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Number of German Children Suffering Sexual Abuse Will Shock You

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has come out with a disturbing report on the growing number of sexual abuse cases towards minors, finding 13.9 percent, or one out of every seven, children in Germany being victimized. The data comes from a study conducted by Ulm city’s University Clinic, in an effort to document …

Sources: Der Spiegel via DW

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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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Study: Old, Artsy, Poor or Just A Good Old Hipster, Berlin Is Where You Want To Be

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Berlin has long held onto the status of being a hot spot for artists, but as times have changed, is it still one of the best? Some could say the German capital has lost its cool factor, but a newly released study shows that Berlin still is one of the …

Sources: PriceWaterhouseCoopersDie Welt

Photo: Philipp von Ostau | CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

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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Study: Roughly Half of You Will Click This Link

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Congratulations, you are among the select few that were enticed to click this link! Okay, I will cut you some slack as you already trust this site, at least I hope you do, but a new study has come out of Germany that found about half of the participants clicked on …

Sources: Friedrich-Alexander University

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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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And The Award For Pickiest Customers in the World Goes To…

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Just after being declared the most aggressive drivers in Europe, Germany is also claiming the top spot for being the pickiest customers in the world, which partially explains the frequent struggle that international retailers have been facing when trying to enter into the German market. An international study conducted by …

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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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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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Berlin Popularity Is Fastest Growing in Top 10 Tourist Destination In Europe

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The European Cities Marketing (ECM) study, known for being one of the most compressive sources for European tourism statistics, has highlighted the city of Berlin as being the fastest growing among the Top 10 tourist destination cities in Europe with an 8.2 percent increase in overnight stays in 2013. London still tops …

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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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German PhD Student Needs German American Interview Partner

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

A PhD student from Ludwig Maximilians University Munich is currently here in the U.S. and is searching for German-American interview partners for her field work. For her PhD project about German-American descendants in the U.S., Christiane Bauer is looking for interview partners, who would like to talk about their relationship …

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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.

Cologne Becomes the Stalker Capital of Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In a recently published study by the German version of “Men’s Health” magazine, Cologne has more reported stalkings than any other city in Germany.  There are 142.7 reported stalkings per 100,000 people!  Frankfurt am Main may still hold the title of the highest crime rate, but only sits at 38th …

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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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