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Women's Euro 2021 qualifiers: Scotland face former coach Anna Signeul's Finland

Scotland are drawn in the same group as former coach Anna Signeul's Finland, while Northern Ireland are in the same group as Wales.
Tags: News, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Finland, Anna Signeul


OnePlus partners with Finnish carrier Elisa to launch 5G device in Q2 2019

At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit 2018 OnePlus announced that its next flagship will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and the company will release a commercial 5G smartphone with carrier network EE in the UK in 2019. Earlier this week it announced that it will showcase its first 5G prototype smartphone at MWC 2019 next week. Today the company has announced a partnership with leading Finnish telecommunications network carrier Elisa to launch a 5G device durin...
Tags: UK, News, Blogging, Finland, Oneplus, 5g, Helsinki, Elisa, Pete Lau, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform, OnePlus Elisa, OnePlus Elisa 5G, Tampere Jyväskylä Turku


A future of erratic weather, higher seas, and extreme heat could lead to an economic 'Great Dying' twice as severe as the Great Depression

A new book by David Wallace-Wells, a national fellow at the New America foundation and a deputy editor at New York magazine, explores how the modern world could be transformed by severe climate change: not just sea levels and wildfires, but climate conflict, crop failure and new global-warming geopolitics. In the following adapted excerpt, Wallace-Wells suggests that the economic effects may be especially traumatic. Although some people see capitalism as the primary threat to the climate, capi...
Tags: New York, Stanford, China, India, US, Trends, United States, New Jersey, Finland, Miami, World Bank, Montreal, Berkeley, San Francisco Bay, Miguel, South Asia


How Travel Can Change You

Thanks to technological innovation and the arrival of budget airlines, it has become easier than ever to travel somewhere abroad. This is no longer an activity that is reserved for those who are exceptionally well-off, either. Travel can change people, and it’s always for the better. Whether you are planning a vacation or a long-term backpacking trip, you will help alleviate your stress when you are in a new and beautiful environment. Of course, you will open your mind, and you have the pote...
Tags: Travel, India, Finland, North America, Travel Tips


How Do Adolescents Use Electronic Diaries? A Mixed-Methods Study Among Adolescents With Depressive Symptoms

Background: Depression in adolescence is common. Less than half of the adolescents with depression receive mental health care; furthermore, treatment tends to be suspended, and its success rates are low. There is a need for these adolescents to have a safe place to share their thoughts. Studies have shown that writing may be a useful treatment method for people with mental health problems. Objective: This study aims to describe the use of an electronic diary (e-diary) among adolescents with depr...
Tags: Health, Finland


Immunotherapeutic antibody therapy to kill cancer has now progressed to patient testing

Developed by researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, an immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer. The antibody therapy prevented the growth of tumors in several mouse models.
Tags: Health, Finland, University of Turku


Daily Crunch: Google tries to explain that secret microphone

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Google says Nest’s secret microphone was ‘never intended to be a secret’ When Google announced earlier this month that its Nest Secure smart home hub would double-up as a Google Assistant, the news sparked anger, since Google hadn’t told anyone that the security hub had a microphone inside to begin wit...
Tags: Google, Security, London, Hardware, Instagram, Samsung, Tech, Finland, Nest, Pacific, Soundcloud, Lucas Matney, Ef, Varjo, Daily Crunch, Amazon Music Apple


New Netflix March 2019 Movie and TV Titles Announced

New Netflix March 2019 movie and TV titles announced The Netflix March 2019 movies and TV titles have been announced and can be viewed below! All Netflix March 2019 titles and dates are subject to change. You can also view the titles disappearing from Netflix in February underneath. Which Netflix titles are you looking forward to and which are you sad to see leaving the service? Sound off in the comments below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: Asia, Japan, TV, Movies, La, Amy Schumer, Disney, Taiwan, Fbi, Chicago, Netflix, Budapest, Malaysia, Chile, Tennessee, Paris


Latest research encourages children to move out and learn through physical activity

The latest research findings and Finland's core curriculum encourage children to get off their desks and learn through physical activity and movement, but the process of adopting the new methods in practice is still in the early stages at schools.
Tags: Health, Finland


Antibody therapy training phagocytes to destroy tumors now tested on patients

Developed by researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, an immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer. The antibody therapy prevented the growth of tumours in several mouse models. The development of the therapy has now progressed to patient testing in a phase I/II clinical trial.
Tags: Science, Finland, University of Turku


Solo Female Travel in Europe: Complete Travel and Safety Guide

Kate in Copenhagen Looking to travel solo in Europe? You’ve come to the right place! My name is Kate and I teach women how to travel the world safely on their own. While I’m American and I travel all over the world, I’ve spent the most time in Europe. Several years, when you add it all up. I have traveled to every single country in Europe and have lived in two of them (Italy and the UK). This continent has given me so many happy travel memories and I want you to have them, too. And yet…you have...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, London, Featured, Sweden, Instagram, Greece, Australia, France, Scotland, China, Germany, Berlin Wall, Russia, Berlin


Here are the 5 hottest startups in Finland

Although Finland has the lowest population in the EU, it’s responsible for 10 percent of global startup exits. We’ve also seen a number of international success stories, such as Nokia, Angry Birds, and Supercell, come out of Helsinki. How did a country with such a small population become such a hotspot for tech talent? Internally, the Finnish startup scene is extremely connected. In fact, The 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem report ranks Helsinki’s ecosystem as the best in the world when it comes t...
Tags: Startups, Business, Eu, Finland, Helsinki, Tech5, Nokia Angry Birds


Bolshunov Bests Niskanen In Cogne 15 k Classic; Harvey 10th, Bjornsen 16th

Russia’s Alexander Bolshunov (c) after winning the men’s 15-kilometer classic individual start on Sunday in Cogne, Italy. Finand’s Iivo Niskanen (l) placed second and Russia’s Alexander Bessmertnykh in third. (Photo: FIS screenshot) If there’s anyone on the hunt to dethrone Finland’s Iivo Niskanen of the 15-kilometer classic kingship–Niskanen was the gold medalist in the 2017 Lahti World Championships 15 k classic and is certainly looking to repeat the feat at this year’s World Championshi...
Tags: Sweden, Nbc, Russia, Sport, Davos, Austria, Canada, Skiing, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Fis, Seefeld, Stratton, Harvey, Scott Patterson


Niskanen Wins Cogne 10 k Classic; Brennan 21st

From left to right, Nadine  Fähndrich (SUI), Kerttu Niskanen (FIN) and Natalia Nepryaeva (RUS) on the podium for the women’s 10 k classic race in Cogne, Italy. (Photo: Screenshot FIS/NordicFocus) World Cup racers in the Cogne, Italy 10-kilometer classic individual start enjoyed blues skies and sunshine on Sunday,  the temperate weather seeming to have carried over from Saturday’s sprint. Winning the women’s race was Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen in a time of 27:24.8. The victory is Niskanen’s sec...
Tags: Sweden, Russia, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, Switzerland, Finland, Patterson, Fis, Seefeld, Lillehammer, Kern, Brennan, Karlsson


Sunday Race Rundown: Cogne

Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen (c) after winning the women’s 10-kilometer classic individual start on Sunday in Cogne, Italy. Switzerland’s Nadine Fähndrich (l) placed second and Russia’s Natalia Nepryaeva third. (Photo: FIS Instagram screenshot) FIS Cross Country World Cup 10 k/15 k Classic Individual Start Cogne, Italy World Cup athletes returned to the Cogne race venue on Sunday for a men’s and women’s classic interval start race. In the women’s 10 k, Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen , won in a tim...
Tags: General, News, Russia, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, Results, Finland, Fis, Scott Patterson, Alex Harvey, Adam Martin, Caitlin Patterson, Rosie Brennan


Sunday Race Rundown: Cogne, SoHo & Minneapolis

Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen (c) after winning the women’s 10-kilometer classic individual start on Sunday in Cogne, Italy. Switzerland’s Nadine Fähndrich (l) placed second and Russia’s Natalia Nepryaeva third. (Photo: FIS Instagram screenshot) FIS Cross Country World Cup 10 k/15 k Classic Individual Start Cogne, Italy World Cup athletes returned to the Cogne race venue on Sunday for a men’s and women’s classic interval start race. In the women’s 10 k, Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen , won in a tim...
Tags: Utah, General, News, Minneapolis, Russia, Sport, Austria, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Italy, World Cup, Results, Finland, Fis, Midway Utah


Sunday Race Rundown: Cogne, SoHo

Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen (c) after winning the women’s 10-kilometer classic individual start on Sunday in Cogne, Italy. Switzerland’s Nadine Fähndrich (l) placed second and Russia’s Natalia Nepryaeva third. (Photo: FIS Instagram screenshot) FIS Cross Country World Cup 10 k/15 k Classic Individual Start Cogne, Italy World Cup athletes returned to the Cogne race venue on Sunday for a men’s and women’s classic interval start race. In the women’s 10 k, Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen , won in a tim...
Tags: Utah, General, News, Russia, Sport, Austria, Canada, Racing, Skiing, World Cup, Results, Finland, Fis, Midway Utah, Scott Patterson, Lisa Theresa Hauser


How a street painter from Benin got an art exhibition in Finland

How Louis Houenoude went from being a barber shop sign painter in Benin to having an exhibition in Finland.
Tags: News, Finland, Benin, Louis Houenoude


Right Next Door

CWD KNOCKING Latest Survey yellowstone infected CWD NOW CALLED ZOMBIE DEER DISEASE   -------    .. The latest survey from the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL shows the rapid expansion of chronic wasting disease (CWD) throughout the nation. OH DEAR, DEER !! .. As of January 2019, CWD in free-ranging deer, elk and/or moose has been reported in at least 24 states in the continental United States, as well as two provinces in Canada... In addition, CWD ...
Tags: South Korea, Usa, Sport, Canada, United States, Finland, Fishing, Norway, Ama, Yellowstone Park, Yellowstoner, Gallatin County, Skijor USA, Northern Central Southern


What we learned this week

Those with an interest in the Basic Income might want to check out the preliminary findings of the trial in Finland. Among the headlines were that there was no effect on employment, which is one of the main concerns. If you enjoyed the Mothers of Invention podcast – as I and some 70,000 others did […]
Tags: Future, Miscellaneous, Finland


Saturday Race Rundown: From Cogne to SoHo

American Jessie Diggins (center) after winning the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint in Cogne, Italy. Germany’s Sandra Ringwald (l) placed second and Sweden’s Johanna Hagström in third. (FIS Instagram screenshot) FIS Cross Country World Cup 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint Cogne, Italy Amidst sunshine and sporting rolled up sleeves on Saturday in Cogne Italy, American Jessie Diggins  took the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint win in nail-biter fashion. After making it into the semi...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, France, Germany, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Italy, Results, Slovenia, Finland, Norway, Salt Lake City, Beatty


Saturday Race Rundown: From Cogne to SoHo (Updated)

American Jessie Diggins (center) after winning the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint in Cogne, Italy. Germany’s Sandra Ringwald (l) placed second and Sweden’s Johanna Hagström in third. (FIS Instagram screenshot) FIS Cross Country World Cup 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint Cogne, Italy Amidst sunshine and sporting rolled up sleeves on Saturday in Cogne Italy, American Jessie Diggins  took the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint win in nail-biter fashion. After making it into the semi...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, France, Germany, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Italy, Results, Slovenia, Finland, Norway, Salt Lake City, Beatty


Saturday Race Rundown: Cogne, SoHo, Minneapolis (Updated x 1)

American Jessie Diggins (center) after winning the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint in Cogne, Italy. Germany’s Sandra Ringwald (l) placed second and Sweden’s Johanna Hagström in third. FIS Cross Country World Cup 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint Cogne, Italy Amidst sunshine and sporting rolled up sleeves on Saturday in Cogne Italy, American Jessie Diggins  took the women’s 1.6-kilometer freestyle sprint win in nail-biter fashion. After making it into the semifinals and the final as one...
Tags: Utah, News, Sweden, France, Germany, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Italy, Results, Slovenia, Finland, Norway, Salt Lake City, Beatty


Standardized tests: Finland’s education system vs. the U.S.

Imperial China developed the first standardized tests for bureaucratic hopefuls.Finland has all but done away with standardized tests, and its education system remains one of the best in the world.The United States relies heavily on these tests and scores lower than Finland in academic rigor, yet provides a more balanced educational system for boys and girls, as well as immigrantsImperial China developed the world's first standardized tests. During the country's Tang dynasty, bureaucratic hopefu...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Florida, Texas, Education, California, China, Singapore, New York City, Society, Policy, Teaching, United States, Testing, Innovation, Finland


Top-10 Finns of the 1980s

When Matti Hagman debuted for the Boston Bruins on Oct. 7, 1976, he became the first Finnish-trained and Finnish-born player to play in the NHL. In a North American career that lasted four seasons, Hagman’s play would subsequently open the floodgates for Finland to offer up talented players to the league for decades to come. But the 1980s were when Finnish players truly took off. They demonstrated that not only could they play alongside the best of the best in the NHL, but in many instances the ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Atlanta, Sport, Chicago, Switzerland, Finland, Rangers, Philadelphia, Penguins, Buffalo, AHL, Hockey, NHL, North America, St Louis


Watch the Trailers for Tolkien and Catch-22, Two New Literary Films

For decades, fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings wondered if the books could ever become a film. The Beatles and John Boorman both tried to get adaptations off the ground in the 1960s and 70s, and animator Ralph Bakshi came up with his own cinematic interpretation, if only a partial one, in 1978. But now we live in a world rich with Lord of the Rings and Lord of the Rings-related material on film, thanks to the efforts of director Peter Jackson and his collaborators on not jus...
Tags: Google, Television, Film, College, France, Literature, Finland, George Clooney, Joseph Heller, Mike Nichols, Hulu, Seoul, Peter Jackson, Middle Earth, Tolkien, Ralph Bakshi


Finland Abruptly Cancels UBI Experiment

After only a year Finland canceled their Universal Basic Income trail run. Surprise, surprise, who could have possibly known that giving unemployed people free money wouldn't lead to them seeking employment? Quote: Finland’s “free money” experiment has come to a grinding halt. Kela, the government agency in charge of redistributing benefits, revealed that the “basic income experiment did not increase the employment of participants during the first trial year”...
Tags: Finland, Weapon, General Discussion, Kela, Centre for Economic Research


Thursday Race Rundown from the IBU World Cup at SoHo

Norway’s Marte Olsbu Røiseland was today’s winner in the 7.5 k sprint at Soldier Hollow near Midway, Utah. (Photo: boathlonworld.com screenshot) IBU World Cup Soldier Hollow (Midway), Utah women’s 7.5 k Sprint The name itself carries with it a reputation for high heart rates. Nestled on the East slope of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, Soldier Hollow (SoHo), the sight of this week’s IBU World Cup races, features tracks well above 5,000 feet in altitude. Junior and senior skiers understand that a h...
Tags: Utah, News, Germany, Sport, Racing, Skiing, Sprint, Finland, Norway, Soho, Midway Utah, East, Crawford, Rosanna Crawford, Susan Dunklee, Biathlon


In the N.H.L., Finland Is Now Here, There and Everywhere

A country of 5.5 million people is providing the league with a golden generation of young players, including Mikko Rantanen and Patrik Laine.
Tags: News, Ice, Finland, Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Winnipeg Jets, Mikko Rantanen, Barkov, Laine, Rantanen, Jere, Lehtinen, Patrik (1998-, Aleksander (1995-, Mikko (1996-


Enfuce Financial Services pulls in funding

Finland-based Enfuce Financial Services, a cloud payment infrastructure startup, has secured 5 million euros in financing. The investors were Nordea and LähiTapiola. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Finland, VC Deals, Enfuce Financial Services