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Poll: Most surprising results of the 2013 Bundestag election

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How is the German chancellor elected?

On September 22, 2013, the Germans will go to the polls to decide who will run the country for the next four years. There are plenty of informed articles on the dynamics of the 2013 election (e.g., “Polls Suggest Happy

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More on the Free OnlineTVRecorder

Two months ago I reviewed the OnlineTVRecorder ( after about a week of use. After two months of using the OTR on a regular basis, I am still just as thrilled about stumbling across it as I was then. But

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Free German TV with OnlineTVRecorder

I know what you’re thinking — it sounds too good to be true. Well, that’s exactly what I thought when I heard about the OnlineTVRecorder (OTR). But the thought of having access to German TV was just too enticing and

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Pons German Picture Dictionary

If you are a visual learner, or if you’d just like to expand your vocabulary, you will undoubtedly be interested in Pons’ huge online German picture dictionary ( The dictionary contains 6000 words in 17 different categories and with images

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