They were the original hipsters. They love their sweaters, beards, lumberjack look, indie pop, and apparently The Big Lebowski.

They also are markedly homogeneous, with a wildly close knit population that can be traced back to just a few ancestral bloodlines…
NB: The vikings and original Icelandic were tracking bloodlines as far back as something like 9 A.D. That’s wild.

Crazy pants Egill was pretty amazing, and if you ever end up in Borgarnes, I strongly suggest you visit the museum about him.
Those Silver chests are undoubtedly still out there folks! http://icelandreview.com/stuff/views/2012/05/25/very-precise-guide-egills-silver-chests-job

And going berserk started here… basically getting cabin fever, super drunk, and enraged. Effective. I believe it’s the basis for most video game moves.
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berserker

Iceland’s homogenous blood line means one of the coolest and most important studies on personalized and genetically tailored medicine is happening there… here’s more:

http://www.wired.com/2015/03/iceland-worlds-greatest-genetic-laboratory/

 

Utilitiarian beauty out of prosaic and mundane construction projects? YOU BETCHA!
http://www.choishine.com/port_projects/landsnet/landsnet.html

and

http://webecoist.momtastic.com/2011/05/13/land-of-giants-towering-icelandic-super-sculptures%E2%80%A8/

 

 

Iceland in 4K in case you forgot your Prometheus demo reel:

Expedition Iceland from Eric Hines on Vimeo.

You can buy the Iceland made sweaters online now, too: http://icewear.is

Until I figure out how to embed a slideshow, here’s links to pics!
https://plus.google.com/photos/118246307859485381903/albums/6134815539445912209?authkey=CMe4jMiClPHrCw

NORTHERN LIGHTS HOORAY! 25 minute window in 7 days.

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