‘GOD’S ANGRY MAN’ from Werner Herzog

A TV movie produced by acclaimed director Werner Herzog, best known for “Grizzly Man” (2005) and many other fantastic documentaries. This 1981 documentary film is about Gene Scott, a U.S. pastor and Stanford PhD who served for almost fifty years…

How Skateboarding, Surfing and Climbing Became Olympic Sports

Lifestyle fads have evolved into some of the world’s fastest-growing sports. Now they are to debut on the world’s biggest stage – the Olympic Games. Step inside the journey of three new sports born on the fringes of society –…

Padre Pio Documentary

Padre Pio, also known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina , was an Italian friar, priest, stigmatist and mystic, now venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. Born Francesco Forgione, he was given the name of Pius when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin. Padre Pio became famous for exhibiting stigmata for…

WINGS OF HOPE

“Wings of Hope” is a 2000 made-for-TV documentary directed by Werner Herzog. The film explores the story of Juliane Koepcke, a German Peruvian woman who was the sole survivor of Peruvian flight LANSA Flight 508 following its mid-air disintegration after…

The Groovy Origins of the Waterbed

You remember waterbeds. The plush, squishy mattresses. The hours of bouncy fun. It all started with a homework assignment. In graduate school, industrial design student Charlie Hall was tasked with improving human comfort. He thought beds should be more comfortable.…

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