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German Spiced Cookies (Recipe)

  Like gingerbread, the German holiday cookie pfeffernüsse is loaded with spices. If you're really ambitious, you should grind the spices up yourself. Pfeffernüsse. Ingredients: Coo…

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The Best City for Vegans?

Over the last couple of years a huge surge of new vegan restaurants, apparel stores and even a completely vegan grocery store have opened in Berlin, Germany's capital. Berlin now hosts the world's…

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The Sweetest Photo You’ll See Today: Dad Wears Skirt

Nils Pickert lives in a small, traditionally religious town in Germany. He also has a five-year-old son who enjoys wearing dresses and skirts and painting his nails. Instead of discouraging his son fr…

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Beauty Vs. Happiness (Infographic)

Cosmetics are a multi-billion dollar industry, with an average of $174.8 billion dollars being spent on beauty products per year worldwide. This leaves us to wonder... does it work? Money may not be a…

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5 Amazing Parks in the Sky (Slideshow)

When a railroad becomes defunct, what happens to the tracks and stations left over? All too often, they are abandoned to overgrowth and rot. However, in a few special cases, the community takes the ra…

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Poland: Dispute over Atomic Power Plant

Poland wants to build its first nuclear power plant near the German border. Protest is coming not only from politicians in Germany, but also from people living near the sites under consideration for c…

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Germany Decides Genetically-Modified Foods Are Not Welcome

German chemicals giant BASF is closing its biotech division in Germany. The move was prompted by massive resistance to genetically modified food among both the public and politicians. GM opponents are…

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Hotel in a Drain Pipe

Das Parkhotel offers visitors sleeping quarters in very large recycled concrete drain pipes. It uses a pay-what-you-can model. There are two locations - one is located between Bottrop and Essen in Ger…

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