Music Video Friday: March 27

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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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Wal-Mart Becomes First Major U.S. Retailer To Sell German Laundry Soap Persil

Germany’s top-selling laundry detergent, Persil, is a well-known brand throughout the world, but virtually unheard of in the U.S. where Tide controls the market. But Wal-Mart is stepping in to provide some real competition as they become the country’s first major retailer to put Persil on the shelves. It may seem like an odd move for […]

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Learning German for Kids in Southern California

German Immersion Outdoor Camp – July 26 to August 1, 2015 It’s that time of the year again to start thinking about summer camps. In three more months the children will be out of school and summer vacation will have started! If you plan on having your child expand on his or her German language skills, […]

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Hillary Clinton Believes U.S. Should Consider German Model For Saving Jobs

While giving a speech at the Center For American Progress in Washington on Monday, Hillary Clinton suggested that the U.S. should take a cue from Germany when it comes to keeping unemployment numbers down, citing Berlin’s “Kurzarbeit,” (short work) policy as a model that could work here in America. “Instead of an unemployment system, they [Germany] have a […]

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Music Video Friday: March 20

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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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Do German Blades Offer A Better Shave? Harry’s Razor Reviewed

Earlier this week we wrote about Harry’s, an American company that is looking to compete against the big boys of shaving products with their low-cost and high quality blades that come from the purchase of Germany’s Feintechnik razor factory. Harry’s claims that Feintechnik is one of the best manufacturers of razor blades in the world and we wanted […]

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Uber Hits Another Roadblock in Germany, As Court Bans uberPOP Service

It has been a long battle, but Uber’s ride-hailing service uberPOP has been hit with another setback as the Frankfurt Regional Court ruled the service illegal and instituted a country-wide ban on Wednesday. Because uberPOP connects users of the Uber app with private drivers who use their own cars, fees can be substantially lower than the […]

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Harry’s Takes On The Big Boys With Their German Engineered Razors At A Fraction Of The Price

Sometimes the hottest innovations are those that improve on an already existing product or service that has become so commonplace that most people don’t realize the need for change. Most of these changes come with technological advancements, but some are just a simple change that has you going, “why didn’t I think of that?” And that is […]

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Hamburg Beats Out Berlin As 2024 Olympic Candidate City

German Olympic officials met on Monday to make an official decision on which German city will become a candidate for the 2024 Summer Olympic games, and after a vote, the members selected Hamburg over the capital city of Berlin. “Hamburg has presented a fascinating and compact Olympic concept. It will help Hamburg grow as a north German […]

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Music Video Friday: March 13

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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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