Iceland Police Use Deadly Force for First Time

Iceland Police Use Deadly Force for First Time

Iceland police have used deadly force for the first time ever, shooting and killing a man in an event which Icelandic officials are saying is “without precedent.” Iceland police and the community are now reeling from their first ever casualty as a result of a police shooting in the country’s history. Officials say the victim, […]

Oldest Animal Found Living on Earth

Oldest Animal Found Living on Earth

 The oldest animal found living on Earth was born in 1499 and was alive until the day scientists cracked open its shell and ended up killing it in the process in 2006. Ming, which was an ocean quahog from the marine species Arctica islandica, was first believed to have been 402 years old. The researchers […]

Iceland Prepares for Hekla Volcano Eruption (Video)

Iceland Prepares for Hekla Volcano Eruption (Video)

The eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjoell volcano in April 2010 stranded more than eight million travellers as volcanic ash spread across Europe.  Is another volcano about to erupt? Unusual seismic activity around the Hekla volcano has given Icelandic police the need to declare an “uncertainty level”, its lowest warning.  A series of earthquakes have been recorded […]