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Iceland Makes Companies Prove They‚Äôre Not Paying Women Less
The island nation has started to put in place a new law requiring companies with 25 employees or more to show that they pay men and women equally.
Big Music in Small Rooms: Rimur
Rimur are Icelandic epic poems. Step into the living room of B√°ra Gr√≠msd√≥ttir, one of Iceland's most prominent rimur singers, to experience rimur how they have been traditionally performed.
Judge John Hodgman on Snuffing Out a Snuff Habit
How to cope with Icelandic traditions.
Community and History in Iceland‚Äôs Geothermal Pools
Iceland has more than 100 public pools, most of which are heated by the country‚Äôs abundant geothermal energy.
A Man Among Female Leaders: ‚ÄėThe Risk of Mansplaining Is Very High‚Äô
A Times reporter shadows a male speaker at a summit meeting of female political leaders in Iceland, the most gender-egalitarian country in the world.
An Environmentalist Is Iceland‚Äôs New Prime Minister
Katrin Jakobsdottir, a pacifist from the Left-Green Movement, who is also an expert on crime novels, will lead the government.
Embroidering With Bj√∂rk‚Äôs Maskmaker
Step inside the home studio of Bj√∂rk‚Äôs co-creative director, James Merry, where he experiments with embroidery and sculpture to bring their artistic visions to life for her latest album, ‚ÄúUtopia.‚ÄĚ
Iceland‚Äôs Independence Party Retains Most Seats After Election
But the conservative party, led by Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson, emerged somewhat weakened, losing five seats.
Iceland Goes to Polls Amid Scandals, Disgust and Distrust
As Iceland votes in parliamentary elections on Saturday, a disgraced former prime minister is among those competing to govern.
Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?
The country lost most of its trees long ago. Despite years of replanting, it isn‚Äôt making much progress.
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