Finland’s Nonbinary Iron Age Warrior

Discovered at Finland’s Suontaka Vesitorninmäki in 1968, an Iron Age grave held the mysterious remains of a celebrated warrior whose gender puzzled scientists for decades, as the deceased was accompanied by weapons associated with men of the era and jewelry associated with women from this time period. Now, new information released by geneticist Elina Salmela of the University of Helsinki reveals that the figure was likely …

Marimekko’s 70th Anniversary Virtual Event

The free, open-to-the-public Marimekko Summer Market will commence Friday 21 May on the interactive website marimekko.party. Designed to mimic the spirit of a Finnish summer market, the virtual event—which celebrates the fashion and design brand’s 70th anniversary—will include music, activities and the opportunity to “virtually try on looks from Marimekko’s spring-summer collection,” according to WWD. Read more about the inclusive festivities there. Image courtesy of …

Torching Arctic Ice in Porsche’s First All-Electric Car

A vehicle that dominates what would otherwise be an unforgiving environment

“The amount of torque in this car will simply obliterate the ice,” an instructor at the Porsche Ice Experience tells us. “So please try not to stomp on the accelerator.” We’re in the Taycan Turbo S, Porsche’s first ever all-electric vehicle. This is a revolution for the Stuttgart-based automaker—a four-door sedan using two electric motors that individually power the front and rear axles. If maximum …