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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WWII Bomb leaves passengers stranded at Berlin's unfinished airport

Bomb Leaves Passengers Stranded at Berlin’s Infamously Unopened Airport

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Originally planned to open in 2010, Berlin’s shiny new Brandenburg Airport (BER) has sat unfinished and plagued with a dizzying amount of code violations, and while an opening date is still far off, the airport had a moment in the spotlight Tuesday evening when an unexploded bomb from WWII was discovered near …

Sources: DW

Photo: Jon Worth [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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Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer Hopes Nobody Saw This Kick in the Face

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During Saturday’s World Cup qualifier game against the Czech Republic, Germany’s prized goalkeeper Manuel Neuer demonstrated why he is best served in the box and not out on the field. Neuer, no doubt a huge asset to the German team, went to retrieve a ball in the German box, but …

Sources: @iSupportRMadrid via Twitter

Photo: Saadick Dhansay [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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air freshener

German Teen Hospitalized After Using Too Much Air Freshener

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Early Wednesday afternoon, the use of an air freshener to cover up the signs of smoking in a car proved to be an almost deadly combination for a teenager in the German town of Duisburg. According to police records, after picking up his newly acquired Volkswagen SUV, the 17-year-old used …

Sources: PressePortal

Photo: Andy [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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Video: Wind Turbine + Fire = Helpless Firefighters

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There’s an Earth, Wind & Fire joke waiting to be made after a wind turbine in Germany became engulfed in flames and firefighters had to stand by helpless with equipment that would not reach the fire. The 100-meter (328-foot) blaze in North Rhine-Westphalia, which is believed to have been caused …

Sources: Energy Voice

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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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Heinz Apologizes For Expired Promo That Sends Man To Porno Site

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Heinz ketchup ran a “design your own label” contest in Germany between 2012 and 2014, they didn’t put too much thought into what would happen when people tried to find out more information using a QR code printed on the back of bottles once the contest ended. The little oversight …

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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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British Journalist Sent To Live Blog German Press Conference, Yet Doesn’t Speak A Word of German

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Ben Bloom, a sports reporter for The Telegraph, was assigned to live blog the press conference on German football manager Jurgen Klopp’s resignation earlier this week, but as soon as the event began, Bloom realized there was a bit of an oversight. He didn’t speak any German. “Right we have a …

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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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Trendy Berlin Hotel Bar Features Bathrooms With A View For Both Patrons and Those on The Street

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When the trendy new 25hours Bikini Hotel opened up in Berlin recently, the reviews were great, but a design flaw with the hotel’s Monkey Bar Restaurant has people talking about the hotel for a whole other reason. Floor-to-ceiling windows were put in through the entire restaurant to offer great views …

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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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