George Floyd Protest Goes International With Major Cities Around The Globe Seeing Demonstrations

International demonstrations in Toronto, Berlin, and London have broken out in protest of the death of George Floyd one week ago. Floyd died while in police custody on Monday, and video footage of his arrest and subsequent death went viral when it was discovered how he was treated by officers. Protests that began in Floyd’s […]

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge Destroys World Marathon Record, Shaving More Than A Minute Off Previous High

His fellow athletes at his training camp call him the “boss man.” Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge proved that he truly is in charge by shaving more than a minute off his previous record marathon time. It’s impressive to shave any time off a marathon race, but especially that much. The Guardian reported that Kipchoge completed the […]

U2’s Bono Completely Loses His Voice, Stops Berlin Concert When Voice Suddenly Fails

Bono, the lead singer of the legendary Irish rock band U2, had to stop a concert in Berlin’s Mercedes Benz Arena on Saturday after just a few songs because of voice issues. He struggled through some songs until the end of the band’s song “Red Flag Day” when he stopped and apologized to the crowd. […]

Artist Paid 400 Participants To Live In A Stalin-Era Research Institute For Three Years For An Art Project

Described by The Guardian as the Stalinist Truman Show, an artist paid 400 people to live in a fictional Stalin-era research institute for three years as part of an art project. Artist Ilya Khrzhanovsky created a facility in eastern Ukraine that modeled facilities that once existed in the Soviet Union from the 1930s to the […]

Berlin New Year’s Eve Celebration Readies Safe Zone For Women

Hoping for a happy new year, authorities in Berlin, Germany, are for the first time providing a so-called safe zone for women seeking protection from sexual assault during the upcoming celebration and fireworks at the city’s iconic Brandenburg Gate. In so doing, officials are attempting to avoid the sexual violence that occurred two years ago […]

German Elections: Merkel Stays As Chancellor: Far-Right Makes Breakthrough

As expected, exit polls from the German federal elections Sunday show that Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU has remained the largest party in parliament, ensuring that Merkel will return for a fourth term as chancellor. But this election was never really about a change in government — barring unimaginable changes, Merkel was a shoo-in long ago — […]

Chinese Tourists Arrested In Berlin For Nazi Salute At Reichstag

A pair of Chinese tourists were arrested in Berlin yesterday after making the Nazi salute outside the Reichstag. The tourists, both men, aged 36 and 49, fell afoul of Germany’s strict laws against the use of Nazi symbolism while taking pictures of each other on their phones. The offense can be punished with a sentence […]

Relationship Between Germany And Vietnam Turns Sour After Alleged Kidnapping Of Oil Executive

The relationship between Germany and Vietnam has turned sour after Berlin expelled a Vietnamese intelligence officer. German accused Vietnam of kidnapping Trinh Xuan Thanh in Berlin last week. Thanh, a former executive, was accused of a $150 million corruption in the Vietnam’s state-owned company. Thanh is reported to seek asylum in Germany after Vietnamese government […]

At 220 Pounds Of Gold, A Manhole Cover-Sized Coin Still Hard To Find As Heist Suspects Held

The famous “Big Maple Leaf” gold coin was stolen from a German museum back in March and during a huge raid on Wednesday, law enforcement agents in Germany were able to round up the culprits believed responsible for the heist. This was no easy feat, as getting the coin out of the museum took a […]

Barack Obama In Berlin: ‘We Can’t Hide Behind A Wall’

When former president Barack Obama spoke in Berlin on Thursday, it appeared that he took a swipe at his successor, Donald Trump. While Obama didn’t mention Trump by name, he took a jab at the Trump campaign promise involving a very divisive wall. As USA Today reports, Barack Obama was visiting Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate as […]

Trump May Not Be Popular In Berlin, But Obama Is

On Tuesday, Ivanka Trump spoke on a panel at the W20 summit in Berlin. The panel included German Chancellor Angela Merkel, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and the Netherland’s Queen Maxima. According to the Guardian, “eyebrows were raised” when it was first announced that Ivanka Trump would take part in the panel alongside these three […]

Ex-Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev Issues Chilling War Warning For Trump Era

Mikhail Gorbachev was the last leader of the Soviet Union when it fell in 1991 and succumbed to international pressures to tear down the Berlin Wall in 1989. But to this day, his name had silently washed away in history as tensions between the United States and Russia dissolved following the end of the Cold […]

Is It A Grim Future For Europe? Acts Of Terror Likely To Continue

In the wake of the past year’s brutal terror attacks occurring in Paris, Brussels, Nice, Munich and most recently, Berlin, leaders of the European Union state that they have removed barriers between security agencies to assist in protecting against this new wave of terror and they have heightened security at the borders of neighboring nations. […]

Donald Trump Twitter Attack: Pins Berlin Attack On ISIS And Islamist Terrorists Donald Trump has once again taken to Twitter, this time tweeting and placing the blame for the recent Berlin terror attack squarely on the shoulders of ISIS and Islamist terrorists. December 19 saw a speeding tractor-trailer plow into a crowded Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin at 8 p.m. This event left 12 people […]

Berlin Christmas Market Attack: Lack Of Security Camera Footage Hinders Investigation

The attack on a Berlin Christmas market on Monday has the whole world in mourning as German authorities continue their search for suspects while politicians and citizens alike try to make sense of the tragedy that took the lives of 12 people and injured dozens more. The search is being complicated by the absence of […]

Truck Plows Into Christmas Market In Berlin, 12 People Dead, ISIS Claims Responsibility [Updated] Update 3: The death toll has now increased to 12 Update 2: According to a report by The New York Post, the ISIS or the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Berlin. The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Force tweeted that the terror group was taking credit for the incident. Update: Berlin police […]

120 Berlin Cops Injured, Dozens Of Rioters Detained In Violent Protest

According to CBS News report, 120 police officers were injured in the German capital, Berlin, after what has been described as the “most aggressive and violent protest in the last five years” by the state’s law enforcement. Eighty-six protesters were arrested. Almost 3,500 people took part in the rallies, with 1800 police officers there to […]

AirBnB Banned In Berlin For Renters Offering Entire Apartments AirBnB is facing new regulation in Berlin as the city government has banned the renting of entire apartments to tourists. The move comes on the heels of rising real estate prices in the city — rents have gone up 56 percent from 2009 and 2014. In order to combat an increased cost of living, […]

Car Bomb Explosion In Berlin Kills One Man – Police Believe Attack To Be Drug Related Assasination

Police in Berlin have announced that a car explosion which flipped the car, and killed the driver – a male who was driving through the centre of Berlin early Tuesday, was possibly caused by a bomb but which is not believed to be linked to terrorism. Berlin police took to Twitter after the bomb explosion […]

Brawl In Shelter With Refugees Creates Animosity Online

German police were called on Sunday afternoon to break up a brawl in a shelter full of refugees. According to a report by the Reuters news agency, an average of 100 officers showed up to the incident, which reportedly involved hundreds of people. According to the person in charge of the shelter, 850 people were […]

‘Netzpolitik’ Journalists Charged With Treason — Protests Have Begun

One German news website is hitting the media spotlight following two published reports on domestic surveillance. As part of a federal investigation initiated by German officials, a news website,, is receiving heat over controversial leaks. The German news outlet, which publishes articles on data protection, freedom of information, internet politics, and digital rights, committed […]

German Woman 65 Update: Quadruplets Born Makes Mom World’s Oldest To Birth Quads

After 26 weeks of pregnancy, a German woman, 65, made history by giving birth to quadruplets via Caesarean section Tuesday. Annegret Raunigk, already a mom of 13, and her four new premature babies are resting comfortably. The child births by the woman in Germany is a record; according to a Yahoo News report, at 65-years-old, […]

Adolf Hitler’s Horse Sculptures Found In Warehouse In Germany, Among Other Third Reich-Era Art

Adolf Hiter’s horse sculptures, once thought to be lost to the ages, have been recovered by German police in a warehouse in Bad Duerkheim, a town in Germany. The life-sized bronze horse sculptures once stood watch on either side of the stairs leading to Hitler’s grand chancellery in downtown Berlin, but the giant horses went […]

Statues Of Whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning Unveiled in Berlin, Germany

In an art installation dubbed “Anything to Say?,” bronze sculptures of whistleblowers Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Bradley Manning have been unveiled on Friday in central Berlin. The statues of whistleblowers are the work of Italian artist Davide Dormino, and the installation was unveiled by activists and members of the Green Party in Germany as […]

Pregnancy Over Age 50: 65-Year-Old Berlin Mother Of 13 Pregnant With Quadruplets

Sixty-five-year-old Berlin grandmother Annegret Raunigk is about to become the world’s oldest mother, as she’s set to give birth to quadruplets this summer. Raunigk, who currently has 13 children, chose to become pregnant by IVF after her 9-year-old daughter asked for a little brother or sister. The expectant schoolteacher was artificially inseminated by both donated […]

Thousands Of German Protesters To U.S. GMO Ag: ‘We’re Fed Up!’

A massive march occurred in Germany protesting GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and other harmful farming practices from the United States yesterday. The massive march in Berlin saw over 50,000 protesters and included participation from over 120 different organizations including farmers, ethical consumers, and activists who want to send a message loud and clear that they […]

Museum To Recreate Hitler’s Suicide Bunker, Insists It’s Not ‘Pilgrimage Site’

The Top Secret Spy Museum in Oberhausen, Germany, plans to recreate Hitler’s Führerbunker, the site of the dictator’s suicide. The director of the museum insists that the exhibit is purely for education and will be made with “sensitivities” in mind. The bunker exhibit will feature five rooms: Hitler’s two personal rooms, the radio control room, […]

Fall Of The Berlin Wall: 25 Years Later, People Remember

The fall of the Berlin Wall is a moment in history burned in the minds of people around the world, but nowhere as much as those who were in Berlin on that day 25 years ago. Even German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that day more than two decades ago is proof dreams come true, and […]

San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green Under Fire For ‘LOL’ Selfie At Berlin Holocaust Museum

Throughout the history of war there have been many horrific events to take place that would make a person step back in shock. The Spanish Inquisition, the Crusades, and much of the Middle East Crisis are just some of these events. One event that stands out is World War II’s Holocaust. The Inquisitr reported numerous […]

Russia And Ukraine Talk Cease-Fire In Berlin

The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine will meet in Berlin to discuss a possible cease-fire as tensions continued to escalate over the rebellious eastern region of Ukraine. The Guardian reports that Russia’s Pavlo Klimkin and Russia’s Sergei Lavrov will discuss a resolution to the ongoing crisis. Foreign ministers of Germany and France will also […]

‘The Hunger Games’: Berlin Fans Can Be An Extra In ‘Mockingjay’

If you live in Berlin, and you are a fan of The Hunger Games, then you have the opportunity to be an extra for the franchise’s final chapter, Mockingjay, according to a post from casting agency Agentur Filmgesichter. The agency doesn’t mention The Hunger Games: Mockingjay by name in the post. It just says they […]

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Wraps Up In Atlanta, Moving To Paris

Production for the final installation in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games franchise has wrapped in Atlanta, Georgia. Nina Jacobson, one of the film’s producers, tweeted about wrapping, thanking The Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence and the crew for all of their hard work. Just wrapped Atlanta. My heart is full of gratitude for our amazing US […]

Was Adolf Hitler’s Lover, Eva Braun Of Jewish Descent? New DNA Test Says It’s Possible

New DNA testing suggests that Adolf Hitler may have married a Jewish woman, as hair samples from a brush, allegedly used by Eva Braun, have linked her ancestry to the very same race the Nazis were trying to exterminate during World War II. Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun were long time lovers and married while […]

Topless Women Protest As Mattel Opens Barbie ‘Dreamhouse Experience’

A group of topless women’s right protesters showed up on Friday to protest the opening of a giant pink doll house known as the “Barbie Dreamhouse Experience.” The protesters took to the streets of Berlin as Mattel announced the opening of the interactive house. Participants can try on clothes, play in the homes kitchen, and […]

David Hasselhoff Joins Protests In Berlin [Video]

David Hasselhoff has joined protests in Germany to prevent a section of the Berlin Wall from being taken down. Developers have plans to tear down a section of the iconic wall in order to construct a handful of luxury apartments. Since many view the wall as sacred, the actor and several protesters in Berlin are […]

George Clooney Launches ‘The Monuments Men’ Production In Germany

George Clooney began The Monuments Men filming from Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday, March 5, Twentieth Century Fox and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced in a joint release. Clooney will direct and star in the film, which also features an all-star cast consisting of Bill Murray, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balaban, and […]

George H.W. Bush Death Hoax: German Magazine Publishes Obituary

Berlin, Germany – Respected news outlet Der Spiegel published an obituary for former US president George H.W. Bush Sunday. Problem is, Bush the elder isn’t dead, and is said to be recovering from the illness that hospitalized him on November 23. Bush was hospitalized in Houston for a bronchitis-related cough in late November, and was […]

Dead Man Rides The Berlin Subway, Passengers Thought He Was Sleeping

Passengers on the Berlin subway system received quite a shock early Sunday morning. As they rode the late night train, fellow passengers paid little, if any, attention to an older rider who was taking a nap, until the train pulled into the Weinmeisterstrasse station and a subway worker tried to rouse him. Much to the […]

Gummy Bear Battle: German Company Wins Trademark Violation Lawsuit

Berlin, Germany – A gummy bear manufacturer has won a legal battle over what it felt was a trademark violation by a Swiss candy company, according to The Associated Press. Haribo GmbH previously claimed that Lindt’s gold foil-wrapped chocolate teddy bear was a violation of its “Gold Bear” gummy bear. Although the offending product was […]

World’s Rarest Dog Is Genetically Unsafe

Fewer than 500 of the world’s rarest dogs-the Ethiopian wolf-are genetically coming apart, scientist have said. The world’s rarest dog is Africa’s only species of wolf and a 12-year study suggests that only a small amount of gene flow exists in the small populations. This means the wolves are at a greater risk of extinction […]

Berlin Cab Driver Opens Exhibit Featuring Photographs Of Topless Female Passengers

MUNICH, GERMANY- A Berlin taxi driver’s black and white photographs of women flashing their bare breasts in the back seat of his cab are being displayed at a local art gallery. According to NBC News, Hans-Jürgen Watzlawek believes that he is capturing a unique form of art with his photographs. “It’s not about eroticism or […]

450-Year-Old Debt: Berlin Owes German Village Trillions, Thanks To Inflation, Interest

A certificate of debt found filed away in the regional archives of Mittenwalde, Germany, attests that Berlin still owes them a debt of 400 guilders, which goes back 450 years. While Reuters has reported that the debt is 540 years old, the calculations don’t add up, since the certificate was written on May 28, 1562. […]

Madonna’s Emotional Performance: Singer Weeps Profusely During “Like a Virgin” [Video]

Madonna is currently making European rounds for her MDNA tour, and during her stop in Berlin, she cried like a baby performing “Like a Virgin.” Madonna did a stripped down, intimate performance of one of her greatest songs, proving that the Queen of Pop still has some surprises up her sleeve, even at 53. “Madonna […]

Forest Boy Identified in Berlin, Turns Out His Story Was Highly Inaccurate

Perhaps Forest Boy would have gotten away with it 25 years ago, but the mysterious young man who said he lived in a forest in Germany for several years after the deaths of both of his parents couldn’t hide behind a fantastical tale forever in the internet era. Forest Boy appeared suddenly in Berlin nine […]

Anger Over SOPA Prompts Hackers to Propose Private Satellites

The British Broadcasting Corporation is reporting an interesting proposal being floated around by the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin. Hackers attending the conference want to create a private Internet by putting their own network of communications satellites into Orbit. The proposed project is being called the Hackerspace Global Grid. The Hackerspace Global Grid will consist […]

One of the coolest museums around, well, for gamers and geeks maybe.

If you are a gamer, or even just a computer geek, then the next time you are in Berlin I have a must see spot for you to check out. Opened in the late 1990’s the Video Game Museum of Berlin is a must see destination with exhibits that cover a wide range of video […]