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12.20.18

How Dutch Edam Became a Christmas Tradition in the Philippines

Designed to last on long trade route voyages, Edam spread and became popular from Asia to South America.

11.23.18

Man Arrested for Laundering Money After Literally Laundering Money

“They'll never think to look in the washing machine!"

1.3.18

Looks Like Someone Lost a Giant Noah's Ark

The massive floating Bible museum wreaked havoc on a small fishing port in the Netherlands.

1.2.18

Meet the Netherlands' Biggest Pineapple Obsessive

I met up with Prins Ananas, a.k.a. Lex Boon, about his long-running pineapple research project that has culminated with him becoming a pineapple trader himself.

8.19.17

The Sea Lamprey Society Gathered to Eat the Most Gruesome Animal in History

The sea lamprey is a blood-sucking sea creature that hasn't changed in 5 millions years. Recently, I sat down with a group of Dutch sea lamprey enthusiasts who decided to celebrate this nightmare critter by making a meal out of it.

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6.17.17

These Uncanny Digital Compositions Inspire Endless Possibility

Dutch artist Olga Fedorova’s surreal interior scenes toe the line between dreamworld and nightmare.

5.9.17

Jaw-Dropping Cinemagraphs Show Waves Are Works of Natural Art

Dutch cinematographer Armand Dijcks animated the ocean stills of Australian photographer Ray Collins into a sequence of seascape vignettes.

4.12.17

A New Van Gogh Exhibit Takes You Through the Changing Seasons

If you’re living down under, get over to the National Gallery of Victoria to see the largest collection of van Gogh paintings to ever travel to Australia.

4.4.17

[NSFW] Hyperreal Nude Portraits of Elderly Women Show Time’s Toll on the Body

Dutch painter Francien Krieg portrays elderly women as unyielding, realistic nudes.

3.15.17

Former Fetish Model Ancilla van de Leest Is Leading the Dutch Pirate Party to Promote Privacy

According to the leader of the Dutch Pirate Party, there is a serious lack of the necessary technological knowledge in Dutch parliament.

3.15.17

The next Trump: Dutch liberal voters are throwing their support behind a far-right candidate

Millions of Dutch voters are heading to the polls today to vote in the high-stakes general election.

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