Children’s Graves Excavated in North Iceland

skriduklaustur-ausgrabung_bvTwo children’s graves were discovered during an excavation at an ancient burial site by Hofsstaðir in the Mývatn rural area, northeast Iceland, this summer. Archaeologists believe the discovery supports the notion that those who died without having been baptized were buried outside cemeteries.

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Commission to Verify Iceland Lake Monster Video

lagarfljot_atlavik_esaThe district council of Fljótsdalshérað municipality in East Iceland has appointed a 13-person investigative commission to evaluate whether the infamous lake monster Lagarfljótsormurinn is the phenomenon filmed by Hjörtur Kjerúlf, farmer at Hrafnkelsstaðir, last winter.

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Innovation News from Iceland

sveitaaskur01The startup company MatAskur, which opened by launching the health food product line HeilsuAskur in the autumn of 2011, has now launched two other product lines: SveitaAskur, which specializes in food straight from farms, FerðaAskur, a lunch pack with Icelandic goodies.

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