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Iceland: – Iceland’s volcanoes may power United Kingdom

26/04/2012 | By | 11 Replies More
Iceland: – Iceland’s volcanoes may power United Kingdom

Iceland Iceland’s volcanoes may power United Kingdom The United Kingdom government is investigating the possibility of tapping Iceland’s geothermal power via an undersea cable. The 1,900km cable from Iceland would be the longest in the world. It would join a network of existing cables and others under construction to form a Europe-wide power grid that […]

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Sportacus: – Spotlight on the man behind the TV show of LazyTown

22/04/2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Sportacus: – Spotlight on the man behind the TV show of LazyTown

Sportacus and the man behind TV show of LazyTown In Iceland, kids go to bed at 8.08pm, and eat up all their fruit and veg – because that’s what Sportacus does. With his children’s TV show, LazyTown, rapidly evolving into a global smash hit, Magnús Scheving, the man behind the moustache. Sportacus is always hovering […]

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Iceland Local Food Guide

30/03/2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Iceland Local Food Guide

Iceland Local Food Guide Vala Matt – The Founder of the Iceland Local Food Guide The Iceland Local Food Guide is a brilliant guide for all tourists traveling in Iceland. The architect behind the concept is Valgerður Matthíasdóttir, daily known as Vala Matt by the local Icelanders. The Iceland Local Food Guide is for those […]

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A Taste of Iceland

27/03/2012 | By | 1 Reply More
A Taste of Iceland

A Taste of Iceland To my friends in United States, who lives in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia – Please notice! Public Events – A Taste of Iceland in Washington, D.C. – April 12-15, 2012 After taking D.C. bystorm in 2010 and 2011, the annual cultural celebration returns yet again in 2012 with variety of […]

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Ashes to Dust

24/03/2012 | By | 18 Replies More
Ashes to Dust

Ashes to Dust The Crime Writer – Yrsa Sigurðardóttir One of the finest Nordic crime writers working today, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir has been published to rave reviews worldwide. Now, with Ashes to Dust, she delivers a dynamite and timely thriller set at the site of a volcano. In 1973, a volcanic eruption buried an entire Icelandic […]

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Conservatism saved Iceland from catastrophe

22/03/2012 | By | 4 Replies More
Conservatism saved Iceland from catastrophe

Iceland The people of medieval Iceland survived disaster by sticking with traditional practices, an innovative new study suggests. Conservatism saved Iceland from catastrophe This didn’t just help them recover from plague and volcanic eruptions; it may ultimately have kept human settlement on Iceland viable centuries later when climate change had made their environment even harsher. […]

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Iceland proves ideal for carbon neutral data center

19/03/2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Iceland proves ideal for carbon neutral data center

Iceland proves ideal for carbon neutral data center With access to both geothermal and hydroelectric energy and a suitable climate for cooling, a carbon neutral data Centre is providing data services from an old NATO base in Iceland. The facility was officially opened in February but could be the first of many such center’s to […]

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