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Decline of bees poses potential risks to major crops, says UN

Animal pollination responsible for 5-8% of global agricultural production by volume, says UN biodiversity panel, as it issues warning over their decline<p>Populations of bees, butterflies and other species important for agricultural pollination are declining, posing potential risks to major world …

G20: 'Brexit' a danger to global financial growth

Finance ministers from the world's top economies have warned of the serious risk that a UK split from the EU poses to the global economy. They've …

Economy

Ai Weiwei Wraps 14,000 Refugee Life Jackets Around Berlin Landmark

A new installation by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei makes use of thousands of life vests collected from Syrian refugees entering Europe via the Greek island of Lesbos. Unveiled on February 14, 2016, the display features over 14,000 orange vests wrapped around the pillars of Berlin's Konzerthaus, and …

Road Trips Berlin: Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Café Guide

An exclusive first look at some our favorite coffee spots in Berlin’s most countercultural district.<p>Despite being relatively displaced from the actual production of coffee, Germany as a nation is very much ingrained in its culture and value a finely brewed cup as much as the next. Although drinking …

Coffee

Apple Music Festival

For the past glorious decade, the Apple Music Festival has welcomed the world’s biggest artists onto its stages.<br>Amy Winehouse, Coldplay, Adele, …

What 5 Amazing Athletes Eat for Breakfast

Five amazing athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) and the morning recipes that fuel their days.<p>What does the breakfast of champions really look …

Breakfast

Renewables briefly covered 78 percent of German electricity

On July 25, Germany surpassed the old record of 74 percent renewable electricity. But perhaps the most interesting aspect is power trading between …

'100 Years Of German Beauty' Shows The History Of A Nation Divided

See what German beauty looked like on both sides of the Berlin Wall<p>Cut Video's wildly popular "100 Years Of Beauty" series is often praised for its ability to capture a century's worth of trends in just a couple of minutes.<p>The latest installment follows 100 years of German beauty, and it's no …

7 Ways America Needs to Be More Like Germany

Last summer I moved back to America from Germany where I lived for three years. While I lived there I missed America, but now that I'm back, I realize there are a couple things that Germans get right, and that need to be in America.<p>Bakeries:<p>In Germany there are bakeries on practically every corner. …

Adidas targets teen girls with new collection

Danielle Wightman-Stone<p>Monday, 27 July 2015<p>Sportswear giant Adidas has launched its first collection designed specifically for sporty teenage girls, …

2015 Digital Marketing Trends - #infographic

<i>This is a guest contribution from Julie Rasco.</i><p>Digital marketing has never stood still, and 2015 will be no exception. Here are some of the important …

5 steps for a quick and dirty (but awesome) content marketing strategy

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Salesforce.</i><p>Not long ago, it was acceptable to refer to content marketing as a buzzword. It has since acquired its own subset of buzzwords (as outlined in this LOL-able post by Contently Editor-in-Chief Joe Lazauskas). But businesses are increasingly making content …

Marketing

Retail Consulting Services

Shoppers Still Value In-Store Experience Over Website

Retailers apprehensive about Amazon’s expansion can take heart in the fact that the in-store experience is still the biggest driver of sales, …

eCommerce

The Top 6 Reasons Women Are Not Leading In Corporate America As We Need Them To

<b>Part of the new series on Women, Leadership, and Vision</b><p>As a trainer and leadership developer of women, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of HR and senior executive leaders the past 10 years, about women, growth, and paving the way for women’s ascension to leadership in corporate …

What Makes a Leader?

Every businessperson knows a story about a highly intelligent, highly skilled executive who was promoted into a leadership position only to fail at the job. And they also know a story about someone with solid—but not extraordinary—intellectual abilities and technical skills who was promoted into a …

Emotional Intelligence

German Holidays Explained: Martinstag

Starting in the late 4th century, November 11th was celebrated across much of Western Europe. It was the beginning of a time of fasting—known as the …

The German Film Award goes to…

With seven nominations each, this year’s favourites for the 65th German Film Award are a real-time thriller entitled “Victoria” and a historical …

Culture of Sharing in Germany

Why buy when you can share? If you only need a bike once a week, wouldn't it make more sense to borrow one instead of buying? If you're the kind of …

Germany

The Munich Opera Festival

Many people think Munich is at its best in the summertime: the shady trees in the English Garden, the cool waters of the river Isar, fashionable …

Volunteer for a weekend

“I just have to go and save the world…” is the ironic message in a song by the Berlin singer Tim Bendzko. Slightly exaggerated, of course, but …

Street food in Germany

Not only in Asia has eating food in the street – “street food” – a long tradition. In Regensburg of the twelfth century, for example, the “Cookshop …

Generation Game Boy

Alexey Pajitnov sits in a small office and does not mind working late now and again. The reason: The programmer has set his mind on making a computer …

Urban farming in the middle of Berlin

Peppers, aubergines, lettuce and perch thrive between the brick walls of a former industrial site in the south of Berlin. Here, near the trendy …

Look out, here come the cyclists

What, even the rich ride them?” she asks. “Yes, even rich people ride them.” My aunt from Istanbul can’t believe it. “What do their customers think …

The trend to sharing

Whether with cars, tools, gardens or cooks, the culture of sharing is becoming increasingly popular in Germany. What began as a social trend in the …

Beautiful beaches in Germany

<b>Sylt</b><p>Sylt, Germany’s northernmost island, is dubbed the “Queen of the North Sea” and often makes the headlines because of its prominent visitors. But …

Baltic Sea