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Driving a Tank Is a Bizarre Power Trip

Why would anyone want to drive a decommissioned tank around the countryside of what used to be East Germany? Why not?


What It's Like to Be a Volunteer in Berlin During the Migrant Crisis

Photographer Alexander Coggin spoke with a variety of volunteers to learn what it's like to be involved in such a chaotic situation, what type of aid actually works, and what resources are still in short supply.


Refugees Tell Us What Their Lives Are Like After They Make it to Germany

We spoke with a number of migrants stuck in various stages of the asylum-seeking process in Berlin.


I Spent Pride Day with Berlin's Most Famous Drag Queen

For Gloria Viagra – drag icon, nightlife celebrity, and notorious party host – Gay Pride is an all-consuming 24-hours involving constant cameos, photo opps, and outfit changes.


The Bouncers of Ibiza

"I've seen everything from gangland turf wars to drunken fools thinking they can take on seven-foot-tall bouncers."