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Riddles of the Sphinx

Nothing quite represents the mysteries of ancient Egypt more than the Great Sphinx, it is the largest statue ever built by the ancient Egyptians  and still makes us wonder how they managed to construct this crouching lion, human headed creature. For 45 centuries the Sphinx has overlooked Egypt's Giza Plateau, with a height matching that of The White House and it...

The Pluto Files
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The Pluto Files

In 1930, a farm boy with a passion for understanding the universe noticed a tiny dot moving across the night sky. It was at this moment Pluto was discovered, located 4 billion miles away from the Sun and cloaked in darkness Pluto is still somewhat of a mystery and up until recently our best images o

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The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl
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The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is probably best known for having written a vast collection of award winning children's novels / short stories, most notably The BFG, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and many more. However having also been a fighter pilot during World War II, an inventor and

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Chosen

Chosen

Peter Wright, an 83 year old former headmaster of posh prep school Caldicott, located in southern Buckinghamshire, England was convicted of 12 offences against five children who studied there. The assaults happened between the years of 1959 and 1970, as a result of pleading guilty Wright was sentenc

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The Pluto Files

The Pluto Files

In 1930, a farm boy with a passion for understanding the universe noticed a tiny dot moving across the night sky. It was at this moment Pluto was discovered, located 4 billion miles away from the Sun and cloaked in darkness Pluto is still somewhat of a mystery and up until recently our best images o

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The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl

The Marvellous World of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is probably best known for having written a vast collection of award winning children's novels / short stories, most notably The BFG, Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and many more. However having also been a fighter pilot during World War II, an inventor and

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Chazz Petrella: The Boy Who Should Have Lived

Chazz Petrella: The Boy Who Should Have Lived

Having grown up in Cobourg, Ontario, with a loving family which included four older siblings, Chazz Petrella seemed to have an idyllic childhood. He was big into skateboarding and sports in general, like any other child his age he could often be found attempting various daredevil stunts with his bes

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Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

In 1931, two white women stepped off from a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century. The trial of the nine falsely accused teens would draw No

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Overnight

Overnight

Overnight is a documentary released in 2003, about the rise and fall of the filmmaker and musician Troy Duff. Troy Duffy wrote and directed the cult classic "The Boondock Saints" but is described to be a victim of his own ego, having made it to the top only to witness his fortunes fade whilst becomi

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Fractals: The Colors of Infinity

Fractals: The Colors of Infinity

The Mandelbrot set – someone has called it the thumb-print of God – is one of the most beautiful and remarkable discoveries in the entire history of mathematics. With Arthur C. Clarke as narrator and interviews with a number of notable mathematicians, including Benoît Mandelbrot, this program gra

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Taxing Times in Timor

Taxing Times in Timor

East Timor is one of the poorest countries in Asia. Its only economic hope for the future lies in massive reserves of oil and gas in the Timor Sea. But as small and young a state as it may be, it is certainly a nation of fighters. It's now taking on some of the world's biggest private energy compani

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