Gameplay is based on a classic roguelike game, with the player navigating the randomly generated dungeon with their Pokémon team. Movement and actions are turn-based; the player can use basic attacks, Pokémon moves, and items. The game starts with one partner Pokémon, but the player can recruit other Pokémon that they meet in the dungeon into their team soon after the first mission.

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Fightback Britain - Netflix

Fightback Britain shows how the British public are refusing to take lying down being the take victims of crime and are helping the police fight back against the criminals. The show is presented by Julia Bradbury and Adrian Simpson.

Fightback Britain - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-12

Fightback Britain - International Marxist Tendency - Netflix

The International Marxist Tendency (IMT) is an international Trotskyist tendency founded by Ted Grant and his followers following their break with the Committee for a Workers International in the early 1990s. Their website, Marxist.com, is edited by Alan Woods. The site is multilingual, and publishes international current affairs articles written from a Marxist perspective, as well as a large number of historical and theoretical articles. The IMT is active in over 30 countries worldwide.

Fightback Britain - Theory and tactics - Netflix

The International Marxist Tendency adheres to Orthodox Trotskyism, emphasising the education of cadres of workers and youth. The IMT manifesto makes demands such as “the end to privatisation and the abandonment of market economics”, “the nationalisation of privatised companies without compensation” and “the reintroduction of the state monopoly of foreign trade”.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors - Netflix

Jean-Claude Van Damme aka 'The Muscles from Brussels' is a massive box office star with roles in movies including Bloodsport, Universal Soldier and The Expendables 2. In Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors his private life is exposed for the first time as he allows cameras access behind the scenes at his home and when he's at work on set. Van Damme and his family reveal the man behind the movie legend who works and parties hard. We discover a sensitive but complex character who is strong enough to take on the world, but who also regrets his rock 'n' roll lifestyle and desperately misses his family when he is away filming. This is an intimate portrait of an international movie star as you've never seen him before.

Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-22

Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors - 2011 in British television - Netflix

This is a list of events that took place in 2011 related to British television.

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King of Thrones - Netflix

"King of Thrones" follows Hoxie Homes and Remodeling, a northern Minnesota-based crew of contractors, carpenters and designers who've built a "crap-load" of high-end bathrooms featuring giant flat-screen TVs, heated toilets, body dryers and even shower jets for a dog. Led by Jeff Hoxie and his partner Dave Koob, the team will stop at nothing to meet their clients' imaginative needs.

King of Thrones - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-10

King of Thrones - List of Game of Thrones episodes - Netflix

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. The series is based on the A Song of Ice and Fire novels by author George R. R. Martin. The series takes place on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos and chronicles the power struggles among noble families as they fight for control of the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. The series starts when House Stark, led by Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark (Sean Bean) is drawn into schemes against King Robert Baratheon (Mark Addy) when the Hand of the King Jon Arryn (Robert's chief advisor) dies mysteriously. The series premiered on April 17, 2011, on HBO. David Benioff and D. B. Weiss both serve as executive producers along with Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, Bernadette Caulfield and George R. R. Martin. Filming for the series has taken place in a number of locations, including Croatia, Northern Ireland, Iceland and Spain. Episodes are broadcast on Sunday at 9:00 pm Eastern Time, and the episodes are between 50 and 81 minutes in length. The first seven seasons are available on DVD and Blu-ray. As of August 27, 2017, 67 episodes of Game of Thrones have aired, concluding the seventh season. The series will conclude with its eighth season, which will consist of six episodes and is set to air in 2019. The show's episodes have won numerous awards including two Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series.

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Our Planet - Netflix

Filmed over four years, Our Planet is an eight-part series that combines the spectacular photography of Planet Earth with an unprecedented look at the planet's remaining wilderness areas and their animal inhabitants. Set to Debut in 2019.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

Our Planet - List of nearest stars and brown dwarfs - Netflix

The following two lists include all the known stars and brown dwarfs that are within 5.0 parsecs (16.3 light-years) of the Sun, or were/will be within 5.0 light-years (1.53 parsecs) in the astronomically near past or future. The easiest way to determine stellar distance to the Sun for these objects is parallax, which measures how much stars appear to move against background objects over the course of Earth's orbit around the Sun. As a parsec (parallax-second) is defined by the distance of an object that would appear to move exactly one second of arc against background objects, stars less than 5 parsecs away will have measured parallaxes of over 0.2 arcseconds, or 200 milliarcseconds. The first table is based on the most accurate observed parallaxes of the stars. The second table additionally lists stars that in the past have come or in the future will come within 1.5 parsecs (4.9 light-years). Determining which stars fall within the stated range relies on accurate astrometric measurements of their parallax and total proper motions (how far they move across the sky due to their actual velocity relative to the Sun), along with spectroscopic determined radial velocities (their speed directly towards or away from us, which combined with proper motion defines their true movement through the sky relative to the Sun). Both of these measurements are subject to increasing and significant errors over very long time spans, especially over the several thousand-year time spans it takes for stars to noticeably move relative to each other. There are 52 stellar systems beyond our own Solar system that currently lie within this 5 parsec distance. These systems contain a total of 63 stars, of which 50 are red dwarfs, by far the most common type of star in the Milky Way. Much more massive stars, such as our own, make up the remaining 13. In addition to these “true” stars, there are 11 brown dwarfs (objects not quite massive enough to fuse hydrogen), and 4 white dwarfs (extremely dense objects that remain after stars such as our Sun exhaust all fusable hydrogen in their core and slowly shed their outer layers while only the collapsed core remains). Despite the relative proximity of these objects to Earth, only nine exceed 6.5 apparent magnitude, meaning only about 12% of these objects can be observed with the naked eye. Besides the Sun, only three are first-magnitude stars: Alpha Centauri, Sirius, and Procyon. All of these objects are located in the Local Bubble, a region within the Orion–Cygnus Arm of the Milky Way. Based on the latest Gaia DR2 astrometric results released in 2018 of stars brighter than 13.8G apparent magnitude, an estimated 694 solar-like or cooler stars will possibly approach the solar system to less than 5 parsecs over the next 15 million years. Of these, 26 have a good probability to come within 1.0 parsec and another 7 within 0.5 parsecs. The closest encounter to the Sun so far predicted is the low mass orange K7 spectral type star Gliese 710 / HIP 89825. Minimum perihelion distance is 0.0676±0.0157 parsecs or 13900±3200 AU about 1.281 million years from now. This is easily within the predicted maximum size of the Oort cloud, whose approach will likely be disruptive enough to affect the orbits of cometary bodies.

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What Happens in Kavos... - Netflix

Documentary series following young Brits over a summer in Kavos, Corfu, to get a glimpse of what really happens in the hedonistic party town away from parents and surrounded by temptation.

What Happens in Kavos... - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-01-07

What Happens in Kavos... - List of The Emperor's New School episodes - Netflix

This article following is an episode list for the Disney Channel animated series The Emperor's New School. Disney's The Emperor's New School is a television series companion to the movies The Emperor's New Groove and Kronk's New Groove. This time, Kuzco must graduate school before he can claim the throne and become the official emperor. Besides passing all his classes, he has to keep thwarting attempts by the infamous Yzma and Kronk to stop him. Yzma is now disguised as the principal and Kronk is disguised as a student.

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Come on Down! The Game Show Story - Netflix

Bradley Walsh looks back at some of the greatest game shows over the past 7 and a half decades.

Come on Down! The Game Show Story - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-08-10

Come on Down! The Game Show Story - Nick Weir - Netflix

Nicholas David “Nick” Weir is an English entertainer who is best known as the second presenter of Catchphrase and is currently the Vice President of Entertainment for Royal Caribbean International. Weir is a former consultant and entertainer who was born in London, England and grew up in West Sussex, England. In total he presented four game shows, or six including two unbroadcast pilots, and all of them were ITV productions. Of the game shows he presented, Catchphrase was the only one he presented more than one series of.

Come on Down! The Game Show Story - Vice President of Royal Caribbean - Netflix

Weir was appointed Vice President of Entertainment by Royal Caribbean on 18 September 2013, following the departure of Peter Compton. Royal Caribbean wanted Weir's combination of stage and managerial experience to push larger Vegas-style productions aboard its ships. Royal Caribbean announced “With his stellar and diverse background, Nick will help lead Royal Caribbean’s award-winning entertainment program to the next level – not just for our existing fleet of the world’s largest and most innovative cruise ships, but also for the three Quantum-class and a third Oasis-class ship that will be launching starting in late-2014. Nick joins Royal Caribbean with more than 25 years of experience in both the entertainment and cruise industries – with notable achievements in performance and production...” Since becoming the vice president, Weir has overseen the launch of the Two70° theatre in the back end of the ship in the Quantum class. The theatre features pioneering technology including the Vistarama, a projection surface that is 150 feet wide, and technology allowing users to manipulate video in any desired way, but also viewers can manipulate the screen it is being played on in three-dimensional space. He has also overseen two new stage shows, Mamma Mia! and Sonic Odyssey. Weir was also impressed with their treatment of the Saturday Night Fever stage show on Liberty on the Seas, saying they “were able to play with it a little bit and it's a slightly shorter version than the original, and it’s just magnificent. In fact, it's so impressive to me that we have a production facility here in Hollywood, and every time it does its studio run — they do a run-through before they ship out to the ship — I get in my car and go up and watch it. It’s so clever.”

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Revolution School - Netflix

An inspiring series about everyday Australian kids and the science behind improving education. The students & teachers of Kambrya College work hard to pull their school from its bottom ranking and make it the best it can be.

Revolution School - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-31

Revolution School - Revolution - Netflix

In political science, a revolution (Latin: revolutio, “a turn around”) is a fundamental and relatively sudden change in political power and political organization which occurs when the population revolt against the government, typically due to perceived oppression (political, social, economic). In book V of the Politics, the Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle (384–322 BC) described two types of political revolution: Complete change from one constitution to another Modification of an existing constitution. Revolutions have occurred through human history and vary widely in terms of methods, duration and motivating ideology. Their results include major changes in culture, economy and socio-political institutions, usually in response to perceived overwhelming autocracy or plutocracy. Scholarly debates about what does and does not constitute a revolution center on several issues. Early studies of revolutions primarily analyzed events in European history from a psychological perspective, but more modern examinations include global events and incorporate perspectives from several social sciences, including sociology and political science. Several generations of scholarly thought on revolutions have generated many competing theories and contributed much to the current understanding of this complex phenomenon.

Revolution School - Types - Netflix

There are many different typologies of revolutions in social science and literature. Alexis de Tocqueville differentiated between; political revolutions, sudden and violent revolutions that seek not only to establish a new political system but to transform an entire society, and; slow but sweeping transformations of the entire society that take several generations to bring about (such as changes in religion). One of several different Marxist typologies divides revolutions into; pre-capitalist early bourgeois, bourgeois, bourgeois-democratic, early proletarian socialist Charles Tilly, a modern scholar of revolutions, differentiated between; coup d'état (a top-down seizure of power) civil war revolt, and “great revolution” (a revolution that transforms economic and social structures as well as political institutions, such as the French Revolution of 1789, Russian Revolution of 1917, or Islamic Revolution of Iran). Mark Katz identified six forms of revolution; rural revolution urban revolution Coup d'état, e.g. Egypt, 1952 revolution from above, e.g. Mao's Great leap forward of 1958 revolution from without, e.g. the allied invasions of Italy, 1944 and Germany, 1945. revolution by osmosis, e.g. the gradual Islamization of several countries. These categories are not mutually exclusive; the Russian revolution of 1917 began with urban revolution to depose the Czar, followed by rural revolution, followed by the Bolshevik coup in November. Katz also cross-classified revolutions as follows; Central; countries, usually Great powers, which play a leading role in a Revolutionary wave; e.g. the USSR, Nazi Germany, Iran since 1979. Aspiring revolutions, which follow the Central revolution subordinate or puppet revolutions rival revolutions, e.g. communist Yugoslavia, and China after 1969 A further dimension to Katz's typology is that revolutions are either against (anti-monarchy, anti-dictatorial, anti-communist, anti-democratic) or for (pro-fascism, communism, nationalism etc.).In the latter cases, a transition period is often necessary to decide on the direction taken. Other types of revolution, created for other typologies, include the social revolutions; proletarian or communist revolutions (inspired by the ideas of Marxism that aims to replace capitalism with Communism); failed or abortive revolutions (revolutions that fail to secure power after temporary victories or large-scale mobilization); or violent vs. nonviolent revolutions. The term revolution has also been used to denote great changes outside the political sphere. Such revolutions are usually recognized as having transformed in society, culture, philosophy, and technology much more than political systems; they are often known as social revolutions. Some can be global, while others are limited to single countries. One of the classic examples of the usage of the word revolution in such context is the Industrial Revolution, or the Commercial Revolution. Note that such revolutions also fit the “slow revolution” definition of Tocqueville. A similar example is the Digital Revolution.

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Island Fever - Netflix

Join drummer Stewart Copeland as he tours the world's most vibrant islands. Determined to soak up the sun, fun and culture of each spot, Copeland will gobble up everything from the music to the waves to the highly caffeinated coffee and local legal narcotics. He'll surf with the punks, dance with tribal leaders, drink moonshine and let it all hang out during sacred rituals. The venues may have changed, but the rock is still very much in this rock star.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-09

Island Fever - Cabin fever - Netflix

Cabin fever is an idiomatic term for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group ends up in an isolated or solitary location, or stuck indoors in confined quarters for an extended period. Cabin fever describes the extreme irritability and restlessness a person may feel in these situations. Cabin fever is also associated with boredom. A person may experience cabin fever in a situation such as being in a simple country vacation cottage. When experiencing cabin fever, a person may tend to sleep, to have a distrust of anyone they are with or to have an urge to go outside even in bad weather. The phrase is also used humorously to indicate simple boredom from being home alone. Also known as Death by Cabin (or DBC).

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Stir crazy Piblokto Prairie madness

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Earthworks - Netflix

There are certain places in the world that hold special meaning to us all, whether it invokes nostalgia, a sense of heritage or it is simply the beauty of an environment that makes its mark on us forever. These are the places that need to be protected, understood and savored so that we are not the only ones to enjoy them with such intensity - they need to be preserved for future generations. Born of that notion, VICELAND, in partnership with Live Nation and Subaru of America, Inc., presents Earthworks.

Earthworks - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-06-02

Earthworks - Land art - Netflix

Land art, variously known as Earth art, environmental art, and Earthworks, is an art movement that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, largely associated with Great Britain and the United States, but which included examples from many countries. As a trend “Land art” expanded boundaries of art by the materials used and the siting of the works. The materials used were often the materials of the Earth including for instance the soil and rocks and vegetation and water found on-site, and the siting of the works were often distant from population centers. Though sometimes fairly inaccessible, photo documentation was commonly brought back to the urban art gallery. Concerns of the art movement centered around rejection of the commercialization of art-making and enthusiasm with an emergent ecological movement. The art movement coincided with the popularity of the rejection of urban living and its counterpart, an enthusiasm for that which is rural. Included in these inclinations were spiritual yearnings concerning the planet Earth as home to mankind.

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Ecofeminist art Ecological art Ecovention Environmental art Environmental sculpture Independent public art Land Arts of the American West Site-specific art

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Panda Week - Netflix

Wildlife presenter Nigel Marven heads to China to learn about giant pandas.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-08-30

Panda Week - Panda Game - Netflix

The Panda Game is a Canadian rivalry football game between the two OUA football teams in Ottawa, Ontario, the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees and Carleton University Ravens. It is one of the oldest and richest rivalries in Canadian university football. Its name is derived from the trophy presented to the winner each year; Pedro the Panda. The game is part of the regular East division season, but is celebrated profusely due to its history, the week preceding the game sometimes referred to as “Panda Week”. uOttawa is located in the downtown Sandy Hill neighbourhood of the city, while Carleton is between Old Ottawa South and Dow's Lake.

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Teen Trouble - Netflix

Teen Troubleis a gripping series hosted by teen behavior specialist, author and motivational speaker Josh Shipp. In each episode, Shipp serves as the last hope for troubled families desperate to save their out-of-control teens and gives them the critical help they need to avoid tragedy. He will embed himself into the hidden lives of at-risk teens on dangerous, self-destructive paths - taking drugs, stealing from their families, abusing alcohol and breaking the law. Born an orphan and bounced around in many different foster homes until he figured out how to turn a mess into a message, Shipp has been through it all and has an unconventional method to get through to teens and their parents.

Teen Trouble - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-02

Teen Trouble - Maia Mitchell - Netflix

Maia Mitchell (born 18 August 1993) is an Australian actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Brittany Flune in the children's television series Mortified for the Nine Network, and as Natasha Ham in the Seven Network's teen drama Trapped. For American audiences, she currently stars in the Freeform drama The Fosters as Callie Adams Foster. She also co-starred with Ross Lynch in the Disney Channel original films Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 as McKenzie.

Teen Trouble - Early life - Netflix

Maia Mitchell was born in Lismore, New South Wales. Her father, Alex, is a taxi driver while her mother, Jill, works in the education system. Mitchell has one younger brother, Charlie. She plays guitar, which has been demonstrated in her film and television work. She learned to play at a young age. She attended Trinity Catholic College, Lismore.

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Secret Lives of the Super Rich - Netflix

Secret Lives of the Super Rich opens the gates to some of the world's most-luxurious mansions, and most expensive toys of the ultra-rich.

Secret Lives of the Super Rich - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-25

Secret Lives of the Super Rich - The Secret of NIMH - Netflix

The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 American animated dark fantasy science fiction adventure film directed by Don Bluth in his directorial debut. It is an adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's 1971 children's novel Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. The film was produced by Aurora Productions and released by MGM/UA Entertainment Company for United Artists and features the voices of Elizabeth Hartman, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet, Derek Jacobi, Hermione Baddeley, John Carradine, Peter Strauss, and Paul Shenar. The “Mrs. Frisby” name in the novel had to be changed to “Mrs. Brisby” during production due to trademark concerns with Frisbee discs. It was followed in 1998 by a direct-to-video sequel called The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue, which was made without Bluth's involvement or input. In 2015, a CGI/live action reboot was reported to be in the works.

Secret Lives of the Super Rich - Soundtrack - Netflix

The Secret of NIMH Original Motion Picture Soundtrack contains songs from the film written by Jerry Goldsmith and performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra, with vocal selections by Paul Williams and Sally Stevens. It was Goldsmith's first composition for an animated feature, which he admitted was such a departure from his normal work that in the end he approached the project like a live action score, employing the same kind of extended themes and structural development. What made the scoring process hard for Goldsmith was that he had to score scenes that were unfinished: “I was on the phone constantly with them. My dupe [copy of the film] was in black and white, and they'd bring their color copy over so I could see it. They were constantly adding footage, and it was constantly, 'What's going on here?' and 'What's happening here?'” David Horten spent a year on the sound design for the film, which was supervised by Goldman. Goldman found the sound work by Horten his second favorite part of the production process, recalling that some of his “most beautiful efforts” had to make way for the recordings of Goldsmith's music: “I remember hearing David’s orchestration of ambient sounds and specific sound effects for the 8 minute tractor sequence without Jerry’s music cue. It was amazing. But then, so was Jerry’s 8 minute music cue, it remains extremely powerful. We were able to combine a lot of David’s sounds, treating them like part of the orchestra. It came out great, but I couldn’t help but feel empathy for David.” The album was released on July 2, 1982 on vinyl and re-released on March 3, 1995 on CD with a rearranged track listing. Intrada Records issued a remastered limited edition album on CD on August 17, 2015 with one previously unreleased cue (“At Your Service,” running 3:39) and three demos of “Flying Dreams” (as performed by Sally Stevens, Paul Williams and as a piano duet) totaling 10:09. “Main Title” (3:13) “Allergic Reaction/Athletic Type” (2:40) “Flying Dreams Lullaby” (3:45) - performed by Sally Stevens “The Tractor” (2:58) “The Sentry Reel/The Story of NIMH” (6:03) “Escape from NIMH/In Disguise” (4:58) “Flying Dreams” (3:21) - performed by Paul Williams “Step Inside My House” (4:40) “No Thanks” (2:01) “Moving Day” (7:57) “The House Rising” (4:33) “Flying High/End Title” (2:38)

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