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Snowball Earth

There is a theory that was once considered to be quite controversial, so much so that scientists labeled it absurd. It claimed that for millions of years the our planet Earth was covered entirely by ice, every inch smothered by nearly a one kilometre thick sheet. The temperatures would have been -40ºC all over, even in the tropic regions located along the equator. If this was indeed the case then

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Inside North Korea

Back in May of 2016, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes, a reporter for the BBC was expelled from the Hermit Kingdom of North Korea for allegedly showing disrespect and 'distorting facts'. In this Panorama special Rupert gains the opportunity to share his side of story and provides us with a detailed account of what actually happened. We hear of his detention and how officials treated him whilst being held

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Floored

Floored

Released in 2009, Floored is a film which explores the people and business behind the trading pits of Chicago. For over 150 years, the Chicago trading floors have been home to the most primal method of buying and selling. In 1997, more than 10,000 people traded on these floors but later that year a new method of trading appeared, this was computer trading. Electronic trading was a true game cha

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The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims or rather Pilgrim Fathers were some of the early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They started out in the religious congregations of Brownist English Dissenters but ended up having to flee the political environment of England as they maintained the concept of separation from the English state church. With eyes originally set on

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THORIUM REMIX 2016

THORIUM REMIX 2016

This film sets about exploring the potential that Thorium has for being a safe means to produce an abundance of energy. Thorium itself is easily found but requires a very different type of nuclear reactor then the ones commonly used today. We don't use see the use of solid fuel rods and pressurised water as a coolant in this reactor but rather it is one which is kept in a liquid state and uses sta

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Only the Dead

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Only the Dead

Only the Dead is a tale of war unlike any other, it is the story of what can happen when an ordinary reporter finds himself in the Middle East at a time when some of the more extreme combat was taking place. Michael Ware arrived in Iraq back in 2003 on what was initially meant to be a three week assignment for Time magazine, he would end up staying their for 7 more years. Ware was unique in his

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Inside Einstein’s Mind: The Enigma of Space and Time

This is the story of what is considered to be the most beautiful and powerful theory in science today, that is Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity. In November of 1915 when Einstein presented the world with his formidable theory our understanding of gravity, space and time was completely turned upside down and over the last hundred years since then, general relativity has enabled us

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Pipeline Masters

Released in 2006, Pipeline Masters is the remarkable tale of a groundbreaking surfing competition that was birthed in 1971 and since its inception has defined what can only be described as extreme. Held in the fearsome tubes of Hawaii's Banzai Pipeline, it has become the most prestigious surfing event in the world where the winners transcend money, fame or ratings but rather achieve the surfing wo

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The Confession: Col. Russell Williams

In this special edition of The Fifth Estate, reporter Bob McKeown, with the help of professionals sets out to deconstruct the interrogation and shocking confession of Col. Russell Williams. Williams is an English born Canadian who was a well decorated Colonel in the Canadian Forces until his arrest in February of 2010. Williams was formally charged by the Ontario Provincial Police with two coun

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