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Photographer Annie Leibovitz turns 70

From her come icons of photography. Annie Leibovitz is considered the most influential photographer of pop culture, had musicians, artists, Hollywood stars and famous politicians in front of the lens. Now the US-American 70 Staged life The idiosyncratic photographs of Annie Leibovitz – here she is in front of the famous recording of the actress Demi Moore […]

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Miniatur Wunderland: The world in 1:87 scale

The Miniatur Wunderland is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hamburg. Now the world’s largest model railroad facility has again set two world records. A look into the paradise for railway fans. Double Guinness world record The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg meanders the longest model railroad track in the world: more than 15 kilometers of […]

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Banksy painting brings millions of dollars

A painting by street art artist Banksy has been auctioned at the London auction house Sotheby’s: his look at the “monkey theater” of Brexit in the UK. The buyer was worth almost ten million pounds … Monkey Theater – Made in Britain The political chaos in which the British parliament finds itself in the Brexit debate […]

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US and allies against stronger encryption on Facebook

Penal authorities in various countries have asked Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to gain access to criminal data despite extended encryption. This is important to protect especially children. Facebook should not implement the announced expansion of the encryption without a back door for the law enforcement authorities. This is what the US, Britain and Australia demanded in a letter […]

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Mothers as successful top athletes

Shelley Ann Fraser-Pryce, Serena Williams and Marit Björgen – they and other athletes have interrupted their careers to bring a child into the world. The career also continued successfully with junior staff. Shelley Ann Fraser-Pryce Of course, they celebrated together: after Shelley Ann Fraser-Pryce won the 100-meter sprint at the Leichtahtletik World Championships in Doha, Söhnchen […]

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Hong Kong issues curfew ban

Despite violent clashes with the police, people continue to protest against the Hong Kong government. The hopes now to be master of the situation with the ban on face masks.     The Hong Kong government has activated an emergency law and thus enacted a ban on cover-up in protests in the Chinese special administrative region. The head of […]

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Science

Mouths, snouts and beaks: The most bizarre mouths of the animal world

Long and narrow, big and clumsy or huge nets – in the animal kingdom there are the most impressive mouths. And they make the impossible possible for their owners. Here are our top 10. Record length The beak of the Schwertschnabelkolibris is longer than his body. He has the longest beak of any known hummingbird species. And he needs […]

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Lifestyle

East Places: The hidden relics of the GDR

A bust of Lenin hidden in the woods, factory ruins and Honecker’s dacha. In the illustrated book “Ost Places” photographer Andreas Metz shows almost forgotten relics of the GDR era. A race against time Photographer Andreas Metz has traveled through eastern Germany in the past three years to capture buildings and objects from the GDR era […]

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Highlights in the Berlin government district

Once a year, the Federal Government invites you to the Open Day. Visitors can get an idea of ​​Berlin politics, from the Chancellery to the ministries. The government district offers other attractions. Federal Chancellery Take a selfie with the Chancellor, take a look at her desk, or enjoy her view? Everything is possible at the open house on […]

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Ten reasons for the North Sea

The North Sea coast with its islands is one of the most popular holiday regions in Germany. Strong winds, wide horizons and miles of sandy beaches are the ingredients for a relaxing break by the sea. Husum The cozy, maritime character makes Husum one of the most attractive cities on the North Sea coast. The historic harbor […]