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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council - How honeyguide birds talk to people View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

By following honeyguides, a species of bird, people in Africa are able to locate bees’ nests to harvest honey. Research now reveals that humans use special calls to solicit the help of honeyguides and that honeyguides actively recruit appropriate human partners. This relationship is a rare example of cooperation between humans and free-living animals.

Motorcycle Masters - Birmingham Alabama - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA South

The Barber Motorsports Museum's staff talk about how they source motorcycles and parts. We go along with them as they visit flea markets and high-end auctions.

Motorcycle Masters - Birmingham Alabama - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA South

Welcome to the world's greatest collection of restored and functioning motorcycles. From the dirtiest barns to the most exclusive auctions and private collections, they'll go anywhere to track down a bike. From Paloma productions.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Stevie Salas and Christina Fon talk about striking the right balance between entertainment and a political message, and what they hope their film will achieve.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Canada, USA

The filmmakers talk about some of the people they wanted to interview for the documentary. Sometimes it just took time, and in a few cases it didn't work out at all. For Christina, one highlight was getting to interview writer and activist John Trudell before his death in 2015.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Electric Playground Interview - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The two filmmakers who created "Rumble" talk about how Native American musicians like Link Wray were idols in the eyes of famous performers, but totally unknown to the general public.

National Geographic WILD - Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

The phenomenon of tonic immobility helps researchers study sharks, but does it also help orcas hunt and kill them?

The History of English - The King James Bible View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

Created in 1611, The King James Bible permanently shaped the English language with new phrases that are still in use today. How many of them do you know?

National Geographic WILD - Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Some orcas do prey on sharks, but how do they do it? Researchers also have to catch sharks occasionally, and there is a particular technique that they use.

National Geographic WILD - Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

So if an orca attacking a shark is so rare, how do they usually behave? In this segment, we learn about how orcas around the world live and hunt.

National Geographic WILD - Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Why would a killer whale go after a great white shark? Enter Alisa Schulman-Janiger, a biologist who is very familiar with the different families of killer whales off the coast of California.

The History of English - Shakespeare View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

This video shows us that Shakespeare invented over 2000 new words and phrases, such as "eyeball," "anchovy," and "puppy."

National Geographic WILD - Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Orcas are at the top of the food chain, but it is unprecedented that they would go after a great white shark. From the boat, whale watchers and experts alike are shocked by what they see.

Shakespeare - Original pronunciation - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

David and Ben Crystal explain what goes into original pronunciation (OP) productions of Shakespeare and what they reveal about the history of the English language.

TED-Ed - How playing an instrument benefits your brain View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.

Solar Impulse - Round-The-World Solar Airplane View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Switzerland, USA

The solar airplane Solar Impulse 2 was presented on April 9th, 2014. The construction of the experimental solar aircraft didn't happen in a day. Watch this video about the construction of Solar Impulse 2 and understand the steps that had to be taken to attempt the first solar flight around the world!

The British Monarchy - Global Sustainability - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

A film about the global sustainability work of The Prince's Charities, founded by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Doctors Without Borders - Living In Emergency - UK & Ireland Theatrical Trailer View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

In the war zones of Liberia and Congo, four volunteers with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions. With different levels of experience, each volunteer must find their own way to face the challenges, the tough choices, and the limits of their idealism.

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part four, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

Java - The Making of "Java Rap" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the talent and crew who put together the Java Life rap music video for JavaOne 2011.

DeForest Kelley - Dr McCoy Star Trek

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

Late, great actor DeForest Kelley talks about the success of the "Star Trek" series and what it's like to be an aging actor at the time of the release of "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier". This includes a great clip from the original series featuring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and actress Joan Collins. Enjoy!

TEDxVienna - Never Forget Where You Live - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

What does the Holocaust have to do with us, anyway? In part one, Roderick Miller, the chair of the nonprofit organization Tracing the Past, gives a talk at TEDxVienna about the Holocaust and contemporary Europeans' perception of the space they live in.

All Hands - Volunteers Appeal Video

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

All Hands Volunteers is a US-based, non-profit organization that provides hands-on assistance to survivors of natural disasters around the world with maximum impact and minimum bureaucracy. Their mission is to enable volunteers to provide assistance to communities affected by natural disasters.

Sting - Symphonicity EPK - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

United Kingdom

EPK: Part two of Sting's rehearsal together with the Royal Symphonic Orchestra, in preparation for the launch of their European "Symphonicity" tour. Enjoy!

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