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airlines

"Wow fuckin WOW:" Hundreds of passengers stranded after WOW Airlines suddenly shuts down

WOW replaced its website Thursday with a travel alert that the company had shut down and cancelled all flights.
Emma Ockerman
3.28.19
Off-Menu

It's Thursday, February 28, and Testicle-Flavored Beer Exists

Also, the company responsible for the UK's KFC shortage is now handling the country's medical deliveries.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.28.19
Pizza

Iceland's President Walks Back His Desire to Ban Pineapple Pizza

"I went a step too far," he said.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Soldiers Drank Almost All the Beer in Iceland's Capital

According to a bar owner in Iceland, bars had to bring in emergency beer reinforcements and the troops were partial to a cocktail named the Trash Can.
Mack Lamoureux
10.29.18
nba

Meet Tryggvi Hlinason, Iceland's Sheep Farming NBA Prospect

The 20-year-old 7-footer, who didn't start playing basketball until he was 16, is trying to become the second player from Iceland to make the NBA.
Blake Murphy
7.12.18
Bitcoin

Suspected bitcoin thief broke out of prison and onto a flight with Iceland’s prime minister

He just...walked out
Alex Lubben
4.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bitcoin Heist Suspect Escaped Prison, Then Iceland on Prime Minister's Plane

Apparently, the guards didn’t even realize he was gone until his flight had taken off.
Mack Lamoureux
4.18.18
we saw this

What It's Like to Go to a Music Festival When You're Pregnant as Hell

I went to Sónar Reykjavík five months pregnant to see Danny Brown, meet Björk, and prove that I've still got it (and that I love live music).
Leslie Horn
4.10.18
Technology

This Ring That Controls Sound Will Impress Your Nerd-Ass Friends

Will the Icelandic invention revolutionize music technology, or just turn your shitty friend into the Iron Man of DJs?
Alfred Maddox
3.30.18
Noisey News

Sigur Rós Reportedly Investigated For Tax Evasion, Then Cleared

The Icelandic post-rockers said in a statement that they had $8 million worth of assets frozen thanks to an accounting error.
Phil Witmer
3.16.18
Bitcoin

Iceland's bitcoin miners may leave the country without enough energy

“Four months ago, I could not have predicted this trend.”
Alex Lubben
2.14.18
Noisey News

Jóhann Jóhannsson, Visionary Icelandic Composer, Dies at 48

Jóhannsson, who composed the music for 'The Theory of Everything,' 'Sicario,' and 'Arrival,' was found dead at his apartment in Berlin on Friday.
Alex Robert Ross
2.10.18
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