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Herta Müller: On Inger Christensen

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Herta Müller (b. 1953) is a German-Romanian novelist, poet and essayist. Müller is noted for her works depicting the effects of violence, cruelty and terror, typically set in communist Romania during the Nicolae Ceausescu regime, which she herself experienced.

Why Danish Parents (and Their Kids) are Happier Than Americans

Fatherly | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents

A people does not achieve that kind of collective bliss from having shitty childhoods. So, how do these gentle ex-Vikings raise their kids to be so damned happy? These Crib Notes will explain, using the book's adorable 6-part acronym, "PARENT."

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country

Maya Rodale | Posted 05.20.2015 | Books
Maya Rodale

When Helen Russell moved from London to rural Denmark (yes there's a reason) she embarked on a mission to find out just what makes it such a happy place.

I'm With Stupid: To Bestialize or Not to Bestialize, That Is the Question

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.24.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I will offer one backhanded defense of the Danes. Denmark is the original home of the Little Mermaid, and she was pretty hot. So if you believe in mermaids and consider them animals, I can kind of see why you might want bestiality to remain legal in case you ever happen upon a flippered femme fatale.

Three Jews Visit Scandinavia

Seth Menachem | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Seth Menachem

Tensions are understandably high. The loss of lives on both sides is a tragedy. Thanks to Israel's Iron Dome defense, many Israeli lives have been spared. But Hamas keeps trying. And Israel keeps fighting back. And the horrible cycle goes on and on.

LinkedIn: The Magical Pathway to Success

John Blumenthal | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

I must say LinkedIn exceeded all my expectations. What an amazing site! It makes you wonder why there is any unemployment in this country. I haven't accepted any of the 200 offers I've received yet, but I'm confident a perfect one will come along soon.

How To Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish At Home

Food52 | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste

Back in the sheltered days of my youth, this was eating at its finest.

What's next for Danish Design?

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Steinar Valade-Amland Danish Design epitomizes love for people and the simple things in life. When we crowdsourced the question: "What ...

When the Hunter Becomes Hunted

Sophia Stuart | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Sophia Stuart

Masculinity is a key driver of the plot. This is a town where men hunt, are given guns before they shave the first down off their cheeks, have families and do everything to protect them. This is a patriarchy of vast bearded men who drink and fight and kill.

Danish Prophet Muhammad Cartoonist Rejects Censorship

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

VIENNA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The Danish cartoonist who outraged Muslims with a drawing of the Prophet Mohammad seven years ago has said the West cann...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Fear" and "Fire" With Alcoholic Faith Mission and Gemma Ray

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Who doesn't like to start their morning off with a Danish quintet? I'm referring to a band that plays exceptionally well versus a plate full of pastries by the way.

Jan Gehl: Cities for People (VIDEO) | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

Architect and urban designer Jan Gehl has dedicated a significant proportion of his career to making cities better places for people by studying public spaces and their impact on civic society.

The Worst Night of My Marriage, and Yogurt

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.28.2011 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

Hotel breakfasts feel like being a child and wandering downstairs to find your place at the table already set. Hotel breakfasts thrill us because we do not have to cook them.

Making Siberian Pelmeni At Cafe Glechik

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


PHOTOS: Going Sideways In The Santa Ynez Valley

2010-12-10-overhead_Trazzler.jpg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of By Megan Cytron The movie Sideways put the Santa Ynez Valley on the map--and not just for aging burnt-out urban dwell...

Arabia Felix 101: Yemen in the Grips of Unrest

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yemen has mounted a tight security plan for the holy Moslem month of Ramadan starting this week in a bid to thwart any new terrorist attacks, the Yemen Times reported.