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Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

10 Places in Europe You Never Thought You Could Afford

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

It'll take more than a discreetly tucked money belt to protect your cash in Europe's most expensive cities. Here's how to experience London, Paris, Venice, and other delightful destinations for a whole lot less than the average traveler.

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

Diplomacy 3.0 Starts in Stockholm

Andreas Sandre | Posted 03.17.2014 | World
Andreas Sandre

While we have not yet outgrown Twitter and Facebook -- still key ingredients for any government's digital strategy -- foreign policy is fast moving towards more innovative ways to change its elitist undertones and become a truly participatory, collaborative forum.

10 Man Hotels for Movember

trivago | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel

From the ultimate Vegas getaway, to the home of the first golf course, to a room with a beer-filled tub, these distinctive dwellings from around the world have something to offer virtually every mo-bro.

LGBT Travel Destinations: Christmas In Stockholm

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Stockholm, Sweden is slated to play host to its annual Pink Christmas campaign again this year, an event that caters to and celebrates members of the ...

Ping Pong Skills That Could Kill

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | Weird News

Paddling knives instead of ping pong balls is a good idea ONLY if you are part of the Swedish show Tumba Ping Pong. The group, comprised of DJ Coolman...

Thousands In Stockholm To Join Forces To Support Russian LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices

"Live and Let Love," a new film project, is gearing up to show the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Russia they are not alon...

Stockholm's Russian Embassy Sidewalk Gets Rainbow Makeover From LGBT Rights Advocates (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Swedish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates offered their colorful stance on Russia's controversial anti-gay legislation ov...

Ten Scandinavian Seafood Adventures

Rachel Chang | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Rachel Chang

On my two-nights-a-city tour of Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Bergen, Norway; and Oslo, Norway -- where I didn't speak a lick of any of their languages -- I stopped not just to savor the flavors of each dish, but the journey surrounding them.

Slim Loris: A Swedish Band Trying to Find Happiness in the Mundane

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Slim Loris? The last thing that might come to mind is that it is really a mispronunciation of the nocturnal primate -- slender loris -- native to India and Sri Lanka. Once this is all figured out, you might wonder why the Swedish band, Slim Loris, would want to choose this name for their troupe.

Cities Failing to Meet Innovation Age Challenge

John M. Eger | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology
John M. Eger

The U.S.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITLF) published its seminal report "Digital Prosperity" warning that: "In the new gl...

Where Stockholm Locals Hang Out

Bart van Poll | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

It's all about the Venice of the North, Stockholm.

Stockholm 'Back To Normal' After Week Of Riots

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

A handful of cars were torched in Stockholm's immigrant-dominated suburbs early Tuesday but police said the situation had returned to normal after a w...

Swedish Police Hunt For Suspects After Week Of Riots

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish police say they are looking for perpetrators involved in the weeklong riots in Stockholm suburbs that have resulted in some 220 r...

Schools And Cars Set Ablaze In Fifth Nights Of Riots In Sweden

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | World

By Ilze Filks and Mia Shanley STOCKHOLM, May 24 (Reuters) - Police in Stockholm called in reinforcements on Friday after youths set ca...

Riots In Stockholm Spread

AP | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM — Groups of youth have smashed shop windows, set cars ablaze and burnt down a cultural center as the riots that started in one Stockho...

4 Arrested After More Riots In Sweden

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 07.21.2013 | World

HUSBY, Sweden — Some 200 youths hurled rocks at police and set cars ablaze in a largely immigrant suburb of Stockholm on Tuesday, the second day...

Youths In Stockholm Suburb Riot After Police Shooting

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 07.20.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM — Gangs of youth angered by the police shooting death of an elderly man in a mainly immigrant neighborhood hurled rocks at police and ...

Beyond Skeuomorphism: What's Next for Magazines?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The real question is: with bigger smartphones and smaller tablets, what's to become of content and how do you reinvent it? That and countless other q...

Paul Stoller or Why Anthropology Still Matters

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 04.25.2013 | College
Gina Athena Ulysse

The Nobel may be Sweden's most famous prize, but the Retzius medal is also quite an honor. That the award this year goes to Paul Stoller is particularly noteworthy because his work is somewhat outside the mainstream of anthropology.

Europe's Top Business Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Whether you're ironing out the details of a high stakes merger or need to be connected to all four corners of the globe at once, these top business hotels are equipped to help with your every need.

The 'Ungoogleable' Problem

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Technology

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's language watchdog has accused Google of trying to control the Swedish language in a dispute over the definition of the col...

Stolen Train Crashes Into Apartment Building

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM -- A woman stole an empty commuter train from a depot Tuesday and drove it to a suburb of Stockholm where it derailed and slammed into an ap...

How To Be Broke And Warm In Stockholm

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.13.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

You, too, can afford to fend off hypothermia in Sweden -- a cold place that likes to eat cold, hard cash. But, wearing the hottest Swedish fashions in cold weather may be out of your budget.