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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Leather Tech Organizer From Woolnut

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Woolnut to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Leather Tech Organizer, which is perfect for wrangling all kinds of accessories like power adapters, cables, power banks, AirPods, AirTags, SD cards, Apple Pencil, and anything else you might like to carry alongside an iPad or a MacBook. Priced at 105 euros (~$121), the Tech Organizer comes in Black, Cognac, Green, and Blue leather options, and it uses full-grain leather from Scandinavia that w...
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A global airline is no longer requiring passengers to wear face masks on some flights

A SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider Scandinavian Airlines will no longer require face masks on flights within Scandinavia. Flights outside of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway will still have mask requirements. Sweden, where Scandinavian Airlines has its headquarters, has taken a no-lockdown pandemic approach. Scandinavian Airlines, also known as SAS, will no longer require passengers to wear face masks on flights within the Scandinavian countries of Sw...
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Why Russia never became an aircraft carrier superpower

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov off the coast of northern Norway, October 17, 2016. Reuters Over the past century, the Soviet Union and Russia after it had several grand plans to build and field aircraft carriers. Those plans have largely failed to pan out, in part because of competing military priorities and limited national resources. The Soviet Union was one of the largest, most industrial proficient countries the world has ever seen.Yet for all of its engineering talent and ...
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Viking Saturn: New Ship & New Itineraries

Viking Saturn: New Ship & New Itineraries Viking announces the Viking Saturn: a new ship & new itineraries for 2023. Viking has been on a tear building new ships. They released two new ships in 2021, another is coming in 2022, and now their 9th ship will debut in 2023. Before we get started, you might enjoy our latest Viking review from when we sailed with them in September: CLICK HERE . Okay, let’s take a peek at their press release and see what all the excitement is about. Viking Saturn: 9t...
Tags: Travel, Featured, New York City, Canada, Newfoundland, Norway, Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Vikings, North Atlantic, Arctic Circle, Reykjavik, Viking, Bergen, Conde Nast Traveler

Radiodays Europe announces host city for 2022 conference

Details of the next country to host Radiodays Europe has been announced during a session at the current event in Lisbon. Malmö in Sweden will be the destination for the 2022 event, scheduled to take place between 15th and 17th May. Peter Niegel, General Manager, Radiodays Europe said: “This year at Radiodays Europe we have opened the doors once again and made new connections which has been more important than ever after two years of quarantine and pandemic. “The radio and podcast industries ...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Events, Industry, Radio, Denmark, Scandinavia, Lisbon, Malmo, Radiodays Europe, Peter Niegel, Lisbon Malmö

Vikings: Valhalla Explained - What The Spinoff Title Really Means

The world of Vikings will continue expanding with the sequel series Vikings: Valhalla, but what does the title really mean? Historical drama has become one of the most popular genres on TV, and among the most successful projects in recent years is Vikings, created by Michael Hirst (The Tudors). Although it was originally planned to be a miniseries, the first episodes of Vikings were so well-received by both critics and viewers that it was quickly renewed for a second season, and it lived on for...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Netflix, Scandinavia, Vikings, Edward, North Atlantic, Viking, Ivar, Michael Hirst, Odin, Valhalla, Ragnar, Lindisfarne, Freyja, Ragnar Lothbrok Travis Fimmel

Homegrown Heroes: The Best Brands From Small Nations: anOrdain, Straum, Arcanaut

When we think of watches, we probably don’t immediately think of the small nations worldwide. Likely we think of Switzerland, Japan and maybe Germany? Of course, in reality, the world of watchmaking expands across the entire globe. Much of the actual manufacturing indeed takes place in those countries, and China too, of course. That said, […] Visit Homegrown Heroes: The Best Brands From Small Nations: anOrdain, Straum, Arcanaut to read the full article.
Tags: Scotland, China, Germany, Watches, Scandinavia, Watchmaking, Watch Talk, Switzerland Japan, Watch Design, Enamel Dial, Dial Texture

The jet stream has started an unprecedented shift north, which could wreak havoc on weather in the US and Europe

The German village of Insul in Rhineland was largely destroyed after rainfall caused devastating flooding in July. Boris Roessler/Picture Alliance/Getty Images The polar jet stream is a band of wind that separates cold Arctic air from warmer air to the south. A new study suggests that as the Earth warms, this band is moving north and out of position. That could cause more droughts and heat waves in southern Europe and the eastern US. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pol...
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What is Forex? Understanding the market for exchanging foreign currencies

The forex market is by far one of the most liquid of the global asset markets. Oscar Wong/Getty Images Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Forex is a global marketplace for trading one currency for another. Central banks are also involved in the forex market, buying and selling currencies in order to push the value of their native currency either higher or lower. The forex markets offer investors liquidity and 24/7 trading - but they're highly volatile. Visit Insider's Investing Re...
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Nordic Entertainment Group Chief Anders Jensen to Receive Variety Vanguard Award at Mipcom

Anders Jensen, president and CEO of Nordic Entertainment Group, has been selected to receive the Variety Vanguard Award for contributions to the global television business. Jensen will be feted on Oct. 11 at the global content conference and market, which runs Oct. 8 to Oct. 13. Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has become one of Scandinavia’s […]
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Nordic Fringe Ruana

Scandinavia has inspired a love for all things hygge (i.e., warm and comfy), so it makes sense that geometric Nordic designs are the highlight of this snuggly wrap. Crafted of recycled materials, it?s a supersoft, lightweight alternative to a sweater or jacket that looks stylish with everything from jeans to a dress. You can also tie it with a belt or pin it up on your shoulder for a variety of different looks that will give you those cozy feels, whether you?re out leaf-peeping, grabbing a pumpk...
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Honeywell complete commercial refinery trial with Preem

In Illinois, Honeywell announced the completion of a commercial refinery trial with Preem AB for co-processing of biomass-based pyrolysis oil in a fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC) unit. Utilizing UOP’s proprietary bioliquid feed system with OptimixTM GF Feed Distributor, pyrolysis oil was successfully co-processed in the FCC at Preem’s Lysekil refinery to produce partially renewable transportation fuel. This test marks the 6th commercial co-processing trial conducted by UOP worldwide of this t...
Tags: Fcc, Scandinavia, Illinois, Honeywell, Uop, Preem, Fuels, Preem AB, Lysekil, Illinois Honeywell, Optimix

Locals share why Vilnius, Lithuania is becoming an international startup hub

There are plenty of reasons why Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital city, has an increasingly visible startup sector. The country’s startup-friendly regulatory environment, a beautiful medieval town center, over 20 business hubs and accelerators and strong rankings in intellectual property production are most obvious at a high level. But what are the locals excited about on the ground? Our survey respondents said the city was strong across a broad range of tech industries, particularly those with pract...
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It's not Vigeland...

The first thing I thought of when I saw this pile of grape vine trunks in one of the dug-up parcels out back this summer was the sculpture by Gustav Vigeland in Frogner Park, Oslo, Norway. A friend of mine (now deceased) visited Scandinavia when she was younger and had taken photos of that evocative sculpture. I've never visited Norway, so I've not seen the sculpture in person. A pile of dead grape vine trunks in the vineyards behind our house. We're enjoying the warm and, so far, dry weather....
Tags: Travel, Norway, Scandinavia, WCS, The Vineyard, Gustav Vigeland, Vigeland, Frogner Park Oslo Norway, Andrew Shiva Wikipedia

The 14 Best Animated Movies (That Aren't Made By Disney Or Pixar)

Pixar and Disney have dominated the animation landscape for quite some time. Since the first Academy Award was given for Best Animated Feature in 2002, 14 of the winners in that category have been from one of those two studios. But there's so much more to the world of animation than just the mouse and a hopping lamp. While Pixar and Disney tend to take home the lion's share of acclaim, fame, and box office returns, there are a number of animation studios around the world that produce films that ...
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My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Gets U.S. Release Date

The highly anticipated My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission finally has a release date for North American audiences, with the film set to release in theaters later this year. RELATED: My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Cast Announced for Six Original Characters Funimation announced on Wednesday that the next cinematic installment in the incredibly popular anime series will release in more than 1,500 theaters in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland on October 29. For tho...
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The Playmaker Munich Drops ‘Wolka’ International Trailer Ahead of Haugesund (EXCLUSIVE)

German sales outfit The Playmaker Munich, formerly ARRI Media International, has shared with Variety the international trailer of psychological thriller “Wolka,” produced by leading Icelandic banner Sagafilm with Poland’s Film Produkcja. The feature will bow as a market premiere at Haugesund’s New Nordic Films, Scandinavia’s major film showcase which runs Aug. 24-27. The atmospheric trailer follows Anna […]
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‘Compartment No. 6’ to Open Haugesund’s Hybrid New Nordic Films 2021

After the Viking conquest at July’s Cannes Festival, where Norway (“The Worst Person in the World”), Finland (“Compartment No. 6”) and Iceland (“Lamb”) collected kudos, more than 60 possible gems from the North are to be unveiled at the hybrid market New Nordic Films which will unspool over Aug. 24-27. Scandinavia’s major film showcase, New […]
Tags: News, Global, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Cannes Festival, Scandinavia, Haugesund Film Festival, New Nordic Films

Could Women's Health Decline Along With Their Height?

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Aug. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- In a study conducted in Scandinavia, loss of height among...
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‘We did it’ IOC’s Bach declares as Olympic Games close

TOKYO—As athletes and media climbed off buses outside the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony two weeks ago, they were greeted by a young boy, maybe 4, standing with his parents. “Hi, how are you?” he said with a wide smile. “Hi, how are you?” He would prove a tough act to follow. As he welcomed the world to his home town, the young boy stood behind one of the many barriers erected to keep the Japanese public away from the first Olympic Games held during a state of emergency because of COVI...
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Norsk Tipping: Welcome to Haaland

Norwegian agency TRY wishes you “Welcome to Haaland” in new ads that pokes fun at the world’s ignorance around Norway’s biggest sports stars. Norwegian soccer player Erling Braut Haaland has taken the world by storm in the past couple of years, baffling experts and fans alike with his explosive, characteristic runs, clinical finishing, and intense way of being. Global soccer stars are few and far between for Norway – a country known less for sports accomplishments and more for...
Tags: Sweden, Advertising, Norway, Scandinavia, Haaland, Erling Braut Haaland, Norsk Tipping

Doggerland: Lost ‘Atlantis’ of the North Sea gives up its ancient secrets

The land mass that linked Britain to continental Europe was rich in early human life until it floodedThe idea of a “lost Atlantis” under the North Sea connecting Britain by land to continental Europe had been imagined by HG Wells in the late 19th century, with evidence of human inhabitation of the forgotten world following in 1931 when the trawler Colinda dredged up a lump of peat containing a spear point.But it is only now, after a decade of pioneering research and the extraordinary finds of an...
Tags: Europe, Science, Climate Change, UK News, Culture, Britain, Museums, Netherlands, Anthropology, Belgium, Archaeology, Exhibitions, Scandinavia, North Sea, Neanderthals, Hg Wells

Steal This Look: 5 Clever, Efficient Ideas from a Cookbook Author’s Home Kitchen

When it comes to efficient kitchen design, food magazines would have us believe that professional kitchens are the place to look for ideas. But the restaurant kitchen can be too antiseptic, too assembly-line for at-home cooks. Consider, instead, the chef’s home kitchen. Time and again we’ve seen that, at home, chefs have co-opted ideas from restaurant kitchens to suit their own lifestyle, with clever, at-a-glance ways of storing spices and two-are-better-than-one faucets. So has cookbook author,...
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Large Meteor Lights up Skies in Norway

Norwegian experts say an unusually large meteor was visible over large parts of southern Scandinavia and illuminated southeast Norway with a powerful flash of light for a few seconds as many observers were reported to also hear a roaring sound afterwards.
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Meteor lights up the night in Norway

An "unusually large" meteor illuminated the night sky over southern Scandinavia early Sunday morning before at least some of it came rumbling down near Oslo, the capital of Norway.
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'Unusually large' meteor over Norway causes shock wave

An "unusually large" meteor illuminated the night sky over southern Scandinavia early Sunday morning before at least some of it came rumbling down near Oslo, the capital of Norway.
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Brentford recruitment drive continues; Onyeka and Ajer in the door

Premier League new boys have finally Brentford kicked off their summer recruitment program with deals for FC Midtjylland’s Frank Onyeka and Celtic’s Kristoffer Ajer. Confirmed. Kristoffer Ajer will join Brentford on a permanent deal for €15m. Carl Starfelt will be his replacement at Celtic from Rubin Kazan, done deal for €5m and official announcement in the next days. 🔴 #Brentford #Celtic — Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 20, 2021 The combined deals are expected to total over 20-million ...
Tags: England, Scotland, Nigeria, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Celtic, Swansea, Champions League, Denmark, Norway, Scandinavia, Brentford, Europa League, Norwich, Rubin Kazan

The Digest’s Multi-Guide Slide to National Hydrogen Strategies: Finland

The Finns are flying when it comes to hydrogen and, even better, this national hydrogen strategy has some great green hydrogen factoids and charts whether hydrogen in Scandinavia tickles your fancy or not. For mobility, stationery power and above all, for industrial applications, here’s a can’t miss, must-read deck.
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SAS Scandinavian Airlines is deploying its brand-new jet to the US to take flyers to a reopening Europe and beyond - see inside

Touring SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider SAS Scandinavian Airlines became the latest airline to fly the Airbus A350-900 XWB in January 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic. Most travelers didn't get to experience the aircraft at the time but Europe is now reopening to tourists and SAS is once more deploying the aircraft on transatlantic routes. The aircraft welcomes travelers with a modern interior with passenger-friendly enhancements at ev...
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Free speech? Not everybody loves it, this map shows

In green: where people like free speech the most. In red: where free speech is not popular.Despite continued strong support, this recent survey shows approval of free speech declining in the U.S.Free speech helps create prosperity, but if forced to choose, people prefer prosperity over free speech. September 24th, 1933: Communist Member of Parliament Saklatvala Shapurji addresses a crowd at Speakers' Corner in London's Hyde Park.Credit: Keystone / Get...
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