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Don’t Let Love Take Over Your Life

The Atlantic 15 Sep 2023
Kaisa Kuurne, a sociologist at the University of Helsinki, told me she was “a little bit shocked” when she started mapping Finnish adults’ relationships for a 2012 study , investigating whom subjects felt close to and how they interacted day to day ... the outskirts of their map.

Every App Wants to Be a Shopping App

The Atlantic 15 Sep 2023
Sign up for it here. Social-media platforms’ attempts to break into commerce have largely flopped ... Kaisa Kuurne, a sociologist at the University of Helsinki, told me she was “a little bit shocked” when she started mapping Finnish adults’ relationships for a 2012 study , investigating whom subjects felt close to and how they interacted day to day ... P.S.

Olympic Esports Series will feature a ‘Fortnite’ shooting tournament

NME 05 May 2023
The IOC’s announcement comes as earlier in the week, Finland launched a custom map in Fortnite to promote its Eurovision entry. The map, which takes players to a “photorealistic” copy of Helsinki, features a performance of ‘Cha Cha Cha’ — Finland’s Eurovision 2023 entry, from representative Käärijä.

Finland uses ‘Fortnite’ to promote Eurovision entry ‘Cha Cha Cha’

NME 03 May 2023
The map will take players to a virtual recreation of Helsinki Senate Square, where they can visit a “designated dance area” and listen to a performance of ‘Cha Cha Cha’ — Finland’s Eurovision submission by Käärijä, real name Jere Pöyhönen.

billy woods & Kenny Segal Announce New Collaborative Album Maps

Stereogum 27 Mar 2023
For years now, the New York rapper billy woods has working at an insanely high level, both as a solo artist and as one half of Armand Hammer ... Both are excellent ... In May, woods and Segal will follow that album with a new one called Maps ... But it’s coming ... 6/10 – Helsinki, Finland @ Sideways Festival ... Maps is out 5/5 on Backwoodz Studioz ... 0 ... 0 ... 0.

The Ukrainification of Scandinavia: the portentous fallout of Sweden’s and Finland’s failed NATO accession bid

UK Column 14 Feb 2023
The map seen in this Charter 97 article was recently put on display in the office of Maj-Gen Kyrylo Budanov, the head of Ukrainian military intelligence (GUR), ostensibly promising Helsinki and Stockholm a doubling of Finland's territory (see the top left-hand corner of the map) ...

Supercomputer predicts mass extinction by 2100 with a quarter of Earth’s species lost

Metro UK 19 Dec 2022
Pixabay) ... Children born today may witness the end of elephants in the wild (Credit. Getty) ... Study author Dr Giovanni Strona from the University of Helsinki said. ‘Essentially, we have populated a virtual world from the ground up and mapped the result of thousands of species across the globe to determine the likelihood of real-world tipping points.’.

Jim Heffernan column: Let’s get that A out of lutAfisk

Duluth News Tribune 10 Dec 2022
Well, the holidays have arrived, ready or not ... Like around here. Like me ... I read once that Finland was originally populated by ancient tribes hailing from east of their spot on the map, linking them more to the steppes of Central Asia, but they are part of Scandinavia in the minds of most and Helsinki sure felt like it when I visited there once ... map ... .

EU Would Change European Security Architecture by Accepting Ukraine in Bloc - Borrell

Urdu Point 11 Nov 2022
"We gave Ukraine the status of a candidate country, Ukraine will have a place within Europe, and that will change the geopolitical map of Europe, and we want to be able to define a new security structure in Europe to replace the Helsinki agreements structure," Borrell told the Paris Peace Forum.

We Jazz Records: Finland's indie label shaking up the global conversation

All About Jazz 15 Sep 2022
I think our record shop is one of those speciality destinations that people are happy to travel to from other parts of the world when they visit Helsinki— record nerds like me will put it in Google Maps and take the tram—that's something that was missing, this connection to other scenes through the shop.

Four feared dead in private jet crash in Baltic Sea: report

New York Post 05 Sep 2022
Google Maps may have captured downed plane in Australian rainforest. HELSINKI — Four passengers aboard a private jet traveling from Spain to Germany were feared dead after the plane crashed into the Baltic Sea off Latvia’s coast on Sunday, according to ...

How Fauci and Grady Degraded the Standards of Ethical Requirements for Clinical Research in the ...

GlobalResearch 29 Jul 2022
In reading Nuremberg, The Belmont Report, and now the Helsinki Declaration, I can say that up to 2020, US had far lower ethical standards for human subjects research than WMA ... It’s time we revisit and undo the damage done by Fauci & Grady and map a path for US medical research policies to be brought into alignment with the Helsinki Declaration.

Albania Approves New Judiciary Map Despite Lawyers’ Opposition

Balkan Insight 21 Jul 2022
The Albanian Helsinki Committee has also opposed the new map, saying that it will make it more difficult for citizens with economical problems. “The new judiciary map would not be the one being proposed today, if citizens in need and economic impossibilities were reflected [in ...

What it's like riding across Finland on a state-owned train that was comfy, cosy, and ...

Business Insider 24 Jun 2022
Marianne Guenot/Insider I traveled halfway across Finland, from Pori to Helsinki, using its state-owned rail service ... My ride was from Pori to the capital Helsinki, with a change in Tampere.To get to Helsinki, I would take two trains changing at Tampere, for a total trip under 4 h long. Google Maps/Insider ... Pori to Helsinki by car is about 151 miles.

Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

The Nashville Ledger 20 May 2022
The cutoff was announced the same week that Finland, along with Sweden, applied to join the NATO military organization, marking one of the biggest geopolitical ramifications of the war that could rewrite Europe's security map. The government in Helsinki said Friday that it had ...

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