ALDI and Venmo use emoji to feed millions of families

ALDI and Venmo to Feed One Million Families with Thanksgiving Emoji

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

ALDI has partnered with the popular mobile payment app Venmo to do some good this holiday season, announcing plans to donate one million meals to in need families for Thanksgiving. Since the Venmo app is an easy way to exchange money between friends, ALDI is taking an unique approach to the campaign …

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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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Giant Zucchini

Why a German Zucchini Had Police Rushing to the Scene

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We’ve all fallen victim to mistaking an innocent looking object for something hideous or frightening, only realizing its harmful and true nature once we get up close, but for an 81-year-old man outside of the German city of Karlsruhe, he wasn’t willing to risk the danger of the reveal when he mistook a …

Sources: AP

Photo: Steven Luscher

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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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Could High-Speed Internet be the Glue that Holds German Coalition Talks Together?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After a rocky election in September, re-elected German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party find themselves looking for a coalition to continue running the government, seeing as no single party received a majority share of the public vote, and while previous partner, the Social Democratic Party (SPD), removed itself …

Sources: Bloomberg

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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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Can sex cure Panda Meng Meng's walking condition?

Zookeepers Believe Sex Could Cure Panda’s Unusual Walking Habit

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

One of the prized jewels of the Zoo Berlin are the two giant Chinese Panda’s on display, but their latest addition of Meng Meng, who was lent to the zoo earlier this year by China, hasn’t quite lived up to the zoo’s expectations and zookeepers are under the belief that a little …

Sources: Reuters

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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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Ampelmann Google Doodle

Berlin Ampelmann Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle Animation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Not too many cities can include their traffic signals in their claim of fame, but in Berlin the Ampelmann, the tiny little figure that lights up to tell pedestrians when they can or cannot cross the street, is as iconic as many of the city’s other famous sites and landmarks. Now, on the …

Sources: Google.de

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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Goethe Tower

Goethe Tower, Frankfurt Landmark, Burns to the Ground in Overnight Fire

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany is full of historic landmarks, but after a devastating fire that broke out at Frankfurt’s Goethe Tower overnight, the country is waking up to one less piece of standing history. Built in 1931, the wooden observation tower was named after the iconic academic, writer and nature enthusiast Johann Wolfgang von Goethe …

Photo: schlissm [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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Strong for you. Strong for Germany. Campaign

Strong for you. Strong for Ger­many? Ad Campaign Promotes German Authority

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Citizens losing trust in their local law enforcement isn’t just an American issue or one of a corrupt nation. In Germany, police and other emergency service members face criticism and sometimes violence doing the jobs they are supposed to do — protect the public — so in an effort to raise …

Sources: BMI

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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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Trump Honors German-American Day

President Trump Honors German-American Day with Presidential Proclamation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

President Donald Trump followed in the footsteps of the presidents before him by paying tribute to the many contributions made by Germans in America, proclaiming October 6, 2017 as German-American Day. It is a tradition that dates back to the first signing by President Reagan in 1987 after being voted in as …

Sources: White House

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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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Probe into NSA spying dropped in Germany

German Prosecutors End Probe into NSA Spy Claims Leaked by Snowden

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden shocked the world when he lifted the veil on the extensive spy operations being led by the NSA, both domestic and foreign, and despite being considered one of its strongest allies, the German government was said to have been a high-profile target with wiretapping and more. The news naturally led to …

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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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German Unity Day

Germany Celebrates 27 Years of Unity as Nation Grows Divided

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When East and West Germany came together as one nation on October 3, 1990, it ushered in a new era of peace in a country so divided, and Germans across the world continue to celebrate the achievements of the historic moment every year as German Unity Day. The country’s top leaders turned …

Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1990-1003-400 / Grimm, Peer

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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