Testicle-Munching Fish Are Ruining Summer for Scandinavians

Summer is full of the sorts of hidden dangers that come with being drunk and out in the hot sun for longer than usual. You could fall asleep in a wading pool and be urinated upon by your neighbor’s dog. A shark could attack you while you’re flipping around on your boogie board like a dying seal. You could wear a… » 8/11/13 4:00pm 8/11/13 4:00pm

Swedish Official Gleefully Cuts Racist Black Lady Cake, Delights…

I hope you spent the morning warming up your What The Everloving Hell reaction muscles, because this will require you to use all of them. It's the Swedish minister of culture cutting up a taxpayer-funded cake baked to look like a racist caricature of a black woman at the opening of an exhibit about the horrors of… » 4/17/12 12:15pm 4/17/12 12:15pm

Sweden's Twitter Account Now Controlled by Lesbian Truck Driver

The country of Sweden is known for lutfisk, stoic, tall Nordicolk who would make perfect Die Hard villains, furniture, and getting the fuck along. Now, the country's got a new face: and she's a lesbian who drives a truck for a living. » 1/19/12 5:20pm 1/19/12 5:20pm

Just in time for Mother's Day, international nonprofit Save The Children released its list of the best and worst countries to be a mom. The rankings are based on "mothers' and children's health, educational and economic status," according to a press release. Moms in Scandinavia are sitting pretty, with Sweden and… » 5/09/08 3:30pm 5/09/08 3:30pm

Scandinavians Split On Sexist Ads • Beaver Goes On Russian Booze Rampage

Scandinavian countries spar over, defend sexist advertising and free speech laws. • Pregnant Indian women more likely to have morning sickness than Norwegians. • My Little Pony celebrates 25th birthday with tea and Elizabeth Hasselbeck. • Smart girls supposedly have a harder time getting off because, um, they think » 4/25/08 5:40pm 4/25/08 5:40pm