RT @HallaTomas: Great crowd at Copenhagen Stock Exchange last night, 2 recommended reads @LouAnnLofton #investlikeagirl and @johngerzema @a
Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree http://t.co/UsUQqFFDi1
The Company That Banned Its Own Product http://t.co/6unz5IdQgT
U.S. Newspapers Make $40 Billion Less From Ads Today Than in 2000 http://t.co/kC3PyIBIcM
Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015 http://t.co/rxvgMa52ZV
South Miami is so fed up with climate inaction, it just voted to secede from Florida http://t.co/EMg2gAgt7A
What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?, via @nytimes http://t.co/zo18sTePcn
To Siri, With Love, via @nytimes http://t.co/16Hz90rONl
Ben Bradlee, Editor Who Directed Watergate Coverage, Dies at 93. I had the honor to interview him. An American Icon http://t.co/yl1HemyDK2
Check out "The Wearable Future," @pwc's newest consumer intelligence series #wearables http://t.co/igPycn9hAw @DeborahBothun
At 113, woman lies about her age so she can join Facebook http://t.co/0BUkKU2o82
All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone http://t.co/xYHaff4DkR
At pop-up restaurant, customers wash the dishes instead of paying http://t.co/yb7yHHuzEb
RT @ShaiReshef: Great meeting yesterday with longtime supporter @johngerzema , author of the @athenadoctrine !
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Leo Riski Fellushus
A House for All: Leo Riski and the Felleshus

Leo Riski is the cultural attaché of The Felleshus, a collaborative embassy whose name means ‘House for everyone’ in Danish, which is home to the five Nordic nations—Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. In a highly divisive world, this 21st century model of diplomacy is about putting aside cultural differences and working together for the betterment of all. This idea is reflected in the Felleshus’ architecture. Connected by more than 750 feet of copper bands, the building are arranged as their host countries are on the map, complete with three water basin that represent the connecting seas between the Nordic countries. The shuttered windows and graffiti covered walls of the Syrian embassy, located directly across the street, are a stark contrast to the Felleshus.

Leo Riski believes that this unique model allows for greater social and economic integration between the five nations. It is also allows five relatively small independent nations to exert greater influence over the European Union. They host hundreds of public events each year, making the Felleshus a nucleus of activity. As Riski points out, “Whether we save a penny or not, we have a bigger impact when we are together”. 
 

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