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Dark Side Of The ’90s

In this 10 episode series, we see VICE take a look at some of the most captivating pop-culture moments, trends, and personalities of the decade. The '90s were a time of extreme social change and pop culture shifts and here we explore the untold history, revealing secrets, perspectives, and first-hand accounts like you've never seen before.Episode 1: Trash TV: Dirty and Deadly TalkTelevision w

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Pompeii with Michael Buerk

Pompeii is arguably the most famous historical site on Earth, at its height 2,000 years ago it was an important gateway servicing Rome, the center of the world's greatest empire. But violent eruptions from Mount Vesuvius buried this ancient city, capturing its people and its lifestyles on a very typical Roman day.One of the first things that strike you about Pompeii is the sheer size of it, i

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Who Are The Real Peaky Blinders?

Gangs in the early 20th century turn Britains race tracks into battlegrounds. A Birmingham gang called the Brummagems were the top dogs and built up a criminal network reaching far beyond their city. The Brummagems made fortunes from racetrack extortion and beat their rivals mercilessly in order to protect their territory.Over 80 years later in 2003 another Birmingham gang kills innocent bys

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The Etruscans

Who was it that came before the Romans? About 3,000 years ago a mysterious people flourished in ancient Italy, they were rich, eloquent, sophisticated. They indulged themselves, feasting and drinking fine wines, amused themselves with sports and games, and spent their money on fabulous jewelry and works of art, they were called The Etruscans.Their world seemed to be a paradise but it was doom

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The UFO Phenomenon

It is now fairly safe to say that there is something strange happening in our skies, bizarre anomalous objects are being caught on film all around the world flying in unexplained ways. Even the Pentagon has come out and admitted it's true.These craft that seem to be controlled by intelligence are operating above the clouds, in our orceans and in our orbit. They have been captured traveling at

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Wannacry: The Marcus Hutchins Story

Marcus Hutchins is a cybersecurity hero who managed to stop the WannaCry worm in its tracks back in 2017, but in doing so he turned his life upside down, and in this YouTube documentary we hear him tell his story first hand.Hutchins became a cybersecurity celebrity overnight when one day he came back from lunch and saw the news about there being an attack on the NHS's computer systems. This i

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The Deadly Blast of Beirut

At 6:08 pm on August 4th, 2020, in Beirut, Lebanon, it is a sweltering hot day in this ancient Mediterranean city which is home to 2.2 million people. The nation is suffering its worst crisis since the end of the civil war which lasted from 1975 to 1990. Without any economic reform by the new government, the Lebanese pound is collapsing and fresh groceries are hard to come by and the Covid-19 pan

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The Killings of the Three Scottish Soldiers

For two years the BBC Spotlight team worked on the series The Troubles a Secret History revisiting some of the systemic moments of the troubles in Northern Ireland. Investigating some of the more pivotal events that were enormously significant at the time but hardly scrutinised since, like the killings of three young Scottish soldiers found shot dead, their bodies dumped in north Belfast.They

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How Big Is The Universe?

In 1883, German astronomer Heinrich Olbers looked up into the night sky and saw darkness. He wondered that if the universe were infinite and eternally static then, surely shouldn't the night sky shine with the light of infinite stars? Olbers paradox was so compelling that many considered it proof of a finite universe, a cosmos that at some point simply ends.It wasn't until a century later wh

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