Hartmut Pospiech

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Republican Senator Jeff Flake Accuses GOP of 'Unnerving Silence' Under President Trump

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake on Monday criticized fellow Republicans for maintaining “an unnerving silence as instability has ensued” under Donald Trump’s …

Kunstwerke auf dem Kopf

Weltweit ist der Afrolook unter schwarzen Frauen wieder auf dem Vormarsch. In Afrika selbst hält man nichts von Natürlichkeit. Frisuren gelten dort …

Rainbow Animals Roar Across Geometric Street Art Murals

Arlin Graff's polar bears and oversized hummingbirds take over urban centers.<p>Streaked with oversized bears whose faces and bodies deconstruct into a million chroma particles, towering building faces become metaphorical nature sanctuaries in the work of Arlin Graff. The Detroit and São Paulo-based …

Get hyped for this year’s total solar eclipse by watching a partial one seen from space

A small preview of the Great American Eclipse<p>On August 21st, the United States will have an epic front row seat to a total solar eclipse — one that can be seen from the coasts of South Carolina to Oregon. Because of the country’s unique vantage point, the event has been appropriately named the …

The 50 Best 1990’s Movie Posters

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Posters

World War II Veterans from Around the World

Sasha Maslov’s new book <i>Veterans: Faces of World War II</i>, published recently by Princeton Architectural Press, presents portraits and interview with …

12 Stunning Cafés Every History Buff Needs to Visit

The best historic coffee shops around the world, from Paris to Buenos Aires.<p>You don’t have to be a caffeine addict to appreciate a coffee house with …

Buenos Aires

Poets' unlikely love letters are turned into critically acclaimed film

Die Geträumten consists of readings from the letters of Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan – daughter of a Nazi and son of Jews<p>She was the daughter of a Nazi party member, he the only son of parents who died in the Holocaust. The love affair between Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan was as unlikely as …

Literature

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Nummer 163, bereit machen zum Sterben

Jeder Amerikaner zwischen 18 und 25 Jahren verfolgte am 1. Dezember 1969 dieses Glücksspiel. Zu gewinnen gab es kein Geld, nur das eigene …

Weltnachrichten

„Wir sind am Frühstückstisch und im Bad dabei“

Radiomoderatoren im Gespräch „Wir sind am Frühstückstisch und im Bad dabei“<p>Von und<p>-Aktualisiert am 10.08.2016-10:11<p>Hunderttausende Hessen hören …

The 25 most popular tourist sites in the US

But according to Swarm, Foursquare's check-in app, Americans have much more eclectic taste when exploring their backyard.<p>Using Swarm check-in data from August 1, 2015, to July 31, we determined the 25 most visited monuments and landmarks in the US.<p>From the world's largest thermometer to mere …

So kannst du als Webworker konzentriert arbeiten

<b>Marinela Potor ist digitale Nomadin. Kein fester Wohnsitz, immer unterwegs, Leben auf Reisen. Für viele ein Traum, für andere ein Graus. Im Tagebuch</b> …

I consumed nothing but fast food for a week, and it was the easiest and cheapest diet plan I've ever tried

No, I would respond. I'm eating <i>healthy</i>.<p>As fast-food chains increasingly try to appeal to health-conscious Americans, supposedly nutritious items are popping up on menus more and more.<p>From KFC's grilled chicken to McDonald's (shockingly caloric) kale salad, massive restaurant chains want to signal …

Bowie was to the 70s what the Beatles were to the 60s

If the Beatles captured a 60s of optimism and love, Bowie was the signature artist of the 70s – distilling paranoia and confusion into pop both euphoric and terrifying<p>David Bowie had no feel for the 1960s. No wonder he floundered. Neither flower-power optimism nor insurrectionary bravado really …

David Bowie

Hollywood-Stars fordern Boykott der Oscars

Regisseur Spike Lee und Schauspielerin Jada Pinkett Smith werden nicht an der Oscar-Gala teilnehmen. Ihr Argument: Kein Schwarzer ist als bester …

Oscars

Oscar Nominations 2016: The 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

From the depth of love for Mad Max and Room to the utterly surprising 100 Year Old Man, here‘s everything that raised our eyebrows this morning.<p>Now that the rush of the morning’s Oscar nominations announcement is behind us, we can take the time to breathe and figure out what we just saw. Did Cate …

Mad Max

13 Magnificent Roles To Remember Alan Rickman's Career By

Rickman, who has died aged 69, was one of the most versatile and talented actors ever to come out of Britain.

Comedians

This female pilot was denied equal pay during WWII. Now Arlington Cemetery bars her remains.

Elaine Harmon and her comrades flew Army planes across the country. They helped train pilots on how to operate aircraft and instruments. They towed targets behind them while soldiers below fired live ammunition during training. Harmon was aware that her service could cost her life: For 38 other …

Military

Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing Star Wars Medley A Capella with Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Harrison Ford and More

John Williams’ iconic score never sounded so good.<p>Jimmy Fallon and The Roots delivered yet another viral hit with the newest <i>Tonight Show</i> a capella …

Star Wars

An Outsider Remakes Nashville's Traditional Sound

If Dave Cobb gets excited while you're talking to him about music, he'll grab a guitar from the bank of them he keeps in the chill-out room in his Green Hills home studio and play a riff. It could be from an Elvis song, or one by Led Zeppelin, or his favorite band, the Beatles. It might even be …

Country Music

Learning About the Gig Economy

Today the freelance economy, also known as the “gig economy,” is thriving. According to the latest study of the modern workplace, at least 1 in 3 Americans is a freelancer. With room for growth, no shortage of opportunities and the ability to decide when, where and how to work, the gig economy …

Gig Economy

Werbung mit der Einsamkeit

Kurz vor Weihnachten sind die Leute für herzerwärmende Geschichten zu haben. Das funktioniert auch in der Werbung. Eine deutsche Supermarktkette hat …

Unterhaltung

Rakete landet sicher und unbeschädigt, Jeff Bezos schlägt Elon Musk

Großegoärger im Lager der privatwirtschaftlichen Raumfahrer: Was Elon Musks Projekt SpaceX hartnäckig nicht gelingen will, hat nun die Konkurrenz unter Jeff Bezos' Federführung geschafft: Die sichere und vor allem unbeschädigte Rückkehr einer Rakete nach einem erfolgreichen Start. Bezos Firma Blue …

Elon Musk

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Art

This Moroccan City Is Completely Covered in Ethereal Blue Paint

Chefchaouen is the stuff of dreams — but it's real.<p>As people who love color, we're always looking out for rooms that employ vibrant decor. But entire cities that embrace our love of saturated hues? Now you've got us excited.<p>Chefchaouen is a town in northwest Morocco that is best known for its …

James Bond Movie Theme Songs, Ranked Worst to Best

James Bond movie theme songs are the cinematic equivalents of paperback book-series covers — they suggest familiarity <i>and</i> course with the promise of a …

James Bond

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Gewichtiger Schicksalsglaube

Menschen, die denken, dass sie ihr Körpergewicht ohnehin nicht beeinflussen können, leben weniger gesund als andere. Dabei gilt: Der Körperumfang ist …

The Week in Review: Most Livable Cities Report Reflects Global Issues

Melbourne, Australia, topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) list of most livable cities for the fifth year running earlier this week. Rounding out the top five were, in order: Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto, and Adelaide, Australia, and Calgary, Canada, tied for fifth.<p>A noteworthy finding was …

Middle East