Lifestyle

Julie Payette, engineer, scientist and astronaut, to become Governor General of Canada

Julie Payette, engineer, scientist and astronaut, to become Governor General of Canada

July 14, 2017 at 5:59 am 0 comments

Public Domain Julie Payette dressed for work

Justin Trudeau may be Prime Minister of Canada and run the country, but under the parliamentary system the country inherited from Great Britain, the Queen is the head of state and the Governor …

14 gorgeous mushrooms that show fungi’s glamorous side

14 gorgeous mushrooms that show fungi’s glamorous side

July 8, 2017 at 11:08 am 0 comments

1. Mushrooms are all too often relegated to the realm of dark and funky fungi, when in fact many are worthy of super-swooning.

The mushroom has kind of gotten a bad rap. While sweet-smelling flowers fill sunny meadows and are …

Former Scandalized Miss USA Credits Donald Trump For Saving Her Life!

Former Scandalized Miss USA Credits Donald Trump For Saving Her Life!

July 3, 2017 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

tara conner vocalizes support for trump [Image via WENN] tara conner vocalizes support for trump [Image via WENN] tara conner vocalizes support for trump [Image via WENN] tara conner vocalizes support for trump [Image via WENN]

And no, we’re not …

Cities need more “Gentle Density”

Cities need more “Gentle Density”

July 2, 2017 at 4:52 am 0 comments

Promo image Watch out for those transients!/ Sherwood park Modern Towns

All over North America, battles are being fought over density, over the resistance of existing homeowners toward allowing more people to live in their neighbourhood. They worry about medium …

‘There’s A Lot to Be Gained From Loss and Suffering’: Talking About Grief and Love with Ariel Levy

‘There’s A Lot to Be Gained From Loss and Suffering’: Talking About Grief and Love with Ariel Levy

June 29, 2017 at 7:52 pm 0 comments

“Writing was the solution to every problem—financial, emotional, intellectual,” writer Ariel Levy says at the beginning of her new memoir The Rules Do Not Apply. That sentence is a concise description of Levy’s excitement upon starting work at New York …

Richard Simmons’s Brother Is the Latest to Assure You That Simmons Is Fine

Richard Simmons’s Brother Is the Latest to Assure You That Simmons Is Fine

June 26, 2017 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Hand-wringing over Richard Simmons’s well-being has become a national pastime, thanks to the hit podcast Missing Richard Simmons. This week, Simmons’s beloved brother Lenny Simmons joined the chorus that includes the LAPD and Simmons himself to sing assurances to the …

Charlie Sheen Sued for Allegedly Exposing Another Former Lover to HIV

Charlie Sheen Sued for Allegedly Exposing Another Former Lover to HIV

June 25, 2017 at 3:01 am 0 comments

Charlie Sheen is being sued for allegedly lying about his HIV positive status to a woman with whom he was having unprotected sex. Yes, another one.

People reports that though Sheen isn’t named in the suit, the plaintiff refers to …

Trump Holds Syria Press Conference Next To Darth Vader, And Twitter Can’t Decide Whether To Laugh Or Cry!

Trump Holds Syria Press Conference Next To Darth Vader, And Twitter Can’t Decide Whether To Laugh Or Cry!

June 16, 2017 at 11:12 am 0 comments

One’s an angry tyrant who let his petty jealousies and lack of understanding fuel an insatiable lust for power. The other carries a red laser sword.

Donald Trump was asked some important questions about Syria on Thursday, and it seems …

Incredible artisanal cakes are decorated like mini-terrariums

Incredible artisanal cakes are decorated like mini-terrariums

June 13, 2017 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

© Iven Oven

Many reluctant gardeners who love plants, but don’t have time to maintain fussier species, have great experiences with succulents. These drought- and fire-resistant plants are easy to take care of, and wonderful to look at. Taking that …

11 outdoor gear companies with great repair or return policies

11 outdoor gear companies with great repair or return policies

June 12, 2017 at 8:20 am 0 comments

© Sili Sunglasses

It’s a sign of quality when companies are willing to stand by the goods they sell.

In a world saturated with cheap fast fashion and quasi-disposable goods, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find high quality products that …