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The Syphilis Enigma

When Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic in 1492, he carried with him diseases which all but wiped out the Native Indian population. Their revenge according to history was to send back to Europe the scourge of syphilis, because in 1495 this new disease hit Europe with devastating affect, attacking those who were promiscuous in nature. What is Syphilis and ...

Silicon Valley’s Online Slave Market
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Silicon Valley’s Online Slave Market

Technologies such as the internet have no doubt had a overwhelmingly positive impact on mankind, allowing us to communicate and share information far quick than we ever could have imagined which in turn has drastically accelerated our advancement in many fields such as science, healthcare, industry,

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Gravity and Me: The Force that Shapes our Lives
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Gravity and Me: The Force that Shapes our Lives

Would you like to loose a little bit of weight without doing any exercise or dieting? Or perhaps age just a little slower than your friends? Well you might be surprised to hear that the laws of physics can help. The key to unlocking these everyday questions is gravity, it sculpts the universe, it wa

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Steve Irwin: Crocs Down Under

Steve Irwin: Crocs Down Under

In the northeastern corner of Austrailia where the top end meets the sea, lurks a relic from the days of the dinosaurs, the saltwater crocodile which is one of the most fearsome predators on the face of the Earth. However these predators have a sweeter side to them, like most wild animals they just

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Steve Irwin: Sidewinders of Arizona

Steve Irwin: Sidewinders of Arizona

The harsh hot deserts of Arizona are home to a couple of heat seeking species of snake known as sidewinders, they are both fast and deadly accurate. Sidewinders of Arizona sees legend Steve Irwin and The Crocodile Hunters crew invited on to a military range by the United States Airforce to help fill

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Guilty: The Conviction of Cardinal Pell

Guilty: The Conviction of Cardinal Pell

Austrailia's highest ranking Catholic, the man who rose to be the Vaticans third most powerful cleric had been convicted of sexual crimes against two thirteen year old boys. It was a jury of twelve who had found Cardinal George Pell guilty of five shocking offences which all took place inside St. Pa

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The Watts Family Murders

The Watts Family Murders

The Watts Family Murders occurred on the early morning of August 13th, 2018, in Frederick, Colorado, United States. Chris Watts murdered his pregnant wife Shanann, and their two young daughters. For the first time members of the investigation team who secured Watts confession share their personal ac

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Madeleine Was Here

Madeleine Was Here

How do the McCanns deal with the pain of not knowing what has happened to their daughter? And how do they try to create a normal life for the sake of Madeleine’s brother and sister, four-year-old twins Sean and Amelie? With the search now shelved by the Portuguese police – and no officers in Port

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How to Kill a Human Being

How to Kill a Human Being

Former Conservative MP Michael Portillo pushes his body to the brink of death in an investigation into the science of execution. As the American Supreme Court examines whether the lethal injection is causing prisoners to die in unnecessary pain, Michael sets out to find a solution which is fundam

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THIN

THIN

The 2006 cinéma vérité documentary film, THIN, directed by Lauren Greenfield and distributed by HBO, is an exploration of The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek, Florida; a 40-bed residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders. The film mostly revolves around four women with anor

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Children of Chernobyl

Children of Chernobyl

The Chernobyl disaster of 1986 resulted in a radioactive fallout which was 100 times greater than a nuclear bomb. To this day nobody really knows the true extent of how many people were truly affected by this but one of the few things that scientists can agree on is that children born in the surroun

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