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German Lawmakers Vote To Ban The Internal Combustion Engine 

The modern internal combustion engine first came from Germany and now Germany wants to put a nail in its coffin. The Bundesrat has passed a resolution to ban the ICE beginning in 2030.

German Regulators Ban Facebook From Collecting WhatsApp Data

Earlier this year, WhatsApp betrayed its longstanding commitment to privacy when it announced that it would share user data with its parent company Facebook for the purpose of selling ads. Yesterday, a German regulator announced that it is putting the brakes on Facebook’s plan.

How Did Hitler Rise To Power?

Video: When you combine an unhappy group of people with a leader who is more than willing to feed and exploit their fear with wild speeches and rhetoric, things can go bad. When people in business and intellectuals want to be on the favourable side of public opinion, so they start doing things they don’t believe are right, things can get worse. But how can it ever be so bad that someone like Hitler can rise to power and do worse? Ted-Ed explains in this haunting video.

Churches Offer Free Wi-Fi To Lure Back Young People

It’s been over a quarter-century since the fall of the Berlin Wall, but God has not returned to East Germany. Protestant churches, getting worried about the declining popularity of Christianity, have come up with a plan. Spiritual advising couldn’t bring people back, but maybe free Wi-Fi will.

A Rule Change In Germany May Allow For Widespread Free Wi-Fi

After years of being a “hotspot desert,” Germans could finally have widespread free WiFi by the end of this year, thanks to a proposal that relaxes some online piracy guidelines.

Germany Will Add Self-Driving Cars To Its Railroad Network

Deutsche Bahn, the German government-owned rail system that manages efficient travel throughout the country, is planning to add autonomous vehicles to its transportation options to help passengers experience seamless door-to-door travel.

Barack Obama Just Tested A VR Headset And Loved It

Virtual reality sometimes seems like magic. US President Obama certainly seems to think so.

Google Used Tiny Cameras To Street View The World's Largest Model Railway

Brace yourself for perhaps the cutest views ever to appear on Street View. Google has scaled down its hardware to capture Hamburg’s Miniatur Wunderland — the world’s largest model railway.

Germany Has A Smartphone App To Help Refugees

Ankommen (meaning “Arrive”) is a free smartphone app from the German government aimed at helping asylum seekers feel at home in their new country. It includes German customs and values, along with a language course, asylum application information and tips on work or study options.

Homeland Is About To Become Your New Favourite Techno-Thriller

Homeland is a show that evolves with the fears of the Western World. Now the Emmy award-winning show is turning its eye toward the technological terrors of global hacking rings, and it looks amazing.

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