Germany

food news

Thieves Keep Stealing Entire Fields' Worth of Strawberries

Unfortunately, this is far from the first time that sticky-fingered criminals have targeted berry fields.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.19
food news

German Cookie Fortune Heir Apologizes for Saying Nazi-Era Forced Laborers Were Treated 'Well'

At a recent conference, 25-year-old Verena Bahlsen also said, "I want to make money and buy sailing yachts from my dividend and stuff."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.16.19
Germany

Germany Stans a Sausage Legend with a Deeply Cursed Commemorative Coin

Herta Heuwer might not be a household name in the United States, but in Germany, she's the godmother of currywurst.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.19.19
The holocaust

The Holocaust Prisoners Who Risked Their Lives to Sneak Evidence from Concentration Camps

A new exhibition at London's Wiener Library tells the story of the men and women who enlightened the world as to what was happening in the extermination camps.
Oscar Rickett
3.8.19
Germany

German Bratwurst Museum Might Relocate to Former Site of Nazi Prison Camp

“A place where barracks stood isn’t suitable for frying bratwurst,” Reinhard Schramm, the chairman of the Jewish Community of Thuringia, said.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.4.19
Culture

The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections

Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Tarisai Ngangura
1.25.19
Ultramarine

Scientists Identify a Medieval Artist by the Blue Gemstone in Her Teeth

“The discovery of lapis lazuli in the dental calculus of an 11th-century religious woman is without precedent in the European medieval archaeological record.”
Becky Ferreira
1.9.19
Hacks And Leaks

Before Germany’s Massive Hack, We Learned What Not to Do With Sensitive Stolen Information

A new massive hack and leak in Germany renews the debate over how to cover and share sensitive stolen data.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.4.19
Gender

Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents

Its parliament just approved an option for gender non-conforming, intersex, or non-binary people on birth certificates.
Sirin Kale
12.14.18
Germany

Massive Milk Chocolate Spill Leaves German Road Enrobed in Chocolate

A leaky tank valve at a chocolate factory left a large chunk of road impassable, but delicious.
Ilkka Sirén
12.13.18
Interviews

German Label Prophecy Productions Wants to Conquer the American Metal Scene

The extreme metal-focused label just opened a new U.S. office, a daring move in a changing industry. Will their gamble pay off?
Kevin Stewart-Panko
11.2.18
Interviews

Ivy Sole Is the Philly Rapper Who Wants You to Forgive Yourself

The Charlotte-born, Philly-based rapper is turning her growing pains into poetry on her debut album ‘Overgrown.’
Kristin Corry
9.24.18
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