Brad McDowell

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Friends of the Grove | Fundraiser and Cocktail Party

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When we design for disability, we all benefit

"I believe that losing my hearing was one of the greatest gifts I've ever received," says Elise Roy. As a disability rights lawyer and design …

'I'm ready to go'

<b>VANCOUVER, BC –</b> David Edgar certainly knows how to make an introduction.<p>On New Year’s Day 2007, a then 19-year-old Edgar scored against powerhouse …

Soccer

Following Levis' footsteps, next Saskatchewan prospect already emerging

It was a proud moment for the Saskatchewan soccer community on Tuesday as Saskatoon’s Brett Levis made his debut with the Whitecaps FC first team. …

Soccer

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

Coffee could literally be a lifesaver

<b>(CNN) —</b> Throughout the ages, coffee has been called a virtue and a vice for our health. The latest study comes down in favor of virtue: It says that drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death.<p>Researchers started with data from surveys of adults in the United States …

Coffee

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

Apple Spice Cupcakes Just Make Us Happy

Apple spice cupcakes are all about Fall! These sweet treats are exactly what you need to celebrate today.<p>I have always loved apple flavored anything! As much as I’m crazy about pumpkin in the Fall, I’m even crazier about apple. There are so many ways to bake it, simmer it, and dip it in caramel – …

Project: Neon Christmas Card

If you have a lot of holiday cards to make you sometimes what to keep it quick and simple and also you want to make them not too thick so they are …

The Stradivarius Affair

It isn’t every day that a street criminal—a high-school dropout with two felony convictions—is accused of stealing a centuries-old violin worth as much as $6 million. But nothing about the heist of the Lipinski Stradivarius, which galvanized the music world last winter, was normal, or even …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

Pumpkins are having their moment in the sun.<p>Ever since Starbucks (SBUX) introduced its famed pumpkin spice latte about a decade ago, pumpkin sales have skyrocketed. It's led to the increased popularity of pumpkin-spiced everything, including spicy pumpkin beef jerky and pumpkin beer.<p>In the last …

Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion - Official Music Video - 1975

CMA Awards 2014 Performers Announced

Four of five Entertainer of the Year nominees make up the first group announced for the November broadcast<p>Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton …

Country Music

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Breakfast

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

Burning guitars, big suits, meeting the Beatles — the concert films and rockumentaries that stand head and shoulders above the rest<p>The movies started …

Music

Apple is giving away U2's new album 'Songs of Innocence' on iTunes

To close out today's event, Apple CEO Tim Cook and U2 announced that the band's newest album is launching right now on iTunes. It's available free, and will be there exclusively until October 13th to all account holders. If you don't have an account, just create one within the next five weeks and …

It's A Song, It's A Game Of Patty-Cake, It's EPIC. And Best Of All It's Surprisingly Heartwarming!

At first, Kelly and Christina thought someone had brought fireworks to the concert. Then they realized the truth - Christina had b...<p>After a …

Pictures of the Week 7.3.14

Summer 2014

Welcome once again to the Pitchfork Guide to Upcoming Releases, our seasonal guide to new music. Four times a year, we round up the biggest albums, singles, EPs, and DVDs sets arriving over the coming months, hopefully inspire you to, y'know, go out and buy records. (Don't you miss that new CD …

Smashing Pumpkins

5 ways to avoid being attacked by crows

Crow attacks on the rise during nesting season<p>The crow is an iconic bird in Vancouver, but it is also territorial, and prone to attack during nesting …

Pitchfork Heaps Essential Music onto Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 12, 2013<p>A first-world problem: Music discovery. So much great stuff is being created, how can you possibly keep track of it …

Elvis Presley - Always On My Mind (Best Sound, Picture & Never Seen Berofe Footage)

Hyperrealistic Drawing Of A Bag Of M&M's. My Mind Is Blown!

Darrell Webb's new mandolin

Darrell Webb got an early Christmas present this past weekend – a new mandolin from Chris Shelton with Hook Mandolins.<p>But it’s not just a new axe. …

Guitar

Food52

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>How you eat is how you live. That’s the “cooking manifesto” of Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, creators of …