Smithsonian Ch. – A-Bombs Over Nevada 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – A-Bombs Over Nevada 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.65 GB
Category: Documentary

A- Bombs Over Nevada
The dropping of "Fat Man" and "Little Boy" on Japan marked the end of World War II and the dawn of the Atomic Age. The race against the Soviet Union to build a bigger, better bomb was on. The U.S. put their new nukes to the test on a desolate stretch of desert just 65 miles away from Las Vegas, and people traveled from all over the country to witness the detonations. This is the story of the nation’s grand atomic experiment and the bizarre atomic subculture that spawned beauty queens, new hairdos, and radioactive superheroes. [Read more…]

BBC – Hidden History The Lost Portraits of Bradford 1080p HDTV

BBC – Hidden History The Lost Portraits of Bradford 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.25 GB
Category: Tutorial

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Thirty years ago, thousands of portraits from a small studio in Bradford were saved from a skip. They form a unique collection of photographs that records the changing face of a British industrial city in the middle of the 20th century. Many of the people in the portraits were new arrivals from the Asian subcontinent, eastern Europe and the Caribbean, attracted by the offer of work in wool mills. The names of these people are a mystery – only their faces survive. [Read more…]

ITVS – Tower (2019) 1080p HDTV

ITVS – Tower (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 2.64 GB
Category: Documentary

Tower
On Aug. 1, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunshots were finally silenced, the toll included 16 dead, three dozen wounded, and a shaken nation left trying to understand what had happened. Archival footage is combined with rotoscopic animation in a dynamic, never-before-seen way to illustrate the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – Black Hole Hunters (2019) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Black Hole Hunters (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.42 GB
Category: Documentary

Black Hole Hunters
Astronomer Shep Doeleman and his team are on a mission that will challenge the theories of Albert Einstein and could pave the way to a revolution in physics: to capture the first-ever image of a black hole. To do this, they must link eight multimillion-dollar observatories around the world to a spot 26,000 light years away. It’s the equivalent of spotting an orange on the moon, but after 10 years of planning and the combined brainpower of over 200 international scientists, the team feels they’re ready to make scientific history. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – Americans Underground Secret City of WWI (2016) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Americans Underground: Secret City of WWI (2016) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.66 GB
Category: Documentary

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Americans Underground: Secret City of WWIBold text
An amazing discovery has been made beneath a farm field in Northern France: a vast underground city where World War I soldiers, on both sides of the conflict, took refuge a century ago. Even more remarkable, it is one of hundreds of buried havens set up close to a 45-mile stretch of the Western Front. Follow American explorer and photographer Jeff Gusky as he documents one of these long forgotten shelters, and witness his attempts to connect the names of the American soldiers etched into the limestone walls to their living descendants. [Read more…]

Curiosity TV – Breakthrough Opportunity a Life on Mars (2019) 1080p HDTV

Curiosity TV – Breakthrough: Opportunity a Life on Mars (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 633 MB
Category: Documentary

Breakthrough: Opportunity A Life on Mars
This year we said goodbye to one of our most intrepid planetary explorers, the Opportunity rover. Take a look back at its storied 15-year mission on Mars, and how it revolutionized our understanding of not just the red planet, but our solar system at large. [Read more…]

BBC – This Green and Pleasant Land The Story of British Landscape Painting (2011) 1080p HDTV

BBC – This Green and Pleasant Land: The Story of British Landscape Painting (2011) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.34 GB
Category: Documentary

400 years of art history in 90 minutes? This film takes an eclectic group of people from all walks of life, including artists, critics and academics, out into the countryside to take a look at how we have depicted our landscape in art, discovering how the genre carried British painting to its highest eminence and won a place in the nation’s heart. [Read more…]

Sci Ch – Mysteries of the Abandoned Jungle of the Damned (2019) 1080p HDTV

Sci Ch – Mysteries of the Abandoned: Jungle of the Damned (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.40 GB
Category: Documentary

Mysteries of the Abandoned: Jungle of the Damned
Some of the world’s most amazing engineering projects now lie in ruins. How and why? At an infamous prison in the Amazon, the most dangerous criminals on earth faced hard labor, a hostile environment, and death by guillotine; today, it’s deserted, and new discoveries reveal why this hellish compound was built and why it was abandoned. [Read more…]

BBC – Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin (2019) 1080p HDTV

BBC – Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.37 GB
Category: Documentary

When legendary writer and adventurer Bruce Chatwin was dying of Aids, his friend and collaborator Werner Herzog made a final visit to say farewell. As a parting gift, Chatwin gave Herzog the rucksack that had accompanied him around the world. [Read more…]

CBC – Ambassadors of the Sky (2016) 1080p HDTV

CBC – Ambassadors of the Sky (2016) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.44 GB
Category: Documentary

Ambassadors of the Sky
This documentary is about the importance of preserving the dark skies and the fight to stop light pollution in Canada. Ambassadors of the Sky is a documentary by Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk about how Canada is leading the way when it comes to dark sky preservation and the fight against light pollution. [Read more…]