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  1. coronavirus
    Cruising Returns and a Coronavirus Outbreak FollowsA cruise ship in Norway had at least 41 people test positive for the coronavirus.
  2. movie review
    The Painter and the Thief Is a Sexy, Strange Not-Quite-Love StoryAn artist finds a muse in the man who stole her work in this arresting documentary, now on Hulu, VOD, and in theaters.
  3. the bigger picture
    In Norway, a Photographer and His Partner Are Isolating and ExpectingEspen Rasmussen documents his family’s new normal.
  4. teens
    The Norwegian Government Had to Ask Teens to Not Have Sex in RoundaboutsThis is apparently a problem in the Nordic nation.
  5. hot shot
    Norway’s Curling Team Celebrates Valentine’s Day With Heart-Themed PantsCurling, the most romantic sport.
  6. health concerns
    Why There Might Be Plastic in Your MusselsScientists now find microplastics inside even remote Arctic bivalves.
  7. everyday racism
    This Anti-Immigrant Group Thought Empty Bus Seats Were Women in BurkasThey mistook the seats for women wearing burkas.
  8. teens
    Norwegian Graduation Sounds Absolutely InsaneWe need a reality show about Norwegian teens.
  9. norway
    A Beginner’s Guide to Skam, Your New Teen-Drama ObsessionThis hit Norwegian show is like Gossip Girl, but with kinder people and warmer coats.
  10. imports
    Norwegian Hit Skam Gets American AdaptationThe show has an engrossing real-time format.
  11. gotta catch ‘em all
    Netflix Picks Up Jonah Hill–Emma Stone ComedyManiac will have a ten-episode first season.
  12. select all
    Norway Is LitAlso, they have snow.
  13. Michelin
    Michelin’s First-Ever ‘Nordic Cities’ Guide Includes No 3-StarNot even Noma, which still rocks two.
  14. international intrigue
    Here Is John Kerry Speaking Norwegian for Two SecondsIt’s not as good as his French.
  15. Video Feed
    Here’s What 27 Tons of Burning Goat Cheese Looks Like“I didn’t know that brown cheese burns so well,” said the director of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration.
  16. monsters
    Anders Breivik Declared Sane, Will Likely Spend Life in PrisonA Norwegian court found him sane. 
  17. other countries’ embarrassments
    Norway Built Psych Ward Just for BreivikJustice, Norway-style.
  18. butter
    Meet Edna, the Nordic Butter Blogger’s SisterThe first Norwegian butter blogger parody is officially a thing, a very good thing.
  19. Mediavore
    Swedes Smuggle Butter into Norway; Primitive Urge Makes You Feel Hungrier inTwo aspiring butter kingpins get nabbed at the border.
  20. norway
    Watch a Nordic ‘Singer, Celebrity, and Blogger’ Bemoan the Butter ShortageNorway needs butter, as well as English tutors.
  21. Screwed
    Norway Is Utterly ButterlessBetter cancel that flight, Paula Deen.
  22. movies
    Martin Scorsese Officially Onboard for The SnowmanHe’ll direct the Norwegian crime thriller based on the popular book.
  23. norwegian nightmare
    Anders Breivik Reenacts His Killing Spree in NorwayMeanwhile, victims come forward with their attempts to stop him.
  24. the worst people in the world
    Could Norway Lock Up the Westboro Crazies?Norway is much more intolerant of intolerance than America is.
  25. norwegian nightmare
    Norwegian Killer’s ‘Mentor’: Oslo, Utoya Attacks Were ‘Pure Evil’A British wingnut denies any contact with Anders Behring Breivik.
  26. norwegian nightmare
    Is This the Hellhole That Anders Breivik Will Live in for the Rest of His Life?Nope, it’s the swanky college dorm room he might spend the rest of his life in.
  27. bons mots
    Crazy Glenn Beck Quote Reminds Us That Glenn Beck Still Exists, Is CrazyHe compares the campers killed in Norway to the Hitler Youth.
  28. norwegian nightmare
    ‘Good’ News and Bad News From NorwayThe death toll has been lowered significantly.
  29. norwegian nightmare
    Far-Right Norwegian Confesses to Oslo Bombing, Youth Camp ShootingAdmits “to the facts” and says attacks were “gruesome but necessary.”
  30. norwegian nightmare
    Far-Right Norwegian Held in Bombing and Slaughter at a Youth Camp [Updated]Police describe the man as “a right-wing fundamentalist Christian.”
  31. norwegian nightmare
    Norway Terror Friday Death Toll at 91After Oslo bombing and youth camp shooting.
  32. nobel prize
    China Celebrates Nobel Peace Prize by Blocking Texts With the Words Nobel PrizeCongratulations, China. You just got yourself compared to Nazis.
  33. Video Feed
    Video: The Flying Culinary Circus Cooks at Surfas and Melts HeartsThe four Norwegian chefs welcome a little sexual harassment over a cooking demo.
  34. nobel prize
    China’s Most Famous Dissident Wins Nobel Peace Prize While in JailThis does not make China happy.
  35. chelsea getting married?
    Clintons Taking Wedding Secrecy a Bit Too Far?Two journalists were arrested at the Astor Estate, where the wedding will be held.
  36. vancouver games
    Our Olympic Hockey Preview CommencesUp first: Group A, consisting of Canada, Norway, Switzerland, and the United States.
  37. inanimate obamas
    Today in Life-size Reproductions of Barack Obama’s LikenessA bronze statue in Indonesia, a cardboard cutout in Norway.
  38. international intrigue
    Obama Cancels Traditional Nobel Prize Lunch; Now Norwegians Are Also Mad at HimOver 5,000 are expected to protest the war in Afghanistan at Obama’s award ceremony in Oslo, but 44% of polled Norwegians think it was rude of him to cancel the traditional lunch.
  39. Mediavore
    Sous Vide Is Made Simple; Sushi Robots RiseA Tokyo company releases new sushi-making robots and a sous vide machine is produced for the home kitchen.
  40. Mediavore
    L.A. County is Quarantined for Psyllids; Stone Beer Gets a Top ChefThe discovery of more psyllid insects earns L.A. County a quarantine, while Stone Beer will be seen in Top Chef.
  41. Mediavore
    School Lunches Getting Healthier; Norway Enters Global Food Scene
  42. Mediavore
    International Beer Creation; Cupcakes Reach Critical MassPlus: Norway’s cuisine revolution; why overweight children snack in groups
  43. Mediavore
    Gloucester Water Crisis Goes Federal; Beer Chemists Preserve FlavorPlus: cupcakes are everywhere, and Norway’s gourmet revolution, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    Ken Friedman ‘Appalled’ by El Bulli; Ugly Betty at BelcourtPlus: the cupcake boom, in our morning news roundup.