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News Iceland: Iceland's Answer To 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Has One Major Difference And It Needs a Litter Box

Published on: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Iceland's Answer To 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Has One Major Difference And It Needs a Litter Box
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/icelands-answer-keeping-kardashians-has-one-major-difference-it-needs-litter-box-1493930

Iceland has its own highest-rated reality show, starring a family of famous daughters much like Keeping Up With The Kardashians, but there's a much a major difference. The daughters aren't human. But, ...

News Iceland: How Iceland tested the most people for COVID-19 per-capita in the world

Published on: Wednesday 25 March 2020
How Iceland tested the most people for COVID-19 per-capita in the world
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/now/video/how-iceland-tested-the-most-people-for-covid-19-per-capita-in-the-world-81211973892

Due to its small population, Iceland has now tested more people per-capita for the coronavirus than any other nation in the world.March 25, 2020 © 2020 NBC UNIVERSAL ...

News Iceland: US B-2 stealth bombers teamed up with Norwegian F-35s for another flight over Iceland

Published on: Thursday 19 March 2020
US B-2 stealth bombers teamed up with Norwegian F-35s for another flight over Iceland
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/b2-stealth-bomber-flight-over-iceland-with-f15s-norwegian-f35s-2020-3

The stealth bomber's second trip to Iceland's airspace comes as NATO focuses more on the Arctic.

News Iceland: 3 of Iceland’s coronavirus cases have been traced to Denver

Published on: Friday 13 March 2020
3 of Iceland’s coronavirus cases have been traced to Denver
News source: https://www.denverpost.com/2020/03/13/iceland-coronavirus-traced-denver/

An Icelandic news organization is reporting that three Icelanders who have tested positive for COVID-19 were infected with the respiratory disease in Denver. The Iceland Monitor, the English-language ...

News Iceland: Iceland Protests Trump Travel Ban as Tourism Slump Hits Economy

Published on: Thursday 12 March 2020
Iceland Protests Trump Travel Ban as Tourism Slump Hits Economy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/iceland-protests-trump-travel-ban-115919414.html

(Bloomberg) -- Iceland has complained to the U.S. about President Donald Trump’s decision to include it in a European travel ban, as measures designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus risk exacerbating the crisis in the island’s tourism industry.Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson met

News Iceland: Iceland Confirms First Three Cases of Coronavirus, in Patients Returning From Italy

Published on: Sunday 01 March 2020
Iceland Confirms First Three Cases of Coronavirus, in Patients Returning From Italy
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/03/02/world/europe/02reuters-health-coronavirus-iceland.html

The first three cases of people infected with coronavirus have been confirmed in Iceland, the country's Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management said in a statement late on Sunday.

News Iceland: Quick, See Iceland’s Glacier Blue Ice Caves Before They Disappear

Published on: Thursday 27 February 2020
Quick, See Iceland’s Glacier Blue Ice Caves Before They Disappear
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/fionatapp/2020/02/27/quick-see-icelands-glacier-blue-ice-caves-before-they-disappear/

Hurry, you only have a few more weeks to explore the blue ice caves along the south coast of Iceland, before they are gone forever! Well, they will be back next year, but they will be new ones and ...

News Iceland: Tired of biking in the gym? Virtual reality lets you cycle in Iceland, instead.

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
Tired of biking in the gym? Virtual reality lets you cycle in Iceland, instead.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/tired-of-biking-in-the-gym-virtual-reality-lets-you-cycle-in-iceland-instead/2020/02/21/498e1612-361f-11ea-bf30-ad313e4ec754_story.html

I glance to both sides, taking in views of serene waters mingling with grassy fields. What are those white dots in the distance? Ahh, sheep! But I’ve had enough of Westfjords, Iceland, today, so I opt ...

News Iceland: Whitman sophomore track star Gianna Paul has a blast competing in Iceland

Published on: Saturday 22 February 2020
Whitman sophomore track star Gianna Paul has a blast competing in Iceland
News source: https://www.newsday.com/sports/high-school/track/gianna-paul-whitman-track-1.42077653

Gianna Paul read the email and immediately had one thought — great, more spam. That’s what it looked like, anyway. She was being invited on an all-expenses-paid trip to Iceland to compete in the Reykj

News Iceland: You can book a 5-day tour of Iceland with 'The Mountain' from 'Game of Thrones' but it'll cost nearly $13,000

Published on: Monday 17 February 2020
You can book a 5-day tour of Iceland with 'The Mountain' from 'Game of Thrones' but it'll cost nearly $13,000
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/iceland-tour-the-mountain-game-of-thrones-2020-2?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is leading a tour of his homeland which includes visiting waterfalls, hiking inside a volcano, and exploring Reykjavik.

News Iceland: Upstairs-Downstairs: Images of Iceland, From the Ground and From Space

Published on: Sunday 16 February 2020
Upstairs-Downstairs: Images of Iceland, From the Ground and From Space
News source: https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/upstairs-downstairs-images-of-iceland-from-the-ground-and-from-space?ref=hvper.com

Iceland is one of the few places on Earth where you can walk along the boundary between two of Earth's tectonic plates.

News Iceland: Polarama Productions Takes Film Rights To ‘Cuckold’ From Iceland’s Dori DNA

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
Polarama Productions Takes Film Rights To ‘Cuckold’ From Iceland’s Dori DNA
News source: https://deadline.com/2020/02/cuckold-movie-dori-dna-polarama-productions-iceland-1202863030/

EXCLUSIVE: Steinarr Logi Nesheim, exec producer of Yellow Bird’s recently premiered environmental thriller Thin Ice, has acquired film rights to Cuckold, the first novel from rapper and comedian Dóri DNA. Nesheim will produce via his newly-minted Icelandic outfit Polarama Productions.

News Iceland: 'He would die': Iceland activists try to stop deportation of Iranian trans teen

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
'He would die': Iceland activists try to stop deportation of Iranian trans teen
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/he-would-die-iceland-activists-try-stop-deportation-iranian-trans-n1138546

LGBTQ activists in Iceland are protesting the planned deportation of a transgender teen and his family who fled Iran last February, warning he could face imminent harm if he is forced to leave his new ...

News Iceland: Twin bomb cyclones to merge into one of strongest-ever storms in North Atlantic, hammering Iceland and threatening U.K. as Storm Dennis

Published on: Friday 14 February 2020
Twin bomb cyclones to merge into one of strongest-ever storms in North Atlantic, hammering Iceland and threatening U.K. as Storm Dennis
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/02/14/storm-dennis-historic-bomb-cyclone/

One bomb cyclone is slamming Iceland with hurricane force winds on Friday, while another is hot on its heels. These storms will combine into one giant swirl, rivaling all other North Atlantic storms on record.

News Iceland: A hotel in Iceland is giving away a free stay to women who propose to their partners on Leap Day

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
A hotel in Iceland is giving away a free stay to women who propose to their partners on Leap Day
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/women-stay-free-hotel-ranga-iceland-leap-day-2020-2?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

Hotel Rangá, about an hour's drive from Reykjavik, has an in-house wedding coordinator who can help plan a romantic proposal for February 29.

News Iceland: Iceland sees continuing migration from DSL to fibre connectivity

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Iceland sees continuing migration from DSL to fibre connectivity
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iceland-sees-continuing-migration-dsl-130010458.html

Sydney, Feb. 11, 2020 -- Just released, this edition of Paul Budde Communication’s focus report on Iceland outlines the major developments and key aspects in the telecoms.

News Iceland: Forget the Galápagos and Iceland — here are 10 under-the-radar destinations to visit in 2020 if you want to escape the crowds

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Forget the Galápagos and Iceland — here are 10 under-the-radar destinations to visit in 2020 if you want to escape the crowds
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/underrated-travel-destinations-to-visit-in-2020-intrepid-travel-2020-2/

Intrepid Travel's "Not Hot" list highlights off-the-beaten-path and emerging places to ease the effects of overtourism.

News Iceland: NASA Satellite Image Shows 'Potpourri' Of Volcanic Features In Iceland

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
NASA Satellite Image Shows 'Potpourri' Of Volcanic Features In Iceland
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/nasa-satellite-image-shows-potpourri-volcanic-features-iceland-2919593

NASA Earth Observatory's image for the day is a "volcanic potpourri" that highlights various volcanic features.