Tag Archives: Germany

  • World’s Tallest Sand Castle is in Duisburg, Germany (Video)

    World’s Tallest Sand Castle is in Duisburg, Germany (Video)

    In the western hemisphere, summer has drawn to a close with Labor Day weekend having come and gone. So it very nearly qualifies as psychological and emotional (self-) torture to think about sand castles in early September, but the Guinness Book of World Records has given me no choice but to do so, with a […]

  • Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Coming to Germany

    Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Coming to Germany

    As it turns out, Tesla isn’t the only company out there cooking up a home battery to change how consumers power their homes. There’s also a Mercedes-Benz home battery, being sold for now to customers in Mercedes‘ German home turf through Accumotive, one of the company’s subsidiaries. The Tesla Powerwall is already sold out through […]

  • Black Hole: LED Water Slide at Bad 1 Water Park in Germany (Video)

    Black Hole: LED Water Slide at Bad 1 Water Park in Germany (Video)

    If you’re the type of person who judges the success of the summer season by how many water parks you made it to, you’ll be interested in a new addition to the Bad 1 water park in Bremerhaven, Germany. It’s called Black Hole, and it’s equipped with strategically placed LEDs that create the illusion of […]

  • KFC Tray Typer for Grease-Free Texting Debuts in Germany (Video)

    KFC Tray Typer for Grease-Free Texting Debuts in Germany (Video)

    We’ve all been here – you’re enjoying a nice, greasy meal at a fast food restaurant when a text arrives. You want to reply promptly, but in the process your screen gets covered in a thick coating of that aforementioned grease. Solutions for this problem include leaving your phone in your pocket while you eat […]

  • 9 German Beers You Should Be Drinking This Summer

    9 German Beers You Should Be Drinking This Summer

    We’re currently in the thick of summer, and there’s still time for you to diversify your beer portfolio and include some more adventurous brews in your drinking arsenal (sorry for mixing metaphors, but it’s too hot outside to care). So, here are nine beers from der Fadherland that are great for summer, and that you […]

  • Our/Vodka Coming From Berlin

    Our/Vodka Coming From Berlin

    Even if you consider yourself a vodka expert, it’s possible that you’ve never heard of the brand Our/Vodka. That’s because it’s a specially micro-distilled vodka from Berlin, Germany, and is only sold in local bars around Berlin. But that is about to change, with the success of Our/Vodka leading its makers to expand into the […]

  • Abandoned German Theme Park for Sale on eBay (Photos)

    Abandoned German Theme Park for Sale on eBay (Photos)

    If you’re in the market for an old German amusement park, good news: There’s one up for sale on eBay. It’s the Berlin amusement park formerly known as Spreepark, and it can be yours for only a little over $2 million. For your money, you’ll be getting an empty amusement park, yes, but also a […]