Germany

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This Dresden Drainpipe Will Rock Your World

This byzantine downspout would be a deathtrap for Mario and Luigi.

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Young Americans Aren't the Only Ones Driving Much Less Than Their Parents

A new study shows 18- to 29-year old Germans are also leaving the road.

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Video of the Day: Whole Zoo of Glowing Animals Gets Loose in Cologne

A team of "light painters" make jellyfish, birds and a whale appear in this dazzling video from Germany.

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A Mirrored 'Stealth Cap' for Hiding in Crowds

Who doesn't want to enjoy some alone time in a shiny polyhedron from outer space?

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How Our Brains Navigate the City

By using a mental map oriented to the north, says a group of psychologists

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Searching for Ostalgie

Berlin's East Germany obsession is easy to find for tourists, but more complicated for locals

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Can Higher Fares Save Public Transit?

Maybe — but only if car travel becomes relatively more expensive

Payton Chung

Cutting Car Use at the Neighborhood Level

8 European projects show how design and planning can reduce automobile dependence