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On the Up: Electric Gliders | Made in Germany

On the Up: Electric Gliders | Made in Germany

The future supposedly belongs to e-cars. But what about planes? German company Lange Aviation is already working on a further technological revolution.

4 лет назад
At home in the 40s | Video of the day

At home in the 40s | Video of the day

Paying a visit to Ben Sansum is like traveling back in time to another era. He's transformed his house into a 1940s relic.

8 лет назад
Walled in! - The inner German border | DW English

Walled in! - The inner German border | DW English

more: http://www.dw-world.de/english For 28 years, a nearly insurmountable barrier kept people from fleeing East Germany. But then, the dramatic night of ...

9 лет назад
The living statue world champion John Eicke| DW English

The living statue world champion John Eicke| DW English

We're at the annual Living Statue Championship in the Dutch city of Arnhem. John Eicke from Germany is here for the sixth time. His simple white costume sets ...

5 лет назад
Vintage! Porsche-powered Karmann Ghia | Drive it!

Vintage! Porsche-powered Karmann Ghia | Drive it!

Jochen Bader's Karmann Ghia RS is one of a kind. It's part Volkswagen, part Porsche and a whole lot of fun. He took the sporty body of a 1970 Karmann Ghia ...

2 лет назад
A stroke of fate changed history - Germany: Berlin Wall anniversary | Focus on Europe

A stroke of fate changed history - Germany: Berlin Wall anniversary | Focus on Europe

A stroke of fate changed history: on November 9, 1989 a member of the politburo announced at a press conference that East Germans would be free to travel.

4 лет назад
Think big: Cars

Think big: Cars "made in Ghana" | Africa on the Move

Ghanaian inventor Apostle Kwadwo Safo has opened up a factory which produces SUVs and pickups "made in Ghana." Customers include, among others, the ...

2 лет назад
Miniatur Wunderland: The world's largest tiny airport | DW English

Miniatur Wunderland: The world's largest tiny airport | DW English

Miniatur Wunderland, with its small-scale model trains and landscapes, is one of Hamburg's biggest tourist attractions. Highlight: the world's largest miniature ...

8 лет назад
Norway’s tips for achieving happiness | DW English

Norway’s tips for achieving happiness | DW English

Norwegians are on average the happiest people in the world. What's their secret? It has to do with a high living standard, a life close to nature and a generally ...

2 лет назад
The healing power of the whispering witches | European Journal

The healing power of the whispering witches | European Journal

An area in eastern Poland, not far from the border with Belarus is home to the so-called "whispering witches." They are healers who are very much in demand ...

5 лет назад
Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood Star | Journal Interview

Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood Star | Journal Interview

Bollywood: Illusion and Reality in India's Dream Factory.

9 лет назад
Seeing the funny side of the German language | DW English

Seeing the funny side of the German language | DW English

False friends, ridiculous grammar and never-ending nouns. German is by no means an easy language, but it has its funny side too, as we find out in this week's ...

2 месяцев назад
The world's tastiest croissant | Euromaxx

The world's tastiest croissant | Euromaxx

Benjamin Turquier makes the best croissants in Paris. His creations have even won prizes! So what's the secret to his success? More Euromaxx: ...

2 лет назад
Building with textile concrete | Tomorrow Today

Building with textile concrete | Tomorrow Today

Reinforced concrete is heavy and its steel skeleton vulnerable to rust. Now researchers have replaced the steel with carbon fibre mesh. The result is lighter and ...

2 лет назад
Arts.21 | Dance Theater

Arts.21 | Dance Theater

The news of the sudden death of Pina Bausch sent shock waves through the dance world. Not even three weeks ago,she was celebrating the premiere of her ...

9 лет назад
Bavaria - In the Footsteps of King Ludwig II | Discover Germany

Bavaria - In the Footsteps of King Ludwig II | Discover Germany

Ludwig II of Bavaria had castles and palaces built that reflected all his dreams and desires. That's how he became known as the fairy-tale king - a fascinating ...

6 лет назад
Zimbabwe farm yields fruit after return of Smart family | DW English

Zimbabwe farm yields fruit after return of Smart family | DW English

After Emmerson Mnangagwa ousted Robert Mugabe from power, Robert Smart and his family returned to the lands they had been forced from last year.

5 месяцев назад
What is the greenhouse effect? | Global Ideas

What is the greenhouse effect? | Global Ideas

From droughts to monsoons and extreme weather patterns, climate change may be easy to see and feel, but the issues surrounding it are often far more complex ...

6 лет назад
Video of the day | Narrowest house in Europe

Video of the day | Narrowest house in Europe

The northern German city of Kiel lays claim to having the narrowest house in Europe. It's not the smallest - because it does have six stories - but at it's narrowest ...

9 лет назад
Philippines: Plastic Bottles go Solar | Global 3000

Philippines: Plastic Bottles go Solar | Global 3000

In the Philippines' urban slums, families are unable to afford electricity and often have no access to the grid anyway. But Filipino actor Illac Diaz is looking to ...

6 лет назад
Vinyl Records | Made in Germany

Vinyl Records | Made in Germany

Sales of vinyl records around the world are higher than they've been since 1991. Long pronounced dead, vinyl has reestablished itself, and is enjoying fresh ...

7 лет назад
Icons of European Design 01 - Dieter Rams and Verner Panton | euromaxx

Icons of European Design 01 - Dieter Rams and Verner Panton | euromaxx

We go decade-by-decade looking at the most important designs created. We start with the 1960s and examine the works of Dieter Rams and Verner Panton.

8 лет назад
Iconic Designs: The loft cube | DW English

Iconic Designs: The loft cube | DW English

The loft cube is designed for people on the move. When they change locations they can take their home with them. More information: ...

9 лет назад
Egypt: The Amazing Forest in the Desert | Global 3000

Egypt: The Amazing Forest in the Desert | Global 3000

Fertile land is scarce in Egypt. All of life depends on water from the Nile River. 85 million Eyptians are settled along its banks. The rest of the country is desert.

5 лет назад
100 Years of Leica Photography | Euromaxx

100 Years of Leica Photography | Euromaxx

An exhibition in Hamburg "Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography" illuminates many aspects of small-format photography showing some 500 works.

4 лет назад
Living in a greenhouse | Euromaxx

Living in a greenhouse | Euromaxx

Garden shop owners Thomas and Monika Till live and work amidst palms, ponds, and roses – thereby fulfilling their dream of living in nature. The price they pay ...

2 лет назад
A Mexican Company in Germany | Made in Germany

A Mexican Company in Germany | Made in Germany

Mexico-based Cemex is the world's third-largest cement maker. The management team at its center of German operations are all German, however.

7 лет назад
German Bread - Mass Production vs. Master Baker? | Made in Germany

German Bread - Mass Production vs. Master Baker? | Made in Germany

The Englert family from south-western Germany has been making bread for 90 years, and now has five bakeries. Their biggest rivals are the industrial bakers ...

6 лет назад
Costa Concordia to be dismantled in Genoa | Business Brief

Costa Concordia to be dismantled in Genoa | Business Brief

Last summer, the wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia was refloated and towed to the Italian port of Genoa. Genoa is where the Costa Concordia was ...

4 лет назад
Stephen Wiltshire: The autistic urban artist with the photographic memory  | DW English

Stephen Wiltshire: The autistic urban artist with the photographic memory | DW English

Diagnosed with autism at the age of 3, British artist Stephen Wiltshire is now an internationally successful artist who draws and paints complex cityscapes aided ...

8 месяцев назад
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