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Street Artist Creates Device To Paint Graffiti On Passing Trains

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

Berlin-based street artist Dtagno has created a way to paint trains as they pass. His Morphogenetic Field Device Little Boy is a vertical pole with 22...

Your Foreign Language Skills Aren't Perfect? Lighten Up.

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.07.2011 | Travel
Lev Raphael

Nobody's going to test you over there. The key thing is, can you communicate?

Outspoken China Author Leaves Homeland For Germany

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts

BEIJING — An outspoken Chinese writer and government critic has left his homeland for Germany after police repeatedly threatened him with impris...

Berlin Opera House Keeps Director

AP | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts

BERLIN — Renowned conductor Daniel Barenboim signed a new contract Wednesday to remain musical director of the city's Staatsoper opera house for...

The New Berlin on a Budget

Scott S. Smith | Posted 09.03.2011 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

The New Berlin is also perfect for travelers on a budget, delivering more top culture per euro than just about anywhere else. Here are some suggestions based on my time in the cultural capital.

The Limitations of Law Enforcement

Sam Kitchener | Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy
Sam Kitchener

James 'Whitey' Bulger, a notorious Boston gangster on the FBI's 10 most wanted list for his alleged role in 19 murders, has been captured near Los Ang...

German "cannibal Killer" Sentenced To Life

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Crime

BERLIN -- A 26-year-old German man dubbed the "cannibal killer" after he confessed to eating the flesh and drinking the blood of one of his teenage vi...

PHOTOS: 'Glee', Berlin, & Assassins : Haiku Reviews

Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Former Goebbels Property For Sale In Berlin

AP | By DAVID RISING | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

BERLIN -- A posh island property on a Berlin lake where Adolf Hitler's propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels, lived for almost a decade and held lavish...

WATCH: German Waiters, Chefs Race To Be Fastest In Town

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Hospitality workers in Berlin clad in chef hats and waiter outfits competed in races requiring them to put their profesional skills to use. Chefs race...

German Girl Forgets To Set Facebook Party As Private, Greets 1500 Uninvited Guests

AP | By KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology

BERLIN -- Better check your Facebook settings before posting a party invitation online. A teenage girl in Germany who forgot to mark her birthday inv...

Ingenue Interview: Rosa Rankin-Gee

Nicole Garton | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Photo courtesy of Amaury Choay. The Ingénue Interview features select artists and scene-makers from around the w...

Man Says His HIV Is Cured

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home

Back in December, word spread quickly that the "Berlin Patient" Timothy Ray Brown had apparently been cured of HIV. Brown is in the news again, tha...

Books: Berlin, 1961: The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books
Michael Giltz

A tense turning point of the Cold War is captured effectively with Frederick Kempe's page-turning book, a solid work of popular history that should be one of the breakout titles of the year.

Libya 'Stalemate' On The Ground But 'Gaddafi Will Go,' Says Obama

Reuters | Mussab Al-Khairalla | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

April 15, 2011 9:14:23 PM By Mussab Al-Khairalla TRIPOLI, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledged on Friday there was a "sta...

On Our Radar: Upcoming Books You Should Know About (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 06.15.2011 | Books

Books on our radar: what's just come out or about to come out that we think you should know about. Some have buzz, some will fly too low, but we wante...

The Computer As Art Medium

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

"Every medium has a way to communicate and our mission statement was at all times to figure out how we can com...

British Architect Wins Contemporary Architecture Prize

The Independent | Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts

British architect David Chipperfield has been named the winner of the 2011 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, also known as the Mies ...

Jewish Community Given Back Books Stolen By Nazis

AP | By JENNY SOFFEL | Posted 06.13.2011 | Religion

BERLIN -- Recently rediscovered books plundered by the Nazis more than six decades ago were returned to Berlin's Jewish community on Wednesday in a ce...

PHOTOS: Eva Braun And Adolf Hitler's Private Moments

Posted 08.11.2011 | World

Eva Braun has long been associated with one of the darkest chapters in 20th century history, but some newly-released photographs are revealing new dim...

WATCH: A Retiree Vs. Berlin's Neo-Nazi Graffiti, 'The Hate Destroyer'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

We usually look down on people who destroy others' work, but we'll let Irmela Mensah-Schramm slide. Armed with spray-paint and a scraper, she's spendi...

Living History: Retracing Family Roots in Berlin

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

In Berlin, I walked through history, retracing the roots of my family tree and immersing myself in the dark past of my Jewish heritage. What must it have been like to wonder if tomorrow would be better than today?

Mad For Munich: State Of The Arts In Berlin's Sister City

Trisha Andres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Trisha Andres

Often touted as the pretty but conservative sister of the much sexier Berlin, Munich fails to generate the same kind of buzz that its edgier sibling d...

Italian Art Duo Hijacks 1 Million Facebook Profiles For Dating Site

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

A duo of artist "hacktivists" have launched a direct and surprisingly effective assault on Facebook. As a component of their installation at Berlin's ...

Feo Aladag on Honor Killings and When We Leave

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

While the practice seems unthinkable to many, honor killings are still horrifically common -- a fact that inspired German actress Feo Aladag to direct her debut feature film, When We Leave.