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NEWS

Electronic Smog Protection

September 13, 2010 GW Administrator 2

In a time where the advantages of being connected and communicating everywhere and all the time have the downside of electric smog, a German invention seems to provide the solution. Intense headaches, allergies and other […]

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CULTURE

Pac Man Swiss Style

September 9, 2010 GW Administrator 1

It took more than four hours and 111 people to record this special game. The human PAC-MAN Stop Motion Performance was played by real human-beings sitting in a cinema in Baden, Switzerland. It was the […]

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CULTURE

Fame: Daniel Kehlmann

September 8, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Fame: Daniel Kehlmann in Conversation with Carol Brown Janeway Daniel Kehlmann talks about FAME on September 23 in NYC The month of September 2010 will be “German-American Friendship Month” in the city of New York. […]

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CULTURE

The Life of Hildegard von Bingen

September 7, 2010 GW Administrator 0

We are excited about this new film version about Hildegard von Bingen. A woman, who over the ages fascinated audiences and readers. German director Margarethe von Trotta directed the movie that was in the official […]

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CULTURE

Die Schultüte für Taferlklassler

September 7, 2010 GW Administrator 0

On their first day of school German kids receive a “SCHULTÜTE”, a large cardboard cornet filled with sweets and little presents. In Austria the students of the “1st Volksschule grade” are called: Taferlklassler. The name […]

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NEWS

David Hasselhoff in Austria

September 5, 2010 GW Administrator 0

In case you are not following David Hasselhoff on Twitter, you might have missed that he went to Austria and Germany. The two countries, where he is popular with a certain viewership, that showed him […]

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NEWS

Pakistan Flood Relief

August 30, 2010 GW Administrator 0

In keeping with the Council’s tradition of supporting humanitarian causes and helping the victims of disasters, our Council is planning to make a substantial contribution to Pakistan Flood Relief. This is a national disaster for […]

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EDUCATION

Theodor Escherich discovered e.coli

August 28, 2010 GW Administrator 2

In 1885 German-Austrian pediatrician and university professor Theodor Escherich discovered the bacterium Escherichia coli, in short e.coli. He was awarded the doctorate in medicine in 1881 and only four years later made his major discovery. […]

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FEATURED

Queen Luise of Prussia

August 26, 2010 GW Administrator 0

The “Lady Diana” of the 19th century died 200 years ago. by Pia Reutter She is regarded as the “mother of the nation” and was celebrated as “the most beautiful of the beautiful”: Prussia’s Queen […]