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  1. We could get to the Singularity in ten yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... in a talk called "Ten Years to a Positive Singularity (If We Really, Really Try)." The conference was in Helsinki, Finland, and I wasn't able to attend in person so I delivered the talk by video. The basic point of the talk was that if society put ...


  2. Parkinson's: small molecules researched for the regeneration of dopaminergic neuronsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Researchers in the University of Helsinki plan to develop orally administrable small molecules that act similarly to neurotrophic factor GDNF. Parkinson's UK has granted Professor Mart Saarma and postdoctoral researchers Yulia Sidorova and Merja Voutilainen from the Institute of Biotechnology, Finland, a grant of 35,000 over 8 months to develop orally administrable small molecules that act similarly to glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor .


  3. Welcome Aalto University of Finland to the CommonsRead the original story

    Saturday | FlickrBlog

    We're happy to welcome Aalto University in Finland to the Flickr Commons. Established in 2010, the university is named in honor of Alvar Aalto, a prominent Finnish architect, designer and alumnus of the former Helsinki University of Technology, who has also designed a large part of the university's Otaniemi campus.


  4. Bensalem's Gunderson finds success in Russia's KHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... I'd be fine." That didn't scare off Gunderson from the KHL. He chose to sign with KHL newcomer Jokerit in Helsinki, Finland, for slightly less money to get the best of both worlds - top competition and life in one of the world's great cities. ...


  5. Smart transport solutions to reduce Helsinki trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Reuters

    Amid fast population growth and rising environmental concerns, Helsinki is looking at ways to integrate future transport services to reduce traffic, pollution, and public expenditure. Elly Park reports.


  6. Recent Study: Neste Oil Corporation (NES1V) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Friday Dec 26 |

    ... liquid petroleum gas (LPG); and bitumen. The company produces these products refineries, at Porvoo and Naantali in Finland, and two renewable diesel refineries, in Singapore and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and two joint venture facilities located ...


  7. Helldone festival in Helsinki, FinlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 |

    Finland is a country with the most metal bands per capita. It's only suitable that new year will be ushered in with a metal festival .


  8. What architects think Santa's headquarters should look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Boy Genius

    Finnish construction company Ruuki and Helsinki Design Week decided to hold a special competition for architects, tasking them with designing Santa's modern "logistics center." The competition's theme appears to have been very appealing to architects out there, with more than 240 proposals being submitted from 59 countries, complete with some amazing visuals.


  9. Click to CommentRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 |

    ... and remember for a long time JD Matheja: I want to gift Aatish Kapadia and his wife Alison a holiday package to Finland. They can visit Rovaniemi and meet the real Santa. Kanchi Singh: I'd like to gift my ex-producer Mr. Rajan Shahi a family holiday ...


  10. Travel website: When time is limited, try 12hrs.netRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    WHAT: provides 12-hour itineraries for travelers who are fond of great discoveries and love design, music and fashion. Available for a dozen destinations in Europe and North America, including Barcelona; Helsinki, Finland; Vancouver, British Columbia; Portland, Oregon, and more.


  11. Europe's 10 most original Christmas marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Star Online

    ... for a market with around 50 vendors and a program of special events. Kris Kringle's "official" village is located in Finland's Lapland region, in the city of Rovaniemi. Reindeer rides, encounters with real elves, handmade holiday crafts... it's all ...


  12. Why Christmas Is Huge in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Atlantic

    ... coldly eliminated opponents. But Xi is not above the fray himself, visiting Santa's official cabin in Rovaniemi, Finland in 2010. The Western religious festival is so trendy, in fact, that it may be the second-most-celebrated festival in China after ...


  13. SSH Communications Security Meets U.S. Federal Government Security Assurance StandardsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | ThomasNet

    ... their security posture and save on operational costs. SSH Communications Security is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland and has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company's shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. For more ...


  14. Lapping up the festivitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Northern Echo

    ... and I was beginning to despair. Aurora Borealis, the Roman goddess of dawn, had lured me deep into the heart of icy Finland with the promise of a show, the like of which I had never seen before. But each time I ventured out from my cosy log cabin, ...


  15. Santa Claus begins his Christmas journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 |

    ... Village at the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland December 23, 2014. REUTERS/Laura Haapamaki/Lehtikuva (FINLAND - Tags: SOCIETY) THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE ...


  16. How do you convince five-year-old triplets Father Christmas is real? Take them to LaplandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 |

    ... the bed and squealing: "He's been, he's been!" So we have flown 2,200 miles from our home in Kinross, Scotland, to Finland's Ivalo airport and land on a snow-covered runway. Elves greet us but they are cheeky wee sprites who try to steal our A ...


  17. Helsinki-based Joose Berglund is the man behind one of Finland's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Joose Berglund at Tallinn Music Week on March 28. Stupido records first began when he met Estonian Villu Tamme. Photo: Sergey Chernov / SPT Helsinki-based Joose Berglund is the man behind one of Finland's leading independent record companies, Stupido Records, which he founded with Jorma Ristila in 1989 as Stupido Twins, originally to release Estonian punk.


  18. Growing popularity of Christmas on mainland sparks Lapland tourism boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | South China Morning Post

    Xi Jinping, who made a three-day visit to Finland as vice-president in 2010, meets Santa Claus during a trip to Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle. Photo: SCMP As Hong Kong turns on its Christmas lights, the mainland is also getting into the festive spirit with a growing number of events starring the jolly man in red.


  19. Weight Loss Trick: Using Bathroom Scale For Daily Weigh-Ins May Help You Slim FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Medical Daily

    ... with successful weight loss and maintenance, Elina Helander and co-authors from Tampere University of Technology in Finland sought to examine the link between time differences of weight measurements and the corresponding weight changes through ...


  20. Notification in accordance with the Finnish Securities Markets Act...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | GlobeNewswire

    ... throughout Europe and currently Sanitec employs approximately 6,200 people. Our head office is located in Helsinki, Finland. The shares in Sanitec Corporation are traded on NASDAQ Stockholm under the symbol "SNTC". For more information about ...