Helsinki to be Heated By An Underground Data Center

November 30, 2009 / No Comments

A city-run power firm in Helsinki, Finland, have come up with an idea that may turn out to be the most environmentally-friendly data center in the world. The data center, situated right underneath theĀ Uspenski Cathedral, will use hundreds of computers for its needs, which will in turn generate great amounts of heat. The idea is for that heat to be ...

Snowmen, um, Snowwomen, um, Snow People Protest Global Warming in Helsinki

March 11, 2009 / No Comments

I admit, I wouldn't know a snowman from a snowwoman unless s/he pulled up his/her skirt and showed me his carrot in a very strategic place. Nevertheless, the snow people were out in Helsinki protesting the warming up of the climate. I reckon if i were made of snow, i'd want the world to stay cooler, too, wouldn't you? But, for what it's ...