A Norwegian artist conjures up daylight in the dark days - and thrills the international design scene. For Daniel Rybakken, lighting design means more than beautiful lampshades.
A computer, a treadmill, a cat - Julian Assange does not have many diversions. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012, with no sign he will be able to leave anytime soon.
Rainbows aren't just pretty, they're also cool examples of science at work, a symbol for the LGBT movement and - as some believe - a bridge to the world of the Norse gods.
Germany is full of traditions celebrated throughout the year, but autumn has its own special brand of festivities celebrating harvest, light, liberty and luck to warm up a season heading into darkness.
Scorpions have a bad reputation. Namibian scorpion researcher Martin Handjaba says it's unjustified. He tells DW about their painful stings, why they glow under UV light and why we shouldn't kill them.
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