Connections 3

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History, Science, Technology Documentary narrated by James Burke and published by TLC in 1998 - English narration

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This humorous and upbeat science series shows that history is filled with seemingly unrelated discoveries that are actually connected in the most surprising ways. Host James Burke continues to delight viewers as he explores the effects and origins of inventions and events that shape the modern world.

[edit] Feedback

Electronic agents may become our servants using feedback mathematics that won World War II based on an idea from France's vineyards where the Humane Society began while a doctor in Michigan created cornflakes.

[edit] What's in a Name?

A breakfast leadds to corn cob garbage used for "furfan" which creates resin for bonding that leads to inventing the tractor and diesel engine and to the creation of the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.

[edit] Drop the Apple

The benefactor of the Smithsonian discovered the mineral calamine that gives off electricity used to play records leading to Albert Einstein's theory of relativity and the creation of the atomic bomb.

[edit] An Invisible Object

Connect black holes with fast food by travelling along the Pony Express, looking into a Sultan's finances, and discovering why beer is chilled. Along the way, go to a queen's party, see Buffalo Bill's show, and learn about a historical disaster.

[edit] Life is No Picnic

Examine the interwoven histories of freeze dried coffee and soldier ration packs in WWII; the Star Spangled Banner and a Greek poem and Europe's Romantic movement and Darwin's theory of evolution.

[edit] Elementary Stuff

Explore history's intricate web of commonalities: spiritualism and the device that makes radio reception possible; Scottish oppression and the creation of turpentine; and the debate over modern literature and the creation of Sherlock Holmes.

[edit] A Special Place

Connections between historical events are revealed and explored. Featured are a 400-year trip through 20 locations; Swedish electricity, Dutch wind tunnels, and a new type of photography; and WWII fighter-aces and their eccentric uncles.

[edit] Fire From the Sky

What does the majestic beauty of Iceland's geysers have to do with the destruction of the Allied fire-bombing of Hamburg in WWII? Stop by Stonehenge, chat with the mystical Cabalists, and interview Martin Luther and Mary Queen of Scots to find out.

[edit] Hit The Water

From the cockpit of a Tornado Fighter Bomber, dip into the history of margarine, dance at the ballet Copelia, and blow up a dam in Norway with a British commando team to find out why and how Hitler never harnessed heavy water and the A-Bomb.

[edit] In Touch

An American scientist ponders the problem of nuclear fusion in 1951 and from the connections between the Eiffel Tower to modern oceanography, the Global Net is developed.

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  • Source: NTSC Interlaced (DVD)
  • Video Codec: XviD
  • Video Bitrate: ~1484 kb/s
  • Video Resolution: 624x390
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Audio Codec: AC3 (0x2000)
  • Audio BitRate: 384 kb/s; 48000 Hz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • RunTime Per Part: ~52 mins
  • Number Of Parts: 10
  • Part Size: ~700 mb
  • Encoded by Blue_Eyed_Devil

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 16,5 (1655 Kbps average)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:10
  • Video Resolution: 720x400
  • Audio Codec: AC3
  • Audio Bitrate: 192 Kbps 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 52 mins
  • Framerate: 29,970 FPS
  • Number of Parts: 10
  • Part Size: 702 MB (average)
  • Source: DVD
  • Encoded by: Hydrogen2Oxygen

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