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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Fire Destroys Abandoned Berlin Spreepark Amusement Park

Berlin’s abandoned Spreepark, which originally opened as Kulturpark during the late 1960′s when the area was still part of East Berlin, finally met its fate on Sunday when a suspected arson attack reduced most of the remaining structures to a pile of ash. Over 100 firemen were called in to control two major fires that […]

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Music Video Friday: August 8

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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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5K ‘Das Bier Run’ In Peoria, IL To Finish Off With Oktoberfest Celebration

A race followed by a good Oktoberfest dates back to the early 1800′s, and while the race was done with horses back then, the Peoria German-American Society, in Illinois, will be done on foot with their 5K “Das Bier Run” on September 21st. The race, sponsored by the Peoria Jaycees, the Peoria German-American Society, and […]

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Come Join Us In The 2014 Chicago and NYC Steuben Parades

Last year we returned for our second appearances in the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parades and we’re pleased to announce that we will be doing it again this year!  One of the best parts of last year was meeting some of our readers who came out to join us in the parades and we are once again inviting […]

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German-Language TV Channel Opens Up Online Subscriptions For US Audiences

ProSiebenSat.1 Welt, a German-language TV channel consisting of programs from Germany’s Sat.1, ProSieben and kabel eins, began offering programming to U.S. Dish Network audiences in 2005, but now a new subscription streaming service has been launched for anyone in the U.S. that has an internet connection. For €7.90 (about $11 USD) a month, you can watch live […]

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Trendy Berlin Hotel Bar Features Bathrooms With A View For Both Patrons and Those on The Street

When the trendy new 25hours Bikini Hotel opened up in Berlin recently, the reviews were great, but a design flaw with the hotel’s Monkey Bar Restaurant has people talking about the hotel for a whole other reason. Floor-to-ceiling windows were put in through the entire restaurant to offer great views of the surroundings, but a […]

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Students Helping German Homeless Man Goes Viral But Draws Criticism

Four students from Offenburg, Germany decided that they wanted to work together to create a charity group that would make the world a little bit better by supporting those in need, which included helping out random homeless people on the streets with a simple yet kind gesture. Their charity, be jape e.V., posted a video on […]

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