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Never, ever give up

In the pitch-black night, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, singing to herself, hallucinating ... Diana Nyad just kept on swimming. And that's how she finally achieved her lifetime goal as an athlete: an extreme 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida -- at age 64. Hear her story.

Our Greatest Delusion

So this video is a little different from most of the others. The channel is an element of truth, after all, not an element of science. This is my truth. It may not be everyone's but that's ok too.

Life Rhythm

Yet another insightful perspective offered by Ze Frank, as he articulates the subtle art of maintaining a health rhythm in life. Expectation, silence, surprise.

Supposedtobes

Ze Frank again, this time comparing the problems of daily lives, to the repairing of trinkets in a metaphorical workshop.

Tesla Energy

Tesla Energy is a suite of batteries for homes, businesses, and utilities fostering a clean energy ecosystem and helping wean the world off fossil fuels.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Landing

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rumbled into the skies over Florida’s Space Coast on Friday, lifting the Dragon spacecraft into orbit for its return to the International Space Station for its first mission after a launch failure in 2015.

Our Story in 1 Minute

An artistic time lapse, covering the fundamental aspects of our planets formation, culminating in humanity.

The Most Astounding Fact

Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?" This is his answer.

Our Story in 18 Minutes

Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes. This is "Big History": an enlightening, wide-angle look at complexity, life and humanity, set against our slim share of the cosmic timeline.

Stephen Colbert & Neil DG Tyson

A discussion about science, society, and the universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Colbert, who is out of character. Filmed at the Kimberley Academy in Montclair, New Jersey, in January of 2010.

The Poetry Of Science

Two of science's luminaries converse on the beauty of science. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and host of NOVA and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins will explore the wonders of the Cosmos and of Life, its origins, its inspirations, and why science is not just an option, it is the only reality we possess.

Life As A One-Man Band

Tommy Emmanuel created a life for himself as a one-man band and has become one of Australia's most respected musicians. With light vim and pure talent, he demonstrates his unique playing style, which is notably a development of the Travis picking technique and blending of rhythm and melody.

Yoga Freestyle Sky Diving

Most people only dream of flying; Omar Alhegelan lives out his dreams every day. This stunning collage of videos features his yoga inspired freestyle sky diving.

New Religion vs. New Atheism

Scientists and philosophers such as Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens and Lawrence Krauss have brought a new fire to debates on religion and belief by using the tools of logic and scientific method to dismantle the 'God Hypothesis.'

Favourite TV Shows

HBO, 2011

Game of Thrones

Possibly the best TV show to ever air on TV, five stars doesn't cut it. Inspired by the books, birthed by the amazing mind that is George RR Martin.

AMC, 2008-2013

Breaking Bad

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

AMC, 2010

The Walking Dead

Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

Netflix, 2013

House Of Cards

A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

Netflix, 2016

Designated Survivor

A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

FX, 2011

American Horror Story

An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a murder house, an asylum, a coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse.

PBS, 1980

Carl Sagans Cosmos

Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Fox, 2014

Cosmos A Spacetime Odyssey

A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.

Channel 4 & Netflix, 2011

Black Mirror

A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

TNT, 2011

Falling Skies

Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.

Netflix, 2016

The Crown

The early reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is portrayed.

SyFy, 2015

The Expanse

A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

HBO, 2016

Westworld

A Western-themed futuristic theme park, populated with artificial intelligence, allows high-paying guests to live out their fantasies with no consequences or retaliation from the android hosts, until now.

SyFy, 2016

Van Helsing

Vanessa Helsing, distant relative of famous vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, is resurrected only to find that vampires have taken over the world.

BBC, 2015

The Last Kingdom

The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the command of King Alfred.

BBC, 2015

Banished

British convicts have been sent to Australia as punishment for their crimes. As they try to live their new lives, they have to live with the new rules. The soldiers also have to adjust.

Netflix, 2013-2015

Hemlock Grove

A teenage girl is brutally murdered, sparking a hunt for her killer. But in a town where everyone hides a secret, will they find the monster among them?

Showtime, 2011

Homeland

A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.

CBS, 2007

The Big Bang Theory

A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

TNT, 2014

The Last Ship

The crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic kills off most of the earth's population.

SyFy, 2004-2009

Battlestar Galactica

When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

HBO, 2004-2006

Deadwood

A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Starz, 2013-2015

Da Vincis Demons

Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence.

Fox, 2004-2012

House MD

An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

Showtime, 2006-2013

Dexter

Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad.

Showtime, 2007-2014

Californication

A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

AMC, 2015

Better Call Saul

The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Comedy Central, 1997

South Park

Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Fox, 2005

American Dad

The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Fox, 1999

Family Guy

In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.