- Following the controversial release of over five million private emails by online anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, global intelligence company Stratfor undoubtedly has some explaining to do. The emails reveal all sorts of information including details regarding sources, operations and miscellaneous gossip. But, perhaps most peculiar is one specific document circulated among employees in 2007. The document, titled The Stratfor Glossary of Useful, Baffling and Strange Intelligence Terms.
- Iceland's Financial Surveillance Authority (FME) said on Saturday it had sacked director Gunnar Andersen following a report into his time as an executive at failed bank Landsbanki. Daily Morgunbladid quoted Andersen as saying he would forcefully fight for his job and denying any wrongdoing.
- The Iceland worm monster Lagarfljótsormurinn (Lagarfljót) is Iceland's answer to the Loch Ness Monster, but is it real? One man claims to have video proof.
- Bradley Manning has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Icelandic MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir for his contribution to WikiLeaks.
- In an unexpected pitch, a trio of whale conservationists proposed Thursday the previously unthinkable to protect the world's largest creatures: Put a price tag on whales to save them.
- Kutcher is only returning as executive producer, not host.
- One diver filmed a shark rarely seen in the deep blue known as the Greenland shark, capturing a video of one of the largest species of shark which eats polar bears and can live up to 200 years.
Global Warming 'Anomaly' in 2010 Triggered 100 Billion Tons of Ice Loss, Rise in Sea Level in Greenland: StudyData obtained from approximately 50 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in Greenland indicates massive quantities of ice loss in the country's southern region, which researchers suggest is the result of unusual warming patterns in 2010.
- EasyJet successfully tested a new ash detector system called AVOID on Wednesday that could put an end to future travel chaos in the wake of volcanic eruptions.
- Scientists and tourism officials in Iceland claim recent reports, which say that an eruption of the Katla Volcano is imminent, simply aren't true.
- Dance, sing, and laugh your way around the world with these hysterical videos.
- Settlers to the New World had certain advantages -choice land, abundant resources, and according to new research, an evolutionary advantage that spread the pioneer's genes more and further than later immigrants.
- Although the U.S. ranks fourth in overall human development, when the scale is adjusted to account for income, health and education inequality, it falls to 23.
- U.S. banks have not done enough to ensure they are well capitalized, and getting back to a system where retail and investment banking are separated would be attractive in terms of reform, Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund, said on Tuesday.
- Americans are enormously proud of their country, and frequently boast that the country is better than all of the rest. But two new studies offer a counter-argument to the aforementioned, at least regarding the ease of doing business and the goal of social justice.
- On Monday, WikiLeaks, the whistleblower Web site, said it was temporarily stopping publication of classified documents and focusing on survival in the face of funding blockades.
- Wikileaks, a whistle-blowing Web site known for releasing secret government files, on Monday said it is suspending its publication in order to seek funding to sustain its work. Wikileaks has been forced to shift focus toward fundraising because 95 percent of its revenue has been destroyed.