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  • At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world

    At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world
    Through the years, I have watched the movies from the various countries at Walt Disney World's Epcot. Canada, China, France and Norway each have a film that showcases their respective lands. But recently, in a first, I saw all of them in the same day...
  • Norwegian teen tattoos McDonald's receipt on his arm, confirms Big Mac Index

    An 18-year-old Norwegian, Stian Ytterdahl, of Lørenskog, Norway, was coerced by friends to tattoo a McDonald's receipt on his right forearm. And yikes ... McDonald's really is expensive in Norway. Ytterdahl told Norwegian newspaper Romerikes Blad that...
  • Teen gets McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm

    Teen gets McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm
    A teen from Norway held up his end of a bet by getting his McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm.  Stian Ytterdahl, 18, was reportedly being punished by his friends for being "too active with the ladies," Gawker.com reports. He was given the option...
  • New NATO head selected; former Norway PM boosted his defense budget

    New NATO head selected; former Norway PM boosted his defense budget
    LONDON – NATO named a new leader Friday, tapping a former Norwegian prime minister as it seeks to shore up the alliance amid fears of a new Russian expansionism. Jens Stoltenberg will take the reins from current NATO Secretary General Anders...
  • U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt

    U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt
    The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice. In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said ...
  • Save the whales, 2014

     Save the whales, 2014
    It was well known for many years that Japan's "scientific whaling" program was a sham, designed to get around the international moratorium on hunting whales. Almost no research on the animals came from Japanese scientists; instead, whale meat kept showing...
  • Mip TV: Zodiak Greenlights Scandi Political Thriller 'Occupied' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- European powerhouse Zodiak has assembled a strong creative team and cast for "Occupied," the dystopian political thriller created by Jo Nesbø ("Headhunters") and produced by Yellow Bird ("The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"). Charlotte Brandstrom...
  • Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model

    Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model
    Have Tesla Motors sales stalled? That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data. Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
  • Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced

    Best Translated Book Awards finalists announced
    Translating a book is arduous and notoriously low-paid work. It's a labor of love for most. With a few blockbuster exceptions (think Gabriel García Márquez or Haruki Murakami) publishers don't make much, if any money from the translated titles they offer....
  • J.K. Rowling covers the '2014 Quidditch World Cup'

    A hush fell over the audience at the 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes on Friday night when the winner of the mystery/thriller prize was announced -- J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym of “Robert Galbraith” for “The...
  • Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race

    Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen laid down another marker as she claimed a record-equalling sixth Winter Olympics gold medal, leading a Norwegian sweep in the cross-country 30km freestyle at the Sochi Games on Saturday. Bjoergen, the first Norwegian...