Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Petra: Secrets of the Ancient Builders

Petra: Secrets of the Ancient Builders In the south of Jordan, in the heart of the desert, lies the spectacular city of Petra. Built more than 2,000 years ago, it contains innumerable architectural treasures: colossal buildings carved into cliffs, hundreds of tombs, temples, and baths… Petra, the capital of the ...

Treasures of Europe

Treasures of Europe This striking 4K series travels across Europe to reveal the most beautiful, interesting, unusual and authentic places. Each episode visits a new destination and comprises five distinguishable parts including secret treasures – a hidden temple, a forbidden lake; natural treasures – a beautiful natural park, an impressive ...

Moonshot: Brain Computing

Moonshot: Brain Computing Our brain has 86 million neurons, connected by 3 million kilometers of nerve fibers and The Human Brain Project is mapping it all. One of the key applications is neuromorphic computing – computers inspired by brain architecture. Genre: Science, Technology Duration: 0:10:40 For all licensing enquiries and ...

Moonshot: Ending Dengue

Moonshot: Ending Dengue Dengue is the fastest spreading tropical disease, with 40% of the world’s population is currently at risk. Transmitted by mosquitoes, so far there’s been little progress in fighting back. One organization is using a naturally occurring bacteria to inoculate mosquitoes and has plans to eradicate the disease. ...

Moonshot: Alien Contact

Moonshot: Alien Contact For half a century, researchers have been scanning the sky for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, so far to no avail. But with regular discoveries of new planets around distant stars, the universe appears to be more bio-friendly by the day. Genre: Science, Technology Duration: 0:09:46 For all ...

Moonshot: Fusion Energy

Moonshot: Fusion Energy It’s been long said that “fusion is the energy of the future. And always will be.” But now, with an influx of private investment, fusion startups are in the race for the holy grail of energy: limitless, clean power. A company based in Oxford, U.K. believes they’re ...

Giant Leap: Mining

Giant Leap: Mining There are millions of asteroids in our solar system. Because some are full of materials that are rare on Earth, they have been valued at stupendous amounts. But the most valuable resource in space may be something that’s abundant back on the ground. Genre: Space, Technology Duration: ...

Giant Leap: Manufacturing

Giant Leap: Manufacturing Microgravity can be used to unlock old materials and make new ones in ways that can’t be replicated on Earth. Private companies know this, and are leading the charge toward the next gold rush. But can they turn low Earth orbit into a home for the next ...

Giant Leap: Shelter

Giant Leap: Shelter Over the past few decades, the International Space Station has allowed astronauts to live, work and conduct research in microgravity. But with the station’s planned retirement by 2030, private companies are being asked to create the next generation of space habitat. Genre: Space, Technology Duration: 0:17:58 For ...

Giant Leap: Launch

Giant Leap: Launch In the not-too-distant future, entirely new industries will be developed in space. But for these endeavours to be viable, we need to first get the necessary tools into orbit. That’s where one of the most crowded new sectors has developed. More than 100 privately-backed launch companies are ...

The Spark: Fish Farm of the Future Goes Vegetarian to Save Seafood

The Spark: Fish Farm of the Future Goes Vegetarian to Save Seafood Fish farms have a big problem: they’ve been making feed out of sardines and anchovies from the oceans, a source that could be depleted within a few decades. A California company called TwoxSea could have a solution: they’ve ...

The Spark: The Robots Saving the Dairy Farm

The Spark: The Robots Saving the Dairy Farm Today’s dairy farm is a far cry from what ads and movies would have you believe. Cows go to robotic milking stations on their own, where they are identified, milked, and sent back out to the barn until the next milking. They ...

The Spark: Autonomous Boats Could Fix Our Crumbling Bridges

The Spark: Autonomous Boats Could Fix Our Crumbling Bridges It’s no secret that America’s infrastructure is crumbling. We have more than 600,000 bridges and almost 70,000 of those desperately need repairs. To secure the future of our infrastructure we must have timely and effective inspections but currently inspections involve costly ...

The Spark: To Find Life on Mars, Use This Space Drill

The Spark: To Find Life on Mars, Use This Space Drill To Find Life on Mars, Use This Space Drill If we ever want to find life on planets like Mars or Europa, we’re probably going to have to look far below their sterile, irradiated surfaces. Honeybee Robotics, a company ...

The Spark: Save the Planet by Drinking Beer, Wastewater Beer

The Spark: Save the Planet by Drinking Beer, Wastewater Beer There are more breweries in California than anywhere else in the nation. That’s great for beer, but not so great for another cherished liquid in the Golden State: water. Each pint of beer needs five pints of water to be ...

The Spark: The Brain Implant That Can Partially Reverse Paralysis

The Spark: The Brain Implant That Can Partially Reverse Paralysis It sounds like science fiction: a device that can reconnect a paralyzed person’s brain to his or her body. But that’s exactly what the experimental NeuroLife system does. Developed by Battelle and Ohio State University, NeuroLife uses a brain implant, an ...

The Spark: Outer Space Could Revolutionize Air Conditioning

The Spark: Outer Space Could Revolutionize Air Conditioning The starry night sky seems remarkably distant from the topic of air conditioning, but it’s revolutionizing the field in quite an unexpected way. In this episode of “The Spark,” watch how scientists from across the globe are harnessing natural phenomena to drastically ...

The Spark: The Process of Growing Bones From Scratch

The Spark: The Process of Growing Bones From Scratch Currently, people in need of bone replacement—whether because of disease, defect or injury—can turn to synthetic replacements or they can have another bone in their body cut down so as to supply material for the missing bone. In either case the ...

The Spark: Life-Saving Antibiotics Could Be Hidden in Caves

The Spark: Life-Saving Antibiotics Could Be Hidden in Caves The rise of drug-resistant bacteria has created a huge need for new kinds of antibiotics but you can’t easily synthesize new antibiotics in a lab – you have to find them in nature. Microbiologist Naowarat Cheeptham has been looking for them ...

The Spark: Tiny Blue Bubbles Designed to Help Save the Planet

The Spark: Tiny Blue Bubbles Designed to Help Save the Planet For decades, scientists and power companies have been working on carbon capture, a technology that catches CO2 from power plants before it goes into the atmosphere. It could be our best chance of taking a bite out of fossil ...

The Spark: Invisible Solar Cells That Could Power Skyscrapers

The Spark: Invisible Solar Cells That Could Power Skyscrapers Silicon Valley startup Ubiquitous Energy is making the world’s first transparent solar cells, a technology that could greatly expand the reach of solar power. Their technology is just an invisible film that can go on any surface and generate power, which ...

The Spark: Stitchless Surgery to Keep a Child’s Heart Beating

The Spark: Stitchless Surgery to Keep a Child’s Heart Beating Researchers at MIT’s Karp Laboratories are developing a new kind of surgical adhesive gel. Strong enough to work inside a beating heart, the gel can quickly seal and bond tissues working with the body’s natural healing process to form a ...

The Spark: The Crash-Proof Car in the Works at BMW

The Spark: The Crash-Proof Car in the Works at BMW At BMW’s Research and Innovation Center in Munich, an experimental high-tech safety system is under development. It’s called 360-degree collision avoidance, and it can prevent a car from crashing into any stationary object. The precise laser sensors and sophisticated algorithms ...

The Spark: Making Wood Without Trees

The Spark: Making Wood Without Trees Sam Grobart travels to Green Island, NY to visit Ecovative Design, a company using the root structure of mushrooms to replace manufactured woods. Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:04:43 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us at: info@atallorder.co.uk This website contains material which is ...

The Spark: Tapping into the Ocean’s Energy

The Spark: Tapping into the Ocean’s Energy The oceans generate enough energy for us to give up coal and gas completely, but no one has been able to harness it effectively. The Triton is a wave harvester that uses a novel design which may be the key to unlocking the ...

The Spark: This Medical Gel Holds the Key to Our Cyborg Future

The Spark: This Medical Gel Holds the Key to Our Cyborg Future The biggest challenge to implanting complicated electronics within ourselves is our own immune system’s tendency to reject foreign bodies. Xuanhe Zhao, a scientist at MIT, has developed a flexible and sticky plastic gel that will provide an interface ...

The Spark: This Natural Gas Plant Has Achieved Zero Emissions

The Spark: This Natural Gas Plant Has Achieved Zero Emissions Just outside Houston, a company called NET Power has just brought a revolutionary new power plant online. The company says it can burn natural gas while capturing 100% of carbon emissions, with no increase in the cost of electricity. In ...

The Spark: This Smart Gun Could Save Lives

The Spark: This Smart Gun Could Save Lives Guns kill more than 30,000 Americans every year, far more than in any other developed country. While lawmakers and activists battle it out over legislative solutions, some are trying a different approach: integrating smart technology into guns. In this episode of The ...

The Spark: This Fossil May Have Saved Your Life

The Spark: This Fossil May Have Saved Your Life The horseshoe crab is a living fossil that’s called Earth its home for almost half a billion years. And if you’ve ever had a vaccine, injection, or a medical implant, then you might not know that you’ve been relying on this ...

The Spark: How to Feed 10 Billion People

The Spark: How to Feed 10 Billion People In the next 40 years we will need to produce as much food as we did over the past 8,000 years. But as our population grows, the resources we need are shrinking and so farmers and scientists around the world are finding ...

Chad Daniels: Dad Chaniels

Chad Daniels: Dad Chaniels With over 750 million streams of his five albums to date, Minnesotan Chad Daniels is the most listened-to comedian you might not recognize from a photo. That changes now. In his sixth stand up release, Chad delivers some brand new family-centric comedy, with his unapologetic takes ...

Epic Exploring

Epic Exploring The 24 hours of Spa is a notoriously difficult race. For Andy Soucek, Albert Costa and Lewis Williamson, making it through the night present a tough challenge. Episodes: Estonia & Vietnam Germany & Morocco Georgia & France  Germany & England  USA & Cyprus Armenia & Greece  USA & ...

The American Dream – S2:E6

The American Dream – S2:E6 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S2:E5

The American Dream – S2:E5 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S2:E4

The American Dream – S2:E4 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S2:E3

The American Dream – S2:E3 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S2:E2

The American Dream – S2:E2 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S2:E1

The American Dream – S2:E1 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S1:E6

The American Dream – S1:E6 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S1:E5

The American Dream – S1:E5 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S1:E4

The American Dream – S1:E4 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S1:E3

The American Dream – S1:E3 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S1:E2

The American Dream – S1:E2 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

The American Dream – S1:E1

The American Dream – S1:E1 The American Dream is a show that inspires its audience by telling the story of humble beginnings and delving into each entrepreneur’s journey.  These ambitious individuals made their vision a reality and give hope that the dream is still possible. Companies featured in this episode: ...

Through the Night

Through the Night The 24 hours of Spa is a notoriously difficult race. For Andy Soucek, Albert Costa and Lewis Williamson, making it through the night present a tough challenge. View Trailer HERE Genre: Extreme Sports, Motor Sport Duration: 5 x 45mins Languages: Dutch, English, German, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish ...

The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer – Thomas Kaplan

The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer – Thomas Kaplan Thomas Kaplan is a businessman, investor, philanthropist and art collector. He found great success with bets on natural resources and then became a major philanthropist focusing on saving the world’s big cats. Genre: Business Duration: 0:24:02 For all licensing enquiries ...

City Beats

City Beats DJ-producer Carly Foxx is on a musical journey, immersing herself in the life of five iconic European cities to find inspiration for a series of new tracks. View Trailer HERE Genre: Music, Travel Duration: 5 x 45mins Languages: Dutch, English, German, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish For all licensing ...

Next Jobs: The Minature Lunar Rover Engineer

Next Jobs: The Minature Lunar Rover Engineer By finding water on the moon, startup Ispace envisions a bustling lunar economy by 2040. Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:05:21 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us at: info@atallorder.co.uk This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This ...

Next Jobs: The Influencer

Next Jobs: The Influencer “My job is to make it look effortless, to look like it’s the most fun ever and it’s never a job. But it is a job.” Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:12:05 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us at: info@atallorder.co.uk This website contains material which ...

Next Jobs: Human-Robot Interaction Researcher

Next Jobs: Human-Robot Interaction Researcher Danielle Ishak left Alphabet’s X in search of a home assistant the elderly might actually want. Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:12:48 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us at: info@atallorder.co.uk This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material ...

Next Jobs: Vertical Farmer

Next Jobs: Vertical Farmer Bowery Farming says its proprietary software can top the intuition of a seasoned farmer. Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:08:05 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us at: info@atallorder.co.uk This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is ...

Next Jobs: Drone Delivery Operator

Next Jobs: Drone Delivery Operator Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana works at one of the world’s first drone delivery services. Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:09:08 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us at: info@atallorder.co.uk This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is ...

A Norman Rockwell Christmas Story

A Norman Rockwell Christmas Story This film brings to life a famous Norman Rockwell painting. Samuel Cavanaugh, a Scrooge like character, revisits the frozen pond each year to relive the happier moments in his life. Michael Grant is an unahppy young boy attempting to skate with his dad’s oversized skates, ...

Street Kings in Jail: The Ultimate Penalty

Street Kings in Jail: The Ultimate Penalty Edwards van Gils, the Godfather of street football, has first-hand knowledge of how the beautiful game can help rehabilitate an ex-inmate. Now, he’s joining up with legends of the game to see how the sport is playing a part in communities both inside ...

The Legend of the Christmas Witch

The Legend of the Christmas Witch By day Paola is a schoolteacher but at night she turns into the Christmas Witch, a magical creature who brings gifts to good children on Christmas Eve. One night she disappears, kidnapped by Mr. Johnny, a cruel Toymaker whose childhood was ruined by the ...

Next Jobs: Gene Editor

Next Jobs: Gene Editor He might look like any other cow, but there’s one little thing about hime that set him apart from his breed. Buri has never grown a pair of horns. That wasn’t a fluke of nature. Parts of his DNA were rewritten by a Gene Editor. Genre: ...

Next Jobs: The Pro Gamer

Next Jobs: The Pro Gamer Imagine living in a 15 million dollar home. You’re already paid a steady salary, supported by a whole team of staff whose sole purpose is to get you to play your best. Genre: Snackable Duration: 0:07:17 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, please contact us ...

Bush Christmas

Bush Christmas Outback Queensland, the early 1950s. The Thompson family – struggling to keep their farm from foreclosure – place their last hopes on their horse, Prince, to win the New Year’s Cup. When two horse rustlers steal Prince, they underestimate the resourceful Thompson kids. Starring: Nicole Kidman Genre: Family ...

The Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

The Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere Enjoy superb archive footage of the “Fab Four”, including rare colour material and behind the scenes film. Highlights include the David Frost interview, US Invasion, India and John Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono. Genre: Music, Documentary Duration: 1:25:00 For all licensing enquiries and screeners, ...

Everything: The Real Thing Story

Everything: The Real Thing Story The press dubbed the “The Black Beatles” – eddy, Chris, Dave and Ray – four working class boys from one of Liverpool’s toughest neighbourhoods become Britain’s most-celebrated originators of soul, funk and disco. With a string of huge hits, they dominated the international charts throughout ...