Town Has No Sun For 5 Months, Spends 5 Million Norwegian Kroner To Place Mirrors In The Mountains That Mimic Sunlight

Sunlight is a crucial aspect when it comes to our health, good mood, and overall well-being. Cities across the world that lack direct sunlight throughout the year have many inhabitants that are in desperate need of vitamin D which is vital for our health. Besides that, living in constant darkness just seems so melancholic. Because of this, most people strive to live in countries where it is always warm but there are still many people across the globe that get used to not seeing direct sunlight for months. It does not mean they don’t need it, they just get used to patiently waiting for a brighter tomorrow. Rjukan, a town located 3 hours north-west of Oslo, Norway, is known as …

‘Before you know it, it’s not a big deal to kill a man’: Norwegian black metal’s murderous past

In the early 90s, Norways black metal scene turned into a satanic cult as musicians burned churches, self-harmed and killed. As the film Lords of Chaos is released, the real-life protagonists look back That period of my life is a swampy lake with skeletons in it, says Rune Eriksen, AKA guitarist Blasphemer. This will probably be one of the very few moments Im willing to go back and talk about it. It has been 11 years since Eriksen left Mayhem, the worlds most aptly named band. He joined in 1994, rejuvenating the Norwegian black metal group after their guitarist ystein Aarseth, known as Euronymous, had been murdered by their former bassist Jonas kerlunds intense dramatisation of events, focusing on the …