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The Reykjavik International Film Festival Is the Tectonic Meeting Point of European and American Indie Cinema

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Whether you are looking to write, scout or shoot (the Icelandic Film Centre offers a 20 percent rebate if you meet certain "cultural criteria"), put Reykjavik and RIFF in your filmmaking bucket list.

Red Alert!: Iceland Volcano Eruption Prompts Highest Warning

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green

STOCKHOLM, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A small eruption has occurred north of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after nearly two weeks of earthquakes in the regi...

A Private View Into the Life of ... Swing Out Sister?!

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

Of all the musicians on social media, who'd guess that Swing Out Sister would be influential tastemakers in 2013? Judging from the Brit duo's highly engaged following on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, there's plenty of evidence that they are still crafting the soundtrack to our lives.

Iceland Trip Review

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Craig Kanalley

"I think many of us have an unclear image of Iceland." This was a comment I received on Facebook when I shared that I was in Iceland for an Internet conference. I hope to crystallize for others what Iceland is like now that I've traveled there.

Sundance Report: The Brave 'New Frontier'

Turnstyle | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Turnstyle

By Lucas McNelly I have this button on my lanyard now with a picture of a rock on it. Exciting, right? Except that it kind of is. See, I also have a...

WATCH: Flying Through An Ash Cloud

Posted 12.08.2011 | Travel

More than a year after the epic eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland halted air travel, scientists are coming up with a way for pilots ...

PHOTOS: Going With The (Pyroclastic) Flow On A Volcano Vacation

JustLuxe | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel
JustLuxe

The volcanic eruption is perhaps the only category of natural disaster that has major tourist appeal.

2010 In Photos: Moments Of The Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Between sporting events that captured the nations of the world, celebrations, climate change and natural disasters, new political movements, and perso...

Swimming in What?

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Today I swam in the waste product of Iceland's power generating station while smearing silica grease on my face. I'd paid the equivalent of $50 for the privilege and it was an experience I'll never forget.

Volcano Is Quiet but Dispute Over Closing of European Airspace Remains Unsettled

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christine Negroni

The week-long closing of European airspace due to ash from Iceland's erupting volcano was very likely unnecessary beyond the first two days.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Eyja's Icelandic Horses

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Iris Erlingsdottir

Raising Icelandic horses is a challenge, even in the best of times. Although there are no predators and few diseases in Iceland, the short growing sea...

Iceland Volcano Emits 'Massive' New Ash Cloud, Airports Closed

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Iceland's volcano has produced a 1,000-mile-wide (1,600 kilometer-wide) ash cloud off the west coast of Ireland that will force western...

Green News Report -- May 4, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Water, water ...

Blague d'art: Frank vs. the Volcano

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Peter Frank

I hadn't gotten to the New Berlin, but at least I still had Paris, and tomorrow I would escape. All they had was a round-trip ticket to Palookaville. How do you say that in Icelandic?

Ireland, Scotland Both Close Airspace As Volcanic Ash Cloud Spreads

TrueSlant | Michael Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Earlier in the day I blogged about the possibility that Ireland would impose a 'no-fly zone' over much of the country due to more ash kicked up by Ice...

Earth Attacks!

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Durst

The belching of Eyjafjallajokull was a cautionary notice to not take humankind too seriously. I kind of like it when the planet kicks back. Jogs our memory. Reestablishes who's the real boss.

State Department Allowed US Travelers To Languish In Airports

Jena Axelrod | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jena Axelrod

After volcanic activity in Iceland on April 14th caused air space closures in England and around Europe, stranded English travelers received assistance quickly while efforts to assist US citizens stranded abroad seem to be lagging.

European Airspace Timelapse VIDEO: Before And After The Volcano

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Eyjafjallajokull wreaked havoc across Europe's airways, disrupting air travel for billionaires and backpackers alike. Now data visualization experts ...

That Darn Volcano

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

It seems the volcano has managed to drive away one of Iceland's most promising sources of income: tourists. But truth be told, there probably has never been a better time to visit the country.

Out Of Line: Eyjafallajokull

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Green News Report -- April 22, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil rigs expl...

Earth Day Smoke Signals: Lessons From a Volcano

Benjamin Strauss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Benjamin Strauss

On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the planet is sending us a smoke signal. In an era of airplanes, cellphones and supercomputers, Eyjafjallajokull is a call for humility.

Earth Day and Air Traffic: Who Is Really in Control?

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

Mother Nature was in a hurry to celebrate her special day and decided to throw her own party in Iceland. It's possible that she wanted to remind us about her power, strength and ability to really screw things up.

Eyjafjallajokull, The Song (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Icelandic volcano whose recent eruption created air travel chaos across Europe has been giving news anchors as much trouble as travelers. Now Eli...