Category Archives: documentary

A look back at 2016 in Chilliwack, BC

The wackos are everywhere. Mostly at night. No one is safe. [18:01] YouTube link.

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About the Millenials

Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace Simon puts his finger on what happened to the next generation of our kids. [15:00] YouTube link.

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Wall Mounted Tool Chest

New Yankee Workshop Norm Abram builds a replica of the finest example of a tool chest ever made which was built by Henry Studley between 1890 and 1920. [24:40] Video link.

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Freaks of SEMA ’16

Hot Rod Magazine visits the SEMA auto show this year and highlights the most bizarre cars they could find there. Worth the 23 minutes. [22:42] YouTube link.

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FA-18 vs. Mig-29

Long Saturday This training episode pits pilots flying American FA-18 fighter jets against Russian Mig-29s flown by German pilots. [20:59] YouTube link.

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The history of the pit stop

Long Saturday What can be done in the time it takes to blink? This is the story of the brave mavericks who invented the techniques and technologies that took the pit stop from minutes-long racing rarity to an F1 staple … Continue reading

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Don Garlits – Legend

Long Saturday Most every drag racing fan will proclaim “Big Daddy” Don Garlits as the greatest drag racer who ever strapped himself into a dragster. But mention it to Garlits, and he will say he never liked being branded this. … Continue reading

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Inside the Playboy Mansion (2001)

Long Saturday Hugh Hefner: meet the man behind the myth, and take a glimpse into one man’s Shangri-La at Hollywood’s most famous address. [1:18:00] YouTube link. Hefner is 90 years old.

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The greatest story ever told

Long Saturday The history of the computer starting with Charles Babbage. Part 1 [24:28] YouTube link. Part 2 [27:00] YouTube link.

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A Hot Dog Program

Long Saturday How about a hot dog for lunch? “A Hot Dog Program” is an all-American celebration of those fabulous and phenomenally popular little sausages in their soft little buns hosted by Rick Sebak. Whether you like your dog with … Continue reading

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Zero Days

Extra Long Saturday – The Story of Stuxnet [1:53:46] Budget some time or bookmark for future viewing. I watched this over two nights and was absolutely riveted. No embed available. View it here.

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Farewell: ETAOIN SHRDLU

Long Saturday The last day of hot metal typesetting at The New York Times. This film shows the entire newspaper production process from hot-metal typesetting to creating stereo moulds to high-speed press operation. At the end of the film, the … Continue reading

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Voyagers

Long Saturday Travel along with the Voyager spacecrafts as they traverse the solar system on their planetary expedition spanning over three decades. [15:07]

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Patent scam

Long Saturday Austin Meyer wrote a flight simulator for the Android OS and put it up for sale on the Google Play store. He was subsequently sued by the patent holder who came up with the idea of the store … Continue reading

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Storing Passwords and Password Cracking

Long Saturday Tom Scott takes us through the insecure ways in which some websites deal with passwords. [9:23] YouTube link. ****** Dr. Mike Pound demonstrates why you should probably change your passwords right now. [20:19] YouTube link.

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Inside DARPA’s attempts to engineer a futuristic super soldier

Long Saturday DARPA is the R&D arm of the Defense Department. There are jobs that are hard, jobs that are very hard, and the damn near impossible jobs are DARPA hard. That’s what they work on. [45:09] YouTube link.

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