Person of the Day
Minding the Emissions Gaps
Opel’s former chief of research and development, Rita Forst, has joined Volkswagen's monitoring team, the US-run body designed to prevent another Dieselgate. Ms. Forst's technical skills are said to round out a team dominated by lawyers. Source:
Chart of the Day
In Fighting Form
North Korea maintains the world's second-largest army: 306 soldiers per 1,000 residents, or almost one-third of the country's population. By contrast, Germany's standing army is a mere 3% of North Korea's in size.
Quote of the Day
Not Like We Remember
In his bestselling book "Who am I?: And If So, How Many?," the star professor sees parallels between the "regressive movement" of Martin Luther's Reformation and today's intolerance and yearning for the past.
Photo of the Day
Wind turbines adorn Monday's sunset near Straussfurt, in the central German state of Thuringia. Local temperatures have been in the mid-20s °C (mid to upper 70s °F) and are forecast to stay unseasonably warm for a few more days. Source: