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    Published on 1st December 2004 10:33  Number of Views: 23 
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    Written by Debra Kaufman
    StudioDaily, December 1, 2004

    It’s a long way between Boulder, Colorado, and Reykjavik, Iceland, but the distance is even greater between a traditional television workflow and a futuristic, data-centric ...
    Published on 14th July 2004 15:46  Number of Views: 2223 
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    Written by Ken Pontac
    Iceland, July 14, 2004

    Holy Christ! I’m in Iceland!

    The sun shines all the time here, and the hot water from the tap smells like a fart from a sourstomached old man who’s eaten too many pickled eggs. The signage is incomprehensible, people’s names are unpronounceable, and the money looks like panels from a comic book regaling tales of stern, bearded men wearing odd hats and holding ponderous tomes.
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    Published on 1st June 2003 09:00  Number of Views: 2123 
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    Written by Simon Ashdown
    KidScreen June 2003

    While children's fitness may just now be shaping up as the issue du jour in North America, Reykjavic, Iceland's LazyTown keyed into its importance 11 years ago. Founded by fitness guru and lecturer Magnus Scheving, the LazyTown concept launched in 1992 with a mandate to improve health of children. Since then, the multi-million dollar icelandic francise has grown to encompass books, board games, videos, CDs, a radio station, theatrical productions, and even ...
    Published on 5th December 2002 12:05  Number of Views: 1648 
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    Written by Inga Rún Sigurðardóttir
    MBL - Fólk í fréttum 2002

    Latibær has a new look and townspeople have got American names and looks. Inga Rún Sigurðardóttir talked with Ágúst Frey Ingason, Secretary General, about the expansion.

    Life and animation are around Latabæ these days, and perhaps Americans may not have to wait long for a chance to get acquainted with the Sports, Solla Stare, Gogga Mega and Glanna Crime, or Sportacus, Stephanie, Pixel and Robbie Rotten, as they are called in English. ...