Finland

Smart grid electrical systems – a new export jackpot for Finland?

Finnish high-tech firms aim to turn smart energy technology into a major export product. A professor from the Lappeenranta University of Technology …

Environmentalism

Winter in Finland is basically the most gorgeous thing ever, as proven by these photos

[ header]Here, the sky is just as beautiful. We’ve never seen winter quite like this, but we heart it so much. [/header]<p>A photo posted by Yuichi …

Photography

Amazing Pictures of Light Pillars

The meteorological and optical phenomenon is watchable in the Northern countries. It is a reaction caused by the meeting between the light and the …

Photography

Breezy All-White Apartment Decorated With An Impeccable Taste

This stylish and breezy Scandinavian home belongs to the head of Comspolitan Finland<p>We’ve got more wintry whites for you! And today it’s a …

Interior Design

Hiidenkirnut: Spectacular Millennia-Old Devil's Churns In Finland

<b>MessageToEagle.com –</b> Great power of the glacial melting water and movement of stones created some of the most spectacular potholes often called …

Finland the place to be in February

February is a prime time to visit Finnish Lapland to bask in the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).<p>Visit Finland/Antti Pietikäinen<p>Business Insider …

Travel

Fly West Coast to Finland for Only ~$500 on American

Related Articles<p>A great deal from the <i>West Coast</i> to Europe. You can fly to Finland from Los Angeles for only $512 on American.<p>Details about this …

Airlines

Minnesota is playing a central role in Finland's centennial bash

"Finland 100” events will travel across the country, with two large festivals in Washington, D.C. But the U.S. celebration starts and ends in …

Minneapolis

Winning Proposal for Finland Bay Masterplan Transforms Industry into Innovation

The City of Tampere, Finland has announced the proposal by Schauman & Nordgren Architects and Mandaworks as the winner of an open international …

Innovation

Finland Experiments With Guaranteed Universal Income

Support the news<p>Starting this month, Finland begins an experiment to see whether providing 2,000 unemployed citizens with a guaranteed basic income …

Guaranteed Minimum Income

OOPEAA completes copper-wrapped suvela chapel in finland

six years since the design process began, the finalized project featuring a shimmering envelope unites the varied volumes of the building.The post …

Architecture

Study: Up to one-fifth of Finnish residents have sex once in two months

The finding that up to 20 percent of people in Finland get intimate just once in two months or even less frequently, comes from research conducted by …

European News

Finland's 'school of the future' brings kids closer to nature

Finland is well known for its innovative, personalized education system that is regarded among the best in the world. Now the country is also giving …

Education

Helsinki Strengthens Tech Center Standing

Share Email<p>Helsinki, Finland, is known for having one of the most highly educated workforces in the world. In this week’s Tech Center Roundup, we …

The Top 5 Happiest Countries In The World

I think it’s quite safe to say that 2016 wasn’t the best year ever. For many, it was strange and frightening. For others, it was even worse than …

Cost of Living

What are the ingredients to Finland's elementary school success?

Dive Brief:<p>The University of Eastern Finland’s teacher training lab school gives students the freedom to move and play, a model that has been tied to …

Education

Iraq widens poultry import ban to Serbia, Finland and Britain

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq widened a ban on live and frozen poultry imports to include Serbia, Finland and Britain on Monday due to concerns over the spread of bird flu, the government said in a statement.<p>The country imports nearly 50 percent of its annual poultry needs, depending on national …

Serbia

Hello, Finland, this is Vancouver calling

'It’s always quite nice to get some signals from strange countries,' fan says of hearing Vancouver<p>When people in other parts of the world tune in to …

Canada

A Travel Guide to Finnish Lapland: When, Where & How to Go

<b>Authored by ThePickyTraveller</b><p>Located above the Arctic Circle (from the “capital city” Rovaniemi in the south all the way up to Utsjoki in the north), …

Travel

First Nokia-branded Android smartphone targets Chinese market

The Finnish technology company that was a frontrunner in the early days of mobile phone development unveiled its first new smartphone in years, …

Nokia

Trending 2017 trips to book now

These are going to be the coolest destinations for 2017, from the tried-and-true to emerging hot spots.<p>There’s always a renewed sense of excitement, …

Travel

In Finland, a one-time shrine to Lenin adopts an uncensored view

Located in the hall where Vladimir Lenin first met Josef Stalin, the Lenin Museum in Tampere, Finland, is no longer purposed toward pleasing Soviets, …

Russia

Finland's HMD to launch new Nokia phone to run on Android

HELSINKI: The Nokia mobile phone is coming back.<p>Finland-based HMD Global says it's launching its first smartphone — the Nokia 6 — in China, under …

Nokia

Wildlife & Wilderness Fly Drive | Book Finland Tours

Get behind the wheel to head deep into the northernmost reaches of Europe in search of brown bears on this fly-drive holiday through Finland. Close …

Travel

New Year crime fiction treats from Denmark, England, Finland, France, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

<b>Happy New Year to you all!</b><p>I hope that 2017 has started well and that you have lots of lovely crime fiction lined up as we move into a new reading …

Sweden

Finland Rolls Out Universal Basic Income at a National Level

<b>Finland is the first country to implement universal basic</b> <b>income</b> <b>scheme at a national level to reduce unemployment and poverty</b>.<p>Universal basic income …

Guaranteed Minimum Income

Team mates needed for Ounasjoki River Expedition, Finland

The Expedition<p>The Ounasjoki river runs for 300km through the Arctic circle from Hetta to Rovaniemi (the “home of Santa Claus”!). Tunnelling through …

Water Sports

Finland Has a New Social Experiment: Giving People Free Money

Imagine a world in which you had enough money to get by—one where that income wasn’t dependent on your job, your education level or your social …

Money

Finland Is Giving Away Free Money to Reduce Unemployment

Finland is experimenting with a radical nationwide initiative that will put money into the hands of the country’s unemployed with no strings attached.<p>…

Activism

Marco Casagrande Designs a Luminous Home in Jyväskylä, Finland

Villa Muurame is a private home located in Jyväskylä, Finland.<p>Completed in 2014, it was designed by Marco Casagrande.<p>Villa Muurame by Marco …