User:
Pass:
Remember Me
Forgot Pass Register

Our educational work is entirely supported by people like you. Your donations directly add new exhibits and new features to the website, and even helps us open the Prehistoria Natural History Center!




eXTReMe Tracker

Highest Rated Videos (Sort by: Newest | Most Viewed | Highest Rated) ( Add One )

Welcome to our video gallery!
We are currently broadcasting 2412 amazing clips!
The Shock Doctrine
Posted in Humanity

This brief film looks at the deliberate and manipulative connection between economic policy and the disorientation caused by psychological shock.
Potoo Bird Camouflage
Posted in Life On Earth

David Attenborough looks at how a potoo bird (Nyctibius grandis) hides itself effectively when it senses danger.
Constellation Mission Animation
Posted in Astronomy

An in-depth simulation of NASA's Constellation mission going to (and returning from) the moon.
Farewell To The World's Highest Glacier
Posted in Earth Sciences

The Chacaltaya glacier ski run in Bolivia - once famous for being the highest in the world - is set to melt completely within the next few months. The melt is one element of a crisis in the country's water supply.
Baby Meerkats First Time Leaving The Nest
Posted in Life on Earth

Witnesses a baby meerkat's first ever sight of life beyond the burrow. See these cute baby animals on their first adventure in the wild African plains.
 Hiroshima Atomic Bomb
Posted in War

A segment of the BBC Documentary "Hiroshima"; on the detonation of the atomic bomb and the immediate effects of the blast.
Wind Turbine Destroyed By Storm
Posted in Tech & Gadgets

A windmill in Hornslet, Denmark experienced a failure of its breaking system during a storm. With so little resistance the blades spun out of control, far beyond structural limitations, causing the complete destruction of the power station.
Panda Prison Break
Posted in Life On Earth

A clever panda figures out a way to escape from his cage at the Zoo.

Categories

+ Misc
+ War

Most Viewed

1. The Oarfish - Real Life Sea Serpent
1. The Oarfish - Real Life Sea Serpent

(The Oarfish is a very long, bony fish with an appearance similar to that of a dragon. This creature of legend is believed to be the source of many sea serpent tales. This is the first time it has been filmed alive at the surface.)
Hits: 209353
Category: Life On Earth
2. Draining A Lake - Peigneur Mining Disaster
2. Draining A Lake - Peigneur Mining Disaster

(A mining crew drilled through the bottom of a lake and into a salt mine. As the lake begins to drain into the mine, a whirlpool forms, sucking down barges, kilometers of land and reversing the flow of the Gulf of Mexico.)
Hits: 99205
Category: Earth Sciences
3. Gladiator Spider Hunting With A Net
3. Gladiator Spider Hunting With A Net

(Did you know that some species of spider actually weave nets to catch their prey? Witness a Deinopis spider performing this extraordinary behavior first hand via this film. )
Hits: 98066
Category: Life On Earth
4. Frilled Shark (English Report)
4. Frilled Shark (English Report)

(This video shows rare footage of a frilled shark in shallow water. The frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus) is a living fossil and is usually found at depths of around 2,000 feet.)
Hits: 85243
Category: Life On Earth
5. 30 Hornets vs 30,000 Bees
5. 30 Hornets vs 30,000 Bees

(A group of 30 Japanese hornets slaughter a European Honey Bee colony of 30,000.)
Hits: 83648
Category: Life On Earth
6. World's Largest Ant
6. World's Largest Ant

(The male siafu ant (also known as the Driver Ant) may be the biggest in the world, but it is destined to live its life as a slave. )
Hits: 77295
Category: Life On Earth
7. Lemurs Get High On Hallucinogenic Millipedes
7. Lemurs Get High On Hallucinogenic Millipedes

(Gently biting the head of giant venomous millipedes puts the large insects into a defensive mode, triggering their ability to excrete highly powerful toxins. Lemurs are resistant to the poison so they indulge in the psychotropic effects.)
Hits: 69756
Category: Life On Earth
8. Pistol Shrimp Caught On Video
8. Pistol Shrimp Caught On Video

(The pistol shrimp can shoot a blast of water at a speed of 100km/h and at the temperature of the sun. This stunning video showcases their natural talents.)
Hits: 62027
Category: Life On Earth
9. Honey Bees Cook Hornets To Kill Them
9. Honey Bees Cook Hornets To Kill Them

(These hornets can take out 30,000 European Bees, but their Japanese counterparts have devised a trick. The Honey Bees surround the Scout Hornet and raises its temperature enough to kill it.)
Hits: 61385
Category: Life On Earth
10. Lion's Mane - Giant Jellyfight
10. Lion's Mane - Giant Jellyfight

(The Lion's mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) is the largest known species of jellyfish.)
Hits: 57399
Category: Life On Earth

Top Rated

1. Vampire Squid - Vampyroteuthis Infernalis
1. Vampire Squid - Vampyroteuthis Infernalis

(Vampyroteuthis infernalis, or vampire squid, is a deep ocean squid that has several interesting tactics for offense and defense. It has only been caught once on film. This is that video.)
Rating: 3.18
Category: Life On Earth
2. Frilled Shark (English Report)
2. Frilled Shark (English Report)

(This video shows rare footage of a frilled shark in shallow water. The frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus) is a living fossil and is usually found at depths of around 2,000 feet.)
Rating: 3.15
Category: Life On Earth
3. The Oarfish - Real Life Sea Serpent
3. The Oarfish - Real Life Sea Serpent

(The Oarfish is a very long, bony fish with an appearance similar to that of a dragon. This creature of legend is believed to be the source of many sea serpent tales. This is the first time it has been filmed alive at the surface.)
Rating: 3.12
Category: Life On Earth
4. Jellyfish - The World's Many Strange Species
4. Jellyfish - The World's Many Strange Species

(This brilliantly well made film takes you through the various species of jellyfish, showcasing their bizarre characteristics and their threat (or lack of) to humans.)
Rating: 3.11
Category: Life On Earth
5. What is Quantum Mechanics?
5. What is Quantum Mechanics?

(A video by Richard Feynman on the discovery and concepts behind one of the most revolutionary fields of science - quantum mechanics.)
Rating: 3.1
Category: Physics & Chemistry
6. Astronaut Training at Star City
6. Astronaut Training at Star City

(Wired Contributing Editor David Kushner describes the greuling training regimen that all cosmonauts (and millionaire clients of Space Adventures) must undergo.)
Rating: 3.08
Category: Astronomy
7. Japanese Robotic Exoskeleton
7. Japanese Robotic Exoskeleton

(This is the first human exoskeleton. The potential for this technology is staggering.)
Rating: 3.08
Category: Tech & Gadgets
8. Octopus Eats Shark
8. Octopus Eats Shark

(Zoo keepers were surprised to find their sharks disappearing from a large saltwater tank. In an attempt to catch the culprit, experts found they had captured video of a different species defining itself as the apex predator.)
Rating: 3.08
Category: Life On Earth
9. World's Oldest Footprints
9. World's Oldest Footprints

(The oldest evidence of four-legged animals walking on land has been discovered in southeast Poland. Rocks from a disused quarry record the "footprints" of unknown creatures that lived about 397 million years ago.)
Rating: 3.08
Category: Life on Earth
10. Encyclopedia of Life
10. Encyclopedia of Life

(Imagine a comprehensive guide to all of the Earth's species. For more information, click here.)
Rating: 3.07
Category: Making A Difference