Sunday, 31 January 2010
Thursday, 28 January 2010
A suggestion from Rob.
"Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative – and at times irreverent – quest to answer the question, “What is anti-Semitism today?” Does it remain a dangerous and immediate threat? Or is it a scare tactic used by right-wing Zionists to discredit their critics? Speaking with an array of people from across the political spectrum (including the head of the Anti-Defamation League and its fiercest critic, author Norman Finkelstein) and traveling to places like Auschwitz (alongside Israeli school kids) and Brooklyn (to explore reports of violence against Jews), Shamir discovers the realities of anti-Semitism today...
Monday, 25 January 2010
Saturday, 23 January 2010
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Monday, 18 January 2010
Saturday, 16 January 2010
Mathematician Professor Marcus Du Satory takes us on a journey through the human mind.
Consciousness - What exactly is it? When looking in a mirror how do we know we are looking at ourselves and what other animals share this ability? What area of the brain controls consciousness? These are some the questions this BBC documentary investigates.
Wednesday, 13 January 2010
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Monday, 11 January 2010
Thursday, 7 January 2010
Research into dogs is gaining momentum, and scientists are investigating them like never before. From the latest fossil evidence, to the sequencing of the canine genome, to cognitive experiments, dogs are fast turning into the new chimps as a window into understanding ourselves...
Friday, 1 January 2010
"Alcohol is by far the most widely used drug - and a dangerous one at that. So why are so many of us drinking over the recommended limits?
Why does alcohol have such a powerful grip on us? How much of our relationship with this drug is written in our genes? What are the real dangers of our children drinking too young?
"December 21, 2012: the end date of the sophisticated Long Count Calendar created by the ancient Maya in Central America. Countless books and websites, magazine articles and newspaper headlines debate its meaning, with enthusiasts in two camps: those forecasting apocalypse–the end of time–and those who see a coming renewal, a rebirth of consciousness...