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Danish Company Builds Innovative Wind Turbine With 12 Blades-3

Danish company Vestas builds innovative wind turbine with 12 blades

The demand for eco-friendly wind power has increased drastically in recent years, with countries around the world looking for new ways of improving this technology while also reducing costs. At present, transporting wind turbines is quite an expensive affair, which eventually adds to the costs of wind energy. In an attempt to lower such expenses, Denmark-based…


Denmark's WeFood Store Is The World's First To Sell Expired Food-3

Denmark-based WeFood supermarket is the world’s first to sell expired and unwanted food

Following the French government’s decision to prohibit supermarkets from throwing away unsold food, Denmark has recently launched WeFood, a Copenhagen-based store that sells rejected or discarded products. Intended to help reduce food wastage, the unique shop is the world's first to vend household items, cosmetics and food that are unwanted or nearing expiration at remarkably…



This Innovative Hydroponic Urban Farm Comes Flatpacked-1

This innovative hydroponic urban farm comes flat-packed in a shipping container

Danish innovators Mikkel Kjaer and Ronnie Markussen, of Human Habitat, have designed an ingenious flatpack farm that, as its name suggests, can be easily transported and installed anywhere in less than 10 days. Known as Impact Farm, this amazing concept aims at making urban farming smarter and more efficient, thereby providing city dwellers with fresh,…


Edoardo Tresoldi's Colossal Wire Mesh Sculptures-1

Edoardo Tresoldi’s breathtakingly-detailed wire mesh sculptures are a tribute to the human form

At the recently-held Roskilde Festival, in Denmark, one would have found remarkably detailed sculptures of the human form. Designed by Italian artist, Edoardo Tresoldi, these colossal figures are painstakingly hand-crafted, by joining several pieces of metallic wire mesh. Tresoldi’s expertise lies in recreating the subtle facial expressions and contortions, the minute wrinkles in clothing and…


Denmark’s 3400-year old Egtved girl from Bronze Age was probably a foreigner

In terms of human history, Bronze Age people didn't generally take part in overseas travels - as is evident from the more localized pattern of numerous settlements and artifacts. However, the iconic Bronze Age Egtved girl from Denmark who was supposedly buried 3,400 years ago, goes against this circumstantial norm. Originally unearthed by archaeologists way…



Our Stone Age ancestors speared eels like badass Tom Hanks in ‘Cast Away’

Denmark has been home to quite a few archaeological finds in the past few months, including artifacts inspired by Roman-art and half-buried weapons like Excalibur. This time around, the period goes back even further to Stone Age, with the archaeological discovery of the so-called 'leister', a fragmented spear with three-prongs used specifically for hunting eels.…


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Roman art inspired owl brooch made of bronze found in a Denmark island

The Baltic Sea region has surely played its part in the realm of recent archaeological news, especially with its fair share of early 19th century beer and champagne specimens. But this time around, archaeologists were unearthing a far older Iron Age settlement on the Baltic island of Bornholm (belonging to Denmark) - and they surprisingly…


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