New Arrivals - DVDs
A deadly recipe threatens the survival of countless creatures throughout Earth's ocean: carbon dioxide. With carbon emissions sharply rising, the silent killer is entering the seas at a staggering rate, raising the oceans' acidity. As a result, the skeletons and shells of marine creatures that form the foundation of the web of life are dissolving. Can experts crack the code of a rapidly changing ocean before it is too late?
Stealthy hunters. Fearless predators. Brilliant survivors. The oceans' greatest creatures have been shrouded by mystery and fear, until now. The most ambitious shark film ever made is a stunning high-definition spectacle that captures astounding, jaw-dropping footage.
Examines the work of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who accepts into his family infants placed anonymously in the "baby box" at the front of his church in Seoul, South Korea.
It focuses on Segway inventor Dean Kamen, his fascinating life and his work to solve the world's water crisis. Eccentric genius, Kamen lives in a house with secret passages, a closet full of denim, and a helicopter garage. His latest passion: the SlingShot water purification system created to obliterate half of human illness on the planet. It's about an indomitable man who just might have enough innovative thinking to create a solution for a crisis affecting billions.
In the tradition of Spinal Tap and The Office comes a frighteningly funny documentary that reveals the untold tragedy of the man who dreamed of "sharks in a tornado" and called it Sharknado. David Moore was an award-winning documentarian who couldn't shake his love of creature movies. And so he would make the most terrifying monster movie ever told, a tale of nature's deadliest creations swirling together as one. But the production was rife with disasters.
Science, pop culture and comedy collide in National Geographic's groundbreaking new series, hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasseTyson. Along with celebrity guests and comic co-hosts, Neil explores captivating topics such as space travel, extra-terrestrial life, the Big Bang, the future of our Earth and the environment, and breaking news from the universe.
China's top drama academy stages the American musical "Fame" China's first official collaboration with Broadway, as the graduation showcase for its senior class.
The vivid, inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began and why it wasn't stopped before it was too late. With exclusive access to key global decision-makers and health responders, and gripping accounts of victims from the slums of Monrovia to the jungles of Guinea, Outbreak exposes tragic missteps in the response to the epidemic.
Dr. Lucy Worsley explores the royal wardrobes of our kings and queens over the last 400 years, from Elizabeth I to the present Queen Elizabeth II, explaining how the royal wardrobe is a carefully orchestrated piece of theater managed by the royals themselves to control the right image and project the right message to their subjects. Royal fashion is, and always has been, as much about politics as it is about the cut.
The life of the greater sage-grouse, which lives on the "sagebrush sea" that stretches across 11 states in the American West, is detailed. Other featured creatures include the golden eagle, great-horned owl, cavity-nesting bluebirds and American kestrel.
Renowned as the richest gold strike in North American mining history, the Klondike Gold Rush (1896-1899) set off a stampede of over 100,000 people on a colossal journey from Alaska to the gold fields of Canada's Yukon Territory. The Klondike Gold Rush is an incredible story of determination, luck, fortune, and loss. In the end, it isn't all about the gold, but rather the journey to the Klondike itself.
Takes a stunning new look at our wild planet by turning the cameras around to show the world as it really is, with humans in the picture. Dr. M. Sanjayan journeys to the frontiers of where man and animal meet to discover how our relationship with the greatest natural history events on the planet can provide a key to preserving our present and enriching our future.
Evel. Not a name that will be forgotten. Not a man that will be forgotten. Hell, he wasn't a man, he was a daredevil. Evel was the original daredevil. He left behind a twisted wreck of a life and a story that can only be told at full speed, straight up, and with no flowery prose. Look back, and look inside. With a cast that includes those who were there, those who wanted to be Evel, and those who became who they are today because of one man.
Lucy Worsley gets into bed with the past monarchs to uncover the "Tales from the royal bedchamber". She reveals that the obsession with royal bedrooms, births and succession is nothing new. In fact, the rise and fall of their magnificent beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy itself.
Scientists in the jungles of Northern Sumatra study and document a unique social band of wild orangutans, and provide an intimate, clear picture of how these apes spend their days and nights and interact with each other.
Investigate the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s.
Reexamines the Vietnam War and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of The Dick Cavett Show from 1968-75. Those interviews, combined with archival footage, network news broadcasts, and newly filmed interviews with Cavett and other experts, provide fresh insight and perspective on this controversial chapter of American history.
When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee one day in 2008, his life changed forever. He looked in the mirror and he didn't see himself, a middle-aged, unemployed Puerto Rican father from the Bronx. He saw the face of change, of hope, of money. Tells the strange and improbable tale of a Barack Obama impersonator who tries to cash in on the "look of a lifetime" and chases a fevered American dream from opportunity to oblivion.
Dr. Lustig explains that the problem is the quality and not the quantity of food people eat. The real culprit is processed food, loaded with added sugar and stripped of its natural fiber and nutrients. He is leading the groundswell to expose the high sugar content in processed food, and the dangers and costs to our health.
In the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula there's a unique British post office surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery including 3,000 Gentoo penguins. You will see their four-month drama unfold against the backdrop of their lives primarily, cruise ships with enthusiastic tourists to photograph the penguins, and buy postcards to send to friends and family around the world from the Penguin Post Office.
In less than two minutes in March, a one-square-mile field of debris slammed into the Washington state community of Oso, killing 41 and destroying nearly 50 homes. Drawing on analyses of other recent landslides around the world, geologists are investigating what triggered the deadliest U.S. landslide in decades and whether climate change is increasing the risk of similar disasters around the globe.
The Day the 60s Died chronicles May 1970, the month in which four students were shot dead at Kent State. The mayhem that followed has been called the most divisive moment in American history since the Civil War. From college campuses, to the jungles of Cambodia, to the Nixon White House, The Day the 60s Died takes us back into that turbulent spring 45 years ago.