The answer to today's Geoquiz is Finnish Lapland, the northernmost region of Finland. It lies inside the Arctic Circle and was recently the destination for 14 of the world's top chefs who gathered for an unusual culinary challenge.
Computer servers at big data centers around the globe generate a lot of heat. A company in Finland has figured out a way to capture that wasted energy and use it to heat homes. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd has the story from Helsinki.
Finland has come up with a plan to save mail delivery costs. Its postal service ? Itella ? plans to open people's letters, scan them, and send the contents to the recipients via e-mail. Anchor Marco Werman explains.
All week long on the Takeaway we are talking about the big issues in our schools today and how things are changing. We kick off the conversation by looking at why American schools do so poorly in comparison to other industrialized countries.
Finnish student Elina Lamponen spent a year as an exchange student in small-town Michigan, and comments on leaving Helsinki and big-city life, as well as how American high school compared to her schooling thus far in Finland.
David Beckham's dream of playing in a fourth soccer World Cup looks to be over after he tore his left Achilles tendon on Sunday. The 34-year-old England midfielder had surgery in Finland today. The World's William Troop tells us more.
An anonymous millionaire is sponsoring an unusual weight loss campaign in Finland. For every 2 pounds shed by Finns ? 20 dollars will go to fund education for children in Nepal. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Finnish reporter Heli Keskinen.
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