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KICKTV Euro Trip 2012: On the Dutch Bus: Holland Fans Parade INSANITY

Jimmy Conrad | Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports
Jimmy Conrad

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US Less Peaceful Than Other Wealthy Countries

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

The major components in America's poor rating are its high incarceration rate, high potential for terrorist attacks, access to weapons and disrespect for human life.

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Will Hang Out In Amsterdam This Summer

Bart van Poll | Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel
Bart van Poll

The average Amsterdam local isn't graced with subtropic temperatures very often so, when desirable temperatures arrive, it seems like every last person takes a day off work.

A Giant Man Made Of Gum?!

Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts

Normally sticking your chewed up gum on a sculpture would be a most heinous offense, but there are exceptions to this rule. MOCO reports that art s...

Going Dutch a Great Idea for the Internet

Art Brodsky | Posted 07.11.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Earlier this week, the Dutch government gave final approval to one of the strongest open Internet laws in the world. Imagine that. A government guaranteeing through law that Internet connections can't be manipulated by big telecom companies.

As Dutch Churches Close, Sacred Art Finds New Use Abroad

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, May 3 (Reuters) - When Christianity fades, it doesn't just leave empty...

Jobs and Growth: Can't Have One Without the Other?

Min Zhu | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
Min Zhu

The news on the jobs front, unfortunately, remains grim. Why isn't the jobs picture better? Quite simply, it's because the growth picture isn't very good.

Going Dutch

Michael Hodin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

If the Dutch can manage to bring their forward-thinking social sensibility together with their fiscal prudence, they may end up setting a model that the rest of Europe and the world can follow.

The Faithful Shopper: April Showers, May Flowers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Mother's Day around the corner, it also seemed like a good time to discuss some of the great florists in our city. Whether your needs are for a simple bouquet or outfitting a full event, take a look.

Can A Person 'Suffer From Life'?

Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs | Posted 06.27.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs

Do you think that there is such a thing as "suffering from life"? Do you think that people should be able to make their own decision as to whether or not to end their life?

Dutch 'Burqa Ban' May Be Off The Table After Government Collapse

Reuters | Gilbert Kreijger | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

By Gilbert Kreijger AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - With the collapse of the Dutch centre-right government, the Netherlands may now drop some of ...

"One Day on Earth" Film Premieres at U.N. and Around World

Jim Luce | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

'One Day on Earth' is a living time capsule of who we are. We have much to fix -- but we have more going for us, it seems, than not.

How To Travel Amsterdam On The Cheap

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Believe it or not, as broke as you may be, you can still find entertainment in the land of wooden clogs and bikes.

Dutch Government Expected To Resign

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | World

By Gilbert Kreijger and Thomas Escritt THE HAGUE, April 23 (Reuters) - The Dutch government will resign on Monday in a crisis over bud...

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-...

Old Wind Turbines Find New Life In Surprising Place

Posted 04.05.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Beth Buczynski: The wind power industry is still in its beginning stages, so few have stopped to think about what we’ll do ...

Strange Artifact Dug Up in 18th Century Toilet

Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/26/2012 06:18 PM EDT on LiveScience Five telescopes made of bone and dating to the 18th ce...

Amsterdam By Bike

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

If ever a city were made for cycling, Amsterdam -- with its miles of safe bike lanes on flat, canal-skirting roads -- is it.

Focus on Coastal Restoration Not Retreat, Louisiana's Senator Landrieu Says

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.18.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Louisiana needs to get smart quickly about coastal restoration, U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu said in her hometown of New Orleans last week.

Happy Birthday, Piet Mondrian!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 140th birthday of the artist and luxury hotel namesake Piet Mondrian. Known for his striking geometric paintings, Mondrian was an inst...

Netherlands Set To Ban Hash Sale

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2012 | World

By Tjibbe Hoekstra AMSTERDAM, March 1 (Reuters) - The Netherlands moved to ban the sale of potent hashish cannabis on Thursday, erodin...

Santorum Makes Bogus Remarks

Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Rick Santorum grossly mischaracterized euthanasia practices in the Netherlands during an appear...

Santorum Cites Bogus Statistics

The Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

We realize this is an emotional issue in the United States. But the simple facts, as Santorum described them, should be clear....

PHOTOS: The World's 9 Most Dangerous Landing Strips

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.10.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

You'll very likely set foot on the ground unscathed. Just take a nice deep breath and hope the strip you're landing on isn't feeling too cranky.

PHOTOS: Deep Freeze Turns Amsterdam Canals Into Ice Skating Wonderland

Posted 02.13.2012 | World

Skaters in Amsterdam, Netherlands took up the opportunity this week to skate in many of the city's famous canals. A deep freeze left the canals frozen...