Germany

New Satellite Maps Reveal the Staggering Extent of Europe's Flooding

This monumental dousing has been called Europe's worst flood since the Middle Ages.

Reuters

Devastating Photos of Central Europe's Massive Floods

Devastating photos of the massive floods, which have killed at least 8 people. Thousands more have been evacuated.

Haus der Kunst

A Celebration of Yiddish, Emblazoned on a Former Symbol of Nazi Power

The monumental work by American conceptual artist Mel Bochner represents a particularly sweet triumph of art.

Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

At Least We Have a LEGO Version of the Berlin Airport

A scale model of the troubled airport project was completed before the original.

Tobias Schwarz/Reuters

Berlin's New Airport Can't Turn Its Own Lights Off

Problems keep piling up at the construction site that will eventually become Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

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Let's Pray This Doesn't Catch On: Blood-Based Graffiti

You might never look at red graffiti the same way again.

Melanie Ko/Flickr

Relationship Killer of the Day: Neutralizing Germany's 'Love' Padlocks

A group of urban hackers spent a day in Bamberg destroying people's public expressions of everlasting love.

Reuters

Germans' Anti-Stuttgart 21 Protests May Pay Off, 2 Years Later

The country reconsiders a massive rail project.

Dennis Siegel

German Man Builds Device to Suck Electricity From Power Lines, Other People

Dennis Siegel claims his curious contraption feeds itself like a leech on ambient electromagnetic fields.

This Time-Altering Helmet Slows Down the Pace of City Life

It might not give you Matrix-style bullet-dodging skills, but this German invention could cause you to walk into an open manhole.

Courtesy of Nick Frank

The Architectural Spectacle That Is Munich's Metro

Photographer Nick Frank discusses his sharp, colorful, deserted shots of the stylish system.

Robert Rickhoff

Can You Spot What's Wrong With These Urban Scenes?

Robert Rickhoff's surrealistic city architecture blends "fun" with "fatalities."

A Video Installation Designed To Terrify Arachnophobes

A German art show channels 1950s horror flicks with gigantic, scurrying spiders.

Reuters

5 Reasons Germans Ride 5 Times More Mass Transit Than Americans

Restrictions on driving is the biggest factor, experts argue in a new study.

UBC

How Quickly Would This $32,000 Bike Get Stolen?

Very, is our guess.

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The Key to Reducing Congestion Could Just Be Less Selfish Driving

Most of us know better than to read and drive, but we’ve all been guilty of bad behavior at one point or another.

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Inside a German Prison That's Now An Artsy Hostel

Going to jail has never been so fun.

Viktor Kölbig

Make a Houseplant Into a Lamp, via German Ingenuity

Lightly stroking your plants can light up the room.

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A Bicycle Mod That Lets You Ride the Streetcar Rails

But don't ride it into oncoming trams, obviously.