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German Automakers Want To Make A Deal With Trump To End All Car Tariffs, Including The Hated ‘Chicken Tax’

Finally, some potentially good news: in an effort to get the Trump administration to abandon its plan to place a 25 percent tax on all European auto imports, all three of the big German automakers—Daimler, Volkswagen, and NSU (just kidding, it’s BMW)—have come up with a proposal that would get rid of all car import…Read […]

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Boeing Loses $20 Billion in Contracts After President Trump Violates Iran Deal

President Trump announced yesterday that he was unilaterally pulling the U.S. out of the so-called Iran Deal, an international agreement that lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for the cessation of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. But now that the sanctions are being reinstated, some American companies stand to lose…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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New German Law Allows Women To See The Salaries Of Their Male Coworkers

  One of my friends, who is currently living in Berlin, works as a software programmer for a multinational corporation. He was telling me how his females colleagues can now request to know how much he earns, but he is not allowed to know the wages of his female peers. Since 2017, the cultural Marxists […]

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The Best Berlin Tips From Our Readers

Guten tag! Did you know that the JFK “jelly donut” blooper is a myth? This week on Hack Your City, we asked for tips on Berlin. We got plenty, plus a couple of generous readers posted extensive guides full of recommended entertainment, weather warnings, and itineraries. Here are the highlights.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Drivers Want To Record Their Car And Protect Their Dogs: Google

Google has published its first-ever trend report for the automotive industry, highlighting the interests of consumers and their search queries in the U.S., Germany and Japan. It turns out people are turning away from fuzzy steering wheel covers, and instead they want ways of recording what’s going on in and around…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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My Grandiose Quest To Play (And Love) FIFA’s Most Underappreciated Teams

Soccer connects people on a global scale, but when you play FIFA, it’s easy to only use your favorite teams. As a Mexican from Chicago, my allegiances lie with Liga MX and MLS, respectively, with some UK Premier League thrown in. Lately, though, I’ve found myself largely playing with obscure teams, and it’s made my […]

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German Retailers Are Freaking Out Because Of Potential Diesel Bans

Cities, states and countries around the world have their sights set on banning diesel cars by a set date. In particular, there’s some high-profile cases ongoing in Germany that could decide whether cities there can ban diesel cars. This, it turns out, has German retailers freaked out.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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German Homeowner Buys Two Smart Cars Just To Keep People From Parking Near Driveway

There’s a homeowner in Dusseldorf’s well-to-do Oberkassel neighborhood that came up with what might be one of the most expensive solutions do deal with the problem of people parking too close to his driveway: he bought two cars, just to keep them parked on either side of the driveway, like bookends.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Play A Lo-Fi, “Uncensored” Version Of Wolfenstein

As expected, Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus was modified for the German market, with edits including the time-honored tradition of removing Hitler’s moustache. To counter this, a team have created their own low-budget version of the game called Wolfenstache.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Amazon’s AI assistant Alexa throws ‘her own party,’ incites authorities

Amazon‘s AI personal assistant Alexa incited German authorities to action after reportedly throwing “her own party” in a Hamburg resident’s flat. The Alexa-enabled soirée began to play music at maximum volume at 1:50 AM. The noise exacerbated neighbors who called the police to register the disturbance. Police broke into the sixth-floor Hamburg flat, quieting Alexa […]

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Techno Tuesday: Daso on his come-up and mystical shades of house

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music.Daso remains in […]

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How I Conquered The Greatest Road In The World In Mazda’s Diesel Manual Wagon

This summer I joined my German friends Andreas and Josi on a road trip to a wedding in Romania. I knew little about the country, and even less about the bride and groom, but that didn’t matter. I was about to drive some of the greatest roads on earth in one of the Jalop-est new […]

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How I Conquered The Greatest Road In The World In Mazda’s Diesel Manual Wagon

This summer I joined my German friends Andreas and Josi on a road trip to a wedding in Romania. I knew little about the country, and even less about the bride and groom, but that didn’t matter. I was about to drive some of the greatest roads on earth in one of the Jalop-est new […]

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Slander discuss new EP with Kayzo, ‘Dilapidation Celebration’ [Interview]

The relationship between Slander and Kayzo goes back many years.A simple Google search reveals that while their two-track Monstercat EP is out in full on Oct. 27, their first musical collaborations date back to 2012, when all three of them were just getting started in the dance music scene.Derek Anderson and Scott Land, who make up […]

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