Meet the man in charge at the drive station of the world's biggest cable car system.
On August 20, 1977, spacecraft Voyager 2 took off to explore our galaxy. Voyager 1 followed 16 days later. The space probes have left our solar system and are headed for new adventures in the Milky Way.
The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet. And it won't be the last, says Deke Arndt, head of the climate monitoring branch at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. He tells DW water will be increasingly important.
Many think it's a sacrilege to mix water with whiskey, but real connoisseurs know that a few drops of water enhances the taste. They are right - and researchers have discovered why.
Major tech firms are denying services to white supremacists in response to Charlottesville violence. The crackdown is a rare departure for an industry that has faced criticism for not doing enough to block hate speech.
Desperate to break into the Chinese market, Facebook has discreetly developed and rolled out a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons." The app has no Facebook branding and was released through a local Chinese firm.
Harvard researchers have taken a step closer to implanting pig organs in humans by using gene-editing to clone piglets free of harmful viruses. The CRISPR genetic splicing process remains controversial, however.
Noroviruses are running rampant at the World Athletics Championships in London. They cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea - and spread fast. Here's what you need to know about the germs and how to protect yourself.
A lukewarm summer evening in Berlin? It might end quickly because Culicidae, the common mosquito, will make you leave. They are mean this year, really mean.
No hope for orangutans? Ahead of International Orangutan Day on Saturday environmentalists says the big apes are still on the brink of extinction due to deforestation.
People around the world have pledged to plant 250,000 trees to counter the US President's "disgraceful" decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement.
Greenland, home to the world's largest permanent ice sheet outside Antarctica, is being swept by wildfires. Scientists say global warming and increased plant cover are likely factors.
The top US trade negotiator has described China's industrial policies as a "very serious problem." US President Donald Trump has accused China of cheating the US economy out of "hundreds of billions of dollars."
A preliminary ban has been imposed on new registrations of Porsche Cayenne vehicles with manipulated diesel engine management software. Germany announced a recall of thousands of affected vehicles last month.
The Chinese government has adopted a 'Made in China 2025' economic development strategy which is emerging as a huge risk to Germany's economic base, says economist Christian Rusche from the IW think tank in Cologne.
This weekend, the fate of the German airline will be sealed. As stakeholders push for a quick resolution and division of the carrier's valuable parts, they also face special responsibilities, says Brigitte Scholtes.
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