Music Video Friday: December 19

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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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Where To Buy DW’s 10 Must-Read German Books of 2014

Deutsche Welle (DW) released a top 10 list of contemporary German novels that were translated and released in English for the first time during 2014, and while the list is great, there is no information on how to get your hands on the physical or digital book to read for yourself. We’ve looked the books […]

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German Group Sets 8th Guinness Record With 54,321 Domino Circle Bomb

A group of domino enthusiasts in Germany’s Sinners Domino Entertainment have broken eight Guinness World Records within the last two years, and their latest successful effort was in setting the record for “Most Dominoes Toppled in a Bomb/Circle Field” with 54,321 dominoes dropping in mere seconds. Sixteen members of the group spent several days strategically placing […]

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Ping Pong and Soccer Merge With The Odd German Sport of Headis

Merging two sports into one isn’t all too uncommon, but some combinations are, lets be honest, a little more creative than others. Germany’s game of Headis, which was invented in 2006, is one of those creative ideas that fits in quite nicely with the country’s love of soccer. Headis, a hybrid of ping pong and soccer, […]

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Music Video Friday: December 12

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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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Legislation To Institute Boardroom Quota For Women in Business Approved By German Cabinet

The German cabinet, led by Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and coalition partner Social Democrats (SPD) pushed through a draft law that would require public companies to have a 30 percent quota for women on their boards by 2016. Under the proposed law, small business would also see quotas put in place for the number […]

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Chain of German Rollercoaster Restaurants Add Extra Amusement to Food Delivery

Food and roller coasters aren’t usually a recommended combination, but in Germany a chain of restaurants has found a way to combine the two while hopefully not upsetting the stomachs of their customers. Rollercoaster Restaurant opened their first prototype location back in 2007 in Nuremberg, and while the name might suggest a bunch of upset stomachs […]

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German Entrepreneur Invents Machine To Make “Freshest Coffee You’ll Ever Taste”

There seems to be a never-ending cycle of new products catering to coffee lovers today, and now a German entrepreuner is adding his latest invention to the list with his in-home coffee maker that will produce a quick fresh brew from raw coffee beans. Hans Stier left his job as a lawyer in 2011 to make the Bonaverde, […]

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Music Video Friday: December 5

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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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“Where Shouldn’t I Go?” How Safe Is It To Study in Germany?

I came into this world during the height of the American crime epidemic. Fortunately, much has changed in my home country during my lifetime. The ’90s saw the historic reversal of the crime wave of the ’70s and ’80s, followed by the return to post-war crime rates in the 2000s. But, while America is a much safer country […]

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