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How Carhartt Became a Hip Hop Phenomenon

<i>Whether it’s Gucci and Louis Vuitton riffing on the work of Dapper Dan, or the contemporary streetwear labels building on the foundations of early</i> …

In Petra, 'massive' monument found in Jordan's desert | CNN Travel

Gateways to nature: 7 Canadian towns on the edge of spectacular wilderness

THERE’S PROBABLY A LOT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT CANADA. For instance, it has 20% of the world’s fresh water, the longest coastline on Earth, and the $100 …

Liberals return Quebec feminist icon’s name to national volunteer award | The Star

OTTAWA—The name of a Quebec feminist icon which was attached to a national volunteer award first handed out more than 30 years ago under one Trudeau …

Canada

Revolutionary War Encampment Identified in Connecticut

REDDING, CONNECTICUT—Archaeologists Beth Morrison and Laurie Weinstein of Western Connecticut State University and their students surveyed a possible …

The Newest Summer Drink Trend? Champagne Over Ice

What's cooler than being cool? Your bubbly...'cause it's got ice in it.<p>If you've ever thrown a couple of ice cubes into your white wine because oops you're a human and you forgot to chill it, and then people were like "uh, that's trashy," and then you were like <i>GET OUT OF MY LIFE</i> and gulped down …

Hudson's Bay revenue beats after Europe expansion, online push

(Reuters) - Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co (HBC.TO) reported better-than expected quarterly sales as it benefited from its expansion in Europe and the acquisition of online retailer Gilt.<p>A man exits a Hudson's Bay department store in Toronto, Ontario, Canada June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Chris …

Open competition for fighter jet contract an option, Parliament told

There is nothing stopping the Liberal government from fulfilling its promise to hold a full and open competition for new fighter jets, a top procurement bureaucrat told MPs.<p>"That is definitely an option that can be pursued, and again, it's information that we are providing [to Defence Minister …

Canada

Sorry kids, no detached homes for you — at least in Toronto and Vancouver

You may not want to hear this, but the reality of today’s housing market is that young people need to kiss the dream of owning a single family …

Canadian Real Estate

Annual Bus Trip: TERROIR & PEC

<b>YOUR TRAVEL ITINERARY:</b><p>DEPARTS TORONTO 8:00 AM FROM BREMNER CIRCLE (BEHIND UNION STATION)<p><b>1) ARRIVE STANNERS VINEYARD ~ 11:00AM</b><p><b>2) ARRIVE TERROIR</b> …

A New App Illuminates the Hidden Histories of Everyday Places

'Poetic Places' uses geolocation to hit you up when you happen across a place described or recorded in literature, poetry, and paintings.<p>Walk around any city and you'll find indications of its past, be they buildings, place names, or other markers. But a lot of its stories, both historic and in …

A Hundred-Year History of Giant Superyachts in One Transforming GIF

A brief history of awesome boats you could never hope to own.<p>There are boats and then there are <i>yachts</i> and then there are <i>superyachts</i>. There's no real hard-and fast criteria for what qualifies as the latter, but its one of those things where just kind of just know it when you see it. If it's longer …

Feminist Bookshops, Reading Cultures and the Women’s Liberation Movement in Great Britain, c. 1974–2000 | History Workshop Journal | Oxford Academic

A cobbled floor from 200 years ago has been uncovered beneath an ancient seat in Cornwall

Archaeologists have found the floor and central wall of a seat where a rare deer house collapsed in ancient Cornwall.

London After the Great Fire

Ruined by fire<p>The Great Fire of September 1666 laid waste five sixths of the walled area of the medieval city, from Fleet Street in the west to the Tower of London in the east, and north from the bank of the Thames to the wall at Cripplegate. London Bridge was not affected, as a previous fire of …

Daphne Bramham: Expo 86 opened 30 years ago and changed Vancouver

It was a bitterly cold day when a shivering crowd watched as Princess Diana and her husband, Prince Charles, officially opened Expo 86 at Canada …

Moose Watches CBC In Most Canadian Video Of All Time

This is it. Mission accomplished. Break out the champagne.<p>We've reached the apex of Canadian content.<p>An Alberta man filmed a moose outside his house …

Montreal is the New Food Capital of North America

Asked to name the best restaurant city in America—meaning the United States—I offered the only reasonable answer: Montreal, a city with the culture, …

Food & Dining

Office Space: Inside Facebook Canada's new headquarters

It’s not often we get a deep look inside the Canadian headquarters of the most used social network in the world.<p>Facebook, which has 21 million …

New Proposal Would Slash Taxes for California's Wine Makers

A representative in California is coming through big for the wine industry after introducing a bill that would provide a number of tax breaks to help spur innovation, according to the <i>Santa Rosa Press Democrat</i>.<p>Mike Thompson, a Democrat, teamed up with fellow representative Dave Reichert from …

The Man’s Guide To Drinking Wine

Swirl, sip, and sound smarter than everyone else<p>Drinking wine is easy. Describing wine? Not so much.<p>You might not know the difference between medium- and full-bodied wines, or what the hell tannins are. But such knowledge can come in handy when you want to pick a nice bottle for date night, or …

Who Would Crowdfund A Wine Project ...And Why?

It used to be that unless you’ve made a killing on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley, best to stay away from investing in a winery. But times have changed , and if beer can crowdfund a project, why not wine?<p>Investing in wine used to mean one thing: buy bottles of wine for your cellar and wait for …

Wine Squirrel will keep your wine fresher, longer

The Wine Squirrel decanter system won't grant your wine eternal life -- probably just a few extra days.<p>Do you like drinking wine, but not so much that you finish every bottle within a day or two of opening it? The struggle is real, judging by all the methods developers have proposed for extending …

Drake's New Album VIEWS First Listen

At last, Drake's long-awaited album <i>VIEWS</i> (formerly <i>Views From the 6</i>) is finally upon us. The album is officially scheduled to be released tomorrow, but tonight, Drake is debuting the album<p>on a special broadcast of his "OVO Sound Radio" show on Apple Music's Beats 1, starting at 10 p.m., EST.As the …

Canada's snowbirds are ringing the register on US real estate

Pending home sales in the first quarter plunged 23% from a year ago, according to the Naples Area Board of Realtors. Closed sales plunged 19%. Overall inventory soared 33%. In the two mid-price ranges from $300,000 to $1 million, inventory soared about 42%!<p>But sellers haven't gotten the memo yet: …

CIRA internet performance tests show Western Canada lags

Internet speed varies widely in different parts of Canada — and is generally slower in the west, according to measurements from 60,000 locations …