Iceland Could Become Russia and China's 'Secret Weapon' Against U.S.
The lesson comes too late for the United States, but there it is: after the US abandoned its military base and its foreign policy influence in Iceland in 2006, both Russia and China are now showing how keen they are to fill the void and take advantage of the growing strategic importance of the island nation at the edge of the Arctic Circle.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The American Conservative
Icelandic Heavy Metal Grief
Moon upon moon ago, the editors at Le Monde, that bible for Paris's hard Left, once ran a movie critique under the disconsolate headline "Why the Filipino cinema isn't very interesting."
Half of Iceland's 30 Highest Earners Live in Reykjavik
Of the 30 individuals to have paid the highest tax in Iceland this year, 15 are registered as living in Reykjavik while nine live in neighboring towns: four in Kopavogur, three in Gar abaer and two in Hafnarfjor ur, mbl.is reports.
Travel + Leisure
Visit Dream Destinations in 15 Seconds
Diving off a cliff in Croatia. Tracking a leopard in Kenya. Watching Buckingham Palace's Changing of the Guard.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Thousands in Reykjavik Protest Attacks in Gaza
An estimated 3,000 people gathered in IngA3lfstorg square in downtown ReykjavA k yesterday evening to protest the ongoing Israeli military operationsa in Gaza.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Iceland's Hinriksdottir Leads 800m Qualifiers At Junior Worlds
Despite being 3,845 miles from her home in Reykjavik, Iceland, Anita Hinriksdottir looked quite comfortable racing on the famed oval at Hayward Field Tuesday.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
In the dog days of summer, one of the best ways to escape the heat is by reading books set in colder climes.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
5 Life Lessons From The 'World's Coolest Mayor'
In mid-2009 Jon Gnarr was an Icelandic comedian and punk-rock singer far removed from any political aspirations or office.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Jon Gnarr, Iceland's most unlikely of mayors
It will come as no surprise to Canadians that a standup comic could become mayor of a city.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
National Public Radio
Mammut On World Cafe
World Cafe 's week-long series Sense of Place: Iceland draws to a close with an unexpected treat.
Iceland link 'could boost NI tourism'
Twice weekly EasyJet flights from Belfast International to Reykjavik not only offers holidaymakers here another getaway location but will offer Icelanders a chance to shop in Northern Ireland.
How to Be a Better Traveler
Before we had kids, my husband and I loved to travel - he proposed to me on a bench in Reykjavik after a road trip across southern Iceland, and we spent our first anniversary jumping into natural freshwater pools on the Mexican Riviera.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
National Public Radio
Five Essential Icelandic Albums From World Cafe
On World Cafe 's Sense of Place: Iceland trip, we felt inspired during our visit to Reykjavik's famed 12 Tonar Records.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Sunshine in North and East Iceland, Not Reykjav k
The sun will be shining in North and East Iceland, while Iceland's capital region will not see proper sunshine, apart from a few hours here and there, until July 25, according to the long-term forecast on the website of the Norwegian Meteorological Institution, yr.no .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
National Public Radio
Arsti ir On World Cafe
On today's episode, we hear the first of the live sessions World Cafe recorded during its Sense of Place trip to Iceland in June.
Greene Publishing, Inc.
National Security: Reykjavik
Former Arms Control director Ken Adelman has written a new book about an important event three decades ago: "Reagan at Reykjavik: 48 Hours that Ended the Cold War."
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Pulse Pressure Relation to Aortic and Left Ventricular Structure in...
From the Cardiovascular Engineering, Inc, Norwood, MA ; Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland ; Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands ; University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland ; and National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD .
Justin Timberlake's Iceland Concert Streamed Live
Justin Timberlake's sold out show in Kopavogur, a town just outside Reykjavik, on August 24 will be broadcast live around the world via a new website, Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Search and Rescue Assist Troubled Hikers
A man was found injured in the remote Jokulfir ir in the West Fjords today. The hiker was poorly equipped and slipped in and out of consciousness.
'Boyhood' simple story
A balm for the harried soul, " Land Ho! " is part travelogue, part therapy session.