Posts tagged "norway"

CNN: Hillary Clinton And Carly Fiorina Are In A “Girl Fight”

Wow, such witty and intelligent commentary, CNN.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 4, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Happy Monday, Let’s Zone Out To Some Norwegian Mountains

Norwegian photographer Morten Berg created this lovely film featuring peaceful images of the country’s landscape. With chill background music underscoring the bright colors, it serves as a mini travel guide and stress reducer…

Claire Hannum | March 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Couple Saved Lives In Norway Massacre

Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen are a married lesbian couple who were camping on the island of Utoya in Norway when the shooting massacre occurred. Together they saved 40…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Norway Giving Its Reindeer Reflective Collars, And Not Just So They Look Cute

In Norway, reindeer are the noble animals that help Santa deliver presents. But they’re also a road hazard—500 of them are hit and killed each year, and many of these…

Kate Torgovnick/ | December 24, 2010 - 5:30 pm

The Scarlet Bracelet

How would you feel about having your potty use at work monitored during your monthly menstrual cycle? In Norway, a workers union put together a shocking list of “tyrannical” bathroom…

Ami Angelowicz | December 1, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: U.S. Not The Best Place In The World For Mothers, Says Study

The United States is the 28th best place in the world for mothers and their children, according to Save The Children’s annual report, given our inconsistencies on maternity leave,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Taser Parties, Motherhood In Sweden, And Sex On Drugs

Apparently Taser parties are the new Tupperware parties. [BBC]…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 11:15 am

Women In Norwegian Boardrooms

Getting more women into boardrooms is certainly important — 9 percent of the S&P 500 have all-male boards — so in Norway, the government is taking steps to increase equality.

Catherine Strawn | March 6, 2008 - 6:30 pm