Bjorn Steinbekk uses drones to capture spectacular footage of Iceland's recent volcano near Reykjavik. With the added music, his final videos are reminiscent of 1980s-style laser light shows at their best. Check out a bunch of his amazing lava light shows on his Instagram page.
Business Iceland has a fun new campaign to drum up international hype about their delightful little fae-inhabited island nation: outsourcing emails to Icelandic horses while you travel. No seriously they built giant keyboards and let a few Icelandic horses clomp all over the keys, and setup a small form that you can use to get… READ THE REST
In 2009, McDonald's closed all three of their restaurants in Iceland. One of the last customers, Hjörtur Smárason, purchased a Big Mac and fries. He had heard that the food never decomposes so he put it on a shelf in his garage as an experiment, and eventually forgot about it. Ten years ago, he found… READ THE REST
A series of trials in which workers were moved to shorter working weeks, without reduction in pay, are reportedly an "overwhelming success". Productivity "remained the same or improved" while workers felt less stressed and spent more time with family or playing video games or whatever. Will Stronge, director of research at Autonomy, said: "This study… READ THE REST
As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! But as much as we don't want to see what's in these… READ THE REST
Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget for these days. Just because… READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST