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Area 51 is the common name of a highly classified United States Air Force facility within the Nevada Test and Training Range. A remote detachment administered by Edwards Air Force ...

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Science
solar system documentary
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The Solar System is the gravitationally bound system of the Sun and the objects that orbit it. Of the bodies that orbit the Sun directly, the largest are the four gas and ice giant...

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Beauty
bridget malcolm victoria's secret
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The business of beauty can be very ugly, especially in the cutthroat world of modelling. It's an industry that wants to portray itself as the epitome of health and happiness. The r...

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Social
real life stories
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Kelly's family lives in a condemned housing estate in South Birmingham. Her family has been surviving off public assistance in the months since her stepfather left.Fungus grows in ...

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Science
inside the milky way
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The Milky Way is the galaxy that includes our Solar System, with the name describing the galaxy's appearance from Earth: a hazy band of light seen in the night sky formed from star...

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Science
history of thermodynamics
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Thermodynamics is the study of the relations between heat, work, temperature, and energy. The laws of thermodynamics describe how the energy in a system changes and whether the sys...

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On a mission to share their discoveries with the world, scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew uncover the benefits hidden within aloe, Argan oil and rosemary.We have talked ...

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Art
batmobile history
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Are you getting ready to watch the new Batman movie? Or have you already seen it? This documentary will get you prepared for the iconic superhero.Discover the history of the iconic...

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Crime
jamaica dangerous
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On the surface, Jamaica is a tropical island paradise in the Caribbean. But, in spite of all the tranquility, Jamaica has one of the highest murder rates in the world.The reason: G...

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Nature
farm trekking
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This tropical botanical collection is already exploding with production, in only 7 years after planting this impressive food forest!Meet Paul Zink, of Finca Madre, in Alajuela, Cos...

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Livestock animals, such as cows, sheep, goats and chickens, have many roles in the farm ecosystem. They eat corn and hay grown on the farm, they provide milk, eggs, wool and meat f...

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Social
mumbai india
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Mumbai is a city of contrasts. Here, the super-rich and slum dwellers live side by side. As more and more luxury skyscrapers go up, slums are forced to make way for them. Conflicts...

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An apple is an edible fruit produced by an apple tree. Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central...

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Science
how big is the universe
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From early childhood, we compulsively and continuously counted the objects in our environment. Whenever we could look at a moonless night sky, we wondered how we might one day coun...

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Health
beneficial viruses
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In the past few years, with the Covid-19 outbreak, it is hard to imagine viruses can beneficial. But that is the reality and truth.Yes, viruses can be fatal, but some viruses can i...

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In the past several years, environmentalists and green movement activists have warned about the potential of China’s love for meat.The country came by its love of meat only recen...

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Health
juice diet
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What happens when you put 8 people with 22 different health conditions on nothing but freshly extracted juice for 28 Days?Number 1 best-selling health author, Jason Vale, found out...

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Agriculture will have to change drastically in the future if it is to meet global demand. Food production will become increasingly difficult in the face of growing challenges like ...

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Food/Drink
avocado industry
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The avocado is a new superfood and its cultivation has been increasing worldwide, including in southern Portugal. But avocado plantations suck up the water in the already drought-s...

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Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician who has been serving as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party and Chairman of the Central Military Commission since 2012, and Presiden...

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Huge areas of tropical rainforest are being destroyed to make charcoal for barbecues. The global deforestation is leading to growing problems.Nigeria and the DRC Congo - two of Eur...

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Throughout the world, roses speak an unmistakeable language. They have touched and seduced mankind for thousands of years, while their names and varieties reflect contemporary hist...

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From $47 Billion, to the verge of bankruptcy in just a matter of weeks. The WeWork disaster is a real roller coaster and it would seem that their erratic CEO Adam Neumann is mostly...

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The German-born designer Karl Lagerfeld died at the age of 85. He was a designer, an artist and a fashion icon. For this sad occasion we recommend a portrait DW made in 2014.No liv...

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