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  1. Child Bullies Most Often Pick on Others for 'Being Fat'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | UConn Advance

    A new multi-national study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut has found that weight-based bullying is viewed as the most common form of bullying among children. The survey of views among 2,866 adults in the United States, Canada, Iceland, and Australia showed that "being fat" was perceived to be the most prevalent reason that children are bullied in their own country, compared with other reasons for bullying such as race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, or religion.

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  2. It's Been AwhileRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Right on the Left Coast

    ... was the northern tip of Denmark, the resort town of Skagen: The cruise over, we're in the last phase of this trip, Iceland: Now that I have regular, reliable, and "free" internet access I'll be able to make a few more updates before coming home. In ...

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  3. Obamaa s Reykjavik momentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... and submit. Dignity or disgrace. In 1986, Mr. Reagan met Soviet Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland. With the arms race pressing, the summit was originally set to negotiate limitations on new strategic missiles. Over time, both ...

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  4. Flights from BWI to Ireland for $99Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Iceland-based WOW Air is introducing service from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Dublin, Ireland, with fares as low as $99 one way. Iceland-based WOW Air is introducing service from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Dublin, Ireland, with fares as low as $99 one way.

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  5. WOW Air adds BWI-Dublin flight for $99Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Low-cost Iceland carrier WOW Air has added year-round service from BWI/Marshall to Dublin, Ireland, with twice weekly flights for as little as $99 each way.

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  6. WOW air adds new connection from BWI to IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... airline announced the new affordable gateway Monday. The flights leaving from BWI will fly via Reykjavik, Iceland every week year-round, WOW air said. Flights leaving from BWI airport to Dublin will now be available for as low as $99 one way plus ...

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  7. Tourists Trapped at High Tide in Southwest IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    Three tourists became trapped where they had camped on a grassy field by the shore at Tungubakkar in Leirvogstunga in Mosfellsbaer, a neighboring community of Reykjavik, on Sunday morning. When they woke up at high tide at 7 am, their tent was surrounded by water.

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  8. Walk away from a bad deal with IranRead the original story

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    ... a bad deal. Decades ago, Ronald Reagan was faced with a similar dilemma in talks with the Soviet Union at Reykjavik, Iceland. Despite knowing that any agreement with the Russians would earn broad praise, Reagan walked away, only to come back to the ...

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  9. Geothermal farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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.

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  10. Trip TriviaRead the original story

    Sunday | Right on the Left Coast

    ... dates. You decide! Today we dock, rush to Heathrow, and jet off to Reykjavik. Today's question is: In what year did Iceland become independent? Bonus question: from which country?

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  11. MoreRead the original story

    Saturday | Art Daily

    ... for shipment to the artist. Eventually they will be housed at the site of Ono's 'IMAGINE PEACE TOWER' in Reykjavik, Iceland. More than a million wishes from various trees around the world have been collected so far. 'Wish Tree for Washington, DC' ...

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  12. Out thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... 51 is known around the world. Every day I receive letters, emails or phone calls from curious people in Ecuador, Iceland, Hong Kong, Russia or other far-flung places asking about Area 51 or the bookish whistleblower who put it on the map. And that's ...

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

    Saturday Jul 4 | Daily Kos

    ... Columbus was the first to land in what is present-day America. (That is, if we disallow the Norsemen from Iceland who established a colony in Greenland 1000 years ago, since Greenland isn't a part of America.) Columbus sailed for Spain, but was ...

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  14. 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.

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  15. Geely invests Iceland's leading new energy producerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Xinhuanet

    China's Geely Holding Group, known as the world's leading methanol vehicle manufacturer, inked a deal on Friday to make an investment of 45.5 million U.S. dollars in three years to Iceland's Carbon Recycling International , known as the world leader in power to methanol technology. Addressing the agreement signing ceremony, Li Shufu, founder and chairman of Geely Holding Group, said, "it is no doubt that methanol will be widely used as its advantages compared with gasoline fuel will be more and more prominent.

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  16. Yoko Ono's "Wish Tree" Opens at HirshhornRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | PressReleasePoint

    ... for shipment to the artist. Eventually they will be housed at the site of Ono's "IMAGINE PEACE TOWER" in Reykjavik, Iceland. More than a million wishes from various trees around the world have been collected so far. "Wish Tree for Washington, DC" ...

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  17. 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.

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  18. Damien RiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | This Is Bristol

    ... and charity projects. Keen to never stay in one place for too long, Rice's new material found its spiritual home in Iceland, where he and co-producer Rick Rubin completed the record after an initial period spent in Los Angeles. Encouraged by Rubin ...

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  19. Chinese to Fund New Smelter in Northwest IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Iceland Review

    Icelandic company Klappir Development and China Nonferrous Metal Industry's Foreign Engineering and Construction signed a declaration of intent on the building of an aluminum smelter in a planned industrial area at Hafurssta ir in Skagafjor ur, Northwest Iceland, in Reykjavik on Tuesday. The signing took place at reception house Ra herrabusta urinn on Tjarnargata with Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davi Gunnlaugsson in attendance.

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  20. 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, mbl.is reports.

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