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WATCH: Umm, You Guys Look A Little Stiff

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.26.2013 | Weird News

Hopefully, if robots do take over the world, they'll be as good at dancing as these guys. Watch Jeppe Long and Nick Nitro of the RobotBoys get mech...

Denmark Was Chosen As The Happiest Country. You'll Never Guess Why.

Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going ...

Governments Need a Design Policy

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jens Martin Skibsted

The nature of design is to synthesize disparate perspectives and create a richer end product through collaboration and iteration.

Climate Change This Week: The Beetles Are Baaaaack, Drunken Forests, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.16.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Beetles Are Baaaaaack... and Now They're Decimating Spruce Forests with climate change, reports Katie Valentine at Climate Progress. Over the pas...

In Search of Elusive Growth: Making the Most of R&D Tax Incentives

Andrew W. Wyckoff | Posted 12.10.2013 | World
Andrew W. Wyckoff

Finding new sources of growth right now is tough. And in a time of rising inequality, to do so equitably and fairly is even tougher. Innovation - whi...

Iceland, the Devil and the EU

Stewart A. Swerdlow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Stewart A. Swerdlow

Hallur Hallsson's book, Vulture's Lair, has many unexpected twists and turns. It is a fast-paced novel that accurately describes the world to come if we do not change things now. The hero of the novel is a simple fisherman from a small island off the south coast of Iceland. Yet, he is able to make a difference, as each of us can.

De-Kochification: The Kochs Are Creating a Generation of 'Socialists'

Paul Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

By grinding more and more people under their greasy thumbs, the Kochs engender more and more distrust of capitalism itself as the cause of misery rather than what it could be if its excesses were reigned in.

What It Means to Be 'One of Us'

Laurie S. Fulton | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Laurie S. Fulton

Since last week's headlines about al-Shabaab's attack at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, I have been troubled. The terrorist attack was a shocking expansion by al-Shabaab. I am troubled because it also is a reminder of the challenges of inclusion and the repercussions of terrorist recruitment when we fail to be inclusive.

Denmark Marks 70th Anniversary Of Rescue Of Jews During WWII

AP | Posted 11.29.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A ceremony has been held in Denmark to mark the 70th anniversary of the evacuation of 7,300 Jews during World War II to pr...

Poverty, Mobility and Policy

Jared Bernstein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Countries' lower poverty rates are not of function of their "free markets" -- they are a function of their anti-poverty policies.

Climate Change This Week: Free Solar Energy, Syrian Climate Change, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Climate Change Driven Drought a Driver of Syria Conflict says veteran foreign policy consultant William Polk in The Atlantic. Like the drought that mo...

Style With Substance

Pam Peterson | Posted 10.22.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

When I stepped into the charming Copenhagen shop, I found that its proprietor, Danish jewelry designer, Rebekka Notkin, was every bit as lovely as the elegant jewelry displayed in the window.

Consuming Antibiotics

Katy Keiffer | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green
Katy Keiffer

Given the dearth of new medications in the pharmaceutical pipeline, consumers must participate in any way they can to ensure the elimination of antibiotics in livestock, save for treating specific illnesses.

Innovative Storytelling, Engagement Reflect Trends in Newsrooms

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.26.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Innovative storytelling, audience engagement, and financial flexibility are key ingredients for newspapers to cope with pressures from competitors, bu...

The Taste of Denmark and Sweden

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

Our recent trip to Denmark and Sweden was even better than anticipated.

Rihanna, Metallica and I: We All Contribute to Roskilde Music Festival

Robin Elizabeth Herr, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Robin Elizabeth Herr, Ph.D.

Punctuality is not Rihanna's strength. Loud boos greeted the pop temptress before she stepped on stage last week at Roskilde 2013, Northern Europe's largest music festival.

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 ...