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Daimler experiment sheds light on truck-driver safety.

HELSINKI, March 25 — Light therapy' tests conducted on a team of truck drivers in Finland have found that filling a truck cabin with artificial daylight can lift mood, alertness and perception and even boost a subject's ability to drive...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Tosun double boosts Turkey World Cup hopes.

ANKARA - Cenk Tosun scored twice in the first 13 minutes as Turkey beat Finland 2-0 in their World Cup Group I qualifier in Antalya on Friday and boost their hopes of qualification for next year's finals.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Cottonwood's Pre-School Series 'Ollie & Moon' Sold to Italy, Finland.

DeAGostini channel Super! in Italy and pubcaster YLE in Finland are the latest buyers on pre-school series The Ollie & Moon Show,' a Cottonwood Media production distributed by Federation Kids & Family. The deals add to the show's global reach of over 150 territories already licensed. Previous key sales include to ...

- Variety - US

AP Weekly Sports Calendar.

EDITORS:These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit:Various sites " football, World Cup qualifying: EUROPE: Turkey vs. Finland, Georgia vs. Serbia, Italy vs. Albania,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

This game is teaching particle physics to five-year-olds.

Five-year-olds and particle physics don't usually go in the same sentence together. But the guys that made Angry Birds is trying to change that with the launch of Big Bang Legends, its new game that introduces particle physics concepts to kids. SEE ALSO: Large Hadron Collider Achieves 7 TeV Proton Collisions “Five ...

- Mashable! - US

Wärtsilä Malaysia hopes to expand its presence in local defence market.

Key Points Wärtsilä local branch outlines defence sector expansion plans in Malaysia Industry sources suggest that a deal for the MRSS may be signed shortly Wärtsilä Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the local branch of the Finnish propulsion systems manufacturer, has outlined the company's

- Jane’s - US

The anatomy of a powerful desktop with an ARM chip.

When he was growing up, a dream of Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds was to acquire the Acorn Archimedes, a groundbreaking personal computer with the first ARM RISC chips.But in 1987, Archimedes wasn't available to Torvalds in Finland, so he settled for the Sinclair QL. In the meanwhile, the Archimedes failed and disappeared ...

- Network World - US

How enthusiasts designed a powerful desktop PC with an ARM processor.

When he was growing up, a dream of Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds was to acquire the Acorn Archimedes, a groundbreaking personal computer with the first ARM RISC chips.But in 1987, Archimedes wasn't available to Torvalds in Finland, so he settled for the Sinclair QL. In the meanwhile, the Archimedes failed and disappeared ...

- PCWorld.com - US

Implications of humor in social media job adverts.

Can humour on social media help managers find the most appropriate candidates for the job vacancies they hope to fill? Writing in the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, researchers from Finland, suggest that humorous recruitment campaigns can increase exposure for a given job ad but conversely the ...

- PhysOrg - NL

The Reforms Guide: Expert says hitting 2020 goal for gas production will be 'difficult'.

Editor's Note: The following interview with energy expert Olena Pavlenko, president of the DiXi Group analytical center, was published on March 21 by The Reforms Guide, a Finnish government-funded information and analytical project that tracks progress in 17 reforms under way in Ukraine. It is implemented by Internews ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Spinning sail technology is poised to bring back wind-powered ships.

ReutersOver 200 years after steamships first began crossing the ocean, wind power is finding its way back into seafaring. Global shipping firm Maersk is planning to fit spinning rotor sails' to one of its oil tankers as a way of reducing its fuel costs and carbon emissions. The company behind the technology, Finnish firm ...

- Business Insider - US

It's not just Norway – some developing countries are seeing gains in happiness index, too

The World Happiness Report, an index that rates nations based on factors such as income and life expectancy, released its 2017 list Monday at the United Nations. The list doesn't contain any surprises among the happiest or least happy nations, where Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, and Finland rounded out the top and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Why Finnish people love silences

Finland celebrates its 100th anniversary of independence from neighboring Russia on December 6, 2017.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Spinning sail technology is poised to bring back wind-powered ships

Over 200 years after steamships first began crossing the ocean, wind power is finding its way back into seafaring. Global shipping firm Maersk is planning to fit spinning "rotor sails" to one of its oil tankers as a way of reducing its fuel costs and carbon emissions. The company behind the technology, Finnish firm ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Working Lunch review: French-Finnish fun at Aster, Victoria

Aster 150 Victoria Street, SW1E WHAT? A sharp, modern restaurant in the heart of the new Nova district opposite Victoria station that offers all the finesse of a French brasserie and all the naughtiness of a Nordic bakery. Stay for a hearty business lunch, nip back in the afternoon for a cinnamon bun. Inside the restaurant ...

- City AM - UK

Russian crime reporters reveal $21 billion money laundering

HELSINKI " A Russian group of reporters say they have uncovered details of a complex system in which $21 billion were allegedly transferred illegally out of the country through a network of banks.Members of the anti-corruption...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Spinning sail technology is poised to bring back wind-powered ships

NorsepowerOver 200 years after steamships first began crossing the ocean, wind power is finding its way back into seafaring. Global shipping firm Maersk is planning to fit spinning rotor sails' to one of its oil tankers as a way of reducing its fuel costs and carbon emissions. The company behind the technology, Finnish firm ...

- The Conversation - UK

Finland's Bottas, a cool head in a fiery sport

Valtteri Bottas was just six years old when he started go-kart racing, a little Finnish boy dreaming of winning a Formula One title.

- The Daily Star - LB

Transport systems face disruption by extreme weather — better risk management is needed

Extreme weather conditions due to climate change pose a new threat to ageing infrastructure. We need to be better prepared, according to a publication by the OECD's International Transport Forum. The findings of a number of research projects can now be applied worldwide. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland was the lead ...

- ENN - US

Finland's Bottas, a cool head in a fiery sport

Valtteri Bottas was just six years old when he started go-kart racing.

- Daily Nation - KE

Four EU members make up top 10 ranking of 'happiest countries'

Only Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands and Sweden have made it into the top ten of the United Nations' latest World Happiness Report, released today to coincide with the UN's International Day of Happiness.

- EurActive - UK

Norway Ranked Happiest Country Worldwide

Norway has been declared the country with the happiest population in the world. The evaluation is contained in the World Happiness Report published on Monday and drafted by the organisation Sustainable Development Solutions Network at the request of the UN. The report was published on International Happiness Day – March ...

- Novinite - BG

Injury forces Miyahara out of world championships

Japan's leading female figure skater, Satoko Miyahara, will miss the world championships starting late this month in Finland due to effects of her hip injury, the Japan Skating Federation said Monday. Her absence could make it difficult for Japan to get a maximum three spots in women's singles for the Pyeongchang Winter ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Norway tops global happiness report overtaking Denmark

HELSINKI " A global happiness report has made Norway's foreign minister, well, happy.Norway jumped to top spot in the World Happiness Report despite the plummeting price of oil" a key part of its economy " but researchers said...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

3 young people killed, 6 injured in car collision in Sweden

HELSINKI " Swedish police and rescue officials say that three young people were killed in a collision of two cars in northern Sweden, and six others have been injured.Ulf Axelsson, head of rescue operations, said that at least...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Russia vs. Nazi Germany: How Hitler Launched the Most Horrific War of All Time

Robert Farley Security, Europe And millions paid the price.  The end of the War in the East left the Soviet Union in control of a vast portion of the Eurasian continent. Red Army forces occupied Germany, Poland, Czechosolvakia, parts of the Balkans, the Baltic states, and parts of Finland. The Western allies remained in ...

- The National Interest - US

A radical plan to end poverty is gaining momentum in Canada

Countries around the world, from Finland to Namibia to the Netherlands and Kenya, are trying something so simple that it just might work: Handing out cash, no strings attached, to its citizens. They're all testing out versions of universal basic income. And now Canada is joining the club. Guaranteed

- VICE News - US

For struggling Syrians in Mauritania, Finland offers fresh hope

Hundreds of Syrian families fled the war at home for Mauritania. Now, after struggling to make ends meet, some are being resettled to Finland.

- UN - INT

Hungary: Draft Law Tramples Asylum Seekers' Rights

Update: On March 7, 2017, the Hungarian parliament approved the law, 138 to 6 with 22 abstentions. The law will come into force 8 days after it is signed by the Hungarian president. – A draft bill proposed by the Hungarian government would allow the authorities to automatically detain asylum seekers in transit zones and ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Hungary: Draft Law Tramples Asylum Seekers' Rights

– A draft bill proposed by the Hungarian government would allow the authorities to automatically detain asylum seekers in transit zones and to summarily return asylum seekers to the Serbian border from anywhere in Hungary, Human Rights Watch and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee said in a February 24 letter to the European ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Three reasons for universal basic income

From Mongolia to Finland to India, we are seeing heightened interest in the idea of a universal basic income —an unconditional cash grant given to every citizen, regardless of their employment status or wealth. The idea is controversial, receiving criticism from many quarters including Future Development. I happen to be ...

- Brookings - US

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