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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
Just how orderly are the Germans? | Meet the Germans

Just how orderly are the Germans? | Meet the Germans

There must be order – or so goes the German saying. Rachel Stewart takes a look at the German love affair with rules, organization and order. Rachel is on a ...

1 недель назад
Airbus puts super jumbo A380 out of production | DW News

Airbus puts super jumbo A380 out of production | DW News

The era of the Airbus A380 superjumbo passenger jet is coming to a close. Passengers have always been big fans of the A 380 and have given the plane high ...

1 недель 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
German idioms you really shouldn't take literally | Meet the Germans

German idioms you really shouldn't take literally | Meet the Germans

From offended sausages to tap-dancing bears – these idiomatic expressions bring a little poetry to the German language. Rachel Stewart is on a mission to ...

1 месяцев 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 ...

10 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 ...

3 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
A guide to making small talk in Germany | Meet the Germans

A guide to making small talk in Germany | Meet the Germans

It's often said that the Germans don't really 'do' small talk. But, as Rachel Stewart finds out in this week's episode of Meet the Germans, there are still a few tricks ...

3 месяцев 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
Biomass Briquets from Cambodia | Global ideas

Biomass Briquets from Cambodia | Global ideas

Wood is the main source of energy in Cambodia, which has resulted in widespread deforestation. In response, French NGOs have developed an alternative ...

7 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
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
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
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 ...

10 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
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
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.

8 месяцев 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
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
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
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
Christmas Specialties (1) Lebkuchen from Germany | euromaxx

Christmas Specialties (1) Lebkuchen from Germany | euromaxx

Christmas time offers a wealth of traditional holiday treats. Our euromaxx reporter Mathias Stamm set out to try his hand at making some of the best-known ...

8 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 ...

10 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
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 ...

11 месяцев назад
A Tight Squeeze: Warsaw's Keret House | Euromaxx

A Tight Squeeze: Warsaw's Keret House | Euromaxx

One hundred and fifty two centimeters might not be wide enough for a car to fit, but Polish architect and designer Jakub Szczęsny has managed to fit a flat into a ...

6 лет назад
125 Years of the Pilatus Cogwheel Railway | Euromaxx

125 Years of the Pilatus Cogwheel Railway | Euromaxx

The Pilatus Railway in Switzerland is the steepest cog railway in the world - and it's considered an engineering marvel. It leads from Lake Lucerne up to the top ...

5 лет назад
Westvleteren 12 - Belgian Beer | Euromaxx

Westvleteren 12 - Belgian Beer | Euromaxx

This beer has been produced and sold by monks in a small town in Belgium for more than 160 years. It has 12 per cent alcohol and experts list it among the best ...

7 лет назад
The Slo Mo Guys | euromaxx

The Slo Mo Guys | euromaxx

Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy are the"The Slow Mo Guys"- two Brits who film themselves getting in messes in slow-motion. Their films have become very popular ...

7 лет назад
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