Drink: Jägermeister Time!

jagdrinkDuring my college heydays, alcohol that always f***ed-up my friends and I were Wild Turkey 101 and Jägermeister.  That green bottle caused much fun and pain.  In this episode of Al-Kee-Hol, photographer Atiba Jefferson travels to Wolfenbüttel, Germany to see how Jägermeister is made.

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Frankie’s Garage: Toyota’s Secret Lair in Europe

toyotamotorsportgmbhXcar Films takes a look at Toyota race cars in Europe and the company known as TMG aka Toyota Motorsports GmbH.

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Food: Peking Duck & 1,000 Year Old Eggs in Berlin

ramennoodlesAnother Munchies episode with chefs on a night out on the town in Berlin, Germany.  This episode, Munchies follows co-owners Oliver Rother and Quirin Schwanck of restaurant Parker Bowles in Kreuzberg on their journey of eating out.  They stop by a Chinese restaurant in Charlottenburg called Good Friends and back to Kreuzberg for some Japanese ramen at Cocolo Ramen.

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Zero Carbon Housing in Hamburg

hamburg iba 00As the world looks to “green” technology for the future, one city in Germany, Hamburg has for the last 7 years (2006-2013) been part of an zero-carbon building experiment, the International Building Exhibition (IBA).  In the suburb of Wilhelmsburg, you will find many eco-housing developments.

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Frankie’s Garage: Tuned Lexus 460 by TMG

lexus 460There’s a tuner shop named TMG in Germany that’s been known to tune Toyotas for track racing, now they show-off a street-legal concept, the TMG Lexus LS460 TS-650.  It’s a mouthful to say, but the large sedan is street-legal and track ready.  XCar Films takes a ride in this one-off racing family sedan.

Battle of the Year 2013 – October 19th

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These bgirls from Japan are battling for a spot at this years break-dancing championships – Battle of the Year.  This 2 on 2 bgirl team battle features Body Carnival vs Kanamyw in the Finals to see who will be sent to Germany.

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Frankie’s Garage: The Fastest Sooby around the ‘Ring

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This is one lean mean Subaru Impreza and it’s challenge is to be the fastest Sooby around Germany’s iconic track – the Nürburgring.  This Impreza features a 2-door conversion, aggressive looking aero parts, and over 500 horses built by UK aftermarket company Revolution.

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Cup Stacking Competition 2012

Japan just hosted the 2012 sport cup stacking competition for Asia.  From kids to seniors – these guys are super fast.  The World Championships of Sport Stacking will take place in Butzbach (40 minutes from Frankfurt), Germany from April 14-15th, 2012.  This invite-only tournament will bring over 250 contestants from 20-plus countries.

For more info, go to:  World Sport Stacking Asscociation (WSSA).

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