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2011-08-24 10:40:05

Denmark is looking to put itself on a collision course with four other nations in an attpemt to lay claim to the Arctic Seabed, including the area around the North Pole.

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2011-08-22 13:46:15

A current, called North Icelandic Jet, contributes to key a component of ocean circulation.

2011-06-23 07:34:00

OSLO, Norway, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Scandinavia, music streaming has already become mainstream, and revenues are increasing at a brisk pace. New research reveals willingness to pay for such a service is at its peak amongst the future generation.

2011-03-11 00:00:29

A panel of three experts on Nordic innovation will provide insights into the region's innovative strategies and leadership via a series of teleseminar interviews. The first conversation is Tuesday, March 15 at 9 AM PDT, Noon EDT, 1700 CET.

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2010-09-29 14:44:24

Researchers have found no evidence that increased sales of new medicines could be linked to a lower suicide rate.

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2010-02-10 15:35:00

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have become the first to reconstruct the nuclear genome of an extinct human being.


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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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quotha
  • Forsooth! indeed! originally a parenthetical phrase used in repeating the words of another with more or less contempt or disdain.
The word 'quotha' is an alteration of 'quoth he'.
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