Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it
The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue
‘GMA’ to Fly Drone Into Icelandic Sinkhole in Live Broadcast
" Good Morning America "'s Amy Robach is in Iceland for a feat that's unprecedented in television history: to take viewers live into an ice sinkhole that's thousands of feet deep. Using the very latest in drone camera technology, Robach will watch tomorrow as a daring team of elite ice climbers
Inside Beyonce and Jay Z's Holiday Trip to Iceland
If anyone knows how to get away for the holidays, it's Beyonce and Jay Z. The power couple went to Iceland and Beyonce, 33, decided to show off some amazing photos of their trip. She posted them to Instagram on Christmas. The first shows the couple flashing Jay's famous "The Roc" sign from his
What It's Like to Be an Icelandic Cop, as Told Through Instagram
The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police in Iceland may have the coolest Instagram account in all of law enforcement. Not only are they not averse to being photographed next to boxes of donuts, but the capital city's cops seem to have a grand time on the job, if their Instagram account is any indication.
Stunning Video Shows Bird's-Eye View of Iceland Volcanic Eruption
Here's a special look at a volcanic eruption in Iceland, from above. Aerial video shows smoke rising after a small fissure erupted near Bardarbunga volcano, causing authorities to raise the aviation warning code to red today. The eruption took place in the Holuhraun lava field, north of
Subglacial Volcano Eruption Leads to Aviation Red Alert in Iceland
An aviation red alert was issued by Iceland today after a volcano started to erupt with lava flowing under nearly 400 to 900 feet of ice. The Iceland police announced that the airspace immediately over the Bardarbunga volcano has been closed and the aviation alert was raised its highest level. The
Iceland Braced for Volcano Eruption That Could Disrupt Air Traffic
Iceland has canceled many commercial flights for fear that its volcanoes might erupt soon since at least 2,600 of small intense earthquakes have rocked the country since Saturday, the Icelandic Meteorological Office said on its website. Iceland has raised its aviation alert level to orange. On the
Assange Says WikiLeaks Helping Snowden Get Asylum in Iceland
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday that his group has been in touch with Edward Snowden’s legal team, the man who says he’s behind the National Security Agency leaks. “We are in touch with Mr. Snowden’s legal team and have been, are involved, in the...
In Iceland , All-Volunteer Force Makes Daring Glacier Rescues
There’s a reason it’s called “Iceland.” It’s covered in glaciers and for much of the year, it’s covered in snow. With long nights, short days and few residents, it can be difficult to get around, and many people get lost. That’s where the Flugbjorgunarsveitin come in....
Belgian Hikers Pulled by Helicopter From Icelandic Glacier
Two Belgian tourists attempting to climb the largest glacier in Europe were saved from possible freezing deaths in a dramatic helicopter rescue Saturday night after conditions atop Iceleand’s Vatnajökull glacier became unbearable. One of the men was barely conscious when the Icelandic Coast ...