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Up from Downs (Episode 20)

Up from Downs (Episode 20)

Downside Up is a centre in Moscow that provides support for children with Down syndrome and their families. It helps kids to develop their abilities and communication skills. Here, both children and their parents feel welcome, in a stark contrast from an often unaccepting society.


Getting Rich on Government Money

Getting Rich on Government Money

VICE meets Matthew Lesko, the self-proclaimed federal grant researcher and infomercial personality who made it big in his "question mark" suit. He has written more than 20 books telling people how to get money from the US government.


Crash Course: World History 210 - Who Started World War I

Crash Course: World History 210 - Who Started World War I

In which John Green teaches you WHY World War I started. Or tries to anyway. With this kind of thing, it's kind of hard to assign blame to any one of the nations involved. Did the fault lie with Austria-Hungary? Germany? Russia? Julius Caesar? One thing we can say for sure is that you can't blame the United States of America for this one. Woohoo! Well, you can hardly blame the US.


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The U

The U

'The U' takes a look at the Miami Hurricane football program in the 1980s. The University of Miami changed its image drastically when coach Howard Schnellenberger started recruiting mostly black players for the team from some of the toughest ghettos in Florida.The team won 4 national titles between 1983 and 1991. "The U" also discusses the players accepting money from local rapper Luther Campbell who set bounties on opposing players.Note: Due ...


Life - Episode 01: Challenges of Life

Life - Episode 01: Challenges of Life

The opening episode introduces the series by showing examples of extraordinary feeding, hunting, courting and parenting behaviour from across the animal kingdom and around the globe. In Florida Bay, bottlenose dolphins catch leaping fish as they attempt to escape a corral of encircling mud, whipped up with the lead dolphin's tail. Other unusual collaborative hunting techniques include three cheetahs combining to bring down an ostrich and Antar...


Planet Earth - Episode 01: From Pole to Pole

Planet Earth - Episode 01: From Pole to Pole

The first episode illustrates a 'journey' around the globe and reveals the effect of gradual climatic change and seasonal transitions en route. During Antarctica's winter, emperor penguins endure four months of darkness, with no food, in temperatures of −70 °C (−94 °F). Meanwhile, as spring arrives in the Arctic, polar bear cubs take their first steps into a world of rapidly thawing ice. In northern Canada, the longest overland migration of an...