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Dec 3, 2013

Audi Q1 compact SUV headed for production by 2016

Audi Q1 compact SUV headed for production by 2016
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Audi announced on its press release dated December 2, 2013 that it decided to develop Audi Q1 as a new member of Audi‘s Q model family. “The Audi Q1 is part of our broad-based SUV strategy. It is designed on the basis of the modular transverse engine concept and will round off our Q series […]

May 26, 2013

Vintage Apple $668,000 auction value sets record in Germany

Vintage Apple $668,000
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Vintage Apple $668,000 Credit: Wikimedia Commons A vintage Apple computer was sold for $668,000 at an auction in Berlin, Germany, according Breker auction house on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The Apple 1, sold to an Asian client, reportedly set a record auction value. Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak reportedly built the 1976 computer […]

Apr 19, 2013

Poisoned Bread Eaten By 25 Workers in Germany

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Poisoned breads was reportedly send as a gift to a plastics company in Lower Saxony, Germany on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Reports say that several signed “Thank you” notes were found inside the box of the poisoned bread. As a precautionary measure, about 25 workers of Müller-Technik were taken to the hospital after eating the […]

Mar 25, 2013

10,000 Easter eggs on tree in Germany draw attention (Photo)

10,000 Easter eggs on tree in Germany draw attention (Photo)
By in Environment, Europe, Lifestyle No comments

An apple tree with 10,000 Easter eggs on it is getting attention in Germany, which was designed by Volker Kraft, as shown in the photo below. Kraft, 76, of Saalfeld, Thuringia reportedly started decorating the five-meter high apple tree around 45 years ago, and has been a head-turner over the decades. The 10,000 Easter egg […]

Feb 3, 2013

Man with $70M check: Former Central Bank Chief Tahmasb Mazaheri caught by customs

Man with $70M check
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Man with $70M check, Tahmasb Mazaheri Credit: A man with a $70M check was reportedly caught by customs officials in Germany last month, according to a report by Bild am Sonntag on Sunday, February 3, 2013. The German newspaper reported that the former central bank chief of Iran, Tahmasb Mazaheri, was in possession of […]

Jan 13, 2013

New Island Appears: Bird Island emerges off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (Photo)

New island appears in this location
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A new island appears off Germany‘s coast in Schleswig-Holstein, according to a Daily Mail report on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Location of the new island. Image Credit: Martin Stock The 34 acre sandbank is better known as Bird Island as it reportedly serves as sanctuary to hundreds of sea birds who rest, nest or feed […]

Nov 8, 2012

J.Lo hotel maid story of being fired after asking for her autograph not true, singer says

Jennifer Lopez J.Lo
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Jennifer Lopez, aka J.Lo, denied the accusations of a hotel maid in Germany who claimed that she was fired from her job because she asked an autograph from the former American Idol judge. The so-called ‘J.Lo hotel maid’ controversy reportedly happened during her Dance Again World Tour stop in Germany. Jennifer Lopez, aka J.Lo Image […]

Aug 30, 2012

Dad Who Wears Skirts Does It To Support Son

Dad who wears skirt
By in Europe, Parenting, World No comments

The dad who wears skirts Image Credit: EMMA German dad Nils Pickert wears skirts to support his son who likes to wear dresses, international news sites and blogs reported on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. According to reports, when Pickert‘s family moved to a more traditional village in southern Germany, his son expressed concerns that other […]

Aug 25, 2012

Tiger escapes from zoo enclosure in Cologne, Germany

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A tiger reportedly escaped from its Cologne zoo enclosure in western Germany on Saturday, August 25, 2012. Police investigation say that the tiger was able to escape from one of the Cologne zoo gate that was not properly closed. Authorities immediately moved people out and temporarily closed down the zoo. Reports say that the male […]

May 3, 2012

Oldest Human Blood Cells Found In Otzi The Iceman

Otzi the Iceman
By in Archaelogy, Europe, Science, World No comments

Scientists were able to extract what is believed to be the oldest human blood cells ever found, international news sites reported on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Otzi, the Iceman Image Credit: Reports said that the oldest human blood cells were found on the remains of Otzi, a prehistoric iceman from Italy who was believed […]