Chris Hourston

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Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

UFC Fight Night 37 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight-Card Highlights

UFC Fight Night 37 is officially in the books.<p>The nine-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Alexander Gustafsson's highlight reel knockout victory over Jimi Manuwa.<p>Gustafsson's compatriot Ilir Latifi was another big winner, making the most of his …

Anker 2nd Gen Astro Pro2 (20,000mAh) Quick Review: It Might Be Overkill, But It's Good Overkill

Article Contents<p>The trend with external batteries is to make them smaller and more portable while packing in as much capacity as possible. The new …

New Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 test firmware reportedly leaked – build N7100XXUEMJ5

A new purported Android 4.3 Jelly Bean test firmware for the Galaxy Note 2 has been leaked and is available for download, unofficially.<p>This time around we’re looking at build version N7100XXUEMJ5, which has been posted online by <i>Sam Mobile</i>, with the publication saying that it has received it from …

Tim Hortons rolls out mobile payments with updates to BlackBerry, Apple and Android apps http://natpo.st/1cqYgTz

99 reasons why it’s better to be Canadian

The results of our sixth Canada Day survey, from 2013<p>It can be hard living next to history’s greatest cultural, military and economic superpower. But …

Do lemurs have unique personalities? (Image courtesy David Haring, Duke Lemur Center) Find out why a new study says yes: http://on.natgeo.com/14vyE5F

Faced with a red-eye flight? Here are five ways to get a better night’s rest with only a few hours: http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20130625-five-tips-for-getting-rest-on-a-red-eye?OCID=fbtvlimg

9 uplifting moments from the Alberta floods

In Alberta, lives have been lost, homes have been destroyed and precious possessions have been ruined after flood waters ravaged Calgary, Canmore, …

Visit a land halfway between Norway and the North Pole where polar bears outnumber humans: http://www.bbc.com/travel/slideshow/20130617-an-arctic-summer-adventure?OCID=fbtvlimg

Supermoon Captured: The Best Shots of Biggest Full Moon in 2013

Feel like leaving the modern world behind? On some of Cambodia’s islands you’ll find a land without paved roads, cash machines or 24-hour electricity: http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120621-island-hopping-off-cambodias-coast?OCID=fbtvlimg