Intricate Paper Snowflakes Ornaments

Intricate Paper Snowflakes Ornaments

Our DIY expert Hang-Shuen Lee shows how to make unique Christmas tree ornaments from paper snowflakes. All you need is paper, scissors, a box cutter, glue and a little imagination.
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Turning classic masterpieces into Pop Art

Turning classic masterpieces into Pop Art

In one of Tomoko Nagao's works, Venus de Milo pops out of a Play Station console instead of a scallop shell. Nagao uses contemporary culture symbols to create colorful Micro Pop updates of classic masterpieces.
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Adrenalin rush: Freerider Benedikt Mayr

Adrenalin rush: Freerider Benedikt Mayr

German freerider Benedikt Mayr loves his adrenalin-fueled sport. He travels the globe, in search of mighty mountains and steep slopes. And he makes videos of his eye-watering stunts, too.
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Ever brighter - the business of light

Ever brighter - the business of light

It's been more than a century since the first lightbulbs lit up our homes. Today we can use our smartphones to regulate LEDs all over the house: to make them brighter, more colorful, to automatically switch on or off. Light has become smart.
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Bumper harvest with LEDs

Bumper harvest with LEDs

The global population is exploding, cities are mushrooming and more farmland is needed. So why not turn high-rise buildings into greenhouses, with the latest LED lamps providing light? A huge opportunity for traditional light bulb manufacturers.
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"I can hear when someone's lying"

"I can hear when someone's lying"

Lawyer Pamela Pabst is blind. In the courtroom she's unable to assess photos or other visual evidence. But what she lacks in eyesight, she more than makes up for with her other senses. As a result she's been very successful in her chosen career.
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Turning light into money

Turning light into money

They can't read or write, but they're learning to become entrepreneurs. After undergoing training at Barefoot College in India, 60 women from all over the world will return to their villages, with the skills to install and repair solar systems.
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Sleepless in Berlin!

Sleepless in Berlin!

What to do when you can't sleep at night? Count sheep? Well if you're Olaf KRIEGER you hit the town. And he's clearly not alone - it feels like the whole city is awake. Don't waste your time, make the most of your nights!
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Internet per Laser

Internet per Laser

Billions of people don't have access to high-speed internet. Many live in remote regions without cable or fiber-optic broadband. But laser beams can reach anywhere. The German startup Mynaric is sending information round the world by laser beam.
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A visit to festive Potsdam

A visit to festive Potsdam

At Christmastime, Potsdam gets decked out in modern and traditional decor. The bluish lighting downtown is a modern touch. The Sinterklaas Fest in the Dutch Quarter harks back to the heritage of the Prussian kings.
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Gerald Knaus: "There is no right to migrate."

Gerald Knaus: "There is no right to migrate."

Gerald Knaus is a founding member of the European Stability Initiative, ESI. He has been studying the plight of refugees and migrants since the Balkan Wars of the 1990s. We spoke to him about the challenges posed by migration and the UN migration ...
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South Tyrolean cuisine in an alpine chalet

South Tyrolean cuisine in an alpine chalet

The menu at the Sofie Hutte in the Val Gardena is more extensive and diverse than at the usual skiing chalet. Chef Markus Prinoth cooks bacon dumplings using typical products from the Dolomite region of South Tyrol.
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