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by wordspeller
4 years ago
Lap Up Luxury At Dog Friendly Hotel Vancouver

Whether of mixed breed or pedigree, there is one luxury hotel in Vancouver that welcomes guests and their traveling hounds. Tall and majestic, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver never runs short on style. If you are looking somewhere luxurious to stay on your next vacation, then this is a heritage hotel you and your pet will want to stay at for awhile.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Andy Warhol: Works Of An Immortal Artist

Popular beyond belief and his own grave site, Andy Warhol and his art work never ceases to draw audiences, even in the city of Wellington, New Zealand. His inner vision and creative portrayal of what it is to be a celebrity continues to captivate us to this day. Obsessed as he was with fame and stardom, Andy Warhol's celebrity status has lasted much longer than his own quota of '15 minutes'.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
A Gallery of Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam

Involving eight years of research, 'Van Gogh at work' is a major show that marks the 40th anniversary of the Van Gogh Museum in central Amsterdam. Along with over 200 artworks hung on wide and well-painted walls, there are also glass display cases featuring the tools of van Gogh's trade - brushes, old paint tubes, powdered pigments, and aged wooden palettes and easels. The Van Gogh Museum attracts close to 1.5 million visitors a year and is regarded as the top art gallery in Amsterdam.

Environment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
The Green City of Vancouver, BC

Well-known for its public parks and forest environments, the city of Vancouver is abundantly green, and is set to become even greener still. It has ambitions to become the greenest city in the world and has an action plan already set in place. The Greenest City 2020 Action Plan is expected to make a visible difference to the city and the quality of life enjoyed by its inhabitants. Bringing into play many essential elements that are needed to create a healthy lifestyle for people, the plan aims to provide positive benefits for all - including nature.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
A Rocking Tribute To Def Leppard

Def Leppard is one English band that can't stop rocking. Having formed in 1977, these guys have been around for decades. Even with the unfortunate loss of guitarist, Steve Clark, and an accident involving drummer, Rick Allen, nothing has been able to halt their epic success. Continuing to tour, perform and record, Def Leppard have outlasted most, if not all, rock bands of their generation.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
How To Create Your Own Robot Music . . . just like Daft Punk!

Daft Punk Song Creator is quickly becoming an insatible craze among young Daft Punk fans. A popular free online game, it involves mixing beats, bass and energetic melodies into your own musical score. Using some of Daft Punk's classic songs like 'One More Time' or 'Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger', you too can be a maestro on the keyboard or mixing machine. It is simply a matter of 'drag and drop' to get your own electronic vibe happening . . . just like a robot.

Travel & Places
by wordspeller
4 years ago
How To Transport A Dog To Canada From New Zealand

Traveling to Canada is no longer the hassle it used to be. With non-stop flights from Auckland, you can touch down on the runway at Vancouver International Airport, in less than 15 hours. Flying to the land of maple syrup and ice hockey isn't just restricted to people either. If it's time to move to Canada, don't worry about having to leave your friendly pooch behind. You can arrive at the same destination at the same time, no sweat.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Raven: The Best Picture Book for Children

A trickster well-known to enthusiasts of Native American myths, Raven is an absolute hit with children. Not just a character revered in native art and oral traditions, Raven is alive and flying in this book created by late author and artist, Gerald McDermott. This big black bird's antics may be michevious and naughty, but his intentions are good at heart. After all, he's here to save the world from darkness! From start to finish, kids can't get enough of this story, and call for more, once you've stopped reading aloud the final page.

Lifestyle
by wordspeller
4 years ago
How To Bake Organic Chocolate Almond Biscotti

This easy biscotti (cookie) recipe is a great choice if you are looking for a dessert or snack that is organic, gluten-free and healthy for the planet this Earth Day. Whether swapping slivered almonds for pistachios, chocolate for grated lemon or orange rind, or cocoa powder for dried cranberries, any batch of biscotti can be as original as the person baking it.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Top Five Music Video Clips by Shihad

Listening to the music of Shihad is like... what? Nothing you have ever heard before. As one of New Zealand's most long-standing and outstanding alternative rock bands, they are loud, hard and courageous, and have been in the local and international music scene for more than two decades. Intense in concert, Shihad's success has been steadfast and everlasting.

Travel & Places
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Isola Bella: The Jewel of Lake Maggiore, Italy

Nowhere else is there a more beautiful island to travel to than Isola Bella in Northern Italy. Surrounded by the cool, sparkling waters of Lake Maggiore, it is an island cultivated by family history and Baroque ideals. Once a rocky outcrop used by local fishermen, Isola Bella is now a visual masterpiece for all to see.

Entertainment
by wordspeller
4 years ago
History of Grunge Music

Grunge music had a major effect on the course of music in the 1990s. Its sound was unearthed by bands, such as Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Screaming Trees and Mudhoney, and promoted as the next 'big thing' by music companies. All of a sudden, grunge was on television, radio stations and magazines ever

Lifestyle
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Facts about Easter Lilies

White Trumpet Lily, St Joseph's Lily, Bermuda Lily, Christmas Lily and Blunder Buss Lily. All these names describe, define and denote the flower we most commonly call the Easter Lily. A thin, trumpeted specimen of a plant, the Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum) is highly recognizable for its elegant, long, white flowers and gold-colored pollen.

Health
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Facts about Comfrey

Large-leaved and furry, Comfrey is no stranger to holistic medicine. It is known to provide beneficial relief to inner and outer parts of the body, and promotes fast healing of shallow wounds, cuts and ulcers. Belonging to the Boraginaceae family of plants, Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is related to other helpful herbs, such as Borage and Lungwort, as well as the common garden 'Forget-me-not'.

Pets & Animals
by wordspeller
4 years ago
How To Encourage Good Dog Behavior

Problem dog behavior is a significant issue. Many people don't understand what triggers their dog's behavior and it often creates stress and unhappiness for the dog and their owner. By seeing the big picture of what creates dog behavior, you can gain a true understanding of your dog from their perspective. Canines operate from a completely different mindset than humans. Having originated from the wolf, they are very much pack-oriented animals and instinctual by nature. They live according to a hierarchial order and look to a strong leader, ie their owner, to ensure their survival and give them direction in life.

Lifestyle
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Minter Gardens: A Fairytale Venue for BC Weddings

Are you searching for an outdoor wedding location near Vancouver? Somewhere that is not too close to the city, yet is still easy to get to and offers the best in picturesque for all your wedding photography? Well, Minter Garden may just be the place you have been looking for. With acres of woodland plants dotted with flowering shrubs and roses, and green open spaces, Minter Gardens is a superb wedding venue located in the Lower Mainland.

Travel & Places
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Things To Do In Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sioux Falls is a moderately sized city in the land-locked state of South Dakota. With a metropolitan population of less than 230,000, Sioux Falls is an enjoyable destination to visit. Whether staying for one day, or more than a few, there is plenty to see and do in the historic city of Sioux Falls.

Home & Garden
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Spotting Tiger Lily Flowers

Fiery, orange and exotic, the Tiger Lily, or Lilium lancifolium, is a well-known species of the Lilium genus. Grown in cottage gardens for generations, the Tiger Lily is sought-after for its vivid, old-fashioned look and spot-splashed flowers. Unadulterated by hybrid flower breeders, the Tiger Lily is as real as you can get when it comes to flower planting today.

Health
by wordspeller
4 years ago
Facts About Dandelion

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is of beneficial use for the home healer and professional herbalist. Every component of the plant (its leaves, flowers, root and seeds) have positive virtues that aid physical well-being and promote natural health. Whether applied externally to prevent the recurrence of skin warts, or consumed internally to improve dietary nutrition, Dandelion is more than just a wild weed in 'need' of death by herbicide.

Health
by wordspeller
5 years ago
How To Treat A Fever

Fever (or pyrexia) is a condition that arises in the case of infectious diseases, such as malaria, scarlet fever, influenza, polio and meningitis, and are caused by individual bacteria and viruses. It is a normal response from the immune system when presented with an invading foreign organism. Caveats apply when treating fevers, whether medical treatment is using orthodox or holistic methods. Approaching fever treatment from an orthodox mindset is different to one that is holistic.

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