The Wind Turbine: Everything Old Is New Again →
crozon: There has been some big promises made by governments when it comes to the concept of the wind farm. The wind turbine has been touted as a way to promote clean energy, but in fact these devices have an historical flair that goes back hundreds of years.
Theatrics, defined. →
Fourteen girls. Mostly standing in place. Many fiddling nervously with the hems of their skirts. A typical show for the parents, until…
See through Money in Canada →
The latest Canadian money is made from polymers and partially transparent. Canada released $100 bills in late 2011, and has a plan to put bills of lower denominations in circulation through the end of 2013. The new bills are meant to be more secure — not just look cool.
The Health Benefits Of Aloe Vera Juice →
crozon: Aloe vera juice is believed to have restorative properties to help detoxify blood, improve circulation, heal tissue damage and even strengthen the immune system. Not only that, but it also tastes delicious.
Eat the Rich? →
bigcajunman: One of Michael James’ favorite groups is Motörhead (hard to believe), and he especially enjoys their song called Eat the Rich. Given the latest discussions I am seeing about how Wealthy Canadians should pay more tax puts me in mind of that song. Why just tax the rich, let’s just eat them and be done with having to worry about them?
Assaf's Tumblr: What are the Top Discount Brokers? →
onlinestockinvesting: There are lots of lots of discount brokers on the internet. Do a search and you’ll find yourself sifting through a bunch that all say they are the best. Are you supposed to go through them all and look up reviews? How should you narrow them down? Here are my top two…
Airport Security Risk Factors Not Quite Explained →
On my last flight, I brought pen and paper. They do pretty much the same thing as a laptop or iPad. Nobody checked them out. Not the pen. Not the paper. I wonder if they are a lower security risk. No, they can’t be. At least, the pen can’t be. We all know that “the pen is mightier than the sword”.
Job Hunting Hints: Dress for a Job Fair →
bigcajunman: For a while I was thinking that I might actually start a blog about the job hunting tips I learned whilst I was unemployed, but it never really got off the ground, and I have a hard enough time making sure I have new(ish) content for this blog, so it died a quiet death, but I do feel I have a few useful hints (IMHO) for folks, so I will be sprinkling these tips in over the next...
Electric and hybrid car sales surge as gas prices... →
Both the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf have seen increased demand in the last couple months. Although their higher initial cost had discouraged consumers in the past, all that has changed as even higher fuel costs have taken hold.
Mumbai's pink taxi drivers →
Pink clad women – the wildest of our imaginations wouldn’t come up with the thought that they are taxi drivers. But that’s Priyadarshini Taxi Service for you – An all women fleet of cabbies taking on the roads of Mumbai – a completely male dominated space and notably, against the common notion that women are bad drivers.
Social Media: The American Identity
infographicsbin: Every day, millions of Americans dedicate a certain amount of time to social media. Some people casually scan their Facebook or Twitter feeds to see what’s happening, then put it down and go about their lives. Other people are hooked, checking constantly and updating with every mundane activity of their lives. In between, the rest of us lie. Here’s that story. From: Knoxville...
The Field Portal in Nova Scotia →
So there I was, driving through rural Nova Scotia (near Grand Pré and Wolfville, at the top of the Annapolis Valley) amid the fields of grain (OK, the empty fields where grain would soon be growing) and the orchards with their still bare branches – and suddenly in the middle of nowhere, a portal!
Top 10 College Party Towns In The USA →
FTA: “We have already discussed the Top 10 Spring Break Destinations as well as the 32 Best Party Cities in The World, today we will let you know where the best college party towns are located.” Are these really the top party towns in the USA? You might have some other towns in mind, but there is only one way to find out. That’s right, party in each of them.
Self-Driving cars could hit the market by 2020 →
You can soon add “taxi” driver to the long list of extinct jobs, along with moat digger and corset tightener, if predictions come true. The former head of Research and Development at GM, Larry Burns expects to see driverless vehicles in dealer showrooms by 2020.
5 Great Budgeting Tools for Canadians →
The great news is that understanding your cash flow doesn’t have to be difficult. You can largely automate it when you use budgeting tools that allow you to see where your money comes from, and track where it is going. Here are 5 budgeting tools Canadians can use to improve their finances:
Get a $1000 Raise With Your Personal Fast Food... →
Yes, fast food is as close as your freezer. The appeal of fast food is that it is fast. No cooking. No time spent cooking. No cleaning twenty pots and twenty pans. But it does cost a bit – certainly much more than eating in.
Why Are These Swimsuit Models Sliding on Solar... →
American Apparel will tell you their ad with sexy swimsuit models slipping and sliding on their rooftop solar panels is to let everyone know how eco-friendly the company is (so you can feel real good about buying from them). But is there more to it?
8 Strange And Wonderful Fruits From Around The... →
crozon: Tropical fruits come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and even smells. Unless you are really lucky, your local grocery store will not carry many of these strange and wonderful fruits, but they certainly should.
What Will Canadians Do with Their Pennies? →
The Canadian penny is being phased out, and that means that some people are considering what to do with their pennies. However, pennies will still be legal tender in Canada, so you can use them. Here are some ideas for what to do with your pennies.
You Are Never Too Old →
IF 80-year old Helen Collins could calmly land a Cessna on one engine and low fuel when her pilot husband died of a heart attack, imagine what you can do.
Easter Themed Cocktail Ideas →
From the walking dead to magical bunnies, Easter is one time of year that a tasty drink idea will be appreciated by all, and especially by those that gave up the drink as part of their Lenten sacrifice.
The city in the clouds →
Dubai’s skyscrapers poke through a carpet of fog at night in dramatic images taken from 800ft up in the air.
Aix en Provence – Forgotten But Not Gone →
If Aix en Province is not the most famous city in France, it can be forgiven. After all, it is in the shadow of Marseilles, France’s second biggest urban center (after Paris), and of the nearby French Riviera (think casinos of Monaco, races of Monte Carlo, film festival and celebrity stalking of Cannes) in the wider “Cote d”Azure tourist mecca region.