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Eurovision Song Contest is riddled with hidden political messages

It may look and sound innocent but don't be fooled: the Eurovision Song Contest is more political than you may think.

A quarter of Norwegian men never father children

Nearly one out of four men in Norway are childless at the age of 45.

Eurovision Song Contest to be part of Denmark's cultural heritage

Danish researchers are harvesting the internet for all information about this year's Eurovision Song. Contest The goal is to ensure good historical research - but the researchers are also learning to predict the winner several months in advance.

Workmates affect your sick leaves

Swedes have found that colleagues’ leaves of absence due to illnesses can impact the number of days you are off sick. But an experiment in Norway shows that absenteeism can be reduced when confidence in employees is coupled with controls.

Experiencing beautiful things can teach us to think better

A bewitching church interior. A glorious sunset. If we think in a way that appreciates beauty we can relate in a more nuanced fashion to the world and the problems of society.

Adolescents regret having watched porn

Six out of ten adolescents aged 13 to 16 have viewed porn or sex on the web. Many of the youngest ones wish they hadn’t. More girls than boys found it repulsive.

How much power do civil servants actually have?

There are times where it seems like civil servants have more power than the politicians - but is it really so?

Where Norwegian lingo heads for limbo

The last generation of Norwegian-speaking Americans will soon be gone.

Managers should know more about emotions

Organizational psychologist calls for a more playful and caring leadership. This may give the employees confidence to make a greater effort.

The key to worldwide success for online businesses

Scepticism prevents consumers from buying cheaper goods from online stores in other countries. Getting your site translated is part of the solution.

Can seaweed burgers and potato mayo feed a growing world population?

The recent ’Food in the Future’ arrangement at Aarhus University offered some examples of what we will be eating in the future, including a seaweed burger and mayonnaise made from potato proteins.

More extreme right violence in Sweden and Finland

Right-wing extremist groups are mobilising in many parts of Europe. In the Nordic countries, the upswing in Sweden and Finland is particularly worrisome.