In front of a floor-to-ceiling glass door in the living room of Najannguac Dalgård Christensen, necklaces with amulets carved out of bone and seal claws dangle from a coat hanger.

Healing old wounds: The revival of Greenlandic Inuit tattoos in Denmark

Lifestyle & Belief

Greenland’s Indigenous peoples once wore bold face tattoos that carried deep spiritual and cultural significance. But during the centuries of Denmark’s colonial rule, the Inuit tradition of getting face and hand tattoos disappeared. One Inuk tattoo artist is now reviving a piece of Inuit heritage for community members living in Denmark.

three white women outside laughing on a campus

Denmark pays students to go to college. But free education does have a price.

The price of higher ed
Vials of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines in Jackson, Miss.

Moderna to build manufacturing plant in Africa

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A large red oil tanker is shown in the distance passing underneath two tall bridge columns.

In landmark decision, Denmark will phase out oil and gas by 2050. Here’s how.

A woman wearing a face mask is seen in a bus stop next to an information sign asking people to keep social distance due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Stockholm, Sweden, June 26, 2020.

Sweden and Denmark have taken two very different approaches to COVID-19. What’s working?

Woman with red hair grabs her head with frustrated scrunched face.

A Danish word the world needs to combat stress: Pyt

Lifestyle & Belief

Pyt doesn’t have an exact English translation. It’s more a cultural concept about cultivating healthy thoughts to deal with stress.

Lars Von Trier

Arts, Culture & Media

The Danish filmmaker set Dancer in the Dark, Dogville, and Manderlay in America. But they were all shot on sound stages in Europe, because von Trier won’t set foot in the United States. Produced by Trey Kay.

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich's new book is called Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few

What Germany’s got that America doesn’t


Other capitalist nations can offer the US a few lessons on how to shrink the widening income gap.

Eight nations share the territory of the Arctic, which is experiencing the fastest changes of any part of the earth as global temperatures rise. The United States will emphasize addressing the causes and impacts of climate change in the region when it tak

As new leader of the Arctic Council, the US will focus on the region’s Big Thaw


Climate change is hitting the Arctic harder than anywhere else. And when it takes over leadership of the eight-nation Arctic Council later this month, the US will shift the organization’s priority from economic development to fighting — and adapting to — climate change.

LEGO’s new line of female scientists features an astronomer and a paleontologist

Lifestyle & Belief

This summer, LEGO women are leaning in. Well, as best as they can lean without feet. LEGO is planning to launch a new line featuring female scientists.This summer, LEGO women are leaning in. Well, as best as they can lean without feet. LEGO is planning to launch a new line featuring female scientists.