A television bet changed the life of hundreds of thousands of people in Ethiopia. In the program "Wetten, dass...?" [Bet that...?] from May 16th, 1981, actor Karlheinz Böhm bet that not every third viewer would donate a German mark for the Central African Sahelian Zone. He proved to be right, but as a result, founded the People for People Foundation. Copyright: dpa
The Folkwang Museum put together a fantastic exhibition of James Bond posters for 007 fans, a few examples of which are available to see online. Were developments in modern society reflected in British spy films? Were James Bond’s martinis really “shaken not stirred?” Take a taste of this video cocktail and find out! (video copyright dpa)
For decades they have planned their return to earth with plans to ultimately conquer all! The Finnish director Timo Vuorensola has created an absurd and funny Action-Trash spectacle with Iron Sky . DPA Video talked to actress Julia Dietze about the movie. "Copyright dpa"
The International Green Week in Berlin is the world's most famous agricultural trade fair. This year the farmers are very pleased with the results and with the increased consumer interest in agricultural products and renewable production processes. “Copyright dpa"
At the 9th Annual Conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development in Berlin on the 23rd of November 2009, Chancellor Angela Merkel talked about the upcoming challenges among others for the growth policy, for the educational and research policy, for species conservation and for international cooperation.
German chancellor Angela Merkel continues her talk at the German Council for Sustainable Development about sustainable ways of living and pleads for the importance of species diversity for us and our life on Earth.
At the end of the year 2011, the German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel looks back upon the year's major natural, political and economic events. In her address, she encourages her fellow citizens to remain strong and resolute in the face of formidable challenges that lie ahead.
In the second part of her New Year's address, German chancellor Angela Merkel gives an overview of her policy goals for the coming year. She appeals to the citizens of Germany to join the discussion and work along side her in achieving those goals.
For owners of Apple computers, the honeymoon is now over! In comparison to PCs, the more expensive Apple computer was long considered safe from viruses and Trojan horses. Now one of the first Trojan horses has shown up in their devices. Copyright DPA
Water fountains: they not only give us fresh water, but they are also often architectural works of art. In this video Günther and Gaby Walz give us a tour through the city of Karlsruhe, showing us the most important fountains and explaining their significance. Enjoy this little plunge into Karlruhe's history!
Flaunting, not scrimping, is the order of the day: at the Tendence consumer goods trade fair it's all about "deception." This is what the customers want, at least according to designers who introduce ever more pseudo-luxury goods. Copyright dpa
The UNESCO World Heritage site Messel Pit is one of the excavation sites that yields the largest number of fossils worldwide. Professors as well as students split the slate in order to find well preserved fossils.
The small town of Markgröningen in Baden-Wuerttemberg is known for its fast shepherds. For over 500 years the offspring of local shepherd families race against each other as well as for a sheep. Copyright dpa
The Domain Dahlem is a former estate, innovative working farm and museum in Berlin. Here people of all ages can see the animals and learn about green agricultural practices. The 800 year-old manor and current “green oasis” was named a lighthouse project in the nation-wide “Ideas for the Education Republic” competition in 2011-2012.