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Google Expands Flight Search To More Countries

Google Expands Flight Search To More Countries

By Chris Crum 20 hours ago

Google announced the expansion of Flight Search into three more countries: Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. This is the first time Google has added countries since launching in Ireland and Poland in March. A year before that, Google launched the offering …

Exploding Gassy Whale Shoots Guts Onshore Exploding Gassy Whale Shoots Guts Onshore
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On Faroe Islands, a set of islands between Norway and Iceland, two dead sperm whales washed onshore. According to the Faroese Broadcasting Corporation, after two days, a marine biologist by the name of Bjarni Mikkelse was called upon to remove …

Researchers Feel Winter TIres Do More Harm than Good Researchers Feel Winter TIres Do More Harm than Good
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It’s 32 degrees with a low of 28 in Sweden right now, and medical researchers there are calling for a ban on studded winter tires. Many people worldwide use the drop in weather to determine when its time to change …

Norway Town: Winter Sun Makes First Appearance Norway Town: Winter Sun Makes First Appearance

Imagine living in a town settled in the shadows of mountains for half the year. In order to feel the sun on your face–which most of us take for granted–you must take a cable car up said mountains. That’s exactly …

Ylvis' "The Fox" is the New "Gangnam Style" Ylvis' "The Fox" is the New "Gangnam Style"
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This is a public service announcement warning you about the latest abomination upon the lord, Ylvis’ “The Fox”. Posted on YouTube on September 3rd, 2013, it’s the latest viral infection music video made and performed by Bård Urheim Ylvisåker and …

Norway’s Center-Right Clear Election Favorite Norway’s Center-Right Clear Election Favorite

Just two years after extreme-right terror attacks killed 77 people in Norway, the center-right coalition appears set to oust Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and the country’s reigning center-left coalition. Norway’s parliamentary election is scheduled to be held Monday, September 9, …

Google Taps Donald Duck For Cybersafety Education Google Taps Donald Duck For Cybersafety Education

Google teamed up with industry associations and public and private partners, including Disney, apparently, to produce 300,000 copies of a special edition of Donald Duck magazine in Norway. The issue focuses on cybersafety, and features Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Huey, …

The Pirate Bay Is Now Anchored In North Korea The Pirate Bay Is Now Anchored In North Korea
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UPDATE: The Pirate Bay announced this morning that the move to North Korea was a joke. More on that here. Last week, The Pirate Bay announced that it would be moving to Norway and Spain after some legal trouble in …

Anne Cath Vestly Honored With Google Doodle Anne Cath Vestly Honored With Google Doodle
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Google is honoring Norwegian children’s literature author Anne-Cath. Vestly with a doodle in Norway. This would have been her 93rd birthday. She passed away in 2008 at the age of 88. She won numerous awards, and her most famous work …

1M Facebook Likes May Just Win You Some Sex 1M Facebook Likes May Just Win You Some Sex
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Apparently, 1 million Facebook likes is the new measurement for something you don’t think is possible but is totally possible, and really not that hard. Yesterday, we told you about the cute kids who won a new puppy, after their …

This Morphing Spider Robot Is Channeling Metroid This Morphing Spider Robot Is Channeling Metroid
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Robots tend to be a touchy subject for me. I am constantly terrified of their potential to rule over the human race with a literal iron fist, but some robots are just too charming and awesome for me to hate. …

Snoop Dogg Arrested for Marijuana in Norway Snoop Dogg Arrested for Marijuana in Norway
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Arresting Snoop Dogg for possessing marijuana is akin to tossing the Hamburglar into the hoosegow for stealing hamburgers. Everyone and their glaucoma-stricken auntie knows that these guys are breaking the law, but that’s what we love about them. However, Norway …

Norwegian Mass Murderer Gets a Private Psych Ward Norwegian Mass Murderer Gets a Private Psych Ward
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Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, the man whose senseless rampage left 77 people dead last summer, is considered such a threat to his fellow inmates that the government is giving the guy his very own psych ward. Ila Prison …

Bieber State of Emergency May Be Declared in Norway Bieber State of Emergency May Be Declared in Norway
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Bieber State of Emergency is about to be declared in Oslo, Norway after gaggles of European fans showed up to get a good look at the teen pop sensation. We’re not talking a few dozen kids and their parents — …

Call Of Duty Main Training Tool For Norway Killer Call Of Duty Main Training Tool For Norway Killer
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The media seems to love to blame first person shooter franchise Call of Duty every single time there is a gun crime involving a kid or young teen. This time the man responsible for killing 69 people at an island …

Google Maps Adds More Locations For Live Traffic Google Maps Adds More Locations For Live Traffic

Since it began tracking live traffic conditions in 2008, Google Maps has continuously added more and more locations to the service so that travelers can plan accordingly around hairy gridlocks and untimely commuting routes. Via the Lat Long blog today, …

Norway Presses Apple To Open Up iTunes
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A Norway consumer body says it wants to take Apple to court over its iTunes music store for not changing its DRM technology to make its music available on all music players.

Two years ago, Consumer Ombudsman Bjørn Erik Thon criticized iTunes for the use of unfair contract terms in breach of the Norwegian Marketing Control Act.