The next phase of brinksmanship.
The next phase of brinksmanship.
Over 800 people took part in this year’s 4th annual Michendorf Santa Run, in Michendorf, Germany. Ho-ho-ho man, is that a lot of Santas!
How to effectively clown another fanbase.
Oktoberfest revelers reach out to grab the ceremonial “first beer” on the opening day of the 179th Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany on September 22, 2012. This man is now legend.
The opening parade of the two-week German beer festival featured lots of impressive headwear. (And, of course, lederhosen.)
OKTOBERFEST! It started today in Munich, Germany where millions of beer drinkers from all over the world will flock for the next two weeks for, well, beer. And sausage flavored ice cream. And pretty girls. And more beer.
Being “pale at Oktoberfest is like…”
Germany has invented crosswalk pong. This must be installed worldwide immediately.
In Cologne, Germany. In collaboration with Amnesty International to raise awareness of China’s continuing human rights violations. (via streetartutopia.com)
Nils Pickert’s five-year-old son likes to wear dresses, and given how closed-minded people can be, Nils wanted to make sure that he grows up with a strong, positive role model. So he did what any mind-bogglingly incredible dad would do: he started wearing skirts himself. (via thedailywhat.cheezburger.com)
Berlin’s take on the Hindu celebration looks like a post-apocalyptic, technicolor rave.
This beautiful public art installation was created by Horst Gläsker, who applied acrylic paint to each of 112 outdoor steps in Wuppertal, Germany. Each step is a different color and bears a different German word. (via twistedsifter.com)
The second annual Hipster Olympics were held in Berlin on Saturday, and hundreds of young adults and teenagers participated in events such as “skinny jeans tug o’ war,” a “horn-rimmed glasses toss,” and “bobbing for bubble tea pearls”.
Gandhi wrote this amazing plea in 1939 to Adolph Hitler asking him to stop what he was doing.
It’s being called a debt crisis grudge match, but if you really want to know what the Germany-Greece Euro 2012 quarterfinal game will be like, watch this classic Monty Python sketch.
What do Joseph Stalin and Madonna have in common? Luka Magnotta. Here are the weirdest bits from the Facebook profile of the Canadian Cannibal Porn Star. Some of this information, in retrospect, is chilling. Thankfully he was captured today. (via facebook.com)
Thank goodness for the apprehension part, not so much the BuzzFeed user part. Luka Rocco Magnotta, on the run after murdering and eating a man, was finally arrested in an internet cafe in Berlin. Also, he posted bare-assed photos of himself on our website.
Hamburg street artist Daniel Soares is adding a Photoshop toolbar to the ubiquitous new H&M outdoor swimwear ads. Nice work (six images).
New spot for BMW’s Lane Departure Warning System, starring a male driver’s disembodied head. Brief nude beach shot.
Does it not? And it’s wearing a little gibbon sweater. Jesus. And its little gibbon name is Knuppy. Double Jesus.
Nice copy combo: offensive and stupid.
He’s adorable, right? Well, uh…he was adorable. WARNING: Don’t scroll past the second photo if you don’t want to sob and/or laugh in horror. This has a very, very unhappy ending. Just stop at the second photo and live in blissful ignorance.
A CNN affiliate in Deustchland is trying to sell its smartphone app.
Awkwardly adorable. Germany is practically overflowing with baby zoo animals.
If Facebook hasn’t taken over your life entirely, here’s the ultimate way to completely immerse yourself into social media. The FB Bureau (yes, that exists) is performing a test trial with Facebook personal identification cards. Basically it’s a way for people to be able to do an internet background check with just a simple scan. The internet will soon own all of us. (via fbbureau.com)
Have a happy and unnerving Presidents Day! Here are a bunch of papier-mache Obamas from all over the world.
A polar bear at the Hanover Zoo in Germany is hungry.
Based on the band’s classic logo and brought to you by men’s room mostly modeled in western Europe. (via latimesblogs.latimes.com)
Because you deserve it. This is a 7-month-old baby koala that just climbed out of her mother’s pouch in Germany. Ich bin ein bearliner! (Traurig.)
When a strange man dressed as Santa surreptitiously offers you a shot of liquor, who are you to say no? Seriously, teen girls are most gullible animals in the world.