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2011-08-24 10:40:05

  Denmark - along with Greenland and the Faroe Islands, part of the Kingdom of Denmark - is looking to put itself on a collision course with four other nations, the United States, Russia, Norway, and Canada. All five countries are trying to lay claim to the Arctic Seabed, including the area around the North Pole. The document, called the Joint Arctic Strategy for 2011-2020 of the Kingdom of Denmark, was signed by Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen, Prime Minister of the Faroe...

2009-10-13 07:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The global pop phenomenon Aqua is back. After selling more than 30 million albums and singles worldwide and racking up the massive hit "Barbie Girl," the Danish-Norwegian group disbanded in 2001. Now Aqua returns with its first single in eight years, "Back To The '80s," and two other new tracks on Greatest Hits (Geffen/UMe), released October 13, 2009. At a time when '80s pop is undergoing a revival with new artists such as Lady GaGa, Aqua...

2009-09-16 14:20:45

A Danish tourism video that drew criticism for seeming to promote promiscuity has been pulled from YouTube, officials said. VisitDenmark's three-minute video, which depicts a young woman attempting to find the tourist who fathered her child, was pulled by VisitDenmark after numerous complaints, the BBC reported Wednesday. We met one night a year and a half ago when you were on vacation here in Denmark, the woman in the video says of her son's father. We met ... and then decided to have a...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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