Featured Video: The Secret Life of Vaulted Arches

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Deutsche Welle ran an interesting video piece as a part of their Tomorrow Today series about the architectural mystery of the vaulted arches found in many German castles and cathedrals built years ago. If you’ve visited some older castles in Germany and looked up at the ceilings, you may have …

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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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Dresden’s Transparent Factory

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Transparent Factory (Gläserne Manufaktur), situated in the center of Dresden, is a modern and visually stunning Volkswagen production plant opened in 2002.  What makes this plant unique is it’s almost all glass enclosure and lack of smokestacks, toxic waste, and loud noise.  This particular factory is set up to assemble 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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German Auto Manufacturers Face Off For US Market Share

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Deutsche Welle put together a decent piece for their “Made in Germany” series highlighting the three main German car manufacturers, Mercedes, Audi, and BMW, fighting to become the leader in the US market.  All three saw record years for US sales in 2011 despite the continued economic troubles and poor …

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 You Gotten Spanked at the Vegas Hofbräuhaus?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With all the news about the new Hofbräuhaus in Chicago, I thought it would be interesting to point out a strange tradition that developed at the Hofbräuhaus in Las Vegas.  When you order a shot it gets served on the traditional wooden shot paddle, but now when you take your shot, …

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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