Danish is a hard language to learn. It is easier to to read it than to speak it. Perhaps, that is why Danish children start speaking later than children in Norway and Sweden and those of many other European nations. If you heard someone speaking Danish, you wouldn’t be surprised.
You can read this article about the hardest languages to learn.
In Portugal, all drugs are legal and decriminalized since 2001. Portugal was the first European country to introduce full drug decriminalization by abolishing all criminal penalties for personal possession of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. Instead of jail, a drug abuser faces a psychologist. Not bad, huh?
There was a lot of skepticism around this policy and it was a risky 9 year experiment. However, it paid off. Recent report shows a steep drop of deaths from overdoses and the rate of HIV cases. Europe, what’s your call?
In Tibet, there is a tradition of so-called “sky burial”, where a corpse is cut open purposefully for the animals and birds to eat the flesh. This is a ritual which is based on understanding of spirituality by Buddhism, which Tibetans adhere to. Buddhism teaches rebirth in a way that there is no need to preserve the body, as it is an empty vessel after death. Birds may eat it, or nature may let it decompose. There is an article about this on Wikipedia and two disturbing pictures. There is also a blog post explaining the tradition here.