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Calgary named world’s 3rd most liveable city by Economist Intelligence Unit

Calgary has tied with Zurich, Switzerland for third place in the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual ranking of the world's most liveable cities.Calgary has been in the top 10 before, but third spot is the highest ranking the city has reached, beating out Vancouver in fifth place and Toronto in eighth place."More Calgarians are telling the story of

Asthmatic cat about to break record for Calgary rescue group — and that’s not a good thing

Calgary kitty almost breaks record for longest time without a homePhaedra is about 4½ years old, but she's been looking for a forever home for half her lifeMeet Phaedra.She's roughly 4½ years old, great with kids and dogs, and she'll give you all the cuddles while you binge Stranger Things on Netflix.But those close to

15 Family Album Photos That Feature Amusing Gems the World Deserves to See

The feeling of nostalgia comes with a number of benefits, according to multiple studies. One claims that it boosts social goal pursuit and growth, while another points to the fact that it might be a source of comfort. So, maybe it’s a great thing that people decide to go through their family albums every once in a while. Besides, they often find delightful treasures, like an old candid of John Travolta.Bright Side

10 Tips to Get Rid of Body Acne, and Bring Back Your Confidence

According to research, 9.4% of the world’s population has acne in one form or another. While it’s a fairly common condition, it still causes many to lose confidence in themselves and hide behind closed doors. But instead of losing hope, it’s better to take steps to treat the cause rather than the symptoms and be acne free.Bright Side lists out some of the simplest tips to control your body

16 Tricky Pics That Made Us Scratch Our Head

Some things really have the ability to trick our eyes into seeing something that’s not there. Whether it’s an optical illusion or a simple angle from where we watch it, we definitely need to give a second look in order to understand reality. We at Bright Side collected 16 cool and tricky pictures that will play games with your mind. 1. Look closely until you see the tire.2. “My son

I Put a Lock on My Daughter’s Door to Protect Her Belongings From My Brother-in-Law’s Daughters

Having a teen in the house is always somewhat of a lottery — today you may get a cool breeze, while tomorrow can turn out to be an adolescent storm. And when you have 3 teens that don’t get along well, may good luck be with you. Luckily, all of this is temporary, and with patience and some skill, you can easily find the way out.One of our Bright Side

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Searching For Elvis

This article originally appeared in the February 1968 issue of Esquire. Written by Stanley Booth, author of arguably the best book ever written about the Rolling Stones, this profile of Elvis appeared months before his famous “comeback” TV special. It contains outdated and potentially offensive descriptions of race, sex, and class. To read every Esquire

Rare Photos of the Rat Pack That’ll Take You Back in Time

It doesn't get more iconic than the Rat Pack—a.k.a. a group of performers that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford. Their Old Hollywood charm, scandalous behavior, and partying lifestyle made them the "bad boys" of the late '50s and '60s. With their good looks and plenty of talent

Elvis Presley’s Incredible Life in Photos

From the time Elvis Presley entered the music industry in 1955, he was different from everyone else. Teenagers flocked to his charismatic performances and soon The King toppled the Billboard charts. He made a lasting impression on not only the music industry, but pop culture as a whole. Here, we're taking a look back at

Westworld Season 3 Caused My Pandemic Nightmares. Now, It’s Back.

Back in the time when I was still me—February 2020, roundabouts—I was on a second date. Central Park, somewhere near the lake. Crisp, cool, a day that felt like spring. You know, it's increasingly tough to remember anything from this time when I was myself, firmly made of flesh and bone, a real boy! But

Rare Vintage Photos of Priscilla Presley Through the Years

Priscilla Presley will forever be known for being Elvis's other half, but she's also a Hollywood icon in her own right. It wasn't easy living in the shadow of music's biggest star, and finding herself took some time—even after their divorce. To really get a sense of her experience—from her struggles to her achievements—you must

U.S. rocked by 3 mass shootings during Easter weekend

Authorities in South Carolina are investigating a shooting at a nightclub early Sunday that wounded at least nine people. It was the second mass shooting in the state and the third in the U.S. during the Easter holiday weekend.The South Carolina shootings and one in Pittsburgh, Pa., in which two minors were killed early Sunday

Crypto

These Are the Types Crypto Projects that Could be Bailed Out According to Binance CEO

Changpeng Zhao. Source: A video screenshot, Youtube/Entrepreneur MEBailouts are not inherently wrong and can be done for crypto projects as long as they happen only for projects that “are fixable” and “have potential,” according to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ).The clarification from the Binance CEO comes after Alameda Ventures, the venture arm of FTX's parent

Central Bankers’ Attack on Crypto is ‘a Legacy Vision’, Failure to Recognize ‘Revolutionary Benefits’ of DeFi

Source: Adobe/PiranhiAs the Bank for International Settlements’ (BIS), also known as "the central bank of central banks," tried to monopolize trust in money with its new report this week, analysts stress that it simply represents “a legacy vision” that brings a number of new risks, and the BIS fails to recognize “revolutionary benefits” of the

Voyager Limited, Binance Scores Ronaldo, New Bitcoin Bridge, ‘Brutal’ Singapore + More News

Cristiano Ronaldo. Source: A screenshot, Instagram/cristianoGet your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news.__________Exchanges newsCrypto broker Voyager Digital reduced its daily withdrawal limit to USD 10,000 from USD 25,000 after detailing its exposure to struggling hedge fund Three Arrows Capital earlier this

SIM Swaps, Other Crypto-related Crimes Set to Rise in South Korea, Says SK

Source: AdobeStock / acarapiA South Korean telecommunications giant has claimed that SIM swap-type crypto attacks are on the rise in the country – and has predicted a rise in all crypto-related crime cases in the second half of 2022.The claims were made by SK Shieldus, part of the SK Group, which owns SK Telecom –

Spanish Government Wants Crypto Holders to Report their Transactions & Holdings from 2023

Spain’s Minister of Finance and Public Function María Jesús Montero.Source: a video screenshot, El País / YouTubeSpanish authorities will force crypto owners to declare their crypto-related operations and coin holdings. The nation’s finance chief also stated that crypto exchanges will be forced to report on their customers’ activities from next year – and warned that

Bitcoin and Ethereum Fluctuate Near Key Levels, MATIC Rallies

Bitcoin price is struggling near USD 20,000.Ethereum is fluctuating above USD 1,000, XRP consolidates near USD 0.32.MATIC is the best performer today.Bitcoin price started a downside correction below the USD 20,500 support. BTC even spiked below the USD 20,000 level, but the downsides were limited. It is currently (04:10 UTC) trading near USD 20,200 and

Russian Ministry of Finance Says There’s No Place for Crypto in Oil Trading

Source: AdobeStock / Negro ElkhaThe Russian finance ministry has cast doubt on talk of the nation selling oil for crypto – but claims that blockchain-powered tokens could play an “alternative” role in the business dealings of smaller-scale exporters.Per RTVI, Ivan Chebeskov, the head of the financial policy department at the Ministry of Finance, Russia has

Nexo Eyes Potential M&A Targets as Crypto Market in ‘State of Fear’

Antoni Trenchev (on left) and Kalin Metodiev. Source: A video screenshot, Youtube/Nexo As the crypto market has entered “a state of fear,” and “nobody can say” whether the bottom is already behind us, major crypto lender Nexo (NEXO) is eyeing possibilities to acquire troubled companies, according to its co-founders.Speaking in a livestreamed AMA (ask me anything)

Meta Developing Metaverse Wallet as Social Media Giant Doubles Down on NFTs

Source: AdobeStock / Romain TALONSocial media giant Meta is working on a wallet for the metaverse as the company is expanding its NFTs test and launching new features for creators on Facebook and Instagram."Ideally, you should be able to sign into any metaverse experience and everything you've bought should be right there. There's a long

World

Searching For Elvis

This article originally appeared in the February 1968 issue of Esquire. Written by Stanley Booth, author of arguably the best book ever written about the Rolling Stones, this profile of Elvis appeared months before his famous “comeback” TV special. It contains outdated and potentially offensive descriptions of race, sex, and class. To read every Esquire

Rare Photos of the Rat Pack That’ll Take You Back in Time

It doesn't get more iconic than the Rat Pack—a.k.a. a group of performers that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford. Their Old Hollywood charm, scandalous behavior, and partying lifestyle made them the "bad boys" of the late '50s and '60s. With their good looks and plenty of talent

Elvis Presley’s Incredible Life in Photos

From the time Elvis Presley entered the music industry in 1955, he was different from everyone else. Teenagers flocked to his charismatic performances and soon The King toppled the Billboard charts. He made a lasting impression on not only the music industry, but pop culture as a whole. Here, we're taking a look back at

Sport

Giannis Antetokounmpo and family discuss new film ‘Rise’

Before he was an MVP and an NBA champion, Giannis Antetokounmpo was a raw, skinny, largely unknown prospect, dismissed by half the league until the Bucks made him the 15th pick of the 2013 draft. That’s the moment most NBA fans got their introduction to the springy kid with the challenging last name. We all

Title IX’s next frontiers in gender equality fight in women’s sports

A half century ago, the passing of Title IX helped women take their first strides toward leveling the playing field in sports. But today, there are new battlegrounds and issues that will define the future of the fight for equality and dominate conversations for years to come.EQUAL PAY When the final whistle blew and sealed

The top three players in each position group: Running backs, No. 2 Jaylon Glover

With the return of Tavion Thomas and Micah Bernard, and the addition of freshman Jaylon Glover, Utah's running back room is bursting at the seams with talent and should be one of the top groups in the nation. With that being said, its important to note where each individual player ranks amongst the rest of