A Lava Pool Disappears

The most unusual bathing place in Iceland, a natural pool to the north-east of the newly formed lava at Holuhraun in the 2014-15 eruption, has now disappeared.

Will Katla Volcano Erupt?

Because Katla is under a glacier, an eruption will be accompanied with a major flood that could do considerable damage to houses, roads and bridges in the area. People who remembered the 1918 eruption shook with fear many year later when they recalled the outburst.

Bobby Fischer Had Just Won the War (BJ)

By Benedikt Jóhannesson
I saw the movie Pawn Sacrifice today. It is about how Bobby Fischer became chess champion of the world. It is a good movie, even though it takes quite a few artistic licenses.