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2014-02-26 08:24:02

OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries discussed subjects of interest to them and the world community: Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Hassan Rouhani's human rights record, Iran's meddling in Syria, the status of Iranian refugees in Iraq. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), who...

2013-12-05 23:23:38

NetDimensions is further expanding its European presence by establishing an office in Denmark to cover the Nordic countries. Aalborg, Denmark (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 NetDimensions (AIM: NETD; OTCQX: NETDY), a global provider of performance, knowledge, and learning management systems, is further expanding its European presence by establishing an office in Denmark to cover the Nordic countries. The company has defined a clear market focus and continues to invest in growth by increasing...

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2012-09-12 21:26:05

John Neumann for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sometime between 200 and 500 years ago, in the throes of a mini ice age, sea ice had become thick and stable enough for animal migration to occur between regions in far northern Europe. This sheet of ice gave arctic foxes a migration route to Iceland from previously unavailable landmasses, including present-day Russia, North America and Greenland. Scientists at Durham University reported findings highlighting the importance of...

2012-03-19 10:14:27

House mice (Mus musculus) happily live wherever there are humans. When populations of humans migrate the mice often travel with them. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology has used evolutionary techniques on modern day and ancestral mouse mitochondrial DNA to show that the timeline of mouse colonization matches that of Viking invasion. During the Viking age (late 8th to mid 10th century) Vikings from Norway established colonies across...


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Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.