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At some point of our lives we considered the life on other planets rather than earth. Every person has a different view and theories about their appearance, behaviour or abilities. But what if that life stood against us? Would we be able to win this extraordinary war? Do we even stand a chance? There's alot of unanswered questions which bother even the greatest planet minds. 'National Geographic – When Aliens Attack' is a documentary created in 2011 with intentions of answering these questions. One thing to remember is that these speculations are just theories created by greatest minds. None of us knows the truth and what's behind outer space life.
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Days after 9/11 terrorism acts, the US government highlighted that 'the gloves were coming off' in the war against al-Qaeda. In the first of three films on the aftermath of 9/11, we examine the highs and lows of the intelligence war.
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Throughout World War 2, U-boats were the supreme stealth attack vessel of the armies, wreaking havoc as they sailed all around the world. This historical documentary gives an in-depth look at the way submarines were used in the war, including actual original footage of battle scenes and interviews with crew members. This film is a combination of three films: Sea Wolves, Attack America and Iron Coffins.
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The fate of prisoners of war and missing in action is one of the darkest chapters of the Cold War. Tens of thousands of American soldiers and European survivors were sent to unknown destinations during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. This short documentary examines what happened and why.
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The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to reclaim the richness of the country from foreign corporations in order to end the exploitation of its people. In response, the international community decided to wage a war on this country, with bombs, executions, torture, rigged elections and manipulation of the international media. This created one of the worst humanitarian disasters of the 20th century.
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In the poorest areas of South Thailand, political unrest has resulted in militant groups targeting people in brutal attacks, with a total of more than 5000 people murdered since 2004. In this predominantly Buddhist nation, there is still resistance against the government by what looks to be Malay-Muslims. The violence in these areas is now on many other country’s watch lists, as it continues to escalate.This short documentary by Al Jazeera talks to two widows of slain militants, who call their husbands martyrs for their cause.
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It began with a weapon created by the scientists who threatened to destroy the world. But then, a group of men who were convinced that control of the new danger began to gain influence in America. They manipulate the terror.They use the methods of science. Pandora’s Box was a six-part 1992 BBC documentary television series written and produced by Adam Curtis, which examines the consequences of political and technocratic rationalism.After Curtis The Century of I had a similar theme. The title sequence made extensive use of short film clips designed to dream, and other similar file images.Episode 1: Plot of the Engineer. The revolutionaries who overthrew the Tsar in 1917 thought science held the key to their new world. In fact, it ended up creating a bewildering world for millions of Soviet citizens. In this research, gay, industrial planner tells how she decided the people wanted platform shoes, only to find they had gone out of fashion at the time the factory for manufacturing was built.Episode 2: the edge of eternity. Focusing on the men of the Cold War in which Dr. Strangelove is based. These were people who believed the world could be controlled by scientific manipulation of fear – mathematical geniuses employed by the Rand Corporation of America. In the end, their visions were the stuff of science fiction fantasy.Episode 3: The league of men. Thirty years ago, a group of economists managed to convince British politicians that they had foolproof technical means to make Britain great again. Pandora’s Box tells the saga of how their experiments have led the country deeper into economic decline, and asks – is their game finally up?Episode 4: Goodbye Mrs. Ant. A modern fable about science and society, focuses on our attitude towards nature. Should we let scientists are the main drivers of social or political change when, for instance, DDT made post-war heroes of American scientists only to be put on trial by other scientists in 1968? What kind of struggle that happens between rival camps before one scientific truth emerges, and when it does emerge, how true is it?Episode 5: Black Power. A look at how former Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah set Africa ablaze with his vision of a new industrial and scientific era. At the heart of his dream was to be the great Volta dam, generating enough power to transform West Africa in advanced utopia. But as his grand experiment took shape, bringing with it dangerous forces Nkrumah could not control, and slowly watched his metropolis of science sink into corruption and debt.Episode 6: A is for Atom. An overview of the history of nuclear energy. In the 1950 scientists and politicians thought they could create a different world, with an unlimited source of nuclear energy. But things began to go wrong. Scientists in the U.S. and the Soviet Union were duped into building dozens of potentially dangerous plants. Then came the disaster at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, which changed views on the safety of this new technology.
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Promises presents a powerful portrait of seven Palestinian and Israeli children living in and around Jerusalem. As a filmmaker BZ Goldberg, who was raised in Israel, the notes do not live more than 20 minutes of each other, but each of them grow in very different worlds. Children are Mahmoud, Shlomo, Sanabel, Faraj, Moishe, and twins Yarko and Daniel.With the exception of the latter, all are religious (the twins are the grandchildren of a Holocaust survivor). Most have strong political convictions and have seen their share of tragedy – Faraj friend was killed in front of him, but when the film makes clear, are also children.They like to watch TV, burping contests, and compete in sports (Faraj is a broker, Daniel Yarko and volleyball). The promises are not intended to explain, but let the children speak for themselves. The results are funny, sad, and ultimately quite profound.If you believe in your heart that, despite all obstacles, peace is possible between Israelis and Palestinians, this film will fill you with hope and wonder. That does not mean that it is pink – the children depicted in the film often present anger and intolerance, but the mere act of recognition among the children of these two warring groups is enough to inspire confidence in its future.This film is a precious document of an experiment beautiful, courageous and weak by the filmmakers. We all have the courage to try to guide the next generation in a more peaceful, more understanding.
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Re-investigating Dreamland: Secrets of Area 51 is a documentary program which attempts to expose the explosive cover up of the infamous Area 51. The area is also called Dreamland. The term stands for the air forces flight limits in the skies above Area 51. If one enters the Dreamland they can be shot down immediately without any warning whatsoever.Such measures are taken on a daily at the so-called non-existent base which has supposedly been non-existent since 1997.The documentary suggests that such claims are not true. This is a very startling new evidential study into the events and also the projects that are occurring at the secret base of Area 51 in the Groom Lake dry lake bed. As per the evidences uncovered, the base is growing every day in proportion. Besides, there are former employees who are staking their reputation and revealing to the world the different realities associated with the secret programs that are carried out at the base.From what is known from such sources there are supposedly a few underground facilities located underneath the base. These facilities are interconnected with a larger base all across the planet. The majority of the bases are controlled and run by FEMA(Federal Emergency Management Agency).
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Highest homicide rate in the world for a country not officially at war. Ross visits Kingston, the most violent area of Jamaica and directed all members of the band there.A study by A. Harriott shows that Jamaica’s homicide rate is four times the global rate, with the city of Kingston has the highest rate in the world at 109/100, 000, followed by Washington D. More C. To 67/100, 000. According to this researcher, there is a direct relationship between the rate of murders and other violent crime rates, theft, rape, etc. In Jamaica, historically, most of the killings were crimes of passion.In 1963, 64% of murder cases, victims were known to the offender, and domestic violence accounted for 28% of homicides, while in 1993, but fell to 16%. This does not mean that cases of domestic violence are declining, it means that the homicide rate – especially since the increase in the number of illegal weapons on the island – is increasing.Ross discovers the extent to which the Nazis, or National Socialist groups are gaining power in Russia would seem that maybe the police turn a blind eye to racism, at worst actively approve it. And Ross meets one Member of Parliament who openly promotes Nazi ideology. Ross joins a Neo Nazi group during their training and through a series of tests, including what is on fire – you gain their trust. We invite you back to their secret headquarters where he meets some seriously disturbing and discover the heart of their violent organization.Orange County, California, considered the birthplace of American skinheads.The recent merger of the various factions has led to the creation of the Orange County Skinheads where Ross gets to grips with the impact of a community group in question.In Poland, it is neo-Nazi football hooligans who have become one of the most feared gangs in Europe. Young men with few prospects use violence as a means of escape, and Ross experiences first hand how dangerous it can be when the tear gas in a football match.
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This is a documentary about the secretary of defense, Robery McNamara. This documentary gives us some great insight into the Kennedy Administration during the Cuban Missile Crisis. It also shows us how the policy greatly changed after the administration changed.This is merely a trailer for this recognised exceptional documentary film…it is not possible to present the full edition at this moment but it is certainly worth considering purchasing this documentary to understand exactly what McNamara has to say on the whole events of this time. Within the playlist you can see a debate/interview which gives some very interesting insights.You can find more on this subject at this address … http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/08/fog_of_war Further related documentaries can be found here … http://www.documentarytube.com/category/military-war/
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"Sniper: Inside The Crosshairs brings us the psychological and strategic thinking behind one of the battlefield’s most notorious weapon: the sniper. Learning from some of the best marksmen in the industry, they destruct previous missions, showing the planning and mentality involved."
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Series in which the mathematician Marcus du Sautoy explores the stories of some of the best known scientific diagrams.Vitruvian Man – looks at the world famous Leonardo da Vinci’s diagram of the perfect human body, which has many layers of anatomy of architecture, and defines our species like no other before or after drawing.The Vitruvian Man, produced in the 1480s when he lived and worked in Milan, has become one of the world’s most famous images.Leonardo’s drawings form a vast work, covering every conceivable topic in spectacular detail: from the feet, hands, skulls and muscles and tendons, heart and lungs to buildings, bridges and flying machines.Copernicus – The Polish priest and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus developed his extraordinary theory of a universe centered on the sun 500 years, was flying in the face of science and religion. Humanity had believed for thousands of years the Earth was the center of the cosmos, and not according to the risk was ridicule and accusations of heresy.Newton’s Prism – A mid-1660s, Isaac Newton bought a pair of prisms in a show near Cambridge, which would be the basis of a series of experiments have unlocked a secret that had occupied scientists for centuries – the nature of light itself.To explain what he had done, Newton created a diagram. The experiment is called an image is crucial and fundamental in the history of science, a time chart when the ancient world was overturned by modern science. Newton showed that white light is not pure, but made up of a number of different colors, the colors of the rainbow.Florence Nightingale – Can a plot to save lives? Florence Nightingale is best known as the Lady of the Lamp, who cared for thousands of soldiers in atrocious conditions during the Crimean War of 1854-6. What is less known is that he was an exceptional statesman, and the first to use a statistical graph as a call to action.After the war, Nightingale wrote a report on the passion of the soldiers had died in such large numbers and revealed the astonishing fact that 18,000 deaths, 16,000 were caused by infectious diseases in the hospital rather than battle wounds .
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The Horten H.IX, RLM designation Ho 229 (often called Gotha Go 229 due to the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft) was a German prototype fighter/bomber designed by Reimar and Walter Horten and built by Gothaer Waggonfabrik late in World War II. It was the first pure flying wing powered by jet engines.It was given the personal approval of German Luftwaffen Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring, and was the only aircraft to come close to meeting his "3×1000" performance requirements, namely to carry 1,000 kilograms (2,200 lb) of bombs a distance of 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) with a speed of 1,000 kilometres per hour (620 mph). Its ceiling was 15,000 metres (49,000 ft).Since the appearance of the B-2 Spirit flying wing stealth bomber in the 1990s, its similarities in role and shape to the Ho 229 has led many to retrospectively describe the Ho 229 as "the first stealth bomber". A static reproduction of the only surviving Ho 229 prototype, the Ho 229 V3, in American hands since the end of World War II was later tested by the US military who found the basic shape and paint composition of the mock copy would provide for 20% reduction in detection range against the Chain Home radar of the 1940s, but no significant stealth benefit against most other contemporary radar systems.
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Rise To Power of Napoleon Bonaparte' was created to show the life of one of the most important historical figures in the world Napoleon Bonaparte. The influence he has made to history is amazing. Worth watching and learning a thing or two about on of the greatest leaders of all time.