Vic Campbell

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Canada's pro-pipeline First Nations

<b>From pipelines to hydroelectric dams, indigenous Canadians are helping lead the charge against some of the country's largest natural resource development projects. But many First Nations have chosen instead to embrace their hard-fought place in the oil and gas sector.</b><p>Joe Dion is from the Cree …

Canada

We Asked 8,500 Internet Commenters Why They Do What They Do

My fascination with internet comments began as exasperation. I’d just written a short article that began with a quote from the movie “Blazing …

How Drones Are Changing Our View of the World

Nanping, Fujian Province, China<br>Aaron Liu<p>1 of 17<p>Seeing the world from above is a metamorphic experience. A leafless tree becomes a spider web, a …

What Starlight Teaches Us About Space (Pretty Much Everything)

In the southern sky, there is a constellation called Centaurus, its arms outstretched and its flanks straddling the famous Southern Cross. Look …

A Mom Is Using Her Children’s Love Of Technology To Get Them To Do Chores

There’s a very good possibility that the first person to advocate “working smarter, not harder” was a parent — because that’s precisely the philosophy this mother lives by when it comes to making sure her children pick up after themselves.<p>In a ploy designed to harness her kids’ dependency on …

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10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Scientists recreate ancient Siberian brain surgery techniques for first time

General view of the tracks of the trepanation on the male scull from Bike-III. Picture: Aleksei Krivoshapkin<p>More details about the remarkable brain …

Tokyo is HUGE!!!

How to Shoot a Shotgun Like a Pro

A shotgun’s target is most often this: a small, fast-moving object, aided and jostled by the wind, moving at 25 to 70 mph and constantly changing …

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

These Were the 20 Most Popular Websites Every Year Since 1996

Webcrawler and AOL were the Google and Facebook of the 90s.<p><b>You could forgive Webcrawler,</b> Netscape, and Excite if they looked around in the mid-1990s and thought they would rule the internet forever. How quickly things change online.<p>The <i>Washington Post</i> just published this look back at web dominance …

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Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

Legalizing Ivory Trade: Taking to New Heights a Dangerous Policy Proposal

Changing Planet<p>In a recent essay, Dan Stiles tries to explain why he thinks legalizing international ivory trade would help elephants’ conservation. “With a legal raw ivory trade, elephants can thrive”, he says. If legal raw ivory can be provided in sufficient quantity at predictable times and an …

Food or Fuel? The Rail Car Shortage Conundrum

Predictions of a second year of record grain harvests in the U.S. should seem like a cause for celebration.<p>But for grain farmers and grain elevator operators in states like Minnesota and the Dakotas, it's a near disastrous crisis that could continue to cost them tens of millions of dollars.<p>The …

Forestry

One Woman, Many Surprises: Pacifist Muslim, British Spy, WWII Hero

Noor Inayat Khan, one of the heroines of World War II, had a short, astonishing life, one that took her from a pacifist childhood to a daring career in covert operations. She was a Muslim woman who worked as a British spy — a radio operator — in Nazi-occupied Paris.<p>A new docudrama about her, Enemy …

Henry Kissinger: Iran 'A Bigger Problem Than ISIS'

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that Iran "is a bigger problem than ISIS."<p>In an interview with NPR that was released on Saturday, Kissinger explained that because Iran has a stronger footing in the Middle East, it has a greater opportunity to create an empire.<p>"The borders of the …