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VideoApr 2010

Laki volcanic eruption of 1783

Professor Thor Thordarson describes the devastating eruption that hit Iceland in 1783 and lasted for nine months

VideoApr 2010

The Beast File - Catholic Church Child Sex Abuse

From Hungry Beast: Contrary to Pope Benedict's assertion that the immorality of modern society is to blame for sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, the church's own historical documents reveal that sexual abuse has been a problem that the Catholic Church has failed to properly deal with since its earliest days. The Church's first official document referring to the problem of sexual abusing children was in the year 60 AD. All of the documents referred to in this piece are real and have b

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PictureJun 2010

Short history of black music

What went wrong? Or maybe you think black music has finally come of age?

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VideoJun 2010

The Evolution of War

War through the ages as depicted by Hollywood. 12 movies set to Prodigy's Voodoo People.

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VideoSep 2011

We got scared

(8:41) The story of our species. By looking back, we can see the way forward.

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VideoAug 2012

Olga Korbut in the Munich 1972 Olympics

(3:06) An extraordinary routine at the Munich 1972 Olympics by Russian gymnast Olga Korbut, then only 17, who introduced the 'Korbut Flip' to the world for the first time.

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AnimationNov 2012

Evolution of life on Earth compressed into 24 hours

(2:20) Evolution only makes sense once you understand the timescale involved.

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VideoDec 2012

Did Jesus exist?

(6:54) Surprisingly, this question rarely raises its head during atheist/Christianity clashes.

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VideoJun 2014

England vs West Germany - 1966 World Cup final

(9:34) Filmed in Technicolor, Mighty England fought West Germany in the final of the 1966 World Cup at Wembley.

AnimationOct 2014

Is war over?

(5:46) Believe it or not, we live in the most peaceful time in human history, even though the population is the highest it has ever been.

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