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Miracle Planet: Ep.3 – New Frontiers

This third episode follows our ancestors from the shallow saltwater seas to the freshwater rivers, then discusses the colonization of land. The focus is mainly on the Devonian and Carboniferous periods. Miracle Planet is...

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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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Steve Jobs – Billion Dollar Hippy

Broadly considered a brand that inspires fervour and defines cool consumerism, Apple has become one of the biggest corporations in the world, fuelled by game-changing products that tap into modern desires. Its leader, Steve...

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Dengue Fever – Seeing Hands Live

From the melting pot of Los Angeles CA comes Dengue Fever, an alternative rock band with a Cambodia lead singer performing “Seeing Hands” Live on Later… with Jools Holland. (4 min)

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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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Ancient Kingdoms of Africa – Nubia

Gus Casely-Hayford traces the origins of Nubia, a fascinating kingdom that dominated the eastern Sahara for thousands of years, as far back as 10,000 BC. He explores how Nubia developed and what happened to...