Activity - 370 Changes

January 29, 2015
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  • "Shown as six one-hour programmes on BBC2, \"Story of Music\" presents Howard’s personal view of the musical timeline from the stone age to the digital age, including the influence of classical music on the growth of popular music as well as the evolution of blues, jazz and world music."
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  • ["en"]
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  • "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01qgcqb"
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  • "Returning Series"
  • "Ended"
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  • "Scripted"
  • "Documentary"
January 16, 2015
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  • {"name":"Public Broadcasting Service","id":14}
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  • {"name":"Documentary","id":99}
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  • ["en"]
homepage a en
  • "http://video.pbs.org/program/how-we-got-now/"
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  • "Returning Series"
  • "Ended"
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  • "Scripted"
  • "Documentary"
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  • {"person_id":1414087}
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  • {"season_id":64590,"season_number":1}
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  • "tt3106210"
overview a en
  • "How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson is a six part documentary series that reveals the story behind the remarkable ideas that made modern life possible; the unsung heroes that brought them into the world – and the unexpected and bizarre consequences each of these innovations has triggered."
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  • "How We Got to Now"
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  • null
name a en
  • "Steven Johnson"
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  • null
overview a en
  • "30,000 year old traces of a desire to record sound are located in caves, how radio influenced the civil rights movement, the weapon that laid the ground work for today's mobile phones, and the role of the ultrasound in modern medicine."
name a en
  • "Sound"
air_date a
  • "2014-11-12"
episode_number a
  • 6
season_number a
  • 1
general c
  • null
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  • {"episode_id":1036912,"episode_number":6}
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036911,"episode_number":5}
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036910,"episode_number":4}
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  • {"episode_id":1036909,"episode_number":3}
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  • {"episode_id":1036908,"episode_number":2}
season_number a
  • 1
name a en
  • "Season 1"
overview a en
  • "Ice delivery becomes big business, the father of frozen foods, Clarence Birdseye, and his vision for the future, and penguins who live in the desert."
name a en
  • "Cold"
air_date a
  • "2014-11-05"
episode_number a
  • 5
season_number a
  • 1
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "The pioneers of light; Edison's light bulb; a French scientist accidentally discovers a neon light."
name a en
  • "Light"
air_date a
  • "2014-10-29"
episode_number a
  • 4
season_number a
  • 1
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "The invention of the mirror gives rise to the Renaissamce; glass lenses reveal worlds within worlds worlds; glass is essential; for communication in the deep ocean; glass lens allows millions to watch a man walk on the moon."
name a en
  • "Glass"
air_date a
  • "2014-10-22"
episode_number a
  • 3
season_number a
  • 1
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "With no natural light, submarines re-invent the workday. Frustrated with hundreds of local time zones, a railroad clerk fights to standardize time. Navigation, travel, and technology advances result from unrecognized contributions to time."
name a en
  • "Time"
air_date a
  • "2014-10-15"
episode_number a
  • 2
season_number a
  • 1
general c
  • null
episode_number a
  • 1
overview a en
  • "Dirty water is transformed with a series of innovations - Chicago builds America's first sewer system, and Jersey City makes water safe for drinking (and bikinis). Manufacturing is transformed with the elimination of dust."
name a en
  • "Clean"
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overview a en
  • "\"Magical Appearances\" explores how swallows magically appear each spring and asks how did complex and beautiful insects like butterflies suddenly arrive in the summer.\nThe discovery of the swallow’s epic migration and the revelation that butterflies could metamorphose into totally different looking adults were scientific stories both cloaked in mystery and controversy."
name a en
  • "Magical Appearances"
air_date a
  • "2014-03-18"
episode_number a
  • 10
season_number a
  • 2
general c
  • null
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036874,"episode_number":10}
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036872,"episode_number":9}
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036871,"episode_number":8}
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036870,"episode_number":7}
episode c
  • {"episode_id":1036869,"episode_number":6}
overview a en
  • "\"Strange Parents\" asks how we usually recognise animals as either male or female and how each sex normally plays a particular role in their own life cycle.\nHowever both hyenas and seahorses completely break the gender rules."
name a en
  • "Strange Parents"
air_date a
  • "2014-03-18"
episode_number a
  • 9
season_number a
  • 2
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "We'll find out how nature is incredibly inventive and has produced two unique mechanisms of natural construction that have fascinated scientists for centuries; weaving in birds and silk."
name a en
  • "Spinners and Weavers"
air_date a
  • "2014-03-11"
episode_number a
  • 8
season_number a
  • 2
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "In this episode we explore the remarkable adaptations of two creatures that have evolved to survive the most challenging of conditions and seem to defy the laws of nature."
name a en
  • "Life on Ice"
air_date a
  • "2014-03-11"
episode_number a
  • 7
season_number a
  • 2
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "Plants and animals have some curious super senses that enable them to see, hear and feel things that are quite invisible to us."
name a en
  • "Shocking Senses"
air_date a
  • "2014-03-08"
episode_number a
  • 6
season_number a
  • 2
general c
  • null
overview a en
  • "After initially gaining frightening reputations, it's now known that gorillas and bats are a lot gentler and considerate than their early reputations suggest."
name a en
  • "Bad Reputations"
air_date a
  • "2014-03-08"
episode_number a
  • 5

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