When pencil and paper don't answer theoretical questions, there is an opening for a real experiment. The movie picks of this week will give you a journey through some of the puzzling questions of humankind, morality, and the habits researchers have tried to uncover. Slightly creepy viewing that will make you think.

The chance to own a house of one’s own is an unreachable dream for many people, especially in cities, but not just in large urban areas. To say good-bye to standardised accommodation may be a necessary first step along with a willingness to reduce living space quite dramatically. From camper vans and mobile homes through small log cabins, cottages and garden houses, even exploring the traditional accommodation of nomads – these and more are inspirational options for owning a home.

It all started in a very ordinary way – lightning struck siliceous sand, and the result was a fulgurite – a predecessor of today´s glass. That extremely simplified version of glass manufacturing does, however, include the essentials. The process of melting and the subsequent cooling of the enamel does correspond with the original substance. The production of glass is an appealing craft with a process that is worth seeing – check out our photoproject.

Are you one of those people who cannot pass by a candy shop without stopping? And what´s more, in the end you go home with a vast variety of colourful sweets? Then you are in the right place. While the exhibition of sweets is simply irresistible, the manufacturing of sweets is a fascinating and satisfying process. Watch these videos to see how different sweets are / or were made.

Cherry trees in full bloom are truly beautiful. An orchard of cherry trees is beauty multiplied. But in Japan, blooming sakuras are a stunning site for which tourists from different parts of the world don´t hesitate to travel the distances. Do not miss this last opportunity to see the best of sakuras this year. Since Sakuras start blooming even in January, these are some of the last opportunities for this year. For example in Nagano, Fukushima, Fuji Five Lakes and Aomori the blooms are best seen from April 2 till April 22.

Mountains and glaciers are most commonly visited in the winter, for winter sports. Less well known are the same mountain valleys and meadows at this time of the year. Spring is the time of massive flower blooms, which makes them an irresistable sight, apart from the fact that some of them are only accessible for short periods in the summer due to heavy snowfall in the winter months. Check out our photogallery for the best of them all.

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