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The Killer Question Republicans Couldn't Answer Tuesday Night

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics

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Woman at Work: Smarten Up Your Teams to Boost Revenue -- Females are the Key

O'Brien Browne | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Over the past several years, many studies have shown the advantages of teams which are diverse in terms of skills, age, culture, personality and, most especially, gender. Diverse teams, when well led, are more innovative and creative.

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving to the Nordic Countries

Maunu Suni | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
Maunu Suni

This (incomprehensive) list will hopefully enlighten you about some aspects of living in Norway, Sweden and Finland.

Is Bernie Sanders Too Radical for America?

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.03.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Now that Bernie Sanders is rapidly climbing in the polls and attracting huge audiences to his campaign events, his opponents are starting to attack him for being too radical. After all, Sanders describes himself as a democratic socialist.

Stockholm Knows How to Rock Summer

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

Co-authored by Jeff Game Roof top hiking, human rights, sublime Chinese food and one of the great water cities in the world - just another typical St...

"That's Funny, You Don't Look American!"

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Lev Raphael

The first time someone wondered if I was Norwegian, it was actually on a beach in Israel. A new Dutch friend I'd made at a conference came over to me and pointed back to this guy further up the beach and said, "Bjorn wants to know where you're from in Norway."

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...

Flagstad -- Triumph and Tragedy -- At NYC's Scandinavia House

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.03.2015 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

The Scandinavia House is one of the most delightful destinations in NYC. Just cross-town from the touristy Times Square, it sits quietly, yet alluringly at 58 Park Avenue, offering a restaurant, gift shop and the relaxing, clean lines of Scandinavian design. But that is not all this cultural oasis has going for it.

Break the Bucket List: See the Greatest Light Show on Earth

Richard Powell | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Richard Powell

Gazing out of the plane on the approach and spying the first indication of dry land for hours below revealed little more than a craggy, frozen coastline and an apparently inhospitable, snow-covered hinterland.

Black Metal: The Evolution of the Cult

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.23.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

Black Metal is a dense and fascinating 500 pages. Chapters are dedicated to the bands and subgenres that had the most impact both to its musicians and on the national stage.

How to Set a Global Table for Thanksgiving

Fathom | Posted 01.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

The Japanese, Danish, and Swedes are known for their clean, simple aesthetic, making their homeware lines an invaluable source for a minimalist traveler's dream dinner table. Here are a few pieces I'm looking to add to my collection.

Swedish Town of Umeå Enjoys Gender Balance in Its Print, TV and Radio Outlets

Pro Journo | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Pro Journo

It took years of monitoring and determination, but three media outlets in Sweden pursue gender balance in their reporting, for the benefit of their audience and their own economic success.

Three Jews Visit Scandinavia

Seth Menachem | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics
Seth Menachem

Tensions are understandably high. The loss of lives on both sides is a tragedy. Thanks to Israel's Iron Dome defense, many Israeli lives have been spared. But Hamas keeps trying. And Israel keeps fighting back. And the horrible cycle goes on and on.

Jo Nesbo's latest page-turner, "The Son"...Elaine Stritch---The Great Fantasy Dinner Guest!

Liz Smith | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"SUSHI had become the pizza of the upper­middle class, the policeman Simon Kefas as he attempts to eat a tiny jellyfish in Norway's best­selling latest thriller titled The Son.

Hostel Behavior

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

As a cultural institution, they have enabled generations of travelers to travel affordably, freely and comfortably all around the world. They're becoming safer, more common and even more affordable.

Why Is Heavy Metal Most Popular In Wealthy Countries?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

In 2012, a map documenting the number of heavy metal bands per 100,000 people made rounds on the Internet, the greatest concentration landing in the S...

Period of Adjustment

Francis Levy | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The refractory period is the time it takes before a male is able to have a subsequent orgasm. For a young man of 20 it's estimated to be about 15 mi...

EccentriCities: Bingo Parties, Paella and Island Hopping in Oslo

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

Påskekrim is merely the tip of the proverbial iceberg, and Oslo is a city teeming with weirdly wonderful facts, traditions and travel opportunities -- characteristic, some might say, of a country that has the world's nicest prison and that developed one of the greatest foods known to man.

Man of Conviction: John Steppling -- Playwright, Screenwriter and Teacher

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 05.04.2014 | Arts
Joanna Perry-Folino

Given the current trend towards increasing government surveillance of our most personal and public selves, it's not a surprise that any serious artist, one who challenges the status quo or is politically controversial, would find greater success in another country than he might in 21st century America.

Vikings Has Lost Its 'Newness' But It Still Deserves Attention

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.26.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Vikings is believable and exciting week after week. This may make it a bit too much for casual viewers who do not like the violence this series projects, but for those willing to absorb the blows this is a TV series unlike anything else you will see at this time.

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.


Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 12.04.2013 | Religion

Gävle, Sweden, has its own giant Christmas goat, and it's already made a lot of enemies. Since the enormous straw caprine, or " Gävlebocken,"...

Movie Review: Frozen

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney has had such a long winning streak with its animated comedies and musicals that it's almost possible to forgive the problems with Frozen, which opens in Los Angeles today and in wide release on Nov. 27.

And Darkness Was Upon Us

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

And there came upon the land a period of darkness, and the darkness had a name -- the Red Sox Nation -- and we entered this darkness against our will but with strength of heart and conviction.