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169 Guards, One Prisoner

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.12.2012 | World

You would think the prisoner was Hannibal Lecter on steroids. A staggering 169 officers are being paid to guard one inmate at the Grünau detention ce...

VIDEO: Berlin Police Caught Pepper Spraying, Beating Injured Man

Posted 10.09.2012 | World

Authorities in Germany are investigating the "violent tactics" used by Berlin police to subdue an allegedly "deranged," weapon-wielding man over the w...

WATCH: The Urban Adventure Of The Berlin Marathon

Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Arne Schmidt and Claudia Hirschberger

In Berlin, sportsmen and sportswomen from all over the world thus had a great get-together on September 30 -- and so did thousands of spectators along the streets.

Biking Abroad: What Cycling Laws Say Overseas

EuroCheapo | Posted 11.28.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

What can you expect to pay if you get accused of pedaling through a red light? The answers are sometimes surprising and sometimes ambiguous.

Passengers Go Topless For This Taxi Driver...Art?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

We've always heard that Berlin is a bastion of liberalism, but a new exhibit at the city's Galeria Casablanca has us aghast at just how open-minded so...

PHOTOS: Is Berlin The World's Rudest City?

Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel

Berlin is an increasingly popular destination for travelers, particularly for younger travelers looking to get weird. While locals don't mind the infl...

U.S. Consulate In Berlin Evacuated

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

BERLIN -- The U.S. consulate in Berlin was evacuated as a precaution Thursday after an employee reported a strange smell from an envelope, but police ...

PHOTOS: Berlin's Most Memorable Hotels

Oyster | Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel
Oyster

From luxe suites to hipster hangouts, there is a "best" hotel for everyone in Berlin.

Official: Ritual Circumcision Legal In Berlin

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | Religion

BERLIN — Infant male circumcision for religious reasons is legal in Berlin, a top state official said Wednesday, making the capital the first of...

A Divisive Cold War Museum In Berlin

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel

By Sophie Duvernoy BERLIN, Aug 28 (Reuters) - More than two decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, differences over how to represe...

"Made in Iran" and a Studio Visit with Icy and Sot

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Iranian Street Artists Step Into New Territory as they prepare for US Debut Both born in the 1980s, Iranian Street Artists Icy & Sot are equally fans...

In Berlin, Far From the Israel of Today

Carol Smaldino | Posted 10.19.2012 | World
Carol Smaldino

Today has been a day spent in Berlin, devoted largely to its impressive and evocative Jewish Museum.

PHOTOS: The Royal Family's Favorite Hotels

Oyster | Posted 10.12.2012 | Travel
Oyster

If there's one thing we've learned this summer it's that the Brits are classy. From the Diamond Jubilee to the ongoing Olympic games, it's clear that Her Royal Majesty recognizes true luxury when she sees it.

PHOTOS: Cities Built For Biking

Viator | Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel
Viator

Due to the increased popularity of urban biking, many cities have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make easily accessible bike lanes for travelers.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Best Observation Decks

Viator | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel
Viator

There's no better way to experience a destination than to peer down upon the landscape from a great height.

PHOTOS: 15 Fabulous Fashion Hotels Around The World

AFAR | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel
AFAR

You'd think I was in Italy. In fact, I was 2,500 miles southeast of the country's heel, in the capital of diminutive, oil-rich Kuwait.

Love In Europe's Naughtiest City

Robert Schrader | Posted 10.06.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The plan was to spend as many night as possible in the city's famous sex clubs and get the proverbial devil out of my system before traveling onward to Turkey and the Caucasus.

PHOTOS: Dig Into August Food Fests

Oyster | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Oyster

It's time to take a bite out of summer.

How I Love Traveling, But Traveling Hates Me

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Ombretta Di Dio

One of my best friends walks barefoot all over the place, she picks up food from the ground and she flies from hostel to hostel around the world, like a crazy butterfly. Whenever I stay in a hostel for more than three days, my body will most likely pay me back in bad ways.

PHOTOS: Unforgettable Nightlife In Berlin

Party Earth | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Party Earth

If you think spending time boozing and schmoozing is a distraction from experiencing what a city is all about, then you don't know Berlin.

PHOTOS: Berlin's Hipster Olympics

Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel

The first rule of the Hipster Olympics: Tell everyone about the Hipster Olympics. Over the weekend, a congregation of the young and the inebriated ...

Pulling Strings in Berlin; "Heinrich" The Public Marionette

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"All of us are like marionettes," says Ben, "Somebody pulls our strings and we move." Various and Gould can't be sure that their own strings didn't g...

Mitt Romney: The "Us the People" Candidate

Bennet Kelley | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

It is ironic that the party that obsesses over including the term "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, could ignore the rest of the language about being "one nation" "indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Fifty Shades of Gray Meets Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?: Live Blogging Cheryl Dunye's New Lesbian Chick-Whip Flick

Tomas Mournian | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

When I heard about Mommy is Coming, the collaboration between filmmaker Cheryl Dunye and writer-activist Sarah Schulman, I was intrigued. It promised a new spin: S&M lesbian porn by way of FIfty Shades of Gray and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Sausage Family Feud In Berlin Heats Up

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Food

BERLIN (Reuters) - Call it the battle of the bangers. A family feud over sausage succession rights is adding some spice to Berlin's summer. ...