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How the police can detect a group of liars

Researchers are suggesting a new option for interrogation: Put all the potential criminals in the same room and let them expose one another.

The king fought for the Norwegian constitution – and his son

Christian Frederick didn’t have the Norwegian people in mind when he defended their constitution. He wanted his own son to assume the throne, claims a researcher.

Uncovered First World War documents reveal widespread state censorship

BASIC RESEARCH: The Danish government practised heavy surveillance and censorship of telecommunications during the Great War.

What is the world’s weirdest language?

VIDEO: This language lacks words for numbers and colours. But at least it can be whistled.

Science wars in the age of Donald Trump

OPINION: If Brexit signified the end of facts, what does the election of Donald Trump tell us?

Arguments over religious tolerance haven’t progressed in 400 years

You might think that the heated debate over niqabs, burkinis and other expressions of religious beliefs are a sign of the times. But you would be wrong. As early as the 1600s, major European thinkers disagreed over the meaning of free speech and religious tolerance.

Trump win could be dramatic for Norwegian economy

Norwegian researchers think a President Trump could trigger a trade war and stagnation that would have an impact on Norway.

Piecing together bits of Norway’s medieval history

Researchers at Norway’s National Archives and National Library are making new discoveries in centuries-old pieces of documents used to reinforce ledgers.

The Danish concept of 'hygge'--and why it's their latest successful export

Hygge is an integral part of Danish culture and it is now taking the world by storm. But do you really know what it is, and can you even pronounce it?

Why did the Vikings take hostages?

Sometimes the captives spent their whole lives together with the hostage-takers.

Counting the years the Viking way

How did Norway keep track of time before it adopted the modern calendar?

Horror games can be more frightening than movies

Want a good scare? Opt for a scary video game instead of a traditional horror movie, suggests new study.