Everything about this is amazing.
Iceland’s anti-establishment Pirate Party—led by a “poetician” who worships Julian Assange—looks set to win the country’s national election.
The team from the tiniest qualifier ever sent star-studded England packing—and its home country melting down with joy from their improbable streak of UEFA victories.
Radiohead headlined Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival. But with glacier parties, volcano concerts, and more, it heralded a new kind of festival: one where the music doesn’t matter.
The lead singer of the Deftones played the world’s first concert inside a volcano over the weekend. I was there. It ended with us all being rescued by the Icelandic coast guard.
There’s one country that’s actually making the wizards behind the global financial collapse pay for their crimes.
Even as Europe’s governments shut their borders to Syria’s desperate refugees, thousands of Icelandic families are volunteering to host the newly homeless.