Dirk Auer has constructed a jet-powered toy car that can go from zero to 130 kilometers an hour in 14 seconds. The engineer from the central German state of Hessen loves extreme stunts, such as plummeting down a roller-coaster on inline skates.
As support for extremist ideologies and populism becomes more visible worldwide, media and social networks face increasing criticism. But experts say this is just an easy excuse that covers up more complex social issues.
Angela Merkel has pledged to unlock millions of euros in emergency funds to help clean up air quality in German cities. Authorities meeting at a "diesel summit" in Berlin are hoping to avoid a ban on diesel vehicles.
The attack has been claimed by an anti-globalist group calling itself 'Fire and Flame for the Police.' The attack comes ahead of Hamburg hosting the G20 summit in July.
Following an arson attack on a movie theater in Yekaterinburg, protests over a controversial film could turn violent. Some fear the rise of "orthodox extremism," but the Russian government appears unconcerned.
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