The Japanese word for snow is 雪 (yuki). I'm teaching myself kanji through a program called wanikani (just made it to level 10), and I memorized the word by associating snow with "yucky." This video strengthens my association with the word.
Described as a "close-up of a snow-bound city, and the men, money and machinery it takes to dig it out,," this 10-minute time capsule looks at how Montreal cleaned up its streets after winter storms in the late fifties. What a production! I'd love to see an updated version of this. If it cost $4M… READ THE REST
Assuming you have the right roof, the right pitch, the right snow and the right broom—works every time! READ THE REST
In this footage, a cat makes an error of judgment and acknowledges it. READ THE REST
A beautiful light can really tie together a room or even a car for that matter. And while there are some really not-so-subtle ones that can drum up conversation, you're much better off having a more subdued-looking light that lets its color do the speaking. Unfortunately, there's no shortage of tacky and attention-grabbing pieces of furniture out there,… READ THE REST
Whether it's winter or summer, there is something so inviting about a fire. It's a great way to create intimate lighting, adds to the coziness of an atmosphere, and enhances the aesthetics of any situation. We haven't even gotten to the s'mores benefits of fires yet! But the reality is that fires can be frustrating… READ THE REST
There's nothing quite like sipping on a chilled glass of wine on a hot summer day to take the edge off and wind down. This summer, instead of spending $10 to $20 per bottle, you can get an assortment of 15 good-tasting wines from Splash Wines for only $50. An amazing way to prepare and stock up… READ THE REST