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Season 2 2019
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  • 2019-09-26T07:00:00Z on Netflix
  • 20 mins
  • 3 hours, 20 mins (10 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary
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10 episodes

2x01 Cults

  • Season Premiere

    2019-09-26T07:00:00Z — 20 mins

How do cults lure people in and exert control? Learn a cult’s telltale signs, and how loneliness and life online makes indoctrination easier than ever.

2x02 Billionaires

  • 2019-10-03T07:00:00Z — 20 mins

There are more billionaires than ever. But how does this vast accumulation of wealth affect the world? Mark Cuban and Bernie Sanders offer insights.

2x03 Animal Intelligence

  • 2019-10-10T07:00:00Z — 20 mins

What goes on inside an animal's mind? Figuring out how they think and feel might just be the key to understanding our own place in the world.

2x04 Athleisure

  • 2019-10-17T07:00:00Z — 20 mins

It began with bloomers. Then came spandex. Now we sport leggings and other activewear everywhere. How did comfy, casual clothing go mainstream?

2x05 Coding

  • 2019-10-24T07:00:00Z — 20 mins

Computer code now controls how we live. But how did these programming languages evolve? And how can they be used to build a new and better world?

2x06 Pirates

  • 2019-10-31T07:00:00Z — 20 mins

In pop culture, pirates are often depicted as booty-looting rogues, but their history is far more complicated. See how they became enemies of humanity.

2x07 The Next Pandemic

  • 2019-11-07T08:00:00Z — 20 mins

If you're not worried about a looming global pandemic, you probably should be. Are we prepared for an outbreak? Bill Gates and other experts weigh in.

2x08 The Future of Meat

  • 2019-11-14T08:00:00Z — 20 mins

The planet's current rate of meat consumption is unprecedented -- and becoming unsustainable. In the future, will meat alternatives be the answer?

2x09 Beauty

  • 2019-11-21T08:00:00Z — 20 mins

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but what exactly makes things such as art and architecture aesthetically pleasing, and why do we like looking?

2x10 Diamonds

  • 2019-11-28T08:00:00Z — 20 mins

A diamond is forever. But why is that? Dig into how these mined pieces of carbon became both a status symbol and a sparkly sign of everlasting love.

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