Iceland http://www.kunc.org en Why The Cod On Cape Cod Now Comes From Iceland http://www.kunc.org/post/why-cod-cape-cod-now-comes-iceland Good luck finding local cod in Cape Cod, Mass.<p>The fish once sustained New England's fishing industry, but in recent years, regulators have imposed severe catch limits on cod, and the fish remain scarce.<p>"I've never seen cod fishing this bad," says Greg Walinsky, who has been fishing on Cape Cod for more than 30 years. "It looks to me like it's over. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 10:22:00 +0000 Rachel Gotbaum 53190 at http://www.kunc.org Why The Cod On Cape Cod Now Comes From Iceland Getting A Taste Of Iceland Ahead Of Denver Showcase http://www.kunc.org/post/getting-taste-iceland-ahead-denver-showcase <p>If you try to use Google Maps to figure out how to get to Iceland from Colorado, it’ll admit that it can’t calculate it. As the crow flies, it’s about 3,609 miles. Of course, the Taste of Iceland aims to bring it all closer to Colorado.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:47:11 +0000 Nathan Heffel 50028 at http://www.kunc.org Getting A Taste Of Iceland Ahead Of Denver Showcase Where In The World Are There No McDonald's? http://www.kunc.org/post/where-world-are-there-no-mcdonalds Recent news out of Vietnam intrigued us here at The Salt. Ho Chi Minh City is set to get its first McDonald's sometime in the next year, according to the company.<p>It seems Vietnam is ready for the iconic American food, and McDonald's is confident that Vietnamese consumers now have enough disposable income to get hooked on shakes, burgers and fries.<p>That got us thinking about the global reach of one of the world's most iconic food companies.<p>McDonald's may seem to be everywhere, but there are still 105 countries without the fast food giant, from Ghana to Jamaica to Yemen to Tajikistan. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 16:41:00 +0000 47794 at http://www.kunc.org Where In The World Are There No McDonald's? Snowden Reportedly In 'Informal' Asylum Talks With Iceland http://www.kunc.org/post/snowden-reportedly-informal-asylum-talks-iceland Edward Snowden, the man commonly called "the NSA leaker" for his role in publishing documents that exposed a secret U.S. surveillance program, would reportedly not receive special treatment from the United Nations if he applies for asylum. The AP says Snowden is in "informal talks" with Iceland about applying for asylum there.<p>Snowden's last known location was Hong Kong, where he was when revelations about the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/06/189321612/nsa-reportedly-mines-servers-of-u-s-internet-firms-for-data">secret PRISM program</a> first came out. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:51:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 46043 at http://www.kunc.org For Bobby Fischer, WikiLeaks & NSA Leaker, Iceland Is Haven http://www.kunc.org/post/bobby-fischer-wikileaks-nsa-leaker-iceland-haven Edward Snowden, the former CIA and Booz Allen computer security technician who <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/10/190293209/who-is-edward-snowden-the-nsa-leaker" target="_blank">says he</a> leaked information about National Security Agency <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=189198956" target="_blank">surveillance programs</a>, has <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/09/nsa-whistleblower-edward-snowden-why?INTCMP=SRCH" target="_blank">told <em>The Guardian</em></a> that he wants "to seek asylum in a country with shared values."< Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 45595 at http://www.kunc.org For Bobby Fischer, WikiLeaks & NSA Leaker, Iceland Is Haven