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Oops! Nazi-Era National Anthem Played for German Team at Tennis Cup

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During a tennis tournament in Hawaii on Saturday, the game between the US and German women’s team was filled with controversy before the match even started. In a moment when each team is given respect with the playing of their national anthem’s, the German players were met with the most offensive version …

Sources: CNN

Photo: DTB via Twitter

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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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Frozen Fox

Icy River Freezes German Fox in its Tracks

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Wintery weather can take a toll on us, but for one poor fox trying to navigate through the snowy terrain along Germany’s Danube river, the harsh conditions proved to be too much as a hunter later discovered its fate, frozen inside a tomb of ice. Franz Stehle, who runs a small hotel in …

Sources: AP

Photo: Johannes Stehle/dpa via AP

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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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Langeoog Eggs on Beach

Easter Came Early For Kids on German Island As Eggs Wash Ashore

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Easter may still be 100 days away, but for some lucky kids on the German island of Langeoog, Storm Axel brought along a treat in the form of thousands of plastic eggs, each filled with toys, after several shipping containers filled with them were tossed off a ship nearby. The tiny …

Sources: DW

Photo: Langeoog.de via Facebook

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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Chainsaw Prank

German Teen Nearly Loses Hand After Chainsaw Prank Goes Bad

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Teenagers can do stupid shit sometimes, and this week the stupid shit prize goes to a group of teens who thought it would be a good idea to copy a viral video that involves waking someone up with a chainsaw. No joke. The four friends, ranging in age from 15 …

Sources: Daily Mail

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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Marlene Mortler - Thoughts on Weed and Alcohol

Marlene Mortler’s Wacky Social Media Fight Against the Wacky Tobacky

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Drug Commissioner Marlene Mortler can be quite the character in the fight against marijuana, often saying the oddest things to support her distaste for the notion of it becoming legalized. While it is feasible for someone to offer a somewhat solid case against the drug, Mortler often takes the wackiest approach …

Sources: Facebook

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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Cow

Cow Faces New Murder Charges After Killing Woman

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A cow in the German town of Greifenstein may see its fate fall in the hands of the butcher as it has found itself being accused of murdering a 57-year-old woman after wandering off on its own days earlier. While it may sound like a setup for a cheesy late-night …

Sources: Sky News

Photo: sethoscope [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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Opel Underwear

Opel Has Just Made the Most Bizarre Car Commercial Ever

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Opel might have raised the bar for the oddest car commercial that focuses on selling station wagons to Danish men. Watch it without sound and you’ll think you are watching a provocative ad for mens underwear. Turn on the sound and, well, it’s still a provocative ad for mens underwear. According to …

Sources: Opel, AutoBlog

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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burkindl

The Burkini Was So Last Month… Let’s Welcome the Burkindl

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Just mentioning anything ‘burk’ will usher in a wave of criticism, but at a certain point that term that seems to have induced fear in many, jumps the shark and becomes one of those eye-rolling moments. The new burkindl is just that. No, the burka meets dirndl is not something …

Sources: DailyMail

Photo: Daniel Löb

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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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What Are Germans Willing To Give Up for €1 Million? The Not So Sexy Truth

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

YouGov released results of a new survey done in Germany that asked people what they would be willing to give up for €1 million, and while the question may be silly, it gives us a peak into the dirty, or not so dirty, lives of Germans. Alright now, enough with …

Sources: YouGov

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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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12-Year-Old Gets Head Start on Driving to See His Oma & Opa

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While news of kids driving years before they can get a legal license is not new, but what one 12-year-old boy in Germany accomplished when he couldn’t wait any longer to visit his Oma and Opa is quite the feat. On Thursday evening, the boy,  with his 13-year-old friend riding …

Sources: Metro

Photo: eltpics [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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