Each warning sign by itself doesnít appear to have a lot of meaning, but together these warning signs present a very detailed picture of the current state of the U.S. economy and where this country is soon headed. All Americans are now experiencing countless warning signs on a daily basis that a societal collapse is near. Unfortunately, most Americans donít understand the significance of these warning signs.
These bears are extremely well adapted to the cold and Ice. The white fur helps them to move stealthily and under their fur is 4 inches of blubber that insulates against the cold. Polar Bears are the largest land carnivores and they are found in the Arctic. Adult male can weigh up to 1500 lbs. in weight and the females up to 750 lbs.
Reality, today's physicists tell us, is created by the vibrations of exquisitely tiny superstrings in ten spatial dimensions. Ten dimensions? Most of us have barely gotten used to the idea that there are four.
65 million years ago, the dinosaurs vanished from the world forever. Did they meet a quick and catastrophic end, or did they fade away gradually? In the search for answers to what killed the dinosaurs, scientists have looked beyond fossils. Geological evidence also holds clues and has contributed to many hypotheses, working explanations of how dinosaurs may have become extinct.
This program sets out to trace the origins of the tribes that brought this epic into being, the war-like Northmen from Sweden, Denmark and Germany who were to conquer and settle regions of a more clement and fertile island that would become known as England, named after the tribe of the Angles. The Beowulf epic is examined in the light of the civilization that created it. It investigates their religious beliefs as well as their everyday life, and suggests that, old as the poem is, it may have roots in an even more ancient fertility cult.
In a place like no other, where fire and water meet, the battle for survival rages on. Stromboli is an island in the Mediterranean and one of the most active volcanoes on the planet. Lava and debris constantly pour into the sea. But this doesnít phase the common octopus.
They are the biggest questions that science can possibly ask: where did everything in our universe come from? How did it all begin? For nearly a hundred years, we thought we had the answer, a big bang some 14 billion years ago. But now some scientists believe that was not really the beginning.
In early times, evil spirits were thought to possess people and make them act in strange and frightening ways. By the 1800ís, the study of this hysteria led some doctors to believe one person could have separately functioning personalities. In this rare research film, a woman has different personalities who believes they are separate people. One is a male that is not comfortable in womenís clothes. Another is a small child. The affliction has been known by different names, but recognized for centuries. Today it is called multiple personality disorder.
Bloody Cartoons is a documentary about how and why 12 drawings in a Danish provincial paper could whirl a small country into a confrontation with Muslims all over the world. He asks whether respect for Islam combined with the heated response to the cartoons is now leading us towards self-censorship. How tolerant should we be, he wonders, of the intolerant. And what limits should there be, if any, to freedom of speech in a democracy. The director films in Lebanon, Iran, Syria, Qatar, France, Turkey and Denmark, talking to some of the people that played key roles during the cartoon crisis.