Our intestines work hard, digesting and absorbing nutrients from our food and making them available to the body. It’s a fact that if they were spread out, our intestines would be 400 to 500 square kilometers in area - twice as big as a tennis court.
After recent tensions over surveillance cooperation between Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency and the National Security Agency in the US, DW sat down with former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker to discuss the issue.
Most are familiar with flocks of migratory birds soaring through the skies in autumn and spring. But what do we know about them apart from the fact they migrate? We've dug up some astonishing facts for you.
Are good spirits an effective weapon against a worldwide epidemic? Operatic melodies can in fact reduce inhibitions - including those about contributing to a cause - as was demonstrated at a recent gala event in Bonn.
In the Europa League final four, one team stands out - Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. The Ukranian underdog faces Italian side Napoli in the semis and DW's Alex Chaffer reveals the top five facts to know about the unknowns.