Juha Tuomi/dpa - Math student
Berlin Start-Up: Math42
When brothers Maxim and Raphael Nitsche were 15 and 14 year-old math tutors, they received the same questions over and over. So they created an interactive iPhone app that guides students through complex problems. Now at 19 and 18 years old, their “Math42” app has at times been the most downloaded educational app in Germany and the U.S.
dpa/Uwe Gerig - Quedlinburg
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Derailing the Train: How Intercity Buses Are Changing the Way We Travel in Germany
Until recently, if you wanted to travel the length of Germany—let’s say from Hamburg to Munich—you had three options: drive, fly, or take the train. Long-distance buses were, quite literally, forbidden. All of this changed at the beginning of 2013, which saw the liberalization of a German law resulting in the sudden and aggressive rise of the Fernbus.