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Video/Life Stages

Harlem’s over-55s synchronised swimming team thinks ageing is better in the pool

4 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

The island where 50 million crabs roam free and refugees are trapped in limbo

21 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

Preventing the all-consuming sound pollution of modern life starts with listening to nature

10 minutes

Video/Cosmology

The Sun – our steady, reliable companion – tells a very different story up close

4 minutes

Video/Love & Friendship

From a 77-year relationship to a first date – a brisk, cheery survey of love

3 minutes

Video/Travel

Castles, croquet and kilts: on the tour bus from China through the photo ops of Britain

10 minutes

Video/Physics

The mathematics of music means piano strings can never be in perfect harmony

4 minutes

Video/Meaning & the Good Life

Late in life, Fred finds joy – and a ‘rhythm in all things’ – through tap dance

6 minutes

Video/Race

The courage and determination that fuelled Wendell Scott, NASCAR’s first black driver

3 minutes

Video/Subcultures

Utopian communities rarely last. How have the Hutterites done it over four centuries?

28 minutes

Video/Computing & Artificial Intelligence

Machine learning is important, but some AIs just want to have fun

57 minutes

Video/Illness & Disease

Maria’s skin tears open every day but, though her body is fragile, her will is formidable

18 minutes

Video/Subcultures

How the deaf experience of music can enrich music for everyone

12 minutes

Video/Gender & Sexuality

How a once overlooked civil-rights leader became an icon of gay marriage equality

16 minutes

Video/Space Exploration

A tour of Mars assembled from NASA images reveals a wondrous but uninviting planet

5 minutes

Video/Mood & Emotion

Will they or won’t they? Prospective jumpers anguish at the edge of the high dive

16 minutes

Video/Art

Born of pain, filled with power – a teenage girl’s art that confronts in order to heal

6 minutes

Video/History

Albania built 750,000 bunkers for a war that never came. Now what?

24 minutes

Video/Subcultures

Deep faith and rough rides – life at an evangelical rodeo Bible camp

23 minutes

Video/Mathematics

Getting down with squares – the dance styles of geometry

6 minutes

Video/History of Ideas

How quantum superposition could unravel the ‘grandfather paradox’

3 minutes

Video/Law & Justice

The farmer turned human rights activist who breaks France’s laws to defend its values

25 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Film & Television

Why do we crave the awful futures of apocalyptic fiction?

5 minutes

Video/Mental Health

Artistic genius and fragility intersect in this surreal, Oscar®-winning animation

14 minutes

Video/Values & Beliefs

An urban cowboy rides through gang-ridden streets, preaching a gospel of redemption

7 minutes

Video/Evolution

Watch as the whale becomes itself: slowly, slowly, from land to sea, through deep time

10 minutes

Video/Neurodiversity

Living with Asperger’s is a delicate balance between external and internal worlds

12 minutes

Video/Cities

What happens at the all-night corner shop before sunrise

7 minutes

Video/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

How a tiny group of insects escaped extinction by hiding in a bush for 80 years

20 minutes

Video/Economics

Farming in the middle of the Motor City – a patch of green in the Rust Belt

12 minutes