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  1. select all
    Bitcoin Criminal Escapes Prison, Flees on Plane With Prime MinisterHe managed to get out of prison and make it to Sweden.
  2. pay parity
    It’s Now Illegal in Iceland to Pay Women Less Than MenThey’re the first country to legalize equal pay.
  3. design hunting
    A Reykjavík Pied-à-Terre Inspired by the Natural Colors of IcelandDesigner Sheila Bridges took inspiration for her second home from the hues of the northern lights, the North Atlantic, basalt rocks, and black sand.
  4. In Iceland, This Photographer Skipped Her ItineraryJana Kirn ditched her schedule and rented a car.
  5. food fight
    Icelandic President Clarifies That He Won’t Really Ban Pineapple Pizza“Presidents should not have unlimited power.”
  6. The Stunning Glacial Lake in Many Action ScenesIceland’s Jökulsárlón has proven to be a popular backdrop for Hollywood.
  7. women in politics
    Women Now Make Up Almost Half of Iceland’s ParliamentThey won a record 30 seats.
  8. video feed
    Here’s How You Bake Bread Using the Heat of a VolcanoStep 1: Go to Iceland.
  9. Women in Iceland Left Work 3 Hours Early Today to Protest the Gender Pay GapHere’s one way to get equal pay for equal work.
  10. game of thrones
    Game of Thrones Will Reportedly Be Shooting in Iceland Next Season“Winter is here.”
  11. look of the day
    What Kim Kardashian Wears to IcelandHer underpants.
  12. It Rules That Iceland’s Women Once Went on Strike From Being WomenShould we be taking tips from our northern neighbors?
  13. gallery
    A Look Inside Iceland’s Emerging Fashion SceneRoman-numeral face paint to double-layer wigs at the Reykjavik Fashion Festival.
  14. Demands
    Morrissey Is Canceling Concerts at Venues That Won’t Go VegetarianHe’d rather not play than deal with “cannibalistic flesh-eating bloodlust.”
  15. That's Nuts
    This Icelandic Beer Has Whale Testicles in ItThe recipe involves an old Icelandic tradition, of course.
  16. The Grub Street Diet
    Violinist Hilary Hahn Cheated a Little on Her Thanksgiving Turkey“It could not be expected that I’d do everything from scratch.”
  17. Iceland Announced a Men-Only Conference on Gender Equality at the U.N.Reddit dubs it “Footstools for Feminists.”
  18. interview
    An Icelandic Mayor Explains Why Amateurs Can Govern BetterIcelandic comedian Jon Gnarr was elected on a platform that called for free towels at public pools — but was only the third Reykjavik mayor in 20 years to finish out his term.
  19. tom cruise
    Which Country Loves Tom Cruise the Most?Hint: Its population is 320,137.
  20. international affairs
    A WikiLeaks Ally Is Ready to Fly Snowden to Iceland TomorrowThe plane’s all ready, but not the asylum.
  21. spy games
    Edward Snowden Slowly Trying to Woo IcelandHe’s approached the country for asylum “in an informal way.”
  22. Inside the Absurdist Political Campaign of Comedian Jón GnarrIt’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of […]
  23. scary things
    Plane Flying From New York to Moscow Lands in Iceland After Bomb Threat A fake bomb threat, it seems. 
  24. other countries' embarrassments
    #IcelandicProblemsWhen you’re going on a date with someone who turns out to be your cousin because almost everyone in Iceland is your cousin.
  25. obama
    Icelandic Volcanoes Hate President ObamaThey’re changing his travel plans for the second year in a row.
  26. clickables
    Learn Some Fun New Words in IcelandicCheck out “Every Single Word in Icelandic.”
  27. The Absurd Mayorship of Jón Gnarr, Iceland’s Comedian PoliticianWhat is the deal with international comedy? Join me each week to ask that very question in Comedy Tourism as I explore different trends and […]
  28. Foodievents
    Here’s Your Chance to Try Icelandic CuisineChef Jody Adams hosts one of Iceland’s top chefs.
  29. loose lips
    U.S. Government Subpoenas Twitter for WikiLeaks InformationMeet Birgotta Jonsdottir.
  30. homework
    Must Have The Wire Watching Experience to Run ReykjavikFamiliarity with that epic of mis-government required by Iceland’s new mayor.
  31. party chat
    Celebrity Volcano Slam Poetry!We made Julian Schnabel, Gabriel Byrne, and Sting rap about Eyjafjallajökull.
  32. ash holes
    Second Icelandic Ash Cloud Looms Over BritainHonestly, Eyjafjallajökull.
  33. Mediavore
    Jim Koch Wants to Take Patriot’s Day National; Apple Growers FretPlus: Iceland’s volcano hurts Kenyan farmers, and Paris chefs do their own thing, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. ash holes
    Air Travel in Europe May Resume MondayAirlines pushing for end to ban after losing at least $1 billion so far.
  35. ash holes
    Volcanic Ash Keeps Obama From Polish President’s FuneralThe U.S. ambassador to Poland, Lee Feinstein, will represent Obama.
  36. iceland
    Icelandic Volcano Has No Respect for People’s SchedulesEyjafjallajokull: How rude!
  37. Mediavore
    Suspect Named In Hot Spot Cafe Massacre; Restaurant Recovery Is UnderwayLAPD are searching for a 28-year-old gun dealer and the outlook improves for restaurants’ bottom lines.
  38. Foodievents
    Taste Iceland at Rustic KitchenEat like Bjork for one week only.
  39. ballsy crimes
    Former SEC Lawyer, Accomplice to Dreier, Pleads Guilty to Impersonating CanadiansRobert Miller faces up to twenty years in prison after helping Marc Dreier sell bogus securities by impersonating foreigners on phone calls to hedge funds.
  40. Mediavore
    California Drought Means More Imported Produce; Iceland Gives Up Its LastCalifornia grows about 50% of the nation’s produce, but its output is severely threatened by a worsening drought.
  41. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Exits Iceland; Brooklyn Brewery Gets an Assist From the StatePlus: an all-Brooklyn coffee shop, and Bobby Flay throws down with Wafels & Dinges, in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Beef Recall in Brockton; McDonald’s Exits IcelandPlus: John Roberts and Gay Talese share wine, and Martha Stewart turkeys, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. ink-stained wretches
    Vanity Fair’s Fishy Tales From IcelandNo one cared about the tiny island until it collapsed. Now it’s worthy of some tall tales.