Tesla Hit With a Whopping Norwegian Fine Over Throttling Charging Speed

Tesla has been ordered to pay customers in Norway $16,000 each for throttling battery charging speeds and capacity.

Electric Vehicles Nearing Adoption Tipping Point

Electric vehicles are approaching the tipping point of mass adoption thanks to a combination of factors.

Norway Discontinues Contact Tracing App Over Privacy Concerns

Norway has decided to halt its coronavirus contact tracing app efforts amid privacy concerns.

Casey Kasem’s Wife Wants Him Buried In Norway

Officials in Norway are deciding on whether to grant the request of Casey Kasem’s wife to bury his body in Oslo in the face of protests from his children. Kasem’s children from his first wife are contesting Jean Kasem’s claim…

Google Expands Flight Search To More Countries

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…

Draugen Will Drag You Into The Depths Of Survival Horror In 2015

Survival horror has seen a renaissance in recent year with games like Amnesia and Outlast. It’s fair to assume that interest in survival horror would wane after they all started to look and play the same, but it looks like…

eBay Adds More Countries To Global Shipping Program

eBay announced today that it has added Switzerland and Norway to the list of countries sellers can ship to using the Global Shipping Program, which includes 42 additional countries. “As you know, the Global Shipping Program helps you expand your…

Watch Bill Gates Lose A Chess Match In 79 Seconds

As the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has to be a pretty smart guy. He helped develop the Windows operating system and made the company the global tech leader it is today. With all that being said, is he good…

Laerdal Norway: Fire Immerses the Historical Wooden Village

A large fire has destroyed at least 30 buildings in a historical village of Laerdal, Norway. The Laerdalsoyri village is home to at least 1,150 people. Sixteen residential homes were said to be some of the buildings ruined by the…

Exploding Gassy Whale Shoots Guts Onshore

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…

Winter Tires Risk Being Banned After Research

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 Thanks To Mirrors

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”

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

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 And Daisy 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

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

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…

1 Million Facebook Likes Can Get You More Than a Puppy, If You Know What I’m Sayin

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…

Norwegian Engineer Creates The Morph Ball Spider Robot Of My Dreams

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 Possession in Norway

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…