Olivier Ouellet

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New Brunswick family hopes to make ‘best Christmas we can’ for daughter behind #BeccaToldMeTo

A terminally ill New Brunswick teen behind the #BeccaToldMeTo hashtag which went viral last year has been diagnosed with another tumour.<p>But Becca …

HOW TO: Grow an Avocado Tree from an Avocado Pit

Avocados are one of the wonderful fruits of summer. High in nutrition and flavor, nothing signals the start of summer like a zesty lime guacamole dip …

Plants

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Derelict Places: 20 Eerie Modern Ruins of the World

Urban Ghosts has documented the history of numerous derelict places on these pages, from all corners and continents of the world. In this article, …

Pi Wars 2015

The Nearly Abandoned, Historic Hamlets Of Europe May Provide A Solution For The Refugee Crisis

Many of Europe’s oldest villages are fighting to have a future. Faced with declining birth rates and sluggish economies, thousands of centuries-old …

Central America

Getting Out Of Afghanistan

By the time we thought about leaving Afghanistan, we’d been tossing gear into the country for more than a decade. This is the story of how we moved out.<p><b>The convoy of army trucks, cranes, and flatbeds</b> has been chugging its way under cover of darkness through the craggy mountains of eastern …

Here Comes the Summer: Beautiful Color Photos of Coney Island in the Early 1960s

Coney Island 1961-1963<br>Aaron Rose—Courtesy Museum of the City of New York<p>1 of 15<p>With the summer heat edging ever closer, the Museum of the City of New …

The Boneyard of the East – My Retro Planespotting Experience

Noses of a Boeing 747 and 727 – Photo: Caleb Howell | Flickr CC<p><i>This guest post was written by Andrew Vane (@pipelinedrew) for …

Thailand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

A Portable Bluetooth Speaker That’d Look At Home On “Mad Men”

“The last 25 years of consumer electronics have been mostly dominated by a design aesthetic I think you could classify as futuristic or techie,” says Adam Schwartz, cofounder of the company Otis & Eleanor. “Just because you’re working in new technology doesn’t mean your design has to look like a …

Colorizing The March On Washington

Sure, color film existed in 1963. And sure, there are probably color photos of this day in history. But the vast majority of the imagery we're used to seeing is black-and-white — such as, for example, the digitized photos in the Library of Congress (LOC).<p>But <i>what if</i> we could see them in color?<p>The …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

Weddings

A candid railway executive’s next problem: the litigators

It was a press conference unlike any other. Just outside the smouldering remains of the centre of Lac-Mégantic, Que., where a train carrying crude oil derailed, exploded and killed dozens of people, the chairman of the railway stood surrounded by TV cameras and reporters – and pinned the blame on …