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Contemporary Artist Edel Verzijl -- Redefining Femininity

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

It is difficult enough to create an inimitable signature as a creative. It is masterful to be able to maintain that signature while shooting commercial, as well as artistic photography.

Netherlands Mourns The Many Killed In MH17

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 09.19.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A distraught, grieving mother summed up a swelling mood of despair and anguish in the Netherlands on Sunday at falteri...

'This Match Should Never Be Played'

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Another World Cup, another sad story for the Netherlands. A tournament that began so brightly for the men in the vibrant orange sh...

Body Found In Plane Wheel Well Could Belong To Missing Teen

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 06.05.2014 | Crime

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch border police say they found a body in the wheel well of a KLM airplane that landed at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport on Thursd...

Movie Review: Maidentrip

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.16.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dekker prevailed in court, then set off -- and that is mostly the movie. But what a subject: At 14, Laura Dekker has the poise, confidence, fearlessness and skill of someone two or three times her age.

George Sluizer and River Phoenix: Last Film for Old Dutch Master of Cinema and Young American Actor of Movies

Isa Freeling | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Leaving "Dark Blood" in the RED, filming shut down and the insurance company took over, thinking that they would be able to get the money back from Phoenix's estate within a few weeks.

"Breakfast at Zezima's"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Beer: It's not just for breakfast anymore. But the greatest beverage in the history of mankind, which guys often use to hook up with ...

Last Chance for Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Paintings at the Frick Museum

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The fifteen paintings selected for the Frick's presentation are among the most important in the Mauritshuis's holdings.

DCMF's Future Questioned After Head Toppled

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.07.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The first blow came with news Jan Keulen, director of the Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF), was told he was canned, with no reason given for his d...

The Highway Of The Future Is Paved With Smart And Sustainable Tech

Brandon Gorrell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Brandon Gorrell

Using energy from sunlight stored during daylight hours, glow-in-the-dark lane markers on roads will illuminate at night and communicate traffic information to drivers. Utilizing Dynamic Paint -- a coating that becomes visible in response to temperature fluctuations -- the road will be able to alert drivers of road conditions.

A Jump in the Sea

Sofia Maldonado | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Sofia Maldonado

Ten artists speak one language. It is Caribbean. It is Contemporary. It is World-art. It is the voice of an emerging generation of artists that speak a universal language independently of our Caribbean heritage.

Eurotrad: European Roots Music Recordings

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

In addition to the American and Canadian folk I often encounter, I've been writing for years about European music, from Finland to Spain and everywhere between.

How Artists Survive - Part 2: The Dutch Golden Age

Juri Koll | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

This Spring I visited The Girl With a Pearl Earring show at the de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. It was a gorgeous sunny day, nevertheless I found myself spending many hours inside, astounded by the paintings from the Mauritshuis in the Hague, which is undergoing a major renovation.

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Joran Van Der Sloot Could Be Married Next Month

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot is engaged to a Peruvian woman, according to his attorney Maximo Altez. The wedding is to be held in June, pendin...

Bruges is Beyond Beautiful

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Lev Raphael

I'm not a rushed traveler. I don't need to check things off a list to say that I've "done" them or "done" a city. I'm more what the French call a fl...

'Dancing With The Stars' At Sea

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

It's a moonlit night in San Juan and there's lots of shimmying, shouting and whooping it up on the Lido Deck of Holland America Line's Eurodam. This isn't your average port-of-call local folk dancing display, but glitz and glamour on the high seas as Holland America kicks off the first ever "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" theme cruise.

'Now That's Italian!'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a nice Italian boy, as well as a former runner-up in the Newman's Own & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest for a dish I called Zezima's Zesty Ziti Zinger, I have many remembrances of things pasta.

Notes on a Marriage

Gary Carter | Posted 03.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Gary Carter

Marriage equality is an elegant, provocative way of challenging nationality and its attendant rights, masculinity and its meanings, and the right to parenthood. In some countries, it challenges that bastion of oppression, organized religion.

Dutch Anti-Islam Politician Gets U.S. Pocket Money

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2012 | World

By Anthony Deutsch and Mark Hosenball AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Anti-Islam groups in America have provided financial sup...

Amsterdam Colors Pink For Gay Pride

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 10.04.2012 | Gay Voices

AMSTERDAM — Hundreds of thousands of gay rights supporters thronged Amsterdam's canals for the city's annual boat float parade, a party marking ...

The Scariest Heels You've Ever Seen (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.23.2012 | Small Business

For women, walking in high heels can be scary. For men, women wearing high heels that look like weapons may be even more terrifying. Dutch designe...

Books That Provide Insights on Power and Ambition

Warren Adler | Posted 09.11.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

For those of us who look to novels and biographies to help us uncover the mysteries of the human condition, I thought that an election year would offer excellent timing to consider the psychological impulses that motivate the obsession to seek power, and how it impacts the lives of those who achieve it.

Going Dutch

Michael Hodin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

If the Dutch can manage to bring their forward-thinking social sensibility together with their fiscal prudence, they may end up setting a model that the rest of Europe and the world can follow.

Dutch Royal In Frightening Accident

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

VIENNA, Austria — An avalanche buried and seriously injured the second son of Dutch Queen Beatrix while he skied off marked trails Friday in the...

Dutch Move Closer To Banning Burqa

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch Cabinet moved a step closer Friday to banning the burqa, making good on an election promise that is largely symbol...