Apparently, drones are the new thing and they are getting more and more popular around the globe. The French wireless products manufacturer Parrot hosted an event, to celebrate the German launch of its newest product, the Bebop Drone, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.
We got invited to test-drive the new drone, flying through the check-in hall of Europe’s largest historical monument, controlling the drone whether with a tablet, the sky-controller or a Virtual Reality Headset.
Jason Segel, multitalented actor, writer, and musician, teamed up with New York Times bestselling author Kirsten Miller for his first middle-grade novel, Nightmares! (en) – Die Schrecken der Nacht! (de) and to promote his creation he attended an autograph-session at Hugendubel KaDeWe on November 17, 2014 in Berlin.
The book is the first one in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must face their fears to save their town.
From November 7 – 9, 2014, the city of Berlin celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. A symbolic frontier of lights, the LICHTGRENZE, a line of 8,000 illuminated helium balloons along the 15 kilometer long path once occupied by the Berlin Wall, divided the city once again.
From the Oberbaumbrücke and its East Side Gallery, through Checkpoint Charlie, the Potsdamer Platz and Brandenburger Tor, up to the Bernauer Straße and Bornholmer Straße, which was, on November 9, 1989, the first checkpoint allowing people to pass through freely to West Berlin.
On November 9, all balloons were released into the Berlin night sky accompanied by the Staatskapelle Berlin playing “Ode An die Freude“.