9,660 views Ellen DeGeneres performs her comedy-concert live on stage and taped for HBO.
9,590 views Derren Brown is a new and unique force in the world of magic and illusion – he can seemingly predict and control human behaviour. Whether he’s convincing a medical student to push a needle through his own flesh, scamming a London casino, touching table dancers without going near them, or making a bookie pay out on a losing ticket… Derren’s unparalleled performances will amaze and unsettle you. He doesn’t claim to be a mind-reader, instead he describes his craft as a mixture of psychology, misdirection and showmanship. Derren is even prepared to share some of his techniques with you. So, sit back, turn down the lights, and open your mind to this extraordinary man.
9,410 views Documentary following Susan Tom of Fairfield, California and her 11 adopted special needs children.
9,190 views Making of Russian Ark (2002), with on camera personal views by members of the cast and crew of the major film.
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8,920 views "Hippos may not look much like champion athletes, nor do they look like they have secrets hidden beneath their tough, muddy hides, but these strong, bulky animals have been surprising naturalists for years. From the study of hippos' essential relationships with birds to the discovery that hippos can communicate underwater, these mammals deserve a closer look. Considered one of the most dangerous animals in Africa, modern-day inhabitants and ancient Egyptians show an understanding of these powerful animals in their myths and folklore. While praised as protectors, hippos are often seen as violently aggressive, destroying crops and sometimes harming those who underestimate their surprising spee...
8,600 views This documentary takes one through the amazing world of plants. This one takes a closer look at the most startling plants from across the world. How a giant sequoia gets to stay young even after 3500 years and what are the ‘rafflesia arnoldi’ All the queries regarding the grand kingdom of plants will be answered in this feature. These species leaves one with astonishment with its expanse, growth and poisonous nature that can kill and even eat a creature alive. Watch out!
8,550 views Highlighting the extraordinary world of insects, Bugs! focuses on the life cycles of a praying mantis and a butterfly from their birth to their inevitable demise in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia. More than 40 tropical insects are featured, captured in minute detail for the first time in 3D Large Format; see a caterpillar hatch from a single tiny egg to metamorphose into a butterfly, and watch as a praying mantis snaps up a fly for its dinner.
8,160 views With two new books and two controversial tour, fans can easily say that 2003 proved to be a landmark year for the best selling author Chuck Palahniuk. But what many people don't know, is that it all began several months earlier at a four day conference in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. This is that story...
8,150 views Just as much a role the expense of the cold war and the rise of communications technology had in causing the fall of the Soviet Union, the Beatles played a part in the region's true revolution in the head. In 2003, Paul McCartney performed in Russia, fulfilling a dream that its citizens never dreamed possible during the Soviet era. Between songs, the story of the pop cultural revolution is told that he was inadvertently part of that the Soviet authority could not stop.