Documentaries listed

Kim Peek is arguably the world's most famous savant and the inspiration behind the Oscar-winning film, Rain Man. Described as 'a living Google', Kim is a confounding mix of disability and brilliance that has baffled neurosurgeons. Most savants have only one dominating interest, but Kim seems to soak up everything: from sport to politics and even the minutiae of the British monarchy.

People,Genetics,Interviews

The Real Rain Man

Kim Peek is arguably the world's most famous savant and the inspiration behind the Oscar-winning film, Rain Man. Described as 'a living Google', Kim is a confounding mix of disability and brilliance that has baffled neurosurgeons. Most savants have only one dominating interest, but Kim seems to soak up everything: from sport to politics and even the minutiae of the British monarchy.
August 29, 2014 - [ 1 part ]


History,People,Places

New York's Secret Underground World

August 29, 2014 - [ 1 part ]
The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands. The trench is about 2,550 kilometres (1,580 mi) long but has an average width of only 69 kilometres (43 mi). It reaches a maximum-known depth of 10.911 km (10,911 ± 40 m) or 6.831 mi (36,069 ± 131 ft) at the Challenger Deep, a small slot-shaped valley in its floor, at its southern end, although some unrepeated measurements place the deepest portion at 11.03 kilometres (6.85 mi).

Places,Geology,Life,Zoology

Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands. The trench is about 2,550 kilometres (1,580 mi) long but has an average width of only 69 kilometres (43 mi). It reaches a maximum-known depth of 10.911 km (10,911 ± 40 m) or 6.831 mi (36,069 ± 131 ft) at the Challenger Deep, a small slot-shaped valley in its floor, at its southern end, although some unrepeated measurements place the deepest portion at 11.03 kilometres (6.85 mi).
August 29, 2014 - [ 1 part ]


History,People,Places,Economics,Culture

History The Gold Rush

May 31, 2014 - [ 1 part ]


History,People,Interviews,Culture

Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection Documentary

May 31, 2014 - [ 1 part ]

America's First Nations

War,History,People,Places,Civilization,Culture

History of the Iroquois

America's First Nations
April 25, 2014 - [ 1 part ]


History,Places,Genetics,Life,Language

Lives of Neanderthals

April 25, 2014 - [ 1 part ]


History,People,Genetics,Civilization

EVOLUTION: THE MIND'S BIG BANG

April 25, 2014 - [ 1 part ]
Whether dictated by the need for speed, population density or a host of other factors, the biological world resolves and evolves around size.

Science,Genetics,Life,Zoology

Evolution of Shape

Whether dictated by the need for speed, population density or a host of other factors, the biological world resolves and evolves around size.
January 28, 2014 - [ 1 part ]
Skin is absolutely amazing, far more complex and versatile than we ever give it credit for. It makes up 16% of your body weight is the largest organ in the human body, allows birds to fly and mammals to nurse their young and provides a lifelong defense against predators and parasites alike.

Science,Genetics,Life,Zoology

Evolution of Skin

Skin is absolutely amazing, far more complex and versatile than we ever give it credit for. It makes up 16% of your body weight is the largest organ in the human body, allows birds to fly and mammals to nurse their young and provides a lifelong defense against predators and parasites alike.
January 28, 2014 - [ 1 part ]