finland

Travel

Happiest Country in the World: Searching for the Secret to Finland’s Success

The Finns have it right when it comes to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Amuse Team
9.11.18
Hotel hack

This Master Hotel Key Could Have Unlocked ‘Millions of Doors’ Around the World

After a colleague had their computer stolen from their hotel room during a security conference, these two Finnish researchers were determined to make hotel keys more secure.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.27.18
tech

The Rise and Fall of Nokia 3310, the Funnest Phone Ever

How a team of Finnish twentysomethings created an iconic, indestructible device.
Katherine Gillespie
11.28.17
VICE Long Reads

I Went to the Karaoke World Championships as Soon as I Found Out It Was a Thing

The only time you’ll find people from around the globe coming together to wave flags at someone thrusting to "Pretty Fly For a White Guy".
Hannah Ewens
11.28.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Passengers Board Final Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Finnair is changing the Satanic flight number after more than a decade of service straight into the gates of HEL.
Drew Schwartz
10.14.17
LGBTQ

What It's Like to Transition in Different Parts of the World

From Canada, to Serbia and all the way to Australia – eight individuals talk about coming out as transgender in their respective countries.
VICE Staff
7.13.17
Drugs

Meet the 17-Year-Old Getting Rich Dealing Snus Illegally

In Finland, the black market for Swedish tobacco is worth almost £45 million a year. With the support of his parents, Niklas is cashing in too.
Sara Silvennoinen
6.17.17
Space

Explore the Red Planet With a Mega-Map of Mars’ Topography

Jan Fröjdman spent months hand-stitching topographical visuals together to make a Google Maps-worthy video of the Red Planet's surface.
Beckett Mufson
3.22.17
Stuff

This Dude Accidentally Convinced the Internet That Finland Doesn't Exist

The theory weaves in Japanese fishing routes, Nokia phones, and the Trans-Siberian Railway to prove that Finland isn't real.
Mack Lamoureux
12.8.16
Art

Photographer Collects Scandinavian Landscapes in Jars

Christoffer Relander uses double exposure to make lush environments look like dioramas.
Beckett Mufson
11.17.16
Art

Finnish Fiber Artist Exhibits 70 Years of Monumental Textiles

A new retrospective at Design Museum Helsinki celebrates influential textile artist Kirsti Rantanen.
Andrew Salomone
11.17.16
Film

Winter in Finland Looks Even Better as a 4K Timelapse

The artist has been capturing footage for the last four months.
Annie Armstrong
4.6.16
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