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    Evolution might be the reason why the Dutch are the world's tallest people
    While tulips, canals and all things Amsterdam have long been seen as trademarks of the Netherlands, another newer feature has come to dominate the country: tall people. The Dutch, who are in fact the tallest in the world, gained about 8 inches in...
  • Flowers and river cruising, a blooming good time
    Flowers and river cruising, a blooming good time
    Vibrant colored flowers are still blooming in the Netherlands and the best is yet to be seen. Many people associate Holland with springtime tulips and with the late cloudy winter, the abundance of these beauties is just around the corner.There are...
  • Terror owl's reign brought to an end by Dutch falconer
    Terror owl's reign brought to an end by Dutch falconer
    Holland’s “terror” eagle owl has finally been caught by a falconer after nearly a year-long rampage against citizens of the small village of Purnerend (about 12 miles north of Amsterdam). The crazed bird reportedly attacked more...
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    Matildas open Cyprus Cup with a win
    The Cyprus Cup got under way with a perfect start for the Matildas in an entertaining match in Cyprus on Wednesday night. It was a great start to 2015 Women’s World Cup preparations as the Matildas managed a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands...
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    Affectation in the name of art-
    A pair of portraits by 18th century painter Jean-Etienne Liotard made the news this week and you have to wonder why.First the news: Two of Liotard’s portraits of princes from the line of Stuart Kings of Scotland and England will go on...
  • Wonderful reunion video of dog found in Texas and her teenage owner from Holland
    Wonderful reunion video of dog found in Texas and her teenage owner from Holland
    December 19th was the long awaited Texas reunion between Amy, a black German Shepherd, and Linda Pool, her teenage owner from the Netherlands. The reunion was everything you could hope for as both Amy and Linda cried for joy.Amy’s Texas...
  • Sustainable, fashionable designs displayed at Dutch Embassy open house Dec. 14
    Sustainable, fashionable designs displayed at Dutch Embassy open house Dec. 14
    Pop into the Netherlands Embassy's pop-up exhibit "ReUse, ReTouch, ReDutch"onDec. 14, showcasing hats from human hair, baskets made from discarded flip-flops, a clock that runs on mud, and other designs as fashionable as they are...
  • Update and video of dog lost in the Netherlands and found in Texas
    Update and video of dog lost in the Netherlands and found in Texas
    Amy, a black German Shepherd, is doing well in Waco, Texas where she waits for a reunion with her owner who lives in Holland. When found three weeks ago, she was terribly underweight. Now she needs ten more pounds and the vet says she will be fit...
  • Amy lost in Holland and found in Houston
    Dog lost in the Netherlands found in Texas
    Amy the German Shepherd probably just set a distance record for being reunited by microchip. In fact they can probably retire the record now! Amy belongs to a woman named Linda Pool, who lives in the Netherlands and Amy was just found in Houston,...
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    Outbreak for Christmas: Bird flu found in both Britain and Netherlands
    In addition to the deadly outbreak of Ebola in Africa, there is another dangerous outbreak the world must contend with. That outbreak is of bird flu. According to a Monday, Nov. 17 report by The New York Times, bird flu has been diagnosed in both...
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    Biker boots on the ground: Dutch bikers join Kurds to fight ISIS
    Barack Obama may have pledged no boots on the ground, but as the old cliché goes: The bikers didn't get the memo. Call it a case of biker boots on the ground,Fox News and the Breitbart.com news portal are both reporting on Oct. 15, 2014, that...
  • Monster Truck kills 3, injures 20 in Netherlands accident
    Monster truck accident Netherlands: 3 killed as tires roll over crowd (Video)
    A monster truck broke through guard rails and slammed into a crowd over the weekend, killing three people, with one of the dead being a young child. Reports say dozens of people were hurt and even more shaken as the result of this accident reports...
  • Dutch Safety Board Release Initial Findings On Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Dutch Safety Board Release Initial Findings On Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had left Amsterdam and was flying to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was blown out of the sky while flying over territory controlled by Ukrainian rebels on July 17. All of the 298 passengers were killed. The majority of the...
  • MH17 Memorial Ceremony in Holland
    Dutch ponder sending soldiers, cops to MH17 crash site in Ukraine
    Following the ceremony at the Netherlands' Eindhoven Airport honoring someof the victims of last week’s missile attack on a passenger planeover theUkrainethat wasattended byKing Willem-Alexander, queen Maxima and other dignitaries on...
  • Amazing Grace, Dignity at Last for Malaysian Flight 17
    Amazing Grace, Dignity at Last for Malaysian Flight 17
    Yesterday some 40 coffins carrying victims of Malaysian Flight 17 arrived in the Netherlands. The King And Queen were there to show their respect and condolences. So to were the families of the 100 plus victims that are Dutch. So to were some tens...
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