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4 hrs ago | Time

Iceland's Penis Museum Got a New Specimen - And a Documentary

SigurA ur "Siggi" Hjartarson has something to say about the collection of penis specimens that comprise the Icelandic Phallological Museum: "I hope people realize this is not a joke."

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Collecting, Life, Hobbies

15 hrs ago | Our World 2.0

Greenland's Icecap Loses Stability

A region of the Greenland ice sheet that had been thought to be stable is undergoing what glaciologists call "dynamic thinning".

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Related Topix: Greenland, World News, Oceanography, Science, Global Warming

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Iceland Review

Icelandic Confirmation

Watch an audio slideshow of a Lutheran confirmation, a longstanding tradition in Iceland.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food

TrekEarth

Hverfjall

One more point of view on the beautiful Hverfjall crater in the Myvatn lake area in the north of Iceland.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

The Village Voice

The Final Member Exposes Life at Iceland's Penis Museum

"There is more space in the house now," says the wife of Sigurdur "Siggi" Hjartarson.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Museum of Sex Hosts Teaser Screening of the Final Member Tonight

In Collaboration with Drafthouse Films, Museum of Sex are proud to present a preview screening of THE FINAL MEMBER, a fascinating new documentary about Iceland's Phallus museum.

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Switched

This Time-Lapse Video Makes Iceland Look Like a Science Fiction Wonderland

You may have already seen this 2012 time-lapse video of Iceland , but dare we say this new video of the Northern lights over Iceland is even better? Shot by photographer Oli Haukur Myradi of Ozzo Photography , this time-lapse video of the Aurora Borealis in Iceland was filmed in the winter of 2014 , and is set to some seriously rockin' jams.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Photography, Arts, San Juan Bautista, CA

Malaysian National News Agency

KE7B Members To Leave For Ice-capped Greenland Tomorrow

Eight members of the 7 Continents Exploration Club will leave for Iceland tomorrow for a ski expedition across Greenland, Denmark, starting April 25, covering a distance of 550 km.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Truthdig

Greenland's Icecap is Becoming Unstable

Greenland - the largest terrestrial mass of ice in the northern hemisphere - may be melting a little faster than anyone had guessed.

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Related Topix: Greenland, World News, Oceanography, Science, Global Warming, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Iceland Review

Hannah Kent

A 17-year-old Hannah Kent was walking down a street in the North Iceland town of SauA A rkrA3kur in the late dawn of an Icelandic winter's day.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

TrekEarth

Hverfjall

Here is Hverfjall crater seen from Dimmbuborgir "dark castles" in the east of Myvatn lake in the north of Iceland.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Museum of Sex to Host Teaser Screening of the Final Member, 4/16

In Collaboration with Drafthouse Films, Museum of Sex are proud to present a preview screening of THE FINAL MEMBER, a fascinating new documentary about Iceland's Phallus museum.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Nunatsiaq News

TAISSUMANI: Taissumani, April 11

Gustav Holm was a Danish naval captain who made his name as an explorer of Greenland.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Food & Wine

How to Write an Icelandic Cookbook When You Can't Buy Reindeer Liver

Recipes saved here are available on this computer only. When you log in, these recipes will be saved permanently and will be available from any computer you log in from.

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Related Topix: Life, Recipes, World News, Iceland

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president of Iceland, acknowledged St....

Relations between Iceland and Russia's fishing industry are developing well, according to the former Russian ambassador.

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Shetland Today

Conference to explore maritime heritage

The second St Magnus Conference, which is being hosted in Shetland this year, starts tomorrow with a civic reception and on Thursday lectures on the theme of the Northern Isles and the Sea.

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Business Wire

Zayed Future Energy Prize Launches Global Outreach Campaign

The Prize has appointed outreach partners in key geographies including the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Latin America, Europe and the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia including Japan, China and India as well as Australia and the Pacific Islands, to engage with important stakeholders such as government agencies, members of the media, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Richard Branson, Iceland

HeraldNet

Want geological oddities? Head to Iceland

Iceland's remote location and harsh climate aren't exactly welcoming. But its striking scenery, draped with glaciers and punctuated by craggy peaks and steamy geysers - coupled with Icelandair's fare incentives - make this destination increasingly attractive to adventurous travelers.

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Related Topix: World News, Iceland, Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 04, 2014

CFR.org

Beijing's Arctic Play: Just the Tip of the Iceberg

A whale dives into sea off the coast of Greenland's capital Nuuk on October 17, 2012.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Maniitsoq Drilling/Field Services Contracts Awarded

Work will begin in mid-April. VMS Ventures owns approximately 23.9% of NAN. "North American Nickel Inc. is pleased to announce that drill and camp contracts have been awarded for 2014 exploration at its 100% owned Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM project in Southwest Greenland.

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Related Topix: Greenland, World News

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