PBS – NOVA: Look Who’s Driving (2019) 1080p HDTV

PBS – NOVA: Look Who’s Driving (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.74 GB
Category: Documentary

NOVA: Look Who’s Driving
After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world. As ambitious innovators race to develop what they see as the next high-tech pot of gold, some experts warn there are still daunting challenges ahead, including how to train artificial intelligence to be better than humans at making life-and-death decisions. How do self-driving cars work? How close are we to large-scale deployment of them? And will we ever be able to trust AI with our lives? [Read more…]

BBC – The Last Pirates Britains Rebel DJs 720p HDTV

BBC – The Last Pirates Britains Rebel DJs 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.06 GB
Category: Documentary

In the 1980s a new generation of pirate radio stations exploded on to Britain’s FM airwaves. Unlike their seafaring swinging 60s forerunners, these pirates broadcast from London’s estates and tower blocks to create a platform for black music in an era when it was shut out by legal radio and ignored by the mainstream music industry.
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Smithsonian Channel – Panama’s Animal Highway 720p HDTV

Smithsonian Channel – Panama’s Animal Highway 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.16 GB
Category: Documentary

Across the U.S., birds fly south for the winter, jaguars and coyotes navigate the jungle corridors, and sea turtles take over the beaches. This narrow isthmus is a vital pit stop for millions of migrating animals, but it’s currently in danger. Development, pollution, and climate change threaten to disrupt this fragile throughway. Researchers are scrambling to address these challenges, using modern tracking devices to follow the animals and protect the millions that journey along this unique cross-continental passageway. [Read more…]

Bright Now Asteroid or Alien Tech 1080p HDTV

Bright Now Asteroid or Alien Tech 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 369 MB
Category: Documentary

Bright Now: Asteroid or Alien Tech ?
It was discovered on October 19th, 2017 and it was recognized as the first known object of its type. It is unique since it is the first known object that came from outside our solar system. But while we observed it, the mystery surrounding it grew. [Read more…]

BBC – Miriams Dead Good Adventure 720p HDTV

BBC – Miriams Dead Good Adventure 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.47 GB
Chapter 1:
Miriam Margolyes explores mortality, visiting a home for dementia patients and meeting a scientist in the US who claims that technology will soon provide a cure for the ageing process. She attends a festival in California for people determined to prolong their lives by any means, and discovers that laughter may help people to live longer and stay healthier. [Read more…]

BBC – True North 2019 Hell or High Water 720p HDTV

BBC – True North 2019 Hell or High Water 720p HDTV
English | Size: 693 MB
Category: Documentary

The inspirational story of two sisters who face their own mortality. Sixty-year-old Shirley sets out on an epic journey to row 3,000 miles unsupported across the Atlantic Ocean while her sister, Evelyn, battles a rare incurable cancer back home in Northern Ireland. [Read more…]

BBC – Undercover with the Clerics Iraqs Secret Sex Trade 720p HDTV

BBC – Undercover with the Clerics Iraqs Secret Sex Trade 720p HDTV
English | Size: 834 MB
Category: Documentary

Nawal Al-Maghafi exposes a secret world of sexual exploitation in Iraq. Some Shia clerics are using a controversial practice called ‘pleasure marriage’ to groom vulnerable girls and young women and pimp them out. [Read more…]

PBS – NOVA Why Bridges Collapse (2019) 1080p HDTV

PBS – NOVA: Why Bridges Collapse (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.96 GB
Category: Tutorial

NOVA: Why Bridges Collapse
Can new engineering techniques help prevent deadly bridge collapses?
In 2018, Italy’s Morandi Bridge collapsed, tragically killing 43 people. For 50 years, the iconic bridge had withstood the elements-and stress from ever-increasing traffic. What went wrong that fateful day? And how can new engineering technology protect bridge infrastructure to prevent such tragic failures in the future? Through eyewitness testimony, expert interviews, and dramatic archival footage, NOVA investigates the Morandi disaster and other deadly bridge collapses. [Read more…]

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 – Storyville – Inside Lehman Brothers The Whistleblowers (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Storyville – Inside Lehman Brothers: The Whistleblowers (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 789 MB
Category: Documentary

In the autumn of 2007, Matthew Lee, a worried accounting executive at Lehman Brothers, began to notice serious financial irregularities in the company’s practices. When he refused to approve tens of billions of dollars’ worth of suspicious transactions, he was fired. [Read more…]