Crime rates in Germany saw record drop in 2017

German Crime Plummets, Sees Largest Decline in Nearly 25 Years

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

According to the latest crime numbers for Germany, 2017 was a great year as the country saw its crime rates plummet nearly ten percent over 2016 — the biggest drop in nearly 25 years. In a report published by Welt, it was noted that this significant drop brings Germany’s crime …

Sources: Welt

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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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Toys"R"Us stores get lifeline in Germany

Toys”R”Us Turns Green in Germany As Ireland’s Smyths Toys Buys Stores

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Toys”R”Us may be closing all of their stores in the US, but in Germany, fans of the once popular toy chain got some good news over the weekend when Irish toy group Smyths Toys announced it had signed an agreement to acquire all 93 stores across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. …

Sources: Toys”R”Us

Photo: Mike Mozart

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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 Music Videos - Namika - Je ne parle pas français

10 New German Music Videos: Namika, Wincent Weiss, and more

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Finding the latest German music videos, let alone new German music in general, can be a royal pain in the ass. We know! But we have made it one of our missions to end that nonsense and as a result, we are bearing the pain for you so you can …

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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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Berlin police pose with unexploded WW2 bomb

WW2 Bomb Forced Thousands to Flee Center of Berlin Friday

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Evacuating portions of German cities after the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb is still a common occurrence more than 70 years after the end of the war, but it doesn’t mean that it wasn’t a pain in the ass for the roughly 10,000 Berliners who had to …

Photo: Berlin Police [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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Germany's 'Charité' now streaming in US on Netflix

German TV Drama ‘Charité’ Now Streaming on Netflix

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Netflix offered us a surprise this morning with the announcement that it had acquired the streaming rights to the popular German TV drama Charité and instead of making us wait for its release, all six episodes of the first season are available to stream now. Set in Berlin in 1888, …

Sources: Variety, Netflix

Photo: UFA

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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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The Wave

New German Series ‘The Wave’ Coming to Netflix in 2019

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After the success of Netflix’s first original German series Dark in December 2017 and the exclusive US release of the hit series Babylon Berlin earlier this year, subscribers will be getting another taste of Germany as the streaming service announced it will be producing yet another hopeful German hit with The …

Sources: Netflix

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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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Historical German money savings tin

Germany’s Long History of Money Savings Now Has Its Own Museum

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germans carry with them a large number of stereotypes, and while many cultural generalizations lean on the comical or absurd, there is one most in Germany can be proud of — knowing how to save money — and the country’s history of frugality now has its own exhibition at the …

Sources: Deutsches Historisches Museum

Photos: Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin

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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 Music Videos - Mike Singer Deja Vu

8 New German Music Videos: Mike Singer, Tim Kamrad, Joris, and more

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Finding the latest German music videos, let alone new German music in general, can be a royal pain in the ass. We know! But we have made it one of our missions to end that nonsense and as a result, we are bearing the pain for you so you can …

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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Sky Cinema Spider-Man HD to launch in June

Spider-Man Will Get His Own Web-Slinging Channel in Germany This June

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Spider-Man lovers in Germany, which there are a lot of, will be in for a treat this summer when Sky Deutschland launches a channel devoted to and showing nothing but the web-slinging superhero. On June 1st, Sky will launch “Sky Cinema Spider-Man HD” as a pop-up channel to replace the …

Sources: Sky Deutschland

Photo: obs/Sky Deutschland/Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

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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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10 German Cheese Varieties

10 German Cheese Essentials That You Need to Try

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germans are not only known for being one of the largest consumers of cheese, but they are also known as one of the largest cheese producers in the world. In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day today, we decided to offer a look into ten varieties of cheese that call …

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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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