Early in my young career as an artist I would purchase pre-stretched and primed canvases. One day I decided to increase the volume of my work, so I went out and purchased six of these canvases in various sizes. When I got back to my studio I unwrapped each one canvas from its plastic shrink-wrap.
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If I chose to help out it would only be to release guilt and ‘look good’ in the eyes of my former colleagues. It would have nothing to do with genuinely wanting to offer my energy to the work at hand.
News organizations depend on our uncritical consumption of such stories as the Boston Marathon bombing and on their ability to manipulate our emotions through carefully selected imagery, sound bites, and the testimony of victims, bystanders, and “experts” of all kinds, in order to sell the products that are advertised during the coverage of such tragic spectacles.
If you’re a backpacker with a limited budget, have a taste for drugs, enjoy a carefree lifestyle and love clean beaches in a tropical paradise, then Paradise Beach on Koh Rong just may be your dream destination.
Xinjiang’s demographics differ from the rest of Mainland China. The Uyghur Autonomous region, with its 1.6 million square kilometers, is China’s largest subdivision and a place loaded with history. It borders no less than eight countries.
Montreal hoteliers and businesses whose bottom lines heavily rely on tourism are taking comfort in the results of a recent study taken on behalf of Tourisme Montreal showing that 9.2 million people visited the city in 2014, injecting a healthy $2.7 billion into the local economy.
With everything going on in the world today, it seems to be increasingly difficult to find much of anything to bring our spirits up again after a physically, emotionally and even spiritually exhausting day.
I hurled myself off the sandstone cliff edge of The Bluff, arms crossed in front of my chest, slicing sideways into the foaming surf. The surging wave thrust my body onto the smooth, bright red cliff face and I blasted into the cave’s interior…
Even some of those in favour of the project find it objectionable that corporate and others sponsors will receive as much visibility and recognition as the dead thus memorialized.
DNA evidence was once thought to be the holy grail of evidence. For years, forensics told us, and T.V. shows dramatized, the infallibility of DNA. Since it’s unique to each individual, how could it possibly not be reliable? Well, some research now shows that DNA evidence can be faked.