Mining for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is expected to overtake the energy consumption of Icelandic households this year as the abundance of renewable and cheap electricity has Bitcoin miners flocking to Iceland to set up shop.
Hannes Þór Halldórsson, the goalkeeper of the Icelandic national football team, directed an ad right before the World Cup, which kicks off on the 14th of June.
Over 600 people broke the Belgian record of most people doing a handstand together, in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Icelandic Gymnastic Federation.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, part of a large-scale robbery of computers fitted for Bitcoin mining, has fled from an open prison to Sweden via an airplane. An international arrest warrant has been issued for him.
Reykjavík has sprawled out and traffic has increasingly become a problem. Borgarlína, an ambitious project to improve Reykjavík's transportation network, has divided citizens of Reykjavík in recent months.
A group of travellers found themselves in severe danger as a heavy sandstorm hit Reynisfjara yesterday.