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  1. Ski Resorts Open across IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    Spring isn't quite here yet, judging by the recent snowfall. While some have grown tired of the snow, others are happy to hit the slopes; ski resorts will be open across the country today.

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  2. Disney Cruise Line sets sail for first British Isles visit in 2016Read the original story

    Thursday | The Disney Blog

    So many of Disney and Pixar's fairy tales original in Europe, so taking a Disney Cruise to Europe, and for the first time the British Isles, is bound to be extra magical. That probably explains why Disney Cruise Line is sending it's original ship the Disney Magic, on these new itineraries.

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  3. Photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    A total solar eclipse is seen in Longyearbyen on Svalbard, Norway, March 20, 2015. A partial eclipse was visible on the first day of northern spring, across parts of Africa, Europe and Asia.

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  4. Icelanders boost medical research by donating their DNA to scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Iceland's citizens are among the world's most studied subjects because the island-nation's population is small and relatively homogeneous, and its national health system is a model of record-keeping. Iceland's citizens are among the world's most studied subjects because the island-nation's population is small and relatively homogeneous, and its national health system is a model of record-keeping.

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  5. '50 Shades of Blue' at CMCARead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    Camden artist and designer Anneli Skaar spent February in Longyearbyen, Norway, in residence at Galleri Svalbard. She will present an informal talk and slide show about her work and experiences there Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave During her "50 Shades of Blue" talk, Skaar will discuss what it is like to paint at 78 degrees north and suggest creative ways to finance an artist residency abroad.

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  6. Iceland: The Northern Lights and orcas in the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    The rare opportunity to chase two of nature's elusive wonders in one trip was a gamble too tempting for nature lover Mark Rowe to refuse A bookmaker calls it an each-way bet. A supermarket promotion would brand it as two for the price of one.

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  7. North American Nickel Inc.: Maniitsoq Drilling/Field Services Contracts AwardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Market Wire

    North American Nickel Inc. is pleased to announce that drill and camp contracts have been awarded for 2015 exploration at its 100% owned Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM project in Southwest Greenland. George Downing Estate Drilling Ltd. of Hawkesbury, Ontario has been awarded the Diamond Drilling contract and Xploration Services Greenland ApS of Nuuk, Greenland has been awarded the Logistics/Camp contract.

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  8. Fuji Electric Wins Geothermal Power Equipment Contracts in Indonesia...Read the original story

    Thursday | Electric Energy Online

    Fuji Electric announced that they have been selected as the supplier of geothermal power equipment for two major projects in Indonesia and Iceland. The power electronics manufacturer will supply two units of geothermal steam turbines and generators each with a power generation capacity of 20,000kW to PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy, a subsidiary of Indonesia's oil, gas, renewable and new energy company PT Pertamina.

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  9. Jon Gnarr Finally Called Jon GnarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iceland Review

    Actor, comedian and former Reykjavik mayor Jon Gnarr has ended his 30-year fight to have his name legally changed from Jon Gunnar Kristinsson to Jon Gnarr. Jon Gnarr, who moved to Houstan, Texas, earlier this year to take up a position as writer in residence at Rice University, had his name legally changed at the district court yesterday, visir.is reports.

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  10. The 'father of humanity' lived 239,000 years ago: Landmark DNA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Mail

    Mystery of the 'kidnapped' physio who re-appeared 400 miles away, days after she was 'snatched' from her home and held for ransom Army charges Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion after Obama freed five Taliban commanders to ransom him - and he could now face life in prison 'I'm so sorry for all the pain I've caused': Oklahoma frat boy who led racist chant makes public apology EXCLUSIVE: Marvin Gaye's family in ugly feud after $7.4m 'Blurred Lines' payout as his widow accuses his 'penniless' sisters of 'picking on his bones' and they say 'he would have hated to see us like this' PIERS MORGAN: Dear Jeremy, Your big mistake was hitting your loyal, hard-working producer, not me again.

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  11. One thousand genes you could live withoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Science

    Today researchers unveiled the largest ever set of full genomes from a single population: Iceland. The massive project, carried out by a private company in the country, deCODE genetics, has yielded new disease risk genes, insights into human evolution, and a list of more than 1000 genes that people can apparently live without.

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  12. Disney Cruise Line announces summer 2016 itinerariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Examiner.com

    Cruise Director Brent gives viewers a sneak peek at where guests can sail with Disney Cruise Line in summer 2016. Itineraries include DCL's first-ever British Isles cruise, plus ports of call in more than 15 European countries.

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  13. Bad Weather BlessingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Iceland Review

    Much of the dangerous SO2 gas, between 20,000 and 60,000 thousand tons, emitted from the Holuhraun eruption every day literally blew away in the storms. Even to Ireland, when on September 6, SO2 levels measured 498 g/m3, 1,500 km away from the eruption site.

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  14. Icelanders Love the TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Iceland Review

    Every Icelander visited the theater more than once in 2014, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Iceland. A total of 375,000 visits to theater plays and the opera were registered last year, kjarninn.is reports.

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  15. Holuhraun Pollution above Limit for 107 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Iceland Review

    The air pollution caused by volcanic gases emitted during the eruption in Holuhraun was above the health protection limit for a total of 107 hours in HA fn, Southeast Iceland. Inhabitants in HA fn were subject to air pollution for more hours than in other community in Iceland, as revealed at a symposium in ReykjavA k on the effects of the eruption pollution yesterday.

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  16. Disney to sail British Isles in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Disney Magic cruise ship sails past the White Cliffs of Dover in England in 2010, its first time in the Port of Dover. The Disney Magic cruise ship sails past the White Cliffs of Dover in England in 2010, its first time in the Port of Dover.

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  17. Disney to offer first British Isles cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | USA Today

    Disney in 2016 will offer its first cruise to the British Isles and will return to Norway and Iceland for a second year, the line announced today. Disney says the 1,754-passenger Disney Magic will sail a Disney to offer first British Isles cruise Disney in 2016 will offer its first cruise to the British Isles and will return to Norway and Iceland for a second year, the line announced today.

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  18. Greenland sets its sights on tackling high TB ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Nunatsiaq News

    If you live in Greenland, you can learn more about TB on a bilingual website, in Danish and Greenlandic, which provides easy-to-understand information about TB, as den here in this screen shot. "The size of the challenge we face cannot be underestimated.

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  19. Ring of light: Total eclipse over Svalbard islands in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Turnto10.com

    For months, even years, accommodation on the remote ... . A visitor waits for the start of a total solar eclipse on a hill beside a hotel overlooking Torshavn, the capital city of the Faeroe Islands, Friday, March 20, 2015.

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  20. WKU Signs Agreement With University In IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    In simultaneous ceremonies just over 60 miles from the Arctic Circle in Iceland and in Bowling Green, WKU, the University of Akureyri and the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network signed an academic and research agreement Monday that solidifies the North Atlantic Climate Change Collaboration project. The innovative agreement signed by the academic and research partners will center on academic exchanges and joint course offerings, research initiatives, capacity building, economic development activities, and service-learning.

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