Faroe Islands

Sheep View

These North Atlantic Islands Map Their Streets With Sheep

That's one way to do it.
Nadja Sayej
3.29.17
Vikings

This Chef Is Using Shit-Smoked Trout and Dried Puffin to Revolutionize the Kitchen

How two of Iceland's most unusual ingredients are changing the game in the fine dining world.
Lars Roest-Madsen
9.19.16
spirits

How the Faroe Islands’ First Spirits Company Changed the Country's Distillation Law

Until very recently, the production of spirits was illegal in the Faroe Islands, an archipelago located between Norway and Iceland. It wasn't until spirits company DISM launched that the country's laws were finally amended.
Karen Gardiner
5.5.16
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How the FIFA World Rankings screw countries like Australia

Australia's Socceroos are ranked 68th in the FIFA World Rankings, which is unfair at best and deliberately biased at worst
Jason J. Cohn
3.7.16
Nordic cuisine

This Nordic Food Bible Took Three Years and Seven Countries to Write

Between running one of the world’s best restaurants and championing hyperlocal ingredients, Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson has produced a cookbook that is, in itself, a sort of foraged feast—gathering recipes from across the Nordic region.
Nell Frizzell
11.29.15
News

Five Activists Facing Jail Time for Trying to Stop Whaling

The battle over whale hunting just erupted in the Faroe Islands.
Melissa Cronin
8.7.15
WTF

This Five-Star Belfast Hotel Thinks You Need a Dedicated Water Butler

In the future, it won’t be our trusted eco canteens that we look to for hydration, but smartly dressed, roaming water sommeliers sporting CamelBaks fastidiously filled with the artisanally filtered water made out of the tears of trapeze artists and...
Alex Swerdloff
7.24.15
environment

Graphic Video Shows Faroe Islands Whale Slaughter

Several members of the conservation group Sea Shepherd were arrested trying to block the whale kill, a traditional event on the islands which goes back hundreds of years.
VICE News
7.24.15
video

Activists Square Off Against Whale Hunters in the Faroe Islands

A bitter fight over whales—and the right to kill them—is being waged in the Faroe Islands right now.
Melissa Cronin
7.24.15
Photos

In Photos: The Faroe Islands' Controversial Whale Hunt

The tradition has endured for nearly 1,000 years.
Ed Ou
3.31.15
videos

Inside the Grind: The Fight for Whale Hunting in the Faroe Islands

Hunting whales for food is a tradition as old as the islands have been inhabited.
Elise Coker and Ed Ou
3.31.15
videos

Watch the Trailer for Motherboard's Documentary 'The Grind'

Whale hunters clash with activists in the Faroese Islands.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.25.15
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