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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...

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The Layover – Paris

Anthony Bourdain has a 48 hour layover in Paris where he explores the revolution of cuisine in the French bistro. (42 min)

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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...

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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)

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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...

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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...