Travel

The spy plane that disappeared

Friday, June 13, 1952, a DC-3 takes off from Bromma airport. On board are eight people on a top secret operation. The plane never returns and remains gone for over 50 years.

Travel

Frankfurt am Main: Main Tower and Frankfurt Zoo

Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city in Germany. The city has a lot to offer; From the top of the Main Tower there is a wonderful view of the city and in the Frankfurt Zoo you can meet around 450 different species of animals.

  • Technology

    WannaCry: Hacker attack without simile

    Friday night it became known through the media that at least 99 countries and 57,000 businesses were affected by a data attack. These include hospitals and Norwegian businesses.

Today

21 August 2017
Today is this year's day number 232. We are in week 34, and have 133 days left of 2017.

At this day in history:
The Catholic Church - Rögnvald Kali Kolsson (Memorial Day in the Nordic countries).
1912William Booth, the Salvation Army died.
1951Cecilie Løveid, Norwegian playwright, poet and author was born.
1957Harald Sverdrup, Norwegian scientist died.
1967Carrie-Anne Moss, Canadian actress was born.
1970Erik Dekker, Dutch cyclist was born.
1992Conflict between a family and the US federal government release Ruby Ridge siege.

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Forsvarets Flysamling Gardermoen. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Pictures from The Armed Forces Plane Collection at Gardermoen

The Armed Forces Plane Collection at Gardermoen consists of more than 30 aircrafts and provides an excellent insight into the Norwegian military flights in war and peace. Here are Norway's first flight "Start" and irreplaceable treasures from World War II.
På tur over Valdresflya. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Pictures from Valdresflya

Valdresflya is a wide marshland in Øystre Slidre municipality in Oppland county. The marshland is to the east of Jotunheimen. Highway 51 crosses the north-south direction.
Riksdagsbygningen i Berlin. Foto: Pål Stagnes

Ich bin ein Berliner…

We could not leave Berlin before we had looked around. So it was a bit short drive in the center and a little walking too.

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Technology

FM switched off

11 January 2017

Today the first FM transmitters where switched off for good.