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Reviving a Hemp Industry in Colorado – An Initiative by Hemp Fortex and Patagonia

Video About In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, worsening drought is causing farmers to face the prospect of losing their livelihoods. Two potato and barley farmers are placing their bets on a drought-tolerant crop—industrial hemp. Shannon Wright and his son-in-law Dion Oakes share a common dream: to pass their generational farm down to their kids and… Continue reading Reviving a Hemp Industry in Colorado – An Initiative by Hemp Fortex and Patagonia

VICE News Reporter Hind Hassan Visits Taliban Militants

Video About On February 29, 2020, the United States signed a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest war. The historic agreement was intended to create a pathway towards peace in Afghanistan, but one year later, violence in the country has reached an all-time high. Under the 2020 peace deal, the U.S. agreed… Continue reading VICE News Reporter Hind Hassan Visits Taliban Militants

REPORT: Georgia Voting System Security and Verification (60 Minutes, 10 – 12 Jan 2021)

Last weekend, President Trump called Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, imploring him with veiled threats and lies to change the outcome of the November election. Raffensperger talks to Scott Pelley about why he didn’t give in. The video above was posted to YouTube on 12 Jan 2021. The remaining videos below are from 10… Continue reading REPORT: Georgia Voting System Security and Verification (60 Minutes, 10 – 12 Jan 2021)

DOCUMENTARY: National Geographic “Legend of Atlantis” (31 Dec 2020)

Exciting evidence emerges of civilizations lost for centuries under the waves, from mysterious underwater pyramids off the coast of Japan to the fabled city of Atlantis itself. Using cutting-edge graphics to reveal what’s actually lying on the seafloor, and insight from the world’s top marine archaeologists, Drain the Oceans finds the answers. [Source: National Geographic,… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY: National Geographic “Legend of Atlantis” (31 Dec 2020)

DOCUMENTARY: Godfrey Qualls and the Black Ghost 1970 Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi

Video About The Video The following is from the Historic Vehicle Association YouTube description of the video: “The 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SE ordered new by Godfrey Qualls was a piece of legend on the streets of Detroit. Optioned in triple black with a 426 Hemi, it dominated street races throughout the 70s before disappearing… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY: Godfrey Qualls and the Black Ghost 1970 Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi

DOCUMENTARY: The Next Pandemic Could Come From an American Factory Farm (VICE News, 11 Dec 2020)

This video from VICE News examines how big-ag corporate factory farms create conditions that could incubate and spread the next big pandemic virus. (VICE News, 11 Dec 2020) At 5m 19s in the video, VICE News describes the NPPC as the National Pig Producers Council. It is actually the National Pork Producers Council. VICE News… Continue reading DOCUMENTARY: The Next Pandemic Could Come From an American Factory Farm (VICE News, 11 Dec 2020)

PBS DOCUMENTARY — “From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians”

This is four-hour series on the rise of Christianity examines how Judaism and the Roman empire shaped Jesus’ life and traces the beginnings of the “Jesus Movement” in those early years before it was called Christianity. (PBS FRONTLINE, 22 Dec 2020) PART 1 (1h 49m) PART 2 (1h 51m) [Video Date: 22 Dec 2020. Posted:… Continue reading PBS DOCUMENTARY — “From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians”

VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

About “Fairness matters … to both people and primates. Sharing priceless footage of capuchin monkeys responding to perceived injustice, primatologist Sarah Brosnan explores why humans and monkeys evolved to care about equality — and emphasizes the connection between a healthy, cooperative society and everyone getting their fair share.” (TED, 21 Dec 2020) Video [Video Date:… Continue reading VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

Documentary: “Flint’s Deadly Water” — PBS FRONTLINE

About “An exclusive investigation into the side of the Flint story that few know about — an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease during the water crisis that continued to claim lives in the city five years later. A documentary that uncovers the extent of a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak during the Flint water crisis — and… Continue reading Documentary: “Flint’s Deadly Water” — PBS FRONTLINE