Düsseldorf

Features

How Did the Small German City of Dusseldorf Change Electronic Music Forever?

In conversation with musician and writer Rudi Esch.
Daniel Dylan Wray
10.13.16
beer

Germany's Biggest Beer Rivals Actually Taste the Same, Study Says

Quack says the study shows that there is a connection between how something tastes and its color, brand and emotional meaning to the taster.
Alex Swerdloff
8.30.16
Düsseldorf

What It Takes to Be a Cyborg

A visit to the Cyborg Fair.
Frieda Klotz
3.8.16
Photos

Biohackers Are Implanting LED Lights Under Their Skin

Grindhouse Wetware debuts its latest implant, the Northstar V1.
Anna Neifer
11.9.15
thump exclusive track

Meet Moglebaum, the German Producer Making Everything but Techno

This solo gig turned five-piece is dripping in mystic and Pokemon.
Rachael D’Amore
5.22.15
Europe

Germanwings Co-Pilot Was Treated for Suicidal Tendencies in the Past, Say Investigators

Prosecutors have revealed that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525, which crashed last week killing 150 people, had past treatment for suicidal tendencies.
Jenna Corderoy
3.30.15
Europe

Germanwings Pilot Reportedly Locked Out of Cockpit Before Crash That Killed 150 People

An Airbus A320 aircraft crashed into the French Alps just before 11am on Tuesday with 144 passengers and six crew members on board.
Sally Hayden
3.26.15
Travel

My Obsession with Collecting Nazi Junk at German Flea Markets

Postcards adorned with swastikas, photos of Nazi officers, Third Reich medals of honor—for me, these items are dark, disturbing, mysterious, haunting, and impossible to ignore.
Christine Estima
3.19.15
News

A German Man Won a Legal Battle over His Right to Pee Standing Up

Last week, a Düsseldorf court ruled that a renter couldn't be held liable for the damage his urine splashes had done to his apartment's bathroom floor.
Mike Pearl
1.26.15
Europe

Anti-Islam Rallies Are Gathering Support in Germany In Wake of 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks

VICE News visited Dresden, where as many as 25,000 marched against the"Islamization of Europe," and Düsseldorf, where the counter-demonstration greatly outnumbered the amount of PEGIDA protesters.
Sally Hayden
1.13.15
table tennis

The Only Ping-Pong Scandal You Need To Know About

A draconian punishment handed to World Cup winner Zhang Jike for celebrating is another example of thinking as small-time as the ball.
Eric Nusbaum
11.3.14