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Viking Silver Bracelet Found in Reykjavík

Last summer archaeological research took place at the so-called Althingi-spot, thought to be the area where the first settlers in Iceland built their houses. In the mud, a silver bracelet was found. The piece was quite delicate, besides being surrounded by very hard soil.

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The Humorous Side of News Put into Poetry

How do you combine your interests? Vala Hafstad, Icelandic poet and mother of four, tackled that question. Her answer is a collection of news-related, humorous poems, hot off the press. Except that it is only published electronically.

What Matters to Us (BJ)

By Benedikt Jóhannesson
Sometimes Icelanders all think about the same thing; sometimes they don’t think about much at all.