Amanda Ropiak

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Canada’s inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women gets a failing grade

TORONTO — When hearings began in the long-demanded inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in September 2016, Anita Ross experienced a rare moment of happiness in a year marked by tragedy.<p>That February, her 16-year-old daughter, Delaine Copenace — a Johnny Cash fan who …

Canada

8 of the Most Unique Walking Paths in the World

1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Once a battle site in the Croatian War of Independence, Plitvice Lakes National Park is an enchanting …

Never Forget These 5 Principles of Design Psychology

Never underestimate psychology. After all, it explains pretty much all our actions.Take the following principles of design psychology to your heart. …

Politeness can sometimes hurt more than it helps

Ryan — a brilliant, enthusiastic young scientist — spent a two-year layover in my neuroscience laboratory between his undergrad studies in Vancouver, B.C., and graduate school on the East Coast. On his last day in California, we sat over drinks, reflecting on his plans for the future. I offered …

11 Go-To Restaurants and Bars in Union Square

Love it or hate it, ending up in Union Square in need of a solid meal that isn’t Chipotle (but maybe in the same fast-casual price range) is an all-too-common scenario. It’s the central downtown hub for countless occasions, be it a chill date spot or a group dinner with friends — it’s basically the …

Persistence leads to solving 1979 case of teen's slaying

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The persistence of a detective and the sister of a young woman who was stabbed and beaten has solved a murder in Oregon — 38 years …

Morris Adjmi designs skyscraper with lancet windows for New York City

New York firm Morris Adjmi Architects has designed a residential tower for the city's NoMad district, with a window pattern that becomes more …

How to Heal Blemishes in Portraits with a B&W Adjustment Layer

There are many tips and tricks in Photoshop that can make editing life easier if you know how to use them. Here’s a 13-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

7 Morning Habits to Increase Your Productivity For the Day

If you want to become more productive and effective during your day and your life, then you need to optimize your morning habits. Here's 7 best ways.

Productivity

Marcell Dareus, Aaron Williams take jabs at Pats ahead of showdown

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- One day after coach Rex Ryan said he didn't know the name of Patriots running back Dion Lewis, Bills defensive tackle Marcell …