Talks and Lectures Documentaries

Talks and Lectures is a specific section of DA where the focus is more on a speech style of doc, where factual references or at least highly-regarded spokespersons express their opinion to the audience. These films often have speakers of celebrity status among intellectuals and passionate enthusiasts. Enjoy learning - or unlearning ;)

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Why Humans Run the World: Yuval Noah Harari

Why Humans Run the World: Yuval Noah Harari

Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their ow...

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Solar System and Beyond

Solar System and Beyond

This panel discussion from NASA headquarters focuses on recent discoveries of water and organics ...

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TED: Richard Dawkins: Militant Atheism

TED: Richard Dawkins: Militant Atheism

Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position - and to fight the incursion of...

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Nanomaterials: Graphene

Nanomaterials: Graphene

Graphene is a nanomaterial that is made out of pure carbon. Nanotechnology has been used in vari...

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Richard Dawkins - Paranormal or Perinormal

Richard Dawkins - Paranormal or Perinormal

Professor Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist, science populariser and well known sceptic and...

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Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek presents a simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a ...

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Class on how to edit and film a good documentary

Class on how to edit and film a good documentary

Things You'll Need: Tripod Video editing equipment Digital camera MicrophonesStep 1Fi...

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Insight with Nick Fraser: Why Documentaries Matter

Insight with Nick Fraser: Why Documentaries Matter

In the past two decades documentaries have become recognised as an innovative cultural form. Rath...

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Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he as...

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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psyc...

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The Forgotten Truth of The Ancient Essenes

The Forgotten Truth of The Ancient Essenes

The ancient Essenes taught many truths that became the lineage of wisdom to a number of the major...

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Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice

Ed and State Representative Dan Kelley attended the presentation by James Balog last night. Balog...

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Food That Kills

Food That Kills

Thomas Edison was right about the importance of diet but wrong with his prediction about the futu...

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Allan Savory: green deserts and reverse climate change

Allan Savory: green deserts and reverse climate change

"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this...

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Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity

Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX s...

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Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exa...

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