Although Klingons are fierce and warrior-like as a culture, their latest expansion into Earth territory isn’t as hostile as you might expect—because weirdly enough, they’re setting up shop in Sweden for a new cultural center dedicated to teaching us humans about Klingon life.
A former U.S. Department of Interior official will be attending the United Nations climate conference in Germany next week on the Swedish dime. He won’t be representing the U.S. government, but he will be representing our country’s best interests—namely, speaking out about the Trump administration’s “war on science.”
There are security fuck-ups and there are legendary security fuck-ups. This one clearly falls into the latter category. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven confirmed at a press conference on Monday that his administration potentially exposed the personal information of millions of Sweden’s citizens.
Swedish prosecutors just announced that they are dropping the rape investigation against Julian Assange, the cofounder of Wikileaks. But it’s not yet clear if Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London anytime soon.
In chilling Swedish short Reset, a little girl lives in rural isolation with her doting mother. Every month, they receive a new letter from the girl’s equally doting father, who’s toiling in some faraway land. The title offers a bit of a hint, but nothing is what it seems at first in this spooky scifi tale of…
Nils Sjöberg is blond, has an active social media presence, and works as a communications specialist. “Nils Sjöberg” is blonde, has an active social media presence, and is one of the most powerful women in music.
Where will the first Hyperloop be? So far there are plans to use the tubular transportation system to move passengers in Slovakia and freight in Switzerland. But a proposed application for the Hyperloop announced today could solve a transportation conundrum that has been challenging planners for centuries: Connecting…
Europe has what you may call a man problem.
Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, is sinking. In fact, by 2050, most of its structures will have collapsed into the iron mines below it. So engineers have embarked upon an ambitious project to move Kiruna—along with its 20,000 residents—two miles to the east. A new documentary explains exactly how they plan to…
We all know robots are coming for our jobs, but smartphones could soon be carrying the career-slaying torch as well. A small convenience store in Sweden only has one employee—the smartphone in your pocket—and it’s always working, 24-7.
It’s a long way up inside this tower, but not as far as its contents can reach. This is the Esrange launch tower in Sweden, and it’s used to loft suborbital rockets 170 miles into space.
Usually, ice and the blazing hot sun don’t mix. But at the famed IceHotel in Sweden, solar panels will keep the establishment frosty all day, all year.
The dog lives, but this video is still a graphic and potentially disturbing look inside what a wolf attack really looks like.
Sweden has found a way to avoid those awkward boys-in-the-gym, girls-in-the-lunchroom fifth grade lessons about menstruation and basic genital anatomy: making videos with catchy songs for children’s television.
We waste an incredible amount of food—and a lot of it is because we just don’t like the way it looks. Here’s one way they’re dealing with that problem in Sweden.
The body of Bishop Peder Winstrup, laid to rest at the cathedral in Lund almost 350 years ago, has revealed more than ever before. Scientists were hoping to use modern science to learn from an unusually well-preserved body, but they found a hidden child under the bishop’s feet.
In Sweden, a clause in planning laws allows residents to build a 270 square foot building on any existing residential property — a law that’s seen some inventive new small house designs, like this concept that moves the shower outdoors.
In the 1970s, cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov was given a couple of crocodiles by Fidel Castro. The pair (named Castro and Hillary) spent time in Moscow before ending up at Stockholm’s Skansen Zoo. This week, ten young descendants of the original crocs returned to Cuba, where they’ll be released back into the wild.