Ape Man Social Climbers

Primates are highly social, and most primate species live in groups. Being part of a social group is key to survival, so apes will do everything they can to avoid being excluded. But living in big groups isn't easy – it takes a lot of intelligence to form and maintain the number of relationships necessary to ensure you don't get ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The Nature of Things SongbirdSOS

Birdsong that has graced the Earth for millions of years – and for all of human history – could soon be stilled in a human-made perfect-storm of negligence and unintended consequences. SongbirdSOS is the artfully-shot story of the mass depletion of songbirds in the Americas, an alarming thinning of populations brought on by glass-enclosed high-rise buildings, light pollution, lost breeding and wintering ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/10/2016

The Nature of Things Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound Classroom Favourites

Sound surrounds us. Whether it's sound we choose to hear, like the music we play in our headphones, or sound we'd rather do without, like the noise of the city, we live in a sonic world that we seldom think twice about. Sonic Magic takes us behind the scenes in cutting-edge hospitals and research labs where sound is eliminating cancer ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/23/2015

Project X Speed

This episode looks at things that go fast and our desire to push the limits of speed. To start, Dr. Fleck makes a trip to the Black Rock Desert to take a look at the North American Eagle, a fighter jet turned into a car that may break the current land speed record. Dr. Alters then visits the Walthamstow Racetrack ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:39
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Expedition Wild Stalking the Mountain Lion

Naturalist Casey Anderson sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream of tracking one of North America's most elusive ghosts: the mountain lion.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Brain Games Stress Test

This is a show about your brain and stress. You’ll see how your brain manages stress and how stress also manages you. From traffic jams to screaming babies, angry bosses to bill payments, you’re surrounded by stress every day. But stress has a purpose, and you’ll discover why it’s a good thing in many situations, even though it can overwhelm ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2017

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1000 Days for the Planet Sumatra’s Elephants

The Indonesian island of Sumatra is home to one of the most critically endangered animals on the planet: the Sumatran elephant. But the wholesale destruction of tropical forests has wiped out their natural habitat. Even National Parks, created to protect the few remaining elephants, tigers, and orangutans are overrun with poachers. In a move to prevent their extinction, the World ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

Marketplace Superbugs in the Supermarket: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotics are a cornerstone of modern medicine, but bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to them. This means people are getting sicker and taking longer to get well. One culprit could be the large amounts of antibiotics given to the animals we eat, even when they're healthy. In an important story about human health, Marketplace tests chicken samples from major supermarkets ...
  • 2010
  • 00:21:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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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