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Meanwhile, In Denmark...

Posted 07.21.2013 | Comedy

Dear NYPD, here is one alternative to stop and frisking people, courtesy KRS-One. ...

Ten Scandinavian Seafood Adventures

Rachel Chang | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Rachel Chang

On my two-nights-a-city tour of Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Bergen, Norway; and Oslo, Norway -- where I didn't speak a lick of any of their languages -- I stopped not just to savor the flavors of each dish, but the journey surrounding them.

Are the Gays Destroying Scandinavia?

James Peron | Posted 07.05.2013 | Gay Voices
James Peron

The three nations that make up Scandinavia are Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Is there any truth to Jackson's assertion, regarding these countries?

Free Activities In Copenhagen

AP | By JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 09.02.2013 | Travel

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — While it's easy to spend a fortune in Copenhagen, one of Europe's most expensive cities, the Danish capital also has a lo...

Which Country Has The World's Best Reputation?

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 06.29.2013 | World

If reputations are like shadows, as Abraham Lincoln wrote, which country casts the longest one? This week, the Reputation Institute, an internation...

The L.A. Film Festival 2013: An Expedition to the End of the World, and Then Some

Lisa Adams | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
Lisa Adams

This was my second year attending the LA Film Festival. Most of my interest lies in documentary or documentary-like film.

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.

The Top European Destinations For 2013

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe...

Obama Taps Former Campaign Official For Top Position

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Handing plum European posts to key campaign boosters, President Barack Obama on Friday nominated his former finance director to be ...

What Trans-Pacific and U.S.-EU Trade Partnerships Must Tackle: Jobs

Michael Shank | Posted 06.13.2013 | World
Michael Shank

The United States is one of the advanced countries in which the gap between the highest and the lowest wages is largest. While we've heard this before, the gap is getting worse.

HUGE Stash Of Cocaine Found In Banana Boxes

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Opening some banana boxes from Colombia last week, staff at a supermarket in Aarhus, Denmark, got quite a surprise when they discovered a hefty drug s...

Letting Stress Win: A Commencement Speech

Michael Hobbes | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Hobbes

Moving to Denmark is the best thing I ever did. Not because I loved everything about it, or because it made me a less anxious person, or because I assimilated into it like a mermaid to a fairy tale. I didn't.

States and Cities Are Where the Clean Tech Action Is

Clint Wilder | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Clint Wilder

In many ways, state and metro leadership in clean tech now extends even beyond the borders of the U.S. Some U.S. states - sometimes politically conservative ones - are now rivaling the world's leading clean-tech nations for preeminence in many areas.

What Can We Learn From Denmark?

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Denmark is a small, homogenous nation of about 5.5 million people. The U.S. is a melting pot of more than 315 million people. No question about it, Denmark and the United States are very different countries. Nonetheless, are there lessons that we can learn from Denmark?

Honduras Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 07.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

Like much of Central America, Honduras on an active earthquake zone. Active volcanos, landslides, wildfires, and flooding threaten Honduras by land. Tsunamis, hurricanes, and storm surges threaten Honduras from the sea.

Danish Teen Makes Incredible Viking Find

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Danish museum officials say that an archaeological dig last year has revealed 365 items from the Viking era, including 60 rare ...

Central Europe's Pivot to the North Is a Good Idea

András Simonyi | Posted 07.14.2013 | World
András Simonyi

The glory days of Central Europe as the center of attention, the drivers of tectonic changes, is now faded memory.

Guldnakke (Golden neck) by Trine Søndergaard

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

" My Neck Is Shaded by the Beads....." Gold is a universal symbol of wealth, the sublime or the divine. gold provokes a feeling of desire in many ...

LOOK: Desperate Job-Seekers Actually Put Themselves On Display In Windows

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

As unemployment in the eurozone hits record highs, the Wall Street Journal reports that more than a dozen unemployed professionals in Copenhagen, Denm...

30 Dead Dogs Found In Danish Man's Freezer

AP | Posted 05.07.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Danish police say they found 30 dead dogs, including 25 puppies, in a freezer while investigating complaints of loud barking. ...

Pierce Brosnan Stars in Wonderful "Love" Movie!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I went to see a wonderful film at the Academy on Sunday, one which went into general release last week. I want to alert my readers to it before it disappears into the miasma of unappreciated movies, which we wish we had seen.

10 Ways To Enjoy Copenhagen

Viator | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Viator

Copenhagen is one of those cities that just works. I'm not the only one who thinks so; it always rates highly on those coveted "Best in the World" lis...

Why GDP Growth Won't Fix Our Poverty Problem

Michael Shank | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
Michael Shank

The financial institutions' focus on generating economic growth without ensuring the concomitant increase in jobs, and the inequality this generates, is partly to blame for the waning public support for global economic integration.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Pierce Brosnan on Love Is All You Need

Dan Persons | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Pierce Brosnan sat down with us to talk about the challenges of bringing genuine consequences to a romantic role, the experience of shooting on-location in one of the most beautiful regions on Earth, and whatever happened to Thomas Crown?

Man With 'Sexsomnia' Acquitted Of Molestation Charges

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A Danish man has been acquitted of molesting two 17-year-old girls after he was found to suffer from a rare sleep disorder know...