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Bejewel Your Cat's Butt With Twinkle Tush

Here's a pet accessory we can get behind.<p>On July 8, the makers of Cat Crib, a cat hammock that attaches to chair legs, uploaded a video to YouTube that advertised a new product called Twinkle Tush:<p>When hung from a cat's tail, the Twinkle Tush effectively obscures the feline posterior with a plastic …

Cats

This beautiful map shows what Canada's future looked like in 1955

We bought this 60-year-old Government of Canada map about the country’s most important resources, and then updated it<p>In 1955 The Department of …

Canada

How collapsing bookshelves inspired Ross Ulbricht to launch illegal drug marketplace Silk Road

In a new Wired feature, we get a closer look into who Ulbricht was before he formed Silk Road.<p>He was sort of a lost soul. He studied undergrad physics at the University of Texas Dallas, and then attended Pennsylvania State for graduate school. Following grad school he had a series of failed …

Silk Road

Little Grids: how small-scale utilities could solve America’s infrastructure woes

A few days ago in downtown Chicago, the drainage system couldn’t cope after it rained aggressively for 15 minutes. Many streets had standing water on …

Six Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever

It seems counterintuitive, right? Rip out eight lanes of freeway through the middle of your metropolis and you’ll be rewarded with not only less …

Urban Design

The 40 best new real estate developments

The 40 developments were nominated across 10 catagories, as well as a special jury prize. One winner from each category will be chosen at the ceremony the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festival in Cannes, France on March 12.<p>Though the contest has an international scope, developments in Europe …

Skyscrapers

Architecture Documentaries To Watch In 2015

Following our top <b>40 Architecture Docs to Watch in 2014</b> and our favourite <b>30 Architecture Docs to Watch in 2013</b>, 2015 is no exception! Our latest round …

Architecture

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Development strategies that can improve health outcomes—such as providing protected bikeways, minimizing noise pollution, and offering amenities such …

The Making of The Beatles' Masterpiece, "A Day in the Life"

0<p>SHARES<p>On this day, February 10, in 1967, the Beatles recorded the famous orchestral crescendo for their masterpiece “A Day in the Life,” from <i>Sgt.</i> …

Guitar

Globe Investigation: The pot stock bubble - Inside the rush to profit from medical marijuana

Denis Arsenault couldn't believe what he was seeing. When his company, OrganiGram Inc., made its debut on the TSX Venture Exchange this summer, the shares suddenly shot up.<p>Such a high valuation didn't make sense – not even to Mr. Arsenault, and he was the company's chief executive officer.<p>Just a …

10 Apps That Make Managing Projects Remotely a Breeze | Inc.com

Managing a team or a big project from afar? Overseeing the process can be a job in itself. To figure out how entrepreneurs manage it all successfully, we asked our own Young Entrepreneur Council members to share their favorite app or piece of software for keeping tabs on work, wherever it …

Project Management

Condo nightmare: The inside scoop on this week's cover story

Tamsin McMahon explains why condo dwellers are finding themselves boxed in<p>Owning a home is at the heart of the Canadian dream. Nearly 70 per cent of …

New Wave Science Fiction: An Introductory Syllabus By Author Misha Burnett

When I am asked to describe my work in terms of genre, I usually say “Science Fiction”, but I have to go on to explain that it may not be the sort of …

Writing The Perfect Scene

The bullet grazed the tiger’s left shoulder. Blood squirted out of the jagged wound. The tiger roared and staggered, then leaped in the air straight …

Creative Writing

Jazz Boot Camp: 6 Essential Solo Guitar Tricks

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Advanced <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn to harmonize a melody using block chords with quartal voicings.<br>• Use descending chord …

Electric Guitar

Jazz Blues Licks

<b>How To Solo in Jazz Blues</b><p>Learning to solo over Jazz Blues Progressions can give extremely valuable insight into how to construct solos and harmonise …

Guitar Talk, Lessons, Music and More

On November 22, 2014 I had the pleasure of hosting the first SXU Jazz Guitar Workshop Day at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL.<br>Attached is the …

Joe Pass Blues

Here are some typical Joe Pass phrases over a blues in G. In this example he mixes the minor and major pentatonic scales.<p>The backing track:<p>Some …

Django Reinhardt Rhythm Playing

T<b>his lesson is an introduction to "La Pompe", the typical rhythm guitar strumming used in gypsy jazz, aka Manouche. You'll learn how to play chords</b> …

Anthony Bourdain stands up for Inuit seal hunting rights

Music Library Assistant job - City of Saskatoon - Saskatoon, SK

Go to www.saskatoon.ca to view the complete description of the<br>Saskatoon Public Library<br>Temporary full-time for up to two years, Fine Arts, Frances …

City Halls

The Free Fiction Days of August

A ton of free e-books and a couple of very good audio stories round out today's free fiction. And I'll be back long before you can read all</b> …

Birth of the Living Dead Documentary Poster and Trailer

Over the years we have heard of many documentaries that would chronicle the career of George A. Romero. We have also seen plenty of them that follow …

How to Play All of Jimi Hendrix's 'Electric Ladyland'

0<p>SHARES<p>Available exclusively at the Guitar World Online Store, <i>How to Play All of The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland</i> is our complete …

Hey Whitey Bulger: I Was a Snitch, Too

The Boston mobster was found guilty, but the seedy relationship between cops and informants lives on.<p>After the guilty verdicts were delivered in the …