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Europe’s Largest Whale Museum to Open in Reykjavík

By Emilía S. Ólafs...
Whales of Iceland, a museum set to open in Reykjavík in mid-August, will be the largest of its kind in Europe. In total there will be 23 to-scale model whales in its main exhibition, representing every kind of whale found off the shores of Iceland.
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Concerns Raised over Cruise Ship Pollution

By Zoë Robert
One cruise ship docked in Reykjavík for 24 hours discharges the same amount of nitrogen into the atmosphere as 10,000 cars, according to a recent article published by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH).
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Hallgrímskirkja among ‘World’s Strangest Buildings’

By Emilía S. Ólafs...
According to the website strangebuildings.com , Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík’s iconic church, is one of the strangest buildings in the world. It should be noted that the list is interactive and constantly updated according to votes, with Hallgrímskirkja at 3rd place at the time of writing.
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Annie Mist Wins Silver at CrossFit Games

By Emilía S. Ólafs...
Icelandic CrossFit champion Annie Mist Þórisdóttir won second place in the individual women’s category at the International CrossFit Games held last week in Los Angeles. Canadian Camille Leblanc-Bazinet was the victor of the category, winning her the title of fittest woman in the world.

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Gnarr!

Former Reykjavík mayor, Jón Gnarr, gives a candid inside look into his personal and political life in his memoir.
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