Posts Tagged 'Germany'



World’s Oldest Bottle Of Wine

Speyer-wine-bottleFrom Wikipedia –

The Speyer wine bottle is a bottle of liquid, most probably wine, originally found near Speyer, in Germany, in 1867, and has been called the world’s “oldest existing bottle of wine”. The bottle has been dated at 325 AD. and it is believed to be the oldest unopened bottle of wine in the world.

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Berlin in July 1945 [HD color video]

Volkswagen Produces Its Own Sausages And Ketchup

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From Foodiggity –

German automaker Volkswagen is apparently also in the sausage and condiment business. While Jettas and GTIs continue to roll down the assembly line at their main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany — the makers of the “people’s car” are also producing and packaging their very own currywurst and ketchup.

Foodiggity source HERE

15 Uniquely German Maladies

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You may be German if you suffer from Ostalgie (nostalgia for the old way of life in East Germany (“ost” means East). If you miss your old Trabant and those weekly visits from the secret police, you may have Ostalgie) , or perhaps you have Torschlusspanik or “gate closing panic”.

Read about all 15 maladies HERE.

Color Photos Of The Hindenburg’s Interior

This is something that I had not seen before. These 10 pictures show the passenger accommodations aboard the Hindenburg zeppelin.

See all 10 pics HERE.

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Abstract World Of Colored Lights At A Carnival [video]

First Porsche From 1898 Found In Barn

1st-porsche-sAccording to TheVerge –

The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the “Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model” — nicknamed the “P1” for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche himself in 1898. The following year, Porsche raced the P1 at an electric vehicle exposition in Berlin and took home first place, completing the nearly 25-mile course 18 minutes faster than the next competitor. Not long thereafter, it seems the vehicle was abandoned.

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