– [Narrator] Ah, the beautiful game of soccer. Or as the rest of the world calls it, football. Football is a difficult game. And like any difficult game, it has difficult moves. But the hardest move of them all is the awe-inspiring, God-like, unparalleled, bicycle kick. But the origins of this world-class move are sharply contested between three […]
– Homelessness is a huge issue, and it’s growing nationwide. And a lot of that ends up being intertwined with substance use in general. Here in Denver there’s an entire epidemic going on, and it’s intense. I made a contact ’cause of security with a gentlemen that’s sitting outside the library, and he’s got tons of self-inflicted wounds […]
(ethereal music) (water churns softly) (hair brushes) (toothbrush brushes) (water runs) (pan sizzles) – My name is Sonja Hyppanen, and I’m born in Finland and I’ve been with Sea Shepard for five years now. My training from uni is journalism. I still go back to that job. – [Woman] By far most of the people within Sea Shepard […]
(oriental instrumental music) – [Voiceover] The Shaolin monks of China are an ancient order surrounded in mystery. They spend their lives learning kung fu and Buddhist philosophy. – [Voiceover] After defecting from communist China, one Shaolin monk found himself living in New York, training some unique clients ranging from movie stars to hip hop artists. – [Voiceover] As […]
– [Narrator] With unique mirrors creating the illusion of infinite books, this Chinese library and bookstore is every story lover’s dream come true. (smooth electronic music) While this may look like an ordinary shop from the outside, inside readers are invited to settle in for an otherworldly storytelling adventure. The black mirrored floor is one of two distinct […]
– [Narrator] These nuns can even break bricks with their hands and the purpose behind this practice is sacred. (energetic funk music) (playful music) The Drukpa Order is a branch of Buddhism that has been around for thousands of years but in 2008, the nunnery based in Katmandu, Nepal started to learn Kung Fu as part of their […]
– [Narrator] Chinese Kung Fu dates back thousands of years. Among the hundreds of fighting styles is an obscure technique called body-shrinking. Practitioners trained for years to dislocate their joints for increased flexibility. The style was almost lost to time, and Li is one of the art’s last remaining masters.