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16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

A.J. Hawk Released by Packers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Green Bay Packers released veteran inside linebacker A.J. Hawk on Wednesday.<p>The Packers announced the move on their official website and provided comments from general manager Ted Thompson:<p>A.J. is a consummate Packer and we are grateful for all that he has given and how he represented the …

Football (U.S.)

Dogs Of The World: Cute Posters Show The Origins Of 200+ Dog Breeds

Have you ever wondered where your dog’s ancestors lived? Illustrator Lili Chin has created a cute way to answer those questions with a poster series …

Pets

What's the Best Family-Friendly Day Hike in Yosemite?

<i>A:</i><p>Yosemite is known for epic wall climbs and strenuous ascents. But what if Half Dome isn't on the agenda and time with the tykes is? Here are a few easy-to-moderate treks, all five miles or shorter, that are accessible to the whole family.<p>In Yosemite Valley<p>At 11.5 miles, the entire Yosemite Floor …

Hiking

8 Awesome (Yes, Awesome!) Things About Toddlers

Between the tantrums and the defiance and the out-of-nowhere OCD, toddlers can definitely be challenging. Despite all of the meltdowns, though -- both theirs and ours -- kids this age are also particularly adorable. It's probably what keeps us from leaving them with Grandma... permanently. If you …

Parenting

Seven tips on how to project a more professional image at work

iStock<p>1. Prevent wrinkles and missing buttons.<p>Inspect your clothes regularly and hang or fold your garments immediately after wearing. If you notice a button missing, sew it back on or take it to a seamstress.<p>iStock<p>2. Keep your clothes and shoes looking fresh and in good condition<p>Make friends with …

33 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they’re bound to come up …

Two Brothers Hilariously Re-Create Their Childhood Photos As A Gift For Their Mother

Re-creating childhood photos has become somewhat of an internet trend, and this wonderful and hilarious calendar that the Luxton brothers prepared …

And, Michael de Adder's weekly Cabinet Shuffles cartoon strip. It's good for a little chuckle.

The Mysterious Book That Nobody Can Read Or Decipher

It's a book that contains 360 pages, is based on an imaginary world and comes complete with pages upon pages of hand-drawn illustrations that are …

Sick of congestion? Build roads, not transit

Few ideas have proven more powerful in shaping Canadians' thinking about urban transit than this: Building roads is self-defeating. Like those famous South Sea Islanders who built crude wharves thinking that it was the wharves that caused cargo ships to appear and unload valuable goods, those …

Transportation

Maternity ward mix-up condemned privileged Japanese baby to a life of poverty

For a 60 year-old Japanese man, it is a story of what might have been had he not been switched at birth.<p>The story of his actual life is laced with hardship and loss. His father died when he was two and he – and two older siblings – were raised in a one-bedroom apartment by a single mother who …

Pregnancy

Comet Ison to light up morning skies in the run-up to Christmas

The best time to see Ison in the UK will be the first two weeks of December – if it survives a close encounter with the sun<p>If it survives an encounter with the sun this week, comet Ison will put on an impressive early morning display in the run-up to Christmas. But anyone hoping for a …

Keep calm and think on: How the ancients can save today’s world

In an endlessly over-sharing, selfie-snapping, Rob Ford kind of world that has lost its grip on impulse control, the proponents of good old-fashioned stoicism hope they have found their moment.<p>A team of academics and therapists funded by the British government is convinced that the 2,300-year-old …

British Columbia

20 Life Hacks To Make Parenting More Fun

As wonderful and important as children are, raising them can be a whole lot of work. From changing your babies’ diapers and dealing with their …

Amazing 125+ Year Old Rhododendron Tree in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

When reddit user smartforever posted this magnificent picture of an old rhododendron (from Ancient Greek rhódon “rose” and déndron “tree”) on reddit, …

Disney Princesses With Beards By Adam Ellis

In probably the weirdest and most unsettling commemoration of Movember (mustache November) that we’ve seen yet, blogger and illustrator Adam Ellis …

25 People That Might Be The Biggest Hipsters Ever

According to some, all it takes to be a hipster is to wear plaid shirts and Rayban sunglasses and drink Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. For others, it means …

25 Of The Worst Food Name Fails Ever

We’re pretty picky about how our food is packaged – choosing the wrong name, packaging color or logo can scare us away from a food product. You’d …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …