ladybugfriend

1,202 Flips | 20 Magazines | 2 Likes | 16 Followers | @ladybugfriend | Keep up with ladybugfriend on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “ladybugfriend”

14 Surreal Waterfalls You Can Visit In New Brunswick

<b>All over New Brunswick, through National Parks</b> and along shoreline trails, massive waterfalls can be found hidden at the end of hiking routes or …

Hiking

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better by Terry Heick I don’t know how your school year is going and/or ‘went’ …

Teaching

79 Travel Magazines, Websites, and Blogs that Pay Writers

Next<p>Show All<p>There are so many websites, magazines, and blogs that publish travel writing. Here is a list of 79 such publications. According to our …

What's on the minds of America's teens: guns, sexism, school safety

The photographer Kholood Eid asks the next generation about the issues that matter to them most<p>Kids have a lot on their minds these days. As a photography teacher at an after-school program that is part of the Bronx Documentary Center, I hear kids talk about how bad it is that people are getting …

Gun Control

Kernit Is the Jim Henson-Inspired Typeface Muppet Fans Deserve

Why are there so many songs about rainbows, but so few typefaces that evoke the iconic pupils of Kermit the Frog? Thankfully for Muppet fans, we now …

The Muppets

Canada's 'Incel Attack' and Its Gender-Based Violence Problem

A Toronto van killing attributed to misogynist motives was shocking, but not entirely out of keeping with the country’s past.<p>“These are not the kinds of things we expect to happen in this city,” said Toronto’s mayor after a van mowed down pedestrians on a busy sidewalk Monday. Other Torontonians …

Canada

The story behind Saint John's strange stone carvings

<i>Listen to "The Strange Stone Carvings of Saint John," the second episode of The Hook, a podcast from CBC New Brunswick. You can listen to the full</i> …

City Halls

Trump Voters Driven by Fear of Losing Status, Not Economic Anxiety, Study Finds

Ever since Donald J. Trump began his improbable political rise, many pundits have credited his appeal among white, Christian and male voters to “economic anxiety.” Hobbled by unemployment and locked out of the recovery, those voters turned out in force to send Mr. Trump, and a message, to …

Voting

Vancouver Itinerary: 6 Must-Dos to Make the Most of Your Visit

Jam Pack Your Vancouver Itinerary With These Tips By Laura, our Local Guide! There are tons of things to do in Vancouver. So much so that planning …

European Travel

Best pho in Rotterdam Centrum

Where is the best pho in Rotterdam? This is a question we’ve often asked ourselves. We currently live close to two renowned pho spots so decided to …

The 9 most touristy places in Iceland – and where to go instead

To say that Iceland has become a popular destination is an understatement. The country of less than 350,000 inhabitants got 1.8 million foreign …

Google finds STEM skills aren't the most important skills

Blog, Transforming Work<p>Terrific Washington Post column on research done by Google on the skills that matter most to its employees success. Big …

Computer Science

Facebook: is it time we all deleted our accounts?

The Cambridge Analytica revelations may be the final nudge we need to turn away from the social network. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to big tech harvesting private information<p>Sorry to break it to you, but you are probably a “dumb fuck”. This is according to statements by a …

Social Media

How the weekend has disappeared and why we need to take it back

Some Swedish towns are experimenting with a six-hour work day, and France just passed legislation that enshrines the ‘right to disconnect’ in the …

India has a new caste for native English speakers only

Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my daughters stopped speaking in Konkani, our mother tongue. It isn’t entirely clear what provoked it, perhaps it was a teacher at their Mumbai school encouraging students to speak more English at home. Or perhaps it was something else. It doesn’t matter.<p>What did …

India

The Real Causes Of Depression Have Been Discovered, And They're Not What You Think

Across the Western world today, if you are depressed or anxious and you go to your doctor because you just can’t take it any more, you will likely be told a story. It happened to me when I was a teenager in the 1990s. You feel this way, my doctor said, because your brain isn’t working right. It …

Depression

10 Reasons Why Today's Teenagers Are So Anxious

The <i>New York Times</i> recently published an article called, "Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?" The author …

Free Waikiki Things To Do

Fun and FREE Hawaii Things To Do in Waikiki!<p>If you’re staying in Waikiki, it’s easy to find lots of fun Hawaii vacation activities online or at your …

The Hottest Things to Do in Waikiki at Night

Day time might sizzle in Oahu, but when the sun goes down, Waikiki gets even hotter. The nightlife scene in Oahu is centric to its appeal as Waikiki …

Waikiki

10 of the quaintest towns in Ontario

We know, we know—Ontario is overflowing with pretty, historic towns. Once you get away from the big cities, it’s hard to travel very far in any …

Cottages

How Will the Facebook Changes Impact You?

It seems that Facebook is returning to its roots – and that just might be a good thing. On January 11, 2018, Mark Zuckerberg announced that the …

Social Media Marketing

The scary truth about what’s hurting our kids

Your Modern Family - Raising our kids, organizing our home & saving money http://yourmodernfamily.com Download your Free eBook, Beat the Boredom in a …

Parenting

Natalie Portman, at 13, experienced 'sexual terrorism'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Natalie Portman said experiencing "sexual terrorism" at the age of 13 made her feel the need to cover her body and inhibit expression.<p>The award-winning actress shared her traumatic experience Saturday while addressing a crowd of thousands gathered in downtown Los Angeles for the Women's …

Natalie Portman

Feng Shui Decorating Tips

Think arranging your rooms according to an age-old Chinese system is too out-there for you? Think again. There are plenty of elements in this …

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at …

Rights & Freedoms

Margaret Atwood takes to Twitter to respond to criticism of #MeToo Globe op-ed

Margaret Atwood has taken to Twitter to defend herself after writing a controversial op-ed in which she wondered if she was a "bad feminist" for questioning the tactics of the #MeToo movement.<p>In a piece published Saturday in The Globe and Mail, Atwood called #MeToo "a symptom of a broken legal …

Am I a bad feminist?

<i>Margaret Atwood is the author of more than 40 books of poetry, fiction and essays, including</i> The Handmaid's Tale<i>.</i><p>It seems that I am a "Bad Feminist." I can add that to the other things I've been accused of since 1972, such as climbing to fame up a pyramid of decapitated men's heads (a leftie …

The 20 Coolest Christmas Songs For An Alternative Yule

So this is Christmas? As we’re knee-deep in Yuletide adverts, Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’ and Wizzard’s ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ …

What you need to know to be a better tourist in 2018

Travel is a major global industry, but in 2017 it attracted unprecedented resentment and retaliation towards tourists. A growing global backlash against tourism extended from tropical rain forests to urban destinations like Rio de Janeiro and Venice.<p>I have studied tourism’s social and environmental …

Tourism

Take a look at N.B.'s most beautiful outdoor Christmas displays

New Brunswickers submitted photos of their outdoor Christmas lights displays, or nominated their friends and neighbours, for the first ever Light It …