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With futuristic materials and lofty goals, these entrepreneurs are building sci-fi devices to counteract the digital world’s invasion in our lives. more

Zeitgeist

At his studio p98a, the legendary German designer has returned to his first love: letterpress printing. more

Interviews & Portraits

Don’t call it a comeback: for these Berliners, old-school formats like vinyl, film and tape never went away in the first place. Now they cater to a niche but growing crowd of enthusiasts. more

Culture

By now, smartphones and laptops are a ubiquitous sight in Berlin’s cafés and bars. Yet some business owners have been promoting good old analogue congeniality thanks to screen-free zones – with varying degrees of success. more

Zeitgeist

Don’t call it a comeback: for these Berliners, old-school formats like vinyl, film and tape never went away in the first place. Now they cater to a niche but growing crowd of enthusiasts. more

Culture

Tired of Tinder? Ground down by Grindr? You’re not alone. Amy Leonard switched off her phone and waded into the world of matchmaking, speed dating and singles’ parties. more

Zeitgeist

The electro-punk duo behind Eat Lipstick prepare to glamourously ring out the new year on Dec 29 at Wild at Heart. more

Concerts & Parties

Looking for Berlin's most underground museum? Head to the Samurai Art Museum in Zehlendorf to see a collection that will only increase your Japanese yearnings. more

Insider Tips

The average user checks their smartphone 88 times per day. So what’s all this constant connection doing to our heads? Berlin’s foremost expert on smartphone use and mental health, Charité's Dr. Jan Kalbitzer, gives us his surprising answer: Not much! more

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OUT NOW! The newest from the director of "Dogtooth" and "The Lobster". more

Film

Put on your battle armour and hit the town: it’s New Year’s Eve in Berlin. more

Concerts & Parties

The Christmas Film Festival puts a Berlin spin on holiday cheer December 22-24 at Moviemento. more

Film

In the analogue spirit, we’ve rounded up the best new local reads for every naughty-or-nice Berliner on your Christmas gift list. more

Culture

Don’t call it a comeback: for these Berliners, old-school formats like vinyl, film and tape never went away in the first place. Now they cater to a niche but growing crowd of enthusiasts. more

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Illustrated Karl Marx texts, Polish socks and fresh-baked cookies; what's not to love? All this and more at Wedding's new comic shop, Totem. more

Insider Tips

British artist Ed Atkins on combining video, opera costumes and tears in "Old Food", his largest exhibition to date, on through Jan 7 at Martin-Gropius-Bau. more

Art & Exhibitions

Freshly arrived from the Tate Modern, the first major retrospective of Fahrelnissa Zeid highlights her role as a pioneering Turkish modernist who challenged a Eurocentric male-dominated art world. On at Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle through Mar 25. more

Art & Exhibitions

OUT NOW! STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI! What did our critic think? Read on... more

Film

It’s not just airports that can’t get off the ground in Berlin. Dan Borden reports on four of the city’s stymied skyscrapers from Alexanderplatz to Neukölln. more

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Berlin’s largest hospital doesn’t need the internet to deliver medical care quickly and effectively. Kilometres of steel pipes are doing the job. more

History

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