Secrets

Channel 4 - The Michelangelo Code Secrets of the Sistine Chapel (2005)

Channel 4 - The Michelangelo Code Secrets of the Sistine Chapel (2005)
DVB | 688 x 384 | .AVI/XviD @ 1915 Kbps | 2x~50mn | English MP3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.45 GB
Genre: Documentary, Arts, History

Arguably the world's most famous work of art, millions of people visit it every year. Until now however nobody has been able to explain exactly what the Sistine Chapel's ceiling is actually trying to tell us. Though important and timely the film (airing as it does to celebrate the 500th birthday of the work) it is also the product of the detective work and obsessive scholarship by art critic Waldemar Januszczak which spans the last 30 years.

TV5Monde Secrets d'Histoire - Danton: aux armes citoyens (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 22, 2016
TV5Monde Secrets d'Histoire - Danton: aux armes citoyens (2014)

TV5Monde Secrets d'Histoire - Danton: aux armes citoyens (2014)
PDTV | 832 x 468 | .MKV/AVC @ 1244 Kbps | 01:47:09 | 1.05 GB
Audio: French AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English, French
Genre: Documentary

St├ęphane Bern recounts the life of Georges Danton. Following the route of the Revolutionary Tribunal, we relive, in the places where they took place, some of the highlights in the Revolution's history: the massacre of prisoners at the Carmelite convent, the Battle of Valmy, the theft of the Crown Jewels…

PBS - Secrets of the Dead: Ben Franklins Bones (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 16, 2016
PBS - Secrets of the Dead: Ben Franklins Bones (2015)

PBS - Secrets of the Dead: Ben Franklins Bones (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1522 Kbps | 55mn 11s | 663 MB
Audio: English AAC 157 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History, Mystery

Just off the Strand in London, at 36 Craven Street, is an elegant, four-story Georgian townhouse with a very important place in the history of the United States. As the Colonial ambassador to the British Colony of America, Benjamin Franklin lived and worked here for nearly 20 years during the 18th century. But two centuries later, the Craven Street house revealed a shocking history when a group of U.S. historians bought it for a museum and builders started the renovation in the basement. Work quickly stopped when over 1,200 bones from at least 10 bodies were discovered.

BBC Natural World - Komodo: Secrets of the Dragon (2011)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Nov. 13, 2016
BBC Natural World - Komodo: Secrets of the Dragon (2011)

BBC Natural World - Komodo: Secrets of the Dragon (2011)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 2963 Kbps | 58mn 35s | 1.27 GiB
Audio: English AAC 139 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Dr Bryan Fry uses hi-tech tools to take a fresh look at Komodo dragons, discovering that there is a lot more to the dragon than meets the eye, from its hidden venom glands to its secret origins. He finds that although this prehistoric beast was discovered one hundred years ago, the true nature of the biggest lizard in the world is only just being uncovered.

Discovery Channel - Stonehenge: Secrets of the Stone (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 9, 2016
Discovery Channel - Stonehenge: Secrets of the Stone (2015)

Discovery Channel - Stonehenge: Secrets of the Stone (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 41mn 31s | English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 943 MB
Genre: Documentary

Dated to the late Stone Age, Stonehenge may be the best-known and most mysterious relic of prehistory. Every year, a million visitors are drawn to England to gaze upon the famous circle of stones, but the monument's meaning has continued to elude us. Now investigations inside and around Stonehenge have kicked off a dramatic new era of discovery and debate over who built Stonehenge and for what purpose.

SBS - The Secrets of a Strange Cloud (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 4, 2016
SBS - The Secrets of a Strange Cloud (2014)

SBS - The Secrets of a Strange Cloud (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 54mn 57s | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.60 GB
Genre: Documentary

The remote Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia is home to one of the world's most extraordinary and spectacular meteorological phenomena, the Morning Glory Wave Cloud. Up to two kilometers high and a thousand kilometers long, the Glory is a shock wave in the atmosphere of immense proportions.Join Professor Thomas Peacock from MIT in Boston and Dr. Jorg Hacker from Airborne Research Australia as they journey to Burketown in the remote north of Australia to study this elusive phenomenon and meet the glider pilots who ride the largest wave in the world.

PBS - Secrets of the Dead: The Mona Lisa Mystery (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 4, 2016
PBS - Secrets of the Dead: The Mona Lisa Mystery (2014)

PBS - Secrets of the Dead: The Mona Lisa Mystery (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 1648 Kbps | 55mn 10s | 714 MB
Audio: English AAC 158 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History, Mystery

It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris. But could there be a second Mona Lisa? In 1913, an interesting portrait surfaced. It depicts a younger Mona Lisa in a slightly different setting and it's left unfinished: the so-called "Isleworth Mona Lisa."

PBS - Secrets of the Dead: Graveyard of the Giant Beasts (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Nov. 3, 2016
PBS - Secrets of the Dead: Graveyard of the Giant Beasts (2016)

PBS - Secrets of the Dead: Graveyard of the Giant Beasts (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3462 Kbps | 55mn 20s | 1.52 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

A mining operation in Colombia opened a window into an unknown period of the earth's history–where a world with giant creatures emerged. The biggest of them all was Titanoboa–a 43-foot snake, the largest that ever lived. New discoveries suggest that Titanoboa's rule was challenged by a giant crocodilian. Experiments reveal unmatched hunting prowess. So which one was the apex predator 58 million years ago?

BBC - Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 2, 2016
BBC - Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield (2015)

BBC - Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3146 Kbps | 59mn 3s | 1.38 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science

Lying on the remote northwest coast of England is one of the most secret places in the country - Sellafield, the most controversial nuclear facility in Britain. Now, for the first time, Sellafield are letting nuclear physicist Professor Jim Al-Khalili and the television cameras in, to discover the real story. Inside, Jim encounters some of the most dangerous substances on Earth, reveals the nature of radiation and even attempts to split the atom.

BBC Natural World - Heligan: Secrets of the Lost Gardens (2011)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 31, 2016
BBC Natural World - Heligan: Secrets of the Lost Gardens (2011)

BBC Natural World - Heligan: Secrets of the Lost Gardens (2011)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 3037 Kbps | 58mn 41s | 1.30 GiB
Audio: English AAC 141 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Looking at the secret lives of the wildlife in one of Britain's favourite gardens. Narrated by Philippa Forrester and shot by Charlie Hamilton-James, this film follows various animals, from the family of foxes that play after hours in the pleasure gardens to the toads in the Italian garden and the badgers that clear up the tea rooms at night. Set against the background of the gardening year, these stories reveal life behind the scenes at Heligan.