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2014-01-03 08:22:56

REYKJAVIK, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iceland, renowned for its out-of-this-world landscapes and extreme, unique environment has confirmed its status as filmmakers favourite as it celebrates a deluge of blockbuster movies and TV productions recently filmed on the island. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/662640-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/662640-b ) With much anticipated Hollywood films including The...

2009-07-07 22:31:00

A paralyzed Icelander with a love for the outdoors plans to cross his country's rugged interior on a specially designed all-terrain vehicle. Jon Gunnar Benjaminsson, who normally travels in a wheelchair, has selected a route beginning at Lake Myvatn in the north Wednesday and ending in the capital, Reykjavik, Iceland Review reported. The region is one of Iceland's best-known natural areas. Benjaminsson told the newspaper Frettabladid he has two intertwined goals for the five-day trip. One is...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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