Claude Camirand

34 Added | 1 Magazine | 35 Likes | 20 Following | 1 Follower | @ClaudeCamirand | Keep up with Claude Camirand on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Claude Camirand”

Only 2% of people can solve this Einstein riddle — see if you can figure it out

There's nothing like a good riddle to stimulate your mind and give you an excuse to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes. Sure, the thrill of solving puzzles may not give you the adrenaline rush of a skydive, but regularly doing logic and crossword puzzles can keep your brain young as you age. And …

Mathematics

Trump Considering Firing Dow Jones Industrial Average

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—After watching it suffer its worst losses since he became President, Donald Trump is “seriously considering” firing the Dow Jones Industrial Average, aides have confirmed.<p>According to the aides, Trump is “furious” at the D.J.I.A. for going down so precipitously and …

Donald Trump

Best Ever Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies

In a large bowl, cream together the butter and cream cheese with a hand mixer until smooth. Slowly add the powdered sugar until combined. Add egg, …

Your smartphone📱is making you👈 stupid, antisocial 🙅 and unhealthy 😷. So why can't you put it down❔⁉️

A decade ago, smart devices promised to change the way we think and interact, and they have – but not by making us smarter. Eric Andrew-Gee explores the growing body of scientific evidence that digital distraction is damaging our minds<p>In the winter of 1906, the year San Francisco was destroyed by …

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

Biking 101: Bike Fit & Geometry — Part 1

Understanding a bike’s geometry is key to finding a bike that has the fit and ride qualities you’re looking for. In Part 1 of our 2-part Bike Fit …

Mountain Biking

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Dessert

The Canada most people don't see

It has an unemployment rate worse than Sudan. The infant mortality rate is worse than Russia. And the injustice is appalling.<p>Imagine your daughter, …

B.C. leads the push to eliminate letter grades from school report cards

When the school district in Maple Ridge, B.C., asked for volunteers to pilot a new report-card system that abandons traditional letter grades, officials expected a few schools to sign up. Instead, 17 of the district's 21 schools stepped forward.<p>"Suddenly it was like, 'Holy cow, how are we going to …

Canada

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Tour du Mont Blanc: The Perfect First Solo Hike

By Evan Przesiecki of Carleton University<p><b>The accessible 170km route traditionally encircles Western Europe's highest mountain, crosses through 3 different countries and introduces walkers to some of the most dramatic alpine scenery in the world.</b><p>The Tour du Mont Blanc encircles the Mont Blanc massif …

History fans will love this map showing the birth of cities across nearly 6,000 years

In 2016, some 54 percent of the world’s population lives in cities, with that figure expected to rise to 75 percent by 2030.<p>Curious about how …

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Photography

Traveling Costa Rica with kids

Costa Rica is a family travel playground, specializing in big adventures guaranteed to get your kid’s heart pumping; whether you are zipping through the leafy canopy or spying a lazy sloth, this little dynamo of a country offers a plethora of fun experiences that every family member can enjoy. …

Mobile Photography

Here's the truth about the stock market in 16 charts

For this post, we're going to skip the laundry list of reasons why stocks might be getting whipsawed right now. Rather, we're gonna think longer term and bigger picture.<p>Every major sell-off in history has been accompanied by a mix of economic concerns, monetary policy shifts, geopolitical tensions, …

Stock Markets

Here's the periodic table of commodity returns

At the beginning of each year, U.S. Global Investors puts out a fantastic visualization called the Periodic Table of Commodity Returns. This year's version has an interactive design that allows users to sort returns by various categories including returns, volatility, and other groupings.<p>For those …

Stock Markets

Why Europeans understand the danger of Donald Trump better than anybody else

But there is a danger in not looking at hate speech as anything other than what it is. Europeans now understand this very well. Because Europe's recent experience with extremist rhetoric suggests that Americans ignore Trump and his politically motivated bigotry at their peril.<p>For much of the last …

Europe

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

21 signs you're a narcissist

Kim Kardashian.Getty/Cindy Ord<p>You're more likely to find a narcissist in the C-suite than on the street, research suggests.<p>That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a …

Psychology

Pete McMartin: Enough already, it’s time for a change

Print<p>Related<p>In the one TV ad in which Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses voters — an ad released Friday during a Toronto Blue Jays game, making …

Canada

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

en_US<p>article<p>6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should …

Photography

A Primer on Reading and Using Histograms

Image histograms are useful tools that can be used to help properly gauge the exposure and contrast within a scene during shooting or to balance the …

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

A Picture To Show You Clearly The Effects of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO On Images

en_US<p>article<p>This picture helps you understand how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO interplay to produce excellent …

Landscape Photography

How To Photograph Birds | 20 Tips & Some Resources

I hope you have a few minutes. I am going to compile one of my longest blog posts ever. Its about photographing birds.<p>I could write 10 books on this …

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Fly Fishing Knots - The Blood and Improved Clinch Knot

The fishing knots below are commonly used across the globe to help you catch more fish. The Blood Knot and Improved Clinched Knot are heavily used by …

Fishing