Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF is known for their brilliant documentaries. Every now and then they focus on the US. “USA: The End of the Dream” is a great look at the current situation in the […]
Happy Easter, Frohe Ostern! Gruß vom Osterhasen: Kate Moss flirts with a bunny: And as a contrast, some more reflective sounds and images: Stift Heiligenkreuz:
Time Magazine has published the 2011 TIME 100 List. The 100 most influential people in the world, from artists to activits, reformers to researcher, heads of state and captains of industry. And Germany’s Angela Merkel […]
The ancient city of Nuremberg, steeped in medieval and Nazi history, is home to a cluster of fiercely competitive pen and pencil manufacturers whose survival is driven by innovation. Staedtler and Faber-Castell are both part […]
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates German scientist Robert Wilhelm Bunsen. Born March 30th or 31st 1811 in Göttingen, he made essential discoveries, discovered Caesium and Rubidium and developed the “Bunsen Burner”.
While Wal-Mart revives its plans to get into New York City, a giant German retailer has slipped in relatively unnoticed. In February, with virtually no opposition — a Queens politician even showed up at the […]
Spirit of an Age: Drawings from the Germanic World, 1770-1900 At the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center March 29-June 19, 2011 LOS ANGELES-In the past few years, the Getty Museum has focused on building […]
Peter Alexander died on a Saturday. Thomas Gottschalk announced the end of the Saturday night staple „Wetten Dass“. Gone are the other classics Hans Joachim Kulenkampff, Harald Juhnke, Rudi Carrell, Lou van Burg, Vico Torriani, […]