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  1. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a ... trampoline?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WGBH

    Even in summer, Iceland is known for often being extremely cold and windy. But Icelanders are used to the cold, and the wind wouldn't be such a problem ... if it weren't for the trampolines.

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  2. Tractors Circle Iceland for CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    Friends Karl FriA riksson and GrA tar GAostavsson are currently driving the Ring Road on old Massey Ferguson tractors in support of VinA tta , a project launched by Barnaheill to raise awareness of and fight bullying. The friends set off on June 25 and on Tuesday they completed the longest leg of their journey, 12 hours from Akureyri in North Iceland to EgilsstaA ir in the east, mbl.is reports.

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  3. To Do This Weekend: Photos of Iceland, Akua Allrich, and The World of TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | City Paper

    Black sand beaches, lush natural pools against mountainous backdrops, and the midnight sun: Iceland is a land like no other. In order to understand how this volcanic, otherworldly island has remained mostly untouched, it's best to see the nation up close, and capturing Iceland's breathtaking but alien landscape is a task for an artist who understands nature on an holistic level.

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  4. This app has a Kim Kardashian outfit for every climate in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mashable

    A new app can help with that. Created by New York media agency BRAVA', Kim.Guru lets you type in a random location around the world and shows you one outfit, out of 100 images, that Kim might wear given the local weather situation.

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  5. Leaders Discuss Bilateral Defense IssuesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Official Wire News

    Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work hosted the Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson at the Pentagon today to discuss bilateral defense issues. In a statement summarizing the meeting, Pentagon officials said Work assured Sveinsson of the U.S. commitment to bilateral defense cooperation and to Iceland's defense in accordance with the 1951 Bilateral Defense Agreement.

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  6. Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, July 2-8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    World Children's Festival 2015 The children's celebration continues with peace- and leadership-themed workshops by artists and educators, children's art, youth performances and more Thursday at 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on the Ellipse, 1600 Constitution Ave. NW. Festival delegates wearing identification will also be present Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on the Mall.

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  7. Rent a car in Iceland with portable Wi-Fi connection at low costRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WebWire

    When renting a car in Iceland, choosing to add Wi-Fi provides trouble-free access to information about where to visit when travelling through the Icelandic interior. Lotus Car Rental is one of a number of suppliers which gives you a rental car in Iceland with a Wi-Fi connection at low cost.

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  8. O U U...O U O3 O U O O3OaO O O Uoe U O U...O O U O O Uoe Uoeu O U O O U U...O O O O O Oa O U OaO Usuoeo Uoeo Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Al Bawaba

    The Dubai Customs Advisory Council has held its second meeting for 2015, headed by H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, and Chairman of the council, in presence of council members and chairmen of business groups. The meeting highlighted Dubai Customs new initiatives for customs processes development as well as current and future changes, as per the framework to implement Dubai Plan 2021.

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  9. Iceland's Whale Hunting Season Begins Despite Global MoratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Switched

    Iceland's whale hunting season officially kicked off Monday, in defiance of the International Whaling Commission and ongoing public protest. Two whaling boats had left port on Sunday, according to the Agence France-Presse.

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  10. Iceland's mad millionaire Loftsson keeps butchering whalesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Dear Kitty

    Iceland's fin whaling season has begun with the first boats leaving harbour overnight to hunt for the world's second largest species of whale. Iceland's lone whaling operator, Kristjan Loftsson, usually begins fin whaling on or around Iceland's National Day of June 17 but this year the departure has been delayed, apparently because of a strike by veterinary inspectors.

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  11. Iceland's Westfjords is a land of beauty and sweeping vistasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Janesville Gazette

    Several homes and farms in Akureyri overlook the blue Eyjafjordur fjord, the longest in Iceland and popular for whale-watching. A statue of Icelandic explorer Leif Erikson sits before the stunning Hallgrimskirkja Lutheran Church in the capital Reykjavik.

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  12. Kiwi freezing workers' 17,000km work tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    For the past 13 years, New Zealand freezing workers have been leaving their loved ones behind and travelling a whopping 17,000km to Iceland. The hardy Kiwi contingent spend two months in the Nordic country, putting their skills to good use at a meat-processing plant in the northern town of Saudarkrokur.

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  13. Whatever Happened to Common Sense Regarding Climate Change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Right Wing News

    Fearmongering is quite lucrative in what seems to be a burgeoning "climate change industrial complex" wherein certain people benefit monetarily or politically in their promotion of global catastrophic risk due to catastrophic global warming. Al Gore got filthy rich railing over imminent destruction due to rising sea levels, then purchased multiple beachfront properties, despite the "danger."

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  14. Riders circle Iceland under midnight sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Yahoo!

    Jens Thor Sigurdarson crosses the finish line exhausted and hungry yet invigorated: he's just completed a gruelling 1,358-kilometre three-day non-stop cycling race circling Iceland under the midnight sun. "This was just about as difficult as I had expected," says the 37-year-old Icelander, his muscles aching and on the verge of collapse.

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  15. Sunny Side UpRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Iceland Review

    Barbecue and ice cream, freshly-mown lawns, bringing out the garden furniture, planting flowers, wearing sunglasses and light dresses-not just for show but because it's actually warm and sunny enough-feeling tempted to go for a swim at the pool, cycling with the family to the thermal beach, NauthA3lsvA k to play in the sanda it's a fact: summer is actually here. But finally, two weeks ago, we started to see signs that winter was giving in to summer with rising temperatures and clear skies.

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  16. Oldest Icelander Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Iceland Review

    Gu ri ur Gu brandsdottir, who has been the oldest living Icelander since 2011, passed away yesterday morning at the nursing home Grund in Reykjavik. She was 109 years and 33 days old, RUV reports.

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  17. Arctic cruise: A polar adventure from Greenland to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Arctic is like the Sahara, a place where everything is reduced to essence.

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  18. Withey: Outgoing Edmonton poet laureate Mary Pinkoski reflects on her two-year termRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Edmonton Journal

    Outgoing Edmonton poet laureate Mary Pinkoski is grateful for the growth she's experienced "as a poet and a person" during her two-year term in the position. She has written about marigolds.

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  19. Postcard from Iceland: - Takk fyrir daggen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Bella Bennett, a frequent contributor to The Times and rising junior at Skidmore College, will send regular dispatches from Iceland this summer. Going into this, I wasn't at all sure that I'd made the right choice.

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  20. Withey: Outgoing Edmonton poet laureate Mary Pinkoski reflects on her two-year termRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Canada.com

    Outgoing Edmonton poet laureate Mary Pinkoski is grateful for the growth she's experienced "as a poet and a person" during her two-year term in the position. She has written about marigolds.

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