A few years ago, Mr. Valtteri Mulkahainen of Sotkamo hit the news in Finland and globally, as his pictures of “dancing” bear cubs in the Suomussalmi forests captured the imagination of nature friendly people everywhere. We wanted to feature Valtteri in our series on Finnish photography, so we’ve caught up with him in a […]
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Thomas Nybergh is a Digital Producer and writer for Ink Tank Media. Passionate about user-centred design and culture, he’s spent a decade working at the crossroads of technology and marketing. He can be found sharing his thoughts on both on Twitter.
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In case you have a case of the Mondays, literally or figuratively, and your giving a damn appears broken: Not to worry. Well, that’s maybe overly encouraging, but at least you can rest assured you’re not alone. Below, we’ve collected some fine examples of workers, in vastly differently industries, just not caring at all. The […]
Jani Ylinampa works as a safari guide in Lapland. But on the side, he’s a photographer who’s developed quite the following on social media, in part thanks to his stunning shots of northern lights. We saw it fitting to feature Jani’s work and ask him a couple of question on his work and lifestyle.
At the time of writing, it’s rather cold, around -20°C, here in Helsinki. To make this a bit less insufferable, let’s enjoy some summery pictures. Almost. Sixteen-year-old, award-winning photographer Markus Watkins has just published a very timely set of summer activities set in freezing cold Asikkala. We asked some questions about his set, which he […]
For the Western observer of news and politics, 2016 seemed pretty terrible at times. Truly awful election outcomes in both Europe and the USA, high profile celebrity deaths and frankly, fairly unsettling geopolitical rumbling. Let’s not forget Western incapability to deal with refugees and climate change either.
Free pro tip: too much Instagram at bedtime will mess with your sleep. On the other hand, if you open Instagram first thing after your alarm rings in the morning, your phone’s screen will help you wake up. Put simply, Instagram can be a fantastic infusion of beauty into your day when you need it […]
During WWII, Finland was twice involved in military confrontation with the Soviet union. For the capital, Helsinki, the most intense air raids and bombings occurred in February 1944, a campaign which is usually referred to as The Great Raids Against Helsinki. These amazing photographs, created by the Finnish Defence Forces Combat Camera unit, mash up haunting […]
Christmas, at least in Finland, is supposed to be a lot of things: family festivities to contrast almost constant darkness. Gifts, rituals, traditions, journeys to home towns. Everyone isn’t able to go with that flow. Not everyone wants it either. However, Finnish society shuts down around Christmas, whether you have people to be with or […]
One Finnish man got inspired by an interesting loophole in the very strict regulation of the Finnish taxi market. Succeeding where Uber is in legal trouble, Tero Takamaa from Jyväskylä decided to start driving cars with a museum status. But real story here is that he manages to do so without a Taxi permit.
Known rapist and US President elect Donald Trump behaves like a caricature of a monarch from Game of Thrones. So, naturally, someone saw it fitting to deal with this ordeal placed upon us in the form of the “leader of the free world” by giving Mr. Trump the full royal treatment. The “royal treatment” is […]
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- Tiny Trumps: The new meme that’s taking Trump from big shot to tiny tot
- 12 tell-tale signs you learned to drink in Finland
- An open letter to Stephen King – We need to talk about Perse
- Dancing bears and mirror lakes: Valtteri Mulkahainen’s spectactular photos of Finnish nature
- Ghastly picnic destinations: 5 places in Finland let down by their names
- Worker’s Paradise: Not-My-Job is the Meme of Minimal Effort
- Lapland safari guide Jani Ylinampa’s Northern Lights photos are out of this world