Are these the Best Icelandic Volcano Videos?

Now that the eruption in Eyjafjallajökull may be drawing to a halt scientists and historian will write learned reports on the whole affair. The two eruptions in two months are a reminder that the forces of nature are very strong and to a large extent unpredictable. There had been signs of some sort of activity in the Eyjafjallajökull area the weeks before the eruption, but nobody could have predicted two very unlike eruptions at that time.

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IR’s Photographer Releases Book on Football in Africa

Páll Stefánsson, the photographer and deputy editor of Iceland Review’s print edition—and a regular columnist for the magazine’s online edition’s Daily Life section—will publish his book Africa – The Future of Football on June 11, the same day that the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa begins.

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Today Is the Second Day of Whitsun

Today is the Second Day of Whitsun, or Pentecost, a Christian holiday and a bank holiday in Iceland. Although Whitsun is a religious holiday, many people skip mass and use the opportunity to engage in outdoor activities with their friends and families.

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