Two long-shot teams have defied the odds and made this a tournament worth watching—and this time, one of those teams was my home country.
Then Motherboard tells us why tourists are facing extreme weather conditions to visit a military plane wreck in Iceland, and MUNCHIES explains how chef John Besh is helping aspiring chefs in New Orleans.
Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson may have resigned following the Panama Papers scandal, but that won't make any difference in the grand scheme of things.
The biggest leak in history has brought down the prime minister of Iceland and created scandals all over the world. And there are more revelations yet to come.
This morning, Rubio lays into Trump at the latest Republican debate, polls open today in Iran, Facebook employees have defaced a Black Lives Matter slogan, and more.
Neptún is a biannual print mag that surveys Iceland's most promising photographers. The co-editor talked with us about the publication and her favorite up-and-coming Icelandic artists.
We had "Mr. Christmas" recap the last 12 months while sampling a variety of holiday treats.
Cole Barash's latest work documents the tiny community on an island north of Iceland.
I love my country, but I don't understand why the world sees it as an "ultra-liberal" paradise.
Icelanders are cooler than you.
Apparently there's a bit in Dante's Inferno that says the Holy Grail is in a chamber inside a mountain. So these guys are heading off to look for it.
Pilot David MacDonald makes a living flying folks around—while they get it on in the back of his plane.
Iceland's Blue Lagoon might be beautiful, but its crowds—and my natural tendency toward anxiety in relaxing places—made it hell.
The game's annual Fanfest is a must for its most dedicated players—and it pays to show up with a taste for "burning wine."
When the party's leader heard the news she blurted out, "You must be joking."
After floating their intentions in January, a group of pagans in Iceland earlier this week announced that they would break ground on a new temple to the old Nordic gods within the month.
VICE host Krishna Andavolu takes a look back at the VICE network's best videos of 2014.
Earlier this year, the mayor of Oslo, Fabian Stang, announced that the city wouldn't be sending Reykjavik their annual Christmas tree. This was something of a big deal, as Oslo has been sending Reykjavik, London, and Rotterdam a tree as a token of friends…
Last year, the Reykjavík City Council granted a plot for Iceland's first mosque, and the Muslim Association of Iceland said they're about to break ground next week. As you'd expect, everyone is pissed.
In 2010, Jón Gnarr—a cross-dressing poet, punk rocker, comedian, and self-described anarchist—became mayor of Reykjavik, a city of 120,000 people that was on the verge of bankruptcy. After four successful years, he's stepping aside and mulling a move to t…
Our Icelandic friend sent us these pictures from his hometown of Reykjavik. Turns out there are paradises on Earth beyond this green and pleasant land.
Despite its tiny population, Iceland has a reputation in the World's Strongest Man competition that stands higher than perhaps any other country's. This small, black rock in the middle of the ocean has produced a lineage of strongmen dating back to…
The story of the Nest of the Giants, a gym in Iceland that is home to some of the strongest men on Earth, is an astonishing, generation-spanning tale of adversity, tragedy, and the kind of physicality that'll make you believe man can do anything.
The Final Member is a documentary chronicling one man's quest to complete the largest collection of penises in the world—and another man's eagerness to chop off his penis and donate it to the collection.