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Schöneberg‐Mitte‐Kreuzberg: Hoods of Berlin, 2011

Christine Deakers | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Christine Deakers

This is an excerpt from the longer essay, "Schöneberg‐Mitte‐Kreuzberg," the travel nonfiction on Berlin, its cool kids and the lines, labels and ...

Transmediale, Berghain and Berlin

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts
Jasmina Tesanovic

It's been a long 25 years since the demolition of the Berlin Wall. Berlin in 2014 is an extraordinary modern city, a global safe-haven for leftists marxist feminists artists conceptualists dissidents & activists.

Snowden in Berlin

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

I attended a two-day conference in Berlin, "As Darkness Falls: Theory and Practice of Self Empowerment in the Age of Digital Control." It threw me into complete distress.

Will This Be The Center Of Berlin's Interfaith Movement?

Religion News Service | MELANIE SEVCENKO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

BERLIN (RNS) At a church near Berlin’s bustling Alexanderplatz, an evangelical pastor, a rabbi and an imam have conducted interfaith services on spe...

Christmas in Berlin

Marisa Churchill | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Marisa Churchill

Most of us have just taken down our Christmas trees and welcomed in the new year. But it's never too early to start planning for December. If you've ever dreamt of a winter wonderland, then perhaps it's time to consider a German Christmas.

5 Reasons Why Berlin Wins

Jonathan Hirsch | Posted 03.07.2014 | Taste
Jonathan Hirsch

Across the ocean, far away there lies a magical city that puts Brooklyn, San Francisco and all other major capitals of hip-ness to shame. Some call it paradise. Others the new Shangri-La. You can call it Berlin.

Lotte Laserstein's Return to Berlin

Tom Christie | Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts
Tom Christie

Three years after Abend Über Potsdam/Evening Over Potsdam was finished, in 1933, Laserstein was officially classified as "three-quarters Jewish"; her life as a German artist, just begun, also appeared to be finished.

Top 10 New Year's Eve Destinations

GAYOT.com | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
GAYOT.com

You're Invited! When: December 31, 2013-January 1, 2014. Where: The Best Places in the World to Celebrate the New Year.

The World's 10 Best Cities For Young People

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.28.2014 | World

How do you determine the best city for young people to live in the entire world? It’s a tricky and subjective endeavor to say the least, but a ne...

The Colonel and the President

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Nigel Hamilton

THE COLONEL AND THE PRESIDENT IN MEMORIAM John F. Kennedy and Sir Denis Hamilton DSO They were born A year apart Both became war heroes The one a P...

Maverick Hedge Funder Jeffrey Epstein Funds the First Humanoids in Berlin

Greg Voakes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Greg Voakes

There is a virtual new world in Berlin that is one step closer to replicating the human mind. Thanks to funding from a maverick New York science investor called Jeffrey Epstein, virtual and robotic models of the human brain are moving away from traditional algorithms with deterministic pathways, towards a realm of emotional, less predictable androids.

Going Dutch

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Chris Abraham

One of the things I had to get used to when living in Berlin was that everyone assumed that every meal was a Dutch treat.

Movie Review... the Book Thief... a Good Film

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

This is a film about a child's survival during the Holocaust. To say this film is dated is to deny the suffering of all during WWII. Based on the bestselling novel by Marcus Zusak, it was filmed in Berlin and has an authentic amber glow of old Germany.

5 Rules For Choosing A Fantastic Vacation Rental

Lynne Martin | Posted 12.24.2013 | Fifty
Lynne Martin

All furnished rentals are NOT created equal. I say this with authority because my husband and I have been living internationally in other people's rented spaces for almost three years; from Portugal to Turkey, from Paris to Morocco, in Mexico, Berlin, London, Italy, Ireland, California, and Buenos Aires.

The World's Five Weirdest Travel Pitches

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Just for fun, here's a sampling of the weirdest travel pitches that are out there right now -- flapping around, jumping up and down, and doing their darnedest to snag your attention.

5 of Berlin's Hottest, Hidden Spots

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

These days, the places in Berlin with the most cachet are in unmarked locations that offer no clue of the thriving party within or the intensely creative meals being served. So here's a cheat-sheet for five of Berlin's hottest, hidden spots.

Beyond Beer and Lederhosen: Top 10 German Destinations

trivago | Posted 11.30.2013 | Travel
trivago

Autumn in Germany may be synonymous with beloved Oktoberfest, but this European powerhouse has more to offer than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. These German destinations beyond Oktoberfest will leave you feeling like this is one of the most underrated corners of the world.

Goddess of New Wave: A Conversation With Berlin's Terri Nunn

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

It was in the midst of glam metal and punk rock in late 1970s Los Angeles that Terri Nunn, the queen of New Wave, emerged as the lead vocalist of Berlin. Nunn mesmerized with tantalizing appeal, encompassing the alluring glam of David Bowie combined with the powerful confidence of Grace Slick.

American Executed For Resisting Nazis Honored In Berlin

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

BERLIN — An American teacher who resisted Adolf Hitler and was executed by the Nazis has been honored in a ceremony attended by U.S. diplomats a...

A Weekend in Berlin - Where to Eat, Stay and Play

Amy Chan | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel
Amy Chan

Berlin is charged with edginess in their architecture, fashion, art and food and at the same time its laidbackness and friendliness of Berliners makes this grand city fitting for the relaxed explorer. Three days barely scratched the surface so plan to stay for at least five days in this illustrious city.

From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to Tahrir Square: The Case for Freedom, Democracy, and Peace

Amb. Alexandros P. Mallias | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Amb. Alexandros P. Mallias

1.From Berlin to Berlin NEVER AGAIN. These were the words used by Winston Churchill in the aftermath of the bloody, cruel and devastating Second Worl...

Why People are Flocking to Berlin

This Is My City | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

Berlin is distinctly anti-capitalist and it puts humanity and culture before money. It's a city where people go to live for cheap while they make things -- art, music, cultural output in general. It's also a place where people go to dance the night away.

Best of Venice: Julia, a True Anti-Conformist Heroine

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The German documentary Julia tells the fascinating true life tale of a beautiful Lithuanian transexual prostitute living in Berlin, and accompanies her voyage through nearly ten years, thanks to the lens and love of filmmaker J. Jackie Baier.

Meret Oppenheim Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.30.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

This Meret Oppenheim exhibition shows the whole spectrum her oeuvre, which in its independence and diversity is still seen a pioneering force even today. This retrospective is a unique chance to rediscover her extraordinary work.

Lisbon Through the Eyes of Locals

This Is My City | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
This Is My City

Lisbon is a beautiful city and the vibe is bright and airy. Yellow trams, espressos, ornate Azulejo tiles, sunshine, seafood and drinking on the streets at night. It's a hilly city and this makes for spectacular viewpoints everywher