One dark and frigid Helsinki night, vocalist Jan Jansen and Impaled Nazarene guitarist Teemu Raimoranta, in a drunken delirium, started playing traditional humppa music (Finnish polka) in the black metal style, and Finntroll was born. The band has gone on to become one of the most successful ‘extreme’ metal bands in the world, in no small part because they’re one of the most unique and refreshingly jolly bands to come out of a notoriously humorless scene. [watch the clip to the Finntroll song, Trollhammaren]
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This heart-warming video is part of the Canon Shine movement, where Canon are aiming to bring back the power of the photograph - encouraging people to submit a photograph and use their lens to change the world.
In this clip, Australian cricket legend and founder of the Waugh Foundation, Steve Waugh, chooses Daniel as his subject - a 19 year old man who has spinal muscular atrophy. His robotic arms allows him to do simple things like pet his dog and comb his hair.
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