This should be interesting: Astrophysicist Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard is blogging for VG.
Another Norwegian blog worth reading: Tidstyven.
"Free cell phones for school kids" - Lena Jensen, Socialist Left, redefining social justice as never-ending Christmas.
New Norwegian blogger: Anders Olsen.
Is this the first time the phrase "left-oriented elite" has been used in print in a Norwegian newspaper?
So explain to me: Why would the CIA kidnap an imam suspected of al-Qaeda connections .. and then send him to Egypt? Unless it's to have him tortured, I mean.
Hey, is that me? That's a first.
In Dagbladet's blog: A summary of what Norwegian bloggers are writing about these days.
M. E. Russell writes in Weekly Standard about Joss Whedon's new marketing strategy for Serenity, and the whole strange story of Firefly's resurrection. Browncoats and Whedonites will rule the world.
Showing his dark side, Carl I Hagen is whining about the "socially destructive" focus on gays during this week's EuroPride festival in Oslo. My views here, though I'll add that after hearing his bumbling defense on the radio today, I don't think this was a calculated grab for conservative Christian voters, nor likely to become party policy.
The ID card found on an al-Qaeda hard disk - not Mullah Krekar after all, but a colleague, Aso Hawleri.
Øyvind Strømmen has become a blog pessimist. Update: Hjorthen replies, writing that he regularly cycles between optimism and pessimism.
A Christian honor killing? Perhaps it's culture, not religion, after all.
In Dagbladet's blog: Vær varsom med varsom-plakater, (untranslatable), about the futility of holding newspaper editors accountable for the discussions on their websites.
Some people have a curious idea of what flaming is. Is: Swearing, threats, raw unfiltered anger. Isn't: Calling someone impolite, and refusing to wish them a good day.
Atle Kvalvik goes after the generation of aging "68'ers", in Klassekampen. He could have been more specific about who he's talking about, though. A generation is a vague target. Btw, the world is upside-down when Klassekampen is a forum for interesting debates.
Scifi readers will want to buy Accelerando by Charles Stross. Of course, if you're a real geek, you'll also download the free e-book (released under a Creative Commons license) and read it on your PDA.
If you live by the Norwegian coast, make sure to be on the watch for Stephen Løken, a friend who's paddling from Lindesnes to Nordkapp - the southern and northern ends of Norway. There's a travel diary and a map of where he is and which route he's taking.
Bloggblogg has a list of Norwegian political bloggers classified by right, left and center. There are several I didn't know of.
Anders Giæver comments on my Guantanamo debate in VG's blog.
Well, I Guess That Genocide In Sudan Must've Worked Itself Out On Its Own.
VG has launched a political blog of their own, written by their pundits and journalists.
And I thought I took the parody of torture apologism too far. Read and weep.
Abid Q. Raja and Hege Storhaug discusses the difference between arranged and forced marriages.