Nemesis

An entertaining short film about a guy who is obsessed with superpowers :)

It's the story of Arne (Trond Gil), who is convinced he has superpowers. He just hasn't found them yet. So he decides to put up a wanted note for an archenemy, hoping that it will help him discover his true powers.


PBS Evolution: Extinction

Episode three of the seven part subseries of NOVA.

This installment of the controversial documentary discusses the function of extinction in the process of evolution. The theory is that extinction makes room for new species. Also covered are the theories regarding the five mass extinctions the world has experienced, and theories as to whether or not humans may cause a sixth. Narrated by acclaimed actor Liam Neeson, highlights include animation sequences illustrating evolution, interviews with various scientists, and archival footage from a variety of sources.


Penn Says: Knowing There's No God

Penn does not know more than the Pope but Penn does not believe anything unless there is evidence.When Penn Jillette has an opinion, it's a safe bet he won't...


Bathtub IV

This is a personal project that would not have been possible without the support of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Thanks to the entire team for their generous access during training exercises and patrols this Summer. Since the Service began in 1973, it has carried out more than 21,000 missions ranging from urgent patient transfers to dangerous search and rescue missions.

Stop-motion and tilt-shift video clip. RT 3:32.


60 Minutes: Gay or Straight?

What makes a person gay or straight? Lesley Stahl talks to researchers trying to answer that question. One clue may be found in twins. RT 14:30, first aired March 12, 2006.


Evolution and Oxygen

3 Billion years ago cyanobacteria appeared on the planet, changing the course of life on earth. Scientists call this event the Oxygen Catastrophe.

This video discusses the appearance of cyanobacteria and the effect it had on the evolution of life over the next 3 billion years.

Suitable for an introduction to evolution, endosymbiosis and the appearance of photosynthesis and oxygen. The < 10 minute video includes an introduction to iron strata formation and the relationship between cyanobacteria and chloroplasts.


Louis Armstrong: 1958 Newport Jazz Festival

An unbelievable performance by Louis Armstrong & Jack Teagarden at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

All-Stars include Trummy Young on Trombone; Billy Kyle on Piano and Danny Barcelona on Drums. Filmed by Bert Stern.