Entries by Thomas Nybergh

We’re not done yet: LGBT rights in Finland aren’t perfect

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 […]

Watch Prince’s insane cover of the guitar solo in The Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

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, […]

Don’t try this at home: crazy Finnish farmers show off chainsaw carrying drone

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 […]

The 10 best documentaries for challenging your view of the world

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 […]