10 things you probably didn’t know about outhouses

10 things you probably didn't know about outhouses

While outhouses might make some people shudder, others find them fascinating—so much so that they are studied, restored, raced, and even stolen.

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Newfoundland couple gets up close to a collapsing iceberg

Newfoundland couple gets up close to a collapsing iceberg

When an iceberg collapses close to their boat, they must rush to outrun the huge waves it creates

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Know your birds: Woodpeckers of North America

Know your birds: Woodpeckers of North America

Impress your friends with your knowledge of North American woodpeckers!

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The longest-living creatures in Canada

The longest-living creatures in Canada

As it turns out, Canada’s shorelines and waters are filled with creatures that hold the secret to everlasting life.

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Simple home remedies for bee, hornet, and wasp stings
Tips

Simple home remedies for bee, hornet, and wasp stings

Try these common household items the next time you have an itchy, swollen sting.

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Whale surprises kayakers by lifting their boat out of the water
Wildlife

Massive whale surprises kayakers by lifting their boat out of the water

Off the coast of Argentina, a right whale gets too close for comfort to a pair of kayakers.

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Should we worry about bringing our cat to a cottage?
Nature & wildlife, Pets & kids, QA, Tips

Should we worry about bringing our cat to a cottage?

How to determine the danger involved in bringing your pet into the great outdoors.

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Rescued moose calf alive and adorable in Saskatchewan
Wildlife

Rescued moose calf alive and adorable in Saskatchewan

Thanks to a concerned motorist, moose calf "Mercy" is alive and well at a Saskatchewan rehabilitation centre.

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Massive hailstorm takes Russian beachgoers by surprise
Safety

Massive hailstorm takes Russian beachgoers by surprise

Swimmers and sunbathers rush for cover when golf ball-sized chunks of ice fall from the sky.

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Tricks to save on gas this summer
Tips

Tricks to save on gas this summer

Six tips to make your next trip to the cottage the most fuel economic yet.

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The most devastating forest fires in Canadian history
Plants & trees

The most devastating forest fires in Canadian history

Over the past 25 years, forest fires have covered millions of hectares of our country. Here are some of the most damaging.

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Wolves in Winnipeg zoo dig escape tunnel, end up in polar bear exhibit
Wildlife

Wolves in Winnipeg zoo dig escape tunnel, end up in polar bear exhibit

A pack of wolves managed to escape their pen, but not to the freedom they expected.

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The strangest place names in Canada
Blogs, Outdoor Living, Tips

The strangest place names in Canada

Think your town's name is strange? We bet it can't compete with Bacon Cove, Spread Eagle Bay or Punkeydoodles Corners.

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Rare humpback whale double breach caught on camera
Wildlife

Rare humpback whale double breach caught on camera

Whale watchers count themselves lucky to see one humpback whale breach, but this time they got two!

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