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Reliving History with the ‘Deutschland’ Series

Reliving History with the ‘Deutschland’ Series

Why aren’t more people watching and raving about the “Deutschland” series? The German-language television series, which debuted in 2015 with “Deutschland 83,” was the most-watched foreign-language drama ever in Britain, despite being a flop at home. It follows the descent of East Germany through the eyes of Martin Rauch, an East German agent sent to…

Japan Introduces Glow-in-the-Dark Manhole Covers
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Japan Introduces Glow-in-the-Dark Manhole Covers

The Japanese city of Tokorozawa recently unveiled an initiative that will please both manhole cover obsessives and anime fans. The manhole covers, which illuminate via solar-powered LED lights from dusk until 2am each day, feature more than two dozen anime and sci-fi animation characters from 23 different franchises. Here’s a short video about the Tokorozawa…