6/25/19 The Watchers: M4.1mb #earthquake after #SeismicSwarm ESE of #Bardarbunga #volcano, #Iceland https://watchers.news/2019/06/24/earthquake-swarm-se-of-bardarbunga-volcano-iceland/ https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us60004584
BBC: Icelanders tire of disrespectful Instagram influencers. “With more than 10 million images on Instagram, Iceland is a popular destination among tourists wanting to get the perfect picture. The Nordic country has long been considered an ‘Instagrammable destination’ but now locals say the island has an issue with inconsiderate influencers.”
The Glass Woman: A Novel by Caroline Lea Rósa has always dreamed of living a simple life alongside her Mamma in their remote village in Iceland, where she prays to the Christian God aloud during the day, whispering enchantments to the old gods alone at night. But after her father dies abruptly and her Mamma […]
There aren’t many books that I read, I can honestly say feel like home. Where the stories of my childhood are presented in different and inventive ways. But Fahey is able to do that. Fahey took me back to my childhood where my nan would put out offerings for the good folk, she would tell […]
“It’s a huge leap forward for trans people but intersex folks are being thrown under the bus, so celebrating feels a bit off.”
The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magnusson ‘A remarkable feat of imagination … I enjoyed and admired it in equal measure’ Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent 1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children. […]
According to a new investigation by Which? almost half of the packaging used by major UK supermarket chains cannot be easily recycled. The firm examined the packaging of a typical household shop of 46 of the most popular items from Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Iceland, Lidl, M&S, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose. There will be a dedicated Design for […]
Resolving the climate crisis demands radical political change, a British author argues: the end of free market capitalism. You could turn the entire United Kingdom into a giant wind farm and it still wouldn’t generate all of the UK’s current energy demand. That is because only 2% of the solar energy that slams into and […]
https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=773256 Subject to change Depth: 1 km Distances: 119 km SE of Reykjavík, Iceland / pop: 114,000 / local time: 08:33:31.0 2019-06-25 84 km S of Selfoss, Iceland / pop: 6,300 / local time: 08:33:31.0 2019-06-25 38 km SW of Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland / pop: 4,200 / local time: 08:33:31.0 2019-06-25
US groups are the driving force behind the increasing internationalisation of the European television sector, according to a new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory.
Here, it’s done the Arnarstapi way. Gatklettur I had fun waiting for it to show its teeth.
I’ve kept myself rather busy lately: I needed to finish my graduate course, started training for a summer job and finished up the school year slightly early due to a trip to the Netherlands with my son and his girlfriend. But I managed to learn how to check people in at the motel, say good […]
What is Bitcoin hash rate? And how does it relate to the Bitcoin price and the Bitcoin mining difficulty? Bitcoin hash rate (also hashrate) is the computer power of the Bitcoin network. It is the measurable and quantifiable speed at which the Bitcoin network processes data when adding new transactions to the shared ledger. Each […]