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Cops Called To Rescue Lifeless Woman, End Up Saving A Sex Doll

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.01.2016 | Weird News

Police in Amsterdam were relieved when they broke down an apartment door to rescue what appeared to be a lifeless woman and discovered that "she" was ...

Innovation in Magazine Media: An Ever-Changing Landscape

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Magazines are alive and well but must keep morphing, in tune with innovations and disruptions, and amid a swirl of financial uncertainty in much of th...

When Following the Cool Kid Pays Off

Gretchen Kuhsel | Posted 05.15.2016 | Travel
Gretchen Kuhsel

As I stroll down another street with a Dutch name I don't even dare attempt to pronounce, my shoulder jolts forward as an unknown figure breezes by me. I scoff, taking my gaze off the glassy, modern architecture of The Palace District of Amsterdam, and scan ahead at the offender.

A Message from the Penitentiary

Seth Ferranti | Posted 02.12.2016 | Religion
Seth Ferranti

I correspond with a lot of prisoners across the USA and this is a message that Kwame Teague, who is doing two life sentences in North Carolina for a c...

WATCH: Police Are Training Eagles To Take Out Rogue Drones

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology

AMSTERDAM, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Dutch police puzzling over how to remove drones that pose a public safety threat are testing a way to get the job done in...

So You Can Give Driving Lessons In Exchange For Sex In Holland

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weird News

It isn't that far to the backseat anyway. Driving instructors in Holland can trade lessons for sex, cabinet ministers reportedly declared. After debat...

Climate Change: Let's Go Back to the Future

Indra Heerkens | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Indra Heerkens

When thinking in stereotypes, the list for what is referred to by 'typically Dutch' would probably look something like this: cheese, dykes, tulips, bikes, wooden shoes, Anne Frank-house, Rembrandt, pot, Zwarte Piet and mills.

These Eerie Etchings Reflect the Surreal Nature of Childhood

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts

A girl with a lizard tail jumps into a field of giant raspberries. A toddler holds onto a bunch of string attached to a floating hippo. A child swings...

Want to Learn a Foreign Language?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.02.2015 | World
Dorian de Wind

Before selecting which language you would like to invest your time, effort and perhaps your money in, you may want to ask yourself, "For what purpose do I want to learn a new language?"

Beware Lonely Beaches!

Carol A Miele | Posted 09.29.2015 | Travel
Carol A Miele

Savoring the sea breezes, white sandy beaches, tropical climate and thick, creamy Pina Coladas, my husband Gene and I felt like we were in Paradise! W...

Islam, Satire & The Simpsons

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 06.25.2016 | Media
Mark I. Pinsky

What is the intellectually defensible position for where to draw the line between free speech and religious satire? How far is too far in an open society? Is it possible for tact replace hate, to make the point with a stiletto rather than a cleaver? Often when I face such dilemmas I turn to an unlikely wisdom tradition: The Simpsons.

Dutch Citizens Are Taking Their Government To Court Over Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.22.2015 | World

A group of Dutch citizens headed to court this week in a bold effort to hold their government accountable for its inaction over climate change. The...

Ikea Crushes The Dreams Of Thousands Of Hide-And-Seek Enthusiasts

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business

No more hiding under furniture.

How to Love Like a French Woman

Isa Freeling | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

In France, mothers get a medal from the government after having four children or more. Some call it the "Reproduction Medal." It's a fact that artist Sara Shaoul learned this year during her summer residency in Paris.

Contemporary Artist Edel Verzijl -- Redefining Femininity

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 12.21.2014 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

It is difficult enough to create an inimitable signature as a creative. It is masterful to be able to maintain that signature while shooting commercial, as well as artistic photography.

Movie Review: Maidentrip

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dekker prevailed in court, then set off -- and that is mostly the movie. But what a subject: At 14, Laura Dekker has the poise, confidence, fearlessness and skill of someone two or three times her age.

George Sluizer and River Phoenix: Last Film for Old Dutch Master of Cinema and Young American Actor of Movies

Isa Freeling | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Leaving "Dark Blood" in the RED, filming shut down and the insurance company took over, thinking that they would be able to get the money back from Phoenix's estate within a few weeks.

"Breakfast at Zezima's"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Beer: It's not just for breakfast anymore. But the greatest beverage in the history of mankind, which guys often use to hook up with ...

Last Chance for Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Paintings at the Frick Museum

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The fifteen paintings selected for the Frick's presentation are among the most important in the Mauritshuis's holdings.

DCMF's Future Questioned After Head Toppled

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.07.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The first blow came with news Jan Keulen, director of the Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF), was told he was canned, with no reason given for his d...

The Highway Of The Future Is Paved With Smart And Sustainable Tech

Brandon Gorrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Brandon Gorrell

Using energy from sunlight stored during daylight hours, glow-in-the-dark lane markers on roads will illuminate at night and communicate traffic information to drivers. Utilizing Dynamic Paint -- a coating that becomes visible in response to temperature fluctuations -- the road will be able to alert drivers of road conditions.

A Jump in the Sea

Sofia Maldonado | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Sofia Maldonado

Ten artists speak one language. It is Caribbean. It is Contemporary. It is World-art. It is the voice of an emerging generation of artists that speak a universal language independently of our Caribbean heritage.

Eurotrad: European Roots Music Recordings

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

In addition to the American and Canadian folk I often encounter, I've been writing for years about European music, from Finland to Spain and everywhere between.

How Artists Survive - Part 2: The Dutch Golden Age

Juri Koll | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

This Spring I visited The Girl With a Pearl Earring show at the de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. It was a gorgeous sunny day, nevertheless I found myself spending many hours inside, astounded by the paintings from the Mauritshuis in the Hague, which is undergoing a major renovation.

David Lohr

Joran Van Der Sloot Could Be Married Next Month

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot is engaged to a Peruvian woman, according to his attorney Maximo Altez. The wedding is to be held in June, pendin...