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Viruses are the antibiotics of the future

Source: Motherboard Since antibiotics were developed in the 1940s, several types of bacteria have naturally developed antibiotic resistance and some are already resistant to every known antibiotic in the world. If someone becomes infected with one of these so-called...

The 20 Best Documentaries on Netflix according to Rotten Tomatoes

Source:  Decider Alive and Kicking - A gorgeous look at the wild world of swing dancing, "Alive and Kicking" follows professionals and enthusiasts as they find joy in the art of the dance and look deeper within themselves in the process. All This Mayhem - This...

In “A German Life,” Goebbels’ secretary explains her actions

Source:  The New York Times “A German Life” is likely to be the last new movie of its kind: a documentary that presents contemporary testimony from someone who witnessed the inner workings of the Nazi high command. The movie is taken from 30 hours of interviews with...

BBC orders “definitive” documentary of Harvey Weinstein sex scandal

Source:  Variety The BBC is promising to bring viewers the “definitive” account of the Harvey Weinstein scandal after ordering a feature-length documentary from two-time Oscar-winning producer Simon Chinn and his production company Lightbox. Although the British...

“The Rape of Recy Taylor” takes a deep dive into systemic injustice

Source:  The New York Times Planting a flag firmly at the intersection of patriarchy, sexism and white supremacy, “The Rape of Recy Taylor” is a documentary of multiple layers and marvelous gumption. As if apprised in advance of our current political moment, director...

Experience the highest peaks in “Mountain”

Source:  Amuse Up to three centuries ago, the idea of climbing a mountain would have been considered an act of madness. Now our highest reaches are playgrounds for the unreasonable: men and women interested in launching themselves off cliff edges, snowboarding out of...

The Wrap Names its Ten Best Documentaries of 2017

Source:  The Wrap 1.  Face Places – One of the last surviving filmmakers of the French New Wave, Agnès Varda turns her camera on herself and installation artist J.R. (her co-director of the film) as they travel around France plastering the faces of farmers on barns...

What the heck is Bitcoin? Let this documentary on Netflix explain

Source:  GQ Unless you’ve been completely avoiding the news, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin. You probably also have no idea what Bitcoin or the blockchain actually are. Then again, no one really seems to know. Bitcoin may revolutionize the world or be the biggest...

HBO Documentary Films President Sheila Nevins to Step Down

Source:  Variety Sheila Nevins, the president of HBO Documentary Films, is leaving the cable network after 38 years. Nevins, 78, has presided over the non-fiction arm of HBO to tremendous acclaim, producing over 1,000 documentaries and amassing a collection of awards...

Tracking Tigers is Just as Dangerous as it Sounds

Source:  National Geographic Matthew Luskin is a conservation biologist, wildlife ecologist, and National Geographic grantee. He spent a year in the rain forest of Indonesia tracking tigers through the remaining three largest national parks—and it was seriously...