germany - Page 2

The Biggest Bather Of Them All

Boaters in Hamburg, Germany’s Binnenalster Lake, enjoyed an up close and personal moment with Die Badende, or The Bather, a new sculpture by artist Oliver Voss. Those are some lovely…

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2011 - 12:20 pm

2 Santas Rob A Supermarket

“Ho ho … this is a hold-up.” That’s what I imagine two guys in Berlin saying when they walked into a supermarket yesterday wearing Santa costumes—red coats and big, bushy…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | December 24, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Your Grandma’s A Whore! Check Out “Frauenzimmer,” A New German Documentary

One film in particular has shaken up the Berlin International Film Festival taking place this week: “Frauenzimmer,” a documentary by 28-year-old filmmaker Saara Aila Waasner which follows three grandmother-aged women…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Get The Look: Berlin Chic

It’s now been 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Since then, the city has emerged as a cultural tastemaker—call it a design town, if you will. So,…

Leonora Epstein | November 9, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Cleavagegate: A German Politician Uses Her Boobs In A Bid To Get Elected

Embedded video from CNN Video
What’s the big issue these days in German politics? Sex appeal. Vera Lengsfeld, a conservative candidate running for parliament, is generating controversy over a campaign…

Nikki Dowling | August 13, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Swan Dumps Swan Boat In Tragic Love Affair Gone Wrong

You may or may not have heard about the black swan in Münster, Germany, that fell in love with a boat that’s shaped like a swan. Back in 2006, Petra…

Catherine Strawn | February 9, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Couple Who Met At Nazi Death Camp Just Celebrated 50 Years Of Marriage

When Herman Rosenblat was a teenager, he was in a Nazi death camp in Schlieben, Germany. Roma Radziki, a girl a couple years younger, worked at a farm outside the…

Catherine Strawn | October 13, 2008 - 6:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Teen Divorce Rates, German Professors, David Spade’s Child, And Female Authors

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that 48 percent of those who marry before 18 are likely to divorce within 10 years. Good luck, Bristol…

Catherine Strawn | September 4, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Authentic Sound Of Music Theme Wedding Now Possible

For a truly special wedding, get married in the chapel at the von Trapp family’s villa near Salzburg, Austria. The house, featured in The Sound of Music, is opening as…

Catherine Strawn | May 14, 2008 - 4:00 pm

No Cuddling Allowed In Germany

Taking a trip to Berlin this summer? After you learn a few key phrases, you should know something about the beds. Couples are not meant to sleep in the same…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Grow Your Own Baby

It’s alive, it’s aliiiiiiive! German scientists have successful inseminated rats with Franken-sperm, the first lab grown man-juice. Genetics researchers at the University of Goettingen have developed fetuses through embryonic stem…

Simcha | April 8, 2008 - 4:00 pm

The Last Of The Bordellos

The oldest bordello in Hamburg, Germany, is closing this April, but it isn’t the customers who frequented Hotel Luxor who are at a loss. No, it’s the four remaining prostitutes.

Catherine Strawn | March 17, 2008 - 4:00 pm