Travel - Documentaries

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Documentary detailing the research and development of nuclear aircraft that would allow for nearly limitless flying time and range.
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Physicists including Stephen Hawking and Michio Kaku discuss whether traveling through time could become possible, or if it will remain in the realm of science fiction.
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Since 1981, NASA space shuttles have been rocketing from the Florida coast into Earth orbit. The five orbiters — Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour — have flown more than 130 times, carrying over 350 people into space and traveling more than half a billion miles, more than enough to reach Jupiter. Designed to return to Earth...
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The boys from Mighty Car Mods take a road trip around Hokkaido in Japan in a 660cc Kei Car for their first feature length film.
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No Western observational documentary crew has filmed inside Saudi Arabia for over 26 years. Through unique access to one of the most senior Royal Princes in the Kingdom this film paints a portrait of modern Saudi Arabia at a crossroads. As it wrestles with modernisation and digital technology, can it maintain it's bedouin and Islamic traditions?...
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For centuries, the Great Pyramids have fascinated Mankind; every year brings a batch of new theories, from the plausible to the absolutely bizarre. One lone seeker, after more than thirty-seven years of study and research, has at last managed first to understand and then to prove what lies behind this greatest of archaeological mysteries: a...
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This documentary takes a look at the islands of Fiji, It's Culture, History and People.
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In 2008 Stacey Dooley emerged as one of the stars of the hit BBC Three series, Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts, and has since spent the three years lifting the lid on shocking stories from the developing world. In 2010 she travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo where she examined the plight of child soldiers and journeyed to Cambodia to...
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The Man Who Skied Down Everest is about a Japanese skier ultimately dreamed of literally skiing Mt. Everest. He planned to ski some 8,000 feet down an icy glacier at a 40 to 45 degree angle, from the 26,000 foot level near the summit. This documentary chronicles this incredible feat and the tremendous task of climbing Everest itself. The narrator...
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Traveling between 135 and 190 miles per hour with an astonishingly high safety record, bullet trains can be found throughout Europe, Japan, and on the US eastern seaboard. How high-speed trains are propelled is rooted in fundamentals that haven't changed since the first electric trolleys appeared in the 19th century. We see how scientists are...
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Andrew's next stop is the Indonesian island of Bali, where he participates in a cricket-fighting match, learns the art of Mepantigan, witnesses a tooth-filing ceremony for adolescents and eats a ceremonial meal that includes raw pig's blood.
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Andrew goes to Jamaica, where the food is as distinctive as the island’s famous reggae music. He experiences the true flavor of this tropical paradise through traditional cuisine, street food in Kingston and all-natural Rastafarian food made in the jungle.
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Andrew ventures to Finland, a country where traditional cooking still reigns but is also inspiring a new food trend known as new Nordic cuisine. Andrew finds out that Finns like to make the most of the fresh foods that are right in their own backyards!
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Andrew returns to one of the most stimulating and abundant food cities in the all of the world, Bangkok. It's a food paradise for anyone with a hungry appetite, including great street foods, markets and restaurants.
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Join Andrew as he returns to the vibrant and trend-setting city of Tokyo for more unforgettable adventures in food from legendary seafood markets to becoming a horumon chef for a day serving up intestines from cows and pigs.