Threat of Climate Change Is Forcing Norway to Drop Millions on Its Doomsday Vault

Today’s addition of 70,000 new seeds to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault brings the total number of crops stored at the Arctic facility to over one million. It’s an important milestone—but to keep the vault running, and to protect it from the effects of climate change, the Norwegian government is going to have to spend…

First Love Awakens a Young Woman's Supernatural Powers in the Eerie Thelma Trailer

In Thelma, a sheltered, small-town girl discovers a whole new world when she arrives in Oslo for college. Some things about it are awesome, like her budding relationship with fellow student Anja—but some are awful, like the sudden emergence of her uncontrollable supernatural powers. (And yeah, they’re probably…

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How Volunteers Built a Memorial To One of the Worst Mass Shootings Ever

Today marks four years since a gunman killed 77 people in Norway, 69 of them on the small island of Utøya. In time for the anniversary, the island has unveiled the finished memorial to the victims. But it’s not the memorial officials had originally planned, and the reason why illustrates how difficult memorializing…