Former Conservative MP Michael Portillo pushes his body to the brink of death in an investigation into the science of execution. As the American Supreme Court examines whether the lethal injection is causing prisoners to die in unnecessary pain, Michael sets out to find a solution which is fundamentally humane. Armed with startling new evidence, Michael considers a completely new approach. Will it be the answer? There is only one way to find out - to experience it himself. (www.youtube.com)
The protagonist of the story is Dolly, a female Dolichorhynchops, who travels the Kansas Inland Sea, 82 million years ago during the late Cretaceous period with her family. She gets attacked by a shark (Cretoxyrhina) which kills her mother; and is then killed by a Tylosaurus. Dolly survives with a tooth embedded in her flipper. Later, Dolly's brother is swallowed whole by a young Tylosaurus, then an older Tylosaurus kills the younger one, leaving Dolly alone. Then she becomes a mother and has three young of her of own.
The word occult comes from the Latin word occultus (clandestine, hidden, secret), referring to "knowledge of the hidden". In the medical sense it is used to refer to a structure or process that is hidden, e.g. an "occult bleed" may be one detected indirectly by the presence of otherwise unexplained anemia.
Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World - Documentary film by BBC (Phụ đề Việt ngữ)
[New Space Solar System Documentary 2014] HD Unexplained Mysteries in Space
Shaun Ellis has joined a pack of wolves, living and behaving like them. Abandoned at birth, three wolf pups are raised by Shaun who then teaches them the ways of the wild. As they grow up, he feeds, sleeps and breaths the same air as his wolves and in return they give him a place in the pack. Seeing the world as a wolf, Shaun takes a step further and comes up with a plan to help wild wolves threatened in Poland. (www.youtube.com)
Documentary in which Andrew Graham-Dixon reveals how the Medici family transformed Florence through sculpture, painting and architecture and created a world where masterpieces fetch millions today.
Without the money and patronage of the Medici we might never have heard of artists such as Donatello, Michelangelo or Botticelli. Graham-Dixon examines how a family of shadowy, corrupt businessmen, driven by greed and ambition, became the financial engine behind the Italian Renaissance. (www.youtube.com)
Space Documentary Films: The Next Big Bang - NEW Science Documentary 2014
In the pantheon of Egyptian gods, an important role was played by the lord of the underworld, the god Osiris. In Abydos, a holy place of Egypt, there is a sacred temple in his honor, called by modern archaeologists Osirion. The pharaohs of Ancient Egypt sought to build a funeral temple in this place. Their whole life was devoted to preparing the Court of Osiris in order to continue a second life in his kingdom. This mystical place attracts people from around the world, because it has many mysterious signs and bas-reliefs with a description of the unknown rites. (www.youtube.com)
Hang Son Doong - Son Trach commune in Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province - is the largest natural caves in the world. This cave is located in the caves of Phong Nha-Ke Bang. Hang is part of the underground system connected to more than 150 different activities in Vietnam, located near the border with Laos. (www.youtube.com)