We know you know that weird feeling of realizing a song is 15 years old. Check out these 14 Finnish music videos in English for a trip down memory lane.
In Finland, summer's meant to restore our sanity after a bleak autumn, winter and spring. Sometimes, though, the weather fails us. Happily, there are upsides.
Photographer Markus Watkins shares beautiful photos of a lakeside landscape bathing in the almost-sunset of Finnish midsummer.
May's "strong and stable" leadership has now resulted in a coalition of chaos at the beck and call of the DUP, a party so whacko they think the Pope is the Anti-Christ, gay marriage a sin, climate change is a myth and the earth is only 6000 years old. Happily, this shitstorm has given Twitter a field day.
The New York Times wrote that Britain was ”still reeling” after London’s terror attack on Saturday. Britain disagrees.
As much as we know you’d like to spend every waking minute following plays and tallying points and yelling at the referee, there’s always some dead point during the weekend when there’s no sport on TV and the weather’s too poor to risk a kick-about outside – at which point, what better substitute activity than to read a rollicking novel about sport, eh?
In 1928, Otto Frederick Rohwedder gave the world the invention that all future inventions would be cheekily compared to: sliced bread. His revolutionary bread-slicing machine made such an impact that it inspired the popular idiom “the best thing since sliced bread”. Despite the idiom, we aren't quite as impressed these days by sliced bread -- yet many 1920s inventions really did change the world forever.
How can you make a suburb cool? If you're in Helsinki on April 21-23 2017, drop by the free Kontula Electronic music festival to find out.
Surprise: some of the world's sharpest minds have had less than flattering things to say about nationalism. Let's have a look at their wise words.
It's an absolute delight for a Finn, whenever we are mentioned anywhere. Much like in that old Monty Python sketch, where the town Wains Cotting is mentioned on the telly. For a Finn, the movie Die Hard comes to mind. Also King Ralph, where…ahem, the Royal Family of Finland actually gets some screen time. Stuff like this makes one's heart burst with pride, so you can only imagine the thrill of reading Stephen King´s Duma Key in its original language.