“Where Shouldn’t I Go?” How Safe Is It To Study in Germany?

By Eight Hours and Change on Email

I came into this world during the height of the American crime epidemic. Fortunately, much has changed in my home country during my lifetime. The ’90s saw the historic reversal of the crime wave of the ’70s and ’80s, followed by the return to post-war crime rates in the 2000s. But, while America …

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Eight Hours and Change is an educational advising service dedicated to building cultural bridges by helping students study in Germany.

Thief At Düsseldorf Train Station Tries Selling Stollen Phone To Original Owner

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This past Saturday, a women at a Düsseldorf train station had her night turn south when a thief went into her purse and grabbed her iPhone before she could stop him.  While she was able to report a description of the man to police, the 24-year-old criminal apparently didn’t take a close …

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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 National Gun Register Goes Live With 5.5 Million Reported Firearms

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On January 1, Germany’s Federal Administration Office in Cologne put into effect a national gun registry that will help make the work of the German police a lot easier.  But it is not just the police that reap the benefit.  For the first time, Germany now has a better grasp …

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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