Tagged with Documentary

Thatcher: The Downing Street Years - Netflix

A history of the eleven years which Thatcher spent as Prime Minister of the UK.

Thatcher: The Downing Street Years - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1993-11-10

Thatcher: The Downing Street Years - Premiership of Margaret Thatcher - Netflix

Margaret Thatcher served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1979 to November 1990. She became Prime Minister after serving as Leader of the Conservative Party since 1975. In domestic affairs, she is best known for her sweeping policies concerning the affairs of the economy, including the privatisation of most nationalised industries. In foreign policy, she fought a war against Argentina and played a key role with President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in ending the Cold War. By the late 1980s, she was alienating many senior members of her Cabinet by her opposition to greater economic integration into the European Community. She also alienated many Conservative voters and Members of Parliament with the imposition of the local poll tax. As her support fell away, she was challenged for the party leadership and persuaded by her Cabinet to withdraw from the second round of voting, resulting in the end of her eleven-year tenure as Prime Minister. Notwithstanding the fact that Thatcher remains a domestically polarising figure, she usually ranks in the top five of British prime ministers.

Thatcher: The Downing Street Years - Poll tax - Netflix

Thatcher was fiercely committed to a new tax—commonly called the “poll tax”—that would apply in equal amounts to rich and poor alike, despite intense public opposition. Her inability to compromise undermined her leadership in the Conservative Party, which turned decisively against her. Thatcher sought to relieve what she considered the unfair burden of property tax on the property owning section of the population, and outlined a fundamental solution as her flagship policy in the Conservative manifesto for the 1987 election. Local government rates (taxes) were replaced by the community charge, popularly known as the “poll tax”, which levied a flat rate on all adult residents. Almost every adult, irrespective of income or wealth, paid the same, which would heavily redistribute the tax burden onto the less well-off. She defended the poll tax, firstly, on the principle of marginality, that all voters should bear the burden of extra spending by local councils, and, secondly, on the benefit principle, that burdens should be proportional to benefits received. Ministers disregarded political research which showed potential massive losses for marginal Conservative-voting households. The poll tax was introduced in Scotland in 1989 and in England and Wales in 1990. This highly visible redistribution of the tax burden onto the less well-off proved to be one of the most contentious policies of Thatcher's premiership. Additional problems emerged when many of the tax rates set by local councils proved to be much higher than earlier predicted. Opponents organised to resist bailiffs and disrupt court hearings of community charge debtors. One Labour MP, Terry Fields, was jailed for 60 days for refusing to pay.

An indication of the unpopularity of the policy was given by a Gallup poll in March 1990 that put Labour 18.5 points ahead. As the crisis deepened and the Prime Minister stood her ground, opponents claimed that up to 18 million people were refusing to pay. Enforcement measures became increasingly draconian. Unrest mounted and culminated in a number of riots. The most serious of these happened on 31 March 1990, during a protest at Trafalgar Square, London. More than 100,000 protesters attended and more than 400 people were arrested.

Constitutional commentators concluded from the tax fiasco that “the British state [became] dangerously centralised, to an extent that important policy developments can now no longer be properly debated”. The unpopularity of the poll tax came to be seen as an important factor in Thatcher's downfall, by convincing many Conservative backbenchers to vote against her when she was later challenged for the leadership by Michael Heseltine. Following Thatcher's departure, her former chancellor Nigel Lawson labelled the poll tax as “the one great blunder of the Thatcher years”. The succeeding Major government announced the abolition of the tax in spring 1991 and in 1993 replaced it with Council Tax, a banded property tax similar in many respects to the older system of rates. Former Trade and Industry Secretary Nicholas Ridley agreed that Thatcher had suffered a massive defeat over the poll tax, but he argued that Major's repeal “vindicated the rioters and those who had refused to pay. Lawlessness seemed to have paid off”.

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In Search of History - Netflix

In Search of History is a series that aired on the History channel in the late 1990's. These television programs featured topics on history, historical settings, historical dramas, historical subjects and historical individuals.

In Search of History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 1997-02-13

In Search of History - The Searchers - Netflix

The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May, set during the Texas–Indian Wars, and starring John Wayne as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood), accompanied by his adoptive nephew (Jeffrey Hunter). Critic Roger Ebert found Wayne's character, Ethan Edwards, “one of the most compelling characters Ford and Wayne ever created”. The film was a commercial success. Since its release it has come to be considered a masterpiece and one of the greatest and most influential films ever made. It was named the greatest American western by the American Film Institute in 2008, and it placed 12th on the same organization's 2007 list of the 100 greatest American movies of all time. Entertainment Weekly also named it the best western. The British Film Institute's Sight & Sound magazine ranked it as the seventh best film of all time based on a 2012 international survey of film critics and in 2008, the French magazine Cahiers du Cinéma ranked The Searchers number 10 in their list of the 100 best films ever made. In 1989, The Searchers was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the United States Library of Congress, and selected for preservation in its National Film Registry; it was in the first cohort of films selected for the registry. The Searchers was the first major film to have a purpose-filmed making-of, requested by John Ford. It deals with most aspects of making the movie, including preparation of the site, construction of props, and filming techniques.

In Search of History - Reception - Netflix

Upon the film's release, Bosley Crowther of The New York Times called it a “ripsnorting Western” (in spite of the “excessive language in its ads”); he credits Ford's “familiar corps of actors, writers, etc., [who help] to give the gusto to this film. From Frank S. Nugent, whose screenplay from the novel of Alan LeMay is a pungent thing, right on through the cast and technicians, it is the honest achievement of a well-knit team.” Crowther noted “two faults of minor moment”: "Episode is piled upon episode, climax upon climax, and corpse upon corpse...[t]he justification for it is that it certainly conveys the lengthiness of the hunt, but it leaves one a mite exhausted, especially with the speed at which it goes. “The director has permitted too many outdoor scenes to be set in the obviously synthetic surroundings of the studio stage...some of those campfire scenes could have been shot in a sporting-goods store window.” Variety called it “handsomely mounted and in the tradition of Shane”, yet “somewhat disappointing” due to its length and repetitiveness; “The John Ford directorial stamp is unmistakable. It concentrates on the characters and establishes a definite mood. It's not sufficient, however, to overcome many of the weaknesses of the story.” The New York Herald Tribune termed the movie “distinguished”; Newsweek deemed it “remarkable.” Look described The Searchers as a “Homeric odyssey.” The New York Times praised Wayne’s performance as “uncommonly commanding.” The Monthly Film Bulletin wrote, "Though it does not consistently achieve the highest Ford standards, The Searchers is surely the best Western since Shane. The film earned rentals of $4.8 million in the US and Canada during its first year of release.

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The First 48: Most Shocking Twists - Netflix

The First 48: Most Shocking Twists is the 23rd series in A&E's "First 48" TV series franchise. This show features updates on cases from The First 48, including all-new interviews with the detectives involved with the original cases.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-03

The First 48: Most Shocking Twists - List of The First 48 episodes - Netflix

The following is an episode list of the A&E series The First 48.

The First 48: Most Shocking Twists - Season 2 (2005) - Netflix

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Rogue Traders - Netflix

Consumer show exposing businesses and individuals giving customers a raw deal.

Rogue Traders - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-09-04

Rogue Traders - Rogue Trader (film) - Netflix

Rogue Trader is a 1999 British biographical drama film written and directed by James Dearden and starring Ewan McGregor and Anna Friel. The film centers in the life of former derivatives broker Nick Leeson and the 1995 collapse of Barings Bank. It was based on Leeson's 1996 book Rogue Trader: How I Brought Down Barings Bank and Shook the Financial World.

Rogue Traders - Cast - Netflix

Ewan McGregor as Nick Leeson Anna Friel as Lisa Leeson Tim McInnerny as Tony Hawes Nigel Lindsay as Ron Baker John Standing as Peter Baring Lee Ross as Danny Argyropoulos Yves Beneyton as Pierre Beaumarchais Betsy Brantley as Brenda Granger Caroline Langrishe as Ash Lewis Ivan Heng as Bartender Rob Lemming as Trader No. 3

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GPs: Behind Closed Doors - Netflix

GPs: Behind Closed Doors is a reality series which follows life inside a busy South-west London doctors surgery.

GPs: Behind Closed Doors - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-04-29

GPs: Behind Closed Doors - Koenigsegg Agera - Netflix

The Koenigsegg Agera is a mid-engined sports car produced by Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg since March 2011. It is a successor to the Koenigsegg CCX/CCXR. The name comes from the Swedish verb 'agera' which means “to act” or in imperative form “(You) act!”. It was named Hypercar of the Year in 2010 by Top Gear magazine. As of November 2017 the Agera RS model is the world's fastest production car, with a GPS-verified two-way average top speed of 277.9 mph (447 km/h) and a fastest straight-line speed of 284.55 mph (458 km/h).

GPs: Behind Closed Doors - Koenigsegg Agera Final (2016-present) - Netflix

At the 2016 Geneva motor show a final three-car series of the Agera was announced as a celebration of the Agera range and as the last models to wear the Agera badge. The cars can be fully customized and combine the Agera RS chassis with the One:1 engine.

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Weltenbrand - Netflix

Carefully restored and colorized archive footage, along with historical reenactments, brings World War I and its deadly consequences to life.

Weltenbrand - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: German

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-18

Weltenbrand - Liv Kristine - Netflix

Liv Kristine Espenæs (born 14 February 1976), better known as Liv Kristine, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who has performed and composed songs mostly for various subgenres of heavy metal music. She started her career in the music industry as a vocalist for the gothic metal band Theatre of Tragedy, and is the former lead vocalist for the symphonic metal band Leaves' Eyes. She is known for her work in close association with her then-husband and leader of the German band Atrocity, Alexander Krull. Currently she is a singer of a German band Midnattsol alongside her younger sister Carmen Elise Espenæs.

Weltenbrand - Career - Netflix

Liv Kristine was born in Stavanger, and joined the Norwegian gothic metal band Theatre of Tragedy in 1994 as a backup singer, but was soon sharing lead vocals duties with Raymond István Rohonyi. She was fired from Theatre of Tragedy in 2003, a fact she learned about through the band's website. She had been living in Germany since 1996 and collaborating with the death metal band Atrocity, whose singer Alexander Krull she married on 3 July 2003. With the five musicians from Atrocity she formed a new band, Leaves' Eyes, in August 2003. She has also released five solo albums, the most recent of which was released in October 2014 through Napalm Records. Kristine has a soprano vocal range. In 2005, Liv Kristine was nominated for a Grammy award with Cradle of Filth for the song “Nymphetamine”. In 2016, Liv joined Eluveitie as a session vocalist for a couple of their live shows. On April 16, 2016, Leaves' Eyes stated that Liv Kristine, who formed and had the idea of the band project, was no longer the singer of the band. In December 2017 it was announced that Liv joins her sister Carmen's band Midnattsol. She was originally announced to be a guest on their new album but after some discussions, the band picked her up as a permanent member.

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Inside RAF Brize Norton - Netflix

Inside RAF Brize Norton Go inside the intense, engaging world of one of the biggest and busiest Air Force bases on the planet in our observational documentary series. Inside RAF Brize Norton marks the first time a documentary film crew have been granted round-the-clock access to the RAF base, which supports all UK military operations around the globe. It follows a cast of men and women, military and civilian, who serve the nation and cope with a massive responsibility of being so near to the frontline of war. A surprising insight into the very serious nature of some of the work done in the Oxfordshire countryside, the series is set against the background of UK military activity and international emergency disasters. Brize Norton is the beating heart of the Royal Air Force, bigger than most UK airports. It is the country's sole military airbridge for vital supplies and personnel to all British Armed Forces around the world. 250,000 passengers flowed through this military Heathrow in 2011, including troops and freight heading out to combat zones; and even hosting high profile visiting heads of state, politicians, and celebrities. Brize Norton is a small city with its own hotel, fire station, sports clubs, medical centre, postal delivery service, and even a nightclub, but run on military lines, populated by a rich choice of characters whose day-to-day schedules provide a rare and fascinating human insight into military life.

Inside RAF Brize Norton - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2013-11-21

Inside RAF Brize Norton - Vickers VC10 - Netflix

The Vickers VC10 is a mid-sized, narrow-body long-range British jet airliner designed and built by Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd and first flown at Brooklands, Surrey, in 1962. The airliner was designed to operate on long-distance routes from the shorter runways of the era and commanded excellent hot and high performance for operations from African airports. The performance of the VC10 was such that it achieved the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by a jet airliner, a record still held to date for a sub-sonic airliner, of 5 hours and 1 minute; only the supersonic Concorde was faster. The VC10 is often compared to the larger Soviet Ilyushin Il-62, the two types being the only airliners to use a rear-engined quad layout; the smaller business jet Lockheed JetStar also had this engine arrangement. Although only a relatively small number of VC10s were built, they provided long service with BOAC and other airlines from the 1960s to 1981. They were also used from 1965 as strategic air transports for the Royal Air Force, and ex-passenger models and others were used as aerial refuelling aircraft. The 50th anniversary of the first flight of the prototype VC10, G-ARTA, was celebrated with a “VC10 Retrospective” Symposium and the official opening of a VC10 exhibition at Brooklands Museum on 29 June 2012. The type was retired from RAF service on 20 September 2013. It has been succeeded in the aerial refuelling role by the Airbus Voyager. VC10K3 ZA147 performed the final flight of the type on 25 September 2013.

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Battle Line - Netflix

Syndicated series about World War II battles, in the words of soldiers from both sides of the battleline.

Battle Line - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: None

Battle Line - Battle of the Line - Netflix

The Battle of the Line is a fictional battle in the Babylon 5 fictional universe, the final battle of the Earth-Minbari war. The Battle of the Line was a desperate attempt by the Earth Alliance to stop a Minbari combat fleet from attacking Earth. Over 20,000 Human defenders fought in the battle, including most of the remaining warships of the Earth fleet. Despite this armada, the Minbari fleet easily destroyed most of the defending human warships, taking few losses themselves. Incredibly, however, the Minbari suddenly surrendered to the almost-defeated humans with no explanation. The first commander of the Babylon 5 outpost, Earthforce Commander Jeffrey Sinclair, was captured by the Minbari during the battle. One major plot element of the first season of the television show involves his attempts to regain his memory of those events.

Battle Line - Background - Netflix

Approximately two years before the Battle of the Line, the first contact between Humans and Minbari ended in disaster. The lead Minbari ship opened their gun ports as a show of respect, but the captain of the lead Earth ship, believing this heralded an attack, opened fire pre-emptively. This resulted in the death of Dukhat, one of the nine members of the “Grey Council” who rule the Minbari species. The Grey Council, offended, declared a holy war against the humans. Dukhat's protégé, Delenn, cast the deciding vote. The resulting conflict was essentially one-sided, as the Minbari were far more technologically advanced than the humans; their weapons were better and their defenses so powerful that most human pilots and weapons officers could not even achieve firing solutions. Additionally, the Minbari gave no quarter. The result was a bitter war in which the Earth Alliance military bought time with their lives. Commander John Sheridan succeeded in destroying the Black Star, the Minbari flagship—it was the only Minbari capital ship lost during the entire war, and it was ultimately a fruitless victory.

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Ocean Warriors - Netflix

Ocean Warriors is a six-hour television series following young activists from around the world as they answer this call, to protect the oceans and confront the lawbreakers. Produced by the Peabody and EMMY award-winning Brick City TV and Robert Redford's Sundance Productions, Ocean Warriors weaves multiple stories of courage, conflict, and change, from the Antarctic's remote Southern Ocean, to the coral reefs of Tanzania and the vast tuna fisheries of the Western Pacific. Set sail for the front lines as a global coalition of activists, campaigners, scientists and investigative journalists prepare to stare down poachers, tear up illegal networks and bring the outlaws to justice.

Ocean Warriors - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-12-04

Ocean Warriors - Warrior - Netflix

A warrior is a person specializing in combat or warfare, especially within the context of a tribal or clan-based warrior culture society that recognizes a separate warrior class or caste.

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New York: A Documentary Film - Netflix

In New York: A Documentary Film, Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 years later. Told in a sentimental tone, Burns weaves a lyrical tale of the great metropolis that encompasses not only the city's streets, but also that of the history of America. Though around fourteen hours in length, this epic documentary presents a thoughtful, entertaining look at our relatively young country.

New York: A Documentary Film - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 1999-11-14

New York: A Documentary Film - Paris Is Burning (film) - Netflix

Paris Is Burning is a 1991 American documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African-American, Latino, gay, and transgender communities involved in it. Some critics consider the film to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the “Golden Age” of New York City drag balls, and a thoughtful exploration of race, class, gender, and sexuality in America. In 2016, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

New York: A Documentary Film - Content - Netflix

The film explores the elaborately-structured ball competitions in which contestants, adhering to a very specific category or theme, must “walk” (much like a fashion model's runway) and subsequently be judged on criteria including the “realness” of their drag, the beauty of their clothing and their dancing ability. Most of the film alternates between footage of balls and interviews with prominent members of the scene, including Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, Angie Xtravaganza, and Willi Ninja. Many of the contestants vying for trophies are representatives of “Houses” (in the fashion-brand sense, such as “House of Chanel”) that serve as intentional families, social groups, and performance teams. Houses and ball contestants who consistently won in their walks eventually earned a “legendary” status. Jennie Livingston, who moved to New York after graduating from Yale to work in film, and who spent six years making Paris Is Burning, concentrated on interviews with key figures in the ball world, many of whom contribute monologues that shed light on the ball culture as well as on their own personalities. In the film, titles such as “house,” “mother,” and “reading” emphasize how the subculture the film depicts has taken words from the straight and white worlds, and imbued them with alternate meanings, just as the “houses” serve as surrogate families for young ball-walkers whose sexual orientations have sometimes made acceptance and love within their own families hard to come by. The film depicts people with different gender identities or communities and their different forms of expression. It also explores how its subjects dealt with the adversity of racism, homophobia, AIDS and poverty. For example, some, like Venus Xtravaganza became sex workers, some shoplift clothing, and some were thrown out of their homes by homophobic parents. One participant was saving money for sex reassignment surgery. According to Livingston, the documentary is a multi-leveled exploration of a subculture in African American and Latino cultures that proves to be a microcosm of society, which was an underappreciated and arguably underground world that many Americans were unfamiliar with. Through candid one-on-one interviews the film offers insight into the lives and struggles of its subjects and the strength, pride, and humor they maintain to survive in a “rich, white world.” Drag is presented as a complex performance of gender, class, and race, in which one can express one's identity, desires and aspirations along many dimensions. The African-American and Latino community depicted in the film includes a diverse range of identities and gender presentations, from gay men to butch queens to transgender men and women. The film also documents the origins of “voguing”, a dance style in which competing ball-walkers freeze and “pose” in glamorous positions (as if being photographed for the cover of Vogue). Artist Malcolm McLaren (with Mark Moore of S'Express and William Orbit) would, two years before Paris Is Burning was completed, bring the phenomenon to the mainstream with his song “Deep in Vogue”, which sampled the movie and directly referenced many of the stars of Paris Is Burning including Pepper LaBeija and featured dancers from the film, including Willi Ninja. The single went to number 1 in the US Billboard Dance Chart. One year after this, Madonna released her number one song “Vogue”, bringing further attention to the dancing style. However Livingston maintains that the film is not just about “a cute dance.” “This is a film that is important for anyone to see, whether they're gay or not. It's about how we're all influenced by the media; how we strive to meet the demands of the media by trying to look like Vogue models or by owning a big car. And it's about survival. It's about people who have a lot of prejudices against them and who have learned to survive with wit, dignity and energy. It's a little story about how we all survive.” Music producers C&C Music Factory sampled some of Paris is Burning in one of the tracks from their Gonna Make You Sweat album, entitled “Bonus” or “Shade”. Famous drag queen RuPaul has also sampled a few of the quotes from the documentary in her film Starrbooty, as well as on her TV show RuPaul's Drag Race.

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The First Olympics: Athens 1896 - Netflix

Two-part miniseries about the founding of the modern Olympics, it concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.

The First Olympics: Athens 1896 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 118 minutes

Premier: 1984-05-20

The First Olympics: Athens 1896 - 1896 Summer Olympics - Netflix

The 1896 Summer Olympics (Greek: Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 1896, Therinoí Olympiakoí Agónes 1896), officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history. Organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which had been created by Pierre de Coubertin, it was held in Athens, Greece, from 6 to 15 April 1896. Winners were given a silver medal, while runners-up received a copper medal. Retroactively, the IOC has converted these to gold and silver, and awarded bronze medals to third placed athletes. Ten of the 14 participating nations earned medals. The United States won the most gold medals, 11; host nation Greece won the most medals overall, 46. The highlight for the Greeks was the marathon victory by their compatriot Spyridon Louis. The most successful competitor was German wrestler and gymnast Carl Schuhmann, who won four events. Athens had been unanimously chosen to stage the inaugural modern Games during a congress organised by Coubertin in Paris on 23 June 1894, during which the IOC was also created, because Greece was the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games. The main venue was the Panathenaic Stadium, where athletics and wrestling took place; other venues included the Neo Phaliron Velodrome for cycling, and the Zappeion for fencing. The opening ceremony was held in the Panathenaic Stadium on 6 April, during which most of the competing athletes were aligned on the infield, grouped by nation. After a speech by the president of the organising committee, Crown Prince Constantine, his father officially opened the Games. Afterwards, nine bands and 150 choir singers performed an Olympic Hymn, composed by Spyridon Samaras, with words by poet Kostis Palamas. The 1896 Olympics were regarded as a great success. The Games had the largest international participation of any sporting event to that date. The Panathenaic Stadium, the only Olympic stadium used in the 1800s, overflowed with the largest crowd ever to watch a sporting event. After the Games, Coubertin and the IOC were petitioned by several prominent figures, including Greece's King George and some of the American competitors in Athens, to hold all the following Games in Athens. However, the 1900 Summer Olympics were already planned for Paris and, except for the Intercalated Games of 1906, the Olympics did not return to Greece until the 2004 Summer Olympics, 108 years later.

The First Olympics: Athens 1896 - Athletics - Netflix

The athletics events had the most international field of any of the sports. The major highlight was the marathon, held for the first time in international competition. Spyridon Louis, a previously unrecognised water carrier, won the event to become the only Greek athletics champion and a national hero. Although Greece had been favoured to win the discus and the shot put, the best Greek athletes finished just behind the American Robert Garrett in both events. No world records were set, as few top international competitors had elected to compete. In addition, the curves of the track were very tight, making fast times in the running events virtually impossible. Despite this, Thomas Burke, of the United States, won the 100-meter race in 12.0 seconds and the 400-meter race in 54.2 seconds. Burke was the only one who used the “crouch start” (putting his knee on soil), confusing the jury. Eventually, he was allowed to start from this “uncomfortable position”. Australian competitor Edwin Flack came to Athens to watch the games, but decided to compete in the athletics events. He won two races—the 800-meter and the 1500-meter.

Chile claims one athlete, Luis Subercaseaux, competed for the nation at the 1896 Summer Olympics. This makes Chile one of the 14 nations to appear at the inaugural Summer Olympic Games. Subercaseaux's results are not listed in the official report, though that report typically includes only winners and Subercaseaux won no medals. A study conducted by Chilean forensic police decided (by use of facial recognition), that Subercaseaux was the participant in a famous photo of 100 meter's second series.

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Big Cat Diary - Netflix

Big Cat Diary, also known as Big Cat Week or Big Cat Live according to the format of the show, was a long-running nature documentary series on BBC television which follows the lives of African big cats in Kenya's Maasai Mara. The first series, broadcast on BBC One in 1996, was developed and jointly produced by Keith Scholey, who would go on to become Head of the BBC's Natural History Unit. Eight further series have followed, most recently Big Cat Live, a live broadcast from the Mara in 2008. The original presenters, Jonathan Scott and Simon King, were joined by Saba Douglas-Hamilton from 2002 onwards. Kate Silverton and Jackson Looseyia were added to the presenting team for Big Cat Live.

Big Cat Diary - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1996-09-11

Big Cat Diary - Maasai Mara - Netflix

Maasai Mara National Reserve (also known as Maasai Mara, Masai Mara and by the locals as The Mara) is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania. It is named in honor of the Maasai people (the ancestral inhabitants of the area) and their description of the area when looked at from afar: “Mara,” which is Maa (Maasai language) for “spotted,” an apt description for the circles of trees, scrub, savanna, and cloud shadows that mark the area. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra, Thomson's gazelle, and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration. The Maasai Mara National Reserve is only a fraction of the Greater Mara Ecosystem, which includes the following Group Ranches: Koiyaki, Lemek, Ol Chorro Oirowua, Olkinyei, Siana, Maji Moto, Naikara, Ol Derkesi, Kerinkani, Oloirien, and Kimintet.

Big Cat Diary - Research - Netflix

The Maasai Mara is a major research centre for the spotted hyena. With two field offices in the Mara, the Michigan State University based Kay E. Holekamp Lab studies the behavior and physiology of this predator, as well as doing comparison studies between large predators in the Mara Triangle and their counterparts in the eastern part of the Mara. Since 2008, Amanda Subalusky and Chris Dutton have been working in the Mara River Basin to help develop a trans-boundary river basin management plan between Kenya and Tanzania. In 2010, they had completed a flow assessment for the river to identify the river flows that are required to sustain the ecosystem and the basic needs of 1 million people who depend on its water. The Mara Predator Project also operates in the Masai Mara, cataloging and monitoring lion populations throughout the region. Concentrating on the northern conservancies where communities coexist with wildlife, the project aims to identify population trends and responses to changes in land management, human settlements, livestock movements and tourism. Sara Blackburn, the project manager, works in partnership with a number of lodges in the region by training guides to identify lions and report sightings. Guests are also encouraged to participate in the project by photographing lions seen on game drives. An online database of individual lions is openly accessible, and features information on project participants and focus areas. Since October 2012, the Mara-Meru Cheetah Project is working in the Mara monitoring cheetah population, estimating population status and dynamics, and evaluating the predator impact and human activity on cheetah behavior and survival. The head of the Project, Elena Chelysheva, was working in 2001-2002 as Assistant Researcher at the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Maasai-Mara Cheetah Conservation Project. At that time, she developed original method of cheetah identification based on visual analysis of the unique spot patterns on front limbs (from toes to shoulder) and hind limbs (from toes to the hip), and spots and rings on the tail. Collected over the years, photographic data allows the project team to trace kinship between generations and build Mara cheetah pedigree. The data collected helps to reveal parental relationship between individuals, survival rate of cubs, cheetah lifespan and personal reproductive history. This work has never been done before and the team is sharing results with the Mara stakeholders and respondents. The ongoing research is a follow-up study, which will compare results with the previous one in terms of cheetah population status and effect of human activity on cheetah behavior and surviving. The project is working in affiliation with Kenya Wildlife Service, Narok and Transmara County Councils and with assistance of Coordinator of Maasai-Mara Cultural Village Tour Association (MMCVTA). The team is cooperating with Mara Hyena Project and working with managers and driver-guides from over 30 different Mara camps and lodges. Rangers and driver/guides are trained in cheetah identification techniques and provided with catalogues of the Mara cheetahs.

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Real Future - Netflix

Real Future is Fusion's new documentary series about technology and society.

Real Future - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-01-11

Real Future - List of Future Diary characters - Netflix

This is a list of characters from the manga and anime series Future Diary (未来日記, Mirai Nikki). The Diary game contestants are named after Dii Consentes or Twelve Olympians in Roman and Greek Mythology.

Real Future - Friends - Netflix

Aru Akise (秋瀬 或, Akise Aru) Voiced by: Akira Ishida (Japanese); Todd Haberkorn (English) The secondary male protagonist and the protagonist of the side-story manga, Future Diary: Paradox. One of Yuki's new friends at his new school, Aru is a genius with amazing investigation skills and wants to be a great detective. He becomes involved in the Diary Game to learn the mysteries surrounding it and protect Yuki. Aru has feelings for Yuki that are beyond that of friendship, which angers Yuno. As the games continue, Aru becomes suspicious of Yuno and tries to find out what secrets is she hiding from Yuki. He soon discovers Yuno's origins but also his own when he learns about his creation by Deus as an “observer” to keep on eye on the contestant. He receives the Detective Diary from the Eighth Diary user which can make predictions based on the predictions of the other diaries. It is nearly a perfect diary, except when accounting for Aru's feelings towards Yuki, meaning he can act against what would be a perfect outcome. It also cannot detect the difference between diaries from other universes, which Yuno exploits to defeat him. Despite losing to Yuno, he continues to help Yuki and gives him the clue on Yuno's identity before she decapitates him. In the Third World, Aru is seen alive and continues as Deus' observer, with Reisuke as his detective-in-training. Aru is the protagonist of Paradox, set in an alternate timeline after Murumuru accidentally kills Yuno and Yuki is mortally wounded by Takao Hiyama. Aru and Murumuru take their respective places as First and Second until Murumuru's alterations have been fixed. However, as the game progresses, Aru sees the horrors of it and decides to save everyone to stop the game. Altering the events of the incident with Tsubaki Kasugano, Aru is able to make allies with a majority of the diary owners. However, his attempt to stop Murumuru from erasing the timeline fails when he stumbles across Yuno and how she killed her Second World counterpart, before being cast back to the start of the survival game. He has many parallels with Bacchus, including being created from a god and gaining supernatural insight later in life. Masumi Nishijima (西島 真澄, Nishijima Masumi) Voiced by: Makoto Ishii (Japanese); J. Michael Tatum (English) Chief Investigator and Keigo's subordinate within the police. He is an ally of Yuki within the police force. In Mirai Nikki: Mosaic, Masumi is interested in Minene, when the latter disguised herself as a police detective she killed. Even when he learns her real identity as a terrorist, Masumi still continues pursuing a relationship with Minene, much to the latter's confusion. After the incident where Keigo commits suicide, he entrusts Masumi his role of balancing out the other Diary users. Masumi was killed by the Eleventh's men by using himself as a shield of gun shots to protect Minene. In the Third World, Masumi and the Second World Minene is shown to be living happily with their children. Ouji Kosaka (高坂 王子, Kōsaka Ōji) Voiced by: Minoru Shiraishi (Japanese); Joel McDonald (English) A classmate of Yuki's who used to bully him in the past but later became his friend during the Diary Game. He receive his “Kosaka King Diary” from the Eighth Diary user. This diary records any “triumphs” that Kosaka achieves in the future. Its usefulness is limited, however, as Kosaka views everything he does correctly as a great personal triumph, regardless of how small the task. Another serious shortcoming of his diary is that it only records when Kosaka will succeed, and therefore will not update if he is going to fail. He revealed the reason he bullies Yuki is because his 'crybaby face' reminds him of a stupid dog of his. Yuki gets mad and kills him with a pistol. In the Third World, he is seen with Karyuudo, Hinata and Mao. Hinata Hino (日野 日向, Hino Hinata) Voiced by: Yuki Matsuoka (Japanese); Caitlin Glass (English) One of Yuki's new friends in his new school. Her father is actually Karyuudo Tsukishima, the Tenth Diary user. Although she initially attempted to kill Aru she did so under her father's promise (later revealed to be a lie) that they could be a family again. After her father's death, she helps Yuki whenever possible. She receive her “Friendship Diary” that predicts her friends' actions, from Eighth Diary user. In the Second World, she is killed by Yuki after a failed attempt to convince Yuki the fact that the resurrection of his parents would be impossible even if he were to become god. In the Third World, she is seen with her father and friends. Mao Nonosaka (野々坂 まお, Nonosaka Mao) Voiced by: Yukana (Japanese); Ashleigh Domangue, Jill Harris (Redial) (English) One of Yuki's new friends in his new school. She is a quiet, polite girl who is constantly photographing the things around her, though her photos mainly center on Hinata. She is in love with Hinata and would do anything for her. She received her “Hinata Love-Love Diary”, which allows her to predict Hinata's future similarly to the way Yuno predicts Yuki's, from the Eighth Diary user. In the Second World, she is killed by Yuki after calling him a coward. In the Third World, she is seen with Aru, Kosaka and Hinata.

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The Dark Side of Porn - Netflix

Channel 4 presents a season of documentaries exploring the dark reality of the adult film industry.

The Dark Side of Porn - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-04-25

The Dark Side of Porn - The Dark Side of Porn - Netflix

The Dark Side of Porn is a documentary series that examines the adult entertainment industry. It was produced by Lion Television for Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between 25 April 2005 and 19 April 2006. The series is produced and directed by a different person for each episode, and narrated by Christopher Eccleston.

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The Impressionists - Netflix

Three hour mini-series tells the intimate history of a most illustrious brotherhood of Impressionist artists - Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and Manet. Entirely based on documentary evidence, special effects transport the viewer inside some of the world's best-loved paintings, The Impressionists will recreate the illuminated landscapes, and haunting portraits of late 19th-century France.

The Impressionists - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-04-30

The Impressionists - Impression, Sunrise - Netflix

Impression, Sunrise (French: Impression, soleil levant) is a painting by Claude Monet. Shown at what would later be known as the “Exhibition of the Impressionists” in April 1874, the painting is attributed to giving rise to the name of the Impressionist movement. Impression, Sunrise depicts the port of Le Havre, Monet's hometown, and is his most famous painting of the harbor. Impression, Sunrise is displayed at the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris.

The Impressionists - Colour - Netflix

The group of studies made from Monet’s hotel room were made from canvas with a base layer of gray in different tones. The layered effect provides depth in spite of imprecise details, creating a rich and tangible environment that seems like Le Havre, though not an exact likeness. Gordon and Forge discuss boundaries and the use of color in Impression, Sunrise, claiming that sky and water in Impression, Sunrise are hardly distinguishable, boundaries between objects are not obvious, and the paint “becomes the place” and effect, the colors of the paint melding together in “its glooming, opalescent oneness, its foggy blankness, its featureless, expectant emptiness that resembles, for the painter, an empty, uninflected canvas.” They comment that the accents of blue-gray and orange cutting through the haze “are like last-minute revelations that had to wait, not only for the particular glimmer of orange to burn its way through the fog and find its reflective path onto the water and Monet’s eye but for the canvas itself, pregnant with the foggy space outside, to be ready to receive it.”

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Grumpy Old Women - Netflix

Grumpy Old Women is a British television series, continuing in the same vein as its predecessor, Grumpy Old Men. Both programmes are shown on BBC Two. The first two series were narrated by Alison Steadman, and the third by Judith Holder (who is the 'grumpy old woman' in the clips). The show started as a special one-off Christmas special; however, because of its popularity, it spawned a regular series, a book and stage show.

Grumpy Old Women - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2004-12-21

Grumpy Old Women - Jenny Eclair - Netflix

Jenny Eclair (born Jenny Clare Hargreaves on 16 March 1960) is an English comedian, novelist and actress, best known for her roles in Grumpy Old Women between 2004 and 2007 and in Loose Women in 2011 and 2012.

Grumpy Old Women - Personal life - Netflix

Eclair is married to Geoff Powell as of July 2017. She previously stated that marriages are naff. She is the mother of the playwright Phoebe Eclair-Powell (b. 1990).

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Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal - Netflix

Author Ben Macintyre explores the truth behind one of the most famous double agents in modern history - Harold Kim Philby.

Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-02

Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal - David Oakes - Netflix

Rowan David Oakes (born 14 October 1983) is an English film, television, and theatre actor known for his roles in The Pillars of the Earth, The Borgias, and The White Queen.

Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal - Career - Netflix

He played the villainous William Hamleigh in the television miniseries The Pillars of the Earth (2010), produced by Ridley Scott's production company. David was present to accept the Jury Prize at the 2011 Romy Awards in Vienna alongside Donald Sutherland and Natalia Wörner. The following year, Oakes was cast in the television series The Borgias (2011), airing on Showtime. He played Juan Borgia opposite Jeremy Irons. Whilst shooting the second season, David performed a cameo in the sequel to The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End (2012). Continuing a career on television playing morally dubious characters, Oakes had a role in The White Queen for BBC One and Starz playing George, Duke of Clarence. It was broadcast in mid-2013. In an attempt to distance himself from his “TV Period Bad Boy” image, in 2013 David played Mr Darcy in an adaptation of Pride and Prejudice at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park. He said, “I've been playing bad guys back to back, so Darcy's a bit of an antidote!” He followed this by more stage work, appearing in the world premiere of Shakespeare in Love at the Noël Coward Theatre as Christopher Marlowe. In a return to TV period dramas in 2015, Oakes guest-starred in both the third season of Endeavour with Shaun Evans and in BBC's limited series The Living and the Dead with Colin Morgan. The role of Prince Ernest, brother of Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert, went to Oakes in 2016 in the ITV series Victoria. The role reunited Oakes with his Trinity co-star Tom Hughes, and Pillars of the Earth co-star Rufus Sewell. Later in 2017, Oakes will be seen in the film adaptation of Albert Sánchez Piñol's novel Cold Skin, directed by Xavier Gens and co-starring Ray Stevenson and Aura Garrido. He will also star as Thomas Novachek in the London West End premiere of David Ives's play Venus in Fur at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This production is set to be directed by Patrick Marber and stars Natalie Dormer as Vanda.

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The Churchills - Netflix

Dr. David Starkey tells the story of the two greatest war leaders in British history, both of whom were called Churchill.

Everyone knows Winston Churchill led Britain and her Allies in their struggle against Hitler; less well-known is John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, who led Britain and her Allies against an earlier would-be dictator of Europe, the Sun King, Louis XIV of France.

John Churchill was Winston's ancestor, but he was more than that: he was his inspiration and he was his subject. Winston was a writer and historian before he was Prime Minister, and perhaps his greatest work is his massive, million-word biography of John Churchill, Marlborough: His Life and Times, published in four volumes between 1933 and 1938.

The Churchills - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-07-26

The Churchills - The Churchills - Netflix

The Churchills (or The Churchills Band) was an Israeli band founded in 1965, active until the mid-1970s. It was a part of the rhythm bands scene that were active in Israel in the 1970s, especially in Ramla. The band played rock music in English, from psychedelic rock to hard rock and progressive rock. It was also active in other countries, under the aliases of Jericho Jones and Jericho. It was one of the first Israeli rock bands. The band was a leading force in the early Israeli beat scene, but it was their cooperation with Arik Einstein that helped them cross over to the mainstream of Israeli pop and gain recognition. Their collaboration with Einstein proved to be very influential on Israeli rock. It began when the Churchills were invited to work with Einstein on his third solo album Poozy, recorded in 1969. This is considered by many to be the first rock album in Hebrew. The Churchills played on half of the tracks in that album, one of which was a Hebrew version of one of their own songs (“When You're Gone”). Following Poozy, the Churchills also played with Einstein in his gigs, and continued to play and produce three more albums with Einstein: Shablul (1970), Plastelina (1970) and On Avigdor's Grass (1971). Contributory to the Churchills' sound at the time was the joining of two foreign members: Canadian vocalist Stan Solomon and British guitarist Robb Huxley (formerly with The Tornados). The A-side of their last single, Time is Now, was written by Ray Dorset, who included his own version on his solo album Cold Blue Excursion.

The Churchills - Singles - Netflix

1968 “Too Much In Love To Hear” (Gale/Holder)/“Talk To Me” (A-side first recorded by The Tornados) 1970 Churchill Sebastian Bach: Coral for Young Lovers/Double Concerto (צ'רצ'יל סבסטיאן באך: קוראל לאוהבים הצעירים/קונצ'רטו כפול) 1970 “Signs of You”/“Living Loving” 1970 “She's a Woman”/“Sunshine Man” 1971 “Time is Now”/“Freedom”

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I Fish - Netflix

Paul Worsteling presents this young, fresh & vibrant fishing show that travels to all corners of Australia and around the world in search of the ultimate angling experience! With fast-paced fishing action, travelling in the great outdoors and tips for everybody from fishing novices to experienced anglers, IFish with Tackle World has something for everyone!

I Fish - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-22

I Fish - Fish - Netflix

Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits. They form a sister group to the tunicates, together forming the olfactores. Included in this definition are the living hagfish, lampreys, and cartilaginous and bony fish as well as various extinct related groups. Tetrapods emerged within lobe-finned fishes, so cladistically they are fish as well. However, traditionally fish are rendered paraphyletic by excluding the tetrapods (i.e., the amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals which all descended from within the same ancestry). Because in this manner the term “fish” is defined negatively as a paraphyletic group, it is not considered a formal taxonomic grouping in systematic biology. The traditional term pisces (also ichthyes) is considered a typological, but not a phylogenetic classification. The earliest organisms that can be classified as fish were soft-bodied chordates that first appeared during the Cambrian period. Although they lacked a true spine, they possessed notochords which allowed them to be more agile than their invertebrate counterparts. Fish would continue to evolve through the Paleozoic era, diversifying into a wide variety of forms. Many fish of the Paleozoic developed external armor that protected them from predators. The first fish with jaws appeared in the Silurian period, after which many (such as sharks) became formidable marine predators rather than just the prey of arthropods. Most fish are ectothermic (“cold-blooded”), allowing their body temperatures to vary as ambient temperatures change, though some of the large active swimmers like white shark and tuna can hold a higher core temperature. Fish can communicate in their underwater environments through the use of acoustic communication. Acoustic communication in fish involves the transmission of acoustic signals from one individual of a species to another. The production of sounds as a means of communication among fish is most often used in the context of feeding, aggression or courtship behaviour. The sounds emitted by fish can vary depending on the species and stimulus involved. They can produce either stridulatory sounds by moving components of the skeletal system, or can produce non-stridulatory sounds by manipulating specialized organs such as the swimbladder. Fish are abundant in most bodies of water. They can be found in nearly all aquatic environments, from high mountain streams (e.g., char and gudgeon) to the abyssal and even hadal depths of the deepest oceans (e.g., gulpers and anglerfish). With 33,600 described species, fish exhibit greater species diversity than any other group of vertebrates. Fish are an important resource for humans worldwide, especially as food. Commercial and subsistence fishers hunt fish in wild fisheries (see fishing) or farm them in ponds or in cages in the ocean (see aquaculture). They are also caught by recreational fishers, kept as pets, raised by fishkeepers, and exhibited in public aquaria. Fish have had a role in culture through the ages, serving as deities, religious symbols, and as the subjects of art, books and movies.

I Fish - Recreation - Netflix

Fish have been recognized as a source of beauty for almost as long as used for food, appearing in cave art, being raised as ornamental fish in ponds, and displayed in aquariums in homes, offices, or public settings. Recreational fishing is fishing for pleasure or competition; it can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is fishing for profit. The most common form of recreational fishing is done with a rod, reel, line, hooks and any one of a wide range of baits. Angling is a method of fishing, specifically the practice of catching fish by means of an “angle” (hook). Anglers must select the right hook, cast accurately, and retrieve at the right speed while considering water and weather conditions, species, fish response, time of the day, and other factors.

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The Ascent of Woman - Netflix

Dr Amanda Foreman uncovers stories of women that have made and changed human history from 10,000 BC to the present day.

The Ascent of Woman - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-02

The Ascent of Woman - Steph Davis - Netflix

Stephanie “Steph” Davis (born 1973) is an American rock climber, BASE jumper, and wingsuit flyer. She is one of the world's leading climbers, having completed some of the hardest routes in the world. She is the first woman to have soloed a 5.11 grade climb, the first woman to summit all the peaks of the Fitzroy Range in Patagonia, the second woman to free climb El Capitan in a day, the first woman to free climb the Salathė Wall on El Capitan, the first woman to free solo The Diamond on Longs Peak in Colorado, and the first woman to summit Torre Egger. A vegan advocate, Davis has been married twice, first to Dean Potter, ending in divorce; then to Mario Richard. Both Potter and Richard died in wingsuit accidents.

The Ascent of Woman - Ascents - Netflix

1996, Obelisk IV 5.11, The Diamond, Long's Peak, Colorado — First all-female ascent with Elaine Lee 1996, Tricks are for Kids 5.13a/b, Indian Creek, Moab, Utah — First female ascent 1997, French Route 5.12a, Peak 3850, Ak-Su Valley, Kyrgyzstan — First free ascent with Kennan Harvey 1997, Big Yellow Moon V 5.12, Peak 3850, Kyrgyzstan — First free ascent with Kennan Harvey. 1998, Inshallah VI 5.12 A1, Shipton Spire, Pakistan — Third ascent of Shipton Spire, new route climbed all free except for a blank 10-foot section. With Kennan Harvey and Seth Shaw. 1999, Zen and the Art of Leadership VI 5.11 A4, Jushua Tower, Gibbs Fjord, Baffin Island — New route with Russ Mitrovich and Brandon Kannier. 2000, All Quiet on the Eastern Front VI 5.11 A3, Tahir Tower, Kondus Valley, Pakistan — New route and first ascent of the mountain with Jimmy Chin, Brady Robinson and Dave Anderson. 2000, Chouinard-Herbert V 5.11+, Sentinel, Yosemite — First free ascent with Kenny Yaeger. 2000, Zodiac, El Capitan, Yosemite - With Beth Cost, a paraplegic who made the first female paraplegic ascent of the wall. 2001, The Potter-Davis Route V 5.11 C1 WI4, north face of Poincenot, Patagonia — New route. 2002, Red Pillar 5.10 A1, Aguja Mermoz - Ascent with Isaac Cortez. Became the first woman to ascend all seven major ridgeline summits of the Fitz Roy massif. 2002, The Epitaph 5.13b, Tombstone, Utah — First free ascent with Dean Potter. 2004, Freerider VI 5.12.d/13a, El Capitan, Yosemite — First female ascent. Third woman to free climb El Capitan. Free climbed it in April and returned in May to free climb it in a day. 2004, The Crackhouse, Moab, Utah — First female ascent. 2005, The Tombstone 5.13, Moab, Utah — First free ascent, team style with Dean Potter. 2005, Salathé Wall VI 5.13 b/c, El Capitan, Yosemite — First woman to free climb the Salathe Wall. 10th person overall to free climb this route. 2005, Titanic ED 6+/A2, 1000m, Torre Egger, Patagonia — First one-day ascent of the mountain with Dean Potter. First woman to summit mountain. 2008, Concepcion 5.13b/c, Moab, Utah — Third ascent of the route, first woman to redpoint it.

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How to Get Ahead - Netflix

Writer and broadcaster Stephen Smith finds out what it took to survive and prosper in the most artistic, decadent and dangerous royal courts in history.

How to Get Ahead - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-12

How to Get Ahead - Bruce Robinson - Netflix

Bruce Robinson (born 2 May 1946) is an English director, screenwriter, novelist and actor. He wrote and directed the cult classic Withnail and I (1987), a film with comic and tragic elements set in London in the 1960s, which drew on his experiences as a struggling actor, living in poverty in Camden Town. As an actor, he has worked with Franco Zeffirelli (on whom he based the character of Uncle Monty in Withnail and I), Ken Russell and François Truffaut.

How to Get Ahead - Personal life - Netflix

Robinson currently lives in England with his wife, the artist Sophie Windham. He has two children, Lily Robinson and Willoughby Christian (b. 1993).

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Liveline: Call Back - Netflix

There have been many moments on Liveline that have made the entire country immediately stop what they're doing and turn up the volume. In Call Back, Joe Duffy looks back at some of the standout stories on the nation's favourite radio talk show and follows up on the most memorable for a TV audience. Each programme in this six-part series episode asks what happened after these stories featured on Liveline - and follows up on the sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes heart-warming outcomes.

Liveline: Call Back - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-17

Liveline: Call Back - James Christopher Branigan - Netflix

James Christopher Branigan, better known as Lugs Branigan or Jim Branigan (6 January 1910 – 22 May 1986), was a well-known member of the Garda Síochána in the 1950s and '60s, as well as an Irish boxer and boxing referee. He has been described as a “legend and part of Dublin mythology”.

Liveline: Call Back - Early life - Netflix

He was born in No.1 James Street, Dublin, which was part of Saint Kevin's Hospital (South Dublin union) in 1910. He was the son of John Alick Branigan, an official of South Dublin Union, and Ellen Branigan (née Kavanagh). James witnessed the shooting of a British soldier during the 1916 Rising - the area they lived in saw heavy fighting. It is now part of Ushers Quay. He was educated at Basin Lane Convent and James' Street Christian Brothers School.

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Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections - Netflix

Richard Hammond tell us about an extraordinary objects that created with science, art & technologies. Then also he reveal the big ideas and/or inspirations to create that massive masterpiece.

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2008-09-08

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections - Sovcomflot - Netflix

Sovcomflot (Russian: ПАО «Совкомфлот», ПАО «Современный коммерческий флот», lit. 'Modern Commercial Fleet') is a Russian maritime shipping company specializing in petroleum and LNG shipping, a 100% state-owned corporation founded in 1995. Since December 5, 2006, its headquarters are located in Saint Petersburg. It is headed by Director General Sergei Frank. In 2007-2008 Sovcomflot absorbed the assets of state-owned, Novorossiysk-based Novoship and thus became the largest shipping company in Russia.

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections - History - Netflix

In 1973 the Government of the USSR decreed formation of a special shipping corporation, separated from the regular state-owned marine fleet, that could use long-term bare boat charter scheme for purchasing new and used foreign-built vessels. In 1976 the Ministry of Merchant Marine instituted a special fund and the newly formed corporation used it to acquire two 40,000 ton (deadweight, DWT) dry cargo transports - Sovfracht and Sovinflot. In 1988 these operations were reorganized as Sovcomflot Joint-Stock Company (SCF), a one-of-a-kind state-owned corporation with special authorization by the USSR Council of Ministers. By 1990 its assets reached 1,800,000 DWT tons. A further reorganization in June 1995 confirmed the special status of Sovcomflot as a state-owned business, effective to date (July 2008). In June 2007 Vladimir Putin authorized merger of Sovcomflot and Novoship; the state 'invested' its share in Novoship (50.34%) in Sovcomflot capital. The legal procedures were completed in early 2008 and in January 2008 Sovcomflot offered a stock buyout to the remaining minority shareholders of Novoship. The integration of Novoship assets into Sovcomflot operations continues as of August 2008 (fleet management and sales were unified in July 2008). In August 2017 the Christophe de Margerie, a tanker owned by Sovcomflot, became the first cargo ship to complete the so-called Northern Sea Route without the aid of specialized ice-breaking vessels, completing a journey in the record time of 22 days, from Hammerfest in Norway to Boryeong in South Korea.

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The Real Peak Practice - Netflix

Cameras from BBC East Midlands have spent a year following the doctors, nurses and patients at Baslow Health Centre near Chatsworth in Derbyshire. The Peak Park has one of the oldest patient populations in the country. Almost one in three of the patients at Baslow is over 65. The team pride themselves on providing bespoke joined up care, keeping their patients at home and out of hospital. But as more surgeries close or merge what is the future for the traditional family doctor? And what can a small rural practice teach us about some of the looming issues now facing every surgery in the country?

The Real Peak Practice - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-10

The Real Peak Practice - Peak District - Netflix

The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines. It is mostly in northern Derbyshire, but also includes parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire. An area of great diversity, it is split into the Dark Peak to the north, east and west, where most of the moorland is found and the geology is gritstone and on the limestone area, the White Peak. The Peak District National Park became the first national park in the United Kingdom in 1951. With its proximity to the cities of Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby and Sheffield, and access by road and rail, it attracts millions of visitors every year. Inhabited from the Mesolithic era, evidence exits from the Neolithic, Bronze and Iron Ages. Settled by the Romans and Anglo-Saxons, the area remained largely agricultural and mining grew in importance in the medieval era. Richard Arkwright built his cotton mills at the start of the Industrial Revolution. Quarrying became important as mining declined. Tourism grew after the advent of the railways, visitors attracted by the landscape, spa towns at Buxton and Matlock Bath, Bakewell, the national park's only town and Castleton's show caves. Tourism remains important for its towns and villages and their varied attractions, country houses and heritage sites. Outside the towns, walking on the extensive network of public footpaths, cycle trails, rock climbing and caving are popular pursuits.

The Real Peak Practice - Birds - Netflix

Many of the Peak's bird species are widespread generalists. The Dark Peak at the southernmost moors of the Pennines supports, as breeding species, a number of moorland and mountain specialists, such as twite, short-eared owl, golden plover, dunlin, ring ouzel, northern wheatear and merlin. The populations of twite and golden plover are the southernmost confirmed breeding populations in England, and the Peak District Moors Special Protection Area (SPA) is a European designation for its populations of merlin, golden plover and short-eared owl. The Peak District lacks the concentrations of breeding waders found further north in the Pennines, although the moors and their fringes accommodate breeding curlew and lapwing as well as more unobtrusive wading birds including dunlin and snipe. Commercial driven grouse shooting occurs on the heather moorlands of the Dark Peak, where the red grouse population is maintained by gamekeepers employed by shooting estates. A population of black grouse became extinct in 2000, but reintroduction was attempted in 2003. Quarries and rock outcrops provide nest sites for peregrine falcon and common raven. Ravens and common buzzard are increasingly encountered as their British range expands eastwards, perhaps because of general reductions in persecution. Illegal persecution may be implicated in the limited populations of rare raptors such as northern goshawk, peregrine and hen harrier. Following the RSPB's publication of Peak Malpractice, a 2006 report highlighting wildlife crime, the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative was set up in 2011 by conservationists and shooting bodies in an attempt to boost the populations of birds of prey. The park authorities expressed disappointment at the limited results and the RSPB withdrew from the partnership in January 2018. Fast-flowing rivers attract specialist species, notably grey wagtail, dipper, common sandpiper, mandarin duck and goosander. Wooded and semi-wooded areas attract redstart, pied flycatcher, wood warbler and tree pipit, and coniferous plantations house siskin and common crossbill. Reservoirs in the Dark Peak are generally acidic and attract few birds, but lower-lying reservoirs on the southern fringes such as Carsington Water and Ogston Reservoir regularly attract rare migrants and wintering rarities such as various waders, wildfowl, gulls and terns. The area is regularly overflown by wintering populations of pink-footed geese moving between East Anglia and Morecambe Bay. In addition to some species already mentioned, biodiversity action plans exist for common cuckoo, common reed bunting, tree sparrow, lesser spotted woodpecker, barn owl and meadow pipit in the national park.

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Drugs Live - Netflix

In a UK television first, two live Channel 4 programmes will follow volunteers as they take MDMA, the pure form of ecstasy, as part of a ground-breaking scientific study.

Drugs Live - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 75 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-26

Drugs Live - Illegal drug trade - Netflix

The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws. Most jurisdictions prohibit trade, except under license, of many types of drugs through the use of drug prohibition laws. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's World Drug Report 2005 estimates the size of the global illicit drug market at US$321.6 billion in 2003 alone. With a world GDP of US$36 trillion in the same year, the illegal drug trade may be estimated as nearly 1% of total global trade. Consumption of illegal drugs is widespread globally and remains very difficult for local authorities to thwart its popularity.

Drugs Live - Mexico's economy - Netflix

Over the past few decades drug cartels have become integrated into Mexico’s economy. Approximately 500 cities are directly engaged in drug trafficking and nearly 450,000 people are employed by drug cartels. Additionally, the livelihood of 3.2 million people is dependent on the drug cartels. Between local and international sales, such as to Europe and the United States, drug cartels in Mexico see a $25–30bn yearly profit, a great deal of which circulates through international banks such as HSBC. Drug cartels are fundamental in local economics. A percentage of the profits seen from the trade are invested in the local community. Such profits contribute to the education and healthcare of the community. While these cartels bring violence and hazards into communities, they create jobs and provide income for its many members.

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A Very British Brothel - Netflix

With an estimated one in ten British men regularly paying for sex, this film goes inside a Sheffield massage parlour, meeting the working girls, their clients, and the mum and daughter who run it.

A Very British Brothel - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 65 minutes

Premier: 2015-08-03

A Very British Brothel - Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum - Netflix

Erotic art in Pompeii and Herculaneum has been both exhibited as art and censored as pornography. The Roman cities around the bay of Naples were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, thereby preserving their buildings and artifacts until extensive archaeological excavations began in the 18th century. These digs revealed the cities to be rich in erotic artifacts such as statues, frescoes, and household items decorated with sexual themes. The ubiquity of such imagery and items indicates that the treatment of sexuality in ancient Rome was more relaxed than current Western culture. (However, much of what might strike modern viewers as erotic imagery (e.g. oversized phalluses) could arguably be fertility imagery.) This clash of cultures led to a large number of erotic artifacts from Pompeii being locked away from the public for nearly 200 years. In 1819, when King Francis I of Naples visited the Pompeii exhibition at the Naples National Archaeological Museum with his wife and daughter, he was embarrassed by the erotic artwork and ordered it to be locked away in a “secret cabinet”, accessible only to “people of mature age and respected morals”. Re-opened, closed, re-opened again and then closed again for nearly 100 years, the Secret Museum, Naples was briefly made accessible at the end of the 1960s (the time of the sexual revolution) and was finally re-opened for viewing in 2000. Minors are still only allowed entry to the once-secret cabinet in the presence of a guardian, or with written permission.

A Very British Brothel - Venus - Netflix

The mural of Venus from Pompeii was never seen by Botticelli, the painter of The Birth of Venus, but may have been a Roman copy of the then famous painting by Apelles which Lucian mentioned.

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Just Josh - Netflix

This docuseries follows professional dancer Josh Horner as he gives unconventional crash courses in dancing for special events.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: None

Just Josh - Josh Barro - Netflix

Joshua A. Barro is an American journalist who currently contributes to Business Insider as a political commentator.

Just Josh - Political views - Netflix

Early in his career, Barro described himself as Republican but criticized many policies. He also identified as a neoliberal.. Barro has been opposed to traditional Christian beliefs regarding homosexuality, stating that they “linger and oppress” and must be “stamped out ruthlessly”. After the 2012 United States elections, Barro became increasingly critical of the Republican Party and wrote that “the party’s economic agenda, as embodied in the latest Ryan budget, is simply terrible for the vast majority of Americans.” Barro called Congressional Republicans “crazy and awful”. Reactions by other conservatives in the media led The Atlantic to name Barro “the loneliest Republican.” Ezra Klein said that based on Barro's views, “He doesn't come across as much of a Republican.” On October 11, 2016, following the Republican Party's nomination of Donald Trump for president, Barro said he had left the Republican Party and registered as a Democrat. Barro cited as reasons for his decision the “fact-free environment so many of its voters live in, and because of the anti-Democrat hysteria that had been willfully whipped up by so many of its politicians,” which created a “vulnerability in our democracy.”

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Confessions of a Junior Doctor - Netflix

Filmed over four months in one general hospital, Confessions of a Junior Doctor follows the lives of young doctors trying to cope with the pressures of the profession at a critical time for our health service.

Northampton General Hospital could be any hospital in Britain. Hard-working staff serve a local population that is increasing, but the hospital has little money for more beds or more doctors. The 210 junior doctors working here range from first year recruits – fresh out of medical school – to senior registrars on the cusp of becoming consultants. All of them are trying to give the best possible care and balance work with the rest of their lives. Northampton opened its doors to the film crews to show how the hospital – and the juniors they support – are working against the odds to do the best job they can.

Confessions of a Junior Doctor - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-19

Confessions of a Junior Doctor - Twofour - Netflix

Twofour is a UK independent media group that was founded in 1989 by Charles Wace, a former TV news producer. With headquarters in Plymouth, Twofour has offices across the globe including London and Los Angeles. Twofour is part of Twofour Group. The Twofour Group consists of Boomerang, Delightful Industries, Mainstreet Pictures, Twofour, Twofour America, and Twofour Rights. On 24 June 2015, Twofour Group was acquired by ITV Studios. Melanie Leach was named Chief Executive for Twofour Group in summer 2014.

Confessions of a Junior Doctor - Boomerang - Netflix

Boomerang produces factual entertainment, popular factual, documentary and sports entertainment programmes from its Cardiff base.

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George Clarke's Amazing Spaces - Netflix

George Clarke explores the extraordinary world of small builds, where people turn tiny spaces into the most incredible places to live, work and play. He even tries making a few of his own.

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-23

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces - List of people associated with University College London - Netflix

This is a list of people associated with University College London, including notable staff and alumni associated with the institution.

George Clarke's Amazing Spaces - Fictional alumni and students - Netflix

Pat Barker's novels, Life Class and Toby's Room, follows students and teachers at the UCL Slade School of Fine Art Protagonist/s in Gilbert Cannan's Mendel Lara Croft, protagonist of the Square Enix (previously Eidos Interactive) video game franchise Tomb Raider Molly MacDonald in Monarch of the Glen is a former Slade School student

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Hot Blood - Netflix

Hot Blood documents the members of the upcoming KPop groups 2AM & 2PM, their training and those that didn't make the cut.

Hot Blood - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2008-01-25

Hot Blood - Hot Blood Dance Crew - Netflix

Hot Blood Dance Crew (Chinese: 热血街舞团; pinyin: rèxúe jīewú túan) is an original Chinese reality street dance variety show produced by iQiyi. The show was officially aired and broadcast online on March 17, 2018 on iQiyi.

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Malaysia Astro TV iQiYi

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Because of an Earlier Incident - Netflix

Because of an Earlier Incident is an exclusive day-in-the-life glimpse into the vibrant lifestyles of NYC artists.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-26

Because of an Earlier Incident - Saipan incident - Netflix

The Saipan incident was a public quarrel in May 2002 between Republic of Ireland national football team's captain Roy Keane and manager Mick McCarthy when the team was preparing in Saipan for its matches in Japan in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. It resulted in Keane, a key player, being sent home from the squad. The incident divided public opinion in Ireland regarding who was to blame.

Because of an Earlier Incident - McCarthy's departure - Netflix

Roy Keane stated that he would not play again for Ireland under McCarthy, and in his autobiography even said that his former national team coach could 'rot in hell'. McCarthy continued as national team manager and Ireland then played Russia in a qualifying match for the European Championship. Ireland lost to a badly resourced Russian team 4–2, who had played badly in the World Cup. This was followed by a “booing” episode in Ireland's next qualifier against Switzerland, with many fans blaming McCarthy. Ireland lost the game 2–1 at Lansdowne Road. In the face of rebellion on the terraces, a decrease in support for the national team, and consequent declining attendance revenues, the FAI decided to remove McCarthy. Ireland then failed to qualify for any major tournament until 2011, when after beating Estonia they qualified for the 2012 European Championships. The appointment of Brian Kerr as team manager in 2003 led to Keane's return to international football on 27 May 2004, in a friendly match against Romania at Lansdowne Road. He played his final international game the following year, having been capped 67 times for the nation since 1991. He retired from playing at club level in 2006.

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A Town & Country Murder - Netflix

A Town & Country Murder retells these shocking crimes; from execution murders by complete strangers to crimes of passion by jealous lovers. The series combines interviews with those involved, dramatic reconstruction of the murder and original crime scene photos and CCTV to give a blow-by-blow account of the crime and the hunt for the killer. Not only do we hear from the detectives who cracked the cases and the bereaved families who lost a loved one but also from local people who reveal how the murder has changed their tight knit communities forever. A Town & Country Murder reveals the truth behind an idyllic façade, things are often not quite what they seem…

A Town & Country Murder - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-02-11

A Town & Country Murder - The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town - Netflix

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town is a 2006 nonfiction book by John Grisham. It is, like Grisham's Skipping Christmas, outside the legal fiction genre, but still about legal issues, just non fiction. The book tells the story of Ronald 'Ron' Keith Williamson of Ada, Oklahoma, a former minor league baseball player who was wrongly convicted in 1988 of the rape and murder of Debra Sue Carter in Ada and was sentenced to death. After serving 11 years on death row, he was exonerated by DNA evidence and other material introduced by the Innocence Project and was released in 1999.

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List of wrongful convictions in the United States

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Kept Alive - Netflix

Kept Alive is an investigatory series that explores the true stories of missing person cases where the attacker convinced the world their victim was still alive by impersonating them. Through text messages, social media posts, and more, the murderer or murderers were able to divert suspicion of foul play. On each case, family, friends, key witnesses and the detectives assigned will unravel the tangled mystery and expose the mistakes that finally brought a killer to justice.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Kept Alive - The Chambers Brothers - Netflix

The Chambers Brothers are an American soul band, best known for their eleven-minute 1968 hit “Time Has Come Today”. The group was part of the wave of new music that integrated American blues and gospel traditions with modern psychedelic and rock elements. Their music has been kept alive through heavy use in film soundtracks.

Kept Alive - Studio albums - Netflix

The Time Has Come (1967) A New Time – A New Day (1968) Shout (1968) Love, Peace And Happiness/Live At Bill Graham's Fillmore East (1969) Feelin' the Blues (1970) New Generation (1971) Unbonded (1974) Right Move (1975)

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Operation Wild - Netflix

Clare Balding and Steve Leonard join teams of pioneering vets around the world who are using the most cutting-edge techniques, often adapted from human medicine, to save the lives of animals.

Operation Wild - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-08-06

Operation Wild - Renny Harlin - Netflix

Renny Harlin (born Lauri Mauritz Harjola; 15 March 1959) is a Finnish film director, producer and screenwriter. His films include A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, Die Hard 2, Cliffhanger, The Long Kiss Goodnight and Deep Blue Sea. Harlin's movies have earned $525,410,873 in the United States and $1,160,546,146 in the worldwide aggregate box office as of October 2016, making him the 115th highest-grossing director in the global film market. His film Cutthroat Island held the Guinness world record for “Biggest Box-Office Flop of All Time”.

Operation Wild - 2010s and move to China - Netflix

In 2011, it was reported that Harlin was planning a sequel to The Long Kiss Goodnight. In April 2012, it was announced that Harlin would direct Devil's Pass, set in Russia’s Ural Mountains. The fact-based film dealt with the Dyatlov Pass incident in 1959, when nine experienced hikers were found dead. The film was released in 2013. On February 4, 2013, it was announced that Harlin would direct The Legend of Hercules, which opened in theatres on January 10, 2014. On May 19, 2014, Harlin was set to direct the action comedy film Skiptrace, with Jackie Chan set to star along with Seann William Scott and Fan Bingbing. However, on September 3, 2014, it was reported that Johnny Knoxville would fill the role previously thought to be played by Scott. The film and his work in China promise new success for Harlin.

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2057 - Netflix

2057 is a Discovery Channel television program hosted by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. It premiered on January 28, 2007 and attempts to predict what the world will be like in 50 years based on current trends. The show takes the form of a docu-drama with three separate episodes, each having informative stories ingrained into the plot.

2057 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2007-01-28

2057 - Berlin Wall - Netflix

The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer, pronounced [bɛʁˈliːnɐ ˈmaʊ̯ɐ] ( listen)) was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany), starting on 13 August 1961, the Wall cut off (by land) West Berlin from virtually all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989. Its demolition officially began on 13 June 1990 and finished in 1992. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, accompanied by a wide area (later known as the “death strip”) that contained anti-vehicle trenches, “fakir beds” and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the “will of the people” in building a socialist state in East Germany. GDR authorities officially referred to the Berlin Wall as the Anti-Fascist Protection Rampart (German: Antifaschistischer Schutzwall). The West Berlin city government sometimes referred to it as the “Wall of Shame”, a term coined by mayor Willy Brandt in reference to the Wall's restriction on freedom of movement. Along with the separate and much longer Inner German border (IGB), which demarcated the border between East and West Germany, it came to symbolize physically the “Iron Curtain” that separated Western Europe and the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War. Before the Wall's erection, 3.5 million East Germans circumvented Eastern Bloc emigration restrictions and defected from the GDR, many by crossing over the border from East Berlin into West Berlin; from there they could then travel to West Germany and to other Western European countries. Between 1961 and 1989 the Wall prevented almost all such emigration. During this period over 100,000 people attempted to escape and over 5,000 people succeeded in escaping over the Wall, with an estimated death toll ranging from 136 to more than 200 in and around Berlin. In 1989 a series of revolutions in nearby Eastern Bloc countries—Poland and Hungary in particular—caused a chain reaction in East Germany that ultimately resulted in the demise of the Wall. After several weeks of civil unrest, the East German government announced on 9 November 1989 that all GDR citizens could visit West Germany and West Berlin. Crowds of East Germans crossed and climbed onto the Wall, joined by West Germans on the other side in a celebratory atmosphere. Over the next few weeks, euphoric people and souvenir hunters chipped away parts of the Wall; the governments later used industrial equipment to remove most of what was left. The “fall of the Berlin Wall” paved the way for German reunification, which formally took place on 3 October 1990.

2057 - Secondary response - Netflix

The National Security Agency was the only American intelligence agency that was aware that East Germany was to take action to deal with the brain drain problem. On 9 August 1961, the NSA intercepted an advance warning information of the Socialist Unity Party's plan to close the intra-Berlin border between East and West Berlin completely for foot traffic. The interagency intelligence Berlin Watch Committee assessed that this intercept “might be the first step in a plan to close the border.” This warning did not reach U.S. President John F. Kennedy until noon on 13 August 1961, while he was vacationing in his yacht off the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. While Kennedy was angry that he had no advance warning, he was relieved that the East Germans and the Soviets had only divided Berlin without taking any action against West Berlin's access to the West. However, he denounced the Berlin Wall, whose erection worsened the relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. In response to the erection of the Berlin Wall, a retired general, Lucius D. Clay, was appointed by Kennedy as his special advisor and sent to Berlin with ambassadorial rank. Clay had been the Military Governor of the US Zone of Occupation in Germany during the period of the Berlin Blockade and had ordered the first measures in what became the Berlin Airlift. He was immensely popular with the residents of West Berlin, and his appointment was an unambiguous sign that Kennedy would not compromise on the status of West Berlin. Clay and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson arrived at Tempelhof Airport on the afternoon of Saturday, 19 August 1961. They arrived in a city defended by three Allied brigades—one each from the UK, the US, and France (the Forces Françaises à Berlin). On 16 August, Kennedy had given the order for them to be reinforced. Early on 19 August, the 1st Battle Group, 18th Infantry (commanded by Colonel Glover S. Johns Jr.) was alerted. On Sunday morning, U.S. troops marched from West Germany through East Germany, bound for West Berlin. Lead elements—arranged in a column of 491 vehicles and trailers carrying 1,500 men, divided into five march units—left the Helmstedt-Marienborn checkpoint at 06:34. At Marienborn, the Soviet checkpoint next to Helmstedt on the West German-East German border, US personnel were counted by guards. The column was 160 kilometres (99 mi) long, and covered 177 kilometres (110 mi) from Marienborn to Berlin in full battle gear. East German police watched from beside trees next to the autobahn all the way along. The front of the convoy arrived at the outskirts of Berlin just before noon, to be met by Clay and Johnson, before parading through the streets of Berlin in front of a large crowd. At 04:00 on 21 August, Lyndon Johnson left West Berlin in the hands of General Frederick O. Hartel and his brigade of 4,224 officers and men. “For the next three and a half years, American battalions would rotate into West Berlin, by autobahn, at three month intervals to demonstrate Allied rights to the city”. The creation of the Wall had important implications for both German states. By stemming the exodus of people from East Germany, the East German government was able to reassert its control over the country: in spite of discontent with the Wall, economic problems caused by dual currency and the black market were largely eliminated. The economy in the GDR began to grow. But, the Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole. Western powers portrayed it as a symbol of communist tyranny, particularly after East German border guards shot and killed would-be defectors. Such fatalities were later treated as acts of murder by the reunified Germany.

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Swimming with Crocodiles - Netflix

Documentary series which aims to do the unthinkable - see if people can swim with Nile crocodiles.

Swimming with Crocodiles - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-02-19

Swimming with Crocodiles - Saltwater crocodile - Netflix

The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), also known as the estuarine crocodile, Indo-Pacific crocodile, marine crocodile, sea crocodile or informally as saltie, is the largest of all living reptiles, as well as the largest riparian predator in the world. Males of this species can reach sizes up to 6.30 m (20.7 ft) and possibly up to 7.0 m (23.0 ft) in length. However, an adult male saltwater crocodile rarely reaches or exceeds a size of 6 m (19.7 ft) weighing 1,000 to 1,200 kg (2,200–2,600 lb). Females are much smaller and often do not surpass 3 m (9.8 ft). As its name implies, this species of crocodile can live in marine environments, but usually resides in saline and brackish mangrove swamps, estuaries, deltas, lagoons, and lower stretches of rivers. They have the broadest distribution of any modern crocodile, ranging from the eastern coast of India throughout most of Southeast Asia and northern Australia. The saltwater crocodile is a large and opportunistic hypercarnivorous apex predator. Most prey are ambushed and then drowned or swallowed whole. It is capable of prevailing over almost any animal that enters its territory, including other apex predators such as sharks, varieties of freshwater and marine fish including pelagic species, invertebrates such as crustaceans, various reptiles, birds and mammals, including humans. Due to their size, aggression and distribution, saltwater crocodiles are regarded as the most dangerous extant crocodilian to humans, alongside the Nile crocodile.

Swimming with Crocodiles - Bite - Netflix

Saltwater crocodiles have the strongest bite of any animal today. A 4.59 m (15.1 ft)-long saltwater crocodile has been confirmed as having the highest bite force ever recorded for an animal in a laboratory setting, with a bite force value of 16,414 N (1,673.8 kgf) (surpassing the previous record of 13,172 N (1,343.2 kgf) made by an American alligator (Alligator mississippinesis)). Based on the regression of mean body mass and mean bite force, the bite forces of multiple crocodile species, 1,308 kg (2,884 lb) individuals were estimated at 27,531 N (2,807.4 kgf) to 34,424 N (3,510.3 kgf). The extraordinary bite of crocodilians is a result of their anatomy. The space for the jaw muscle in the skull is very large, which is easily visible from the outside as a bulge at each side. The nature of the muscle is extremely stiff, almost as hard as bone to the touch, such that it can appear to be the continuum of the skull. Another trait is that most of the muscle in a crocodile's jaw is arranged for clamping down. Despite the strong muscles to close the jaw, crocodiles have extremely small and weak muscles to open the jaw. The jaws of a crocodile can be securely shut with several layers of duct tape.

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A Very British Renaissance - Netflix

Art historian Dr. James Fox makes the case for a singularly British renaissance, telling the stories of the artists and artisans who changed Britain forever.

A Very British Renaissance - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-21

A Very British Renaissance - Bengali renaissance - Netflix

The Bengali renaissance or simply Bengal renaissance, (Bengali: বাংলার নবজাগরণ; Bānglār nabajāgaraṇ) was a cultural, social, intellectual and artistic movement in Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent during the period of the British Indian Empire, from the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century. The Bengal renaissance can be said to have started with Raja Ram Mohan Roy (1772–1833) and ended with Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), although there have been many stalwarts, such as Satyajit Ray (1921-1992), thereafter embodying particular aspects of the unique intellectual and creative output. Nineteenth-century Bengal was a unique blend of religious and social reformers, scholars, literary giants, journalists, patriotic orators and scientists, all merging to form the image of a renaissance, and marked the transition from the 'medieval' to the 'modern'.

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My Current Situation - Netflix

Centric's docu-series "My Current Situation" follows the lives of three real women who struggle to keep up appearances as they navigate through the hardships of their current situations.

My Current Situation - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-08-20

My Current Situation - News - Netflix

News is information about current events. News is provided through many different media: word of mouth, printing, postal systems, broadcasting, electronic communication, and also on the testimony of observers and witnesses to events. It is also used as a platform to manufacture opinion for the population. Common topics for news reports include war, government, politics, education, health, the environment, economy, business, fashion, and entertainment, as well as athletic events, quirky or unusual events. Government proclamations, concerning royal ceremonies, laws, taxes, public health, criminals, have been dubbed news since ancient times. Humans exhibit a nearly universal desire to learn and share news, which they satisfy by talking to each other and sharing information. Technological and social developments, often driven by government communication and espionage networks, have increased the speed with which news can spread, as well as influenced its content. The genre of news as we know it today is closely associated with the newspaper, which originated in China as a court bulletin and spread, with paper and printing press, to Europe.

My Current Situation - Sources and further reading - Netflix

Allan, Stuart, News Culture. (2nd ed. McGraw Hill Open University Press, 2004. ISBN 0335210740) Ayalon, Ami. The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History. (Oxford UP, 1995. ISBN 0195087801) Bakker, Gerben. “Trading Facts: Arrow's Fundamental Paradox and the Origins of Global News Networks”. In: International Communication and Global News Networks: Historical Perspectives. (Hampton Press, 2011). Berkowitz, Dan (ed.) Social Meanings of News: A Text Reader. (SAGE, 1997. ISBN 0761900756) Boyd-Barrett, Oliver, and Tehri Rantanen (eds.). The Globalization of News. (SAGE, 1998. ISBN 0761953868). Chakravartty, Paula, and Katharine Sarikakis. Media Policy and Globalization. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. ISBN 1403977380 Cloud, Barbara. The Coming of the Frontier Press: How the West Was Really Won. (Northwestern UP, 2008. ISBN 9780810125087) Cranfield, G.A. The Press and Society: From Caxton to Northcliffe. London: Longman, 1978. ISBN 0582489830 Dayan, Daniel, and Elihu Katz. Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History. Harvard University Press, 1992. ISBN 067455955X Distelrath, Günther. “The Development of the Information and Communication Systems in Germany and Japan up to the End of the Nineteenth Century.” Senri Ethnological Studies 52, March, 2000. Fang, Irving. A History of Mass Communication: Six Information Revolutions. Boston: Focal Press (Butterworth-Heineman), 1997. ISBN 0240802543 Fosu, Modestus. “The Press and Political Participation: Newspapers and the Politics of Linguistic Exclusion and Inclusion in Ghana”. Dissertation accepted at University of Leeds Institute of Communication Studies, June 2004. Fowler-Watt, Karen, and Stuart Allan. Journalism: New Challenges v. 1.02. Centre for Journalism & Communications, Bournemouth University, 2013. ISBN 978-1-910042-00-7 Geniets, Anne. The Global News Challenge: Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries. New York: Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2013. ISBN 9780415640664 Hachten, William A, with Harva Hachten. The World News Prism: Changing Media of International Communication. Fourth edition. Iowa State University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-8138-1571-1 Heyd, Uriel. Reading newspapers: press and public in eighteenth-century Britain and America. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2012. ISBN 9780729410427 Hills, Jill. The Struggle for Control of Global Communication: The Formative Century. University of Illinois Press, 2002. ISBN 0252027574 John, Richard R., and Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb, eds. Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet (2015). Kallioinen, Mika.“Information, communication technology, and business in the nineteenth century: The case of a Finnish merchant house”. Scandinavian Economic History Review 52.1, 2004. Kessler, Karlhenz. “'Royal Roads' and Other Questions of the Neo-Assyrian Communication System”. Proceedings of the 10th Anniversary Symposium of the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project: Helsinki, September 7–11, 1995. Lampe, Markus, and Florian Ploeckl. “Spanning the Globe: The Rise of Global Communications Systems and First Globalization”. Australian Economic History Review 54.3, November 2014. Lim, Hyunyang Kim. “'Take Writing': News, Information, And Documentary Culture in Late Medieval England”. Dissertation accepted at University of Maryland, 2006. Manoff, Robert Karl, and Michael Schudson (eds.). Reading The News: A Pantheon Guide to Popular Culture. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986. ISBN 0394543629 McCusker, J.J., & C. Gravesteijn. The Beginnings of Commercial and Financial Journalism: The Commodity Price Currents, Exchange Rate Currents, and Money Currents of Early Modern Europe. Amsterdam: Neha, 1991. ISBN 9071617270 McNair, Brian. Cultural Chaos: Journalism, news and power in a globalised world. New York: Routledge (Informa), 2006. ISBN 978-0-415-33913-1 Milner, Stephen J. “'Fanno bandire, notificare, et expressamente comandare': Town Criers and the Information Economy of Renaissance Florence.” I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 16.1/2, Fall 2013. Mohammadi, Ali (ed.). International Communication and Globalization: A Critical Introduction. London: SAGE, 1997. ISBN 0761955534 Neiger, Motti, Oren Myers, and Eyal Zandberg. On Media Memory: Collective Memory in a New Media Age. Houndsmills, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. ISBN 9780230275683 Parenti, Michael. Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993. ISBN 0312086296 Park, Robert E. “News as a Form of Knowledge: A Chapter in the Sociology of Knowledge”, American Journal of Sociology 45.5, March 1940. Parsons, Wayne. The Power of the Financial Press: Journalism and economic opinion in Britain and America. Aldershot, England: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 1989. ISBN 1852780398 Perse, Elizabeth M. Media Effects And Society. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbau Associates, 2001. ISBN 0805825053 Pettegree, Andrew. The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. ISBN 9780300179088 Rampton, Sheldon, and John Stauber. Trust Us, We're Experts: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles With Your Future. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2001. ISBN 158542059X Salmon, Lucy Maynard. The Newspaper and the Historian. New York: Oxford University Press (American Branch), 1923. Schudson, Michael. Discovering the News: A Social History of American Newspapers. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1978. ISBN 0465016693 Shoemaker, Pamela J. and Akiba A. Cohen (eds.). News Around the World: Content, Practitioners, and the Public. New York, Routledge, 2006. ISBN 0415975050 Silberstein-Loeb, Jonathan. The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848–1947 (2014) Silverblatt, Art, and Nikolai Zlobin. 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London: Peter Peregrinus Ltd., 1992. ISBN 0863412815 Zhang, Xiantao. The Origins of the Modern Chinese Press: The influence of the Protestant missionary press in late Qing China. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2007. ISBN 0415380669 Zhong, Bu. “Searching for Meaning: Multi-Level Cognitive Processing of News Decision Making Among U.S. and Chinese Journalists”. Dissertation accepted at University of Maryland, College Park, 2006.

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The Pets Factor - Netflix

Stacey Dooley visits practices around the UK to see how vets Cat, James, Rory and Cheryl care for our furry friends.

The Pets Factor - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 20 minutes

Premier: 2017-06-20

The Pets Factor - Popular cat names - Netflix

The popularity of cat names differs by nation, even nations with the same language. The ranking of most popular cat names can be assessed, in particular, from pet insurance registrations, microchip registrations, and breed registries.

The Pets Factor - Cultural references to the naming of cats - Netflix

Cat names were the subject of T. S. Eliot's fanciful, well-known poem The Naming of Cats, written in the 1930s and first published in Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats in 1939.

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Inside Out East - Netflix

Local stories from in and around the eastern counties.

Inside Out East - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-09-25

Inside Out East - David Whiteley - Netflix

For the American racehorse trainer see: David A. Whiteley David Whiteley (born 4 May 1977 in Essex, UK) is the presenter of the BBC TV documentary programme Inside Out - East.

Inside Out East - Background - Netflix

Whiteley started his career working for the commercial radio station Essex FM in 1995 as a broadcast journalist. During this time he was a finalist in the New York radio festival. In 1998 he moved to BBC Essex in Chelmsford where he read the breakfast news bulletins and was a reporter. He won a bronze Gillard award for broadcasting. Whiteley then moved to TV, working as a reporter for Look East, where he received an RTS award for Newcomer of the Year in 2001. Since starting with Inside Out in 2003, Whiteley has become a producer/director, in addition to his duties as the frontman of the show. He has presented a number of network documentaries and also is Stewart White's stand in on BBC Look East. Whiteley is also the co-presenter of cult radio show, 'Treasure Quest' on BBC Radio Norfolk, along with Sophie Little. The show has a massive following and Whiteley took over from David Clayton in 2016. In December 2017, a Star Wars documentary called 'The Galaxy Britain Built', fronted by Whiteley, aired on BBC network television. The 60 minute production was also produced by Whiteley. It was Directed and Edited by Matt Wildash.

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Nightmare Next Door - Netflix

Nightmare Next Door tells the tales of mysterious murders that rocked small-town America. Each hour brings you a new murder mystery and a new look into the evil that can lurk in the heart and soul of a tight-knit community. Interviews with investigators, prosecutors, family members and neighbors piece together the twisting tale of a classic whodunit.

Nightmare Next Door - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-06

Nightmare Next Door - The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Netflix

The Nighmare Neighbour Next Door is a British documentary television series broadcast on Channel 5 since 1 April 2014. The show follows some of the most extreme cases of fallouts between neighbours all over the country, using real-life interviews and reconstruction. The show has proven to be one of the most popular shows on the channel. A fourth series started airing on 29 July 2015.

Nightmare Next Door - Season 5 - Netflix

5x1 Episode 1 --Air date Sep 22, 2016-- Marion and her son Jason have lived quietly in a peaceful suburb of Birmingham for 15 years. But their peace is shattered when new neighbors start making changes to their garden. Tempers flare, violence erupts and knives come out. 5x2 Episode 2 --Air date Sep 29, 2016-- Documentary about Britain's feuding neighbours. The Boltons and the Gardners battle to see who can play their stereo the loudest. Widow Dawn is distressed a neighbor's complaint 5x3 Episode 3 --Air date Oct 06, 2016-- Terry wants to oust his party-loving neighbor, Brian & Jane regret welcoming a violent couple to their street and Mairead faces a garden hog. 5x4 Episode 4 --Air date Oct 13, 2016-- What happens when one person's idea of a friendly generous gesture is deemed as an unwanted invasion of privacy by another. 5x5 Episode 5 --Air date Oct 20, 2016-- This episode has no summary. 5x6 Episode 6 --Air date Oct 27, 2016-- Armando is passionate about his amateur radio, but the neighbours claim the 30ft mast is affecting their health. Christine thought an injunction would keep Matthew away from her 5x7 Episode 7 --Air date Nov 03, 2016-- Elderly single dad George's reason for choosing a quiet cul-de-sac in Grimsby was the his fellow residents were all over the age of 50 and unlikely to make much noise. 5x8 Episode 8 --Air date Nov 10, 2016-- Another selection of across-the-fence feuds, including the story of Claire from Gloucester, who had learned to tolerate the noise and shouting from her neighbors 5x9 Episode 9 --Air date Nov 17, 2016-- A mature student suffers when the woman downstairs turns her flat into a 24/7 party house 5x10 Episode 10 --Air date Nov 24, 2016-- An unexpected visitor shines a light on the dark nature of a tenant, an old face causes new problems and a doctor can't find a remedy for a neighbour with huge plans. 5x11 Episode 11 --Air date Dec 01, 2016-- A self-styled community crusader turns his attention to his neighbor who has erected a high fence without permission. 5x12 Episode 12 --Air date Dec 08, 2016-- A six-year dispute over a shared drive leads to a fight that leaves one man in hospital and another in court 5x13 Episode 13 --Air date Dec 15, 2016-- This episode has no summary. 5x14 Episode 14 --Air date Jan 24, 2017-- This episode has no summary. 5x15 Episode 15 --Air date Jan 31, 2017-- This episode has no summary. 5x16 Episode 16 --Air date Mar 02, 2017-- A violent dispute over noise levels in Lancashire that led to a violent and tragic outcome after Oliver, a one-time convicted criminal, launched a brutal attack against pensioner Audrey 5x17 Episode 17 --Air date Mar 09, 2017-- Giovanni and his family found the perfect place to run their tourist maze in the Snowdonia National Park - but when they sold a house on their land to Terence. 5x18 Episode 18 --Air date Mar 16, 2017-- A new arrival in a Lancashire cul-de-sac provokes a deadly confrontation, there is disharmony when a musician moves to Lincolnshire and seven huskies cause issues in Norwich. 5x19 Season finale Episode 19 --Air date Mar 18, 2017-- Taking on the Neighborhood The story of Lesley, who returned to the quiet cul de sac in Flintshire where she grew up, only to end up in conflict with her neighbors over her drop kerb .

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Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century - Netflix

Millennia ls is an emotionally raw look into the lives of a diverse group of 22 children as they transition from the innocence of childhood through the turbulence of adolescence and emerge as young adults. Through yearly candid interviews over the course of 15 years, Millennials echoes in real life what the award-winning film Boyhood has done in fiction.

Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-05

Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century - Baby boomers - Netflix

Baby Boomers (also known as Boomers) are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. There are varying timelines defining the start and the end of this cohort; demographers and researchers typically use birth years starting from the early- to mid-1940s and ending anywhere from 1960 to 1964. The term “baby boomer” is also used in a cultural context, so it is difficult to achieve broad consensus of a precise date definition. Different people, organizations, and scholars have varying opinions on who is a baby boomer, both chronologically and culturally. Some define “baby boomers” as those born between 1946 and 1964. Ascribing universal attributes to any generation is tricky, and some believe it is invalid to make generalizations about individuals who happen to be born in the same timeframe. Still, many have attempted to discern in this group cultural similarities and historical impact, helping to popularize the designation “baby boomer.” Baby boomers are associated with a rejection or redefinition of traditional values. Many commentators, however, have disputed the extent of that rejection, noting the widespread continuity of values with older and younger generations. In Europe and North America, boomers are widely associated with privilege, as many grew up in a time of widespread government subsidies in post-war housing and education, and increasing affluence. As a group, baby boomers were the wealthiest, most active, and most physically fit generation up to the era in which they arrived, and were amongst the first to grow up genuinely expecting the world to improve with time. They were also the generation that received peak levels of income; they could therefore reap the benefits of abundant levels of food, apparel, retirement programs, and sometimes even “midlife crisis” products. The increased consumerism for this generation has been regularly criticized as excessive. One feature of the boomers was that they have tended to think of themselves as a special generation, very different from those that had come before or that has come afterward. In the 1960s, as the relatively large numbers of young people became teenagers and young adults, they, and those around them, created a very specific rhetoric around their cohort, and the changes they were bringing about. This rhetoric had an important impact in the self perceptions of the boomers, as well as their tendency to define the world in terms of generations, which was a relatively new phenomenon. The baby boom has been described variously as a “shockwave” and as “the pig in the python”. The term “Generation Jones” is sometimes used to describe those born roughly between 1954 and 1964. The term is typically used to refer to the later years of the Baby boomer cohort and the early years of Generation X.

Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century - Cultural identity - Netflix

Boomers grew up at a time of dramatic social change. In the United States, that change marked the generation with a strong cultural cleavage, between the proponents of change and the more conservative individuals. Some analysts believe this cleavage played out politically since the time of the Vietnam War to the mid‑2000s, to some extent defining the political landscape and division in the country. Starting in the 1980s, the boomers became more conservative, many of them regretting the cultural changes they brought in their youth. In 1993, Time magazine reported on the religious affiliations of baby boomers. Citing Wade Clark Roof, a sociologist at the University of California at Santa Barbara, the articles stated that about 42% of baby boomers were dropouts from formal religion, 33% had never strayed from church, and 25% of boomers were returning to religious practice. The boomers returning to religion were “usually less tied to tradition and less dependable as church members than the loyalists. They are also more liberal, which deepens rifts over issues like abortion and homosexuality.” The early and mid-boomers were coming of age at the same time across the world, so that they experienced events like Beatlemania and Woodstock, organizing against the Vietnam War, or fighting and dying in the same war. Boomers in Italy were dressing in mod clothes and “buying the world a Coke.” Boomers in India were seeking new philosophical discoveries. Some American boomers in Canada had found a new home after escaping the draft. Canadian Boomers were organizing support for Pierre Trudeau. It is precisely because of these experiences that many believe those born in the second half of the birth boom belong to another generation, as events that defined their coming of age have little in common with leading or core boomers. Politically, early Boomers in the United States tend to be Democrats, while later boomers tend to be Republicans. The baby boomers found that their music, most notably rock and roll, was another expression of their generational identity. Transistor radios were personal devices that allowed teenagers to listen to The Beatles, the Motown Sound, and other new musical directions and artists. In the west, baby boomers comprised the first generation to grow up with the television; some popular Boomer-era shows included Howdy Doody, The Mickey Mouse Club, Captain Video, The Soupy Sales Show, The Brady Bunch, Gilligan's Island, The Twilight Zone, Batman, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Star Trek, The Ed Sullivan Show, All in the Family and Happy Days. In the 1985 study of U.S. generational cohorts by Schuman and Scott, a broad sample of adults was asked, “What world events over the past 50 years were especially important to them?” For the baby boomers the results were: Baby Boomer cohort number one (born 1946–55), the cohort who epitomized the cultural change of the sixties Memorable events: the Cold War (and associated Red Scare), the Cuban Missile Crisis, assassinations of JFK, Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr., political unrest, walk on the moon, risk of the draft into the Vietnam War or actual military service during the Vietnam War, anti-war protests, social experimentation, sexual freedom, drug experimentation, the Civil Rights Movement, environmental movement, women's movement, protests and riots, and Woodstock. Key characteristics: experimental, individualism, free spirited, social cause oriented.

Baby Boomer cohort number two (born 1956–64) Memorable events: the Cold War, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr., for those born in the first couple of years of this generation, the Vietnam War, walk on the moon, Watergate and Nixon's resignation, lowered drinking age to 18 in many states 1970–1976 (followed by raising back to 21 in the mid-1980s as a result of congressional lobbying by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)), the oil embargo, raging inflation, gasoline shortages, economic recession and lack of viable career opportunities upon graduation from high school or college, Jimmy Carter's reimposition of registration for the draft, the Iran hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan, Live Aid Key characteristics: less optimistic, distrust of government, and general cynicism.

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OAPs Who Kill - Netflix

The true stories of OAPs who rather then relaxing in their retirement, have instead committed murder in their golden years.

OAPs Who Kill - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-02-14

OAPs Who Kill - Knock, Knock, Ginger - Netflix

Knock, knock, ginger (also known as knock down ginger, ding dong ditch and numerous variants) is a prank or game dating back to 19th-century England, or possibly the earlier Cornish traditional holiday of Nickanan Night. The game is played by children in many cultures. It involves knocking on the front door (or ringing the doorbell) of a victim, then running away before the door can be answered. The name knock down ginger or knocky door ginger, used in Britain, comes from a British poem: Ginger, Ginger broke a winder Hit the winda – crack! The baker came out to give 'im a clout And landed on his back.

OAPs Who Kill - Legality - Netflix

Victims of this prank are not likely to call the police, but if they decide to, the prankster can face charges of trespassing and disturbing the peace. In the United Kingdom, trespassing is a civil matter rather than a criminal one, and the police will not compile a case for a victim. However, under the Town Police Clauses Act 1847, it is a criminal offence to “wilfully and wantonly disturb any inhabitant, by pulling or ringing any door bell, or knocking at any door” punishable with up to 14 days' imprisonment. Michael Bishop, a 56-year-old man in Louisville, Kentucky, shot at a group of children playing ding dong ditch at his house on 13 June 2011. A 12-year-old boy was hit in the back with a shotgun blast and “the boy was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital with what police call non-life-threatening injuries”. The shooter was charged with attempted murder. On December 8, 2015, his final day in office, outgoing Kentucky governor Steve Beshear issued 197 pardons, including a pardon for Michael Bishop. A 14-year-old Oklahoma teenager, Cole Peyton, was shot in the back and arm while playing “ding dong ditch” in the early hours of New Year’s Day of 2016.

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City in the Sky - Netflix

Dallas Campbell and Dr. Hannah Fry investigate what it takes to get a million people and their luggage off the ground and up in the air. From building the world's biggest passenger plane to navigating through the busiest airport on the planet, to the perils of getting airborne in the coldest city on earth - Dallas and Hannah go to extremes to get under the skin of the remarkable story of departure. You will never look at flying in the same way again.

City in the Sky - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-05

City in the Sky - Sky - Netflix

The sky (or celestial dome) is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including the atmosphere and outer space. In the field of astronomy, the sky is also called the celestial sphere. This is viewed from Earth's surface as an abstract dome on which the Sun, stars, planets, and Moon appear to be traveling. The celestial sphere is conventionally divided into designated areas called constellations. Usually, the term sky is used informally as the point of view from the Earth's surface; however, the meaning and usage can vary. In some cases, such as in discussing the weather, the sky refers to only the lower, more dense portions of the atmosphere. During daylight, the sky appears to be blue because air scatters more blue sunlight than red. At night, the sky appears to be a mostly dark surface or region spangled with stars. During the day, the Sun can be seen in the sky unless obscured by clouds. In the night sky (and to some extent during the day) the Moon, planets and stars are visible in the sky. Some of the natural phenomena seen in the sky are clouds, rainbows, and aurorae. Lightning and precipitation can also be seen in the sky during storms. Birds, insects, aircraft, and kites are often considered to fly in the sky. Due to human activities, smog during the day and light pollution during the night are often seen above large cities.

City in the Sky - Use in transportation - Netflix

Flight is the process by which an object moves, through or beyond the sky (as in the case of spaceflight), by generating aerodynamic lift, propulsive thrust, aerostatically using buoyancy, or by ballistic movement, without any direct mechanical support from the ground. The engineering aspects of flight are studied in aerospace engineering which is subdivided into aeronautics, which is the study of vehicles that travel through the air, and astronautics, the study of vehicles that travel through space, and in ballistics, the study of the flight of projectiles. While human beings have been capable of flight via hot air balloons since 1783, other species have used flight for significantly longer. Animals, such as birds, bats, and insects are capable of flight. Spores and seeds from plants use flight, via use of the wind, as a method of propagating their species.

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Forbidden History - Netflix

Jamie Theakston's Forbidden History uncovers the truth behind great myths, conspiracy theories, ancient treasures, lost civilisations and war time secrets.

Forbidden History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-27

Forbidden History - Forbidden Corner - Netflix

The Forbidden Corner is a folly garden located in the Tupgill Park Estate, at Coverham in Coverdale, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is open to the public.

Forbidden History - History - Netflix

It was built in the 1980s by the owner of Tupgill Park, Colin Armstrong, with architect Malcolm Tempest, as a private pleasure garden. The Armstrongs had been living at the estate since the Victorian era. Colin Armstrong is a British Consul based in Guayaquil in South America. It is based in the walled gardens of the 600 hectares (6.0 km2) estate. The garden was opened to the public in 1997, with a £4.50 entrance fee. However, planning permission for public use of the garden was not obtained at the time. As of 2000, the gardens were visited by 80,000 people, and employed around 25 people. Retroactive planning permission for the park was rejected in 2000. The National Park's planners raising concerns about the environmental impact and pollution of the large number of cars entering the Park to visit the garden, and that the garden did not agree with the aims of a national park. A petition to keep the park open was signed by 10,000 people. An enforcement order to remove the structures and close the site to the public was overturned on appeal in 2000, on condition of restricting the number of visitors entering the site to 120 per hour.

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The Tribe - Netflix

The show features unique access to a rural Ethiopian tribe as their lives are captured as never seen before by using fixed-rig cameras.

The Tribe - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-06-11

The Tribe - A Tribe Called Quest - Netflix

A Tribe Called Quest was an American hip-hop collective formed in 1985 and originally composed of MC and main producer Q-Tip, MC Phife Dawg, DJ and co-producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad and MC Jarobi White, who left the group in 1991 after the release of their debut album. White continued to contribute to the band sporadically before rejoining for their 2006 reunion. Along with De La Soul, the group was a central part of the Native Tongues, and enjoyed the most commercial success out of all the groups to emerge from that collective. The group released six albums between 1990 and 2016. The band broke up in 1998 after releasing their fifth album. In 2006, the group reunited and toured the United States. In 2016, they released their sixth and final album, which was still incomplete when Phife Dawg died suddenly in March 2016, and was completed by the other members after his death. The group is regarded as a pioneer of alternative hip-hop music. John Bush of AllMusic called them “the most intelligent, artistic rap group during the 1990s.” The Source gave the group's debut album a rating of five 'mics,' the first time the magazine gave out this rating. In 2005, A Tribe Called Quest received a Special Achievement Award at the Billboard R&B Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta. In 2007, the group was formally honored at the 4th VH1 Hip-Hop Honors.

The Tribe - Film - Netflix

The group was the subject of the critically acclaimed 2011 documentary film titled Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, directed by Michael Rapaport.

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Wild Germany - Netflix

This new four-part series marvels at the wonders of Germany's beautiful landscapes and wildlife, exploring its huge mountains, picturesque rivers, magical forests and dreamlike coastlines, plus the furry creatures who inhibit these breathtaking environments.

Wild Germany - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2017-03-01

Wild Germany - Germany - Netflix

Germany (German: Deutschland [ˈdɔʏtʃlant]), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, listen ), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe. It includes 16 constituent states, covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With about 82 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany's capital and largest metropolis is Berlin, while its largest conurbation is the Ruhr, with its main centres of Dortmund and Essen. The country's other major cities are Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, Bremen, Dresden, Hannover, and Nuremberg. Various Germanic tribes have inhabited the northern parts of modern Germany since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented before 100 AD. During the Migration Period, the Germanic tribes expanded southward. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation. After the collapse of the Holy Roman Empire, the German Confederation was formed in 1815. The German revolutions of 1848–49 resulted in the Frankfurt Parliament establishing major democratic rights. In 1871, Germany became a nation state when most of the German states unified into the Prussian-dominated German Empire. After World War I and the revolution of 1918–19, the Empire was replaced by the parliamentary Weimar Republic. The Nazi seizure of power in 1933 led to the establishment of a dictatorship, World War II and the Holocaust. After the end of World War II in Europe and a period of Allied occupation, two German states were founded: West Germany, formed from the American, British and French occupation zones, and East Germany, formed from the Soviet occupation zone. Following the Revolutions of 1989 that ended communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe, the country was reunified on 3 October 1990. In the 21st century, Germany is a great power with a strong economy; it has the world's 4th largest economy by nominal GDP, and the 5th largest by PPP. As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's third-largest exporter and importer of goods. A developed country with a very high standard of living, it upholds a social security and universal health care system, environmental protection, and a tuition-free university education. The Federal Republic of Germany was a founding member of the European Economic Community in 1957 and the European Union in 1993. It is part of the Schengen Area and became a co-founder of the Eurozone in 1999. Germany is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G7, the G20, and the OECD. Known for its rich cultural history, Germany has been continuously the home of influential and successful artists, philosophers, musicians, sportspeople, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, and inventors.

Wild Germany - Biodiversity - Netflix

Plants and animals include those generally common to Central Europe. Beeches, oaks, and other deciduous trees constitute one-third of the forests; conifers are increasing as a result of reforestation. Spruce and fir trees predominate in the upper mountains, while pine and larch are found in sandy soil. There are many species of ferns, flowers, fungi, and mosses. Wild animals include roe deer, wild boar, mouflon (a subspecies of wild sheep), fox, badger, hare, and small numbers of the Eurasian beaver. The blue cornflower was once a German national symbol. The 16 national parks in Germany include the Jasmund National Park, the Vorpommern Lagoon Area National Park, the Müritz National Park, the Wadden Sea National Parks, the Harz National Park, the Hainich National Park, the Black Forest National Park, the Saxon Switzerland National Park, the Bavarian Forest National Park and the Berchtesgaden National Park. In addition, there are 15 Biosphere Reserves, as well as 98 nature parks. More than 400 registered zoos and animal parks operate in Germany, which is believed to be the largest number in any country. The Berlin Zoo, opened in 1844, is the oldest zoo in Germany, and presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world.

The territory of Germany can be subdivided into two ecoregions: European-Mediterranean montane mixed forests and Northeast-Atlantic shelf marine. As of 2008 the majority of Germany is covered by either arable land (34%) or forest and woodland (30.1%); only 13.4% of the area consists of permanent pastures, 11.8% is covered by settlements and streets.

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Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets - Netflix

Alan Titchmarsh reveals the amazing secrets behind Britain's great gardens, examining how they continue to influence gardeners, including himself, today.

Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-11-09

Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets - Monty Don - Netflix

Montagu Denis Wyatt “Monty” Don OBE (born 8 July 1955) is an English television presenter, writer and speaker on horticulture, best known for presenting the BBC television series Gardeners' World. Don was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to horticulture, to broadcasting and to charity.

Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets - Books - Netflix

1990: The Prickotty Bush, Macmillan, ISBN 978-0333-5118-86 1995: The Weekend Gardener 1997: The Sensuous Garden 1998: Gardening Mad 1999: Fork to Fork (From the Garden to the Table: Growing, Cooking, and Eating Your Own Food in US, 2003) 2003: The Complete Gardener 2004: The Jewel Garden (Hodder & Stoughton), with Sarah Don 2005: Gardening From Berryfields 2006: Growing out of Trouble 2006: My Roots: A Decade in the Garden 2008: Around the World in 80 Gardens 2009: The Ivington Diaries 2010: My Dream Farm 2010: The Home Cookbook, with Sarah Don 2011: Great Gardens of Italy 2012: Gardening at Longmeadow 2013: The Road to Le Tholonet: A French Garden Journey 2016: Nigel: My Family and Other Dogs, Two Roads , ISBN 978-1473-6416-93 2017: Down to Earth: Gardening Wisdom 2018: Paradise Gardens

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Gangsters: Americas Most Evil - Netflix

Gangsters: America's Most Evil is a cinematic documentary series that explores the rise and fall of some of the most nefarious and notorious criminals brought to justice by the United States government. When Hollywood wants a jarring story about high-profile criminals, fictional tales are never as juicy as the true stories of the most notorious criminals brought to justice by the U.S. government. Take the example of Demetrius and Terry Flenory who founded the nefarious, multi-million dollar organization Black Mafia Family (BMF) with ties to the entertainment industry via BMF Entertainment which backed rappers including Young Jeezy. More recently, the story of the Black Mafia Family has attracted rapper and actor 50 Cent who is developing a movie based on the shady organization's history. Then there's Cheng Chui Ping (Sister Ping) whose story received big-screen treatment in 2014's Revenge of the Green Dragons which was executive produced by Hollywood heavyweight Martin Scorsese. The movie tells the true story of the Snakeheads, an international human smuggling gang, and features a character based on renowned smuggler Sister Ping. From thugs to lethal beauties, outlaws to kingpins, each episode profiles these gangsters and reveals their ominous motives and the circumstances that eventually led to their downfall. The premiere episode on Tuesday, January 19 features a storyline that reads like a movie script for a blockbuster crime thriller. James Spencer Springette, known as "Jimmy the Juice", went from selling juice to tourists on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to distributing thousands of kilos of cocaine into the United States. Find out how he found himself on the FBI's top ten list of most wanted fugitives right next to Osama bin Laden.

Gangsters: Americas Most Evil - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-07-20

Gangsters: Americas Most Evil - Mery Valencia - Netflix

Mery Valencia (born August 28, 1953), also known as “La Señora”, is a former Colombian drug trafficker. She led a narcotics operation based on Miami and was one of the leaders of the Cali Cartel. Between 1997 and 1998, Valencia's organization made more than $180 million annually and distributed more than 12,000 kilos of cocaine.

Gangsters: Americas Most Evil - See also - Netflix

Griselda Blanco, another female Colombian drug trafficker based on Miami Cali Cartel

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Don't Get Done in the Sun - Netflix

Don't Get Done in the Sun is a consumer program which is presented by Fiona Foster and Rani Price. They offer advice on how to avoid ruining a holiday and talk to victims of holiday scams and accidents.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-05-20

Don't Get Done in the Sun - Sun Yaara - Netflix

Sun Yaara was a Pakistani drama television series that aired on ARY Digital. It is directed by Danish Nawaz, written by Asia Mirza and Produced by Humayun Saeed and Shahzad Nasib. Its first episode originally aired on 2 January 2017. It ran for approximately 40 mins. It stars Junaid Khan (singer), Hira Mani and Zarnish Khan

Don't Get Done in the Sun - Cast - Netflix

Junaid Khan as Dr. Talal Sikandar Hira Salman as Roshanay aka Roshni Talal Sikandar Zarnish Khan as Lalarukh aka Lali Mustafa Khan, Talal's sister Faris Shafi as Saif ur Rehman, Lali's first husband Ghana Ali as Tania Haroon, Saif's sister Hassan Niazi as Mustafa Khan, Talal's best friend and Lali's husband Minal Khan as Hina Afaq, Talal's niece Asim Mehmood as Khurram Sikandar, Talal' brother Ismat Iqbal as Saif's mother Nida Mumtaz as Rafia, Talal's mother Laila Wasti as Saima, Saif's elder sister Samina Ahmed as Amna, Rafia's sister and Roshni's grandmother Maham Javed as Laiba, Khurram's fiancé Qaiser Khan Nizamani as Asad, Roshni's father Omi Butt as Afaq, Hina's husband and Laiba's brother and others

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The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - Netflix

A BBC/Animal Planet co-production, the three-part series focuses on the landscape and wildlife of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa, investigating the geological forces which shaped it, and make it one of the world's most wildlife-rich landscapes.

The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-01-24

The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - Great Rift Valley - Netflix

The Great Rift Valley is a name given to the continuous geographic trench, approximately 6,000 kilometres (3,700 mi) in length, that runs from Lebanon's Beqaa Valley in Asia to Mozambique in Southeastern Africa. The name continues in some usages, although it is today considered geologically imprecise as it combines features that are today regarded as separate, although related, rift and fault systems. Today, the term is most often used to refer to the valley of the East African Rift, the divergent plate boundary which extends from the Afar Triple Junction southward across eastern Africa, and is in the process of splitting the African Plate into two new separate plates. Geologists generally refer to these incipient plates as the Nubian Plate and the Somali Plate.

The Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart - Asia - Netflix

The northernmost part of the Rift corresponds to the central section of what is called today the Dead Sea Transform (DST) or Rift. This midsection of the DST forms the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon, separating the Lebanon from the Anti-Lebanon Mountains. Further south it is known as the Hula Valley separating the Galilee mountains and the Golan Heights. The Jordan River begins here and flows southward through Lake Hula into the Sea of Galilee in Israel. The Rift then continues south through the Jordan Rift Valley into the Dead Sea on the Israeli-Jordanian border. From the Dead Sea southwards, the Rift is occupied by the Wadi Arabah, then the Gulf of Aqaba, and then the Red Sea. Off the southern tip of Sinai in the Red Sea, the Dead Sea Transform meets the Red Sea Rift which runs the length of the Red Sea. The Red Sea Rift comes ashore to meet the East African Rift and the Aden Ridge in the Afar Depression of East Africa. The junction of these three rifts is called the Afar Triple Junction.

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The Home That 2 Built - Netflix

Series which trawls through the archives to see how BBC Two has been a guide to shifting lifestyle trends in contemporary Britain.

The Home That 2 Built - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-14

The Home That 2 Built - The House That Built Me - Netflix

“The House That Built Me” is a song written by Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin, and recorded by American country music artist Miranda Lambert. Blake Shelton was originally set to record the song but when Lambert heard it, she immediately wanted to record it for herself. It was released in March 2010 as the third single from her third studio album, Revolution. It is the fastest-rising single of her career, reaching the Top 20 in its eighth week. For the chart week of June 12, 2010, the song became Lambert's first Number One hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and held its place at the top for four consecutive weeks. It is also Lambert's first single of her career that she did not have a hand in writing. Additionally, it was her second single to receive a platinum certification from the RIAA on January 31, 2011. Lambert performed the song during the 2010 Academy of Country Music Awards on April 18, 2010, and received a standing ovation. At the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards on February 13, 2011, she won a Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for “The House That Built Me.”

The Home That 2 Built - Covers - Netflix

American recording artist Chester See released a popular cover of “The House That Built Me” on his YouTube channel in 2015.

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Spy in the Wild - Netflix

In one of the most innovative natural history series ever presented, Spy In The Wild deploys over 30 ultra-realistic animatronic 'Spy Creatures' to go undercover in the animal world, filming their unique behaviour closer than ever before.

Spy in the Wild - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-12

Spy in the Wild - Nature (TV series) - Netflix

Nature is a wildlife television program produced by Thirteen/WNET New York. It has been distributed to United States public television stations by the PBS television service since its debut on October 10, 1982. Some episodes may appear in syndication on many PBS member stations around the U.S. and Canada and on the Discovery Channel. This series currently airs on Wednesday on PBS. It is a weekly one-hour program that consists of documentaries about various animals and ecosystems. The on-camera host of the first season was Donald Johanson, with voice-over narration by George Page. Starting with the 1983 season George Page became both the on-camera host and the narrator until the series' 19th season in 2000. Since then, Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham has frequently narrated episodes, as has ecologist Chris Morgan.

Spy in the Wild - Season Thirty-One: 2012-2013 - Netflix

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Court Justice Sydney - Netflix

This groundbreaking fixed-rig series takes you inside of one of the world's busiest local courts. The twelve magistrates that preside at Sydney's Downing Centre handle over 30,000 cases every year; everything from minor traffic offences to major assaults. It is a world full of emotion and drama, where bad behaviour comes face-to-face with the justice system. The endless stream of defendants can range from habitual offenders to everyday citizens that have made bad mistakes. Lives are on the line when society exercises the rule of law.

Court Justice Sydney - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2017-07-02

Court Justice Sydney - List of Justices of the High Court of Australia - Netflix

The following table contains the details of the 48 men and five women who have ever been appointed as Justices of the High Court of Australia. The High Court of Australia was formed in 1903 under the Judiciary Act 1903, and under Section 71 of the Australian Constitution the judicial power of the Commonwealth of Australia is vested in the Court. Since the passing of the Australia Act 1986, the court has been the highest court in the Australian court hierarchy.

Court Justice Sydney - History - Netflix

The court is currently composed of seven judges, including six Justices and the Chief Justice of Australia. Prior to 1977, appointments were for life. However, since 1977, appointments are made until the mandatory retirement age of 70. Due to the steady increase in the judicial workload, several Justices have retired before reaching the mandatory retirement age.

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Nigel Slater's Dish of the Day - Netflix

Nigel Slater returns with a new cookery series, in which he shows how - with a bit of culinary creativity - he turns the contents of his weekly shop into seven delicious dishes, one for every day of the week. Along the way, he proves that adding new flavours to everyday ingredients can make them sensational, shows how he makes the most of a glut or a special offer at the shops, and how to create culinary magic in just one pan.

Nigel Slater's Dish of the Day - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2012-10-12

Nigel Slater's Dish of the Day - Gusto (TV channel) - Netflix

Gusto is a Canadian English-language Category A specialty channel. Owned by Bell Media, it features programming related to cooking, cuisine, and lifestyle, although it has since devoted portions of its schedule to entertainment programming. The channel was founded in 2013, as Gusto TV, under the ownership of the independent producer Knight Enterprises with a Category B license. The network leveraged its library of original programming, as well as other acquired programming. On May 4, 2016, Knight announced that it would sell Canadian rights to the Gusto brand and associated programming to Bell Media; the Gusto channel was re-launched on September 1, 2016 under a Bell-owned Category A license previously used by its music channel M3; formerly MuchMoreMusic and MuchMore (resulting in wider carriage for the new version). Knight retained international rights to the Gusto brand, and will continue to produce new programming for the Bell-owned network.

Nigel Slater's Dish of the Day - Programming - Netflix

A is for Apple A Place in the Sun: Home or Away Amazing Wedding Cakes Beeny's Restoration Nightmare Ben's Menu Bones Building the Dream Chefs of the James Beard House Chinese Food Made Easy Cook Eat China Cook Like A Chef Darren Robertson's Charcoal Kitchen Delicious Iceland The Delicious Miss Dahl The Edible Road Show Escape to the Country Essence of India Fast, Fresh, Simple Fish the Dish Food and Drink The French Chef French Food Safari The Great Canadian Food Show Heston's Great British Food The House That £100k Built The House That £100k Built: Tricks of the Trade The Incredible Spice Men Indian Food Made Easy James Martin's United Cakes of America Jonathan Phang's Gourmet Trains Junk Brothers License to Grill Luke Nguyen's United Kingdom The Marilyn Denis Show Martha Bakes Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party Martha Stewart's Cooking School MasterChef Australia MasterChef Canada My Kitchen Rules Nigel Slater's Dish of the Day One World Kitchen Paddock to Plate Paul and Nick's Big Food Trip PopLife Rachel Allen's Cake Diaries Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Cookbook: Cosmopolitan Cook Real Girl's Kitchen The Restoration Man Rick Stein Road Grill Roux Scholarship Sachie's Kitchen Street Food Around The World Tareq Taylor's Nordic Cookery There's No Taste Like Home

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Craft in America - Netflix

We have a deep sense of longing for the handmade. Perhaps because each of us, in our own way, has had a craft experience. Sometimes it's an object passed down to us, or one that crosses our path, and connects us to others in traditions, heritage, and rituals. Craft is all around us. You'll find it wherever you look – hiding in plain sight. Craft in America offers you a place to explore these connections and to inspire your own creativity. Join us on this voyage of discovery.

Craft in America - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2007-05-30

Craft in America - Joe Craft - Netflix

Joseph Craft III (born 1950), a Kentucky native, is an American businessman. He is the president and chief executive officer of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., the third-largest coal producer in the eastern United States. Craft received an undergraduate degree in accounting in 1972 from the University of Kentucky before earning a law degree in 1976. During his time at the University of Kentucky, Craft was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. The Joe Craft Center, a state-of-the-art basketball practice facility for the Kentucky Wildcats men's and women's basketball teams was named for him after he pledged $6 million toward the completion of the project. This was the largest private gift in the history of UK Athletics. Craft also sponsors the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, a two-year residential early college high school at Morehead State University.

Craft in America - Awards - Netflix

The University of Tulsa, Collins College of Business - 2008 Outstanding Business Leader 2007 City of Tulsa Oklahoma - Hall of Fame Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southwest Region energy, chemical, and mining category

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Rachel Allen: Bake! - Netflix

From cupcakes to casseroles, both sweet and savoury baking treats will be given the Rachel Allen treatment in this new series, which proves that baking is back!

In each programme Rachel will introduce a number of distinctive recipes, demonstrated in easy fashion by this passionate cook who believes strongly in utilising organic and natural ingredients. Baking takes on its widest possible meaning in this new series, from breads to quiches to savoury pies and cakes; all are made easy to follow by Rachel as she demonstrates in her kitchen, and also in front of six lucky students at Ballymaloe cookery school in Cork.

Also in a new incarnation for her, Rachel gets out of the kitchen in search of the best advocates of baking in all of its forms. Set in the UK and Ireland, Rachel journeys in search of chocolatiers, master bread-makers, pie makers and cake specialists, to learn from their craft.

Rachel Allen: Bake! - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2008-10-15

Rachel Allen: Bake! - Good Food - Netflix

Good Food is a British lifestyle channel broadcasting in the United Kingdom and Ireland as part of the UKTV network of channels. The channel originally launched on 5 November 2001 and relaunched in its current format on 22 June 2009. Good Food is available on satellite through Sky, on cable services, primarily through Virgin Media, and through IPTV with TalkTalk TV, BT TV. It is available through TVPlayer (When subscribed to TVPlayer Plus). From 1 December 2015 to 26 December 2015, Good Food was temporarily rebranded as Christmas Food; the campaign resumed from 26 November 2016 to 26 December 2016. It returned on 26 November 2017.

Rachel Allen: Bake! - History - Netflix

The channel originally launched on 5 November 2001 as UK Food, as a channel dedicated to cookery programmes that had previously been broadcast on the increasingly crowded UK Style channel. The channel uses a large amount of programming from the BBC's programme archive. The channel is familiar to a former international channel run by BBC Worldwide called BBC Food, as both use similar programming and both have a similar format. The channel changed its name on 8 March 2004 to UKTV Food. As part of the rebranding of all UKTV's channels to a unique name and identity, UKTV Food rebranded as Good Food on 22 June 2009, the last of UKTV's brands to do so. The name is based on that of the BBC Good Food cookery magazine, published by Immediate Media Company. The channel and the magazine continue to be operated separately.

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Dawn of the Apocalypse - Netflix

Dawn of the Apocalypse explores legendary catastrophes affecting a city or civilization.

Dawn of the Apocalypse - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-22

Dawn of the Apocalypse - Powered by the Apocalypse - Netflix

Powered by the Apocalypse (PbtA) is a role-playing game system developed for the 2010 game Apocalypse World and also used for Dungeon World, Monsterhearts and numerous other RPGs. Apocalypse World won the 2010 Indie RPG Awards for Most Innovative Game and Dungeon World won the 2013 ENnie award for Best Rules.

Dawn of the Apocalypse - The Warren - Netflix

“The Warren is a tabletop role-playing game about intelligent rabbits trying to make the best of a world filled with hazards, predators and, worst of all, other rabbits. It is a game about survival and community.” Published in 2016, “This game takes inspiration from classic rabbit tales such as Watership Down, Fifteen Rabbits, and Peter Rabbit. It uses a heavily-modified version of the game mechanics from Vincent Baker’s Apocalypse World.”

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Gangs of Oz - Netflix

Narrated by Colin Friels, Gangs of Oz promises to explore Australia's gang culture, tagged in the press material as the "criminal underworld".

Gangs of Oz - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-02-11

Gangs of Oz - Prison gangs in the United States - Netflix

A prison gang is an inmate organization that operates within a prison system, that has a corporate entity, exists into perpetuity, and whose membership is restrictive, mutually exclusive, and often requires a lifetime commitment. In "The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System,” the author David Skarbek argues the emergence of prison gangs are due to the dramatic increase in the prison population and inmate's demand for safety. Skarbek observes that in a small, homogeneous environment, people can use social norms to interrupt what behavior is acceptable, but a large, heterogeneous setting undermines social norms and acceptable behavior is more difficult to determine. Prison gangs are geographically and racially divided, and about 70% of prison gang members are in California and Texas. Skarbek suggests prison gangs function similar to a community responsibility system. Interactions between strangers are facilitated because you do not have to know an individual's reputation, only a gangs reputation. Some prison gangs are transplanted from the street. In some circumstances, prison gangs “outgrow” the internal world of life inside the penitentiary, and go on to engage in criminal activities on the outside. Gang umbrella organizations like the Folk Nation and People Nation have originated in prisons.

Gangs of Oz - Hispanic - Netflix

La Eme or the Mexican Mafia: (Blue) “Eme” is the Spanish name of the letter “M” and it is the 13th letter in the alphabet. The Mexican mafia is composed mostly of Hispanics, although some Caucasian members exist. The Mexican Mafia and the Aryan Brotherhood are allies and work together to control prostitution, drug running, weapons and “hits” or murders. Originally formed in the 1950s in California prisons by Hispanic prisoners from the southern part of that state, Eme has traditionally been composed of US-born or raised Hispanics and has retained ties to the Southern California-based “Sureños”. During the 1970s and 1980s, Eme in California established the model of leveraging their power in prison to control and profit from criminal activity on the street. Nuestra Familia (“our family” in Spanish):(Red) The “N” is the 14th letter in the alphabet which is used as their symbol along with the Roman numeral “XIV” to represent their gang; another mostly Hispanic prison gang that is constantly at war with La Eme and was originally formed from Northern-California or rural-based Hispanic prisoners with ties to “Norteños” of Northern California opposing the domination by La Eme, which was started by and associated with Los Angeles gang members. The gang was first established in Soledad prison in California in the 1960s. The Texas Syndicate: A mostly Texas-based prison gang that includes mostly Hispanic members and does (albeit rarely) allow non-Hispanic Caucasian members. The Texas Syndicate, more than La Eme or Nuestra Familia, has been associated or allied with Mexican immigrant prisoners, while Eme and Familia tend to be composed of and associate with US-born or raised Hispanics. Ñetas: a Hispanic (mainly Puerto Rican) gang, found on Puerto Rico and on the eastern coast of the US. Originally formed in 1970 in the Río Piedras State Penitentiary, Puerto Rico. Latin Kings, established in Chicago in 1954

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Myth or Monster - Netflix

Acclaimed author Patrick Rothfuss brings monsters and legends to life as he examines the world's most enduring myths. He dives into the past and consults with present-day eyewitnesses to expose the truth behind stories long believed to be sheer fantasy.

Myth or Monster - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-27

Myth or Monster - MythBusters - Netflix

MythBusters is an Australian-American science entertainment television program created by Peter Rees and produced by Australia's Beyond Television Productions. The series premiered on the Discovery Channel on January 23, 2003. The series was transmitted by numerous international broadcasters, including SBS Australia (first-run episodes, with repeat episodes shown on 7mate Australia), and other Discovery channels worldwide. The show's hosts, special effects experts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, used elements of the scientific method to test the validity of rumors, myths, movie scenes, adages, Internet videos, and news stories. The show was one of the oldest—and the most popular—on Discovery Channel, being preceded only by How It's Made and Daily Planet, both in Canada. From 2006 to 2016, the show was overseen by British show-runner Dan Tapster, working out of Sydney, San Francisco and Manchester. Filmed in San Francisco and edited in Artarmon, New South Wales, Australia, MythBusters aired 282 total episodes before its cancellation at the end of its 2016 season in March. Planning and some experimentation took place at Hyneman's workshops in San Francisco; experiments requiring more space or special accommodations were filmed on location, typically around the San Francisco Bay Area and other locations in northern California, going to other states or even countries on occasion when required. During the second season, members of Savage and Hyneman's behind-the-scenes team were organized into a second team of MythBusters (“The Build Team”). They generally tested myths separately from the main duo and operated from another workshop. This arrangement continued until August 2014, when it was announced at the end of “Plane Boarding” that Tory Belleci, Kari Byron, and Grant Imahara would be leaving the show. Savage and Hyneman subsequently hosted the final two seasons alone. On October 21, 2015, it was announced that MythBusters would air its 14th and final season in 2016. The show aired its final episode on March 6, 2016. On March 25, 2016, Discovery's sister network, Science, announced its intention of continuing the series with new hosts, to be chosen in a reality show. The show, whose finale aired on February 17, 2017, is titled MythBusters: The Search. The winners of the show, Jon Lung and Brian Louden, now host a revival of MythBusters, which debuted on November 15, 2017, and now filmed in Santa Clarita and on location in other parts of southern California. Adam Savage has confirmed that he and his former cohosts have no intentions of reuniting for future team projects. MythBusters refers both to the name of the program and the cast members who test the experiments.

Myth or Monster - Outcomes of the experiments - Netflix

By the end of each episode, the myths are rated “busted”, “plausible”, or “confirmed.”

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Unsolved Mysteries - Netflix

Unsolved Mysteries explores unsolved cases in which you, the viewer, can call in or write and solve them. The show looks at cases such as: lost loves, missing persons, homicide, supernatural, the unexplained, wanted, etc. Unsolved Mysteries usually has four segments in one show, and sometimes shows updates. Unsolved Mysteries has solved 40% of their featured cases, that is 300 cases solved out of about 1,200.

Unsolved Mysteries - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1988-10-05

Unsolved Mysteries - Unsolved (U.S. TV series) - Netflix

Unsolved is an American true crime anthology television series. The first season is based on the murders of rappers Tupac and Biggie Smalls in the late-1990s. It premiered February 27, 2018 on USA Network. The 10-episode first season titled The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. chronicles the dual police investigations of Detective Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) and Detective Russell Poole (Jimmi Simpson) into the controversial murders of two of the rap industry's most legendary players, Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and The Notorious B.I.G. (Wavyy Jonez).

Unsolved Mysteries - Reception - Netflix

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Seven Worlds - Netflix

In Seven Worlds, each one-hour episode will transport viewers to a single continent and tell the story of its spectacular wildlife and iconic landscapes.

The series will reveal just how the particular characteristics of each continent - their shape, size, climate, ancient past and position on our planet - have given rise to and shaped the unique animal life found on each of our seven worlds.

In this series we will discover why Australasia is full of weird and venomous wildlife; why North America is a land of opportunity where pioneers succeed; and what the consequences are for life racing to compete on the richest of all continents, South America.

The series will have its own signature look and style, developed using cutting-edge technology. Stabilised camera systems, drones and mini cameras will be deployed to capture new wildlife behaviour. Epic landscapes will be filmed using the very latest techniques, allowing audiences to experience each continent like never before.

The programme will view the continents through their greatest natural wonders: the Congo, the Amazon, the Sahara, the Himalayas -and by telling dramatic animal stories in those extraordinary wildernesses, it will uncover the fundamental truth about what makes each one of the seven worlds unique.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Seven Worlds - Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Netflix

The Seven Wonders of the World or the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity given by various authors in guidebooks or poems popular among ancient Hellenic tourists. Although the list, in its current form, did not stabilise until the Renaissance, the first such lists of seven wonders date from the 1st-2nd century BC. The original list inspired innumerable versions through the ages, often listing seven entries. Of the original Seven Wonders, only one—the Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Pyramid of Khufu, after the pharaoh who built it), the oldest of the ancient wonders—remains relatively intact. The Colossus of Rhodes, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Temple of Artemis and the Statue of Zeus were all destroyed. The location and ultimate fate of the Hanging Gardens are unknown, and there is speculation that they may not have existed at all.

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Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis - Netflix

Warwick Davis is joined by his family for this new series about holidaying in Great Britain. As a keen ‘staycationer', Warwick loves nothing more than spending time in Britain rather than travelling abroad, however his family don't feel quite the same way. Over six episodes, Warwick and his wife Sam, kids Annabelle and Harrison and dog Sherlock explore the British Isles investigating what makes a quintessential British holiday. Warwick also tries to convince them of the benefits of holidaying near home. The Davis family visit some of Britain's most famous holiday spots, camping, caravanning or staying in their campervan. As well as showing some of the great destinations the UK has to offer, the series is also an amusing insight into how families behave on holiday.

Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-11

Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis - 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.

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Rick Stein's Taste of the Sea - Netflix

Chef Rick Stein celebrates seafood in his hometown of Padstow.

Rick Stein's Taste of the Sea - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 1995-09-03

Rick Stein's Taste of the Sea - List of animated works with LGBT characters - Netflix

This is a list of animation works with LGBTQ+ characters. This list includes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender fictional characters in animated feature films, animated shows, and anime.

Rick Stein's Taste of the Sea - History - Netflix

Harry Benshoff and Sean Griffin write that animation has always “hint[ed] at the performative nature of gender” such as when Bugs Bunny puts on a wig and a dress, he is a rabbit in drag as a human male who is in drag as a female. Within the Japanese anime and manga, yaoi is the tradition of representing same-sex male relationships in materials that are generally created by women artists and marketed mostly for Japanese girls while the genre known as yuri focuses on relationships between women. Some LGBT characters in animation are derived from comics and video games. See also List of graphic art works with LGBT characters and List of video games with LGBT characters.

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Wild Carpathia - Netflix

Charlie Ottley ventures deep into the breath-taking but little known mountains and forests of Carpathia. Home to bears, wolves and the elusive lynx, this is perhaps the last great wilderness in Europe, seen as never before. Charlie provides a unique insight into the scenic beauty and rich culture of the region, exploring its chequered history from the mystical ruins of the ancient Dacian civilisations to its medieval communities, the heritage of which survives intact to this day. In his quest to find remote villages, cross mountains and spot bears in the wild, Charlie meets a range of colourful characters including shepherds, artists, eco-warriors, craftsmen, trackers, even a Count. Wild Carpathia captures the fragile majesty of a unique eco-system and show why it deserves to be preserved in all its glory for the benefit of future generations.

Wild Carpathia - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2011-10-30

Wild Carpathia - Lifeboats of the RMS Titanic - Netflix

The lifeboats of the RMS Titanic played a crucial role in the disaster of 14–15 April 1912. One of the ship's legacies was that she had too few lifeboats to evacuate all those on board. The 20 lifeboats that she did carry could only accommodate 1,178 people, despite the fact that there were approximately 2,208 on board. RMS Titanic had a maximum capacity of 3,327 passengers and crew. Eighteen lifeboats were used, loading between 11:45 p.m.–2:15 a.m., though Collapsible Boat A floated off the ship's partially submerged deck, and Collapsible Boat B floated away upside down minutes before the ship upended and sank. Many lifeboats only carried half of their maximum capacity; there are many versions as to the reasoning behind half-filled lifeboats. Some sources claimed they were afraid of the lifeboat buckling under the weight, others suggested it was because the crew were following strict maritime tradition to evacuate women and children first. Few men were allowed into the lifeboats on the port side, while the starboard side only allowed men into boats after women and children boarded. Some of the final lifeboats were overfilled, and passengers noticed the seawater line was near the rim on some of the lifeboats. As the half-filled boats rowed away from the ship, they were too far for other passengers to reach, and most lifeboats did not return to the wreck, due to protests from passengers or crewmen to prevent being swamped by drowning victims. Only two lifeboats returned to retrieve survivors from the water, some of whom later died. RMS Carpathia did not reach the lifeboats until 4 a.m., two hours after Titanic sank to the bottom of the sea, and the rescue continued until the last lifeboat was collected at 8:30 a.m. The survivors among the men were relatively more crewmen, then more First Class and Third Class, with 92% of men dying from Second Class. However, the third-class women and children also died in relatively high numbers, with 66% of those children dying. Although the sinking showed the number of lifeboats insufficient, Titanic was in compliance with maritime safety regulations of the time (albeit the Titanic disaster proved the regulations outdated for such large passenger ships). The Inquiry also revealed White Star Line wanted fewer boats on the decks, to provide unobstructed views for passengers and give the ship more aesthetics from an exterior view. It was also thought in the event of an emergency, Titanic's design would enable her to stay afloat long enough for her passengers and crew to be transferred safely to a rescue vessel. It was never anticipated that all passengers and crew would be evacuated rapidly at the same time. Compounding the disaster, Titanic's crew were poorly trained on using the davits (lifeboat launching equipment). As a result, boat launches were slow, improperly executed, and poorly supervised. These factors contributed to the lifeboats departing with only half capacity. 1,503 people did not make it on to a lifeboat and were aboard Titanic when she sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean at 2:20 a.m. on 15 April 1912. 705 people, mostly women and children, remained in the lifeboats until later that morning when they were rescued by RMS Carpathia. Those aboard the lifeboats were picked up by Carpathia over the course of 4 hours and 30 minutes, from about 4 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and 13 of the lifeboats were also taken aboard. The lifeboats were returned to the White Star Line at New York Harbor, as they were the only items of value salvaged from the shipwreck, but subsequently vanished from history over time.

Wild Carpathia - Boat 14 (port) - Netflix

About 58 people were aboard Boat 14, with Wilde, Lightoller and Lowe supervising its launch. By the time it was launched at about 1:30 a.m., Titanic was well down in the water and some passengers still aboard were beginning to panic. Lowe fired three shots from his revolver to warn off a crowd of passengers pressing up against the rails. As the boat was lowered, a young man climbed over the rails and tried to hide under the seats. Lowe ordered him to leave at gunpoint, first threatening to “Throw him over-board”, then appealing to him to “be a man – we've got women and children to save.” The passenger returned to the deck where he was left lying face-down to await his fate. Another male passenger, Daniel Buckley, managed to get into Boat 14 thanks to a female passenger who concealed him under her shawl. The boat reached the water safely, with Lowe himself aboard to take charge. After Titanic sank he brought together Boats 10, 12, 14 and Collapsible D, transferred many of those aboard Boat 14 to the other lifeboats and took the boat back to the scene of the sinking to try to find survivors. Lifeboat #4 port was the only other lifeboat to rescue people from the sea. By the time Lowe's boat reached the scene of the sinking, the sea was filled with the bodies of hundreds of people who had died of hypothermia. Four men (the steward Harold Phillimore, the first class passenger William Fisher Hoyt, the third class passenger Fang Lang and a fourth unknown person, possibly the second class passenger Emilio Ilario Giuseppe Portaluppi) were pulled from the sea but most were already dead or dying. Hoyt died in the boat, while the other three survived. A few hours later Lowe rescued the survivors aboard Collapsible A, which was close to sinking, and brought them aboard lifeboat number 14. The boat rendezvoused with Carpathia at about 7:15 a.m. Among the survivors in Boat 14 were: Eva Hart and her mother, Esther Mrs Alice Louch (her husband Charles Louch, aged 50, went down with the Titanic; his body was recovered 9 days later) Charlotte Collyer and her daughter Marjorie Elizabeth and Edith Brown

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Supernature - Wild Flyers - Netflix

The sky is one of the world's most challenging places to live, but across the planet an extraordinary range of animals do something we can only dream of – take to the air. Some spend their whole lives airborne, others only visit – but they all have one thing in common; they only survive by taking to the skies. SuperNature - Wild Flyers reveals their incredible adaptations, tactics and explains brand new discoveries that show how these animals have mastered the sky – and why they all need it to survive.

At the heart of the series is extraordinary animal behavior filmed in the wild, using cutting-edge camera technology to capture the action. But to fully explain how these animals take to the skies and give the audience a privileged new perspective, stylised footage shot in controlled conditions reveals action invisible to the naked eye. Computer-generated graphics also help explain the animals' remarkable powers of flight and how they work. Unique footage obtained with the help of some specially-trained animal stars and special effect techniques are used to give the audience a privileged view of what taking the sky is like. Get ready to experience the thrill of flying alongside these animals and seeing the world from their unique perspective.

Supernature - Wild Flyers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-06-29

Supernature - Wild Flyers - Life in the Air - Netflix

Life in the Air is a three-part BBC nature documentary series narrated by Suranne Jones, first broadcast in the United Kingdom from 3 April 2016 on BBC One and rebroadcast in the U.S. under the title “SuperNature - Wild Flyers” on PBS.

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Живой Пушкин - Netflix

Parfenov's documentary, shot for Alexander Pushkin's 200th anniversary, shows a full-scale picture of the places related to the poet's life, historical materials, and excerpts from other films. Some of the material looks like a silent feature film. Parfenov presents the poet's biography as a contemporary chronicler.

Живой Пушкин - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Russian

Status: Ended

Runtime: 41 minutes

Premier: 1999-05-31

Живой Пушкин - Yekaterina Guseva - Netflix

Yekaterina Konstantinovna Guseva (Russian: Екатери́на Константи́новна Гу́сева; 9 July 1976) is a Russian film, theater, TV actress and singer, Meritorious Artist of Russia. She became famous for her role in the 2002 television series Brigada.

Живой Пушкин - Theatre - Netflix

Teatr “U Nikitskih vorot” (1997—2001): Bednaya Liza (Бедная Лиза) Doktor Chekhov (Доктор Чехов) Romansy s Oblomovym (Романсы с Обломовым) Lyubov' i zhizn' ubitogo studenta (Любовь и жизнь убитого студента) Gambrinus (Гамбринус) Ubivets (Убивец) Utinaya okhota (Утиная охота) Tri porosenka (Три поросёнка, English title: Three Little Pigs) Prodyuserskaya kompaniya “Link” (2001—2003): Nord-Ost Mezhdunarodnoe teatral'noe agentstvo “Art-Partner XXI” (2002): Stoletnik (Столетник) Mossovet Theatre (2003—present): Uchitel' tantsev (Учитель танцев) Strannaya istoriya doktora Dzhekila i mistera Hayda (Странная история доктора Джекила и мистера Хайда, English title: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde) V prostranstve Tennessi U. (В пространстве Теннесси У.) Iisus Khristos — superzvezda (Иисус Христос - суперзвезда, English title: Jesus Christ Superstar) Tsarstvo otsa i syna (Царство отца и сына) Teatrium na Serpuhovke (2006—present): Drakon (Дракон) Stage Entertainment (October 2008 - April 2010): Krasavitsa i Chudovishche (Красавица и чудовище, English title: Beauty and the Beast) Moskovskaya gosudarstvennaya akademicheskaya filarmoniya (2009): Skazki s orkestrom (Сказки с оркестром)

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Forecasting the End - Netflix

From Nostradamus and the ancient Mayans to modern-day scientists, the theoretical "apocalypse" has been the source of endless speculation and countless predictions, with anything from super-volcanoes to mega-tsunamis, rogue planets or a massive methane eruption leading to the so-called "end of life as we know it." In this series, some of the world's leading scientists, along with elaborate computer graphics, illustrate the different "what if?" theories of if and how catastrophic weather or natural disasters could possibly cause the end of days or transform our lives forever.

Forecasting the End - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2013-03-21

Forecasting the End - End of history - Netflix

The end of history is a political and philosophical concept that supposes that a particular political, economic, or social system may develop that would constitute the end-point of humanity's sociocultural evolution and the final form of human government. A variety of authors have argued that a particular system is the “end of history” including Thomas More in Utopia, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Karl Marx, Vladimir Solovyov, Alexandre Kojève and Francis Fukuyama in the 1992 book, The End of History and the Last Man. The concept of an end of history differs from ideas of an end of the world as expressed in various religions, which may forecast a complete destruction of the Earth or of life on Earth, and the end of the human race as we know it. The end of history instead proposes a state in which human life continues indefinitely into the future without any further major changes in society, system of governance, or economics.

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Philosophy of history Sociocultural evolution

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Inside... - Netflix

Sensational secrets and scandals of the UK's most famous buildings.

Inside... - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-03-28

Inside... - Inside Passage - Netflix

The Inside Passage is a coastal route for ships and boats along a network of passages which weave through the islands on the Pacific NW coast of North America. The route extends from southeastern Alaska, in the United States, through western British Columbia, in Canada, to northwestern Washington state, in the United States. Ships using the route can avoid some of the bad weather in the open ocean and may visit some of the many isolated communities along the route. The Inside Passage is heavily travelled by cruise ships, freighters, tugs with tows, fishing craft and ships of the Alaska Marine Highway, BC Ferries, and Washington State Ferries systems. The term “Inside Passage” is also often used to refer to the ocean and islands around the passage itself.

Inside... - Alaska portion - Netflix

The Alaskan portion of the Inside Passage extends 500 miles (800 km) from north to south and 100 miles (160 km) from east to west. The area encompasses 1,000 islands, 15,000 miles (24,000 km) of shoreline and thousands of coves and bays. While the Alexander Archipelago in Alaska provides some protection from the Pacific Ocean weather, much of the area experiences strong semi-diurnal tides which can create extreme 30-foot (9 m) differences between high and low tide, so careful piloting is necessary in many places to avoid grounding.

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My Floating Home - Netflix

Landlocked homeowners leave suburbia behind to live in stunning aquatic homes that float on water

My Floating Home - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-15

My Floating Home - Dingoes ate my baby - Netflix

“A dingo ate my baby” is a phrase attributed to Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton and also to Meryl Streep's depiction of Chamberlain in the movie A Cry in the Dark (1988) – also known as Evil Angels – about the death of Azaria Chamberlain, an Australian baby girl who died in 1980 at Uluru in the Northern Territory. The Chamberlain family had been holidaying at Uluru when their daughter was taken from their tent by a dingo. The authorities disbelieved the family's story about a dingo, and prosecuted and won convictions against Lindy Chamberlain for murder and against her then-husband Michael Chamberlain as an accessory after the fact. Ultimately, the courts found both parents innocent after being sent to court 3 different times, and the coroner found Azaria's death was “the result of being attacked and taken by a dingo”. The phrase “A dingo ate my baby” was not actually used by Chamberlain, nor is it used in the film. Chamberlain is reported to have called out to her husband, “a dingo took my baby”, or either “That dog's got my baby” or “My God, My God, a dingo has got my baby.” In the film, Streep's character, upon discovering her daughter missing, cries out, “The dingo took my baby!”

My Floating Home - In popular culture - Netflix

In “The Stranded” episode of Seinfeld (Season 3, Episode 10), Elaine does a mock Australian accent and exclaims “Maybe the dingo ate your baby!” Dingoes Ate My Baby is the name of a fictional band in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer In The Simpsons episode “Bart vs. Australia” (Season 6, Episode 16) Bart says to an Australian farmer “Hey! I think I hear a dingo eating your baby!” In “Those Big Pink Things with Coconut” episode of Two and a Half Men (Season 2, Episode 14), Charlie says to Alan “Does the dingo feel sorry for the slow-crawling Australian baby?”, and also Charlie refer to his mother and says; “And the dingo found another Australian baby?” In The Simpsons episode “Lisa Gets an A” (Season 10, Episode 7) While home from school due to illness, Lisa plays the “Dash Dingo” video game in which the main character is a dingo. As the game begins, the dingo is instructed by a large, floating Australian head that he must “find and devour the seven crystal babies”. In “Flour Child”, an episode of Frasier (Season 2, Episode 4), Eddie is attacking a bag of flour that Niles is using to simulate an infant. Daphne puts on an Australian accent and exclaims “That dingo's got your baby!” In the “Mystery Spot” episode of Supernatural (Season 3, Episode 11), Dean refers to what Sam is saying as “Dingo-ate-my-baby crazy.” In the “Good Queen Fun” episode of Project Runway (Season 5, Episode 6), guest judge RuPaul responded “Oh, did a dingo eat your baby, mate?” to contestant Keith Bryce after Bryce apparently took offense to critique from the rest of the judging panel. In the “Mother Tucker” episode of Family Guy (season 5, episode 2), Brian and Stewie host a radio show named “Dingo and the Baby”. Modern Family's episode “Australia” references this joke when Claire's computer, previously being used for a project referenced as her “baby”, is nabbed from a tent by a wild dog. In the Hot in Cleveland episode titled “That Changes Everything,” when Joy's grandchild goes missing, Regis Philbin's character says “Maybe a Dingo ate it.” In the Psych episode titled “The Old and Restless,” Shawn tries to get into a retirement home by saying, “Dingo ate my baby.” In The Rugrats Movie, a news reporter on the scene of the Pickles' house asks Didi: “Is it true that a dingo ate your baby?” In “Product Recall” episode of The Office (Season 3, Episode 20), Kevin makes a few Australian stereotypes in an Australian accent, including “Alligators and dingo babies.” In season three episode five of The Tick, titled “Devil in Diapers”, Mr. Mental, disguised as a baby and being cared for by The Tick, is attacked by government agents disguised as dingoes. For a moment a newspaper can be seen with a picture of The Tick and the headline “dingoes stole my baby!” In the 2008 comedy film Tropic Thunder, character Alpa Chino (Brandon T. Jackson) says: “I'm sorry a dingo ate your baby.” during an argument with the Australian character Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey, Jr.). Pro-wrestler Chris Jericho on WWE Raw. March 18th 2013. He offered his various mocking pronunciations of rival Fandango, which included in an Australian accent - “Fan-Dingo ate my Baby-O!” During the “Barry Gibb Talk Show VI” sketch on Saturday Night Live (Season 39, Episode 10), Jimmy Fallon (as Barry Gibb) takes offense to a guest's actions and goes on a usual hubristic rant, with one of his hyperbolic claims to importance being “My baby ate a dingo!” In the episode “Grandpa” of the show High Maintenance after Gatsby the dog jumps on The Guy he says “that dingo better not eat no baby” to Beth. Beth (played by the Australian Yael Stone) replies “that’s not even funny. It’s a real thing.” When The Guy tries to excuse himself since he hasn’t seen the movie Beth soberly replies “it’s real people’s lives”. During the January 8, 2017 Drew & Mike Podcast, hosts Drew Lane and Marc Fellhauer discuss Meryl Streep's delivery of the line in the movie A Cry in the Dark.

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Big Trouble in Thailand - Netflix

Wiith unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the Thai Tourist Police, Big Trouble in Thailand an action packed fly-on-the-wall series that follows Howard, Louise and Tim, specially recruited British ex-pats who have joined the formidable Thai tourist police force, to aid them in their difficult job policing fellow Westerners unaware and oblivious to Thailand's unfamiliar traditions, culture and rules.

Attracting nearly 1m British holidaymakers each year, with a good proportion of these completely unaware that fairly minor misdemeanours can mean grave consequences including prison sentences and having guns pulled on you, Bravo's cameras go beyond the idyllic beaches and tropical island life to capture a rare and fascinating insight into British holidaymakers as they party in paradise and discover the horrors that can happen when things go drastically wrong.

From adrenaline fuelled drug busts, organised tourist scams, scorned lady-boys, violent brothel disputes, bar room brawls, brutal murders, street robberies and sexual assaults, the series is filmed in the popular tourist hotspots of Koh Samui, Phuket, Bangkok, Pattaya and Chang Mai.

Big Trouble in Thailand - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2009-09-07

Big Trouble in Thailand - Pattaya - Netflix

Pattaya (Thai: พัทยา, pronunciation , RTGS: Phatthaya, Thai pronunciation: [pʰát.tʰā.jāː]) is a resort city in Thailand. It is on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) south-east of Bangkok, within, but not part of, Amphoe Bang Lamung in the province of Chonburi. The Pattaya City (Thai: เมืองพัทยา RTGS: Mueang Phatthaya) is a self-governing municipal area which covers the whole tambon Nong Prue and Na Klua and parts of Huai Yai and Nong Pla Lai. The city is in the industrial Eastern Seaboard zone, along with Si Racha, Laem Chabang, and Chonburi. Pattaya is the center of the Pattaya-Chonburi Metropolitan Area—the conurbation in Chonburi Province—with a total population roughly 1,000,000.

Big Trouble in Thailand - Bus - Netflix

Pattaya is served by bus services from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit) and the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai), connecting to Pattaya's main bus terminal on Pattaya Nuea (North Pattaya Road) near Sukhumvit Road. There are two airport bus services The 389 Bus airportpattayabus service connects Pattaya with Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK). It uses modern, air-conditioned buses, and takes around ​1 1⁄2 hours to reach the airport. The trip from the airport (level 1 gate 8 at arrival hall) to the bus terminal in Pattaya, makes three stops at North, Central, and South Pattaya intersections before going to their last drop off point, the office on Thappraya road (near Jomtiem). It can take longer if many hotel stops are negotiated along Sukhumvit Road in Pattaya. The other bus service is the Bell Travel Service (Coach 36) which goes from the airport (Level 1 Between Gate 7 & 8) to the Pattaya Bell office at the North Pattaya Intersection, and then provides transfers to local hotels. Buses from a terminal on Sukhumvit Road near Pattaya Klang (near the Central Pattaya intersection) connect Pattaya with many destinations in the north-east (i.e., Isan). City and suburban services are mainly provided by songthaew, popularly nicknamed “baht buses” or “blue taxis”.

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Wildest Islands of Indonesia - Netflix

The Wildest Islands of Indonesia showcases the beautiful Indonesian islands that remain a wild paradise of giant flowers and coral gardens, of dragons, tigers, giant apes and glorious birds of paradise. Fifteen percent of the entire world's species are found in this unique region. These islands not only harbour smaller animals, but also a unique species of elephant and a crab that measures almost a metre wide. This series explores the incredible wildlife of this extraordinary environment and reveals the remarkable ways in which life has been created, adapted and re-born over millions of years. These creatures have learnt to thrive and capitalise on some of the most powerful rainstorms on the planet, as well as uniquely adapt to the volcanic activity that constantly poses a threat to their existence.

Wildest Islands of Indonesia - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-27

Wildest Islands of Indonesia - The Amazing Race Asia 1 - Netflix

The Amazing Race Asia is a reality television game show based on the American series, The Amazing Race. The first season of the show features ten teams of two, with a pre-existing relationship, in a race around Asia and the Pacific Rim to win US$100,000. Applications were accepted through 31 March 2006. The season began on 9 November 2006 and the season finale aired on 1 February 2007. Malaysian workers Zabrina Fernandez & Joe Jer Tee were the winners of the race. They were the first all female team to win in The Amazing Race franchise and at the time were the first team to win without relying on a Fast Forward or a Yield, and also the first winners to win only the final leg of the race.

Wildest Islands of Indonesia - Development and filming - Netflix

In October 2005, Buena Vista International Television-Asia Pacific and Sony Pictures Television International's AXN Asia announced that it had earned the right to produce the first localized production of The Amazing Race. AXN Asia, which airs the original American series, had received many written requests for an Asian production from local viewers.

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How Not to Get Old - Netflix

Anna Richardson and Louise Redknapp present the ultimate consumer guide on how to keep looking younger for longer.

How Not to Get Old - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-08-07

How Not to Get Old - How Old Are You? (film) - Netflix

How Old Are You is a 2014 Malayalam drama film directed by Rosshan Andrrews, written by Bobby Sanjay and produced by Listin Stephen under the banner of Magic Frames. It stars Manju Warrier in the lead role along with Kunchako Boban, Kanika, Lalu Alex and Amritha Anil. Manju Warrier plays the character of Nirupama Rajeev, a UD clerk in Revenue department. She was acting in a film after a 14-year sabbatical. The film released on 17 May 2014. It received positive reviews from critics and was a big hit of the year. The film was remade in Tamil as 36 Vayadhinile with Jyothika in the lead, making her comeback.

How Not to Get Old - Remakes - Netflix

How Old Are You? is being remade into several Indian languages.

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Oslo S - Netflix

The documentary series Oslo S gives us a close up look at the guards who provide security at one of the country's most deprived areas. Over 150,000 people pass through the Olso S station every day. In addition to the guards, we are also get a close up look at the other users of the station.

Oslo S - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Norwegian

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-28

Oslo S - Oslo Central Station - Netflix

Oslo Central Station (Norwegian: Oslo sentralstasjon, abbreviated Oslo S) is the main railway station in Oslo, and the largest railway station within the entire Norwegian railway system. It is the terminus of Drammen Line, Gardermoen Line, Gjøvik Line, Hoved Line and Østfold Line. It serves express, regional and local rail services by four companies. The railway station is operated by Bane NOR while its real estate subsidiary, Bane NOR Eiendom owns the station, and was opened in 1980. Oslo Central was built on the site of the older Oslo East Station (Oslo Østbanestasjon, Oslo Ø), the combining of the former east and west stations being made possible by the opening of the Oslo Tunnel. Oslo Central has nineteen tracks, thirteen of which have connections through the Oslo Tunnel. The station has two buildings, the original Oslo East building and the newer main building for Oslo Central. Each building houses a large shopping centre. The square in front of the station is called Jernbanetorget.

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Iceland Foods: Life in the Freezer Cabinet - Netflix

Malcolm Walker, maverick CEO of Iceland supermarket, opens the doors to his frozen empire in Iceland Foods: Life in the Freezer Cabinet.

Iceland Foods: Life in the Freezer Cabinet - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-10-21

Iceland Foods: Life in the Freezer Cabinet - Pumpable ice technology - Netflix

Pumpable ice (PI) technology is a technology to produce and use fluids or secondary refrigerants, also called coolants, with the viscosity of water or jelly and the cooling capacity of ice. Pumpable ice is typically a slurry of ice crystals or particles ranging from 5 to 10,000 micrometers (1 cm) in diameter and transported in brine, seawater, food liquid, or gas bubbles of air, ozone, or carbon dioxide.

Iceland Foods: Life in the Freezer Cabinet - Supermarkets - Netflix

Refrigeration systems using pumpable ice technology are attractive for the air cooling of supermarket counters (showcases). For this application, pumpable ice is circulated through the already available piping as a coolant, replacing environmentally unfriendly refrigerants like R-22 (Freon) and other hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC’s). Reasons to use pumpable ice technology for this application are the following: Pumpable ice heat transfer rates result in compact equipment. The equipment is smaller than that of other vendors of refrigeration equipment of the same capacity. It occupies less floor area, has lower volume and weight; Pumpable ice structure results in substantially better parameters of this cooling medium. Greater capacities can be calculated, whether per one pass of the solution through the evaporator, per unit floor area occupied by the equipment, or per unit weight of the equipment; With pumpable ice technology it is easy to maintain a constant temperature inside supermarket display cases or cabinets; Pumpable ice technology enables the cooling system to be more flexible, so the food cabinets can be easily rearranged according to increased or decreased requirements; Pumpable-ice-technology-based show cabinets need less refrigeration piping, less labor to install and lower cost to find leaks in comparison with direct expansion and refrigerant pump circulation systems; Due to the high efficiency of pumpable ice technology, the heat transfer process takes place with a very low refrigerant charge in the cooling equipment; Unlike direct expansion systems, pumpable-ice-technology-based display cabinets and cases do not produce hea, since there is no need for air condensers under the cabinets. Therefore, the air around the cabinets is not heated; With pumpable ice technology, less energy is needed for defrosting supermarket display cases and cabinets.

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Partners in Crime - Netflix

Partners in Crime is a docu-soap featuring one of America's most colorful criminal defense attorneys, Mario Gallucci and his partner, Big Lou Gelormino. These two have made a practice out of taking on infamous cases and are not only partners in the courtroom, they're best friends. And while they may bicker like brothers, they wouldn't miss getting together on Sunday night for a family dinner, complete with Mario's specialty - spaghetti and buffalo chicken meatballs.

Partners in Crime - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-10-15

Partners in Crime - Partners-N-Crime - Netflix

Partners-N-Crime is a rap group from New Orleans, Louisiana, made up of Kango Slimm (born Walter Williams) and Mr. Meana (born Michael Patterson), friends raised in the 17th ward of New Orleans, where they met in high school through a mutual friend. The two earned a local buzz performing at various New Orleans talent shows, and eventually signed to Big Boy Records. A rivalry between Partners-N-Crime and Cash Money Records group U.N.L.V. led to further hostilities between Big Boy and Cash Money before the two groups made peace. The group is considered legendary to locals. The music that they play is in a style that is all their own, and the people of New Orleans love it. Mr. Meana believes that his fans are fanatics, and love the music. The music is different from regular New Orleans bounce music in that they are able to rap to it. It is their own unique style that there is none other of. The group has gone on tour all of the United States, including the Virgin Islands. Partners-N-Crime had widespread success in Louisiana with their single “Let the Good Times Roll”, a song that discusses the social change in the black community in the year 1994. This year was one of the most violent years in New Orleans, the “City of Social Justice”. “Pump the Party” was also produced in 1994. PNC eventually created their own imprint Crime Lab Entertainment, a division of fellow New Orleanian rapper Juvenile's UTP label. Kango Slimm and Mr. Meana are now artists on their own label, H.I.T.Z. International. Mr. Meana is Vice-President of H.I.T.Z. International and in that role, he handles artist development for all artists on his label. Kango Slimm is also President of a company called “Beats & Hooks”, where he provides features, hooks and much more.

Partners in Crime - Discography - Netflix

1994: P.N.C 1995: Partners-N-Crime Featuring Prime Time - Pump Tha Party (Puttin' In Work) 1995: PNC 3 1997: Whatcha Wanna Do? 1999: We Be Hound'n 2001: World Premiere 2006: Club Bangaz 2009: We Are Legends 2014: The Lost Tapes

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Hugh's Wild West - Netflix

Lifelong nature lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West Country as he teams up with the region's most dedicated nature lovers.

In this series, filmed over an entire year, Hugh joins forces with the people working to celebrate and safeguard the region's charismatic and captivating cast of creatures. For Hugh it's a welcome chance to raise his game as a wildlife enthusiast, learning as much as he can while sharing the joys and rich rewards that come with getting closer to nature.

Hugh's Wild West - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-06

Hugh's Wild West - 2018 in British television - Netflix

This is a list of events taking place in 2018 relating to Television in the United Kingdom.

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How Sex Changed the World - Netflix

How Sex Changed the World spans thousands of years and sheds light on how sex has changed history: from Ghengis Khan using it to expand the Mongol Empire to the survival of harems for thousands of years and even how Hoover used it to blackmail top level politicians. Also revealed are the surprising histories behind Cornflakes, WWII pinup girls, car design and so much more.

How Sex Changed the World - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-04-20

How Sex Changed the World - Sex Change Hospital - Netflix

Sex Change Hospital is a documentary-style reality television series about 12 transgender people who have sex reassignment surgery at the Mt. San Rafael Hospital in Trinidad, Colorado, under the care of OB/GYN Marci Bowers. The patients talk about their lives, and viewers follow them through their consultations with Dr. Bowers, the surgical procedures, and their post-surgical experience. Sex Change Hospital was produced by World of Wonder, and premiered in the United Kingdom on More4 in May 2007. In June, a 47-minute excerpt screened at the 31st Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco. After the series aired on US specialty channel WE tv in 2008, it was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. (The award went to A Jihad for Love.) Discovery Health rebroadcast the series in the US in 2009, and again in 2011 when it relaunched as Discovery Fit & Health. Dr. Bowers was the subject of the 2008 documentary Trinidad; she and her practice also feature in the final episode of TransGeneration, a documentary-style reality series that aired in 2005.

How Sex Changed the World - Overview - Netflix

Dr. Marci Bowers is a gynecologist and obstetrician at the Mt. San Rafael Hospital in Trinidad, Colorado. She is also a surgeon who specializes in gender confirmation surgeries, and she herself is transgender. Over the course of six episodes, 12 transgender people visit Dr. Bowers for surgery. In each episode, two new patients of Dr. Bowers describe something of their family lives, their experiences as transgender people, and their feelings about the past and this new phase of their transition. When they arrive at the hospital, the doctor talks with them about the procedure and their needs. In the operating room, Dr. Bowers' explanations of different aspects of the procedure are interspersed with conversation amongst the surgical team. After surgery, once the patient is ready, Dr. Bowers visits them in their room, where they chat and talk about the surgical outcome and aftercare.

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The Toys That Made Us - Netflix

The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise -- and sometimes fall -- of their billion-dollar creations.

The Toys That Made Us - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 44 minutes

Premier: 2017-12-22

The Toys That Made Us - The Toy Box - Netflix

The Toy Box is an American reality television series that premiered on April 7, 2017 on ABC. The show is about contestants as aspiring entrepreneurs. They present toy inventions first to a panel of toy industry professionals, then to a panel of children. Only toys approved by the mentors are presented to the judges “in the Toy Box,” who select one toy to advance to the finals each episode. The season's winning toy will be produced and distributed by Mattel and sold exclusivly at Toys “R” Us stores. On June 16, 2017, ABC renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on October 1, 2017, and ended on November 19, 2017. After the company Toys “R” Us announced that all UK and U.S. operations would be going out of business, the fate of The Toy Box is unknown.

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Prohibition - Netflix

Prohibition is a three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed.

Prohibition - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2011-10-02

Prohibition - Prohibitionism - Netflix

Prohibitionism is a legal philosophy and political theory often used in lobbying which holds that citizens will abstain from actions if the actions are typed as unlawful (i.e. prohibited) and the prohibitions are enforced by law enforcement. This philosophy has been the basis for many acts of statutory law throughout history, most notably when a large group of a given population disapproves of and/or feels threatened by an activity in which a smaller group of that population engages, and seeks to render that activity legally prohibited.

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Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Netflix

Clarissa Dickson Wright reveals the origins and development of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-07

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Lunch - Netflix

Lunch, the abbreviation for luncheon, is a meal typically eaten at midday. During the 20th century, the meaning gradually narrowed to a small or mid-sized meal eaten at midday. Lunch is commonly the second meal of the day, after breakfast. The meal varies in size depending on the culture, and significant variations exist in different areas of the world.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - North America - Netflix

In the United States and Canada, lunch is usually a moderately sized meal generally eaten around noon. During the work week, North Americans generally eat a quick lunch that often includes some type of sandwich, soup, or leftovers from the previous night's dinner (e.g., rice or pasta). Children often bring packed lunches to school, which might consist of a sandwich such as bologna (or other cold cut) and cheese, tuna, chicken, or peanut butter and jelly, or, in Canada, savoury pie, as well as some fruit, chips, dessert and a drink such as juice, milk, or water. Adults may leave work to go out for a quick lunch, which might include some type of hot or cold sandwich such as a hamburger or “sub” sandwich. Salads and soups are also common, as well as a soup and sandwich, tacos, burritos, sushi, bento boxes, and pizza. Some individuals may pack leftovers for lunch. Lunch may be consumed at various types of restaurants, such as formal, fast casual and fast food restaurants. Canadians and Americans generally do not go home for lunch, and lunch rarely lasts more than an hour except for business lunches, which may last longer. In the United States the three-martini lunch – so called because the meal extends to the amount of time it takes to drink three martinis – has been making a comeback since 2010. Businesses can deduct 80% of the cost of these lunches. Children generally are given a break in the middle of the school day to eat lunch. Public schools often have a cafeteria where children can buy lunch or eat a packed lunch. Boarding schools and private schools, including universities, often have a cafeteria where lunch is served. In Mexico, lunch (Comida) is usually the main meal of the day and normally takes place between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. It usually includes three or four courses: the first is an entrée of rice, noodles or pasta, but also may include a soup or salad. The second consists of a main dish, called a guisado, served with one or two side dishes such as refried beans, cooked vegetables, rice or salad. The main dish is accompanied by tortillas or a bread called bolillo. The third course is a combination of a traditional dessert or sweet, café de olla, and a digestif. During the meal, it is usual to drink aguas frescas, although soft drinks have gained ground in recent years.

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World's Sneakiest Animals - Netflix

Chris Packham presents stories of animals using tactics and tricks in order to survive.

World's Sneakiest Animals - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-25

World's Sneakiest Animals - 2016 in British television - Netflix

This is a list of events that took place in 2016 related to Television in the United Kingdom.

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A New Life in Oz - Netflix

Documentary series following British families as they relocate to Australia.

A New Life in Oz - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-01-03

A New Life in Oz - The Wizard of Oz (1939 film) - Netflix

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history, it is the best-known and most commercially successful adaptation of L. Frank Baum's 1900 children's book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It was directed primarily by Victor Fleming (who left production to take over direction on the troubled Gone with the Wind production). It stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, alongside Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton, with Charley Grapewin, Pat Walshe and Clara Blandick, Terry (billed as Toto), and Singer's Midgets as the Munchkins. Legendary for its use of Technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score, and memorable characters, it has become an icon of American popular culture. It was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, but lost to Gone with the Wind. It did win in two other categories, including Best Original Song for “Over the Rainbow” and Best Original Score by Herbert Stothart. While the film was considered a critical success upon release in August 1939, it failed to make a profit for MGM until the 1949 rerelease, earning only $3,017,000 on a $2,777,000 budget, not including promotional costs, which made it MGM's most expensive production to that time. The 1956 television broadcast premiere of the film on the CBS network reintroduced the film to the public; watching it became an annual tradition and, according to the Library of Congress, it is the most seen film in movie history. It was among the first 25 films that inaugurated the National Film Registry list in 1989. It is also one of the few films on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register. The film is among the top ten in the BFI list of the 50 films you should see by the age of 14. The Wizard of Oz is the source of many quotes referenced in contemporary popular culture. Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf received credit for the screenplay, but uncredited contributions were made by others. The songs were written by Edgar “Yip” Harburg (lyrics) and Harold Arlen (music). The musical score and the incidental music were composed by Stothart.

A New Life in Oz - American Film Institute lists - Netflix

The American Film Institute (AFI) has compiled various lists which include this film or elements thereof. AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – No. 6 AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills – No. 43 AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes & Villains: Wicked Witch of the West – No. 4 villain

AFI's Greatest Movie Musicals – No. 3 AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers – No. 26 AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) – No. 10 AFI's 10 Top 10 – No. 1 Fantasy film

AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes: “Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.” (Dorothy Gale) – No. 4 “There's no place like home.” (Dorothy) – No. 23 “I'll get you, my pretty – and your little dog, too!” (Wicked Witch of the West) – No. 99

AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs: “Over the Rainbow” – No. 1 “Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead” – No. 82

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Ancient Aliens: Declassified - Netflix

Ancient Aliens: Declassified is a series that airs extended enhanced episodes with extra information, deleted scenes and bonus unseen footage from the show "Ancient Aliens" that also airs on the History Channel.

Ancient Aliens: Declassified - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-04-21

Ancient Aliens: Declassified - Majestic 12 - Netflix

In UFO conspiracy theories, Majestic 12 (or MJ-12) is the code name of an alleged secret committee of scientists, military leaders, and government officials, formed in 1947 by an executive order by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to facilitate recovery and investigation of alien spacecraft. The concept originated in a series of supposedly leaked secret government documents first circulated by ufologists in 1984. Upon examination, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) declared the documents to be “completely bogus”, and many ufologists consider them to be an elaborate hoax. Majestic 12 remains popular among some UFO conspiracy theorists and the concept has appeared in popular culture including television, film and literature.

Ancient Aliens: Declassified - History and analysis - Netflix

The concept of “Majestic Twelve” emerged during a period in the 1980s when ufologists believed there had been a cover-up of the Roswell UFO incident and speculated some secretive upper tier of the United States government was responsible. Their suppositions appeared to be confirmed in 1984 when ufologist Jaime Shandera received an envelope containing film which, when developed, showed images of eight pages of documents that appeared to be briefing papers describing “Operation Majestic Twelve”. The documents purported to reveal a secret committee of twelve, supposedly authorized by United States President Harry S. Truman in 1952, and explain how the crash of an alien spacecraft at Roswell in 1947 had been concealed, how the recovered alien technology could be exploited, and how the United States should engage with extraterrestrial life in the future. Shandera and his ufologist colleagues Stanton T. Friedman and Bill Moore say they later received a series of anonymous messages that led them to find what has been called the “Cutler/Twining memo” in 1985 while searching declassified files in the National Archives. Purporting to be written by President Eisenhower's assistant Robert Cutler to General Nathan F. Twining and containing a reference to Majestic 12, the memo is widely held to be a forgery, likely planted as part of a hoax. Historian Robert Goldberg wrote that the ufologists came to believe the story despite the documents being “obviously planted to bolster the legitimacy of the briefing papers”. Claiming to be connected to the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, a man named Richard Doty told filmmaker Linda Moulton Howe that the MJ-12 story was true, and showed Howe unspecified documents purporting to prove the existence of small, grey humanoid aliens originating from the Zeta Reticuli star system. Doty reportedly promised to supply Howe with film footage of UFOs and an interview with an alien being, although no footage ever materialized. Soon, distrust and suspicion led to disagreements within the ufology community over the authenticity of the MJ-12 documents, and Moore was accused of taking part in an elaborate hoax, while other ufologists and debunkers such as Philip J. Klass were accused of being “disinformation agents”. Klass's investigation of the MJ-12 documents found that Robert Cutler was actually out of the country on the date he supposedly wrote the “Cutler/Twining memo”, and that the Truman signature was “a pasted-on photocopy of a genuine signature —including accidental scratch marks — from a memo that Truman wrote to Vannevar Bush on October 1, 1947”. Klass dismissed theories that the documents were part of a disinformation campaign as “ridiculous”, saying they contained numerous flaws that could never fool Soviet or Chinese intelligence. Other discrepancies noted by Klass included the use of a distinctive date format that matched one used in Moore's personal letters, and a conversation reported by Brad Sparks in which Moore confided that he was contemplating creating and releasing some hoax Top Secret documents in hopes that such bogus documents would encourage former military and intelligence officials who knew about the government’s (alleged) UFO coverup to break their oaths of secrecy. The FBI began its own investigation of the supposed “secret” documents and quickly formed doubts as to their authenticity. The United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations stated that no such committee had ever been authorized or formed, and that the documents were “bogus.” The FBI subsequently declared the MJ-12 documents to be "completely bogus.” Later in 1996, a document called the MJ-12 “Special Operations Manual” circulated among ufologists. It is also widely considered to be a fake and “a continuation of the MJ-12 myth”. Ufologists Linda Moulton Howe and Stanton T. Friedman believe the MJ12 Documents are authentic. Friedman examined the documents and has argued that the United States government has conspired to cover up knowledge of a crashed extraterrestrial spacecraft. According to journalist Howard Blum the name “Majestic 12” had been prefigured in the UFO community when Bill Moore asked National Enquirer reporter Bob Pratt in 1982 to collaborate on a novel called MAJIK-12. Because of this, Blum writes, Pratt had always been inclined to think the Majestic 12 documents a hoax. Scientific skeptic author Brian Dunning investigated the history of the subject, and reported his findings in the 2016 Skeptoid podcast episode “The Secret History of Majestic 12”. He concluded that, rather than a hoax perpetrated by the UFO community, it is likely the papers were actually part of a disinformation campaign of the US government meant to deflect attention from secret Air Force projects. Referring to the MJ-12 documents, Dunning states:

They were classic disinformation, false documents created to play a role in real national security. They were designed and written for specific marks who did with them exactly what they were meant to. They took advantage of well-meaning patriots who wanted enhanced national security, and who, by being easy to fool, ended up providing exactly that.

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Venice 24/7 - Netflix

Series which follows Venice's emergency and public services.

Venice 24/7 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-03-07

Venice 24/7 - Venice 24/7 - Netflix

Venice 24/7 is a British documentary series about the emergency services in Venice. It is shown on BBC Four and comprises six episodes.

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Heroes Unmasked - Netflix

A behind-the-scenes look at the series "Heroes" narrated by Anthony Stewart Head.

Heroes Unmasked - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 15 minutes

Premier: 2007-07-25

Heroes Unmasked - Anthony Head - Netflix

Anthony Stewart Head (born 20 February 1954) is an English actor and musician. He rose to fame in the UK following his role in the Gold Blend couple television advertisements for Nescafé Gold Blend, and is known for his roles as Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Uther Pendragon in Merlin, the Prime Minister in Little Britain, and as Herc Shipwright in BBC Radio 4's Cabin Pressure.

Heroes Unmasked - 2000s - Netflix

At Comic-Con International in 2007, Joss Whedon said talks were almost completed for a 90-minute Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off, Ripper, as a BBC special, with both Head and the BBC on board.

In 2007, he portrayed Stockard Channing's gay brother in the English film Sparkle and appeared as Mr Colubrine in the ITV1 comedy drama Sold. Head also appeared as Sir Walter Elliot in Persuasion. Head also narrated a BBC behind-the-scenes programme for the American television series Heroes, Heroes Unmasked. He has also been seen as Maurice Riley in the BBC Drama The Invisibles alongside Warren Clarke. After seeing Anthony Head in the Buffy musical episode, “Once More With Feeling”, Saw director Darren Lynn Bousman cast him in his 21st century rock opera, Repo! The Genetic Opera. Head portrays an organ repossessor, employed by a fictional dystopian medical firm; “Anthony Head was my number one choice for Repo Man from the very beginning”, said Bousman in an interview shortly before the film's release on 7 November 2008. The film also stars Sarah Brightman and Paris Hilton. Head has also performed for radio, taking two of the lead roles—arch-villain Mr Gently Benevolent, and his descendant, journalist Jeremy Sourquill—in the BBC Radio 4 comedy series, Bleak Expectations (five series, 2007–12). He also had a significant recurring role in the last two series (2011–13) of the Radio 4 sitcom Cabin Pressure as Hercules Shipwright, a romantic interest for the airline CEO played by Stephanie Cole, and returned for show's two-part finale in 2014. Head was part of the regular cast of the BBC drama series Merlin, about the mythical wizard Merlin. Head played King Uther Pendragon, the father of Prince Arthur.

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Saving Britain's Past - Netflix

Series charting the development of the conservation movement in Britain since the Second World War, presented by architectural critic Tom Dyckhoff.

Saving Britain's Past - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2009-08-24

Saving Britain's Past - Destruction of country houses in 20th-century Britain - Netflix

The destruction of country houses in 20th-century Britain was a phenomenon brought about by a change in social conditions during which a large number of country houses of varying architectural merit were demolished by their owners. Collectively termed by several authors “the lost houses”, the final chapter in the history of these often now-forgotten houses has been described as a cultural tragedy. The British nobility had been demolishing their country houses since the 15th century, when comfort replaced fortification as an essential need. For many, demolishing and rebuilding their country homes became a lifelong hobby, in particular during the 18th century when it became fashionable to take the Grand Tour and return home with art treasures, supposedly brought from classical civilizations. During the 19th century, many houses were enlarged to accommodate the increasing armies of servants needed to create the famed country house lifestyle. Less than a century later, this often meant they were of an unmanageable size. In the early 20th century, the demolition accelerated while rebuilding largely ceased. The demolitions were not confined to England, but spread throughout Britain. By the end of the century, even some of the “new” country houses by the famed architect Lutyens had been demolished. There were a number of reasons: social, political, and most importantly, financial. In rural areas of Britain, the destruction of the country houses and their estates was tantamount to a social revolution. Well into the 20th century, it was common for the local squire to provide large-scale employment, housing, and patronage to the village school, parish church, and a cottage hospital. The “big house” was the bedrock of rural society. Since 1900, 1,200 country houses have been demolished in England. In Scotland, the figure is proportionally higher. There, 378 architecturally important country houses have been demolished, 200 of these since 1945. Included in the destruction were works by Robert Adam, including Balbardie House and the monumental Hamilton Palace. One firm, Charles Brand of Dundee, demolished at least 56 country houses in Scotland in the 20 years between 1945 and 1965. In England, it has been estimated that one in six of all country houses were demolished during the 20th century.

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Category:British country houses destroyed in the 20th century Destruction of Irish country houses (1919–1923)

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The Art of the Architect - Netflix

Hosted by Peter Elliott, The Art of the Architect aims to raise the awareness and importance of design and architecture. Each episode observes the entire creative process an architect goes through when working on a project. Viewers witness the challenges both for the client and the architect, such as those presented by the choice of site, sticking to a budget, responding to our unique environment and for the architect, meeting the client's expectations.

The Art of the Architect - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-20

The Art of the Architect - The Art of This Century gallery - Netflix

The Art of This Century gallery was opened by Peggy Guggenheim at 30 West 57th Street in Manhattan, New York City on October 20, 1942. The gallery occupied two commercial spaces on the seventh floor of a building that was part of the midtown arts district including the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, Helena Rubinstein's New Art Center, and numerous commercial galleries. The gallery exhibited important modern art until it closed in 1947, when Guggenheim returned to Europe. The gallery was designed by architect, artist, and visionary Frederick Kiesler.

The Art of the Architect - Gallery spaces - Netflix

Art of This Century was divided into four distinct spaces: the Abstract Gallery, the Surrealist Gallery, the Kinetic Gallery, and the Daylight Gallery. The Abstract, Surrealist, the Kinetic Galleries showcased the permanent private collection which Peggy Guggenheim had amassed in Europe with the assistance of curator Herbert Read and artist Marcel Duchamp. The Daylight Gallery was a commercial gallery, used for the fifty-three temporary exhibitions featuring the work of one-hundred-and-three artists that took place from the winter of 1942 to the summer of 1947. The Abstract Gallery was the entrance space featuring undulating walls of ultramarine canvas and a Thalo-blue-painted floor. All of the paintings were suspended within the room from either diamond-shaped or inverted-pyramid rope modules or from parallel or V-shaped straps. Some sculptures were also suspended midair within these modules. As in all the gallery spaces, Frederick Kiesler's Correalist furniture units also served as easels for paintings and pedestals for sculpture. One of the most-recognized and reproduced exhibition spaces of the twentieth century, the Surrealist Gallery was Frederick Kiesler's design masterpiece. Within the long black-painted room, hanging curvilinear wall units displayed all the Surrealist works jutting out toward the viewer on adjustable arms. As originally presented, spotlights illuminated the paintings individually in a random electrically controlled sequence. At times the gallery was plunged into complete darkness accompanied by the ominous sound of an oncoming train. The Kinetic Gallery was a darkened hall-like space often likened to a carnival funhouse. Viewers were invited to interact with the displays. A biomorphic spiral-shaped ship's wheel rotated the content's of Marcel Duchamp's “Box in a Valise” where the components were viewed through a peephole. Activated by an invisible electric light beam, a paternoster display (resembling a mechanical ferris wheel) rotated small works by Paul Klee in front of the viewer. The Daylight Gallery—so-called because the two front rooms faced picture windows on 57th Street—was a normal rectilinear gallery with white walls. All of Guggenheim's temporary exhibitions took place here, including the New York debuts of William Baziotes, Robert De Niro (Sr.), David Hare, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, and Charles Seliger and important early exhibitions of Richard Pousette-Dart, Mark Rothko, and Clyfford Still. This space also contained Kiesler's mobile Painting Libraries, wheeled easel units with projecting glass rods which allowed viewer's to study works while seated on Correalist Instruments.

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Brazil with Michael Palin - Netflix

Brazil in the 21st century has become a global player. With a booming economy and massive social changes, there is a swagger to this once-sleeping giant, but what do we know of it apart from football and carnival? Michael Palin has travelled across most of the globe over the years, but never to Brazil. In this four-part series he crosses the country as big as a continent to find out what makes it tick.

Brazil with Michael Palin - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-24

Brazil with Michael Palin - Michael Palin - Netflix

Michael Edward Palin (pronounced ; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was a member of the comedy group Monty Python and later made a number of travel documentaries. Palin wrote most of his comedic material with fellow Python member Terry Jones. Before Monty Python, they had worked on other shows such as the Ken Dodd Show, The Frost Report, and Do Not Adjust Your Set. Palin appeared in some of the most famous Python sketches, including “Argument Clinic”, “Dead Parrot sketch”, “The Lumberjack Song”, “The Spanish Inquisition”, “Bicycle Repair Man” and “The Fish-Slapping Dance”. Palin continued to work with Jones after Python, co-writing Ripping Yarns. He has also appeared in several films directed by fellow Python Terry Gilliam and made notable appearances in other films such as A Fish Called Wanda (1988), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In a 2005 poll to find The Comedians' Comedian, he was voted the 30th favourite by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. After Python, he began a new career as a travel writer and travel documentarian. His journeys have taken him across the world, including the North and South Poles, the Sahara Desert, the Himalayas, Eastern Europe and Brazil. In 2000 Palin was honoured as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to television. From 2009 to 2012 Palin was the president of the Royal Geographical Society. On 12 May 2013, Palin was made a BAFTA fellow, the highest honour that is conferred by the organisation.

Brazil with Michael Palin - Radio - Netflix

The Weekend (2017, adapted from his 1994 stage play) John Finnemore's Double Acts - “The Wroxton Box” (Series 2, Episode 6; 2017)

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Deception with Keith Barry - Netflix

The illusionist uses his powers of perception and persuasion to read his subjects' thoughts and control their behaviour.

Deception with Keith Barry - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-07-14

Deception with Keith Barry - Three Kinds of Heat - Netflix

Three Kinds of Heat is a 1987 American action film written and directed by Leslie Stevens. The film stars Robert Ginty, Victoria Barrett, Shakti Chen, Jeannie Brown, Leslie Clark and Malcolm Connell. The film was released on December 4, 1987, by The Cannon Group, Inc..

Deception with Keith Barry - Cast - Netflix

Robert Ginty as Elliot Cromwell Victoria Barrett as Terry O'Shea Shakti Chen as Major Shan Jeannie Brown as Angelica Leslie Clark as Duclos Malcolm Connell as Jingmao Edwin Craig as Scibillia Patrick Durkin as Trainer Keith Edwards as Kaufman Barry Foster as Norris Samantha Fox as Charleen Paul Gee as Eddie Wing Robert Grange as Peterson Linda May Harris as Coco Jerry Harte as Haig Jack Hedley as Kirkland Oscar James as Unle Joe Bridget Khan as Adrianna Arnold Lee as Cho Reginald Marsh as Sir Hugh Trevor Martin as Haggard Sylvester McCoy as Harry Pimm Michael Mellinger as Reggio Paul Ridley as Collins Mary Tamm as Piou Natasha Williams as Fran

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Mountain Gorilla - Netflix

Mountain Gorilla is a detailed, insightful portrayal of our endangered relative. Only discovered a century ago, mountain gorillas inhabit a fragile world. A small number of families cling to existence on the forested peaks of isolated volcanoes in three war-torn countries, surrounded on all sides by a growing human population. Using exclusive access and the latest technology, this extraordinary trilogy seeks to understand more about the lives, the history and the uncertain future of this charismatic species. Alongside captivating footage of the gorillas themselves, we meet the dedicated teams of vets, rangers, researchers and conservationists that all work together to raise awareness of this unique species – but their dedicated work will only succeed with the support of all those who share the land with them.

Mountain Gorilla - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-08-22

Mountain Gorilla - Titus (gorilla) - Netflix

Titus (24 August 1974 – 14 September 2009) was a silverback mountain gorilla of the Virunga Mountains, observed by researchers almost continuously over his entire life. He was the subject of the 2008 PBS Nature/BBC Natural World documentary film Titus: The Gorilla King.

Mountain Gorilla - Biography - Netflix

Titus was born on 24 August 1974. He was named by gorilla researcher Kelly Stewert, who was observing his group at the time, after the eponymous protagonist of the Mervyn Peake novel Titus Groan. When Titus was four years old a blackback male joined his troop. He was named Beetsme by Fossey when she was asked by a visiting friend who he was and replied “Beats me”. Shortly afterwards Titus' father and dominant silverback Uncle Bert (named for Diane's uncle) was killed by poachers. Beetsme attempted to take control of the troop, killing the infant daughter of its dominant female Aunt Flossie. However the blackback was rejected and the females left. Titus and Beetsme, who seemed to have formed a bond, then became the nucleus of an unstable bachelor group. The troop was without females for eight years, during which time they were observed engaging in homosexual behaviour. When five females did eventually join the troop, Beetsme—now a fully-grown silverback—drove off the other males except Titus and became its dominant male. Titus, still a blackback, remained subordinate to Beetsme for 6 years. However during this time he mated covertly with the troop's females. DNA analysis shows he sired his first offspring, Kuryama, by the group's dominant female Papoose in 1985 – the youngest recorded siring by a gorilla. In 1991, now matured to a silverback, Titus began asserting his dominance over the other males in the troop and a year later, aged 18, he displaced Beetsme as the dominant male. Beetsme remained in the troop as Titus' subordinate until his death in 2001. Titus sired more children than any other gorilla on record and by 2004 controlled the largest known gorilla troop in the world. By age thirty, however, his dominance was waning and he began regularly fighting with his silverback son Kuryama. He was also observed biting a female after she was caught mating with Kuryama in secret. This was noted by researchers as being at odds with Titus' “calm” leadership style in previous years. In the spring of 2007 Titus led his troop to the peak of a volcanic mountain. The low temperature at that altitude threatened the younger members of the group and as Titus lingered there Kuryama made a bid for dominance. He successfully displaced Titus and then led the majority of the troop, including most of the sexually mature females and their offspring, away from the mountain. Titus did not resist but was not willing to give up his dominant position and so the troop was split. Some of the older females, including the dominant female Tuck, and their infants remained with Titus, as did a young silverback named Tuyizere. In August 2009 a new challenger emerged, when Titus' 17-year-old son Rano, who had not been seen for two years, returned to the group. Stressed by Rano's presence Titus and his followers fled in an attempt to throw Rano off. Weakened by the lack of rest, and from an infected wound caused by an early encounter with Rano, Titus soon started to show signs of illness. After more than 10 days the group finally settled down, with Rano among them. But Titus was exhausted and very ill. After a few days,on 14 September 2009, he died, at age 35.

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Totally British: 70s Rock 'n' Roll - Netflix

Trawled from the depths of the BBC Archive and classic BBC shows of the day, a collection of performance gems from a totally rock 'n' roll early 1970s.

Totally British: 70s Rock 'n' Roll - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-03-08

Totally British: 70s Rock 'n' Roll - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars - Netflix

The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (often shortened to Ziggy Stardust) is the fifth studio album by English musician David Bowie, released on 16 June 1972 in the United Kingdom. It was produced by Bowie and Ken Scott and features contributions from the Spiders from Mars, Bowie's backing band – Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Mick Woodmansey. The album was recorded in Trident Studios, London, like his previous album, Hunky Dory. Most of the album was recorded in November 1971 with further sessions in January and early February 1972. Described as a loose concept album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars is about Bowie's titular alter ego Ziggy Stardust, a fictional androgynous bisexual rock star who acts as a messenger for extraterrestrial beings. The character was retained for the subsequent Ziggy Stardust Tour through the United Kingdom, Japan and North America. The album, and the character of Ziggy Stardust, were influenced by glam rock and explored themes of sexual exploration and social taboos. A concert film of the same name, directed by D. A. Pennebaker, was recorded in 1973 and released a decade later. Considered Bowie's breakthrough album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars peaked at number five on the UK Albums Chart and number 75 in the US Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart. As of January 2016 it had sold 7.5 million copies worldwide. The album received widespread critical acclaim and has been considered one of the greatest albums of all time. In 2017, it was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry, being deemed “culturally, historically, or artistically significant” by the Library of Congress.

Totally British: 70s Rock 'n' Roll - 1999 Virgin - Netflix

The album was remastered by Peter Mew and released on 28 September 1999 by Virgin.

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India: Nature's Wonderland - Netflix

India - land of stunning wildlife, ancient cultures and extreme landscapes. Wildlife expert Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta reveal India's natural wonders.

India: Nature's Wonderland - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-01

India: Nature's Wonderland - BBC Natural History Unit filmography - Netflix

This is a chronological list of selected television programmes and feature films produced or co-produced by the BBC Natural History Unit since its inception in 1957. It is not intended to be exhaustive given the large amount of material the Unit has produced in its history, but it does capture all the major TV series and films for which it has gained recognition. A brief synopsis of pre-1957 radio and television programmes on a natural history theme made by the BBC is given in the History section of the main BBC Natural History Unit article.

India: Nature's Wonderland - See also - Netflix

Nature documentary BBC Atlas of the Natural World, a 2006-07 DVD compilation series for North America

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Welcome to India - Netflix

This observational series casts aside the usual preconceptions about the sub-continent, and lets a few of India's 1.2 billion show how their world really works. With astonishing access into the densest districts of Kolkata and Mumbai, it celebrates the impressive resourcefulness, resilience and absolute pragmatism of those living and working there, and reveals the psyche needed to get ahead in the biggest of crowds.

Welcome to India - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-03

Welcome to India - Transport between India and Pakistan - Netflix

Transport between India and Pakistan has been developed for tourism and commercial purposes and bears much historical and political significance for both countries, which have possessed few transport links since the partition of India in 1947.

Welcome to India - Bus service - Netflix

The Delhi-Lahore Bus is a passenger bus service connecting the Indian capital of Delhi with the city of Lahore, Pakistan via the border transit post at Wagah, which is the only border crossing point between India and Pakistan opened for international travelers. The bus was of symbolic importance to the efforts of the governments of both nations to foster peaceful and friendly relations. In its inaugural run on February 19, 1999, the bus carried the then-Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was to attend a summit in Lahore and was received by his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif at Wagah. Its official name is the Sada-e-Sarhad (Urdu for Call of the Frontier). The duration of the entire journey is eight hours, covering a distance of 530 km (329 mi). While the bus service had continued to run during the Kargil War of 1999, it was suspended in the aftermath of the 2001 Indian Parliament attack on December 13, 2001, which the Indian government accused Pakistan of instigating. The bus service was resumed on July 16, 2003 when bilateral relations had improved.

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Core Kyoto - Netflix

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.

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Access 360° World Heritage - Netflix

Go on exclusive tours of nine UNESCO world heritage sites and meet the unseen heroes who labor behind-the scenes to protect these natural and cultural wonders to ensure that they survive for future generations to enjoy.

Access 360° World Heritage - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-22

Access 360° World Heritage - World Heritage Memory Net - Netflix

World Heritage Memory Net (WHMNet), a partnership project with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, is a global digital library of cultural, historical, and heritage multimedia collections related to the current 962 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of 157 State Parties. Of these 962 sites, 745 are cultural sites, 188 natural, and 29 mixed and 38 of the total 962 are in danger. WHMNet was officially launched April 29, 2011, and can be thought of as “the world’s heritage at your fingertips.” The guiding conceptual principle for the development of the World Heritage Memory Net is to construct a framework that allows users to easily see, explore, discover, and visually experience the 936 Heritage Sites first, and then dig in for more detailed and descriptive information about each Site, as graphically shown on the home page. It is directed by Ching-chih Chen, currently of Global Connection and Collaboration, a nonprofit and tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization; prior to July 2010, Chen directed this project for three years at Simmons College until she became Professor Emeritus. The goal of WHMNet is to provide an online library of material related to the 962 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and to provide universal access to a worldwide audience. WHMNet provides multimedia and multilingual content and retrieval, videos, timeline, map, as well as links to major resources, such as OCLC, Wikipedia, Internet Archive, Million Books, Google Scholar and Google Books. All of the collections are available in at least 6 official UN languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. As of 2012, up to 103 languages are supported by WHMNet, as available.

Access 360° World Heritage - Linked Data - Netflix

WHMNet links to outside data sources to provide more additional information resources to the user. These resources include OCLC, Internet Archive, Million Books, Google Scholar and Google Books, Wikipedia, and Flickr.

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Employable Me - Netflix

The BBC Two series follows some of the country's most extraordinary job seekers as they attempt to prove they have what it takes to be employed. Proving having a nuerological conidtion shouldn't make them unemployable.

Employable Me - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-23

Employable Me - Disability in Australia - Netflix

Four million people in Australia (18.5%) reported having a disability in 2009, according to the results of the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers. Males and females were similarly affected by disability (18% and 19% respectively).

Employable Me - Law - Netflix

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) was an act passed by the Parliament of Australia in 1992 to promote the rights of people with disabilities in certain areas such as housing, education and provision of goods and services. It shares a common philosophy with other disability discrimination acts around the world that have emerged in the late 20th and early 21st century, as well as earlier civil rights legislation designed to prevent racial discrimination and sex discrimination. At the time of the enactment of the DDA, a variety of anti-discrimination acts for people with disabilities already existed in the different state legislatures, some dating back to the early 1980s. All States and Territories except Tasmania and the Northern Territory had anti-discrimination laws in place, and these two places had legislation under consideration. There were three reasons given for enacting a federal law: To standardise the scope of rights offered around the country To implement the Australian Government’s obligations as a signatory to international declarations on the rights of people with disabilities. To enable regulation of discriminatory practices of Commonwealth authorities. Complaints made under the DDA are made to the Australian Human Rights Commission (previously known as the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, HREOC), which also handles complaints relating to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, Sex Discrimination Act 1984, Age Discrimination Act 2004 and the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986. A Productivity Commission enquiry was initiated by the Australian government to evaluate the effectiveness of the act, and published its findings in 2004. The Commission found that while there is still room for improvement, particularly in reducing discrimination in employment, overall the DDA has been reasonably effective. Specifically, the Commission found that people with a disability were less likely to finish school, to have a TAFE or university qualification and to be employed. They are more likely to have a below average income, be on a pension, live in public housing and in prison. The average personal income for people with a disability is 44 per cent of the income of other Australians. DisabilityCare Australia, formerly known as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), is a healthcare program initiated by the Australian government. The bill was introduced into parliament in November 2012. In July 2013 the first stage of DisabilityCare Australia commenced in South Australia, Tasmania, the Hunter Region in New South Wales and the Barwon area of Victoria, while the Australian Capital Territory will commence in July 2014. People with disabilities are over-represented in the Australian prison system, as half of all people in the prison system have a disability.

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Million Dollar Cold Case - Netflix

Million Dollar Cold Case is cracking open the files of unsolved murders that have frustrated police and devastated grieving families for years. Police are determined to catch the killers, and have offered one million dollar rewards to help solve these horrific crimes. Million Dollar Cold Case takes the viewer inside each investigation as cold case detectives track down the murderer. They have a message for the killers – you will be caught. Someone, somewhere knows who did it.

Million Dollar Cold Case - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 75 minutes

Premier: 2017-03-15

Million Dollar Cold Case - Deal or No Deal (U.S. game show) - Netflix

Deal or No Deal (commonly abbreviated as DoND) is the popular American version of the international game show of Dutch origin of the same name. The show was hosted by actor-comedian Howie Mandel, and premiered on December 19, 2005, on NBC. The hour-long show typically aired at least twice a week during its run, and included special extended or theme episodes. The show started its fourth season on August 25, 2008, after NBC's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A daily syndicated half-hour version of the show debuted on September 8, 2008 and continued for two seasons. Peter Abbay plays the Banker. The game is primarily unchanged from the international format: a contestant chooses one briefcase from a selection of 26. Each briefcase contains a cash value from USD$0.01 to $1,000,000. Over the course of the game, the contestant eliminates cases from the game, periodically being presented with a “deal” from The Banker to take a cash amount to quit the game. Should the contestant refuse every deal, they are given the chance to trade the first case - chosen before play - for the only other one left in play, and win whatever money was in the chosen case. Special variations of the game, including a “Million Dollar Mission” introduced in the third season, were also used, as well as a tie-in with a viewer “Lucky Case Game”. The show was a success for NBC, typically averaging from 10-16 million viewers each episode in the first season, although the subsequent seasons only averaged about 5-9 million viewers each episode. It has led to the creation of tie-in board, card, and video games, as well as a syndicated series played for smaller dollar amounts. The show went on hiatus in early 2009, and its Friday night time slot was replaced with Mandel's other series Howie Do It. It was announced on the show's official site that Deal or No Deal would return with new episodes on Monday, May 4. These remaining four were taped in September 2008, and aired on three consecutive Mondays, May 4, May 11, and the final two on May 18. On March 13, 2018, it was announced that CNBC would be reviving Deal or No Deal for another season, and will start airing in late 2018. Mandel will be returning as host and will be co-executive producer along with Scott St. John, who served in the role for the original series. Thirty one-hour episodes will be taped at Universal Orlando starting in July.

Million Dollar Cold Case - Production notes - Netflix

The original pilot was produced for ABC in early 2004 with Irish TV personality Patrick Kielty as host and a $2.5 million top prize. It was announced that the show would premiere in March 2004, but ABC decided against airing the series. The first season was taped at Sunset-Gower Studios in Los Angeles; however, early episodes were taped at CBS Television City in Hollywood. Seasons two through four were taped at The Culver Studios. The second syndicated season was taped at the Sonalysts Studio in Waterford, Connecticut. The 2018 CNBC revival will tape at Universal Orlando in Florida. As was stated, episodes had a tendency to be themed around the contestant depending upon information the production team obtained on them. Mandel stated that this was done “to make the contestant feel comfortable” (and was the case since early in Season Two); However, critics cited an over-reliance by the series on contestant-based “theme” shows.

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What's the Catch with Matthew Evans - Netflix

"What's the Catch with Matthew Evans" is a new documentary series exploring the shocking truth about Australia's seafood. The show's host will launch a campaign ensuring seafood is labelled so that Australians will make a better choice when it comes to buying and consuming seafood.

What's the Catch with Matthew Evans - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-10-30

What's the Catch with Matthew Evans - Halt and Catch Fire (TV series) - Netflix

Halt and Catch Fire is an American period drama television series created by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers that aired on AMC from June 1, 2014, to October 14, 2017. Taking place over a period of ten years, the series depicts a fictionalized insider's view of the personal computer revolution of the 1980s and later the growth of the World Wide Web in the early 1990s. The show's title refers to computer machine code instruction HCF, the execution of which would cause the computer's central processing unit to stop working (“catch fire” was a humorous exaggeration). In season one, entrepreneur Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace) joins the company Cardiff Electric and leads them into the personal computing industry with computer engineer Gordon Clark (Scoot McNairy) and prodigy programmer Cameron Howe (Mackenzie Davis). Seasons two and three shift focus to an online community startup company, Mutiny, that is headed by Cameron and Gordon's wife Donna (Kerry Bishé), while Joe attempts to venture out on his own. The fourth and final season focuses on competing web search engines involving all the principal characters. Filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, the series is set in the Silicon Prairie of Dallas–Fort Worth for its first two seasons, and Silicon Valley for its latter two. Though it experienced low viewership ratings throughout its run, Halt and Catch Fire debuted to generally favorable reviews and grew in acclaim in each subsequent season.

What's the Catch with Matthew Evans - Main cast - Netflix

Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan: A technology entrepreneur and former IBM sales executive. He joins Cardiff Electric where he provides the impetus for the IBM clone. Later in the series, he initiates projects involving time-sharing, NSFNET, antivirus software, a web browser and a search engine. He has limited technical expertise and has a difficult relationship with other characters, including a complicated romantic relationship with Cameron Howe, and he is estranged from his parents. Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark: A computer engineer who is selected by Joe MacMillan to build the IBM clone in the first season after Joe reads an article that Gordon wrote on open architecture. Motivated about the failure of Symphonic, a computer he created with his wife Donna, Gordon works with Joe to build the hardware for the new computer. He suffers from a degenerative brain disorder caused by toxic encephalopathy throughout the later seasons and the breakdown of his marriage. Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe (born Catherine Howe): A technology prodigy who is recruited from university by Joe MacMillian to write the BIOS for the IBM clone. She later forms her own gaming company Mutiny with Donna Clark and creates Space Bike, a successful video game series for Atari. Her father died in the Vietnam War and she has a difficult relationship with her mother. Kerry Bishé as Donna Clark (née Emerson): A computer engineer and wife of Gordon. She originally works for Texas Instruments, before joining Mutiny to support Cameron. After Mutiny, she becomes a partner in a top Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Donna is shown to put her own ambition above her relationships, particularly the one she has with Cameron. Toby Huss as John Bosworth: The senior VP of Cardiff Electric who hired Joe at Cardiff. At the end of the first season, he is incarcerated for illegally funding the PC project. He is shown to be a good salesman and in season 2 he works for Mutiny. He sees himself as a father figure to Cameron Howe. Aleksa Palladino as Sara Wheeler (season 2): A freelance journalist and Joe's girlfriend during season 2.

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Mancations - Netflix

Mancations follows comedians and real life best friends, Evan Mann and Gareth Reynolds, as they set out on the road to discover what makes the best Mancations - the ultimate guy weekend - a time to get away from the daily grind, cut loose and make a lot of noise. This series will take viewers to places as diverse as Mancation Nation in Ariz., where men fire automatic weapons; to Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala., where boyhood dreams become a reality through shuttle simulators and centrifuge training; to Virginia Beach for Seal Training, where Navy Seals give the boys a serious whooping as they test their mental and physical limits.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-06-05

Mancations - Vacation - Netflix

A vacation or holiday is a leave of absence from a regular occupation, or a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances, or for specific festivals or celebrations. Vacations are often spent with friends or family. A person may take a longer break from work, such as a sabbatical, gap year, or career break. The concept of taking a vacation is a recent invention, and has developed through the last two centuries. Historically, the idea of travel for recreation was a luxury that only wealthy people could afford (see Grand Tour). In the Puritan culture of early America, taking a break from work for reasons other than weekly observance of the Sabbath was frowned upon. However, the modern concept of vacation was led by a later religious movement encouraging spiritual retreat and recreation. The notion of breaking from work periodically took root among the middle and working class.

Mancations - Impact of digital communications - Netflix

Recent developments in communication technology—internet, mobile, instant messaging, presence tracking, etc.— have begun to change the nature of vacation. Vacation today means absence from the workplace rather than temporary cession of work. It is now the norm in North America and the United Kingdom to carry on working or remain on call while on vacation rather than abandon work altogether. Office employees telecommute whilst on vacation. Workers may choose to unplug for a portion of a day and thus create the feeling of a “vacation” by simply separating themselves from the demands of constant digital communications. Antithetically, workers may take time out of the office to go on vacation, but remain plugged-in to work-related communications networks. While remaining plugged-in over vacation may generate short-term business benefits, the long-term psychological impacts of these developments are only beginning to be understood.

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