Netherlands http://www.kunc.org en Where In The World Is The Best Place For Healthy Eating? http://www.kunc.org/post/where-world-best-place-healthy-eating The Dutch are known for their lax drug laws, tall statures and proficient language skills.<p>Perhaps we should add stellar eating habits to that list, as well.<p>The Netherlands ranked as the easiest country in the world in which to find a balanced, nutritious diet, the advocacy group Oxfam <a href="http://www.oxfamamerica.org/press/publications/good-enough-to-eat">reported</a> Tuesday.<p>France and Switzerland shared the second slot. And Western Europe nearly swept the top 20 positions, with Australia just edging into a tie for 8th.<p>Where did the U.S. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:40:00 +0000 53457 at http://www.kunc.org Where In The World Is The Best Place For Healthy Eating? Why Were The Baboons So Sad? Many Theories, No Answers http://www.kunc.org/post/why-were-baboons-so-sad-many-theories-no-answers When the keepers at the Netherlands' <a href="http://www.dierenparkemmen.nl/" target="_blank">Emmen Zoo</a> opened the night enclosure for 112 baboons on July 29, they expected the animals would be, as usual, eager to get inside.<p>After all, the baboons knew there was food for them in there.<p>Instead, biologist and zoo press officer Wijbren Landman tells<em> All Things Considered</em> the baboons didn't want to budge. "It took us about an hour to get them inside," he says. That night, the baboons didn't eat.<p>Over the next week, the baboons continued to behave oddly. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 48057 at http://www.kunc.org Why Were The Baboons So Sad? Many Theories, No Answers Orange Is Everywhere As Dutch Welcome New King http://www.kunc.org/post/orange-everywhere-dutch-welcome-new-king <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=by3z_aNbbdo</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:53:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 43621 at http://www.kunc.org Orange Is Everywhere As Dutch Welcome New King Netherlands Prepares To Welcome First King Since 1890 http://www.kunc.org/post/netherlands-prepares-welcome-first-king-1890 Excitement is building in the Netherlands a day before Crown Prince Willem-Alexander will be named king. Queen Beatrix will abdicate the throne Tuesday, and when the prince is sworn in, he'll become the first Dutch king in 122 years.<p>The transition will take place April 30, a national holiday known as Queen's Day — a busy holiday in any year in the Netherlands and especially popular in 2013. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:31:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 43582 at http://www.kunc.org Netherlands Prepares To Welcome First King Since 1890 An International Battle Over One Of The Most Boring Things In Finance http://www.kunc.org/post/international-battle-over-one-most-boring-things-finance This week saw the end of a years-long, international, multi-billion-dollar battle over one of the most boring things in finance: savings accounts.<p>At the center of the battle was Iceland, a tiny country where the banks grew into international behemoths during the credit bubble.<p>The banks got so big partly by convincing foreigners to open up online savings accounts. In particular, lots of people in England and Netherlands opened up "ICESAVE accounts" with a bank called Landsbanki. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:38:00 +0000 David Kestenbaum 39566 at http://www.kunc.org An International Battle Over One Of The Most Boring Things In Finance