Earlier this month, a Swedish appeals court overturned conviction and two-year prison sentence of Mikael Halvarsson, a man who allegedly assaulted a woman while he was asleep, citing that he was fully asleep when the attack happened....Show More Summary
L-R: GM Erik Blomqvist (2nd), GM Daniel Semcesen (1st), GM Pontus Carlsson (3rd). Photo from pontus-carlsson.com. GM Pontus Carlsson finished 3rd in the recent Swedish Championship. He was vying for the top spot but was crippled both by a spate of draws and a crucial loss to Pia Cramling in the penultimate 8th round. After […]
Injecting a bit of code through paper ballots.
It's always amazing to see how different kinds of racecars are made. Formula One racers are often constructed in modern architectural marvels that hint at some of the cutting-edge technology going into the racing. Conversely, rallying is all about sliding around on a varied course as fast as possible, but it often leaves a vehicle caked in mud. Show More Summary
Galvin Green is a Swedish apparel company with some very stylish and high technology offerings. Case in point is today’s review, the Millard Polo. This piece is the iPhone 6 […]
For Swedish online payment provider Klarna, it's all about reducing "friction."
Bloody-Disgusting has teamed up with Swedish metal band Amon Amarth to bring you the exclusive N. American premiere of the “Deceiver Of The Gods” video! The video features clips from the upcoming film, Northmen – A Viking Saga, which stars Tom Hopper, Ryan Kwanten, Ken Duken, and features Johan Hegg as Valli. The film is […]
Mojang has cut the price of card game Scrolls ahead of its launch on tablets. The Swedish developer - recently bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn - thought that the $21 Scrolls wouldn't do well on platforms popular for their dirt cheap games. Show More Summary
The first images of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design have been revealed. The Chinese-owned Swedish brand has revealed its sportier looking model ahead of a predicted debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in early October, with the company claiming the Volvo XC90 R-Design is “aimed at buyers looking for a head-turner that radiates a [...]
Wakeboarding sure looks like a lot of fun, but it does have at least one limiting factor – you need to find someone else to go out on the water with you, to pilot the boat. Swedish entrepreneurs Alexander Lind and Philip Werner decided to do something about that, and created the Radinn electric wakeboard. Show More Summary
Volvo turned a lot of heads in August 2014 when it revealed the new XC90. Who knew the Swedish automaker — known more for safe, boxy cars — had the creative juices to develop a luxury SUV that has garnered a lot of praise. Not long after the debut of the XC90, Volvo followed that up with the debut of the XC90 R-Design. Show More Summary
Swedish automotive manufacturers Volvo have unveiled the exterior shots for the R-Design version of their XC90 vehicle. The brand’s first all-new model since leaving Ford’s ownership, the crossover vehicle takes the form of a sporty… Volvo Unveils Sporty 2015 XC90 R-Design is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
Converse CONS has teamed up with Swedish skateboarding company Polar Skate Co., which was founded by Converse CONS ambassador Pontus Alv, on a seven-piece collection for Fall 2014. Embellished with the Polar Skate Co. logo and reflecting… Converse CONS x Polar Skate Co. Fall 2014 Collection is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
A Volvo prototype spotted in Spain suggests the Swedish automaker is about to expand its lineup with a new V60 Cross Country soft-roader. Volvo currently sells a Cross Country version of its V40 compact overseas, and it’s likely the new V60 Cross Country will also remain out of bounds for U.S. buyers due to the potential cannibalization of...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Swedish furniture retailer IKEA plans to invest about 2 billion euros more in new and existing Mega shopping malls in Russia by 2020, it said on Thursday, reaffirming long-term expansion plans for the country despite an economic downturn. Show More Summary
The 2015 Volvo XC90 is a huge leap forward for the Swedish automaker as its first all-new model since leaving Ford ownership. There's a lot riding on the crossover's success, too, because its platform is supposed to underpin Volvo vehicles for years to come. Show More Summary
Swedish Model Ines Helene Goes Viral It’s amazing when the Internet discovers something amazing. Over the last few days a picture has been making its rounds on Twitter. This is the picture: Apparently it’s a pic of one Ines
David Boaz Cato senior fellow Johan Norberg writes in The Spectator that David Cameron ought to ponder the electoral loss of his friend and fellow “modernizing conservative” Fredrik Reinfeldt in the Swedish election: It was not that Swedish voters were not impressed with the economy. Show More Summary
Swedish pop queen Tove Lo dishes out some take-it-or-leave-it honesty on "Moments."