Vice: Die Trying – The Battle for ALS Treatment

The 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge raised millions of dollars for ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease. While the social media wave gave new life to ALS research, there is still no viable treatment, and access to experimental drugs is limited. Battling ALS herself, VICE editor Angelina Fanous meets with patients and …

Vice: Student Debt / Fecal Medicine

Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student loans –second only to home mortgages. The rise in student loan borrowing is tied to skyrocketing tuition rates, which are up 226% since 1980. VICE reports from America’s college campuses to explore how a spigot of easy money from the federal government is jacking …

The Cola Wars (Documentary)

This upload is 100% Non Profit. I have made no money off of this video. Coke or Pepsi? This documentary covers the inventions of Cola, arguable American’s favorite drink. Tracing the history of both Coke, Pepsi, and various other brands of cola that came about throughout history. Coca, first invented …

Vice: The End of Polio / Collateral Damage

Pakistan is the last battleground in the fight to eradicate polio: since the late 80s, new cases of the wild disease have dropped from hundreds of thousands per year to just hundreds. But in Pakistan’s poorest areas, there is widespread distrust of vaccinators, and the Pakistani Taliban have openly condoned …

Vice: Beating Blindness / White Collar Weed

Doctors and researchers are making incredible strides in the fight against blindness with new assistive technologies and advances in surgical techniques. This means that many patients who’ve lost sight entirely can now regain visual perception and the independence that comes with it–a process that can be as disorienting as it …

Foreign Correspondent: Going Undercover In Venezuela

It’s got more oil than any country on the planet, but its people eat garbage and gangsters rule. Defying a media ban, we go undercover in the one-time socialist idyll of Venezuela. Watch Foreign Correspondent on iview: iview.abc.net.au/programs/foreign-correspondent SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/ABCNEWSAUS About Foreign Correspondent: Foreign Correspondent is the prime-time international public …

Real Stories: The Real Sleeping Beauty

Check out our new website for more incredible documentaries: HD and ad-free. goo.gl/LwMcmY In 1984, 18 year old Sarah Scantlin was run over by a drunk driver. The severe brain injuries left her in a coma for twenty years. Doctors had to remove the part of her brain that governs …

The Dangerous World Of Ayahuasca | Foreign Correspondent

Thousands of travellers are flocking to the Amazon to chase the highs of the ayahuasca plant. Tragically, some never return. Read more: ab.co/2ngVNMF Watch Foreign Correspondent on iview: iview.abc.net.au/programs/foreign-correspondent SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/ABCNEWSAUS About Foreign Correspondent: Foreign Correspondent is the prime-time international public affairs program on Australia’s national broadcaster, ABC-TV. We produce …

Test Your Tongue: The Science of Taste

A leading expert in taste and a popular food writer look at our understanding of the science of taste and the chemical underpinnings of flavors and foods. Learn about your own tastebuds by sampling miracle fruit, artichokes, fruit strips, and more! Linda Bartoshuk, Ph.D. (NAS) is an internationally known researcher …