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16 Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands That Are (Stylishly) Saving the Planet

We've long proven that style and sustainability can happily co-exist, but we'd never turn down an opportunity to spotlight the designers who are …

Sustainability

8 Vibrant African Wax Prints And Their Unique Stories

Once a craze confined to Africa’s Gold Coast; now, African wax prints have gone global. Take Beyoncé, who rocked the printed cotton fabric for her …

Michelle Obama

Street Art Best of March 2018 - Street art and graffiti magazine

Street Art Best of March 2018<br>Here’s our selection of very new street art and graffiti murals.<br>This month, urban art masterpieces painted in Argentina, …

Streetwear

Egyptian Gods - The Complete List

The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2,000 …

Ancient History

A Massive Festival in Côte d’Ivoire Has Become a Vehicle for Social Action

Drawing crowds in the hundreds of thousands and boundary-pushing artists from all over Africa, the Festival of Urban Music of Anoumabo is still locally focused—using the proceeds to build schools and hospitals in Côte d’Ivoire.<p>It’s a rare thing for a music festival to operate as a force for social …

Africa

Class Theory and Cultural Marxism

By: Chris Calton <br>When Karl Marx put forth his theory of history, one of the primary characteristics of the mechanical historical actors was their …

Austrian Economics

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Cornel West, and the debate over America’s soul

It is Coates, not West, who emerges as the radical.<p>The ongoing discussion that was, until a few days ago, taking place between Ta-Nehisi Coates, a columnist for the Atlantic and best-selling author of <i>We Were Eight Years in Power</i> and <i>Between the World and Me</i><i>,</i> and Cornel West, author of the seminal …

Cornel West

Teslin First Nation wants clarity on federal funding

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 12:55pm<p>The Teslin Tlingit Council is filing a Yukon Supreme Court petition against Canada over what they say is a …

Canada

Abbott's Removal Reveals Chaos with Treaty Process

It's odd the government's last-minute axing of George Abbott as its lead representative on the B.C. Treaty Commission was so quickly cast as a tale …

Cutting Edge Art and Technology Installations at STRP Biennial Defy Boundaries of Space

From March 20 to March 29, Eindhoven in the Netherlands is hosting one of Europe's most major art and technology events, the STRP Biennial. For 10 days, four large industrial halls are filled with monumental installations, cutting edge music and spectacular performances. This biennial focuses on …

Art

In the Classroom with AP Econ Teacher & College Counsellor Michael Brody

Imagine that moment when a student “gets it”—the lightbulb goes off and (s)he understands hard concepts for the first time. Real-world examples can help illuminate complex ideas in memorable ways, and that’s the goal of most of the articles in Michael Brody‘s Flipboard magazine, <b>Things AP Econ</b> …

Street Artist JR Reminds Us What Life Was Like on Ellis Island

In a poignant new art exhibit coming to Ellis Island, historical photographs are transformed into larger-than-life cutouts, offering visitors a unique portal to the past. Famed street artist JR created the vinyl wraps that cling to crumbling hospital walls and windows, giving life to images of …

Art

Grad student Erin Baerwald seeks crowdfunding to finish bat research thesis

Traditional funding sources drying up, say students<p>A student at the University of Calgary has turned to crowdfunding to be able to finish her …

Pictures of the Week 1.1.15

Infographic Visualizes Which Countries are the World's Happiest

Which country is the happiest in the world? To find the answer, you simply need to look at this infographic published by MoveHub.com, a resource for people who want to live abroad. They visualized the data of Happy Planet Index (HPI), which shows to what extent 151 countries across the globe …

Happiness

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

The Naked Communist

• <b>Author:</b> W. Cleon Skousen<p>The Naked Communist has sold more than a million copies. It found its way into the libraries of the CIA, the FBI, the White House, and homes all across America. <i>The Naked Communist</i> contains a distillation of more than a hundred books and treatises on communism, many written …

Former TDSB head to face academic charges over thesis

The former leader of Canada's largest school board, who resigned amid allegations of plagiarism, has been charged with "academic offences" dating back to his time as a graduate student at the University of Toronto, The Globe and Mail has learned.<p>Chris Spence, who was director of education of the …

Kelly Behun’s Weekend House in the Hamptons

Whether it’s furniture or interiors, it’s clear that Kelly Behun has an enviable style all her own. If her design savvy doesn’t make you bow down, …

Furniture

Lofty ambitions: Three sophisticated tree house designs

On the outskirts of Bremen, Germany, the architect Andreas Wenning has created a barrel-shaped building made of zinc, suspended it from a giant oak tree and propped it up with four steel support beams. Two decks step up to the structure, and the interior is as sophisticated as any contemporary …

When PhDs realize they won't be professors

Young academics struggle with the transition from school to work<p>Jennifer Polk was a few years into her Ph.D. in history at the University of Toronto …

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for his giant sculptural creations: the ocean.<p>Jason de Caires Taylor

Discover a kingdom where happiness rules

Adrees Latif/Reuters<p>I was in the Kingdom of Bhutan, a small, mountainous country sandwiched between the giants of India and China. Protected all around by the snow-capped Himalayas, this is a place with its own distinct culture, ruled by a 34-year-old king who loves romantic comedies and Elvis, and …

Yurt Living In Okanagan Requires Permit

A family of five who live in a yurt in B.C.'s Okanagan Falls may be forced to move because they don't have the proper building permit.<p>Chris and Jill …

Vancouver firm will build developing-world home for each home sold here

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER - Buy a condo in Vancouver’s notorious real estate market and you’ll likely walk away with a lighter wallet and a sinking …

KAYLAD-e Trike : Hybrid Modern Vehicle for Commuting in Urban Area

<b>Kaylad-e Trike</b> was a graduation project of Dimitris Niavis presented in the late 2013. This project aims to design a hybrid modern vehicle to commute …

Cities