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Horizon: What Makes a Genius?

Could you have come up with Einstein’s theory of relativity? If not – why not? This is what Marcus du Sautoy, professor of mathematics, wants to explore. Marcus readily admits that he is no genius, but wants to know if geniuses are just an extreme version of himself – or whether their brains are fundamentally different. Marcus meets some remarkable individuals – Tommy, an obsessive artist who u

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Kevorkian

Kevorkian

Dr. Jack Kevorkian is most known for being the doctor involved in at least 130 assisted suicides. The controversy surrounding his practice was huge in the ’90′s and resulted in a prison sentence for the doctor. He was released in 2007 and has since run for congress. Kevorkian follows the doctor’s life post-incarceration and will give a look at his mindset since serving time for acts that some w

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That Doesn’t Look Like Me

A short documentary written and directed by Jeffrey Vincent Parise. One December afternoon a group of artists walk into a local nursing home and paint portraits it's residents. During which the filmmaker asks the elders for advice on life, love and art. Three weeks later there is a group show displaying the finished portraits and proceeds of the sales are donated to raise money for Alzheimer

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Surviving the Cut: US Marine Sniper

US Marine Sniper Marine Snipers are legendary in the sniper world for being the best. This is where they learn their craft. Units will only send their best men to this course, but on average 1 in 3 will fail. Becoming a Marine sniper takes a level of discipline that few could ever hope to achieve. They will wait hours in the worst possible conditions but only have seconds to make the shot. You

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EP5/6 Surviving the Cut – Navy EOD Final Certification

Navy EOD Final Certification Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians or EOD are the only explosives and bomb specialists qualified for special operations. Before a Navy EOD team can go to war with Special Forces, they must go through one final test. Like the job itself, it’s all-or-nothing training: A five-day, non-stop series of high stress missions. Make the wrong move, allow fatigue or

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EP4/6 Surviving the Cut – Special Forces Diver

Special Forces Diver The US Army’s Special Forces Combat Dive Course takes only the Army’s best soldiers. Most are already battle-proven Army Rangers and Green Berets. Now these elite special ops soldiers challenge themselves to become the most highly trained combat divers on the planet. For six weeks, they are tested in the most severe underwater conditions. To earn the coveted Special Forces

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EP3/6 Surviving the Cut – US Marine Recon

US Marine Recon Reconnaissance Marines are the eyes and ears of the Marine Corps. The first men on the ground behind enemy lines, they gather intelligence and carry out missions that support the entire Corps. Their motto says it all: Swift, Silent, Deadly. But to earn the name “Recon Marine”, you must first survive the Corps’ famously grueling 12-week recon course. Marines are pushed to uncons

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EP2/6 Surviving the Cut: US Air Force Pararescue

US Air Force Pararescue Air Force Pararescuemen are the most highly trained combat search and rescue experts in US Special Operations. When a pilot goes down behind enemy lines, these are the experts who stop at nothing to get him out. Nicknamed “PJ’s” for, “parajumpers,” they are also surgically trained combat medics. Full training to become a PJ takes more than two years. Early on, students

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EP1/6 Surviving the Cut – Ranger School

This first episode features the US Army Ranger School, which is considered to have the toughest combat course on the planet. For sixty-one days and nights, this extreme training replicates the nonstop stress of warfare. Soldiers sleep an average of three hours a night and receive just one meal per day. They train continuously, running missions 20 hours straight in mountains, swamps and dense wo

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