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Paris has a bee in its bonnet

PHeymont ·
Paris rooftops are becoming home to beehives that may help reverse declines in honeybee populations.
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If you're queasy, skip this news item!

PHeymont ·
Denmark's huge Roskilde music festival has contradictions.   On the one hand, it's noted for a focus on the environment and sustainability; on the other it's noted for huge volumes of beer consumed on site...and therefore for huge volumes of...
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Ryanair quits Denmark in fight with unions

PHeymont ·
Satirical view of Ryanair's scrappy and sometimes vengeful reaction to criticism, from employees or passengers.   Illustration: everydaypublic.com   Ryanair's increasingly bitter fight with Danish unions over working conditions for employees...
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Danish Travel Company : Make Babies on Vacation for Mom

Travel Rob ·
  Spies Travel of Denmark released a racy video and new promotion whereby parents who want grandchildren can help fund their children's trips so that that some baby-making may occur.   Spies website states...
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Dec. 23, 2017: Stravinsky Fountain, Dry

PHeymont ·
One of PHeymont's favorite Paris spots was missing its water and its animation on a recent visit, giving a new view.
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Rambler in Paris: Buildings and Grounds

PHeymont ·
PHeymont shares some more views collected while wandering Paris, this time focusing on structures and perspectives.
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Berlin: 1-ton döner kebab sets new record

PHeymont ·
Another food record falls (were you really waiting for it?), but a technicality almost kept it out of the record books.
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Record ice melts and temperatures worry Greenland

PHeymont ·
Danish scientists are worried: Greenland's seasonal ice melt is happening sooner and more is melting, along with record high temperatures.
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Uber causes a rethink in Danish taxi rules

PHeymont ·
Denmark is getting ready to revise its taxi regulations, aiming to make the rules more rider-friendly and less controlled by the industry itself, but it is not planning to legalize Uber or similar apps that compete with licensed taxis. Uber began operating in Denmark in November 2014, and was immediately reported to police by the Danish Transit Authority. Drivers have been receiving tickets, but the status of enforcement is not clear. Danish politicians don't want to legalize Uber,...
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Re: Record ice melts and temperatures worry Greenland

GarryRF ·
How it's changed in a thousand years - since the first Vikings settled there. They wrote letters back to Denmark calling it a "Green Land" with pastures and crops and cows. And as the Ice melts at the North Pole - the South Pole records ice levels as being "Higher than ever recorded". Such is Mother Nature. Always changing her mind.
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Re: Danish Travel Company : Make Babies on Vacation for Mom

DrFumblefinger ·
An excellent way for a civilization to make itself irrelevant and even extinct is for it not to reproduce. Europe has serious problems, and we in North America do as well. Who would have guessed that Western Civilization might end because people were too lazy to be parents?
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Re: Danish Travel Company : Make Babies on Vacation for Mom

GarryRF ·
That was very interesting Rob. After grabbing my full attention for 4 minutes - I had to laugh. The last line of your blog reads : "If you want a thing done,ask a busy man." - Problem solved !!
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Re: Danish Travel Company : Make Babies on Vacation for Mom

Travel Rob ·
It is actually a very well done commercial and deserves all the free publicity it has gotten. With the huge ad budgets of the big Online Travel Agencies, I'm surprised we don't see more interesting commercials.
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