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95% The Final Member

Paris has the Louvre. London has the Tate Modern, and New York the Metropolitan Museum.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Iceland Review

Whaling Damages Lamb Exports

In 2013, sales to the United States fell short of the projected 250 tons. This is attributed to the fact that the U.S. chain store Whole Foods stopped advertising Icelandic lamb last year due to Iceland's whaling.

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Edmonton Journal

Iceland's gold rush: Tourist trade booms, but will it bust?

Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Withey: Iceland's literary output inspiring

Move over Santa. An invasive species has hopped onto your turf. Yours is no longer the only lap where parents will perch their children for a photo.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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