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Cursed - Netflix

Dr. David Marsh introduces us to the deadly and mysterious world of curses. First-person accounts of how curses have tormented, hurt and even killed those affected are told by the people who have lived through them and by those who have seen others affected. Cinematic re-enactments and compelling interviews paint a picture of what it's like to live with, and die by, a curse.

Cursed - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-12

Cursed - Cursed Mountain - Netflix

Cursed Mountain is a survival horror action-adventure video game for the Wii developed by Sproing Interactive Media, in collaboration with, and published by Deep Silver Vienna. It was released on August 25, 2009, in North America. The game focuses on a mountaineer searching for his lost brother in the Himalayas. A Microsoft Windows version of the game was released on February 5, 2010, in Europe. It is available globally via digital download on GamersGate.

Cursed - Development - Netflix

Cursed Mountain was a collaborative development effort by 16 companies consisting of 236 people in 17 unique locations in 14 different countries.

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Heir Hunters - Netflix

Series following the work of heir hunters, probate detectives looking for distant relatives of people who have died without making a will

Heir Hunters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2007-06-04

Heir Hunters - Heir to the Empire - Netflix

Star Wars: Heir to the Empire is a 1991 Star Wars novel by Timothy Zahn, and the first book in the Thrawn trilogy. It reached #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Heir Hunters - Comic adaptation - Netflix

In 1995, Dark Horse Comics started a comic adaptation of the novel. Created by Mike Baron, Olivier Vatine, and Fred Blanchard, the series lasted six issues. The series would later be republished in a graphic novel in 1997 and finally as part of the Thrawn Trilogy compilation in 2009.

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De Muur - Netflix

De Muur - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Dutch

Status: Ended

Runtime: 50 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-07

De Muur - Pim de la Parra - Netflix

Pim de la Parra (born 5 January 1940) is a Surinamese-Dutch film director. Between 1967 and 1976, he directed films under the independent production company Scorpio Films with Dutch film director Wim Verstappen, who manages all of its achievements. After a few short films, he began his career as an international director with Obsessions (1969), co-written by Martin Scorsese. He co-produced Blue Movie (1971) by Wim Verstappen, which was one of the most erotic movies of its time, showing nudity with a realism that confounded critics and censorship authorities. It was followed by Frank en Eva (1973), Alicia (1974), Dakota (1975) and Mijn Nachten met Susan, Olga, Albert, Julie, Piet & Sandra (1975), these four films forming an erotic tetralogy written with Charles Gormley. In 1976, he directed Wan Pipel, the first film shot entirely with actors from Suriname.

De Muur - Select filmography - Netflix

Jongens, jongens wat een meid (1965) Joszef Katùs (1966) Obsessions (1969; scenario Pim de la Parra, Wim Verstappen and Martin Scorsese) Bezeten, Het Gat in de Muur (1969) Rubia's Jungle (1970) Blue Movie (1971) Frank en Eva (1973) Mijn Nachten met Susan, Olga, Albert, Julie, Piet & Sandra (1975) Wan Pipel (1976) Paul Chevrolet en de ultieme hallucinatie (1985) Als in een Roes... (1986) Odyssée d'Amour (1987) Lost in Amsterdam (1989) De nacht van de wilde ezels (1990) Let the Music Dance (1990) Dagboek van een zwakke yogi (1993; as Ronald da Silva) Dream of a Shadow (1996) Ala di (2006) Het geheim van de Saramacca rivier (first film of the Surinamese Film Academy)

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Killer Kids - Netflix

Killer Kids provides an in-depth profile of the lives of kids who kill. What can possibly motivate kids to commit criminal acts and even murder? From hate crimes to gang initiations, murders of family members to occult ceremonies, each case in the series exposes different motives and methods of murders by children.

A terrifying and fascinating journey into the disturbing lives of children who commit acts of murder. Through first hand eyewitness accounts, psychological investigation, and edge of your seat re-enactments, this new series explores what motivates a child to engage in horrific, sometimes unbelievable criminal acts.

Killer Kids - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-09

Killer Kids - Kid Glove Killer - Netflix

Kid Glove Killer is a 1942 crime film starring Van Heflin as a criminologist investigating the murder of a mayor. The B film was the feature-length directorial debut of Fred Zinnemann.

Killer Kids - Reception - Netflix

The film earned $336,000 in the US and Canada and $214,000 elsewhere during its initial theatrical run, making MGM a profit of $161,000.

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Planet Oil - Netflix

Documentary series exploring how we've become so reliant on oil in little longer than a human lifetime.

Planet Oil - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-10

Planet Oil - Nibiru cataclysm - Netflix

The Nibiru cataclysm is a supposed disastrous encounter between the Earth and a large planetary object (either a collision or a near-miss) which certain groups believe will take place in the early 21st century. Believers in this doomsday event usually refer to this object as Nibiru or Planet X. The idea was first put forward in 1995 by Nancy Lieder, founder of the website ZetaTalk. Lieder describes herself as a contactee with the ability to receive messages from extraterrestrials from the Zeta Reticuli star system through an implant in her brain. She states that she was chosen to warn mankind that the object would sweep through the inner Solar System in May 2003 (though that date was later postponed) causing Earth to undergo a physical pole shift that would destroy most of humanity. The prediction has subsequently spread beyond Lieder's website and has been embraced by numerous Internet doomsday groups. In the late 2000s, it became closely associated with the 2012 phenomenon. Since 2012, the Nibiru cataclysm has frequently reappeared in the popular media, usually linked to newsmaking astronomical objects such as Comet ISON or Planet Nine. Although the name “Nibiru” is derived from the works of the ancient astronaut writer Zecharia Sitchin and his interpretations of Babylonian and Sumerian mythology, he denied any connection between his work and various claims of a coming apocalypse. A prediction by self-described “Christian numerologist” David Meade that the Nibiru cataclysm would occur on 23 September 2017 received extensive media coverage. The idea that a planet-sized object will collide with or closely pass by Earth in the near future is not supported by any scientific evidence and has been rejected by astronomers and planetary scientists as pseudoscience and an Internet hoax. Such an object would have destabilised the orbits of the planets to the extent that their effects would be easily observable today. Astronomers have hypothesized many planets beyond Neptune, and though many have been disproved, there are some that remain viable candidates such as Planet Nine. All the current candidates are in orbits that keep them well beyond Neptune throughout their orbit, even when they are closest to the sun.

Planet Oil - Zecharia Sitchin and Sumer - Netflix

Although Lieder originally referred to the object as “Planet X”, it has become deeply associated with Nibiru, a planet from the works of ancient astronaut proponent Zecharia Sitchin, particularly his book The 12th Planet. According to Sitchin's interpretation of ancient Mesopotamian religious texts, which contradicts conclusions reached by credited scholars on the subject, a giant planet (called Nibiru or Marduk) passes by Earth every 3,600 years, allowing its sentient inhabitants to interact with humanity. Sitchin identified these beings with the Anunnaki in Sumerian mythology and claimed that they were humanity's first gods. Lieder first made the connection between Nibiru and her Planet X on her site in 1996 (“Planet X does exist, and it is the 12th Planet, one and the same.”). However, Sitchin, who died in 2010, denied any connection between his work and Lieder's claims. In 2007, partly in response to Lieder's proclamations, Sitchin published a book, The End of Days, which set the time for the last passing of Nibiru by Earth at 556 BC, which would mean, given the object's supposed 3,600-year orbit, that it would return sometime around AD 2900. He did however say that he believed that the Annunaki might return earlier by spaceship, and that the timing of their return would coincide with the shift from the astrological Age of Pisces to the Age of Aquarius, sometime between 2090 and 2370.

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Science and Islam - Netflix

Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.

Science and Islam - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-01-05

Science and Islam - Islamic studies - Netflix

Islamic studies refers to the study of Islam. Islamic studies can be seen under at least two perspectives: From a secular perspective, Islamic studies is a field of academic research whose subject is Islam as religion and civilization. From a traditional Islamic perspective, Islamic studies is an umbrella term for religious sciences ('Ulum al-din) pursued by the ulama.

Science and Islam - Comparative religion - Netflix

Islamic comparative religion is the study of religions in the view of Islam. This study may be undertaken from a conservative Muslim perspective, which often sees Judaism and Christianity as having been originally similar to Islam, and later developing away from the root monotheist religion. However, some liberal movements within Islam dispute the conservative view as being ahistorical; they claim that Islam is the end-result rather than the origin point of monotheist thought. Islam and Christianity Islam and Jainism Islam and Judaism Judeo-Islamic philosophies (800 - 1400)

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Wildest Europe - Netflix

Europe's last great wildernesses contain a stunning and surprising explosion of life.

Wildest Europe - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-03

Wildest Europe - Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth - Netflix

Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth (also known as Wild Atlantic for European release) is a three-part BBC nature documentary series exploring the natural history of the Atlantic Ocean. It was first transmitted on BBC Two and BBC Two HD in the United Kingdom. A ten-minute making-of feature Atlantic Diaries airs at the end of each episode, taking the total running time to 60 minutes. In English speaking territories the show is narrated by Irish actor Cillian Murphy. The series will broadcast internationally on BBC Earth.

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Harrow: A Very British School - Netflix

Documentary following staff and pupils at the all-boys' institution. Filmed over the course of a year, the programme explores the most eccentric customs and traditions of the public school, which counts former prime minister Winston Churchill and actor Benedict Cumberbatch among its famous alumni. In the first edition, homesickness gets the better of Oliver, Sachin, and Dillon - who has travelled from Malawi - as they leave their families behind to begin life in their uniformed blue blazers and grey trousers.

Harrow: A Very British School - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-09-04

Harrow: A Very British School - South Harrow - Netflix

South Harrow is south-west of Harrow-on-the-Hill in the London Borough of Harrow and its development originally spread south and west from the hamlet of Roxeth as a result of urbanization and easier access from Central London by rail. Six roads now converge at Roxeth hamlet centre at the bottom of Roxeth Hill. Its areas include, in the west, the geometric garden estate of Shaftesbury Circus/Avenue and in the south, beyond this historic heart, a newly developed shopping area, South Harrow tube station and the locality's own high street, Northolt Road.

Harrow: A Very British School - Buses - Netflix

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Waterworld Africa - Netflix

With freshwater forests, saline lakes and diverse deltas, Africa boasts some of the most important wetlands and rivers in the world. Discover what lurks beneath the surfaces of the Congo River and Botswana's Okavango Delta, and see who's travelled to get a drink from precious but perilous floodplains. From tigerfish to hydrating hippos, you've never seen Africa like this.

Waterworld Africa - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-23

Waterworld Africa - OG Parker - Netflix

Joshua Isaih Parker (born October 27, 1993), professionally known as OG Parker, is an American record producer from Atlanta. He is currently signed to Quality Control Music and has been with the label since 2014. OG Parker has produced for artists including Migos, Chris Brown, Tory Lanez, Fetty Wap, K Camp, and YFN Lucci.

Waterworld Africa - Certifications and awards - Netflix

“Pills and Automobiles” by Chris Brown ft A Boogie, Yo Gotti, Kodak Black - certified platinum by RIAA on January 5, 2018 “Slippery” by Migos ft Gucci Mane - certified Platinum by RIAA “1Hunnid” by K Camp ft Fetty Wap - certified Gold by RIAA on November 9, 2017 “Bad Intentions” by Niykee Heaton ft Migos - certified Gold by RIAA on August 11, 2016

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My Mom is Obsessed - Netflix

My Mom is Obsessed is a six episode docu-series that will give an intimate, heart-warming and sometimes shocking look into the lives of moms and daughters who are anything but ordinary. Each episode will take an emotional journey inside the minds of two teenage girls, ages 12-18, who are struggling to create healthy relationships with their dysfunctional mothers who are consumed with an obsession such as plastic surgery, weight, shopping, working out or partying. Driven to their breaking points and put in the unthinkable position of taking on the role of the parent, these teenagers are demanding a change. Through tough love, dedication and the help of a therapist these pairs will try to pull themselves back from the brink of disaster and maintain a healthy and loving mother/daughter relationship. The families fight to repair an already broken relationship while experiencing anger, heartache, love, reconciliation and change.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-03-29

My Mom is Obsessed - Penpal (novel) - Netflix

Penpal is a 2012 self-published horror/thriller novel and the debut novel of the American author Dathan Auerbach. The work was first published in paperback on July 11, 2012 through 1000Vultures and is based on a series of popular creepypasta stories that Auerbach posted to Reddit. The book follows an unnamed protagonist that finds himself the focus of an obsessed stalker who tracks him throughout his childhood. Film rights to Penpal were optioned by producer Rich Middlemas in 2012.

My Mom is Obsessed - Reception - Netflix

SF Signal rated Penpal at four stars and wrote “Auerbach took something with childish innocence and twisted into a haunting tale of obsession. I look forward watching Auerbach improve with future works that are bound to give me nightmares.” The novel was greatly received by critics as well as fans. Because so many people had followed the individually released stories that Penpal contains for so long on creepypasta.com, Dathan was able to open a Kickstarter to raise money to get the book independently published. Auerbach explains in an interview held by Horrornovelreviews.com that the reason he believes his novel was so well-received from horror fans was because the idea of a stalker hunting you down is such a raw and human fear. Because there is nothing supernatural or fantastical about the situation, it becomes very real and readers are able to sympathize with the main character that much more. He states that “If the initial success of Footsteps had gone unoticed, I probably would not have continued writing the rest of the stories to continue it.”

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The Elegant Universe - Netflix

Brian Greene, a Columbia University physics professor and best-selling author of "The Elegant Universe", hosts this fascinating exploration of string theory, beginning with an overview of general physics concepts. Greene then moves on to a straightforward and visually stimulating explanation of the more recent string theory that unites relativity and quantum mechanics.

The Elegant Universe - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: None minutes

Premier: 2003-10-28

The Elegant Universe - Multiverse - Netflix

The multiverse (or meta-universe) is a hypothetical group of multiple separate universes including the universe in which humans live. Together, these universes comprise everything that exists: the entirety of space, time, matter, energy, the physical laws and the constants that describe them. The different universes within the multiverse are called the “parallel universes”, “other universes” or “alternative universes”.

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Double Decker Driving School - Netflix

Double Decker Driving School is a documentary series for ITV that focuses on the ultra-competitive world of trainee London bus drivers.

With 20 applicants for every place on the intensive six-week course, the bus drivers' school promises to be a gateway to a steady salary and a virtual job for life. First, however, the prospective drivers must learn how to safely negotiate a ten-ton bus through London's overcrowded streets.

The trainees are filmed from the first moment they sit behind the wheel of a bus through a set of increasingly complex manoeuvres designed to test their abilities to the limit.

Those who make it through the early stages then face the toughest assessment of all – their bus driving test, a 90-minute examination. This will determine if the trainees have what it takes to achieve their dreams, and make it as a bus driver.

If they pass this ultimate test, then every crash, every stall, and every heart-in-mouth emergency stop over the six weeks has been worth it.

Double Decker Driving School - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-03-19

Double Decker Driving School - Student transport - Netflix

Student transport is the transporting of children and teenagers to and from schools and school events. School transport can be undertaken by school students themselves (on foot, bicycle or perhaps horseback; or for older students, by car), they may be accompanied by family members or caregivers, or the transport may be organised collectively, using buses or taxis.

Double Decker Driving School - Finland - Netflix

In Finland, students who live more than 5 kilometers away from the nearest school, or have other significant impediments to going to the school, are eligible to either bus or Taxi rides. The buses and taxis that are used are normal vehicles, typically operated by local companies. Buses that are reserved solely for school busing have “Koulukyyti/Skolskjuts” markings on front and back. Taxis engaged in student transport have a triangular sign on the roof. Buses engaged in student transport are limited to driving at 80 km/h maximum speed.

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Hairy Bikers - Chicken & Egg - Netflix

The Hairy Bikers are on a mission to find the best chicken and egg recipes in the world. Biking across Europe, the Middle East and America, the boys celebrate the versatility of both chicken and egg.

Hairy Bikers - Chicken & Egg - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-06

Hairy Bikers - Chicken & Egg - Street food of Thailand - Netflix

Street food in Thailand brings together various offerings of ready-to-eat meals, snacks, fruits and drinks sold by hawkers or vendors at food stalls or food carts on the street side in Thailand. Sampling Thai street food is a popular activity for visitors, as it offers a taste of Thai cooking traditions. Bangkok is often mentioned as one of the best place for street food. In 2012, VirtualTourist named Bangkok as the number one spot for street food—the city is notable for both its variety of offerings and the abundance of street hawkers.

Hairy Bikers - Chicken & Egg - Governmental regulation - Netflix

In 2017 the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) began ordering street food vendors off the pavements and roadways of the capital. The impetus for the crack down was cleanliness, pedestrian safety, and the rights of shop owners and tenants whose shopfronts or driveways were blocked by the street stalls and vendors. Researchers at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) claim that the policy “...has had an adverse effect on the character of [Bangkok].” They found that most customers of street vendors are low-income white-collar workers, students, and blue-collar workers. Up to 60 percent of these customers earn less than 9,000 baht per month. More than 70 percent of street vendors are over 40 years old. Most are unschooled and have few job options. The researchers charge that the two state agencies have ignored how much street vendors contribute to the country's economy and municipal vibrancy. They urge the BMA and the MPB to revise their policy and implement efficient regulations which strike a balance between walkable pavements and allowing Bangkok's street food vendors to prosper.

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Lion Country: Night and Day - Netflix

Lion Country: Night and Day is an ITV documentary series that offers a ground-breaking and intimate insight into the lives of two lion families in the Zambian bush.

Lions are the world's most social cats and their family dramas rival anything seen in a TV soap. This series follows two lion prides in extraordinary detail, following them night and day for six months in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, one of Africa's last great wildernesses.

Lion Country: Night and Day - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-02-05

Lion Country: Night and Day - The Lion King (musical) - Netflix

The Lion King is a musical based on the 1994 Disney animated feature film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice along with the musical score created by Hans Zimmer with choral arrangements by Lebo M. Directed by Julie Taymor, the musical features actors in animal costumes as well as giant, hollow puppets. The show is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. The musical debuted on July 8, 1997 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Orpheum Theatre and was an instant success before premiering on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theater on October 15, 1997 in many previews with the official opening on November 13, 1997. On June 13, 2006, the Broadway production moved to the Minskoff Theatre to make way for the musical version of Mary Poppins, where it is still running after more than 8,500 performances. It is Broadway's third longest-running show in history and the highest grossing Broadway production of all time, having grossed more than $1 billion. The show opened in the West End's Lyceum Theatre on October 19, 1999, and is still running. The cast of the West End production were invited to perform at the Royal Variety Performance in 1999 and 2008, in the presence of senior members of the British Royal Family. In September 2014, The Lion King became the top-earning title in box-office history for both stage productions and films, surpassing the record previously held by The Phantom of the Opera.

Lion Country: Night and Day - Mexico - Netflix

The musical had a Mexican limited run (in English) between January 3 and January 27, 2008, in Mexico City, as part of the U.S. national tour. In May 2014, it was confirmed a new production of the musical, this time in Spanish. The production ran from May 7, 2015 to January 14, 2018 at the Teatro Telcel in Mexico City. Carlos Rivera returned to the role of Simba, which he also took in Spain four years earlier. The lyrics of the songs of this production differed from the European Spanish one. South-African actress Shirley Hlahatse was chosen as Rafiki, marking the first time in years a completely new actress was elected for that role.

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SCU: Serious Crash Unit - Netflix

Each week we follow the team of highly trained SCU investigators as they deal with the aftermath of a major incident. The team piece together clues from the forensic evidence at the scene and work backwards to discover what caused the crash. Filming this process is a major challenge and for five months the crew were on-call 24 hours a day with both the Waitemäta and Auckland City Serious Crash Units: "If the SCU were called out then so were we." says Producer Peter Clews. "That means a lot of late night and early morning phone calls but we have to be with them every step of the way in order to tell the full story." As well as the investigations, the series talks to people affected by the crashes. This includes family members struggling with the death of a loved one and occasionally a survivor who talks us through the harrowing events of a crash.

SCU: Serious Crash Unit - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2006-08-30

SCU: Serious Crash Unit - Crash Investigation Unit - Netflix

Crash Investigation Unit is an Australian factual television series on the Seven Network hosted by Damian Walshe-Howling. The series premiered on 27 August 2008.

SCU: Serious Crash Unit - Season 2 (2010-11) - Netflix

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The Greatest Event in Television History - Netflix

Join host Jeff Probst and actual person Adam Scott as they call in all of their celebrity favors for four separate attempts to create the single Greatest Event in Television History

The Greatest Event in Television History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 11 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-11

The Greatest Event in Television History - Simon & Simon - Netflix

Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from 1981 to 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS, and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two disparate brothers who run a San Diego private detective agency.

The Greatest Event in Television History - Recurring - Netflix

Daphne Reid as reporter Temple Hill (1983–1987) Scott Murphy as Police Officer Nixon (1984–1988) Donna Jepsen as Officer Susie Jepsen (1985–1989)

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The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Netflix

Series exploring what really happens between neighbours when disputes arise.

The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-01

The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Betty Loh Ti - Netflix

Betty Loh Ti (24 July 1937 – 27 December 1968), also known as Le Di or Loh Tih, was a Hong Kong actress originally from Shanghai. Known as the “Classic Beauty”, she was one of the most celebrated actresses of Hong Kong cinema. She is most famous for her roles in the 1960 film The Enchanting Shadow, for which she was called “China's most beautiful actress” by the jury of the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, and The Love Eterne, which earned her the Golden Horse Award for Best Leading Actress in 1963. She died from barbiturate overdose at the age of 31.

The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door - Personal life and death - Netflix

Loh married actor Peter Chen Ho in January 1962, and gave birth to a daughter named Chen Mingming in September 1962, but they divorced in 1967. On 27 December 1968, Loh was found unconscious in her apartment in Kowloon. She was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital but died from barbiturate overdose. She was 31.

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VICE on City - Netflix

VICE on City is a curated collection of the best documentaries produced by VICE's team of journalists from around the world.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-03-11

VICE on City - City of Vice - Netflix

City of Vice is a British historical crime drama television series set in Georgian London and was first screened on 14 January 2008 on Channel 4. It is produced by Touchpaper Television part of the RDF Media Group. The series mixes fiction with fact following the fortunes of the famous novelist Henry Fielding (Ian McDiarmid) and his brother John (Iain Glen). Henry and John Fielding were magistrates of Westminster and the men who created the modern police force in Britain through the Bow Street Runners. The series was written by Clive Bradley and Peter Harness, whose scripts were nominated for a Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Series, 2008. It was directed by Justin Hardy and Dan Reed. The historical consultant was Hallie Rubenhold. The show uses authentic historical research to tell the story of the two men battling to create a police force, 75 years before Robert Peel founded the Metropolitan Police. Henry Fielding’s memoirs and contemporary sources such as the Old Bailey Sessions Papers have been used to provide historical accuracy to the series. The series uses innovative mapping sequences to follow the narrative and characters' progress, wherein John Rocque's map of 1746 is seen from above, becomes firstly 3D and ultimately merges with film sequences of the next scene to pick up the narrative tale. The series won the Royal Television Society Judges' Award, 2008.

VICE on City - Episodes - Netflix

Episode One (Written by Peter Harness. Directed by Justin Hardy.) The Fielding brothers investigate an attempted murder of a prostitute found raped and horrifically mutilated in a bagnio. Episode Two (Written by Clive Bradley. Directed by Dan Reed.) The Reverend Erasmus Cavendish is found murdered and the evidence leads to an infamous Molly house on Saffron Hill, a brothel and rendezvous for London's gay men, where William Flynn is named as the prime suspect. It also turns out that Mr. Daniel Conn, one of the Bow Street Runners, is a closet homosexual and sodomite (at the time a crime punishable by death). Mr. Conn must choose between sin (and living a life with his secret homosexual lover) and redemption. Mr. Conn is eventually discovered to be with his lover who also turns out to be the Reverend's killer. Daniel is summarily relieved of his duties as one of the Bow Street Runners. Tom is found guilty and hanged. Episode Three (Written by Peter Harness. Directed by Dan Reed.) The Bow Street Runners investigate a burglary in Mayfair, the search leading to the shanty towns of Covent Garden, known as the Seven Dials, and a gang of Irish immigrant criminals. Episode Four (Written by Clive Bradley. Directed by Justin Hardy.) The gang leader, ironically named Tom Jones, is broken out of jail by his Irish gang, who shoot several prison guards in the process. The Bow Street Runners then travel to the Seven Dials to re-arrest Jones. Henry Fielding accompanies them to make sure Jones is apprehended, but is taken hostage by the gang. The Runners must decide if they're prepared to make a deal with the criminal elements of London to ensure his release. We also learn of how John Fielding, the Magistrate's half-brother became blind (“his sight was poor, but a quack's remedy blinded him.”) Episode Five (Written by Clive Bradley. Directed by Justin Hardy.) Henry's narrative returns to the situation before the creation of the Runners. While lobbying the Duke of Newcastle to obtain his support for the venture, Henry investigates a secretive trade in child prostitutes. The UK DVD release of the series has this as the first episode.

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Indian Hill Railways - Netflix

Three-part series looking at the little trains have climbed through the Indian clouds for a hundred years, from the Himalayas in the north to the Nilgiris in the south.

Indian Hill Railways - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-02-14

Indian Hill Railways - Kalka–Shimla railway - Netflix

The Kalka–Shimla railway is a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow-gauge railway in North India which traverses a mostly-mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla. It is known for dramatic views of the hills and surrounding villages. The railway was built in 1898 to connect Shimla, the summer capital of India during the British Raj, with the rest of the Indian rail system. During its construction, 107 tunnels and 864 bridges were built along the route. The project's chief engineer was H. S. Harington. Its early locomotives were manufactured by Sharp, Stewart and Company. Larger locomotives were introduced, which were manufactured by the Hunslet Engine Company. Diesel and diesel-hydraulic locomotives began operation in 1955 and 1970, respectively. On 8 July 2008, UNESCO added the Kalka–Shimla railway to the mountain railways of India World Heritage Site.

Indian Hill Railways - Television - Netflix

BBC Four televised Indian Hill Railways, a series of three programmes which featured the KSR in its third episode, in February 2010; the first two episodes covered the Darjeeling Himalayan and Nilgiri Mountain Railways. The episodes, directed by Tarun Bhartiya, Hugo Smith and Nick Mattingly respectively, were produced by Gerry Troyna. Indian Hill Railways won a Royal Television Society award in June 2010. The KSR was also featured in the Punjab episode of CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. In 2018, the KSR was included in an episode of the BBC Two programme Great Indian Railway Journeys.

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På tro og Are - Netflix

Documentary with Are Sende Olsen exploring different religions.

På tro og Are - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Norwegian

Status: Running

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2010-10-19

På tro og Are - Carl Johan Hviid - Netflix

Carl Johan Hviid (27 June 1899 – 21 October 1964) was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 29 films between 1938 and 1964. He was born and died in Denmark.

På tro og Are - Selected filmography - Netflix

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The Truth About Lions - Netflix

From political intrigue to a complex social system and unexpected intelligence, Jonathan Scott explores the secret lives of lions.

The Truth About Lions - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-23

The Truth About Lions - Secondhand Lions - Netflix

Secondhand Lions is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tim McCanlies. It tells the story of an introverted young boy (Haley Joel Osment) who is sent to live with his eccentric great-uncles (Robert Duvall and Michael Caine) on a farm in Texas. The film received mixed-to-positive reviews from critics and the general public, and grossed $76 million on a $30 million budget.

The Truth About Lions - Box office - Netflix

The film grossed $17,235,890 in its domestic opening weekend, debuting in second place, and finished with $51,768,334 domestically and $25,345,567 outside of America for a total gross of $76.2 million against a budget of $30 million.

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Justice by Any Means - Netflix

The most gripping half-hour of TV is here. Justice by Any Means plunges viewers into amazing true stories of brave African-American men and women who suffered unimaginable loss and then went toe-to-toe with the bad guys. Hosted by Faith Jenkins ("Judge Faith"), the show delves not only into real crimes but the lives of those that fought to bring the crimes to light.

They are people like Atlanta native Sharon Williams, a struggling single-mom who took on local drug dealers, the Atlanta PD, a would-be serial killer, and her own community to put her daughter's killer behind bars; Marcelle McGee, a newlywed who stopped at nothing to track down the man who raped and nearly murdered her neighbor; then there's JoAnn and Emory McClinton, a quiet, God-fearing couple who spent more than two decades – and exhausted their life-savings – traveling the globe, setting up sting operations, and ultimately hunting down the man who murdered their daughter Lita.

Justice by Any Means - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-07

Justice by Any Means - Preamble to the Constitution of India - Netflix

The preamble to the Constitution of India is a brief introductory statement that sets out the guiding people and principles of the document, and it indicates the source from which the ordinary document derives its authority, meaning,. the people. The hopes and aspirations of the people as well as the ideals before our nation are described in the preamble in clear words. It may be considered as the heart and soul of Constitution. The preamble can be referred to as the preface which highlights the entire Constitution. It was adopted on 26 November 1949 by the Constituent Assembly and came into effect on 26th January 1950.

Justice by Any Means - Democratic - Netflix

The people of India elect their governments by a system of universal adult franchise; popularly known as “one man one vote”. Every citizen of India, 18 years of age and above and not otherwise debarred by law, is entitled to vote.The word 'democratic' not only refers to political but also to social & economic democracy.

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Ross Kemp on Gangs - Netflix

Ross Kemp on Gangs sees former star of BBC's Eastenders and journalist Ross Kemp travelling the world and meeting with some of the most dangerous people in the world. Thanks to the determination and dedication of the team that made this series, it was rightly awarded a BAFTA in 2007 for 'Best Factual Series'.

Ross Kemp on Gangs - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-06-08

Ross Kemp on Gangs - Pollsmoor Prison - Netflix

Pollsmoor Prison, officially, Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison is a prison in the Cape Town suburb of Tokai in South Africa. Nelson Mandela was one of the most famous people imprisoned there. He described Pollsmoor Prison as “the truth of Oscar Wilde's haunting line about the tent of blue that prisoners call the sky.” Pollsmoor is a maximum security prison with little means in the way of escape. Some of South Africa's most dangerous criminals are held in Pollsmoor Prison. The prison has a staff of 1,278 and the capacity to accommodate 4,336 offenders, but the current inmate population is over 7,000 (a figure which fluctuates daily). Marlene Lehnberg, known as The Scissor Murderess served her sentence in Pollsmoor but was paroled in 1986. Walter Sisulu and Ahmed Kathrada, both anti-apartheid activists, were also incarcerated at Pollsmoor. Alan Boesak served his prison term here after he was convicted of fraud in 2000.

Ross Kemp on Gangs - Structure of the prison - Netflix

Since it was established in 1964, the prison has been systematically expanded, so that Pollsmoor today comprises five prisons: The Admission Centre serves a number of the courts in the Cape Peninsula (Cape Town, Mitchell's Plain, Somerset West and Wynberg). Medium A Prison houses both awaiting trial and sentenced juveniles between the ages of 14 and 17. Medium B Prison houses sentenced adult males. Medium C Prison houses sentenced adult males with sentences of up to a year, sentenced adult males on day-parole or soon-to-be-released males. The Female Prison houses juvenile (under 18) and adult women, both awaiting-trial and sentenced. There are also a number of infants under the age of 2 living in the Female Prison.

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Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Netflix

Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. He asks the question: "What came first, Englishness, or Shakespeare's idea of it?" and produces a persuasive argument in favour of the latter.

Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-06-22

Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Patrick Robinson (actor) - Netflix

Patrick Robinson (born 6 November 1963) is an English actor, best known for playing the character of staff nurse and later charge nurse (in early years of the show) and in later years, Consultant Martin “Ash” Ashford in the long-running medical drama series Casualty on BBC One.

Simon Schama's Shakespeare - Early life - Netflix

Robinson was the fifth of seven children born to a Jamaican-immigrant electrician father and his English-born wife. Robinson joined the South East London School Drama Group aged 14. The cousin of footballer and TV personality Ian Wright, Robinson was offered a trial at Southampton F.C., which he turned down to attend additional drama classes. After studying architecture for a year, he left to join the Robert Stigwood organisation as a messenger boy. He then graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

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The Story Of... - Netflix

A Story Of... is a documentary series that celebrates the stories of the nation's best-loved entertainers.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 90 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-30

The Story Of... - The Story of Civilization - Netflix

The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader. The volumes sold well for many years, and sets of them were frequently offered by book clubs. An unabridged audiobook production of all eleven volumes was produced by the Books on Tape company and was read by Alexander Adams (aka Grover Gardner). The series was written over a span of more than four decades. It totals four million words across nearly 10,000 pages, but is incomplete. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers the history of the East to 1933), Will Durant stated that he wanted to include the history of the West to the early 20th century. However, the series ends with The Age of Napoleon because the Durants both died – she in her 80s and he in his 90s – before they could complete additional volumes. The first six volumes of The Story of Civilization are credited to Will Durant alone, with Ariel recognized only in the Acknowledgements. Beginning with The Age of Reason Begins, Ariel is credited as a co-author. The series won a Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction in 1968 with the 10th volume in the series, “Rousseau and Revolution.” In the preface to the first volume, Durant states his intention to make the series in 5 volumes, although this would not turn out to be the case.

The Story Of... - II. The Life of Greece (1939) - Netflix

The Decline and Fall of Greek Freedom: 399–322 BC Philip Letters and Arts in the Fourth Century The Zenith of Philosophy Alexander “The class war had turned democracy into a contest in legislative looting.” (p. 554)

This volume covers Ancient Greece and the Hellenistic Near East down to the Roman conquest. Aegean Prelude: 3500–1000 BC Crete Before Agamemnon The Heroic Age

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Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom - Netflix

Three-part series that looks at a year in Alaska, revealing the stories of pioneering Alaskans, both animal and human, as they battle the elements and reap the benefits of nature's seasonal gold rush.

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-02-04

Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom - List of television programmes broadcast by the BBC - Netflix

This is a list of television programmes broadcast by the BBC either currently broadcast or previously broadcast on the BBC in the United Kingdom. Children's television programmes can be found at List of BBC children's television programmes.

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Born Naughty? - Netflix

Dr. Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies and Dr. Ravi Jayaram help children with behavioural problems, and their long-suffering parents.

Born Naughty? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-05-14

Born Naughty? - Priya Anjali Rai - Netflix

Priya Anjali Rai (born December 25, 1977), also known as Priya Rai, is an Indian born American pornographic actress. She has worked for renowned porn production companies like Brazzers and Naughty America.

Born Naughty? - Early life - Netflix

Rai was born in New Delhi and was adopted by an American couple at age 2. She was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota and attended Arizona State University, where she studied marketing.

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In Search of Shakespeare - Netflix

A four part series exploring the life of the world's greatest and most famous writer. Presenter-led, mixing travel, adventure, live action interviews and specially shot documentary and live action sequences with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

A History series - it focuses not on the plays, but on the history and sets the life of the poet in the extraordinary times in which he lived. We are introduced to the dark world of Queen Elizabeth's police state - a time of surveillance, militarism and foreign wars. We are reminded that Shakespeare lived through the Spanish Armada, the Gunpowder Plot, the colonisation of the New World and the beginnings of British power in America.

But most importantly Shakespeare also lived through England's Cultural Revolution: an enforced split with the old medieval English spirit world which was to lead the English people into a brave new Protestant future. A split which defined Shakespeare's life -and our modern world.

In Search of Shakespeare - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2005-11-14

In Search of Shakespeare - Shakespeare's life - Netflix

William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity Church. At age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three children. He died in his home town of Stratford on 23 April 1616 at the age of 52. Though more is known about Shakespeare's life than those of most other Elizabethan and Jacobean writers, few personal biographical facts survive about him, which is unsurprising in the light of his social status as a commoner, the low esteem in which his profession was held, and the general lack of interest of the time in the personal lives of writers. Information about his life derives from public instead of private documents: vital records, real estate and tax records, lawsuits, records of payments, and references to Shakespeare and his works in printed and hand-written texts. Nevertheless, hundreds of biographies have been written and more continue to be, most of which rely on inferences and the historical context of the 70 or so hard facts recorded about Shakespeare the man, a technique that sometimes leads to embellishment or unwarranted interpretation of the documented record.

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Shakespeare's reputation Shakespeare's Way William Shakespeare's religion

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The Secret History of Our Streets - Netflix

In 1886 Charles Booth embarked on an ambitious plan to visit every one of London's streets to record the social conditions of residents. His project took him 17 years. Once he had finished he had constructed a ground-breaking series of maps which recorded the social class and standing of inhabitants. These maps transformed the way Victorians felt about their capital city. This series takes six archetypal London streets as they are now, discovering how they have fared since Booth's day. Booth colour coded each street, from yellow for the 'servant keeping classes', down to black for the 'vicious and semi-criminal'. With the aid of maps the series explores why certain streets have been transformed from desperate slums to become some of the most desirable and valuable property in the UK, whilst others have barely changed. This landmark series features residents past and present, e...

The Secret History of Our Streets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-06-06

The Secret History of Our Streets - The Secret History of Our Streets - Netflix

The Secret History of Our Streets is a BBC documentary series that examined, through the example of six London streets, how London has changed since Charles Booth's survey of social conditions began in 1886. The streets were: Arnold Circus, Bethnal Green. Caledonian Road, Islington. Camberwell Grove, Southwark. Deptford High Street, south east London. Portland Road, Notting Hill. Reverdy Road, Bermondsey. A second series examined the history of three streets and estates in Scotland: The Fittie Squares, Aberdeen Duke Street, Glasgow The Moray Estate, Edinburgh

The Secret History of Our Streets - See also - Netflix

A House Through Time

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Boys and Girls Alone - Netflix

An ambitious and sometimes controversial four-part documentary series sees ten boys and ten girls aged between eight and eleven being given the chance to experience life without mum and dad for two weeks. Living in two 'villages' and separated on gender lines, they decide everything about how they live - what they do, what they eat, when they get up, whether they clean and wash and how they organise and entertain themselves. Who will cope best without mum and dad? And who will build the better world - boys or girls?

Boys and Girls Alone - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-02-03

Boys and Girls Alone - Girls / Girls / Boys - Netflix

“Girls / Girls / Boys” is a song by American rock band Panic! at the Disco. It was released as the third single from their fourth studio album, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, on October 8, 2013. The music video for the song, directed by DJay Brawner, was also released on the day after. It peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart. It was also the final single released while drummer Spencer Smith was part of the band.

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Game Changers - Netflix

Game Changersfeatures the NFL Network's Coach Steve Mariucci with players in sit-down interviews, film study, and on-field drills. He will be joined by NFL legends Michael Irvin, Warren Sapp, and Willie McGinest, along with the NFL Network's Charles Davis, who will work one-on-one with the prospects to help prepare them to play their best at the next level. Filmed exclusively at Athletes' Performance in Phoenix, Ariz., Game Changers features Athletes' Performance-trained top prospects Blaine Gabbert, Christian Ponder, Marcell Dareus, Aldon Smith, Prince Amukamara, Aaron Williams, A.J. Green, and Greg Little, along with Mark Herzlich, another top prospect for the NFL Draft. Special guest appearances are also made by Athletes' Performance athletes Brandon Burton, Marcus Cannon, and NFL veteran Richie Incognito.

Game Changers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-29

Game Changers - Ozzy Lusth - Netflix

Oscar Lusth (born August 23, 1981, in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico) is an American reality show veteran contestant who has appeared on several shows, including Survivor: Cook Islands, where he finished as the runner-up; Survivor: Micronesia; and Survivor: South Pacific. He also competed in the 34th edition of Survivor: Game Changers; and the second season of American Ninja Warrior He also appeared on the Playboy reality series, Foursome.

Game Changers - Game Changers - Netflix

Lusth returned for a fourth time in the 34th season, Survivor: Game Changers. This made him one of only four contestants at the time to ever compete on Survivor four times—the others being “Boston Rob” Mariano, Rupert Boneham, and fellow Game Changers contestant Cirie Fields. On Day 16, Lusth attended his first Tribal Council, where he joined the majority in voting out two-time winner Sandra Diaz-Twine. He had to go to Tribal Council again on Day 18, when he joined the majority in eliminating Jeff Varner. He was ultimately blindsided on Day 24 for being too big of a physical threat. He placed 12th and was the second member of the jury. At Final Tribal Council, he praised finalist Brad Culpepper for his gameplay and voted for Culpepper to win, although Sarah Lacina would ultimately win the title of “Sole Survivor.”

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Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Trevor McDonald travels to Las Vegas and meets some of the 1.3 million inhabitants whose lives play out in the shadow of the strip.

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-07

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - CSI (franchise) - Netflix

CSI is a media franchise of American television programs created by Anthony E. Zuiker. The first three CSI series follow the work of forensic scientists as they unveil the circumstances behind mysterious deaths, while the fourth series, CSI: Cyber, emphasizes behavioral psychology and how it can be applied to cyber forensics. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, began on October 6, 2000, and ran for fifteen full seasons. Starring William Petersen, Ted Danson, Marg Helgenberger, Elisabeth Shue, and Laurence Fishburne, the series concluded its run with a two-hour finale entitled Immortality on September 27, 2015. The series original lead characters, Gil Grissom and Catherine Willows, were based upon LVMPD Crime Scene Analysts Daniel Holstein and Yolanda McClary. CSI's first spin-off and the second series within the franchise is CSI: Miami, which ran for ten seasons between 2002 and 2012 and was canceled on May 13, 2012. Miami stars David Caruso and Emily Procter, with its lead character, Horatio Caine, based upon LAPD bomb squad technician Detective John Haynes. In 2004, CSI: Miami spun off CSI: NY, the third series in the franchise and the only indirect spin-off of CSI. It was canceled after nine seasons on May 10, 2013. The series starred Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, and Sela Ward. In 2014, CSI spun off CSI: Cyber, its second direct spin-off and the fourth series in the franchise. Cyber premiered in 2015, and starred Patricia Arquette and franchise alum Ted Danson – the only actor to appear as a series regular in more than one CSI series. The lead character, Avery Ryan, was inspired by cyber-psychologist Mary Aiken who was attached to the series as a producer. The final active series, CSI: Cyber, was canceled on May 12, 2016. A total of 797 episodes of the CSI franchise have aired.

Las Vegas with Trevor McDonald - Comics - Netflix

There have been a number of comic books based on all three series published by IDW Publishing. Writers include Jeff Mariotte and Max Allan Collins.

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Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Netflix

Journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke travels to Egypt to investigate and discover the story of longest lasting civilization in history. He reveals 30 extraordinary masterpieces created by a nation that was diverse in both culture and geography.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-09

Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Eye of Horus - Netflix

The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power, and good health. The eye is personified in the goddess Wadjet (also written as Wedjat, or Udjat", Uadjet, Wedjoyet, Edjo or Uto). The Eye of Horus is similar to the Eye of Ra, which belongs to a different god, Ra, but represents many of the same concepts. The name Wadjet is derived from “wadj” meaning “green”, hence “the green one”, and was known to the Greeks and Romans as “uraeus” from the Egyptian “iaret” meaning “risen one” from the image of a cobra rising up in protection. Wadjet was one of the earliest of Egyptian deities who later became associated with other goddesses such as Bast, Sekhmet, Mut, and Hathor. She was the tutelary deity of Lower Egypt and the major Delta shrine the “per-nu” was under her protection. Hathor is also depicted with this eye. Funerary amulets were often made in the shape of the Eye of Horus. The Wadjet or Eye of Horus is “the central element” of seven “gold, faience, carnelian and lapis lazuli” bracelets found on the mummy of Shoshenq II. The Wedjat “was intended to protect the pharaoh [here] in the afterlife” and to ward off evil. Ancient Egyptian and Middle-Eastern sailors would frequently paint the symbol on the bow of their vessel to ensure safe sea travel.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt - Horus - Netflix

Horus was the ancient Egyptian sky god who was usually depicted as a falcon, most likely a lanner or peregrine falcon. His right eye was associated with the sun god, Ra. The eye symbol represents the marking around the eye of the falcon, including the “teardrop” marking sometimes found below the eye. The mirror image, or left eye, sometimes represented the moon and the god Djehuti (Thoth). In one myth, when Set and Horus were fighting for the throne after Osiris's death, Set gouged out Horus's left eye. The majority of the eye was restored by either Hathor or Thoth (with the last portion possibly being supplied magically). When Horus's eye was recovered, he offered it to his father, Osiris, in hopes of restoring his life. Hence, the eye of Horus was often used to symbolise sacrifice, healing, restoration, and protection.

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Modern Masters - Netflix

A series charting the life and explaining the work of modern artists Picasso, Matisse, Dali and Warhol, and looking at their influence on contemporary art, design and architecture.

Modern Masters - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-02

Modern Masters - Kahkashan - Netflix

Kahkashan is an Indian television series about six great masters of modern Urdu and Islamic poetry: Hasrat Mohani, Jigar Moradabadi, Josh Malihabadi, Majaz Lucknawi, Firaq Gorakhpuri, and Makhdoom Mohiuddin. The serial was produced, researched and scripted by Ali Sardar Jafri and directed by Jalal Agha and telecast in 1991- 1992. Music was scored by Jagjit Singh, the famous ghazal singer of India. The series was also shown on TV Asia channel USA in 2006.

Modern Masters - Overview - Netflix

It was Sardar Jafri's dream to make such a serial on Urdu writers as a tribute and also with the intent to popularize and expose the general Indian audience to the modern masters of Urdu poetry. The series was telecast in eighteen episodes in 1991-1992.

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Storm City - Netflix

Presenter Ben Fogle is taking on a man-versus-nature experiment, which will see him simulating earthquakes, extreme winds, avalanches and floods. 3D cameras will capture every moment of destruction blow-by-blow.

The series will also include stories from people who witnessed events such as Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake, the Boxing Day Tsunami in South East Asia, the Boscastle Flash Floods and the 1987 hurricane in the South of England.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-19

Storm City - 2018 Indian dust storms - Netflix

From 2 to 3 May 2018, high-velocity dust storms swept across parts of North India and more than 125 people died and over 200 injured . In Uttar Pradesh, 43 died in the city of Agra and at least 30 died elsewhere in the state. In neighboring Rajasthan, at least 35 people died and over 200 were injured after winds downed more than 8,000 electricity poles and uprooted hundreds of trees. Storms are not uncommon in the region; however, because these storms occurred at night and with greater wind speeds than average, the death toll was higher than usual.

Storm City - Storm and damage - Netflix

The dust storm occurred at the start of India's monsoon season. In the days prior, region meteorologists had forecast thunderstorms and high winds to occur over that week. Contributing to the storm was a period of abnormally high temperatures for the region, which increased the intensity of the weather system. The dust storm first started late on 2 May 2018, predominantly hitting the states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. At least 73 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh, with 43 of those in the city of Agra; 21 people have been reported killed in Kheragarh, a town around 50 km south-west of the city. At least 35 people were killed in Rajasthan, with the Alwar district being the worst hit; the Bharatpur and Dholpur districts were also affected. Four people died in the state of Uttarakhand, and Delhi was also affected. More than 200 people were injured by the storm. Officials stated that the storm was more devastating than prior dust storms as the stronger weather system carried more debris which caused more damage to homes and buildings, and because it struck at night, most were asleep and were unable to take precautions, leaving many killed or injured by falling structures. Most damage and fatalities were associated with high winds, rather than dust. In Rajasthan, electricity supplies were interrupted by 200–300 downed pylons, and schools were closed in the Alwar district. Because conditions were still prime for more severe weather, the Uttar Pradesh government continued to plan to alert its citizens to weather conditions for the following 48 hours.

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When I Was 17 - Netflix

When I Was 17 is an MTV television show which features celebrities of today and looks back on "When they were 17". the show features pictures as well as interviews with family and friends. Some past celebrites on the show include Queen Latifah, Khloe Kardashian, Drake and singer Trey Songz as well as internet star Perez Hilton.

When I Was 17 - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-01

When I Was 17 - When I Was 17 - Netflix

When I Was 17 was an MTV television show. It featured celebrities of today and looked back on “when they were 17”. The show featured photos as well as interviews with family and friends. Some past celebrities on the show include Kelly Rowland, Queen Latifah, Donald Trump, Khloé Kardashian, Drake, singer Trey Songz and internet star Perez Hilton.

When I Was 17 - Season 3 (August 20 to November 19, 2011) - Netflix

Episode 45. Colbie Caillat, Bow Wow & Christopher Mintz-Plasse Episode 46. Tyler, The Creator, Kreayshawn & Big Sean Episode 47. Amy Lee, Chris Klein & Theophilus London Episode 48. Steve-O, Paris Hilton & Miguel Episode 49. Heidi Klum, Wyclef Jean & Ashley Rickards Episode 50. Jamie Foxx, Tia and Tamera Mowry & Chris Bosh Episode 51. Tyra Banks, Mario Lopez & Anthony Mackie Episode 52. Lenny Kravitz, Kristin Cavallari & Bryan Greenberg Episode 53. Mark Hoppus, Sean Kingston & Tiffani Thiessen Episode 54. AnnaLynne McCord, Estelle & Mike Posner Episode 55. Robyn, Chad Michael Murray & J. Cole Episode 56. Common, T-Pain & Alex Meraz

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Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Netflix

Discover the most daring covert operations, ingenious spy gadgets and cunning military deceptions that forever changed the course of history. Painstakingly researched with previously classified footage from private sources and government archives from all over the world, Secrets of War exposes the real stories of the 20th century s greatest conflicts. Narrated by Oscar® Award winner Charlton Heston, this complete series brings to life the conflicts that pulsed through the battles behind the battlefields. From the top spymasters of the Third Reich to Saddam Hussein s corrupt tools of deception to befriend the West, uncover the strong, specific and factual tactics used by history s most influential leaders in Secrets of War - the complete guide to espionage in the 20th Century!

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1998-07-13

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Vietnam War - Netflix

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies and the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist regimes in 1975. There are several competing views on the conflict, with some on the North Vietnamese and National Liberation Front side viewing the struggle against US forces as a colonial war and a continuation of the First Indochina War against forces from France and later on the United States especially the light of the failed 1954 Geneva Conference calls for elections. Other interpretations of the North Vietnamese side include viewing it as a civil war especially in the early and later phases following the U.S interlude between 1965 and 1970 as well as a war of liberation. The perspective of some Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, the successor to the Việt Cộng were motivated in part by significant social changes in the post-WW2 Vietnam, and had initially saw it as a revolutionary war supported by Hanoi The pro-government side in South Vietnam viewed it as a civil war, a defensive war against communism or were motivated to fight to defend their homes and families. The U.S. government viewed its involvement in the war as a way to prevent a communist takeover of South Vietnam. This was part of the domino theory of a wider containment policy, with the stated aim of stopping the spread of communism. Beginning in 1950, American military advisors arrived in what was then French Indochina. Most of the funding for the French war effort was provided by the U.S. The Việt Cộng, also known as Front national de libération du Sud-Viêt Nam or FNL (the National Liberation Front), a South Vietnamese communist common front aided by the North, fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist forces in the region, while the People's Army of Vietnam, also known as the North Vietnamese Army (NVA), engaged in more conventional warfare, and had launched armed struggles from 1959 onward. U.S. involvement escalated in 1960 under Kennedy, with troop levels gradually surging under the MAAG program, from just under a thousand in 1959 to 16,000 in 1963. By 1964 there were already 23,000 U.S troops involved, but this escalated further following the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin incident, in which a U.S. destroyer was alleged to have clashed with North Vietnamese fast attack craft. This was followed by the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gave Lyndon B. Johnson authorisation to increase U.S. military presence, deploying for the first time ground combat units and increasing troop levels to 184,000. Every year onward there was significant build-up despite little progress, with Robert McNamara, one of the principle architects of the war begin to express doubts of victory by the end of 1966. U.S. and South Vietnamese forces relied on air superiority and overwhelming firepower to conduct search and destroy operations, involving ground forces, artillery, and airstrikes. In the course of the war, the U.S. conducted a large-scale strategic bombing campaign against North Vietnam. Following the Tết Offensive, US forces begun withdrawal under the Vietnamization phase, while Army of the Republic of Vietnam unconventional and conventional capabilities increased following a period of neglect and became modelled on heavy fire-power focused doctrines modelled after US Forces. Operations crossed international borders: bordering areas of Laos and Cambodia were used by North Vietnam as supply routes and were heavily bombed by U.S. forces. Gradual withdrawal of U.S. ground forces began as part of “Vietnamization”, which aimed to end American involvement in the war while transferring the task of fighting the communists to the South Vietnamese themselves and begun the task of modernising their armed forces. Morale declined significantly among US forces during the wind-down period and incidents of fragging, drug-use and insubordination increased with General Creighton Abrams remarking “I need to get this army home to save it”. From 1969 onwards the military actions of the Việt Cộng insurgency decreased as the role and engagement of the NVA grew. Initially fielding less conventional and poorer weaponry, from 1970 onward the People's Army of Vietnam and its branch People's Liberation Armed Forces of South Vietnam had increasingly became mechanised and armoured, capable of modernised combined arms and mobile warfare and begun to widely deploy newer, untested weapons. These two sides would see significant, rapid changes throughout its lifetime from their original post-colonial armies, and by mid-1970s the ARVN became the fourth largest army with the PAVN became the fifth largest army in the world in two countries with a population of roughly 20 million each. Despite the Paris Peace Accord, which was signed by all parties in January 1973, the fighting continued in the “war-of-the-flags” period in which both Saigon and Hanoi attempted to take territory before and after the accord and the ceasefire was broken just days after its signing. In the U.S. and the Western world, a large anti-Vietnam War movement developed as part of a larger counterculture, the largest such anti-war movement up to that point in history. The war changed the dynamics between the Eastern and Western Blocs, and altered North–South relations, and had significantly influenced the political landscape in the United States, across much of Western Europe and U.S ground-force intervention spurred the rise of transnational political movements and campaigning. All air-force and naval units and all other forces were completely withdrawn in 15 August 1973. The capture of Saigon by the North Vietnamese Army in April 1975 marked the end of the war, and North and South Vietnam were reunified the following year. The war exacted a huge human cost in terms of fatalities (see Vietnam War casualties). Estimates of the number of Vietnamese soldiers and civilians killed vary from 966,000 to 3.8 million. Some 275,000–310,000 Cambodians, 20,000–62,000 Laotians, and 58,220 U.S. service members also died in the conflict, and a further 1,626 remain missing in action. The Sino-Soviet split re-emerged following the lull during the Vietnam War and ties between the DRV and its Cambodian allies in the Royal Government of the National Union of Kampuchea, the newly-formed Democratic Kampuchea begun almost immediately in a series of border raids by the Khmer Rouge and erupted into the Cambodian–Vietnamese War, with Chinese forces directly intervening in the Sino-Vietnamese War. The end of the war and resumption of the Third Indochina War would precipitate the Vietnamese boat people and the bigger Indochina refugee crisis, which saw an estimated 250,000 people perish at sea.

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War - Easter Offensive and Paris Peace Accords, 1972 - Netflix

On 15 January, all US combat activities was suspended. Lê Đức Thọ and Henry Kissinger, along with the PRG Foreign Minister Nguyễn Thị Bình and a reluctant President Thiệu signed the Paris Peace Accords on 27 January 1973. This officially ended direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, created a ceasefire between North and South Vietnam, guaranteed the territorial integrity of Vietnam under the Geneva Conference of 1954, called for elections or a political settlement between the Provisional Revolutionary Government and South Vietnam and allowed 200,000 communist troops to remain in the south, alongside a POW exchange. There was a sixty-day period for the total withdrawal of U.S. forces. “This article”, noted Peter Church, “proved… to be the only one of the Paris Agreements which was fully carried out.” All US forces personnel were completely withdrawn by March 1973.

The war was central to the 1972 U.S. presidential election as Nixon's opponent, George McGovern, campaigned on immediate withdrawal. Nixon's National Security Advisor, Henry Kissinger had continued secret negotiations with North Vietnam's Lê Đức Thọ and on October 1972 reached an agreement. President Thieu demanded changes to the peace accord upon its discovery and when North Vietnam went public with the agreement's details, the Nixon administration claimed they were attempting to embarrass the president. The negotiations became deadlocked when Hanoi demanded new changes. To show his support for South Vietnam and force Hanoi back to the negotiating table, Nixon ordered Operation Linebacker II, a massive bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong 18–29 December 1972. Nixon pressured Thieu to accept the terms of the agreement, threatening to conclude a bilateral peace deal and cut off American aid while promising an air-response in case of invasion.

Vietnamization was again tested by the Easter Offensive of 1972, a massive conventional NVA invasion of South Vietnam. The NVA and Viet Cong quickly overran the northern provinces and in coordination with other forces attacked from Cambodia, threatening to cut the country in half. U.S. troop withdrawals continued. American airpower responded, beginning Operation Linebacker, and the offensive was halted.

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A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Netflix

Travelogue and cookery series in which five famous faces set up home in an Italian villa to explore the food and culture of the region.

A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-09-29

A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Taste Festivals - Netflix

Taste Festivals is a company which runs a series of food festivals around the world. As of 2012, these have taken place in fifteen cities. The events typically have the prefix “Taste of”, although the company joined forces with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to organise The Big Feastival for the first time in 2011. The events are typically attended by restaurants who operate mini-kitchens, these include Michelin starred restaurants.

A Celebrity Taste of Italy - Description - Netflix

The events run by Taste Festivals feature mini-kitchens from different restaurants, along with live demonstrations from chefs. The events have their own currency called “crowns” which are used to purchase food from the restaurant's kitchens. The restaurants featured have included Michelin starred establishments such as Rhodes 24 and Le Gavroche at Taste of London. The Best in Taste award is given out by each festival to the restaurant who serves the best dish at each event.

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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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Hit the Road Jack - Netflix

Jack Whitehall packs his bags for a comedy tour of the country, to find the best that Britain has to offer, joined along the way by celebrities and comedians.

Hit the Road Jack - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 35 minutes

Premier: 2012-03-20

Hit the Road Jack - Hit the Road Jack - Netflix

“Hit the Spot Jack” is a song written by the rhythm and blues artist Percy Mayfield and first recorded in 1960 as an a cappella demo sent to Art Rupe. It became famous after it was recorded by the singer-songwriter-pianist Ray Charles with The Raelettes vocalist Margie Hendrix. Charles's recording hit number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, beginning on Monday, October 9, 1961. “Hit the Road Jack” won a Grammy award for Best Rhythm and Blues Recording. The song was number one on the R&B Sides chart for five weeks, thereby becoming Charles's sixth number-one on that chart. The song is ranked number 387 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”.

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Japanology Plus - Netflix

Going a step further from our previous series BEGIN Japanology, host Peter Barakan visits experts in various fields to show Japanese culture from a new perspective.

Japanology Plus - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-03

Japanology Plus - History of sushi - Netflix

The history of sushi began with paddy fields in Asia, where fish was fermented with salt and rice, after which the rice was discarded. The dish is today known as narezushi, and was introduced to Japan around the Yayoi period. In the Muromachi period, people began to eat the rice as well as the fish. During the Edo period, vinegar rather than fermented rice began to be used. In pre-modern times and modern times, it has become a form of fast food strongly associated with Japanese culture.

Japanology Plus - Sushi in Japan - Netflix

The earliest reference to sushi in Japan appeared in 718 in the Yōrō Code (養老律令 Yōrō-ritsuryō). As an example of tax paid by actual items, it is written down as “雑鮨五斗 (about 64 liters of zakonosushi or zatsunosushi?)”. However, there is no way to know what this “sushi” was or even how it was pronounced. By the 9th and 10th century “鮨” and “鮓” are read as “sushi”. This “sushi” was similar to today's narezushi. For almost the next 800 years, until the early 19th century, sushi slowly changed and the Japanese cuisine changed as well. The Japanese started eating three meals a day, rice was boiled instead of steamed, and of large importance, was the development of rice vinegar. While sushi continued to be produced by fermentation of fish with rice, the addition of rice vinegar greatly reduced the time of fermentation and the rice used began to be eaten along with the fish. In the Muromachi Period (1336 to 1573), the process of producing oshizushi was gradually developed where in the fermentation process was abandoned and vinegar was used. In the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573–1603), namanare was invented. A 1603 Japanese-Portuguese dictionary has an entry for namanrina sushi, literally half-made sushi. The namanare was fermented for a shorter period than the narezushi and possibly marinated with rice vinegar. It still had the distinctive smell of narezushi. The smell of narezushi was likely one of the reasons for shortening and eventually skipping the fermentation process. It is commonly described as “a cross between blue cheese, fish, and rice vinegar”. A story from Konjaku Monogatarishū written in early 12th century makes it clear that it was not an attractive smell, even if it tasted good: In the early 18th century, oshizushi was perfected in Osaka and it came to Edo by the middle of 18th century. These sushi were sold to customers, but because they still required a little fermentation time, stores hung a notice and posters to customers on when to come for a sushi. Sushi was also sold near a park during a hanami period and a theater as a type of Bento. Inarizushi was sold along oshizushi. Makizushi and chirashizushi also became popular in Edo period. There were three famous sushi restaurants in Edo, Matsunozushi (松之鮨), Yoheizushi (興兵衛鮓), and Kenukizushi (けぬき寿し) but there were thousands more sushi restaurants. They were established in a span of barely twenty years at the start of the 19th century. Nigirizushi was an instant hit and it spread through Edo like wildfire. In the book Morisadamanko (守貞謾稿) published in 1852, the author writes that for a cho (100 meters by 100 meters or 10,000 square meters) section of Edo there were one or two sushi restaurants, but that only one soba restaurant could be found in 1 or 2 cho. This means that there were nearly 2 sushi restaurants for every soba restaurant. These early nigirizushi were not identical to today's varieties. Fish meat was marinated in soy sauce or vinegar or heavily salted so there was no need to dip into soy sauce. Some fish was cooked before it was put onto a sushi. This was partly out of necessity as there were no refrigerators. Each piece was also larger, almost the size of two pieces of today's sushi. The advent of modern refrigeration allowed sushi made of raw fish to reach more consumers than ever before. The late 20th century saw sushi gaining in popularity all over the world.

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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 - Christianity - Netflix

Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life, teachings and miracles of Jesus of Nazareth, known by Christians as the Christ, or “Messiah”, who is the focal point of the Christian faiths. It is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion followers, or 33% of the global population, known as Christians. Christians make up a majority of the population in about two-thirds of the countries and territories in the world. They believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity, whose coming as the Messiah (the Christ) was prophesied in the Old Testament. Christianity has played a prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization. Christianity grew out of Judaism and began as a Second Temple Judaic sect in the mid-1st century. Originating in the Roman province of Judea, it quickly spread to Syria, Europe, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Transcaucasia, Egypt, Ethiopia and the Indian subcontinent, and by the end of the 4th century it had become the official state religion of the Roman Empire. Following the Age of Discovery, Christianity spread to the Americas, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa and the rest of the world through missionary work and colonization. Christian theology is summarized in creeds such as the Apostles' Creed and the Nicene Creed. These professions of faith state that Jesus suffered, died, was buried, descended into hell and rose from the dead in order to grant eternal life to those who believe in him and trust in him for the remission of their sins. The creeds further maintain that Jesus physically ascended into heaven, where he reigns with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit and that he will return to judge the living and the dead and grant eternal life to his followers. His incarnation, earthly ministry, crucifixion and resurrection are often referred to as “the gospel”, meaning “good news”. The term gospel also refers to written accounts of Jesus' life and teaching, four of which—Matthew, Mark, Luke and John—are considered canonical and included in the Christian Bible, as established by the 5th century for the ancient undivided Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions, a period sometimes referred to as the Great Church, before the East–West Schism in 1054. Throughout the history of Christianity, theological and ecclesiological disputes have resulted in schisms, with many distinct denominations. Worldwide, the four largest branches of Christianity are the Catholic Church, Protestantism, the Eastern Orthodox Church and Oriental Orthodoxy. The Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches broke communion with each other in the East–West Schism of 1054 and the Chalcedonian schism in 451. Protestantism, while not a single denomination but a collective term, emerged in the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century, splitting from the Catholic Church.

Millennials: Growing Up in the 21st Century - Criticism and apologetics - Netflix

Criticism of Christianity and Christians goes back to the Apostolic Age, with the New Testament recording friction between the followers of Jesus and the Pharisees and scribes (e.g. Matthew 15:1–20 and Mark 7:1–23). In the 2nd century, Christianity was criticized by the Jews on various grounds, e.g. that the prophecies of the Hebrew Bible could not have been fulfilled by Jesus, given that he did not have a successful life. Additionally a sacrifice to remove sins in advance, for everyone or as a human being, did not fit to the Jewish sacrifice ritual, furthermore God is said to judge people on their deeds instead of their beliefs. One of the first comprehensive attacks on Christianity came from the Greek philosopher Celsus, who wrote The True Word, a polemic criticizing Christians as being unprofitable members of society. In response, the church father Origen published his treatise Contra Celsum, or Against Celsus, a seminal work of Christian apologetics, which systematically addressed Celsus's criticisms and brought Christianity a level of academic respectability. By the 3rd century, criticism of Christianity had mounted, partly as a defense against it. Wild rumors about Christians were widely circulated, claiming that they were atheists and that, as part of their rituals, they devoured human infants and engaged in incestuous orgies. The Neoplatonist philosopher Porphyry wrote the fifteen-volume Adversus Christianos as a comprehensive attack on Christianity, in part building on the teachings of Plotinus. By the 12th century, the Mishneh Torah (i.e., Rabbi Moses Maimonides) was criticizing Christianity on the grounds of idol worship, in that Christians attributed divinity to Jesus who had a physical body. In the 19th century, Nietzsche began to write a series of polemics on the “unnatural” teachings of Christianity (e.g. sexual abstinence), and continued his criticism of Christianity to the end of his life. In the 20th century, the philosopher Bertrand Russell expressed his criticism of Christianity in Why I Am Not a Christian, formulating his rejection of Christianity in the setting of logical arguments. Criticism of Christianity continues to date, e.g. Jewish and Muslim theologians criticize the doctrine of the Trinity held by most Christians, stating that this doctrine in effect assumes that there are three Gods, running against the basic tenet of monotheism. New Testament scholar Robert M. Price has outlined the possibility that some Bible stories are based partly on myth in “The Christ Myth Theory and its problems”. Christian apologetics aims to present a rational basis for Christianity. The word “apologetic” comes from the Greek word “apologeomai”, meaning “in defense of”. Christian apologetics has taken many forms over the centuries, starting with Paul the Apostle. The philosopher Thomas Aquinas presented five arguments for God's existence in the Summa Theologica, while his Summa contra Gentiles was a major apologetic work. Another famous apologist, G. K. Chesterton, wrote in the early twentieth century about the benefits of religion and, specifically, Christianity. Famous for his use of paradox, Chesterton explained that while Christianity had the most mysteries, it was the most practical religion. He pointed to the advance of Christian civilizations as proof of its practicality. The physicist and priest John Polkinghorne, in his Questions of Truth discusses the subject of religion and science, a topic that other Christian apologists such as Ravi Zacharias, John Lennox and William Lane Craig have engaged, with the latter two men opining that the inflationary Big Bang model is evidence for the existence of God.

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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 - Laura Lee (sex worker) - Netflix

Laura Lee (25 April 1973 – 7 February 2018) was an Irish sex worker with a law degree who became a campaigner for the rights of sex workers.

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Billy Connolly's Big Send Off - Netflix

Billy Connolly undertakes a personal journey to evaluate and explore the ways in which we deal with the end of our lives - across all religious, cultural and social boundaries. With his trademark charisma and curiosity, he discovers what death means to different communities and the diverse ways in which it is marked.

Billy Connolly's Big Send Off - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-05-07

Billy Connolly's Big Send Off - BBC Brit - Netflix

BBC Brit is an entertainment subscription television channel featuring factual entertainment programming. The channel is wholly owned and operated by BBC Studios. Originally set to roll out internationally in 2014, it was later announced it would launch in 2015, starting in Poland.

Billy Connolly's Big Send Off - Singapore - Netflix

The channel's content is offered exclusively on BBC Player Singapore (a local version of the BBC iPlayer service).

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First Contact - Netflix

More than six out of ten who call Australia home say they have had little or no contact with Aboriginal people. The chasm and disconnect between the First Australians and the rest of the nation is vast. First Contact is a landmark documentary series that will shine a light on this deep divide by taking a group of six non-Indigenous people, from different walks of life and with strong and varied opinions, and immersing them into Aboriginal Australia for the first time.

First Contact - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-11-18

First Contact - Star Trek: First Contact - Netflix

Star Trek: First Contact is a 1996 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Frakes in his directorial debut, and based on the franchise of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry. It is the eighth film in the Star Trek film series, as well as the second to star the cast of the series Star Trek: The Next Generation. In the film, the crew of the USS Enterprise-E travel back in time from the 24th century to the mid 21st-century in order to stop the cybernetic Borg from conquering Earth by changing their past. After the release of the seventh film, Star Trek Generations (1994), Paramount Pictures tasked writers Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore with developing the next film in the series. Braga and Moore wanted to feature the Borg in the plot, while producer Rick Berman wanted a story involving time travel. The writers combined the two ideas; they initially set the film during the European Renaissance, but changed the time period that the Borg corrupted to the mid-21st century, after fearing the Renaissance idea would be “too kitsch”. After two better-known directors turned down the job, cast member Jonathan Frakes was chosen to direct to make sure the task fell to someone who understood Star Trek. The film's script required the creation of new starship designs, including a new USS Enterprise. Production designer Herman Zimmerman and illustrator John Eaves collaborated to make a sleeker ship than its predecessor. Principal photography began with weeks of location shooting in Arizona and California, before production moved to new sets for the ship-based scenes. The Borg were redesigned to appear as though they were converted into machine beings from the inside-out; the new makeup sessions took four times as long as their appearances on the television series. Effects company Industrial Light & Magic rushed to complete the film's special effects in less than five months. Traditional optical effects techniques were supplemented with computer-generated imagery. Jerry Goldsmith and his son Joel Goldsmith collaborated to produce the film's score. First Contact was the highest-grossing film on its opening weekend, making $92 million in the United States and Canada with an additional $54 million in other territories, combining a worldwide total of $146 million. Critical reception was mostly positive; critics including Roger Ebert considered it to be one of the best Star Trek films. The Borg and the special effects were lauded, while characterization was less evenly received. Scholarly analysis of the film has focused on Captain Jean-Luc Picard's parallels to Herman Melville's Ahab and the nature of the Borg. First Contact was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Makeup and won three Saturn Awards.

First Contact - Development - Netflix

In February 1995, two months after the release of Star Trek Generations, Paramount decided to produce another Star Trek feature for a winter holiday 1996 release. Paramount wanted writers Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore, who had written the Generations script and a number of Next Generation episodes, to pen the screenplay. Producer Rick Berman told Braga and Moore that he wanted them to think about doing a story involving time travel. Braga and Moore, meanwhile, wanted to use the Borg. “Right on the spot, we said maybe we can do both, the Borg and time travel,” Moore recalled. The Borg had not been seen in full force since the fourth-season episode of The Next Generation, “The Best of Both Worlds”, and had never been heavily featured in the series due to budget constraints and the fear that they would lose their scare factor. “The Borg were really liked by the fans, and we liked them,” Moore said. “They were fearsome. They were unstoppable. Perfect foils for a feature story.” In deciding to combine the two story ideas, the writers decided that the time travel element could play out as the Borg attempt to prevent humanity from ever reaching space and becoming a threat. “Our goals at that point were to create a story that was wonderful and a script that was [...] producible within the budget confines of a Star Trek film”, said Berman. One major question was identifying the time period to which the Borg would travel. Berman's suggestion was the Renaissance; the Borg would attempt to prevent the dawn of modern European civilization. The first story draft, titled Star Trek: Renaissance, had the crew of the Enterprise track the Borg to their hive in a castle dungeon. The film would have featured sword fights alongside phasers in 15th-century Europe, while Data became Leonardo da Vinci's apprentice. Moore was afraid that it risked becoming campy and over-the-top, while Stewart refused to wear tights. Braga, meanwhile, wanted to see the “birth of Star Trek”, when the Vulcans and humans first met; “that, to me, is what made the time travel story fresh”, he said. With the idea of Star Trek's genesis in mind, the central story became Cochrane's warp drive test and humanity's first contact. Drawing on clues from previous Star Trek episodes, Cochrane was placed in mid-21st century Montana, where humans recover from a devastating world war. In the first script with this setting, the Borg attack Cochrane's lab, leaving the scientist comatose; Picard assumes Cochrane's place to continue the warp test and restore history. In this draft Picard has a love interest in the local photographer Ruby, while Riker leads the fight against the Borg on the Enterprise. Another draft included John de Lancie's omnipotent character Q. Looking at the early scripts, the trio knew that serious work was needed. “It just didn't make sense [...] that Picard, the one guy who has a history with the Borg, never meets them,” Braga recalled. Riker and Picard's roles were swapped, and the planetside story was shortened and told differently. Braga and Moore focused the new arc on Cochrane himself, making the ideal future of Star Trek come from a flawed man. The idea of Borg fighting among period costumes coalesced into a “Dixon Hill” holographic novel sequence on the holodeck. The second draft, titled Star Trek: Resurrection, was judged complete enough that the production team used it to plan expenses. The film was given a budget of $45 million, “considerably more” than Generations' $35 million price tag; this allowed the production to plan a larger amount of action and special effects.

Braga and Moore intended the film to be easily accessible to any moviegoer and work as a stand-alone story, yet still satisfy the devoted Star Trek fans. Since much of Picard's role made a direct reference to his time as a Borg in The Next Generation episodes “The Best of Both Worlds”, the opening dream sequence was added to explain what happened to him in the show. The pair discarded an opening which would have established what the main characters had been doing since the last film in favor of quickly setting the story. While the writers tried to preserve the idea of the Borg as a mindless collective in the original draft, Paramount head Jonathan Dolgen felt that the script was not dramatic enough. He suggested adding an individual Borg villain with whom the characters could interact, which led to the creation of the Borg Queen. Cast member Frakes was chosen to direct. Frakes had not been the first choice for director; Ridley Scott and John McTiernan reportedly turned down the project. Stewart met a potential candidate and concluded that “they didn't know Star Trek”. It was decided to stay with someone who understood the “gestalt of Star Trek”, and Frakes was given the job. Frakes reported to work every day at 6:30 am. A major concern during the production was security—the script to Generations had been leaked online, and stronger measures were taken to prevent a similar occurrence. Some script pages were distributed on red paper to foil attempted photocopies or faxes; “We had real trouble reading them,” Frakes noted. Frakes had directed multiple episodes of The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager, but First Contact was his first feature film. Whereas Frakes had seven days of preparation followed by seven days of shooting for a given television episode, the director was given a ten-week preparation period before twelve weeks of filming, and had to get used to shooting for a 2.35:1 anamorphic ratio instead of the television standard 1.33:1. In preparation, he watched Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 2001: A Space Odyssey and the works of James Cameron and Ridley Scott. Throughout multiple script revisions a number of titles were considered, including Star Trek: Borg, Star Trek: Destinies, Star Trek: Future Generations and Star Trek: Generations II. The planned title of Resurrection was scrapped when Fox announced the title of the fourth Alien film; the film was rebranded First Contact on May 3, 1996.

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Raymond Blanc: The Very Hungry Frenchman - Netflix

Raymond Blanc is Britain's most famous French chef, yet he has never cooked professionally in France. Here he shows viewers the country he loves so much and the French recipes that inspired him.

Raymond Blanc: The Very Hungry Frenchman - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-02-02

Raymond Blanc: The Very Hungry Frenchman - Église Saint-Jean-de-Malte - Netflix

The Church of St. John in Aix-en-Provence, situated at the corner of rue d'Italie and rue Cardinale, is a Gothic Roman Catholic church, the first in Provence. It was built in the 13th century, mostly in the 1270s.

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Wild Wales - Netflix

Iolo Williams shares his passion for Welsh wildlife. Filmed over a year, the series features stunning aerial and wildlife photography.

Wild Wales - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-05-09

Wild Wales - West Wales Wild Boars - Netflix

West Wales Wild Boars were a rugby league team based in St Clears, Carmarthenshire. They played in the Welsh Premier of the Rugby League Conference.

Wild Wales - History - Netflix

West Wales Wild Boars were formed in 2009 and joined the Welsh Premier Division of the Rugby League Conference that same year. They played their first game against Newport Titans, which they lost 40-24. CPC Bears RL was formed in 2010, as the regional side for Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion in the Welsh Premier Division with West Wales Wild Boars competing in the Championship. The Welsh Championship was given a re-structure following West Wales Wild Boars and three other West Wales clubs not fulfilling fixtures. They were replaced with newly formed Dyffryn Devils.

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Friday Night Tykes - Netflix

After two explosive seasons, Esquire Network's hit documentary series Friday Night Tykes returns to San Antonio, TX for a third season on Tuesday, January 19 at 9/8c. The series that sparked a national debate will continue the conversation with 10 episodes ordered following one of the most competitive youth football leagues in America. With exclusive access to the 10 and 11-year-old division of the Texas Youth Football Association (TYFA), viewers get an authentic look at the making of football's next generation of professional superstars as the series digs deep into controversial hot topics that are prevalent in today's media. With no size or weight limit for its players, TYFA, an independent youth football league places children in the center of the firestorm. FRIDAY NIGHT TYKES addresses serious questions about youth sports and specifically as they relate to parenting and safety. How hard should we truly push our kids? Is the pressure too much for a child? What do we hope to achieve? Is this sport safe for young children? The groundbreaking series doesn't shy away from tackling the controversial questions at the heart of every All-American football family. Parents and coaches share insight into why they believe the sport is important, what motivates them, and what lessons they feel that the children learn from their discipline and dedication.

Friday Night Tykes - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-01-14

Friday Night Tykes - Bo Schobel - Netflix

Robert Edward “Bo” Schobel (; born March 24, 1981) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Christian University (TCU). Schobel has also been a member of the Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Florida Tuskers. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Colts in Super Bowl XLI, beating the Chicago Bears.

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Gettin' Wild with Snoop Dogg - Netflix

Gettin' Wild with Snoop Dogg will give fans a first-hand look behind the scenes of the making of the Snoop Dogg Presents: The Joker's Wild show. Directed by the five-time Emmy®-winning documentary filmmaker Rory Karpf, the six episode series follows the icon's transformation into game show host and explores his creative process behind the show's reboot. The docuseries will be available on the TBS app, TBS social media handles, including the Facebook Watch Tab, and via TBS.com.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Gettin' Wild with Snoop Dogg - Neako - Netflix

Nikko Bailey (born April 23, 1986), better known by the stage name Neako is an American rapper, producer and songwriter. He released his debut album, The Rubix Cube: Red Edition, in 2007 on his own imprint World Team Olympics (currently LVLYSL). Gramercy Records in 2011, subsequently leaving the former in 2012. He released the mixtape The Number 23 in October 3, 2011. He is well known for his singles “LVL 2 X 10” and “Scanners” feat. Wiz Khalifa. Since the release of his mixtape, Neako gained increasing popularity collaborating with legends in the rap game from Bun B, Juicy J and Snoop Dogg to Currensy, Playboi Carti and Wiz Khalifa. In 2012 he released his first LP, an in-studio album titled T.A.T.T. (These Are The Times). He boasts an extensive catalogue of over 20 mixtapes and his music has appeared in films such as Mac & Devin Go to HIGHschool (2012) and Kid Cannabis (2014). Neako is currently signed to King Konray Productions and will be releasing multiple projects through the imprint in 2018.

Gettin' Wild with Snoop Dogg - Remixes and Features - Netflix

Neako – Rock On (featuring Bun B; produced by Neako) Neako - Flyer Than Delta (featuring Currensy; produced by Neako) Neako - Wild (featuring Vado; produced by Neako) Neako - What's It All For (featuring Diggy Simmons; produced by Neako) Neako - Suicide (Remix) (featuring Yelawolf, Smoke DZA, Shawn Chrystopher, Phil Adé and Stalley; produced by Neako) Wiz Khalifa & Snoop Dogg - Dev's Song (produced by Neako) Neako - LVLSOX2800 (feat. Skeme & Stunnaman From The Pack) Neako & Wiz Khalifa - Scanners (produced by Neako) Wiz Khalifa ft Chevy Woods & Neako - Reefer Party Playboi Carti ft Neako - Purple Poo

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Vacation Vacation Vacation - Netflix

Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer advise viewers on how to get the most out of their holidays as the pair visit a wide range of destinations - but on very different budgets!

Vacation Vacation Vacation - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-30

Vacation Vacation Vacation - Annual leave - Netflix

Annual leave is paid time off work granted by employers to employees to be used for whatever the employee wishes. Depending on the employer's policies, differing number of days may be offered, and the employee may be required to give a certain amount of advance notice, may have to coordinate with the employer to be sure that staffing is adequately covered during the employee's absence, and other requirements may have to be met. The vast majority of countries today mandate a minimum amount of paid annual leave by law, though the United States is a notable exception in mandating no minimum paid leave and treating it as a perk rather than a right.

Vacation Vacation Vacation - See also - Netflix

Furlough Long Service Leave Administrative leave

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Illusions - Netflix

Illusions introduces the world of the visual scientist Prof. Arthur Shapiro. Find out how your mind misinterprets information due to visual bias.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 10 minutes

Premier: 2015-11-17

Illusions - Magic (illusion) - Netflix

Magic, along with its subgenres of, and sometimes referred to as illusion, stage magic or street magic is a performing art in which audiences are entertained by staged tricks or illusions of seemingly impossible feats using natural means. It is to be distinguished from paranormal magic which, it is claimed, are effects created through supernatural means. It is one of the oldest performing arts in the world.

Illusions - Misuse of magic - Netflix

Some modern illusionists believe that it is unethical to give a performance that claims to be anything other than a clever and skillful deception. Most of these performers therefore eschew the term “magician” (which they view as making a claim to supernatural power) in favor of “illusionist” and similar descriptions; for example, the performer Jamy Ian Swiss makes these points by billing himself as an “honest liar”. Alternatively, many performers say that magical acts, as a form of theatre, need no more of a disclaimer than any play or film; this policy is advocated by the magician and mentalist Joseph Dunninger, who states “For those who believe, no explanation is necessary; for those who do not believe, no explanation will suffice.” These apparently irreconcilable differences of opinion have led to some conflicts among performers. For example, more than thirty years after the hugely successful illusionist Uri Geller made his first appearances on television in the 1970s to exhibit his self-proclaimed psychic ability to bend spoons, his actions still provoke controversy among some magic performers, because he claimed he was not using conjuring techniques. On the other hand, because Geller bent—and continues to bend—spoons within a performance context, the Dunninger quote may be said to apply. Less fraught with controversy, however, may be the use of deceptive practices by those who employ conjuring techniques for personal gain outside the venue of a magic performance. Fraudulent mediums have long capitalized on the popular belief in paranormal phenomena to prey on the bereaved for financial gain. From the 1840s to the 1920s, during the greatest popularity of the Spiritualism religious movement as well as public interest in séances, a number of fraudulent mediums used conjuring methods to perform illusions such as table-knocking, slate-writing, and telekinetic effects, which they attributed to the actions of ghosts or other spirits. The great escapologist and illusionist Harry Houdini devoted much of his time to exposing such fraudulent operators. Magician James Randi, magic duo Penn & Teller, and the mentalist Derren Brown have also devoted much time to investigating and debunking paranormal, occult, and supernatural claims. Fraudulent faith healers have also been shown to employ sleight of hand to give the appearance of removing chicken-giblet “tumors” from patients' abdomens. Con men and grifters too may use techniques of conjuring for fraudulent goals. Cheating at card games is an obvious example, and not a surprising one: one of the most respected textbooks of card techniques for magicians, The Expert at the Card Table by Erdnase, was primarily written as an instruction manual for card sharps. The card trick known as “Find the Lady” or “Three-card Monte” is an old favourite of street hustlers, who lure the victim into betting on what seems like a simple proposition: to identify, after a seemingly easy-to-track mixing sequence, which one of three face-down cards is the Queen. Another example is the shell game, in which a pea is hidden under one of three walnut shells, then shuffled around the table (or sidewalk) so slowly as to make the pea's position seemingly obvious. Although these are well known as frauds, people still lose money on them; a shell-game ring was broken up in Los Angeles as recently as December 2009.

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Lost Gold - Netflix

Lost Gold follows brothers Josh and Jesse Feldman as they search for lost treasure and showcase a pivotal time in the history of the American southwest.

Lost Gold - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-11-30

Lost Gold - Camp McKinney, British Columbia - Netflix

Camp McKinney is a ghost town in the Boundary Country region of British Columbia, Canada. It is located southeast of Mount Baldy, northeast of Osoyoos. Several mines in the area led to the creation of Camp McKinney. The premier mine was called Cariboo-Amelia, usually referred to as the Cariboo. Al McKinney and Fred Rice staked a claim in 1888 which eventually became the Caribou Mine. Founded in 1896, Camp McKinney was situated on the south-eastern slopes of towering Mount Baldy. By 1901, the population of McKinney was 250. Hotels such as St. Louis, Sailor, Camp McKinney, McBoyle & West's, Cariboo and Miner's exchange competed for the miners' trade. The stagecoach of Hall line from Fairview and from the east came Meyerhoff's stage from Midway. The business section of town consisted of five saloons, three general stores, a drug store, a real estate office, butcher shop, a school and a church. “In 1901, 16,862 tons of ore yielded 9,439 ounces of gold bullion, and 428 tons of concentrates.” “Up until October, 1900, dividends of $478,087 were paid, and in 1902, $496,837.” However, gold mining declined in the area, the Cariboo Mine closed in December 1903 and Camp McKinney became a ghost town. Several unsuccessful attempts were made to revive the camp from 1907. Today, all that is left is a cemetery and a few abandoned workings.

Lost Gold - Lost gold bars - Netflix

On August 18, 1896, George B. McAulay of Spokane, Washington, one of the major shareholders in the Cariboo mine, left Camp McKinney for Midway. McAulay had three gold bricks valued at more than $10,000. He was robbed half an hour later on his way to Midway. Cariboo Mining Company posted a $3,000 reward for information leading to recovery of the gold bars. The bars were never recovered. It is believed the bars were hidden or buried somewhere in the area, close by Camp McKinney still waiting to be discovered.

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Michael Mosley's Meet the Humans - Netflix

Dr Michael Mosley puts human behaviour under the microscope in this bold new series that uses the latest scientific studies to explore the evolutionary factors and animal instincts that drives human behaviour.

Michael Mosley's Meet the Humans - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-07-10

Michael Mosley's Meet the Humans - Shock Value II - Netflix

Shock Value II is the third studio album by American record producer Timbaland. It serves as the second volume of the platinum-selling Shock Value which topped charts worldwide and received 16 platinum certifications. Initially slated for a 2008 release, the project was pushed into 2009 and tentatively confirmed for November 23, 2009 through Blackground Records, however, it was pushed back once more and finally released on December 7, 2009 in the UK and December 8 in the US.

Michael Mosley's Meet the Humans - Critical reception - Netflix

The album received mixed reviews. Review normalizer Metacritic gave the album 50 out of 100 based on 9 critical reviews. Andy Kellman of AllMusic said “Timbaland does not stock Shock Value II with quite as many guests, and performs a higher percentage of the vocals, and what results is less schizophrenic and more directly pop than its antecedent. The highs here are not as high, and the lows are as low, unless you consider the very presence of Chad Kroeger and Daughtry, or the unveiling of Brandy’s rapping alter ego Bran’ Nu, to be more odious than a sub-Coldplay ballad. [...] That said, it is a mildly entertaining album—as long as you block out most of the lyrics.” David Balls of Digital Spy agreed saying that “Timbaland dips into his usual bag of production tricks here and many of the supporting cast dutifully return, but never does this quite reach the same excitement levels as its predecessor. [...] it feels as though Tim's trying so hard to impress us with his pimped-up SUV that he's driven the thing off the road. The result? A disparate, disjointed collection of songs that feels like less than the sum of its parts. Where Shock Value was fresh and innovative, much of the sequel could pass for leftovers from its predecessor. [...] He now seems to be lagging behind rivals like David Guetta and will.iam when it comes to driving the urban pop genre forward” Jon Pareles from The New York Times added “The productions flaunt Timbaland trademarks: vocal sounds imitating turntable scratching, quick keyboard arabesques, grunts as percussion. But now he fills in the spaces that made his old tracks so startling. [...] For a few moments Timbaland ignores the Top 10 and accepts that he’s an adult.” Slant magazine's Jesse Cataldo who said “Shock Value II is a vanity project, the kind of bonus fluff that you can get away with releasing when you're as famous and respected as Timbaland. [...] To be fair, Timbaland is not a terrible rapper. His clumsy flow is no worse than Diddy's jittery streams of twaddle, but it's just as annoying. The tendency here, whether intentional or not, is to surround himself with mediocre talent rather than the titans who he helped make superstars [...] The overall laziness of that facet is even more inexcusable coming from one of the most renowned producers of the last decade.”. The most positive review comes from USA Today, Steve Jones says “He misses occasionally on this 17-track opus, but he's mainly on target with his jolts to the eardrums.” However, August Brown of the Los Angeles Times was a little less critical, stating that, “many of the same vices that plagued the first installment of Shock Value keep the second edition sodden as well: Tim's precise, micromanaged beats usually outshine his random collection of vocal collaborators.” Brown said that the album was not a complete disaster but "for Timbaland fans pining for previous hits like Aaliyah's “Are You That Somebody?” or Furtado's “Say It Right,” Shock Value II is a weak cocktail." The editor from Entertainment Weekly said on the December 11 issue (page 115), "So far, so predictable—at least until “Tomorrow In The Bottle,” which features Chad Kroeger of Nickelback. That guy's got a funky bone? Talk about a shocker. (67 out of 100)" Steve Juon from Rapreviews.com said "There are only a few producers out there in rap who can get away with putting their name on an album and be a bigger star than anyone rapping on their tracks. There are even fewer who can crossover from hardcore hip-hop heads to become a mainstream household name. [...] it's not a pure “Timbaland Presents” situation like it has been in the past, where one felt Timbaland was simply showcasing artists he felt deserved the shine over his own high quality sound. The sound's still high quality on “Shock Value II,” it's just not 100% his own any more."

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Poh & Co. - Netflix

Much more than just a food show, this series invites you into the warm, sometimes chaotic, but always delicious embrace of acclaimed cook, artist and lover of life, Poh Ling Yeow, and her extended network of family and friends.

Poh & Co. - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-04-02

Poh & Co. - Poh Soo Kai - Netflix

Poh Soo Kai (Chinese: 傅樹介; pinyin: Fu Shùjiè) was a Singaporean politician, political prisoner. He was a founding member of the University Socialist Club and the People's Action Party (PAP).

Poh & Co. - Biography - Netflix

Poh was born in Singapore in 1930. He is the maternal grandson of prominent businessman Tan Kah Kee. His family fled Singapore before the Japanese invasion and landed in Mumbai, he studied at a Catholic mission school for four years. Poh and his family returned to returned to Singapore after the Japanese surrender in 1945, continued his studies at Raffles Institution and entered the University of Malaya in 1950. He was a founding member of the Socialist Club in 1953 and became its second President from August that year till the following year. Poh was one of the eight members of the Fajar editorial board charged with sedition in 1954. He graduated three years later with a degree in Medicine. Poh became acquainted with Lee Kuan Yew, who was the legal advisor for the students during the Fajar Trials, during his time in university. He subsequently became a founding member of the PAP in 1954. When the party split in 1961, he left to join the Barisan Sosialis as its Assistant Secretary-General. He was arrested and detained without trial under the Preservation of Public Security Ordinance during Operation Coldstore in 1963. He was arrested again without trial under the Internal Security Act in 1976 and 1982. He co-edited the book, The Fajar Generation: The University Socialist Club and the Politics of Postwar Malaya and Singapore (2009).

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Secret Life Underground - Netflix

A look at what's going on underground.

Secret Life Underground - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-03-07

Secret Life Underground - Underground Railroad - Netflix

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to mid-19th century, and used by African-American slaves to escape into free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. The term is also applied to the abolitionists, both black and white, free and enslaved, who aided the fugitives. Various other routes led to Mexico or overseas. An earlier escape route running south toward Florida, then a Spanish possession (except 1763–83), existed from the late 17th century until Florida became a United States territory in 1821 (and ending the safe haven for escaped slaves was the main reason it changed nationality). However, the network now generally known as the Underground Railroad was formed in the late 1700s, ran north to the free states and Canada, and reached its height between 1850 and 1860. One estimate suggests that by 1850, 100,000 slaves had escaped via the “Railroad”. British North America (present-day Canada), where slavery was prohibited, was a popular destination, as its long border gave many points of access. Most former slaves settled in Ontario. More than 30,000 people were said to have escaped there via the network during its 20-year peak period, although U.S. Census figures account for only 6,000. Numerous fugitives' stories are documented in the 1872 book The Underground Railroad Records by William Still, an abolitionist who then headed the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee.

Secret Life Underground - National Underground Railroad Network - Netflix

Following upon legislation passed in 1990, in 1997, Congress passed H.R. 1635, which President Bill Clinton signed into law, and which authorized the United States National Park Service to establish the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program to identify associated sites, as well as preserve them and popularize the Underground Railroad and stories of people involved in it. The National Park Service has designated many sites within the network, posted stories about people and places, sponsors an essay contest, and holds a national conference about the Underground Railroad in May or June each year.

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To Catch a Killer - Netflix

To Catch a Killer is a true crime episodic docudrama produced for OWN Canada (Corus Entertainment) by Ocean Entertainment. The series follows a squad of civilians working under the guidance of Dr. Michael Andrew Arntfield as they seek new evidence in unsolved murder cases. The civilians come from diverse backgrounds, bringing new technology, and fresh eyes to these cases. The civilians are Antonella Magnatta, Danya Dixon, Renee Willmon, Peter Leimbigler and Douglas Montgomery. Each of the 8 hour long episodes features a single case ranging in age from 13 to 45 years. Inspired by the work of Dr. Arntfield's cold case society the team passes their findings onto the relevant police department.

To Catch a Killer - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-03-01

To Catch a Killer - Brian Dennehy - Netflix

Brian Manion Dennehy (born July 9, 1938) is an American actor of film, stage, and television. A winner of one Golden Globe, two Tony Awards and a recipient of six Primetime Emmy Award nominations, he gained initial recognition for his role as Sheriff Will Teasle in First Blood (1982). He has had roles in numerous films including Gorky Park (1983), Silverado (1985), Cocoon (1985), F/X (1986), Presumed Innocent (1990), Romeo + Juliet (1996), and Knight of Cups (2015). Dennehy won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Willy Loman in the television film Death of a Salesman (2000).

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Holland! - Netflix

Ryanne is searching for the Dutch identity. It's much spoken of, but if you ask the people in The Netherlands what their identity consists of, everyone answers differently.

Holland! - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: Dutch

Status: Running

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-08

Holland! - Netherlands national football team - Netflix

The Netherlands national football team (Dutch: Het Nederlands Elftal) represents the Netherlands in international football. It is controlled by the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB), the governing body for football in the Netherlands. The team is colloquially referred to as Het Nederlands Elftal (The Dutch Eleven) and Oranje, after the House of Orange-Nassau. Like the country itself, the team is sometimes (also colloquially) referred to as Holland. The team won the UEFA European Championship in 1988. They have reached the FIFA World Cup final three times (in 1974, 1978 and 2010) and twice narrowly missed the final through a penalty shoot-out in the semifinals (in 1998 and 2014). Additionally, the team won bronze at the Olympic football event in 1908, 1912 and 1920.

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Netherlands national under-21 football team Netherlands national under-19 football team Netherlands national under-17 football team Netherlands women's national football team Royal Dutch Football Association Aruba national football team Bonaire national football team Curaçao national football team Sint Maarten national football team

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Knight School - Netflix

Knight School is a television documentary produced by ESPN about a group of sixteen Texas Tech University students trying to make the Bob Knight coached Texas Tech Red Raiders basketball team as a non-scholarship (walk-on) player for the 2006-07 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) season. The documentary chronicles their progress and gives insight into Bob Knight and his coaching style.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-02-19

Knight School - Phil Knight - Netflix

Philip Hampson Knight (born February 24, 1938) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. A native of Oregon, he is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike, Inc., and previously served as chairman and CEO of the company. As of January 2018, Knight was ranked by Forbes as the 28th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$30 billion. He is also the owner of the stop motion film production company Laika. Knight is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Stanford Graduate School of Business. He ran track under coach Bill Bowerman at the University of Oregon, with whom he would co-found Nike. A noted philanthropist, Knight has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to each of his Alma Maters, as well as Oregon Health & Science University. In total he has donated over $2 billion to the three institutions.

Knight School - Post-Nike CEO role - Netflix

During the 2009-2010 period, Knight was the largest single contributor to the campaign to defeat Oregon Ballot Measures 66 and 67, which, once passed, increased income tax on some corporations and high-income individuals. According to a February 10, 2012 filing by attorney John F. Coburn III, on behalf of Knight, Knight owned 67,097,005 shares of Class A Common Stock and 7,740 shares of Class B Common Stock in the Nike corporation. In June 2015, Knight and Nike announced that he would step down as the company's chairman, with president/CEO Mark Parker to succeed him. However, a date had not been set for his departure, and he said he plans to remain involved in the company. Knight's retirement from the Nike board took effect at the end of June 2016. However, in September 2017, Knight decided to come out of retirement to put black back in the UNC jerseys for the Phil Knight Classic in Portland, Oregon.

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Cyberhate with Tara Moss - Netflix

Author, journalist, TV presenter and human rights advocate Tara Moss tours the darkest corners of the web to uncover the cyber violence that's impacting so many people today. #Cyberhate

Cyberhate with Tara Moss - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 11 minutes

Premier: 2017-03-14

Cyberhate with Tara Moss - Tara Moss - Netflix

Tara Moss (born 2 October 1973) is a Canadian-Australian author, documentary maker and presenter, journalist, former model and UNICEF national ambassador for child survival.

Cyberhate with Tara Moss - Contributed chapter - Netflix

“Women destroy the joint”, pp. 57-62, in: Destroying the joint, edited by Jane Caro, Read How You Want (2015, ISBN 9781459687295).

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Good Eats - Netflix

Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and more on Good Eats.

Good Eats - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1999-07-07

Good Eats - Hellyeah - Netflix

Hellyeah, stylized as HELLYEAH, is an American heavy metal supergroup, consisting of Mudvayne vocalist Chad Gray, former Nothingface guitarist Tom Maxwell, bass player Kyle Sanders (who is the brother of Mastodon bassist and vocalist Troy Sanders), and guitarist Christian Brady. The idea to form a supergroup originated in 2000 on the Tattoo the Earth tour, although plans were constantly put on hold due to scheduling conflicts. The summer of 2006 allowed the band to take the project seriously and record its first album. Recorded at Chasin' Jason studio in Dimebag Darrell's backyard, a self-titled album was completed in roughly one month. Released on April 10, 2007, the album entered the Billboard 200 at number 9, selling 45,000 copies. AllMusic reviewer William Ruhlmann stated the album is “a competent example of its genre” awarding the album three and a half stars.

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Young, Broke & Beautiful - Netflix

Hosted by writer/blogger Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart, this non-fiction series is a travel show for a generation of alternative culture enthusiasts. Stuart travels the country and infiltrates the underground of American cities to find the hidden, cheap and fun gems to experience.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2011-06-24

Young, Broke & Beautiful - IFC (U.S. TV channel) - Netflix

IFC (formerly known as the Independent Film Channel) is an American cable and satellite television channel that is owned by AMC Networks. Programming on the channel includes both original and acquired series, and fan favorite films. As of February 2015, approximately 73,333,000 American households (63% of households with television) receive IFC. In March 2015, Dish TV's Sling TV announced it would soon begin making AMC channels available to cord cutters, including AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv.

Young, Broke & Beautiful - Award shows - Netflix

Independent Spirit Awards (1994)

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Himalaya with Michael Palin - Netflix

This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and environments in various countries.

Himalaya with Michael Palin - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2004-10-03

Himalaya with Michael Palin - Himalaya (book) - Netflix

Himalaya is the book that Michael Palin wrote to accompany the BBC television documentary series Himalaya with Michael Palin. This book, like the other books that Michael Palin wrote following each of his seven trips for the BBC, consists both of his text and of many photographs to illustrate the trip. All of the pictures in this book were taken by Basil Pao, the stills photographer who was part of the team who did the trip (Pao also produced a book, Inside Himalaya, containing many more of his pictures). The book contains eight chapters: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Tibet, Yunnan (China), Nagaland and Assam(India), Bhutan, and Bangladesh. The book is presented in a diary format; Palin starts each section of the book with a heading such as “Day Forty One: Srinagar”. Not all days are mentioned, a result of the trip as a whole being broken up into shorter trips (a fact that is not mentioned in the series). Palin makes several treks up into the mountains, including one trek up to Everest Base Camp at 17,500 feet (5,300 meters). Not bad, considering that Palin was 60 years old at the time. Other encounters and experiences that are related by Michael Palin include finding out that the Dalai Lama not only knew who he was, but was a fan of Palin's TV programmes.

Himalaya with Michael Palin - Audio edition - Netflix

This book was released as an audio book, read by Palin himself, allowing the listener to hear his wit and charm, and his ability to do accents. Two versions of the audio book exist, an abridged version that lasts 6 hours and a more difficult-to-find unabridged version that lasts 11 hours 30 minutes.

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Pound Shop Wars - Netflix

Documentary series following the competition between the rival pound shop chains on Britain's high streets.

Pound Shop Wars - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2014-02-06

Pound Shop Wars - Pound Shop Wars - Netflix

Pound Shop Wars is a British factual television series that was first broadcast on BBC One from 7 November 2012 until 30 September 2015. Narrated by Caroline Aherne, the series shows the competition between rival pound shops, focusing on Poundworld. The second series, comprising eight episodes, began on 12 August 2015.

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Inside the Label - Netflix

BET Networks goes deep ‘inside' the music industry with the premiere of "INSIDE THE LABEL" airing Tuesday, May 17 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET. The original docu-series tells in-depth stories of the rise... and sometimes fall of iconic record labels, told through the eyes of the founders, artists, competitors, and key players involved in the creation of the music that defined us over the last quarter century. "INSIDE THE LABEL" unfolds in eight one-hour episodes and explores how music labels transformed the sound, face and business of hip hop and reveals the behind-the-scenes power players responsible for many of your favorite artists rise to success.

Inside the Label - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-17

Inside the Label - The Kid Inside - Netflix

The Kid Inside is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter John Mellencamp. It was released January 27, 1983 by MainMan Records. It was recorded in 1977 for MCA records and was intended to be the follow-up to his debut album Chestnut Street Incident, but MCA declined to release the album and dropped Mellencamp from the label. The recordings remained unreleased until 1983 when Tony DeFries, Mellencamp's former manager, released the album on his own MainMan label. DeFries was attempting to capitalize on the recent success of Mellencamp's breakout album American Fool, which was one of the best-selling albums of 1982 and spawned two top 5 singles. This was Mellencamp's last album to be released under the name John Cougar. His next release, Uh-Huh, would be released under the name John Cougar Mellencamp.

Inside the Label - Track listing - Netflix

All songs written by John Mellencamp, except where noted. “Kid Inside” – 5:32 “Take What You Want” – 3:14 “Cheap Shot” – 3:53 “Sidewalk and Streetlights” – 4:08 “R. Gang” – 2:30 “American Son” – 4:52 “Gearhead” – 2:38 “Young Genocides” – 2:26 “Too Young to Live” – 7:45 “Survive” – 4:09 “The Whore” – 1:21 (Bonus Track) “The Man Who Sold the World” (David Bowie) – 2:27 (Bonus Track)

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Journey with Dylan Dreyer - Netflix

NBC News meteorologist and co-anchor of the Saturday edition of "Today", Dylan Dreyer, helms this celebration of nature, which utilizes beautiful cinematography to create an up-close-and-personal experience with Earth's wild animals -- from polar bears in the Arctic to black bears in Montana. The show's unique platform brings the excitement of seeing creatures in their natural habitats into viewers' homes, where they can explore natural phenomena -- including the migration of 1.5 million animals across 500 miles of Africa -- they may otherwise never have the chance to experience.

Journey with Dylan Dreyer - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-01

Journey with Dylan Dreyer - Ayman Mohyeldin - Netflix

Ayman Mohyeldin (Arabic: أيمن محيى الدين‎, IPA: [ˈʔæjmæn ˈmoħj edˈdiːn]; born April 18, 1979) is an Egyptian-American journalist based in Los Angeles for NBC News. He previously worked for Al Jazeera and CNN. Ayman was one of the first Western journalists allowed to enter and report on the handing over and trial of the deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein by the Iraqi Interim Government for crimes against humanity. More recently, Ayman has covered the 2008–09 Gaza War as well as the Arab Spring.

Journey with Dylan Dreyer - Personal life - Netflix

Mohyeldin married Tunisian model Kenza Fourati on April 26, 2016 in a private ceremony in Marietta, Georgia, where his parents currently reside. His wife revealed in a “Vogue Arabia” interview that the couple was expecting their first child in early 2017. Their daughter, Dora Fourati Mohyeldin, was born in New York on March 12, 2017.

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Married with Secrets - Netflix

Married with Secrets explores the true stories of seemingly happy marriages that have ended in dark and unexpected twists. From high school sweethearts who run a deadly sex ring to a neighborhood power couple with a secret stalking obsession to a wife hiding her escort side job from her husband, this series reveals romances turned to modern-day nightmares.

Married with Secrets - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-25

Married with Secrets - Married to Jonas - Netflix

Married to Jonas is an American reality documentary television series on E! that debuted on August 19, 2012. It primarily focuses on Kevin Jonas, the eldest of the Jonas Brothers and his married life with his wife Dani Jonas. However, the first season also focused on the 2012 “comeback” of the Jonas Brothers. In November 2012, E! announced that the series has been renewed for a second season, which premiered April 21, 2013. The second season follows the couple as the Jonas Brothers finish their would-be fifth studio album and head back on their final United States tour after three years in hiatus, before the unexpected breakup of the band. Dani also jump-starts her own business endeavors by opening her own business in New Jersey and the Jonas and Deleasa families become closer. The show has been cancelled after the end of second season.

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Modern Spies - Netflix

How does the fictional world of spying compare with the reality? Peter Taylor looks at the real world of modern spies.

Modern Spies - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-02

Modern Spies - Espionage - Netflix

Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information. Spies help agencies uncover secret information. Any individual or spy ring (a cooperating group of spies), in the service of a government, company or independent operation, can commit espionage. The practice is clandestine, as it is by definition unwelcome and in many cases illegal and punishable by law. Espionage is a method of “intelligence” gathering which includes information gathering from public sources. Espionage is often part of an institutional effort by a government or commercial concern. However, the term tends to be associated with state spying on potential or actual enemies for military purposes. Spying involving corporations is known as industrial espionage. One of the most effective ways to gather data and information about the enemy (or potential enemy) is by infiltrating the enemy's ranks. This is the job of the spy (espionage agent). Spies can return all sorts of information concerning the size and strength of enemy forces. They can also find dissidents within the enemy's forces and influence them to defect. In times of crisis, spies steal technology and sabotage the enemy in various ways. Counterintelligence is the practice of various means of thwarting enemy espionage and intelligence-gathering. Almost all nations have strict laws concerning espionage and the penalty for being caught is often severe. However, the benefits gained through espionage are often great that most governments and many large corporations make use of it to varying degrees. Various information collection techniques are used in the conduct of clandestine human intelligence which includes operational techniques, asset recruiting, and tradecraft.

Modern Spies - Works cited - Netflix

Johnson, John (1997). The Evolution of British Sigint, 1653–1939. London: HMSO. OCLC 52130886. Winkler, Jonathan Reed (July 2009). “Information Warfare in World War I”. The Journal of Military History. 73: 845–867. doi:10.1353/jmh.0.0324. ISSN 1543-7795.

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One Born: What Happened Next? - Netflix

Special programmes revisiting One Born Every Minute couples as they come to terms with the reality of parenthood.

One Born: What Happened Next? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 45 minutes

Premier: 2012-04-05

One Born: What Happened Next? - Apocalypto - Netflix

Apocalypto is a 2006 American epic adventure film directed and produced by Mel Gibson and written by Gibson and Farhad Safinia. The film features a cast of Native American and Indigenous Mexican actors consisting of Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Trujillo, Mayra Sérbulo, Dalia Hernández, Ian Uriel, Gerardo Taracena, Rodolfo Palacios, Bernardo Ruiz Juarez, Ammel Rodrigo Mendoza, Ricardo Diaz Mendoza and Israel Contreras. Similar to Gibson's earlier film The Passion of the Christ, all dialogue is in a modern approximation of the ancient language of the setting. Here, the Indigenous Yucatec Maya language is used, with subtitles, which sometimes refer to the language as Mayan. This was the last film Gibson directed until 2016's Hacksaw Ridge ten years later. Set in Veracruz, Los Tuxtla around the year 1511, Apocalypto depicts the journey of Jaguar Paw, a Mesoamerican hunter and his fellow tribesmen captured by an invading force after the destruction of their village who must escape human sacrifice at a time when the Maya civilization is about to come to an end. The film was a box office success, grossing over $120 million worldwide, and received mostly positive reviews, with critics praising Gibson's direction, Dean Semler's cinematography, the performances of the cast, and the portrayal of Mayan civilization.

One Born: What Happened Next? - Distribution and marketing - Netflix

While Mel Gibson financed the film through his Icon Productions, Disney signed on to distribute Apocalypto for a fee in certain markets under the Touchstone Pictures label. The publicity for the film started with a December 2005 teaser trailer that was filmed before the start of principal photography and before Rudy Youngblood was cast as Jaguar Paw. As a joke, Gibson inserted a subliminal cameo of the bearded director in a plaid shirt with a cigarette hanging from his mouth posing next to a group of dust-covered Maya. A clean-shaven Gibson also filmed a Mayan-language segment for the introduction of the 2006 Academy Awards in which he declined to host the ceremony. On September 23, 2006, Gibson pre-screened the unfinished film to two predominantly Native American audiences in the US state of Oklahoma, at the Riverwind Casino in Goldsby, owned by the Chickasaw Nation, and at Cameron University in Lawton. He also did a pre-screening in Austin, Texas, on September 24 in conjunction with one of the film's stars, Rudy Youngblood. In Los Angeles, Gibson screened Apocalypto and participated in a Q&A session for Latin Business Association and for members of the Maya community. Due to an enthusiastic response from exhibitors, Disney opened the film on more than 2,500 screens in the United States.

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Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Netflix

Six builders attempt to build an authentic Roman villa working with only the tools and materials that the Romans themselves would have used.

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-01-20

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - JD McPherson - Netflix

Jonathan David “JD” McPherson, born April 14, 1977, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He is known for a retro sound rooted in the rock and roll, rockabilly, and rhythm and blues music of the 1950s. Among influences such as Little Richard and Fats Domino, McPherson also draws inspiration from artists as diverse as the Wu-Tang Clan, Pixies, and Led Zeppelin.

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Signs & Signifiers - Netflix

His debut album Signs and Signifiers was released in 2010 on Hi-STYLE Records. The album was given a major-label release by Rounder Records on April 17, 2012, debuting at number one on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart and number 161 on the Billboard 200 the week of June 2, 2012. It also reached number 47 on the Billboard Rock Albums chart. The single “Your Love (All That I'm Missing)”, from the album Signs and Signifiers, was released by Rounder/Hi-STYLE in the UK on June 18, 2012.

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Helicopter ER - Netflix

Series offering unprecedented access to every moment of real-life rescues by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance medics.

Helicopter ER - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-26

Helicopter ER - ER (TV series) - Netflix

ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009, with a total of 331 episodes spanning over 15 seasons. It was produced by Constant c Productions and Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros. Television. ER follows the inner life of the emergency room (ER) of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and various critical issues faced by the room's physicians and staff. The show became the longest-running primetime medical drama in American television history. It won 23 Primetime Emmy Awards, including the 1996 Outstanding Drama Series award, and received 124 Emmy nominations, which makes it the most nominated drama program in history. ER won 116 awards in total, including the Peabody Award, while the cast earned four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series.

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Waco: Madman or Messiah - Netflix

Few had ever heard of the Branch Davidians and their leader David Koresh until the events of February 28, 1993 when a raid by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms on their center close to Waco, Texas, left four agents and six of the religious sect dead. It led to a 51-day stand-off with the FBI, the longest in US law-enforcement history, ending in a tragic fire which killed an additional 76 members of the Branch Davidian community including 22 children. Who was David Koresh and why were many Branch Davidians prepared to die for him? Was he a con man or an anointed messenger of God sent to warn his followers of the imminent end of the world? With Koresh's own voice taken from many previously never-before-seen FBI negotiation tapes, nine Branch Davidians will now tell their emotional story from the inside.

Waco: Madman or Messiah - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 120 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-28

Waco: Madman or Messiah - Elazar Shach - Netflix

Elazar Menachem Man Shach (Hebrew: אלעזר מנחם מן שך‬) Elazar Shach (January 1, 1899 O.S. – November 2, 2001) was a leading Lithuanian-Jewish Haredi rabbi in Bnei Brak, Israel. He also served as one of three co-deans of the Ponevezh Yeshiva in Bnei Brak, along with Rabbis Shmuel Rozovsky and Dovid Povarsky. Due to his differences with the Hasidic leadership of the Agudat Yisrael in 1984, he allied with Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who had founded the Shas party. Later, in 1988, Shach sharply criticized Ovadia Yosef, and said that, “Sepharadim are not yet ready for leadership positions”, and subsequently founded the Degel HaTorah political party representing Lithuanian (non-Hasidic) Ashkenazi Jews in the Israeli Knesset.

Waco: Madman or Messiah - Death and funeral - Netflix

Shach died on November 2, 2001, and was buried in Bnai Brak. He was almost 103 years of age, having been born on January 1, 1899. Approximately 200,000 people attended Shach's funeral, and after his death, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon noted appreciation for his work, saying, “There is no doubt that we have lost an important person who made his mark over many years.”

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How the Universe Works: Expanded Edition - Netflix

How the Universe Works: Expanded Edition originally titled as "How the Universe Works 2" is a series that airs Extended Enhanced Episodes with extra information and unseen footage from the show "How the Universe Works" that also airs on the Science Channel.

How the Universe Works: Expanded Edition - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-02-18

How the Universe Works: Expanded Edition - A Brief History of Time - Netflix

A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes is a popular-science book on cosmology (the study of the universe) by British physicist Stephen Hawking. It was first published in 1988. Hawking wrote the book for nonspecialist readers with no prior knowledge of scientific theories. In A Brief History of Time, Hawking writes in non-technical terms about the structure, origin, development and eventual fate of the universe, which is the object of study of astronomy and modern physics. He talks about basic concepts like space and time, basic building blocks that make up the universe (such as quarks) and the fundamental forces that govern it (such as gravity). He writes about cosmological phenomena such as the Big Bang and black holes. He discusses two major theories, general relativity and quantum mechanics, that modern scientists use to describe the universe. Finally, he talks about the search for a unifying theory that describes everything in the universe in a coherent manner. The book became a bestseller and sold more than 10 million copies in 20 years. It was also on the London Sunday Times bestseller list for more than five years and was translated into 35 languages by 2001.

How the Universe Works: Expanded Edition - Film - Netflix

In 1991, Errol Morris directed a documentary film about Hawking, but although they share a title, the film is a biographical study of Hawking, and not a filmed version of the book.

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Secrets of the Third Reich - Netflix

In Secrets of the Third Reich, a celebrated Nazi general plots Hitler's assassination. A sunken U-boat mysteriously vanishes. The Fuhrer's own physician nearly kills him with dubious treatments. These are just a few of the Secrets of the Third Reich, a four-part series that takes you behind the scenes, under the ocean, and into the minds of some of World War II's most prominent figures. Join us as we uncover the little-known stories that played a large role in determining the fate of the war...and those who fought in it.

Secrets of the Third Reich - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-04-04

Secrets of the Third Reich - Economy of Nazi Germany - Netflix

The German economy, like those of many other western nations, suffered the effects of the Great Depression with unemployment soaring around the Wall Street Crash of 1929. When Adolf Hitler became Chancellor in 1933, he introduced policies aimed at improving the economy. The changes included privatization of state industries, autarky, and tariffs on imports. Wages increased by 10.9% in real terms during this period. However, reduced foreign trade meant rationing in consumer goods like poultry, fruit, and clothing for many Germans. In 1934 Hjalmar Schacht, the Reich Minister of Economics, introduced the Mefo bills, allowing Germany to rearm without spending Reichsmarks but instead paying industry with Mefo bills (Government IOU's) which they could trade with each other. Mefo bills did not appear in the federal budget, so they helped conceal rearmament. Between 1933 and 1939 the total revenue amounted to 62 billion marks, whereas expenditure (at times comprising up to 60% rearmament costs) exceeded 101 billion, thus causing a huge deficit and national debt (reaching 38 billion marks in 1939 and coinciding with Kristallnacht in November 1938 and with intensified persecutions of Jews and the outbreak of World War II). When a large share of Mefo’s five-year promissory notes fell due in 1938, the National Socialist government employed “highly dubious methods” where “banks were forced to buy government bonds, and the government took money from savings accounts and insurance companies,” due mainly to a serious government cash shortage. By 1938 unemployment was practically extinct.

Secrets of the Third Reich - Record-high military spending - Netflix

In 1936, after years of limitations imposed by the Versailles Treaty, military spending in Germany rose to 10% of GNP, higher than any other European country at the time, and, from 1936 onwards, even higher than civilian investments. Hitler faced the choice between conflicting recommendations. On one side a “free market” technocratic faction within the government, centered around Reichsbank President Hjalmar Schacht, Minister of Economics Walther Funk and Price Commissioner Dr. Carl Friedrich Goerdeler calling for decreased military spending, free trade, and a moderation in state intervention in the economy. This faction was supported by some of Germany's leading business executives, most notably Hermann Duecher of AEG, Robert Bosch of Robert Bosch GmbH, and Albert Voegeler of Vereinigte Stahlwerke. On the other side the more politicized faction favored autarkic policies and sustained military spending. Hitler hesitated before siding with the latter, which was much in line with his fundamental ideological tenets: social darwinism and Lebensraum's aggressive policies. So in August issued his “Memorandum” requesting from Hermann Göring a series of Year's Plans (the term “Four-Year Plan” was coined only later, in September) in order to mobilize the entire economy, within the next four years, and make it ready for war: maximizing autarchic policies, even at a cost for the German people, and having the armed forces fully operational and ready at the end of the four years period. The “Four-Year Plan” increased state intervention in the economy and siphoned off resources from the private sector for rearmament. But rearmament fell short of Goering’s goals, and the plan resulted in shortages and rationing for most German citizens. Richard Overy had argued about the importance of the memo by the fact that it was written personally by Hitler, who hardly ever wrote anything down. The “Four-Year Plan Memorandum” predicated an imminent all-out, apocalyptic struggle between “Judeo-Bolshevism” and German National Socialism, which necessitated a total effort at rearmament regardless of the economic costs. In the memo, Hitler wrote:

Since the outbreak of the French Revolution, the world has been moving with ever increasing speed toward a new conflict, the most extreme solution of which is called Bolshevism, whose essence and aim, however, are solely the elimination of those strata of mankind which have hitherto provided the leadership and their replacement by worldwide Jewry. No state will be able to withdraw or even remain at a distance from this historical conflict...It is not the aim of this memorandum to prophesy the time when the untenable situation in Europe will become an open crisis. I only want, in these lines, to set down my conviction that this crisis cannot and will not fail to arrive and that it is Germany's duty to secure her own existence by every means in face of this catastrophe, and to protect herself against it, and that from this compulsion there arises a series of conclusions relating to the most important tasks that our people have ever been set. For a victory of Bolshevism over Germany would not lead to a Versailles treaty, but to the final destruction, indeed the annihilation of the German people...I consider it necessary for the Reichstag to pass the following two laws: 1) A law providing the death penalty for economic sabotage and 2) A law making the whole of Jewry liable for all damage inflicted by individual specimens of this community of criminals upon the German economy, and thus upon the German people.

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The Renaissance Unchained - Netflix

Four-part series in which Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional view of art's most important epoch - the Renaissance.

The Renaissance Unchained - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-02-15

The Renaissance Unchained - Red Sonja - Netflix

Red Sonja is a fictional character, a sword-and-sorcery comic-book heroine created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Barry Windsor Smith for Marvel Comics in 1973, partially based on Robert E. Howard's own creation 'Red Sonya of Rogatino' a female swashbuckler from his 1934 short story “The Shadow of the Vulture” and to a certain degree also based on Howard's character Dark Agnes de Chastillon. Red Sonja debuted in Conan the Barbarian #23 (cover-dated Feb. 1973). Roy Thomas created a new origin story and transposed the timeline from the 16th century of Howard's original Red Sonya, to the Hyborian Age, another Howard creation, in order to have the comic-book Red Sonja interact with Conan the Barbarian. In 1975 Marvel Comics published the first issue of Red Sonja after the character headlined Marvel Feature for seven issues that same year. At the 2013 Emerald City Comic Con, Dynamite, which began publishing Red Sonja comics in 2005, announced that Gail Simone would be writing a new ongoing Red Sonja series. Simone noted in further interviews that her version is slightly “rebooted,” showing the character's beginnings. Issue #1 of Simone's run was released in July 2013, and reviews were positive. The series ran through 18 issues. In 2017, a new Red Sonja comic series began, written by Amy Chu. She was portrayed by Brigitte Nielsen in the 1985 film Red Sonja. In 2011, Sonja was ranked first in Comics Buyer's Guide's “100 Sexiest Women in Comics” list.

The Renaissance Unchained - Awards - Netflix

1973 Academy of Comic Book Arts Awards: Best Individual Story (Dramatic). The Song of Red Sonja. Written by Roy Thomas and pencilled, inked and colored by Barry Smith. The story first appeared in Conan the Barbarian issue 24 (March 1972), where two panels were censored by John Romita, Sr. The uncensored story was reprinted in Marvel Treasury Edition, Volume 1, No. 15, 1977, where it was recolored by Glynis Wein and the artwork was slightly cropped to fit the page format. Red Sonja publisher Dynamite Entertainment was awarded the title of “Best New Publisher” by Diamond Comics Distributors in 2005.

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The Silent War - Netflix

For decades, Britain and America's Cold War submarines waged a secret war of espionage against the Soviet navy. Deep in the ocean, crews were locked in a game of cat and mouse as each side battled to gain the tactical and technological advantage.

The Silent War - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-12-05

The Silent War - Silent Hill - Netflix

Silent Hill (Japanese: サイレントヒル, Hepburn: Sairento Hiru) is a survival horror video game series created by Keiichiro Toyama, developed and published by Konami, and published by its subsidiary Konami Digital Entertainment. The first four video games in the series, Silent Hill, 2, 3, and 4: The Room, were developed by an internal group called Team Silent, a development staff within former Konami subsidiary Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. The later six games, Origins, Homecoming, Shattered Memories, Downpour, Book of Memories and P.T. (Silent Hills demo), were developed by other unrelated groups. The Silent Hill franchise has expanded to include various print pieces, two feature films, and spin-off video games. Silent Hill is set in the series' eponymous fictitious American town. The series is heavily influenced by the literary genre of psychological horror, with its player characters being mostly “everymen”.

The Silent War - The Box - Netflix

Silicon Knights, a video game developer struggling financially after a legal battle with Epic Games, announced the titles in production when the company ceased development in 2012. One of these games was called Silent Hill: The Box, but later became known simply as The Box, which could have been the codename for the title after a publishing deal fell through given the company's financial status. A screenshot from the game was released via ComputerAndVideoGames.com.

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After Braveheart - Netflix

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

After Braveheart - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-01-15

After Braveheart - Braveheart - Netflix

Braveheart is a 1995 American epic war film directed by Mel Gibson, who stars as William Wallace, a late 13th-century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England. The story is inspired by Blind Harry's epic poem The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace and was adapted for the screen by Randall Wallace. It grossed $210.4 million worldwide. Braveheart was nominated for ten Academy Awards at the 68th Academy Awards and won five: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup, and Best Sound Editing.

After Braveheart - Occupation and independence - Netflix

The film suggests Scotland had been under English occupation for some time, at least during Wallace’s childhood, and in the run-up to the Battle of Falkirk Wallace says to the younger Bruce, “[W]e'll have what none of us have ever had before, a country of our own.” In fact Scotland had been invaded by England only the year before Wallace's rebellion; prior to the death of King Alexander III it had been a fully separate kingdom.

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Blue Water Savages - Netflix

The release of the motion picture Jaws in 1975 instilled an irrational, almost manic fear of sharks in the general public. Sharks and their behavior were still very much a mystery, and they were considered mindless killing machines. Jump 40 years later, and thanks largely to intrepid adventurers and shark biologists, the layers of mystery are being peeled back and sharks are revealing fascinating behavior around humans. They are not mindless killing machines, but top level predators who are actually far more complex than we imagined. And yes... they are capable of inflicting grave injuries and demand total respect when encountered in the wild.

Hosted by Former US Navy deep sea diver and Marine Naturalist, Robin D. Berg, and renowned shark expert Eli Martinez, Blue Water Savages explores the surprising behavior of dangerous sharks, and more importantly, how human behavior when confronted with a shark directly affects the sharks behavior.

Blue Water Savages - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-28

Blue Water Savages - Laura Linney - Netflix

Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress and singer. She is the recipient of several awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and four Primetime Emmy Awards. She has also been nominated for three Academy Awards and four Tony Awards. Linney made her Broadway debut in 1990 before going on to receive Tony Award nominations for the 2002 revival of The Crucible, the original Broadway productions of Sight Unseen (2004) and Time Stands Still (2010), and the 2017 revival of The Little Foxes. On television, she won her first Emmy Award for the television film Wild Iris (2001), and had subsequent wins for the sitcom Frasier (2003–04) and the miniseries John Adams (2008). From 2010–13, she starred in the Showtime series The Big C, which won her a fourth Emmy in 2013. She currently stars in the Netflix series Ozark. Linney is also an established film actress. She made her screen debut in the film Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for You Can Count On Me (2000), Kinsey (2004), and The Savages (2007). Her other films include Primal Fear (1996), The Truman Show (1998), Mystic River (2003), Love Actually (2003), The Squid and the Whale (2005), The Nanny Diaries (2007), Sully (2016), and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

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Paranormal Investigators - Netflix

Paranormal investigators visit haunted locations across the US to try and contact the ghostly entities residing there.

Paranormal Investigators - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-09-15

Paranormal Investigators - Paranormal television - Netflix

Paranormal television is a genre of reality television. Its scope comprises purportedly factual investigations of paranormal phenomena, rather than fictional representations found in such shows and films as The Ghosts of Motley Hall, Ghostbusters, Scooby-Doo and Rentaghost.

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List of ghost films

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Naomi's Nightmares of Nature - Netflix

From crocodiles to spiders, Naomi Wilkinson travels the world to show you that some of the planet's most feared beasties aren't as scary as you might think.

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-10-24

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature - Naomi Wilkinson - Netflix

Naomi Wilkinson (born 30 June 1976, in Bristol, England) is an English television presenter and actress. Wilkinson, was a presenter of Milkshake!, the early-morning programming block for young children on Channel 5 and Finger Tips for CITV. Wilkinson took over as the host from Fearne Cotton in series four and remained as the host until the series closed. Prior to joining Milkshake! in 2000, Wilkinson co-presented the breakfast show Wakey! Wakey! for the now-defunct children's channel Carlton Kids. As well as presenting for Milkshake, she has also starred in Milkshake shows such as Havakazoo and Monkey Makes. Naomi left Milkshake! in 2010 after 10 years as a main presenter. She now works on shows for CBBC Wilkinson went to the USA and became the host of Make Way for Noddy on PBS Kids and The Sunny Side Up Show on PBS Kids Sprout. She voices Angelina on Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps on PBS Kids. Wilkinson joined Steve Backshall on CBBC and BBC Two presenting Live 'n' Deadly in 2010. In 2012, she joined the Ed Petrie vehicle All Over the Place for its second series on CBBC as well as Marrying Mum and Dad in which she also presents with Ed Petrie. Wilkinson currently presents a nature documentary for children on CBBC called Naomi's Nightmares of Nature. Naomi also co-presents CBBC's “Wild and Weird” with Tim Warwood. In 2015, Naomi was one of the judges on the Countryfile photographic competition and has now become a regular presenter on the show itself.

Naomi's Nightmares of Nature - Personal life - Netflix

She was born in Bristol (1976), UK. Her entertainment career first started at Butlin's, where she was a redcoat. In February 2013 she was nominated in the Female On-Screen Talent category for excellence in the Royal Television Society's awards. Naomi is one of nine presidents of The Young People's Trust for the Environment.

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Old School with the Hairy Bikers - Netflix

The Hairy Bikers pair up pensioners and teenage pupils at a struggling school in Oxford to see if spending time together can transform their lives.

Old School with the Hairy Bikers - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-05-10

Old School with the Hairy Bikers - Kibblesworth - Netflix

Kibblesworth, meaning Cybbel's Enclosure, is a village 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Birtley, Tyne and Wear, England. Kibblesworth was a mainly rural community until the development of the pit and brickworks and the resulting increase in population. Now, after the closure of the pit, few of the residents work in the village. Formerly in County Durham it was transferred into the newly created county of Tyne and Wear in 1974.

Old School with the Hairy Bikers - The Colliery - Netflix

Although there had been coal-mining in the Kibblesworth area from medieval times, relatively few men were employed in the industry until the sinking of Robert Pit in 1842. From this date the fortunes of the village followed those of the industry with particular black spots during the strikes of 1921 and 1926 and the depression of the 1930s, high spots in the boom of the 1950s and 60s, and eventually closure of the pit in 1974. The Bowes Railway was used for the transport of coal from Kibblesworth to the River Tyne at Jarrow. The line was started by George Stephenson in 1826 and extended to Kibblesworth when Robert Pit was sunk in 1842. The railway used three types of power - locomotives, stationary steam engines and self-acting inclines. There is now a cycletrack that runs along the former track bed.

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River Cottage to the Core - Netflix

Hugh is on a mission to get us eating more fruit, growing more fruit and in particular cooking more with fruit. In this series he shows how fruit can bring an unexpected and delicious twist to meat, fish and vegetable dishes as well as forming the basis for many a fine dessert.

River Cottage to the Core - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-10-16

River Cottage to the Core - Morden Hall Park - Netflix

Morden Hall Park is a National Trust park located on the banks of the River Wandle in Morden, south London. It covers over 50ha (125 acres) of parkland with the River Wandle meandering through it spanned by numerous foot bridges. The estate contains Morden Hall itself, Morden Cottage, an old Snuff Mill, and many old farm buildings, some of which are now a garden centre and a city farm. The rose garden has over 2000 roses.

River Cottage to the Core - Access - Netflix

The main entrance to the park is a short walk from Morden town centre, and car parking is available at the main entrance. The Snuff Mill and Riverside Café are adjacent to the main entrance. The Tramlink light rail line from Wimbledon to Croydon, Elmers End and New Addington runs through the northern part of the park, and Phipps Bridge and Morden Road tram stops give access to the park. They are respectively 0.3 mi (0.48 km) and 0.6 mi (0.97 km) walk through the park to the Snuff Mill and Riverside Café. Morden tube station (Northern line) and Morden South railway station (Thameslink) are respectively 0.4 mi (0.64 km) and 0.9 mi (1.4 km) walk through the town centre from the main entrance.

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Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Netflix

"Monty Python" veteran Terry Jones hosts Terry Jones' Medieval Lives, a series that delves into the lives of different medieval occupations, including kings, knights, and minstrels.

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2004-02-09

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - Henry IV of England - Netflix

Henry IV (15 April 1367 – 20 March 1413), also known as Henry Bolingbroke (), was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1399 to 1413, and asserted the claim of his grandfather, Edward III, to the Kingdom of France. Henry was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire. His father, John of Gaunt, was the fourth son of Edward III and the third son to survive to adulthood, and enjoyed a position of considerable influence during much of the reign of Henry's cousin Richard II, whom Henry eventually deposed. Henry's mother was Blanche, heiress to the considerable Lancaster estates, and thus he became the first King of England from the Lancaster branch of the Plantagenets and the first King of England since the Norman Conquest whose mother tongue was English rather than French.

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - List of rebellions - Netflix

Epiphany Rising (1400). Executions of the Earls of Kent, Huntingdon and Salisbury and the Baron le Despencer for their attempt to have Richard II restored as King. Glyndŵr Rising in Wales (1400–1415), led by Owain Glyndŵr. Percy Rebellion (1402–1408): three attempts by the Percy family and their allies to overthrow Henry: Battle of Shrewsbury (1403). King Henry IV defeated a rebel army led by Henry “Hotspur” Percy, who had allied with the Welsh rebel Owain Glyndŵr. Percy was killed in the battle by an arrow in his face. Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester, Sir Richard Venables, and Sir Richard Vernon were publicly hanged, drawn, and quartered in Shrewsbury on 23 July and their heads displayed. Hotspur's father, the Earl of Northumberland fled to Scotland. Archbishop of York Richard le Scrope led a failed rebellion in northern England (1405). Scrope and other rebel leaders were executed. Northumberland again fled to Scotland. Battle of Bramham Moor (1408). Northumberland invaded Northern England with Scottish and Northumbrian allies but was defeated and killed in battle.

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The Hunt with John Walsh - Netflix

The CNN Original Series The Hunt with John Walsh, produced by Zero Point Featuring Walsh, a passionate victim's rights activist, television personality and a spokesperson for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, The Hunt will expose stories of ongoing criminal investigations of fugitives, expand the search internationally, and employ the documentary, visual style of the Peabody and Emmy award winning ZPZ.

Through interviews with victims, loved ones and law enforcement, coupled with new leads, The Hunt will provide the public with salient information to facilitate the capture of fugitives profiled in the series. The July 13 series premiere episode "Shane Miller," tells the story of Miller's wife Sandy and daughters Shelby (age eight) and Shasta (age five), who were murdered in their Northern California home in May 2013, following accusations of habitual abuse. Sandy's husband Shane Miller, a convicted felon and the only suspect in the case, is currently on the U.S. Marshal's most wanted list.

Viewers are invited to follow, engage and interact on Twitter (@CNNOrigSeries) and at Facebook.com/TheHuntCNN. Additionally, users can access original videos of Walsh, learn more about the fugitives through case profiles, mugshots, evidence photos, maps of their most recent locations, and artist renderings at CNN.com/TheHunt.

The Hunt with John Walsh - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-13

The Hunt with John Walsh - The Hunt with John Walsh - Netflix

The Hunt with John Walsh is an American investigation/documentary series that debuted on CNN on July 13, 2014. The series is hosted by John Walsh. The second season premiered on July 12, 2015, and the third season premiered on June 19, 2016. The fourth season premiered on CNN's sister station, HLN, on July 23, 2017. A successor to the show, In Pursuit with John Walsh was announced in the spring of 2018. It will air in 2019 on Investigation Discovery.

The Hunt with John Walsh - Season 1 (2014) - Netflix

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This Old Thing - Netflix

Dawn O'Porter loves vintage clothing. She thinks it's crazy to buy boring, mass-produced clothes when there's thousands of quality pieces in hundreds of shops that are totally unique, beautifully made, look fantastic and don't cost the earth. This Old Thing will celebrate vintage fashion, show how to repair and revive clothing to bring it up to date, and hope to cure the country's addiction to fast fashion – one wardrobe at a time. Dawn sets out to prove that classic clothes from the past can be the way forward. Each week Dawn will take on a vintage virgin and introduce them to the alternative world of fashion. Acting as stylist she will help them make the most of hand-me-downs and thrifty finds to make a real style statement.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-06-25

This Old Thing - Thing (assembly) - Netflix

A thing , also known as Alþing, was the governing assembly of a northern Germanic society, made up of the free people of the community presided over by lawspeakers. The word appears in Old Norse, Old English, and modern Icelandic as þing (where þ is pronounced like unvoiced “th” /θ/), in Middle English (as in modern English), Old Saxon, Old Dutch, and Old Frisian as thing, in German as Ding, and in modern Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Faroese, Gutnish, and Norn as ting, all from a reconstructed Proto-Germanic neuter *þingą; the word is the same as the more common English word thing, both having at their heart the basic meaning of “an assemblage, a coming together of parts”—in the one case, an “assembly” or “meeting”, in the other, an “entity”, “object”, or “thing”. The meeting-place of a thing was called a “thingstead” (Old English þingstede) or “thingstow” (Old English þingstōw). The Anglo-Saxon folkmoot (Old English folcgemōt, “folk meeting”; Middle English folkesmōt; modern Norwegian folkemøte) was analogous, the forerunner to the witenagemōt and a precursor of the modern Parliament of the United Kingdom. Today the term lives on in the English term hustings, in the official names of national legislatures and political and judicial institutions of Nordic countries and, in the Manx form tyn, as a term for the three legislative bodies on the Isle of Man.

This Old Thing - Viking and medieval society - Netflix

In the pre-Christian clan-culture of Scandinavia the members of a clan were obliged to avenge injuries against their dead and mutilated relatives. A balancing structure was necessary to reduce tribal feuds and avoid social disorder. It is known from North-Germanic cultures that the balancing institution was the thing, although similar assemblies are also reported from other Germanic peoples and others. The thing was the assembly of the free men and women of a country, province or a hundred (Swedish: härad, hundare, Danish: herred). There were consequently hierarchies of things, so that the local things were represented at the higher-level thing, for a province or land. At the thing, disputes were solved and political decisions were made. The place for the thing was often also the place for public religious rites and for commerce. The thing met at regular intervals, legislated, elected chieftains and kings, and judged according to the law, which was memorized and recited by the “lawspeaker” (the judge). The thing's negotiations were presided over by the lawspeaker and the chieftain or the king. In reality the thing was dominated by the most influential members of the community, the heads of clans and wealthy families, but in theory one-person one-vote was the rule. Haugating, the Thing for Vestfold in Norway, was located in Tønsberg at Haugar (from the Old Norse haugr meaning hill or mound). This site was one of Norway's most important places for the proclamation of kings. In 1130, Harald Gille called together a meeting at the Haugating at which he was declared to be King of Norway. Sigurd Magnusson was proclaimed king in 1193 at Haugating. Magnus VII was acclaimed hereditary King of Norway and Sweden at the Haugating in August 1319. A famous incident took place when Þorgnýr the Lawspeaker told the Swedish king Olof Skötkonung (c. 980–1022) that the people, not the king, held power in Sweden; the king realized that he was powerless against the thing and gave in. Main things in Sweden were the Thing of all Swedes, the Thing of all Geats and the Lionga thing. The island of Gotland had twenty things in late medieval times, each represented at the island-thing called landsting by its elected judge. New laws were decided at the landsting, which also took other decisions regarding the island as a whole. The landsting's authority was successively eroded after the island was occupied by the Teutonic Order in 1398. In late medieval times the thing was made up of twelve representatives for the farmers, free-holders or tenants. The assembly of the thing was typically held at a specially designated place, often a field or common, like Þingvellir, the old location of the Icelandic thing (Alþingi). The parliament of the Isle of Man is still named after the meeting place of the thing, Tynwald, which etymologically is the same word as “þingvellir” (there is still an annual public assembly at Tynwald Hill each July 5, where the new Manx laws are read out and petitions delivered). Other equivalent placenames can be found across northern Europe; in Scotland, there is Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands and Tingwall, occurring both in Orkney and Shetland, and further south there is Tinwald, in Dumfries and Galloway. In Sweden, there are several places named Tingvalla, which is the modern Swedish form of “Þingvellir”, and the Norwegian equivalent is found in the place name Tingvoll. In Dublin, Ireland the Thingmote was a raised mound, 40 foot high and 240 foot in circumference, where the Norsemen assembled and made their laws. It stood on the south of the river, adjacent to Dublin Castle, until 1685. Similarly, in England there is Thingwall on the Wirral. In the Yorkshire and former Danelaw areas of England, which like the Wirral and north west England were subject to much Norse invasion and settlement, wapentakes - another name for the same institution = were, until recently, still used in public records. Several places ending in the -by (“village”) place name suffix originally possessed their own laws - by-laws - and jurisdiction subject to the wapentake in which they served, which often extended over a surrounding ground called a thorpe (“hamlet”). If there was a riding surrounding the wapentake, the wapentake would merely be a local assembly coordinating the power of the riding, which in Scandinavian York's case, would be under the king's command at what is now King's Square in York. The Kingdom of East Anglia was in control of the Danelaw which had been organised as the Five Boroughs. The Five were fortifications defending land against Wessex, or against the Vikings, depending on who ruled there; together with Lindsey, Lincolnshire, which was divided into three ridings like Yorkshire. Again, the naming of the two roads named Inner and Outer Ting Tong on a hill-top in Devon between Budleigh Salterton, Woodbury and Exmouth is widely derided as fanciful, but may be derived from Thing-Tun, a dun (hill fort) or tun (settlement) around the place where the Thing used to meet. Thynghowe was an important Danelaw meeting place, or thing, located in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England. It was lost to history until its rediscovery in 2005–06 by local history enthusiasts Lynda Mallett and Stuart Reddish.[1] The site lies amidst the old oaks of an area known as the Birklands in Sherwood Forest. Experts believe it may also yield clues as to the boundary of the Anglo Saxon kingdoms of Mercia and Northumbria. English Heritage has recently inspected the site, and has confirmed it was known as “Thynghowe” in 1334 and 1609.[2] It functioned as a place where people came to resolve disputes and settle issues. Thynghowe is an Old Norse name, although the site may be older than the Danelaw, perhaps even Bronze Age. The word “howe” is derived from the Old Norse word haugr meaning mound. This often indicates the presence of a prehistoric burial mound.[3]

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Art of America - Netflix

Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on his most ambitious journey yet, an exploration of the rich, exciting and diverse art history of the United States of America

Art of America - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-14

Art of America - Art Deco - Netflix

Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners. It took its name, short for Arts Décoratifs, from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts) held in Paris in 1925. It combined modernist styles with fine craftsmanship and rich materials. During its heyday, Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress. Art Deco was a pastiche of many different styles, sometimes contradictory, united by a desire to be modern. From its outset, Art Deco was influenced by the bold geometric forms of Cubism; the bright colors of Fauvism and of the Ballets Russes; the updated craftsmanship of the furniture of the eras of Louis Philippe and Louis XVI; and the exotic styles of China and Japan, India, Persia, ancient Egypt and Maya art. It featured rare and expensive materials, such as ebony and ivory, and exquisite craftsmanship. The Chrysler Building and other skyscrapers of New York built during the 1920s and 1930s are monuments of the Art Deco style. In the 1930s, during the Great Depression, the Art Deco style became more subdued. New materials arrived, including chrome plating, stainless steel and plastic. A sleeker form of the style, called Streamline Moderne, appeared in the 1930s; it featured curving forms and smooth, polished surfaces. Art Deco is one of the first truly international styles, but its dominance ended with the beginning of World War II and the rise of the strictly functional and unadorned styles of modernism and the International Style of architecture that followed.

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David Attenborough's First Life - Netflix

From the fog bound coastline of Newfoundland to the deserts of North Africa and the rainforests of Queensland, in First Life David Attenborough finds evidence in fossils and living animals of an extraordinary period in Earth's history, half a billion years ago, when animals first appeared in the oceans. From the first eyes that saw, to the first predators that killed and the first legs that walked on land, these were creatures that evolved the traits and tools that allow all animals, including us, to survive to this day.

This is a story that can only be told now because in the last few years, stunning fossil finds at sites across the world have transformed our understanding of the first life forms, and the latest technology allows us to recreate the first animals and their environments with photorealistic computer generated imagery (CGI).

David Attenborough's First Life - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-11-05

David Attenborough's First Life - David Attenborough filmography - Netflix

The following is a chronological list of television series and individual programmes where Sir David Attenborough is credited as writer, presenter, narrator or producer. In a career spanning seven decades, Attenborough's name has become synonymous with the natural history programmes produced by the BBC Natural History Unit.

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Notorious - Netflix

Notorious is an American documentary television series that profiles the lives of infamous individuals in history. The series premiered on The Biography Channel, on February 19, 2004. Most episodes of Notorious are rehashes of the similar television shows American Justice and Mobsters, both series that were originally broadcast on A&E, Biography Channel's sister channel. The only difference between the series is the introduction of the episodes and the lead-in after commercials.

Notorious - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2004-02-19

Notorious - Russell Poole - Netflix

Russell Poole (1956 – August 19, 2015) was a Los Angeles Police Department detective most noted for investigating the murder of the rapper known as The Notorious B.I.G.. Poole also investigated the killing of LAPD Officer Kevin Gaines by LAPD Officer Frank Lyga on March 18, 1997. After retiring in 1999, he formed a private detective agency.

Notorious - Investigation of Notorious B.I.G.'s death - Netflix

After months of investigating, Poole accused LAPD Officer David Mack, along with Mack's friend, Amir Muhammad, of being complicit in the murder. Poole claimed he had enough evidence to prove that Mack had ties to the CEO of Death Row Records, Marion “Suge” Knight to suspect Mack and possibly other officers in the murder. He had sources that he grew up in the same neighborhood as Knight (Compton), was in the same gang as Knight (the Bloods), was a frequent visitor at Knight's private parties, and wore the same blood red clothes as Knight and the Bloods gang. Much of Poole's investigation was used as the basis for Randall Sullivan's book, LAbyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal. The book is now made into a film named City of Lies, starring Johnny Depp as detective Russell Poole. The film is scheduled to be released on September 7, 2018.

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Getaway - Netflix

"Getaway" is Australia's favourite travel show with wonderful holiday ideas for all tastes and budgets as well as those once in a lifetime, dream destinations. Escape today with Getaway

Getaway - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1992-05-14

Getaway - Norwegian Getaway - Netflix

Norwegian Getaway is a cruise ship of the Norwegian Cruise Line. It was built by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, and was delivered to its owner on January 10, 2014. At the time of its christening it was the world's ninth largest cruise ship with a passenger capacity of 3,969 and a crew of 1,640. Amenities on board the ship include restaurants by chef Geoffrey Zakarian, an entertainment venue devoted to magic called the “Illusionarium”, and another entertainment venue themed in conjunction with the Grammy Awards. The ship is based out of Miami and mostly sails seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises. It was christened in Miami on February 7, 2014, with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders serving as godmothers. The ship departed on its maiden voyage the next day.

Getaway - Design and description - Netflix

Norwegian Getaway is the sister vessel of Norwegian Breakaway, and was built by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, for Norwegian Cruise Line. The name of the ship was selected in a competition, and was submitted by Dennis Hultman of Vienna, Virginia, United States. NCL expects the ship to be based out of Miami year-round. David Le Batard was commissioned by NCL to design the mural on the hull of the ship. A fire broke out at the shipyard on March 5, 2013, but no one was injured and it did not delay the delivery of the vessel. Smoke from the fire did result in production areas and the visitors centre being evacuated.

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Underage and Having Sex - Netflix

Around one in three British young people will lose their virginity before their sixteenth birthday. Despite clear warnings about high rates of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, never before have so many of our young people started having sex so young. These programmes offer a frank and uncensored young person's view of one of Britain's most controversial dilemmas, as they and their families negotiate the minefield that is underage sex.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2010-07-05

Underage and Having Sex - Prostitution - Netflix

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment. Prostitution is sometimes described as sexual services, commercial sex or, colloquially, hooking. Prostitution occurs in a variety of forms. Brothels are establishments specifically dedicated to prostitution. In escort prostitution, the act may take place at the client's residence or hotel room (referred to as out-call), or at the escort's residence or a hotel room rented for the occasion by the escort (in-call). Another form is street prostitution. Although the majority of prostitutes are female and have male clients, a prostitute can be, and have clients, of any gender or sexual orientation. Depending on the jurisdiction, prostitution law may deem commercial sex to be legal or illegal. A person who works in this field is called a prostitute, and is a type of sex worker. Prostitution is one branch of the sex industry, along with pornography, stripping, and erotic dancing. The legal status of prostitution varies from country to country (sometimes from region to region within a given country), ranging from being permissible but unregulated, to an enforced or unenforced crime, or a regulated profession. It is sometimes referred to euphemistically as “the world's oldest profession” in the English-speaking world. Estimates place the annual revenue generated by prostitution worldwide to be over $100 billion. There are about 42 million prostitutes in the world, living all over the world (though most of Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa lacks data, studied countries in that large region rank as top sex tourism destinations). Sex tourism refers to the practice of traveling to engage in sexual relations with prostitutes in other countries. Some rich clients may pay for long-term contracts that may last for years. Some view prostitution as a form of exploitation of or violence against women, and children, that helps to create a supply of victims for human trafficking. Some critics of prostitution as an institution are supporters of the Swedish approach, which decriminalizes the act of selling sex, but makes the purchase of sex illegal. This approach has also been adopted by Canada, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway, and France.

Underage and Having Sex - Ancient Rome - Netflix

Prostitution in ancient Rome was legal, public, and widespread. A registered prostitute was called a meretrix while the unregistered one fell under the broad category prostibulae. There were some commonalities with the Greek system, but as the Empire grew, prostitutes were often foreign slaves, captured, purchased, or raised for that purpose, sometimes by large-scale “prostitute farmers” who took abandoned children. Indeed, abandoned children were almost always raised as prostitutes. Enslavement into prostitution was sometimes used as a legal punishment against criminal free women. Buyers were allowed to inspect naked men and women for sale in private and there was no stigma attached to the purchase of males by a male aristocrat.

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World War II in HD Colour - Netflix

A new collection of rare and unseen footage of World War II and the very latest colorization techniques come together in WORLD WAR II IN HD COLOUR . With satellite-delivered terrain mapping and state-of-the-art graphics, this new series reveals the epic conflict of the 20th century in a fresh light. Narrated by English actor Robert Powell, WORLD WAR II IN HD COLOUR is a vivid, in-depth experience that provides viewers with new insights and information. Newly divulged documents, files and photographs, code breaking revelations, and recently released government papers on both sides of the Atlantic add a different dimension to our understanding of the strategies and battles of World War II.

World War II in HD Colour - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2009-09-04

World War II in HD Colour - Soviet Storm: World War II in the East - Netflix

Soviet Storm: World War II in the East (Russian title: Советский Шторм: Вторая мировая война на Востоке; original Russian title — Великая война, English: The Great War) is a 2011 17-episode Russian television World War II series created by Anna Grazhdan, Artem Drabkin, and Aleksey Isaev. An online version includes 18 episodes, ordered chronologically. The series consists of 2 seasons, which document and recount the most important, bloody, costly, and decisive events, battles, and personalities on the Eastern Front in World War II. Episodes generally last between 40 and 45 minutes and the overall series lasts approximately 12 hours.

World War II in HD Colour - Series 2 - Netflix

An online version adds an 18th episode, “The Battle of Kursk”, and reorders the episodes more chronologically: 1. Operation Barbarossa 2. The Battle of Kiev 3. The Defence of Sevastopol 4. The Battle of Moscow 5. The Siege of Leningrad 6. Rzhev 7. The Battle of Stalingrad 8. The Battle for Caucasus 9. The Battle of Kursk 10. The Liberation of Ukraine 11. Operation Bagration 12. War in the Air 13. War in the Sea 14. The Partisan Movement 15. Secret Intelligence of the Red Army 16. The Battle for Germany 17. Battle of Berlin 18. War Against Japan

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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 - Golden Corral - Netflix

Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet and grill offering numerous hot and cold dishes, a carving station, and their Brass Bell Bakery. It is a privately held company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, with locations in forty-one states.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Norovirus outbreak - Netflix

In 2012, an outbreak of norovirus was linked to a Golden Corral restaurant in Casper, Wyoming. Over 344 illnesses, with 282 primary cases, were reported by the Wyoming state epidemiologist. The virus got a push from 31 sickened food handlers at the restaurant who mostly kept working their normal shifts.

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The Secret Life of Books - Netflix

Classic books are considered with a fresh eye. Returning to the authors' original manuscripts and letters, expert writers and performers bring their personal insights to these great works.

In the new series of The Secret Life of Books, we explore another eclectic selection of literary masterpieces: a memoir of drug addiction, an epic Elizabethan poem, a collection of nonsense verse, a Victorian classic, a children's adventure tale, and a nostalgic hymn to rural life.

The Secret Life of Books - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-09-02

The Secret Life of Books - The Secret Life of Bees (novel) - Netflix

The Secret Life of Bees is a book by author Sue Monk Kidd. Set in 1964, it is a coming-of-age story about loss and betrayal. It received critical acclaim and was a New York Times bestseller. It won the 2004 Book Sense Book of the Year Awards (Paperback), and was nominated for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction. The book was later was adapted into a film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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Inside the Gang - Netflix

Inside the Gang is a documentary series exploring gang life in Britain.

Inside the Gang - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2017-05-08

Inside the Gang - Latin Kings (gang) - Netflix

The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN, ALKN, LKN) is the oldest and largest Hispanic and Latino street gang worldwide. Its roots date to 1954 in Chicago, Illinois.

Inside the Gang - "Kingism" ideology - Netflix

According to L.A.Kaufman's in the February 2015 issue of the New York Magazine,

Kingism as an ideology is a unique blend of tribal gang rhetoric and religious mysticisms. As one member put it, the Manifesto is “considered our Bible,” and reading it is to go “from the darkness to the light.” This can readily be seen in the following passage from the King's manifesto explaining the significance of the salute, which readily combines organizational fealty with Judeo-Christian theism and some variety of nature worship:

A fist upon our heart. It means “I DIE FOR YOU” for you are flesh of my flesh, blood of my blood, son of my mother who is the universal nature and follower of Yahve, who is the Almighty King of Kings.

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The Surprising Lives of Billionaires - Netflix

The life of a billionaire sure looks like fun, but the truth may shock you. Don't miss the series premiere of *The Surprising Lives of Billionaires*.

The Surprising Lives of Billionaires - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-09-02

The Surprising Lives of Billionaires - Warren Buffett - Netflix

Warren Edward Buffett (; born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who serves as the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US$84 billion as of June 3, 2018, making him the third wealthiest person in the world. Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He developed an interest in business and investing in his youth, eventually entering the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1947 before transferring and graduating from University of Nebraska at the age of 19. He went on to graduate from Columbia Business School, where he molded his investment philosophy around the concept of value investing that was pioneered by Benjamin Graham. He attended New York Institute of Finance to focus his economics background and soon after began various business partnerships, including one with Graham. He created the Buffett Partnership after meeting Charlie Munger, and his firm eventually acquired a textile manufacturing firm called Berkshire Hathaway and assumed its name to create a diversified holding company. Buffett has been the chairman and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway since 1970, and he has been referred to as the “Wizard”, “Oracle”, or “Sage” of Omaha by global media outlets. He is noted for his adherence to value investing and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth. Research published at the University of Oxford characterizes Buffett's investment methodology as falling within “founder centrism” – defined by a deference to managers with a founder’s mindset, an ethical disposition towards the shareholder collective, and an intense focus on exponential value creation. Essentially, Buffett's concentrated investments shelter managers from the short-term pressures of the market. Buffett is a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He founded The Giving Pledge in 2009 with Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their fortunes. He is also active contributing to political causes, having endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. presidential election; he has publicly opposed the policies, actions, and statements of the current U.S. president, Donald Trump.

The Surprising Lives of Billionaires - 2007-08 financial crisis - Netflix

In March 2009, Buffett said in a cable television interview that the economy had “fallen off a cliff ... Not only has the economy slowed down a lot, but people have really changed their habits like I haven't seen”. Additionally, Buffett feared that inflation levels that occurred in the 1970s—which led to years of painful stagflation—might re-emerge.

Buffett ran into criticism during the subprime crisis of 2007–2008, part of the recession that started in 2007, that he had allocated capital too early resulting in suboptimal deals. “Buy American. I am.” he wrote for an opinion piece published in the New York Times in 2008. Buffett called the downturn in the financial sector that started in 2007 “poetic justice”. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway suffered a 77% drop in earnings during Q3 2008 and several of his later deals suffered large mark-to-market losses. Berkshire Hathaway acquired 10% perpetual preferred stock of Goldman Sachs. Some of Buffett's put options (European exercise at expiry only) that he wrote (sold) were running at around $6.73 billion mark-to-market losses as of late 2008. The scale of the potential loss prompted the SEC to demand that Berkshire produce, “a more robust disclosure” of factors used to value the contracts. Buffett also helped Dow Chemical pay for its $18.8 billion takeover of Rohm & Haas. He thus became the single largest shareholder in the enlarged group with his Berkshire Hathaway, which provided $3 billion, underlining his instrumental role during the crisis in debt and equity markets. In 2008, Buffett became the richest person in the world, with a total net worth estimated at $62 billion by Forbes and at $58 billion by Yahoo, overtaking Bill Gates, who had been number one on the Forbes list for 13 consecutive years. In 2009, Gates regained the top position on the Forbes list, with Buffett shifted to second place. Both of the men's values dropped, to $40 billion and $37 billion respectively—according to Forbes, Buffett lost $25 billion over a 12-month period during 2008/2009. In October 2008, the media reported that Buffett had agreed to buy General Electric (GE) preferred stock. The operation included special incentives: He received an option to buy three billion shares of GE stock, at $22.25, over the five years following the agreement, and Buffett also received a 10% dividend (callable within three years). In February 2009, Buffett sold some Procter & Gamble Co. and Johnson & Johnson shares from his personal portfolio. In addition to suggestions of mistiming, the wisdom in keeping some of Berkshire's major holdings, including The Coca-Cola Company, which in 1998 peaked at $86, raised questions. Buffett discussed the difficulties of knowing when to sell in the company's 2004 annual report:

That may seem easy to do when one looks through an always-clean, rear-view mirror. Unfortunately, however, it's the windshield through which investors must peer, and that glass is invariably fogged.

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Being... N-Dubz - Netflix

Being... N-Dubz is a 6 part documentary of English hip hop group N-Dubz.

Being... N-Dubz - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2010-06-21

Being... N-Dubz - Tulisa - Netflix

Tula Paulinea “Tulisa” Contostavlos (born 13 July 1988) is a British singer-songwriter, actress, and television personality. Tulisa was a part of N-Dubz with her cousin Dappy which became successful in the 2000s, as part of the band she has gained two platinum-certified albums, five MOBO awards, four headlining tours, a Brit Award nomination, eight top twenty five singles, three silver certified singles, one gold-certified album, a compilation album that successfully gained a gold certificate and two Urban Music Awards nominations. In 2011 and 2012, Tulisa was a judge on The X Factor UK, she led the “Groups” category in 2011, her winning act being Little Mix, who went on to become the most successful girl group in the X Factor's history. In 2012, Tulisa's success continued with the release of her debut single “Young” which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart. “Live It Up” and “Sight Of You” were also hits reaching the top twenty in the UK. In November 2012 released her debut album “The Female Boss” which peaked at number 35 on the UK Albums Chart. As an actress, Tulisa has starred in the British horror film Demons Never Die and the comedy film Big Fat Gypsy Gangster in 2011.

Being... N-Dubz - Tours - Netflix

Supporting Ne-Yo Tour (2013)

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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 - American craft - Netflix

American craft is craft work produced by independent studio artists, working with traditional craft materials and/or processes such as wood, woodworking or furniture making, glass or glassblowing, clay or ceramics, textiles, metal or metalworking. Studio craft works tend to either serve or allude to a functional or utilitarian purpose, though they are as often as not handled and exhibited in ways similar to visual art objects.

Craft in America - American craft pioneers - Netflix

In the early nineteenth century it became popular for rural Americans of modest means to take the decoration of their homes and furniture into their own hands. The artist Rufus Porter was an early proponent of the American craft movement. In 1825 he published A Select Collection of Valuable and Curious Arts, and Interesting Experiments Which are Well Explained, and Warranted Genuine, and May be Prepared, Safely and at Little Expense, which is a book of instructions for domestic decorative arts, including wall, floor, and furniture painting. By the end of the nineteenth century, the preindustrial craft trades had almost disappeared. Industrial expansion and westward movement had largely severed American culture from early Colonial American and Native American craft roots. Against this backdrop, Louis Comfort Tiffany was a pioneer of the American craft movement, arguing for the placement of well-designed and crafted objects in the American home. Tiffany's elegant stained glass creations were influenced by the values of William Morris and became America's leading embodiment of art nouveau.

Gustav Stickley, the cabinetmaker was an early leader in the development of Studio Furniture and the American craft movement. Stickley's designs were distinguished by their simplicity and by their harmony between interior decorative art and architecture. Stickley's magazine, “The Craftsman,” was a forum for this movement from 1901 through 1916. Originally focused on expounding ideas from the England's Arts and Crafts Movement, “The Craftsman” increasingly developed American craft concepts over the years of its publication. Stickley's ideas later had influence on Frank Lloyd Wright and future generations of American craftsmen, artists and architects. The Roycroft movement was an American adaptation of the British arts and crafts movement founded by Elbert Hubbard and his wife Bertha Crawford Hubbard in the small-town of East Aurora, New York in 1895. Its focus was on writing and publishing ornate books, but it also made furniture and metal products. Roycroft was organized as a living/working artisans' community along the lines of a Medieval European guild.

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Great Continental Railway Journeys - Netflix

Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe, as he retraces the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide.

Great Continental Railway Journeys - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2012-11-08

Great Continental Railway Journeys - Great British Railway Journeys - Netflix

Great British Railway Journeys is a BBC documentary series presented by Michael Portillo. It premiered in 2010 on BBC Two, and has returned each year for a total of nine series. The series features Portillo travelling around the railway networks of Great Britain, Ireland and the Isle of Man, referring to an 1840s copy of Bradshaw's Guide, comparing how the various destinations have changed since Victorian times. Portillo has also presented three related series, Great Continental Railway Journeys from 2012, Great American Railroad Journeys which began in 2016, and Great Indian Railway Journeys which was broadcast in spring 2018.

Great Continental Railway Journeys - Liverpool to Scarborough - Netflix

The first journey takes Portillo from coast to coast, from Liverpool to Scarborough, beginning on the world's first passenger railway line.

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Why Don't You Speak English? - Netflix

First-generation immigrants are taught English by an ordinary British family, for one week, and in the family's own home.

Why Don't You Speak English? - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 55 minutes

Premier: 2013-07-23

Why Don't You Speak English? - Boys Don't Cry (film) - Netflix

Boys Don't Cry is a 1999 American biographical film directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Peirce and Andy Bienen. The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, an American trans man played in the film by Hilary Swank, who adopts a male identity and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska but falls victim to a brutal crime perpetrated by two male acquaintances. The film co-stars Chloë Sevigny as Teena's girlfriend. After reading about the case while in college, Peirce conducted extensive research for a screenplay, which she worked on for almost five years. The film focuses on the relationship between Brandon and his girlfriend Lana Tisdel. The script took dialogue directly from archive footage in the 1998 documentary The Brandon Teena Story. Many actors sought the lead role during a three-year casting process before Swank was cast. Swank was chosen because her personality seemed similar to Teena's. Most of the film's characters were based on real-life people; others were composites. Filming occurred during October and November 1998 in the Dallas, Texas area. The producers initially wanted to film in Falls City, Nebraska, where the real-life events had taken place; however, budget constraints meant that principal photography had to occur in Texas. The film's cinematography uses dim and artificial lighting throughout and was influenced by a variety of styles, including neorealism and the films of Martin Scorsese, while the soundtrack consisted primarily of country, blues, and rock music from the film. The film's themes, which have been explored by many scholars, include the nature of romantic and platonic relationships, the causes of violence against LGBT people, transgender people and the gender binary, and the relationship among social class, race, and gender. The film premiered at the New York Film Festival on October 8, 1999, before appearing at various other film festivals. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures, the film received a limited release in the United States on October 22, 1999, and it performed well at the North American box office, gaining three times its production budget by May 2000. The film was acclaimed by critics, with many ranking it as one of the best films of the year; praise focused on the lead performances by Swank and Sevigny as well as the film's depiction of its subject matter. However, some people who had been involved with Brandon in real life criticized the film for not portraying the events accurately. Boys Don't Cry was nominated for multiple awards; at the 72nd Academy Awards in 2000, Swank was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress and Sevigny was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. The pair were also nominated at the 57th Golden Globe Awards, with Swank winning the Best Actress – Drama award. Boys Don't Cry, which dealt with controversial issues, was initially assigned an NC-17 rating but was later reclassified to an R rating. It was released on home video in September 2000.

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Charley Boorman's Extreme Frontiers - Netflix

In 2011, Boorman presented a prime-time adventure series for the UK's Channel 5, Charley Boorman's Extreme Frontiers. This show was another collaboration between Boorman and producer-director Russ Malkin, who made frequent on-screen appearances. Rather than a journey, Extreme Frontiers aimed to 'take in all four extremities of Canada'.

In 2012, Boorman continued the series in a South African setting. From 9 June to 22 July 2012, Boorman and his team journeyed around South Africa on two BMW R1200GS motorcycles and a Nissan Pathfinder.

Charley and the boys returned on Channel 5 at the end of 2013 for their USA adventure. Starting in Hawaii, Charlie moves to Alaska, then to the Eastern seaboard and down to the Southern states, inland to the Gulf of Mexico, up again to the Rockies and finishing on the Pacific Coast at Los Angeles.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-11-28

Charley Boorman's Extreme Frontiers - Charley Boorman - Netflix

Charley Boorman (born 23 August 1966) is an English TV presenter, travel writer and actor. He is known for his enthusiasm for motorbikes, as demonstrated in several documentaries of his travels, including two with his friend, actor Ewan McGregor.

Charley Boorman's Extreme Frontiers - Charley Boorman's Extreme Frontiers - Netflix

In 2011, Boorman presented a prime-time adventure series for the UK's Channel 5, Charley Boorman's Extreme Frontiers. This show was another collaboration between Boorman and producer-director Russ Malkin, who made frequent on-screen appearances. Extreme Frontiers claimed to 'take in all four extremities of Canada'. Accompanying the show was book and DVD. In 2012, Boorman continued the series in a South African setting. From 9 June to 22 July 2012, Boorman and his team journeyed around South Africa on two motorbikes and a 4-wheel vehicle.

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China from Above - Netflix

China is a land of immense scale and diversity, an ancient civilization with a fascinating history dating back thousands of years.

From the monumental engineering feats of the Great Wall, to innovative and unique farming techniques, and a massive water splashing festival, you'll discover how China has transformed its cities and infrastructure so much in three decades while still retaining its strong traditions, and how these strong traditions have shaped China's landscape to make it uniquely recognizable and truly magnificent, especially from the air!

China from Above - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-07-19

China from Above - Taiwan - Netflix

Taiwan ( ( listen)), officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Its neighbours include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. It is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations. The island of Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, was inhabited by aborigines before the 17th century, when Dutch and Spanish colonies opened the island to mass Han immigration. After a brief rule by the Kingdom of Tungning, the island was annexed by the Qing dynasty, the last dynasty of China. The Qing ceded Taiwan to Japan in 1895 after the Sino-Japanese War. While Taiwan was under Japanese rule, the Republic of China (ROC) was established on the mainland in 1912 after the fall of the Qing dynasty. Following the Japanese surrender to the Allies in 1945, the ROC took control of Taiwan. However, the resumption of the Chinese Civil War led to the ROC's loss of the mainland to the Communists, and the flight of the ROC government to Taiwan in 1949. Although the ROC continued to claim to be the legitimate government of China, its effective jurisdiction had, since the loss of Hainan in 1950, been limited to Taiwan and its surrounding islands, with the main island making up 99% of its de facto territory. As a founding member of the United Nations, the ROC represented China at the UN until 1971, when it lost its seat to the PRC. In the early 1960s, Taiwan entered a period of rapid economic growth and industrialization, creating a stable industrial economy. In the 1980s and early 1990s, it changed from a one-party military dictatorship dominated by the Kuomintang to a multi-party democracy with a semi-presidential system. Taiwan is the 22nd-largest economy in the world, and its high-tech industry plays a key role in the global economy. It is ranked highly in terms of freedom of the press, healthcare, public education, economic freedom, and human development. The country benefits from a highly skilled workforce and is among the most highly educated countries in the world with one of the highest percentages of its citizens holding a tertiary education degree. The PRC has consistently claimed sovereignty over Taiwan and asserted the ROC is no longer in legitimate existence. Under its One-China Policy the PRC refuses diplomatic relations with any country that recognizes the ROC. Today, 18 countries maintain official ties with the ROC but many other states maintain unofficial ties through representative offices and institutions that function as de facto embassies and consulates. Although Taiwan is fully self-governing, most international organizations in which the PRC participates either refuse to grant membership to Taiwan or allow it to participate only as a non-state actor. Internally, the major division in politics is between the aspirations of eventual Chinese unification or Taiwanese independence, though both sides have moderated their positions to broaden their appeal. The PRC has threatened the use of military force in response to any formal declaration of independence by Taiwan or if PRC leaders decide that peaceful unification is no longer possible. The PRC and ROC standoff dates from the Chinese Civil War and has extended through the first, second and third Taiwan Strait crises to the present day.

China from Above - Education - Netflix

The higher education system was established in Taiwan by Japan during the colonial period. However, after the Republic of China took over Taiwan from Japan in 1945, the system was promptly replaced by the same system as in mainland China which mixed with features of the Chinese and American educational systems. Taiwan is well known for adhering to the Confucian paradigm of valuing education as a means to improve one's socioeconomic position in Taiwanese society. Heavy investment and a cultural value for education has catapulted the resource poor nation consistently atop the global education rankings. Taiwan is one of the top-performing countries in reading literacy, maths and sciences. In 2015, Taiwanese students achieved one of the world's best results in mathematics, science and literacy, as tested by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a worldwide evaluation of 15-year-old school pupils' scholastic performance. The strong scholastic and educational performance of Taiwanese students has prompted the nation to build a highly educated labour force that possesses a strong background in mathematics and science to cope with the current labour market demands of the 21st century. The Taiwanese education system has been praised for various reasons including its comparatively high test results and its major role in ushering Taiwan's economic development while creating one of the world’s most highly educated workforces. The country has also been praised for its high university entrance rate where the university acceptance rate has increased from around 20 percent before the 1970s to 49 percent in 1996 and over 90 percent since 2006, among the highest in Asia. The nation's high university entrance rate has created a highly skilled workforce making Taiwan one of the most highly educated countries in the world with 68.5% of Taiwanese high school students going on to attend university. Taiwan has a high percentage of its citizens holding a tertiary education degree where 45 percent of Taiwanese aged 25–64 hold a bachelor's degree or higher compared with the average of 33 percent among member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). On the other hand, the system has been criticized for placing excessive pressure on students and eschewing creativity in favor of rote memorization. In addition, the system has been criticized for producing an excess supply of over-educated university graduates and a higher unemployment rate. With a large supply of university graduates seeking a limited demand of prestigious white collar jobs in an environment that is increasingly losing its competitive edge has led many degree holders ending up with lower end jobs with salaries far beneath than their expectations. Taiwan’s universities have also been under criticism for not being able to fully meet the requirements and demands of Taiwan’s 21st century fast-moving job market citing a skills mismatch among a large number of self-assessed overeducated university graduates that don't fit the demands of the modern Taiwanese labour market. The Taiwanese government has also been criticized for undermining the economy as it has been unable to produce enough jobs to meet the demands of numerous underemployed university graduates. As the Taiwanese economy is largely science and technology based, the labour market demands people who have achieved some form of higher education, particularly related to science and engineering in order to gain a competitive edge when searching for employment. Although current Taiwanese law mandates only nine years of schooling, 95% of junior high graduates go on to attend a senior vocational high school, university, junior college, trade school, or other higher education institution. Many Taiwanese students attend cram schools, or bushiban, to improve skills and knowledge on problem solving against exams of subjects like mathematics, nature science, history and many others. Courses are available for most popular subjects. Lessons are organized in lectures, reviews, private tutorial sessions, and recitations. As of 2013, the literacy rate in Taiwan is 97.15%.

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