All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Denmark’

Google Expands Flight Search To More Countries

Google announced the expansion of Flight Search into three more countries: Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. This is the first time Google has added countries since launching in Ireland and Poland in March. A year before that, Google launched the offering in the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands. Those in Denmark can access the feature at google,dk/flights. For Norway, …

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Kimi Raikkonen Reprimanded for Clash at Monaco Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen had an eventful race at the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix on Monday. The Finnish Formula One star was running in third place until he was hit by British driver Max Chilton during the second safety car period. The safety car had just cleared German Adrian Sutil’s crashed car at the Nouvelle Chicane. When lapped cars were allowed to …

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Lego Resume: Northwestern College Student Builds Her Way to the Top

One college student’s resume has gone viral. Northwestern University student Leah Bowman constructed her resume based off of Legos, which has now been seen by a number of prospective employers. Bowman-who majors in Communication Studies: Integrated Marketing and Anthropology-started working on her creation via the Lego Digital Designer during her spring break in hometown Johnston, Iowa. The 20-year-old says that since Legos were …

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Copenhagen Zoo Kills Four Lions Following Death Of Giraffe

In a shocking turn of events, the same zoo that recently killed a giraffe has killed four lions. The zoo, which is located in Denmark, received a large amount of criticism following the death of its giraffe, and will likely see similar treatment after killing lions. It is puzzling why a zoo that has been criticized for a similar event …

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Zoo Kills Lions in Copenhagen, Causes Outcry Over Twitter

The Copenhagen Zoo has killed four lions in preparation of the arrival of a new male lion after it failed to find them new homes. The lions, two cubs and their parents, were the same ones that fed on a giraffe they put down last month. NBC news reported the zoo received death threats over the public killing, skinning, and …

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Petition Calls For Denmark To Ban Bestiality

The past two years have not been good for zoophiles in Europe. In 2013, Germany passed a bill banning bestiality and Sweden banned the practice earlier this year. Now animal rights activists have their sights set on Denmark – one of the last major European countries that still permits bestiality. Animal rights activists have started a petition calling on Denmark …

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Faroe Islanders “Importing” Wives from Thailand

The remote Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic have seen a dip in population, as well as a stark imbalance between male and female populations, so some Faroese men have been “importing” wives from Thailand and the Philippines. The Faroe Islands are an island group and archipelago under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Norwegian Sea …

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HIV Cure ‘Within Months,’ Say Danish Researchers

Last week, those hoping to find a cure for HIV were disappointed by the failure of a U.S. clinical trial for an HIV vaccine. This week, the hope that a cure can be found may have been renewed. According to a report from The Telegraph, Danish researchers believe they are close to an affordable cure for the HIV virus. Doctors …

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Netflix Debuts in Denmark on “Day Two of Scandinavian Launch Tour”

Just a day after breaking into the Scandinavian market, Netflix has added another country to its growing list (it’s over 50 now). Starting today, residents of Denmark can sign up for Netflix Instant. Yesterday, Netflix launched in Sweden, making it the first Nordic country to get the popular streaming service. Netflix announced their Nordic expansion back in August, saying that …

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LinkedIn Goes Danish For 3 Million Nordic Region Members

LinkedIn announced that is has launched a new Danish language version. The company says there are over 3 million members across the Nordic region, including 900,000 in Denmark. “Every day, our members are adding information to their profiles, sharing important views and insights, connecting to one another, building their networks and getting access to a world of potential contacts, business …

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Yelp Brings Something Yummy to the State of Denmark

Attention Dutch gourmands both green and seasoned: ready your palates and forks and save room for your typing skills because Yelp has announced that their network of customer reviews and rankings of restaurants and businesses are now available to your country. As of this past Friday, April 20, the online community-powered site that is often the first resort for people …

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CO2 Might Make You Fat

Danish researchers have recently announced a new theory as to why people all over the world are getting fatter – rising carbon dioxide levels are causing weight gain. (image) The study began years ago, when Danish post-doctoral researcher Lars-Georg Hersoug noticed some trends while going over MONICA (Monitoring of Trends and Determinants in Cardio-vascular Disease) statistics in Denmark. Hersoug found …

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