President Trump's Greenland bid shows 'art of the deal'
President Trump suggests Denmark should increase defense spending and boost strategic cooperation with the U.S. amid an ongoing debate over the possible purchase of Greenland. One America's Kristian R...
Iceland just became the first country in the world to make it illegal to pay men more than women
Iceland just became the first country in the world to make it illegal to pay men more than women. In the United States in 2016, black women made 62.5 cents on the dollar compared to white men and...
3D Crosswalk is Helping Slow Down Traffic
In Ísafjörður, a small town in the northwest of Iceland, a local environmental officer, inspired by similar attempts in New Delhi, suggested the idea of painting a three-dimensional crosswalk. The cr...
The Land of Volcanoes, Glaciers, and Mars-Like Deserts
Photographer Feodor Pitcairn ventured through serene and volatile landscapes to piece together a geological portrait of Iceland.
The Beauty of Finland & Iceland Captured Through Multiple Exposure Landscapes by Mikko Lagerstedt
Spending an entire evening under the stars in near pitch darkness, photographer Mikko Lagerstedt (previously) captures spectacular landscapes of frozen tundra and misty mornings of Iceland and his nat...
Greenland's Melt Season Started Nearly Two Months Early
Warm, wet weather helped set a record for the earliest start to the Greenland ice sheet melt season.
Zen and the Art of Icelandic Cuisine
In Iceland, the elements have shaped the cuisine in ways that few other countries can compare. Fresh food was rarely available during the winter months. With just a few hours of sunlight each day few ...
More Than 11,000 Icelanders Offer To House Syrian Refugees To Help European Crisis
More than 11,000 families in Iceland have offered to open their homes to Syrian refugees in a bid to raise the government’s cap of just 50 asylum seekers a year. They responded to a call by author Bry...
Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier sheds big ice chunk
Scientists are studying a big mass of ice that has broken off the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland.
Lava Fountains from Bardarbunga Volcano Holuhraun Fissure Eruption viewed by Helicopter Flights
Footage from two helicopter flights to the Holuhraun fissure eruption of Bardarbunga Volcano, Iceland. Heli piloted in a professional and friendly manner by ...
The unforgettable experience of seeing Iceland by air
An aerial view of one of the most unusual and exhilarating places on Earth.
Fertile Corals Discovered In Deeper Waters Off U.S. Virgin Islands
Researchers discovered a threatened coral species that lives in deeper waters off the U.S. Virgin Islands is more fertile than its shallow-water counterparts. The new study showed that mountainous sta...
IMF Data Shows Iceland's Economy Recovered After It Imprisoned Bankers And Let Banks Go Bust - Instead Of Bailing Them Out
Iceland’s finance minister has announced a 39 per cent tax on investors looking to take their money overseas. The country has imposed the tax to prevent it hemorrhaging money as it loosens bank laws i...
Iceland Decided To Do This With The Last McDonald’s Meal EVER Sold!
After spending over a year in Iceland’s National Museum, the last McDonalds meal sold in the country will now be going on display at the Bus Hostel in Reykjavik. The world-famous fast food chain shut ...
Lake Sørvágsvatn in Faroe Islands - A lake above an ocean
Sørvágsvatn (or Leitisvatn) is the biggest lake of the Faroe Islands, situated on the island of Vágar. It covers an area of 3.4 square km, more than three times the size of the second biggest lake Fja...
The part of Iceland no one sees
A region so remote that waterfalls outnumber people In a two-room museum in a tiny town in northwest Iceland’s Westfjords, a local man detailed the avalanches and long winters that often isolate the r...
Danish India
Danish India is a term for the former colonies of Denmark in India. Denmark held colonial possessions in India for 225 years, including the town of Tranquebar in present-day Tamil Nadu state, Serampor...
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Danish West Indies
Danish West Indies, Saint Thomas, 1 dollar (1889)The Danish West Indies (Danish: Dansk Vestindien or De dansk-vestindiske øer) or Danish Antilles was a Danish colony in the Caribbean, first u...
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Cinema of Iceland
Iceland has a notable cinema film industry. There are many actors to list who have caught international attention. The most famous film, and the only one to be nominated for the Academy Award and Eu...
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Virgin Islands Creole
Virgin Islands Creole, or Virgin Islands Creole English, is an English-based creole spoken in the Virgin Islands and the nearby SSS islands of Saba, Saint Martin and Sint Eustatius, where it has been ...
Postage stamps and postal history of the Danish West Indies
St Thomas was a hub of the West Indies packet service from 1851 to 1885. Initially mail was transported by a Spanish packet to and from Puerto Rico; but in July 1867 the British picked up the mail con...
Postage stamps and postal history of the Danish West Indies - Wikipedia
Danish West India Company
The Danish West India Company (Danish: Vestindisk kompagni) or Danish West India–Guinea Company (Det Vestindisk-Guineisk kompagni) was a Danish chartered company that exploited colonies in the Dan...
Danish colonization of the Americas
Denmark and the former political union of Denmark–Norway had a colonial empire from the 17th through the 20th centuries, large portions of which were found in the Americas. Denmark and Norway in one f...
Danish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia
Administrative divisions of Greenland
Greenland is divided into four municipalities – Kujalleq, Qaasuitsup, Qeqqata, and Sermersooq – as well as the large Northeast Greenland National Park which is unincorporated. The Thule Air Base is ad...
Administrative divisions of Greenland - Wikipedia
Climate of the Arctic
The climate of the Arctic is characterized by long, cold winters and short, cool summers. There is a large amount of variability in climate across the Arctic, but all regions experience extremes of s...
Climate of the Arctic - Wikipedia
Fertile Corals Discovered In Deeper Waters Off U.S. Virgin Islands
Researchers discovered a threatened coral species that lives in deeper waters off the U.S. Virgin Islands is more fertile than its shallow-water counterparts. The new study showed that mountainous sta...