This is the story of technologys Fairchild Eight eight men who became the driving force behind the Digital Age as they built Silicon Valley from the ground up. Determination, jealousy, professional pride and the sheer joy at making the impossible possible drove these men to build the future.
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Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
The Genius of Carl Fabergé
Carl Fabergé's jeweled eggs, made for the last tsars of Russia, are some of the most sought-after treasures in the world. Symbolic of a last hurrah for Imperial Russia...
Predict My Future: The Science of Us
A fascinating look at nature vs. nurture as more than 1,000 New Zealanders from the same city are...
Raising Big Blue
The story of the how the blue whale skeleton displayed at UBC's Beaty Biodiversity Museum came to be and the struggles behind locating, excavating and transporting it.
Hauling a submarine over dry land, transporting a fleet of mega-yachts across the Atlantic, and relocating a town sitting on a gold mine - these are just a few of the daunting challenges...
Sex & Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau
A stunning exploration of an exceptional era in art and architecture, this three-part series travels across Europe to tell how, in the 1890s,...
Historian and author Helen Castor explores how people in the Middle Ages handled life's most fundamental moments of transition: birth, marriage and death. Why was the male world of...
Cesar Ritz is the notorious dishwasher who revolutionizes the world’s hotel business, only to collapse when his most ambitious goal, the coronation buffet for King Edward VI, cannot take place.