Sweden

artifacts

8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Ancient Sword From Lake, Is Our Ruler Now

Long may Saga reign.
Becky Ferreira
10.4.18
internet crime

In a First, a Man Is Charged for Rape Over the Internet

Sweden’s laws don’t require penetration to call it rape.
Samantha Cole
12.1.17
Lingua Franca

'Minecraft' Is Helping Preserve the Ancient Language of Elfdalian

Elfdalian fights for recognition in its home country but finds a second life on the internet.
Matthew Gault
10.20.17
nuclear vaults

Scientists Worry About a Future Ice Age Crushing Our Nuclear Waste Vaults

The Greenland ice sheet is a useful stand-in for the future.
Kate Lunau
6.30.17
WikiLeaks

Sweden Is Dropping Its Rape Investigation Into Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder still faces an arrest warrant in the UK.
Kim Zetter
5.19.17
Where Do You Think You're Going

London Police Say They're Still Obligated to Arrest Assange

On Friday, Swedish prosecutors said they dropped their preliminary rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. But that doesn't mean he can just leave the embassy.
Joseph Cox
5.19.17
Sweden

Orangutans Can Predict Their Cocktail Preferences, Just Like Humans

By getting the apes drunk on juice, scientists discovered they’re capable of predictive thought.
Louise Matsakis
8.14.16
Sweden

Sweden Is Testing an Electric Road for Trucks

The road is part of the country’s plan to have all of its vehicles fossil fuel-free by 2030.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.25.16
Sweden

Like Dinosaurs, Meteorites Could Have Been Very Different Millions of Years Ago

Geologists discovered a new kind of meteorite they reckon could now be "extinct."
Victoria Turk
6.14.16
Sweden

With More Than 10,000 Pieces, This Is the Largest 'Carcassonne' Game Ever

At that point, it's probably a bored game.
Leif Johnson
5.7.16
News

It's Official: UN Tells UK and Sweden Julian Assange Is Arbitrarily Detained

“The Working Group maintains that the arbitrary detention of Mr. Assange should be brought to an end," says a statement from UN panel.
Joseph Cox
2.5.16
politics

Sweden's Minister of the Future Explains How to Make Politicians Think Long-Term

"If politics wants to remain relevant and be useful to citizens, it needs to change its approach​," says Kristina Persson
Alberto Mucci
11.26.15
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