BBC Natural World – The Octopus in My House (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC Natural World – The Octopus in My House (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.12 GB
Category: Docuemtnary


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Professor David Scheel takes an octopus into his home to learn about its intelligence and the extraordinary relationship he and his daughter develop with the creature. Named Heidi, the octopus is seen unravelling puzzles, recognising individual humans and even watching TV with the family. The film also looks at the remarkable behaviour of other octopuses around the world, from those that can change their colour and texture in a split second to the octopus that carries around its own coconut shell to hide in. [Read more…]

BBC – Peter Taylor My Journey Through the Troubles (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Peter Taylor: My Journey Through the Troubles (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.29 GB
Category: Documentary


In a uniquely personal journey on the 50th anniversary of the deployment of British troops in August 1969, reporter Peter Taylor reflects on almost a half century of covering the Northern Ireland conflict.
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BBC – Rams Principles of Good Design (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Rams: Principles of Good Design (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 649 MB
Category: Documentary


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For over fifty years, Dieter Rams has left an indelible mark on the field of product design with his iconic work at Braun and Vitsoe, and his influence on Apple. So, at 87 years old, why does he now regret being a designer?
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BBC Timewatch – Shadow of the Ripper (1988) 720p

BBC Timewatch – Shadow of the Ripper (1988) 720p
English | Size: 804 MB
Category: Documentary


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Jack the Ripper was a prince, a pauper, a mason, a madman… A host of more and more bizarre theories have surrounded the unexplained killings in Whitechapel since they hit the headlines in 1888. This film dispels the grisly fiction, revealing for the first time the true contents of the police and Home Office files on the case, drawing on the expertise of historians and of those who have encountered today’s killers – on the street or behind bars. [Read more…]

BBC Horizon – Cannabis Miracle Medicine or Dangerous Drug (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC Horizon – Cannabis: Miracle Medicine or Dangerous Drug (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 905 MB
Category: Tutorial


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At an extraordinary moment in the history of one of the world’s oldest and most controversial drugs, Horizon investigates the very latest medical and scientific research into the effects of cannabis on the brain and the body.

Medicinal cannabis became legal in the UK on 1 November 2018, but it is still shrouded in controversy. A&E doctor Javid Abdelmoneim wants to find out whether it will help or harm patients. [Read more…]

BBC – How to Go Viral The Art of the Meme (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – How to Go Viral: The Art of the Meme (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 967 MB
Category: Docuemtnary


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Richard Clay immerses us in the febrile world of viral media, exploring the popularity and meaning of internet memes, from LOL cats to emoji, pratfall videos to ‘dank’ alt-right satire. Playfully fusing the conventions of a BBC Four authored documentary with a throwaway YouTube video style, the film examines the rise and rise of this new visual language and asks what makes a few memes cut through and spread so intensely, while the vast majority fall quietly by the wayside. [Read more…]

BBC – Franco Building (2019) with Jonathan Meades 720p HDTV

BBC – Franco Building (2019) with Jonathan Meades 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.36 GB
Category: Documentary


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Jonathan Meades has in his time made films about the architecture of the infamous European dictators of the 20th century – Hitler, Stalin and Mussolini. He’s now completing the set by turning his gaze onto Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. Franco, unlike the other three, died peacefully in his bed having been in power for 36 years, and his architectural legacy, Meades argues, was more enduring and surprising than any of the others.
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BBC – Wild Shetland Scotland’s Viking Frontier (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Wild Shetland: Scotland’s Viking Frontier (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.38 GB
Category: Tutorial


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Ewan McGregor narrates a portrait of wild Shetland – the remote islands at the northerly limits of Britain – and traces the course of a breeding season from the depths of winter to high summer as the animals on the islands battle for survival. In never-before-seen footage, an orca pod hunts seals along the rocky coasts while a mother otter struggles to protect her twin cubs from marauding male otters and spring storms. We also meet some comical puffins, spectacular diving gannets and mysterious storm petrels nesting in an ancient Pictish tower. The programme also features stunning scenes of human life, from crofting and boat building to the jaw-dropping Up Helly Aa fire festival with its Viking hordes. [Read more…]

BBC – World War Speed The Drugs that Won WWII (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – World War Speed: The Drugs that Won WWII (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.13 GB
Category: Documentary


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It’s long been known that German soldiers used a methamphetamine, called Pervitin, during WWII. But have tales of Nazis on speed obscured the massive use of stimulants by British and American troops? [Read more…]

BBC – Inside the Factory Mattresses (2019) 1080p HDTV

BBC – Inside the Factory: Mattresses (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.91 GB
Category: Documentary


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Inside the Factory: Mattresses
Gregg Wallace is in Leeds at an enormous mattress factory that produces 600 bouncy beds every day. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey learns whether there are benefits to be had from taking an afternoon nap.
Meanwhile, Cherry Healey is learning whether there are benefits to be had from taking an afternoon nap. She meets up with a sleep scientist who tells her that we should be making time for a snooze rather than reaching for a cup of coffee. [Read more…]