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Whale Freed From Harness Was 'Likely' Trained by Russian Navy

We talked to the Norwegian marine biologist who freed a beluga whale from a harness that said "Equipment of St. Petersburg."
Sarah Emerson
4.29.19
Motherboard

NASA Says It Caused Otherworldly Lights In the Arctic Circle

A NASA rocket launch mission that painted the Arctic sky was compared to an “alien attack.”
Sarah Emerson
4.9.19
PROFILES

Who the Hell is Jimi Somewhere?

The 20-year-old is being hailed as Norway’s answer to Kevin Abstract. We’re premiering a song and video from his second EP, PONYBOY.
Daisy Jones
3.7.19
Film

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned, and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
2.18.19
Norway

What It's Like to Brew Beer at the Actual End of the Earth

For pilot Robert Johansen, running the world's northernmost brewery is just a side hustle.
Natalie B. Compton
2.12.19
Norway

On the Hunt for Gamalost Cheese, Norway’s 'Viking Viagra'

Cheesemakers are riffing on the mythic "old cheese" with hopes to make it part of the Norwegian diet again.
Shoshi Parks
2.11.19
Interviews

Japanese Black Metal Icon Vivian Slaughter Is Resurrected as Viviankrist

The former Gallhammer vocalist opens up about moving to Norway and launching her chilling new solo electronic project.
Stephanie Dubick
11.7.18
Right to Repair

Apple Sued an Independent iPhone Repair Shop Owner and Lost

Apple said an unauthorized repair shop owner in Norway violated its trademark by using aftermarket iPhone parts, but a court decided in favor of the shop owner.
Jason Koebler
4.13.18
Photography

Pau Buscató's Playful Photographs of Crazy Coincidences Found in Cities

The street photographer Pau Buscató​ spends seven hours a day searching for the funny moments that only happen when people are crammed together.
Beckett Mufson
4.13.18
Photography

Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive

Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being bigots.
Caisa Ederyd
3.13.18
Broadly

Warrior Women of the Viking Reenactment Scene, in Photos

At Vinter, a Norwegian historical reenactment training weekend, female fighters hone their swordsmanship and stand toe to toe with men.
Matteo Congregalli
3.1.18
THE FUTURE

Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Gets Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault wants to safeguard the world's food supply against war, climate change, or natural disaster.
Mayukh Sen
2.27.18
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