November 30, 2015 My Life After 44 Years In Prison Otis Johnson went to jail at the age of 25. When he got out at 69, he rejoined a world that was starkly different from the one he remembered. This is his story.
November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving: Myth vs. Fact Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday for Americans, but how much do you really know about its origins? Anglophenia's Kate Arnell separates fact from fiction on the Pilgrims and more.
November 24, 2015 11 Years of Cassini Saturn Photos
341,805 images taken by Cassini's Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) from the Saturn EDR Data Sets (Volumes 1-93). This includes all of Cassini's Photos from February 6, 2004 - September 15, 2015. NOTE: These raw, unedited sequences at times include rapid flashing. If you have photosensitive epilepsy, or a similar condition, this could trigger a physical reaction. Please use caution when watching this footage.
November 23, 2015 Buster Keaton | The Art of the Gag Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he first appeared onscreen, we’re still learning from him.
November 19, 2015 NASA Animation: Yearly Biosphere Cycle Animation showing the 12-month cycle of all plant life on Earth - whether on land or in the ocean. Rather than showing a specific year, the animation shows an average yearly cycle by combining data from many satellite instruments and averaging them over multiple years.
November 18, 2015 ISIL Is Weak Waleed Aly has unleashed on Australia’s politicians and Muslim leaders who have preached “hate” in the wake of the Paris attacks saying their actions actually help Islamic State rather than defeat them.
November 17, 2015 What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep? In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep-deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep.
November 16, 2015 Tony Benn | Gulf War Double Standards Tony Benn, was a British politician who was a Member of Parliament for 47 years between 1950 and 2001 and a Cabinet minister under Harold Wilson and James Callaghan in the 1960s and 1970s. A member of the Labour Party, he was ideologically identifying as a democratic socialist.
November 13, 2015 Bing & Ruth / Broad Channel Inspired by the majestic spaciousness of Bing & Ruth’s instrumentation, along with the epic scope of their musical landscapes, director Alex Priestley sought to translate these abstract forms into powerful visuals through the use of landscape, journey and a hint of the supernatural.
November 9, 2015 Howard Mandelbaum's Photofest Howard Mandelbaum is a photo collector, author, and co-founder of Photofest, an entertainment photo archive on East 31st Street specializing in film, television, and theater stills, and housing well over 2 million hard copy images, many of them very rare. He founded the archive in the early 1980's with film historian and fellow collector Carlos Clarens, who died in 1987.
November 4, 2015 Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari's book Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.
November 3, 2015 Ants are Solid-Like and Liquid-Like Georgia Tech Associate Professor David Hu explains how collections of ants can change their shapes and actions based on their environments. Hu and School of Physics Associate Professor Alberto Fernandez-Nieves co-authored a study that found that ants are able to do this because the insects are actually liquid-like and solid-like simultaneously.