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War Crimes Trial Begins For Alleged ISIS Fighter In Germany

War Crimes Trial Begins For Alleged ISIS Fighter In Germany

Three years ago, a German man named Abdelkarim El B. allegedly went to Syria to fight for ISIS and committed some incredibly gruesome war crimes. On August 22, he showed up to court in Germany to stand trial for those crimes, wearing the outfit and the smile you see above.
German Central Bank Says Lift Retirement Age To 69 To Save Pension System

German Central Bank Says Lift Retirement Age To 69 To Save Pension System

On Monday, the German Federal Bank recommended that Germany increase retirement age from 65 to 69.
How A Sexy German Cartoon Gave Birth To The Barbie Doll

How A Sexy German Cartoon Gave Birth To The Barbie Doll

America's favorite toy has a seedier history than you might expect.
The Four Forgotten Men Who Secretly Put Adolf Hitler In Power

The Four Forgotten Men Who Secretly Put Adolf Hitler In Power

Without the selfish actions of these men, Hitler never would have made it to power.
What Does The Wave Of Sexual Assaults In Germany Mean For The Refugee Crisis?

What Does The Wave Of Sexual Assaults In Germany Mean For The Refugee Crisis?

What does this mean for Germany, and other countries committed to taking in more refugees?
Photo Of The Day: WW1 German U-Boat Washes Ashore In Britain

Photo Of The Day: WW1 German U-Boat Washes Ashore In Britain

Residents of Hasting woke up to a surprise in 1919 when U-118, a German U-boat, landed, and stayed, on the beach for months.
Oktoberfest 2015: Brews, Bavarian Outfits And Beer Girls

Oktoberfest 2015: Brews, Bavarian Outfits And Beer Girls

Yes, it's that time of year again. Check out the best photos from Oktoberfest 2015, another festival full of brews and Bavarian traditions.
Here’s What You Need To Know About Oktoberfest

Here’s What You Need To Know About Oktoberfest

The annual brew fest is as tasty as it is historically rich.
Hope Among “The World’s Greatest Heap Of Debris”

Hope Among “The World’s Greatest Heap Of Debris”

After its near-destruction in World War Two, Cologne, Germany counted on the good humor of its people to keep up its spirits.
Sick Of The 40-Hour Work Week? Try Life In Germany And France

Sick Of The 40-Hour Work Week? Try Life In Germany And France

While Americans continue to slave away at the anachronistic 40-hour work week, these European countries offer a smarter alternative.
What We Love This Week, Volume CXVIII

What We Love This Week, Volume CXVIII

The end of car culture and the perpetuation of age-old practices: this week we're really interested in the way things change, or don't, over time.