Tiny home? Why not the Sealander?

Could Germany’s Sealander be the Ultimate Tiny Home?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s a trailer. It’s a boat. It’s a traveling trailer boat? Maybe it has a little identity crisis, but that doesn’t stop the German-made Sealander uncool. In fact it could very well be the ultimate ‘tiny home’ that goes with you wherever your heart desires, because this little piece of German …

Sources: Sealander

Photos: Malte Spindler/DIE BRUeDER, Sealander GmbH 2014

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Wacken Open Air festival Installs underground beer pipeline

Pipelines Replacing Beer Kegs at Wacken Open Air Festival

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Thousands of metalheads will flock to the Wacken Open Air festival on August 3-5, where 150 bands will take the stage and an abundance of metal music love also carries over into beer, so much so that festival organizers are installing a sophisticated beer pipeline to make sure the taps are always running. …

Sources: Wacken Open Air, DW

Photo: Wacken Open Air

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Obama makes return visit to Berlin to throw support behind Merkel campaign

Obama Tells Berlin ‘We Can’t Hide Behind a Wall’ in Rally with Merkel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After a brief political absence, former president Barack Obama made a highly anticipated trip to Berlin on Thursday to join Chancellor Angela Merkel for a rally and throwing his support behind her re-election bid just hours before Merkel was set to confront President Donald Trump for a NATO summit. Former presidents tend to keep their …

Sources: Bloomberg

Photo: Bundeskanzlerin

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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ADAC Members Prep LEGO Porsche for destruction

Must Watch: German Auto Group Crash Tests $300 LEGO Porsche

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Porsche teamed up with LEGO to sell a $300 replica of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the fate of the LEGO Porsche was most likely destined to sit on a shelf looking pretty, but when members of the General German Automobile Club (ADAC) got their hands on one, they had a very …

Sources: ADAC

Photo: ADAC

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Trump finds worst enemy in German media

Is the German Media Trump’s New Worst Enemy?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Whether you’re a fan of his or not, we can all agree that President Donald Trump has taken a pretty hard beating by the press. Some of this coverage is warranted, but some of the media bias can also be hard to sift through to determine which news is ‘fake news’ …

Sources: Shorenstein Center

Photo: Official White House Photo by Benjamin Applebaum

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lnked - Vegan Trend

LINK’D: German Vegans Lead to Meatless Brats and Schnitzels

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

More and more Germans are saying goodbye to the meat-based products that their country is culturally known for, and instead moving to plant-based foods as the younger generation is largely adhering to a vegan lifestyle. So what becomes of the meaty brats, goulash and schnitzel? Vegan food blogger Carolyn Fortuna wrote …

Sources: Eat Drink Better

Photo: Tony Webster

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Schalke 04 NFC Jersey

Schalke 04 Fans Can Give Up Their Clothing for Concessions

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Paying with your smart phone or watch was so last year. Fans of Gelsenkirchen’s football/soccer club Schalke 04 (S04) will have a new way of paying for those brats and beers during games, and all it takes is handing over their newly purchased team jersey. No, fans won’t have to actually hand …

Sources: Schalke 04

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Police Shootings in Germany

German Police Shootings: The Surprising Number

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Hearing the daily reports of police shootings in the U.S. has become a normal occurrence. Police are meant to protect us, but can they be trusted? According to a Washington Post database, 963 people were shot and killed by an American police officer in 2016. And it is this reality Americans face …

Sources: DW

Photo: JouWatch [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German fertility rate rises

German Baby Boom? Fertility Rises for First Time in Decades

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since the country reunified in 1990, Germany has seen its fertility rate decline year after year, leading many to question the longterm fate of Europe’s economic powerhouse. Those who are worried have a positive new sign though as the latest birthrate numbers to come out of Germany last week revealed that new births have …

Sources: Destatis

Photo: JV Garcia

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Pools ban phones with cameras

German Pools Crack Down on Cameras and Selfies

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

No public pool would be complete without obnoxious swimmers and equally as obnoxious lifeguards blowing on their whistles all day long. A new irritant that has come into play in the last few years is the poolside selfie, and while most are self-gratifying and harmless, a public pool in the …

Sources: DW

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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