Crazy Little Thing Called Science
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Crazy Little Thing Called Science

Who says academic research can’t be fun? The Ig Nobel prizes, recently presented at Aarhus University, award science that makes people laugh, then think Many people may not know about it, but scientists finally found the cure for hiccups: a study showed that “digital rectum massages” help “terminating intractable hiccups.” No, it is not a … Continue reading

Building Billund, brick by brick
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Building Billund, brick by brick

LEGO means more for Billund than just a few yellow bricks.  Jutland Station unravels the complicated relationship between town and toy. Visiting Billund usually means visiting Legoland, and its famous miniland buildings, but there is also a real-life, full-scale town attached. Home to over 6000 inhabitants, the town in southern Denmark hosts the LEGO group … Continue reading

Editorial / Feminism / Jutland Station / Life in Denmark

Not your conventional Valentine’s: Aarhus is rising!

For many, February is a month of romance because of Valentine’s Day. For the past three years I have instead been working with a group of talented women on events about vaginas, related to V-Day / One Billion Rising. V-Day is an organisation committed to raising awareness about violence against women. They also have safe … Continue reading

Small budget nets big rewards for expat filmmakers
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Small budget nets big rewards for expat filmmakers

Seven intense days and a fortnight of waiting boiled down to a final moment of truth last Saturday evening for three Aarhus-based filmmakers. “We were not hoping for more than an honourable mention,” says Zoë Robertson, following the award ceremony of this year’s Aarhus Short Film Challenge. “After those were announced, we even thought about … Continue reading

Brace yourself, the elections are coming!
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Brace yourself, the elections are coming!

It’s election time in Denmark, and internationals can vote too. Here’s how: Smiling, reassuring faces hang from every tree and lamppost in Aarhus: most of them even surviving the recent storm. These, and the banners hanging in the main shopping streets, remind citizens of the upcoming local election on 19 November. Voters will be asked … Continue reading