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  1. Updates to "Iceland & Keflavik Scenery Pack" (PC): New...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 |

    Iceland is surely one of the most amazing places on this globe. Created by volcanic eruptions and the wild mix of water, ice and lava, the island attracts many visitors from all over the world.


  2. Luxury cruise follows Erik the Red's route to Greenland, IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 |

    In 2016 a new cruise from luxury travel firm Abercrombie & Kent will retrace the routes taken by the Vikings as they made their way across the Atlantic, toward North America. It's the Iceland & Greenland : In the Wake of the Vikings cruise.


  3. Ice cold beautyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Standard

    It's hard to say what's a greater wonder: the remote treasures of Iceland's Westfjords region - or the fact that so few tourists ever visit. It takes an adventurous spirit and a bit of planning to map out this road trip to the upper reaches of the planet, a roughly six-hour drive from the country's capital, Reykjavik, but the reward is an endless and largely isolated panorama of nature.


  4. Geothermal farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | TrekEarth

    Since the first permanent settlers settled in Iceland over a 1000 years ago, the people of Iceland have used the geothermal powers of their home to their advantage. In the beginning it was used to heat up houses or clothes or for bathing in hot springs.


  5. Out thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Twenty-five years ago this month, the author opened the door on Area 51. The story could hardly have been stranger had he found the aliens A buzz was building inside the Kulturhuset, a community center built on Islands Brygge, the historic property on the waterfront of Copenhagen's harbor. Inside the hall, an audience of more than 120 Danes, Norwegians, Germans and Brits were waiting to hear about a mystery that first surfaced on Las Vegas television 25 years ago.


  6. Which flag(s) should we fly on Independence Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Daily Kos

    Those who fly the Confederate flag say that having that flag aloft is all about history. It is true that the Confederate battle flag did have a role in our history.


  7. International Flights to North and East Iceland ProfitableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Iceland Review

    The Icelandic state could increase its revenue by up to ISK 1.3 billion per year from supporting international flights to Akureyri in North Iceland and Egilssta ir in East Iceland, according to the conclusion of a task force presented this week. The report assumes that two flights per week to each airport year-round would increase the number of tourists to Iceland by 22,000 per year.


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

    Friday Jul 3 | 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.


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

    Friday Jul 3 | 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, reports.


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

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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.


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

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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.


  12. Leaders Discuss Bilateral Defense IssuesRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 1, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 1, 2015 | 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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    Jun 30, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 29, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 29, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 28, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 26, 2015 |

    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.


  20. 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."