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Turns Out, Wife-Carrying Competitions Are Becoming a Thing Now

Wife-carrying is an actual competition that originated in Finland and involves male competitors racing while each carrying their wife teammate. The race is far from simple, as it is an obstacle course that is extremely difficult to complete. The World Wife-Carrying Championship, now in its 23rd year, draws thousands of visitors to the town of 4,200 residents and has gained followers across the world.

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This Finnish politician's got ice in his veins. The cool composure he maintains as he literally pukes in his mouth, swallows it, and continues the interview like a champion. Would not want to mess with this guy. 

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Finland does NOT mess around when it comes to advertising their cough drops. 

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Photographer Takes Magical Photos Of Forest Animals in Finland

Joachim Munter is a wildlife photographer based in Helsinki, Finland. He combines his love of art, photography, and outdoor adventure in his nature photography. Munter's work takes on a fairytale-like quality due to his vibrant colors carefully composed frames. Follow Munter's work on Instagram for more magical Finnish forest scenes. 

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Cat Steals The Show When It Interrupts a TV Interview

Too excited for his debut, this cat had to steal all the attention from the Finnish interviewer! Just Watch it happen with these short clips, mind you it's in Finnish!! 

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Finland Jello keyboard notes pun - 4211668736
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"Tervetuloa takaisin toihin" translates to "Welcome back to work" in Finnish. Get it?

Finland Jello keyboard notes pun - 4211668736
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"Tervetuloa takaisin toihin" translates to "Welcome back to work" in Finnish. Get it?