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  1. The Norwegian Town Where the Sun Doesn't RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Atlantic

    ... what I learned about happiness and the wintertime blues. Located over 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Tromso, Norway, is home to extreme light variation between seasons. During the Polar Night, which lasts from November to January, the sun ...


  2. Avinor adopts cloud-based common use as Amadeus eyes global ACUS growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 |

    The Avinor Group, which operates 46 airports in Norway, says the Airport Common Use Service implementation will bring about a "25% cost reduction". Five months after announcing the first customer for its cloud-based Airport Common Use Service , Amadeus has secured a deal with Norwegian airport operator Avinor, which will install the solution in a number of its 46 airports.


  3. Iceland's mad millionaire Loftsson keeps butchering whalesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Dear Kitty

    ... stock from last summer's fin whaling season. It was loaded onto a cargo vessel that is currently moored in Tromso, Norway. Last year, the freighter Alma made the voyage from Iceland to Japan carrying 2,000 tonnes of whale meat , sailing south of the ...


  4. Screen time linked to weaker bones in teen boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | MSN Healthy Living

    Teenaged boys who spend too many hours in front of the computer or television without participating in enough weight-bearing exercise could develop weaker bones as they age, a small Norwegian study suggests. Childhood and the teen years are critical periods for growing bones and establishing a bone density level that can affect osteoporosis risk much later in life.


  5. Lonely Planet recommends BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Today.Az

    Baku, the pearl of the Caspian Sea, that strives to turn into popular tourist destination was named the best destination in Europe in 2015 by Lonely Planet website. Lonely Planet, the largest travel guidebook publisher in the world, has chosen 10 destinations to visit in Europe in 2015 and Baku is one of them.


  6. Athletics: Hercules Wimbledon duo break records on historic day for the clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 |

    ... Kingston parkrun, while Claire Grima was third overall and top woman in the Midnight Sun marathon in Tromso, Norway, on Sunday, in two hours 49:06, where there were 866 finishers. This weekend, Hercules Wimbledon contest their third Lily B Girls ...


  7. David R. Sands: In the 64-square chess universe, home-field advantage hard to findRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Washington Times

    It's a game played on an unchanging battlefield of 64 squares with a fixed array of forces, so it would make sense that there's not much of a home-field advantage in chess. In fact, a quick look at the historical record suggests the opposite - that it often is the "visiting" player who has the edge, perhaps because the local hero faces more distractions and greater pressure to perform.


  8. Fojut exits Dundee Utd for PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | BBC News

    After spending a year in Norway with Tromso, Fojut joined United on a two-year deal in 2014 and made 39 appearances, scoring five times.


  9. Analysis of direct-to-consumer marketed Chlamydia trachomatis diagnostic tests in NorwayRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | CSIRO Publishing

    Nils Reinton A , Stig Ove Hjelmevoll B , Hakon Haheim B , Kjersti Garstad C , Lisa Therese Morch-Reiersen C and Amir Moghaddam A D A Furst Medisinsk Laboratorium, Soren Bulls vei 25, 1051 Oslo, Norway. B ProCelo AS, Sykehusveien 21, 9019 Tromso, Norway.


  10. NASA joins North Sea oil cleanup training exerciseRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 |

    ... said Camilla Brekke, associate professor in the department of physics and technology at the University of Tromso, Norway. Brekke invited scientists Cathleen Jones and Ben Holt from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, to ...


  11. 6 Things Your Height Says About Your HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | MSN Healthy Living

    Small comfort for all the short and tall women out there: There isn't a perfect height for your health. Turns out, extra inches lower your risk of some common health problems, but increase the odds of others.


  12. Boys, don't watch too much TV if you care about your bonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | DNA India

    Researchers cautioned that the study is purely observational and is unable to establish a cause-and-effect link between screen time and bone health. The amount of time teenage boys spend in front of a TV or computer may affect their bone health, according to a new study.


  13. Study links screen-based media use to poorer bone health in teen boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Medical News Today

    Those of you who have a teenage son will know first hand the hard work involved in luring them away from TV and computer games. But a new study suggests yet another good reason to; the amount of time teenage boys spend in front of a TV or computer screen may affect their bone health.


  14. Screen addict boys 'risking bones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | South Wales Argus

    Researchers looked at how much time 15 to 18-year-olds said they spent sitting in front of screens at the weekend Teenage boys who spend lots of time in front of the TV or computer screen are at risk of poorer bone health, research has found. A study carried out in Norway found the same did not apply to girls, which it suggested could be explained by their different body fat distribution.


  15. Weekend screen time linked to poorer bone health in teen boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | EurekAlert!

    Weekend screen time is linked to poorer teen bone health--but only in boys, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open . The apparent lack of impact of leisure screen time on teen girls' bone health may be explained by their different body fat distribution, suggest the researchers.


  16. Director Peter Dietrich Discovers the Enlightened Citizens of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Digital Post Production

    The residents of Europe's darkest town discover a path to enlightenment in a new web campaign directed by Peter Dietrich for Grey Berlin and electric apparel maker Lunative. Dietrich, represented in the United States by A Common Thread , directed five spots featuring real-life citizens of Tromso, Norway's northern-most town, which experiences a "polar night" of no sunlight lasting three months each winter.


  17. Refused playing Saint Vitus tonight after MHOW showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Italy - Rock im Ring 07-16 Viveiro, Spain - Resurrection Fest 07-17 Tonsberg, Norway - Slottsfjell 07-18 Tromso, Norway - Bukta Tromso Open Air Festival 07-30 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade Music Park * 08-01 Philadelphia, PA - Mann Center * 08-02 ...


  18. 10 great Nordic and Scandi chic pop actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Evening Times

    As 80s pop band A-ha announced that they are playing at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow next March on their Cast in Steel tour, we made a list of 10 influential Nordic and Scandinavian music acts that have changed the face of pop for generations. Do you reckon there's something in the water over there? Take on Me hitmakers A-ha formed in Oslo in 1982, naming themselves after a 'terrible' song that guitarist Waaktaar had written.


  19. Travel: Cool tour around Norway on the HurtigrutenRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 |

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  20. Cotton Coulson, National Geographic photographer diesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | National Geographic

    Cotton Coulson, a National Geographic photographer and filmmaker, died Wednesday, May 27, in a scuba diving accident off the coast of Norway. The dive was part of a 17-day National Geographic expedition to Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard archipelago on a 150-passenger cruise ship operated by National Geographic Expeditions and Lindblad Expeditions.