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Inside the incredible LEGO House with architect Bjarke Ingels

Watch on YouTube Take a tour of the new LEGO House in Billund, Denmark. The "home of the brick" was designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and completely inspired by LEGO. The building uses the same dimensions as LEGO bricks, so you could technically build it out of LEGO. This WIRED video explores. Runtime: 4 min.

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16 Things to Know Before You Go To Denmark

Not your typical list. By Matt Goulding and Nathan Thornburgh.

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Is this hygge?

Hygge . . . is the Danish word for cozy. It is also a national manifesto, nay, an obsession expressed in the constant pursuit of homespun pleasures. ...

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I Got Drunk on a Ferry to Learn What it Means to be Scandinavian

All around me people are eating breaded fish and drinking beer, and it is impossible to tell who's from Sweden, who's from Norway, and who's from Den...

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Where It’s Made: Visit a Lego Factory

Step inside a factory in Billund, Denmark, which makes the bricks for your favorite Lego toys. To look around this 360° video from the New York Times, simply place your cursor on the video, then click and drag the view in any direction.

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Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths

on Amazon The author recounts the life of Snorri Sturluson, wealthy chieftain, wily politician, witty 13th-century Icelandic storyteller and the sole...

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Norse Mythology

on Amazon Wonderful. The master storyteller retells — with a few modern twists — these famous tales, fashioning them into a single novelistic arc...

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Knots: Stories

on Amazon A powerful collection of playfully surreal short stories from one of Denmark’s most celebrated writers. By Gunnhild Øyehaug; translated ...

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