Thursday May 16
Reykjavik Arts Festival Opens Tomorrow
The 27th ReykjavA k Arts Festival kicks off tomorrow with a ten-minute newly commissioned sound piece by the Vessel Orchestra at 5:45 pm at ReykjavA k harbor.
Thursday May 16
Why is violent crime so rare in Iceland
Iceland is awash in guns, yet it has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world.
Wed May 15, 2013
Are You Hungry Enough To Eat A Horse? Measure Accordingly
Calling all pasta-holics! As you know it can be tough making sure that you make just the right amount of pasta to go with your favorite sauce.
Mayor's Snoring to Resonate in Central Reykjavik
The sounds made by Mayor of ReykjavA k JA3n Gnarr while sleeping will form the basis for a new sound sculpture by Finnbogi PA©tursson. It will be part of an exhibition which opens in the Sculpture Garden on NA1 2lendugata in the city center on Saturday.
An alien looking landscape of fire and snow, Iceland is a mysterious land of beauty
If you're looking for a hip and action-packed weekend break, Iceland's capital Reykjavik is an affordable choice, says Albertina Lloyd Standing in a valley of ice and snow, with only the occasional black volcanic rock interrupting the seemingly endless expanse of white, I feel like I am on another planet.
Tue May 14, 2013
Real Clear Politics
Block China's Arctic Council Bid
The People's Republic of China has recently cast itself as an Arctic nation. In addition to acquiring two icebreakers and building an enormous embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland, Beijing has formally applied for "observer status" in the Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum of Arctic states founded by the United States and seven other countries in ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Former Newberry soccer player lands in Iceland
Former Newberry College women's soccer player Theresa Berman is continuing her playing career in Iceland, joining Throttur Reykjavik of the Iceland Pepsi-League Women.
The Huffington Post
Popocatepetl Eruption: Mexico Readies Shelters As Volcano Shakes, Spews Ash
Seismic activity has increased at the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City, leading authorities to alert towns in two central states and the capital.
Five NAVY boats in Reykjavik ,Iceland
Iceland resident ander was lucky to see these ships from five different countries -- Germany, Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands and Norway -- docked in the capital Reykjavik for exercises with the country's coastguard Sunday.
Homeless Seek Shelter in Reykjavik Prison
Icelandic women are a rare breed, a limited edition really. So are Icelandic men.
Sat May 11, 2013
Reykjavik Intercultural Day Well Attended
As winter gives in to spring thaw and life draws to a close for some, the season births new life eager to discover the wonders of this world.
US student attempting record of youngest person to fly solo around world - Indiatalkies.com
London, May 11: An American student is attempting to make a record as the youngest person in history to fly solo around the world, and will be making his first stop in the UK after setting off from California on May 2. 20-year-old Jack Wiegand is also using the trip to raise money for two charities: Big Brothers Big Sisters and International ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
The Guelph Mercury
Travel: Iceland proves a hit for marking 30th birthday
With my 30th birthday fast approaching a few months ago, I dealt with reaching the mildly horrifying milestone like any rational person - by fleeing home.
The Globe and Mail
Through Sjon's skewed lens, a mythical yet modern world emerges
The Prose Edda , one of the foundational texts of Norse mythology, is rich in allegorical fables that express a reverence for storytelling.
Thu May 09, 2013
More of Auld Reykjavik
Last summer I wrote an article about ReykjavA k in the beginning of the last century including photos and an old travel video.
Iceland's experiments come to Glasgow
Ilan Volkov is bringing his Icelandic festival of eclectic, experimental music to Glasgow.
Risk For Prostate Cancer Likely Increased By Sleep Problems
Men who reported sleep problems, including difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, had up to a twofold increased risk for prostate cancer, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Wed May 08, 2013
Reykjavik Ski Resort Open Tonight
Skiers and snowboarders will take to ReykjavA k ski resort BlA fjA ll for a party with DJ EmmsjA© Gauti performing at 7 pm.
Trend Hunter Magazine
Civilized Avian Feasts - Birds Banquet Serves Up a Decorative Spread...
I suspect that our feathered friends are not overly concerned with the presentation of their favorite foods; however, the Birds Banquet certainly offers property owners an exquisite collection with which they can decorate their outdoor dining tables.
Medical News Today
Sleep Problems Double Men's Risk Of Prostate Cancer
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Article Date: 08 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Sleep problems, such as difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, double the risk of prostate cancer in men, according to new research.