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  • Evil Knows: In the Name of Science

    Episode1: Bloodhound
    Evil’s task: shake off the world’s best bloodhound with evil nasty tricks.

    Call him funny. Call him crazy. Call him outrageous. But there is one thing you should never ever call him: boring!!! Evil Jared Hasselhoff is bassist for the band Bloodhound Gang, DJ, event entert...

  • Evil Knows: In the Name of Science

    Episode 2: Sleepless
    Evil battles against sleep. Can he stay awake for 96 hours straight?

    Call him funny. Call him crazy. Call him outrageous. But there is one thing you should never ever call him: boring!!! Evil Jared Hasselhoff is bassist for the band Bloodhound Gang, DJ, event entertainer,...

  • Evil Knows: In the Name of Science

    Chili always burns twice - with Evil Jared, let’s make it eight for good measure. Why? Because Jared ventures into the world of super hot chili peppers!

    First stop: Mexico. Jalapenos are eaten for breakfast there. Jared’s fire-eating trip leads him on to New York. He visits a chef who cooks ...

  • Evil Knows: In the Name of Science

    First of all Jared will fulfill a dream - driving a Formula One car. In a double-seater in France, he will be pressed into the seat at 3 G - a test for the neck muscles. Barely time to catch his breath then Jared moves on to the centrifuge. Here Jared goes up against 5 G forces. But that will "on...

  • Evil Knows: In the Name of Science

    Yeeeehaaaa! In our minds, we have a clear picture of cowboys, they are more like gangsters than cattle rustlers. In this episode, Evil Jared lives the real cowboy life. Sitting for days in the saddle, making sure none of the cattle wander off, sleeping under the stars next to a campfire - with th...

  • Evil Knows: In the Name of Science

    „Howdy“ says the cat fish and [swallows] bites the redneck’s arm. He in turn fishes the 30 kilo cat fish out of the water and struggles to keep a hold of it. The guy with the fish is Jared’s instructor today. Because Jared is participating in the traditional okie noodling tournament. No small fi...

  • The Super Comet: Part 1 - The Impact

    Bolstered by scientific facts, this chilling docu-drama depicts how the world as we know it would come to an end if a giant asteroid slammed into the Earth. Using lavish CGI, ten renowned scientists from various fields sketch plausible scenarios that include devastating firestorms, gigantic tsuna...

  • The Super Comet: Part 2 - On a Strange Planet

    Bolstered by scientific facts, this chilling docu-drama depicts how the world as we know it would come to an end if a giant asteroid slammed into the Earth. Using lavish CGI, ten renowned scientists from various fields sketch plausible scenarios that include devastating firestorms, gigantic tsuna...

  • Ocean Stories I: The Giant and The Phantom

    Underwater film-maker Thomas Behrend tracks down the biggest and the rarest predators of the Mediterranean: sperm whales and monk seals.

    Sperm whales in the Mediterranean? Is the most popular holiday spot for Germans really home to the biggest predator on our planet? It is common knowledge tha...

  • Ocean Stories II: Manatees and Molas

    Underwater film-maker Thomas Behrend sets off in search of two mysterious giants of the ocean depths: Manatees and Molas.

    The ocean occupies more than two-thirds of our planet's surface, constituting an extreme habitat with dimensions beyond our comprehension and a variety of lifeforms that ca...

  • Ocean Stories III: Dolphins and Whales

    Two Germans show their deep passion for the sea and its beautiful creatures.

    Ute Margreff lives on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, Florian Graner in the Puget Sound in the Northwest of the USA. Both Germans share a deep passion for the sea and its creatures. About 10 years ago Ute Margreff got to kn...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: The Giants of Rurutu

    Humpback whales have come back from the brink of extinction, but they are still difficult to approach in the water and their behaviour and vocalisations pose many unsolved questions. Dr. Michael Poole wants to find out if the whales respond differently to a silent freediver compared to convention...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: Shark Paradise of Polynesia

    French Polynesia’s great hammerhead sharks are extraordinarily shy animals and still pose many questions, not least where they go during their annual migration. Freediver Frederic Buyle and cameraman Christian Petron team up with scientist Dr. Johan Mourir to investigate these bizarre predators.
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  • Adventure Ocean Quest: Fragile Mediterranean

    Many of the Mediterranean’s coastal waters around harbour cities like Marseille were polluted mercilessly in the past, and much of the local reef life died. Now there is change in the air: pollution has been reduced and artificial reefs encourage wildlife to return. Frederic carries out wildlife ...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: The White Sharks of Guadalupe

    The great white shark has a fearsome reputation and diving with them is definitely a risky business. But Frederic wants to show a different side of the infamous great white: Mexican scientist Dr. Mauricio Hoyos believes that their aggression is triggered by excessive disturbance in the water. He ...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: 24 Hours on the Reef

    The atoll of Fakarava in Polynesia is a true underwater paradise with an extraordinary diversity of wildlife. Frederic’s freediving mission here is very ambitious: he investigates the atoll’s 24-hour rhythm of life by diving with its residents around the clock and recording the reef’s sounds. Doc...

  • The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning

    A report on new climate change discoveries made in Antarctica.

    Al Gore’s Academy Award-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" has done a lot to raise the international awareness of the environmental issue of global warming. But where do things stand today? "The Antarctica Challenge: A Glo...

  • Mysteries of the Abyss: A Science Revolution

    The deep sea – the biggest single habitat on Earth, marked by eternal darkness, icy temperatures and immense pressure. This gripping 50-minute film follows the biologists Christian Lott and Nicole Dubilier into the inhospitable depths of the ocean in pursuit of new species and groundbreaking disc...