Scrapping episodes, Emma Stone’s hatred of her elf role, and Jonah Hill’s questionable Icelandic accent: Cary Joji Fukunaga takes us inside the making of his Netflix series ‘Maniac’

Michele K. Short/Netflix “Maniac” director Cary Joji Fukunaga told Business Insider about the challenges of making his trippy new show for Netflix. He also explained why Emma Stone hated playing the elf character, and why he and Stone almost went to Netflix to see if the screening giant would not release all the show’s episodes […]

Bitcoin thirst spurs Icelandic heist—“Grand theft on a scale unseen before”

Enlarge / Reykjanes is just southwest of the capital, Reykjavik. (credit: Jennifer Boyer) Eleven people have been arrested in Iceland as a result of what local media are calling the “Big Bitcoin Heist”—600 mining computers were recently stolen from Icelandic data centers in four separate burglaries between December 2017 and January 2018. According to the Associated […]

Pelé, Icelandic rap & danger at the Eternal Derby: Stan Collymore’s 2017 highlights

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 17:26 No football show would be complete without a highlights section, and the Stan Collymore show is no exception. In the final episode of 2017, Stan looks back at his picks from this year. Romania legend Gheorghe Hagi, an Icelandic rapper, and a brush with danger at Belgrade’s intimidating ‘Eternal […]

Your Definitive Guide to an Icelandic Quickie

Steamy geothermal geysers, otherworldly glaciers streaked with volcanic ash and promises of puffins on black sand beaches: Yes, like many who’ve recently visited the rugged terrain of Iceland, I was lured by a cheap flight to elsewhere in Europe, with a brief stopover in Björk’s backyard. As more folks flock to this Nordic island country […]

The Badass Woman Who Saved This Icelandic Treasure

Stand above the rushing currents of Gullfoss, or “Golden Falls,” and you’ll come to understand why Sigríður Tómasdóttir fought so hard to protect one of Iceland’s most iconic views. The churning wonder drops about 105 feet at a couple of levels within a rocky, otherworldly canyon before it unleashes a mesmerizing cloud of mist. But […]

Icelandic president moves to defuse heated debate over #pineappleonpizza (POLL)

Published time: 22 Feb, 2017 17:00 It’s not just hot springs that boil in Iceland, it seems. Tempers flared in the north Atlantic nation after the president outlined his staunch opposition to pineapple being used as a pizza topping. “I do not have the power to make laws which forbid people to put pineapples on […]