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NASA Says It Caused Otherworldly Lights In the Arctic Circle

A NASA rocket launch mission that painted the Arctic sky was compared to an “alien attack.”
Sarah Emerson
4.9.19
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This Cylindrical Pastry Is Finland's National Treasure

Most sweets are trash, Runeberg's torte is the one exception.
Ilkka Sirén
2.5.19
Broadly

I Tried on 'Genderless' Clothes and Was Extremely Disappointed

I went to Finland's first gender-neutral shopping floor at a major department store to see if it delivered on its promises of a "genderless revolution."
Nicoline Larsen
1.28.19
Munchies

Crucified Ronald McDonald Sculpture Causes Absolute Shitstorm at Israeli Art Museum

Church leaders are not lovin' it.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.16.19
Booze

The Best Places to Get Drunk in Helsinki During the Trump-Putin Summit

Where to get shitfaced as the world ends.
Ilkka Sirén
7.16.18
Reality Checks

Basic Income Is Being Set Up to Fail

The current crop of basic income trials fall painfully short of holding society-changing potential.
Jordan Pearson
5.2.18
world

I Tried To Figure Out If A Controversial Illness Was “Real” or Not

It can be harmful to your health to be told that what’s taking place in your body is a mystery.
Shayla Love
5.1.18
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
4.26.18
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All Chocolate Easter Eggs Are Straight Trash—Except This One

The Mignon egg is hard to find outside Finland. But it's so firm and tasty that it puts those thin-ass chocolate shell eggs to shame.
Ilkka Sirén
3.28.18
MORE THE MERRIER

New Data Gives Peek at European IMSI Catcher Exports

Data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act style-request shows Finnish companies exporting powerful surveillance technology to Mexico, Colombia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Joseph Cox
3.23.18
Premieres

Hooded Menace's New LP Mixes Gothic Romance with Sinister Death/Doom

Stream the Finnish death/doom stalwart's dark, eerie, and surprisingly melodic new album, out January 26 on Season of Mist.
Cody Davis
1.25.18
Moveable

Why This Ex-'Angry Birds' Exec Wants to Build a $15B Tunnel Under the Baltic Sea

“I haven’t built tunnels before.”
Tracey Lindeman
1.23.18
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