Finns are well-known for their calm manner and stoic nature. So much so it takes a lot to get Finnish people riled up. Losing to Sweden (again) at ice hockey, beating the world at ice hockey or beating Sweden at anything being notable exceptions. However, is it possible that Black Friday has changed this forever.
There are more saunas than cars in Finland. So, there's no escaping this sizzling delight. Best selling author of 101 Very Finnish Problems, Joel Willans shares his top tips to ensure your first sauna is one to remember...for all the right reasons.
Just over a year after the British marginally voted to self-destruct by implementing an advisory referendum with bewildering fantasticism, the negotiations have finally kicked off. Needless to say, the Tory Brexit government is floundering already. Just how badly is beautifully demonstrated by these cartoonists
British Prime Minister Theresa May has now set in stone a mantra for the upcoming General Election. With the drearily predictable "strong and stable" repeated ad infinitum, May continues what comes naturally to her. That is, of course, sounding like robotic bureaucrat trying to imitate Margaret Thatcher's airy arrogance. Happily, the Internet has done what it does best and had some fun with her PR spin.
Now Donald Trump has been president for a few months, we can officially add Trump photoshops to the list of "Things the Internet Loves". So it should come as no surprise that people around the world have been getting creative with photo editing, and the result is tons and tons of amazingly hilarious, sometimes ridiculous, photos.
Tens of thousands marched in London today to celebrate 60 years of the European Union and protest the titanic idiocy of Brexit. Friend of Ink Tank, and ardent Remain campaigner, Simon Field was there and shared some of his favourite protest signs. Here are 15 we loved best.
The neo-nationalism of Brexit and the election of the nativist Donald Trump have rejuvenated far-right politics in a way that's not been seen since the 1930s.To help shed more light on this hateful, hate-mongering political philosophy, here are 14 quotes from academics, thinkers, authors and politicians who lived or studied the horrors of a fascist state.
As a rule, Finns are sincere, humble, trustworthy and funny. However, one thing that can be difficult for visitors to know is what makes them happy, being that they often exude a Spock-like calm in all situations. With this in mind, I’ve put together a handy guide, gained from 13 years experience, of seven sure-fire ways to put a spring in any Finn’s step.
Thanks to Brexit, the UK now faces the greatest upheaval since 1945. However, there's a huge number of Facebook pages that have been created to help battle this self-destructive idiocy. Here are 16 of the best.
When it comes to cutting-edge political satire you can always rely on Twitter. Yesterday, this was beautifully demonstrated, once again, thanks to the hashtag #BrexitFilms. Within hours of it gaining popularity Twitter was flooded with reworked movies titles reflecting the slow motion car crash currently engulfing the UK. If there's one thing Brits excel at, even in a crisis, it's laughing at their predicament. To see for yourself enjoy these fantastic Brexit films.