Daniel Tammet, The Boy with the Incredible Brain View
Daniel Tammet, The Boy with the Incredible Brain
This is the story of Daniel Tammet, the boy who claims that since he was 4 years-old, he's been able to do huge mathematical calculations in his head. In August
Quantum Leap View
Quantum Leap
Lying just beneath everyday reality is a breathtaking world, where much of what we perceive about the universe is wrong. Physicist Brian Greene takes us on a journey that bends
Short and Male View
Society55 Mins
Short and Male
A short guy who is sensitive about his height is in deep trouble. Most people don't understand the changes that a short man has to make in order to live
Supersize vs Superskinny View
Health360 Mins
Supersize vs Superskinny
Do you dream of being super skinny? Think again. We're in the grip of an epidemic, we're obsessed with the way we eat and the way we see our bodies.
Who Gets the Best Jobs? View
Society59 Mins
Who Gets the Best Jobs?
Not since the early 20th century has society in Britain been so unequal. Birth and not worth has become more and more a key determinant about peoples life chances. It's
Fukushima’s Cancer Hotspot View
Health27 Mins
Fukushima’s Cancer Hotspot
It's been over 2 years since the earth shook and the waves came, and like Chernobyl, Fukushima became an infamous place name for nuclear cataclysm. It's been a huge and
The Fake Trade View
Crime95 Mins
The Fake Trade
There are plenty of people out there who don't care if the goods they're wearing are the real thing or knock-offs, as long as they look like the original and
Sochi Winter Olympics: Mountains of Money View
Sport17 Mins
Sochi Winter Olympics: Mountains of Money
Russia's 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi has cost about $50 billion dollars, and like other sporting events, it's as much about money as it is about sports. From merchandising, sponsorships,
Japan’s Virtual Girlfriends View
Society58 Mins
Japan’s Virtual Girlfriends
Our planets population is 7 billion and counting. And when you come to Tokyo, it feels like most of them live here. But Japan is so different to any other
The 16-Year-Old Killer: Cyntoia’s Story View
Crime57 Mins
The 16-Year-Old Killer: Cyntoia’s Story
In 2004, 16 year-old Cyntoia Brown was arrested for the murder of 43 year-old Johnny Allen. This documentary follows Brown from the first week of her arrest to her trial.
Secrets of the Playing Card View
Mystery45 Mins
Secrets of the Playing Card
A deck of playing cards, you can cut them, shuffle them and deal them out. Millions use them to play games with them, create magical illusions or use them to
The Girl Who Never Ate View
Health47 Mins
The Girl Who Never Ate
We all take eating for granted, we chew, we swallow and we don't give it much thought, but without it we each would die. For one little girl, eating has
Waiting for a Heartbeat View
Health49 Mins
Waiting for a Heartbeat
Miscarriage is the most common complication in pregnancy, but for many women it's an experience that is destined to be repeated time and again. According to estimates, it's not uncommon
Defeating the Hackers View
Defeating the Hackers
The greatest threat to our world today is the keyboard. But in the perplexed world of quantum mechanics, one group of code-breaking scientists, who are equipped with possibly the earth's
Haze View
Health81 Mins
Haze
On the afternoon of September 16, 2004, freshman Lynn Gordon Bailey Jr., pledged Chi Psi Fraternity at the University of Colorado. The morning after, the 18 year-old was found dead,
The Zoot Suit Riots View
History51 Mins
The Zoot Suit Riots
On a clear night of August 1942, a group of Mexican American teenagers from LA's 38th street headed to a swimming hole called sleepy lagoon. Riding in the car was
Off the Chain View
Crime50 Mins
Off the Chain
America is in a war that most citizens don't even know exists. They're in a war with what was once one of America's favorite pets. But how did they go
My Car is My Lover View
Biography45 Mins
My Car is My Lover
Many years ago in an ordinary house, in an ordinary British town, a most extraordinary love affair was being conducted. A young man, we'll call him George, had become obsessed
Vox Populi, Methods of Manipulation View
Conspiracy117 Mins
Vox Populi, Methods of Manipulation
Around the world, police states are becoming the dominant form of government. Even citizens from countries train to perceive themselves as free, are fast becoming aware that they are living
What Makes Me Tic? View
Health39 Mins
What Makes Me Tic?
Tourette's was once considered rare and bizarre, a neurological condition often associated with the exclamation of obscene words or socially inappropriate outbursts. It's a syndrome that has been used in
Globesity: Fat’s New Frontier View
Health60 Mins
Globesity: Fat’s New Frontier
The world is getting very fat, very fast, and just when you thought the obesity epidemic belonged to the wealthy countries, it appears the epidemic has spread to the poor