Helsinki: The City Where Life Happens Underground

From churches to art museums to swimming holes—Helsinki is full of wonderfully designed, thoughtful subterranean spaces. But why?

Why, yes! Finnish hobbyhorsing is a “thing”.

This year’s Finnish Hobbyhorse Championship was held in Seinäjoki, Finland. And a good time was held by all.

How Finland Virtually Ended Homelessness

[H]ere in Toronto we’re busy studying how to jam more beds into already-cramped shelters, while over in Finland — where innovation is more than just another word for privatization — they’ve managed to virtually end homelessness. OK, so the Finns are more generous and just shell out a lot more to help the homeless, right? Actually not. The Finns are simply smarter.”

These Are the World’s Happiest Countries in 2023

The World Happiness Report is out with its latest country rankings. Here’s a look at the countries that topped the list—and what the world’s happiest country can teach us about how to find joy: Reading, coffee, and saunas.