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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...

What's Your Brand Promise?

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

Every company has a brand promise and personality attributes. Some can't articulate what they are but they are circling around them and hoping for clarity as they grow, or are struggling to remember why they started their company in the first place.

Climate Change This Week: China's Choice, Climate Punch, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

China's Choice: Cut Coal Or Dry Up says a new report highlighting how coal mining and combustion technologies there are drinking up scarcer water supp...

A Conversation With Artist Morten Lassen

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The Danish abstract expressionist painter was fascinated by the concept of the digital age and how it intersects and coexisits with nature. "The organic or natural world has been around for millions of years, but the digital world is very new. They must somehow interfere with each other."

Microsoft Allegedly Owes $1 BILLION in Delinquent Taxes

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2013 | Technology

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark wants Microsoft to pay $1 billion in back taxes in one of the biggest tax cases in the country's history, local media r...

'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.

More Than 200 Pounds Of Cocaine Washes Ashore

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Danish police say "a considerable amount" of cocaine has washed ashore along the Scandinavian country's North Sea coast but the...

Islam Critic Escapes Assassination Attempt

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 04.08.2013 | World

By JAN M. OLSEN, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- A gunman tried to shoot a Danish writer and prominent critic of Islam on Tuesday, but miss...

Denmark's Transgender Milestone

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A Guatemalan native has become the first transgender person to be granted asylum in Denmark. As the Copenhagen Post reported, Fernanda Milan was gr...

Drug Raid Shootout Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Denmark

AP | Posted 01.07.2013 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Danish police killed an alleged drug smuggler and wounded another in the country's far north as it tried to intercept a large s...

Where Neighbors Once Saved Them From the Nazis, Jews Are Now Cautioned to Hide Their Identity

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 02.17.2013 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

It is time for the European Union and the European Parliament to forthrightly tackle the growing menace of anti-Jewish hate, intimidation and violence within its borders.