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Eurovision, Explained for Non-Euros

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you combined American Idol with the Olympics, and then also added in a voting system that was as asinine as the Electoral College?  1,336 more words


Tune Tuesday

Welcome back for another fabulous rendition of music spotify thinks i’ll enjoy. One day I will figure out how they put together this playlist and if you know drop it in the comments below because I am genuinely intrigued. 314 more words


Episode 61: San Marino showed up with robots!


Download: Episode 61.

This week Audrey and I chat about Google Duplex, Signal desktop issues, Medium’s continued floundering, and offensive hacking (“active defense”). Enjoy! 364 more words


99 points: the score NO Eurovision singer EVER had... until NOW!

For statisticians, the Eurovision Song Contest is a gold mine of random trivia. For example, we wrote quite a bit recently about Finland and Cyprus never both making it to the final in the same year. 223 more words




Why don’t you stop shampooing your hair and rely on conditioner alone? I ran out of my Lush bar that I adore, but my hair has been looking like shit lately, and the term “co-wash” popped into my consciousness, so I decided to give it a go. 428 more words


Heiva i Paris: A celebration of Tahitian dance

by Bianca Ohannessian

Earlier this month, dancers from all across the globe gathered in Paris for Europe’s largest Polynesian dance competition.

Linked to the Heiva… 681 more words


Germany sets their sights on Eurovision 2019!

We are still digesting the result of Eurovision 2018, but already broadcasters are looking forward to next year’s edition of the contest. One of the nations beginning their preparations is Germany, who became one of the favourites in this year’s edition and ended up finishing in 4th place. 232 more words