I was certain that this was a joke, a fight between Denmark and Canada over a rock in the Arctic Ocean. It’s not and Denmark has a warship on the way.
It turns out that Hans Island has been in dispute for many years between the two countries. Then recently, someone in Denmark bought Google Adwords for “Hans Island” so anyone Googling the term would be told it was Danish. First “war” fought on Google. Now it’s spilled to blogs.
Complete coverage here: Independent Sources with lots of Danes, Canadians, and others weighing in on the “crisis”.