Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity. We'll hear their inspiring stories firsthand, whether fighting back from a career-ending injury or transforming their lives and bodies through diet and exercise.
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.
The Future Of Us is a powerful original series from television personality, futurist, filmmaker and techno-philosopher, Jason Silva. In this series, Silva shares his excitement around recent discoveries and inventions.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
They say every picture tells a story and AOL On's new original series My Ink proves it. Travel along as some of the world's greatest athletes bring their tattoos to life through exclusive interviews and visits to their favorite tattoo parlors.
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.”
Discover crowdfunded small business success stories with author, comedian, and entrepreneur Baratunde Thurston.
Go behind-the-scenes with racing's hottest, young talent, 17-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, as he aspires to make it in the #1 motorsport in America – NASCAR
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
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.
Building a bright future is looking increasingly tough for many in the UK. The construction industry is growing - but only just - and Graham Cash from BAM Group says it's hard going. SOUNDBITE: Graham Cash, CEO BAM Group Construction boss, saying (English): "I see the next 12 months as being quite difficult but the underlying improvement will come through beyond that because there's always a lag with construction." Latest GDP figures show Britain's economy shrank by 0.3 per cent - that's worse than forecast and suggests the UK is heading for a triple dip recession. A slump in North Sea oil production was a contributing factor along with lower factory output and a hangover from the London Olympics. Joe Grice is Chief Economist at the Office for National Statistics. SOUNDBITE: Joe Grice, chief economist, Office of National Statistics, saying (English): "It looks to us as if the economy is broadly flat, probably not breaking out of that path we've now seen for two or three years. A very sluggish economy but quite a bumpy economy as well." The IMF recently warned Britain against cutting too fast - it had previously praised the government for its austerity measures. But Finance Minister George Osborne wasn't offering any U-turns. SOUNDBITE: George Osborne, UK Finance Minister, saying (English): "Everyone in this country and everyone in the government knows that Britain has a debt problem, that you can't live beyond your means, that you have to show the world that you can pay your way." But Goldman Sach's Chief UK Economist thinks the government does have problems - the threat of recession could hit business and consumer confidence SOUNDBITE: Jim O'Neil, UK chief economist, Goldman Sachs, saying, (English): "Policy has been on the wrong path and fiscal policy being tightened too much the financial sector is being forced to delever too much still and our productivity rate has just weakened much." Sterling fell to its lowest against the euro in more than year and hit a five-month low against the dollar in response to the news. And recent cold weather won't help. A chill wind is blowing through the UK's economy - it's now 3.3 percent lower than it was at the beginning of the financial crisis. ///