On today's Euromaxx Special: a whole episode devoted to cool new inventions. Fashion designers who incorporate technology into their garments. How crowdfunding helps bringing new ideas to life. The Rubik's Cube is still as popular as ever and we meet a designer who uses seaweed as a material for her objects.
At the age of 4 Czech-born Eve Slatner was put on a "Kindertransport” train from Prague to Britain to save her from a Nazi concentration camp. Her guardian angel was British businessman Sir Nicholas Winton who saved 669 children. She later emigrated to the US but came to Berlin in the 1950s as an actress. On her first day here she met the man she married. At 80 years old she’s still acting.
Precision, creative flair and high quality are the trademarks of the "Made in Germany" label. A prime example is the glass manufacturer Sedak from Bavaria, which built the giant glass cube for the Apple Store in New York. With 150 employees, it's a world leader in its field.