Things You Need to Know

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Science Documentary hosted by James May, published by BBC in 2011 - English narration

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James May goes on an intriguing journey to answer the big questions in life as he investigates the universe, the human body and the weather.

[edit] About the Human Body

Do you ever stop to contemplate the wonder of your body? Well, neither had James May - until he realised that his body was by far the most impressive vehicle he was ever going to own. James has decided to ask the Big Questions: How did I get my Granny's chin? Why do I catch colds? Why am I hung over? An what will we look like a thousand years from now? To find the answers he'll be plunging him into an exciting, entertaining and sometimes down right bizarre world of motion graphics. The answers are packed with facts that will surprise, amaze and entertain you - and make you look at your body in a whole new light.

[edit] About the Universe

Have you ever looked up into the night sky and wondered about some of those big questions, like where did it all begin, how do stars work, or what is Madonna doing in space? Well even if you haven't, James May has, and he invites you to join him in a journey of discovery across the universe. And, to get to the bottom of everything from white dwarfs to black holes, he plunges into an exciting, entertaining and sometimes bizarre world of animation and motion graphics. The answers James discovers are packed full of fascinating facts and amazing science.

[edit] About the Weather

Do you ever look up at the sky and wonder why it's blue? Or what a cloud is? Or how you can avoid being hit by lightning? In this programme James May asks the big questions about the weather. To find the answers he is swept up in a storm of exciting, entertaining and sometimes downright bizarre motion graphics. The answers he comes out with are packed with facts that will surprise, amaze and entertain.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC
  • Video Bitrate: 1800 Kbps
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1.777:1
  • Video Resolution: 1024x576
  • Audio Codec: HE-AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 96 Kbps ABR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 29 mins
  • Framerate: 25 FPS
  • Number of Parts: 3
  • Part Size: 393 MB
  • Source: PDTV
  • Ripped by JungleBoy

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