After nine months, authorities still don't know the true identity of…

Do you know or recognize Ray? The teenage boy turned up in Berlin nine months ago claiming to know little about himself beyond his name and birthday (June 20, 1994). When pressed to divulge more about himself and his history, he claims he is unable to remember. Now, after close to a year of investigation, Berlin… » 6/14/12 7:40am 6/14/12 7:40am

The spasmodic robot street performer of a Berlin flea market

At the Mauerpark flea market in Berlin, you can watch the stuttering routine of a very unique street performer — a robot who sits on a shopping cart and is overcome by the power of interpretative dance. I'm not sure who created this bot, but there are many videos of it online. Any Berliners out there familiar with… » 9/18/11 10:45am 9/18/11 10:45am

Frustrated Berliners build oversized kaleidoscopes to block subway ads

Subway advertising is a risky proposition for the advertiser because you'll never know if someone will remix your ad into, say, Darth Vader chugging a beer. In Berlin's Friedrichstraße U-Bahn station, advertisers have eschewed print completely and have taken to projecting commercials on the subway's walls. The city's… » 3/08/11 7:40am 3/08/11 7:40am