I Spent a Week Riding Absolutely Everywhere on a Segway
From tourist spots to a meeting at the office, I wanted to understand whether being on a Segway feels as ridiculous as it looks.
Marvin Xin Ku
People Told Us Their Hairdresser Horror Stories
"When I took a closer look in the mirror, I noticed that my hair had started to turn green."
The Wild Life of the Photographer Who Survived WWII and Tattooed His Whole Body
Albrecht Becker's artistic life began with a failed experiment on his penis.
I Pretended to Be a Young Joseph Stalin on Tinder, and It Went Weirdly Well
Hot people seem to get away with anything on dating apps. But does that rule still apply when those people are dictators?
My Childhood Was the Real-Life Version of Netflix's 'Sex Education'
"When I was 14, my dad came to my school to give a guest lecture on venereal diseases and safe sex."
I Spied on Germany's National Spy Agency
Because someone had to.
Porn Stars Tell Us About Their Last Heartbreak
"She wasn't OK with me making porn, even though she's a porn actress. Obviously, that hurts. I've been watching a lot of films that we used to watch together, like 'P.S. I Love You.'"
How Working in Retail Made Me Hate Humanity
"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She then took one of the shirts hanging over her arm and cleaned the kid's face off with it."
Twenty Four Hours in Berlin's Red-Light District
Rafaela, a 52-year-old sex worker, showed me around the stuffy cafes and dark corners of Berlin's biggest prostitution area.
Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Border Official
"I once found a dildo that was as long as my forearm in an old lady's house. At first, I thought it was a baseball bat."
My Day with a Homeless Mother of Three
In May, Alva and her children were kicked out of their home. Now, they're part of a group of 37,000 homeless people in emergency accommodations in Berlin.
The Way Depression Is Studied Is Keeping Kids from Getting the Help They Need
The World Health Organization estimates that depression is the main cause of illness for teenagers. Yet many healthcare professionals still don't know how to treat it.