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Germany Holds Emergency 'Diesel Summit' To Convince Cities Not To Ban Diesel Cars

The German auto industry—and Germany at large—is desperately trying to convince local and national governments that diesel vehicles aren’t always dirty, and that they have a place in European cities. To do this, BMW, Daimler, VW and many politicians met in Berlin Wednesday to try to stop the bleeding that is Europe’s…

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Giant Wind Turbine Blade Slices Through Truck, Shuts Down Road In Radical Attempt To Reduce Emissions

Germany has been switching its power sources to renewable energy for years now, typically without incident. That changed Tuesday morning when a giant rogue wind turbine blade fell onto a lorry traveling along a German autobahn, shutting down traffic for hours in a seemingly desperate and radical attempt to reduce…

School Assignment Leads to Discovery of WWII Plane With Pilot’s Body Still Inside

When 14-year-old Daniel Kristiansen was assigned a World War II project for history class, his father jokingly suggested he look for a German plane that had allegedly crashed at the family farm. Well wouldn’t you know it, he actually found the damned thing—along with the dead airman’s remains. It’s being called one of…