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

Denmark Backslides Down a Sugar-Coated Slippery Slope and Vows to Abolish Fatty-Food Tax

Denmark's brief flirtation with bland, culinary joylessness has ended, thanks to overwhelming public support for fatty foods. The Danish government recently announced that it will be abolishing a tax on foods that are high in saturated foods, which is really just government code for all the most delicious foods like… » 11/11/12 2:30pm 11/11/12 2:30pm

Danish Parliament Overwhelmingly Approves Equal Marriage Laws

In news of good things happening throughout the world, Denmark's parliament, which consists of the sole house of Folketing, approved new gender-neutral marriage legislation this Thursday by an 85 to 24 vote margin. Pink News reported that the legislation was passed after an opposition amendment creating a separate… » 6/09/12 6:00pm 6/09/12 6:00pm

The World's Most Adorable Polar Bear Cub Has World's Most Adorable Belly

Today, in a special North Pole edition of the internet's most adorable animals, we have an astonishingly sweet polar bear cub. His name is Siku, and he is being hand-raised at a zoo in Denmark because his mother couldn't produce milk for him. He's only a month old and, thus, needs 24-hour care. Luckily, he has a… » 12/23/11 7:15pm 12/23/11 7:15pm

Denmark Imposes The World's First 'Fat Tax'

If you are in Denmark, go to the store and load up on as much junk food as you can right now, because your government is about to start charging the world's first "fat tax" in an effort to keep you thinner and healthier. Don't worry this is not a tax on fat people. It's only a tax on fatty foods, which the government… » 9/30/11 3:40pm 9/30/11 3:40pm