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Mythical FimbulWinter might have really happened in Norway

NordenBladet – Fimbulwinter is the harsh winter that precedes the end of the world and puts an end to all life on Earth, according to Norse Mythology. The Nordic researchers believe the myth might be a real climate disaster which

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Entrepreneur Geir Olsen from Norway will sell Arctic ice cubes to bars and restaurants

NordenBladet – Norwegian entrepreneur Geir Olsen will supply bars, restaurants and cruise boats all over the world with exclusive ice cubes from Norway’s second largest glacier. The company Svaice AS will extract ice cubes from Norway’s second largest glacier, but

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New Zealand terrorist Brenton Tarrant had contact with Breivik in Norway

NordenBladet – The perpetrator of the terror attacks in New Zealand claims in his manifesto that he was in contact with Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 69 people in Norway in 2011, according to Australian media. Australia’s Prime Minister confirmed

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Norway Justice Minister’s partner arrested with accusation of setting their own car on fire

NordenBladet – Norway Police Intelligence Service (PST) has charged Laila Anita Bertheussen, the partner of the Norwegian Minister of Justice and Public Security, with the accusation of faking an attack on their family car. PST wrote on its website today

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18 common questions with answers: WHAT is Aurora Borealis? What causes the Northern Lights? Where is the best place to go and see the northern lights? Do the Northern Lights give off radiation? etc.

NordenBladet – An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis) or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth’s sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the

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HYGGE – a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness. What is Scandinavian Hygge? 10 common questions with answers

NordenBladet – Hygge (/ˈhjuːɡə/ HEW-gə or /ˈhuːɡə/ HOO-gə) is a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. As a cultural category with its sets of associated practices hygge has

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Norway pays James Bond 47 million NOK in state aid to film in Norway

NordenBladet – The Norwegian Film Institute pays over NOK 47 million NOK (5.5 million USD) to get James Bond 25 to be filmed in Norway, through the state incentive scheme. It is the largest award for an international production ever,

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Under current highest-level projections, almost one in three people in Sweden will be Muslim by 2050

NordenBladet – The report reveals a stark east-west divide, with the Muslim share of the populations in Germany, France, Austria and Belgium expected to be at least 18 per cent of the total populations by 2050 if high migration continues.

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WHY is Scandinavia so rich? Why are Scandinavian/Nordic countries so wealthy?

NordenBladet – Probably many people have ever wondered why the Nordic countries are so rich and enjoy a very high standard of living. Nordic countries become richer and year after year increase their international influence, turning Scandinavia into one of the

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WHO ARE rich in Scandinavia? List of Nordic dollar billionaires (Forbes’ 2017-edition of the world’s billionaires)

NordenBladet – According to Forbes’ 2017-edition of the world’s billionaires the world’s richest person is still Bill Gates, with a combined wealth of almost $87 billion dollars. Biggest gainer was Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who grew his wealth by almost

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Popular tourist destinations in Norway are now available on Google Street View Nature

NordenBladet – Popular tourist destinations in Norway are now available on Google Street View Nature. This feature can be used by tourist who are planning on visiting these destinations so that they can better idea of what the terrain is

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24-year-old is Norway’s richest with a capital of NOK 11.1 billion

NordenBladet – The 24-year-old Gustav Magnar Witzøe is Norway’s richest person with a capital of NOK 11.1 billion. He is shareholder of his father’s marine business. According the tax list, The 24-year-old Gustav Magnar Witzøe has the most wealth and

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Young Norwegians with immigrant background receive less social assistance

NordenBladet – A recent report from Proba samfunnsanalyse confirms that young Norwegians with immigrant background benefit from social assistance less than ethnic Norwegian youths. While 1.2 per cent of this group receives social assistance, the figure is 1.6 per cent

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Norway to build world’s tallest timber building – Mjøstårnet

NordenBladet – “Mjøstårnet” will be more than 80 metres tall and stand 30 metres higher than what is today considered the world’s tallest timber building. “Mjøstårnet sets new standards for timber constructions. The building is the closest we come to

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Norway´s Prime Minister Erna Solberg will visit President Donald Trump in the White House on January 10th

NordenBladet – The White House confirms the visit in a press release. Solberg and Trump have encountered earlier during international meetings, but it will be the first proper meeting between Solberg and Trump. “The United States is important for Norway

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Four Norwegian musicians – Kygo, Alan Walker, Sigrid and Aurora – to Coachella Music Festival

NordenBladet – Sigrid, Kygo, Aurora and Alan Walker will take the stage in one of the biggest music festivals in the world, the Coachella in April. Coachella is considered one of the largest and most important music festivals in the

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