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Netflix Germany And France Expansions Looking More Likely Netflix Germany And France Expansions Looking More Likely

As reported last month, it’s looking like Netflix may launch in France in Germany next. Reuters said at the time that the company had been talking to officials in both countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. …

Google Maps Renames Street After Adolf Hitler Google Maps Renames Street After Adolf Hitler

Google Maps reportedly renamed Berlin street Theodor Heuss Platz “Adolf Hitler Platz” in an apparently brief blunder, which wasn’t brief enough to escape the public eye. Nico Hagenburger tweeted a screenshot: I was at Adolf Hitler Square today—as of GoogleMaps. …

Angela Merkel Suffers Skiing Injury In Swiss Alps Angela Merkel Suffers Skiing Injury In Swiss Alps

On Monday it was announced that German Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident. According to spokesman Steffen Seibert, the accident happened over the holidays and will cause Merkel to cancel most of her business trips including her upcoming …

Michael Schumacher: Slightly Improved But Still In Critical Condition Michael Schumacher: Slightly Improved But Still In Critical Condition

French doctors treating former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher have announced today that his condition has improved but remains fragile after a successful overnight operation. While skiing with his son on Sunday, Schumacher fell and hit his head against a …

Netflix May Launch In France, Germany Next Netflix May Launch In France, Germany Next

Netflix is looking to expand its operations further into Europe as it has reportedly been talking to officials in France, Germany, and other European countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. Reuters reports: “Netflix wanted information about …

Looks Like Europe Had A Blast With Its PS4 Launch Looks Like Europe Had A Blast With Its PS4 Launch

On November 29, Sony launched the PS4 in 13 additional countries across Europe and Oceania after launching the console in North America on November 15. While Sony certainly had plenty of launch events for its fans in the US and …

Audi Q1 Compact SUV Set for 2016 Release Audi Q1 Compact SUV Set for 2016 Release

It hasn’t been long since the Italian invasion of the Fiat has breached American shores and displayed the fact that Americans are truly in love with anything that appears miniature. The success of the revamped Fiat 500, along with the …

Pope Francis Expels Limburg Bishop Pope Francis Expels Limburg Bishop
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Pope Francis temporarily expelled a German bishop from his diocese on Wednesday, due to his $42.7 million project to build a new residence. The Pope refused to completely remove Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst from his post in Limburg, though many …

Erich Priebke: Nazi Criminal, Funeral Sparks Protest Erich Priebke: Nazi Criminal, Funeral Sparks Protest
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Erich Priebke, a German Nazi war criminal, died last week. His body was being transported in order to hold a funeral for him, and was forced to be called off, due to the amount of controversy that surrounds the case. …

German Groom Forgets Bride at Gas Station German Groom Forgets Bride at Gas Station

A forgetful Berlin man drove off from a gas station, leaving his new bride stranded for over 5 hours, not realizing she was no longer in the back of his minivan. The unnamed groom drove roughly 125 miles, before beginning …

Kobe Bryant Won’t Be Playing Anytime Soon Kobe Bryant Won’t Be Playing Anytime Soon

It’s going to be a few more weeks before Lakers fans will see Kobe Bryant on the court. The shooting guard has a torn Achilles tendon, but he says his recovery is progressing steadily. Even though he isn’t eligible to …

Germany Elections: Can Angela Merkel Save Aging, Dying Europe? Germany Elections: Can Angela Merkel Save Aging, Dying Europe?

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s political party won Germany’s national elections on Sunday and was poised to register close to a majority in German parliament. Merkel, therefore, is slated to be only the third German leader since World-War II to win a …

Miley Cyrus Performs with Little People Miley Cyrus Performs with Little People
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Just when we thought Miley Cyrus had done it all, she goes and surprises us again! Miley has changed her act drastically since her role on the Disney Channel’s television show “Hannah Montana”. From what we can see, it has …

Massacre Oradour: German Leader Visits WWII Site Massacre Oradour: German Leader Visits WWII Site

The year is 1944, and it is June 10, a Saturday. It is idyllic and serene in Oradour-sur-Glane, or it would be, if the threat of war had not cast its shadow over the small town’s residents. In an instance …

Auschwitz Guards Under Investigation Auschwitz Guards Under Investigation

The atrocities inflicted almost 70 years ago during World War II may be gone, but they are certainly not forgotten. The German special prosecutors’ office responsible for investigating Nazi war crimes has released recommendations to consider charges against Auschwitz guards …

Third Gender Option Now Available For German Babies Third Gender Option Now Available For German Babies

Germany has now instituted a law stating that babies born with both male and female characteristics no longer have to be subjected to sexual assignment surgery and will, instead, have a third option on their birth certificate that will be …

Third Gender Option: Now Available on German Birth Certificates Third Gender Option: Now Available on German Birth Certificates
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An ABC News story that was on Good Morning America yesterday is turning heads. This November, Germany is to become the first European nation to legally, as well as bureaucratically, recognize a third gender in cases of babies born with …

‘Erotic Zoos’ Are Apparently A Thing In Germany Now ‘Erotic Zoos’ Are Apparently A Thing In Germany Now
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What kind of image does the term “erotic zoo” bring to mind? Chances are you’re probably not thinking about bestiality brothels, but that’s exactly what’s happening in Germany now thanks to a legal loophole. The Daily Mail reports that Germany …

Google Gets Around Having To Pay German Publishers By Making Google News Opt-In Google Gets Around Having To Pay German Publishers By Making Google News Opt-In

A law was passed in Germany several weeks ago that would require search engines like Google to pay publishers to license content to include links and snippets in aggregation services like Google News. Google has been vocally opposing this law …

Sony Is Saving Some PS4 Game Announcements For Gamescom Sony Is Saving Some PS4 Game Announcements For Gamescom

Sony may have “won” E3, but it didn’t really show anything new as far as games are concerned. The hardware maker revealed The Order 1886, but that was about it. Some Sony fans may be disappointed by the lack of …

Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming

LoveFilm, a streaming service owned by Amazon, today announced that members from the U.K. and Germany can now stream a variety of CBS programming, including some Showtime original series. “We’re excited to partner with LoveFilm and their terrific subscription service …