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Listen in on the inspiring weekly messages from Loftstofan Baptistakirkja in Reykjavik, Iceland, located at Fagraþing 2A, Kópavogur, Iceland, 8.5 km southeast of downtown Reykjavik. Come by for a visit! Everyone is welcome! Við hittumst kl. 11:00 á sunnudögum við Fagraþing 2a ... We meet at 11:00 on Sundays at Fagraþing 2a. https://www.facebook.com/watch/Loftstofan/
 
Iceland Travel Tips, Great Stories, and Little-Known Mysteries from an Icelander and a German Expat. We are back with Season 2: Ring Road Adventures (uploading in progress). The project is finished. The website was taken down, sorry for the inconvenience. Alli and I are always happy to read your messages on Insta :)
 
Robert Mugabe’s henchmen once threatened to throw him out of a plane at 30,000 feet, and the good people of Iceland sent him death threats when he foretold them of their future bankruptcy. The seal who assassinated Osama bin Laden taught him to shoot, and he’s dined with the CIA in a North Korean embassy in the northern states of China.His name is Hugh Hendry, and he was born in a city so grey it’s known as rain town, his apparent destiny to be a supermarket truck driver. It didn’t work out ...
 
Your homo/negro report from Iceland. Join Jonas and Lydia, two Texan-Americans living in Iceland, as they crack wise about what they find noteworthy about their adopted country. From gobbling pickled ram’s testicles and public pooping to social commentary and tips for visitors (what’s that lurking at the bottom of the Blue Lagoon? Nothing, but there totally used to be). Get to know Iceland—the good, the bad and the sheepy—with Jonas and Lydia.
 
Season 1 Islanders Alexandra Stewart (Runner-Up) and Elizabeth Weber (Winner) give their hot takes on what’s going on inside of the Love Island Villa (SEASON 4). With behind-the-scenes videos and exclusive interviews, Alex and Elizabeth give an insider's perspective on what it was like inside the villa. Interviewing every single Islander as they leave the villa, After The Island gets all the tea everyone is looking for. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aftertheisland/support
 
Join Alina, an expat living in Iceland, on a journey to discover, experience and understand the world. Through her stories about travels and challenges, she inspires you to get outside of your comfort zone and start following your dreams. Travelling Inside Out is the podcast about exploring the world within and out. #alinaswonders
 
A chill video games podcast about interesting and creative games, from indie to AAA. Your host: Iceland-based games critic John Rogers. Follow the show on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitch to stay in touch and keep up with new episodes - find links at http://gaminginthewild.com. Gaming In The Wild is a listener-supported. You can support the show at http://patreon.com/gaminginthewild to join the listener community, and get bonus episodes and other fun perks.
 
Formula Indie Europe is a 2 hours music showcase focused on independent music made in Europe produced by European Indie Music Network info on www.euroindiemusic.info Country List Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, , Germany, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia ,Malta, Monaco, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech republic, Romania, S ...
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Excited for the next adventure? Where to Go, produced by the team behind the award-winning DK Eyewitness travel guides, is here to help. Each fortnight, hosts James and Lucy talk to local experts about the destination they have chosen to call their home, exploring their personal connection to the place, what makes it so special and the best things to see and do. And from time to time, they’ll be talking to some very special guests about their favourite places to go, alongside some quickfire ...
 
The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Learn Icelandic in minutes! How would you like to be able to use the basics of Icelandic confidently and accurately? With One Minute Icelandic you can learn to do just that in short, easy-to-follow video lessons. You’ll learn just enough Icelandic to express yourself in a variety of situations, and the course is the perfect starting point to get a taste of this wonderful language.
 
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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Halló! Kvikmyndapod is a film discussion podcast that journeys through the cinema of 21st century Iceland celebrating the unique films and film-makers from this most magical of countries. Each week Rob (a big fan of Iceland) and Ellie (a relative newbie to all things Iceland) tackle a single film and chat about it. From comedies to documentaries, the podcast looks at what makes them specifically Icelandic as well as how they fit into the wider world of film.
 
Welcome to Iceland Innovation Week, a new festival celebrating and showcasing innovation from May 16-20th 2022. Different events in different venues will take place throughout the week ranging from panel discussions to company visits to an icy ocean dip and so much more. That means not only founders and startups participate but also larger companies and public institutions. Our aim is to increase the visibility of the innovation sector, create a platform where knowledge can be shared and bec ...
 
Each week, Mike, Tommy, Kevin and occasionally a special guest or two break down the Mighty Ducks, Iceland, Eden Hall and everything else there is to look at in the greatest trilogy of all time. You'll think, you'll laugh, you might even cry. But you'll never forget where you were when you discovered The Quack Attack is back, Jack.
 
Why is Iceland the fastest growing island in the North Atlantic? Why is Iceland on dry land? Dr Dave McGarvie takes us on a geographically complex field trip to discover Iceland's new land. McGarvie explains how different types of basalts eruptions help build the crust of Iceland. This material forms part of The Open University course S339, Understanding the continents.
 
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Reykjavík Tonight

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Sauropod: Podcasting the 21st Century

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Iceland is an island of volcanoes, sheep, and evil junior hockey teams. Find out what the hell goes on there, courtesy of genuine all-American, Justin Zeppa, and genuine all-Icelander, Dettifoss Bergmann. It's a cultural exchange that is always just a heartbeat away from sparking an international incident.
 
An independent weekly podcast, focusing on solved true crime cases in Iceland. This podcast is in two languages, Icelandic and English, and is hosted by Margret Bjorns - an Icelandic true crime enthusiast with a particular interest in human nature, psyche, and behaviour. For further information, visit www.icelandictruecrimes.com.
 
Welcome to Bingetown! We are a Top 100 Podcast covering your favorite “Binge-worthy” television shows! Believe it or not, BingetownTV was born in the heart of Iceland. It was the trip of a lifetime that included a Game of Thrones tour, midnight sunsets, and maybe (definitely) a bit too much Icelandic Eagle Gin. But when you have the chance to drink some gin made by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson AKA “The Mountain”, you don’t do so in moderation. It may have been the gin talking, but the idea to sta ...
 
How do the Nordic nations consistently top international league tables? Between Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland they are the world's best democracy, the best place to be a woman, the best educated people and the happiest. They regularly top UNICEF's child wellbeing index, lead on the Green Transition and have an enduring emphasis on equality that's the envy of the world. Nordic Horizons is a Scottish-based group that's been interested in learning more from our nearest European n ...
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
We are two DJs & producers from Frankfurt in Germany, and we love electronic music! Our mission is to transport positive feelings and to create epic atmospheres with our music. Biografie Starting with a simple keyboard, a Commodore Amiga 500 and miscellaneous software, Dinu Dragoescu (now: Dinu Dominic Manns) and Tobias Pflueger transformed to experienced producers with a sense for their own timeless style. After their first release "For Your Mind" on Talla 2XLCs label Tetsuo in summer 2000 ...
 
Nordic Natural Beauty Podcast brings you the latest news from the Nordic and Natural Beauty scene. In the episodes, we share the trending Nordic skincare tips of course, though we are also having important and deep discussions on the state of our beauty industries around the world. Your host is the founder of Nordic Natural Beauty Awards, Satu Mäkinen, originally from Finland herself. Nordic Natural Beauty Podcast is powered by Nordic Natural Beauty Awards - a yearly online awards contest to ...
 
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Hveradalir is one of Iceland’s largest geothermal areas, but it’s tucked away in Iceland’s highlands. To access anywhere in the highlands of this country, you must drive on F-roads, which are unpaved, rough and often require you to cross rivers. I’m planning to do a whole episode on F-roads because it’s important to understand how to navigate them …
 
We talk to volcano scientist Ed Marshall in Iceland about working at the volcano which has burst into life spectacularly again after a year of quiet. Also in the programme, we'll be following migrating moths across Europe in light aircraft to discover the remarkable secrets of their powers of navigation, and hearing how synthetic biology promises t…
 
Pastor Gunnar Ingi Gunnarsson returns from sabbatical with a wrap up of his series, The Good News of Jesus, with a look at the topic of abortion. Við hittumst kl. 11:00 á sunnudögum við Fagraþing 2a ... We meet at 11:00 on Sundays at Fagraþing 2a, about 7 miles (12 km) southeast of downtown Reykjavik. An Icelandic language service is also meeting o…
 
Today, an episode of Far Flung with Saleem Reshamwala, another podcast from the TED Audio Collective. Icelandic is an ancient and iconic language that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien when he wrote "The Lord of the Rings." But with the digital age, and the strict rules surrounding its grammar, Icelandic is losing ground all over the country -- specifically …
 
In this one off episode, Iceland and Greenland’s participation in the war is covered. Denmark leads these two islands to the north, but when Nazi Germany occupies Denmark, the islands are on their own. Churchill, as the First Lord of the Admiralty decides that these two islands must come under British control. But it will take American and Canadian…
 
Unpronounceable volcanoes, Björk, Vikings, Game of Thrones – these are some of the things you might think of relating to Iceland. This remote and fascinating island, located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with a population of 360,000 people, is one of the most creative nations in the world. Is it due to isolation, the inspiration from nature o…
 
Rommel is able to take Cyrenaica back from the British 8th Army, but between his fuel issues and C in C, ME Auchinleck’s personnel changes, the two sides will stare at each other for a while. But the combat will return as North Africa’s fate will determine the future of the Middle East and the Suez Canal. It’s all or nothing, but having to deal wit…
 
The Making of Survivor: The Official Collector’s Edition | Cynthia Wang Rob Cesternino (@RobCesternino) presents a special podcast looking into the making of Survivor: The Official Collector’s Edition. Rob is joined by author Cynthia Wang (@peowang), creator of an epic collection of behind-the-scenes info, exclusive interviews, incredible photos an…
 
We're not okay. Tears are being shed. Minds are being lost. Pits are in stomachs. As a result of the Casa Amor re-coupling, we are re-grouping for a group therapy session. There was a lot of heartbreak at the Casa re-coupling and we don't know how to handle it. Join us to chat! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aftertheisland/support…
 
Presidents and ministers from global powers have been crisscrossing Africa over the past few weeks - we get some analysis on the geopolitical chess game taking place on the continent from Eric Olander, Editor-in-Chief of The China-Global South Project.In Senegal, a recent election saw Macky Sall lose control of parliament, but a recent defection of…
 
Actress Joanna Lumley details her 4,000-mile trek up the Nile River to the river's fabled source in Rwanda. Joanna shares what she learned from people she met while filming a documentary about the trip, and describes her ride to the pyramids on one very fine camel. And TV host Samantha Brown tells Rick how she keeps herself from stressing out over …
 
On a list of the least funny topics imaginable, the global refugee crisis, border disputes and questions of citizenship are probably close to the top. And yet comedian Maeve Higgins has spent her career finding ways to make jokes about (and make sense of) the ways we draw lines across the globe. She's a stand-up comedian and writer who speaks from …
 
On a list of the least funny topics imaginable, the global refugee crisis, border disputes and questions of citizenship are probably close to the top. And yet comedian Maeve Higgins has spent her career finding ways to make jokes about (and make sense of) the ways we draw lines across the globe. She's a stand-up comedian and writer who speaks from …
 
Bloomberg columnist Javier Blas (@JavierBlas) joins the gang to talk commodities, Indiana Jones, pirates and cowboys. Hugh mulls a run for President of Libya; and the Alchemist discusses Hugh's death defying journey through Zimbabwe! Please rate 5-stars, comment and subscribe on Apple Podcasts. **HATS NOW FOR SALE** Hugh Hendry YouTube: Hugh Hendry…
 
After the Island talks to Bryce, the bombshell that stole Courtney's heart. Bryce breaks down what his relationship with Courtney was really like, and also spills the tea on what happened between them. Follow Bryce here: https://www.instagram.com/brycefins/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aftertheisland/support…
 
After the Island talks to Mady from Love Island USA Season 4. We're discussing everything that went down in the villa, how she feels after removing herself from the villa, and where she stands with Andy at this very moment. Follow Mady on social media here https://www.instagram.com/madymclanahan/ https://www.instagram.com/vintageleopard/ --- Suppor…
 
Every Friday in August we will publish some of our favourite audio long reads of 2022, in case you missed them, with an introduction from the editorial team to explain why we’ve chosen it. This week, from February: At a summer camp for kids from conflict zones, I met my brave, funny friend Aseel. He was Palestinian. I was Israeli. When he was kille…
 
After years of decay and foreign control over Denmark, a new king was elected in 1340. Valdemar IV had his mind set on regaining control over the kingdom–no matter what. And he didn’t let German aristocrats, peasant rebellions or the Plague stand in the way of achieving his goal. For his efforts, he was given the nickname Valdemar Dawn.…
 
After the Island talks to Islander Andy Voyen after being dumped from the island. We are discussing all things including: Re-coupling with Sydney, how he won Mady back, how he feels being outside of the villa, and what his relationship status is. Follow Andy here https://www.instagram.com/andyvoyen/ #loveislandusa #aftertheisland --- Support this p…
 
Alex and Elizabeth talk to Sereniti about all things Love Island USA. Sereniti sets the record straight on what went down with Chazz, her relationship with Tyler, how she felt during the re-couplings and so much more. Sereniti had us laughing the whole way through this interview, and we cannot wait to see more of her! #aftertheisland #loveislandusa…
 
The boys jump into Netflix's new (juggernaut?) show The Sandman! We breakdown the introduction of this new fantasy world of dreams, gods and magic. This absolutely hot start includes some Tywin Lannister, Lupin and our "dreamy" main character, Morpheus. Come listen if you are interested in our future theories or love murderous eye holes. If you'd l…
 
It's no secret that the Olympics have evolved over time, and met with their fair share of controversy over the years -- but the 1904 Olympic marathon remains a tale of ridiculousness for the ages. In today's episode, Ben and Max dive into a madcap series of bizarre events, brazen cheating, and more in the humid heart of brutal St. Louis weather. Ta…
 
Have you ever wondered why you like sad music? Do you find comfort or inspiration in rainy days? In this profound, poetic talk, author Susan Cain invites you to embrace the feeling of longing -- or the place where joy and sorrow meet -- as a gateway to creativity, connection and love. Accompanied by the splendid sounds of violinist Min Kym, Cain me…
 
Have you ever wondered why you like sad music? Do you find comfort or inspiration in rainy days? In this profound, poetic talk, author Susan Cain invites you to embrace the feeling of longing -- or the place where joy and sorrow meet -- as a gateway to creativity, connection and love. Accompanied by the splendid sounds of violinist Min Kym, Cain me…
 
Mike and Tommy discuss the Mighty Ducks: Game Changers news then dive deep on the Mighty Ducks and who may have profited off of them in underground gambling rings. Not surprisingly, Hans is at the center of it all, but who else profited? Executive producers: Elsie Barnett, Bryan Berg, Alex Ybarra, Josh Luecht, Bobby Lemaire, Rabbi Lex Rofeberg, Aar…
 
After the Island is back with another juicy straight-off-the-island interview with Bria where she dishes everything about being inside the villa, how the islanders really were, and breaks down the relationships she had with Timmy, Zeta, and Jeff. Follow Bria on Social Media :) https://www.instagram.com/bria__bryant/?hl=en --- Support this podcast: …
 
A report released by Amnesty International marking one year since the withdrawal of US and NATO troops concludes that the Taliban has decimated the rights of girls and women in Afghanistan. To understand exactly what's happening in the country today, FRANCE 24 spoke to Dr. Habiba Sarabi, a former Afghan minister for women's affairs and former gover…
 
Jennifer Egan is a journalist and writer whose novel "A Visit from the Goon Squad" won both the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Using a unique format -- including a whole chapter told through PowerPoint -- Egan nimbly explores the mystery and complexity of human life in the digital age. Her newest book, "…
 
Jennifer Egan is a journalist and writer whose novel "A Visit from the Goon Squad" won both the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Using a unique format -- including a whole chapter told through PowerPoint -- Egan nimbly explores the mystery and complexity of human life in the digital age. Her newest book, "…
 
What happens when a lion and his prey become best friends? Or when a monkey starts messing around on a worksite? Or a weaver pretends to be a god to woo a princess? The Panchatantra happens. An eclectic, free-flowing anthology of short, funny, sometimes brutal stories that are meant to teach people wisdom...but might all be part of a long-con to ga…
 
In 1961 a haunting gripped a quiet housing project in Newark, New Jersey. The strange phenomenon would lead to scientists studying the boy in question for paranormal abilities - was he controlling the supernatural or was it controlling him? What combination of Subway sandwich fillings keeps Rory awake at night? Answers to these questions and more o…
 
Guitarist Cameron Pierre has come full circle returning to his native Dominica after a multi-decade recording and performing career in the UK. After establishing an important Caribbean jazz presence there, with six albums produced, he reflects on the journey to this point. Beginning in the reggae scene here in the islands and into the UK, his evolu…
 
Known as Old Hickory to his fans, and King Andrew to his critics, Andrew Jackson was an outspoken, deeply divisive figure. When he was attacked by an assassin while leaving a funeral, the killer's gun miraculously misfired not once, but twice, and despite his old age Jackson retaliated by absolutely wailing on the guy, beating within an inch of his…
 
Who are you, really? In conversation with TED science curator David Biello, neuroscientist Anil Seth lays out his fascinating new theory of consciousness and self, centered on the notion that we "predict" the world into existence. From sleep to memory and everything in between, he explores the reality we experience in our brains -- versus the world…
 
Who are you, really? In conversation with TED science curator David Biello, neuroscientist Anil Seth lays out his fascinating new theory of consciousness and self, centered on the notion that we "predict" the world into existence. From sleep to memory and everything in between, he explores the reality we experience in our brains -- versus the world…
 
Ryen Russillo is joined by Stephon Marbury to discuss Showtime's 'NYC Point Gods,' what is unique about New York City point guards, Marbury's basketball idols, the best small guards in the NBA today, the 1996 NBA draft, Marbury's time with the Timberwolves, Russell Westbrook, and more (0:25). Then Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice qu…
 
With the failure of Gen. Auchinleck's Operation Crusader, at the end of 1941, Rommel resupplies and heads out again, before the British can start Operation Acrobat, the drive on Tripoli. As it was a year ago, the Allies are stretched far too thin and the men are under trained and under staffed. Rommel hopes to take Cyrenaica, then Tobruk, all in pr…
 
Who's Timi and why are they dead? Well, Alina talks about her first car that according to some mechanics is not safe to drive. How did it get there? Let's find out together. Ep. 133 - Troll Peninsula https://anchor.fm/travellinginsideout/episodes/Ep--133---Troll-Peninsula-in-Iceland-Trllaskagi-e105et7 Ep. 131 - Hiking to the Erupting Fagradasfjall …
 
"From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy," says novelist Elif Shafak. "From isolationists, we will learn the need for global solidarity. And from tribalists, we will learn the beauty of cosmopolitanism." A native of Turkey, she has experienced firsthand the devastation that a loss of diversity can bring -- and she …
 
"From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy," says novelist Elif Shafak. "From isolationists, we will learn the need for global solidarity. And from tribalists, we will learn the beauty of cosmopolitanism." A native of Turkey, she has experienced firsthand the devastation that a loss of diversity can bring -- and she …
 
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