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WILL SANTA BE SKINNY COME DECEMBER?

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — If Santa looks thinner than usual come Christmas, it may have something to do with Zumba, the Latin-inspired dance fitnes...

PHOTOS: Danish Royal Family Portrait Is The Cutest Way To End The Week

Posted 07.23.2012 | Style

We love us some British royals, but every so often another, dare we say cuter royal family steals the spotlight. That would be the Danish royal fam...

Let Them Eat Cake: Austerity Hits Even European Royals

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

MADRID — Spain's Crown Princess Letizia has a penchant for haute couture. Queen Elizabeth II's Bentleys are spotless. Belgium's King Albert II maint...

The American Myth of Social Mobility

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Regardless of political philosophy, few would argue that a society with little social mobility is a good thing. Societies in which there is little opportunity for social mobility will lack incentives for people to strive.

Beyond the White Cube, Paris Part II: Laurent Grasso's Strange and Wonderful World

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

As you wind your way through a labyrinth of dark hallways, works of art pop up into your peripheral vision, neon sculptures punctuate the space and haunting voices narrate enigmatic short films revealing strange stone monsters and anxious views from a stone fort. Welcome to Laurent Grasso's bizarre and wonderful universe.

Showing Underwear Cost Him $126,000

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

His goal was to ambush-market during the Euro Cup, but soccer star Nicklas Bendtner will pay a steep price. Denmark's Bendtner has been fined 100,0...

Danish Terror Plot Foiled

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two Danish brothers originally from Somalia were given four weeks of pre-trial detention Tuesday after they were arrested ...

Hulk Inspires Brazil to 3-1 Victory Over Denmark

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil fans will take heart from Hulk's brace and overall impressive play. Moreover, Oscar delivered a stellar performance in the number 10 jersey and was involved in all three goals.

Denmark Aims For The 'Zero Carbon' Crown

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

* Denmark still needs to wean itself off coal * Future progress harder, struggle to find the cash * Copenhagen striving ...

PHOTOS: These European Theme Parks Are Real?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

No wonder there's a trace of lament in the Mona Lisa's smile.

Royal Creation of Art and Design by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts
Soren Petersen

This year, the people of Denmark celebrate Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II's, 40-year reign within their kingdom. Among the many celebratory events s...

What's on the Menu at the World's Best Restaurant? Noma in 26 Plates

Elyse Pasquale | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Elyse Pasquale

Recently, restaurant Noma in Copenhagen snagged the top spot on the S. Pellegrino list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants for the third year in a row. So what's the secret to culinary world domination?

PHOTOS: Denmark's Magical Islands

JustLuxe | Posted 07.10.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

There is a treasure trove of experiences not far from Copenhagen.

Mother's Day Pledge: Let's End the Mommy Wars

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
Nancy Graham Holm

t's difficult explaining to Europeans how a nation that claims to honor "family values" does not have policies that honor the family. Mother's Day should be a call for action.

The World's Best Oysters

Honest Cooking | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Honest Cooking

Oysters are a tale of exclusivity, of the fresh pure taste of the sea, of lovers and aphrodisiacs - and also of a fragile environment.

PHOTOS: A Compact Copenhagen Guide Book From Noma

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If one of Noma's chefs told me the name of her favorite Copenhagen eating place, I would put it on my list. Now there's a nicely designed little guide book to the city based on just that sort of recommendation

Poll Position: Do Separatist Policies Benefit Or Harm The LGBT Community? Vote Now! (POLL)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Another Friday, another Poll Position and your chance to sound off on a topic facing the LGBT community. This week's question is inspired by a curi...

Off-Limits PDA: Danish Gay Bar Bans Straight Couples From Kissing While Visiting

Posted 05.03.2012 | Gay Voices

A Danish gay bar has sparked international debate after reportedly banning all heterosexual couples from kissing while visiting. As Pink News and ...

PHOTOS: Wild Festivals Worth Traveling For

Kensington Tours | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

From the wildest street parties to time-honored cultural traditions, take a look at this collection of fantastic festival photos from around the globe.

Four Muslims On Trial In Denmark For "Mumbai-Style" Terror Plot

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Religion

* Trial begins in terror plot against newspaper * Four defendants plead not guilty to terror charge * One pleads guilty ...

Terrorism Trial: 4 Accused Of Targeting Event Attended By Crown Prince

AP | RICHARD STEED | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Four men charged with plotting a terror attack in Denmark were likely targeting an event that the crown prince was attendi...

PHOTOS: 5 Green Cities Around The World

G Adventures | Posted 06.11.2012 | Travel
G Adventures

Thousands of cities, big and small, around the world have embraced the green movement over the last few years, with many more following their lead. From innovative recycling programs to adding more green space, it actually is becoming easy to be green around the world.

The Happiest Nation In The World Is...

Posted 04.06.2012 | World

Denmark has taken the top spot on the United Nation's first ever World Happiness Report, followed by Finland, Norway and the Netherlands. The 158-...

Reinventing Health Care: The Design and Investment of the Millennia

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Soren Petersen

When patients see themselves as guests rather than sick people, their beliefs, attitudes and behaviors change and this tends to greatly advance their bodies own ability to heal itself, which, amazingly enough, is what really happens.

The World's Happiest Country Is...

Newser | Evann Gastaldo | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel

Bhutan measures the mood of its citizens in a national happiness index, and in an international meeting held at the UN yesterday and led by the countr...