National Geographic Documentaries Superpride

Meet the Transects Pride. An average pride has four to five lionesses. The Transects have double that. But a great pride isn't measured by the number of lionesses it has, but by their success bringing forth life. The Transects are champion breeders. Hundreds of lions across the Serengeti trace their roots to this dynasty. They are a Superpride. Several times ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Brain Games Superstitions

This is a show about your brain and superstition. Superstition is a big part of our everyday lives, and the same remarkable power our brain has to learn language, find meaning in chaos and hit home runs makes us believe things that have no basis in reality. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The Nature of Things Surviving :) The Teenage Brain

Throw away all of your preconceived ideas about the behaviour and nature of teenagers! This Nature of Things documentary delves deep into the science of the teenage brain to discover evolution's masterpiece. The film combines cutting-edge scientific research, YouTube clips of outrageous teen behaviour and a graphic-novel approach to reveal new research on the immense power and potential of the teen brain. ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Suzuki Diaries 2: Coastal Canada

The Suzuki Diaries is an adventure, a journey and a call to action. David Suzuki and his youngest daughter Sarika hit the road again, this time to visit Canada's coastal communities. Not only does Canada have the longest coastline in the world, but Canadians also have storied relationships with the waters that surround them. This time father and daughter reverse ...
  • 2009
  • 00:43:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Monster Fish Thai Top Ten

Zeb travels across Thailand to identify as many of the country’s monster fish species as possible, assess their status in the wild and meet the locals who can help these giants survive.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Ape Man The Alpha Male

With all the benefits that come with being the alpha male, it's no surprise that male apes have to fight to get to the top. But it's not just our chimpanzee cousins who are in a constant struggle for power. From the world leader's power walk and the CEO's dominance posture, to our subtle everyday power struggles with strangers, this ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The Nature of Things The Antibiotic Hunters

What do sloths, alligators and Komodo dragons have to do with antibiotics? The Antibiotic Hunters follows drug researchers as they become jungle hunters, deep-sea divers and cave explorers — all in an urgent search for the building blocks of new antibiotics. Many of our current antibacterial drugs have lost their effectiveness due to overuse, so now scientists have to hunt in remote ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:25
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/06/2015

The Nature of Things The Burgess Shale: Impressions of Life

They were the first animals on earth. All animals today, including the human species, go back in a direct line of descent to those first ancestors. Traces of these first animals have been beautifully preserved in fossils from a deposit in British Columbia, high in the Rocky Mountains in Yoho National Park. It's known as the Burgess Shale.
  • 1992
  • 00:46:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things The Child Who Couldn't Play

We look at autism, a mysterious disorder that impedes normal development in humans and looks at new developments in its treatment. It was once believed that autism was caused by remote, cold parents; most often the mother was blamed. Today, autism is recognized as a partly genetic biological disorder, but its cause is still a mystery. The Child Who Couldn't ...
  • 1996
  • 00:45:52
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me

Intrepid filmmaker and health-freak Bryce Sage travels from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco to find out why we really need vitamins and if we should be using supplements. While a balanced diet is surely the best way to get our vitamins, Bryce learns we may not be getting exactly what we need because of nutrition declines due to modern agricultural ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/29/2015