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The Canada experiment: is this the world's first 'postnational' country?

When Justin Trudeau said ‘there is no core identity, no mainstream in Canada’, he was articulating a uniquely Canadian philosophy that some find bewildering, even reckless – but could represent a radical new model of nationhood<p>As 2017 begins, Canada may be the last immigrant nation left standing. …

Canada

Top 5 Nik Collection Filters to Improve Your Landscape Photos

If you do landscape photography check out these top 5 Nik Collection filters that can enhance and improve your photos.

Fort McMurray teen finally reunited with horse she rode to escape raging wildfire

Jada Polem’s flight from the fiery furnace of Fort McMurray on her horse Mya last May is still a vivid memory for the 16-year-old.<p>Mya and another of …

17 Hidden Costs That'll Blow Your Budget at Yosemite

From the entrance fee to fuel costs to get there.<p>Yosemite National Park is one of those places you visit, then wonder if what you saw was real. It …

National Parks

Canada’s future under Trudeau looks bright

The value of the Canadian dollar and the price of oil, one of the nation's top exports, have both tumbled to near record lows. But those details – and the apparent demise of the Keystone XL pipeline – don't begin to tell the story of what lies ahead for the economy of Canada, America's …

Canada

SeaWorld CEO: We're ending our orca breeding program. Here's why.

Americans' attitudes about orcas have changed dramatically. When the first SeaWorld Park opened in 1964, orcas, or killer whales, were not universally loved, to put it mildly. Instead, they were feared, hated and even hunted. Half a century later, orcas are among the most popular marine mammals on …

How to Tell a Coworker They’re Annoying You

Whenever we’re working closely with other people, it’s easy for tensions to arise thanks to differences in personal styles and priorities. When they do, we have a choice: should we raise the issue, or keep quiet? Many of us bite our tongue, worrying that speaking up will harm an important …

Self Control

DIY Ideas: Using Fabric for Wall Art

(Image credit: Carolyn Purnell)<p>When it comes to home design, fabric is one of the most versatile materials. It can be used in so many ways, and it's …

Wall Art

These beautiful tiny homes cost less than $20,000 to build — take a look inside

After more than a decade of designing, editing, and reworking, the students at Rural Studio, Auburn University 's architectural-design program, built two cottages with raw materials that cost just $14,000 each. (The team calls them the "20K Homes.")<p>The goal was to create a model for building homes …

Housing

Canadian women's soccer team beats Brazil to win Algarve Cup

The Canadian women's soccer team defeated Brazil 2-1 on Wednesday in Portugal to win the Algarve Cup for the first time in its history.<p>It also marks …

Brazil

How The Shopping Cart Shaped Our Buying Habits

What happens when you can buy more than you can carry.<p>How would the world look without the shopping cart? More specifically, how would the average trip to the grocery store in the U.S. look without the help of a carry-all cart to load way too much food into your car?<p>Like most breakthroughs, says …

Mush! The Iditarod Starts in Alaska: Pictures

Yukon Quest

Teen survivor tried desperately to stop third sled from crashing on track at Calgary’s Olympic park: police

Police say one survivor in a deadly sledding accident at Canada Olympic Park last month tried desperately to stop the third and final sled of …

50 Captivating Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World

Globally, <b>65 million girls</b> are not in school. Of the 774 million people who are illiterate around the world, <b>two-thirds are women</b>. There are <b>33 million fewer girls in primary school</b> than boys.<p>Why does this matter? Research shows that educating girls can save <i>millions</i> of lives, including the lives of …

South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge review: Impressive, but largely iterative

If you’ve been waiting for Samsung’s newest smartphones to arrive, the wait is almost over. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will be available on March 11 through all the major carriers in the U.S. and in retail stores. While the S7s share many features with their S6 predecessors, there are some …

17 Things to Never Say to a Girl With Borderline Personality Disorder

One woman with Borderline Personality Disorder opens up.<p><b>1. Nothing.</b> Going to bed in an argument isn't our style. Even when you've casually dismissed it as a minor disagreement and all but forgotten about it, we're worrying that you hate us and will never speak to us again. So please, stay awake …

Here's Why Everyone's Freaking Out About Face Gloss

It's the newest way to contour and highlight.<p>Contouring is cool and all (if you've got the time, skills, and pile of products). But I love the most foolproof part of the process — highlighting — which can be done with or without all the shading and shadowing, to give an instant glow.<p>And I'm <i>really</i> …

Dear ex-boyfriend: an open letter to the wrong one

Dear Ex-Boyfriend,<p>Greetings from Costa Rica! I’m writing this to you from a beach in Tamarindo. I would say you would love it if you were here, but …

Trudeau has a rare opportunity for a rookie PM in Washington: Americans ready to listen

WASHINGTON — A veteran of the Obama White House who specialized in international outreach says Canada’s rookie prime minister has an extremely rare …

Justin Trudeau takes on Donald Trump

During the Maclean’s Town Hall, Justin Trudeau served up some strong political jabs against Donald Trump. Here’s why that’s a risky game.<p>That was one …

Donald Trump

The Week in Review: Astronauts Return After Year in Space

American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko touched down on Earth this week after almost a year in space. They spent 340 days on the International Space Station (ISS), twice the length of a normal trip.<p>The pair headed back to Earth on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, …

Articles about amazing house half historic and half modern on Dwell.com - Dwell

A historic home in Phoenix steps into the 21st century.<p>Designer and builder Damian Velasquez of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is exhibiting his all-metal outdoor furniture line, Half13, at...<p>A ribbon of light ties a concrete kitchen to its picturesque landscape.<p>In this episode of Predicting Our Future, …

Architecture

We're Begging You: Stop Taking Selfies With Wild Animals

An open letter.<p><i>*Update: We can't believe we have to say this, but this also extends to plant life! Recent news from Mashable has shared that with</i> …

Yellowstone National Park

How to make great popcorn ... and leave no kernels behind

There’s nothing more frustrating than finding a heap of sad, unpopped kernels at the bottom of a popcorn bowl. Such wasted potential! Often the culprit is a microwave’s pre-set popcorn setting — mine just doesn’t have the oomph to thoroughly pop every last kernel. I recently decided to take matters …

Popcorn

Why Canada matters to Israel: Providing a ‘diplomatic and moral umbrella’ in difficult times

As a Christian Arab, George Deek is an unlikely Israeli diplomat. His grandparents fled the 1948 Arab-Israeli War for Lebanon, then snuck back …

Single Malt Scotch Prices Are Skyrocketing As Global Supply Runs Out

Scotch lovers, you'd better stock up: There's a global shortage of age-labeled single malt Scotch whisky, and prices are going up.<p>CNN Money reports that because Scotches are legally required to age for three years, demand is now outpacing supply. It gets worse: The shortage could last 10 to 15 …

Whiskey

My search for the Nazi who saved my mother’s life

Among my family’s many wartime secrets is the shocking story of the SS officer who rescued my mother as a toddler<p>"I'm here to find an SS Officer,” I told the muscled man in uniform peering at me through the sentry window at the Berlin Archives. A plaque at the entrance read:<br>“During the 'Third …

Hung Up

Powerful flagship phones and VR dominate the biggest day of Mobile World Congress 2016

The show hasn't even opened yet, but there's a lot of new stuff to see.<p>It's the day before Mobile World Congress 2016 officially starts in Barcelona, but there's already plenty of exciting new products to behold.<p>Sunday, Samsung revealed its new Galaxy phones, the S7 and S7 Edge and LG debuted the …

Virtual Reality

There's a disorder that makes it impossible to feel pleasure, and scientists are just beginning to understand how it works

In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, scientists stimulated the brains of rats to induce feelings of anhedonia, helping to explain how the phenomenon arises in the brain.<p>Hopefully, this understanding could one day lead to better treatments for depression and other related mood …

Neuroscience

Calgary man writes New York Times’s most popular comment of all time

The most popular comment ever made on the New York Times website was penned by a Calgary man.<p>Bob from Calgary, as he is identified on the site, received some 7,040 recommendations for his comment on a 2010 column about wealth and privilege written by Paul Krugman.<p>The newspaper, which fields some …