Aldi German Week... How German is it?

Aldi German Week… Is It Really That German?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For all of us lovers of all things German, Aldi’s German week is essentially a holiday, but have we stopped and asked ourselves how accurate the German grocery chain is at portraying its own home food culture? We all know that certain German stereotypes have been ingrained into the American …

Sources: Stern

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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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Top German Baby Names for 2017 Released

And the Top German Baby Names of 2017 Were…

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Each year, the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache e. V. (Society for German Language) [GfdS] issues a comprehensive list of names given to newborn babies in Germany. There’s usually not a lot of change in the top baby names from one year to the next, but aside from the addition on …

Sources: GfdS

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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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Qmilk creates fashion out of milk

Qmilk Creates Fashion Out of Milk, the ‘Fiber Made of White Gold’

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Milk is known as being good for the human body, but while everyone was focusing on the benefits cows can have for us on the inside, German microbiologist and fashion designer Anke Domaske was focused on using the white stuff for healthy and sustainable fashion. Qmilk fibers, which are produced …

Sources: Qmilk, DW

Photo: Qmilk

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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Munich places 3rd on Mercer best quality of living List

Germany Grabs a Hold of Top Spots on Quality of Living Ranking

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For 20 years now, US consulting firm Mercer has been ranking the quality of living for hundreds of cities around the world to provide businesses with valuable information not just on where to send international employees but to also determine the needs and struggles their employees abroad may have. To …

Sources: Mercer

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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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The Cube

The Cube is a German-Engineered Solution to Your Messy Kitchen Sink

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Do you have a wet sponge sitting in your kitchen sink right now? Perhaps it’s next to the dishwashing soap bottle on the counter. If you use your kitchen on a daily basis like myself, what to do with the wet cleaning tools is a problem you have most likely …

Sources: Cube (Kickstarter)

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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Adidas EQT Support 93/Berlin

Limited Edition Adidas Shoe Offers A Year of Free Berlin Transportation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The lucky owners of Adidas’ new limited edition EQT Support 93/Berlin shoe may want to make sure their laces are tied nice and tight next time they board the train or bus in Berlin, because hundreds have been lining up to get their feet in the shoe that earns them …

Sources: Adidas

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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SalonLab Analyzer

SalonLab Brings the Hair Salon into the Digital Future

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Schwarzkopf Professional is already considered a leader in beauty care, but the German-based company owned by Henkel is ready to defend their position for years to come, using CES to debut the SalonLab ecosystem that will propel hair salons into the digital age. Awarded the 2018 CES Innovation Award, SalonLab infuses “more …

Sources: Schwarzkopf

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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Amazon warehouse Germany

Amazon Looking to Open Physical Retail Stores in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Amazon may be enemy number one for most brick-and-mortar retail shops, threatening the entire way we do our shopping, but for the company that almost solely lives online, Germany’s retail landscape has Amazon looking to step beyond the screen and into their own physical stores in the country. In an interview with the …

Sources: Berliner Morgenpost

Photo: Amazon

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 Hip-Hop Artist Ace Tee Breaks into US with Fashion Line at H&M

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Germany’s Ace Tee released her first single “Bist du Down” at the end of last December, it became an instant hit and skyrocket the new hip-hop artist to stardom. And while she may still be an unknown name here in the US, she is beginning to gain some recognition stateside for something …

Sources: H&M

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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