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Viking arrowheads emerge from melting Norwegian glaciers

High up in the mountains, archaeologists are now discovering human traces dating as far back as the Stone age.

How to avoid insulting co-workers in other countries

Irritation, frustration and misunderstandings can arise when employees in Norwegian companies communicate with colleagues abroad. Poor English can cause more confusion than cultural differences, according to a Norwegian researcher.

Cash's masculine vulnerability

In this in-depth interview, researcher Eirik Askerøi talks about how he interprets the musician Johnny Cash.

Viking sailors took their cats with them

The largest genetic study of cats reveals how our furry friends spread out across Europe, Asia, and Africa, and even hitched a ride aboard Viking ships.

How Norwegians looked at sex offenders 100 years ago

Society's view on sex offenders wasn’t merciful. And if men were unemployed and vagrants to boot, they were regarded as particularly immoral.

Swedes uncover rich Cypriot graves

Here are gold necklaces, pearls and earrings as well as several hundred handsome ceramic vessels from the Bronze Age. The discovery testifies to a city which traded with much of its contemporary world.

Sex education is failing young people

A new study of sex education around the world shows that teenagers feel embarrassed, teachers are ill-prepared, and the course content is outdated and stereotyped.

Fossil DNA reveals new theory on colonisation of America

New theory: The first Americans could not have migrated via the ice-free corridor as most scientists believe.

Eight strategies behind successful brands

Why do some brands become bestsellers while others bite the dust? Top brands manage to strike a chord in in the public or gratify our “internal snob”.

Burnt cheese casts light on 3,000 year-old family drama

When someone in Bronze Age Denmark quickly disposed of a burnt pot, they unintentionally provided archaeologists with a unique find.

Immigrants embrace the Norwegian father’s quota

Men from Central and Southern Europe like the fact that the father’s quota is already negotiated and indisputable.

Guide to the classics: the Icelandic saga

Opinion: There has been a surge in interest of Icelandic literature, including the sagas. But how much do you really know about these literary classics?

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