Author: Stephanie Grover

Financial Impact of Vaping
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Financial Impact of Vaping

The number of people who vape or inhale the vapor from vaping devices has increased substantially from roughly 7 million (2011) to 41 million (2018). It represents a roughly seven-fold rise. Bargain E-Juice recommends that the use of vape devices is also associated with certain illnesses. Some experts believe that it is highly addictive because it contains nicotine like a typical cigarette.
Aside from health concerns, vape also have a financial impact. The following are some of the potential financial consequences of vaping.

Life insurance

People who smoke pay …

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Ontario Live

Netflix-for-Sleep Created to Help You Get a Good Rest

One of the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy immune system is getting a good night’s sleep.
Insufficient sleep can be caused by various factors, ranging from a distracted mind to chronic stress. Restflix, the streaming platform created for a good rest, will help you overcome everything that’s keeping you from getting a decent night’s sleep.
Over 20 channels of this inventive Netflix-like relaxation service are programmed to ease, rest, and relieve you into a good night’s sleep. Despite the critics, Restflix has earned a five-star rating from internet critics on both mobile application stores.
The …

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Treating Your Furry Friends on National Pet Day

Since we’ve been on lockdown for over a year, even more people have adopted pets. There are many ways to celebrate pets daily, but it’s great to have a fixed day to share a picture of our pets and embrace them with other pet owners.
We enjoy every reason to lavish love on our pets, whether it’s taking a walk with them, buying a new toy for them, or just taking a drive with them.
You can even take your four-legged buddy on a much-needed vacation to a pet-friendly hotel! Many chains worldwide welcome pets with open arms, encouraging travelers to discover new cities with their pets.
Visit the local park and spend …

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Man Found Shocking Family Facts after DNA Test

A few years ago, one man was entirely dedicated to researching his father’s side of the family’s genealogy. To continue his journey, he traveled to his paternal grandfather’s native country in Europe. He found a lot of distant relatives while he was there.
During his stay, he and one of his cousins did their own DNA tests. At first, he didn’t tell his cousin about the outcome. When they showed each other the results, the cousin’s result revealed 50% of the father’s ancestry. In contrast, his DNA revealed no relation between them.
Since then, he has shunned the family, alleging that some were aware of the situation…

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Museums and Heritage

After ISIS’ Terrors, The Mosul Cultural Museum Begins Rising

ISIS’s extremist forces waged for total dominance of the city for three years. Most of the ancient artifacts in the Mosul Cultural Museum had been demolished or stolen by the time Iraqi government forces liberated Mosul in July 2017.
An international alliance was rapidly formed to save what was left, with experts from the many institutions coordinating the effort. The project has now moved on to the second phase, which involves attempting to restore the 1970s-era structure.
The majority of the broken antiquities are still in inventory, pending restoration. Even though this may seem to be a minor victory in the Mosul war’s…

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Museums and Heritage

The Atlanta High Museum Has Received Gifts from Self-Taught Artists

Harvie and Charles Abney, a local art collector couple, have donated 47 paintings, sketches, and statues by traditional and self-taught Southern artists to the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.
The gift included 17 works from Nellie Mae Rowe, an African American artist, noted for her bright, colorful drawings and decorative designs.
According to a museum official, the Abneys’ Rowe drawings would complement the museum’s extensive collection of the artist’s work. Over 200 of Rowe’s sketches and mixed-media works are now owned. They will be inherited by the museum, which plans to mount an exhibition of the artist’s works…

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Arts and Culture

Nico Williams’s Tribute to Children Dealing with Illnesses

Nico Williams, an Anishinaabe sculptor, was approached by the SickKids Foundation with a difficult yet unique proposal.
The idea was to turn thousands of beads gathered by the foundation into a piece of art honoring the bravery of children with life-threatening illnesses who had passed through its doors.
The Monument to the Brave, a beautiful portrait of courage, is now complete and ready to be installed in a SickKids facility in Toronto. The Monument to the Brave is made up of 250,000 multicolored beads in total. Williams said that he had never sewn or beaded something so massive before.
Williams, from the Aamjiwnaang…

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Arts and Culture

The World’s Largest Collection of Inuit Art

On March 27, the Winnipeg Art Gallery will open its Qaumajuq center to the public. It’s a $52.4 million addition to the firm’s downtown headquarters that includes a stunning exhibition of Inuit art.
According to the gallery’s director, Stephen Borys, the new section of the museum is meant to honor Inuit art while also acknowledging the colonial history and moving forward in the atmosphere of reconciliation and integration.
The center, whose name translates to “brightness” in Inuktitut, houses over 10,000 Inuit pieces from the WAG’s collection that had previously been overlooked and confined in storage.
The …

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Arts and Culture

Toronto’s Contact Photography Festival Expands Exhibition Area

In May, the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Toronto. Over the years, the festival has benefited tens of thousands of artists. It even set a new record of 1.4 million visitors two years ago.
Although the pandemic had a significant effect on last year’s festival, it went on as planned, with most of the events taking place online. Only about a third of the 186 activities took place in the real world.
Darcy Killeen, the festival’s executive director, said the festival’s appeal is its diversity and inclusiveness. The festival’s goal is to demonstrate that everyone can put on …

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The Canadian and Ontario Governments Invest in Infrastructure Improvements in Southwestern Ontario

Ten community, culture, and public development projects in southwestern Ontario will be supported by collective federal, provincial, and recipients funding via the Investing in Canada program.
With a total contribution of more than $6.9 million, the national government is the most significant contributor to this initiative. The province of Ontario and its beneficiaries will contribute $5.8 million and $4.6 million, respectively.
One of the cities included in the program is the City of Kitchener. Kitchener City will receive more than $1.8 million to renovate and rehabilitate the AR Kaufman YMCA.
This project is planned …

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