Some say blockchain is the second coming of the Internet, that it will change the way our world operates permanently. Others call it a scam. It enables the making of billionaires, but it has also put people in jail.
Indigenous people resist government mega-projects, consumer culture, competing religions, resource extraction and climate change in this four-part documentary series. In the US and around the world, native communities share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land. Narrated by Graham Greene, with the voices of Tantoo Cardinal and Q'orianka Kilcher.
Welcome to the do-it-yourself instruction manual for humanity’s greatest modern-day inventions. You will need: a ton of curiosity, a healthy dose of awe and a sense of humor. Sit back and join an awesome cast of brilliant scientists (and people who just love science) on HOW TO BUILD… EVERYTHING while they break down the most complicated tech and machines into a few simple steps. Structured in the spirit of a home installation guide, each half hour episode of HOW TO BUILD… EVERYTHING breaks down the step-by-step process behind some of the world’s most complex apparatuses in a way that armchair engineers and curious minds can follow. From an Apache helicopter to a hovercraft, a cruise ship or a satellite, each episode features three machines as part of a tongue-in-cheek instruction manual.
Adventurer Guy Grieve and primatologist Julie Anderson spend six weeks in the Central Africal rainforest, trying to save one of the world's rarest monkeys
Light at the Edge of the World examines this distressing truth, tracking four indigenous cultures.
Humanity may be losing half of its intellectual, social and spiritual legacy in a single generation, as the world loses a reported one language about every two weeks. Light at the Edge of the World examines this distressing truth, tracking four indigenous cultures, each uniquely dedicated to the preservation of their customs in the face of modernization: Inuit, Nepali Buddhist, pan-Andean and Polynesian.
Dissect the military’s choice hardware from their early beginnings through to the high tech killing machines today.
The Australian International Airshow, also called the Avalon Airshow, is a large air show held biennially at Avalon Airport, between Melbourne and Geelong in Victoria.
The event has a strong focus on military aviation, featuring aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force, United States Navy and the United States Air Force. Representatives from other air arms have also appeared at the airshow on many occasions, including aircraft from the Royal Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force and many others.
It has been said by air show organisers to be the largest air show in the southern hemisphere.
Based on the moving and motivational story behind “America’s Got Talent” finalists, the Detroit Youth Choir (DYC).
While visiting a pot farm in Northern California in 1993, investigative journalist David Holthouse heard a story that still haunts him: On a nearby farm three men were torn limb from limb in a savage Bigfoot attack. Follows David as he revisits the Redwoods 25 years later, in search of any evidence that might lead to the truth of what happened that night.
In each half-hour episode of "Breaking Bobby Bones," Bobby Bones pursues his own mantra - Fight. Grind. Repeat. - by traveling to far-flung destinations across the country to find people with unique jobs, skills, hobbies and abilities. Upon arrival, he meets local everyday heroes who challenge him to conquer (or at least attempt) the tricks of their trades while exploring the triumphs and tragedies that made these heroes who they are today. Through their joint experiences, viewers come along for the ride learning what it's like to become a tenacious stunt artist, kayak the Colorado River blindfolded and play para hockey on a sled. It's an action-packed celebration of Americans who work hard, play hard and, above all, take pride in everything they do.
It is a moment unlike any other in time. From coast to coast, Canada is united by the game we call our own. The outcome of this historic "Summit Series" is decided in the final minute of the final game. After playing the Soviets in the Forum, Maple Leaf Gardens, Winnipeg and Vancouver, Team Canada leaves for Moscow with only one victory on home ice. Behind the Iron Curtain, they lose the first of the remaining four at the Luzhniki Ice Palace. What follows, is the most dramatic hockey series ever played.
This collection of documentaries produced by A&E presents a broad overview of organized crime in America, beginning with immigrants who formed gangs soon after arriving in the late 19th century. The focus is on Italian-American gangsters, though there are mentions of Irish and Jewish gangs, which at various times cooperated with or competed against the Mafia, and one program in the collection presents skeins of conjecture while seeking to document links between the Mob and the Kennedy political dynasty. The documentaries use vintage newsreel footage as well as clips of Hollywood versions of gang life to illustrate the narration.
This critically acclaimed television and video series from the National Museum of American History is a sweeping and compelling look at the war's military, political and social history. Each episode features dramatic reenactments of important campaigns; first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses and participants read by distinguished actors; period photographs, paintings and artifacts; intriguing expert challenges to traditional historical thinking; original contemporary illustrations; computer enhanced maps; and music of the time.
This television travel series takes you by train to and through well-known European historical and vacation sites.
This television documentary in four episodes features interviews, archival footage, and scenery to trace the history of railroads from Victorian England to high-tech Japan.