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Prophet Cartoon Paper Terror Plot Foiled; 5 Arrested In Denmark Before 'Imminent Attack'

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Police in Denmark and Sweden said they thwarted a terrorist attack possibly hours before it was to begin Wednesday, arrest...

Kransekage: The Danish New Year's Cake

Kalle Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kalle Bergman

This marzipan based cake is traditionally served in layers of wreaths, topped with frosting and sometimes chocolate or almonds, eaten together with Champagne at midnight.

Europe Snow Storm Closes Airports: London Heathrow Closed Until Sunday

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

LONDON — Blizzards and freezing temperatures shut down runways, train tracks and highways across Europe on Saturday, disrupting flights and leav...

The World Bank Steps in to Save the Day??

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Cancún, Mexico - As climate change increases, the World Bank is stepping up its funding for developing nations. On the agenda at this year's COP 16, ...

Power to the People

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

The financial crisis that hit Iceland in 2008 revealed many weaknesses inherent in the country's system of governance. One fortunate consequence of this most unfortunate revelation has been a movement to draft a new Constitution.

What A White Bread Democracy Could Learn From A Kingdom of Rye

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

Is it a coincidence that a country whose people adore -- nay, are addicted to -- a wholesome, nutrient-rich bread enjoys a high quality of life and leads the world when it comes to shifting from fossil fuels to a post-carbon future?

PHOTOS: INTERNATIONAL DESIGN: 70 Years Of Denmark's Design by Jacob Slevin, CEO of DesignerPages.com

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

I'm a true lover of all things design, so I scarcely play favorites with furnishing-genres. Nevertheless, I'll go on record saying that the Danish Mod...

Astoria Characters: The Down-to-Earth Traveling Salesman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In the living room, kneeling against the ruby red wall, is a Thai goddess. Above her head, in golden frames that match the trim of her royal raiment, are three Chilean oil paintings.

Bjorn Lomborg, Former Skeptic, Now Believes In Climate Change

The Guardian | Juliette Jowit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The world's most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is "undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world toda...

PHOTOS: Most Corrupt Nations, Revealed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Transparency international released their 2010 Corruption Perception Index, which compiles data on public sector corruption and its perceptions around...

10/10/10 Global Work Party: How Social Media Made It Happen

Corbin Hiar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Corbin Hiar

With international negotiations at a standstill, 350.org, Greenpeace and others are using every new media tool available to share their climate message. Two days before 10/10/10, they had registered nearly 7,000 events in 188 countries.

Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Ropeik

Bisphenol A. is a classic case of how, as much as we'd like to think our thinking brain can calculate risk based on facts, in the end it's not just about facts, but how those facts feel.

One-Legged Chechen Boxer Is Danish Blast Suspect

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish police on Wednesday identified the man suspected of setting off a small explosion in a Copenhagen hotel as a one-legged...

High Energy Prices, Not Wind Turbines, Make Copenhagen Green

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

The first thing you notice as you fly into Copenhagen, where I recently made a speech, is the ring of wind turbines surrounding the city. I guess that...

INTERNATIONAL ART: Seven Top Exhibits To See Around The World, Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

1. "I Love You" at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aros Alle 2, Arhus, Denmark, through September 12, arospresse.dk Romance in all its disparate permutation...

Netherlands Beats Denmark 2-0 At World Cup

AP | MATTIAS KAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — The Netherlands surged into the World Cup with one of the globe's fiercest attacks. It took some luck to get that offense on trac...

Denmark's Deputy Prime Minister Dubbed The 'World's Worst Foreign Minister'

Telegraph | Damien McElroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lene Espersen, Denmark's deputy prime minister, is under growing pressure to stand down after a string of gaffes lead to her being dubbed the world's ...

Faroe Islands Pilot Whale Massacre Exposed by Undercover Activist

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Last week, The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society captured shocking and highly disturbing images of 236 pilot whales brutally slaughtered in the town of Klaksvik in the Danish Faroe Islands.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Roskilde Music Festival: Inside the Green Village

Trina Hahnemann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Trina Hahnemann

Roskilde Festival has an inspiring green profile that tries to make the thousands of people attending the festival think more about the impact of their footprints on this planet.

PHOTOS: The World's Happiest Countries

Posted 05.26.2011 | World

While the United States may still be the richest nation on Earth, it can't claim to be as happy as Denmark or Finland. In fact, according to a new ana...

Extreme Misinformation in the Washington Post: Actually, Wind Power has Reduced Denmark's CO2 Emissions a Lot

Matt Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Wasson

Readers of the Washington Post were served up some jaw-dropping whoppers yesterday about why renewable energy - and wind in particular - supposedly do...

Japan Eliminates Denmark From World Cup

AP/Huffington Post | BARRY HATTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

RUSTENBERG, South Africa — Take a bow, Japan. Better yet, take two. You've advanced at the World Cup. Spectacular first-half goals by Keisuke H...

FINISHED: Denmark Eliminates Cameroon From World Cup

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PRETORIA, South Africa — Denmark eliminated Cameroon from the World Cup and sent the Netherlands through to the second round. Yet the Danes coul...

Betty White: White-Hot in Cleveland or Not

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

In an age that celebrates harlots over starlets, PYTs a quarter Betty White's age would require battalions of publicists to garner a fraction of the attention that she's attracting just by being Betty White.