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In Finland, Big Businesses Get Scrappy with Startups

Erica Swallow | Posted 11.17.2015 | Technology
Erica Swallow

In the old factory district of Helsinki, Finland, in a 4,000-square-foot electric power plant known simply as Kattilahalli ("boiler hall"), more than 500 developers and creatives gathered for the largest hackathon ever held in the Nordics.

It's Time to Discover the World's Best Kept Secret -- Finland

Ira Kalb | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Ira Kalb

As summertime rapidly approaches, many are looking for a vacation spot that is different, interesting, and safe. While not on most people's radar screen, Finland is the place I'd recommend.

How Concert Halls Enhance Crescendos

Trevor Cox | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science
Trevor Cox

The intensity and emotional impact of the crescendo might appear to be in the hands on the composer and musicians, but now new research shows that in certain concert halls, the right acoustic makes the crescendo sound much louder at the end and hence much more dramatic.

REVEALED: Where Emotions Are 'Felt' In Your Body

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies -- whether it's butterflies in the stomach (anxiety) or hot cheek...

Survivor: Extreme Architecture Edition

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

By Alison Furuto click here for original article © Nikita Wu Led by envir­on­mental archi­tect and anarch­ist, Marco Casagrande, repre...

Would You Put A Computerized Lens In Your Eye?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living

In a move that could revolutionize the way we think of hands-free communication, scientists have invented a bionic contact lens that could display rea...