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Extreme engineering by Shi mi te( Visual )

82 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the challenges facing architects and engineers from Japan, Taiwan and Canada as they plan to construct Sky City, a towering, vertical concrete and glass community in Tokyo. Twice the height of any existing building, the walled community looks impressive on paper, but will it be able to withstand earthquakes, typhoons and fire?
Raising Cain exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the emotional development of boys in America today and examines factors that contribute to their behavior
World in the balance by Sarah [director] Holt( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people paradox: In Japan, Europe and Russia, birth rates are shrinking and the population is aging. In parts of India and Africa, more than half of the still growing population is under 25. The world population is now careening in two dramatically different directions. China revs up: Examines China's booming economy and the impact it is having on the environment
Mysteries of the Freemasons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the misunderstood Freemason organization
Hunting the elements( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. Watch as David Pogue unlocks their secrets
A girl's life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Simmons interviews parents, psychologists, teachers, and social workers who are helping nurture girls into capable, resilient adults. Simmons talks with four very special girls who tell their own deeply personal tales of dealing with issues like cyber bullying, body image, and violence. With courage and determination, these girls reveal their hopes and dreams for a powerful future
The killer's trail the story of Dr. Sam Sheppard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn Sheppard was murdered in 1954. Now, nearly 50 years later, NOVA reopens America's most intriguing unsolved murder case. Play modern-day detective with a detailed reconstruction of the Sheppard house, access little-known evidence, and hear insights from such forensic experts as DNA specialist Barry Scheck, a member of O.J. Simpson's legal "Dream Team." Like an intricate puzzle, clues come together to overturn previous assumptions about the alleged killer, Dr. Sheppard, and point to an entirely new, still unknown, suspect
Cats 101( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is everything one needs to know about loveable, furry cats. The spotlight falls on the adorable, the feisty, and the unexpected in these five episodes that feature: the American Shorthair, Savannah, Persian, Siamese, Siberian, Russian Blue, American Curl, Japanese Bobtail, and many more
Dogs 101( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is everything one needs to know about loveable, furry dogs. The spotlight falls on the adorable, the feisty, and the unexpected in these five episodes that feature: the French Bulldog, Poodle Airedale, Chihuahua, Labrador, Basset Hound, Golden Retriever, Bichon Frise, Westie, Beagle, and many more
America's cutest dog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do dogs really have the ability to master the spoken word? Are some dogs just born babysitters? Is it true that an old dog can't be taught new tricks? Why are people attracted to dogs that are so ugly they're cute? Find out the answers in a special presentation of America's Cutest Dog, in a countdown of the cutest clips in the web-o-sphere. Includes 2 episodes of America's Cutest Dog, America's Cutest Cat, and World's Ugliest Dog Competition
Extreme engineering( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On every part of the planet, men and women are achieving the impossible. Mountains of earth are drilled, blasted, and moved while massive structures are erected to tame and traverse great bodies of water"--Container
Inside the world's mightiest bank( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the anchor of the global economy, the Federal Reserve Bank handles more money than any other bank in the world. This program explores the far-reaching responsibilities of the Federal Reserve in setting interest rates, regulating other U.S. banks, and making new money. For the first time, cameras go inside the Fed's network command center, the hub of the electronic payment system called FEDWIRE where banks and big institutions pay each other and where over $2.1 trillion changes hands each day. The program also looks at the fascinating manufacture of U.S. currency and high-tech ways to combat counterfeiting
Extreme engineering( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Builders and engineers design and construct the largest, most outrageous and awe-inspiring projects ever conceived, breathing life into fantastic yet impossible creations
Great transformations( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination at the complexity and diversity of life forms, focusing on important evolutionary changes including development of four-limbed body plan, the journey of animal life from water to land, the return of mammals to the sea
Secrets, lies & atomic spies by Tug Yourgrau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1940s the FBI nabbed Klaus Fuchs and Julius Rosenberg for giving atomic secrets to the Soviets. But only recently historians have discovered that as many as 300 Americans may have spied for the Soviets during WW II. Join NOVA for a look at this period of our history
Coming back with Wes Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling author and U.S. army veteran Wes Moore tells intimate stories of veterans returning from war. Moore's journey takes him into the personal lives of veterans as they work to reintegrate into society, reconnect with loved ones, and for many, find a new mission
The works( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the first steam-powered bike to the latest in hybrid technology, uncover the history and science behind a century of engineering innovation
Must love cats( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a celebration of fascinating felines and the fascinating people who love them. From cats that saved their owners' lives to swanky cat-only hotels, offered is a potpourri of amazing feline stories, jam-packed with interesting factoids and trivia bits. Host John Fulton is on a mission to prove to himself and the world that America is filled north to south, and east to west with cat lovers, and is in fact a Cat-nation!
Evolution( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judgment day captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design, the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state
Engineering supermax prisons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisons today have to deal with violent prisoners that refuse to obey the rules. In an effort to protect the staff and other inmates engineers have had to design and build high-tech super-maximum security units. Examples shown of the new SuperMax Prisons include California's Pelican Bay Prison and Massachusetts' Souza Baranowski Prison
 
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Raising Cain exploring the inner lives of America's boys
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