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U.S. women make history at cross country skiing world championships

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Eight years ago, Kikkan Randall made history when she was the first American woman to win a cross country skiing world championship medal. On Thursday, she and teammate Jessie Diggins held the U.S. flag as they skied down the finishing lane together after making more history at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, […]

Source: USA Today

Published: July 22, 2017


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Hot Demand For Opel Ampera-E In Norway Speeds Up Delivery Schedule

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Category: Automobile / Transport

Demand for the Chevy Bolt — known as the Opel Ampera-E in Europe — has exceeded all expectations in Norway. That country is a hotbed of EV activity, thanks to a package of strong government incentives including tax exemptions, free public charging, preferential parking in congested urban areas, and free tolls on some bridges, tunnels, […]

Source: Clean Tenchnica

Published: July 22, 2017


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8 Norwegian Startups To Keep Your Eye On

Category: Business and Investment News

Norway has only recent emerged as a startup hub, with it now leading the Nordics as the fastest grower in number of investments. However the Norwegian scene is often not acknowledged beyond Opera, and we think it’s time that changed. 1. nLink: Mobile drilling robots Love them or hate them, the right robot can save […]

Source: Geek Time

Published: July 22, 2017


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International students say Norway is the best

Category: Business and Investment News

Norway is Europe’s best destination for international students, according to a recently-released report. Nordic nations once again dominated the annual International Student Satisfaction Awards in 2016, with Norway leaping seven spots from last year’s ranking to claim the top spot. Following Norway in the top five were Ireland, Poland, Finland and the UK. With four […]

Source: The Local

Published: July 22, 2017


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This weird TV show from Norway will be your new favorite Netflix binge

Category: Business and Investment News

Norway’s slam hit Slow TV has never left its home country, but it’s hard to understand why. Their first broadcast in 2009 was a 7.5 hour long train ride from Bergen to Oslo. It turned out to be immensely popular and was watched by two million people – nearly 40 percent of Norway’s population. After that a […]

Source: The Next Web

Published: July 22, 2017


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