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Plenty of Fish Rates German Language the Sexiest of them All

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What is the sexiest language? French? Italian? Spanish? According to a new in-house survey by online dating site Plenty of Fish (PoF), none of those top the list. German on the other hand, the language often characterized as harsh and angry, made the cut and it found itself coming out on top. …

Sources: Plenty of Fish

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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Have a Cold? Blame a Camel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Coming down with the common cold is a recurring reality, and now a group of scientists from the Institute of Virology at the University Hospital of Bonn believe they have finally found where the infectious day wrecker began. While examining roughly 1,000 camels for an investigation into the deadly MERS …

Sources: DZIF

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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 Researchers Make Your Shrunken See-Through Rodent Dream A Reality

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Your dream of one day having your very own miniaturized see-through rodent is close to becoming a reality thanks to a group of researchers in Munich. Wait… maybe that sounds more like a nightmare. Don’t worry though, in reality these vermin are dead before their skin and bones become transparent. …

Sources: Nature Methods, Wall Street Journal

Photos: Ali Ertürk/Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

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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Do Birds Sleep Sleep While Flying? We Now Know

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has always been a little mystery behind birds that are known to be airborne for weeks, or months, as they set out for an overseas journey. Without a spot to land and rest, it has been assumed that certain species must be able to sleep and fly at the …

Sources: Nature CommunicationsGizmodo

Photo: Anne Haase [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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German Speaking German-Americans Needed for University Research Project

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

A linguistics graduate student at California State University, Fullerton is currently designing a study for his M.A. thesis that examines the speech of English-German bilinguals living in California (particularly Southern California). Tim Jewell is “looking for California Germans who speak both English and German fluently and find themselves switching back and forth between the …

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California Germans is a blog for Germans, Austrians, Swiss and everyone else who enjoys being part of the German speaking communities in all of California.

Traces of Plastic Found in 24 Brands of German Beer

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A recent study that looked for contaminants in 24 brands of German beer was recently released, and the results for all tested samples found some questionable traces of plastic and other materials that some beer-drinkers may find alarming. The top 10 German beer brands were included in the study, and …

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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Germans Build Impressive Robotic Kangaroo That Mimics The Real Thing

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Robotic technology has evolved at a rapid pace in the last couple of years, but instead of turning to humans for inspiration, the German engineering firm Festo decided to create a robot that is a little less human.  Known for creating nature-inspired robots in the past, Festo this time decided …

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 and Czech Researchers Discover Poop Compass In Dogs

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Have you noticed that your dog prefers to relieve itself while facing a certain direction? Apparently it isn’t the view that is attracting your furry canine. Instead, it appears that dogs will do their business along a north-south axis based on their own internal compass. A team of ten German …

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 Researchers Develop Candy To Prevent Cavities Instead Of Create Them

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Researchers at Berlin’s Organobalance GmbH recently released details of a pilot study that tested a new type of sugar-free candy.    Sugar-free candies aren’t entirely new, but what this team of researchers were able to create was a candy that actively fights off cavities. This test product targets a bacteria in your …

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 Researchers Break Record For Fastest Wireless Internet Speed At 100Gbps

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Researchers at Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute for Technology and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics have set a new record for data transmission wirelessly, resulting in the world’s fastest Wi-Fi connection.  While the speed of 100Gbps that the researchers were able to produce is impressive, they were only able to carry the …

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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