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  • This Funny Photo Perfectly Captures Icelandic “Summer” Weather

    According to the calendar and the millions of puffins, golden plovers, and other migratory birds who have reached Icelandic shores, we’re supposed to officially be in summer. Yet in the past few weeks the weather here in Iceland seems to have completely different ideas, jumping one day from winter to spring the next day… only to return […] More

  • The Mountain From Game Of Thrones Becomes World’s Strongest Man

    Strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (also known as Thor) is mostly known for playing The Mountain on Game of Thrones, but he’s been a giant on the strongman scene for quite a while now. The 29-year-old has won the title of Europe’s Strongest Man four times as well as having won the Arnold Strongman Classic earlier […] More

  • Population Of Iceland Surpasses The 350,000 Mark

    According to the latest figures from Statistics Iceland, the population of Iceland has for the first time in history topped the 350,000 people mark. The official numbers for the end of the 1st quarter of 2018 put Iceland’s population at 350,710, comprised of 178,980 men and 171,730 women. 64% of the total population (224,000 people) […] More

  • Iceland Makes History By Qualifying For The 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Iceland made history this evening by qualifying for the first time ever to the FIFA World Cup in football (soccer), which will be held next summer in Russia. Iceland beat Kosovo 2-0 to top Group I of the qualifying round. The group included Iceland, Croatia, Ukraine, Turkey, Finland, and Kosovo. The teams finished in that […] More