Tagged: M. Michael Brady

Norway opens largest EV charge station

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Thursday, September 1, 2016, the world’s largest electric vehicle battery charger station opened at Nebbenes, on the E6 European highway just south of the municipality of Eidsvoll, where...

Words of the year

Språkrådet’s top 10 new Norwegian words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Each year Språkrådet (The Language Council of Norway) and Professor Gisle Andersen of the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communications of the Norwegian...

Norway teen literacy

Boys are catching up to girls in English proficiency, but not yet in Norwegian M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Reading and writing are the first two of the three Rs, the basic skills of...

World champ cheese

Kraftkar, a cheese made by Tingvollost, takes the top prize in a field of 3,021 entries M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Wednesday, November 16, a Norwegian blue cheese, Kraftkar, made by Tingvoll­ost, sold...

Don’t drill, baby, don’t drill

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway When Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was interviewed by Dagens Næringsliv (the Norwegian business newspaper) at this year’s Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) international oil and gas industries fair in...

A Norsk look at the US

A-magasinet wonders what happened to our hope—and what’s up with burgers M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway As pointed out in philologist Sverre Mørkhagen’s historical trilogy of Norwegian Americans (review, NAW, April 22, 2015), today...

To view and do sports of snow and ice

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway This winter’s world championships are scheduled for all snow and ice sports. The Norwegian entries have yet to be officially announced, but the weight of tradition suggests that Norway...