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Iceland In Black And White

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BORED PANDA - 2018-03-17 17:17:48

Questioning the 'final solution' for Down Syndrome people

Iceland must be pleased that it is close to success in its program of genocide, but before congratulating that nation on its final solution to the Down syndrome problem, perhaps it might answer a question: What is this problem? To help understand why some people might ask this question, consider two


Searching for the Northern Lights

Vatnajkull, photo by Kathy McDonald I know expectations are risky. I had only one . . . that couldn't hurt? So I bought a tripod, downloaded apps, and stalked the most spectacular northern lights' photos online. I imagined us (me and my two life-long besties) standing there alone; just three little


Everton's Iceland Midfielder Sigurdsson Out for Up to Eight Weeks

(Reuters) - Everton's Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson is expected to return to action from a knee injury in six to eight weeks, the Premier League club said on Wednesday allaying concerns that he could miss out on the World Cup. Sigurdsson was injured against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday r


Winter Iceland

I come to Iceland several times in year, but my favourite season there is winter. Why winter, when there’s darkness most of the time and the weather is rough? The answer is simple. I love the atmosphere of being in the mountains alone, watching northern light and stars, feeling the energy of island


The Women of Wages for Housework

In 1975, women in Iceland went on strike, from their domestic responsibilities as well as their day jobs. The strike, organized by women's councils across the country after the United Nations declared 1975 as International Women's Year, saw some 25,000 women in the streets of Reykjavk alone. In the


Iceland's central bank keeps key interest rate at 4.25 pct

COPENHAGEN, March 14 (Reuters) - Iceland's central bank kept its key deposit rate unchanged at 4.25 percent after a meeting on Wednesday. "The inflation outlook is broadly unchanged since the last meeting (in February), although inflation expectations appear to have risen marginally," the central b


Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Fiancee Lauren Burnham Have ‘Officially Fled the Country’ on Iceland Vacation

A week after the most dramatic Bachelor finale ever, Arie Luyendyk Jr. and runner-up-turned-fiancee Lauren Burnham have run away together - to Iceland! Former suitor Luyendyk Jr. has been getting a lot of heat for breaking up with the newly minted Bachelorette Becca Kufrin for Burnham on the season


Mysterious Ocean Craters Off the Coast of Iceland Defy Scientific Explanation

Geologists in Iceland recently discovered seven craters in the seabed off the coast of the northern city of Dalvk. Experts aren't sure what caused these craters, but they suggest they may be left over from anti-submarine weapons used in the World Wars. Iceland Geosurvey (SOR) is a state-owned nonpr


Bitcoin heist in Iceland 600 crypto-mining servers stolen from data centers across the country

If you have not gotten the dish on the latest bitcoin news, we have got you a fresh serving of it. Nearly 600 computers that were used to "mine" digital currencies were stolen from data centers in four burglaries. Iceland-it has got an abundance of renewable energy due to the presence hydroelectric


"The only way to see Iceland" with adorable mini Mink Campers

Photographs of Icelanic landscapes tend to incite serious wanderlust - add a tiny camper to the scene and you've got the makings of a swoon-worthy outdoors adventure. Local company Mink Campers is offering their little trailers for rent, saying they're "the only way to see Iceland," and from the pic


A Land of Ice and Fire

For all these years, Iceland was an obscure, distant country that came before India in the alphabetical order. But now, I look back at it as an experience of a lifetime, a land that changed my perception towards travel forever. The first time I distinctly remember thinking about Iceland was in 2010,


Why everyone's obsessing over Icelandic beauty

If you had to pick a country that epitomizes the word "beauty," Iceland's got to be up there. It's full of rolling green hills, volcanos, hot springs, and, of course, the famous (and very Instagram-friendly) blue lagoon. The country just screams purity-so it's no wonder that more skin-care brands in


The Ultimate Packing List to Save You Money in Iceland

A hut beneath an overcast sky-Westfjords, Iceland-July 2017. Photo by me. Sure, Iceland is a developed, evolved, European country. Most of the stuff you forget to pack, you can probably pick up there. But, it's gonna cost you. Even if the exchange rate is in your favor, the cost of most goods on the


In Iceland, global warming no longer a joke: president

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Icelanders have long joked that global warming was something people on the chilly Nordic island could look forward to, but as ice caps and glaciers melt at record speeds, that gag is wearing thin, according to the country's president. FILE PHO


Iceland Economic Growth Eases Further In Q4

(RTTNews) - Iceland's economic growth eased for the fourth straight quarter in the three months ended December, figures from Statistics Iceland showed Friday. In real terms, gross domestic product advanced 1.5 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter, well below the 3.4 percent rise in the third


The best and worst countries for women

Iceland was ranked as the best country to be a woman according to the 2018 Women, Peace and Security Index, put together by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo. A woman works in the assembly department of Ossur, an international company tha


Photographing Around Iceland

Some natural wonders like the Northern Lights (aka Aurora Borealis) have always fascinated me. Since I started photography, it has been one of my dreams to photograph The Northern Lights. Last year, I started researching for the places where the Northern Lights can be seen and I found several beauti


Katrin Jakobsdottir: Iceland gets tough on equal pay

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Iceland is considered the best place in the world to be a woman and this year it became the first country to make it illegal to pay a man more than a woman for doing the same job.


Thoughts on jsconf Iceland 2018

I'm going to go straight to the point. This will be a love letter. Maybe I'm not that hard to seduce when it comes to a JavaScript conference held in Iceland. I love Iceland, can't get enough of it. I have a whole Pinterest board of only pictures of lava fields in Iceland. So I was already on a posi