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  • Denmark zoo kills young giraffe despite protest, feeds it to lions

    Denmark zoo kills young giraffe despite protest, feeds it to lions
    COPENHAGEN — Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from other zoos and a private individual to save...
  • Please don't bring your baby to my restaurant, chef pleads

    Please don't bring your baby to my restaurant, chef pleads
    I've seen Rene Redzepi, the chef of Copenhagen's Noma, considered one of the best restaurants in the world, discreetly flip out when a couple arrived for lunch one day with a baby. He was too gracious to say anything about it (and instead asked the...
  • 'A Hijacking' blurs line between fiction, reality

     'A Hijacking' blurs line between fiction, reality
    Shifting between modern offices in Copenhagen and a run-down cargo ship in the Indian Ocean, the new thriller "A Hijacking" focuses on the negotiations that ensue when Somali pirates overtake the vessel. Writer-director Tobias Lindholm ignites a pressure-...
  • Cut back on mammograms?

    For years, breast cancer awareness campaigns have urged women over 40 to get a yearly mammogram. When women hesitate to comply, it's often to avoid the discomfort of having their breasts squeezed or the fear of getting called back for more tests, even...
  • Google doodle honors physicist Erwin Schrodinger and his cat

    Google doodle honors physicist Erwin Schrodinger and his cat
    Maybe you thought it was some indecipherable math and a cat, but today's Google doodle is a playful birthday homage to Austrian physicist Erwin Schrodinger, a pioneer in quantum physics born on this day in 1877. For better or worse, popular memory of...
  • Aage Bohr dies at 87; Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner

    Aage Bohr dies at 87; Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner
    Aage Bohr, the Danish theoretical physicist whose explanation for the shape of the atomic nucleus won him a share of the 1975 Nobel Prize in physics, died Sept. 8 in Copenhagen. He was 87. Bohr was part of an even more elite group, one of only seven...
  • Willi Dansgaard dies at 88; scientist who recognized climate record in ice cap

    Willi Dansgaard dies at 88; scientist who recognized climate record in ice cap
    Willi Dansgaard, a Danish paleoclimatologist who was the first to recognize that the Earth's climatic history was stored in the Greenland ice cap, died Jan. 8 in Copenhagen, according to the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen. He was 88....
  • Savoring the rise of New Nordic Cuisine in Copenhagen

    Savoring the rise of New Nordic Cuisine in Copenhagen
    By 10 o'clock on a summer night in Copenhagen the more than 3,000 lights that cover the Nimb Hotel in the Tivoli Gardens are aglow, but the sky is still a turquoise blue as the sun just begins to set. I have a view of it from the restaurant Herman...
  • Review: 'A Hijacking' rides waves of tension

    Review: 'A Hijacking' rides waves of tension
    "A Hijacking" is as lean, focused and to the point as its title. A cargo ship is hijacked in the middle of the Indian Ocean, and this expertly done, ultra-tense Danish thriller places you in the middle of the action in the most intense way. Gripping...
  • U.S. trails in building fueling stations for hydrogen-powered cars

    U.S. trails in building fueling stations for hydrogen-powered cars
    Hyundai Motor Co. rolled out the first 15 of its hydrogen-powered ix35 sport utility vehicles headed to  Copenhagen this week. But part of the news for U.S. drivers interested in the technology was the fact that the event was in Europe and not here. The...
  • Fan slaps Beyonce on behind in Copenhagen, and she's not happy

    Fan slaps Beyonce on behind in Copenhagen, and she's not happy
    A fan slapped Beyonce on the behind at a Denmark concert this weekend. And Queen B, currently on her Mrs. Carter Show world tour, wasn't too happy about it, giving him a small dose of what it's like to anger her alter-ego, Sasha Fierce. During her...