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The Secret World of Gold

Billions of years ago the Earth passed through an exploding star and was showered in molten gold. The Inca's called gold the sweat of the Sun and told their stories with it. The Egyptians saw it as the breath of God and buried their Pharaohs in it. In India the golden temple of Amritsar is secrete destination a reminder of how most of the great religions celebrate the precious metal gold. In all of the world no other word still evokes such wealth and power. The Romans called gold the mussels of war, with gold a triumphant Napoleon gilded Paris, to finance The Third Reich Hitler was...

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The Jersey Slayer: Damian Rzeszowski

The picturesque channel island of Jersey in the United Kingdom has long been known as a haven for holiday makers, a crime free destination where residents still leave their doors unlocked but all of this changed in 15 minutes on the 14th of August 2011. In just minutes Damian Rzeszowski took 6 lives, brutally stabbing his wife, 5 year old daughter, baby son, father in law, his wife's friend and her daughter to death before finally turning the knife on himself. Only the killer survived to face a trail that shocked the world, this is the story of what drove a father to...

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Russell Brand: End the Drugs War

Comedian and Actor, Russell Brand sets off on a personal journey in order to see for himself how the "war on drugs" in the UK is being carried out. Brand an ex-addict himself gets talking to those still addicted, care workers, politicians and also gets taken along with the police to witness and actual raid. He questions the UK's approach to fighting drug and explores possible alternatives including the legalisation of drug consumption. Brand also meets up with those who question his views and sets up an interview with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg where he finds time to express his point...

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How the KKK Preys on American Veterans

In this VICE special reporter Rocco Castoro travels down to the Mississippi in order to get a feel for why the Ku Klux Klan has recently been experiencing an increase in new memberships. The general consensus is that the KKK are now implementing a new strategy by where they target veterans who are coming home from the war's in Iraq and Afghanistan. Castoro manages to get an exclusive interview with one such Klan member and former...

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The Secrets of Quantum Physics

Beneath the complexities of everyday life the rules of our universe seem reassuringly simple, but as science further developed and those involved began to peer deeper into the tiny building blocks of matter all such certainty vanished and what was discovered was the weird world of Quantum Mechanics. Deep down inside of everything around us a universe was found completely unlike our own. Around 100 years ago some the greatest scientists began a journey down the rabbit hole into the strange and bizarre, they found that in the realm of the very small things could be in two places at once,...

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Apple’s Broken Promises

In this Panorama special the truth about Apple and your iPhone is revealed, for the first time secret filming from inside the high security Chinese factories where Apples products are made show the reality of life on the production line. What this film discovers is an exhausted work force with staff falling asleep as they work. Panorama also travels further down the supply train to find children digging for the tin that the industry needs and evidence that tin from illegal and dangerous mines is being supplied to Apple. The most valuable company in the world builds the gadgets we all love...

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The Real Kenny Powers?

When HBO premiered the show east bound and down in 209 viewers got hooked on the character Kenny Powers a lovably offensive pro baseball burnout and followed each step of his hilarious and painful self inflicted fall from grace. One of the mastermind behind the character is the shows executive producer Will Ferrell who years before it even premiered impersonated a guy named John Rocker on SNL according to some this ball player John Rocker is the real Kenny Powers, his reputation exploded after he made what many considered to be offensive and racist comments during an interview with Sports...

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Demonstration: How You Do A Tour

Vice's music channel Noisey teamed up with UK rapper Tinie Tempah in order to bring you a unique documentary that goes behind the scenes of Tinie Tempah's life on the road whilst touring his album. The tour was planned in late 2013 and set about visiting cities such as Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, to name only a few, it also included support from Krept and Konan with special guests DJ Fresh, Wiz Kid and Meridian...

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Buenaventura: Dismemberment and Displacement

The city of Buenaventura lies along the Pacific coast of Columbia, it is home to the most important port in the country which handles about 60% of the countries imports and exports, despite this for decades Buenaventura has been one of the most impoverished cities especially the coastal region where the population settled decades ago building stilt elevated slums above the water. While the rest of the country has become much safer and the economy along with tourism has boomed Buenaventura has become the most violent city in all of Columbia with a 42% increase in homicide in the past two...

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