For many Americans, battles and bombings take place only on their living room screens. For others around the world, these scenes happen on the streets of their hometowns, destroying their homes, schools, and entire lives. At a certain point, their homes become lethal and uninhabitable, and they have to choose between death or moving away to find a new, safer life.
Historically speaking we're the lucky ones. Comfortable beds are a relatively new phenomenon. Here is a brief history of humankind's development of the bed. After which you will be thanking your lucky stars that you have a bed at all!
From the prehistoric cave paintings of our Palaeolithic ancestors to the provocative graffiti of contemporary artists like the UK's elusive 'Banksy', art has given people a means by which to escape the often harsh, realities of their everyday lives since time in memoriam.
Many visitors to Lewiston come to explore the Snake River with its waters rushing through Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in the United States. A great way to experience the dramatic serpentine turns of the river is on a Snake Dancer Excursions jet boat.
Post-secondary education has an increasing tendency to become obsolete, even in more classic fields such as English literature where most of the information and adequate methods for accessing and manipulating it have been in place for a hundred years or more.
For buskers to become celebrities they must create a unique attraction. The fastest way to the top is to have something special, a super-stunt or thrilling spectacle that will become your signature show.
Every Christmas is different, and this year will be no exception. I'm good with a departure from turkey, and am open to coconut milk eggnog. But of course, adapting to change doesn't always come easy, especially when love is involved.
A Life As A Human Interview: KATS is a charitable organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged kids in Victoria BC with the opportunity to learn the game of tennis as a means to foster physical, emotional and social well-being. We provide free equipment and lessons.
Not everyone gets to see their boss rappel down a downtown high-rise. But, that’s exactly what the team at Calgary’s Strategic Group, one of the city’s largest commercial property owners and developers, was able to do in July.
This must be what Pope Francis meant when he said don’t be overwhelmed by the sheer number of refugees... the oppressed poor, but to look into their faces: people wanting only a better future for their children. Planting seeds of hope, not hate.