To be promoted by the Misfit Models modeling agency, you don't have to have be tall and skinny. You don't even have to be beautiful. With its unusual concept, the agency has already worked for Diesel and Levi's.
Two 20-somethings in Germany have launched krauselocke.de, the country's first online portal with an Afro-German perspective. For many in the community, it's more than hair advice - it's a roadmap to identity. (18.12.2013)
Berlin attracts more and more tourists each year, who help buoy the city's budget. But some residents would rather give up the money and keep Berlin's flair for themselves. (04.10.2013)
What does Europe's youth look like? What do Europe's young people want? What are they afraid of? In Berlin, a photo exhibition shows 100 portraits of young people from seven countries. (22.08.2013)
German photographer Anja Niedringhaus has been killed in an attack in Afghanistan, while Canadian reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded. They were shot when a policeman opened fire on them in the eastern Khost province.
Sony has warned its customers to stop using its newest laptop computer model because of a risk that the battery could overheat and catch fire. The Japanese electronics maker is considering a recall of the computers.
Japanese carmaker Toyota has launched another massive recall of its vehicles - the third within one and a half years. This time the world’s leading carmaker has identified five technical problems in 27 models.
What's all the fuss about hipsters these days? DW got to the bottom of what they actually are (you're probably more hipster than you think) and where they're all headed now that Berlin is out (watch out, Warsaw).
Seattle helped create them, Brooklyn took them mainstream and Berlin is their Mecca: Hipsters are everywhere. If you're not one yet, follow DW's guide to becoming a hipster in 13 steps. (Just 10 would be #somainstream.)
Charlie Chaplin is one of the most iconic figures in cinematic history. The comic actor, director, screenwriter and composer captured audiences with his "tramp" persona. Even today his films continue to delight millions.
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Ask people what German bands they've heard of, and they're likely to say Rammstein or Kraftwerk. But Germany's pop landscape is diverse with a lot to discover. DW presents concerts and portraits in this monthly podcast.
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