You might not have known that these five inventions were developed in Germany. Or did you know that toothpaste was invented in 1907 by pharmacist Ottomar von Mayenburg from Dresden?
The inventor of the worldwide web has argued that some internet platforms and social media firms are becoming too powerful. Tim Berners-Lee said they were in a position to "weaponize the internet at scale."
What does actress Hedy Lamarr have to do with Inventors' Day? Find out here, and celebrate the day by discovering 10 commonplace things that were invented in Germany.
Gutenberg is considered the father of mass communication thanks to his invention of the printing press and metal movable type. But was he really the first to print books? Five centuries after his death, questions remain.
The uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the event has served as fodder in films.
With story settings ranging from the Parisian music scene to the invaded streets of Baghdad, the international edition of the prestigious British literary prize shortlists diverse titles all published independently.
Take the quiz, and you could win great CDs. We play a cover version of a German hit, and you tell us who did the original. Who did “Little Hollywood” first?
a) Boys Noize
b) Alle Farben
We’re giving away CDs by Eunique, Prada Meinhoff, Ace Tee and Feine Sahne Fischfilet.
As DW unveils its new art collection featuring two major Senegalese artists — the "Joseph Beuys of Africa," Joe Ouakam, and Paris-based Soly Cissé — we look at a booming trend in the global art market.
The most important prize in the country's gaming industry, the German Computer Games Awards selects innovative games in 14 categories. This year's winners include "Huxley," "Assassin's Creed Origins" and "Townsmen VR."
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