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This Is Why Germans Sound So Angry

Posted 07.22.2013 | Comedy

Welcome to today's edition of European stereotyping, fake mustaches included. In defense of German language... ugh, who are we kidding? Via Copy Ca...

Freedom, Journalism & Religion: How Safe a Mix?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.09.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Is it safe to mix freedom, journalism and religion in today's Arab world? Mention those three topics together and you're likely to start a riot - or a...

Innovations in Newspapers: Seashell Newsrooms, Floating Incubators

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.25.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Newspapers aren't dead and still have much to offer - in different shapes, sizes, and via various platforms - provided they think outside the box. En...

E-Butts: The Marlboro Man Plugs in.

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Alderman

You may have seen the recent flurry of stories about a supposed alternative to cigarette addiction called the electronic cigarette. E-butts are a mov...

The Online Community Is Inexorably Global: Are You?

Chris Abraham | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Chris Abraham

Humans are provincial; Americans doubly so. In fact, we online human-Americans oftentimes can't think past our sweat pants, ironic T, and bunny slippe...

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

Respectful Love

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 05.27.2013 | Impact
Lawrence D. Elliott

If you ever saw her on the street, the words glamour, class, and style would immediately come to mind. Her sunny smile would brighten up the most cloudy and gloomy day.

'Now That's Italian!'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a nice Italian boy, as well as a former runner-up in the Newman's Own & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest for a dish I called Zezima's Zesty Ziti Zinger, I have many remembrances of things pasta.

Olympian Michelle Jenneke Demonstrates Her Sexy Viral Warm Up Dance

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Youth Olympian and 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke won the hearts of the Internet this summer after a video of her sexy warmups went viral. Now that she's arrived in Los Angeles, the athlete behind the meme also proved bust a move to the Internet's other favorite dances.

'Being Raped'

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lawrence D. Elliott

Conny is a German mother of three adult children. Since we met, she has learned quite a bit about the American political system. Of course, it's different from her country's, not just in its structure, but also regarding the issues we choose to publicly debate.

WATCH: Berlin, City Of Goths

La Carmina | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
La Carmina

I have a number of spooky friends in the German capital, and they brought me to their favorite haunts. In this travel video, we explore Berlin's darkest clubs and fashion.

New German Neo-Nazis Eat Kebab, Dress Stylishly And Fly Under Radar

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

By Chris Cottrell DORTMUND, Germany, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Germany's neo-Nazis are hanging up their bomber jackets, unlacing their black ...

Your Start-Up Life: How a Focus on Quality Took a Company From Bankruptcy to Profit

Rana Florida | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Tomas Maier's experience at Bottega Veneta exemplifies the importance of quality and shared values in turning around an organization -- a focus that must come from the ground up, infusing it at every level.

WATCH: Rashida Jones' Favorite German Word Is Butt-Related

Posted 12.02.2012 | Comedy

Rashida Jones recently took a trip to Germany to promote her movie "Celeste and Jesse Forever," and it turns out that her favorite German word is a li...

Swearing Hotline Lets Callers Unleash The Fury

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Chris Cottrell BERLIN (Reuters) - Two German entrepreneurs have devised a way for passive-aggressive citizens to blow off some steam...

Police Release Photo Of Mysterious 'Forest Boy'

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

BERLIN -- Berlin police on Wednesday released photos of an English-speaking teenage boy who wandered into the city nine months ago saying he had been ...

Pan Am Memories of My Adventures to Tokyo and Kyoto

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Carole Mallory

At Tokyo's airport I kissed Michael 'goodbye' and gave him my address in New York, but after a few letters, I never heard from him again. 'Tokyo Michael' was how I remembered him and don't regret one moment we spent together.

Germans Building Park Space On Top Of Autobahn

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

Three districts of Hamburg, Germany that have been divided by the A7 autobahn for 30 years are about to be reunited by a $1 billion public park that w...

Astoria Characters: The Woman Clothed in History

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.02.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Pearl Gould's Uncle Elie and Aunt Esther started the Broadway Silk Store during the Great Depression, and it looks much as it did when Hoover was president. Like Pearl, it's stitched together by time.

Can Ethnic Pride Translate into Hatred?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Does being an activist for your own race mean discriminating against others?

Reagan on a Unicorn: Imagining a Republican Paradise

Mark Olmsted | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

A utopia only for the rich is no utopia at all. Americans have to decide whether they are going to continue to chase after an unobtainable mirage, or choose to construct a society where the vast majority have the same chance at a happy and prosperous life as the lucky few.

Media Mogul Dead At 84

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media

BERLIN — Leo Kirch, a German media mogul whose television-based empire unraveled in a spectacular bankruptcy nearly a decade ago, died Thursday....

Secret Nazi Codes Show Support In Germany

Newser | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

Swastikas may be outlawed in Germany, but that doesn't mean that neo-Nazi signs have disappeared....

Exodus From Exile, Ourselves And Hatred

Carol Smaldino | Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion
Carol Smaldino

It is not as easy as it might seem to move away from hatred, since it can feel like giving up or giving in. When we are tied by hatred, whether to our stories or our religion, we cannot be free.

Libya -- Oil, Water, Gold Are the Real Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The oil price has skyrocketed over the past few months and the finger often points to Libya and claims of supply disruptions have dominated the press. However, are these claims grounded in fact or are we watching yet another sentiment driven bubble?