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Never Stop Looking into Nature - Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)<p>On July 12, 1817, philosopher and author <b>Henry David Thoreau</b> was born. He is probably best known today for his book</i> …

Constitutionally, we can shop around: The case for making a Japanese royal our queen

Next year, Japan’s Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate, prompting only the country’s second change in monarch since the end of the Second World War. …

Canada Day Twitter sure is filled with apologies from people in the U.S.

This is such a perfectly 2018 thing to happen on the internet.<p>July 1 is Canada Day, the Canadian equivalent of Independence Day in the United States …

Slang Words: What Do Canadians Say?

It's so much more than "eh."<p>Hi readers! A quick note that this piece was originally published in 2013, when Canada <i>was</i> turning 146. In 2018, we know …

Each year the government asks 10 simple questions to test the public's knowledge of science. Can you correctly answer them all?

Every two years, the National Science Foundation is required to tell the president how the US is doing in regard to science and engineering.<p>"As economies worldwide grow increasingly knowledge-intensive and interdependent, capacity for innovation becomes ever more critical," the NSF says in its …

A Humorous Look at Why Photographers Make the Worst Photo Clients

Pretty much every photographer I have met likes to be in control of a shoot down to the minutiae; after all, they are the ones behind the camera. So, …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

What's the Most Massive Object in the Universe?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:10 p.m. E.T.</i><p>There's nothing like staring up at the night sky to make you feel small.<p>But when looking out …

Here Are 11 Mistakes Beginner Photographers Often Make

When you're first starting out in photography, it can feel absolutely overwhelming trying to learn, assimilate, and execute the information and …

Nanaimo Bars III Recipe

"Because it's three layers, this sounds hard but it's worth it. My son is famous for making and taking these in to work. I've heard other names but …

4-year-old N.B. art prodigy is taking the art world by storm

When he’s not playing with dinosaurs or reading a book, four-year-old Advait Kolarkar uses paint, canvases and his imagination to create …

Opinion: Trump transforming himself into greatest president ever

CLOSE<p>U.S. President Donald Trump told a crowd in West Virginia that the U.S. and China will have a "fantastic relationship" in the long term. Trump …

31 things Canadians say that Americans don't understand

The United States and Canada are linked in many ways, from their intertwined history to their 5,500-mile border — the longest in the world.<p>But the most obvious thing the two countries share is their language.<p>Yet despite both having English as their primary language, Americans and Canadians don't …

Canada

Six Foolproof And Effective Things To Do To Bring Atheists Back To The Lord

A few years ago, I told my mother, a Christian woman from Mississippi who had freshly aged into her 60s, that I was an atheist. She didn’t speak to …

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

The Two Clashing Meanings of 'Free Speech'

Today’s campus controversies reflect a battle between two distinct conceptions of the term—what the Greeks called isegoria and parrhesia.<p>Little distinguishes democracy in America more sharply from Europe than the primacy—and permissiveness—of our commitment to free speech. Yet ongoing controversies …

Rights & Freedoms

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

It's Possible To Make Pineapple Casserole Even Better–Here's How

My family believes in traditional holiday food, and by “traditional holiday food,” they mean the same things we’ve always had, no exceptions and no …

Rapping Delta Flight Attendant Busts Rhyming Safety Announcements

On flights that offer inflight entertainment we usually get a safety video. It’s choreographed, sometimes a little bit funny, but most of the time …

Don't Bother Handing Out Full-Sized Snickers Bars, This Guy Already Won Halloween

You know how you were planning to impress trick-or-treaters this Halloween by handing out full-sized Snickers bars? If you live in San Francisco, …

Ottawa sets record for world's largest scavenger hunt

Move over, Google, there’s a new sheriff in town.<p>The scavenger hunt that had teams of Ottawans hoofing and busing from Hintonburg to Parliament Hill, …

10 of the World's Most Expensive Dishes You'll Have to Break the Bank to Eat

Today's global cuisine scene spans from fatty fast food trucks to fabulous 5-star dining and everything in between. All around the world, restaurants …

9 inventors who were killed by their inventions

Yes, we know, “no pain, no gain,” but too much of a good thing…<p>Accident Claims Advice has put together an infographic of inventors who wound up being …

Woman Loses Engagement Ring on Her Farm, Finds It 13 Years Later, Wrapped Around a Carrot

It was September of 2004, when Mary Grams, of Alberta, Canada, lost her diamond-encrusted engagement ring, while working on her family farm. She …

J.K. Rowling just hit Trump with the sickest burn of his presidency

If there’s one argument President Trump supporters have used whenever the masses object to some of his actions, it’s that the president is operating …

A simple guide to CRISPR, one of the biggest science stories of the decade

One of the biggest and most important science stories of the <i>last</i> few years will probably also be one of the biggest science stories of the <i>next</i> few years. So this is as good a time as any to get acquainted with the powerful new gene-editing technology known as CRISPR.<p>If you haven’t heard of CRISPR …