13 hrs ago
Welsh town centres won't survive this century as shopping attractions alone'
Michael Laudrup's men missed out on the point they needed to ensure qualification to the last 32 but were given a helping hand by a 1-1 draw between Valencia and Kuban As Luke Evans talked The Hobbit with Robin Turner he said he would like be 007.
19 hrs ago
When you spend time with Icelanders, you will sooner or later experience that they have a very special sense of humor: dark, dry and often crude.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The holiday season is not a time for pessimism, cynicism, or even harsh criticism.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sharyn Finnegan Solo Exhibit Set for Blue Mountain Gallery, 12/26-1/25
Native New York artist, Sharyn Finnegan, is having a solo exhibit at the Blue Mountain Gallery dedicated to the view south from her mother's window on West 9th Street in Greenwich Village, a view she looked at growing up, as well as early on the morning of the 11th of September 2001.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Nordic House Launches Christmas Concerts
Each day from December 1 to 23, an artist will perform at 12:34 pm at the Nordic House in ReykjavA k.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Accident in East Iceland Kills Nine Reindeer
Nine reindeer died and three were seriously injured after a truck ran into them on the Ring Road at the turnoff to VopnafjA rA ur, East Iceland, last night.
Understanding and Modelling Rapid Dynamic Changes of Tidewater Outlet ...
Surveys in Geophysics In Surveys in Geophysics, Vol. 32, No. 4-5. , pp. 437-458, doi:10.1007/s10712-011-9132-4 Recent dramatic acceleration, thinning and retreat of tidewater outlet glaciers in Greenland raises concern regarding their contribution to future sea-level rise.
Nunaminerals' Signs a Joint Exploration Agreement with Kores
Following a period of due diligence and commercial negotiations, which were initiated following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in September 2012 , KORES and NunaMinerals formally entered a Joint Exploration Agreement at a signing ceremony held in Dubai on Friday 6th December 2013.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
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Governor LePage says climate change could have a positive impact on Maine
Speaking at the Maine Transportation Conference, the governor said, "Everybody looks at the negative part of global warning.
Up or Down, Iceland?
One issue everybody is talking about is the downsizing of the national broadcasting service RAsV .
Guns, not violence, part of life in Iceland
Icelandic police shot dead a man who refused to stop firing at them with a shotgun in the capital of Reykjavik on Monday - and then they apologized.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
New Iceland Book Releases, Literary Prize Nominations Announced
IR contributor Edward Hancox has just released a free bonus chapter of his debut Iceland, Defrosted .
Canada Wants To Claim The North Pole: Report
But Canada may not be the only one. As The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch notes, Russia and Denmark have also expressed interest in claiming the North Pole.
Man Threatens to Shoot Police in North Iceland Town
Police arrested a man in SauA A rkrA3kur, North Iceland, around 4 pm today after he called the emergency hotline and threatened to shoot them, as reported by mbl.is .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ditch Your Responsibilities And Go Hike The Mendenhall Ice Caves Before They Melt
These, dear friends, are the Mendenhall ice caves in Alaska. They exist only because a glacier is melting-- and as you can guess, glaciers don't keep on melting forever.
Explaining Iceland's Debt Relief Plan
Economist A"lafur Margeirsson provides a comprehensive explanation on his blog, Icelandic Economics , of what the government's debt relief plan is all about.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Champion: In Iceland, When Police Kill a Gunman, They Apologize
Icelandic police shot dead a man who refused to stop firing at them with a shotgun in the capital of Reykjavik earlier today -- and then they apologized.
Gunman killed in Iceland's first ever police shooting
A policeman closes a window during a demonstration in downtown Reykjavik, capital of Iceland, in 2009.
Gunman killed in rare Iceland police shooting
The Supreme Court has refused to consider throwing out New York State's taxes on Internet purchases on websites like Amazon.com, a move that could change the way Internet commerce works.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
On top of the world
I was seven when I got my first globe. On it, semi-concealed by the Arctic axis, was one of the places that fascinated me most: Svalbard.