In Defense of Food
Manufacturer: PBS Brand: PBS Model: 34857808
Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants. With those seven words, journalist Michael Pollan distills a careers worth of reporting into a prescription for reversing the damage being done to peoples health by todays industrially-driven Western diet. Pollan offers a clear answer to one of the most urgent questions of our time: What should I eat to be healthy?
Brain Games Season 5
Manufacturer: 20th Century Fox Model: 33569537
National Geographic s hit series, Brain Games, returns for a 5th season of truly mind-blowing experiments and interactive games that mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of the brain. Hosted by Jason Silva.
Uranium: Twisting the Dragon's Tail
Manufacturer: PBS Brand: PBS
2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the most profound change in the history of human enterprise; the unleashing of the elemental force within Uranium. Join host Dr. Derek Muller on a global adventure to reveal the cultural, scientific, and natural history of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth. This is the extraordinary, untold story of Uranium.
Rossini: La Donna del Lago (Blu-Ray)
Manufacturer: Warner Classics/Parlophone Brand: DIDONATO,JOYCE/FLOREZ,JUAN DIEGO Model: 35224591
Joyce DiDonato can do almost anything. She can sing high and low, loud and soft, and somehow make it all seem natural. She can manage florid runs and agitated climaxes as if they were expressive devices, not just vocal pyrotechnics. She can look sweetly demure, fondling flowers, or awesomely heroic, confronting royalty. She can make a simple gown look elegant, and a small gesture look big. Most important, she can reinforce such achievements with a mezzo-soprano â€” maybe a soprano sfogato â€” equally notable for richness and purity. - Martin Bernheimer, Wall Street Journal Joyce DiDonato is the worldâ€™s greatest living mezzo-soprano, thrilling audiences with, and garnering universal critical acclaim for, her expression, stagecraft, and flawless technique. The reception of her performances in the Paul Curran production of Rossiniâ€™s La Donna del Lago for the Metropolitan Opera were no exception, and this DVD and Bluray release, whose stellar cast includes Juan Diego Florez, John Osborn and Daniela Barcellona, cements this as a signature role for DiDonato.
Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul
Manufacturer: PBS Brand: Pbs (Direct)
After a lifetime in the kitchen, Jacques PÃ©pin brings you his final series, with more than 100 recipes and his impeccable technique. It showcases the warmth, wit, and mastery of a culinary icon. Jacques passion, humor, and culinary skills are at their best as he shares memories and wisdom from more than half a century in the kitchen.
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