Misery in Norway Makes For Great Binge Watching

Both “Wave” and “Occupied” are keeping viewers hooked and entranced with great plots and beautiful landscapes.

Norwegians Using ‘Texas’ to Mean ‘Crazy’ Actually isn’t so Crazy

Europeans have long been fascinated with the American West, and a new linguistic phenomenon in Norway shows us why.

Who Doesn’t Want Unlimited Maternity and Paternity Leave?

United States, follow Netflix and Norway. Prove you value family and mandate parental leave.

A Red Card In The Name of Equality

Once again, the eyes of the world have turned to the sport of soccer. As Japan and America fight in the World Cup Final on July 5th, we see signs of progress and back steps in this edition of the Friday Sports Dump.

Oslo Man Rolls Coffee, Smiles, and Social Good

A Norwegian man has found a way to activate public space. He sees a future city where streets are not just for transport and cars.

Why Working Parents Have It Hard in America

The United States is the only country of the world’s leading 34 economies to not offer paid parental leave

Foreign Nationals Abducted by Islamist Militants in Algeria

Algerian officials state, “Contact with the site is extremely difficult, but we understand that armed individuals are still occupying the In Amenas operations site.”

Liberty and Death: What a Man Can Do With a Gun

Second amendment rights come with limits, including discipline and regulation.

Sandusky, The Death Penalty and Goodness

Dr. Brian Stout responds to calls for the death penalty for child sexual offenders, and encourages us, as a society, to hold on our goodness in the face of such evil.

Death Penalty Now

Mark Ellis believes that in the case of those who sexually abuse or murder children, there should be no mercy for “good behavior,” no cover-ups, and no reassignments.

Does ‘Daddy Leave’ Lead to Gender Equality?

Norway’s parental leave policies, though popular, have unintended and adverse effects on families.

Points for Male Nurses?

I found this article about affirmative action for male nurses in Norway very interesting. (Full disclaimer: everything I know about Norway was out of date a thousand years ago. Norwegians or people who know things about Norway, feel free to correct my analysis in the comments and I’ll update the post.) In Norway, a couple […]

Video: Guy Jumps Out Of Truck Before It Plummets Off a Cliff

Have you seen the video of the guy who lept out of his truck just a fraction of a second before it plummeted into an icy ravine?

Defending A Mass Murderer

Evelyn Pentikis admires attorney Geir Leppestad, who is setting aside his own pain in order to defend Norway shooter Anders Breivik.

Anders Breivik, Anti-Feminist MRA?

In Breivik’s manifesto he stated that “the ‘man of today’ is expected to be a touchy-feely subspecies who bows to the radical feminist agenda.”

A World of Coffee

Scandinavia is putting the rest of the world to shame with their yearly coffee consumption.