Here are the first two albums from pioneer smooth jazz unit Pieces of a Dream on a single disc. Produced and mixed by the late Grover Washington, Jr., Pieces of a Dream/We Are One combine soulful, tight arrangements, spirited and inspired playing, and a canny knack for grooves, Pieces of a Dream and We Are One endure as gems of the genre.
What separates your mind from an animal's? Is it your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future that makes humans the superior species? But these claims have been eroded – or even disproved outright – by recent studies of animal cognition. Based on research involving crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, whales, chimpanzees, and bonobos, world-renowned primatologist de Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence. He offers a firsthand account of how science has stood traditional behaviorism on its head by revealing how smart animals are – and how we have underestimated their abilities for too long.
Over 62 per cent of adults in the UK are currently overweight or obese and this figure is set to rise. A common attitude is that obese people should be ashamed - it is their fault, they have no will power and if they could just 'eat less and exercise more', the problem would soon be solved. Yet, despite millions of pounds being spent on this simple message, the UK is getting fatter every year. Cambridge geneticist Dr Giles Yeo believes that for many obese people, simply eating less is a lot harder than you might think - and he is taking a road trip around the UK and America to uncover why.
This winter has seen some of the worst flooding in living memory, particularly in the North. With predictions of more rain sodden winters to come, Tonight tells some of the untold stories from this winter’s storms and examines how Britain might have to radically change to adapt to a far wetter future. Tonight reporter and ITV weatherman Alex Beresford discovers what’s happening to our weather and finds out how we can protect ourselves and our homes in the event of a flood. We travel to the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire and meet people whose lives have been devastated by the floods.
For fifty years, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETA) has been scanning the galaxy for a message from an alien civilisation. So far to no avail, but a recent breakthrough suggests they may one day succeed. Horizon joins the planet hunters who have discovered a new world called Gliese 581c, which may have habitats capable of supporting life. NASA hopes to find fifty more Earth-like planets by the end of the decade, all of which dramatically increases the chance that alien life has begun elsewhere in the galaxy.