2 hrs ago
New Iceland Book Releases, Literary Prize Nominations Announced
IR contributor Edward Hancox has just released a free bonus chapter of his debut Iceland, Defrosted .
6 hrs ago
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.
12 hrs ago
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.
The Physical Internet
In August 2008, I had the pleasure to visit Greenland for the Konference Sarfarissoq in Nuuk , the capital of Greenland.
Rancid shark and sheephead: Mm, good eatin'
'How was the trip?" our neighbor asked us the day after we arrived home, a little jet-lagged.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Warming Up to Iceland
Reykjavik's towering Lutheran church, Hallgrimskirkja, is a dramatic exclamation point on its skyline.
The sun rose at 10:38 am in ReykjavA k and will set just five hours and 16 minutes later while in Akureyri, North Iceland, there are just four hours and 25 minutes between sunrise and sunset today.
Visit Greenland Reveals New Mobile Site and Application
As a step in Visit Greenlands mission to attract more tourism to their beautiful island, the tourism organization have improved the mobile experience for their visitors.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
A record amount of lamb was sold in Iceland in October but chicken still remains the most popular meat.
Iceland Defies Creditor Backlash With Debt Relief: Nordic Credit
Iceland 's government is preparing to unveil a proposal that will make it a world leader in providing debt relief to households even as creditors and economists warn the measures risk backfiring.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
NunaMinerals President receives the 2013 Nordic Exploration Award
Commenting upon the award, Birks Bovaird, Chairman of NunaMinerals stated: "Significantly this award is judged by the industry itself; thereby demonstrating that NunaMinerals has justifiably earned its position within the Nordic mining community as the premier gold explorer in Greenland.
Killer Whale Sound to Drive Herring out of Fjord
The sound of killer whales will be used to try to push the herring out of KolgrafafjA rA ur, West Iceland, visir.is reports.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Q&A: Greenland braces for foreign investment, changes after landmark mining decision
Greenland, a territory of Denmark which only 5,700 people call home, made news recently when its government pushed through a bill opening up the landmass to uranium mining for the very first time.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The EU: a behemoth with an image problem
Despite Ukraine's decision not to sign an Association Agreement with the EU, experts say the bloc remains attractive to European countries.