For the entirety of last week, Helsinki was flooded with diverse expressions of sexuality and gender thanks to Helsinki Pride. Arranged annually by HeSeta and partners, Helsinki Pride is easily Finland’s largest event for sexual and gender minorities and takes place the week after Midsummer, with an attendance of tens of thousands. For an onlooker observing […]
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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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With its 187 888 lakes, sub 30 degree winters, sauna-obsession and insane coffee-drinking, Finland is in many ways a wonderfully unique country. This special quality is reflected by its news stories too. Pick up a Finnish newspaper and you’ll doubtless find plenty of articles, which mirror life elsewhere in the world. However, it’s likely you’ll […]
Sadly, Prince, the musical artist, has been confirmed dead today at the age of 57. For a quick look back at the highlights of Prince’s musical career, you could do worse than to check out Pitchfork’s coverage of his death. Here at Ink Tank we like to find weird and interesting things on the web, […]
Here’s something you shouldn’t try over a backyard in a polite Cul-de-sac neighborhood: building a drone with an operational chainsaw. However, if you live somewhere in the relative wilderness like these apparently crazy Finnish farmers, it’s more interesting to not let self-preservation hold you back. This nightmare vision of a machine is decorated with nothing […]
Let’s face it: If you can’t engage other people in things you care about professionally or artistically, your ideas are unlikely to spread. To help you get some hold on what it means to care deeply about things and how to use all those brilliant ideas to some actual advantage in life, we’ve collected a […]
Early movies (pre-1900) were dominated by the novelty of showing an event. They were single-shot moments captured on film: a train entering a station, a boat docking, or factory workers leaving work. These short films were called “actuality” films; the term “documentary” was not coined until 1926. Many of the first films, such as those […]
Apps are a dime a dozen these days, but certain apps are just so useful that they’ve become necessary tools in the lives of many people around the world. And by now, we probably all know about the biggest, most popular apps. But what about the lesser-known apps? They’re usually equally useful, but just haven’t […]
Do you need a quick sense of bewilderment to remind yourself about the weird nature of the universe in which we dwell? At Ink Tank, we love to share all kinds of facts, from happy facts that make you smile to downright odd facts. Read on to discover a few strange facts that will make you […]
Did you know that the British Army still uses child soldiers in the most terrible wartime positions? Veterans for Peace UK points this out in a fantastic video that certainly deserves a couple of minutes of your time. Enter Action Man: Battlefield Casualties.
Quick status report from way up north: Winter is coming. As a flipside to all that Finnish midnight sun during summer, we spend the better part of winter in a miserable state of mid-afternoon dusk. In these conditions, what better use of time is there than to curl up in a couch and dreaming yourself as […]
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