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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

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With Vinyl’s Resurgence, Here’s How Brands Are Capitalizing on Music’s Most Analog Medium

The resurgence of vinyl has everybody talking, and listening.<p>Maybe you've thumbed through a trend piece in The New York Times, crediting …

Advertising Industry

The Next Great TV Show (If Someone Will Make It)

The case for Aubrey & Maturin<p>Fifteen years ago, when I finished reading Patrick O’Brian’s magisterial 20-novel Aubrey-Maturin series for the first time, I remember thinking, <i>damn you, Horatio Hornblower</i>. C.S. Forester’s renowned nautical protagonist was at the time enjoying the starring role in the …

Literature

Battle of Britain Spitfire flypast over London cancelled after Shoreham crash ramps up insurance cost

A group of private Spitfire owners had hoped to fly over London on September 20 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain<p>A Battle of Britain commemoration flypast by 20 Spitfires over London has been cancelled after the <b>Shoreham air disaster</b> made the cost of insuring the event …

Christmas specials: Weird, funny, and bizarre Christmas television episodes.

The guaranteed public interest generated annually by Christmas has always been fertile ground for television programming. Although most sitcoms or …

Canadian soldiers in the Great War: Britain’s shock army (with video)

Tim Cook, a military historian and author of prize-winning books, is director of research at the Canadian War Museum and an adjunct research …

The storied Princess Patricias regiment born during deadly conflict (with video)

The gravestones gleam in the sun, the long lines of white slabs distinct against the backdrop of green lawn and trees. Flowers create islands of …

The Great War

Introduction<p>A century ago, a bloody war on foreign soil helped forge a Canadian identity and write a remarkable chapter in the nation’s history. Join …

With one telegram from Great Britain, Canada was at war

Canada went to war a century ago not with a vote in Parliament, nor even a vote in cabinet. It was a decision made in London.<p>On Aug. 4, 1914, a …

The 15 Immutable Laws of Being Handy

Which you should pass along to your children. Originally published at Esquire.<p>Which you should pass along to your children.<p><i>Originally published at Esquire.</i>

Putting Canada on the map

Presenting a whole new way of looking at Canada and its people<p><i>For a different perspective on Canada,</i> Maclean’s <i>went to the maps. Drawing on a variety</i> …

J.L. Granatstein

The distinguished Canadian historian Charles Stacey famously declared that “the creation of the Canadian Corps was the greatest thing Canada had ever …

Then and now in pictures: 70 years later, Normandy's beaches retain memory of D-Day invasion

Beachfront, Juno beach<p>A crashed U.S. fighter plane is seen on the waterfront some time after Canadian forces came ashore on a Juno Beach D-Day landing zone in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France, in June 1944 in this handout photo provided by the National Archives of Canada. Today, tourists enjoy the …

U.S. Army

World War I in Photos - The Atlantic

World War I in Photos: Introduction<p>Alan Taylor<br>• Apr 27, 2014<p>World War I in Photos: The Western Front, Part I<p>Alan Taylor<br>• Apr 27, 2014<p>World War I in Photos: Technology<p>Alan Taylor<br>• Apr 27, 2014<p>World War I in Photos: Animals at War<p>Alan Taylor<br>• Apr 27, 2014<p>World War I in Photos: Aerial Warfare<p>Alan Taylor<br>• Apr …

World History

Canada Really Loves Beer

Sometimes stereotypes are true.<p>The World Health Organization released a report on global alcohol consumption Monday and it contains a clear message …

This Dad Makes Awesome CGI Videos Of His Son

Normally, videos of somebody's kid are boring. But when the dad works with Pixar? Way less boring.<p>Daniel Hashimoto appears to be a pretty cool dad. The After Effects artist for DreamWorks Studios does his magic on videos of his 3-year-old son, transforming the little guy into a superhero capable of …

Action Movies

This Electric Sled Is A Miniature Winter Tank

Much better than a trash can lid<p>Introducing Québécois inventor Yvon Martel's most recent creation: this... thing. It's an electric sled/wagon/snow-chainsaw, and based on the video accompanying it, it works surprisingly well.<p>Called the MTT-136 (for My Track Technology, and, I can only presume, the …

Point Your iPhone at Something You Like, and Amazon's New App Buys It

Amazon just keeps making it easier for you to buy everything on the web. If the company continues to have its way, you'll never need to go to the …

Military budget cuts mean cadets without parkas, asked to swap used uniforms

Cadets say the cuts “came from left field”<p>OTTAWA – Military budget cuts are leaving cadets out in the cold, with a freeze on the purchase of parkas …

The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Shows Ever

Get ready for a lot of binge-watching.

How A Battleship Works [Vintage Infographic]

From 1943, a very detailed look at an obsolete war machine<p>The age of battleships is long over. The United States built the USS Missouri, the nation's last battleship, in 1944, even as that category of "heavy ship with many powerful guns" was superseded by "floating runway with many powerful …

Military

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction

Calorie labels fitted to staircases

Stairs to be labelled with calorie-counting signs in drive to boost exercise among office workers<p>Stairwells in public buildings will be labelled as exercise apparatus under a government-backed scheme to make office workers and commuters across Britain fitter.<p>Trials at three large office buildings …