Canadian writer and artist Douglas Coupland, famous for penning "Generation X," has launched a project "Redheads" in search of the best van Gogh doppelganger. The winner is to be treated to a trip to Vancouver and be immortalized in a bronze statue. A Swedish participant has promised to cut off his ear to match the legendary 19th-century artist.
The United Kingdom's decision to turn its back on the EU has left Sweden ill at ease, without a major partner and a key ally. After Brits clearly voted "wrong" in last week's referendum on the EU membership, major Swedish newspapers started questioning the very idea of letting people decide over political matters.
The Volvo S90 is as much a statement of intent as it is a car, a proper luxury passenger offering designed to change widely-held perceptions. The Swedish company’s passenger sedan shoots boldly for luxury car heartland, with rivals such as the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class firmly in its sights. A Scandinavian […]
Move over IKEA: Utilitarian and ubiquitous, this globally recognizable Swedish design brand started out innovative, even exciting – now it’s getting a bit ‘same old, same old.’ And aren’t we all sick of flat pack furniture that does the job but takes ages to put together, makes you feel inadequate (and frustrated), and just lacks […]
Holy cow! This is one of the most complex, and amazing, 3D printed objects I've seen: Lion Force Voltron! Swedish designer Juri designed and printed this fabulous model of the first Voltron. The lions all merge to form Voltron, justShow More Summary
There’s nothing inherently wrong with condoms, but some Swedish designers and sex toy manufacturers have taken it upon themselves to reinvent the condom by turning it into what looks like a Norman Foster creation. Called the Lelo Hex, the condom uses a honeycomb design to reinforce the strength. Show More Summary
“Five booksellers from Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay Books disappeared in 2015, of whom Lam [Wing-kee] was the fourth to reappear (leaving only one, Swedish citizen Gui Minhai, still in PRC custody). … Reactions since Lam’s release have been mixed. On June 17, he led thousands of protestors through the streets of Hong Kong.” But the […]
MDC Partners and Crispin Porter + Bogusky today announced a major win for the network. CP+B has formed a "strategic global partnership" with Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors, the agency behind Volvo's well-known "Epic Split" campaign. Chuck...Show More Summary
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic should complete his much-anticipated move to Manchester United by the end of the week.
Seven albums into their career, Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John continue to fine-tune their style of infectious indie pop. Though the band’s major breakthrough – both commercially and critically – was 2006’s Writer’s Block (“Young Folks”), in some ways 2011’s Gimme Some was their peak. Show More Summary
If Salem's Pot doesn't scare you, these eight horror sequels should do the trick.
Today the Swedish furniture powerhouse IKEA announced the recall of 29 million dressers and chests after at least six children have died from being crushed by IKEA furniture.
volvo australia has confirmed a four-model lineup and a $79,900 starting price for its 5 series-fighting s90 large sedan, which is due to launch in october this year as the second model built on the swedish automaker’s box-fresh spa architecture. Show More Summary
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA Group is recalling almost 36 million chests and dressers in the United States and Canada that have been linked to the deaths ofsix children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. The...Show More Summary
This is scary — and it took IKEA nearly 30 years to do the right thing!! The Swedish furniture company is recalling a whopping 29 MILLION dressers and chests after at least six children have been killed in the last three decades by dressers that fell and crushed them. Related: Dad Puts Baby In Fridge To Try [...]
The infamous Swedish Moose Test can make or break sales in certain parts of the world. It aims to re-create what could happen if a moose suddenly appeared in your path, and you needed to make an emergency maneuver. We’ve already seen this sort of thing once before , but in case you missed it the first time, here’s another reminder of why it’s so important. Read more...
Our collaboration with Into The Valley – one of Europe’s finest electronic dance music festivals – continues with a shimmering mix of discoish tunes from Swedish dj Olof Uhlin. “A few old and new vinyl spins chosen on the fly, recorded in one take in a dear friend’s home… The mix is meant to get […]
Ikea recalls a number of chests and drawers, including the MALM, after the number of children who were killed when the furniture toppled over and fell on them reached six. The Swedish furniture giant recalls a whopping 29 million pieces after complaints materialized of the Ikea drawers tipping dangerously unless they are anchored to the... Show More Summary
The hydroponic system is basically a big Ikea hack. Just a few months after releasing an indoor gardening kit for apartment dwellers, Swedish furniture giant Ikea is scaling up their hydroponic system for commercial food production.Show More Summary
The number of British nationals seeking Swedish citizenship has risen sharply since it became clear that Britain had voted to leave the EU.