iOS app Android app

Denmark

Nordic Chefs Head For The Forest

Honest Cooking | Posted 11.30.2011 | Food
Honest Cooking

In the world of high gastronomy, there is nothing more current than the New Nordic Cuisine. It is - right now - the pinnacle of contemporary cooking.

Sex Fair Canceled After Denmark Sports Arena Fire

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A fire raced through a 73-year-old sports arena in the Danish capital Wednesday, destroying the iconic building just hours...

Rotten Thing Finally Located in Denmark

Mark C. Miller | Posted 11.27.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Curious about the phrase's origin, Danish explorer Andreas Fridtjof has successfully concluded his seven year search for the actual rotten item that inspired the saying.

Denmark's First Female Prime Minister

AP | KARL RITTER and JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark elected its first female prime minister Thursday, ousting the right-wing government from power after 10 years of p...

Experiential Eating At Noma: The World's Best Restaurant?

Millie Kerr | Posted 10.29.2011 | Food
Millie Kerr

I appreciated Noma's insistence on creativity; its particular breed of innovation demands active participation. Every course requires the diner to use his hands.

Elite Ballet Rocked By Cocaine Scandal

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

Revelations of extensive drug abuse are rocking one of the worlds oldest and most respected ballet companies, the Royal Danish Ballet. A secret int...

Shepard Fairey On Street Art And Politics In Copenhagen

Shepard Fairey | Posted 10.14.2011 | Arts
Shepard Fairey

2011-08-15-shep.pngStreet art is one of the most democratic, accessible, empowering, and inspiring art forms there is.

PICS: The Little Prince Starts Kindergarten!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.12.2011 | Style

If you've never seen a picture of Denmark's royal family, just picture an L.L. Bean catalogue and you'll get the gist. Today, little Prince Christian,...

PHOTOS: The Reinvention of Danish Smørrebrød

Honest Cooking | Posted 10.08.2011 | Food
Honest Cooking

Until recently, the open sandwich tradition of Denmark was not a thing that ambitious chefs or fashionable restaurants would put on their menus.

GRAPHIC: How Often Are Heavily-Taxed Countries Considered Thriving?

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

With a marginal income tax rate of over forty percent, the U.S. comes in as the fifteenth most heavily-taxed nation in the world, according to an info...

If Gov. Jerry Brown Wants to "Crush" Opponents of Wind Energy, He'd Better Pack a Lunch

Robert Bryce | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Robert Bryce

The global backlash against the energy sprawl that comes with renewable energy projects is growing and it is fierce.

Why Small Biz Job Growth Has Slowed to a Crawl

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

Many of America's best and brightest are locked in soul-killing corporate jobs because of employer-based health care system. A lot of them would love to make a break and start their own businesses. But they won't because they fear losing benefits.

The Worst Night of My Marriage, and Yogurt

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.28.2011 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

Hotel breakfasts feel like being a child and wandering downstairs to find your place at the table already set. Hotel breakfasts thrill us because we do not have to cook them.

UN Climate Negotiations: Denmark and Bolivia Present Their Emissions Reductions

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany -- On Thursday, specific nations presented their work to reduce emissions. Thursday morning, Canada, the EU, the Alliance of Small Islan...

CHARTS: 10 Ways America Has Become A Low-Tax Country

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

Whether a country has high taxes or low taxes would seem to be a straightforward question. Yet in the United States, the debate rages on. This wee...

Happily Succumbing to Hygge in Skagen

Meg Pier | Posted 08.09.2011 | Travel
Meg Pier

In my ongoing encounters with life's unknowns, I try to remember my Danish lesson in going with the flow. 2011-06-09-skagen.jpg

Happy Birthday Paul Gauguin!

Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

On June 7, 1848 Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin was born in Paris France. He was an important figure in the Symbolist movement and his bold experiments with...

Homemade Rocket Launched Over Baltic Sea

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two Danish space enthusiasts on Friday successfully launched a homemade unmanned 30-foot (9-meter) rocket over the Baltic ...

Marmite Lovers & Haters Take To Twitter After Denmark Ban

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.25.2011 | Food

With news that Denmark has banned the sale of Marmite, the polarizing yeast extract popular on toast, legions of Marmite lovers and haters have taken ...

Denmark Bans Marmite

The Guardian | Jason Heppenstall in Copenhagen | Posted 07.25.2011 | Food

According to the advert, you either love it or hate it. As far as Marmite goes, the Danish government hates the stuff. That at least is the conclusion...

It's Different in Denmark

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 07.24.2011 | Travel
Terry Kelhawk

When excitement slacks for a moment, imagine those around you Viking-clad and holding a bloody spear. But this century, courtesy rules.

10 Countries With The Worst Income Inequality

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

Of all the effects of the economic crisis, perhaps one of the least visible, but most consequential has been the rising rate of income inequality arou...

Eating Death With Scandinavian Cooking Collective NaCl

Kalle Bergman | Posted 07.24.2011 | Food
Kalle Bergman

NaCl is a Scandinavian collective of cooks that take haute cuisine experiments out of the high tech kitchens and onto the customer's plates. I sat dow...

See The World's Best (And Worst) Places To Be A Mom

Posted 07.08.2011 | World

Norwegian moms have an extra special reason to feel proud this Mother's Day, as their nation has just been ranked the world's best place to be a mothe...

Yoani Sánchez Forbidden by Cuba to Collect Her Award; CEPOS Freedom Prize Presented in Absentia

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

Yoani Sánchez -- the world-renowned Cuban blogger and philologist -- will be honored here with the inaugural Freedom Award by CEPOS. But there's one oddity: Yoani is forbidden to leave her country to accept the award.