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Out to discover some funny and unusual German words? DW's archive is the place to start.
Mind the splash! This funny German word could get you wet. But on a hot summer day, you probably won't mind.
When the weather goes wild, you can't call it weather anymore - at least according to this quirky German word.
How many horses are pulling your car? This German word will come in handy for your summer vacation.
This analysis of the German pop scene's success abroad is unprecedented in scope.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
German film? Nazi epics and East German dramas come to mind. That's why it's a smart move that Germany has submitted the hilarious comedy "Toni Erdmann" for an Oscar, writes DW's Jochen Kürten.
Ukrainian author Yurii Andrukhovych is receiving a Goethe Medal for bringing Ukraine and Germany closer. It would take a novel to explain recent events in Ukraine, he says. Perhaps he should write it in German.
Stepping in barely four weeks before opening day, he surprised the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and its public. 73-year-old Hartmut Haenchen is clearly a maestro with a mind of his own, as revealed in a chat with DW.
Self-taught photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi reveals the reality of everyday life in Lagos and other megacities. A 2016 Goethe Medal winner, he is a significant mediator between sub-Saharan Africa and Germany.
As thousands of YouTubers meet in Cologne for Videodays, we found out how to become one. Berlin's YouTube Space director Mounira Latrache explains how she launches stars - and stops online bullying.
Books and theater are out, digital fun is in, according to a recent survey on Germans' favorite pastimes. Meeting with friends and having sex are also less common - but Germans love the internet.
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