Candid Vintage Photographs That Show German Soldiers Using Latrines During World War I

Soldiers lived in the trenches when fighting during World War I, it was muddy, noisy and pretty basic. They didn’t have toilets so it was probably a bit stinky too.

The latrines was the name given to trench toilets. They were usually pits, 4 ft. to 5 ft. deep, dug at the end of a short sap. Each company had two sanitary personnel whose job it was to keep the latrines in good condition. In many units, officers gave out sanitary duty as a punishment for breaking army regulations. Before a change-over in the trenches, the out-going unit was supposed to fill in its latrines and dig a new one for the new arrivals. Continue reading »

German Woman Shows The Reality Of Perfect Instagram Photos And The Result Is A Lot Of Fun

We see daily photos of celebrities or friends who seem to be far from reality in social media. Many users perceiving the “falsehood” in the photos are inspired and play with these situations. This time it was Geraldine West, who lives in Cologne, who decided to make the series of photos called “Instagram and Reality”, which shows in a ridiculous way the beautiful photo in real life. Continue reading »

German TV Show Replaced Trump With The Baby Blimp, And It’s Perfect

German TV show “Heute Show” decided to replace the real Donald Trump with Baby Blimp in his recent visit to UK. The result is simply brilliant. Continue reading »

“The German Hair Force”: Portraits Of German Soldiers With Long Hair In 1970s

For 15 months during the 1970s, Germany’s armed forces, the Bundeswehr, allowed soldiers to wear their hair long, reflecting trends in society. The move angered the country’s NATO partners during the height of the Cold War and earned the military the disparaging nickname of the “German Hair Force.” Continue reading »

A German Dancer Couple Created Extravagant And Playful Costumes Before They Committed Suicide In 1924

Knowledge of the astonishingly bizarre and tragic art of Walter Holdt and Lavinia Schulz is obscure and largely based on the rediscovery in 1986 of artifacts deposited in a Hamburg museum back in 1925. Continue reading »

German Company Fritz-Kola Starts Campaign Related To G20 Meetings

The German beverage producer Fritz-Kola just started a really amazing campaign. As some of you may know, from 7-8 July the G20 meeting is taking place in the German city Hamburg. Continue reading »

German Artist Naschi Creates Colourful And Cute Oil Paintings

German artist Naschi, that’s her artist pseudonym, is well versed in the manga style, oil painting, cuteness overload discipline. The vivid colors contribute to the optimistic and fresh perspective of using Pokemon critters as cocktail condiments. Let’s get to the wonderful illustrations. Continue reading »

This Jaw-Dropping 19th-Century German Bridge Uses Its Reflection To Form A Perfect Circle


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Nestled among the verdant foliage in Kromlau, Germany’s Kromlauer Park, is a delicately arched devil’s bridge known as the Rakotzbrücke, which was specifically built to create a circle when it is reflected in the waters beneath it. Continue reading »

German Swat Team Members Get Chain Mail Like Anti-Knife Equipment

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German police officers have been dealing with an increasing number of knife attack incidents with refugees. In order to prepare for the attacks the SWAT team have been wearing chain mail like equipment to protect themselves. Continue reading »

This German Artist Creates Cartoons And Comic Series About Travel Adventures And Cultural Discoveries

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Mr. Fopa is a comic series about travel adventures and cultural discoveries centred around a friendly and native German artist Katarina Harth, who is fascinated with diverse cultures and places around the world. Accompanied by Max, a cowardly sausage dog that finds exploring the wide world terrifying, but faces his fear to back up his best friend’s adventures. Continue reading »

Behemoth Bike: German Man Builds Heaviest Bike In The World

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Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world’s heaviest rideable bike. Frank Dose’s bike already outweighs the current Guinness World Record holder’s 860-kilogram (1,900-pound) contraption. Continue reading »

Outfits Sourced From German Public Transportation Fabric By Menja Stevenson

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Like most that read this article, German artist Menja Stevenson has had her fair share of rides in city buses and trains, each of which has forced her (and you) to sit on top of garishly designed uniform seating. The fabric, as investigated by this article on the BBC, is not only made to outlast spills and stains, but also trends, as many of the painfully drab designs can last a decade or more. Continue reading »

German Beer Ad Shows Men Cradling Their Beer Bellies Like Pregnant Moms

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German beer company has decided to take an honest approach to their advertising, and as you can see, the result is as refreshing as a cold beer on a hot day. Continue reading »

Clever Mash-Ups Of Everyday Objects by German Artist Martin Roller

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German artist Martin Roller constructs assemblages of objects in hilarious and astonishing ways in his body of work. Taking found object from the streets of Berlin, he photographs interesting mash-ups of everyday objects and remnants of trash, transforming their original function. Continue reading »

Minimalist Single Line Tattoos By Iranian-German Artist

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German-Iranian tattoo artist Mo Ganji is back, creating more simple images with a strong impact. Continue reading »