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There’s always something new in Oslo

A capital in flux David Nikel Trondheim, Norway I’ve long said that it’s worth at least a couple of days exploring Oslo before heading off to the fjords. This is especially true for Norwegian...

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DC fifth graders visit Norway’s Embassy

A year of learning about Norway concludes with performances, gifts, and waffles Christine Foster Meloni Washington More than 70 embassies in Washington, D.C., participated in the Embassy School Adoption Program this past year. The...

Summer’s bounty wrapped in a book

Brontë Aurell’s ScandiKitchen Summer celebrates the freshness of the season Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor Summertime might just be the most delicious season. From the sun-kissed berries that usher it in to the...

Si Johnson pitched well for poor teams

The Nordmenn of baseball Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Rod Stewart’s lyrics, “Some guys have all the luck, some guys have all the pain,” could describe pitcher Silas (Si) Johnson’s MLB career. Among the...

Norwegian-American fish tales (& tours)

The Norwegian-American Historical Association is exploring Lake Superior’s fishy history this summer, and you can too—any time Amy Boxrud Northfield, Minn. This summer, the Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) plans to explore the special history...

BerGenBio’s inhibitors show promise

A pill to treat cancer? Rasmus Falck Oslo Suppose one could take a pill to help improve treatment and prevent the spread of cancer? BerGenBio is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company working toward that goal...

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Mr. Nilsson’s Kjempehytte

fiction by Michael Dolan Before I saw the backhoe, I never would have imagined such a level of destruction. The 14,000-pound piece of machinery had been pulverized—as little as two feet tall in some...

Re-coding learning

Sci-Code’s platform aims to improve how programming is taught and learned Vegard Skjervheim InnoMag.no Today’s education system is not good enough when it comes to learning coding and programming, believe the entrepreneurs behind Sci-Code....

Rallar and beslegge

Newer Norwegian words linked by history M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway According to the Global Language Monitor (www.languagemonitor.com), English now has more than a million words, and 5,400 new words are added each year....