Emojis as a window on Finland’s soul. The Finns’ quirkiest eccentricities can be shared by app. Even kalsarikännit – the concept of getting wasted alone at home in one’s underclothes – is summed up in a single icon.
Since 1917, Finland has gone from an agrarian backwoods to the world's best. From music to art to saunas, Finland has made major contributions to culture in the 100 years since its independence.
According to Facebook, billions of emojis are sent online every day. The UN applauded the pictograms' ability to convey diversity. Others just liked the happy faces of smiling cats.
In this edition: emojis from Finland, an Austrian staple, the island of Majorca in spring, the fine art of flirting and pop-up paper art.
"Mary Poppins" was one of the most successful films of the 1960s. Now, after 54 years, a sequel is out. Will "Marry Poppins Returns" manage to fulfill Disney's blockbuster expectations?
Libraries have existed for more than 4,000 years. They may resemble a ballroom or a UFO, but no matter what they look like, they are great places to delve into books.
Barrie Kosky loves entertainment and great opera. He seems to have a golden touch - even triumphing at the Bayreuth Festival. We celebrate the cult director and Berliner-by-choice with a special edition of Arts.21.
Sometimes you have to look at an artwork twice to really understand how surreal it actually is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusions.
If you want to take pictures with your smartphone and quickly share beautiful photos, you need effective tools for image editing. DW Digital is testing the most popular apps .This week: "Polarr"
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