Living in the Coldest Place on Earth (Siberia)Rating In this remote outpost in Siberia, the cold is no small affair. Eyelashes freeze, frostbite is a constant danger and cars are usually kept running even when not being used, lest their batteries die in temperatures that average minus-58 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter, according to news […]
Everest Deadliest Climb: Double Traverse of Mount EverestRating David Tait, a millionaire business man has already stood on the summit of Everest but he has a dream to go one climb further. He wants to be the first person to make a double traverse of the mountain: summiting from the north or Tibetan side, then […]
1950s Train8 (80%) 1 vote Entitle “The Big Train”. Interesting film about the New York Central railroad from the 1950s. It depicts the assembly of a freight train in Chicago bound for New York. Unfortunately the last quarter of the film is an editorial complaining that railroads are unfairly treated by regulation and taxation compared […]
North Pole Ice Airport: Building an Airport in the ArticRating Each spring, the North Pole caters for hundreds of tourists, who are flown in from a hotel in Norway. Before this can be possible, a team of Russian paratroopers must fly above the frozen Artic Ocean in search of the perfect place that is strong […]
The Lab Making Sure Your Legal Weed Is Safe to Smoke8 (80%) 2 votes If it’s not handled properly, weed can collect toxins, pesticides, and other harmful chemicals that can have long-term impacts on your health and well-being. We met up with ProVerde’s CEO and founder Dorian Des Lauriers to hear how his lab tests […]
Can ageing be delayed, stopped or even reversed?Rating Is ageing a disease? One that can be ‘cured’? BBC’s Gabriela Torres meets the self-experimenters and scientists who are trying to dramatically extend our lives.
Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret (LGBT)Rating In a never-before-seen side of life in Pakistan, this film follows the stories of three transgender people, each of whom represent a different way of life in Pakistan. Flamboyant, colourful and eccentric, many amongst Pakistan’s transgender community scrape a living together through dancing, singing and begging on the mean streets […]