Michael Healy

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Cow glamour shots: Why Finnish cattle posed for pictures in 1899

Finnish cow portraits<p>Bovine beauties milk their time in the spotlight.<p>The 1900 Paris World’s Fair featured exhibits sent from all around the world, …

A City Map Spontaneously Appeared in the Sky Over Finland

Floating, spectral streets were made by ice crystals and urban lights.<p>To get around the Finnish municipality of Eura, you could ask for directions or use your phone. Or if you happened to be there Tuesday night, you could just gaze upward, where a golden map of town glowed in the sky:<p>This …

Outta My Comfort Zone and Into the Ice in Finland

In Miami, where I grew up, swimming in the ocean was akin to stepping into the tub; no discernable difference in temperature between the water and the air and that's just how I like it. So no one was more surprised then I to be bounding across the snow in Helsinki wearing nothing more than a …

Finland to start 2nd govt-sanctioned trial wolf hunt

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Beginning Saturday, Finland is holding a second government-sanctioned trial wolf hunt in what authorities say is an …

The crazy story of the man who fought for Finland, the Nazis, and the US Army Special Forces

Larry Thorne enlisted in the US Army as a private in 1954, but he was already a war hero. That's because his real name was Lauri Törni, and he had been fighting the Soviets for much of his adult life.<p>Born in Finland in 1919, Törni enlisted at age 19 in his country's army and fought against the …

From Nokia’s Snake Game To Supercell, Finland’s Gaming Industry Is Serious Business

In September last year, Finland’s finance minister Alexander Stubb dubbed the country as the new sick man of Europe and while the country’s economy is fledgling and signs point to continued lackluster growth, the country’s startups – and especially its vibrant gaming scene – are flourishing, …

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