The many talented German TV personality and musician Stefan Raab performs a World Cup fight song. In Germany this is a genre of music all its own. Here he and his band fire it up with "Wir kommen, um ihn zu holen" ["We're Coming to Get it"]. Learn a few new colorful idioms relating to the subject of... what else? - winning, of course! Viel Spaß beim Mitfiebern!
If you would like the casual luxury of dining at a designer sushi restaurant while at sea, the Hapag-Lloyd luxury cruise ship Europa 2 is for you! You can leave your tuxedo or evening dress at home, but at 450 euros per day minimum, don't forget your wallet! (video copyright dpa)
Take a peek at this simple but stunning video from German-Hungarian pop singer Anna Depenbusch. Released in 2012, it's from her fourth album and is entitled "Sommer aus Papier" ["Paper Summer]. Viel Spaß!
What questions would you have for Holocaust victim Anne Frank if you could interview her today? What kind of artwork would you make to memorialize her life? These are the kinds of questions that pupils are asking at the Anne Frank Educational Institute in Frankfurt, and inside its roving exhibit on nationwide tour.
German pop singer Mister Santos performs his World Cup anthem "Das dicke, dicke Ding" [The Big Fat Thing"]. He's firing up the German fan faithful and, above all, die Jungs themselves — their own national team in Brazil. In some places of the world, winning the ultimate prize is described as "bringing home the bacon or the bling," in Germany they "must have stars" and "go get big fat things."Viel Spaß beim Mitfiebern!
Wine is much more than an alcoholic beverage. For connoisseurs, wine can also be an investment, since some wines can become more valuable with time. The wines are in good hands in Germany's only Winebank! (video copyright dpa)
The subject today is "holes." In this episode, the brothers P & F stumble upon a pond which Frederick seizes upon. As always he runs into trouble with counterexamples & contradictions. In the end, Piggeldy saves the day with a philosophical response about holes being defined by the context in which they appear. Viel Spaß beim Lernen!
These red figures are not mutated garden gnomes, they are the founding father of Communism, Karl Marx! Artist Ottmar Hörl from Nuremberg created 500 of these statues to celebrate Marx's 195th birthday.
At the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Germany's national team defeated Portugal soundly in Group G. Pop singer Mister Santos and some enthusiastic fans, as well, are confident that this may be their year! Viel Spaß beim Zuschauen!
Rio Reiser was the singer of the German rock band Ton, Steine, Scherben, and was a legend in in his lifetime for his support for leftist causes and for being openly gay. His music has great energy and funny lyrics too! Kopfhörer aufsetzen, Musik aufdrehen!
Inga Humpe and Tommi Eckart have been making music together as the band 2raumwohnung ("two room apartment") since the year 2000, and not only that: they are privately a couple as well! (video copyright dpa)
Yet another grim fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm with an ambiguous moral: Pay your bills or your children will be taken away from you? Brilliantly narrated by Bastian Pastewka, from the series Legendary: Tales from Around the World.
If you involve children more in cooking, not only do they learn about food, but they are more willing to try new things, too. There are, however, certain foods that might best be avoided! Guten Appetit! (video copyright dpa)
Germany, ever a leader in automotive technology, will have to wait until 2025 before fully-automated vehicles are allowed on the autobahn. Continental may be ahead of the curve in Europe, but unless the EU makes a new law, the Google driverless car will stay hot on their heels. (video copyright dpa)