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Miracle Planet: Ep.4 – Extinction And Rebirth

Extinction And Rebirth documents the time about 250 million years ago, when all life nearly disappeared from planet Earth. Scientists now believe the cause was an eruption of the Earth’s molten core that triggered...

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Animate: Crises of Capitalism

In this neat animation, renowned academic David Harvey asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that would allow us to live within a system that really could be responsible, just, and humane? (11:10 min)

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The Rolling Stones – Dead Flowers (Live)

“Send me dead flowers in the morning; Send me dead flowers by the mail; Send me dead flowers to my wedding; and I won’t forget to put roses on your grave.” Rolling Stones live...

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Picture Perfect: Vincent Fournier

VBS visits Vincent Fournier in Paris to discuss his distinct style that merges fantasy with reality in photographs of rockets, otherworldly landscapes, research facilities and cosmonauts. VBS then travels with Fournier to the NASA...

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Picture Perfect: Stefan Ruiz

VBS goes on assignment to Monterrey, Mexico with portrait photographer Stefan Ruiz to document the “Cholombiano” street culture of sticky sideburns and stoner cumbia jams in the first episode of the new VBS series...

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The Russian Mafia – A World History

After the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia switched to a free market economy, opening the doors for the Red Mafia to take control of an estimated 40% of the nation’s economy. As one...

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Sex, Lies & Cigarettes

The Smoking Baby. The 2-year-old is more than just a YouTube sensation. He’s also become the unwitting poster child for a 21st century showdown. Vanguard correspondent Christof Putzel travels to Indonesia — the land...