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James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
Learn about the structure of our solar system and get to know the planets that make up the galaxy as we know it.
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Since the day back, the Universe has continue to grow and expand. To understand, just how it is big it is growing, you need to take an imaginary spaceship ride from the earth to the edge of the visible Universe.
Our nearest neighbor is the moon, just a quarter of a million miles away. At the center of our solar system, 93 million miles away is our sun.
After crossing the center of our solar system, we continue our flight on the only orbit of the earth. The next planet out is Mars. The only orbit of mars is the asteroid belt.
A billion miles is the giant outer planet is Saturn, almost a thousand times the size of earth.
As we leave the solar system we would pass one of our earliest inter planetary explorers Voyager One launched in 1977 and traveling at a near 40,000 miles per hour. Proxima Centauri and Alpha Centauri AMB, our nearest stars are 25 million, million miles away. Our solar system sits in the quiet suburbs of a spiral galaxy the Milky Way. A star city, containing over a hundred billions stars. Every star we can see in the night sky lies within our own galaxy.
This is deep space. Out beyond the Milky Way 10 million, million, million miles from earth is the next spiral galaxy, Andromeda.
Even traveling at the speed of light, it would take 2 million years to reach here. Andromeda and the Milky Way, form counts of a small cluster of galaxies called the local group.
And stretching out, way beyond the local group are much greater clusters of galaxies. If it were possible to travel fast enough or long enough and reach the edge of the known universe this is what we would see, uneven clusters of galaxies. A packing that was pre determined in the very first second of the big bang. This is as far as our spaceship can take us. We are now 50 billion, trillion miles from earth. This is where songs end and speculation begins. The astronomers may never see what lies beyond here. This is where the secrets of the universe are hidden.