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The Better-Mood Diet: 7 Foods That Can Make You Feel Happier

Ever feel like you're searching for happiness in a sea of terrifying news alerts? Us too. While we can't do anything about the news, we can tell you …

Wellness

Canada releases dates for Indigenous languages law consultations

<i>APTN News</i><br>The Department of Canadian Heritage released a schedule of communities across the country where it will stop to talk about Indigenous …

How Johannesburg's Young Black Artists Are Shaping The Future They Want

Twenty-four years after Mandela’s election, South Africa’s first post-apartheid generation is now coming of age.<p>Mthembeni Ndevu clamped onto the wheel of his black Mercedes GLE truck and mashed on the gas with reckless abandon, periodically reaching toward the backseat to grab a double cup of …

The Young Designers Pioneering A Sustainable Fashion Revolution

While sustainability has long been considered a byword for hemp-heavy bohemia, a new generation of designers is building brands with a more conscious …

War and pleas: propaganda posters from 20th century Australia – in pictures

Posters,First world war,Second world war,Australia news,Victoria,Advertising,Protest,Design,Australian defence force,Art and design<p>Posters played a crucial role in the wars of the 20th century, firing up patriotic sentiment and sending out calls to arms. The exhibition Propaganda draws on the …

Tishk Barzanji's Illustrations Envision Complex Universes Inspired By Surrealism And Modern Architecture

It is rare to find artists who can instigate critical reflection on architecture by combining references such as 'The Red Wall' (La Muralla Roja) by …

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

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Teslin First Nation wants clarity on federal funding

The Days Inn Whitehorse will pay a $1,500 fine after emergency lights were found not working in the hotel after a July power outage.<p>Monique Richard …

Crime

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 …

First Nations

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 …

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 …

Grad student Erin Baerwald seeks crowdfunding to finish bat research thesis

A student at the University of Calgary has turned to crowdfunding to be able to finish her PhD.<p>Erin Baerwald's doctoral research involves gathering …

Wind Power

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …