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"Y" PRIDE? It Could Not Be Clearer

Kåre R. Aas | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Kåre R. Aas

The unimaginable horrors that took place inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in the early hours of June 12 have sent a shockwave through the world. Expressions of sympathy and condolences have since been flooding in from everywhere, including from Norway's King Harald V.

Nordic Summit Must Help Tame Climate

Durwood Zaelke | Posted 05.13.2016 | Green
Durwood Zaelke

There'll be a couple of bears in the room when the leaders of the five Nordic nations meet President Obama at the White House tomorrow. One is Russian aggression, and how to curb it. The other menace is less publicized, but even more formidable -- climate change.

Outta My Comfort Zone and Into the Ice in Finland

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In Miami, where I grew up, swimming in the ocean was akin to stepping into the tub; no discernable difference in temperature between the water and the...

The Quick Lowdown to Iceland

Map Happy | Posted 01.18.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Don't wait to cross the northern lights off that bucket list. They're soon set to dim for up to a decade. This post originally appeared on Map Happy...

10 Nordic Christmas Traditions You Can Try At Home

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Conde Nast Traveler

The Nordic countries' long winters force their inhabitants to be masters of Christmas cheer. From St. Lucia's Day (or St. Lucy's Day), to folklore about helpful holiday gnomes, the joyful traditions of Nordic Christmases are sure to make any winter traveler's holiday bright.

How to Boost Climate Action in a Smart and User-driven Way

Kurt Emil Eriksen | Posted 12.04.2015 | Green
Kurt Emil Eriksen

While global leaders address the climate challenge at the COP21 conference in Paris, another challenge - that of healthy buildings - is being somewhat overlooked.

Connecting the Green Dots

Risto Kuulasmaa | Posted 12.09.2015 | Green
Risto Kuulasmaa

We're beaming through the darkness. My friend turns off the motorboat engine and we glide in silence on the mild rocking waves of the Baltic Sea. The ...

COBE: Monuments of the Future

Louisiana Channel | Posted 06.26.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Dan Stubbergaard, founder of the internationally praised COBE Architects, takes us around his hometown Copenhagen to show and discuss what motivates t...

Three Artists on a Spider by Louise Bourgeois

Louisiana Channel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

A ginormous 30 feet high spider would scare the life out of most of us. In this video three artists share their diverse feelings towards the spider sculpture made by French artist Louise Bourgeois- as a tribute to her mother.

Making Change: Nordic Countries And Gender Equality in Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Would Swedish actress and Casablanca star Ingrid Bergman have made a good producer or director? Hollywood movie fans may not know much about the Sca...

Sustainable City Building

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics
Jens Martin Skibsted

The challenge of global warming is no longer the science, or the rate of innovation, but the rate of implementation: We have the clean solutions, now let's bundle them and install them.

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.

A Case for the Nordic Way

András Simonyi | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpg Why have the Nordic economies like Denmark done so well, while Southern economies continue to flounder? They are as a rule void of many of the economic, political, social issues that continue to haunt most Southern European members of the European Union.

'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.

Norda Bar & Grill: Marcus Samuelsson's Gothenburg Restaurant

Honest Cooking | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Honest Cooking

The many flavors and styles blend well, and even if there's no clear path in the kitchen, Norda seems to be mirroring Chef Samuelsson very well.

Nordic Chefs Head For The Forest

Honest Cooking | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home
Honest Cooking

In the world of high gastronomy, there is nothing more current than the New Nordic Cuisine. It is - right now - the pinnacle of contemporary cooking.

Axing Art$ And Humanitie$

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Iris Erlingsdottir

"My most heartfelt wish is to be allowed to read Nordic studies at the university, because it is my unwavering belief that doing so will cultivate my ...