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)
In this episode: Whitepod camping, the "Dolomiti Balloonfestival”, the Patissier of the Year, British designer Lee Broom, and "Misfit Models".
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere wants to instill a culture of welcoming immigrants to the country. In order to do so, he is fast-tracking legislation that will see it happen.
Maria Höfl-Riesch the most successful alpine skier on the German Olympic team. The Sochi Winter Games could be the crowning moment of her career.
After Carnival some people sacrifice something until Easter. Lisa Teuber and Lena Jahnke decided to give up up plastic bags - and to publicly promote their dangers. DW's Natalie Muller met with the pair.
From specks of nature refuge to sprawling tourist resorts, some 80 islands are part of German territory. Most lie either in the Baltic Sea to the east, or North Sea to the west. DW highlights eight German islands.
Spam is the trash of the digital era. We even set up special folders, so we don't have to deal with it. But some artists are turning garbled advertisements for fad diets and impotency pills into "spam poetry."
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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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