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Eve Online is crowdsourcing the search for real planets beyond the Solar System.

The wisdom of the crowd is coming to astronomy. Developer CCP Games revealed today that it will use Eve Online to power the scientific search for exoplanets, which are planets that exist outside of the Solar System. For this project, the studio is partnering with the University of Reykjavik in its home country of Iceland

- VentureBeat - US

Here's what the Ice Age tells us about future sea level rise.

A new study on an ancient ice sheet may hold important clues about our planet's future. The research focuses on the Laurentide Ice Sheet, the massive expanse covering North America during the last Ice Age, which ended about 10,000 years ago. A team of scientists found that small spikes in the temperature of the ocean , not ...

- Mashable! - US

Iceland's President remark on pineapple pizza sparks international stir.

, Feb. 23: Iceland's President Gudni Johannesson's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir as he disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week.Local media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could.Amid a social-media storm, Johannesson released ...

- Sify - IN

'EVE Online' is crowdsourcing the search for real exoplanets.

EVE Online players will help scientists look for other planets from the comfort of their computer desks later this year. The game's developer, CCP Games, is teaming up with Massively Multiplayer Online Science , the University of Reykjavik and...

- Engadget - US

The pineapple on pizza debate is tearing us apart.

When you hear the phrase "pineapple on pizza" people are either drooling in hunger, dancing on a table at 3 a.m., or reaching for a barf bag to throw up their disgust. The debate over whether to put fruit on your pizza dough is raging again and it's as ugly as a four-day-old slice. Over the past week, we've learned that ...

- Mashable! - US

British Muslim teacher denied entry to US.

, Feb. 22: A British Muslim school teacher, Juhel Miah, was denied to board a New York bound flight, during a trip with his students."As I was making my way out of the plane I looked back at the kids to tell them everything was going to be okay. The look I got off the kids, they were shocked, they couldn't believe what was ...

- Sify - IN

Iceland leader rules out ban on pineapple pizza topping.

Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir.

- The Daily Star - LB

Pineapple Pizza Tests Limits of Presidential Power in Iceland.

Iceland’s president told high school students that that pizza topped with pineapple should be outlawed. Fans of the topping were outraged.

- New York Times - US

No pineapple on pizza for this president.

DESPITE his distaste for pineapple-topped pizza, Iceland’s President Gudni Johannesson has no plans to ban it, admitting he doesn’t have the powers to pull the Hawaiian. The pineapple polemic erupted last week when a high school student in the northern town of Akureyri asked Johannesson what he thought of ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Fish and chip fans rejoice as Iceland strike ends.

As trawlers return, experts warn of renewed volatility in prices of fresh cod

- Financial Times - US

No, Iceland's President Is Not Banning Pineapple on Pizza.

Despite being "fundamentally opposed" to the topping himself

- TIME Magazine - US

Rachel Maddow: Why hasn't Jill Stein said anything about the Trump-Russia scandal?

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow called out Jill Stein for her silence on the widening Russia scandal engulfing the Trump administration. Maddow appeared last week on Viceland's “Desus and Mero” program, where she brought up a photo showing Stein, the Green Party candidate for president...

- The Raw Story - US

Iceland's leader backs down on controversial issue: Pineapple on pizza

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson won't ban pineapple on pizza, although he disapproves of the topping.         

- USA TODAY - US

Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

REYKJAVIK, Iceland " Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir.Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brit teacher denied entry

A British teacher on a school field trip was escorted off an Icelandair flight to New York as 39 students looked on in shock.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Iceland's President Ensnared in Pizza-Topping Controversy

It's not every day that the president of Iceland's visit to a high school makes international news, but here we are: Guðni Th. Jóhannesson—a history professor in a former life—last week stopped at a school in the northern town of Akureyri and, during a Q&A period, was asked...

- Newser - US

Iceland president plays down ban… on pineapple-topped pizza

REYKJAVIK, Feb 22 — Despite his distaste for pineapple-topped pizza, Iceland's President Gudni Johannesson has no plans to ban it, admitting he doesn't have the powers to pull the Hawaiian. The pineapple polemic erupted last week when a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Iceland's president clarifies he likes pineapples, just not on pizza

Few things are as divisive as pineapple on pizza, as the president of Iceland just experienced. SEE ALSO: Blogger learns that it's never OK to talk down pizza After claiming that he was "fundamentally opposed" to pineapple as a pizza topping, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson went as far to say that he would ban it, if he ...

- Mashable! - US

British teacher denied entry

A British teacher on a school field trip was escorted off an Icelandair flight to New York as 39 students looked on in shock.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Blogger learns that it's never OK to talk down pizza

Here's a life tip: Never, ever talk ill of pizza. While there recently have been arguments over what exactly should go on pizza, there will be hell to pay for those who try to get people to stop eating it. SEE ALSO: Iceland's president said he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could As a Nigerian fitness website called ...

- Mashable! - US

Iceland president forced to Facebook in attempt to end pineapple pizza controversy

The president of Iceland had to explain his actions on Facebook after telling a group of high school students he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could.

- Global News - CA

No One Hates Pineapple on Pizza More Than the Icelandic President

He's 'fundamentally opposed to it,' he says. But, don't worry. He's not outlawing it anytime soon.

- Mediaite - US

Iceland's President said he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could

Pineapple on pizza: you love it, or you hate it so much you use your power as president of a small country to make it literally illegal. In what's being called a 'political bombshell' by Iceland Magazine,  President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson said he would ban pineapple as a topping on pizzas— if he were allowed ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Iceland's President to ban pineapple pizza?

The food world is riddled with heated debates, and one of the most polarizing fights centers around pineapple on pizza.

- CNN Top Stories - US

British Muslim schoolteacher denied entry to US

A British teacher on a school field trip was escorted off an Icelandair flight to New York as 39 students looked on in shock.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Does pineapple belong on a pizza? Iceland's president wants it banned

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson said he was "fundamentally opposed" to putting the fruit on pizza.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

British Muslim teacher denied entry to US in spite of court order halting Trump's travel ban

Juhel Miah was made to feel 'like a criminal' when he was forced off his plane in Reykjavik.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

British teacher removed from New York-bound plane despite halt on Muslim travel ban

A British Muslim teacher was removed from a plane traveling from Iceland to New York City on Feb. 16, as a group of students and teachers was heading to the United States for a school trip, the Guardian reports. Juhel Miah was removed from the plane by security personnel in Reykjavik just before tak...

- The Raw Story - US

News24.com | Inquest opened into Icelandic tourist's Table Mountain death

An inquest has been opened after the body of a teenager from Iceland was found on Table Mountain, according to Western Cape police.

- News24.com - ZA

Antarctica just shed a Manhattan-sized iceberg, and a bigger one is coming soon

An iceberg the size of Manhattan has cleaved off of Antarctica's rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier on the southwest coast of the continent. NASA released the new data showing the iceberg's birth on Feb. 15, though the imagery was acquired between Jan. 26 and Jan. 31.  The agency says 'about a kilometer or two of ice' ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Iceland is so pretty distracted tourists are forgetting how to drive

Police in southwest Iceland stopped two foreign drivers last week.Both times, the cars were swerving erratically all over the road on the way to Keflavik International Airport. Both times officers expected the drivers to be drunk.However,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tourism boosts Iceland's whaling industry

Iceland's anti-whaling campaigners confront massive demand for whale meat driven by restaurants catering to tourists.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Cold start for real estate developers in Shanghai

THREE adjacent land parcels in Shanghai's outlying Lingang port area were sold today to major domestic real estate developers at roughly their reserve prices as the city's land market kicked off a somewhat "cold" start for the Year of Rooster. Shanghai Greenland Group, China Vanke Co and Country Garden Holdings Co acquired ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Mercosur begins trade talks with EFTA

Mercosur officially begins this Friday trade negotiations with the European Free Trade Association, EFTA, which brings together those countries that do not belong to the European Union, EU, that is Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, and that in a couple of years could see the UK, negotiating Brexit, joining.

- MercoPress - FK

Antarctica just shed a Manhattan-sized iceberg, and a bigger one is coming soon

An iceberg the size of Manhattan has cleaved off of Antarctica's rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier on the southwest coast of the continent. NASA released the new data showing the iceberg's birth on Feb. 15, though the imagery was acquired between Jan. 26 and Jan. 31. The agency says "about a kilometer or two of ice" ...

- Mashable! - US

Higher cod prices hit Europe's fish consumers

Fishing strike in Iceland and increased cost of salmon prompt price rise

- Financial Times - US

NASA Study Identifies New Pathway for Greenland Meltwater to Reach Ocean

Cracks in the Greenland Ice Sheet let one of its aquifers drain to the ocean, new NASA research finds. The aquifers, discovered only recently, are unusual in that they trap large amounts of liquid water within the ice sheet. Until now, scientists did not know what happened to the water stored away in this reservoir -- the ...

- ENN - US

UK's favourite supermarkets named

Waitrose, Iceland and Marks & Spencer top a Which? supermarket consumer satisfaction survey.

- BBC - UK

Iceland police tell drivers to stop staring at sky

Tourists mesmerised by the Aurora Borealis are causing a hazard on Iceland's roads.

- BBC - UK

The Phenomenal Growth of Iceland and Precipitous Decline of Turkey: A Tale of Two Europes

While some European destinations suffered last year from travelers' fear of terrorism, Iceland and other countries in Northern and Eastern Europe benefited from the short-term, decreased interest in Western Europe — and more favorable exchange rates. -Dan Peltier

- Skift - US

Magma Power: Scientists Drill into Volcano to Harness its Energy

It's not every day that scientists can study a volcano up close, but researchers investigating the feasibility of volcano-powered electricity successfully drilled into the core of one in Iceland. Scientists studied the volcanic system at Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland, which has been dormant for more than 700 years, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Cosco Shipping and Greenland collaborate on global port funding

Investment projects are expected to commence in the US, Greece and major port cities in China

- LloydsList - UK

Cosco Shipping and Greenland collaborate on global port funds

Investment projects are expected to commence in the US, Greece and major port cities in China

- LloydsList - UK

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