(all photos: Daniela de Lorenzo)
Out and About: Inspiring talks at the Black Diamond
This weekend we were inspired, encouraged and we learned, because TED Talks...
We have evolved by learning from one another
The Valley of Life: A fertile collaboration
Most people are somewhat familiar with the Bible and the Book of Genesis. A...
Utzon's towering achievement
Today’s Date: Death of a Visionary
On this day in 2008, the notable Danish architect Jørn Utzon passed away i...
(Photo by iStock)
Prospects of the City: Published with my principles intact
In which the prospector confronts the prospect of a Copenhagen from which t...
Ronn-Nielsen in action - like a scene out of 'Good Will Hunting'
Winning with probability theory
The University of Copenhagen has awarded mathematician Anders Ronn-Nielsen ...
(Photo by Paul Kalirai)
A true showman’s coming to town!
Rufus Wainwright “The last time I saw Rufus Wainwright he was in the b...

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Why Copenhagen is giving thanks to the American Pie shop
November 21st, 2015 6:55 pm

Your visit to sample their sweet and savory pastries could very well be the day that you die

Most Wednesday evenings at Bellahøj Stadion attract 20-30 regulars
Expanding your net and scoring in it as well
November 2nd, 2015 7:00 am

The members of Copenhagen Netball Club couldn’t imagine life in Denmark without it

Danish shoppers are increasingly becoming more mindful and ethical (photo: iStock)
Slow food nation: How the latest interactive fad is ethical shopping at your local store
October 16th, 2015 7:00 pm

Two green entrepreneurs explain how their businesses are steadily gaining in popularity as the demand for high-quality, sustainable products increases

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(Photo by Paul Kalirai)
A true showman’s coming to town!
November 28th, 2015 1:00 pm
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November’s ace in the pack
November 28th, 2015 1:00 pm
Bridge of Spies
At Cinemas: The fall of man, and the fall of a god
November 26th, 2015 7:00 pm

Suffragette and The Program head strong week at the flicks

(Photo by Martin Paul Eve)
Leftfield by name and nature
November 26th, 2015 6:55 am


The royal affair is portrayed in by Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander in 'A Royal Affair' (photo: Jiri Hanzn)
The dictatorial doctor, aristocratic adulterer and mad masturbator
November 26th, 2015 7:07 pm

To coincide with the release of the new Danish film ‘En Kongelig Affære’ on Thursday, we take a closer look at the infidelity that threatened to bring down the establishment

Vilhelm Hammershøi at home, trying to smile for the camera (photo: Det Kongelige Bibliotek)
The establishment found him weird, today he is universally revered
November 25th, 2015 7:00 pm

Enigmatic like the subjects of his paintings and celebrated in the modern age like very few others, Vilhelm Hammershøi’s “foetuses in alcohol” have found new life in the 21st century

Bohr, photographed in 1948 at Princeton University aged 63, saw out the latter years of his career in the US, promoting the peaceful application of atomic energy (photo: Princeton University/American Institute of Physics/Science Photo Library)
Atomic scientist’s quantum leap changed the world of physics forever
November 24th, 2015 7:01 pm

It was Niels Bohr’s broad shoulders that the members of the Manhatten Project stood on to create the first atom bomb – conversely, though, he didn’t approve of its devastating use

Thirty years into its lifespan, the Selandia sunk off the coast of Japan, but still, 73 years later, its memory is celebrated (photo: www.snesejler.dk)
It was 103 years ago that the Selandia first sailed away
November 23rd, 2015 7:17 pm

February, 2012 marked the centenary of the maiden voyage of the world’s first diesel-powered ocean liner, from Copenhagen’s B&W shipyard to Bangkok

"Absalon, Valdemar, stop raping and pillaging and look dignified - Saxo's just tuned up with his quill." (photo: Laurits Tuxen)
Saxo Grammaticus, Denmark’s man of letters and greatest ever scribe
November 19th, 2015 8:15 pm

Without the ‘founding father’ of this country’s history, we’d know a lot less about Norse mythology and Shakespeare would have never written ‘Hamlet’