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Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising Cain explores the lives of boys from birth through high school and weaves together moving documentary stories that put the challenges facing boys in stark detail. The hallmark of the program is Michael Thompson's in-depth interviews and interactions with the boys. These interviews reveal the challenges and confusion that boys encounter while growing up in America. In addition, Michael Thompson models ways for parents, educators and counselors to engage boys and help them bring their inner lives to the surface
World in the balance( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 935 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 727 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 690 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. To unlock their secrets, David Pogue, the lively host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series and technology correspondent of The New York Times, spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry: the strongest acids, the deadliest poisons, the universe's most abundant elements, and the rarest of the rare--substances cooked up in atom smashers that flicker into existence for only fractions of a second
A girl's life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 485 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 )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did Dr. Sam Sheppard kill his wife? With the help of advanced technology, Nova re-examines the 1954 murder of Marilyn Sheppard
Cats 101( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 269 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 )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 233 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 201 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 183 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 157 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 )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 152 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
Best of Discovery Channel. the series by Richard Sattin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether surviving a plane crash in the African wild or getting trapped in a deadly blizzard, you'll experience the agonizing and inspiring choices these survivors had to make to cheat death
Extreme engineering( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 128 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?
Extreme engineering( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridging the Bering Strait: Join structural engineers and leading architects as they reveal their design plans for a massive bridge that would join North America and Asia, following the same intercontinental route as the ancient Bering Strait land bridge
Extreme engineering( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate change is driving the North Sea to record levels and pushing rivers over their banks. Can the Dutch masters of the water engineer their way out?
Extreme engineering by Konrad Lorenz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1990s, Hong Kong undertook one of the largest civil engineering projects in history when it decided to build a new international airport 16 miles out to sea. Besides the constructing the runways and other airport structures, the project involved building the world's longest bridges, massive underwater tunnels, a new super highway, and a high speed rail system - all in seven years
Extreme engineering( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every day, somewhere in the world, 40 million people ride the subway. New York City has 842 miles of underground subway, transporting 4.5 million passangers daily. After years of neglect, the subway is falling apart. Plans are underway for a new super system that will take the subway deeper, further and faster than ever before
Great transformations( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 110 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
Extreme engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For almost a century, one of the world's most important waterways has let ships make a commercially critical shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. But many of today's ships are too big for the man-made canal. Can it be widened?
 
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