by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/22/19, 11:04 am
Have you ever been to Bielefeld, Germany? Do you know someone who has? Those questions, posted in jest to an online chatroom in 1993, spawned one of the internet’s longest-running jokes about a real city that has embraced allegations of its non-existence. Bielefeld officials announced Wednesday they would award 1 million euros to anyone who could prove the city isn’t real.