Maybe it's because I'm not doing any of the work myself, or perhaps how serene all of the craftsmen involved in the project seem to be, but this 25-minute video of a traditional Finnish log house being built, from soup to nuts, is one of the most relaxing bits of video that I've watched in weeks.
Finland, along with their Nordic neighbors in Sweden, have recently made the bid for official NATO membership. To celebrate this news, the Olaf Brewing out of Savonlinna, Finland has brewed a special NATO-themed lager, dry-hopped with Cold War military tensions. No, seriously — the brewery's CEO says the beer has "a taste of security, with… READ THE REST
Taxes may be the benchmark of a functional government, but they're no fun. To lessen the pain of handing over hard-earned cash, the Finnish Tax Association is beefing up its PR regarding how taxes are used to improve lives. In a Netflix-type site called happytaxpayer.com, Finland shows its taxpayers the projects that taxpayer dollars make… READ THE REST
The Finnish Reindeer Herders Association is hoping that painting deer with fluorescent paint could reduce the number of reindeer killed by cars. According to Smithsonian, around 4,000 deer dies this way every year in accidents that result in 15 million Euros in damage. "The spray is being tested on fur at the moment, but it… READ THE REST
Having a pair of reliable headphones has become as essential as having your phone, wallet, and keys when leaving the house. However, not all wireless headphones are created equal. Some don't have the goods to deliver high-quality audio, and others can end up costing you hundreds of dollars. Fortunately, there is a perfect solution that bridges this… READ THE REST
At this point, most people have no problem with a grown adult enjoying cannabis. It's 2022, not 1992. That being said, if you're a grown adult enjoying cannabis in 2022, it's probably time to ditch the goofy bongs that make you look like a cliché. If you're ready for something more grown-up and sophisticated, you… READ THE REST
When your week is winding down, and the floor is littered with dog hair, abandoned toys from your toddler, and everyday household dust, the last thing you want to do is summon the energy to plug in and use your old push vacuum. Plus, some homeowners have physical conditions preventing them from using upright vacuums. Thankfully,… READ THE REST