Iceland set to tackle gender pay gap with world’s toughest law

Iceland’s parliament examines a bill that will make companies prove men and women are paid equally. http://ift.tt/2o2vcll #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/3novicesiceland-set-to-tackle-gender-pay-gap-with-worlds-toughest-law/

Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board showcases Icelandic architecture and design

With DesignMarch, Iceland’s most important design fair, underway in Reykjavík, our latest Pinterest board focuses on architecture and design from the Nordic country, including a pair of red pyramid-framed bridges and a set of tables shaped like basalt columns. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › The post Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board showcases Icelandic architecture and design appeared first on Dezeen. http://ift.tt/2o4MNax #3Novices […]

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/03/26/3novicesdezeens-latest-pinterest-board-showcases-icelandic-architecture-and-design/

3Novices:How do you drill into a volcano?

Scientists in Iceland are drilling into a volcano to harness the energy from beneath the Earth. http://ift.tt/2hPd8Fq #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2016/12/14/3noviceshow-do-you-drill-into-a-volcano/

Iceland’s Next Generation of Filmmakers Gains New Entrant in Guðmundur Guðmundsson With Debut ‘Heartstone’

For years, the coming-of-age film has found sometimes large success, but it is ripe for new interpretation for a new generation of filmmakers and audiences. While it might not have been his primary goal when writing his first feature, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson has given us a fresh take on the sub-genre all the same with……

http://variety.com/2016/film/festivals/gudmundur-gudmundsson-heartstone-iceland-new-director-generation-1201938928/

Iceland’s Crowd-Sourced Constitution Offers Hope for Disillusioned Voters

Western democracies are in turmoil. From Brexit to Donald Trump, to a general lack of trust in politics, disillusioned voters are expressing their frustration in strange ways. In Iceland, they are taking a more proactive, hopeful approach – and it’s a lesson to the rest of the world. It looks as though a crowd-sourced constitution,…

http://time.com/4551623/iceland-constitution-disillusioned-voters/

10-Hour Layover in Iceland? Lucky You

Icelandair is the largest public -company in Iceland–and one of the country’s biggest boosters. The airline has differentiated itself by making the layover-, a scourge of international travelers everywhere, into a perk. The pitch: You’re flying from New York to London and you have to stop somewhere–why not spend some time in the land of…

http://fortune.com/2016/10/23/icelandair-layover-travel/

Polish Women Are Going on Strike to Protest a Proposed Abortion Ban

Tens of thousands of Polish women are expected to miss work on Monday to protest a proposed law that would totally ban abortions in the predominantly Catholic country. According to the Guardian, citing the strike’s Facebook event post, the protest is inspired by a similar movement in Iceland during the 1970s, in which women refused…

http://time.com/4516202/womens-strike-poland-abortion/