Monday, September 30, 2013 | Categories: Coming Up |
Tuesday, October 1
HOW WE KILL IN WAR
With every evolution in military technology comes a shift in military tactics. And each shift in tactics pushes our understanding of what is permissible and what is ethical behaviour in war. The American military's use of drones brings with it uncomfortable moral questions. Journalist Naheed Mustafa visits Pakistan and explores the dilemmas posed by drone warfare.
Wednesday, October 2
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
In 1895 a retired Canadian sea captain set off to sail alone around the world. It had never been done, and it took Joshua Slocum three years, but the book of his adventures made him famous. Since then, fewer than 200 people have sailed in his wake and two of them are also Canadian. Philip Coulter explores this greatest challenge sailors set for themselves - possibly the greatest of all human challenges.
Thursday, October 3
DANCING IN THE DARK: THE INTELLIGENCE OF BEES
Bees are remarkable among insects. They can count, remember human faces, create mental maps and communicate through dance routines performed entirely in the dark. But are they intelligent? Even creative? Bee aficionado Stephen Humphrey, along with a hive of leading bee researchers and scientists, investigates the mental lives of bees.