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Undocumented American

3 months ago

An aerospace engineer faces deportation under President Donald Trump's immigration system. When he was six years old, Irving Hernandez De La Torre arrived in the United States. In May, seventeen...

Cairo: MEGACITY of the Middle East

5 months ago

Cairo, Egypt is the capital of the Arab world and the largest desert city on the planet. For centuries it has thrived alongside the Nile, the world's longest river. Subscribe to TDC: https://www....

World's 10 Most Generous Countries

6 months ago

The top ten countries on the World Giving Index, determined by a worldwide poll of three factors: helping a stranger, donating money, and volunteering. A study by the Charities Aid Foundation:...

New York: America's MEGACITY

6 months ago

The story of New York City, America's megalopolis. Subscribe to TDC: More on New York City's history:

The Future of Visual Effects (VFX)

6 months ago

The future of visual effects in films, TV, and VR; from crossing the uncanny valley in human animation, to light-field camera technology that will change the way moving images are captured....

The World's Fastest Growing MEGACITY

6 months ago

Dhaka, Bangladesh - the capital of the most densely populated major country in the world - is also the planet's fastest growing city. Subscribe to TDC:

10 Countries Most Afflicted By Modern Slavery

7 months ago

The ten countries with the most people in modern slavery (victims of human trafficking). Subscribe to TDC: The study: https://www.globalslaveryindex.o...

The Future of Internet Infrastructure

7 months ago

With worldwide traffic projected to triple by 2021, we examine the near-term future of Internet Infrastructure—from 5G to prefabricated data centers to robotically-maintained server farms....

Crisis in Mexico's MEGACITY

7 months ago

Mexico's vast capital — Ciudad de México, the largest city in the Americas — is under threat from a severe water crisis...and vulnerable to disasters like the earthquake that struck on...

Brexit Explained

7 months ago

On June 23rd, 2016, an entire country headed into the unknown when 17.4 million people in the United Kingdom voted to become the first country to leave the European Union. This is the story...

The Future of Ocean Exploration

7 months ago

The amazing future of oceanographic discovery, featuring biofluorescent sharks, deep sea mining, seafloor vents, ROV's (remote operated vehicles), and the disturbing effects of ocean acidification....

Why Putin Helped Trump Win: RUSSIAGATE Investigation, Part 2

7 months ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin's motives for helping Donald Trump become President of the United States. Watch Part 1 here: Video by Bryce Plank...

Putin's Russia Helped Trump Win: RUSSIAGATE Investigation, Part 1

8 months ago

A compilation of the mounting evidence of how Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. election--Moscow's fingerprints are everywhere. Watch part 2:

The World's Future MEGAPROJECTS (2017-2040's)

8 months ago

A documentary on eight of the most ambitious mega-projects currently under development around the world, featuring: Istanbul's building boom (Turkey); the Mission to put a human on Mars; the...

The History of Hong Kong

8 months ago

Its name means "fragrant harbor" in Chinese, but it could also mean city of change. This is the story of Hong Kong. Subscribe to TDC: FB for...

China's New "Silk Road": Future MEGAPROJECTS

9 months ago

China's $1 trillion One Belt One Road (New Silk Road) initiative is unprecedented in size and scope. President Xi Jinping has sealed megaproject deals with 65 countries to construct ports,...

The History of the U.S. Secret Service

9 months ago

The origins of the agency go back to George Washington and the early days of the Revolutionary War. This TDC original mini-documentary tells the history of the U.S. Secret Service. Get your...

The Future of Farming & Agriculture

9 months ago

Farming is being revolutionized by a technological wave. That's great news—by the year 2050 Earth's population will be 10 billion, so we need to almost double the amount of food we now produce....

India's Highway Super-System: Future MEGAPROJECTS

9 months ago

India's $90 billion Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor is one of the most ambitious, expensive endeavors in human history. But the project that will change the lives of the most people is the...

Evolution of Modern Government: An Animated Time-Lapse

10 months ago

A time-lapse animation mapping the 200-year evolution of governmental systems around the world, and the overall shift toward democracy. Subscribe to TDC:

Barack Obama vs Donald Trump: The First 100 Days

10 months ago

A chronological, back-and-forth look at the first 100 days of the presidencies of Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Donald Trump. Subscribe to TDC: