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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 of it were nothing more than a blur. Even to this day many scientist...

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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Chazz Petrella: The Boy Who Should Have Lived
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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

Health, Psychology
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James Randi: Secrets of the Psychics

James Randi: Secrets of the Psychics

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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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Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

Like much of the United States, Dover, Pennsylvania has become a town divided, split between those who accept Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution and those who reject it. This rift between science and scripture nearly destroyed the community after a Dover high school student painted a mural showing

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Rolls Royce: How To Build A Jumbo Jet

As Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner makes its inaugural flight, Rolls-Royce engineers celebrate the performance of its revolutionary Trent 1000 jet engines. They're the latest in a family of sophisticated aero engines that have driven Rolls-Royce to become world leaders in the market for jumbo jet engine

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God’s Angry Man

God’s Angry Man

This is a portrait of Dr Gene Scott a televangelist who ran into problems with the FCC in the late 1970′s and early 1980′s. Scott was eventually shut down, briefly, by the FCC. The documentary, which consists of little more than interviews with Scott and clips from his show, doesn’t really deal with

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The Trillion Dollar Con Man

The Trillion Dollar Con Man

Panorama tracks down a fraudster who stole a football club and broke a bank. With his tales of foreign gold and assets worth 2 trillion dollars, the con man fooled politicians, celebrities and the City. He even tricked the former England football manager, Sven-Goran Eriksson, into visiting North Kor

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Ibiza Drugland

Ibiza Drugland

Since the major English nightclubs opened for business in Ibiza in the late 80's, the "White Island" has become a dream for young clubbers, but a heavy cocktail of drugs, clubs and sunshine mixed with vast numbers of pill popping tourists has also transformed the island, into a dealers paradise. Thi

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