Get.factual

Get.factual is a documentary VOD streaming service, covering history, science, technology, and nature.

Food

Season 1

Food

There was a time when humans stopped hunting for food – and started growing it. We have built complex food economies based on the domestication of farm animals and their byproducts.

There was a time when humans stopped hunting for food – and started growing it. We have built complex food economies based on the domestication of farm animals and their byproducts.

Covering

Humans have relied on animals for shelter and warmth; from wool, to silk, to leather - wearing animals is no longer a necessity, but a fashion statement.

Humans have relied on animals for shelter and warmth; from wool, to silk, to leather - wearing animals is no longer a necessity, but a fashion statement.

Beasts of Burden

Throughout history, humans have needed some extra muscle to get work done. From growing food, to heavy lifting, to transportation, we've always relied on ‘beasts of burden’.

Throughout history, humans have needed some extra muscle to get work done. From growing food, to heavy lifting, to transportation, we've always relied on ‘beasts of burden’.

Companionship

If there is one function animals serve that hasn’t been forgotten, it’s companionship. Animals are our pets, allies, and ‘man’s best friend’.

If there is one function animals serve that hasn’t been forgotten, it’s companionship. Animals are our pets, allies, and ‘man’s best friend’.

Plagues

For most of our history, people have fallen victim to crippling diseases spread by animals of all shapes and sizes.

For most of our history, people have fallen victim to crippling diseases spread by animals of all shapes and sizes.

Inspiration

Like no other species before us, humans have created and developed art, music and science. But our creativity would be stunted, were it not for our fellow animals.

Like no other species before us, humans have created and developed art, music and science. But our creativity would be stunted, were it not for our fellow animals.