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Here Comes the… Synlight? Germany’s Man-Made Sun

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With the ongoing push to power this world with renewable energy, in an effort to slow down any negative effects us humans may be contributing towards this thing called global warming/climate change, harnessing the great power of our sun has been a leading source to safely fuel our energy consumption. But what …

Sources: DLR

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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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Made in Germany

Products Made in Germany are Most Favored Globally

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

China is most likely the first guess as to where our purchases are being manufactured, whether that is a new piece of technology or the latest addition to our closet, but it doesn’t always equate to quality. According to the latest Statista Made-In-Country-Index, which looks at the most respected ‘Made in’ label countries, China is …

Sources: Statista

Photos: Mehmet bizansbeyi [Flickr]Statista

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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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HARIBO Gold Bears

HARIBO: Everyone’s Favorite Gummy Will Be ‘Made in America’

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

One of Germany’s most iconic brands is about to get the ‘Made in America’ seal, and it’s not a car — it’s HARIBO. The gummy candies that are a staple in any house with kids — or us well-behaved ‘adults’. I’m sure this is a piece of Germany even Trump would …

Sources: HARIBO Group

Photo: Niklas Bildhauer [Flickr]

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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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Adidas Knit for You Concept Store

Berlin Adidas Store Brings the Factory to the Streets

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

If you’ve ever embarked on a shopping trip only to find you’re still missing that perfect shirt to go along with the piles of new clothes in hand, Adidas built a shop in Berlin to fill the void with a custom sweater that could be yours in a matter of a few hours. …

Sources: Adidas, Reuters

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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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Germany Says it will not follow with electronics ban for flights

Germany Will Not Follow with In-Flight Electronics Ban

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s undeniable that President Donald Trump’s recent wave of travel restrictions have been controversial, but after Britain announced it would be following the US policy of banning most carry-on electronics from flights leaving Muslim-majority countries, Germany says it will not be following suit. When Homeland Security announced details of the new ban …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: piviso [Flick]

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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Bastian Schweinsteiger Joins Chicago Fire

Bastian Schweinsteiger to Bring Championship Experience to Chicago Fire

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bastian Schweinsteiger will always been known for his countless soccer championship victories for Germany, including its 2014 World Cup win, but after reaching what could be considered the top of his career, the soccer champion will be leaving his brief stint in England and coming to the US to join the Chicago Fire. Schweinsteiger’s …

Sources: Chicago Fire, Chicago Tribune

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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Philipp Pflieger U-Bahn Race Berlin

Man Versus U-Bahn: Which Is Faster?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Public transportation, even with its gross and sticky reputation, is designed to get people moving to where they want to go. The idea is that the buses or trains can move us faster than our legs will allow, but when one adventurous Berlin runner, Philipp Pflieger, wanted to challenge the idea, …

Sources: Philipp Pfleger [YouTube]

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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You Are Wanted

Amazon’s German Series “You Are Wanted” Will Have You Hooked By Episode 1

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Amazon’s entrance into the German video with their original series “You Are Wanted” is worthy of becoming an instant hit and a definite must-binge

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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Angela Merkel

Winter Storms Delay Angela Merkel’s First Visit with Donald Trump

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

An east coast blizzard has halted the much-anticipated meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Leaders from Germany’s Siemens and BMW were also scheduled to travel with Merkel to have their own meetings with Trump during the visit. Because of the meeting’s importance, Merkel and Trump have rearranged …

Sources: NBC, Reuters

Photo: European People’s Party [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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childhood sexual abuse

Number of German Children Suffering Sexual Abuse Will Shock You

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has come out with a disturbing report on the growing number of sexual abuse cases towards minors, finding 13.9 percent, or one out of every seven, children in Germany being victimized. The data comes from a study conducted by Ulm city’s University Clinic, in an effort to document …

Sources: Der Spiegel via DW

Photo: Tjook [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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