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Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship
Rockstars grabbed their stitching needles to compete in the first-ever heavy metal knitting world championship.
Finland's Heavy Metal Knitting Championship Is The Real Purl Jam
One contestant noted, “It’s ridiculous but it’s so much fun.”
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Why People In Finland Are So Much Happier Than Americans
To be the happiest country, having the top economic growth isn't necessarily the answer. Are you listening, U.S.?
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Finland Gave People $640 A Month, No Strings Attached. Here’s What Happened.
The world's most prominent trial of universal basic income has ended -- and the first results are in.
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How Finland Solved Homelessness
With one ridiculously simple policy, it has almost completely eradicated street homelessness.
Jared Kushner Calls U.S. Criminal Justice System The 'Best In The World.' It's Not.
One popular ranking places it at 20th, behind nations including Finland, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.
Seth Meyers Sees Vampire Horror In Donald Trump's Lies
The president's comment about Finland's forest raking is just his latest "made up weird thing."
'We Are Smarter Than That': Finns Hilariously Mock Trump's 'Raking' Solution
The President of Finland can't recall ever suggesting to Trump that raking could prevent wildfires.
Finnish President: I Didn't Talk To Trump About Raking To Prevent Wildfires
During his visit to California amid the Camp fire, President Donald Trump claimed that Finland spent “a lot of time on raking and cleaning” to prevent blazes.
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Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels
The solution from Finland, according to the president: "Raking and cleaning and doing things."
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This Country Publishes Everyone’s Income on ‘National Jealousy Day’
Meanwhile in the U.S., President Trump won’t publish his tax returns.
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Pompeo Tries To Avoid Discussing Trump-Putin Meeting
Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) loses patience with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s refusal to answer questions on President Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Vladimir Putin.
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Trump Says He 'Misspoke' At Putin Summit
Trump claims he misspoke when he said doesn't see why Russia would possibly have meddled in the 2016 election.
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Trump Defends Putin On Election Meddling
During a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump says he doesn’t “see any reason” why Russia would have meddled in the 2016 election and isn’t convinced they did, despite every major U.S. intelligence agency’s findings to the contrary.
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Does Putin Have 'Compromising Material' On Trump?
Russian President Vladimir Putin did not deny that Russia has compromising material on President Trump.
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Finnish Newspaper Targets Trump And Putin With Giant Billboards Lauding Free Press
The U.S. and Russian leaders are meeting in Helsinki.
New Shuttle Service Offers Free Rides -- But Only If You Keep Singing
Well, it's better than making awkward conversation with the driver.
Finland Tops The UN World Happiness List
Despite rising income levels, the U.S. ranking continues to fall on the UN’s World Happiness list. The happiest country on the list? Finland.
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Finland Tops World Happiness Report 2018 As U.S. Ranking Falls
"Alarm bells should be ringing."
U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey Team Crushes Finland, Heads To Olympic Finals
This is the third Winter Olympics in a row that the U.S. women's ice hockey team has made it to the finals.
The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Ice Hotel Is Here, And It's Full Of Frozen Terrors
You can now stay at a “Game of Thrones”-inspired ice hotel in Finland, featuring an ice iron throne and ice dragons.
Dianne Ravitch On Daily Show: Testing And Choice Undermining Education (VIDEO)
She also discussed how being a teacher has turned into a thankless job, and that teachers have become entirely demoralized
Would You Pay $5,000 For Wine And Beer Glasses Made Of Cheese?
Our hearts just melted like Gruyère.
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Finland Bans Neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement
A court ruled that the group advocates violence and spreads hatred.
McDonald's Is Testing Out A Vegan Burger
Sadly for U.S. veg-heads, the "McVegan" is currently only in Finland.
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