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4 Unexpectedly Awesome Beaches in Europe

You've no shortage of options when it comes to cheap holidays on the beach throughout Europe. Given the area around the Mediterranean alone, travelers rarely need look anywhere else. But the continent offers...
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“Forest Boy” Fraud Receives Community Service

A mystery boy showed up in Berlin in September of 2011 claiming to be a 17-year-old boy named Ray. He said he’d been living in the woods for five years and couldn't remember who he was. His father had...
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Germans Most Likely to Go Nude on Vacation

Don't forget your sunblock! ©portugallia A recent Expedia vacation survey has revealed that Germans are the most likely to go nude while on vacation. The au naturel fans apparently want an even tan,...
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Berlin Hotel Houses World’s Largest Aquarium

A diver inside the Aquadom ©Architizer.com Just when you thought Las Vegas hotels couldn't become more sensational, the newest, unique hotel attraction opens in--Berlin. The Radisson Blu Berlin is now...
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The Other Munich Beer Fest

Prost! ©lindsey gee Starkbierzeit, an annual Lenten celebration is noted as Munich's "stronger" beer festival. Starkbierzeit is loosely translated to "strong beer festival" and highlights the...
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Germany Returns Ancient Afghan Sculpture

And you think it's bad when a friend forgets to return one of your books © Reuters.com A pre-Islamic sculpture traced back to the second century AD, was returned to its native Afghanistan this...
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German Prostitutes Taxed Via “Sex Meters”

Vintage parking meters © scottamus Last August, the city of Bonn started taxing the city's prostitutes with street meters. Over the last six months, the city has reaped the benefits of the meters,...
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Village Builds Snow Church in Bavaria

Snow Church ©AFP/Getty Images Kids now-a-days... occupying Wall Street, toppling Middle Eastern governments. Back in the good-old-bavarian-days people in the village of Mitterfirmiansreut took a...