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Sauna culture in Finland: stripping off with strangers and becoming fast friends

For Finns, a sauna is a routine ritual to be enjoyed with friends old and new. Public saunas abound, but on Helsinki Sauna Day, locals invite you into their personal sweaty spaces.

19 Jun 2019 - 9:05PM

For Finns, a sauna is a routine ritual to be enjoyed with friends old and new. Public saunas abound, but on Helsinki Sauna Day, locals invite you into their personal sweaty spaces.

Sauna culture in Finland: stripping off with strangers and becoming fast friends
Mozambique’s Bazaruto archipelago: a five-island haven of pristine nature, both above and below the surface
  • Relatively unscathed by climate breakdown, these remote idylls are a diver’s paradise
  • Marvel at the perfect ‘pansies’ that lent their name to an island - just don’t take one home
11 Feb 2019 - 4:30PM
  • Relatively unscathed by climate breakdown, these remote idylls are a diver’s paradise
  • Marvel at the perfect ‘pansies’ that lent their name to an island - just don’t take one home
Mozambique’s Bazaruto archipelago: a five-island haven of pristine nature, both above and below the surface
The robots are coming to South Korea, but do the benefits of AI outweigh the dystopian dangers?

South Korea is pioneering new AI applications, with robots on trial at Incheon airport, but will these flights of futuristic fancy provide valuable public services or pose a dystopian threat to society?

18 Oct 2018 - 10:41AM

South Korea is pioneering new AI applications, with robots on trial at Incheon airport, but will these flights of futuristic fancy provide valuable public services or pose a dystopian threat to society?

The robots are coming to South Korea, but do the benefits of AI  outweigh the dystopian dangers?
North Korea’s ravaged forests and the South Koreans ready to replant them

The Korean peninsula was left denuded by decades of colonial rule, war and hardship, but today forest cover in South Korea is double the global average, and it aims to export its green expertise across the 38th Parallel.

12 Sep 2018 - 10:09AM

The Korean peninsula was left denuded by decades of colonial rule, war and hardship, but today forest cover in South Korea is double the global average, and it aims to export its green expertise across the 38th Parallel.

North Korea’s ravaged forests and the South Koreans ready to replant them