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.
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
Photographer Garðar Ólafs sacrificed his drone for this astounding clip of the small volcano erupting near Reykjavik, Iceland earlier this month. Previously: Bjorn Steinbekk's footage from his drone flying around and through the eruption. READ THE REST
In 1976, Björk, then 11-years-old and studying classical piano and flute, sang Tina Charles's "I Love to Love" for a school recital. According to Wikipedia, "her teachers sent a recording of her singing the song to the RÚV radio station, which was then Iceland's only radio station. The recording was nationally broadcast and, after hearing… READ THE REST
There's a reason why the movie Sideways was such a hit with audiences. Sure, it had a great cast and a fun script, but part of its success was baked into its premise. It was a comedy about people who took wine way too seriously. That's an idea that practically writes itself. You know all… READ THE REST
Nothing is worse than having your devices die when you're out and about. Sure, standard portable power banks will do the trick, but most are too bulky to carry around in your pockets. Plus, then you have to worry about the long charge times for those power banks have, not to mention the hassle of… READ THE REST
No matter how good your vision may be, the naked eye sure misses a lot. Like if you ever look up close at a Van Gogh painting — all those brush strokes and swirls are the magic behind any of the artist's masterpieces. And the same goes with other things in life, whether it be… READ THE REST