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PBS - NOVA Wonders Series 1 Part 5: Can We Make Life? (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 25, 2018
PBS - NOVA Wonders Series 1 Part 5: Can We Make Life? (2018)

PBS - NOVA Wonders Series 1 Part 5: Can We Make Life? (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3200 Kbps | 52 min 56 s | 1.25 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

A revolution in gene editing enables scientists to create and edit DNA like never before. "It's alive!" Since Dr. Frankenstein spoke those famous words, we've been alternately enthralled and terrified by the idea of creating life in the lab. Now, a revolution in genetic engineering and thrilling innovations in synthetic biology are bringing that dream—or nightmare, as the case may be closer to reality. New tools allow researchers to use cells to create their own DNA and edit it into existing genomes with more ease and less cost than ever before.

PBS - FRONTLINE: Myanmar's Killing Fields (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 20, 2018
PBS - FRONTLINE: Myanmar's Killing Fields (2018)

PBS - FRONTLINE: Myanmar's Killing Fields (2018)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4500 Kbps | 54 min 47 s | 1.76 GiB
Audio: English AAC 93 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Secret footage going back years shows the effort to kill and expel Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar. With accounts from victims and a whistleblower within the military, the film examines evidence that security forces committed crimes against humanity.

PBS - NOVA Wonders: Can We Build a Brain? (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 17, 2018
PBS - NOVA Wonders: Can We Build a Brain? (2018)

PBS - NOVA Wonders: Can We Build a Brain? (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3338 Kbps | 52 min 53 s | 1.38 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

TBDHow does today's artificial intelligence actually work-and is it truly intelligent?

PBS - First Civilizations: Trade (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 16, 2018
PBS - First Civilizations: Trade (2018)

PBS - First Civilizations: Trade (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3136 Kbps | 53 min 40 s | 1.32 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The finale episode examines an ancient civilization unlike any other, that of the Indus Valley. Rather than imposing order through war or religion, it relied on the free flow of trade. The exchange of goods promoted wealth, co-operation and trust.

PBS - Civilizations: Renaissances (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 16, 2018
PBS - Civilizations: Renaissances (2018)

PBS - Civilizations: Renaissances (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2697 Kbps | 53 min 20 s | 1.15 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Travel east and west to explore the connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires that experienced their own cultural flowering in the 15th and 16th centuries. Both spheres were open to influences flowing both ways.

PBS - NOVA Wonders: Are We Alone? (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 10, 2018
PBS - NOVA Wonders: Are We Alone? (2018)

PBS - NOVA Wonders: Are We Alone? (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3270 Kbps | 52 min 52 s | 1.33 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Hunt for clues in the universes to answer one of humanity’s biggest questions.

PBS - FRONTLINE: Blackout in Puerto Rico (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 9, 2018
PBS - FRONTLINE: Blackout in Puerto Rico (2018)

PBS - FRONTLINE: Blackout in Puerto Rico (2018)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4500 Kbps | 54 min 46 s | 1.76 GiB
Audio: English AAC 93 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

In Blackout in Puerto Rico, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. The film examines how the federal response, Wall Street, and years of neglect have left the island struggling to survive.

PBS - First Civilizations: Cities (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 9, 2018
PBS - First Civilizations: Cities (2018)

PBS - First Civilizations: Cities (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3431 Kbps | 53 min 40 s | 1.43 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

View the birthplace of civilization: the Middle East, site of the world’s first villages, towns and cities, from the hills of Turkey to the plains of Iraq. They were crucibles of invention and innovation — turbo-charging the pace of progress.

PBS - Civilizations: Encounters (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 9, 2018
PBS - Civilizations: Encounters (2018)

PBS - Civilizations: Encounters (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2422 Kbps | 53 min 30 s | 1.05 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.

PBS - NOVA Wonders: What's Living in You? (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 3, 2018
PBS - NOVA Wonders: What's Living in You? (2018)

PBS - NOVA Wonders: What's Living in You? (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2735 Kbps | 58mn 54s | 1.15 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Discover how a world of microbes living in and on you can make you sick.