William Mierau

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The Truth About Female Orgasms

I’m sure many people know that the clitoris is highly erogenous, with around 8,000 nerve endings (about twice as many as in the penis). Elisabeth …

Pregnancy

37 Underrated Netflix Hidden Gems You Should Already Be Watching

*bookmarks this post for whenever I'm bored*<p>1. <i>Sing Street</i> (2016): This truly underrated musical follows a teen in Dublin in the '80s as he forms a rock band to impress a girl.<p>—irishpink<p>2. <i>Train to Busan</i> (2016): It’s a Korean film about a zombie virus outbreak, and it's got a huuuuuuuge twist ending. …

Entertainment

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 105mm f/1.4E ED

Short telephoto prime lenses have long been a favourite with portrait photographers, thanks in part to the working distance between model and …

NiSi’s Latest Variable ND Filter Avoids the X-Effect Problem

NiSi has announced a new variable ND filter called the Pro Nano 1.5-5-stop Enhance ND-Vario. One of the filter’s features is that it says has no …

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

This animated map shows how World War I changed Europe's borders

World War I involved 32 nations from 1914 to 1919. It redrew the world map and reshaped many borders in Europe.<p>The collapse of the Russian Empire created Poland, the Baltics, and Finland. The Austro-Hungarian Empire dissolved into Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. When the Ottoman …

World History

Canada’s Hidden History, My Mother and Me

I was 2 weeks old when I was taken from my mother. After a late night of drinking, she got into a fight, the police were called and, I am told, they found me swaddled and alone on a motel bed in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. She was in her late 20s. It wasn’t until I reached my late 20s that I understood …

Residential Schools

Are You Constantly Worrying About the Future? If So, You're Risking Your Success Potential in These 3 Ways. | Inc.com

Focusing on the future can be helpful when it comes to taking control of your own productivity and achieving your goals, but there's a downside we don't often acknowledge. As many of us know, <i>focusing</i> on the future can sometimes turn into <i>worrying</i> about the future.<p>While it's important to be curious …

Self-help

Walmart Is Accused of Punishing Workers for Sick Days

A report released Thursday by a workers’ advocacy group says Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, routinely refuses to accept doctors’ notes, penalizes workers who need to take care of a sick family member and otherwise punishes employees for lawful absences.<p>The report, based on a survey …

The Workplace

Council apology over trees planted on football pitch

<b>A council has apologised after trees were planted on a football pitch.</b><p>The trees appeared at the pitch at Logie Durno in Aberdeenshire, sparking social media reaction.<p>Aberdeenshire Council was contacted, and the local authority said the intention was to turn over part of the area for "biodiversity" …

Logie Awards

Free Coloring Books from World-Class Libraries & Museums: The Met, New York Public Library, Smithsonian & More

Calling all coloring book lovers. You can now take part in #ColorOurCollections 2017–a campaign where museums and libraries worldwide will make …

Museums

Great History Books of 2016

Books about books, class, politics, presidents and consumerism.<p>Last year I inaugurated my list of some of the best history books of the year. With the end of the year upon us, it’s time for a second go-round. Regular readers know that I love history, and that I worry we pay far too little attention …

Books

12 Pranks That Were Totally Worth the Setup

1. Went from nice full bedroom to Harry Potter under the staircase just like that.<p>2. You wandered into the wrong supermarket, car.<p>3. Now hopefully …

A Beginner’s Guide to Canon and Nikon Lens Abbreviations

Welcome to the world of photography, where geeky scientists make great lenses… and use all their secret codes to confuse consumers. Fret not, this …

Artist Creates Stunning Star Wars Photos Using Toys And Forced Perspective

Very clever photography, done using some toy ships and troops. It’s a very realistic photography. Hope everyone will love it.<p>Editors note: This is …

How to configure Raspberry Pi as a microcontroller

Seth Kenlon shares tips for getting the Raspberry Pi to act more like an embedded microcontroller than a mini PC.

Microcontroller

Pugs N' Roses - The Most Rockin' Dog Breed In The World

Pugs N Roses by Jimiyo<p>Welcome to the kennel, we've got bones and games, we've got all the water you want but you'd better not pee in your cage. We …

DIY Chalkboard Pin Board!

February 17, 2016<p>How great are pin boards? I’m a huge fan! I love pinning up photos and bits and pieces that inspire me. So when I went to buy one at …

Woman With 36 Different Appearances!

I wouldn't be surprised if photographer Nienke Klunder was a Russian spy. She is a master at transforming her appearance, as you can see from these 36 drastically different self-portraits.<p>Klunder says the set, named <i>The Community</i>, is “an exploration into the female quest for identity and self …

Netherlands

Northern Ireland's McGuinness says parties can resolve crisis | Reuters

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland’s parties can resolve the crisis that has led to the resignation of the province’s first minister, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said.<p>First Minister Peter Robinson of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) stepped aside earlier on Thursday and left his …

Northern Ireland

House of Cars

Bomb discovered in Northern Ireland cemetery

A mortar-type device left in a graveyard in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland this weekend was an attempt to kill police officers, a police commander has said.<p>Pensioners living near the cemetery were evacuated in the middle of the night as security officials were alerted to the discovery of a motor …

Ireland

Northern Ireland man jailed for 1970s loyalist paramilitary firearms offences

A 74-year-old man who had been on the run for 40 years for firearms offences related to the Troubles has been jailed in Belfast.<p>Despite a plea for clemency from Peter Robinson, Northern Ireland’s first minister, Samuel Tweed from Newtownards, Co Down, was sentenced on Friday to two and a half years …

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland needs to grow up, it can’t rely on London to keep the peace

So often has the power-sharing arrangement in Northern Ireland teetered on the brink of collapse that the temptation is to turn a blind eye until the threat is either averted or comes to pass. The temptation is especially great at a time when the calls on the attention of politicians and public on …

Northern Ireland

Unionists threaten to bring down Northern Ireland government over IRA crisis | Reuters

BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland’s largest pro-British party threatened to bring down the province’s power-sharing government unless parliament is suspended while talks to save the grand coalition take place.<p>The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) last week unsuccessfully sought the permission of a …

North Africa