Stranger than Fiction
A Series of Documentaries shown on Channel 5 UK
Although this series featured on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, the documentaries have undoubtedly been syndicated all over the world.
The Stranger than Fiction Series was a fairly short series and only a few are featured here.
The Real Flying Saucers looks, not at alien visitors or extraterrestrial craft, but at the real development work that was carried out, mostly in top-secret, beginning during the 2nd World War when the Germans began work on a radical new aircraft design.
Megalightning is a recently discovered meteorological phenomenon that could have far-reaching and serious consequences for aircraft design and space exploration.
We're all familiar with earthquakes and the devastation they can cause. But are we due a cataclysmic tremor? The megaquake documentary thinks we are actually overdue for one.
A mummified body found high on a Tibetan mountain baffles scientists. Is it possible, as locals suggest, that this man mummified himself? The remarkably well preserved body, shows no trace of traditional embalming, so why has the body not decomposed?
Young Ahad Israfil suffered horrendous injuries following a freak shooting accident resulting in the loss of half of his brain. Remarkably he survived confounding doctors and brain surgeons.
The latest addition to this section is about global warming and is very likely to be controversial as it flies in the face of current orthodoxy.