Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World

In an attempt to gain a better understanding of the beliefs and practices that form the core of Buddhist philosophy and investigate how Buddhism started and where it travelled to, Bettany Hughes visits some...


Building the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

This is the story of the battle to build The Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the highest, most extreme railway in the world! 140,000 workers and 2000 medics struggled for 5 years to conquer this hostile environment...


Thich Nhat Hanh Talks with Oprah Winfrey

In this wonderful conversation, Oprah Winfrey talks with Thich Nhat Hanh about becoming a monk; meeting Martin Luther King Jr; the powers of mindfulness, insight, concentration and compassion; how to transform antagonistic situations and...


The K-Pop Effect

Dateline looks at the changing face of South Korean youngsters, who are having plastic surgery to look like their K-Pop music idols. (16:30 min)


A Look Inside Google’s “Driverless Car”

The Google Driverless Car is a project by Google that involves developing technology for driverless cars. The project is currently being led by Google engineer Sebastian Thrun, director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory...


Kumbh Mela: The Greatest Show on Earth

Started in February 2013 and over the next 55 days, nearly a hundred million people will come to Allahabad, India, to the Great Kumbh Mela. This incredible and awe-inspiring celebration of the world’s oldest...


WEED – CNN Sanjay Gupta MD Report

Medicinal marijuana is a joke, right? That’s what CNN’s Dr Sanjay Gupta thought until he started digging deeper, looking at global research materials and talking to patients whose lives were transformed by cannabis. Saying...