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Robotic Mannequin Greets Guests At Stockholm Exhibition

Robotic Mannequin Greets Guests At Stockholm Exhibition

Jean Paul Gaultier – or at least a robotic impersonation of the legendary designer – is welcoming guests at the Architecture and Design Museum in Stockholm in celebration of the ongoing fashion exhibition dedicated to the artistic genius' work. With work's ranging from Madonna's legendary bra to the worlds cutest teddy bear, the Gaultier lookalike was the least surprising curiosity.

What an honour that Jean Paul Gaultier has taken time out of his hectic schedule to welcome every single visitor to his new exhibition at the Architecture and Design Museum in central Stockholm.

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Wine and Dine in Style At Stockholm's Finest Restaurants

Wine and Dine in Style At Stockholm's Finest Restaurants

Stockholm has an impressive lineup of fine places to have a glass of wine or a savory meal, but the Swedes just aren't satisfied with a top notch lineup – they're driving to make it legendary with even more great restaurants and locales like the newly opened Gaston. If you're looking for a city with fine dining, Stockholm takes the cake.

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Sweden's Stars Embrace Gay Pride

Sweden's Stars Embrace Gay Pride

This year has been an explosive year for the gay rights movement, with sweeping victories ranging from France to the United States and Sweden's stars are embracing the wave of elation in Stockholm as the nation's LGBT community comes out of the woodworks to put on a celebration the likes of which will not be seen for many years to come.

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Stockholm's Historic Art Explosion

Stockholm's Historic Art Explosion

An artistic storm is raging in Stockholm, with historic and legendary artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and Walter Pichler all hitting the city in a colossal conga-line of pop art appreciation. With some of the wildest iterations of artistic expression imaginable going on display in the Moderna Museet, Stockholm is quickly racing to the top of today's artistic scene.

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Stockholm's Unsung Bastion of Knowledge

Stockholm's Unsung Bastion of Knowledge

It's totally understandable, after all Stockholm is a city full of fine dining, exciting events, artistic expression and just about everything in between, but Stockholm's hidden bastion of knowledge, the Stockholm Public Library is an oft unsung treasure that visitors to the Swedish capitol often overlook. Few places in the world can claim a superior wealth of knowledge and culture, and none of them so intimately linked with the past that brought Stockholm to it's cultural present.

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FEMEN Hits Stockholm

FEMEN Hits Stockholm

FEMEN, the indomitable and fierce women's rights activist group, targeted a mosque in Stockholm for the next iteration of their ongoing global protests, this time a demonstration of solidarity for Egypt's women and a general opposition to Sharia Law. Whether or not Stockholm was the best venue for their protest is up to question, but their passion and dedication most certainly isn't.

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18 Boston Marathoners Back on Horse in Stockholm

18 Boston Marathoners Back on Horse in Stockholm

In the wake of the tragic horrors of the Boston Marathon, 18 members of the Personal Running Solutions Running Club of Jacksonville are set to make their way to Stockholm to compete in the Swedish capital. These determined souls go to show that while you can knock a person down, when they've got heart, it's hard to keep them down.

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Save A Little In Stockholm

Save A Little In Stockholm

A vacation in Stockholm may be just what the doctor ordered, but the pocketbook might have something to say about such flightly adventurism. Still, there may be a middle ground if the few diamond level locations to spend the night that wont come at a three carat price can take a bit out of the bill.

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Nordic Masters of Poker Launches in Stockholm

Nordic Masters of Poker Launches in Stockholm

Launching on February 25th at Stockholm's Casino Cosmopol, a week long poker tournmament in Sweden's capital is underway. With a capacity for 108 world class players and a 40,000 chip starting pot, the tournament promises to be an exciting foray into the world of professional gambling and an event to remember for those lucky enough to attend.

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Stockholm Sees Sweden's First Bacardi Bar

Stockholm Sees Sweden's First Bacardi Bar

Thinking of Sweden, it's not Bacardi that first springs to mind, but Stockholm's getting just that with the advent of their very first Bacardi Bar, themed to 1950's Cuba and opening in the city's airport – a great stop for travelers in and out of the country. Set in Terminal 5 and eager to introduce a warm, vibrant and fragrant environment to their customers, the new bar promises a pleasant evening with the finest alcohol.

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Assange Assured Safety in Stockholm

Assange Assured Safety in Stockholm

Julian Assange's case has been a long one, fraught with suspicion and speculation, but his now almost assured extradition to Stockholm and the widespread fear that this will eventually lead to his further extradition to the United States has been directly addressed, with claims that such a second extradition are flights of “sheer fantasy.”

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Stockholm Hosts Design Week

Stockholm Hosts Design Week

Sweden has a much-recognized reputation for design – IKEA is popular for a reason, after all – but Stockholm is looking to go above and beyond with this year's Design Week, where the best and brightest Scandinavian designers and architects like Kustaa Saksi and Gert Wing?rdh will put their finest works on display.

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American 'Hilton Brothers' Tour Stockholm

American 'Hilton Brothers' Tour Stockholm

Inspired by the “Dragon Tattoo” novels, Christopher Makos and Paul Solberg known artistically as the Hilton Brothers have set out to catalog Stockholm with a photographic travel book themed heavily around the popular novels. The book showcases the city, but from the unique perspective of pursuing Stieg Larsson's vision within his works.

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Matisse Painting Returns to Stockholm after Decades of Absence

Matisse Painting Returns to Stockholm after Decades of Absence

Stolen in 1987 and hidden away in Essex, a Matisse painting from the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm worth $1,000,000 was returned to the museum after it was identified as stolen. The painting had been lost to the world after the thieves failed to ransom the painting back to the museum, but is now safely in the hands of its rightful owners.

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Stockholm Train Joyride Ends in Near Tragedy

Stockholm Train Joyride Ends in Near Tragedy

Hijacking a parked Arriva Train in Stockholm is not a thought that would occur to most, and hopefully one that the now seriously injured cleaner will be loath to consider. There is question, however, as to whether the theft was intentional or accidental, with both sides clamoring to prove her as a thief, a fool, an accidental victim or some permutation thereof.

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Stockholm Housing Crunch May Find Ikean Release Valve

Stockholm Housing Crunch May Find Ikean Release Valve

Ikea, with its cadet company Ikano Bostad, might function as a release valve for Stockholm's growing housing crunch. With 10,000 new residents each year, city officials are desperate to partner with available companies to provide jobs and housing for the newcomers in addition to relieving preexisting housing stress. Ikea may introduce more than 550 apartments and 1,000 jobs with a new contract. And, yes, you can quote me on the term "Ikean" from the title.

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Stockholm Music Enthusiasts Shell Out Hacks

Stockholm Music Enthusiasts Shell Out Hacks

Music Day Stockholm saw an impressive array of hacks – applications developed in a single weekend as opposed to their more nefarious cousins – developed by music enthusiasts ranging from games to music players with an exciting collection of gems that turned Music Day Stockholm 2013 into an event to remember for the development community.

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Sweden's Princess Madeleine's Wedding to Take Place in Stockholm

Sweden's Princess Madeleine's Wedding to Take Place in Stockholm

Chris O'Neill and the Swedish Princess Madeleine will be having their wedding on June 8 in downtown Stockholm. So, you have two options if you're in Stockholm on that day. First, you could go and try to catch the proceedings in some way or, second, avoid the Royal Palace chapel if you don't absolutely need to be there on the wedding day.

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Swedes Get Nude to Protest Egypt's Draft Constitution

Swedes Get Nude to Protest Egypt's Draft Constitution

Outside the Egyptian embassy in Stockholm, members of the feminist group Femen gathered in the nude to protest the new constitution drafted by the Egyptian government. Femen is becoming known for their nude efforts and are quite adept at making a scene, though the impact of their actions is up for question.

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Greta Garbo Suite Unveiled in Stockholm

Greta Garbo Suite Unveiled in Stockholm

For $1000 a night, visitors to Stockholm can live it up in all the Greta Garbo-inspired glory that they could ever imagine. As one of the actresses' favorite hotels, the Radisson Blue has created this splendid tribute to Garbo, complete with memorabilia straight from the official Greta Garbo Museum.

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