Items tagged with Book-of-Iceland

Iceland has a problem that people in most countries don’t really have to worry about: Inbreeding. The tiny nation is home to just 320,000 people, which puts it right between the Kalamazoo/Portage, MI and South Bend/Mishawaka, IN metro areas in terms of population. Imagine if your choices for life partners were limited to the South Bend area. (No disrespect to all the Hoosiers out there.) Now imagine that was the case for your entire family, dating back generations. An unnerving number of the people in your small region would be related to you in some way. Because technology is great and incest... Read more...