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Kimi Raikkonen Reprimanded for Clash at Monaco Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen had an eventful race at the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix on Monday. The Finnish Formula One star was running in third place until he was hit by British driver Max Chilton during the second safety car period. The …

Angry Birds Harlem Shake Video Proves This Meme Needs to Die Angry Birds Harlem Shake Video Proves This Meme Needs to Die

Following on the heels of Groupon, Google, Facebook, and even Nintendo, Angry Birds developer Rovio has released its own “Harlem Shake” video. Not only has Rovio released a Harlem Shake video, but it appears to take place outside during the …

Angry Birds Trilogy Sells Over one Million Copies, is Coming to Wii U Angry Birds Trilogy Sells Over one Million Copies, is Coming to Wii U
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Angry Birds is popular. How popular? Well, what if I told you that Rovio has managed to take its first three mobile games, package them for consoles, price them at $20, and sell over one million copies? That’s precisely what …

Forget Coke, Angry Birds Soda Is the Favorite in Finland Forget Coke, Angry Birds Soda Is the Favorite in Finland

In the States, you’ve probably seen your fair share of Angry Birds-themed products; maybe some Angry Birds gummy candies or Angry Birds plush toys. The game, which hit the one billion downloads mark this summer, truly is a global phenomenon. …

Netflix Completes Nordic Launch with Finland Netflix Completes Nordic Launch with Finland

Netflix has just made good on a promise they made back in August to move into Scandinavia by year’s end. The company said that they would open up their streaming service to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland – and today …

Ok, Finland, You’ve Scared Me into Never Drinking Around My Kids [VIDEO] Ok, Finland, You’ve Scared Me into Never Drinking Around My Kids [VIDEO]

I don’t have children, but if I did I imagine I probably wouldn’t want to get hammered drunk in front of them. Apparently, that sentiment isn’t shared by everyone, and Finnish group Lasinen lapsuus (Fragile Childhood) is fighting to get …

Menopause Happens Because You Hate Your In-Laws Menopause Happens Because You Hate Your In-Laws

I’m always told by women that I should be thankful I don’t have to go through menstrual cycles or menopause. I am thankful for that, but it doesn’t mean that I’m apathetic to the female’s plight. Neither is science as …

The Pirate Bay Blocked By More European ISPs The Pirate Bay Blocked By More European ISPs
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The Pirate Bay can not catch a break these days. It seems like there’s a new case brought against the torrent tracker every day to have its IP blocked by various ISPs across Europe. The latest block comes from Finland. …

Two-Thirds of Countries Worldwide Claim Media Freedom Two-Thirds of Countries Worldwide Claim Media Freedom

According to a recent poll, roughly two-thirds of adults surveyed from 133 countries and regions say that they enjoy a lot of media freedom. This median has gone essentially unchanged since a similar poll was conducted in 2010 – 67% …

Microsoft, Nokia Invest In Aalto University App Development Program Microsoft, Nokia Invest In Aalto University App Development Program

Microsoft and Nokia have a pretty cozy relationship with each other considering the latter makes pretty amazing Windows 7 phones that make the mobile OS pretty tempting to adopt. The two companies are now using their combined muscle to help …

Angry Birds Theme Park Takes Flight In Finland Angry Birds Theme Park Takes Flight In Finland

Rovio has a gem on their hands. What originally started as a $0.99 app in the Apple App Store is spawning sequels, a movie, and now a theme park. Rovio and Finland’s Särkänniemi Adventure Park is designing an “Angry Birds …

Google Buys Paper Mill Property for Future Data Center
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Google is buying a paper mill site in Summa, Hamina, Finland, and replacing it with a data center. How’s that for symbolism?

Paper company StoraEnso signed an agreement to sell its buildings and most of the Summa Mill site to Google for about €40 million. They did agree that part of the site would be transferred to the City of Hamina for "other industrial uses."