Biomimicry by Janine Benyus

Biomimicry

A look at the principles of biomimicry, which looks to see how nature has solved design problems in an efficient and sustainable manner by one of the founders of the discipline.

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Bruce Greyson: Is Consciousness Produced by the Brain

An interesting talk by Prof. Bruce Greyson on the nature of consciousness, and whether it can exist apart from the brain.

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NatGeo’s Inside the Living Body

A look inside the body using modern camera and scanning techniques as it develops from birth to death.

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Earth in 1000 Years

A good short documentary describing the history and prospects for climate change.

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Naoto Kan: Experiences as Prime Minister during the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

A short but powerful anti-nuclear statement by the Prime Minister of Japan during the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima (Japanese with English subtitles).

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Sven Hedin’s 1928 Expedition through the Gobi Desert

A silent film recording the adventures of an expedition led by the Swedish explorer Sven Hedin in the Gobi desert.

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What the Ancients Knew in India

A fascinating glimpse into the scientific and technological achievements of ancient India and the effect on the modern world today.

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Feng Shui, Living In Harmony

A documentary about the philosophy and concepts underlying the art of Feng Shui (environmental harmony).

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Light Darkness and Colours – Goethe’s Theory of Colours

This is a film made in 1993 by Henrik Boëtius on Goethe’s very influential book A Theory of Colours, which was originally published in 1810.

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In Search of the Dead III: Remembered Lives

The final part of this series looks at reincarnation and assesses the evidence for past life recall.

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