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Travel & Places
by simon
9 years ago
Skiing and Snowboarding - Big Bear California

If you're planning a trip this winter be sure to check out the world class skiing and snowboarding at Big Bear California. Located in the San Bernardino valley in Southern California the mountain is host to 1,700 feet of beginner to expert terrain with four peaks to ski and...

Environment
by simon
6 years ago
Guide to Safely Viewing Whales in the Wild

There's no doubt that whale watching is one of the most exciting, exhilarating experiences around. But in all our excitement, it's easy to get caught up in the moment and forget that our amazing experience may not be so amazing for the whales. These universal whale watching guidelines will help keep the whales safe and make sure they're around for generations to come!

Lifestyle
by simon
7 years ago
The Top 10 Victoria BC Gardens

Victoria, British Columbia, is known as the City of Gardens. Its temperate climate and abundance of sunshine allows gardens to flourish. While other parts of the country are cloaked in snow, Victoria BC gardens are in bloom with daffodils, crocuses and cherry blossoms. Here is a list of the top 10 Victoria BC Gardens:

Lifestyle
by simon
6 years ago
6 Bizarre Places to Get Married

It's your wedding day! You've waited your whole life for this moment and can finally have the day of your dreams. You have the dress, the caterer and the groom, but you still need to figure out how you're going to get your guests to the top of Everest. Or into a shark tank. Or to the cemetery of Hell. These locales eschew traditional vows in favour of more...unique venues.

Lifestyle
by simon
6 years ago
7 Awesome Boats That Rock The High Seas

Expensive cars are great and all, but nothing turns heads like a snazzy boat. Quick, eco-friendly, bizarre--whatever your preference, hopping aboard a unique vessel is a surefire way to get noticed. Here are 7 of the coolest boats around.

Technology
by simon
6 years ago
Orcas in the Wild: The Most Famous Killer Whales in History

Keiko. Shamu. Lolita. These captive whales have experienced worldwide fame for all the wrong reasons, performing tricks and stunts in severely deprived environments. But while there are currently 42 orcas in captivity, there are thousands of whales in the wild that attract attention for their cleverness, their uniqueness, their inspiring stories--and their freedom. Here are some of the most famous wild killer whales in history.

Business & Money
by simon
6 years ago
11 Resume Blunders That Can Kill Your Career

Thanks to technology, sending a resume is easier than ever. You can simply pop your info into a template and send it out en masse to employers--no pavement pounding required. But despite the simplicity of it all, it's deceptively easy to make errors and exceptionally difficult to repair the damage. Here are some of the most common career-killing resume mistakes.

Entertainment
by simon
6 years ago
6 Creative Public Works of Art

Public sculptures, installations and paintings are great ways to bring art to the masses. Instead of hiding behind gallery walls, public works of art are out and about in the community, breaking up the monotony of everyday life and encouraging residents and visitors to stop and think about the world around them. From faux 19th century walls to larger-than-life aboriginal paintings, here are some of the best public works of art ever created.

Technology
by simon
6 years ago
Weird Sea Creatures: 9 Bizarre Animals of the Deep

What lurks in the depths of the ocean? Creepy creatures, that's what. Millions of them. Researchers say there could be as many as 10 million species in the sea, and considering we've only explored 5% of the ocean, we really have no idea of what's creeping around on the ocean floor.

Lifestyle
by simon
6 years ago
The 8 Best Fashion Trends of the Past 80 Years

We've had a love-hate relationship with pointy-toed shoes since Marie Antoinette's day, and judging by all the 1950s frocks on the runway, it's safe to say that the Mad Men style is back for another round. But some styles, like a good DVF wrap dress, never go out of fashion. They've pushed through wars, recessions and unfortunate fashion eras (grunge, anyone?) and proved they've got what it takes to last last a lifetime.

Travel & Places
by simon
6 years ago
8 Shipwrecks Caught on Google Earth

Google Earth is great for a lot of things, like finding directions to that restaurant you've always wanted to go to, scoping out vacation destinations and creeping on locals in foreign cities. It's all very fascinating, but the best thing to explore? Google Earth Shipwrecks.

Travel & Places
by simon
6 years ago
Vintage Airline Ads: When Flying Was Fun

Remember the good old days, when airlines treated their passengers well? When they spent more time plying you with free booze and less time confiscating your toothpaste? When legroom was free and screaming children didn't scream because they were too busy playing Electronic Pub Pong in the lounge?

Lifestyle
by simon
6 years ago
The Worst-Dressed Celebrities of All Time

They're smart enough to get rich and rich enough to hire stylists, but some celebrities fail when it comes to fashion. While it's perfectly normal to make mistakes from time to time, a few celebrities are guilty of fashion crimes so heinous that they make Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen look like Kate and Pippa Middleton. Here are the worst fashion offenders of all time.

Entertainment
by simon
6 years ago
Smashed, Bulldozed, Elbowed: 6 Unfortunate Art Mishaps

A misplaced elbow here. An untied shoelace there. Falling down a flight of stairs and landing on a collection of 300-year-old vases. It's a clumsy art-lover's worst nightmare.

Environment
by simon
6 years ago
Before and After Photos of Devastating Disasters

Before and after photos of some of the world's most devastating disasters.

Lifestyle
by simon
7 years ago
The Top 10 British Columbia Breweries

Who doesn't love a good microbrew? Whether you're relaxing after a long day at work or enjoying a night out with friends, it's necessary to find a top notch brew. Here's a list of the top 10 BC breweries:

Home & Garden
by simon
6 years ago
Spite Homes: 6 Houses People Built Just to Annoy Their Neighbours

Nothing says "I hate you" like a home built purely out of spite. The ultimate revenge tactic, these spite homes ruined their neighbours' lives--and their property value--forever.

Lifestyle
by simon
6 years ago
The 12 Most Famous Dresses of All Time

Love them or hate them, these are some of the 12 most iconic dresses of all time.

Technology
by simon
6 years ago
The Insect Sting Pain Scale: You're Wussier Than You Think

The Earth is home to an estimated 1 trillion insects. That's 1 000 000 000 000 000 000 creepy crawlers fliers and hoppers at any given time. But even though there are 143 million insects per person most people have only ever experienced the wussiest of bites. Think you're tough? The Schmidt Sting Pain Index says you're not.

Lifestyle
by simon
6 years ago
5 Apocalyptic Time-Lapse Videos That Will Blow Your Mind

Incredible time-lapse videos of apocalyptic scenes around the world.

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