German Soccer Federation Logo Challenged By Supermarket Chain

With Germany’s recent World Cup championship, official merchandise for the country’s national team has been flying off the shelves, netting the German soccer federation DFB millions in royalties for the use of their logo. However the German supermarket chain Real is arguing that the eagle logo is a national symbol and cannot be protected by […]

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German Duo Create Prosthetics Indistinguishable From The Real Thing

As far as we may have come with prosthetics today, they usually get close to matching the looks of the real body part, but still are quite noticeable. A German duo out of Dresden however have been working on changing that with silicone prosthetics that are indistinguishable from the real body part. When looking at the […]

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German PhD Student Needs German American Interview Partner

A PhD student from Ludwig Maximilians University Munich is currently here in the U.S. and is searching for German-American interview partners for her field work. For her PhD project about German-American descendants in the U.S., Christiane Bauer is looking for interview partners, who would like to talk about their relationship towards their German heritage, and […]

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German Politicians Look To Typewriters For NSA Investigative Work

Patrick Sensburg, the head of Germany’s parliamentary committee investigating the NSA spying allegations, revealed in an interview with ARD that he and his committee are looking at using traditional typewriters to carry out their written work around the ongoing investigation, with the hope that it will block any spying that may be going on. Since […]

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Germany’s Christoph Kramer Comments About Concussion During World Cup Final

17 minutes into the World Cup Final against Argentina on Sunday, Germany’s Christoph Kramer took a nasty blow to the head when he collided with Argentina’s Ezequiel Garay, leaving him laying on the field looking dazed and confused. Looking at the replays and Kramer’s own physical display, there was no doubt that he should have been taken off the […]

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Music Video Friday: July 11

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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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Berlin Demands CIA Chief To Leave The Country Following Second Spying Allegation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was once again outraged at the United States after officials discovered two undercover U.S. spies working inside the German government. The most recent discovery has led Germany to tell an unnamed top CIA station chief to leave the country immediately, leaving open the possibility for a forcible expulsion if he does not leave […]

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Blitzortung Uses Crowdsourced Data To Map Realtime Lightning Strikes

A German organization in Dusseldorf has taken it upon themselves to create a website, blitzortung.org, dedicated to tracking lightning strikes as they happen on an interactive map with the help of volunteers around the world. While the purpose of Blitzortung isn’t more than just a fun experiment with no commercial intentions, volunteers have payed roughly $275 […]

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Düsseldorf Airport Introduces Robotic Valet Parking

Germany’s Düsseldorf Airport may be small but that hasn’t stopped the airport from going high-tech by introducing the world’s first fully robotic valet parking system to speed up and ease the parking process for travelers. PremiumPLUS utilizes robotic forklift-like systems, nicknamed “Ray”, to pick up and park a traveler’s car in one of 249 parking spots. All […]

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‘When We Were 17′ Captures 100 Years of German Youth With 12 Life Stories

Ever wonder what it would of been like to be a teen in Germany during the country’s most pivotal moments in history? DW has launched a project to take you on a 100 year journey from 1914 to the present to see just what the lives of 17-year-old men and women would have looked like. DW […]

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