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BBC - The Link - Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor (2009)  Video

Posted by Polik88 at May 2, 2012
BBC - The Link - Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor (2009)

BBC - The Link - Uncovering Our Earliest Ancestor (2009)
DVDRip | English | AVI/XVID 25.000 fps 1538 Kbps | 704x400 | AC3 192 Kbps 48.0 khz | 58mn 59s | 734 MB
Genre: Documentary

Is David Attenborough set to reveal the Missing Link in human evolution?
The BBC has made an extraordinary new documentary, presented by Sir David Attenborough, which will reveal the discovery of a fossilised skeleton that may be a vital ‘missing link’ in human evolution.

BBC - The Day I Got My Sight Back (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 25, 2017
BBC - The Day I Got My Sight Back (2013)

BBC - The Day I Got My Sight Back (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2682 Kbps | 59mn 28s | 1.17 GiB
Audio: English AAC 131 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Since 2002, Ian Tibbetts, a 42-year-old former forklift truck driver from Telford in Shropshire, has been slowly going blind. He has never seen the faces of his twin four-year-old boys. Despite numerous treatments to save his eyesight, nothing has worked - until now. Over several months, this film follows Ian as he undergoes a series of radical operations in a last attempt to restore his sight. The procedure involves inserting a tiny lens in one of the patient's own teeth and then implanting the tooth in his eye.

BBC - The Natives: This is Our America (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 24, 2017
BBC - The Natives: This is Our America (2017)

BBC - The Natives: This is Our America (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3510 Kbps | 45mn 55s | 1.18 GiB
Audio: English AAC 162 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

What’s it really like to be a young Native American? Beset with alcohol and drug problems, this South Dakota reservation is desperate to revive ancient traditions and joins the protest against the Dakota Access oil pipeline which they say threatens their land. Pine Ridge is home to the Lakota Sioux and is one of the poorest areas of America with many struggling against drug and alcohol addiction. The Lakota were forced onto the Rez in the late 1800s, their customs and religion stripped away over the decades. But things are changing.

BBC - The Story of the Swastika (2013) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 15, 2017
BBC - The Story of the Swastika (2013) [Repost]

BBC - The Story of the Swastika (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3129 Kbps | 29mn 44s | 693 MB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

In the week when Hindus celebrate the holy festival of Diwali, this documentary tells the story of one of their faith's most sacred symbols - the swastika. For many, the swastika has become a symbol synonymous with the Nazis and fascism. But this film reveals the fascinating and complex history of an emblem that is, in fact, a religious symbol, with a sacred past. For the almost one billion Hindus around the world, the swastika lies at the heart of religious practices and beliefs, as an emblem of benevolence, luck and good fortune.

BBC The Sky at Night - Telescope Takeover (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 13, 2017
BBC The Sky at Night - Telescope Takeover (2017)

BBC The Sky at Night - Telescope Takeover (2017)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3394 Kbps | 28mn 48s | 727 MB
Audio: English AAC 134 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

The team travel to the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands where they take control of some of the world's largest telescopes to view the most spectacular sights in the night sky.

BBC - The Rules of Abstraction with Matthew Collings (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 12, 2017
BBC - The Rules of Abstraction with Matthew Collings (2013)

BBC - The Rules of Abstraction with Matthew Collings (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2300 Kbps | 1h 28mn | 1.54 GB
Audio: English AAC 132 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Painter and critic Matthew Collings charts the rise of abstract art over the last 100 years, whilst trying to answer a set of basic questions that many people have about this often-baffling art form. How do we respond to abstract art when we see it? Is it supposed to be hard or easy? When abstract artists chuck paint about with abandon, what does it mean? Does abstract art stand for something or is it supposed to be understood as just itself?
BBC - The Birth of Empire: The East India Company (2014) [Repost]

BBC - The Birth of Empire: The East India Company (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 2x~59mn | 2.59 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History, Travel

Dan Snow travels through India in the footsteps of the company that revolutionised the British lifestyle and laid the foundations of today's global trading systems.

BBC - The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution (2011)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 27, 2017
BBC - The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution (2011)

BBC - The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution (2011)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 4x~59mn | 6.87 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Art writer Waldemar Januszczak explores the revolutionary achievements of the Impressionists.As the name suggests Waldemar Januszczak's aim is to show that despite appearing on chocolate boxes and tea towels the impressionists' art was and still is pretty revolutionary. Despite veering into gimmickry from time to time the series covers the ground well. The last episode, in which he considers the optical theories underlying Seurat's dottiness and how Monet's cataracts affected his vision, is perhaps the best of the lot.

BBC - The Secret Life of the Sun (2013)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 23, 2017
BBC - The Secret Life of the Sun (2013)

BBC - The Secret Life of the Sun (2013)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2799 Kbps | 58mn 40s | 1.23 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

90 million miles away from us is the power that shapes our world - the Sun. We see it shine in the sky above us, but beyond our sight something dramatic is happening - the Sun is going into overdrive. It's more active now that it's been for a decade, sending eruptions of super-heated plasma and vast waves of radiation towards our planet. With the potential to disrupt our lives in dramatic ways.

BBC - The Life of Muhammad (2011)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 11, 2017
BBC - The Life of Muhammad (2011)

BBC - The Life of Muhammad (2011)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 5.11 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Biography, History

Three-part series presented by Rageh Omaar which charts the life of Muhammad.