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100 Year Old Drivers - Netflix

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Another look at some of the nation's oldest drivers still on our roads.

100 Year Old Drivers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-08-13

100 Year Old Drivers - Truck driver - Netflix

A truck driver (commonly referred to as a trucker, teamster or driver in the United States and Canada; a truckie in Australia and New Zealand; a lorry driver, or driver in Ireland, the United Kingdom, India, Nepal and Pakistan) is a person who earns a living as the driver of a truck (usually a semi truck, box truck or dump truck).

100 Year Old Drivers - Health issues - Netflix

100 Year Old Drivers - References - Netflix

Yorkshire: A Year in the Wild - Netflix

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Documentary series featuring the wildlife of the Dales and North York Moors.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-03-21

Yorkshire: A Year in the Wild - Yorkshire Wildlife Park - Netflix

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park, commonly referred to as YWP, is a wildlife park located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, in England. It was built on the site of Brockholes Farm Visitor Centre, which closed to the public in November 2008. The park prides itself on being 'The UK's Number 1 Walkthrough Wildlife Adventure'. Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a member of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).

Yorkshire: A Year in the Wild - Lion Country - Netflix

Lion Country was opened in May 2010, and houses a pride of nine African lions, all of which came from Oradea Zoological Garden in Romania. The lions were kept in small enclosures and poor living conditions at the Romanian zoo, which could not adequately care for them, and Yorkshire Wildlife Park acquired the lions in February 2010. Their new enclosures are large and grassy and it includes a waterfall, rocks and trees. The lions are split into three prides, and have a much better life at the park.

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Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones - Netflix

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Griff Rhys Jones retraces some famous routes across the UK.

Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-05-31

Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones - Walthamstow - Netflix

Walthamstow ( or ) is the largest district of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north-east London. It is located 7.5 miles (12.1 km) northeast from Charing Cross. Historically in the county of Essex, it significantly increased in population as part of the suburban growth of London and was incorporated as the Municipal Borough of Walthamstow in 1929 before becoming part of Greater London in 1965. Walthamstow is situated between the North Circular Road to the north, the Lea Valley and Walthamstow Reservoirs to the west, and Epping Forest to the east.

Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones - Culture - Netflix

Walthamstow was home to the popular 1990s boy band East 17, who named themselves after the area's postal code E17, and titled their debut album Walthamstow. The indie rock band The Rifles are from the area as was Jimmy Ray. Ray grew up in the Lloyd Park area and attended Winns primary, and Sidney Chaplin and McEntee secondary schools. In the early 1990s he performed at various E17 venues, including the Royal Standard, as part of local pop group 'The Cutting Room'. Ray later had solo hits in the UK and US. It is home to the band The Bevis Frond. Walthamstow is a major centre in London's grime music scene, with many bedroom studios and underground music enterprises. Artists include Lethal Bizzle and his band Fire Camp. The Bromheads Jacket song “Poppy Bird” references Walthamstow in the chorus. Walthamstow is mentioned in the Paul McCartney and Wings song “Old Siam, Sir” from the 1979 album Back to the Egg. “Long ago, outside a chip shop in Walthamstow” is the first line of a song named “Ann and Joe”, recorded by The Barron Knights in the late 1970s. This was a spoof of “Long ago, high on a mountain in Mexico”, the opening words of Angelo, which was a UK number one hit in 1977 for Brotherhood of Man. “Waiting in Walthamstow” is a song by The Cranberries from the album Roses. The track the “Battle of Epping Forest” by Genesis on the album Selling England by the Pound has lyrics based in the area such as “Along the Forest Road, there's hundreds of cars - luxury cars.” The artwork for Blur's Parklife album featured photos of the band at Walthamstow Stadium.

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I Love the '80s - Netflix

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Each one-hour episode takes viewers on a stream-of-consciousness tour of one year of the Eighties with vivid flashbacks of the people, music, movies, TV shows, products, fashions, fads, trends and major events that defined pop culture that year. I Love the 80s is MTV, Rubik's Cube, Spicoli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Michael Jackson jackets, "What you talkin' bout, Willis?", Donkey Kong, Purple Rain, "Don't Worry Be Happy," Baby on Board, Who's the Boss?, Milli Vanilli, yuppies, preppies and of course, the Coreys (Haim, Feldman, Hart). I Love the 80s brings a cast of characters together for each show-rock stars, actors, writers, comics and other celebs past and present-to celebrate the decade's good, bad and ugly. They'll reminisce about having their whole belief systems shattered when Darth Vader uttered those fateful words, "I'm your father." They'll weigh in on important top...

I Love the '80s - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2002-12-16

I Love the '80s - I Love - Netflix

“I Love” is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Tom T. Hall. It was released in October 1973 as the only single from the album, For the People in the Last Hard Town. The song would be Hall's most successful single and was his fourth number one on the US country singles chart. The single spent two weeks at the top and a total of 15 weeks on the chart. “I Love” was Hall's only entry on the Top 40 peaking at number 12.

I Love the '80s - Soundtrack appearances - Netflix

The song was used in the film For No Good Reason.

I Love the '80s - References - Netflix

Lockdown - Netflix

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"Lockdown" takes viewers inside the closed world of three maximum-security U.S. prisons to observe violent clashes, covert rules and secret codes of justice.

Lockdown - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-05-07

Lockdown - TNA Lockdown - Netflix

Lockdown is an annual television special and former professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event promoted every spring by the American professional wrestling promotion Impact Wrestling (formerly Total Nonstop Action Wrestling), is considered one of the flagship Pay-per-views in the company, alongside Slammiversary and Bound for Glory. The event was created in 2005 and is highlighted by the premise that all matches take place inside the Six Sides of Steel cage (or, starting in 2010, a regular, four-sided steel cage). In addition to the cage, the event usually features additional gimmicks added on to the steel cage stipulation. Trademark Lockdown specialty matches include the Lethal Lockdown, Xscape matches and exclusive to the TNA Knockouts the Queen of the Cage. Originally, Lockdown was to have only two cage matches to highlight the name, but soon after the premise was changed to the current all cage match format by TNA President Dixie Carter. With the exception of the 2005 and 2006 event, the show has been held outside the Impact Zone. The Family Arena has hosted Lockdown twice in 2007 and in 2010. Other cities that have hosted the event were Lowell, Massachusetts (marketed as Boston), and Philadelphia. The 2011 event was held in Cincinnati, Ohio. On January 9, 2015, Lockdown was broadcast as an Impact Wrestling television special on Destination America .

Lockdown - 2015 - Netflix

Lockdown (2015) (aka Impact Wrestling: Lockdown) was a professional wrestling television special produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). The show was taped on January 9, 2015 at the Manhattan Center in New York, New York. It is the eleventh event under the Lockdown chronology. Unlike the previous events, this event was not held on pay-per-view (PPV) and instead, was featured as a special edition of TNA's weekly broadcast of Impact Wrestling on Destination America.

Lockdown - References - Netflix

Core Kyoto - Netflix

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The ancient capital, Kyoto, continues to be innovative after 1,200 years. We dive deep into its core in this definitive program.

Core Kyoto - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-02-27

Core Kyoto - Kansai region - Netflix

The Kansai region (関西地方, Kansai-chihō) or the Kinki region (近畿地方, Kinki-chihō) lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū. The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo and Shiga, sometimes Fukui, Tokushima and Tottori. While the use of the terms “Kansai” and “Kinki” have changed over history, in most modern contexts the use of the two terms is interchangeable. The urban region of Osaka, Kobe, and Kyoto (Keihanshin region) is the second-most populated in Japan after the Greater Tokyo Area.

Core Kyoto - International schools - Netflix

As of 2002 there were 12 international schools for foreign expatriates in the Kansai region. Alex Stewart of The Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan wrote that this made the Kansai region one of two places in Japan, the other being the Tokyo area, with significant education options available for foreign expatriates with dependent children. Historically expatriates preferred to live in Kobe, with a concentration of them being in and around Rokko Island as of 2002; the Osaka area did not get an international school for foreign expatriates until 1991. The Great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake of 1995 caused a decline in demand for international schools, as there were about 2,500 U.S. nationals each resident in Osaka and Kobe after the earthquake while the pre-earthquake number each was about 5,000. American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) Kansai chapter president Norman Solberg stated that since 2002 the numbers of expatriates in Kansai were recovering “but the fact is there is still a persistent exodus to Tokyo.” As of 2002 the largest international school for expatriates in the Kansai region was Canadian Academy in Kobe. There are two European international schools in Kansai: Deutsche Schule Kobe/European School in Kobe and Lycée Français de Kyoto (formerly École française du Kansai) in Kyoto.

Core Kyoto - References - Netflix

Penn & Teller's Magic and Mystery Tour - Netflix

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Penn & Teller's Magic and Mystery Tour focuses on street magic in the countries known for their old legacy of magic. Penn and Teller visit three countries, in three episodes and get to know the classical magic from that area. The countries featured are China, India and Egypt.

Penn & Teller's Magic and Mystery Tour - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2003-09-10

Penn & Teller's Magic and Mystery Tour - David Copperfield (illusionist) - Netflix

David Seth Kotkin (born September 16, 1956), known professionally as David Copperfield, is an American magician, described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards of a total 38 nominations. Best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion, Copperfield's career of over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a knighthood by the French government, and he has been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress. Copperfield has so far sold 33 million tickets and grossed over $4 billion, more than any other solo entertainer in history. In 2015, Forbes listed his earnings at $63 million for the previous 12 months and ranked him the 20th highest-earning celebrity in the world. When not performing, he manages his chain of eleven resort islands in the Bahamas, which he calls “Musha Cay and the Islands of Copperfield Bay”.

Penn & Teller's Magic and Mystery Tour - "Magic Underground" restaurant - Netflix

David Copperfield's Magic Underground was planned to be a restaurant based on Copperfield's magic. At Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, a sign on Hollywood Boulevard during the late 1990s indicated the restaurant was coming soon. Signs also appeared around Pleasure Island and outside Disney-MGM Studios. A Magic Underground restaurant was also to open in New York's Times Square. Plans included eventual expansion into Disneyland in Anaheim, California, as well as Paris and Tokyo. The restaurants were to have magic props and other items on the walls; magicians would go around to tables doing sleight of hand tricks. There was also to be a larger stage for larger stunts. The restaurant in Times Square was 85% completed, but amid disputes between the creative team and the financial team and enormous cost overruns, finances dried up from the investors, the project was canceled, and Disney canceled the lease. Copperfield was not an investor in the project; the investors reportedly lost $34 million, and subcontractors placed $15 million in liens.

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Tales from the Wild Wood - Netflix

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Writer and woodsman Rob Penn begins a year-long project to bring part of an abandoned woodland, Strawberry Cottage Wood, back to life.

Tales from the Wild Wood - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-17

Tales from the Wild Wood - Kenneth Anderson (writer) - Netflix

Kenneth Anderson (8 March 1910 – 30 August 1974) was an Indian-born, British writer and hunter who wrote books about his adventures in the jungles of South India.

Tales from the Wild Wood - Family - Netflix

He was married to Blossom Fleming. They had 2 children - June Anderson (19.06.1930) and Donald Anderson (18.02.1934 - 12.07.2014)

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Natural Born Monsters - Netflix

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Adventurer Sean Duggan heads to some of the most remote places on Earth in search of mysterious creatures -- from land-prowling fish to giant predatory reptiles -- in "Natural Born Monsters". When he unearths the creatures, he investigates how they have adapted to extreme weather conditions to survive in their often-dangerous environments and how weather has shaped the animals themselves. Duggan often enlists the help of local experts to locate and investigate the creatures and get the information he seeks.

Natural Born Monsters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-21

Natural Born Monsters - Jeremy Wade - Netflix

Jeremy John Wade (born 23 March 1956) is a British television presenter and author of books on angling. He is known for his television series River Monsters, Jungle Hooks and Mighty Rivers.

Natural Born Monsters - Philanthropy - Netflix

Natural Born Monsters - References - Netflix

City in Fear - Netflix

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Examine the terror and evil that rocked America with this investigative series that probes into atrocious acts of violence, studying its effect on the national psyche.

City in Fear - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-11-02

City in Fear - Fear City - Netflix

Fear City is a 1984 American action-thriller directed by Abel Ferrara. The lead roles are played by Billy Dee Williams and Tom Berenger. In 2012 the film was released on Blu-ray by Shout! Factory.

City in Fear - Plot - Netflix

A serial killer who is an expert at martial arts is preying on strippers in Manhattan's Times Square. Night after night, he visits smoky strip clubs, waiting for his victims. The owners of the largest company of strippers in the city are Matt Rossi (Berenger) and Nicky Parzeno (Scalia). Rossi is a retired boxer who retired after having killed an opponent in the ring. He is now seeing their whole business under threat, at the same time as he fears that the woman he loves might be the next victim.

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Popular Voices At The BBC - Netflix

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Gregory Porter introduces a selection of performances on BBC programmes by popular singers.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Popular Voices At The BBC - Teresa Gallagher - Netflix

Teresa Gallagher (born 23 April 1961) is an American-born British actress, voice actress, and singer.

Popular Voices At The BBC - Film - Netflix

Popular Voices At The BBC - References - Netflix

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial - Netflix

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In the aftermath of World War Two, the Allies sought to bring the aggressors to justice. How did the surviving Nazi leaders give account for their actions? Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial is a BBC documentary film series consisting of three one-hour films that re-enact the Nuremberg War Trials of Albert Speer, Hermann Göring and Rudolf Hess. They were broadcast on BBC Two in 2006 to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the trials.

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-09-25

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial - Doctors' trial - Netflix

The Doctors' trial (officially United States of America v. Karl Brandt, et al.) was the second of 12 trials for war crimes of German doctors that the United States authorities held in their occupation zone in Nuremberg, Germany, after the end of World War II. These trials were held before US military courts, not before the International Military Tribunal, but took place in the same rooms at the Palace of Justice. The trials are collectively known as the “Subsequent Nuremberg Trials”, formally the “Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals” (NMT). Twenty of the 23 defendants were medical doctors (Viktor Brack, Rudolf Brandt, and Wolfram Sievers were Nazi officials), and were accused of having been involved in Nazi human experimentation and mass murder under the guise of euthanasia. Josef Mengele, one of the leading Nazi doctors, had evaded capture. The judges in this case, heard before Military Tribunal I, were Walter B. Beals (presiding judge) from Washington, Harold L. Sebring from Florida, and Johnson T. Crawford from Oklahoma, with Victor C. Swearingen, a former special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, as an alternate judge. The Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution was Telford Taylor and the chief prosecutor was James M. McHaney. The indictment was filed on 25 October 1946; the trial lasted from 9 December that year until 20 August 1947. Of the 23 defendants, seven were acquitted and seven received death sentences; the remainder received prison sentences ranging from 10 years to life imprisonment.

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial - See also - Netflix

Command responsibility Declaration of Geneva Declaration of Helsinki Medical ethics Medical torture Nazi eugenics Bullenhuser Damm Nuremberg Code Nuremberg Principles Research Materials: Max Planck Society Archive Bruno Beger Hans Conrad Julius Reiter Claus Schilling Hermann Stieve List of medical ethics cases

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Airport Live - Netflix

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Live series revealing the untold story of how Heathrow Airport is run.

Airport Live - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-06-17

Airport Live - Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport - Netflix

Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport (ICAO: KMEZ, FAA LID: MEZ) is a city owned, public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southeast of the central business district of Mena, a city in Polk County, Arkansas, United States. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility. Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned MEZ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned MEZ to Messina, South Africa). The airport's ICAO identifier is KMEZ.

Airport Live - Allegations of CIA drug trafficking - Netflix

A number of allegations have been made about the use of Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport as a CIA drop point in large scale cocaine trafficking, beginning in the latter part of the 1980s. Several local, state, and federal investigations have taken place in relation to these allegations. The topic has received some press coverage that has included allegations of awareness, participation and/or coverup involving prominent figures such as Bill Clinton,George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Governor Jeb Bush and Saline County prosecutor Dan Harmon (who was convicted of numerous felonies including drug and racketeering charges in 1997). An investigation by the CIA's inspector general concluded that the CIA had no involvement in or knowledge of any illegal activities that may have occurred in Mena. The report said that the agency had conducted a training exercise at the airport in partnership with another Federal agency and that companies located at the airport had performed “routine aviation-related services on equipment owned by the CIA”.

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Porno Valley - Netflix

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The series follows the Vivid girls for 6 months. They present their work, their dreams and the daily life. They face the trouble in their relationships resulting out of their work, as well as the glamorous moments in their careers.

Porno Valley - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2004-01-11

Porno Valley - Traci Lords - Netflix

Traci Elizabeth Lords (born Nora Louise Kuzma; May 7, 1968) is an American actress, singer, model, writer, producer, and director. During the early 1980s, she was one of the most sought-after pornographic actresses in the industry. When law enforcement discovered that pornographers were distributing and selling images and films taken of her when she was a minor, it led to prosecutions and court cases that changed the pornography industry in the United States, in addition to bans on all but one of her adult films. After her departure from pornography at age eighteen, Lords enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute where she studied method acting with the intention of becoming a mainstream actress. She made her screen debut at age 19 in a leading role in the 1988 remake of the 1957 science fiction film Not of This Earth. Lords followed with the role of Wanda Woodward in John Waters' teen comedy, Cry-Baby (1990). Her other acting credits include the television series MacGyver, Married... with Children, Tales from the Crypt, Roseanne, Melrose Place, Profiler, First Wave, Gilmore Girls and Will & Grace. She also appeared in films such as Virtuosity (1995), Blade (1998), Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) and most recently Excision (2012), which earned her Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as Fright Meter Award and CinEuphoria Award. Lords also pursued music in addition to her film career. After her song “Love Never Dies” was featured on the soundtrack to the film Pet Sematary Two (1992), she was signed to Radioactive Records and subsequently released her debut studio album, 1000 Fires (1995) to generally positive reviews. Despite the poor sales of the album, the lead single “Control” had moderate commercial success. It managed to peak at number two on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart and was included on the soundtrack to the film Mortal Kombat (1995), which was eventually certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In 2003, Lords published her autobiography, Traci Lords: Underneath It All, which received positive reviews from critics and debuted at number 31 on The New York Times Best Seller list. She is currently starring in the popular comedy series Swedish Dicks on PopTv. The hit comedy also stars Keanu Reeves and Peter Stormare.

Porno Valley - Life and career - Netflix

Porno Valley - References - Netflix

Search for the Lost Giants - Netflix

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Stonemasons Jim and Bill Vieira are on a quest to investigate an incredible theory: that the myths and legends we've all been told about giants are actually rooted in fact. Jim has researched over 1,000 accounts of skeletons seven feet tall or over unearthed across America in the 19th and 20th centuries. SEARCH FOR THE LOST GIANTS will follow the Vieira brothers on their quest to find evidence of these missing bones, which seem to have slipped through the hands of history. They'll dig for secret chambers, explore underground tunnels and dive into the deepest museum storage vaults–all to find that one bone, that one hair, that single strand of giant DNA that will answer the question: did giants walk the Earth?

Search for the Lost Giants - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-04

Search for the Lost Giants - Left/Right Productions - Netflix

Left/Right Productions is a New York-based television production company. Founded in 2006 by Banks Tarver and Ken Druckerman, the company produces fiction and non-fiction entertainment ranging from reality television to documentary programming to scripted sitcoms. Left/Right was acquired in 2012 by Red Arrow Entertainment Group, a division of ProSiebenSat.1 Media.

Search for the Lost Giants - Location - Netflix

Left/Right Productions is located at 39 West 19th Street in Manhattan, New York City.

Search for the Lost Giants - References - Netflix

American Icon: The Hot Rod - Netflix

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American Icon: The Hot Rod takes an in-depth look at the history of the hot rod, a uniquely American automotive creation. The story comes full circle from documenting the birth of this Southern Californian craze in the 1950's to the past decades exotic world of million dollar custom creations to the current resurgence back to the retro, minimalist hot rod design.

American Icon: The Hot Rod - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-10-26

American Icon: The Hot Rod - Dean Jeffries - Netflix

Edward Dean Jeffries (February 25, 1933 – May 5, 2013) was an American custom car designer and fabricator, as well as stuntman and stunt coordinator for motion pictures and television programs based in Los Angeles, California.

American Icon: The Hot Rod - Personal life - Netflix

Jeffries married Judy Darlene Maxson (born July 23, 1940) in c.1959, daughter of Helen C. (née Markley) and Darwin Bashor Maxson. Judy's father, Darwin, would become a racing partner with Dean, forming Maxson Jeffries Racing. Dean and Judy had one son, Kevin Dean (born November 24, 1960-), but divorced in April 1971. While working on the Warner Bros. lot he met and later married Rosalee “Row” Berman in Los Angeles on October 17, 1982. Rosalee was an executive and associate producer for the studio. Row, who was born July 20, 1941, died after a long illness on August 11, 2008, in Los Angeles at the age of 67. Jeffries died in his sleep May 5, 2013, at home in Hollywood. He was 80 and had been in declining health.

American Icon: The Hot Rod - References - Netflix

Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket - Netflix

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Jimmy Doherty goes inside Britain's biggest supermarket to come up with innovative ideas to produce equally cheap but higher-welfare alternatives to their best-selling meat products.

Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-05-12

Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket - Bristol Farms - Netflix

Bristol Farms Inc. is an upscale grocery store chain in California, United States. Founded in Los Angeles County, Bristol Farms operates fifteen stores, twelve in Southern California, and one in San Francisco. The fourteenth and fifteenth stores operate as Lazy Acres Market in Santa Barbara and Long Beach, respectively. Another Lazy Acres Market opened in 2016 in Encinitas. After several changes in ownership over the years, the company is now privately owned by Endeavour Capital.

Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket - Owned by Albertsons - Netflix

In 2004, Bristol Farms was purchased by Albertsons, Inc. In October 2005, Bristol Farms purchased Santa Barbara-based Lazy Acres. Many believe that the independently owned single store Lazy Acres sold to Bristol Farms as a defensive move against Whole Foods' pending arrival into Santa Barbara. While this is Bristol Farms' first and only location in Santa Barbara, the 28,000-square-foot (2,600 m2) Lazy Acres store itself continues operating under its original format. The name Bristol Farms is not noted on signage or advertisements at Lazy Acres. The Long Beach Bristol Farms was converted into a second Lazy Acres in November 2012. In 2006, Bristol Farms opened its doors at the newly expanded Westfield San Francisco Centre in downtown San Francisco, becoming the first Bristol Farms in Northern California. The San Francisco site covers more than half the space of the Concourse Level in the lower level of the mall. Three former Albertsons locations have been converted into Bristol Farms, one in the La Jolla section of the city of San Diego, California, the second location in Palm Desert, California, which originally opened as Lucky, and the third location in the Westchester section of the city of Los Angeles, California.

Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket - References - Netflix

How the States Got Their Shapes - Netflix

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How well do average Americans know their country? Brian Unger hits the road to uncover the history hidden in the lines and contours that make up the U.S. map through man-on-the-street quizzes and head-to-head competitions. Contestants battle to win some cash, show their state pride and display their knowledge of U.S. geography as they reveal how the country took shape.

How the States Got Their Shapes - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-05-03

How the States Got Their Shapes - Brian Unger - Netflix

Brian D. Unger (born November 30, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and commentator.

How the States Got Their Shapes - Career - Netflix

Unger was an original correspondent and producer on The Daily Show, from 1996–99. While working for The Daily Show in 1998, he was named one of Entertainment Weekly's “100 Most Creative People in Entertainment.” Unger's other television appearances include O2Be on Oxygen, the Comedy Central shows Reno 911! and The Man Show, various I Love the... shows on VH1, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Hollywood Off-Ramp on E!, as well as appearances on NBC's The Jay Leno Show and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, NBC's Later, E!'s Talk Soup, the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine Extra, the stand-up comedy DVD Zach Galifianakis Live at the Purple Onion. He provided regular commentary (“The Unger Report”) for the NPR show Day to Day from its launch in 2003 until its cancellation, making his final “Unger Report” on March 16, 2009. He currently provides regular commentary to NPR's All Things Considered. He has hosted on MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann and Discovery Channel show Some Assembly Required (with University of Virginia Professor of Physics Lou Bloomfield; and then solo in its final season). Unger was one of the co-hosts for the pilot of a new PBS series, Wired Science, which aired in January 2007 and was subsequently picked up to debut later in the year, though Unger did not remain involved with the show. Unger has appeared as a spokesman for Yoo-hoo and Maxwell House Coffee. In 2008, he appeared in a BMW documentary about testing of BMW diesels as they embark on a 500-mile road trip from South Carolina to Virginia. The film's purpose was to raise awareness of driving diesels in the United States. Unger later became the official spokesman for the BMW Advanced Diesel. He also appears in a number of recent Quicken Loans commercials. Unger's written commentary has appeared in The New York Times and The Minneapolis Star Tribune, and he has written a book review for The Washington Post. He is a commentator on the internet talk show The Young Turks, which streams on YouTube; it is one of the most watched news programs produced solely for the web. The show was briefly broadcast on the Current TV television network from 2011 to 2013. Unger also provides the narration for the PBS American version of Nature's Spy in the Wild.

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Secrets - Netflix

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The Sphinx. El Dorado. The Shroud of Turin. Our world holds remarkable relics that are full of secrets, written in stone, gold, and blood. Discovering the truths behind their mysteries could change history as we know it. Join us as we travel the globe and come face-to-face with these puzzling treasures. We explore hidden corners, decipher ancient documents, and apply groundbreaking research and forensic techniques with one goal in mind: to discover the truth about these fabled cities, monuments, and remnants, and to share it with the world.

Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-04

Secrets - Mako: Island of Secrets - Netflix

Mako: Island of Secrets is an Australian television programme for children and teenagers. Internationally released as Mako Mermaids, the show is a spin-off of H2O: Just Add Water and is produced by Jonathan M. Shiff in association with Network Ten and Nickelodeon. The series follows Zac, a teenage boy who turns into a merman after accidentally falling into a magical pool of water on the fictional island of Mako.

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The Century That Wrote Itself - Netflix

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Author Adam Nicolson takes an intimate look at the 17th century's diarists and letter writers and how they produced the first great age of self-depiction.

The Century That Wrote Itself - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-04-10

The Century That Wrote Itself - Victoria Wood - Netflix

Victoria Wood, (19 May 1953 – 20 April 2016) was an English comedian, actress, singer and songwriter, screenwriter, producer and director. Wood wrote and starred in dozens of sketches, plays, musicals, films and sitcoms over several decades, and her live comedy act was interspersed with her own compositions, which she performed on the piano. Much of her humour was grounded in everyday life and included references to quintessentially “British” activities, attitudes and products. She was noted for her skills in observing culture and in satirising social classes. Wood started her career in 1974 by appearing on the ATV talent show New Faces. She established herself as a comedy star in the 1980s, winning a BAFTA TV Award in 1986 for the sketch series Victoria Wood as Seen on TV (1985–87), and became one of Britain's most popular stand-up comics, winning a second BAFTA for An Audience with Victoria Wood (1988). In the 1990s she wrote and co-starred in the television film Pat and Margaret (1994) and the sitcom Dinnerladies (1998–2000). She won two more BAFTA TV Awards, including Best Actress, for her 2006 ITV1 television film, Housewife, 49. Her frequent long-term collaborators included Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, and Anne Reid. In 2006, Wood came tenth in ITV's poll of the British public's 50 Greatest TV Stars.

The Century That Wrote Itself - 1980–88 - Netflix

The success of the television version of Talent led to Wood writing the follow-up, Nearly a Happy Ending. Shortly afterwards she wrote a third play for Granada, Happy Since I Met You, again with Walters alongside Duncan Preston as the male lead. In 1980, she wrote and starred in the stage play Good Fun. Recognising her talent, Eckersley offered Wood a sketch show, although she was unsure of the project; she only agreed to go ahead if Walters received equal billing. Eckersley came up with an obvious title - Wood and Walters, and the pilot episode was recorded. It led to a full series, featuring Duncan Preston and a supporting cast. In the period between the completion of the pilot and the shooting of the series, Eckersley died. Wood credited him with giving her her first big break, and felt that Wood and Walters suffered due to his death. She was not impressed by Brian Armstrong, his fill-in, and was of the opinion that he hired unsuitable supporting actors. Wood appeared as a presenter in Yorkshire Television's 1984 schools television programme for hearing-impaired children, Insight, in a remake of the series originally presented by Derek Griffiths. In 1982 and 1983 she appeared as a panellist on BBC Radio 4's Just a Minute. In October 1983 Wood performed her first solo stand up show, Lucky Bag in a five-week run at the King's Head Theatre in Islington. The show transferred to the Ambassadors Theatre for a twelve night run in February 1984. Lucky Bag went on a short UK tour in November and December 1984 and was also released as a live album recorded at the Edinburgh Festival in 1983. Wood left Granada in 1984 for the BBC, who promised her more creative control over projects. Later that year, her sketch show Victoria Wood as Seen on TV went into production. Wood chose the actors: her friend Julie Walters once again starred, as did Duncan Preston. Wood's friend Celia Imrie and Susie Blake and Patricia Routledge were in the cast. As Seen on TV had the Acorn Antiques sketch, a parody of a low-budget soap opera, Crossroads, and rumoured to be named after an antiques shop in her birthplace. Acorn Antiques is remembered for characters such as “Mrs Overall” (played by Walters), the deliberately bad camera angles and wobbling sets, and Celia Imrie's sarcastic tone as “Miss Babs”. Wood's most popular comic song, “The Ballad of Barry and Freda (Let's Do It)”, originated in this show. It tells the story of Freda (a woman eager for sex) and Barry (an introverted man terrified of sex), and makes clever use of allusions to a multitude of risqué activities while avoiding all taboo words. A second series of Victoria Wood as Seen on TV was made in 1986, followed by a one-off 'special' in 1987. In October 1987 Wood went on the road with her one-woman show. The tour included a sell out run at the London Palladium and had a second leg in April 1988. The end of 1988 saw the release of her second live performance Victoria Wood Live recorded at the Brighton Dome. In 1988 she appeared in the BAFTA-winning An Audience with Victoria Wood for ITV. At the time of recording the show she was six months pregnant.

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Art of the Western World - Netflix

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Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter. Produced by WNET/New York (major producer). 1989.

Art of the Western World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1989-10-02

Art of the Western World - Vagabonds of the Western World - Netflix

Vagabonds of the Western World is the third studio album by Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy, released in 1973. It was the band's last album with original guitarist Eric Bell and the first to feature the artwork of Jim Fitzpatrick, whose work would appear on many subsequent albums by the band.

Art of the Western World - Track listings - Netflix

When the album was repackaged for CD in 1991, it included the respective A and B-sides of the two singles released at around the same time. “Whiskey in the Jar” was Lizzy's first hit.

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Against the Tide - Netflix

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A series on the Clipper Yacht Race, in which amateur sailors attempt to sail around the world.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-09

Against the Tide - List of Against the Tide episodes - Netflix

MediaCorp Channel 8's television series Against the Tide is a psychological drama series produced by MediaCorp Singapore in 2014. The series, which stars Christopher Lee and Rui En as the main characters, will explore the mind and psyche of the subject, with the struggles and darkness of humanity. As of 24 October 2014, all 23 episodes of Against the Tide have been aired on MediaCorp Channel 8.

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List of MediaCorp Channel 8 Chinese Drama Series (2010s) Against the Tide

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Space's Deepest Secrets - Netflix

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A new breed of explorer has taken space travel beyond the moon to unlock and reveal first-ever views of alien worlds and cosmic bodies far beyond anyone's imagination. Space's Deepest Secrets shares stories of the men and women who pushed their ingenuity and curiosity to uncover some of the most groundbreaking findings in the history of space exploration. Hourlong episodes cover NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, the Hubble Telescope, the twin Voyager explorations, and other past, current and future missions and projects.

Space's Deepest Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-26

Space's Deepest Secrets - The New Adventures of Ocean Girl - Netflix

The New Adventures of Ocean Girl is an Australian animated television series inspired by the 1994 series Ocean Girl.

Space's Deepest Secrets - Cast - Netflix

Sigrid Thornton - Narrator Marnie Reece-Wilmore - Princess Neri Samuel Johnson - Prince Jobah Michael Carman - Captain Sharkana Marg Downey - Elgar Gary Files - Zardor Dennis Pryor - King Nemon Doug Tremlett - Neanda Stephen Whittaker - Moza

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Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie - Netflix

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TV icon and vintage machine enthusiast, Chris Barrie, serves up a big dose of nostalgia in this exclusive series celebrating British design. From the Spitfire to the Mini Cooper, Chris salutes over fifty years of world-beating British know how, revealing how these mechanical icons helped shape Britain and changed peoples' lives in the process. Focusing on four decades - the 1930s, 1950s, 1960s and 1980s – Chris takes a trip down memory lane and familiarizes himself with everything from the world's fastest steam locomotive and the iconic Routemaster bus, to the ever-popular Mini Cooper and the unlikely icons of the Ford Transit Van and the Sinclair C5.

Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-06-04

Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie - National Geographic (UK and Ireland TV channel) - Netflix

The National Geographic Channel is a television channel that features documentaries produced by the National Geographic Society. It features some programming similar to that on the Discovery Channel such as nature and science documentaries. The channel was launched in Europe in September 1997 and time shared initially with the failing NBC Europe until NBC Europe's demise in 1998, at which point it began timesharing with Fox Kids (in the UK, replacing the failed first iteration of Sky 2); with analogue transmission of the channel ending, and the sale of Fox Kids to Disney, timesharing was eventually superseded by 24-hour broadcasting. It was later launched worldwide including in Asia and the United States. Today, the channel is available in over 143 countries, seen in more than 160 million homes and in 25 languages. It is owned by a company called the “NGC-UK Partnership”, which initially was jointly owned by the National Geographic Society and British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), but in 2006, Sky's parent company News Corporation (now 21st Century Fox) purchased 25 percent of the stake in the partnership, followed by the acquisition of BSkyB's remaining 50 percent stake by its sister company, the Fox Entertainment Group. This includes an English-language version for the UK, Ireland, Malta and Iceland. It also includes Dutch, Italian, Norwegian and Turkish speaking channels among others. The channel's musical signature is the Elmer Bernstein composed theme that has also appeared on the National Geographic broadcast-TV specials.

Britain's Greatest Machines with Chris Barrie - Company - Netflix

The channel is owned by the NGC-UK Partnership, which was formed in 1997 as a joint venture between National Geographic Television & Film, a division of the National Geographic Society and British Sky Broadcasting through its Sky Ventures division. The NGS provides programming expertise, while BSkyB provides its expertise on distribution, marketing, commercial and advertising sales. The partnership builds and operates National Geographic channels and services across Europe. It is headquartered in London. In December 2006, News Corporation purchased 25 percent of the Society's stake in the company. This meant that BSkyB owned half company, while the National Geographic Society and News Corp held 25 percent share each. In December 2007, BSkyB sold its stake in the partnership to the Fox Entertainment Group, through its Fox Networks Group subsidiary.

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Funeral Boss - Netflix

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Helping a family cope with the loss of a loved one takes a very special individual. Discovery Fit & Health explores one of the most unique funeral homes in America on Funeral Boss. This six-part series introduces CEO and patriarch Bill Harris, an expert in the funeral industry and the heart and soul behind this family business. A perfectionist, he insists on running the business a certain way - his way, but with three sons and a daughter working for him, he's hoping to pass that dedication on to the next generation. Despite all the hustle and high drama, one thing they all agree on is that the funeral business with its constant focus on the grief of loss and the celebration of life is intense, emotional and about as high-pressure as any industry can get. Each episode documents the Harris clan as they help new families on the emotional journey of saying goodbye to a loved one.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-03-14

Funeral Boss - Carlo Gambino - Netflix

Carlo “Don Carlo” Gambino (August 24, 1902 – October 15, 1976) was a Sicilian-American mobster and boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention, he unexpectedly seized control of the Commission of the American Mafia. Gambino was inconspicuous and secretive. In 1937 Gambino was convicted of tax evasion but had his sentence suspended. He lived to the age of 74, when he died of a heart attack in bed “in a state of grace,” according to a priest who had given him the Last Rites of the Catholic Church.

Funeral Boss - Gambino and the "cement overcoat" - Netflix

Although Cosa Nostra members show great respect to their superiors, there have been cases of members disrespecting or humiliating a fellow made man. An especially notorious case is that of Dominick “Mimi” Scialo – a feared and respected soldier of the Colombo family who had control over the vast area of Coney Island. When under the influence of alcohol, Scialo would become very arrogant, loud and disrespectful. One day in October 1974, Scialo was at a popular Italian restaurant where he spotted Carlo Gambino and began to harass him, insulting Gambino in front of others. Gambino stayed calm, as he always was, did not retaliate and did not say a word. Scialo's body was found not long after at Otto's Social Club in South Brooklyn encased in the concrete floor.

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Game Changers with Kevin Frazier Presented by EA Sports - Netflix

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Celebrating athletes and fans who give back to their communities making life better for so many, Game Changers, hosted by "The Insider's" Kevin Frazier, highlights professional athletes who use their public image to make positive changes in the lives of fans in need. Young reporters seek their stories from the field, and bring back journalistic gold to the Game Changers studios to culminate in heartfelt reflection and insight from the host. Whether on or off the field, Game Changers takes an inspirational look at how sports positively impact individuals and the communities they serve.

Game Changers with Kevin Frazier Presented by EA Sports - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-28

Game Changers with Kevin Frazier Presented by EA Sports - NBA 2K - Netflix

The NBA 2K series is a series of basketball simulation video games developed and released annually since 1999. The premise of each game in the series is to emulate the sport of basketball, more specifically, the National Basketball Association, and present improvements over the previous installments. The series was originally published by Sega, under the label Sega Sports, and is now published by 2K Sports. All of the games in the franchise have been developed by Visual Concepts. The series consists of eighteen main installments and several spinoff-style titles. It has seen releases on eighteen different platforms. The NBA 2K series has also been used in eSports. The series has consistently achieved critical and commercial success. LeBron James is the 2K19 cover athlete.

Game Changers with Kevin Frazier Presented by EA Sports - NBA 2K13 - Netflix

NBA 2K13 was initially released in October 2012 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows. A version for Wii U was released as a launch title in November 2012. The game's cover features Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant, and Derrick Rose. Jay Z is credited as executive producer of the game; among other things, he curated the soundtrack, which consists of 24 songs.

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Ill Gotten Gains - Netflix

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Documentary series following regional organised crime units and police forces as they take down Britain's criminals by seizing their assets and selling them at auction.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-21

Ill Gotten Gains - Sheldon Silver - Netflix

Sheldon “Shelly” Silver (born February 13, 1944) is a former lawyer and Democratic Party politician from New York City who served as Speaker of the New York State Assembly from 1994 until 2015. In 2015, Silver was arrested on federal corruption charges, and resigned as Speaker of the Assembly shortly thereafter. In November 2015, Silver was convicted of all charges; the felony convictions triggered his automatic expulsion from the Assembly. In May 2016, Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to repay $5.3 million in ill-gotten gains and $1.75 million in additional fines. Silver's conviction was overturned by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan in July 2017, but in May 2018, following a retrial, Silver was found guilty on the same charges.

Ill Gotten Gains - Affordable housing - Netflix

In 1997 and throughout his Assembly career, Silver was a key advocate of state-administered rent regulation of New York apartments. This complex and highly politicized system made the Speaker a central figure, continually courted by major participants in the real-estate industry. In 1967, New York City leveled the 20-acre (80,000 m2) Seward Park Urban Renewal Area in Silver's neighborhood, and removed more than 1,800 low-income largely Hispanic families, with a promise that they could return to new low-income apartments when they were built. However, the site was kept undeveloped for decades afterward, as Silver and key allies strove to maintain the area's Jewish identity and opposed affordable housing, which would have brought more Hispanic and Chinese residents. Finally in 2012, the site was approved for the Essex Crossing mixed-use development project. Construction is scheduled to be completed in 2024, some 57 years after the site was cleared.

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Life in the Air - Netflix

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Documentary series exploring the remarkable animals from around the world that take to the air.

Life in the Air - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-03

Life in the Air - Life - Netflix

Life is a characteristic that distinguishes physical entities that do have biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased, or because they never had such functions and are classified as inanimate. Various forms of life exist, such as plants, animals, fungi, protists, archaea, and bacteria. The criteria can at times be ambiguous and may or may not define viruses, viroids, or potential synthetic life as “living”. Biology is the science concerned with the study of life. The definition of life is controversial. The current definition is that organisms are open systems that maintain homeostasis, are composed of cells, have a life cycle, undergo metabolism, can grow, adapt to their environment, respond to stimuli, reproduce and evolve. However, several other biological definitions have been proposed, and there are some borderline cases of life, such as viruses or viroids. In the past, there have been many attempts to define what is meant by “life” through obsolete concepts such as odic force, hylomorphism, spontaneous generation and vitalism, that have now been disproved by biological discoveries. Abiogenesis describes the natural process of life arising from non-living matter, such as simple organic compounds. Properties common to all organisms include the need for certain core chemical elements to sustain biochemical functions. Life on Earth first appeared as early as 4.28 billion years ago, soon after ocean formation 4.41 billion years ago, and not long after the formation of the Earth 4.54 billion years ago. Earth's current life may have descended from an RNA world, although RNA-based life may not have been the first. The mechanism by which life began on Earth is unknown, though many hypotheses have been formulated and are often based on the Miller–Urey experiment. The earliest known life forms are microfossils of bacteria. 3.45 billion year old Australian rocks are reported to have contained microorganisms. In 2016, scientists reported identifying a set of 355 genes thought to be present in the last universal common ancestor (LUCA) of all living organisms, already a complex organism and not the first living thing. Since its primordial beginnings, life on Earth has changed its environment on a geologic time scale. To survive in most ecosystems, life must often adapt to a wide range of conditions. Some microorganisms, called extremophiles, thrive in physically or geochemically extreme environments that are detrimental to most other life on Earth. Aristotle was the first person to classify organisms. Later, Carl Linnaeus introduced his system of binomial nomenclature for the classification of species. Eventually new groups and categories of life were discovered, such as cells and microorganisms, forcing dramatic revisions of the structure of relationships between living organisms. Cells are sometimes considered the smallest units and “building blocks” of life. There are two kinds of cells, prokaryotic and eukaryotic, both of which consist of cytoplasm enclosed within a membrane and contain many biomolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids. Cells reproduce through a process of cell division, in which the parent cell divides into two or more daughter cells. Though currently only known on Earth, life need not be restricted to it, and many scientists speculate in the existence of extraterrestrial life. Artificial life is a computer simulation or man-made reconstruction of any aspect of life, which is often used to examine systems related to natural life. Death is the permanent termination of all biological functions which sustain an organism, and as such, is the end of its life. Extinction is the process by which an entire group or taxon, normally a species, dies out. Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of organisms.

Life in the Air - Life as a property of ecosystems - Netflix

A systems view of life treats environmental fluxes and biological fluxes together as a “reciprocity of influence,” and a reciprocal relation with environment is arguably as important for understanding life as it is for understanding ecosystems. As Harold J. Morowitz (1992) explains it, life is a property of an ecological system rather than a single organism or species. He argues that an ecosystemic definition of life is preferable to a strictly biochemical or physical one. Robert Ulanowicz (2009) highlights mutualism as the key to understand the systemic, order-generating behavior of life and ecosystems.

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Mysteries at the Castle - Netflix

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Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed. See these amazing structures in all their glory and hear the remarkable, mysterious and bizarre tales tied to the rich and powerful who once resided there. From a German castle where a real life Dr. Frankenstein tried to breathe life into the dead to the magnificent Highclere Castle, which is now the setting for Downton Abbey, but was once the home of an English lord who unearthed King Tut's tomb, these stories will captivate and amaze. Go inside the castles, manors and mansions with our behind-the-scenes photos, and watch exclusive video of the stories and secrets hidden in their history. The first season of Mysteries at the Castle aired under the name 'Castles, Secrets and Legends'.

Mysteries at the Castle - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-19

Mysteries at the Castle - The Mysterious Murasame Castle - Netflix

The Mysterious Murasame Castle (謎の村雨城, Nazo no Murasame Jō) is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Family Computer Disk System (FDS), which released in April 1986. The game was one of the early games released for the system, and the second original title after The Legend of Zelda. The game was only available in Japan in its initial release. The game was released outside Japan for the first time on the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Europe and Australia in May 2014 and in North America in August 2014.

Mysteries at the Castle - Gameplay - Netflix

The player takes on the role of the main protagonist Takamaru. The objective is to race through Murasame Castle and the four neighboring castles, obtain the four gems from the castle lords and defeat the main antagonist Murasame. The player moves from different directions in a top-down view with no side-scrolling. The game has only a limited number of power-ups, forcing players to rely on their own action skills more than anything else. The game world has scrolls scattered throughout the castles for Takamaru to collect, and special raccoon suits may reveal power-ups. Players are given a certain number of lives, and may gain additional lives by rescuing the castles' princesses and playing through bonus rounds after completing the first half of each level. One life is lost when Takamaru's health gauge runs out or runs out of time. When all lives are lost at any point in the game, the game over screen will appear, in which the player can continue the game or save their progress. The game consists of five castles: Aosame Castle, Akasame Castle, Ryokusame Castle, Momosame Castle, and the titular Murasame Castle. The appearance of enemy characters (including samurai, ninja and hannya) borrows heavily from existing Japanese culture. Each level, divided into two parts: the path to the castle, and the castle itself, is of considerable size, and Takamaru must defeat generic enemy characters to reach the innermost region of the castle where the castle-lord resides. The player's only weapons are a katana and shurikens; upgrades to the shuriken can be obtained, but are lost whenever Takamaru loses a life. The katana can only be used when Takamaru is close to an enemy or projectile (excluding fireballs), while the shurikens can only be used when he is farther away. The katana can also be used to deflect projectiles. Other items include fireballs, which are more powerful than the shurikens; a lightning-themed explosive, which gives heavy damage to every enemy on screen; and a cloak, which makes Takamaru invisible and invulnerable to enemies and objects for a short period of time. When Takamaru reaches more 99 lives, he becomes invincible.

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A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones - Netflix

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A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones is a documentary series which follows Griff as he finds out more about his native country Wales, known for its beautiful landscapes, friendly locals and Celtic traditions.

A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-06

A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones - Modern Television - Netflix

Modern Television is a British production company based in Cardiff and London. It was founded in 2005 by Griff Rhys Jones and Simon Mansfield, who left in 2011. Since 2011 the Managing Director has been Sarah Broughton. Tom Hollander was cast to play Dylan Thomas in the companies first drama production, A Poet in New York with Griff Rhys Jones acting as executive producer on the feature-length drama directed by Aisling Walsh Awards: The company won a Fast Growth 50 Award in 2009 and again in 2010. In 2012 it was listed in Televisual magazine as one of the top 100 production companies in the United Kingdom. A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones won 'Best Presenter' at the BAFTA Cymru Awards 2014. A Poet in New York won 'Best Actor' for Tom Hollander at the RTS Awards 2015 as well as 'Best Feature’ and 'Best Special and Visual Effects’ at the BAFTA Cymru Awards 2015. The drama was also nominated for ‘Best Drama’ at the Broadcast Press Guild Awards, BAFTAs, Broadcast Awards, Celtic Media Awards and Critics’ Choice Television Awards in America in 2015.

A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones - Productions - Netflix

Hidden Killers of the Post War Home Griff's Great Britain The Quizeum - 2 series A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home National Treasures of Wales with Griff Rhys Jones A Poet in New York A Great Welsh Adventure with Griff Rhys Jones New Hidden Killers: The Victorian Home New HIdden Killers: The Edwardian Home Burma, my Father and the Forgotten Army Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home Britain's Lost Routes with Griff Rhys Jones Hidden Treasures Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale Ian Fleming: Where Bond Began Greatest Cities of the World The Wind in the Willows with Griff Rhys Jones Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas The Prince's Welsh Village Terry Jones' Great Map Mystery Losing It A Pembrokeshire Farm Return to Pembrokeshire Farm The Heart of Thomas Hardy Monte Carlo or Bust Rudyard Kipling: A Remembrance Tale Why Poetry Matters Building Britain

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Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones - Netflix

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The actor and comedian explores the influence of waterways throughout history, and how they have shaped people's lives across Britain.

Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-07-26

Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones - Chatsworth House - Netflix

Chatsworth House () is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-east of Bakewell and 9 miles (14 km) west of Chesterfield (SK260700). The seat of the Duke of Devonshire, it has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549. Standing on the east bank of the River Derwent, Chatsworth looks across to the low hills that divide the Derwent and Wye valleys. The house, set in expansive parkland and backed by wooded, rocky hills rising to heather moorland, contains an important collection of paintings, furniture, Old Master drawings, neoclassical sculptures, books and other artefacts. Chatsworth has been selected as the United Kingdom's favourite country house several times.

Rivers with Griff Rhys Jones - 19th century - Netflix

In October 1832, Princess Victoria (later Queen Victoria) and her mother, the Duchess of Kent, visited Chatsworth where she had her first formal adult dinner, at the age of 13, in the new dining room. The 6th Duke had another opportunity to welcome Victoria in 1843 when the Queen and Prince Albert returned to be entertained by a large array of illuminated fountains. The Duke spent 47 years transforming the house and gardens. A Latin inscription over the fireplace in the Painted Hall translates as, “William Spencer, Duke of Devonshire, inherited this most beautiful house from his father in the year 1811, which had been begun in the year of English liberty 1688, and completed it in the year of his bereavement 1840”. 1688 was the year of the Glorious Revolution, supported by the Whig dynasties including the Cavendishes. The year 1840 saw the death of the Duke's beloved niece Blanche, who was married to his heir, the future 7th Duke. In 1844 he published a book called Handbook to Chatsworth and Hardwick.

The Duke was a great collector especially of sculpture and books. When he built the North Wing he had a purpose built Sculpture Gallery to house his collection and repurposed numerous rooms in the house to contain the entire libraries he would purchase at auction. The 6th Duke loved to entertain and the early 19th century saw a rise in popularity of the 'English Country House Party,' and so in 1830 the Duke converted rooms on the east side of the house into guest bedrooms. People invited to stay at Chatsworth spent their days hunting, riding, reading and playing billiards. In the evening formal dinners would take place followed by music, charades and smoking for the men. Women would return to their bedroom many times during the day to change their outfits. These guest bedrooms at Chatsworth are the most complete set of bedrooms from the period to survive with their original furnishings. There is much eastern influence in the decoration including hand-painted Chinese wallpapers and fabrics which are typical of Regency Taste, which developed during the reign of George IV (1762–1830). People who have stayed at Chatsworth include Queen Victoria and Charles Dickens.

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Sold!: Inside the World's Biggest Auction House - Netflix

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As Christie's celebrates its 250th anniversary, this two-part series follows the drama behind iconic art auctions across the globe to reveal how the world's biggest auction house operates.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-19

Sold!: Inside the World's Biggest Auction House - Led Zeppelin - Netflix

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound has led them to be cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal. Their style drew from a wide variety of influences, including blues, psychedelia, and folk music. After changing their name from the New Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin signed a deal with Atlantic Records that afforded them considerable artistic freedom. Although the group were initially unpopular with critics, they achieved significant commercial success with albums such as Led Zeppelin (1969), Led Zeppelin II (1969), Led Zeppelin III (1970), Led Zeppelin IV (1971), Houses of the Holy (1973), Physical Graffiti (1975), Presence (1976) and In Through the Out Door (1979). Their fourth album, which features the song “Stairway to Heaven”, is among the most popular and influential works in rock music, and it helped to secure the group's popularity. Page wrote most of Led Zeppelin's music, particularly early in their career, while Plant generally supplied the lyrics. Jones' keyboard-based compositions later became central to the group's catalogue, which featured increasing experimentation. The latter half of their career saw a series of record-breaking tours that earned the group a reputation for excess and debauchery. Although they remained commercially and critically successful, their output and touring schedule were limited during the late 1970s, and the group disbanded following Bonham's death from alcohol-related asphyxia in 1980. In the decades that followed, the surviving members sporadically collaborated and participated in one-off Led Zeppelin reunions. The most successful of these was the 2007 Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert in London, with Jason Bonham taking his late father's place behind the drums. Led Zeppelin are widely considered one of the most successful, innovative, and influential rock groups in history. They are one of the best-selling music artists in the history of audio recording; various sources estimate the group's record sales at 200 to 300 million units worldwide. With RIAA-certified sales of 111.5 million units, they are the second-best-selling band in the US. Each of their nine studio albums placed in the top 10 of the Billboard album chart and six reached the number-one spot. They achieved eight consecutive UK number-one albums. Rolling Stone magazine described them as “the heaviest band of all time”, “the biggest band of the Seventies”, and “unquestionably one of the most enduring bands in rock history”. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995; the museum's biography of the band states that they were “as influential” during the 1970s as the Beatles were during the 1960s.

Sold!: Inside the World's Biggest Auction House - 2000s - Netflix

2003 saw the release of the triple live album How the West Was Won, and Led Zeppelin DVD, a six-hour chronological set of live footage that became the best-selling music DVD in history. In July 2007, Atlantic/Rhino and Warner Home Video announced three Zeppelin titles to be released that November: Mothership, a 24-track best-of spanning the band's career; a reissue of the soundtrack The Song Remains the Same, including previously unreleased material; and a new DVD. Zeppelin also made their catalogue legally available for digital download, becoming one of the last major rock bands to do so. On 10 December 2007, Zeppelin reunited for the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert at the O2 Arena in London, with Jason Bonham again taking his father's place on drums. According to Guinness World Records 2009, the show set a record for the “Highest Demand for Tickets for One Music Concert” as 20 million requests were submitted online. Critics praised the performance and there was widespread speculation about a full reunion. Page, Jones and Jason Bonham were reported to be willing to tour, and to be working on material for a new Zeppelin project. Plant continued his touring commitments with Alison Krauss, stating in September 2008 that he would not record or tour with the band. “I told them I was busy and they'd simply have to wait,” he recalled in 2014. “I would come around eventually, which they were fine with – at least to my knowledge. But it turns out they weren't. And what's even more disheartening, Jimmy used it against me.” Jones and Page reportedly looked for a replacement for Plant; candidates including Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, and Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge. However, in January 2009, it was confirmed that the project had been abandoned. “Getting the opportunity to play with Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham was pretty special,” Kennedy recalled. “That is pretty much the zenith right there. That was a crazy, good experience. It's something I still think of often… It's so precious to me.”

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Steve Backshall's Extreme Mountain Challenge - Netflix

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Steve Backshall and a team of expert rock climbers, attempt the first ascent of a remote, unclimbed tepui in Venezuela, to explore the wildlife that lives there.

Steve Backshall's Extreme Mountain Challenge - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-06

Steve Backshall's Extreme Mountain Challenge - Steve Backshall - Netflix

Stephen James Backshall (born 21 April 1973) is a BAFTA-winning English naturalist, writer and television presenter, best known for BBC TV's Deadly 60. His other BBC work includes being part of the expedition teams in Lost Land of the Tiger, Lost Land of the Volcano and Lost Land of the Jaguar. He has worked for the National Geographic Channel and the Discovery Channel. He has published three novels for children and several non-fiction works.

Steve Backshall's Extreme Mountain Challenge - National Geographic TV - Netflix

In 1997 Backshall attempted to walk solo across the western half of New Guinea, then known as Irian Jaya; he was in the rainforest for three months, but was ultimately unsuccessful. He then had an idea for a series, bought a video camera, and went to the jungles of Colombia, where he made a pilot which he sold to the National Geographic Channel, which employed him in 1998 as its 'Adventurer in Residence' and he spent five years as a producer and presenter. For National Geographic International, Backshall presented the expedition series Game For It and the environmental series EarthPulse. For Bootcamp, he completed the Israeli special forces selection course, running 60 miles overnight to gain their red beret.

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Natural World - Netflix

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BBC Two's classic wildlife series which tells in-depth stories of incredible animals, featuring award-winning photography in some of the most extraordinary places in the world.

Natural World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1983-10-30

Natural World - Natural World (TV series) - Netflix

Natural World is a strand of British wildlife documentary programmes broadcast on BBC Two and BBC Two HD and regarded by the BBC as its flagship natural history series. It is the longest-running documentary in its genre on British television, with nearly 500 episodes broadcast since its inception in 1983. Natural World programmes are typically one-off films that take an in-depth look at particular natural history events, stories or subjects from around the globe. Natural World is produced by the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol under the stewardship of the Series Editor, who is responsible for commissioning or acquiring content. Programmes are a mixture of in-house productions, collaborative productions with other broadcasters or acquisitions from independent producers. There are 10 programmes broadcast each year, of which approximately half are produced in-house. The series has close ties with the US series Nature, broadcast by PBS. The 2014-15 series of Natural World is the thirty-third, and began on 11 April 2014 with “Africa’s Giant Killers”, a film about conflict between lions and elephants in Botswana.

Natural World - Awards - Netflix

Natural World programmes are regularly nominated at television industry awards and wildlife film festivals. Notable award-winners from the early years of the series include the 1986 Prix Italia for Vanishing Earth and an Emmy for cinematography for Kingdom of the Ice Bear. The Royal Television Society awarded Natural World the Best Documentary Strand in 1999 and photography prizes to the episodes “Mississippi, Tales of the Last River Rat” in 2005 and “Wye, Voices from the Valley” in 2007. “Mississippi, Tales of the Last River Rat” was also recognised at the Grierson Trust's British Documentary Awards in 2005. Recent award-winning episodes include “A Tiger Called Broken Tail”, overall winner at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival in 2011 and Missoula's International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF) in 2012, “Madagascar, Lemurs and Spies”, a three-time winner at IWFF in 2012, “My Life As A Turkey”, recipient of the Golden Panda at the Wildscreen Festival in 2012 and “Kangaroo Dundee”, a prize-winner at Jackson Hole and IWFF in 2013.

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Secrets - Netflix

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The Sphinx. El Dorado. The Shroud of Turin. Our world holds remarkable relics that are full of secrets, written in stone, gold, and blood. Discovering the truths behind their mysteries could change history as we know it. Join us as we travel the globe and come face-to-face with these puzzling treasures. We explore hidden corners, decipher ancient documents, and apply groundbreaking research and forensic techniques with one goal in mind: to discover the truth about these fabled cities, monuments, and remnants, and to share it with the world.

Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-04

Secrets - Secrecy - Netflix

Secrecy (also called clandestinity or furtiveness) is the practice of hiding information from certain individuals or groups who do not have the “need to know”, perhaps while sharing it with other individuals. That which is kept hidden is known as the secret. Secrecy is often controversial, depending on the content or nature of the secret, the group or people keeping the secret, and the motivation for secrecy. Secrecy by government entities is often decried as excessive or in promotion of poor operation; excessive revelation of information on individuals can conflict with virtues of privacy and confidentiality. It is often contrasted with social social transparency.

Secrets - Secret sharing (anthropology) - Netflix

In anthropology secret sharing is one way for men and women to establish traditional relations with other men and women. A commonly used narrative that describes this kind of behavior is Joseph Conrad's short story “The Secret Sharer”.

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Wanted: A Family of My Own - Netflix

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Across the UK, thousands of children are waiting for a family of their own. This new series follows the searches of people desperate to become parents, and children who have suffered the toughest of starts in life, as they create new families through adoption.

Wanted: A Family of My Own - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-24

Wanted: A Family of My Own - Nick Lloyd Webber - Netflix

Nicholas Lloyd Webber (born: July 22, 1979) is an English composer and music producer. He is known for scoring the BBC 1 drama Love, Lies and Records, co-writing (with James D. Reid) the symphonic piece The Little Prince based on the book by Antoine de St. Exupery and also his 2017 musical, Fat Friends: The Musical which premiered at the Grand Theatre in Leeds and subsequently toured the UK in 2018. He has also written music for numerous television ad campaigns.

Wanted: A Family of My Own - Musical Theatre - Netflix

Fat Friends: The Musical (2017) The Little Prince (2016)

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You're Nicked - Netflix

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Natalie Pinkham travels the country to find out the true stories behind dramatic crimes that have been caught on video.

You're Nicked - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-08-07

You're Nicked - Terence Blacker - Netflix

Terence Blacker FRSL (born 5 February 1948, near Hadleigh, Suffolk) is an English author, columnist, journalist, and publisher.

You're Nicked - Biography - Netflix

Blacker is the son of General Sir Cecil Hugh Blacker, and the brother of sculptor and former jockey Philip Blacker. He grew up on the family farm in Suffolk. He attended Hawtreys preparatory school and Wellington College before reading English at Cambridge. Blacker began his working life in horse-racing and as an amateur jockey. Subsequently, he worked in publishing for 10 years during the 1970s and 1980s, where he was responsible for overseeing the publication of works by Jerzy Kosinski. Blacker became a full-time writer in 1983 and has written children's books and mysteries for adults. His first children's book If I Could Work was published in 1987 and his first adult novel, FIXX, won critical acclaim and was described by The Guardian as a “tour de force”. He is an active member of English PEN, and is also an EAW member. In 1975 he married Caroline Soper, youngest daughter of the radical Methodist minister Donald Soper (div. 2001). They have two children Xan and Alice. Blacker's partner is now Angela Sykes. He writes the “Endpaper” for The Author. For many years, he wrote the “Harvey Porlock” column in The Sunday Times, as well as a column about the book business for Publishing News. His regular writing for The Independent, newspaper, usually consisting of twice-weekly columns, came to an end in December 2013 after nearly 16 years. Blacker was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2017.

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After Braveheart - Netflix

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A docudrama telling the story of the events that unfolded when a Scottish army led by Robert Bruce tried to drive the English out of Ireland 700 years ago.

After Braveheart - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-01-15

After Braveheart - Mel Gibson - Netflix

Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his action hero roles, namely his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films in the Mad Max post-apocalyptic action series, and as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon buddy cop film series. Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York. He moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia, when he was 12 years old, and studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. During the 1980s, he founded Icon Entertainment, a production company which independent film director Atom Egoyan has called “an alternative to the studio system”. Director Peter Weir cast him as one of the leads in the critically acclaimed World War I drama Gallipoli (1981), which earned Gibson a Best Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute, as well as a reputation as a serious, versatile actor. Gibson produced, directed, and starred in the epic historical drama film Braveheart (1995), for which he won the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Director, along with the Academy Award for Best Picture. He later directed and produced the financially successful, and controversial, biblical drama film The Passion of the Christ (2004). He received further critical notice for his directorial work of the action-adventure film Apocalypto (2006), which is set in Mesoamerica during the early 16th century. After a 10-year hiatus from directing, Gibson returned with the critically acclaimed Hacksaw Ridge (2016), which won two Academy Awards and was nominated for another four, including Best Picture and Best Director for Gibson, his second nomination in the category.

After Braveheart - After 2000 - Netflix

In 2000, Gibson acted in three films that each grossed over $100 million: The Patriot, Chicken Run, and What Women Want. In 2002, Gibson appeared in the Vietnam War drama We Were Soldiers and M. Night Shyamalan's Signs, which became the highest-grossing film of Gibson's acting career. While promoting Signs, Gibson said that he no longer wanted to be a movie star and would only act in film again if the script were truly extraordinary. In 2010, Gibson appeared in Edge of Darkness, which marked his first starring role since 2002 and was an adaptation of the BBC miniseries, Edge of Darkness. In 2010, following an outburst at his ex-girlfriend that was made public, Gibson was dropped from the talent agency of William Morris Endeavor. Gibson most recently played two villains: Voz in Machete Kills in 2013, opposite Danny Trejo, and Conrad Stonebanks in The Expendables 3 opposite Sylvester Stallone in 2014. On February 1, 2017, Variety confirmed that Gibson had been cast in the lead role of director S. Craig Zahler's police brutality themed film Dragged Across Concrete.

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Extraordinary Dogs - Netflix

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Extraordinary Dogs is a documentary series which follows the work of rescue dogs and their handlers from different countries around the world.

Extraordinary Dogs - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-02-01

Extraordinary Dogs - Camp Shorabak - Netflix

Camp Shorabak (formerly Camp Bastion) is a former British Army airbase, located northwest of the city of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, until 27 October 2014 when the British Army handed over control to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. The base has barracks for the Afghan National Army. Between 2005 and October 2014 it was the logistics hub for International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) operations in Helmand during the War in Afghanistan and Operation Herrick, and it was capable of accommodating over 32,000 people. The camp was built by the British Army and was the largest British overseas military camp built since the Second World War. The base was also home to troops from a number of nations, including the United States and Denmark. Shorabak contains the Afghan National Army (ANA) camp (also called Camp Shorabak), and also held Camp Leatherneck until 2014. In November 2006, the then British Prime Minister Tony Blair visited Camp Bastion, and, while addressing a gathering of British troops, described it as an “extraordinary piece of desert ... where the fate of world security in the early 21st century is going to be decided”.

Extraordinary Dogs - History - Netflix

Camp Shorabak began life as Camp Bastion, a Tactical Landing Zone set up by two Air Traffic Controllers from the Royal Air Force's Tactical Air Traffic Control Unit. This provided a vital and strategic insertion point in Helmand Province and unbeknownst to the two controllers, was to be the foundations for Camp Shorabak. The camp started out with just a few tents in 2005. However, from early 2006 personnel from 39 Engineer Regiment Royal Engineers and various contracting firms, all under the supervision of 62 Works Group Royal Engineers started to build the base with more robust facilities, the camp was situated in a remote desert area, far from population centres. Four miles long by two miles wide, it had a busy airfield and a field hospital and originally had full accommodation for the 2000 men and women. The base was originally named by the Commanding Officer of 62 Works Group (RE) based upon the unit's emblem of a lone Bastion; Hesco Bastion. The first camp to be built was Camp 251 which housed the construction force and they were housed in tents. The first runway capable of landing C-17's direct from the United Kingdom opened in Camp Bastion on 3 December 2007. The base had previously been divided into a number of different sections (bastions). Bastions 1 and 2 were the first, with Bastion 2 containing Camp Barber (US) and Camp Viking (DK). Bastion 0 was added in around 2010 and housed the contractors and Bastion 3 was used for in-theatre training. Camp Bastion included Bastion Airfield, Bastion Garrison and Camp Leatherneck. As of September 2014 it was reported that both Bastion 2 & 3 have been reverted to desert. Camp Bastion airfield and heliport handled up to 600 fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft movements every day in 2011, operating combat, medical and logistics flights. Its air traffic controllers were integral to the support of the UK's operations in southern Afghanistan and the Air Traffic Control Squadron at Camp Bastion was the first to recruit and train US Marines to UK air traffic control standards. In February 2014, snow fell in Camp Bastion for the first time since the base was established, eight years earlier. The camp was handed over to the control of the Afghan security forces on 26 October 2014. On 27 November 2014, insurgents infiltrated Camp Bastion. As of Sunday 30 November, the Afghan National Army had not fully driven out the “Taliban” fighters. At least five ANA soldiers were killed in the attack. Upon completion of British and US military withdrawal from Camp Bastion, it was renamed Camp Shorabak as this was the name of the Afghan base situated there. In December 2015, it was announced that a small contingency of British troops would return to Camp Shorabak in an advisory role, due to the Taliban overrun of Sangin district in Helmand province.

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Prototype This! - Netflix

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In a warehouse on an island in San Francisco Bay, a team of engineers and PhD's are inventing the future one prototype at a time. From finding solutions to today's problems, to conceiving cool machines that are just fun to have around, the Prototype This crew imagines and then invents the future by using emerging technologies to build the craziest, one-of-a-kind prototypes of tomorrow. Tune in Wednesdays at 10 e/p for loads of zany brilliance, hi-tech wizardry, and a inside look at some of the latest tools and gadgets that just may change the way we live and work.

Prototype This! - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-10-15

Prototype This! - Prototype - Netflix

A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from. It is a term used in a variety of contexts, including semantics, design, electronics, and software programming. A prototype is generally used to evaluate a new design to enhance precision by system analysts and users. Prototyping serves to provide specifications for a real, working system rather than a theoretical one. In some design workflow models, creating a prototype (a process sometimes called materialization) is the step between the formalization and the evaluation of an idea. The word prototype derives from the Greek πρωτότυπον prototypon, “primitive form”, neutral of πρωτότυπος prototypos, “original, primitive”, from πρῶτος protos, “first” and τύπος typos, “impression”.

Prototype This! - Metrology - Netflix

In the science and practice of metrology, a prototype is a human-made object that is used as the standard of measurement of some physical quantity to base all measurement of that physical quantity against. Sometimes this standard object is called an artifact. In the International System of Units (SI), the only prototype remaining in current use is the International Prototype Kilogram, a solid platinum-iridium cylinder kept at the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (International Bureau of Weights and Measures) in Sèvres France (a suburb of Paris) that by definition is the mass of exactly one kilogram. Copies of this prototype are fashioned and issued to many nations to represent the national standard of the kilogram and are periodically compared to the Paris prototype. Until 1960, the meter was defined by a platinum-iridium prototype bar with two scratch marks on it (that were, by definition, spaced apart by one meter), the International Prototype Metre, and in 1983 the meter was redefined to be the distance in free space covered by light in 1/299,792,458 of a second (thus defining the speed of light to be 299,792,458 meters per second). It is widely believed that the kilogram prototype standard will be replaced. There are two likely replacements. One is a definition of the kilogram that will define another physical constant (likely either Planck's constant or the elementary charge) to a defined numerical value, thus obviating the need for the prototype and removing the possibility of the prototype (and thus the standard and definition of the kilogram) changing very slightly over the years because of loss or gain of atoms. The other definition is using a system that finds the amount of force needed to counteract the pull of earth's gravity on a one kilogram artifact.

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Speed of Life - Netflix

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A Discovery Channel documentary series revealing nature's fascinating animal behaviors using cutting-edge modern technology. Many nature's events happen in ways much faster or slower, lighter or darker, larger or smaller than can be appreciated with the naked eye. Using cutting-edge modern technology to manipulate time, light and size, the series reveals the daily struggles of both predators and prey in their ongoing fight for survival in the American Southwest; the unique behaviors of some of the rainforest's elusive animals and insects of Central America; and the hidden lives of Africa's wildlife in ways invisible to the naked eye.

Speed of Life - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-08-08

Speed of Life - Jeremy Allen White - Netflix

Jeremy Allen White (born February 17, 1991) is an American film and television actor. He is best known for playing Phillip “Lip” Gallagher on the acclaimed Showtime dramedy series Shameless. White has appeared in several films including Beautiful Ohio, The Speed of Life, Afterschool and Twelve. He is currently filming Shotgun.

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Latino Americans - Netflix

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Chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape the United States over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.

Latino Americans - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-17

Latino Americans - White Hispanic and Latino Americans - Netflix

In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent. The term white, itself an official U.S. racial category, refers to people “having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe”. Based on the definitions created by the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Census Bureau, the concepts of race and ethnicity are mutually independent, and respondents to the census and other Census Bureau surveys are asked to answer both questions. Hispanicity is independent and thus not the same as race, and constitutes an ethnicity category, as opposed to a racial category, the only one of which that is officially collated by the U.S. Census Bureau. For the Census Bureau, ethnicity distinguishes between those who report ancestral origins in Spain or Hispanic America (Hispanic and Latino Americans), and those who do not (non-Hispanic Americans). The U.S. Census Bureau asks each resident to report the “race or races with which they most closely identify.” White Americans are therefore referenced as white Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites, the former consisting of white Americans who report Hispanophone identity (Spanish Hispanic Latin America), and the latter consisting of white Americans who do not report Hispanophone ancestry. As of 2010, 50.5 million or 16.3% of Americans identified as Hispanic or Latino. Of those, 26.7 million, or 53%, also self-identified as white.

Latino Americans - Population by national origin - Netflix

Some Hispanic or Latino American groups that have white majorities or pluralities originate in countries that do not. For example, Mexico's white population is 9% to 17% only, while Mexico is majoritarily mestizo, meaning that they have mixed European and Native American descent at an extent while 52.8% of Mexican Americans are White, or identify themselves as white in the Census (See the table). However, genetic studies performed in the general Mexican American and Mexican populations have shown that Mexicans residing in Mexico consistently have a higher European admixture in average (with results ranging from 37% to 78.5%) than Mexican-Americans (whose results, range from 50% to 68%). The discrepancy between the percentage of white Mexicans reported in United States and white Mexicans from Mexico can be explained if the differences in racial perceptions that exist in both countries are considered: The concept of race in Mexico is subtle not only including physical clues such as skin color but also cultural dispositions, morality, economic, and intellectual status. It is not static or well defined but rather is defined and redefined by situation. This makes racial distinctions different than those in other countries such as the United States. Other important differences lay in the criteria and formats used for the censuses in each country: In Mexico, the only ethnic census including categories other than Amerindian (dated back to 1921) performed by the government offered the following options in the questionnaire: Full European heritage Mixed indigenous and European heritage (the term “mestizo” itself was never used by the government) Full indigenous Foreigners without racial distinction Other race The census had the particularity that, unlike racial/ethnic census in other countries, it was focused in the perception of cultural heritage rather than in a racial perception, leading to a good number of white people to identify with “Mixed heritage” due cultural influence. On the other hand, while only 2.9% of the population of the United States identifies as mixed race there is evidence that an accounting by genetic ancestry would produce a higher number, but historical and cultural reasons, including slavery creating a racial caste and the European-American suppression of Native Americans, often led people to identify or be classified by only one ethnicity, generally that of the culture they were raised in. While many Americans may be biologically multiracial, they often do not know it or do not identify so culturally.

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Seven Dwarves - Netflix

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This observational documentary series follows the lives of seven dwarf actors as they live together and perform in a production of Snow White.

Seven Dwarves - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-08-16

Seven Dwarves - Snow White - Netflix

“Snow White” is a 19th-century German fairy tale which is today known widely across the Western world. The Brothers Grimm published it in 1812 in the first edition of their collection Grimms' Fairy Tales. It was titled in German: Sneewittchen (in modern orthography Schneewittchen) and numbered as Tale 53. The name Sneewittchen was Low German and in the first version it was translated with Schneeweißchen. The Grimms completed their final revision of the story in 1854. The fairy tale features such elements as the magic mirror, the poisoned apple, the glass coffin, and the characters of the evil queen and the Seven Dwarfs. The seven dwarfs were first given individual names in the 1912 Broadway play Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and then given different names in Walt Disney's 1937 film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The Grimm story, which is commonly referred to as “Snow White”, should not be confused with the story of “Snow-White and Rose-Red” (in German “Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot”), another fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. In the Aarne–Thompson folklore classification, tales of this kind are grouped together as type 709, Snow White. Others of this kind include “Bella Venezia”, “Myrsina”, “Nourie Hadig”, “Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree”, “The Young Slave” and “La petite Toute-Belle”.

Seven Dwarves - In Other Media - Netflix

Banjo-Kazooie (1998), a video game with a Snow White-like plot, has the witch Gruntilda acting as the Evil Queen and Tooty acting as Snow White. Charmed (2008), an album by Sarah Pinsker, features a song called “Twice the Prince” in which Snow White realizes that she prefers a dwarf to Prince Charming. The Haunt of Fear (1953) was a horror comic which featured a gruesome re-imaging of Snow White. Sonne (2001) is a music video for the song by Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein, where the band are dwarfs mining gold for Snow White. Fables (2002), a comic created by Bill Willingham, features Snow White as a major character in the series. Snow White with the Red Hair (2006) is a manga which opens with a loose adaptation of the fairy tale, with a wicked prince pursuing a girl with strikingly red hair. The Boys (2011), Girls' Generation's third studio album, features a concept photo by Taeyeon inspired by Snow White. RWBY (2013) is a web series which features characters called “Weiss Schnee” and “Klein Sieben,” German for “Snow White” and “Small Seven.”

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Hitler's War - Netflix

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This documentary illustrates Hitler's ruthless aspirations and savage victories, as his armies blitzed their way through Northern Europe and invaded the Soviet Union; the disappointment and defeat that followed the collapse of his "Russian Adventure," and the Allies closing in on the German capital of Berlin. Hitler's fateful decision to invade the Soviet Union proved to be the decisive turning point that led to his defeat in Europe. Though 1941's successful Operation Barbarossa netted huge swaths of Soviet territory, the Nazis' attempt on Moscow was derailed by the harsh Russian winter, while the subsequent Battle of Stalingrad completely destroyed Nazi forces. Both of these disastrous campaigns ultimately led to the weakening of both the German military and Hitler's own psyche, resulting in the Allies' march into Berlin and the Fuhrer's suicide shortly thereafter.

Hitler's War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 1994-05-14

Hitler's War - Death of Adolf Hitler - Netflix

Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer (“Leader”) of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He killed himself by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin. Eva Braun, his wife of one day, committed suicide with him by taking cyanide. In accordance with Hitler's prior written and verbal instructions, that afternoon their remains were carried up the stairs through the bunker's emergency exit, doused in petrol, and set alight in the Reich Chancellery garden outside the bunker. Records in the Soviet archives show that their burnt remains were recovered and interred in successive locations until 1970, when they were again exhumed, cremated, and the ashes scattered. Accounts differ as to the cause of death; one version stated that he died by poison only and another view claimed he died by a self-inflicted gunshot while biting down on a cyanide capsule. Contemporary historians have rejected these accounts as being either Soviet propaganda or an attempted compromise in order to reconcile the different conclusions. One eyewitness stated that Hitler's corpse showed signs of having been shot through the mouth, but this has been proven unlikely. There is also controversy regarding the authenticity of skull and jaw fragments that were recovered. In 2009, American researchers performed DNA tests on a skull fragment that Soviet officials had long believed to be that of Hitler. The DNA tests and examination revealed that the skull was actually that of a woman less than 40 years old. The recovered jaw fragments were not tested.

Hitler's War - Suicide - Netflix

Hitler and Braun lived together as husband and wife in the bunker for less than 40 hours. By 01:00 on 30 April, General Wilhelm Keitel had reported that all forces that Hitler had been depending on to rescue Berlin had either been encircled or forced onto the defensive. Late in the morning of 30 April, with the Soviets less than 500 metres (1,600 ft) from the bunker, Hitler had a meeting with General Helmuth Weidling, the commander of the Berlin Defence Area. He told Hitler that the garrison would probably run out of ammunition that night and that the fighting in Berlin would inevitably come to an end within the next 24 hours. Weidling asked Hitler for permission for a breakout; this was a request he had unsuccessfully made before. Hitler did not answer, and Weidling went back to his headquarters in the Bendlerblock. At about 13:00 he received Hitler's permission to try a breakout that night. Hitler, two secretaries, and his personal cook then had lunch, after which Hitler and Braun said farewell to members of the Führerbunker staff and fellow occupants, including Bormann, Joseph Goebbels and his family, the secretaries, and several military officers. At around 14:30 Adolf and Eva Hitler went into Hitler's personal study.

Several witnesses later reported that they heard a loud gunshot at approximately 15:30. After waiting a few minutes, Hitler's valet, Heinz Linge, opened the study door with Bormann at his side. Linge later stated that he immediately noted a scent of burnt almonds, which is a common observation in the presence of prussic acid (the aqueous form of hydrogen cyanide). Hitler's adjutant, SS-Sturmbannführer Otto Günsche, entered the study and found the two lifeless bodies on the sofa. Eva, with her legs drawn up, was to Hitler's left and slumped away from him. Günsche stated that Hitler “... sat ... sunken over, with blood dripping out of his right temple. He had shot himself with his own pistol, a Walther PPK 7.65”. The gun lay at his feet and according to SS-Oberscharführer Rochus Misch, Hitler's head was lying on the table in front of him. Blood dripping from Hitler's right temple and chin had made a large stain on the right arm of the sofa and was pooling on the carpet. According to Linge, Eva's body had no visible physical wounds, and her face showed how she had died—by cyanide poisoning. Günsche and SS-Brigadeführer Wilhelm Mohnke stated “unequivocally” that all outsiders and those performing duties and work in the bunker “did not have any access” to Hitler's private living quarters during the time of death (between 15:00 and 16:00). Günsche left the study and announced that the Führer was dead. In accordance with Hitler's prior written and verbal instructions, the two bodies were carried up the stairs to ground level and through the bunker's emergency exit to the garden behind the Reich Chancellery, where they were doused with petrol. Eyewitness Rochus Misch reported someone shouting, “Hurry upstairs, they're burning the boss!” After the first attempts to ignite the petrol did not work, Linge went back inside the bunker and returned with a thick roll of papers. Bormann lit the papers and threw the torch onto the bodies. As the two corpses caught fire, a small group, including Bormann, Günsche, Linge, Goebbels, Erich Kempka, Peter Högl, Ewald Lindloff, and Hans Reisser, raised their arms in salute as they stood just inside the bunker doorway. At around 16:15, Linge ordered SS-Untersturmführer Heinz Krüger and SS-Oberscharführer Werner Schwiedel to roll up the rug in Hitler's study to burn it. Schwiedel later stated that upon entering the study, he saw a pool of blood the size of a “large dinner plate” by the arm-rest of the sofa. Noticing a spent cartridge case, he bent down and picked it up from where it lay on the rug about 1 mm from a 7.65 pistol. The two men removed the blood-stained rug, carried it up the stairs and outside to the Chancellery garden. There the rug was placed on the ground and burned. The Soviets shelled the area in and around the Reich Chancellery on and off during the afternoon. SS guards brought over additional cans of petrol to further burn the corpses. Linge later noted the fire did not completely destroy the remains, as the corpses were being burned in the open, where the distribution of heat varies. The corpses burned from 16:00 to 18:30. At approximately 18:30, Lindloff and Reisser covered up the remains in a shallow bomb crater.

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Death Row Stories - Netflix

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Death Row Stories is a series of one-hour documentaries. Each episode attempts to unravel the truth behind a different capital murder case. These stories call into question various beliefs surrounding America's justice system and the death penalty.

Death Row Stories - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-09

Death Row Stories - Life and Death Row - Netflix

Life and Death Row is a BBC documentary television series telling the story of capital punishment through the eyes of young people whose lives have been shaped by it.

Death Row Stories - Series 1 - Netflix

Episode 1, Execution, aired on 17 March 2014 on BBC Three, looks at two of the youngest men on death row in Texas. Episode 2, Judgement, follows the trial of the Glynn County mass murder where Guy Heinz Jr. was accused of murdering his entire family of 8 in their trailer park home in Georgia. Episode 3, Crisis Stage, the last of Series 1, follows a law student fighting for the lives of two of the youngest killers facing execution.

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Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - Netflix

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Fred Dibnah's popular BBC series exploring Britain's industrial heritage.

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-07-11

Fred Dibnah's World of Steam, Steel and Stone - List of mills in Wigan - Netflix

This is a list of cotton spinning mills, weaving sheds, bleachers and dyers and other textile mills in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan in Greater Manchester, England. They are in the former townships of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Aspull, Astley, Atherton, Bedford, Leigh, Golborne, Haigh Hindley Ince-in-Makerfield, Orrell, Pennington, Leigh, Standish, Tyldesley, Westleigh, Leigh and Wigan which were historically in Lancashire but since its creation by the Local Government Act 1972, are part of the metropolitan borough. The textile industry in the Wigan and Leigh areas grew out of a domestic putting-out system particularly fustians. Cotton, imported through the Port of Liverpool became more important in the late-18th century and more so after the advent of the Bridgewater and Leeds and Liverpool Canals and after that the first railways, the Bolton and Leigh and Liverpool and Manchester Railways. Wigan fabric was a stout cloth made from coarse cotton. The Wigan borough has few fast-flowing streams to provide water power and consequently there were few factories until steam power became available. In the 19th century, textile mills on the Lancashire Coalfield were powered by cheap easily accessible coal. In 1818 Wigan had eight mills in the Wallgate area and it developed as a cotton town in Victorian times. From 1889 until the First World War the largest ring spinning company in Britain was Farington, Eckersley & Co of Western and Swan Meadow Mills. After 1827 a silk industry grew in the Leigh parish and silk fabrics were woven on domestic hand looms and in weaving sheds using silk yarn supplied from Macclesfield or Leek by agents from Manchester. In the mid-19th century silk weaving employed a significant number of people. Domestic weavers travelled from the surrounding townships to and from the agents' warehouses in Leigh. At its peak in 1830 about 10,000 people, mostly domestic, were employed in silk weaving in the parish, after which the numbers declined to 8,000 in 1841 and 2,301 in 1871. By 1836 the town had 20 silk firms, 15 in 1848, five by 1876 and two in 1897. Powered weaving was introduced from the 1850s reducing the number of domestic weavers required. Some manufacturers employed weavers in their homes and in weaving sheds. Bickham and Pownall owners of Stanley Mill employed 1,000 workers of which 500–600 worked in the mill and the rest in their homes. There were nine silk weaving sheds in 1870 but most were converted as cotton took over. In 1891 Samuel Brown at Brook Mill, George Griffin on Brewery Lane and Charles Hilton and Son in Charles Street, all in Bedford were manufacturing silk fabrics. In 1911 in Leigh, 6,146 people were employed in the cotton industry and from 1913, measured by the number of spindles, it was the fifth-largest spinning centre in Greater Manchester. Cotton weaving was concentrated at Kirkhall Lane Mills built in 1836 and at Jones Brothers Bedford New Mills started in 1834 which developed into an integrated mill for spinning and weaving. In the early-20th century three large weaving sheds were constructed at Foundry Street, Elizabeth Street and Etherstone Street. For cotton spinning, multi-storey mills with massive floor areas were developed. In Westleigh, the Victoria Mills (Hayes Mills) off Kirkhall Lane were built from 1856 by James and John Hayes who had three mills by 1887. By 1902 Tunnicliffe and Hampson had built the three Firs Mills. Two clusters of mills were built in Bedford, along the Bedford Brook and in the 20th century, near the Bridgewater Canal. The design of the surviving late-19th and early 20th-century factories along the Bridgewater Canal in Bedford is an example of the peak of the Lancashire mill-building tradition. Combined Egyptian Mills, a joint-stock company formed in 1929 with headquarters at Howe Bridge Mills in Atherton, was the second largest cotton-spinning company in the world with 34 mills and 3.2 million spindles.

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If Walls Could Talk: The History of the Home - Netflix

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Lucy Worsley, chief curator of the historic royal palaces, takes us through 800 years of domestic history by exploring the British home through four rooms, meeting experts and historians on the way.

If Walls Could Talk: The History of the Home - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-04-13

If Walls Could Talk: The History of the Home - Daisy Goodwin - Netflix

Daisy Georgia Goodwin (born 19 December 1961 in St Pancras, London) is an English writer and television producer. She has published several novels and eight anthologies of poetry.

If Walls Could Talk: The History of the Home - Poetry anthologies - Netflix

Essential Poems for the Way We Live Now (2005) Essential Poems for Children: First Aid for Frantic Parents (2005) Poems to Last a Lifetime (2004) Essential Poems to Fall in Love With (2003) 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life (2003) 101 Poems to Get You Through the Day and Night: A Survival Kit for Modern Life (2003) 101 Poems to Keep You Sane: Emergency Rations for the Seriously Stressed (2003) 101 Poems To Help You Understand Men (and Women) (2003)

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Mexican Food Made Simple - Netflix

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Author, chef and restaurateur Thomasina Miers sets off on a hunt for full-on flavour in local festivals, bustling bars and family celebrations across Mexico. There she eats her way through the busy markets of Mexico City and Oaxaca in search of the perfect taco, tamales or tostada before whipping up her own easy-to-do version at home, cooking alongside everyone from internationally acclaimed chefs to Mexican great-grandmothers.

Mexican Food Made Simple - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2011-07-05

Mexican Food Made Simple - Mexico - Netflix

Mexico (Spanish: México [ˈmexiko] ( listen); Nahuatl languages: Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Spanish: Estados Unidos Mexicanos, listen ) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost two million square kilometers (over 760,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million, the country is the eleventh most populous and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world while being the second most populous nation in Latin America. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and a special federal entity that is also its capital and most populous city. Other metropolises include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, and Tijuana. Pre-Columbian Mexico dates to about 8,000 BC, is identified as one of seven cradles of civilization and was home to many advanced Mesoamerican civilizations, such as the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Maya, and Aztec before first contact with Europeans. In 1521, the Spanish Empire conquered and colonized the territory from its politically powerful base in Mexico-Tenochtitlan, which was administered as the viceroyalty of New Spain. Three centuries later, the territory became the current nation following recognition in 1821 after the colony's Mexican War of Independence. The tumultuous post-independence period was characterized by economic inequality and many politically intensive changes. The Mexican–American War (1846–1848) led to a territorial cession of the extensive northern territories to the United States. The Pastry War, the Franco-Mexican War, a civil war, two empires, and the Porfiriato occurred through the 19th century. The Porfiriato was ended by the Mexican Revolution of 1910, which culminated with the promulgation of the 1917 Constitution and the emergence of the country's current political system. Mexico has the fifteenth largest nominal GDP and the eleventh largest by purchasing power parity. The Mexican economy is strongly linked to those of its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners, especially the United States. Mexico was the first Latin American member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), joining in 1994. It is classified as an upper-middle income country by the World Bank and a newly industrialized country by several analysts. By 2050, Mexico could become the world's fifth or seventh largest economy. The country is considered both a regional power and middle power, and is often identified as an emerging global power. Due to its rich culture and history, Mexico ranks first in the Americas and seventh in the world by number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mexico is a megadiverse country, ranking fourth in the world by biodiversity. In 2016 it was the eighth most visited country in the world, with 35 million international arrivals. Mexico is a member of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the G8+5, the G20, the Uniting for Consensus, and the Pacific Alliance.

Mexican Food Made Simple - Law enforcement - Netflix

Public security is enacted at the three levels of government, each of which has different prerogatives and responsibilities. Local and state police departments are primarily in charge of law enforcement, whereas the Mexican Federal Police are in charge of specialized duties. All levels report to the Secretaría de Seguridad Pública (Secretary of Public Security). The General Attorney's Office (Procuraduría General de la República, PGR) is the executive power's agency in charge of investigating and prosecuting crimes at the federal level, mainly those related to drug and arms trafficking, espionage, and bank robberies. The PGR operates the Federal Ministerial Police (Policia Federal Ministerial, PMF) an investigative and preventive agency. While the government generally respects the human rights of its citizens, serious abuses of power have been reported in security operations in the southern part of the country and in indigenous communities and poor urban neighborhoods. The National Human Rights Commission has had little impact in reversing this trend, engaging mostly in documentation but failing to use its powers to issue public condemnations to the officials who ignore its recommendations. By law, all defendants have the rights that assure them fair trials and humane treatment; however, the system is overburdened and overwhelmed with several problems. Despite the efforts of the authorities to fight crime and fraud, most Mexicans have low confidence in the police or the judicial system, and therefore, few crimes are actually reported by the citizens. The Global Integrity Index which measures the existence and effectiveness of national anti-corruption mechanisms rated Mexico 31st behind Kenya, Thailand, and Russia. In 2008, president Calderón proposed a major reform of the judicial system, which was approved by the Congress of the Union, which included oral trials, the presumption of innocence for defendants, the authority of local police to investigate crime—until then a prerogative of special police units—and several other changes intended to speed up trials.

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Coast: The Great Guide - Netflix

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Tessa Dunlop and Neil Oliver present the ultimate guide to the British coast.

Coast: The Great Guide - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-21

Coast: The Great Guide - Ivory Coast - Netflix

Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire and officially as the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a sovereign state located in West Africa. Ivory Coast's political capital is Yamoussoukro, and its economic capital and largest city is the port city of Abidjan. Its bordering countries are Guinea and Liberia in the west, Burkina Faso and Mali in the north, and Ghana in the east. The Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean) is located south of Ivory Coast. Prior to its colonization by Europeans, Ivory Coast was home to several states, including Gyaaman, the Kong Empire, and Baoulé. Two Anyi kingdoms, Indénié and Sanwi, attempted to retain their separate identity through the French colonial period and after independence. Ivory Coast became a protectorate of France in 1843–1844 and later a French colony in 1893 amid the European scramble for Africa. Ivory Coast achieved independence in 1960, led by Félix Houphouët-Boigny, who ruled the country until 1993. The country maintained close political and economic association with its West African neighbors while at the same time maintaining close ties to the West, especially France. Since the end of Houphouët-Boigny's rule in 1993, Ivory Coast has experienced a coup d'état, in 1999, and two religion-grounded civil wars. The first took place between 2002 and 2007 and the second during 2010–2011. In 2000, the country adopted a new constitution. Ivory Coast is a republic with a strong executive power invested in its President. Through the production of coffee and cocoa, the country was an economic powerhouse in West Africa during the 1960s and 1970s. Ivory Coast went through an economic crisis in the 1980s, contributing to a period of political and social turmoil. In the 21st century the Ivorian economy is largely market-based and still relies heavily on agriculture, with smallholder cash-crop production being dominant. The official language is French, with local indigenous languages also widely used, including Baoulé, Dioula, Dan, Anyin, and Cebaara Senufo. In total there are around 78 languages spoken in Ivory Coast. Popular religions include Christianity (primarily Roman Catholicism), Islam, and various indigenous religions.

Coast: The Great Guide - Foreign relations - Netflix

In Africa, Ivorian diplomacy favors step-by-step economic and political cooperation. In 1959, Ivory Coast formed the Council of the Entente with Dahomey (Benin), Upper Volta (Burkina Faso), Niger and Togo; in 1965, the African and Malagasy Common Organization (OCAM); in 1972, the Economic Community of West Africa (CEAO). The latter organisation changed to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in 1975. A founding member of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 and then of the African Union in 2000, Ivory Coast defends respect for state sovereignty and peaceful cooperation between African countries. Worldwide, Ivorian diplomacy is committed to fair economic and trade relations, including the fair trade of agricultural products and the promotion of peaceful relations with all countries. Ivory Coast thus maintains diplomatic relations with international organizations and countries all around the world. In particular, it has signed United Nations treaties such as the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, the 1967 Protocol, and the 1969 Convention Governing Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa. Ivory Coast is a member of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, African Union, La Francophonie, Latin Union, Economic Community of West African States, and South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone. Ivory Coast has partnered with nations of the Sub-Saharan region to strengthen water and sanitation infrastructure. This has been done mainly with the help of organizations such as UNICEF and Nestle. In 2015, the United Nations engineered the Sustainable Development Goals (replacing the Millennium Development Goals). They focus on health, education, poverty, hunger, climate change, water sanitation, and hygiene. A major focus was clean water and salinisation. Experts working on this field have designed the WASH concept. WASH focuses on safe drinkable water, hygiene, and proper sanitation. The group has had a major impact on the sub-Saharan region of Africa, particularly the Ivory Coast. By 2030, they plan to have universal and equal access to safe and affordable drinking water.

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Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World - Netflix

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Historian Dan Snow charts the defining role the Royal Navy played in Britain's struggle for modernity.

Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-01-15

Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World - History of India - Netflix

The history of India includes the prehistoric settlements and societies in the Indian subcontinent; the advancement of civilisation from the Indus Valley Civilisation to the eventual blending of the Indo-Aryan culture to form the Vedic Civilisation; the rise of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism; the onset of a succession of powerful dynasties and empires for more than three millennia throughout various geographic areas of the Indian subcontinent, including the growth of Muslim dominions during the Medieval period intertwined with Hindu powers; the advent of European traders and privateers, resulting in the establishment of British India; and the subsequent independence movement that led to the Partition of India and the creation of the Republic of India. Archaeological evidence of anatomically modern humans in the Indian subcontinent is estimated to be as old as 73,000-55,000 years with some evidence of early hominids dating back to about 500,000 years ago. Considered a cradle of civilisation, the Indus Valley Civilisation, which spread and flourished in the north-western part of the Indian subcontinent from 3300 to 1300 BCE, was the first major civilisation in South Asia. A sophisticated and technologically advanced urban culture developed in the Mature Harappan period, from 2600 to 1900 BCE. This civilisation collapsed at the start of the second millennium BCE and was later followed by the Iron Age Vedic Civilisation. The era saw the composition of the Vedas, the seminal texts of Hinduism, coalesce into Janapadas (monarchical, state-level polities), and social stratification based on caste. The Later Vedic Civilisation extended over the Indo-Gangetic plain and much of the Indian subcontinent, as well as witnessed the rise of major polities known as the Mahajanapadas. In one of these kingdoms, Magadha, Gautama Buddha and Mahavira propagated their Śramaṇic philosophies during the fifth and sixth century BCE. Most of the Indian subcontinent was conquered by the Maurya Empire during the 4th and 3rd centuries BCE. From the 3rd century BCE onwards Prakrit and Pali literature in the north and the Tamil Sangam literature in southern India started to flourish. Wootz steel originated in south India in the 3rd century BCE and was exported to foreign countries. During the Classical period, various parts of India were ruled by numerous dynasties for the next 1,500 years, among which the Gupta Empire stands out. This period, witnessing a Hindu religious and intellectual resurgence, is known as the classical or “Golden Age of India”. During this period, aspects of Indian civilisation, administration, culture, and religion (Hinduism and Buddhism) spread to much of Asia, while kingdoms in southern India had maritime business links with the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Indian cultural influence spread over many parts of Southeast Asia which led to the establishment of Indianised kingdoms in Southeast Asia (Greater India). The most significant event between the 7th and 11th century was the Tripartite struggle centred on Kannauj that lasted for more than two centuries between the Pala Empire, Rashtrakuta Empire, and Gurjara-Pratihara Empire. Southern India saw the rise of multiple imperial powers from the middle of the fifth century, most notable being the Chalukya, Chola, Pallava, Chera, Pandyan, and Western Chalukya Empires. The Chola dynasty conquered southern India and successfully invaded parts of Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bengal in the 11th century. The early medieval period Indian mathematics influenced the development of mathematics and astronomy in the Arab world and the Hindu numerals were introduced. Muslim rule started in parts of north India in the 13th century when the Delhi Sultanate was founded in 1206 CE by Central Asian Turks; though earlier Muslim conquests made limited inroads into modern Afghanistan and Pakistan as early as the 8th century. The Delhi Sultanate ruled the major part of northern India in the early 14th century, but declined in the late 14th century. This period also saw the emergence of several powerful Hindu states, notably Vijayanagara, Gajapati, Ahom, as well as Rajput states, such as Mewar. The 15th century saw the advent of Sikhism. The early modern period began in the 16th century, when the Mughals conquered most of the Indian subcontinent. The Mughals suffered a gradual decline in the early 18th century, which provided opportunities for the Marathas, Sikhs and Mysoreans to exercise control over large areas of the Indian subcontinent. From the late 18th century to the mid-19th century, large areas of India were annexed by the British East India Company of the British Empire. Dissatisfaction with Company rule led to the Indian Rebellion of 1857, after which the British provinces of India were directly administered by the British Crown and witnessed a period of rapid development of infrastructure, economic decline and major famines. During the first half of the 20th century, a nationwide struggle for independence was launched with the leading party involved being the Indian National Congress which was later joined by other organisations. The Indian subcontinent gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1947, after the British provinces were partitioned into the dominions of India and Pakistan and the princely states all acceded to one of the new states.

Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World - Chalukya Empire - Netflix

The Chalukya Empire ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as the “Badami Chalukyas”, ruled from Vatapi (modern Badami) from the middle of the 6th century. The Badami Chalukyas began to assert their independence at the decline of the Kadamba kingdom of Banavasi and rapidly rose to prominence during the reign of Pulakeshin II. The rule of the Chalukyas marks an important milestone in the history of South India and a golden age in the history of Karnataka. The political atmosphere in South India shifted from smaller kingdoms to large empires with the ascendancy of Badami Chalukyas. A Southern India-based kingdom took control and consolidated the entire region between the Kaveri and the Narmada rivers. The rise of this empire saw the birth of efficient administration, overseas trade and commerce and the development of new style of architecture called “Chalukyan architecture”. The Chalukya dynasty ruled parts of southern and central India from Badami in Karnataka between 550 and 750, and then again from Kalyani between 970 and 1190. The Chaulukya dynasty of Gujarat were a branch of the Chalukyas. Their capital at Anhilwara (modern Patan, Gujarat) was one of the largest cities in Classical India, with the population estimated at 100,000 in 1000 CE.

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Alien Encounters - Netflix

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On Alien Encounters, scientists and sci-fi writers explore a hypothetical first-contact event between aliens and humans.

Alien Encounters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-03-13

Alien Encounters - Ancient Aliens - Netflix

Ancient Aliens is an American television series that premiered on April 20, 2010, on the History channel. Produced by Prometheus Entertainment in a documentary style, the program presents hypotheses of ancient astronauts and proposes that historical texts, archaeology, and legends contain evidence of past human-extraterrestrial contact. The show has been criticized for presenting pseudoscience and pseudohistory. The series started with a TV special of the same name that aired on March 8, 2009, on the History channel. Seasons 1–3 aired on the same channel until 2011. From season 4 to the middle of season 7, the series aired on H2. On April 10, 2015, episode premieres returned to History. Season 13 premiered on April 27, 2018 with a two-hour special.

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Wild Australia with Ray Mears - Netflix

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In Wild Australia with Ray Mears, Ray delves into the spectacularly diverse Australian landscape to look at some of the weird and wonderful life forms that are able to live and survive in the land Down Under.

From the expansive waters of the Great Barrier Reef and the vast wilderness of Arnhem Land, to the teeming Cooper Creek billabongs and the ancient heartland of the rainforest, each episode sees Mears explore the dramatic physical geography of the region, the extreme weather conditions that occur there and the wildlife species that have adapted to survive in those environments.

Wild Australia with Ray Mears - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-04-25

Wild Australia with Ray Mears - Ray Mears - Netflix

Raymond Paul Mears (born 7 February 1964) is an English woodsman, instructor, businessman, author and TV presenter. His TV appearances cover bushcraft and survival techniques. He is best known for the TV series Ray Mears' Bushcraft, Ray Mears' World of Survival, Extreme Survival, Survival with Ray Mears, Wild Britain with Ray Mears and Ray Mears Goes Walkabout.

Wild Australia with Ray Mears - Series - Netflix

Wild Tracks (BBC, 1994) Tracks (BBC, 1994–97) Ray Mears' World of Survival (BBC, 1997–98, 2 series of 6 episodes each) Ray Mears' Country Tracks (BBC, 1998, 2002–03) The Essential Guide to Rocks (BBC Education, 1998) Ray Mears' Extreme Survival (BBC, 1999–2002, 3 series of 6 episodes each) Ray Mears' Adventure Special (BBC, 2001) – Mears takes Ewan McGregor into the Honduran jungle on the trail of the prehistoric people of the Mosquito Coast. Ray Mears' Real Heroes of Telemark (BBC, 2003) Ray Mears' Bushcraft (BBC, 2004–05, 2 series of 5 episodes each) Ray Mears' Wild Food (BBC, 2007, 5 episodes) Ray Mears Goes Walkabout (BBC, June 2008, 4 episodes) – Mears tours the Australian outback. An accompanying hardcover book was published in the UK by Hodder and Stoughton in March 2008. In the series, Mears meets one of his heroes, Les Hiddins (aka “The Bush Tucker Man”). He also heads to the Kimberley region to meet the reputed aboriginal artist and bush guide Ju Ju Wilson. Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness (BBC Two, Autumn 2009, 6 episodes) – Mears follows in the footsteps of pioneers who opened up Canada, such as Samuel Hearne, John Rae and David Thompson. Survival with Ray Mears (ITV, Spring 2010, 3 episodes) Wild Britain with Ray Mears (ITV, 2010–2013, 3 series) Ray Mears: Close Encounters (ITV, 2013) How the Wild West Was Won with Ray Mears (BBC Four, 2014) Wilderness Walks with Ray Mears (ITV, 2014) Wild River with Ray Mears (ITV, 2015) Wild Australia with Ray Mears (ITV, 2016) Wild France with Ray Mears (ITV, 2016) Australian Wilderness with Ray Mears (ITV, 2017)

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In Europa - Netflix

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In Europa, a documentary series based on the book in Europe by Geert Mak. This 35 episode set is about the history of Europe in the 20th century.

In Europa - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Dutch

Status: Ended

Runtime: 35 minutes

Premier: 2007-11-11

In Europa - Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean - Netflix

The Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean (French: Îles Éparses or Îles Éparses de l'océan Indien) consist of four small coral islands, an atoll, and a reef in the Indian Ocean, and have constituted the 5th district of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF) since February 2007. They have never had a permanent population. Two of the islands—Juan de Nova and Europa—and the Bassas da India atoll lie in the Mozambique Channel west of Madagascar, while a third island, Tromelin, lies about 450 kilometres (280 mi) east of Madagascar and the Glorioso Islands lies about 200 kilometres (120 mi) northwest of Madagascar. Also in the Mozambique Channel is the Banc du Geyser, a reef under French control claimed by Madagascar since 1976. France and the Comoros view the Banc du Geyser as part of the Glorioso Islands. The islands have been classified as nature reserves. Except for Bassas da India, they all support meteorological stations: those on the Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova, and Europa Island are automated. The station on Tromelin Island, in particular, provides warning of cyclones threatening Madagascar, Réunion, or Mauritius. Each of the islands, except Bassas da India and Banc du Geyser, has an airstrip of more than 1,000 metres (3,300 ft). Mauritius, the Comoros, and Madagascar dispute France's sovereignty over the islands. Mauritius claims Tromelin and argues that the island, discovered by France in 1722, was not ceded by the treaty of Paris in 1814. Madagascar claims sovereignty over the Glorioso Islands (Banc du Geyser included) despite the islands not having been a part of Malagasy Protectorate, but rather a part of colony of Mayotte and dependencies, then a part of French Comoros that had become a separately administered colony from Madagascar in 1946. The Comoros claims the Glorioso Islands (Banc du Geyser included) too, as a part of the disputed French region of Mayotte. Madagascar claims Juan de Nova, and Europa and Bassas da India since 1972. Seychelles claimed a part of Scattered Islands too before the France–Seychelles Maritime Boundary Agreement.

In Europa - Individual islands - Netflix

Glorioso Islands Grande Glorieuse Île du Lys Wreck Rock South Rock Verte Rocks (three islets) Three unnamed islets Banc du Geyser

Bassas da India Ten unnamed rock islets

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Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart - Netflix

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Ewan McGregor narrates a dramatic portrait of his homeland's wildlife. With spectacular photography and incredible behaviour, the series showcases the Highlands as never before.

Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-11

Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart - Wild Mountain Thyme - Netflix

“Wild Mountain Thyme” (also known as “Purple Heather” and “Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go?”) is a Scottish folk song that was collected by Francis McPeake 1st, who wrote the song himself for his wife. The McPeake family claim recognition for the writing of the song. Francis McPeake is a member of a well known musical family in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The lyrics and melody are a variant of the song “The Braes of Balquhither” by Scottish poet Robert Tannahill (1774–1810), a contemporary of Robert Burns. Tannahill's original song, first published in Robert Archibald Smith's Scottish Minstrel (1821–24), is about the hills (braes) around Balquhidder near Lochearnhead. Like Burns, Tannahill collected and adapted traditional songs, and “The Braes of Balquhither” may have been based on the traditional song “The Braes o' Bowhether”.

Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart - History - Netflix

The existing tune from the travelling community of “Wild Mountain Thyme” is significantly different from Tannahill's “The Braes of Balquhither”, which was most likely based on a traditional air. In an 1854 publication, George Farquhar Graham notes that Tannahill's song was set to the air “Bochuiddar” (Balquidder), as found in Captain Simon Fraser's Collection of Melodies of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland (1816). Other scholars suggest the melody is based on an old Scottish traditional tune “The Three Carls o' Buchanan”. Despite the claims of McPeake's dedication of “Wild Mountain Thyme” to his first wife his son wrote an additional verse to the song in a triumphant endeavor to support the composition of his father and to celebrate the remarriage of his father. “Wild Mountain Thyme” was first recorded by McPeake's nephew, also named Francis McPeake, in 1957 for the BBC series As I Roved Out. While Francis McPeake holds the copyright to the song, it is generally believed that rather than writing the song, he arranged an already-existent travelling folk version and popularised the song as his father's. When interviewed on radio, Francis McPeake said it was based on a song he heard whilst travelling in Scotland, and he rewrote it later. Bob Dylan's recording of the song cited it as traditional, with the arranger unknown, though Dylan's copyright records indicate that the song is sometimes “attributed to” McPeake.

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The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed - Netflix

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In this major three-part series, Chris and Xand van Tulleken uncover the latest secrets of our bodies.

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-09-25

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed - Finn the Human - Netflix

Finn (also known as Finn the Human and born as Finn Mertens) is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American animated television series Adventure Time created by Pendleton Ward. He is voiced by Jeremy Shada in most appearances. The character made his debut in the original pilot, where he was named Pen and voiced by Zack Shada, Jeremy's older brother. The character has been met with largely positive critical reception.

The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed - Status as the last human - Netflix

Until the episode “Betty”, Finn was the only known human in the Land of Ooo. A common theory explaining the etymology of his name includes the French word “fin”, meaning “end”. Another possibility is that his name is Irish, Finn being a name of a mythological Irish hero, whose name is derived from “fionn”, the Irish language word for blonde; Finn the Human is blonde as well. The cause for him being the last human is alluded to by Finn and many other characters as “The Great Mushroom War”, which was a nuclear war that wiped out the majority of humanity. Up until the character “Susan Strong” is introduced, Finn believes that he has never met another human. When Finn encounters Susan Strong, the other members of Susan's tribe of “Hyoomen” are revealed to be mutants, and Susan's identity as a human or mutant was left ambiguous. In the episode “Beautopia”, it was hinted upon that Susan may also be human, but was not confirmed at the time. However, in the Season Six episode, “Dark Purple”, Susan's hat was taken off, revealing that she is indeed human, but with a cybernetic implant on the left side of her head, which meant she was a cyborg. The businessmen that Finn meets in the “Business Time” episode were once human, though they had mutated over time. In the episode “Her Parents”, Lady Rainicorn's parents (Bob and Ethel) attempt to eat Finn because they thought they would never get the chance to eat one, as they believed humans were extinct. Finn's female counterpart Fionna the Human is a human living in the Land of Aaa, though it has no official name; however, she does not actually exist. Fiona exists only in a fictuitous parallel universe conceived by the Ice King, when he wrote a fan fiction based upon his life and experiences with Finn and Jake. There are many other characters in the show that appear to be human but have been confirmed to be humanoids or mutants. In the episode Be More, the character Moseph “Moe” Mastro Giovanni, who is the creator of BMO, was once a human, but to ensure his mmortality, he has replaced most of his body parts (except the skin) with artificial ones, which makes him virtually a cyborg. In the episode “Betty,” Betty Grof (known as Simon Petrikov's former fiancee) was brought from the past into Ooo, and later in “Escape From the Citadel” Finn's father, Martin, is introduced, making Finn no longer the last human. However, during the Season Six finale event, two episodes and their events bring a return to Finn's status as the last human on Ooo. In “You Forgot Your Floaties”, Betty Grof becomes Magic Man's apprentice and in return for helping Magic Man, he promised her a cure for her fiance. Things go awry and at the end of the episode, where Betty takes Magic Man's hat, thus becoming a wizard and losing her status as a human. Additionally, in the season finale episode, “The Comet”, after Finn learns of his past and declines an offer to become a higher being, his father, Martin, takes the offer and ascends to another level of being, likely bringing an end to his human form. In the episode, “Preboot”, it was revealed there are other humans outside of Ooo, then at the end of “Reboot”, Finn destroyed Susan's cybernetic implant, making her fully human in the process. During the miniseries “Islands”, Finn being the last human was completely dispelled. It was revealed that around one thousand years after the Great Mushroom War, a group of surviving humans left Ooo and moved to a chain of islands. After many generations there are still humans there. Finn's mother, named Minerva, is on Founder's Island, one of the islands, and was a medic in service to her society. She uploaded her mind to a network of robots after the island was ravaged by an illness. In addition to meeting his biological mother, Finn met many other humans. Although Finn hopes that the humans of the archipelago may venture out of the islands and back to Ooo one day, they have thus far largely refused to emigrate.

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Speed Dreams: The Fastest Place on Earth - Netflix

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This is a story of a group of British amateur engineers who are willing to risk life and limb on their home made machines - six very different vehicles, six very different reasons for coming - all building speed machines in a quest to hold a Bonneville record.

Speed Dreams: The Fastest Place on Earth - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-01-06

Speed Dreams: The Fastest Place on Earth - Zorbing - Netflix

Zorbing (globe-riding, sphereing, orbing) is the recreation or sport of rolling downhill inside an orb, generally made of transparent plastic. Zorbing is generally performed on a gentle slope, but can also be done on a level surface, permitting more rider control. In the absence of hills some operators have constructed inflatable, wooden, or metal ramps. Due to the buoyant nature of the orbs, Zorbing can also be carried out on water, provided the orb is inflated properly and sealed once the rider is inside. “Water walking” using such orbs has become popular in theme parks across the UK. There are two types of orbs, harnessed and non-harnessed. Non-harness orbs carry up to three riders, while the harness orbs are constructed for one to two riders. Double-harness spheres have different slope requirements, and must only be operated in specific locations. The longer runs are approximately half a mile. The first zorbing site was established in Rotorua, New Zealand, by David and Andrew Akers.

Speed Dreams: The Fastest Place on Earth - History - Netflix

Hamster balls, hard plastic single layer spheres made for small rodent pets, have been manufactured and sold since at least the 1970s. A Russian article on the Zorb mentions a similar device having debuted in 1973. In the early 1980s, the Dangerous Sports Club constructed a giant sphere (reportedly 23 metres or 75 feet across) with a gimbal arrangement supporting two deck chairs inside. This device was eventually cut up for scrap, with some of the plastic remnants used to cover a compost heap. Human spheres have been depicted in mass media since 1990, when the Gladiators event “Atlaspheres” first aired, albeit with steel balls. The 1991 film Armour of God II: Operation Condor features a scene in which Jackie Chan appears to roll down a mountainside in a flexible plastic orb very similar to the Zorb, except with only one entrance/exit tunnel, and with more space between the inner and outer orbs. In 1994 three investors created the firm ZORB Limited to commercialize sphereing. Their business model was to develop the activity via a franchise system. Zorbing entered the Concise Oxford English Dictionary in 2001 where it was defined as: “a sport in which a participant is secured inside an inner capsule in a large, transparent ball which is then rolled along the ground or down hills”.

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Wild Cameramen at Work - Netflix

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Five of the best wildlife cameramen in the world have their roots in Scotland: Doug Allan, Gordon Buchanan and Doug Anderson were all born north of the border, while John Aitchison and Mark Smith have chosen to make Scotland their home. In this stunning series they revisit some of their favourite natural history moments from their global careers, and tell us how Scotland has helped them hone their specialist skills for capturing some of the greatest images to grace our television screens.

Wild Cameramen at Work - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-06-03

Wild Cameramen at Work - Running Man (TV series) - Netflix

Running Man (Korean: 런닝맨) is a South Korean variety show, forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup. It first aired on July 11, 2010. Running Man was classified as an “urban action variety”; a genre of variety shows in an urban environment. The MCs and guests were to complete missions at a landmark to win the race. The show has since shifted to a more familiar reality-variety show concept focused on games. It has garnered attention as being the comeback program for Yoo Jae-suk, the main MC of the program, after leaving Good Sunday's Family Outing in February 2010. The show has become popular in other parts of Asia, and has gained online popularity among Hallyu fans, having been fansubbed into various languages, such as English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Malay, Indonesian, Burmese, Arabic, Russian, and Turkish. The show has made it to the list of Business Insider's 20 TV Shows of 2016. Since April 2017, Running Man is airing as the first part of Good Sunday at 4:50 pm KST and competing against KBS2's The Return of Superman and MBC's King of Mask Singer. Running Man previously aired at 6:25 pm KST on Sundays, as the second part of Good Sunday, competing against KBS2's 1 Night 2 Days.

Wild Cameramen at Work - Other works - Netflix

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Evacuate Earth - Netflix

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In a doomsday scenario, the race is on to escape annihilation.

If we had 75 years warning, would humankind be capable of evacuating the planet? This programme examines how you could flee your home habitat: from building a 25km-long spaceship capable of travelling trillions of kilometres to deciding which unlucky souls get left behind. Go with National Geographic Channel on a mission to Evacuate Earth.

Evacuate Earth - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-12-02

Evacuate Earth - WALL-E - Netflix

WALL-E (stylized with an interpunct as WALL·E) is a 2008 American computer-animated science fiction film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed and co-written by Andrew Stanton, produced by Jim Morris, and co-written by Jim Reardon. It stars the voices of Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, John Ratzenberger, Kathy Najimy, Sigourney Weaver, and the MacInTalk system, and was the overall ninth feature film produced by the company. It follows a trash compactor robot in a deserted world, left to clean a largely abandoned city. However, he is visited by a probe sent by the Axiom ship, whom he falls in love with and pursues across the galaxy. After directing Finding Nemo, Stanton felt Pixar had created believable simulations of underwater physics and was willing to direct a film set largely in space. WALL-E has minimal dialogue in its early sequences; many of the characters do not have voices, but instead communicate with body language and robotic sounds designed by Burtt. The film criticizes consumerism, corporatism, nostalgia, waste management, human environmental impact and concerns, obesity, and global catastrophic risk. It is also Pixar's first animated film with segments featuring live-action characters. Following Pixar tradition, WALL-E was paired with a short film titled Presto for its theatrical release. WALL-E was released in the United States on June 27, 2008. The film was an instant blockbuster, grossing $533.3 million worldwide over a $180 million budget, and winning the 2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Long Form Dramatic Presentation, the final Nebula Award for Best Script, the Saturn Award for Best Animated Film and the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature with five nominations. The film also topped Time's list of the “Best Movies of the Decade”, and in 2016 was voted 29th among 100 films considered the best of the 21st century by 117 film critics from around the world.

Evacuate Earth - Box office - Netflix

WALL-E grossed $223.8 million in the USA and Canada and $309.5 million overseas for a worldwide total of $533.3 million making it the ninth highest grossing film of 2008. The film premiered at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on June 23, 2008. In the US and Canada, it opened in 3,992 theaters on June 27, 2008. During its opening weekend, it topped the box office with $63,087,526 making this the fifth-best opening weekend for a Pixar film and the fourth-best opening among films released in June. The movie earned $94.7 million in its first week and crossed the $200 million mark during its sixth weekend. WALL-E grossed over $10 million in Japan ($44,005,222), UK, Ireland and Malta ($41,215,600), France and the Maghreb region ($27,984,103), Germany ($24,130,400), Mexico ($17,679,805), Spain ($14,973,097), Australia ($14,165,390), Italy ($12,210,993), and Russia and the CIS ($11,694,482).

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12 Miles: The Narrow Sea - Netflix

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Helen Mark presents a series about the twelve-mile stretch of water between Scotland and Northern Ireland.

12 Miles: The Narrow Sea - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-26

12 Miles: The Narrow Sea - Dead Sea - Netflix

The Dead Sea (Hebrew: יָם הַמֶּלַח‬ Yam ha-Melah lit. Sea of Salt; Arabic: البحر الميت‎ Al-Bahr al-Mayyit) is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and Palestine to the west. Its surface and shores are 430.5 metres (1,412 ft) below sea level, Earth's lowest elevation on land. The Dead Sea is 304 m (997 ft) deep, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world. With a salinity of 342 g/kg, or 34.2%, (in 2011), it is 9.6 times as salty as the ocean and one of the world's saltiest bodies of water. This salinity makes for a harsh environment in which plants and animals cannot flourish, hence its name. The Dead Sea's main, northern basin is 50 kilometres (31 mi) long and 15 kilometres (9 mi) wide at its widest point. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, and its main tributary is the Jordan River. The Dead Sea has attracted visitors from around the Mediterranean basin for thousands of years. It was one of the world's first health resorts (for Herod the Great), and it has been the supplier of a wide variety of products, from asphalt for Egyptian mummification to potash for fertilisers. People also use the salt and the minerals from the Dead Sea to create cosmetics and herbal sachets. The Dead Seawater has a density of 1.24 kg/litre, which makes swimming similar to floating. The Dead Sea is receding at an alarming rate. Multiple canals and pipelines were proposed to reduce its recession, which had begun causing many problems. The Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance project, carried out by Jordan, will provide water to neighbouring countries, while the brine will be carried to the Dead Sea to help stabilise its levels. The first phase of the project is scheduled to begin in 2018 and be completed in 2021.

12 Miles: The Narrow Sea - Fauna and flora - Netflix

The sea is called “dead” because its high salinity prevents macroscopic aquatic organisms, such as fish and aquatic plants, from living in it, though minuscule quantities of bacteria and microbial fungi are present. In times of flood, the salt content of the Dead Sea can drop from its usual 35% to 30% or lower. The Dead Sea temporarily comes to life in the wake of rainy winters. In 1980, after one such rainy winter, the normally dark blue Dead Sea turned red. Researchers from Hebrew University of Jerusalem found the Dead Sea to be teeming with a type of alga called Dunaliella. Dunaliella in turn nourished carotenoid-containing (red-pigmented) halobacteria, whose presence caused the color change. Since 1980, the Dead Sea basin has been dry and the algae and the bacteria have not returned in measurable numbers. In 2011 a group of scientists from Be'er Sheva, Israel and Germany discovered fissures in the floor of the Dead Sea by scuba diving and observing the surface. These fissures allow fresh and brackish water to enter the Dead Sea. They sampled biofilms surrounding the fissures and discovered numerous species of bacteria and archaea. Many animal species live in the mountains surrounding the Dead Sea. Hikers can see ibex, hares, hyraxes, jackals, foxes, and even leopards. Hundreds of bird species inhabit the zone as well. Both Jordan and Israel have established nature reserves around the Dead Sea. The delta of the Jordan River was formerly a jungle of papyrus and palm trees. The Jewish historian Flavius Josephus described Jericho as “the most fertile spot in Judea”. In Roman and Byzantine times, sugarcane, henna, and sycamore fig all made the lower Jordan valley wealthy. One of the most valuable products produced by Jericho was the sap of the balsam tree, which could be made into perfume. By the 19th century, Jericho's fertility had disappeared.

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Flintoff: Lord of the Fries - Netflix

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Flintoff: Lord of the Fries follows Freddie Flintoff and cyclist Rob Penn as they embark on a Summer adventure around England and Ireland in an eco-friendly chip van.

Flintoff: Lord of the Fries - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-13

Flintoff: Lord of the Fries - Rob Penn - Netflix

Robert “Rob” Penn (born 1967) is a British writer, photographer and broadcaster. He is a frequent columnist in UK national newspapers and has written widely on such subjects as cycling travel British woodlands and life in the Brecon Beacons, Wales. Penn was born in Birmingham and grew up in Wales and London before studying history at the University of Bristol. He has cycled around the world and across Wales in the dark. His most recent book, The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees ('Beautifully crafted,' Robert Crampton, Times books of the year; 'This book is bound for great things', Sophie Morris Independent; 'a fine writer... a lovely book', Ed Cumming Observer) was BBC Radio Four 'Book of the Week' in December 2015. His other books include The Wrong Kind of Snow – a survey of the British obsession with the weather, co-authored with Antony Woodward – and It's All About the Bike, which documents his worldwide search for the perfect custom bike, while narrating the social history of the bicycle. It's All About the Bike was a Sunday Times bestseller in the UK; it has been translated into thirteen languages.

Flintoff: Lord of the Fries - Publications - Netflix

2015 - The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees (Particular Books. ISBN 978-1846148422) 2010 – It's All About the Bike: The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels (Particular Books. ISBN 978-1-84614-262-8) 2008 – The Celtic Trail: The Official Guide to National Cycle Network Routes 4 and 47 from Fishguard to Chepstow (Pocket Mountains Ltd. ISBN 978-0-9554548-6-8) 2007 – The Wrong Kind of Snow: The Complete Daily Companion to the British Weather, with Antony Woodward (Hodder & Stoughton. ISBN 978-0-340-93787-7) 2005 – A Place to Cycle: Amazing Rides from Around the World (Conran Octopus. ISBN 978-1-84091-391-0) 2004 – The Sky is Falling on Our Heads: A Journey to the Bottom of the Celtic Fringe (Sceptre. ISBN 978-0-340-82752-9)

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Haunted Case Files - Netflix

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Haunted Case Files zeroes in on the personal stories of Paranormal Survivor stars and real-life ghostbusters, including Michelle Desrochers. In this series, the experts take a look back at their investigations over the years and recount their most terrifying encounters with spirits, demons and unexplained entities. Each episode features three different stories from different paranormal investigators and weaves gripping interviews, powerful recreations and, in many cases, actual recordings – both audio and visual – to create an edge-of-the-seat rollercoaster ride of thrills and chills.

Haunted Case Files - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-19

Haunted Case Files - Mystery Case Files - Netflix

Mystery Case Files (also known as MCF) is a video game series originally developed by the internal studios of Big Fish Games. New installments are currently developed by Eipix Entertainment, replacing Elephant Games who developed sequels from 2013 to 2014. The Mystery Case Files series is known for its ‘Hidden Object’ puzzles where, in order to progress through a game, the player must find a certain number of items hidden somewhere on a painted scene. Big Fish Games “estimates that 100 million people have at least sampled trial versions” of the Mystery Case Files games since the initial launch of Mystery Case Files: Huntsville. The latest installment in the series, Rewind, was released on June 21, 2018 and is the 17th game in the series.

Haunted Case Files - Rewind - Netflix

Mystery Case Files: Rewind is the 17th installement of the series, The Beta was released in March 2018. The gameplay of the game is based on the first four games of the series in a basic Hidden objects gameplay instead of a Point and Click gameplay as all the games since Return to Ravenhearst. The story mix many of the previous games characters in a time paradox. The game was released on June 21st 2018 as Collector's Edition version.

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Nuclear Secrets - Netflix

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A series of spy thrillers exploring the key turning-points in the race for nuclear supremacy. From the development of the A-bomb, via the Cuban missile crisis, to the spread of nuclear weapons to the Middle East and beyond, each story is told through the eyes of the men who risked everything to proliferate their nuclear secrets and those who tried to stop them. Nuclear weapons and the actions of these men have transformed the face of war - and now the world could pay the price.

Nuclear Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-01-15

Nuclear Secrets - Nuclear Secrets - Netflix

Nuclear Secrets, aka Spies, Lies and the Superbomb, is a 2007 BBC Television docudrama series which looks at the race for nuclear supremacy from the Manhattan Project through to Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme.

Nuclear Secrets - Episode three: Superbomb - Netflix

“After the Second World War, America was looking forward to a bright Atomic future. As the only country with the atom bomb it felt secure. 29th of August 1949, the Soviets stun the world by exploding their own atom bomb. Suddenly the West itself was under threat. Edward Teller, a leading physicist from Hungary, believed the only way to save the world from Soviet Communism was to build an even bigger bomb, the hydrogen bomb, or Super.”

In 1950, Edward Teller briefs the team at Los Alamos about plans to construct a hydrogen bomb but U.S. Presidential Advisor Robert Oppenheimer opposes him. Oppenheimer is summoned to the White House to discuss whether Soviet spy Klaus Fuchs passed on info about the Super. Soviet Chairman Stalin instructs Andrei Sakharov to work under Beria on the Soviet hydrogen bomb project. U.S. Atomic Energy Commissioner Lewis Strauss supports Teller and U.S. President Harry S. Truman commissions the project. Kitty Oppenheimer fears her communist connections may compromise her husband and his moral objections to the project. Sakharov reviews Fuchs' info on Teller's Super but has his own plans for a simpler but less powerful bomb. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Robert Lamphere gets Fuchs to confirm his contact was Harry Gold and this leads to the arrest of the Rosenbergs. Teller and Stanislaw Ulam find an ingenious solution to the problems with their design, which is successfully tested following Teller's resignation from the project. A power struggle in the USSR following the death of Stalin results in the downfall of Beria shortly before the testing of the Soviet H-bomb. Strauss orders the FBI to revoke Oppenheimer's security clearance under suspicion of spying for the Soviets. When U.S. testing runs out of control the American public are alerted to the power of this new weapon. Teller testifies against Oppenheimer at a security hearing and Strauss's objections are upheld. Sakharov becomes a leading dissident after civilians are killed in a Soviet bomb test.

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Curious Cat - Netflix

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Curious Cat's science introduces different children to the world of materials science and discovery, meeting experts along the way to explore basic science questions.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-20

Curious Cat - Abyssinian cat - Netflix

The Abyssinian is a breed of domestic short-haired cat with a distinctive “ticked” tabby coat, in which individual hairs are banded with different colors. The breed is named for Abyssinia (now called Ethiopia), from which it supposedly originated.

Curious Cat - History - Netflix

The Abyssinian cat as it is known today was bred in Great Britain. It is alleged that British soldiers deployed to North Africa in the nineteenth century returned home with kittens purchased from local traders.

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Who's Been Sleeping in My House - Netflix

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"Who's Been Sleeping in My House?" is an Australian factual television series aired on ABC IN 2011, it is presented by professional archaeologist and researcher Adam Ford. Each episode is an investigative journey as Adam attempts to separate fact from fiction, piecing together a past that's not always recorded in the history books.

Who's Been Sleeping in My House - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-21

Who's Been Sleeping in My House - Who's Been Sleeping with Kat? - Netflix

In July 2012, a storyline began in the British soap opera EastEnders in which the character Kat Moon, played by Jessie Wallace, embarks on an affair behind her husband Alfie Moon's (Shane Richie) back, with an unknown person. The suspects named were Ray Dixon (Chucky Venn), Michael Moon (Steve John Shepherd), Max Branning (Jake Wood), Derek Branning (Jamie Foreman) and Jack Branning (Scott Maslen). Ray was the first suspect to be eliminated, on 7 August, followed by Michael on 14 September. The mystery man was revealed as Derek in the 20 December episode. Richie dubbed the storyline “Who's Been Sleeping with Kat?”, while critics referred to it is “the who-copped-off-with-Kat saga”, “Who Banged Kat?” and the “Kat Mystery Lover storyline”. The storyline received a mixed response from television critics. An Inside Soap reporter called it “soap like we've never seen it before” and the magazine's editor, Steven Murphy, said he was “totally obsessed” with the storyline, while Ellie Henman from Heat called it “possibly one of the most gripping” EastEnders storylines. Soaplife called it “boring” and “ill-conceived”, and said that Kat's character had been damaged by the storyline. Kate White from Inside Soap found it “hard to have sympathy” with Kat, Sarah Dempster from The Guardian said it was a “tedious” storyline that “nobody cares” about, and Kevin O'Sullivan from the Daily Mirror called it “dreadful”, “ludicrous” and “far fetched”, citing similarities with a 2009 storyline in which Heather Trott (Cheryl Fergison) gets pregnant by an unknown man. Sophie Dainty from Digital Spy said the reveal was predictable and criticised the show for not explaining why Kat had the affair.

Who's Been Sleeping in My House - Reception - Netflix

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Going Deep with David Rees - Netflix

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Comedian, writer and entrepreneur David Rees reveals the not so obvious complexities of the most seemingly simple things we do in everyday life. Deemed a "phenomenal cult hero" by Variety and "drolly hilarious" by The New York Times, Rees plays scientific and anthropological host to this how-to show of epic proportions. Each episode of "Going Deep with David Rees" delves into the science and the history behind everyday tasks, attempting to de-familiarize the ubiquitous so as to increase our appreciation and wonder.

Going Deep with David Rees - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-14

Going Deep with David Rees - David Rees (cartoonist) - Netflix

David Thomas Rees ( “reece”; born June 22, 1972) is a humorist and cultural critic whose career has moved between various disciplines. He first became known as a cartoonist whose best-known work combines bland clip art with outrageous “trash talk” to incongruous effect. He moved on to his Artisanal Pencil Sharpening service and publishing a related book. More recently he has been a presenter for Going Deep with David Rees.

Going Deep with David Rees - Personal life - Netflix

When Rees was a young man, he and three of his friends recorded over 2,000 songs as members of a “secret band.” Rees attempted to coerce one of his friends to ask for a bass guitar for a Christmas a gift; his friend ended up asking for a regular guitar instead and it upset Rees. Rees has a younger brother named Peter, who currently works in Chicago. Rees was married to a woman named Sarah from around 2002 until they divorced around 2009. Rees was just married on 16 June 2018 to Emily Yoshida at a ceremony in North Carolina. The couple live and work in NYC. In 2010, Rees worked as a civil servant for the United States Census Bureau, a position that engendered his interest in pencils. Rees lives in Beacon, New York.

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Andy and Ben Eat Australia - Netflix

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This mouth-watering and engaging series sees best mate foodie triple-threats Andy Allen and Ben Milbourne fish and forage their way across Australia from Tasmania to North Queensland. Following the success of their trips to Mexico, Spain and Portugal in "Andy & Ben Eat The World", Andy & Ben's next trip is exploring their own backyard. Set against the backdrop of the diverse Australian eating culture, Andy Allen and Ben Milbourne will literally catch, fish, farm, forage and find everything they need to eat.

Andy and Ben Eat Australia - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-15

Andy and Ben Eat Australia - Black Water (2007 film) - Netflix

Black Water is a 2007 British-Australian horror-thriller film set in the mangrove swamps of northern Australia. It was written and directed by Andrew Traucki and David Nerlich and stars Diana Glenn, Maeve Dermody and Andy Rodoreda. The film was inspired by the true story of a crocodile attack in Australia's Northern Territory in December 2003.

Andy and Ben Eat Australia - Awards - Netflix

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Kijken in de ziel - Netflix

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Coen Verbraak interviews professionals (psychiatrists, entrepreneurs, judges) about their field and their personal experiences.

Kijken in de ziel - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Dutch

Status: Running

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2009-07-28

Kijken in de ziel - Zilveren Nipkowschijf - Netflix

Zilveren Nipkowschijf (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzɪlvərə(n) ˈnɪpkɔfsxɛi̯f]; “Silver Nipkow Disk”, named for German television pioneer Paul Gottlieb Nipkow) is a Dutch television award that has been given out since 1961 by a selection of Dutch critics. The three founding critics were Henk Schaafsma of NRC Handelsblad, Hans Keller of Volkskrant, and Han G. Hoekstra of Het Parool. In 1975, Stichting Nipcow was founded and became the official foundation to award the Zilveren Nipkow. Tom Smeets of De Gelderlander has been the chairman of the foundation since the start. In 1996, the foundation started awarding the Zilveren Reissmicrofoon to the best Dutch radio show. In 2003, the foundation introduced a new award for best multimedia presentation, which was named the Zilveren Prichettprijs (named after Harry Prichett).

Kijken in de ziel - Awards - Netflix

The awards were won by: 1961: Pierre Janssen en Leen Timp 1962: Wim Meuldijk, Lou de Jong and Mies Bouwman 1963: Hans Gomperts en Rudi Carrell 1964: Kees van Langeraad for “Brandpunt” 1966: Erik de Vries 1967: Piet Kaart 1969: Bob Rooyens 1970: Dimitri Frenkel Frank 1971: Koos Postema 1972: Henk Mochel, De milde dood (euthanasie) 1973: Hans Keller, Het Gat van Nederland 1974: Kees van Kooten en Wim de Bie 1975: Culemborg…bijvoorbeeld 1976: Jaap Drupsteen 1977: Kees van Kooten en Wim de Bie 1978: Ikon, o.a. Geloof, Hoop en Liefdeshow 1979: J.J. de Bom, voorheen De Kindervriend 1980: Opname, van Werkteater 1981: Marcel van Dam, presentatie Achterkant van het gelijk 1982: Kees Boomkens, Vijf jaar later 1983: Afdeling culturele programma’s NOS-TV 1984: Afdeling filmzaken Vara-TV 1985: Ons Indië voor de Indonesiërs van Jan Bosdriesz 1986: Adriaan van Dis 1987: Levensberichten van Cherry Duyns 1988: De Laatste Voorziening van Schmidt en Doebele 1989: Nauwgezet en Wanhopig van Wim Kayzer 1991: Emile Fallaux, o.a. voor zijn videobrieven 1992: 4 Havo, een klas apart, van Schmidt en Doebele 1993: De Schreeuw van de Leeuw/De Leeuw is los 1994: Pleidooi 1995: Ireen van Ditshuyzen, hele oeuvre 1996: 30 minuten, by Arjan Ederveen en Pieter Kramer 1997: Veldpost 1998: Paul Witteman 1999: Oud Geld 2000: Een geschenk uit de hemel-De slag om de Brent Spar, Schuchen Tan en Kees de Groot 2001: Andere Tijden, Hans Goedkoop en Ad van Liempt 2002: Barend & Van Dorp 2003: Kopspijkers 2004: PaPaul 2005: Holland Sport and Tegenlicht 2006: Koefnoen 2007: Sporen uit het Oosten 2008: Van Dis in Afrika 2009: 't Vrije Schaep 2010: Kijken in de ziel 2011: De Wereld Draait Door 2012: Hanlon's helden 2013: Het nieuwe Rijksmuseum 2014: Ramses 2015: Onze man in Teheran 2016: Zondag met Lubach 2017: Schuldig 2018: De Luizenmoeder

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Fix My Family - Netflix

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The parents and teenagers of three families confront their troubled relationships.

Fix My Family - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-09-05

Fix My Family - Amanda Hamilton - Netflix

Amanda Hamilton (born 1974) is a Scottish businesswoman, broadcaster, and writer in the areas of food, health and nutrition.

Fix My Family - Books - Netflix

Hamilton, Amanda. LifeDetox. Piatkus, 2007. ISBN 0-749-92796-8 Hamilton, Amanda. Life-Changing Weight Loss. Piatkus, 2008. ISBN 0-749-92837-9 Hamilton, Amanda. Eat, Fast, Slim. Watkins Publishing, 2013. ISBN 1-848-99103-7

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King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons - Netflix

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Michael Wood argues that the most important and influential British kings were a father, son and grandson who lived over a thousand years ago during the age of the Vikings.

King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-06

King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons - Anglo-Saxons - Netflix

The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century. They comprise people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe, their descendants, and indigenous British groups who adopted some aspects of Anglo-Saxon culture and language. Historically, the Anglo-Saxon period denotes the period in Britain between about 450 and 1066, after their initial settlement and up until the Norman conquest. The early Anglo-Saxon period includes the creation of an English nation, with many of the aspects that survive today, including regional government of shires and hundreds. During this period, Christianity was established and there was a flowering of literature and language. Charters and law were also established. The term Anglo-Saxon is popularly used for the language that was spoken and written by the Anglo-Saxons in England and eastern Scotland between at least the mid-5th century and the mid-12th century. In scholarly use, it is more commonly called Old English. The history of the Anglo-Saxons is the history of a cultural identity. It developed from divergent groups in association with the people's adoption of Christianity, and was integral to the establishment of various kingdoms. Threatened by extended Danish invasions and military occupation of eastern England, this identity was re-established; it dominated until after the Norman Conquest. The visible Anglo-Saxon culture can be seen in the material culture of buildings, dress styles, illuminated texts and grave goods. Behind the symbolic nature of these cultural emblems, there are strong elements of tribal and lordship ties. The elite declared themselves as kings who developed burhs, and identified their roles and peoples in Biblical terms. Above all, as Helena Hamerow has observed, “local and extended kin groups remained...the essential unit of production throughout the Anglo-Saxon period.” The effects persist in the 21st century as, according to a study published in March 2015, the genetic makeup of British populations today shows divisions of the tribal political units of the early Anglo-Saxon period. Use of the term Anglo-Saxon assumes that the words Angles, Saxons or Anglo-Saxon have the same meaning in all the sources. This term began to be used only in the 8th century to distinguish “Germanic” groups in Britain from those on the continent (Old Saxony in Northern Germany). Catherine Hills summarised the views of many modern scholars in her observation that attitudes towards Anglo-Saxons, and hence the interpretation of their culture and history, have been “more contingent on contemporary political and religious theology as on any kind of evidence.”

King Alfred and the Anglo Saxons - Settlements and working life - Netflix

The third aspect of Alfred's society is the working man. Helena Hamerow suggest the prevailing model of working life and settlement, particularly for the early period, as one of shifting settlement and building tribal kinship. The mid-Saxon period saw diversification, the development of enclosures, the beginning of the toft system, closer management of livestock, the gradual spread of the mould-board plough, 'informally regular plots' and a greater permanence, with further settlement consolidation thereafter foreshadowing post-Conquest villages. The later periods saw a proliferation of 'service features' including barns, mills and latrines, most markedly on high-status sites. Throughout the Anglo-Saxon period as Helena Hamerow suggests: “local and extended kin groups remained...the essential unit of production”. This is very noticeable in the early period. However, by the tenth and eleventh centuries, the rise of the manor and its significance in terms of both settlement and the management of land, which becomes very evident in the Domesday Book. The collection of buildings discovered at Yeavering, formed part of an Anglo-Saxon royal vill or king's tun. These 'tun' consisted of a series of buildings designed to provide short-term accommodation for the king and his household. It is thought that the king would have travelled throughout his land dispensing justice and authority and collecting rents from his various estates. Such visits would be periodic and it is likely that he would visit each royal villa only once or twice a year. The Latin term villa regia which Bede used of the site suggests an estate centre as the functional heart of a territory held in the King's demesne. The territory is the land whose surplus production is taken into the centre as food-render to support the king and his retinue on their periodic visits as part of a progress around the kingdom. This territorial model, known as a multiple estate or shire has been developed in a range of studies and Colm O'Brien, in applying this to Yeavering has proposed a geographical definition of the wider shire of Yeavering and also a geographical definition of the principal estate whose structures Hope-Taylor excavated. One characteristic that the king's tun shared with some other groups of places is that it was a point of public assembly. People came together not only to give the king and his entourage board and lodging; they 'attended upon the king' in order to have disputes settled, cases appealed, lands granted, gifts given, appointments made, laws promulgated, policy debated, and ambassadors heard and replied to. People also assembled for other reasons, such as to hold fairs and to trade. The first creations of towns are linked to a system of specialism at individual settlements, which is evidenced in studying place-names. Sutterton, 'shoe-makers' tun' (in the area of the Danelaw such places are Sutterby) was so-named because local circumstances allowed the growth of a craft recognised by the people of surrounding places. Similarly with Sapperton, the 'soap-makers' tun. While Boultham, the 'meadow with burdock plants', may well have developed a specialism in the production of burrs for wool-carding, since meadows with burdock merely growing in them must have been relatively numerous. From places named for their services or location within a single district, a category of which the most obvious perhaps are the Eastons and Westons, it is possible to move outwards to glimpse component settlements within larger economic units. Names betray some role within a system of seasonal pasture, Winderton in Warwickshire is the winter tun and various Somertons are self-explanatory. Hardwicks are dairy farms and Swinhopes the valleys where pigs were pastured. Settlement patterns as well as village plans in England fall into two great categories: scattered farms and homesteads in upland and woodland Britain, nucleated villages across a swathe of central England. The chronology of nucleated villages is much debated and not yet clear. Yet there is strong evidence to support the view that nucleation occurred in the tenth century or perhaps the ninth, and was a development parallel to the growth of towns.

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Manhunt: Kill or Capture - Netflix

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Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Medellin cartel leader Pablo Escobar, and queen of the Miami drug scene Griselda Blanco are among the list of history's most vicious gangsters, relentless drug barons and ruthless arms dealers. Behind each merciless outlaw's story are the dedicated special agents and fearless law enforcement officials tasked with capturing these most wanted bandits, dead or alive. This August, American Heroes Channel (AHC) launches Manhunt: Kill or Capture, a riveting new series featuring the most memorable manhunts, task force shutdowns and undercover infiltrations of infamous masterminds in the history of American law enforcement. The ten-part first season of Manhunt: Kill or Capture premieres Wednesday, August 12 at 10/9c exclusively on AHC.

"Right now, pivotal world events happening all around us require context within the framework of history – and the recent news of drug lord El Chapo's escape is a prime example of that," said Kevin Bennett, EVP and general manager of American Heroes Channel. "In this heated environment where the search for Mexico's most prolific outlaw changes with each passing day, Manhunt: Kill or Capture recounts in vivid detail how El Chapo and other legendary criminals rose to infamy with a reputation of running from the law, and at the expense of thousands of innocent lives."

Each one-hour episode of Manhunt: Kill or Capture profiles the thrilling chase and ultimate takedown of a notorious criminal leader. With special access to in-depth interviews with the agents, policemen, intelligence agents and eye witnesses who brought these criminals to justice, viewers are given an inside look at how the complex operations were executed to bring down the world's most ruthless and elusive targets.

The premiere episode, airing Wednesday, August 12 at 10/9c, focuses on Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Backed up by an army of killers, Escobar dominated the infamous Medellin cocaine cartel and turned the Colombian nation into a living nightmare. Those who stood against him were immediately executed, but one DEA agent was determined to bring Escobar's reign of terror to an end. Working with an elite force of Colombian police, this DEA agent rid Colombia of Escobar's evil influence once and for all.

Manhunt: Kill or Capture - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-08-12

Manhunt: Kill or Capture - Eric Frein - Netflix

Eric Matthew Frein (born May 3, 1983) is an American domestic terrorist and murderer, convicted and sentenced to death for the 2014 Pennsylvania State Police barracks attack in which he shot and killed one State Trooper, and seriously injured another. A letter to his parents made it clear that he hoped to spark a revolution by his actions. After being identified as a suspect three days after the shooting, Frein was the target of an extensive manhunt before being captured on the night of October 30, 2014, at an abandoned airport 48 days after the attack. He was convicted of the ambush in 2017 and sentenced to death.

Manhunt: Kill or Capture - Conviction and sentence - Netflix

On April 19, 2017, Frein was found guilty on all charges and on April 26, the jury recommended the death penalty. The following day, Frein was formally sentenced to death by lethal injection. Frein currently awaits execution on death row at SCI Greene, a maximum security prison in Pennsylvania.

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SEC Inside - Netflix

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SEC Network announced a new show, SEC Inside, today at the Southeastern Conference Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Each week, a half-hour episode will focus on a select team and explore previously unaired footage and sounds from game preparation, the sideline and following the final whistle. "The show will deliver unique perspectives in a highly produced cinematic style," said Stephanie Druley, ESPN senior vice president, college networks production. "New camera angles are supported by previously unheard sounds from the coaches and players on game day. The combination creates a more complete picture of the game, and compelling television"

"In our second year as a network, the emphasis is on telling a deeper story," said Rosalyn Durant, ESPN senior vice president, college networks. "SEC Inside is a vehicle to provide fans with an entirely new vantage point."

SEC Inside will air on Wednesday nights as companion programming to SEC Film Room. The network has plans to extend the show into the spring, highlighting men's & women's basketball tournaments. This fall, each football team is the focus of its own episode with the season culminating at the SEC Championship game.

SEC Inside - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-09

SEC Inside - SEC Network - Netflix

The SEC Network is an American sports network that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which operates the network, through its 80% controlling ownership interest) and the Hearst Communications (which holds the remaining 20% interest). The channel is dedicated to coverage of collegiate sports sanctioned by the Southeastern Conference (SEC) including live and recorded event telecasts, news, analysis programs, and other content focusing on the conference's member schools. The network's coverage serves as the successor to an eponymous syndication package (later renamed SEC TV), which was produced by its syndication arm ESPN Regional Television. SEC Network is operated out of ESPN facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina, shared with ESPN Events and formerly ESPNU. While Charlotte is not an SEC market itself, it is in close proximity to universities that are members of the conference and shares a television market with the northern part of South Carolina, which is part of the South Carolina Gamecocks' television market.

SEC Inside - Availability - Netflix

AT&T U-verse was announced as the first television provider to agree to carry SEC Network. On January 13, 2014, Sports Business Journal reported that ESPN was seeking a carriage rate of $1.30 per-subscriber per month in SEC markets, and $0.25 in non-SEC markets; in comparison, Big Ten Network charges around $1 per subscriber in Big Ten markets. It was also noted that SEC Network's opening doubleheader may have been intended to put pressure on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Charter Communications to carry the network, as they predominantly involved teams located within their service areas. In March 2014, Dish Network reached an agreement to carry SEC Network as part of a wider carriage deal with Disney–ABC Television Group for its ABC owned-and-operated stations and cable television networks. On April 30, 2014, Google Fiber was added as a carrier. In June 2014, network head Justin Connolly expressed concern for the lack of carriage deals for SEC Network beyond those with AT&T and Dish Network, and considered the situation to be “alarming.” However, he also noted that the network may successfully negotiate more carriage deals closer to its launch. On July 9, 2014, Cox Communications, whose subscriber base includes four SEC markets, reached an agreement to carry SEC Network. Exact terms were not disclosed. Nine days later, ESPN also reached a deal with Comcast to carry SEC Network; in SEC markets, the provider will pay a carriage rate of $1.40 per-subscriber per month. On July 25, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks reached deals to carry SEC Network, followed by Cable One and Wide Open West on August 1. On August 2, 2014, Suddenlink Communications announced that it had reached an agreement to carry the network on the launch date. On August 4, 2014, DirecTV, and C Spire Wireless both announced agreements to carry the network (the latter deal was made through the National Cable Television Cooperative, in which C Spire would provide its Fiber to the Home HDTV subscribers with access to the SEC Network App). These announcements were followed by an agreement with Charter Communications on August 6, 2014. Mediacom reached an agreement to carry the network on August 14, 2014. With the Mediacom agreement, the two major television providers that did not reach a carriage deal prior to launch were Verizon FiOS and Cablevision. However, on August 21, 2014, Sports Business Daily reported that Verizon FiOS had reached a deal to carry the network in its Texas and Florida service areas (which are within the SEC footprint). Cablevision does not have any markets within the SEC footprint. NASA has arranged for the SEC Network to be made available on the International Space Station. The SEC Network is also carried by both PlayStation Vue and Sling TV. Outside the United States, SEC Network will become available in Mexico in 2017.

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Style Exposed - Netflix

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Thought-provoking documentaries that explore some of today's most talked about and controversial topics and trends. The documentaries feature a variety of subjects all relevant to the network's core female audience including sexuality, family, personal health and body image.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-07-09

Style Exposed - Las Virgenes Cristianas Expuestas al Populacho - Netflix

Las Virgenes Cristianas Expuestas al Populacho or The Christian Virgins Exposed to the Populace is a famous 1884 history painting by Filipino painter, reformist, and propagandist Félix Resurrección Hidalgo. The painting is alternately known as The Christian Virgins Exposed to the Rabble, Jovenes Cristianas Expuestas al Populacho (Christian Maidens Exposed to the Populace), Christian Virgins Presented to the Populace, The Christian Virgins Being Exposed to the Populace, and Christian Virgins Exposed to the Mob. The painting was a silver medalist (ninth silver medal award among forty-five) during the 1884 Exposicion General de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain, also known as the Madrid Exposition. According to Raquel A.G. Reyes, Hidalgo's winning the silver medal for the painting was a landmark achievement that proved the ability of Filipinos to match the work of Spaniards and laid claim to Filipino participation in European culture. Regarded as one of the national treasures of the Philippines, a copy of the painting is part of the art collection of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines). The original was destroyed in a fire at the University of Valladolid in Spain. Since 2015, the painting is currently on a five-year loan to National Gallery Singapore as part of its Southeast Asian art galleries.

Style Exposed - The artist - Netflix

Hidalgo’s works, together with Juan Luna's, are part of the Hall of Masters in the National Museum of Fine Arts of the National Museum of the Philippines. By winning medals at the Madrid Exposition, both Hidalgo and Juan Luna are the first “international” Filipino painters. It was regardless who won the first or the second prize because these awards were primarily “gauges of quality” of the artwork. Hidalgo is regarded as a Philippine hero for his participation in acting his role as a correspondent for the La Independencia newspaper.

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Tales from the Coast with Robson Green - Netflix

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The UK has one of the most varied coastal landscapes in the world, from sweeping sands and rugged cliffs, to mudflats and spits. It's home to colourful seaside towns and historic fishing villages, and in this new series, Tales from the Coast, Robson Green travels along some of its most fascinating stretches of coastline, to discover just what it is about the shoreline that continues to enthral and inspire.

In each of the four episodes, Robson will travel along a different stretch of coast, from the wild and remote Outer Hebrides and the unspoiled beaches of North Devon, to the remote islands of Pembrokeshire and the varied coastal landscape of Essex and Suffolk.

On his travels, Robson will take on exciting new experiences and meet people who share his passion for the British coast. He'll go wild camping in the Outer Hebrides, climb dramatic sea cliffs in the Bristol Channel, explore the hidden coves of South-West Wales and visit some of Britain's most wild and remote islands. He even unwittingly finds himself involved in a dramatic cliff top rescue - and makes the evening news.

During his journey, he hopes to find out how our coastline has influenced both the way we work and the way we spend our holidays, and how being an island nation has shaped the Britain we know today.

Tales from the Coast with Robson Green - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-31

Tales from the Coast with Robson Green - Tasmania - Netflix

Tasmania (; abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia. It is located 240 km (150 mi) to the south of the Australian mainland, separated by the Bass Strait. The state encompasses the main island of Tasmania, the 26th-largest island in the world, and the surrounding 334 islands. The state has a population of around 519,100 as of June 2016, just over forty percent of which resides in the Greater Hobart precinct, which forms the metropolitan area of the state capital and largest city, Hobart. Tasmania's area is 68,401 km2 (26,410 sq mi), of which the main island covers 64,519 km2 (24,911 sq mi). Promoted as a natural state, protected areas of Tasmania cover about 42% of the land area of the state, which includes national parks and World Heritage Sites. Tasmania was the founding place of the first environmental party in the world. Though an island state, due to a mapping error the state shares a land border with Victoria at its northernmost terrestrial point, Boundary Islet, a nature reserve in the Bass Strait. The Bishop and Clerk Islets, about 37 km south of Macquarie Island, are the southernmost terrestrial point of the state of Tasmania, and the southernmost internationally recognised land in Australia. About 2,500 km south of Tasmania island lies Antarctica, which is nearer than areas in the northern Australian mainland. The island is believed to have been occupied by indigenous peoples for 40,000 years before British colonisation. It is thought Aboriginal Tasmanians were separated from the mainland Aboriginal groups about 10,000 years ago when the sea rose to form the Bass Strait. The Aboriginal population was estimated to have been between 3,000 and 7,000 at the time of colonisation, but was almost wiped out within 30 years by a combination of violent guerrilla conflict with settlers known as the “Black War”, intertribal conflict, and from the late 1820s, the spread of infectious diseases to which they had no immunity. The conflict, which peaked between 1825 and 1831 and led to more than three years of martial law, cost the lives of almost 1100 Aboriginals and settlers. The near-destruction of Tasmania's Aboriginal population has been described by some historians as an act of genocide by the British. The island was permanently settled in 1803 as a penal settlement of the British Empire to prevent claims to the land by the First French Empire during the Napoleonic Wars; around 75,000 convicts were sent to Van Diemen's Land before transportation ceased in 1853. The island was initially part of the Colony of New South Wales but became a separate, self-governing colony under the name Van Diemen's Land (named after Anthony van Diemen) in 1825. In 1854 the present Constitution of Tasmania was passed and the following year the colony received permission to change its name to Tasmania. In 1901 it became a state through the process of the Federation of Australia.

Tales from the Coast with Robson Green - Music and performing arts - Netflix

Tasmania has a varied musical scene, ranging from the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra whose home is the Federation Concert Hall, to a substantial number of small bands, orchestras, string quintets, saxophone ensembles and individual artists who perform at a variety of venues around the state. Tasmania is also home to a vibrant community of composers including Constantine Koukias, Maria Grenfell and Don Kay, who is the patron of the Tasmanian Composers Collective, the representative body for composers in Tasmania. Tasmania is also home to one of Australia's leading new music institutions, IHOS Music Theatre and Opera and gospel choirs, the Southern Gospel Choir. Prominent Australian metal bands Psycroptic and Striborg hail from Tasmania. Noir-rock band The Paradise Motel and 1980s power-pop band The Innocents are also citizens. The first season of the television series The Mole was filmed and based mainly in Tasmania, with the final elimination taking place in Port Arthur gaol.

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Hidden India - Netflix

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Hidden India is a stunning series celebrating the diversity and flavours of the Indian subcontinent, traveling from the roof of the world in the north to the great rivers and deserts at its heart and the rainforests of the south. This is a land where the natural world has been woven into people's lives. A place where you can see animals that exist nowhere else and where wilderness still holds strong.

From the Valley of the Flowers nestled in West Himalaya and young turtles hatching on the east coast to India's one-horned rhinos and the lions of the Gir forest, the sights and sounds of India are unique. Together in Hidden India they provide an unrivalled wildlife experience.

Hidden India - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-01

Hidden India - A Feast of Vultures - Netflix

A Feast of Vultures: The Hidden Business of Democracy in India is an award-winning 2016 literary non-fiction book by the Indian investigative journalist, Josy Joseph, in which the author examines and documents the crisis gripping the world’s largest democracy - India.

Hidden India - Critical reviews - Netflix

“Investigative journalist Josy Joseph’s book A Feast of Vultures, which deals with corruption at all levels of Indian society, opens a Pandora’s box..The book highlights some forgotten corruption cases involving the rich and the powerful, which the CBI failed to unravel.” — Coomi Kapoor, in The Indian Express “A book that breaks new ground and speaks the truth at many levels, A Feast of Vultures turns an unflinching gaze on the way democracy actually functions in India.”— Karthika V.K., Publisher and Chief Editor, HarperCollins Publishers, India “This is an irritatingly brilliant book. Too sweeping, too condemnatory, and, perhaps, too true. None of the chapters in the book would have made a report for any newspaper — nor would have any news editor let them get into the newspaper. Yet, there is a story to be told, and Joseph does it with considerable competence and style. A deeply sober and sobering book.” — Harish Khare, Editor, The Tribune “Compassionate, observant, acute, with a strong sense of justice, all in fine, mellowed prose. I hope it is widely read.” — Harsh Mander “A brave and brilliant book; exemplifies the best of Indian investigative journalism.” — Varun Gandhi on Twitter “This is going to be the book of the year!” — Sagarika Ghose on Twitter “Joseph, who belongs to a fast-vanishing tribe of investigative journalists in a media largely reduced to a tawdry spectacle, then embarks on an ambitious inquiry of what ails India…Part memoir, part reportage and part polemic, Joseph’s book is a cautionary tale of a nation losing its way…When Joseph shines a light on the dark corners and the frayed edges and the decaying heart of the world’s biggest democracy, it’s a good time to ask: when will Indians confront their realities head on?” — Soutik Biswas in OPEN Magazine “The book paints a realistic picture of the country, which, sadly, never gets depicted in the works of our academicians or even journalists. This is also a book that should be read by analysts who see the world through the prism of the business-economy lens—of stock market, emerging market, rural market, India vs China growth story. This is a book for everyone who is interested in the story of post-independent India told in the most blunt manner.” — Rishi Raj in The Financial Express “Josy Joseph’s A Feast Of Vultures is an important, if sobering read, meticulously researched and intelligently written… Joseph judiciously mixes field reporting and investigative research: No wonder he is an award-winning journalist… This narrative reads like a thriller and is alone worth the book’s price.” — Aditya Sinha in Mint “A Feast of Vultures clinically examines and documents the crisis gripping the world's largest democracy.” — Iftikhar Gilani in DNA “A Feast of Vultures is a reporter’s inquiry into the state of the nation... It is an account of the reality of India as we know it.” Rohit Srivastava in The Pioneer "A Feast of Vultures is the fascinating tale of modern India and its journey as a liberal economy. The message is loud and clear: the loot should end, rhetoric should turn into action and we must change the “business as usual” approach which allows crony capitalism, scandals and scams." — Namrata Biji Ahuja in The Week “Joseph's book lays bare the corruption across all levels, from village panchayats to the top echelons of government and private sector, which is corroding India's innards.” — The Financial Express “A hard-hitting examination of the state of the nation, this is a gripping book about oligarchy in contemporary India, about the grabbing of its resources, and the impoverishment of the nation.” — Hindustan Times "Joseph explicitly wrote A Feast of Vultures, to cover stories from modern India that “never see the light of day” – not least because of the fear of legal reprisal." — Rohan Venkataramakrishnan in Scroll.in “From unearthing the unholy nexus between the underworld and politicians to the staggering might of middlemen, investigative journalist Josy Joseph reveals the dark side of Indian politics in his book.” — TheNEWSMinute.com “In journalist Josy Joseph's gripping book, A Feast Of Vultures - The Hidden Business Of Democracy In India, released this year, page after page lays out the dirty dealings and suspected graft that helped some of India's best known companies rise in fields such as defence and aviation.” Ravi Velloor in The Straits Times

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Celebrity Legacies - Netflix

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Can someone actually become wealthier after they die? In this revealing hour-long factual series viewers will find out how rich the famous actually were when they died and the surprising fortunes being made years after they're gone. Celebrity Legacies gives the full story on who tried to lay claim to the inheritance and who finally got it. Plus, which celebrities lived lavishly but passed on penniless and who inherited their debts? "Celebrity Legacies" also looks at how some celebrity's fortunes have grown since they passed and how some are still making the highest-paid lists years after their death. Celebrity Legacies will explore the stories and estates of Heath Ledger, Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando among others.

Celebrity Legacies - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-08-05

Celebrity Legacies - Jim Berkenstadt - Netflix

James Allan Berkenstadt (born June 26, 1956) is an American writer, record producer, and historical entertainment consultant. Berkenstadt was born in Winnetka, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He is the third of three children born to Lois Berkenstadt, his mother, and Edward Berkenstadt, his father. Berkenstadt, previously an attorney of many years, has consulted on a number of audio, video, and online projects for George Harrison, as well as for The Beatles' company Apple Corps and many others in the music industry.

Celebrity Legacies - Career - Netflix

After graduating from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts, Berkenstadt went on to get his law degree from Southern Illinois University. He passed the Illinois State Bar Examination in 1982 and the Wisconsin State Bar in 1985. In the 1980s, Berkenstadt was a litigation attorney in Chicago at Pollina & Phelan and then, after moving to Madison, Wisconsin, he continued practicing at the Axley Brynelson law firm. From 1987 to 2007, Berkenstadt served as Vice President & General Counsel at The Wisconsin Cheeseman, a gift and food manufacturing company in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. In the early 1990s, Berkenstadt began publishing articles specializing in The Beatles' history and other rock and roll-related material, for magazines such as Goldmine, Musician, and ICE. In 1994, Berkenstadt and co-author Belmo penned the book Black Market Beatles: The Story Behind Their Lost Recordings, aimed at fans interested in the recordings that the Beatles left in the vaults. Black Market Beatles is a part of the permanent Library and Archive Collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. In September 1998, Berkenstadt and Charles Cross co-authored the book Nevermind Nirvana about the creation of the Nevermind album by Nirvana. It served to create an understanding of how the album was so well received by the 90s generation of fans. Nevermind Nirvana is also a part of the permanent Library and Archive Collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. From 1998 to 2000, Berkenstadt produced two historical live albums of Big Band music that had been performed and recorded live on the rooftop of Madison's historic Edgewater Hotel. The albums, Live at the Edgewater Jimmy Dorsey and Woody Herman, and Live at the Edgewater: Tex Beneke, Stan Kenton & Ralph Flanagan, were released on the Soundworks Label. Berkenstadt has also received an RIAA Platinum record award for his work with Garbage (band) on their album Version 2.0. Since the late 1990s, Berkenstadt has worked on a number of projects for George Harrison, including the Martin Scorsese documentary film, George Harrison: Living in the Material World, which won two Emmy Awards. He also contributed to the Beatles' Help! DVD box set, as well as VH1's Behind the Music. In 2013, Berkenstadt published the Amazon Best Seller, The Beatle Who Vanished, “a true account of Jimmie Nicol, an anonymous drummer whose journey from humble beginnings to an improbable climb rescued The Beatles' first world tour from disaster by temporarily stepping in for Ringo Starr.” The Beatle Who Vanished is a part of the permanent Library and Archive Collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. From 2014 to 2016, Berkenstadt co-starred on two Reelz Network TV Series: Celebrity Legacies and Celebrity Damage Control as a Rock and Roll expert. Berkenstadt recently contributed historical research to two new prominent Beatles books in 2016: All You Need Is Love - The Beatles by Paul Skellett and Birth of an Icon: Revolver 50 by Klaus Voormann. In 2016, Berkenstadt served as historical consultant on the documentary The Smart Studios Story, which debuted at the SXSW festival. The documentary tells the history of Producers Butch Vig and Steve Marker, describing how their unique sound shaped albums by Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, and Sonic Youth. Additionally, Berkenstadt provided historical research to The Beatles' new documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days A Week, directed by Ron Howard. In 2017, Roy Orbison's son Alex Orbison and Ashley Hamilton secured the TV and Film rights to Berkenstadt's book, The Beatle Who Vanished. The project is in development.

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University of Michigan Football - Netflix

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The series will give unprecedented access to the most successful programme in college football, chronicling Michigan's 2017 season. The cameras will follow Coach Harbaugh, his assistant coaches, the student athletes and their support system on and off the field, giving viewers an inside look at the team, game, practice, life in Ann Arbor and everything in between.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

University of Michigan Football - Michigan Wolverines football statistical leaders - Netflix

The lists of Michigan Wolverines football statistical leaders identify individual statistical leaders of the Michigan Wolverines football program in various offensive categories, including passing, rushing, and receptions. Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, single-season and career leaders in yardage, number (receptions, rushes or passes), and touchdowns. Statistics accumulated after transferring from or before transferring to Michigan are not included here. The Michigan Wolverines football program is a college football team that represents the University of Michigan in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Big Ten Conference. Passing leaders. Michigan's career leader in passing yardage is Chad Henne with 9,715 passing yards from 2004 to 2007. Henne also holds the career records in completions (828) and touchdown passes (87). John Navarre holds the records for passing yards in a single season (3,331), set during the 2003 season. Devin Gardner holds the record for passing yards in a single game (503) against Indiana in 2013. Tom Brady holds the school's record for most completions in a game, having completed 34 passes against Alabama in the 2000 Orange Bowl. Rushing leaders. Michigan's career leader in rushing yards is Mike Hart with 5,040 rushing yards from 2004 to 2007. Hart also holds the career record with 1,050 carries. Tim Biakabutuka holds the single season record with 1,818 rushing yards during the 1995 season. Ron Johnson holds the single game record with 347 rushing yards in a game against Wisconsin during the 1967 season. Willie Heston, who played on Fielding H. Yost's “Point-a-Minute” teams from 1901 to 1904, holds the career record for rushing touchdowns with 72. Albert Herrnstein holds the records for most rushing touchdowns in a season (26) and in a single game (7), having set those records for the 1902 team. Receiving leaders. Michigan receiving records are dominated by Braylon Edwards who played for Michigan from 2001 to 2004. When Edwards finished, he held the records for most career receiving yards (3,541), receptions (252), and touchdowns (39). In 2004, Edwards also set the single-season records for receiving yards (1,330) and receptions (97). However, in 2013 his single-season record for receiving yards was surpassed by Jeremy Gallon, who finished the season with 1,373 yards. Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard holds the single season record with 19 touchdown catches during the 1991 season. Michigan's single-game records are held by Jeremy Gallon (369 receiving yards, Indiana, October 19, 2013), Marquise Walker (15 receptions twice, Ohio State, November 24, 2001 and Washington, September 8, 2001), and Derrick Alexander (4 touchdown receptions, Minnesota, October 24, 1992). Historical caveats. Although Michigan began competing in intercollegiate football in 1879, the school's official statistical database only tracks offensive statistics since 1949. The tracking of defensive statistics dates back to an even shorter period of time. Because the official database commences in 1949, many statistical achievements are overlooked in these lists. For example, Dick Rifenburg's career receiving statistics are not included in the official database despite the fact that his 16 career and eight single-season touchdowns were recognized as school records until 1980. Where pre-1949 records are available from reliable sources, they have been included below with yellow shading. Because there is no complete database of pre-1949 records, such records are incomplete and may not be considered “official” records. With playing seasons extending progressively from relatively short four-games seasons in the 19th century to the current 12-game regular seasons, conference championship games, and bowl games, and with players being eligible to play four years of college football starting in 1972, the lists tend to be dominated by more recent players.

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The Age of Aerospace - Netflix

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The Age of Aerospace explores the last 100 years of aviation history in unprecedented detail. From the Wright brothers first flight to the Apollo moon landings and beyond, the series highlights milestones in an industry defined by innovation. Woven into this history is the story of The Boeing Company. Today it stands as the largest aerospace company in the world, but over much of the last century it navigated an uncertain future through war and peace, booms and busts. The Age of Aerospace recounts the fate of a company, a country, and its people, and the countless contributions to technology, culture, and history they have made.

The Age of Aerospace - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-02-01

The Age of Aerospace - List of aerospace museums - Netflix

This is a list of aerospace museums and museums that contain significant aerospace-related exhibits throughout the world. The aerospace museums are listed alphabetically by country and their article name.

The Age of Aerospace - Arkansas - Netflix

Arkansas Air Museum, Fayetteville Wings of Honor Museum, Walnut Ridge

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Bush Pilots - Netflix

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Set in the breath-taking landscape of the Okavango Delta, Bush Pilots is the brand new and exclusive Dave original that follows plucky pilots as they battle treacherous weather, dangerous wildlife and a harsh wilderness.

Bush Pilots - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-07-02

Bush Pilots - George H. W. Bush - Netflix

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of the Republican Party, he had previously been a Congressman, Ambassador and Director of Central Intelligence. During his career in public service, he was known simply as George Bush; since 2001, he has often been referred to as “George H. W. Bush”, “Bush 41”, or “George Bush Senior” in order to distinguish him from his eldest son, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States. He is the nation's oldest living president and vice president, as well as the longest-lived president in history. A member of the Bush family, he was born in Milton, Massachusetts to Prescott Bush and Dorothy Walker Bush. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Bush postponed his university studies, enlisted in the U.S. Navy on his 18th birthday, and became the youngest aviator in the U.S. Navy at the time. He served until September 1945, then attended Yale University. Graduating in 1948, he moved his family to West Texas, where he entered the oil business and became a millionaire by the age of 40 in 1964. Soon after founding his own oil company, Bush became involved in politics and won election to the House of Representatives in 1966. In 1971, President Richard Nixon appointed Bush as Ambassador to the United Nations, and in 1973, Bush became the Chairman of the Republican National Committee. The following year, President Gerald Ford appointed Bush as the ambassador to China and later reassigned Bush to the position of Director of Central Intelligence. Bush ran for president in 1980 but was defeated in the Republican primary by Ronald Reagan. Reagan chose Bush as his running mate, and Bush became vice president after the Reagan–Bush ticket won the 1980 election. During his eight-year tenure as vice president, Bush headed administration task forces on deregulation and fighting the War on Drugs. In 1988, Bush ran a successful campaign to succeed Reagan as President, defeating Democratic opponent Michael Dukakis. Foreign policy drove the Bush presidency: military operations were conducted in Panama and the Persian Gulf; the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, and the Soviet Union dissolved two years later. Though the agreement was not ratified until after he left office, Bush also signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which created a trade bloc consisting of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Domestically, Bush reneged on a 1988 campaign promise and, after a struggle with Congress, signed an increase in taxes that Congress had passed. In the wake of a weak recovery from an economic recession, along with continuing budget deficits and the diminution of foreign politics as a major issue in a post-Cold War political climate, he lost the 1992 presidential election to Democrat Bill Clinton. Bush left office in 1993. His presidential library was dedicated in 1997, and he has been active—often alongside Bill Clinton—in various humanitarian activities. With George W. Bush's victory in the 2000 presidential election, Bush and his son became the second father–son combination to serve as president, following John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Bush's second son, Jeb Bush, served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007.

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Countdown to Apocalypse - Netflix

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By now we've all heard the prophecies about December 21, 2012. Whether it comes from the Mayan calendar or the wrath of Revelations, several cultures and traditions believe the world will end on that date. As the time approaches, H2 introduces the origins and traditions behind the impending end of the world.

Countdown to Apocalypse - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-09

Countdown to Apocalypse - Heaven Below - Netflix

Heaven Below is an American hard rock band based in Los Angeles. The band's debut album Countdown to Devil was released March 2009.

Countdown to Apocalypse - Good Morning Apocalypse - Netflix

In 2014, the band began working on what is to be their third studio album. In January 2015, the group posted a photograph on their internet site with the words Good Morning Apocalypse, the title of their upcoming work. Some time after mid-2014, Billson left the ensemble, with Lucas Kanopa replacing him some time later. The band released the album on October 14, 2016.

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The World According to Kids - Netflix

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70 children aged between six and 11 across the UK tell us what they really think of the world, with insightful, funny and moving results. Equipped with cameras at home, they film their own lives through major events, while their after school clubs are rigged with cameras and a number of tasks devised by philosophers shake through the big issues of the day offering an intimate insight into how children think.

The World According to Kids - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-13

The World According to Kids - Cole Sprouse - Netflix

Cole Mitchell Sprouse (born August 4, 1992) is an American actor, and twin brother of Dylan Sprouse. He is known for his role as Cody Martin on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spinoff The Suite Life on Deck. As of 2017, Sprouse stars as Jughead Jones on The CW television series Riverdale.

The World According to Kids - Television - Netflix

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Wrecked: Life in the Crash Lane - Netflix

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Accidents happen. Cleaning up the mess isn't for the faint of heart. Be on the scene with the crew from O'Hare Towing as they put their lives on the double-yellow line. Meet Chicago's toughest towing family living life in the crash lane. Ride with the brave crew of O'Hare towing. Hear real stories. Witness real danger. Discover the untold side of the business of towing and get hooked on Wrecked: Life in the Crash Lane.

Wrecked: Life in the Crash Lane - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-07-17

Wrecked: Life in the Crash Lane - Tesla Autopilot - Netflix

Tesla Autopilot, later marketed as Enhanced Autopilot after a second hardware version started to be shipped, is an advanced driver-assistance system feature offered by Tesla that has lane centering, adaptive cruise control, self-parking, ability to automatically change lanes without requiring driver steering, and enables the car to be summoned to and from a garage or parking spot. Planned improvements to Enhanced Autopilot include transitioning from one freeway to another and exiting the freeway when your destination is near. As an upgrade above and beyond Enhanced Autopilot's capabilities, the company's stated intent is to offer full self-driving at a future time, acknowledging that legal, regulatory, and technical hurdles must be overcome to achieve this goal. As of February 2018, Tesla indicates that a demonstration of a self driving coast to coast drive will be ready in three to six months, which has been delayed from an initial goal of end of 2017.

Wrecked: Life in the Crash Lane - History - Netflix

Autopilot was first offered on October 9, 2014, for Tesla Model S, followed by the Model X upon its release. Autopilot was included within a “Tech Package” option. At that time Autopilot features included semi-autonomous drive and parking capabilities. Initial versions of Autopilot were developed in partnership with the Israeli company Mobileye. Tesla and Mobileye ended their partnership in July 2016. In October 2015, Tesla released Autopilot version 7.0 to its customers. In December 2015, Tesla announced that it will remove some self-driving features to discourage customers from engaging in risky behavior. Autopilot Firmware 7.1 made those changes and includes remote parking technology known as Summon that can park and can bring the car to the driver without the driver in the car. On August 31, 2016, Elon Musk announced Autopilot 8.0, that processes radar signals to create a coarse point cloud similar to Lidar to help navigate in low visibility conditions, and even to 'see' in front of the car ahead. Autopilot, as of version 8, uses radar as the primary sensor instead of the camera. In November 2016, Autopilot 8.0 was updated to have a more noticeable signal to the driver that it is engaged and it requires drivers to touch the steering wheel more frequently, otherwise Autopilot will turn off. By November 2016, Autopilot had operated actively on hardware version 1 vehicles for 300 million miles (500 million km) and 1.3 billion miles (2 billion km) in shadow mode. As of October 2016, Tesla said all vehicles come with the necessary sensing and computing hardware, known as Hardware version 2 (HW2), for future fully autonomous operation (SAE Level 5), with software being made available as it matures. The company offers various free/extra-cost options for enabling Autopilot-associated features/services. Autopilot on hardware version 1 cars is available for US$2,500 ($3,000 after delivery). For HW2 cars, Autopilot is available as “Enhanced Autopilot” for $5,000 ($6,000 after delivery) and future full self-driving capability is an additional $3,000 ($5,000 after delivery). The first release of Autopilot for HW2 cars was in February 2017. It included adaptive cruise control, autosteer that was enabled on divided highways, autosteer on 'local roads’ up to a speed of 35 mph or a specified number of mph over the local speed limit. Firmware version 8.1 for HW2 began in June 2017 that has many new features including a new Autopilot driving-assist algorithm, full-speed braking and handling parallel and perpendicular parking. On April 28, 2017, Elon Musk predicted that in around two years drivers would be able to sleep in their Tesla until it finishes the trip. In the middle of 2017, Tesla planned to demonstrate full self-driving by the end of 2017. In February 2018, Tesla indicates the demonstration of a self driving coast to coast drive will be ready in three to six months.

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Ancient Worlds - Netflix

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Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the roots of civilisation in a series that runs from the creation of the first cities in Mesopotamia some 6,000 years ago, to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.

Ancient Worlds - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-11-10

Ancient Worlds - Ancient Greek - Netflix

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD. It is often roughly divided into the Archaic period (9th to 6th centuries BC), Classical period (5th and 4th centuries BC), and Hellenistic period (Koine Greek, 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD). It is antedated in the second millennium BC by Mycenaean Greek and succeeded by medieval Greek. Koine is regarded as a separate historical stage of its own, although in its earliest form it closely resembled Attic Greek and in its latest form it approaches Medieval Greek. Prior to the Koine period, Greek of the classic and earlier periods included several regional dialects. Ancient Greek was the language of Homer and of fifth-century Athenian historians, playwrights, and philosophers. It has contributed many words to English vocabulary and has been a standard subject of study in educational institutions of the Western world since the Renaissance. This article primarily contains information about the Epic and Classical periods of the language.

Ancient Worlds - Classical texts - Netflix

Perseus – Greek and Roman Materials Ancient Greek Texts

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Secret Life of the Koala - Netflix

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Perhaps Australia's most iconic creature of all, these cuddly looking little characters can face surprising challenges, and in different parts of Australia the koalas have very different stories. Meet Jimmy, a little koala who is trying to find a new home range in the dense woodlands of New South Wales; the koalas at Moreton Bay in Queensland whose population is being monitored; and the koalas of Cape Otway in Victoria, who are overeating their own food supply.

Secret Life of the Koala - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-26

Secret Life of the Koala - Duncan Ball - Netflix

Duncan Ball (born February 1941) is an American-born Australian author who has written the children's series Selby (about a talking dog named Selby who tries to keep his secret away from his owners) and Emily Eyefinger (about a girl who has an eye on her finger). He also writes under the name of John St Claire.

Secret Life of the Koala - Marriage and children - Netflix

Ball's wife Jill is a librarian. Duncan has two adult sons, Eliot and Ian, by his first wife, Vivian, and three grandsons.

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Great Barrier Reef - Netflix

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Stretching a full 2000 kilometres in length and made up of 3000 individual reef systems and hundreds of islands, Australia's Great Barrier Reef is breathtakingly beautiful. Selected as a World Heritage Site in 1981, it is one of the wonders of the natural world. These programmes offer a definitive guide to the secrets of the reef - how it was created, how it works, the intricate relationships between its inhabitants and how climate change and other factors might shape its future. Using the latest specialist filming and visual techniques, the series captures the magic of the reef as it has never been seen before.

Great Barrier Reef - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-01-01

Great Barrier Reef - Coral reef - Netflix

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny animals found in marine water that contain few nutrients. Most coral reefs are built from stony corals, which in turn consist of polyps that cluster in groups. The polyps belong to a group of animals known as Cnidaria, which also includes sea anemones and jellyfish. Unlike sea anemones, corals secrete hard carbonate exoskeletons which support and protect the coral polyps. Most reefs grow best in warm, shallow, clear, sunny and agitated water. Often called “rainforests of the sea”, shallow coral reefs form some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They occupy less than 0.1% of the world's ocean surface, about half the area of France, yet they provide a home for at least 25% of all marine species, including fish, mollusks, worms, crustaceans, echinoderms, sponges, tunicates and other cnidarians. Paradoxically, coral reefs flourish even though they are surrounded by ocean waters that provide few nutrients. They are most commonly found at shallow depths in tropical waters, but deep water and cold water corals also exist on smaller scales in other areas. Coral reefs deliver ecosystem services to tourism, fisheries and shoreline protection. The annual global economic value of coral reefs is estimated between US$30–375 billion. However, coral reefs are fragile ecosystems, partly because they are very sensitive to water temperature. They are under threat from climate change, oceanic acidification, blast fishing, cyanide fishing for aquarium fish, sunscreen use, overuse of reef resources, and harmful land-use practices, including urban and agricultural runoff and water pollution, which can harm reefs by encouraging excess algal growth.

Great Barrier Reef - Restoration - Netflix

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I Survived... - Netflix

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What would you do if you were confronted with death? What gives someone the strength to survive? Is it luck, chance, instinct? I Survived allows survivors to explain, in their own words, how they overcame unbelievable circumstances. The subjects describe the experience that changed their lives forever and what got them through it.

I Survived... - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2008-03-24

I Survived... - Hoda Kotb - Netflix

Hoda Kotb ( HOH-də KOT-bee; Arabic: هدى قطب‎ Hudā Quṭb Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈhodæ ˈʔotˤb], born August 9, 1964) is an American broadcast journalist, television personality, and author. An Egyptian American, she is a main co-anchor of the NBC News morning show Today, and co-host of its entertainment-focused fourth hour. Kotb formerly served as a correspondent for the television news magazine program Dateline NBC.

I Survived... - Early life - Netflix

We met our cousins who looked just like us. Some of them had the head cover on. I still remember going, 'Oh, my God. Like that could have been me.' You don't realise the gift your parents give you when you leave.

Kotb makes no mention of any Coptic ancestry in her autobiography as some online articles have incorrectly claimed. She graduated from Fort Hunt High School in 1982. She was elected homecoming queen and selected to speak at her graduating class's baccalaureate service. In her college years at Virginia Tech, Kotb was a member of Delta Delta Delta women's sorority, Beta Nu Chapter. In 1986 Kotb graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. Kotb was the keynote speaker at her alma mater for the 2008 Virginia Tech graduation, and in her speech, played Metallica's “Enter Sandman” over her iPod. In 2010 Kotb was elected to a three-year term to the Virginia Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors.

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Killing Bigfoot - Netflix

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An ex-Pro wrestler and a Vietnam Vet are on the hunt for Bigfoot. Entering the forests at night the two men and a team of paramilitary men brandishing assault weapons are intent on Killing Bigfoot. They are determined to prove to the rest of the world and the scientific community that Bigfoot is real. This puts them at odds with many in the Bigfoot Community who do not want to see one dead… and claim they have DNA which proves it is human and not a kind of ape. Killing one would therefore be murder. The Gulf Coast Bigfoot Organization (GCBRO) is a group of hardcore woodsman with military and security backgrounds who are dedicated to the task of bagging a Bigfoot. They use military style stealth operations and hunt with assault weapons and live ammo. These are men of action, who are convinced that what they are seeing and experiencing is real.

Killing Bigfoot - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-04

Killing Bigfoot - Killing of Harambe - Netflix

On May 28, 2016, a three-year-old boy climbed into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and was grabbed and dragged by Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla. Fearing for the boy's life, a zoo worker shot and killed Harambe. The incident was recorded on video and received broad international coverage and commentary, including controversy over the choice to kill Harambe. A number of primatologists and conservationists wrote later that the zoo had no other choice under the circumstances, and that it highlighted the danger of zoo animals in close proximity to humans and the need for better standards of care.

Killing Bigfoot - Incident - Netflix

On May 28, 2016, a three-year-old boy visiting the Cincinnati Zoo fell into the moat at the Gorilla World habitat. Witnesses said they heard the child say he wanted to go into the gorilla enclosure. The boy then climbed a 3-foot-tall (0.91 m) fence, crawled through 4 feet (1.2 m) of bushes, and then fell 15 feet (4.6 m) into a moat of shallow water. Zoo officials immediately signaled for the three gorillas in the habitat to return inside, and two females did so. However, the third gorilla, the inquisitive 440-pound (200 kg) male silverback, Harambe, climbed down into the moat to investigate the child splashing in the water. Over the next 10 minutes, Harambe became increasingly “agitated and disoriented” by the screams of onlookers. He dragged the child through the water, occasionally propping him up when he sat, or pushing him down when he stood. Harambe exhibited “strutting” behavior—walking around with legs and arms stiffly extended to appear bigger—a bluffing move, though one with inherent danger should he throw or drag the boy around too roughly. Harambe then carried the boy up a ladder out of the moat onto dry land. Afraid for the boy's life, zoo officials made the decision to kill the gorilla, doing so with a single rifle shot. Cincinnati firefighters said the boy was between Harambe's legs when the shot was fired. Harambe was killed one day after his 17th birthday.

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Modern Marvels - Netflix

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HISTORY's longest-running series moves to H2. Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. From commonplace items like ink and coffee to architectural masterpieces and engineering disasters, the hit series goes beyond the basics to provide insight and history into things we wonder about and that impact our lives. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers and sometime-schemers that create everyday items, technological breakthroughs and manmade wonders. The hit series goes deep to explore the leading edge of human inspiration and ambition.

Modern Marvels - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1993-12-10

Modern Marvels - Red Adair - Netflix

Paul Neal “Red” Adair (June 18, 1915 – August 7, 2004) was an American oil well firefighter. He became notable as an innovator in the highly specialized and hazardous profession of extinguishing and capping oil well blowouts, both land-based and offshore.

Modern Marvels - Legacy - Netflix

The 1968 John Wayne movie Hellfighters was loosely based upon the feats of Adair during the 1962 Sahara Desert fire. The History Channel's Modern Marvels episode on “Oil Well Firefighting” was one of Adair's last interviews prior to his death. The episode aired after Adair's death and was dedicated to his memory. The Travel Channel's “Mysteries Of The Museum” 2014 episode “Most Explosive” features a segment on Red Adair's successful effort to stop the burning gas line in the Algerian Sahara Desert in Africa, called “The Devil's Cigarette Lighter” in 1961. Adair was associated with a Rolex and American Express advertising campaign in the 1980s.

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A History of Britain by Simon Schama - Netflix

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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

A History of Britain by Simon Schama - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: 2000-09-30

A History of Britain by Simon Schama - A History of Britain (book) - Netflix

A History of Britain is a three volume work written by Simon Schama to accompany a series of documentaries he presented for the BBC. The volumes are: A History of Britain I: At the Edge of the World? 3000 BC–AD 1603 (BBC, 2000, ISBN 0-563-48714-3) A History of Britain II: The British Wars 1603–1776 (BBC, 2001, ISBN 0-563-48718-6) A History of Britain III: The Fate of Empire 1776–2000 (BBC, 2002, ISBN 0-563-48719-4)

A History of Britain by Simon Schama - See also - Netflix

History of Britain (disambiguation)

A History of Britain by Simon Schama - References - Netflix

Turbine Cowboys - Netflix

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Mother Nature is a powerful force and taming her is nearly impossible. Wind turbine workers risk their lives building maintaining, and repairing these monolithic, modern day windmills — the wind turbines. We follow two teams: the would-be "wind techs" from their hardcore boot camp training through their first year in the field, and the seasoned veterans who are still challenged every day. They all face extreme weather, dizzying heights, and possible electrocution. We find out who is attracted to this job and why and follow them as they push the envelope to wrestle electricity from the wind.

Turbine Cowboys - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-17

Turbine Cowboys - Full Metal Jacket - Netflix

Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 British-American war film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick and starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio and Adam Baldwin. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford's novel The Short-Timers (1979). Its storyline follows a platoon of U.S. Marines through their training, primarily focusing on two privates, Joker and Pyle, who struggle to get through boot camp under their foul-mouthed drill instructor, Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, and the experiences of two of the platoon's Marines in the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War. The film's title refers to the full metal jacket bullet used by soldiers. The film was released in the United States on June 26, 1987. Full Metal Jacket received critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for Kubrick, Herr, and Hasford. In 2001, the American Film Institute placed it at No. 95 in their “AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills” poll.

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Paths of Glory Vietnam War in film

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Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: London - Netflix

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Rachel Khoo immerses herself in London, where she was born and bred, one of the world's most exciting food destinations and creates a raft of delicious new easy to cook recipes.

Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: London - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-06-09

Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: London - The Little Paris Kitchen - Netflix

The Little Paris Kitchen: Cooking with Rachel Khoo is a television cookery program starring food writer and cook Rachel Khoo which broadcast on BBC Two in the UK during March to April 2012. The programme follows Khoo from her tiny kitchen in Paris, France as she introduces the audience to 'French food cooked simply, like Parisians do at home'.

Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: London - Reception - Netflix

John Crace of The Guardian described the first episode of The Little Paris Kitchen as “an uneasy mishmash: the format was, too; like so many other cooking programmes, it tried to cram in a bit of forced travelogue to add local colour”. In another review of the first episode, Christopher Hooten wrote that “Khoo’s girl-in-the-big-city charm and hearty recipes make this series difficult to dislike” and also commented that the show spliced recipes with images of Paris.

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The Life of Birds - Netflix

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David Attenborough's epic series uncovers new research into the behaviour of these popular, perfectly adapted, skillul conquerors of the air. In this series, the secrets of birds' great successes comes to light - their remarkable strategies for finding food, their complex social systems, and their ingenious and often bizarre ways of mating and breeding. From high speed aerial hunters and long distance migrants to brilliantly coloured nectar-grazers, the comical and the bizarre, this is the definitive series on birds.

The Life of Birds - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 1998-10-21

The Life of Birds - Larry Bird - Netflix

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, most recently serving as president of the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Since retiring as a player for the Boston Celtics, he was a mainstay in the Indiana Pacers organization, but stepped down from the position of president following the first-round of the 2017 Eastern Conference playoffs. He has been described as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at small forward and power forward for thirteen seasons, spearheading one of the NBA's most formidable frontcourts that included center Robert Parish and power forward Kevin McHale. Bird was a 12-time NBA All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP) three consecutive times (1984–1986). He played his entire professional career for Boston, winning three NBA championships and two NBA Finals MVP awards. He was a member of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team (“The Dream Team”) that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Bird was voted to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996 and inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998 (and was inducted again in 2010 as a member of the “Dream Team”). He served as head coach of the Indiana Pacers from 1997 to 2000. In 2003, he assumed the role of President of Basketball Operations for the Pacers, holding the position until retiring in 2012. After a year away from the position, he announced he would return to the Pacers as president of basketball operations in 2013. In addition to being part of the 50–40–90 club, he is the only person in NBA history to be named Rookie of the Year, Regular Season MVP, Finals MVP, All-Star MVP, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year.

The Life of Birds - Trash-talking - Netflix

Bird's competitive nature often emerged in nearly constant trash-talking on the court. Some notable examples follow: Before the inaugural Three-Point Shootout during NBA All-Star Weekend 1986, Bird entered the locker room, looked around without saying a word, then finally said, “I want all of you to know I am winning this thing. I'm just looking around to see who's gonna finish up second.” Bird went on to defeat Craig Hodges of the Milwaukee Bucks in the finals to win his first of three consecutive Three-Point Shootout championships, a record that he currently shares with Hodges. In 1987, the Chicago Bulls had gaffed Bird's complimentary tickets. Prior to tip-off, Bird confronted Bulls coach Doug Collins on the sideline, informed Collins about the ticket situation, and asked him what the visitor scoring record was, vowing to break it. As the game started, the Bulls defended Bird with Ben Poquette, a Caucasian forward. Bird, who was known to take insult when an opposing team put a white player on him, laughed at Collins, “Ben Poquette? Are you fucking kidding me?” Bird had 33 at the half and ended up scoring 41 points. During one game on Christmas Day against the Indiana Pacers, before the game Bird told Chuck Person that he had a Christmas present waiting for him. During the game, when Person was on the bench, Bird shot a three-pointer on the baseline right in front of Person. Immediately after releasing the ball, Bird said to Person, “Merry fucking Christmas!”, and then the shot went in. Prior to the game, Person (nicknamed the “Rifleman”) stated “The Rifleman is coming, and he's going Bird hunting.” Reggie Miller recalled his encounter with Larry Bird's legendary trash talking ability in his book I Love Being the Enemy. Miller tried to disrupt Bird's concentration when he was shooting free throws late in a game. Bird glared at him, made the first free throw and said, “You got to be kidding me. Rook, I'm the best shooter in the league right now. In the league. Understand? And you're up here trying to say something?” Bird then buried the second free throw. Late in a tied game against the Seattle SuperSonics, Bird told SuperSonics forward Xavier McDaniel, who was guarding him, “I'm going to get [the ball] right here and I am going to bury it in your face.” As McDaniel remembers it, he responded by saying, “I know, I'll be waiting.” After a timeout, Bird made two baseline cuts, then posted in the exact spot he had indicated to McDaniel, paused, turned, and made it in his face. He finished up the sequence by telling McDaniel, “I didn't mean to leave two seconds on the clock.” On November 9, 1984, Bird was ejected along with Julius Erving with 1:38 remaining in the third quarter after an on court scuffle. At the point of both ejections, Bird had outscored Erving 42 to 6 (Bird shot 17–23 from the field in the game; Erving 3–13). During the game, Bird had continuously informed Erving of their tallies with every chance he got to score. Bird denies this stating that it was teammate “M.L. (Carr) talking trash from the bench” during that game. Eventually a shoving match ensued, then swings taken by both players, and finally a bench-clearing brawl. Bird and Erving were each fined $7,500 by the NBA, while a total of $15,500 in fines was levied amongst Philadelphia 76ers head coach Billy Cunningham and 15 players from both teams.

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London: The Inside Story - Netflix

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Documentary series following the inner workings of Westminster Council, showing the real-life work and people that keep London at the forefront of the world's leading cities. There's much more to Westminster than Boris and Big Ben!

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-08

London: The Inside Story - Solo: A Star Wars Story - Netflix

Solo: A Star Wars Story, or simply Solo, is a 2018 American space Western film based on the Star Wars character Han Solo. Directed by Ron Howard, it was produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the second Star Wars anthology film following 2016's Rogue One. The plot takes place over ten years prior to the events of A New Hope, and explores the early adventures of Han Solo and Chewbacca, as the pair are involved in a heist within the criminal underworld and meet a young Lando Calrissian. The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany. George Lucas began development on the film in 2012. He commissioned Lawrence Kasdan to write the screenplay, which was completed by his son Jonathan after Kasdan was hired to write Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Principal photography began in January 2017 at Pinewood Studios, under the direction of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The pair left the project in June 2017 after reportedly being fired over “creative differences” with Lucasfilm, and Howard took over directing duties. With an estimated production budget of around $275 million, it is one of the most expensive films ever made, and will need to gross at least $500 million to break even. The film had its world premiere in Los Angeles on May 10, 2018, and also screened on May 15 at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, before its United States release on May 25, 2018 in RealD 3D and IMAX 3D. It has grossed $357 million worldwide and received generally favorable reviews from critics, with praise for the cast (particularly Ehrenreich and Glover), visuals and action sequences, although many noted that the film added “nothing new” to the Star Wars franchise.

London: The Inside Story - Release - Netflix

Solo: A Star Wars Story had its world premiere on May 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, and also screened on May 15, 2018 at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. The film debuted in selected countries on May 23 and had its US release on May 25, 2018, the 41st anniversary of the release of Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, in which Harrison Ford first appeared as Han Solo.

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SciShow - Netflix

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SciShow explores the unexpected. Seven days a week, Hank Green, Michael Aranda, and Olivia Gordon delve into the scientific subjects that defy our expectations and make us even more curious!

Schedule:

Sundays — Learn about the amazing topics we can't quite make a stand-alone show about in SciShow List Show!

Mondays — Tune in for a short Dose about our weird world.

Tuesdays — Find answers to our most asked Quick Questions.

Wednesdays — Hank or Michael dives deep into a long-form Infusion episode, or an unscripted talk show or quiz show with a guest!

Thursday — Another new dose about the wonders of the world.

Fridays — Learn the latest in science News.

Saturdays — Get your quick questions answered!

SciShow - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2012-01-02

SciShow - Sci-Hub - Netflix

Sci-Hub is a website with over 69 million academic papers and articles available for direct download. It bypasses publisher paywalls by allowing access through educational institution proxies. Sci-Hub stores papers in its own cache to speed up future requests. Sci-Hub was founded by Kazakhstani graduate student Alexandra Elbakyan in 2011, as a reaction to the high cost of research papers behind paywalls, typically US$30 each when bought on a per-paper basis. In 2015 academic publisher Elsevier filed a legal complaint in New York City against Sci-Hub alleging copyright infringement, and the subsequent lawsuit led to a loss of the original sci-hub.org domain. Following the first domain loss, Sci-Hub has cycled through a number of domains, some of which have been blocked in certain countries. Sci-Hub has been controversial, lauded by parts of the scientific and academic communities and condemned by a number of publishers.

SciShow - Previous domains - Netflix

As of May 2018, the following domain names are known which used to serve Sci-Hub but no longer do: sci-hub.ac sci-hub.biz sci-hub.bz sci-hub.cc sci-hub.ga sci-hub.gq sci-hub.hk sci-hub.io sci-hub.is sci-hub.la sci-hub.mn sci-hub.name sci-hub.nu sci-hub.org sci-hub.tv sci-hub.wang sci-hub.ws scihub22266oqcxt.onion

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Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology - Netflix

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In this episode of Crash Course, Hank introduces you to the complex history and terminology of Anatomy & Physiology.

Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: None

Status: Running

Runtime: 10 minutes

Premier: 2015-01-06

Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology - FP-C - Netflix

The Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) is an advanced certification that indicates an individual has attained the designation of Certified Flight Paramedic. The FP-C certification exam is administered by the International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC) and the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC), a not-for-profit organizations responsible for the administration and development of specialty certification exams for critical care professionals. The test is administered by PSI and Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP) to assure compliance with the highest testing standards. This certification is designed to be successfully approved only for experienced paramedics who have demonstrated advanced knowledge of critical care medicine by passing an exam consisting of 125 scored items and 10 unscored items within a 2.5 hour window. As of February 22, 2018 there are 6458 certified flight paramedics worldwide, 494 of whom hold dual certification as a CCP-C. The FP-C, or CCP-C, and/or Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program (CCEMTP) certifications are often a requirement to work as a flight paramedic in the United States. The FP-C does not have an associated course, unlike the CCEMTP, although review courses and study guides available. The FP-C is considered comparable in difficultly to the Critical Care Paramedic Certification (CCP-C). Experience in the air medical or critical care transport fields is recommended before attempting to take the exam. However, there is no minimum education component required, and the examination does not require minimum years of experience, therefore new paramedics who have just completed school are eligible to take the exam and receive certification. In addition, there is no practical skills test associated with the examination, unlike the NREMT paramedic exam. Many agencies may require prospective employees to demonstrate practical competency in other courses (TPATC, ATLS-audit, CCEMTP, etc.) prior to being considered for employment. A candidate must hold a current paramedic license and have active certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and other advanced certifications.

Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology - Examination - Netflix

The exam is administered by the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC). Oversight for the exam process is provided by Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP), a statistical body that ensures the certification process is in compliance. The methods used by AMP are consistent with professional and technical guidelines detailed in the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (1999) by the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association and the National Council on Measurement in Education. These standards provide the research framework that is used as a basis for validity of certification. The methodology used meets or exceeds the current professional and governmental standards to assure the defensibility of the exam, as well as meets or exceeds the standards of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the National Organization for Competency Assurance (NOCA). Although the FP-C is not officially recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), it has become the standard for critical care paramedic certification and is considered to be the highest level of paramedic certification in the USA. Unlike the NREMT Paramedic examination, which is required in most states for entry-level paramedic licensure, the FP-C is a professional certification that evaluates knowledge well above and beyond the basic scope of practice of most licensed paramedics.

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The Paras: Making the Cut - Netflix

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The Paras: Making the Cut is a compelling series about the British Army's 28-week Parachute Regiment training course comes to Quest. Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with recruits and training staff tell the inside story of what it takes to earn the coveted maroon beret.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-09

The Paras: Making the Cut - Dunblane massacre - Netflix

The Dunblane school massacre took place at Dunblane Primary School near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, on 13 March 1996, when Thomas Hamilton shot 16 children and one teacher dead before killing himself. It remains the deadliest mass shooting in British history. Public debate about the killings centred on gun control laws, including public petitions calling for a ban on private ownership of handguns and an official inquiry, which produced the 1996 Cullen Reports. In response to this debate, two new Firearms Acts were passed, which outlawed private ownership of most handguns in Great Britain.

The Paras: Making the Cut - Emergency response - Netflix

The first call to the police was made at 9:41 a.m. by the headmaster of the school, Ronald Taylor, who had been alerted by assistant headmistress Agnes Awlson to the possibility of a gunman on the school premises. Awlson had told Taylor that she had heard screaming inside the gymnasium and had seen what she thought to be cartridges on the ground, and Taylor had been aware of loud noises which he assumed to have been from builders on site that he had not been informed of. As he was on his way to the gym, the shooting ended and when he saw what had happened he ran back to his office and told deputy headmistress Fiona Eadington to call for ambulances, a call which was made at 9:43 a.m. The first ambulance arrived on the scene at 9:57 a.m. in response to the call made at 9:43 a.m. Another medical team from Dunblane Health Centre arrived at 10:04 a.m. which included doctors and a nurse, who were involved in the initial resuscitation of the injured. Medical teams from the health centres in Doune and Callander arrived shortly after. The accident and emergency department at Stirling Royal Infirmary had also been informed of a major incident involving multiple casualties at 9:48 a.m. and the first of several medical teams from the hospital arrived at 10:15 a.m. Another medical team from the Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary arrived at 10:35 a.m. By about 11:10 a.m., all of the injured had been taken to Stirling Royal Infirmary for medical treatment; one child died en route to the hospital. Upon examination, several of the patients were transferred to the District Royal Infirmary in Falkirk and some to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow.

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You Can't Lick Your Elbow - Netflix

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You Can't Lick Your Elbow is a guide to the weird, clever, and amazing things you can—and sometimes can't—do with the human body. We'll show you how to hack into your own physiology to maximize and alter your body's responses to all kinds of situations. Join host and NFL analyst Tony Gonzalez as he takes you on a tour of the high-tech machine you carry around 24/7.

You Can't Lick Your Elbow - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-03-02

You Can't Lick Your Elbow - Steve Albini discography - Netflix

Steve Albini is a musician and audio engineer whose many recording projects have exerted an important influence on independent music. Most of his projects from 1997 onwards were recorded at the Electrical Audio studios in Chicago. Albini has fronted the bands Big Black, Rapeman and Shellac on guitar and vocals. He also played bass for the touring incarnation of Pete Conway's solo project Flour whose records he also engineered. The list is in chronological order by date of release. It is incomplete.

You Can't Lick Your Elbow - 2005 - Netflix

Living Things – Ahead of the Lions Electrelane – Axes Kash – Beauty Is Everywhere/Kash High on Fire – Blessed Black Wings Terry Stamp – Bootlace Johnnie & The Ninety-Nines The Ponys – Celebration Castle Gogol Bordello – East Infection The Hidden – Smash to Ashes Gogol Bordello – Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike Wonderful Smith – Hello, It's Wonderful Jaks – Here Lies the Body of Jaks Scout Niblett – Kidnapped by Neptune The Patsys – On The 13th Kick Make Believe – Shock of Being Bellini – Small Stones Magnolia Electric Co – What Comes After the Blues Cinerama – Don't Touch That Dial Spy – Spy From Fiction – Bloodwork Boxes – Bad Blood Die! Die! Die! -Die! Die! Die! Loraxx – Selfs

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Managing Populations - Netflix

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A series of 2 case studies into the causes, impacts and challenges presented by large youthful populations in the Gambia, and a large ageing population in the UK.

Managing Populations - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-05-23

Managing Populations - Hunting - Netflix

Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping animals, or pursuing or tracking them with the intent of doing so. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, to remove predators that are dangerous to humans or domestic animals, or for trade. Lawful hunting is distinguished from poaching, which is the illegal killing, trapping or capture of the hunted species. The species that are hunted are referred to as game or prey and are usually mammals and birds. Hunting can also be a means of pest control. Hunting advocates state that hunting can be a necessary component of modern wildlife management, for example, to help maintain a population of healthy animals within an environment's ecological carrying capacity when natural checks such as predators are absent or very rare. However, excessive hunting has also heavily contributed to the endangerment, extirpation and extinction of many animals. The pursuit, capture and release, or capture for food of fish is called fishing, which is not commonly categorised as a form of hunting. It is also not considered hunting to pursue animals without intent to kill them, as in wildlife photography, birdwatching, or scientific research activities which involve tranquilizing or tagging of animals or birds. The practice of foraging or gathering materials from plants and mushrooms is also considered separate from hunting. Skillful tracking and acquisition of an elusive target has caused the word hunt to be used in the vernacular as a metaphor, as in treasure hunting, “bargain hunting”, and even “hunting down” corruption and waste.

Managing Populations - Markhor - Netflix

The markhor is an endangered species of wild goat which inhabits the mountains of Central Asia and Pakistan. The colonization of these regions by Britain gave British sport hunters access to the species, and they were hunted heavily, almost to the point of extinction. Only their willingness to breed in captivity and the inhospitability of their mountainous habitat prevented this. Despite these factors, the markhor is still endangered.

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Railways: The Making of a Nation - Netflix

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Historian Liz McIvor explores how Britain's expanding rail network was the spark to a social revolution, starting in the 1800s and through to modern times.

A fast system of transportation shaped many areas of our industrial nation, from what we eat to where we live, work and play. The railways generated economic activity but they also changed the nature of business itself. They even changed attitudes to time and how we set our clocks! Our railways reflected deep class divisions, but they also brought people together and helped forge a new sense of national identity.

Railways: The Making of a Nation - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-29

Railways: The Making of a Nation - Indian Railway Traffic Service - Netflix

The Indian Railway Traffic Service (Hindi: भारतीय रेल यातायात सेवा), abbreviated as IRTS is an elite Group 'A' Central Civil Service (cadre) of the Government of India. IRTS in its present form was reconstituted in 1967. The IRTS Cadre functions under the Administrative Control of the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. The officers of this service are responsible for administering Railway Transport in the country. On one hand, IRTS officers co-ordinate among various technical departments of the Indian Railways, while on the other hand, they form the public interface of the Indian Railways. Colloquially called Traffic Officers, they are the primary facilitators of Railway services right from Planning of freight movement, Passenger transport, Passenger amenities to Station Management and Infrastructure Planning. Traffic Department is responsible for optimum utilization of Railway assets and their seamless integration to provide a swift and safe transportation service and consequent realization of revenues in-line with the social obligations of the Indian Railways. Traffic Department comprises two branches - Operations Commercial Officers may be shifted from one branch to another based on organisational requirements throughout their career.

Railways: The Making of a Nation - Distinguished Officers - Netflix

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Art of China - Netflix

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Andrew Graham-Dixon undertakes an epic journey to uncover the Art of China.

Art of China - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-30

Art of China - China - Netflix

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion. Covering approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third- or fourth-largest country by total area, depending on the source consulted. Governed by the Communist Party of China, it exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, and Chongqing), and the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau. China emerged as one of the world's earliest civilizations, in the fertile basin of the Yellow River in the North China Plain. For millennia, China's political system was based on hereditary monarchies, or dynasties, beginning with the semi-legendary Xia dynasty in 21st century BCE. Since then, China has expanded, fractured, and re-unified numerous times. In the 3rd century BCE, the Qin unified core China and established the first Chinese dynasty. The succeeding Han dynasty, which ruled from 206 BC until 220 AD, saw some of the most advanced technology at that time, including papermaking and the compass, along with agricultural and medical improvements. The invention of gunpowder and printing in the Tang dynasty (618 - 907) completed the Four Great Inventions. Tang culture spread widely in Asia, as the new maritime Silk Route brought traders to as far as Mesopotamia and Somalia. Dynastic rule ended in 1912 with the Xinhai Revolution, as a republic replaced the Qing dynasty. The Chinese Civil War led to the break up of the country in 1949, with the victorious Communist Party of China founding the People’s Republic of China on the mainland while the losing Kuomintang retreated to Taiwan, a dispute which is still unresolved. Since the introduction of economic reforms in 1978, China's economy has been one of the world's fastest-growing with annual growth rates consistently above 6 percent. As of 2016, it is the world's second-largest economy by nominal GDP and largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). China is also the world's largest exporter and second-largest importer of goods. China is a recognized nuclear weapons state and has the world's largest standing army and second-largest defense budget. The PRC is a member of the United Nations, as it replaced the ROC as a permanent member of the UN Security Council in 1971. China is also a member of numerous formal and informal multilateral organizations, including the ASEAN Plus mechanism, WTO, APEC, BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the BCIM and the G20. China is a great power and a major regional power within Asia, and has been characterized as a potential superpower.

Art of China - Modern era - Netflix

Since the end of the Cultural Revolution, China has made significant investments in scientific research, with $163 billion spent on scientific research and development in 2012. Science and technology are seen as vital for achieving China's economic and political goals, and are held as a source of national pride to a degree sometimes described as “techno-nationalism”. Nonetheless, China's investment in basic and applied scientific research remains behind that of leading technological powers such as the United States and Japan. Chinese-born scientists have won the Nobel Prize in Physics four times, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine once respectively, though most of these scientists conducted their Nobel-winning research in western nations. China is developing its education system with an emphasis on science, mathematics and engineering; in 2009, China graduated over 10,000 Ph.D. engineers, and as many as 500,000 BSc graduates, more than any other country. China is also the world's second-largest publisher of scientific papers, producing 121,500 in 2010 alone, including 5,200 in leading international scientific journals. Chinese technology companies such as Huawei and Lenovo have become world leaders in telecommunications and personal computing, and Chinese supercomputers are consistently ranked among the world's most powerful. China is also expanding its use of industrial robots; from 2008 to 2011, the installation of multi-role robots in Chinese factories rose by 136 percent. The Chinese space program is one of the world's most active, and is a major source of national pride. In 1970, China launched its first satellite, Dong Fang Hong I, becoming the fifth country to do so independently. In 2003, China became the third country to independently send humans into space, with Yang Liwei's spaceflight aboard Shenzhou 5; as of 2015, ten Chinese nationals have journeyed into space, including two women. In 2011, China's first space station module, Tiangong-1, was launched, marking the first step in a project to assemble a large manned station by the early 2020s. In 2013, China successfully landed the Chang'e 3 lander and Yutu rover onto the lunar surface; China plans to collect lunar soil samples by 2017. In 2016, China's 2nd space station module, Tiangong-2, was launched from Jiuquan aboard a Long March 2F rocket on 15 September 2016. Then Shenzhou 11 successfully docked with Tiangong-2 on 19 October 2016.

Art of China - References - Netflix

Vets in Practice - Netflix

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"Vets in Practice" is a BBC fly-on-the-wall documentary series that followed a group of trainee veterinary surgeons.

Filming took place at various locations in England and Wales, including Longleat Safari Park, as well as veterinary practices in Kenya, Botswana, Turkey, and the Bahamas.

In 1999, it won Most Popular Documentary Series at the National Television Awards.

Vets in Practice - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1997-08-26

Vets in Practice - Joe Inglis - Netflix

Joe Inglis is a veterinary surgeon in the United Kingdom. Inglis is well known for his appearances on television, advising viewers on pet issues.

Vets in Practice - Personal life - Netflix

Inglis resides in the Cotswold village of Bibury with his second wife, Jenny Smith, and their three children Poppy, Owen and Emily. He is a descendent of Charles Darwin.

Vets in Practice - References - Netflix