Extreme Heatwaves Pose Spreading Threat

Extreme Heatwaves Pose Spreading Threat

Rising temperatures mean that heatwaves will become hotter, more frequent, last longer and will cover much wider areas. December 11, 2019 by Climate News Network Leave a Comment —by Tim Radford LONDON, October 14, 2019 – Scientists in the US have added a new dimension to the growing hazard of extreme heat. As global average temperatures rise, so do the frequency, duration and intensity of heatwaves. And that’s not the only factor to worry about….

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Smart Ways to Get Ready for Retirement

Smart Ways to Get Ready for Retirement

Being ready means having the financial resources you’ll need to live comfortably and knowing how to protect your health as you enter a time of life when illness and accidents are more common. December 11, 2019 by Justin Weinger Leave a Comment — Are you ready for retirement? Most people aren’t, according to a recent survey of adults over the age of 50. Being ready means having the financial resources you’ll need to live comfortably…

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Stories of Bottomless Pond

Stories of Bottomless Pond

— By Isabelle and Ian McCallum Starting the summer vacation at the Simcoe County archives, museum and the Barrie library may seem as a different approach to welcoming the holidays. My 11 year old daughter, Isabelle, and I, however, were on a research mission to uncover the story about “Bottomless pond.” Having completed a ghost story project for her class, highlighting points of interest in Oro Township, in Ontario, we were eager to discover the…

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Typing vs Dictating Notes: What’s Your Choice?

Typing vs Dictating Notes: What’s Your Choice?

— Senstone is a wearable smart assistant that helps you record notes and reminders on the go, hands-free. Its efficiency can be the ultimate solution for college students who value speed and organization. Is it better to write or type when you already have a lot on your hands? Our answer is portable and convenient, designed to work like a charm just for you. Senstone assistant helps minimize screen time and provides more room for…

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Aestheticism and Decadence

Aestheticism and Decadence

—by: Carolyn BurdettAestheticism Many Victorians passionately believed that literature and art fulfilled important ethical roles. Literature provided models of correct behavior: it allowed people to identify with situations in which good actions were rewarded, or it provoked tender emotions. At best, the sympathies stirred by art and literature would spur people to action in the real world. The supporters of aestheticism, however, disagreed, arguing that art had nothing to do with morality. Instead, art was…

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Snake Bite

Snake Bite

A young boy is bitten by a deadly snake. Then his friends to consider the unthinkable. December 11, 2019 by the Editors Leave a Comment [embedded content] [embedded content] Filmmaker Tim Hyten tells the story of four boys, who find their friendship tested when one is bitten by a snake. Dylan and Tyler see a snake and wonder if it’s poisonous. Cole tells them it’s harmless. As they try to catch it, Xavier jumps out…

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Three Inexpensive Holiday Gifts for Your Son That Will Endure for Years

Three Inexpensive Holiday Gifts for Your Son That Will Endure for Years

Perhaps this sounds familiar: You’re a Dad with a son who has everything he needs and most of what he wants and you’re a bit helpless as the Christmas frenzy escalates. As the father of three boys, I know exactly how you feel. That’s why one December when reaching this frustration point I decided it was time for a major-league change. Forget the gifts that bring a sugar-high joy but are discarded in a month….

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Family travel: The best Spain holidays in 2020

Family travel: The best Spain holidays in 2020

Spain is one of our favourite family holiday destinations. More than ever Spain is a destination for culture, outdoor pursuits, gastronomy and more, along with the usual sun-and-beach holidays. But with so much to choose from, how do you decide where to go, either on a weekend away, short break, weeklong holiday or even longer respite? Here, we feature the favourite destinations of top family travel experts revealing their favourite places, attractions and sights that…

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Mississippi Votes

Mississippi Votes

After discovering 445,000 citizens in Mississippi are unregistered and that those voters skew younger, poorer, and include the most marginalized populations in the state, Mississippi Votes (MS Votes) was formed. [embedded content] [embedded content] In their first year, MS Votes recruited over 400 statewide volunteers and registered over 4,000 voters. Using outreach strategies that empower young people, MS Votes encourages civic engagement and educates communities on voting rights through grassroots organizing. ◊♦◊ Have you read…

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Does Sex Ruin My Relationships?

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Why Does Sex Ruin My Relationships?

—Hi Doc, My question is about forming lasting relationships rather than any initial problems meeting girls. I was seeing this girl recently and initially things went really well – I felt there was a lot of chemistry and compatibility and we got physical very quickly. We had sex a couple of times and it seemed great at the time, and we both said that we had serious feelings for each other (though I said it…

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