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LOOK: Denmark's Gay Penguins Become Dads

Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices

In what the Toronto Star describes as an "apparent world first," a Danish zoo's King penguin chick has two "adoptive" fathers. After a female peng...

How To Spend Election Night Abroad

EuroCheapo | Posted 12.26.2012 | Travel
EuroCheapo

If you're traveling or living abroad and excited about the election, how do you plan to watch it? Will it be an all-nighter, a middle-of-the-night wake-up or a wait-and-see?

Daniel Lippman

Why Four Danes Are Campaigning For Romney In Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

ARLINGTON, VA - "Europe is not working in Europe, and it's not going to work over here," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told a ...

The Most Coveted Dinner Ticket In The World?

Honest Cooking | Posted 12.17.2012 | Food
Honest Cooking

Three nights. Three of the world's best chefs. Sixteen global gastro-travelers. The most coveted dinner ticket of 2012.

A World of Solutions

Wyatt Troia | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Wyatt Troia

Maybe I'm naïve, but given the magnitude of the problems we face right now, shouldn't we be casting as wide a net as possible for solutions? I don't just want Obama looking to Europe for guidance; I want him looking to every country on Earth for ideas on how to do things better.

Optimizing Design, Design Research and Innovation Through Collaboration

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

The climate for business is changing rather quickly, so focusing exclusively on competition and ROE would seem to be a losing proposition, while collaboration and innovation continues to be the way forward.

The Top 3 Security Threats the UN General Assembly Must Address

Michael Shank | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Michael Shank

What we say, do, and eat has global implications, and on these three major security frontiers we must do better: religious, food and climate security. Each of us has a role to play, and each of us is capable of making a difference.

Daniel Basteiro

Mr. Gay Denmark On Coming Out -- As A Muslim

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices

[Editor's note: This interview originally appeared in Spanish and has been translated.] Mr. Gay Denmark, who is also Muslim, says “it’s not eas...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Flat Earthers, Green Vikings, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

The Bay State is using less energy per person thanks to smart policy and big investments in programs to save energy. Mitt Romney was part of that legacy, in the good ole days before he flip-flopped and hooked up with Paul Ryan.

Hundreds Of Ancient Warriors' Remains Found In Bog

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.17.2012 | Science

A team of archaeologists has uncovered the remains of 'hundreds' of ancient warriors at a Danish bog known as Alken Enge. The skeletons, thought to...

Citi Bike Share Program in NYC Will Bring Total Carnage

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Stephen Robert Morse

Citi Bikes and New York City will mix like oil and water. Inexperienced cyclists and drivers who don't deal well with cyclists and rush hour traffic, and poor efforts by the NYPD to protect cyclists, will result in needless deaths in New York City.

PHOTOS: Is This The Smartest Cruise Line Ever?

Jeanine Barone | Posted 10.12.2012 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Swathed in a SmartWool sweater, a Cintamani polar fleece jacket, a pair of Mountain Hardware pants and other high-tech adventure gear, I'm fairly sure I fit right in with the Zegrahm uniform. But, alas, even though our ship, the Clipper Odyssey, is only 335 feet long with a mere seven decks, I'm often lost -- a dead giveaway that I'm a first timer.

Why Religion Opposes Female Rights

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Nigel Barber

Popularly floated explanations for clerical opposition to female equality with males are unsatisfying. Most reduce to a single word: conservatism; tradition; family; patriarchy, and so forth.

6 Extraordinary Island Hopping Adventures

Kensington Tours | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Time spent exploring these often overlooked isles is guaranteed to satisfy your wanderlust, no matter how bad the itch.

PHOTOS: Summer Music Festivals Worldwide

Viator | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Viator

It's that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages.

WILL SANTA BE SKINNY COME DECEMBER?

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — If Santa looks thinner than usual come Christmas, it may have something to do with Zumba, the Latin-inspired dance fitnes...

PHOTOS: Danish Royal Family Portrait Is The Cutest Way To End The Week

Posted 07.23.2012 | Style

We love us some British royals, but every so often another, dare we say cuter royal family steals the spotlight. That would be the Danish royal fam...

Let Them Eat Cake: Austerity Hits Even European Royals

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

MADRID — Spain's Crown Princess Letizia has a penchant for haute couture. Queen Elizabeth II's Bentleys are spotless. Belgium's King Albert II maint...

The American Myth of Social Mobility

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Regardless of political philosophy, few would argue that a society with little social mobility is a good thing. Societies in which there is little opportunity for social mobility will lack incentives for people to strive.

Beyond the White Cube, Paris Part II: Laurent Grasso's Strange and Wonderful World

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

As you wind your way through a labyrinth of dark hallways, works of art pop up into your peripheral vision, neon sculptures punctuate the space and haunting voices narrate enigmatic short films revealing strange stone monsters and anxious views from a stone fort. Welcome to Laurent Grasso's bizarre and wonderful universe.

Showing Underwear Cost Him $126,000

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

His goal was to ambush-market during the Euro Cup, but soccer star Nicklas Bendtner will pay a steep price. Denmark's Bendtner has been fined 100,0...

Danish Terror Plot Foiled

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two Danish brothers originally from Somalia were given four weeks of pre-trial detention Tuesday after they were arrested ...

Hulk Inspires Brazil to 3-1 Victory Over Denmark

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil fans will take heart from Hulk's brace and overall impressive play. Moreover, Oscar delivered a stellar performance in the number 10 jersey and was involved in all three goals.

Denmark Aims For The 'Zero Carbon' Crown

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

* Denmark still needs to wean itself off coal * Future progress harder, struggle to find the cash * Copenhagen striving ...

PHOTOS: These European Theme Parks Are Real?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

No wonder there's a trace of lament in the Mona Lisa's smile.