Nicknames for cars. Helge Jepsen draws automobiles and the playful monikers they’re known by. Also: avant-garde eyeglasses from Berlin; and Christmas Stollen from Dresden.
In this edition: carnival in Venice, a restaurant in Rome, carnival dancers in Germany, biathlon for everyone and British artist Howard Lee.
We pay a visit to an underwater restaurant in Brussels, we meet the cello player Camille Thomas and we find out all about the success of destruction videos on YouTube.
Is it real or not? British artist Howard Lee dupes internet users with his videos. Street Fashion photography by two greats of the genre; And this year’s favorite carnival costumes among German revelers.
In 1980 "The Tin Drum" was the first German movie to win a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, followed by “Nowhere in Africa” and “The Lives of Others.” Michael Haneke and Stefan Ruzowitzky have won Oscars too.
US President Donald Trump has made booksellers' dreams come true. North American magazines and blogs have been listing a range of must-read books, in an attempt to understand the new president's behavior.
Brass music and Bavarian lyrics: LasBrassBanda. This band from the Chiemsee region always seem to have a song on the charts. They'll celebrate their tenth anniversary with a new album and a world tour.
South African photographer Pieter Hugo shoots haunting images: of AIDS sufferers, victims of war and outsiders. These pictures, which give Africa's marginalized peoples a voice, are now on display in Wolfsburg.
How will the dawn of the new post-fact era affect upcoming elections in Germany and France? Will fake news sway the voters? Has social media changed the way we're informed -- or misinformed -- about current events?
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