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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?

The brain assigns symbolism to inanimate objects

Areas of the brain associated with social skills and language are activated when we relate to symbolic objects, like the national flag, shows new research.

How to get over your fear of spiders

Seeing what you fear the most between short intervals can trick the brain into being less frightened.

Older people think social media is superficial

Some elderly opt out of social media because they think its social conventions are cold and self-centered. Others enjoy seeing pictures of grandchildren and chatting with friends on Facebook.

New Viking graves discovered in Denmark

A new archaeological excavation in Denmark reveals the remains of graves and buildings that span the Stone Age, Bronze Age, the Vikings, and right up to the Middle Ages.

Keeping older workers in the workforce

Employers should take advantage of the expertise that older workers offer, not push them out the door to retirement.

Daughters ignored as leaders of the family business

Who should take over the business after dad? Sons are still preferred to girls in family businesses.

New Greenlandic cuisine is changing cultural identity

GREENLAND: Greenland is experiencing a type of gastronomic revolution that is changing their national identity, says researcher.

Three-step drying keeps people fed in Faroe Islands

“The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.” Dylan’s refrain is also applicable to the question of how fish, meat and poultry can make it to the plate year round without a freezer or fridge.

19th century undertaker introduced the world to dieting

Historical studies of obesity contradict the myth that being fat was a sign of health in days gone by. The first evidence of modern dieting did not emerge until the 1860s, say researchers.


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