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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...

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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...