Documentary examining current ideas about very large numbers and infinity in regards to mathematics and the observable universe. By our third year, most of us will have learned to count. Once we know how, it seems as if there would be nothing to stop us counting forever. But, while infinity might seem like an perfectly innocent idea, keep counting and you enter a paradoxical world where noth
Bill Gates heads the biggest software, services and Internet technologies company in the world. Steve Jobs predicted the personal computer revolution and made it happen. So who is the most powerful in the world of computing?
These are strange times indeed. While they continue to command so much attention in the mainstream media, the ‘battles’ between old and new modes of distribution, between the pirate and the institution of copyright, seem to many of us already lost and won. We know who the victors are. Why then say any more? Because waves of repression continue to come: lawsuits are still levied against innocent pe
Uncle Saddam is a satirical yet sobering look inside the world of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. Featuring narration written by Scott Thompson of “The Kids in the Hall” and the voice of Wallace Langham (“Mark” on ABC’s “What About Joan?”, “Josh” on NBC’s “Veronica’s Closet”, “Phil” on HBO’s Emmy Award-winning “Larry Sanders Show”) the film has the feel of an episode of “Lifestyles of the Rich and
What have past acts of destruction taught us about what will happen to mankind after the apocalypse? Is it inevitable that disaster will someday strike America on an unprecedented level? How has history prepared us? History's most dramatic events--Hiroshima, 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and others--are examined and analyzed with hard data gathered from their massive aftereffects. The disappearance of w
The documentary is about Arab Artists and their cultivation of western art into modern Arab culture. It's about hip-hop and western culture influencing and creating a new Arab culture. Music and politics often go hand in hand, and as pro-democracy revolutions spread throughout the Arab world, one sound in particular is echoing the hopes, dreams, and frustrations of the people. Arab hip-hop,
The Giant Japanese Hornet is the fiercest looking insect on earth, and one of the deadliest. This film follows the remarkable life of one giant hornet queen, as she emerges from hibernation and starts to build up a colony in an old temple garden. Her army of warriors terrorise the beautiful mountain valley in their constant struggle to find food for their hungry grubs. In a series of dramatic p
Ross travels to the war torn city of Juarez in Mexico where the drug cartels fight for ownership of smuggling routes into the US worth $40 billion.
It's the ultimate voyage our world has to offer: a journey from the temperate surface of our world to the fiery core of the Earth. With the aid of stunning visual effects, the unexplored interior of the Earth is split wide open, giving us an unbelievable view. From glowing seams of pure iron ore to sparkling diamond caverns to the magnetic field that keeps us safe from the lethal radiation of spac