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    • Sci Ch - Mysteries of the Abandoned Series 7: Part 8 Ruins of the Rust Belt (2021) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

      Language: English
      48 min 5 s | 1.57 GiB | 4 683 kb/s | MPEG-4 | 1920x1080 | AAC 48.0 kHz 2 channels 160 kb/s
      Genre:History | Documentary

      A complex of tall, windowless buildings in the American Rust Belt holds the secrets to a lost empire of industry and wealth; experts investigate these mysterious structures to reveal why this once powerful metropolis is now home to abandoned ruins.

      • NHK - Science View: Exploring the Mystery of Plant Diversity (2020) REAL 1080p HDTV x264-DARKFLiX

        HDTV | 1916x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 4456 Kbps | 27 min 59 s | 949 MiB
        Audio: English MP2 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
        Genre: Documentary

        Professor Kentaro Shimizu (45), of the University of Zurich in Switzerland, is trying to uncover the secrets to plant diversity by decoding plant genes while conducting field work in the Swiss Alps. Most organisms including animals have only about 20,000 to 30,000 genes, and Shimizu is hoping to understand why there are so many different species of organisms living on the earth. Through his research, he's learned that the numbers of chromosomes inherited from parents play a significant role in the evolution and diversification of living organisms. Shimizu is also applying his research findings to creating an improved wheat variety that will survive the changing global environment.

        • Sci Ch. - What on Earth Series 8: Part 7 Nazi Occult Temple (2020) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

          Language: English
          42 min 5 s | 1.49 GiB | 5 062 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC 48.0 kHz 2 channels 127 kb/s | mp4
          Genre:History | Documentary

          Satellites capture a temple-like, Nazi structure hidden deep in the forests of Poland, leading an expert to investigate and uncover a tale of terrifying rituals, black magic and the rise of the most feared division of Hitler's war machine.

          • Discovery Ch. - 100 Days Wild Series 1 Part 8: And Then there Were None (2020) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

            Language: English
            41 min 35 s | 1.37 GiB | 4 701 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC 48.0 kHz 2 channels 127 kb/s | mp4
            Genre:Documentary

            The battle over the food supply becomes the last straw for Adam, Evan, Christine and Gerrid. Andrew and Jennifer are abandoned at base camp. Adam and Evan join Oliver on a nearby claim, leading to a final confrontation with Andrew.

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              Silence After the Storm 2016 1080p WEBRip x264-RARBG

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              Language: English
              25 min 31 s | 498 MiB | 2 729 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC @ 224 kb/s 2 channels | mp4
              Genre: Documentary | Adventure | War

              In midst of an existential threat to the indigenous Assyrians by ISIS, the filmmaker travels back to his ancestral homeland, Syria, on a journey of nostalgia and discovery.

              • Sci. Ch. - Spaces Deepest Secrets: Alien Hell Storms (2019) 720p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                Language: English
                42 min 29 s | 1.00 GiB | 3 379 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 160 kb/s, 2 channels | mp4
                Genre:Documentary

                Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are homes to the deadliest storms in our solar system, and new discoveries reveal the secrets of this hellish alien weather, helping experts understand these alien worlds better than ever.

                • Bonne Pioche - Dream the Future: Series 2 (2018) 720p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                  Language: English
                  6 h 33 min | 9.25 GiB | 3 368 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 160 kb/s, 2 channels | mp4
                  Genre:Documentary

                  What will the future look like? How will new discoveries and research impact our everyday lives in 2050?

                  • BBC - The Horizon Guide to AI (2018) 720p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                    Language: English
                    59 min 14 s | 1.12 GiB | 2 712 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 124 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                    Genre:Documentary

                    The BBC's Horizon programme began in 1964, and since then has produced films looking at computer technology and the emergence of 'artificial intelligence'.

                    Our dreams always begin with ideology and optimism, only for this optimism to be replaced with suspicion that AI machines will take over. However, as the Horizon archive shows, throughout each decade once we have learnt to live with the new emerging technology of the time, the pattern begins again. We become once more optimistic, before becoming fearful of it. The dream for decades had been for a computer with AI to be embedded within a humanoid robot, but just as scientists began to perfect machines with these qualities, something happened nobody expected.

                    • The Planets US S02E12 Alien Stars Mystery of the Monsters 720p WEB x264-CAFFEiNE

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                      Language: English
                      42 min 29 s | 959 MiB | 3 157 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 127 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                      Genre:Documentary

                      Episodes are about individual planets in our solar system

                      • BBC - The Joy of Winning (2018) 720p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                        Language: English
                        59 min 24 s | 923 MiB | 2 171 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 129 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                        Genre:Documentary

                        How to have a happier life and a better world all thanks to maths, in this witty, mind-expanding guide to the science of success with Hannah Fry.

                        Following in the footsteps of BBC Four's award-winning maths films The Joy of Stats and The Joy of Data, this latest gleefully nerdy adventure sees mathematician Dr Hannah Fry unlock the essential strategies you'll need to get what you want - to win - more of the time. From how to bag a bargain dinner to how best to stop the kids arguing on a long car journey, maths can give you a winning strategy. And the same rules apply to the world's biggest problems - whether it's avoiding nuclear annihilation or tackling climate change.

                        • BBC - Fighting for Air (2018) 720p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                          Language: English
                          58 min 30 s | 993 MiB | 2 372 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 64.0 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                          Genre:Documentary

                          Imagine if you could change the quality of the air we breathe - in just one day. Air pollution in the UK has been declared a public health emergency by a cross-party group of MPs, and Dr Xand van Tulleken is checking what can be done about it. Enlisting the help of enthusiasts and sceptics from the Kings Heath community in Birmingham, Xand stages the first ever large-scale experiment of its kind - using people power to try and bring about a quantifiable improvement in air quality for a single day.

                          • BBC - The Secret Life of Landfill: A Rubbish History (2018) 720p HDTV x265 AAC MVGroup

                            Language: English
                            1 h 28 min | 1.16 GiB | 1 872 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 129 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                            Genre:Documentary

                            In a unique science experiment, Dr George McGavin and Dr Zoe Laughlin chronicle the history of rubbish and explore how what we throw away tells us about the way we live our lives. With unprecedented access to one of the UK's largest landfill sites, the team of experts spend three days carrying out tests all over the site, revealing the secret world of rubbish. They also carry out three other 'archaeological' digs into historic landfills to chart the evolution of our throwaway society. Ultimately, their quest is to discover whether the items we throw away today have any value for tomorrow's world.

                            • CuriosityStream LLC - Eclipse Science and Awe (2018) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                              Language: English
                              44 min 47 s | 1.70 GiB | 5 421 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC @ 160 kb/s, 2 channels | mp4
                              Genre:Documentary

                              In 2017, two solar eclipses crossed the planet. Millions were awestruck as the earth, moon, and sun aligned, casting watchers into total darkness. America experienced the most extensive total eclipse, lasting ninety straight minutes, visible along a path pinpointed by NASA scientists.

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                                BBC The Sky at Night - Death Star (2018) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                                Language: English
                                29 min 6 s | 919 MiB | 4 415 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC @ 129 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                                Genre: Documentary

                                One evening in early September 1859, a spectacular blood-red aurora borealis appeared across America. Earlier that same day, in a leafy garden in the UK, a gentleman astronomer had noted a 'white light flare' on the sun's surface.

                                The two events were linked; it's now known that the flare caused the aurora. The flare was a particularly violent eruption from the sun's surface known as a CME, a coronal mass ejection. Back then, it was considered an astronomical curiosity. But when it happens again, it will be a different story. For the modern, technological world such a violent solar phenomenon could be devastating. This episode examines just how damaging a CME could be and how astronomers, using two new satellites that will travel closer to the sun than ever before, can better prepare us for its impact.

                                • BBC - Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor Series 1 (2015) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                                  Language: English
                                  1 h 35 min | 3.11 GiB | 4 677 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC @ 160 kb/s, 2 channels | mp4
                                  Number of Parts: 2
                                  Genre:Documentary

                                  Part science documentary, part historical investigation, this film celebrates one of the most iconic trees in the British countryside.

                                  • BBC - Mechanical Monsters (2018) 720p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                                    Language: English
                                    58 min 37 s | 1.05 GiB | 2 572 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 125 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                                    Genre:Documentary

                                    Simon Schaffer tells the stories behind some of the most extraordinary engineering wonders of the 19th century. These were gigantic feats of technology which transformed everyday life but also had the capacity to challenge the Victorians' faith in God, their place in the universe and their hopes for the future. Through stunning images of these beautiful creations, this film investigates the origins of our love-hate relationship with technology.
                                    First, Simon visits the industrial landscape of Ironbridge in Shropshire to show how new technology of the early 19th century made possible the construction of monstrous machines. He examines a giant steam hammer which could crush a railway sleeper but could also be controlled so precisely that it could crack the shell of an egg and keep the egg intact.
                                    Throughout the film, Simon shows how technological breakthroughs inspired and elevated the Victorians but also unsettled and threatened them. Machines drove the British Empire and held apparently infinite potential, but they were also terrifying - they replaced workers by carrying out their jobs more efficiently, they polluted the environment, and they dwarfed life on a human scale.

                                    • BBC - The Monkey Lab 2017 720p HDTV X264-CREED

                                      Language: English
                                      33 min 55 s | 443 MiB | 1 824 kb/s | 1280x720 | AC-3 @ 192 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                                      Genre:Documentary

                                      Documentary exploring one of the world’s most heated and divisive debates: is it right to take monkeys’ lives to try to improve the lives of humans? Who decides what is acceptable, and where do you draw the line?
                                      Despite huge advances in medicine, scientists argue that the use of monkeys in medical testing is still crucial to cure certain diseases. However, anti-vivisection activists and three quarters of the British public disagree with testing on monkeys. In this documentary we visit the Biomedical Primate Research Centre in the Netherlands, where 200 rhesus macaque monkeys are used each year to help find cures to some of the world’s most deadly diseases. We meet those on the front line of this work, from the deputy director of the lab, who believes their work is essential to help stop human suffering, to the animal trainers who get to know the monkeys well and have to wrestle with their emotions every day, knowing that the animals they work with will die in the research lab. We also speak to the activists who protest outside the facility daily in the hope that one day it will be shut down.

                                      • Science Channel - The Planets US: Alien Galaxies The Strange Secrets (2018) 720p WEB x264-CAFFEiNE

                                        Language: English
                                        42 min 28 s | 962 MiB | 3 165 kb/s | 1280x720 | AAC @ 127 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                                        Genre:Documentary

                                        Astronaut Mike Massimino reveals the alien secrets of comets, strange visitors from deep space that might be responsible for life on Earth.

                                      • BBC Horizon - Jupiter Revealed (2018) 1080p HDTV x264 AAC MVGroup

                                        Language: English
                                        58 min 57 s | 1.24 GiB | 3 013 kb/s | 1920x1080 | AAC @ 132 kb/s, 2 channels | mkv
                                        Genre:Documentary

                                        'To send a spacecraft there is a little bit insane,' says Scott Bolton when talking about Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. But that is exactly what he has done, because Scott is head of Juno, the Nasa mission designed to peer through Jupiter's swirling clouds and reveal the wonders within. But this is no ordinary world. This documentary, narrated by Toby Jones, journeys with the scientists into the heart of a giant.

                                        Professor Kaitlin Kratter shows us how extreme Jupiter is. She has come to a quarry to measure out each planet's mass with rocks, starting with the smallest. Mercury is a single kilogram, and the Earth is 17. But Jupiter is on another scale entirely. It is seven tonnes - that is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets combined. On Kaitlin's scale it is not a pile of rocks, it is the truck delivering them. With extreme size comes extreme radiation. Juno is in the most extreme environment Nasa has visited. By projecting a 70-foot-wide, life-size Juno on a Houston rooftop, Scott shows us how its fragile electronics are encased in 200kg of titanium. As Scott puts it, 'we had to build an armoured tank to go there.'

                                        • BBC Earth - Climate Change by the Numbers: Series 1 (2016)  1080p HDTV x264 MVGroup

                                          HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 5200 Kbps | 2x~44min | 3.36 GiB
                                          Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
                                          Genre: Documentary

                                          Earth's climate is changing - understanding how has become one of the biggest scientific projects ever undertaken.