Bridging the Gap

When Erik Culver graduated with a BFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008, he went…

“Finally A Body Worthy of My Dick”: Inside the Political Scandal Rocking Iceland

Iceland’s Parliament was still in session on a Tuesday evening last November when six of its members ducked…

Cycling in their Genes

When it comes to cycling, there are four types of people: the No Way, No How; the Interested…

Organizing Community

Austin is a city full of social entrepreneurs. It’s a city with philanthropic passion and the nonprofit organizations…

Icelandic girl fights for right to her own name

Call her the girl with no name. A 15-year-old is suing the Icelandic state for the right to…

PRAISE ME, PLEASE!

Browsing the news this past October, a headline on local newspaper Morgunblaðið’s website caught my eye: “Icelandic Girl…

Which Way The Wind Blows

“This is what we call a ‘washing board,’” our guide Kormákur Hermannsson says, his voice barely intelligible as…

Reykjavík Energy In Deep Water

Overrun by Viking ambition, Reykjavík Energy built headquarters fit for Darth Vader, expanded ambitiously, dabbled in tiger prawn…

Rehab Nation

In the United States, drug and alcohol rehab is closely tied to celebrity culture. It’s thought to be…

Oh No! It’s Happening Again!

Farmer Erlendur Björnsson and his wife Þórunn Júlíusdóttir were in Reykjavík celebrating their son’s high school graduation when…

Entrepreneurs: Iceland’s New Rock Stars?

Haukur Guðjónsson has just finished painting his office bright red, the colour of his company logo. That is,…