Bewegtes Land - Train Shark

Did Germany Create One of the Most Entertaining Train Rides?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On today’s trains, passengers are most likely looking down at their phones while the beautiful landscapes rush by outside their windows, so when an artist in Germany thought of what it could take to peel their eyes away from their devices, “Bewegtes Land” was born and it might just go down in …

Sources: Bewegtes Land, DW

Photo: Datenstrudel

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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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Merkel Sings on campaign trail

Watch as Merkel Lets Loose Singing for Votes in Berlin

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Intentional or not, German Chancellor Angela Merkel typically comes across strict, stiff and orderly with few glimpses of real emotion, but as she fights for a run at a fourth term in office, she let her guard down a bit during a campaign event this past week, using German jazz singer Uschi …

Sources: Bastian Brauns, Express

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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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YouTuber teaches proper pronunciations for German cars

YouTuber Schools Viewers on Proper German Car Pronunciations

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Have you been saying the names of your favorite German cars correctly? Don’t look like a fool in front of your other German friends by making the unforgivable mispronunciation of BMW or Porsche, because nobody wants to hear that, and come on… how hard can it be? A German YouTuber for …

Sources: Speed Comparer

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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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Lederhosen Breakdance

Watch These Breakdancers Make Lederhosen Cool for 4 Minutes

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German lederhosen have their time and place, and aren’t year-long attire like your local German club’s summer picnic might have you believing, but there are some exceptions to the rule from time to time like five men showing that the leather pants are good for more than the traditional schuhplattler by …

Sources: DDC Breakdance

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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Johanna Quaas German Gymnast

Watch This 91-Year-Old German Gymnast Wow the Crowds

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

You generally don’t expect the elderly to pull of moves in life that make you feel completely unaccomplished, but there are the few who do just that, including German gymnast Johanna Quaas, who at the age of 91 is showing off her skills as if she was 21. Footage has surfaced …

Sources: 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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Rundfunk-Tanzorchester Ehrenfeld perform Daft Punk cover

Watch This: German Orchestra Gives Daft Punk Impressive Makeover

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Daft Punk, one of the most successful electronic pop groups performing today, got a bit of a makeover this week when the Rundfunk-Tanzorchester Ehrenfeld orchestra performed an impressive cover of the group’s  2001 hit Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger on Germany’s Neo Magazin Royale late night talk show. This weeks performance wasn’t a first for the …

Sources: 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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man attacks moving car

Man vs Car: Moment Man Attacks Moving Car in Germany Captured

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A group of drivers along a roadway in the German town of Tönisvorst, just outside of Krefeld, faced a moment of disbelief when a man randomly decided to attack a moving car, hanging onto the roof as the driver makes maneuvers to release him. Police have said the 24-year-old man appears to be suffering …

Sources: DailyMail

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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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Volkswagen Laughing Horse Ad

Watch the Viral Ad that Volkswagen Was Afraid to Air

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Volkswagen has rightlfully chosen to err on the side of caution after the emissions scandal broke out around its line of vehicles, and after finishing production on a Super Bowl-worthy ad, the German automaker almost scrapped the idea out of fear that the humor of it could backfire. Thankfully Volkswagen enlisted …

Sources: Volkswagen via Adweek

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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ADAC Members Prep LEGO Porsche for destruction

Must Watch: German Auto Group Crash Tests $300 LEGO Porsche

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Porsche teamed up with LEGO to sell a $300 replica of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the fate of the LEGO Porsche was most likely destined to sit on a shelf looking pretty, but when members of the General German Automobile Club (ADAC) got their hands on one, they had a very …

Sources: ADAC

Photo: ADAC

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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Jan Böhmermann with Seth Meyers Late Night

Comedian Jan Böhmermann Lands on US Late Night Show with Seth Meyers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Few German comedians gain recognition outside of Germany and the EU, but when Jan Böhmermann poked fun at Turkey’s President Erdogan on his satirical Neo Magazin Royale TV show last year, his humor landed him in a legal tailspin with Erdogan filing a defamation claim that left the comedian in a career standstill as his show went …

Sources: Late Night with Seth MeyersNew York Times

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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