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  1. Sex Issue 2015: A museum of penises is not a phallicyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    Iceland, or Island, as it is referred to by its 329,000 natives, is a curious place that no one other than Icelanders seems to know much about. It's a mysterious location to most, despite it being even closer to our shores than any of the British Isles.

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  2. Playing soccer in Iceland and hiking volcanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Northern Life

    Having wrapped up her NCAA career, Sudbury native Cloe Lacasse opted to play pro soccer in Iceland for a season. File photo Soccer has opened many doors for Sudbury native Cloe Lacasse.

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  3. Iceland's Facebook war over sex educationRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Newsday

    Gylfi Aegisson's folk tunes are popular in Iceland, but his recent comments about homosexuality attracted the anger of gay rights campaigners Iceland is one of the most progressive countries in the world when it comes to gay rights - but more conservative views are not unknown, and one prominent musician has started a social media storm by attacking a new sex education curriculum. Gylfi Aegisson was once one of Iceland's most well-liked musicians, known for his folk songs about sailors. 1 comment

  4. Northern Lights and orcas in the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    For the lover of the natural world it's an irresistible carrot: the chance of seeing two of the world's breathtaking spectacles, the Northern Lights and orcas, or killer whales, in the wild. Ordinarily the two don't go together, but in recent years orcas have begun appearing closer to Iceland's shores in winter, coinciding with the optimum time to see the aurora borealis.

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  5. Global Agenda, 1:07 PMIsrael Eleventh Happiest Country WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israel was the eleventh happiest country in the world in 2014, according to the World Happiness Report released Friday - outranking the US, UK, and numerous European countries. Just outranking the Jewish state, the world's top 10 happiest last year were Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Canada, Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia.

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  6. A Solar Eclipse at the Top of the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | PC Magazine

    I traveled to the world's northernmost town to view the March 20 total solar eclipse. Here's what I saw.

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  7. This Nov. 13, 2011, file photo shows ElRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Newsday

    This Nov. 13, 2011, file photo shows El Santuario de Chimayo outside of Espanola, N.M. A plan to build a multimillion retreat complex next to the historic El Santuario de Chimayo in northern New Mexico has drawed opposition from some nearby residents over fears of increased traffic and "erosion of cultural values." Photo Credit: AP / Russell Contreras You can uncover exotic and culturally diverse experiences without leaving the United States.

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  8. Soldier's joy at pole trek bid successRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Blackpool Today

    A St Annes soldier has completed his latest challenge to become part of the first injured veterans' team to walk to both the North and South Poles. Lance Cpl Nick Webb, 25, of the Royal Dragoon Guards, suffered a fractured heel when he stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device during a tour of Afghanistan in 2012.

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  9. Fuji Electric Wins Geothermal Power Equipment Contracts In Indonesia And IcelandRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | ElectricNet

    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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  10. Wow! A Solar Eclipse at the Top of the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | PC Magazine

    I traveled to the world's northernmost town to view the March 20 total solar eclipse. Here's what i saw.

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  11. 2,000 days old: Iceland's last McDonald's burgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | NewsNet5

    The last McDonald's in Iceland closed in October, 2009, and one man bought a burger and fries on the last day. It's now on display at a hostel, and viewable via live stream.

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  12. The incidence and prevalence of acromegaly, a nationwide study from 1955 through 2013Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | CiteULike

    Context Acromegaly is a rare disease with complications and increased mortality. The incidence and prevalence of acromegaly worldwide is not well known.

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  13. Iceland welcomes Coast authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Coast Reporter

    "Murder, intrigue, revenge and denial of love [featuring pioneering Icelanders in the historical fiction Brewing Evil series], are cleverly woven together by author Carol Gardarsson," said a review in the Icelandic Canadian magazine. The Prime Minister of Iceland has awarded local author Gardarsson a grant to ensure that the series would come to Iceland.

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  14. W+K Travels to 1960s Iceland for This Wry and Beautiful Yogurt CommercialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Technology Marketing

    Orri, the plucky lad in this fanciful Wieden + Kennedy London spot introducing Arla's Skyr Icelandic yogurt to the U.K., Germany and the Netherlands, really has it rough. Most of the action takes place in 1968, as the boy braves storms and covers vast distances, always on foot, to deliver messages that arrive via his remote village's only telephone.

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  15. Signeul delighted at Scotland's draw for Euro 2017 qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ANNA SIGNEUL was predictably delighted with the outcome of yesterday's Euro 2017 draw in Nyon - one which, on paper, gives Scotland the best chance of playing in a major championship final since the men's team played in France in 1998. ANNA SIGNEUL was predictably delighted with the outcome of yesterday's Euro 2017 draw in Nyon - one which, on paper, gives Scotland the best chance of playing in a major championship final since the men's team played in France in 1998.

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  16. This is what a 'Game of Thrones' spring break looks likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | CNET News.com

    On the day we planned to see the spot where the wildlings made their camp and Jon Snow and Ygritte made some sweet medieval, alternate-universe love, the temperatures in northern Iceland hovered around freezing while the wind gusts were as powerful as a category one hurricane. Welcome to my " Game of Thrones " spring break in the real-world land that stands in for most of the regions beyond the wall in Westeros .

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  17. Going beyond the Wall into real 'Game of Thrones' landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | CNET News.com

    Crave's Eric Mack recently visited the northernmost reaches of Westeros, but he didn't have to go over the Wall. Instead he took a red-eye flight to Iceland.

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  18. Norway in Arctic dispute with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | BBC News

    Norway has summoned the Russian ambassador in Oslo for an explanation after a top Russian official defied a travel ban by visiting Arctic Norway. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin flew to Svalbard, in the Arctic Circle, then went to the North Pole to open a Russian drifting base on an ice floe.

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  19. Norway seeks explanation over Rogozin's visit to SvalbardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    Norway has demanded an explanation from Moscow after Russia's deputy prime minister, who is banned from the country by international sanctions, visited a Norwegian island. Dmitry Rogozin is among a group of Russians who had sanctions imposed on them by the European Union and the United States after Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine last year.

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  20. Norway: Banned Russian Minister's Visit To Arctic Island 'Regrettable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Norway says it has demanded that Moscow explain a visit to a Norwegian island by a Russian deputy prime minister who is banned from entering the country. Norwegian Foreign Ministry spokesman Frode Andersen said on April 19 that Dmitry Rogozin's visit to the Arctic Svalbard islands was "regrettable."

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