Beginning in the 1980s a belief has slowly taken over the world, that neoliberal globalisation with its built in self-regulating mechanisms would finally do away with old institutions like the state and the military and would usher the planet into an era of relative peace and prosperity. 9/11 and the current economic crisis have shown that belief to be largely a my...
Into the Unknown gives us some first hand insight as to the effort that went into building NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. A telescope which is simply revolutionary, measuring in at being 100 times more powerful and the scientific successor to the Hubble Telescope. The telescope itself is sche
A film which dives into the controversy that surrounds ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) which is an intense intervention used to treat children who have autism, a lifelong developmental disorder which affects around 1 percent of the population in the United Kingdom. ABA uses a system of rewards a
We live in a world where objects have permanence and we see cause then effect but a startling phenomenon is revealing that this is not how the universe works at the smallest scales of atoms and tiny particles. Albert Einstein argued this phenomenon couldn't possibly be real but after a century of
Welcome a new and very strange world of nature, it's being taken over by the weird subatomic particles of quantum physics. As a physicist Jim Al-Khalili has spent his working life studying how these particles behave in the laboratory but in this BBC special we see him head out into the natural world
Back in 1995 Ruth Wilson, a 15 year old schoolgirl from Surrey, England simply vanished into thin air. Having left for school on the morning of 27th November 1995, she never made it there but was spotted that evening at a local beauty spot known as Box Hill, after this it would seem that she dropped
Mark Acklom is Britains most notorious conman, in a 30 year criminal career he has defrauded not only his own family but also countless complete strangers. In this Sky special we hear from reporter Martin Brunt who has been tracking Acklom around the United Kingdom as Brunt reveals the true extend o
This is the incredibly strange tale of Howard and his wife Kathy Walmsley, you see one day back in the late 90's Howard told Kathy a little lie, he claimed to have won an £8.9 million jackpot on the British National Lottery and Kathy believed him. As a result the two went on a shopping spree, buying
This is a documentary of how JuniorRank Sports and The United States Marine Corps teamed up to influence the lives of student athletes all over the Country. It goes into detail of the relationship between JuniorRank and The USMC and how they created the first annual Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl
A documentary about 13-year-old Deborah Drapper, who, unlike other British teens has never heard of Britney Spears or Victoria Beckham. She has been brought up in a deeply Christian family and her parents have tried to make sure she and her ten brothers and sisters have grown up protected from the s
In the tradition of "Scratch", HIP HOP LEGENDS tells the story of the genesis of hip hop through specific, in-depth exclusive interviews with legends such as DMC, DJ Skribble, and Affrika Bambaataa and the Zulu Nation.