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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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.


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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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.


  4. '50 Shades of Blue' at CMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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.


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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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.


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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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.


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

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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, reports.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


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

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    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.


  12. 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.


  13. Medical Fish Skin Company Kerecis Receives Annual Innovation Through...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Market Wire

    Kerecis, the company using fish skin to heal human wounds and tissue damage, today announced it has received the Annual Innovation through Knowledge Award from the Icelandic Association of Economists and Business Graduates. The President of Iceland, Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, presented the award at the Association's annual Innovation through Knowledge Day.


  14. Beautiful Monday forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    James Moore, 43, had just left The Mad Murphy's Irish Pub Saturday night near 59th and Lewis when he got hit by a police cruiser.The officer was on a call and did not see Moore until it was too late.Moore was walking home from the bar and was wearing dark clothing.Workers at the bar say Moore was a regular and frequently stopped by for a drink after work.Those are the last people to ever see him alive.For 20 years, Mad Murphy's has been serving up customers in Tulsa."


  15. On the origin and propagation of Denmark Strait overflow water anomalies in the Irminger BasinRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | CiteULike

    Denmark Strait Overflow Water supplies the densest contribution to North Atlantic Deep Water and is monitored at several locations in the subpolar North Atlantic. Hydrographic and velocity time series from three multiple-mooring arrays at the Denmark Strait sill, at 180 km downstream and at a further 320 km downstream on the east Greenland continental slope near Tasiilaq , were analyzed to quantify the variability and track anomalies in DSOW in the period 2007-2012.


  16. 10 stunning photos from the week gone byRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 |

    US First Lady Michelle Obama beats a Japanese traditional taiko drum with members from Akutagawa High School Taiko Club in front of the main gate as she visits Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine in Kyoto, western Japan. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters Wechpa Rowland, dressed in a buffalo costume, waits for the Grand Entry at the Denver March Powwow in Denver March 20, 2015.


  17. Polar bear attacks tent in Norway's Arctic, injures touristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newsday

    A local representative of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard walks toward the dead body of a polar bear that attacked a tourist camp in Svalbard, Norway Thursday March 19, 2015 . A Czech tourist suffered minor injuries when a polar bear attacked the tent he was sleeping in on the remote Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norwegian authorities said Thursday.


  18. The Most Remote and Beautiful Landscape in the World Is in Westfjords, IcelandRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Iceland's Westfjords, a vast, undeveloped area in the country's north, is one of Europe's last truly wild places.


  19. Eclipse chasers swoon over 'awesome' viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The China Post

    OSLO/LONGYEARBYEN, Norway--Thousands of people flocked for a glimpse of the solar eclipse Friday, with the most intrepid enthusiasts swooning over spectacular sights in a frozen Arctic archipelago and aboard a plane above remote Nordic islands. A group of 50 die-hard Danish eclipse watchers paid 15,800 kroner each to watch the event miles above the Faroe Islands from a Boeing 737 chartered by a science magazine.


  20. Total eclipse leaves ring of lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! LONGYEARBYEN, Norway - Sky-gazers looked up in awe Friday as the moon blocked the sun in a total solar eclipse that momentarily darkened a slice of northern Europe. The most spectacular viewing came on Norway's Svalbard islands near the North Pole, where a bright clear day and blindingly white snow highlighted the cosmic wonder that used to bring ancient civilizations to a trembling halt.