If videos don't show up in your email, they are viewable at the website: http://www.dustcircle.comLong Shot: Inside the Scope of Smart Weapons
In spring of 2013, Texas-based start up TrackingPoint Solutions released the first ever precision-guided firearm, which is essentially a long-range, laser-guided robo rifle. Call it the gun of tomorrow: The technology is so advanced we’ve heard it can have beginners killing at extreme distances with single-shot accuracy in mere minutes.The PGF’s closed-loop system is based off jet fighter lock and launch technology, something TrackingPoint CEO Jason Schauble says not only marks the next great paradigm shift in the evolution of firearms—it helps users make ethical kill shots too. But critics of the PGF platform, no doubt part and parcel of a rising tide of intelligent killer apps, say the gun, or rather its proprietary scope, marks the dawn of “skill-free killing”.
How Money Is MadeHow Money is Made details the processes involved in printing money, primarily the US dollar. It also explores the world of counterfeiting and fraud that embodies the monetary world.
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media
Noam Chomsky’s documentary “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media” from 1988. analyses mass media and the political ramifications and implications of the messages broadcasted in the United States, being its goal to direct public opinion while “numbing” the people and maiming their ability to educate themselves and effectively produce antagonical political criticism and judgement regarding the established officially broadcasted messages crafted by the powerful in conjunction with mass media outlets throughout the US!
Murder By Proxy: How America Went Postal
Murder By Proxy: How America Went Postal is a documentary film that examines the phenomenon of spree killing, particularly in a workplace, that became known in the United States as “going postal”. The film argues that the phenomenon originated in the United States Postal Service as a result of hostile work environment following the Postal Reorganization Act of 1971 and then spread to the rest of society.
Life At Any Price
Two-thirds of the world’s women live in countries where abortion can be obtained for a variety of social, economic or personal reasons. In other nations it is allowed only in cases of rape, foetal abnormality or when a woman’s life is at risk.
Hunting The Internet Bullies: When Social Networking Turns Bad
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter have changed our way of communication. Despite the many advantages that come with this change, there are some serious problems that have occurred One of them is cyber bullying. Pop star Cher Lloyd is a famous example for a victim of internet bullying. She shares her story and fears with BBC-reporter Declan Lawn.
The Lord is Not on Trial Here Today
The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Today is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning documentary that tells the compelling personal story of the late Vashti McCollum, and how her efforts to protect her ten year-old son led to one of the most important and landmark First Amendment cases in U.S. Supreme Court history - the case that established the separation of church and state in public schools.
ContagionIn India a deadly, mutant strain of tuberculosis is spreading across the country. In the shadows of India's capital, New Delhi, Anjou Kashab quietly battles her demons. Her frail body is being ravaged by tuberculosis. Both her lungs are infected and she's on a cocktail of pills and injections to stay alive. For 10 years Anjou has been fighting the illness, but the drugs haven't worked. She's seen more than a dozen doctors and swallowed thousands of prescription pills in the hope of a cure. Instead of the vibrant, young woman she once was, Anjou is now skin and bone, weighing just 29 kilos.
Four Horsemen – Revealing the fundamental flaws in the economic system
As the global economy continues to veer from crisis to catastrophe – many more people are looking for wise counsel on how to reshape the Western Economy. Over the last three years 23 global thinkers – many of whom have been marginalized have come together to break their silence and explain how the world really works. Their views transcend mainstream media and short term political explanations to describe simple terms what needs to be addressed in our universities, governments and corporate structures. Ee will not be returning to “business as usual”.