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  1. Cray Supercomputer to Power Weather Research in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Data Center Knowledge

    As a joint venture between DMI and the Icelandic Meteorological Office, the new system will be installed at the IMO data center in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Cray XC line of supercomputers has done well in a variety of industries, crunching numbers for government, science, finance, and others, and being used at several leading Top500 sites.

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  2. A couple's Iceland trip earns them top spots in the Travel Photo ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Washington Post

    ... in the honorable mentions. Their winning images were taken on the same trip, a 10-day photo vacation to southern Iceland in June. Dimachkieh, 25, and Janzesian, 27, met through mutual friends their freshman year in college and have been together for ...

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  3. Dave Grohl on His 'Sonic Highways' Emmy Nom & Directing Style: 'I Don't Know What I'm Doing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Billboard

    ... because everywhere has a musical history. It doesn't matter if it's Lawrence, Kansas or Jakarta or Reykjavik, Iceland or Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. It doesn't necessarily have to be the Foo Fighters, it could be musicians from each one of those ...

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  4. Marriott, Ian Schrager to Debut Reykjavik EDITION in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Hotel Business

    Marriott International, Inc. together with Ian Schrager and Carpenter & Company revealed that it will open its first hotel in Iceland in 2018, The Reykjavik EDITION. Marriott International will manage the hotel under a long-term agreement.

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  5. North Iceland Town to Welcome RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Iceland Review

    The North Iceland municipality of Akureyri has applauded the decision by the Icelandic government to accept 50 refugees over the next two years. The municipality says it is more than willing to resettle refugees in the municipality and help provide them with new opportunities and a better quality of life, as stated on the municipality's website .

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  6. Motorists with a Loose ScrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Iceland Review

    Police in Iceland often have trouble collecting fines from motorists for speeding past speed cameras, RUV reports. The reason: Car owners increasingly remove their front license plates to avoid fines.

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  7. Australian charged with public indecency for nude shot outside the Colosseum in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Daily Mail

    ... held but has been charged with indecency in a public place and will go on trial later this year. The series began in Iceland in 2009 he claims on his website and this summer he has been taking his game to Asian cities including Seoul and Hong Kong . ...

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  8. Spoiled by solitude in Iceland's northRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SFGate

    Uninhabited moss-covered lava fields surround Lake Myvatn in northern Iceland. The Apollo 11 crew is said to have trained for their moon walks here.

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  9. Icelanders Generally Happy With Foreign TouristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Iceland Review

    A narrow majority of Icelanders believe foreign tourists have had a negative impact on the country's nature, with 51.8 percent of respondents in the latest MMR poll on the subject of tourism believing that. 90.9 percent of respondents believe that tourists in Iceland are having a positive impact on the national economy, Visir reports.

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  10. Woofy fall and winter bear gatherings in EuropeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Xtra!

    Local Euro bears open their dens to their international brothers at these woofy annual gatherings, making them great opportunities not only to see new places but to meet new friends at the same time. Reykjavik, Iceland Early September Another of the more outdoorsy European bear events is Reykjavik's Bears on Ice in September.

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  11. Blue LagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | TrekEarth

    The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavik on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwestern Iceland.

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  12. DIARY-Top Economic Events to Aug 25Read the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Reuters

    ... 19 WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee to publish the minutes of July policy meeting - 1800 GMT. REYKJAVIK - Iceland's central bank announces its interest rate decision - 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 JAKARTA, Indonesia - Federal Reserve Bank ...

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  13. My Cat From Hell's international fan baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... I would get this slew of mail from South Africa, from all of the Scandinavian countries. It was really interesting. Iceland - getting all this stuff from Reykjavik. It was really cool." Cats clearly are a universal pet with a universal language - ...

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  14. Iceland's fish catch rises 3.9 pct in JulyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Xinhuanet

    Iceland saw an increase of fish caught in July 2015, a 3.9-percent year-on-year growth, according to figures issued Friday by Statistics Iceland. The total fish caught in July amounted to 94,830 tonnes, including 26,425 tonnes of demersal catch and 64,418 tonnes of pelagic catch, and some shellfish, figures showed.

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  15. Acclaimed Musician John Grant Turns His Addictions Into ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Advocate

    ... people think of me and all these things I've worried about my whole life," Grant says by telephone from his home in Iceland. The singer has been an expat for several years, having moved to Reykjavik to record Pale Green Ghosts. There he met his ...

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  16. Meet Reykjavik's Lovely Letterpress LadiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | QTMagazine

    Many Icelanders proudly jump from one career to the next, and the same goes for the vivacious blondes who founded ReykjavA k Letterpress . Graphic designers Hildur SigurA ardA3ttir and A'lA f Birna GarA arsdA3ttir were working together in an ad agency when the financial crisis hit.

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  17. Loving Iceland's Elegant LiquorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | QTMagazine

    ... frosted geese for an elegantly minimalistic font. The simple graphic approach doesn't extend to everything in Iceland (the packaging for the popular candy Hraun is dreadful), but it seems indicative of the country as a whole - uncluttered, stark, ...

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  18. Iceland disappointed with Russia's food embargoRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Xinhuanet

    The Icelandic government expressed its regrets for the Russian government's decision on adding Iceland to the list of countries that are subjected to an import ban to Russia, according to a statement released Thursday by Iceland's Foreign Ministry. "This decision is deeply disappointing.

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  19. 'Heroes Reborn' to premiere at Toronto as part of festival's new TV programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Los Angeles Times

    The "TV is the new film" argument got quite a bit stronger Thursday when the Toronto International Film Festival announced a new section devoted solely to television. Known as Primetime, this year's inaugural program will bring "the best in international television on the big screen" and will feature titles from the United States, Iceland, France and Argentina.

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  20. "The Black Larry David" Season Finale Episode Skewers the Rachel Dolezal ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WireService

    ... with YouTube. Future episodes will be exclusively webcast on Oz , a subscription video platform based in Iceland, founded by Reykjavik native GuA jA3n MA r GuA jA3nsson. The Black Larry David is one of six computer generated animation series ...

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