Norway’s Maritime "Information Highway"

Norway’s Maritime “Information Highway”

Norway has developed the first wireless network at sea to tackle oil spills. The Maritime Broadband Radio is developed for use in maritime applications...
The Oslo Accords Made Into Thrilling Broadway Production

The Oslo Accords Made Into Thrilling Broadway Production

Oslo Accords, the set of agreements between the Government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), signed in Washington, D.C. in 1993 and...
Norway – First Country in the World to Ban Use of Gas to Heat Buildings

Norway – First Country in the World to Ban Use of Gas to Heat...

Norway is making radical changes to lessen its currently substantial carbon footprint. In addition to limit the emission of cars, a ban to prohibit...

Spirits of Norway

In 1927 the State Wine Monopoly acquired Norway's last operational distillery which signified the end of proud local and independent distilling traditions. In 2015...
Environment Friendly Norway Loves Plug-in Electric Cars

Environment Friendly Norway Loves Plug-in Electric Cars

Last month Norway’s plug-in electric vehicle sales notched a strong 31.7% increase, hitting 4,339 sales and an awesome 30.6% market share.While reaching a 3%...
Norwegian Entrepreneur Thinks Inside the Box

Norwegian Entrepreneur Thinks Inside the Box

In October 2013, Norwegian entrepreneur Berta Lende Røed launched what has been called “love in a box”. Her Fuelbox was intended to teach couples...

Norway’s New Banknotes in Circulation

Last week two of Norway’s new maritime banknotes entered circulation, 100 and 200 kroner. Viking ships and fish have taken the place of cultural...

World’s First Ship Tunnel in Norway

According to the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) Norway will build the first shup tunnel on the Western Stad peninsula in Norway. This will facilitate...
Oslo's Restaurant King

Oslo’s Restaurant King

For more than 25 years as a nightlife entrepreneur in Oslo, Nevzat Arikan has been a key player in the gentrification of dilapidated downtown...
The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The World has already over 1,700 gene-banks holding collections of food crops for safekeeping. Many of these are, however, vulnerable, exposed for disasters as...
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