Monday, February 24, 2014

Stallion makes himself at home

Images: Carsten Rehder

When Hurricane Xaver hit northern Germany last December, physician Stephanie Arndt decided to give some safe shelter to a 3-year-old Arabian horse, named Nasar, in her own house. As the storm passed, the horse had already made itself at home, now Nasar lives indoors since then.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

One World Trade Center to open in 2014

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More than a decade after the September 11 attacks to the World Trade Center twin towers in New York, the primary building of the new World Trade Center complex "One World Trade Center" (1WTC) is set to be open in early 2014. The 104-story building at the northwest corner of the 16-acre trade center site is topped by a spire that reaches a symbolic height of 1,776 feet (541 m) in reference to the year of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell dead at 83

Actor, filmmaker, opera director - Maximilian Schell, the first German-speaking actor ever to receive the Academy Award, died overnight in a hospital in Innsbruck after "a sudden and severe illness," his agent Patricia Baumbauer said Saturday. He was 83.

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