A catastrophic tsunami slammed the west coast approximately 7,000-8,000 years ago. A massive landslide at the bottom of the Norwegian Sea called the Storegga Slide generated a powerful tsunami that spread to near and distant shores.
Published on 26th July, 2012 at 11:04am by Ilan Kelman.
As we all know, a dog can hear tones beyond our auditory range and has a keener sense of smell. Other species outdo us as well as each other in other aspects of the senses.
Published on 25th July, 2012 at 1:37pm by M. Michael Brady.
The interplay between man and nature has created an extraordinary cultural landscape on the Vega Archipelago along the Helgeland coast.
Published on 23rd July, 2012 at 11:51am by Consuelo Griggio.
“Daddy, please stop. I want to put a rock in your pack!” Two lakes shimmered below as we approached Besseggen, the knife ridge from which Ibsen had the braggart Per Gynt leap, astride a reindeer. For her, a rock to show her grade school class was proof that she’d been here and done one of the classics of mountain hiking.
Published on 19th July, 2012 at 8:36pm by M. Michael Brady.
The museums of a country are said to reflect its culture. The Wine Museum across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower in Paris is world renowned, as is the Swiss Alpine Museum in Berne and the BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche Museums in Germany. And somewhat belatedly, as it opened 20 years go, Norway has a Glacier Museum.
Published on 17th July, 2012 at 4:31pm by M. Michael Brady.
Why would Norway decide to pump less oil? Is it concern about fossil fuel dependency, worries about running the world on a finite and polluting energy source?
Published on 13th July, 2012 at 1:32pm by Ilan Kelman.
EXCLUSIVE: “It is and will continue to be a national tragedy for Norway. Everybody feels affected by it one way or another. That's a challenge. You have to manage a trial in an open wound.”
Published on 7th July, 2012 at 2:43pm by Ben McPherson.