Linear2017 Desert Art

Two Germans + One Big Ass Pen = 400 Miles of Desert Art

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The desert heat is known to produce some wacky hallucinations, but if you see two men dressed to impress while dragging along a gigantic pen from behind, it’s no mind game. Munich artists Wolfgang Aichner (51) and Thomas Huber (52), set off on a 400 mile journey across the desert landscapes of Utah, Wyoming and Colorado on …

Sources: Linear2017, UB Media, Salt Lake Tribune

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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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Parthenon of Books

Parthenon of Books Tells Important Story in German Town of Kassel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

An art exhibit in the German town of Kassel is making quite an impact as a towering recreation of the Greek Parthenon sits to tell the story of free speech and the banning of books as it also finds itself planted in a spot that knows the effects of its statement all …

Photo: Mathias Völzke

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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 Oktoberfest Shoe

Adidas Just Made the Perfect Oktoberfest Shoe

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

So you’ve picked out your best and maybe only pair of lederhosen for the kickoff of Oktoberfest season, but what have you decided for your shoes? Sure you could rock the classic sandal shoe to show off those socks in all of their wool glory, or you could kick it …

Sources: Adidas, DesignTAXI

Photo: 43einhalb

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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airberlin pilots protest takeover bids

Airberlin Files for Bankruptcy as Key Shareholder Stops Funding

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After making several attempts to turn the airline around, German budget airline airberlin announced on Tuesday that it would be filing for bankruptcy after its largest shareholder and key financier, Etihad Airways, said it would no longer help finance the company. Etihad, based in Abu Dhabi, has served as the lifeline for airberlin …

Sources: Financial Times, AP

Photo: airberlin

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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parasites could prove to be useful after all

Want a Side of Parasitic Worm Eggs with That? Germany Weighs In

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What’s not appetizing about the idea of adding a few parasitic worms to your diet? No… really!? Because that very question could soon become a reality in Germany once the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety decides on whether or not the pig whipworm (Trichuris suis) parasite is approved for sale in health …

Sources: Science Alert

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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AirBerlin shares the skies with JetBlue in new partnership

Airberlin Shares the Sky with JetBlue in New U.S. Partnership

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s budget-friendly Airberlin announced on Friday that it is entering into a new partnership with one of America’s leading cost-saving airlines, JetBlue, to make traveling to the US less complicated for passengers who need to travel past one of the limited airports the German carrier flies into. Beginning September 12, 2017, travelers will be …

Sources: Airberlin

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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Lufthansa reveals new limited edition FC Bayern paint job

Lufthansa Lets Travelers Fly the Skies with FC Bayern Pride

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Lufthansa has long supported one of Germany’s most prized soccer teams, FC Bayern, as the official team carrier, and now the airline has taken the wraps off their latest special edition plane that will carry the team as it takes to the skies across Asia. The twelve-day “Audi Summer Tour 2017” …

Sources: Lufthansa, FC Bayern

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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Lufthansa Surprise

Lufthansa Surprise Offers the Adventurous a Twist on Travel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Planning a trip is usually a very structured process… decide where to go, book a flight, find a hotel, plan the sightseeing, etc. There are some though that see vacations as an opportunity for pure adventure, and for those travelers, Germany’s Lufthansa has a special deal: Lufthansa Surprise. How does …

Sources: Lufthansa

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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Eurowings offering high end amenities with low-cost flights

Eurowings Gambles on Cheap Flights Between Vegas and Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Eurowings, an offshoot of Lufthansa and one of Germany’s leading low-budget airlines, announced last week that they have added a new route to the U.S., and they are doing so in one of the country’s top destinations for German tourists — Las Vegas. With tickets starting as low as 199 euro ($225) for …

Sources: Eurowings

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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Heidi Klum launches exclusive fashion line for Lidl

Heidi Klum Launches Lidl Fashion Line Ahead of American Debut

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Those who are fortunate enough to check out one of the nine Lidl stores when the German discount chain opens its doors on June 15 will have an extra surprise when they walk through the doors. Lidl announced on Monday that their stores across Europe and the U.S. will be …

Sources: Lidl

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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