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Smithsonian Channel - The Gospel of Jesus's Wife (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at April 16, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - The Gospel of Jesus's Wife (2014)

Smithsonian Channel - The Gospel of Jesus's Wife (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 46mins | English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.02 GB
Genre: Documentary, History

Damaged and fragile, a fragment of ancient papyrus has unleashed a new interpretation of a religious story we thought we knew. In one of the most startling discoveries in recent memory, scholars confirm that a codex written in the ancient Coptic language refers to the wife of Jesus. Dr. Karen King, a Harvard professor, reveals that the papyrus bears the line "Jesus said to them, my wife…" It doesn't prove Jesus was married, but it raises questions about that possibility–and how some early Christians viewed the role of women in the church.

Smithsonian Channel - The Men who Brought the Dawn (2007)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 17, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - The Men who Brought the Dawn (2007)

Smithsonian Channel - The Men who Brought the Dawn (2007)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3055 Kbps | 46mn 28s | 1.08 GiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Their mission was to destroy two cities in Japan, and that is what they did. Fifty years after the atomic bomb missions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, surviving crewmen of the Enola Gay and Bockscar speak out about those fateful days at the end of a terrible war and how the weight of their task changed them-and the world-forever. Hear the airmen's stories as only they can tell them, with interviews from the 50th reunion of the mission crews, rare archival footage, and invaluable personal recollections.

Smithsonian Channel - Aerial America - Beyond Hollywood (2012)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 17, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - Aerial America - Beyond Hollywood (2012)

Smithsonian Channel - Aerial America - Beyond Hollywood (2012)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 51mn 0s | 1.58 GiB
Audio: English AC3 448 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Virtually anywhere you go in America, Hollywood has already been there, telling a story and sharing it with the world. Join us on a coast-to-coast tour of countless locations made famous by Hollywood's greatest films. From the Manhattan skyline that Woody Allen romanticized to the steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art that Rocky Balboa climbed, we bring you America as it's been captured and immortalized in film.

Smithsonian Channel - WWII's Most Daring Raids: Series 1 (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Feb. 16, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - WWII's Most Daring Raids: Series 1 (2016)

Smithsonian Channel - WWII's Most Daring Raids: Series 1 (2016)
HDTV | 1278 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3338 Kbps | 6x~43mn | English AAC 161 Kbps, 2 channels | 7.04 GB
Genre: Documentary, History, War

They were U.S. paratroopers, Norwegian operatives, and British Commandos, Allied teams leading high-risk operations throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia to fight Hitler and turn the tide of the war. WWII's Most Daring Raids puts you in the heart of the action, giving you a minute-by-minute account of the most astonishing surprise attacks against the Third Reich. We forensically examine how exactly these assaults played out, through expert analysis and testimonies from the brave men who carried them out.
TTC Video - Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History [Repost]

TTC Video - Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Course No. 8576 | .M4V, AVC, 2000 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 8.14 GB
Lecturer: Richard Kurin, Ph.D.

Smithsonian Channel - Secrets of the Taj Mahal (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 8, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Secrets of the Taj Mahal (2014)

Smithsonian Channel - Secrets of the Taj Mahal (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 46mins | English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 1.01 GB
Genre: Documentary, History

It is considered a wonder of the world, and one of the most popular tourist attractions on Earth, but few realize that the Taj Mahal was built as a monument to eternal love. This is the story of Shah Jahan, ruler of India's mighty Mogul Empire, and his queen, Mumtaz Mahal, and of a love too perfect to survive. The Queen's tragic death moved Jahan to construct a shrine worthy of her name, but with this iconic structure, he would ultimately pay a terrible price to complete his life's work.

Smithsonian Channel - Fall of Japan: In Color (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 2, 2016
Smithsonian Channel - Fall of Japan: In Color (2015)

Smithsonian Channel - Fall of Japan: In Color (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3299 Kbps | 46mn 1s | 1.11 GB
Audio: English AAC 144 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, War

When American troops joined the epic battle against the Japanese in World War II, a British journalist followed along, equipped with a movie camera, some rolls of color film, and a powerful friendship with General Douglas MacArthur. Follow the travels of war correspondent William Courtenay and his unrivaled reporting on the Pacific campaign and its great commander. Then witness his remarkable archival recordings, from multiple island attacks to the aftermath of the bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

Smithsonian Channel - Black Mamba: Kiss of Death (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 15, 2015
Smithsonian Channel - Black Mamba: Kiss of Death (2013)

Smithsonian Channel - Black Mamba: Kiss of Death (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3870 Kbps | 46mn 1s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 1.24 GiB
Genre: Documentary

The bite of the black mamba is known by South African locals as the "kiss of death." A single strike can deliver enough neurotoxic venom to kill 15 grown men. It has one of Africa's worst reputations, but does it deserve its bad rap? Behind the bad press lies a mercurial reptile that is quite shy. Follow a female mamba looking for a home to incubate her eggs while avoiding her main enemy: humans. Then join snake bounty hunter Simon Keys, whose black mamba sanctuary offers a unique look at the secret behavior of this much-maligned snake.

Smithsonian Music: The Definitive Visual History (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by zxcvbn at May 23, 2015
Smithsonian Music: The Definitive Visual History (repost)

Smithsonian Music: The Definitive Visual History
English | 2013 | True PDF | ISBN: 1465414363 | 482 pages | 144 Mb

Smithsonian Channel - Mighty Ships (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 3, 2015
Smithsonian Channel - Mighty Ships (2015)

Smithsonian Channel - Mighty Ships (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3526 Kbps | 6x~43min | Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 6.7 GiB
Genre: Documentary

Set sail on the world's mightiest ships as they embark on some of the most challenging, dangerous jobs a working boat will ever face. These marvels of marine technology are built for anything the heavens and oceans can dole out, and the dedicated men and women who work aboard these ships are equally battle-tested. From a dredger deepening a massive harbor to the construction and maiden voyage of a luxury mega cruiser, experience it all firsthand on this first-rate, high seas adventure.