Why all babies should come with a box: Lessons from Finland
What’s Finland’s secret to winning maternal and child health?
Classroom Shock: What I Am Learning as a Teacher in Finland
As an American teacher in his first year working with 5th grade students in Finland, Tim Walker reflects on the lessons he would bring back to an American classroom.
10 things you never knew about Finland
Finland has an entire holiday dedicated to celebrating shortcomings and failures.
Lessons from Finland: helping homeless people starts with giving them homes
Sounds simple but Finland’s housing first model shows it’s always more cost-effective to try to end homelessness rather than manage it
Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here's how they're doing it.
Bullying is awful, but a Finnish program is teaching bystanders to empathize and intervene.
What it takes to restore the puffin to Maine’s islands
A National Audubon Society project has restored these seabirds to islands off Maine. But could this good work be undone?
Why Maine’s Portland, like Oregon’s, is seeing a skilled-worker influx
Portland, Maine is drawing highly educated professionals, many from cities like Boston and New York, by attracting individuals instead of companies.
Lobster shack season: 20 authentic places to eat Maine seafood
A quintessential sign that the long Maine winter has finally come to an end is the reemergence of lobster shacks, to the delight of locals and visitors alike.
Finnish Heritage Museum in Fairport Harbor marks 100 years of Finnish independence
The Finnish Heritage Museum is bringing two critically acclaimed Nordic folk m
Some of America's Top Teachers Went to Finland. Here's What They Learned
Six state teachers of the year traveled to Finland to see how one of the world's top education systems treats its teachers.
The company behind 'Angry Birds' is laying off around 10% of staff
The Finnish company currently employs over 400 staff but up to 35 jobs are expected to be lost are part of a restructure.
The Northern Lights Make Strange Sounds: Here's Why
A scientist in Finland is searching for the source of the faint and mysterious sounds sometimes heard during displays of the northern lig...
No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe’s top education system
In Finland children don’t start school until they are seven, but what happens before that is even more important
Finland cut its suicide rate in half. Now a Billings professor is going to study how they did it.
Finland had one of the highest suicide rates in the world in the 1980s.
How Finland fixes homelessness by giving people homes
Can the country’s housing-first model work in the U.S.?
What The U.S. Can Learn From Finland, Where School Starts At Age 7
Finland, a country the size of Minnesota, beats the U.S. in math, reading and science. The country's top education official says investing in preschool and day care is key.
Amazing Spaces viewers brand glass igloos in Finland a 'dream'
George Clarke and Will Hardie visited Finland's glass igloos in last night's episode of Channel 4's Amazing Spaces: Northern Lights Adventure. The mini city is situated in 1200 acres of pine forest.
Why Is Finland Able to Fend Off Putin’s Information War?
Helsinki has emerged as a resilient front against Kremlin spin. But can its successes be translated to the rest of Europe?
This is why Finland has the best schools
The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."