Jellyfish Rule!
No brains, no backbone, no problem! 600 million years ago jellyfish ruled the oceans. Now these mysterious and magnificent creatures may be taking over the oceans once again. Only this time, they’re doing it with our help.
Thursday, August 27 at 8 PM
Transforming Gender
The era of transgender enfranchisement is upon us. Through personal stories we pull back the curtain on what it means to be — fundamentally and in your deepest core — in conflict with the gender you were assigned at birth.
Thursday, August 27 at 9 PM
Life Story: Growing Up
In the journey towards adulthood, a moment comes for all animals when they must strike out on their own. With their parents absent they must learn to survive in a dangerous world. At this stage of life every small success may mean the difference between life and death.
Saturday, August 29 at 8 PM ET/PT
Last Secrets of 9/11
Since 9/11 it’s become the largest crime scene investigation in N.A., and it’s still not finished. A reminder of the people who died on 9/11 and the forensic experts trying to ID the 1,100 still missing and reunite them with their families.
Sunday, August 30 at 10 PM ET/PT

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Inspiring Parents of Transgender Children

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What You Need to Survive in the Woods

A list of essential items compiled by the North Shore Search and Rescue Team.

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A Bowlful of Jellyfish

Bubble wrap, chicken cartilage, rubber band, potato chips!?! Just what does this 'food of the future' test like?

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Blind Spot

There is more to seeing than sight. Journey by horseback into the heart of the Andes with three blind riders.

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The Great Human Odyssey

"The more we learn about prehistoric migrations, the more impressive early humans become – they too were masters of exploration, they adapted as they went, and they were brave enough to look over the next hill, or beyond the ocean horizon." - Director, Niobe Thompson

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