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Stare Into the Lights My Pretties

TopDocumentaryFilms - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 18:00
Stare Into the Lights My Pretties   Look around you. People appear to be permanently glued to their electronic devices. Heads bowed and eyes transfixed, our society has been hijacked by these dominating technologies. In less than the span of a single lifetime, we have advanced...

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I’m A Teenage Grandmother

DocumentaryHeaven - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 02:28
I’m A Teenage GrandmotherZara Hartshorn from Rotherham, England is only 16 but she has a rare genetic disorder which she has inherited from her mother, a medical condition which makes her old before her time. Her skin is extremely loose and wrinkly which has left her looking as though she is in her 40's. The bullying th... Watch Now

The War that Changed the Course of History

TopDocumentaryFilms - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 18:00
The War that Changed the Course of History   The First World War, otherwise known as the Great War, claimed the lives of millions and forever transformed the psyche of each participating nation. The history of that war, and the lessons and legacy it wrought forth, form the...

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Steel Town Down

DocumentaryHeaven - Thu, 03/08/2018 - 00:16
Steel Town DownIn this VICE News special Steel Town Down we see them travel to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, here we see how the demise of a once thriving steel industry has given way to a social collapse of sorts, with very little opportunity for those growing up in the area. Like most stories involv... Watch Now

American Nomads

DocumentaryHeaven - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 23:40
American NomadsWanderlust, restlessness, the urge to get out onto the road and ride off into the sunset it is something which is deep and elemental in the American spirit. This is a journey in search of American nomads, people who live a life of constant travel, who are they and why do they choose to live this wa... Watch Now

Last Days of Solitary

TopDocumentaryFilms - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 18:00
Last Days of Solitary   Animalistic howls resonate down a hallway littered with food particles, streams of blood and toilet water. At first glance, you might believe this is the setting from a horror film. But this isn't a movie, and the horrors that...

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The Town Travellers Took Over

DocumentaryHeaven - Sun, 03/04/2018 - 20:44
The Town Travellers Took OverRathkeale in County Limerick, Ireland, may seem like any other sleepy rural village though it is anything but. Irelands traveling community seem to have chosen the town as their spiritual home, their Mecca and have all but made it their own. The settled community now claim to be under siege and i... Watch Now

Murderous Minds: Ted Bundy

TopDocumentaryFilms - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 18:00
 Ted Bundy   Handsome, poised and completely insane, Ted Bundy haunts our dreams in large part because of the contradictions that lie at the heart of his story. Calling upon reams of extensive research, the chilling documentary Murderous Minds: Ted Bundy attempts...

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Oldest Mummies in the World

DocumentaryHeaven - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:22
Oldest Mummies in the WorldThe Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place on Earth. It stretches from the foothills of the Andes, a hundred miles westward to the edge of the Pacific Ocean. There are few signs of life here, it hasn't rained in parts for thousands of years but the very dryness of the Atacama has ma... Watch Now

Steel Town Down

TopDocumentaryFilms - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 18:00
Steel Town Down   The VICE News production Steel Town Down travels to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where the demise of a once thriving steel industry has given birth to widespread despair, limited economic opportunity, and a raging opioid epidemic. Victor Gareau still...

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World War Three: Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight

TopDocumentaryFilms - Sat, 02/24/2018 - 18:00
 Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight   In the more than seven decades that have elapsed since the Second World War, weapons of mass destruction have become more lethal and tensions between feuding countries more strained and consequential. Many experts speculate that a third global conflict...

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Inside Britain’s Fattest Man

DocumentaryHeaven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:06
Inside Britain's Fattest ManAt the dawn of the 21st century there is one last unexplored territory on Earth, it's a place of awesome spectacle, unseen horrors and terrifying life and death battles between man and nature, where is this place you ask? It's inside Barry Austin, Britain's fattest man. No one in Britain eats and... Watch Now

The Worst Jobs in History: Dark Ages

DocumentaryHeaven - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:57
 Dark AgesForget about the Roman Emperors and all the Kings and Queens, this series is all about the people who literally made our history. The Medieval wool industry would have been nothing without fullers spending hours trodding on cloth soaked in buckets of stale urine and without the Victorian navvy's to... Watch Now

The gift and power of emotional courage | Susan David

TEDtalksDirector - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:33
The gift and power of emotional courage | Susan David
Psychologist Susan David shares how the way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. In this deeply moving, humorous and potentially life-changing talk, she challenges a culture that prizes positivity over emotional truth and discusses the powerful strategies of emotional agility. A talk to share. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 6350 795 ratings Time: 16:49 More in People & Blogs

Why I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- mosquitoes | Fredros Okumu

TEDtalksDirector - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:33
Why I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- mosquitoes | Fredros Okumu
What do we really know about mosquitoes? Fredros Okumu catches and studies these disease-carrying insects for a living -- with the hope of crashing their populations. Join Okumu for a tour of the frontlines of mosquito research, as he details some of the unconventional methods his team at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania have developed to target what has been described as the most dangerous animal on earth. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 24095 1073 ratings Time: 12:50 More in Science & Technology

The thrilling potential for off-grid solar energy | Amar Inamdar

TEDtalksDirector - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:13
The thrilling potential for off-grid solar energy | Amar Inamdar
There's an energy revolution happening in villages and towns across Africa -- off-grid solar energy is becoming a viable alternative to traditional electricity systems. In a bold talk about a true leapfrog moment, Amar Inamdar introduces us to proud owners of off-grid solar kits -- and explains how this technology has the opportunity to meet two extraordinary goals: energy access for all and a low-carbon future. "Every household a proud producer as well as consumer of energy," Inamdar says. "That's the democracy of energy." (Followed by a brief Q&A with TED Curator Chris Anderson) Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 30671 1036 ratings Time: 14:29 More in Science & Technology

What's it like to be a robot? | Leila Takayama

TEDtalksDirector - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 01:26
What's it like to be a robot? | Leila Takayama
We already live among robots: tools and machines like dishwashers and thermostats so integrated into our lives that we'd never think to call them that. What will a future with even more robots look like? Social scientist Leila Takayama shares some unique challenges of designing for human-robot interactions -- and how experimenting with robotic futures actually leads us to a better understanding of ourselves. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 61080 1550 ratings Time: 12:56 More in Science & Technology

The surprising solution to ocean plastic | David Katz

TEDtalksDirector - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:11
The surprising solution to ocean plastic | David Katz
Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? That's the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank: a worldwide chain of stores where everything from school tuition to cooking fuel and more is available for purchase in exchange for plastic garbage -- which is then sorted, shredded and sold to brands who reuse "social plastic" in their products. Join David Katz to learn more about this step towards closing the loop in the circular economy. "Preventing ocean plastic could be humanity's richest opportunity," Katz says. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 68154 2861 ratings Time: 11:54 More in People & Blogs

The dangerous evolution of HIV | Edsel Salvaña

TEDtalksDirector - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:05
The dangerous evolution of HIV | Edsel Salvaña
Think we're winning the battle against HIV? Maybe not, as the next wave of drug-resistant viruses arrives. In an eye-opening talk, TED Fellow Edsel Salvana describes the aggressive HIV subtype AE that's currently plaguing his home of the Philippines -- and warns us about what might become a global epidemic. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 59656 1771 ratings Time: 04:45 More in Science & Technology

The business benefits of doing good | Wendy Woods

TEDtalksDirector - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:22
The business benefits of doing good | Wendy Woods
"The only way we're going to make substantial progress on the challenging problems of our time is for business to drive the solutions," says social impact strategist Wendy Woods. In a data-packed talk, Woods shares a fresh way to assess the impact all parts of business can have on all parts of society, and then adjust them to not only do less harm but actually improve things. Learn more about how executives can move beyond corporate social responsibility to "total societal impact" -- for the benefit of both a company's bottom line and society at large. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 25792 516 ratings Time: 15:36 More in People & Blogs
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