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PBS NOVA - Rise of the Hackers (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
PBS NOVA - Rise of the Hackers (2014)

PBS NOVA - Rise of the Hackers (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2244 Kbps | 54mn 10s | 933 MB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Technology

Our lives are going digital. We shop, bank, and even date online. Computers hold our treasured photographs, private emails, and all of our personal information. This data is precious—and cybercriminals want it. Now, NOVA goes behind the scenes of the fast-paced world of cryptography to meet the scientists battling to keep our data safe. They are experts in extreme physics, math, and a new field called "ultra-paranoid computing," all working to forge unbreakable codes and build ultra-fast computers.
PBS - Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands (2010)

PBS - Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands (2010)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3623 Kbps | 54mn 40s | 1.46 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

Thousands of people have been honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust—but not a single Arab. Did any Arabs save Jews during the Holocaust? That's the question author and head of a Washington Institute Robert Satloff had in mind when he set out to discover the lost, true stories of survival, courage and betrayal in Arab lands during World War II. Seeking a response to that query, Satloff set off post 9/11 to find an Arab hero whose story would change the way Arabs view Jews, themselves and their own history.

PBS - Nova: School of the Future (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 16, 2016
PBS - Nova: School of the Future (2016)

PBS - Nova: School of the Future (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2297 Kbps | 1h 52mn | 2.15 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Once the envy of the world, American schools are now in trouble. Can the science of learning– including new insights from neuroscientists, psychologists, and educators–reveal how kids' brains work and tell us which techniques are most likely to engage and inspire growing minds? Teachers, students, parents, and scientists take center stage as NOVA explores a new vision for the School of the Future.

PBS - Frontline: A Subprime Education (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 14, 2016
PBS - Frontline: A Subprime Education (2016)

PBS - Frontline: A Subprime Education (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2140 Kbps | 51mn 54s | 956 MiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

A Subprime Education Examining allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the troubled for-profit college industry, and the collapse of Corinthian Colleges. Also: one girl's journey from a dropout prevention program in middle school to getting into college.

PBS American Experience - We Shall Remain (2009)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 13, 2016
PBS American Experience - We Shall Remain (2009)

PBS American Experience - We Shall Remain (2009)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2870 Kbps | 5x~80min | 9.35 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

We Shall Remain is a groundbreaking mini-series and provocative multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history. It begins in the 1600s with the Wampanoags, who used their alliance with the English to strengthen their position in Southern New England. And it ends with the bold new leaders of the 1970s, who harnessed the momentum of the Civil Rights Movement to forge a pan-Indian identity.

PBS - Nova: 15 Years of Terror (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 10, 2016
PBS - Nova: 15 Years of Terror (2016)

PBS - Nova: 15 Years of Terror (2016)
HDTV 360p | AVI | 640x360 | XviD@2140 Kbps | English MP3@128 Kbps | 2 channels | 53mn 39s | 876 MiB
HDTV 720p | MKV | 1280x720 | AVC@2815 Kbps | English AC3@384 Kbps | 2 channels | 53mn 39s | 1.22 GiB
Genre: Documentary

On September 11, 2001, an unimaginable horror unfolded that devastated a nation and the world. Fifteen years later, we are still gripped by terror, but it has transformed. The attacks have been coming fast and furious–to Boston, Paris, Brussels, San Bernardino, Orlando, Nice–but they are no longer commanded by a central entity. This is terrorism in the age of the Internet: crowd-sourced violence. In this special report, NOVA traces the evolution of terror strategies from the World Trade Center to today.

PBS - John Glenn: American Hero (1998)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 7, 2016
PBS - John Glenn: American Hero (1998)

PBS - John Glenn: American Hero (1998)
DVDRip | 704x536 | .AVI/AVC @ 2195 Kbps | 1h 26mn | 1.45 GiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

A fascinating documentary on the life and career of the astronaut and United States Senator who at 77 turned a new page in history by becoming the oldest person to venture into space. This remarkable man has led a remarkable life, from his role as a Navy and Marine Corps pilot to the man who made history as the first American to orbit the Earth. Using interviews and historical footage, this documentary traces Glenn's life from his boyhood in Ohio, his combat experience in World War II and Korea, his years of public service as a United States senator to his long time desire to return to space.

PBS American Experience - Henry Ford (2013) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 5, 2016
PBS American Experience - Henry Ford (2013) [Repost]

PBS American Experience - Henry Ford (2013)
HDTV | 960 x 540 | .MP4/AVC @ 1745 Kbps | 1h 54mn | English AAC 129 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.50 GB
Genre: Documentary

HENRY FORD paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. Ford's Model T automobile and his five-dollar-a-day wage ushered in the modern world, earning Ford reverence from millions of Americans.

PBS - Nova: Building the Great Cathedrals (2010)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 4, 2016
PBS - Nova: Building the Great Cathedrals (2010)

PBS - Nova: Building the Great Cathedrals (2010)
DVDRip | 716x406 | .MKV/AVC @ 1379 Kbps | 54mn 13s | 584 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? On this dazzling journey inside the jewels of Gothic architecture, NOVA reveals the hidden formulas, drawn from the pages of the Bible itself, that drove medieval builders ever upward.

PBS Nova - 3D Spies of WWII (2012) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 27, 2016
PBS Nova - 3D Spies of WWII (2012) [Repost]

PBS Nova - 3D Spies of WWII (2012)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3226 Kbps | 55mn 10s | 1.33 GB
Audio: English AAC 137 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

During World War II, Hitler's scientists developed terrifying new weapons of mass destruction. Alarmed by rumors about advanced rockets and missiles, Allied intelligence recruited a team of brilliant minds from British universities and Hollywood studios to a country house near London. Here, they secretly pored over millions of air photos shot at great risk over German territory by specially converted, high-flying Spitfires.