• GREEKS: Taking control of our own lives

    A paper claims that male suicide rates in Greece have risen significantly. Austerity has turned Greece into a social battlefield. For some, it is a result of the tactics imposed by the “Troika”, the European Commission and the IMF. Job cuts, salary reductions and the violence imposed daily have taken their toll on the population. But in the name of solidarity, active citizens give a helping had to those in need, starting from the suffering healthcare. In a free clinic a doctor preforms [...]

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  • The Heirs of Genghis Khan

    Eight hundred years ago the man called Temujin, better known as Genghis Khan, the king of the universe, managed to create the largest empire ever known in the history of humanity. It all began in the year 1190 when Genghis Khan managed to put together different nomadic tribes of Mongolia in a single powerful army of 200,000 men. This and his undoubted military genius enabled him to conquer vast territories stretching from the Pacific to the heart of Europe, and [...]

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  • Thorium: An Energy Solution

    Thorium is readily available and can be turned into energy without generating transuranic wastes. Thorium’s capacity as nuclear fuel was discovered during WW II, but ignored because it was unsuitable for making bombs. A liquid-fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR) is the optimal approach for harvesting energy from Thorium, and has the potential to solve today’s energy/climate crisis. LFTR is a type of Thorium Molten Salt Reactor (Th-MSR). This video summarizes over 6 hours worth of thorium talks given by Kirk Sorensen [...]

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  • Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

    The type of world in which our ancestors lived for hundreds of thousands of years women probably had four to six children in a lifetime. Half of those children would die before they could reproduce. So the only thing we can be sure about in human population studies is that for the last 100,000 years, people on average, had two children to succeed them, or there would have been a population explosion a thousand years ago. In just the last [...]

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  • Beats by Dre – Brand analysis

    A group of talented and resourceful Imperial students make a fun brand analysis of Beats by Dre. This was the coursework for their branding module, on the MSc Strategic Marketing 2013/2014. What is Beats? Beats Electronics, LLC is a producer of audio products and equipment headquartered in Santa Monica, California. The company was founded by rapper and hip-hop producer Andre “Dr. Dre” Young and Interscope-Geffen-A&M Records chairman Jimmy Iovine and primarily produces products under the brand Beats by Dr. Dre. [...]

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  • Mysterious Origins of Man

    This documentary presents ancient artifacts that contradict the official historical perspective that mankind has advanced scientifically since the beginning of human history. It’s not necessarily a deliberate conspiracy in the sense that some people getting together in a smoke filled room and saying “we’re going to deceive people”. It’s something that happens automatically within the scientific community. So when a given piece of evidence disagrees with the predominant theory, then automatically people won’t talk about it, they won’t report it [...]

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Recent Videos

  • Flight Plan: Charting a Course for Drones

    Flight Plan: Charting a Course for Drones

    While the drones being used in military settings might draw the big headlines, this is not the sole application of a technology that is quickly developing into one that is raising countless point of debate on the domestic front as well. Flight Plan: Charting a Course for Drones is a Washington State Public Affairs Network documentary exploration of how these concerns are making their way through the region, and the effect civilian drone flight has on the every-present issue of [...]

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  • Courageous Learning

    Courageous Learning

    Courageous Learning is a documentary produced by Ellucian, a developer of software and management systems for higher education institutions, that aims to realign the present waning perspective on the importance of higher education  in the United States today. Voiced by voiceover superstar Dennis Haysbert, the film examines education and workforce preparation in post-recession America. Beginning with a historical look at the post-World War II work force in the country, which was dominated by a manufacturing industry staffed with employees having [...]

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  • Digital Amnesia

    Digital Amnesia

    Focusing on the vulnerability of digital data, Digital Amnesia ponders the sustainability of modern artifacts that have no material state. Notable archivists share their perspectives on the Digital Age and whether it poses great promise or threat to the longevity of digital information and our collective memory. Of the many quirky and amicable characters interviewed throughout the film, one of the most notable is Brewster Kahle, the passionate and energized founder of  Internet Archive, whose mission is to preserve the [...]

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  • Addiction

    Addiction

    Once again, in their self-referential way, Vice covers…vices. As they did in World’s Scariest Drug and The Drunkest Place on Earth, Vice delves into the realities of drugs and addiction, and the surrounding legislation (or lack thereof). In “Addiction” Vice guides us through a “new age” clinic in Malang, a voodoo-style healing circle in Brooklyn, New York, and an upscale Mexican villa serving as a heroin rehab center to invariably lead one to question whether the laws surrounding drugs and addiction [...]

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  • The Islamic State

    The Islamic State

    The Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), permitted filmmaker and Vice News journalist Medyan Dairieh to have exclusive access to their operations for three weeks, allowing viewers insight into the horrifying inner world of jihadist militant extremists. Devastating footage of executions and men lying beheaded in the street illustrates the severity of the threat of the Islamic State. Militants patrol the streets to ensure their religious standards are being upheld, and citizens [...]

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  • The Secret World of Sharks and Rays

    The Secret World of Sharks and Rays

    The Secret World of Sharks and Rays

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  • Trapped

    Trapped

    The glamorous lure of Dubai turns sour for an Australian couple when the downfall of the area’s once booming real estate industry leads to the persecution of an innocent man wrongfully charged for alleged property fraud. In 2006 accountant Marcus Lee accepted  a job in Dubai with a large real estate development firm. He and his wife, Julie, relocated to the United Arab Emirates, building a new life in a seemingly vibrant and promising young city. However, in interviews with the Lees [...]

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  • Tent City

    Tent City

    This documentary takes viewers inside one of the largest tent cities in the country. Profiling several members of the tent community and calling into question societal attitudes towards homelessness, Tent City provides a humanizing perspective on the plight of those living nomadically in an elaborate homeless community within the woods of Lakewood, NJ. The Lakewood compound is an impressive feat of organization and cooperation. Tents range from slap-dash lean-tos to elaborate, personalized shelters. Camp amenities include showers, numerous grills, stoves, picnic tables, [...]

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  • Blood and Oil

    Blood and Oil

    How did the Western world become so engaged in the Middle East? Why did the Ottoman Empire – now known as the Middle East become involved with World War I which was a European affair? Anyone interested in learning and understanding the timeline of events that has lead us to the modern day conflict in the Middle East, should watch this film created by Marty Callaghan. ‘Blood and Oil’ is a detailed account about the motivation behind the birth of [...]

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  • The Twinkles: Chasing Perfection

    The Twinkles: Chasing Perfection

    In the world of all-star cheerleading, crying isn’t allowed, and perfection is required. No one knows better than the 32 girls that make up The Twinkles, an elite youth cheerleading team from Freehold New Jersey. In this documentary, we see that the competitive and demanding world of cheerleading is as real as it is glittery. After having missed the championship for six years The Twinkles are driven more than ever to regain their title and live in all the glitz, glory and recognition [...]

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  • The Fantastical World of Hormones

    The Fantastical World of Hormones

    Many scientific findings are often dismissed by the public. Whether it is the severe importance of a particular diet or exercise, or the impact of stress and sleep deprivation on our bodies and thinking processes, we often turn our heads from the research, the numbers, and the findings. Such an observation, as broad as it may seem, can similarly be applied to our understanding of the hormones. Typically, when an individual is confronted with the term, “hormone,” he or she [...]

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  • Natural Genius

    Natural Genius

    Can moths hear? How do sound waves move through water? How do foxes detect mice beneath the surface of snow? These are just a few of the questions posed as the filmmakers study the many ways the aural senses are used as a mode of communication throughout the animal kingdom. First focusing on caterpillars, creatures that are largely assumed to be incapable of hearing, we learn that they do, in fact, respond to the vibrations of spoken sound. They react [...]

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