Thursday, 21. November 2019

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German inventions that changed the world (part 2)

Coffee filter paper, the Easter Bunny, gummy bears, the radio-controlled watch and aspirin – the first five on our list of German inventions. And now the list goes on... Fah...

The pumpkin reigns supreme in Germany

As today is the joyous holiday known Halloween, we though it only fitting to dedicate this article to one of its most celebrated symbols: the pumpkin. While this big orange sphere ...

A big pee-problem at the iconic Ulm Minster Church

The Ulm Minster is an iconic church. Construction began in 1377, though it was not finished until 1890 – more than half a millennium later. It’s the world’s fourth tallest structur...

Horror Clown Sightings in Multiple Locations Across Germany

Since childhood I was terrified of clowns. When they would show up at a friends birthday or the local fairgrounds I would cling to the nearest family member’s leg with horror. And ...

10 German inventions that changed the world (part 1)

Ever wonder where gummy bears came from? Germany, of course! Yep, those delicious little treats originated from the founder of Haribo – a brand recognized throughout the world. ...

5 places to visit in Germany this autumn (besides Oktoberfest)

The promise of rowdy parties, elaborate costumes and endless brews at Oktoberfest isn’t the only reason to visit Germany during autumn. In fact, this time of year is one of the nic...

Deutsche Bahn to arm employees following increased assaults

Attacks on Germany’s public transport have been increasing recently, leaving citizens feeling more wary and train employees vulnerable. In the first half of this year, more than 1,...

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 paths in and around cities has beg...

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 big, fat yes. The Interior Ministry reports t...

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 the Local). 1. Germany’s love affair wit...

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