Tagged: Deutschland

Nazis on drugs

For his book “Der Totale Rausch” (The Total Rush), published in 2015, the German writer Norman Ohler spent years studying German and U.S. records, including an extensive collection of notes kept by Theodor Morell, the...

Enigma machine

Like all the best cryptography, the Enigma machine is simple to describe, but infuriating to break. Straddling the border between mechanical and electrical, Enigma looked from the outside like an oversize typewriter. Enter the...

Germany explained by Geography Now!

Germany is one of the most influential European nations culturally, and one of the world’s main economic powers. Known around the world for its precision engineering and high-tech products, it is equally admired by...

Strudel from Inglourious Basterds

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups bread flour (plus more for dusting, sprinkling, filling) 4 tbsp vegetable oil 2 egg whites 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup warm water (44°C) 4 baking apples,...

Blitz München

The Zenker Brothers will be resident DJs at Blitz, a new club opening in Munich’s Deutsches Museum on April 22. Over the past few years, a crop of artists, clubs, labels, record shops and...

Königsforst

Königsforst is the third album by Wolfgang Voigt’s Gas project. It was released in 1999 on the Mille Plateaux label. The album is named after Königsforst recreation park, near Voigt’s hometown of Köln, in...

Miniatur Wunderland

Miniatur Wunderland: The largest model railway in the world, and one of the most successful permanent exhibitions in Northern Germany. In October 2016 the railway consisted of 15,400 m of track in H0 scale, divided...

Adidas

Every great story has a beginning. This one started in a small town in Bavaria, Germany. After first steps in his mother’s wash kitchen, Adi Dassler registered the “Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik” in 1924 and embarked...

Viva la Vida

I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice...