Carole Sargent

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5 Ways to Make the Most of a Layover in Reykjavik, Iceland

"I've got a few days in Iceland and I want to make the most of it."<p>This is the usual request I receive from friends and readers alike, many of whom …

Travel tips: chill out in a hip hotel in Iceland, or stay at home and enjoy the great outdoors

Take me there: Hotel Ion, Iceland<p>Reykjavík has no shortage of hip hotels, but beyond the city stylish accommodation is thin on the ground. So the …

Iceland Review: A Magical, Natural, Unique and Beautiful Nation (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

"I think many of us have an unclear image of Iceland." This was a comment I received on Facebook when I shared that I was in Iceland for an Internet conference. I hope to crystallize for others what Iceland is like now that I've traveled there.<p>"I think many of us have an unclear image of …

Glaciers

2013 March 26 - Waterfalls, Auroras, Comet: Iceland

<b>Waterfalls, Auroras, Comet: Iceland</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Stephane Vetter (Nuits sacrees)<p><b>Explanation:</b> If not distracted by the picturesque …

Iceland

Hitting headlines, topping bucket lists, wooing nature lovers and dazzling increasing numbers of visitors – there seems no end to the talents of this breathtaking northern destination.

New OBLIVION Featurette Focuses on Iceland

One-week design workshop bears thought-provoking fruits...

Tucked away in a beautiful Milanese courtyard located in the Brera Design District of last week’s Milan Design Week, <i>The Iceland Whale Bone Project</i> …

Iceland Needed an Incest-Prevention App; Now It Has One

Because the Icelandic population is so small, most Icelanders are often related to each other in some form or another. In fact, it’s apparently a …

Reykjavik, my city: Sigtryggur Baldursson's guide to the Icelandic capital - video

Musician Sigtryggur Baldursson, a founding member of the Icelandic alternative rock band the Sugarcubes, takes us on a tour around his city, …

Glacier Hunting in Iceland

The biting wind hit me like a slap on the face as I took cover behind a chunk of ice larger than most cars.<p>Liquid streamed from my watering eyes with …

Iceland Name Change Contest Reaches Final Stages

In a contest to "re-name" Iceland and give the small island nation a more descriptive alternate moniker, suggestions submitted online have ranged from the absurd "OMGWTFLand," to the authentic (read: unpronounceable) "Eyjafjlakojland," to the more descriptive "Niceland."<p>But after receiving more …

Mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland Voting in an Election While Dressed as a Jedi

Jón Gnarr is a comedian and mayor of the capital city of Iceland. Yesterday, that nation held an election. According to redditor shawtay, he cast his …

Iceland Elects Three Pirate Party MPs

Iceland has become the first country to elect members of parliament from the Pirate Party — an international online freedom movement.<p>Three Pirate Party MPs will take seats following historic polls in Iceland that saw a new coalition come to power on a promise of easing economic austerity …

Swarna Kamalam - Telugu Songs - Andelu Ravali

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John Williams says guitar maestro Andrés Segovia bullied students and stifled their creativity

Andrés Segovia is revered as one of the greatest guitarists of the 20th century. But, 25 years after his death, his reputation is being challenged by …

Why do students with learning disabilities excel in opera?

Researchers at UBC are studying why learning-disabled students in the university's demanding opera program excel.<p>The study <i>Libretti of Learning</i> …

Nazi-themed Wagner opera cancelled in Germany after audience treated for shock

A Nazi-themed production of the Wagner opera Tannhauser, which featured scenes of gas chambers and the execution of a family, has been cancelled after audience members had to receive medical treatment for shock.<p>The Deutsche Oper am Rhein, a leading <b>German</b> opera house that performs in Düsseldorf, …

Patricia Racette On 'Diva On Detour' Show And Being An Openly Gay Opera Star

Patricia Racette may be known as one of the American opera world’s finest sopranos, but she insists she’s felt like a crossover artist for the bulk of her career.<p>“I like to say I happened into opera,” she told The Huffington Post in an interview. “Or sometimes I say I was hijacked into it. Don’t …