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Honduras Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 07.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

Like much of Central America, Honduras on an active earthquake zone. Active volcanos, landslides, wildfires, and flooding threaten Honduras by land. Tsunamis, hurricanes, and storm surges threaten Honduras from the sea.

Central Europe's Pivot to the North Is a Good Idea

András Simonyi | Posted 07.14.2013 | World
András Simonyi

The glory days of Central Europe as the center of attention, the drivers of tectonic changes, is now faded memory.

Guldnakke (Golden neck) by Trine Søndergaard

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

" My Neck Is Shaded by the Beads....." Gold is a universal symbol of wealth, the sublime or the divine. gold provokes a feeling of desire in many o...

LOOK: Desperate Job-Seekers Actually Put Themselves On Display In Windows

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

As unemployment in the eurozone hits record highs, the Wall Street Journal reports that more than a dozen unemployed professionals in Copenhagen, Denm...

Pierce Brosnan Stars in Wonderful "Love" Movie!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I went to see a wonderful film at the Academy on Sunday, one which went into general release last week. I want to alert my readers to it before it disappears into the miasma of unappreciated movies, which we wish we had seen.

10 Ways To Enjoy Copenhagen

Viator | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Viator

Copenhagen is one of those cities that just works. I'm not the only one who thinks so; it always rates highly on those coveted "Best in the World" lis...

Why GDP Growth Won't Fix Our Poverty Problem

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

The financial institutions' focus on generating economic growth without ensuring the concomitant increase in jobs, and the inequality this generates, is partly to blame for the waning public support for global economic integration.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Pierce Brosnan on Love Is All You Need

Dan Persons | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Pierce Brosnan sat down with us to talk about the challenges of bringing genuine consequences to a romantic role, the experience of shooting on-location in one of the most beautiful regions on Earth, and whatever happened to Thomas Crown?

What's Your Brand Promise?

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

Every company has a brand promise and personality attributes. Some can't articulate what they are but they are circling around them and hoping for clarity as they grow, or are struggling to remember why they started their company in the first place.

Climate Change This Week: China's Choice, Climate Punch, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

China's Choice: Cut Coal Or Dry Up says a new report highlighting how coal mining and combustion technologies there are drinking up scarcer water supp...

A Conversation With Artist Morten Lassen

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The Danish abstract expressionist painter was fascinated by the concept of the digital age and how it intersects and coexisits with nature. "The organic or natural world has been around for millions of years, but the digital world is very new. They must somehow interfere with each other."

Microsoft Allegedly Owes $1 BILLION in Delinquent Taxes

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark wants Microsoft to pay $1 billion in back taxes in one of the biggest tax cases in the country's history, local media r...

'Nordic Cool Power in Washington': What the Nordics Teach About Nation Branding

András Simonyi | Posted 04.25.2013 | World
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpgClearly, what is unique about the Nordics is not just their cultural appeal, but also their successful 'nation branding' efforts underpinned by strong attention to both soft and hard power.

Denmark's Transgender Milestone

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Guatemalan native has become the first transgender person to be granted asylum in Denmark. As the Copenhagen Post reported, Fernanda Milan was gr...

Where Neighbors Once Saved Them From the Nazis, Jews Are Now Cautioned to Hide Their Identity

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 02.17.2013 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

It is time for the European Union and the European Parliament to forthrightly tackle the growing menace of anti-Jewish hate, intimidation and violence within its borders.

LOOK: The Most Corrupt Countries In The World

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

Where are the most corrupt countries in the world? They span the globe, according to the newly-released Corruption Perception Index 2012 Scandinavi...

Denmark's Rules Go Too Far

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Living in Denmark was like living in an alternate reality. If you are single and turn 25, you will be covered from head to toe in cinnamon by your friends during the celebration.

When Reason Clashed With Faith and Love Didn't Conquer All: A Royal Affair

Michael Rose | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

This finely acted and engaging historical piece is shot with a contemporary sensibility that resonates today.

LOOK: Denmark's Gay Penguins Become Dads

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In what the Toronto Star describes as an "apparent world first," a Danish zoo's King penguin chick has two "adoptive" fathers. After a female peng...

How To Spend Election Night Abroad

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

If you're traveling or living abroad and excited about the election, how do you plan to watch it? Will it be an all-nighter, a middle-of-the-night wake-up or a wait-and-see?

Daniel Lippman

Why Four Danes Are Campaigning For Romney In Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, VA - "Europe is not working in Europe, and it's not going to work over here," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told a ...

The Most Coveted Dinner Ticket In The World?

Honest Cooking | Posted 12.17.2012 | Home
Honest Cooking

Three nights. Three of the world's best chefs. Sixteen global gastro-travelers. The most coveted dinner ticket of 2012.

A World of Solutions

Wyatt Troia | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Wyatt Troia

Maybe I'm naïve, but given the magnitude of the problems we face right now, shouldn't we be casting as wide a net as possible for solutions? I don't just want Obama looking to Europe for guidance; I want him looking to every country on Earth for ideas on how to do things better.

Optimizing Design, Design Research and Innovation Through Collaboration

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

The climate for business is changing rather quickly, so focusing exclusively on competition and ROE would seem to be a losing proposition, while collaboration and innovation continues to be the way forward.

The Top 3 Security Threats the UN General Assembly Must Address

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

What we say, do, and eat has global implications, and on these three major security frontiers we must do better: religious, food and climate security. Each of us has a role to play, and each of us is capable of making a difference.