Scientists have found more evidence that the Indonesian "Hobbit" skeletons belong to a new species of human - and not modern pygmies. The three foot tall, pound humans roamed the Indonesian island of Flores, perhaps up to 8,000 years ago. Since the discovery, researchers have argued vehemently as to the identity of these diminutive people. The team, which discovered the tiny remains in Liang Bua cave on Flores, contends that the population belongs to the species Homo floresiensis separate from our own grouping Homo sapiens.
A medium experiences the torture of a prison snitch killed by other inmates; two soldiers in Iraq are startled by ghostly encounters in abandoned bunkers; a police officer witnesses paranormal activity in a deserted spa; a spirit in an old hotel celebrates with one guest and terrifies another; and a deceased mom grants her daughter's last wish--to visit her from the other side.
The natural world is full of awe-inspiring examples of the way nature transforms simplicity into complexity. From trees to clouds to humans – after watching this film you’ll never be able to look at the world in the same way again. Find out more about the secret life of chaos. Professor Jim Al-Khalili sets out to uncover one of the great mysteries of science, how does a universe that starts off as dust end up with intelligent life? How does order emerge from disorder? It’s a mind-bending, counterintuitive and for many people a deeply troubling idea.
Actor Val Kilmer lends his voicing talents as your narrator while exploring both the damage being done and community efforts to take back America. American Meth is a cross-country journey that focuses on several facets of the methamphetamine epidemic and its effects. From the oil fields of Wyoming and New Mexico to the homeless in Portland and the teens of Montana, filmmaker Justin Hunt spins a blue-collar tale of tragedy and triumph.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili’s documentary series about the basic building block of our universe, the atom. He explores how studying the atom forced us to rethink the nature of reality itself, discovers how there might be parallel universes in which different versions of us exist and finds out that ‘empty’ space isn’t empty at all. Al-Khalili shows how the world we think we know turns out to be a tiny sliver of an infinitely weirder universe than which we could have conceived.