Making the most of CO2

Making the most of CO2

Carbon dioxide emissions are bad for the environment; they drive climate change. Two German companies are working on technology to harness CO2 as a raw material to make other products.
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Dengue fever is a sickness that spreads via mosquitoes faster than any other. And climate change exacerbating the danger, with warmer and more humid conditions boosting mosquito populations.
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Florence: Art, culture and cuisine

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Looking for treasure in Ukraine

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Ecuador with blogger Steve Hanisch

On his trip through Ecuador, blogger Steve Hanisch visits Quito's old town and the volcano Quilotoa.
Iraq's first gentlemen's club

Iraq's first gentlemen's club

"Mr. Erbil" is a gentleman's club in Iraqi Kurdistan. The members dress in stylish western fashions, and insist on courteous behavior -- in a region ravaged by war and destruction. They're trying to change Iraqi society.
Unusual perspective: animals from below

Unusual perspective: animals from below

Experimenting with perspective: Lithuanian photographer Andrius Burba puts animals on glass plates, then presses the shutter release. Using this technique, he's even taken photos of horses from below.
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The photos and videos of young insect breeder Adrian Kozakiewicz have made him a star on the Internet. Hundreds of thousands of people follow the bug enthusiast on social media.
A bird's eye view

A bird's eye view

French falconer Jacques Olivier Travers had an idea for how to get funky aerial shots without batteries or remote control. Introducing Victor - the avian cameraman.
Magic moments for dogs

Magic moments for dogs

A Finnish magician tries out his sleight of hand on dogs - with astonishing results. Jose Ahonen has turned into a YouTube star when he decided to upload videos of his experiments online.
Parkour champion Yoann Leroux

Parkour champion Yoann Leroux

The French parkour champion Yoann "Zephyr" Leroux has made a name for himself with spectacular stunts over the rooftops of Paris, his hometown.
The extreme athletes MadCow

The extreme athletes MadCow

Skiing through forests, hurling themselves through the air and sliding across a frozen lake at over 100 km/h, the athletes of France-based MadCow take on extreme and off-the-wall challenges.
Turkey: The children of Aleppo

Turkey: The children of Aleppo

Many Syrian children have physical and psychological wounds. According to UN statistics, 80,000 have had to have limbs amputated. Those in Turkish refugee camps are trying to forget the traumas of war.
Britain: Farmers against Brexit

Britain: Farmers against Brexit

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Marcos grew up in the woods of Galicia with wolves. He thinks humans are the animals' greatest enemy. He considers himself half-wolf, half-human, despite living amid society over 50 years.
Benedetto Bufalino's playful art

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It's a master of withstanding pressure. Without it, engines stall, and taps leak. It's time to sing the praises of the humble O-ring.
Krieger: People, take a break!

Krieger: People, take a break!

Do we really need to talk about work during our lunch break? The time would be better used getting out of the office altogether, says workplace guru Krieger. Get out to the park, enjoy the sunshine! Or find a quiet spot to meditate.
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Startups are keen to expand fast in order to attract investors. Mattress company Emma has been crowned the fastest growing startup in Europe. DW caught up with co-founder Max Laarmann in Amsterdam.
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Using the Internet means leaving behind a trail of data. From online shopping to social media posts, information about our online behavior is big business for companies. But if our data is so valuable, shouldn't we ourselves profit from it?
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Public awareness of burnout has grown in recent years. But has the discussion actually changed our attitude to work? DW speaks to a man whose work left him physically and psychologically exhausted.
Daily life in an eco-village

Daily life in an eco-village

Residents of Sieben Linden in Germany have embraced an eco-friendly way of life. Their dwellings feature thatched roofs, they're economical with resources, and they don't waste water by flushing toilets. But is the eco-village a realistic model?
The cruel rule of the clock

The cruel rule of the clock

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3D animations for restaurant tables

3D animations for restaurant tables

3D video art isn't restricted to projections on tourist attractions during light festivals; they can also be projected onto tabletops and walls, as the artist collective Skullmapping shows.