1981 SAAB 906 Turbo, Sweden’s 6-Wheeled Colossal With Full Variety of Gadgets

1981 SAAB 906 Turbo, Sweden’s 6-Wheeled Colossal With Full Variety of Gadgets

There aren’t a lot of six-wheeled cars out there and often they’re one-of-a-kind mods like this Saab 906 Turbo. It was built by designer Leif Mellberg and it’s the biggest Saab that was ever built. Continue reading »

Swedish Artist Group Called Anonymouse Continues To Create Tiny Houses For Mouses The Around City

Swedish Artist Group Called Anonymouse Continues To Create Tiny Houses For Mouses The Around City

Anonymouse (previously) is an anonymous group of artists who spread magic all throughout the streets of Sweden by building these adorable mini houses for mouses and displaying them in public. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Pics Of The Ordinary Swedish Residents And Karelian Orthodox Monks Photographed By Einar Erici In 1930s

Karl Oskar Lööw, Fredhäll, Uppland, Sweden, 1933. The crofter Karl Oskar Lööw in Fredhäll. Born in 1873.
Gorgeous Pics Of The Ordinary Swedish Residents And Karelian Orthodox Monks Photographed By Einar Erici In 1930s

Einar Erici (1885–1965) was a physician by profession, working at a tuberculosis hospital in Stockholm, even running a private medical practice. He was by then the most renowned Swedish expert of church organs and organ builders, and his archival collection is today held by the Swedish National Heritage Board. This archive includes mostly writings, such as letters and manuscripts for published articles and essays, but also more than 2 000 black and white photos – original prints, glass plates and film negatives. Continue reading »

Beautiful Sweden From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Viggo Lundberg

Beautiful Sweden From Above: Stunning Drone Photography By Viggo Lundberg

Wonderful travel landscapes by Viggo Lundberg, a talented self-taught photographer, adventurer, and firefighter currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. Viggo focuses on landscape, travel and aerial photography. Continue reading »

Let’s Discover Sweden’s Icehotel Incredible Bedrooms Made Of Ice And Snow

Let's Discover Sweden's Icehotel Incredible Bedrooms Made Of Ice And Snow

Founded in 1989, the Icehotel in Swedish Lapland is built from the snow up each year, using ice from the local river. The rooms are designed by international artists and this year feature spacemen and an ice queen. The hotel has 35 suites, featuring ice carvings designed by 36 different artists from 17 countries. This room, King Kong, was created by Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren. (Photo by Asaf Kliger/IceHotel/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Sexy Pictures Of ABBA’s Agnetha Faltskog Posed For Sweden’s Poster Magazine In 1976

Sexy Pictures Of ABBA’s Agnetha Faltskog Posed For Sweden’s Poster Magazine In 1976

Agnetha Fältskog was a singer with the Swedish band ABBA, famous for hits like “Mamma Mia.” In 1969, Fältskog became engaged to Björn Ulvaeus. At the time of their engagement, Ulvaeus was working with a songwriter named Benny Andersson. Andersson was engaged to an Anni-Frid Lyngstad, who, much like Fältskog, was becoming an increasingly popular singer in Sweden. Continue reading »

Anonymouse Are Opening Tiny Amousement Park For Mice In Malmö, Sweden

Anonymouse Are Opening Tiny Amousement Park For Mice In Malmö, Sweden
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Anonymouse (previously featured) did it again!

“Last night Tjoffsans Tivoli (Amousement park) set camp in Malmö, and are now welcoming visitors of all ages. The opening of the Amousement park was met with some excitement by slightly larger visitors than expected. We apologize for the lack of personnel at certain hours, the management are working on a solution. Thank you for your interest and Cheese out!” Continue reading »

Architects Adds Treetop Cabin With Stargazing Net To Sweden’s Treehotel

Architects Adds Treetop Cabin With Stargazing Net To Sweden's Treehotel

Architecture firm Snøhetta has completed a treetop cabin for the Treehotel in northern Sweden, featuring charred-timber cladding and a suspended net for observing the Northern Lights. Set 10 metres above the forest floor in the crown of a tall pine tree and supported by 12 columns, The 7th Room provides views out over Swedish Lapland, to the Lule River and of the aurora borealis. Continue reading »

Anonymouse Are Opening Tiny Shops For Mice In Sweden

Anonymouse Are Opening Tiny Shops For Mice In Sweden

Anonymouse was fed up with the lack of shops for rodents, so they decided to open a couple of them at once. The 70×30 cm (about 25×12 inch) stores are located in Malmö, Sweden and they have wide menus that mice can choose their meals from. One of them is selling nuts and the other offers cheese. Besides the well-crafted interiors, there are posters about upcoming mice concerts and other events. The amount of detail that went into creating this street art installation is huge! The identities of Anonymouse are still unknown, but you can check their Instagram account for more information. Continue reading »

Photographer Documents Stay-At-Home Dads And Their Kids In Sweden

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Johan Bävman is a talented Swedish photojournalist, who worked as a staff photographer at Sydsvenskan, one of the largest newspapers in Sweden. When Johan‘s son Viggo was born three years ago, he decided to take a deeper look at his country’s extremely generous parental leave policies. Continue reading »

Twin Strangers Help Irish Woman Find Identical Stranger From Sweden

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They say that there are about seven people in the world that look exactly like you. Most likely you haven’t met any of them. But, for Sara and Shannon, this rarity became a reality. Continue reading »

So In Sweden, McDonald’s Has A Ski-Thru Restaurant

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“Lovin’ it” or hatin’ it, McDonald’s is a permanent fixture of the modern high street, king of the highway drive-throughs, pioneer of the fast food take-over. But did you expect it to become a part of your ski run? Continue reading »

The Unique Bridge Between Sweden and Denmark

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This is the longest bridge in Europe and also it’s the world’s longest single bridge with a highwayon top and a railway line at the bottom. The bridge is nearly 8 kilometers long and is the sea ordeal between Sweden and Denmark. Continue reading »

Amazing Treehotels in Sweden

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Treehotel is a Swedish hotel that proposed an insolite experience near the Lule River: in rooms suspended in tree. Continue reading »

Welcome to Sweden, Facebook!

Facebook on Wednesday started processing data through its first server farm outside the United States, on the edge of the Arctic Circle in Sweden. The company inaugurated servers in about half of its new, 300,000-square foot facility outside the city Lulea Wednesday, saying it should improve the social network’s performance in Europe.

Welcome to Sweden, Facebook!

Joel Kjellgren, Data Centre Manager poses for photographers in the server hall on June 12, 2013 in the new Facebook data center, outside the city of Lulea, Sweden. Social network Facebook Wednesday opened its first data centre outside the United States, in Luleaa, a coastal Swedish town near the Arctic Circle. (Getty Images / AP) Continue reading »

Batmobile Replica Spotted in Sweden

Batmobile Replica Spotted in Sweden

A Swedish guy built it from a 1973 Lincoln Continental. It took him over $1 million USD and 3.5 years to complete, or some 20.000 hours of work. It features a lot of gadgets like satellite navigation, voice recognition, reversing cameras, a DVD player, a plasma TV. Continue reading »

Facebook’s New Server Farm in Sweden

Facebook's New Server Farm in Sweden

An architect’s drawing of Facebook’s new server farm in Lulea, Sweden. The plant on the edge of the Arctic Circle is Facebook’s first outside the US and is aimed at improving the performance for European users of the social networking site. Facebook confirmed it had picked the northern Swedish city of Lulea for the data centre partly because of the cold climate, which is crucial for keeping the servers cool, and the access to renewable energy from nearby hydropower facilities. (EPA/SWECO/THE NODE POLE)

World’s Biggest Yellow Rabbit Built in Sweden

World's Biggest Yellow Rabbit Built in Sweden

A Big Yellow Rabbit has installed in Örebro, a small Swedish town. Built by the Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Estimate cost about US$20,000. Continue reading »