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Canadians warned to look out for giant hogweed that can cause third degree burns

Canadians are being warned to look out for a dangerous, invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns.<p>The Nature Conservancy of Canada says giant hogweed is one of Canada’s most dangerous plants.<p>The non-native plant grows up to six metres in height and has large clusters of white flowers at the …

Hogweed

Bill Murray Explains How He Pulled Himself Out of a Deep, Lasting Funk: He Took Hunter S. Thompson’s Advice & Listened to the Music of John Prine

Judging by the outpouring of affection in online comment sections, Chicago folk musician John Prine has helped a great many of his fans through tough …

Bill Murray

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

One of the most disruptive airlines in the world is heading to Canada with $210 flights across the Atlantic

Norwegian Air is coming to Canada. The Oslo-based low-cost carriers announced on Thursday that it plans to enter the Canadian market with three new routes out of Montreal and Hamilton.<p>"The Canadian market is huge and has been on our radar for a couple of years," Norwegian's chief commercial …

Canada

Hitting the A-Spot Feels so Good

They don't teach this in school. But they should.<p>When I was 19, I didn’t use my hands to masturbate. By then, I’d realized that what I needed was something longer and bigger. Something that would get at… whatever the heck was back there that I couldn’t reach. Instead, I went out and got myself a …

How to Use High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash on Location to Capture Striking Portraits

Shooting portraits on location with a wide aperture can result in some great images, but if, like me, you want to underexpose the ambient light for a …

Shutter Speed

You Need to Know About This Noise Reduction Trick Before You Start Photographing

Poor image quality cameras such as drones or older DSLR cameras benefit particularly well from this technique, but it does work with any camera.<p>It …

Tutorials

This E39 M5 Wagon Is Exactly What We Wish BMW Would Have Built

BMW never made an E39-generation M5 wagon. Now's your chance to own one.<p>The E39-generation M5 is regarded as one of the best driver's sedans on the planet. With the age of turbocharging an electrification upon us, this vintage M5's naturally aspirated V8 and available six-speed manual transmission …

Orange County

Seven Habits Of Extra Interesting People

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They’re curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Self-improvement

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Public Speaking

How to spot fake reviews on Amazon

Amazon is the place to get just about anything, from a Unicorn Mask to a cardboard cutout of Buddy the Elf. But behind every amazing product is a …

Product Reviews

1974 Alfa Romeo GTV

This 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV is believed to have spent time in Saudi Arabia prior to being imported to the US by its previous owner in 1999. The seller …

Classic Cars

‘There Is So Much You Go Through Just Trying to Make It’: Amy Sherald on Her First Major Museum Show and Painting Michelle Obama

People<p>The artist on the strange side effects of fame, new directions in her work, and the aspirations she's almost afraid to articulate.<p>,<p>Before …

Michelle Obama

7 Plants You Can Eat If You're Stranded in the Wild

1 of 9<p>Edible Plants<p>On the off chance that you find yourself stranded in the wilderness on your next camping trip or hike, don’t panic — there are …

Native Americans

15 Rare Classic Muscle Cars We Don’t See on the Roads That Often

Muscle cars are the most coveted types of classic vehicles among Americans. And there’s a good reason for that. Classic muscle cars era represents …

Sports Cars

10 Forgotten Muscle Cars That Deserve to Be Restored

10. 1971 AMC SC/360 Hornet<p>In the ’60s, AMC’s red, white, and blue Rebel Machine and SC/Rambler muscle cars failed to move the sales needle for …

Muscle Cars

If the art world is all sound and fury, what about the quiet artist whose work speaks for itself?

Today, the more outspoken an artist is, the more he is considered brilliant and valuable. But a true artist doesn’t need to exist through immature …

Art

Here Are 10 Location Ideas for Your Next Photoshoot

Sometimes, it's more fun and interesting to stop shooting every portrait at f/1.4 and instead find locations that complement or juxtapose with your …

Photography

Learn and master all Adobe software, photo editing and beyond

Everybody is familiar with Adobe Photoshop, but few people truly know how to use its full potential. Unlock all the secrets of Adobe Photoshop, …

Tutorials

Five Helpful Ways to Improve Your Landscape Photography

Landscape photography can be both a fun and frustrating genre, as you get lots of creative freedom to represent the subject however you'd like, but …

Landscape Photography

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

Using social media for photographers – top tips

<b>Social media, particularly Instagram, can really help build an audience for your images. Jon Devo shares his social secrets</b><p>Love it or hate it, social …

Social Media

2018 Ford Mustang GT First Test: Should You Pony Up for the Automatic?

Straight-line star<p>Did you know you can get a $47,000 Ford Mustang GT with cloth seats? In fact, if you keep adding options (including a $229 illuminated Mustang badge), you can get the price of a cloth-upholstered pony car up to nearly $50,000. We weren’t testing this particular Mustang for its …

Sports Cars

8 cars that are heating up but can still be had for less than $10k

One of the many great things about the collector car hobby is that there’s not only something for every taste, there’s something for nearly every …

Classic Cars

This is what happens when you are too drunk and they change the lens cap

A friend who shall remain anonymous (for his own protection) shared this discussion he had with me. His friend, Jake Redacted, just bought a new …

Cameras

Shooting series #3 - Long exposure water

Dive into using long exposure times to blur motion and create unique water photographs.<p>Let’s take a look at the popular technique of using long …

Landscape Photography

Canadian self-interest might be best served by calling Trump’s bluff on trade

What’s next for Canada-U.S. relations in the wake of Donald Trump’s furious outburst denouncing Justin Trudeau as weak and dishonest?<p>Maybe an offer …

Globalization

10 Underrated and Still Affordable Classic Cars

6. 1974 Datsun 260Z and 1975-1978 Datsun 280Z<p>Although having different names, 260Z and 280Z are part of the same Fairlady family and mostly differ in …

Classic Cars

15 surprisingly affordable classic cars

<b>15. Triumph Stag</b><p>Produced between 1970 and 1978, the Stag was a luxury offering from Triumph, sporting a V8 engine and styling by Italian car …

Classic Cars

Get Skylum Aurora HDR 2018 for the Lowest Ever Price

During this weekend, use the coupon code <b>PHOTOBLOG</b> at Skylum to get Aurora HDR 2018 for only $69.00 for new users (reg. $99.00) or $29.00 for current …

HDR Photography