Netherlands

Netherlands

A Dutch Architectural Revolution In Creative Pragmatism

The future of architecture is here: the studio MVRDV in Rotterdam is one of the most daring in th...

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Boyan Slat, A (Nicer) Elon Musk To Save Our Oceans

The project "The Ocean Cleanup" wants to use its system to rid the oceans from plastic waste. The...

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Dutch YouTubers Get High In The Name Of Science — And Clicks

An online show called Drugslab gives viewers a first-hand account of what it's like to take anyth...

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Europol Writes Postcards To "Most-Wanted" Fugitives

Europol is adding a whiff of summer holiday fun to its hunt for hardened criminals. On its website, Europol (the Europe Union's police agency) has issued 21 original digital "postcards" addressed ...

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A Model Prison For Those Accused Of The Most Heinous Crimes

Behind the high walls of a Dutch penitentiary, a handful of accused war criminals are housed in a...

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Hawaii To Holland, Populism Bumps In The Road

The headlines this morning provide two bits of far-flung hope for those still shaken by Brexit and Donald Trump: the new version of Trump's travel ban applied to six majority-Muslim countries was ...

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'Red-Letter Day' — Tensions High As Dutch Elections Kick Off

Metro, March 15, 2017 "GO VOTE (and send us a pic from the voting booth)," reads the front page of the Dutch daily Metro inviting young voters to go to the polls as the country elects a new ...

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Can This City Predict The Fate Of The Dutch Elections?

ALMERE — Founded in 1976, this city 30 kilometers from Amsterdam offers a glimpse into the future of the Netherlands. Leaving behind the tourist droves of the capital, a 20-minute ride on an ...