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Man Who Crowdfunded Submarine Sentenced to Life for Murder of Journalist Kim Wall Man Who Crowdfunded Submarine Sentenced to Life for Murder of Journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen has been found guilty of murdering journalist Kim Wall onboard his homemade submarine. The eccentric designer has been sentenced to life in prison for murder, dismemberment, and indecent handling of a corpse.

Danish Police Find Yet More Gruesome Evidence Implicating Submarine Designer in Kim Wall's Death Danish Police Find Yet More Gruesome Evidence Implicating Submarine Designer in Kim Wall's Death

Divers with Danish police have located “the decapitated head, legs and clothes” of Kim Wall, the Swedish journalist who disappeared during a ride on Copenhagen Suborbitals co-founder Peter Madsen’s DIY UC3 Nautilus submarine, the Associated Press reported.

Man Charged With Killing Missing Journalist After Crowdfunded Sub Sinks [Updated] Man Charged With Killing Missing Journalist After Crowdfunded Sub Sinks [Updated]

On Friday, the UC3 Nautilus, a famous DIY submarine, sank off the coast of Denmark. Its owner, Peter Madsen, was later rescued and claimed he’d had technical difficulties. Copenhagen police now say that they’ve charged Madsen with killing a Swedish woman who was last seen with him on board the submarine.

Denmark's Monster Wind Turbine Just Smashed the 24-Hour Record For Energy Production Denmark's Monster Wind Turbine Just Smashed the 24-Hour Record For Energy Production

A 720-foot-tall wind turbine featuring 35 ton blades has just set a new world record, producing a whopping 216,000 kWh of energy over a span of 24 hours. That’s enough to power an average American household for twenty years.

Seeing the Aurora Borealis' Reflection on Water Is So Cool

I was going to say my New Year’s resolution (and everyone who’s able) should be to see the Northern Lights in person but I’m not sure seeing them with my own eyes can actually top the electric timelapses and stunning low light photography of them. This one by AD Photography shows the Aurora Borealis from Denmark and…

This Video Explains What Happens When Nice Countries Fight This Video Explains What Happens When Nice Countries Fight

While the rest of the world engages in hostile warfare over disputed territory, Canada and Greenland are using a rather more polite method of asserting their claims over a Hans Island, an island between Canada and Greenland (a Danish territory) that both want to claim.

Wind Power Generated Nearly Half of Denmark's Electricity in 2015, Sets World Record Wind Power Generated Nearly Half of Denmark's Electricity in 2015, Sets World Record

The Scandinavian nation is setting the global bar for harnessing wind energy: It’s been announced that Denmark broke a world energy record, using wind turbines to generate 42% of the country’s electricity in 2015.

You Can Get Arrested in Denmark Just for Spreading Information About Popcorn Time  You Can Get Arrested in Denmark Just for Spreading Information About Popcorn Time 

“Netflix for torrents” service Popcorn Time has always dealt with legal threats from copyright holders. Since it launched in 2014, its original founders bounced so they didn’t have to deal with copyright headaches, and European regulators suspended its domain. But now, even people spreading information about Popcorn…

Archaeologists Baffled By 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered In Denmark Archaeologists Baffled By 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered In Denmark

Finding gold in Boeslunde, Denmark, is no huge surprise—it’s known as an area where Bronze Age gold offering are often uncovered, as curators there are explaining this month. But a recent discovery has surprised and baffled archaeologists: 2,000 tiny gold spirals. It’s a “golden enigma.”

Denmark's Wind Energy Output Just Exceeded National Demand Denmark's Wind Energy Output Just Exceeded National Demand

When it comes to renewable energy, Denmark is officially kicking ass. Yesterday, Denmark’s wind farms produced 116% of national electricity demands, allowing the country to export power to Norway, German, and Sweden. According to The Guardian, that figure had risen to 140% by early Friday morning.

This Crazy Geodesic Dome Is Actually a Power Plant This Crazy Geodesic Dome Is Actually a Power Plant

Biomass cogeneration doesn't scream "family fun for all ages" to most of us, but the city of Uppsala, Sweden, is hoping it might some day. Its plan involves a geodesic dome, stained glass, and a zany Danish architect.

Denmark Just Set a Major World Record For Wind Energy  Denmark Just Set a Major World Record For Wind Energy 

There's been plenty of criticism of wind power over the past few years, as adoption grows and potential side effects emerge. That hasn't stopped energy progressive Denmark, which set a world record by generating a huge 39 percent of its electricity via wind in 2014.

You can now stamp your (Danish) mail with Lego You can now stamp your (Danish) mail with Lego

Starting today, Post Denmark is releasing a brand new set of Lego-branded, stamps featuring either a male or female minifig amidst a sea of floating bricks. In other words, you might actually have a reason to buy a stamp now.

Denmark Is The Latest Country To Claim The North Pole As Its Own Denmark Is The Latest Country To Claim The North Pole As Its Own

Although you might think that the North Pole is nothing but a barren wilderness populated only by polar bears and Santa, a surprisingly large number of countries are getting surprisingly bitchy about who owns it — mostly because of the oil underneath. Today, Denmark added its name to the list.

Denmark Will Stop Using Coal by 2025 Denmark Will Stop Using Coal by 2025

Denmark is already one of the greenest countries in the world, thanks to its offshore wind farms, and now its climate minister has made a dramatic promise. The nation will stop burning coal for energy in ten years.

Pirate Bay Founder Guilty Of Hacking In Danish Trial Pirate Bay Founder Guilty Of Hacking In Danish Trial

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, the Swedish cofounder of The Pirate Bay, has been found guilty of hacking by a Danish court in the latest of a fairly long line of legal problems for him.

What It Takes To Transport 112 Tons of Arctic Ice Over 2,000 Miles What It Takes To Transport 112 Tons of Arctic Ice Over 2,000 Miles

You've seen the pictures. The time lapses of glaciers shrinking into patchworks of white, the videos of ice crumbling into the ocean. But the Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson wants you to really see how quickly the ice is melting—and to do so, he and a Greenlandic geologist fished 112 tons of ice out of a Greenland…

This Waste Incineration Power Plant Glows Like It's On Fire This Waste Incineration Power Plant Glows Like It's On Fire

Power plants that burn garbage for energy are not places where you expect to find beauty. Usually utilitarian in design, they're often relegated to the middle of some industrial wasteland. But Denmark, a leader in incinerating waste for energy, has taken the opposite tack, commissioning big, beautiful power plants…

See an Entire Muddy River Bed Transplanted Inside an Art Museum See an Entire Muddy River Bed Transplanted Inside an Art Museum

If you've ever been to the Louisiana Museum in Denmark, you know it's one of the most dramatic museum locations around: Perched on a rocky cliff above Øresund, looking out over the ocean, it's easy to find yourself staring out to sea instead of at the art. Now, Olafur Eliasson has brought the landscape inside the…

Lego's Amazing New HQ Is Finally Underway (And You Can Build Your Own) Lego's Amazing New HQ Is Finally Underway (And You Can Build Your Own)

Lego maniacs have another pilgrimage destination to add to their list: The brand's new "experience center" broke ground in Billund, Denmark yesterday. As you'd expect, the building itself looks like it's constructed from a pile of Lego bricks. And thanks to a new Lego Architecture kit, you can start building your own…

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