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TV formats in which the participants are looking for the love of their lives have been trendy for several years. Whether on islands, farms or in the classic studio: flirting has no boundaries here. Image: Debashis RC Biswas on

Since October 17, 2020, winter sports for the 2020/21 season have been taking place on the ski, toboggan and snow slopes of this world. The 2020/21 Alpine Ski World Cup started on October 17, 2020 and is expected to end on March 21, 2021. The 2020/21 Ski Jumping World Cup will be the most important ski jumping competition series hosted by the FIS World Ski Federation. The men's World Cup is expected to take place from November 21, 2020 to March 28, 2021. The women's World Cup is expected to take place from December 5, 2020 to December 28, 2020. The Biathlon World Cup is to be held for the 44th time in 36 competitions between November 27, 2020 and March 21, 2021. Photo: Razvan Chisu (

Nicholas of Myra is one of the most famous saints of the Eastern and Latin Churches. His feast day, December 6th is celebrated throughout Christianity and is associated with numerous customs.

The 1990s: a decade that is slowly but surely celebrating its comeback. Vintage clothing, jogging suits, Vokuhila's and tattoo collars are just a few of the things that are popping up again and again in hip and independent neighborhoods. The music from 30 years ago also creates a well-known and unforgettable hype with fresh remixes and newly mastered versions. Photo: Lorenzo Herrera (

World AIDS Day has been taking place on December 1st every year since 1988. It affirms the rights of HIV-positive people worldwide and calls for coexistence without prejudice and exclusion. World AIDS Day also reminds people who have died as a result of HIV and AIDS. Around 38 million people worldwide live with HIV. Photo: sergey mikheev (

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as "International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women", is a day of remembrance and action to combat discrimination and violence held annually on November 25th every form towards women and girls. On this day, topics such as forced prostitution, sexual abuse, sex tourism, rape, female circumcision, domestic violence, forced marriage, prenatal gender selection, female poverty, femicide, etc. will be discussed. The color orange is used as the identification color and "Orange the World" as the slogan. Photo: Sidney Sims (

Silicon Valley in the southern San Francisco Bay Area in California is home to numerous start-ups and global technology companies. Apple, Facebook and Google are among the best known. Here are also institutions specializing in technology around Stanford University in Palo Alto. NASA's Computer History Museum and Ames Research Center are in Mountain View, while the Tech Museum of Innovation is in San Jose. Photo: Marius Ciocirlan (

On November 21, 2020, the mass medium of television will be remembered. Since 1997, the World Television Day has been commemorating the first world television forum of the UN, which took place from November 21 to 22, 1996. This summit has been held annually since then and brings together TV entrepreneurs as well as experts from all over the world, where they discuss the future prospects of the medium. In Germany, 95% of households now have at least one television set, 28% of households two televisions and 11% more than two. Photo: Sven Scheuermeier (

The era between 1924 and 1929 is referred to as the golden twenties or golden twenties. The expression illustrates the economic boom in several industrialized countries in the 1920s and at the same time stands for a marriage of German culture, art and science. The "Roaring Twenties" ended with the global economic crisis. Image: Shutterstock

The European Union is an association of 27 European countries. In terms of gross domestic product, the EU internal market is the largest common economic area on earth.

The board game Monopoly will be 85 years old in 2020. The game was invented by the American Charles Darrow. Monopoly is available in a total of 114 countries in 47 languages. Over 300 billion in-game currency is printed every year - that's more than the Federal Reserve makes. In addition, 500 million houses and 180 hotels are produced for the board game every year. Over a billion people have used the game once. Photo: BP Miller (

Extreme sport is the approach to extreme sporting limits. For extreme athletes, this means an extraordinary technical, logistical, physical or psychological challenge, which is usually associated with high risks. Photo: Hu Chen (

The ongoing threat from the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting our everyday lives. Measures such as thorough hand washing, wearing masks and regular disinfection of your own hands help to minimize the risk of infection for yourself and others. Photo: unitednations (

The wild animal of 2020 is the wild bee. There are around 30,000 different wild bee species on earth; in Germany there are between 548 and 570 species, depending on the experts, the year of publication and the species concept used. These differ optically in terms of size, color or pattern, but are often difficult to determine down to the type. They show lengths between 1.3 millimeters and three centimeters. Photo: Dmitry Grigoriev (

Tidying up, restructuring, mucking out: in short, about organization. With the right instructions and a good plan, new tasks can usually be completed in no time. Leaving old burdens behind you not only frees you mentally, but also creates more space for free thoughts, new goals and perhaps one or the other new piece of furniture or clothing. Photo: Kelly Sikkema (

Catch the sun, enjoy the evening, meet friends and spend a relaxing time together; in short: Open Air! Due to the persistent temperatures and existing hygiene and distance rules, events take place in the open air at every free corner. Photo: Krisztina Papp (

The mole is the wild animal of 2020. Although it is unpopular with gardeners, it is under strict nature protection. The mole's mounds are proof that the soil is doing well and that it is full of microorganisms. The blind grave artist builds his sleeping, nest and storage chambers underground and likes to eat pests such as snails or grubs.

The association for the preservation of crop diversity has chosen the cucumber, the popular pumpkin family, as the vegetable of the year 2019 & 2020. Salad or snake cucumbers are particularly well known in Germany - and the small pickles. Cucumbers are low in calories and contain a lot of water. Photo: Harshal S. Hirve (

Escape rooms have been very popular for several years. Playing is about solving puzzles in the team so that you can gradually work your way out of a locked room. Escape games are also offered as a board game and in virtual forms. Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

Gardening is currently more popular than ever. Whether in the home garden, on the balcony or in the rented allotment: growing your own fruit and vegetables is back in vogue. And with it the awareness of the origin and regionality of the food. Photo: Elaine Casap (

Influencers are people who regularly publish content (text, images, audio, video) on a topic. To do this, they use internet-based communication channels such as blogs and social networks such as Instagram or YouTube. They stand out from the mass of social media users because their activities achieve long reach and thus have a high influence on their followers. Photo by Pocky Lee on Unsplash

The term artificial intelligence (AI) describes - in very simple terms - the attempt to transfer human thinking and learning to computers and thus to give them intelligence. Photo by Frank V. on

Grilling or roasting over an open fire is an original method of cooking food - it only requires control of the fire and does not require any cookware. Barbecuing is one of the world's most popular social pastimes, especially at summer temperatures. Photo: Daniel Hooper (

Whether road bike, e-bike or the good old Dutch bike: cycling is an ideal way to do sports and protect the environment in good weather! Photo: Tiffany Nutt (

More popular than ever this year: Vacation at home. Whether in the mountains, on the beach, on a bike or on foot: Germany offers the perfect travel destination for everyone. Photo: Karsten Würth (

For days now, thousands of people have been protesting police violence and racism in the United States. The riots have now reached numerous major cities. Photo by Vince Fleming on Unsplash

Not only since the Covid 19-related retreat into one's own four walls, DIY and home improvement have been very popular with many people. Photo: Nick Karvounis (

Almost every day new conspiracy theories are heard and some are persistent. They all try to explain a state, an event or a development through the targeted, conspiratorial work of a mostly small group of actors for an often illegal or illegitimate purpose. Photo by Tom Radetzki (

Podcasts have enjoyed increasing popularity for years. They provide information on all imaginable topics in an entertaining way. Photo by CoWomen on Unsplash

For all the people who are (unintentionally) in the home office: This playlist creates a positive atmosphere in gray November.

Urban beats for reporting on youth and street culture. Photo: Hin Bong Yeung (

In times of change and uncertainty, it is important to practice self-care and to lead a mindful life. Photo: Georgia de Lotz (

The presidential election will take place in the United States on November 3, 2020, but the election campaign began long before.

An outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population.

Asia is not only the largest continent in terms of area but also the most populous in the world. Numerous cultures and religions meet here.

Political excitement after the ministerial election in Thuringia, Germany. Internationally, political mistakes, secret collusion and corruption are also part of everyday business.

In 1895 the first commercial film was shown in the Berlin conservatory. Since then, cinema and film music have become an integral part of the cultural scene. Photo: Peter Lewicki (

The countries of Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are collectively referred to as the Middle East or the Middle East. These countries lie between the Middle East in the west and southwest and the Far East in the northeast. Myanmar is rarely counted as part of the Middle East; instead, it is mostly assigned to Southeast Asia.

Fridays For Future is a rapidly growing social youth movement with millions of school strike participants every Friday. It was launched in August 2018 by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, calling for swift policies to tackle climate change.

The plans of the British prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle to withdraw from the royal family's obligations and to live financially independently in the future are currently causing excitement not only in the rainbow press.

Most people associate Australia with beautiful landscapes, unique wildlife and the fascinating culture of the Aborigines. Unfortunately, the continent is currently in the news mainly because of the devastating fires.

The past heat wave lets us feel the consequences of climate change. But instead of just sweating, let's ask one more question: How can we protect the climate? Enlightenment helps - every documentation supports the education; each of us can do something about climate change: with its consumption and everyday behavior. LET's do it.

Dark, dramatic and suspenseful tension orchestral cues & voices - orchestral hybrid & mixes - allow us to watch fascinating dramatic pictures - with pure emotion.

Slam Music Library combines classic African instruments with contemporary sounds. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Slam is predestined to build a bridge between the traditional and the modern. Photo: Eva Blue (