Music Video Friday: August 29

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We love music at German Pulse and every Friday we will try to highlight one or two music videos from a German singer/band.  We’ll try to get the newest releases so you can check out the latest hits from Germany. If the song is available in the US at the time of posting, there will be […]

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Celebrate German-American Friendship Month In NYC

New York City will be celebrating German culture during the entire month of September for German-American Month and for our readers who will be in the area, we are including a rundown of some of the top events in the city and surrounding areas, brought to you by the The German-American Steuben Parade of NYC.   […]

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Sandcastles Banned From Schleswig-Holstein Beaches

As the last few weeks of summer hit Germany, the beaches are sure to be packed with locals and tourists trying to enjoy what’s left of the warm days, but a favorite beach activity has made its way onto the banned list at beaches in the Schleswig-Holstein region. Beachgoers are having to get used to signs […]

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German Court To Decide If Size Really Matters In Indecent Exposure Case

In August of 2013, a delivery man in Germany was accused of exposing his own “package” when a teenage girl answered the door to accept something her family had ordered, and now the case has gone to court where the man is contesting the allegation, claiming that he wasn’t well enough endowed for that to […]

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Music Video Friday: August 22

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We love music at German Pulse and every Friday we will try to highlight one or two music videos from a German singer/band.  We’ll try to get the newest releases so you can check out the latest hits from Germany. If the song is available in the US at the time of posting, there will be […]

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Germany’s Brockhaus Encyclopedia Sells Final Print Copies

Germany’s equivalent of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Brockhaus, ended sales of its printed volumes when it sold off its remaining inventory last week. While the books will only be available as used copies, or via online channels that still have a few in stock, its publisher has promised continued updates to an online edition. The first edition […]

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Germans Still Cling To CDs As Music Market Continues To Decline

The German Federal Music Industry Association (BVMI) released their revenue report last week for music sales in the first half of 2014, and as Germany saw a 0.8 decline, it is still physical CDs that are contributing to the largest sales. In the first six months of 2014, music sales in Germany reached $656 million euros, […]

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Daimler Gives German Workers Stress Free Vacations Without Email Backlog

Most American workers know the feeling of returning back to the office after what was supposed to be a relaxing vacation, only to find an inbox full of emails waiting for them. This has even led some to feel the need to check emails while on their vacation. German’s Daimler AG is looking to change […]

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German Smart Thermostat Tado Looks Towards U.S. Expansion

When it comes to smart thermostats in the U.S. market, the recently Google-aquired Nest has taken most of the market, but now a German startup is looking to take their European competition stateside after raising $13.6 million in financing. Tado recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to bring their smart thermostat to market, which is […]

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Berlin Artists Claim Responsibility For Last Month’s Flag Swap On Brooklyn Bridge

In the early morning of July 22, the two American flags situated atop New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge had been replaced with a white flag, leaving no trace as to who had carried out what some considered an act of anti-Americanism. Now, two Berlin artists have come forward claiming responsibility for the flag swap, stating that the […]

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