Why Danish Political Drama “Borgen” Is Everything
The Scandinavian drama, from creator Adam Price, is a dazzling exploration of the intersection between politics and the media that everyone should be watching. The television masterpiece returns to American screens — on KCET and LinkTV — on Oct. 4 for its third (and likely final) season. Minor spoilers ahead.
Navy SEALs Rescue Pirate Hostages In Somalia During Overnight Raid
The U.S. Navy SEALs unit responsible for killing Osama bin Laden rescued an American aid worker and her Danish colleague in a heroic helicopter raid, officials announced early Wednesday morning. The hostages, who were working for the Danish Refugee Council, had been kidnapped by Somalian pirates back in October. An unconfirmed number of Somalian gunmen were killed during the shootout, and both hostages are currently unharmed and in a safe location.
Marmite Banned In Denmark
Revolting and gross, maybe, but worthy of a full-on ban? The Danish government recently banned the yeasty spread for being too darn healthy, as it violates laws that govern the sale of products fortified with added vitamins. Marmite is packed with Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, B12 and Folic Acid.