In the run up to Canada Day and the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, here is another in a line of recent snapshots of the federal government – this time its consumption tax revenues. Why consumption taxes? Well, economists like...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - As Hong Kong marks 20 years since the former British colony was handed back to China, vegetable seller Lau Mei-tin is in no mood to celebrate.
As the iPhone hits its tenth anniversary, I'm still surprised that this device became the massive hit that it now is.
The semi-finals of the Under-21 European Championships! It may be the one year anniversary of England’s shock defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016, but the youngsters coming through for the Three Lions have had a summer to remember. Victories in the Toulon Tournament and Under-20 World Cup preceded the European Under-21 Championships where Aidy Boothroyd’s […]
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by looking back on what could have been different.
Matt writes: July 18th, 2017 marked the 75th anniversary of Roger Ebert's birth. To honor his unparalleled legacy, we have compiled a few of his finest articles into a birthday table of contents. I'd also like to share the clip embedded...Show More Summary
Nearly 4,000 segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II, a contribution largely ignored for decades but drawing attention as the 75th anniversary … Click to Continue »
The Panama Canal commemorated the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of its Expanded Canal, one of the most significant milestones in the history of the 102-year old waterway and a defining moment for the people of Panama and the global maritime industry.
Summary: It’s been 20 years since the release of the first book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, and to mark the occasion some of the leading social networks have upped their game with a slew of themed features celebrating its cultural significance. Twitter has introduced a specs and thunderbolt emoji...
On my mind: reader CK shared this piece on the Battle of Okinawa anniversary. The brutality of the battle was recently depicted on the big… The post Luther’s 500th, Okinawa’s 72nd, Electric Guitar’s Deceline appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.
The Bay Area is celebrating — to say nothing of capitalizing on — the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Gas stations here are using hippie graphics to advertise high octane. In “The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll,” an exhibition at the De Young Museum in Golden Gate...
Voting rights advocate Rev. William Barber was in Washington Friday marching with other activists to raise awareness about voter suppression on the fourth anniversary of the 2013 Supreme Court ruling that gutted the 1965 Voting Rights...Show More Summary
From June 21 ? October 9, 2017, the Musée d?art contemporain de Montréal is presenting the exhibition In Search of Expo 67, a contemporary artistic exploration of a great moment in our history. This year marks the 50th anniversary of...Show More Summary
Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in the UK), and we're spending the day feeling nostalgic and a little weepy. For those of us who love toShow More Summary
U2 are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their landmark album The Joshua Tree by touring internationally this summer. The band performed in Toronto on Friday, and during their set they broke out a cover of Leonard Cohen's iconic "Suzanne." NME points out that Bono introduced the song with the following words:…
With Star Wars: A New Hope celebrating the 40th anniversary of its theatrical release this year, this is as good a time as any to dig into the film’s history. Knowledgable film lovers often cite Akira Kurosawa’s 1958 film The HiddenShow More Summary
New vinyl editions for the record’s 10-year anniversary
For the Sake of Heaviness celebrates the 35th anniversary of the storied metal label
Square Enix’s mobile role-playing game Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius is celebrating the first anniversary of its worldwide launch, which happened on June 29, 2016. The free-to-play app has hit over 23 million downloads since then. Brave Exvius is the No. 973 game in the Apple App Store, according to App Annie. It’s the No. 219 […]
Instagram pays tribute to Harry Potter on the 20th anniversary of his first book