The success of NRK’s “slow television” show on Norwegian wood seems to perplex an American media establishment that is nonetheless gripped by “Nordic cool.”
As we struggle with the darkness of the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, we consider Sankta Lucia – St. Lucy, patron of blindness, celebrated with light.
With a troublesome tradition of sacrifice and pranks, the Swedish Christmas goat in Gävle fights his annual battle against arsonists.
The Breivik verdict closes the painful chapter of the trial, while leaving many questions and issues for Norway’s future.
Withdrawal from U.S. political media and discussion need not equate to surrender of power.
Media discussion over employers and psychologists using Facebook to spot “red flags” unearths a host of silly judgments.
A special Norwegian natural area highlights both the risks and rewards of encountering nature without protections.
We cannot guarantee bad things won’t happen. But Colorado and Oslo have lessons for us in dealing with uncertainty – if we listen.
As Norway marks the anniversary of 22 July 2011, a reflection on the function, variety, and lessons of memorials.
The hoodie becomes a lens by which to question America’s current climate of anxiety and assumptions over race.
Amid human determination to set our own destinies – life steps in.
The Norwegian butter crisis provides both a relief and a nuisance in the holiday season.