How can we make progress on a problem as huge and seemingly intractable as poverty? How can we not? There is no silver bullet to eradicating poverty, but all across the country, a diverse array of social entrepreneurs are doing their part to take on this monumental challenge, building amazing organizations that are having a real impact in their communities. Catalysts, a Freethink original series presented by Stand Together, will take viewers to the frontlines of the fight against poverty to understand the challenges we face and meet the people behind some of the most innovative solutions to this complicated issue.
Superhuman is a Freethink original series about the amazing advances in medical innovation that are making the present look more like a sci-fi depiction of the future. Join us as we meet the engineers, entrepreneurs, doctors and patients who are giving people a new lease on life today, while building our superhuman future of tomorrow.Watch Trailer
There’s an invisible war being waged. And we’re all part of it. Foreign governments are hacking major corporations. Major corporations are collecting massive amounts of consumer data. And the NSA is listening…to everything. But a new generation of programmers armed with powerful technology is rising up and fighting back. Freethink presents a new original series: Coded.Watch Trailer
The rapid development of science and technology today is bringing with it bold, controversial ... and sometimes weird discoveries and experiments. On the Fringe explores the out-of-the-box ideas that might make us cringe today, but could become the norm tomorrow. These ideas are so crazy they just might change the world.
Across the globe, innovative entrepreneurs are racing to develop new businesses that could dramatically improve people’s lives. But startups are hard work, and success is far from guaranteed. Join us as we profile the next generation of challenger companies and get an intimate view of where they are on their journey to transform an entire industry—and change the world.Watch Trailer
In July of 2011, the U.S. suspended its decades-long Space Shuttle program, officially ending an era of space exploration that began over half a century ago. But unbeknownst to many, a new era of private space exploration has already begun ... and it’s firing on all cylinders. Freethink's new original series, The New Space Race, is the story of a 21st-century revolution.Watch Trailer
We’re living in a golden age of amateur tinkering. But this isn’t your uncle taking apart a radio in his garage. As technology gets better and cheaper, virtually anyone with a computer and a novel idea can make their ideas come to life.
In the midst of some of the world's most intense religious, political and cultural conflicts, these incredible individuals are pioneering new ways to connect with those on opposing sides. It isn’t always easy. The personal costs can be enormous and the odds of success are far from certain, but for some, accepting things as they are just isn't an option.Watch Trailer
Want to see into the future? We’d all like to, and experts do their best to forecast what’s to come. But, still, even they can get it wrong...like, really wrong. From “the population bomb” to the Y2K scare, Freethink presents an original series about the bad predictions made by some of our brightest minds throughout history. The world is complex and the future, well, it loves to surprise you...