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Video/Sports & Games

Thrill to the motorbike hellriders who make their living on the wall of death

9 minutes

Video/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

What else do we lose when we lose sight of the stars?

3 minutes

Video/Making

The amazing man who produces iron using only wood, bark, fibre and clay

5 minutes

Video/Fairness & Equality

On breasts, beauty and being a female journalist in the women’s movement

6 minutes

Video/Cosmology

The classic 1977 film that put the vastness of the universe into perspective

9 minutes

Video/Social Psychology

Glory in defeat: how Japan fell in love with a racehorse who couldn’t win

19 minutes

Video/Cultures & Languages

‘Whose language is it anyway?’ The evolution of English, from ‘loaf’ to ‘LOL’

11 minutes

Video/Architecture & Landscape

Rethinking architecture for the dead: views from the world’s tallest cemetery

7 minutes

Video/Ethics

Ought we accept Hume’s severing of any connection between ‘is’ and ‘ought’?

1 minutes

Video/Food & Drink

Street food in motion: a chicken’s journey from coop to plate in Bamako, Mali

4 minutes

Video/Neuroscience

After a century of trying, have scientists successfully mapped the human brain?

2 minutes

Video/Art

How René Magritte turned philosophy into painting

7 minutes

Video/Sports & Games

‘Pool to table’: on the leisurely challenge of indoor shrimp fishing in Taiwan

3 minutes

Video/Mood & Emotion

Kindness as self-defence – the power of ‘non-complementary behaviour’

8 minutes

Video/War & Conflict

How two enemy soldiers saved each other’s lives decades – and continents – apart

18 minutes

Video/Death

Pressing the ashes of the dead onto records: odd novelty or tender remembrance?

10 minutes

Video/Biology

How airborne microbes ride clouds, hop continents and even make it rain

5 minutes

Video/Cognition & Intelligence

Can you season seafood with ocean sounds? One of the many ways senses interact

5 minutes

Video/Values & Beliefs

Why we need to move empathy from personal emotion to collective moral concern

5 minutes

Video/Bioethics

Can we prepare for the ethical issues surrounding future discoveries?

7 minutes

Video/Family Life

What family means to the world’s longest-married couple after 88 years together

7 minutes

Video/Mathematics

Maths notation is needlessly complex. It can and should be better

8 minutes

Video/Biology

Glow worms mimic stars, creating a stunning faux night sky in a New Zealand cave

4 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

The joys and struggles of living on the world’s most crowded island

19 minutes

Video/Mood & Emotion

Music might be quintessentially human, but does it serve a purpose?

4 minutes

Video/Space Exploration

Embark on an interstellar, operatic adventure with the Voyager spacecrafts

15 minutes

Video/Food & Drink

Delicious but cruel. Can foie gras be produced and enjoyed ethically?

4 minutes

Video/The Future

Could the weirdest solution to the problem of nuclear waste also be the best?

14 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

Humane horse-training means understanding humans as predators and horses as prey

6 minutes

Video/Cultures & Languages

‘Grief bacon’ and other untranslatable words for the highs and lows of love

4 minutes