Denmark Will Stop Using Coal by 2025

Denmark is already one of the greenest countries in the world, thanks to its offshore wind farms, and now its climate minister has made a dramatic promise. The nation will stop burning coal for energy in ten years. » 11/05/14 4:05pm 11/05/14 4:05pm

Danish Archaeologists Find Four Human Pelvic Bones Attached To A Stick

Researchers working near the Alken Enge wetlands in East Jutland have unearthed a rather gruesome artifact dating back to the First Century A.D. — a wooden stick bearing the pelvic bones of four fallen warriors. » 7/30/14 2:40pm 7/30/14 2:40pm

This Danish School Teaches Through LARPing... And It Works

While America keeps trying to devise a more standard standardized test system, the Osterskov Efterskole in Hobro, Denmark, is busy using live-action role-playing to teach its students while they're having fun. I know, it sounds insane, but watch this documentary and tell me you don't wish you'd gone there for school » 7/28/14 6:00pm 7/28/14 6:00pm

Pigs are being strung-up and shot to train army medics in Denmark

Just a week after a "surplus" giraffe was killed at a Danish zoo, Denmark is once again embroiled in an animal cruelty controversy. According to PETA's British and German affiliates, the Danish military is using live pigs for target practice and medical training. [Warning, the following images are disturbing.] » 2/18/14 7:20am 2/18/14 7:20am

China Is Pretty Much the World's Biggest Little Mermaid Fan

So China — as in, the People’s Republic of — is really into the Little Mermaid, and not that saccharine Disney cartoon we feed our tumescent American children. The Hans Christian Andersen fairytale is apparently a huge deal in China, so much so that Denmark has been able to establish a strong diplomatic relationship… » 8/25/13 3:00pm 8/25/13 3:00pm

1,000 Year-old Viking Jewelry Found On Danish Farm

Archaeologists have uncovered several pieces of elite Viking jewelry on a modest farm in Denmark that date back between the late seventh to the early 11th centuries. » 7/25/13 12:40pm 7/25/13 12:40pm

The Lego House is going to be Lego paradise

Legoland is no longer the ultimate destination for Lego fans. The company just trumped their own amusement parks by announcing the Lego House, a gigantic museum, play center, shop and experience that should bring Lego fans by the brick-load into the tiny town of Billund, Denmark, where the Lego HQ is located. » 6/07/13 9:20am 6/07/13 9:20am

Can clowns ameliorate the effects of botulinum toxin?

And now, from the darkest corner of pediatric medicine comes a recent study that somehow bridges the gap between costumed buffoonery and tainted canned goods. » 10/22/11 10:15am 10/22/11 10:15am

Sorry, Denmark - Soaking your feet in booze will not get you drunk

In a feat of holiday science, the British Medical Journal has published a paper debunking the Danish urban myth that soaking your toes in alcohol will get you drunk. » 12/15/10 10:00am 12/15/10 10:00am