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How German films depict the Nazis

For decades after World War II, German filmmakers avoided the subject. But that has now changed, and one new film addresses the period with great sensitivity.

Earth

The mystery shark of the Arctic

The mystery shark of the Arctic

Greenland sharks are slow and mostly blind, yet they may be everywhere

Capital

Want more time off? Live here

Want more time off? Live here

You might be surprised at which nations have the most public holidays

Autos

Owner's manual as work of art

Owner's manual as work of art

The story behind the amazing McLaren F1 handbook

Culture

Edward Snowden in his own words

Edward Snowden in his own words

‘The year’s most indispensable documentary’

Future

Surprising way to get rich online

Surprising way to get rich online

Reddit founder’s new money-making scheme

Travel

Finding Europe's largest predator

Finding Europe's largest predator

Wild beasts lurk in Estonia's forests and swamps

BBC America

strange & beautiful

Bees

Are sick bees being prescribed honey?

It seems honeybees may have a way of helping to keep their workforce healthy - by employing bees that feed "medicinal honey" to other members of the hive.

HIKING

Jasper National Park

'The view is worth it'

Two million people visit Jasper National Park each year, but only a tiny fraction make their way onto the breathtaking 44km Skyline Trail.

THE GENIUS BEHIND

Bloodhound

Can this car beat a speeding bullet?

The Bloodhound supersonic car is designed to travel at at record-breaking 1,000mph - a speed at which ordinary wheels would be ripped apart. David Robson reports.

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