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Merkellooks Instagram Account Effectively Humanizes Angela Merkel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel isn’t the most photogenic politician. Most photos captured by the press feature the her classic blank expression or look of boredom, but is there another side of Germany’s leader that shows she’s no less of a human than us regular folk? That is what one Instagram …

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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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Historical Rosa Parks Home Deported to Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After refusing to give up her seat to a white person in December 1955, Rosa Parks went straight to the history books as a central figure in the civil rights movement. While her name will continue to live on, her historic home in Detroit has been left to degrade. Efforts to …

Sources: The Guardian

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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This Artist Found A Creative Way to Deal With Swastika Graffiti in Berlin

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s a shame that there are still people living in Germany that want to continue the Nazi legacy by defacing property with the now horrific swastika symbol, and while it can carry a feeling of fear, one graffiti artist in Berlin has taken it upon himself to combat the issue …

Sources: The Verge

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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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See Star Wars As A Moving Expressionist Painting

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Have you ever wondered what Star Wars would look like as an expressionist painting? No? Well a group of German researchers from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg did and the result is stunning. Manuel Ruder, Alexey Dosovitskiy and Thomas Brox came up with the idea after …

Sources: The Stack

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 Student Recreates Michelangelo Masterpiece From 98,304 Legos in 10 Days

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Its not unusual to take on odd jobs when making it through college, but what one student in the German town of Duisburg has decided to do could be considered crazy by some. Mehdi Ghiassi is tasked with recreating artistic masterpieces out of Lego bricks under the pressure of a very …

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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Reproduction of Vincent van Gogh’s Severed Ear On Display in German Museum

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Through the use of cells from Lieuwe van Gogh, the great-great-grandson of Vincent van Gogh’s brother Theo, and the aid of a 3D printer, a living replica of the famous artist’s ear that he himself cut off in 1888 has been put on display at The Center for Art and Media in …

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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Cuckoo Projects Redesigns Cuckoo Clock With 3D Printing

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the course of five weeks, Germany’s Stilnest enlisted six artists from around the world to play a part in designing a 3D printed “conjoint remake of the traditional German cuckoo clock in synch with the Zeitgeist of the 21st century.”  Without ever meeting each other, the artists from Germany, …

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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Berlin Artist Creates Impressive 3D UV Light Installations in Paris Art Exhibit

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Jeongmoon Choi, a Berlin-based artist, is showing off a collection of her visually stunning UV light and thread installations in her latest exhibit.  If it sounds confusing, it will make a lot more sense when you see the pictures.  Essentially Choi is using a series of UV lights to construct …

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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Designer Markus Gerke Envisions “Facebook Now” Smart Watch Concept

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

I’m a fan of Markus Gerke’s creative design concepts which are well thought out, and while some of his ideas seem really out there, there is an odd sense of believability that what he envisions could actually come to market.  Some seem really crazy like his Instagram Glasses which we …

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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Museum Featuring The Works of Martin Scorsese Opens in Berlin

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Fans of the American Directing icon Martin Scorsese will have to board a plane to Germany if they want to visit the first ever museum dedicated toward his work.  The Academy Award winner has directed a vast amount of film classics including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and The Departed, which …

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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