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Paraplegic Makes Miraculous Recovery, Sets Sights On Rio Olympics

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Monique van der Vorst has completed a remarkable transformation – from Paralympic athlete to road racing cyclist with ...

Dutch Tourist Couple Die In Joshua Tree

Posted 10.26.2011 | Travel

Two Dutch tourists who set off across Joshua Tree National Park Thursday morning were found dead the same evening, apparently from heat exhaustion. Ac...

A Non-Feminist Role Model

Trish Kinney | Posted 10.17.2011 | Women
Trish Kinney

We are the last generation to be raised primarily by the traditional family model. And I, for one, am grateful and proud to be a member of that generation.

Confessions Of A North Korean Stamp Collector...

Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel

Willem van der Bijl, a Dutch tourist who went missing in Pyongyang in July, then had a pro-North Korean government op-ed published in his name last we...

Dutch Politicians Question LinkedIn Advertising

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

AMSTERDAM -- Social networking site LinkedIn says it will alter an advertising technique, following criticism and questions in the Netherlands about w...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday Rembrandt!

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Happy birthday to Rembrant van Rijn, who was born today, the 15th of July in 1606. A prominent painter and etcher of the Dutch Golden Age, Rembrant is...

Would You Climb Everest In Shorts And Sandals? How An 'Iceman' Stays Warm

AOL Weird News | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Would you take an ice bath -- for over an hour? Would you run a half marathon -- in the Arctic Circle? Would you try climbing Mt. Everest -- wea...

Dutch 'Iceman' Controls Body Through Meditation

AP | TOBY STERLING and ALEKSANDAR FURTULA | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — The sun beams down on a warm Dutch spring morning, and the Iceman's students look wary as they watch him dump bag after...

Should The World Be More Like Belgium?

Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - This is a European country riven by ethnic tensions. Its public debt is almost as big as its total annual output and it's in ...

Van Gogh's Paintings Get Darker With Age

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If you've noticed your favorite Van Goghs getting darker, it's not because you've caught the troubled Dutch painter's depression. Some of the master P...

Dutch Woman Reportedly Hanged & Buried By Iranian Security Forces

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rights activists say Iran's security forces have buried in secret a Dutch-Iranian woman who was hanged last month ...

Notes on the Dutch Decision to Leave Oruzgan

Abdulhadi Hairan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abdulhadi Hairan

Regrettably, the Dutch have decided to leave Oruzgan. However, Afghanistan continues to need their help for reconstruction, development, and education.

A Hamsterdam in Amsterdam (PHOTOS)

Anne Sobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Anne Sobel

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The 2010 Newsroom: Lean and Techy

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Newsrooms should be converged, integrated, flexible, lean and techy, to survive in today's fast-changing media landscape, but news organizations shoul...

Scratch N' Spliff: Dutch Use Odorized Stickers In Drug Campaign

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a government effort to curb what is perhaps their nation's best-known vice, Dutch households will soon receive marijuana-scented scratch-and-sniff ...

Creamed Chipped Dried Beef on Toast: A Real Pennsylvania Breakfast!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Creamed chipped dried beef on toast may sound strange, but it really isn't. In fact, I've decided that it's the kissing cousin of biscuits and sausage gravy down South.

Suspicious Luggage On Flight From Chicago Sparks International Investigation

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Two men on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Amsterdam were questioned by Dutch authorities after U.S. officials found a cel...

Netherlands Withdraws From Afghanistan After Four Years: 1,950 Troops Head Home

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Netherlands is ending its military involvement in Afghanistan, after four years in which its 1,950 troops have won praise for their effectiveness....

14-Year-Old Dutch Sailor Gets OK For Risky Solo World Trip

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIDDELBURG, Netherlands — The new cushions, sunshade and bright red sail are in place. And now 14-year-old Laura Dekker has the go-ahead she nee...

World Cup 2010: What We Learned About Ourselves and the World

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

World Cup 2010 put South Africa on the map as the Olympics did for China. And they weren't scary about it. They know how to party, and they have the infrastructure. I wish I had gone.

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group E: Cameroon, Japan, Denmark, Netherlands

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The Japanese have perhaps my favorite uniform in the tournament. But they can't score goals. Which makes it very difficult to win games. So I believe Japan will fall on their own sword in South Africa.

An Abiding Presence of Faith: Protecting Harlem's African Burial Ground and Churches Under Threat, Part I

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

What is now the Metropolitan Transit Authority's 126th Street bus depot sits atop a colonial-era burial ground for African slaves and free blacks.

Annals of the Over-rated: John Hughes

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had made a personal vow not to write about the Oscar winners or the Oscar show this year, simply out of boredom and crankiness. And my instincts wer...

Dutch Anti-Islamists Make Key Gains In Local Elections

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Preliminary results in Dutch local polls suggest an anti-Islam party has made major gains and may pose a serious challenge in June parliamentary polls...

Gays Protest Church's Refusal To Give Communion To Gay Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Hundreds of worshipers walked out of a Catholic mass in Holland in protest at the practice of denying communion to open homosexuals, according to repo...