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This doesn’t look like Iceland at all.

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Full Curiosity Descent in Enhanced 1080p

This is it. All the descent images have been downloaded from Curiosity and stitched together into this mind-bending HD video of the full descent. I could watch this all day.

Didn’t actually expect Icelandic to be supported…

Didn't actually expect Icelandic to be supported in the near future. Great news #icelandic #android #googlevoice

Voice Search arrives in 13 new languages

“Norwegian restaurants in New York City.” I can type that phrase fast, but I can say it even faster—and when I'm on the go, speed is what I'm looking for. With Voice Search, you can speak into your ph…

This is probably the first sports article…

This is probably the first sports article I have ever read. And I don't need to read another one.

Joe Posnanski at the Olympics – Meet Ólafur Stefánsson: The Coolest Guy at the Olympics

Meet Ólafur Stefánsson: The Coolest Guy at the Olympics. Joe Posnanski August 7, 2012. Ólafur Stefánsson. Ólafur Stefánsson (red) is one of the greatest handball players in Iceland's history. He also …

Snæfellsjökull (Icelandic for “snow-fells…

Snæfellsjökull (Icelandic for "snow-fells glacier" or "snow-mountains glacier") is a 700,000 year old stratovolcano with a glacier covering its summit in western Iceland.
The mountain is one of the most famous sites of Iceland, primarily due to the novel A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) by Jules Verne, in which the protagonists find the entrance to a passage leading to the center of the earth on Snæfellsjökull.