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Avaaz launches app to help Americans living abroad to vote

Historically, only a small percentage of U.S. citizens living abroad actually vote in presidential elections. Just 12% in the last one, in fact. A...

Hydrail: Germany’s trains about to get a whole lot cleaner (and quieter, too!)

Germany is often in the forefront of sustainable innovations. And starting December 2017, they will launch the first hydrogen-powered train to regularly travel long...

Oktoberfest this year? 3 reasons WHY and WHY NOT

The time is here! Oktoberfest is right around the corner and beer-loving, dirndl/lederhosen wearing revelers are getting ready to wet their whistle at the...

What’s the deal with hops? A short summary of a vital beer ingredient

Can you imagine what life would be like in Germany without beer? No Oktoberfest, grills would definitely not be the same and what about...

11 Reasons to make a bike your main mode of transport

Cycling is on the rise in Germany. City bike infrastructure was introduced in cities like Hamburg and Berlin, and plans to implement more bicycle...

SuperMeat says: Save the environment, eat our lab grown chicken

Have you ever heard someone say, “Meat is not good for the environment”? Well, it’s true, at least in the quantities that we consume meat...

Peter Maria Schnurr is Germany’s Chef of the Year 2016

You may expect Germany’s most acclaimed culinary masters to set up shop in the biggest and most sought after cities—Munich, Berlin, or Hamburg. But...

Cosmetics, contacts and pepper spray? DM adds to their product line

Do Germans feel less safe than they did 10 years ago? 5 years ago? Last year? If actions speak, the evidence is pointing to a...

Do you know these 8 facts about the Autobahn?

Think you’re an Autobahn expert? Check out eight things about one of the world’s most famous roadways you may have never known before (via...

New study: Immigrants created more than 1.3 million jobs in 2014

The influx of migrants and refugees into Germany has been on the forefront of political and national discussion for nearly two years. The topic...

New German law could suspend license for traffic offenders

The German Autobahn is known all over the world as the place where your speed reaches no limits. You can blissfully race by at...

German Pinot Noir: A comparable alternative to Burgundy?

Did you know Germany is the world’s third largest producer of Pinot Noir? Known auf Deutsch as spätburgunder, these savory and silky reds are...