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Children’s Past Lives

Children’s Past Lives

Around the world children from different backgrounds and religions have described a life they have lived before. The belief in the survival of the soul in an ancient one but the fact that these children talk about events which seem beyond their childhood experience is considered by some to be evidence of reincarnation. At the division of Personality Studies in Charlottesville Virginia, there ar

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I Was There When House Took Over the World

An examination of house music and its origins brought to you by the British television broadcaster Channel 4, the very same people who were behind the 2001 dance music documentary series Pump Up The Volume. Back once again with this new project, we learn how the house music genre came to be. It was the death of Disco that gave birth to the most iconic sound in dance music. This video is the com

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Inside The Secret World of Incels

A BBC special which takes an in depth look at the "incel" community that can be found online, they are more of a subculture and have now been linked to multiple mass murder cases and hate crimes agains women. The word "incel" itself is short for "involuntary celibate" and this is how the online group describe themselves, as you can imagine the community consists primarily of sexually frustrated

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America’s Fattest City

Houston Texas, is the fourth largest city in the United States and is located in a state where size most certainly matters. Texas is bigger than Germany, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium put together. "Everything is bigger in Texas" is the saying in Texas and for some that extends to their waistline too. In the lone star state big people have given Houston a dubious status, it's Ame

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Fisher of Men

Fisher of Men

Thousands of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean while sailing from Libya to Italy. Chamseddine Marzoug, a fisherman from Jarjis in neighbouring Tunisia, buries some of their bodies in a “cemetery of the unknown”. RTD finds out what motivates his kindness and why Tunisians and Sub-Saharan Africans are risking their lives to reach Europe.

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The Bomber

The Bomber

Every day, millions of packages are delivered through the mail in the United States but for 19 days, a bomber held the city of Austin, Texas, hostage. He had residents terrified due to the unpredictable nature of his attacks. By the time police had managed to catch up with the 23 year old suspect Mark Anthony Conditt, 6 bombs had been detonated, killing two people and injuring 5 more. These att

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Canada’s Dark Secret

Canada’s Dark Secret

It wasn't until 1996 that the last residential school in Canada was shut down, resulting in some truly horrifying tales being shared publicly with regards to the various methods which were being used in order to sever indigenous children from the influence of their families and to assimilate them into the dominant "Canadian" culture. This dark side to Canada history dates back well over a centu

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The Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal

Last year (2018), a group of male students made rape threats against their female peers at Warwick University which lies on the outskirts of Coventry between the West-Midlands and Warwickshire, England. These threats were made via a private Facebook group chat, this resulted in several of these men receiving significant bans from the university but later these 10-year bans were reduced to 12 month

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Living With Nomads: Siberia

Television presenter Kate Humble sets out on a journey to north Siberia in order to discover what life is like for the Nenets, a group of nomads who spend their lives migrating with the seasons as they herd reindeer up and down the Yamal Peninsula. With temperatures that can drop to -54C it is without a doubt an extremely tough environment to survive in and we see these extremes take there toll

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