German

cake

How a Prisoner of War Turned this Fussy German Cake into a National Obsession in Japan

While Baumkuchen, or "tree cake," is rare in Germany, it's now found everywhere in Tokyo from 7-11 to fancy department stores.
Diana Hubbell
8.8.18
alcohol

In Pettiest Move Yet, Pro-Brexit Wetherspoons to Stop Selling Champagne and German Beer

Looking forward to our glorious future of Fuller’s pints and pork pies.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.13.18
Art

Artist Creates Vintage "Digital" Art on a Typewriter

Arno Beck is making computer art, computer-free.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.8.16
Germany

Germany Is Telling People to Maintain Emergency Food Supplies

In the wake of a string of terrorist attacks, the “Concept for Civil Defense” report outlines a plan that will require Germans to stockpile ten days’ food supply and five days worth of drinking water.
Wyatt Marshall
8.24.16
Ice Cream

This Is What Happens When You Combine Spaghetti with Ice Cream

The German novelty dessert of “Spaghetti Eis” is made by topping cream with strands of noodle-like ice cream and a strawberry “Bolognese” sauce.
Nell Frizzell
7.31.16
Art

[NSFW] This Artist Will Turn Your Tumblr into a Surreal CGI Nude

All you have to do is visit girls-unawares on Tumblr—he's taking requests.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.4.16
Art

Former German Graffiti Artist Creates Self-Reflective Abstract Paintings

A look at the intimate abstract work of SatOne.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.22.16
Design

"Drink Yourself" with the Robot that Pours Your Personality

Here's to privacy! *Clink*
Nathaniel Ainley
10.30.15
Deep Ass Questions

How Did a Dildo-Swinging, Flame-Throwing Rock Band Like Rammstein Become a Global Powerhouse?

A new documentary, 'Rammstein In Amerika', attempts to explain how six weird dudes from East Berlin turned their scary music into millions upon millions of album sales.
Thea De Gallier
9.29.15
Stuff

The Last Gasps of Texas German

Nearly 15 years ago at a diner in Texas, linguistics professor Hans Boas recognised a dialect of German he'd never heard before. It was Texas German. In a few decades, it will be extinct.
Luke Winkie
9.28.15
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Listen to Tom Diabo's Haunting Acoustic Demos

German musician Tom Diabo died in 1986 at the age of 30, after battling brain cancer for seven years. Decades later, his music is finally receiving the wide release it deserves.
Charlie Ambler
5.11.15
Stuff

German Artist Sigmar Polke Was a Master of Irony and Anarchy

Polke took the piss – out of capitalism, authority and the rest of the art world.
Amelia Abraham
10.7.14
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