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20 Random Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Canada

Alicia Haque | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Alicia Haque

Encompassing six different time zones and having the world's longest coastline, Canada is truly enormous, which makes way for many facts and peculiarities. In celebration of Canada Day, here are a few things about Canada that may surprise you.

One Fine Day in Quebec City

John Mariani | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

I assume that there is a good deal of competition between the Canadian cities of Montréal and Québec as to which offers the most pleasures for the t...

Biking On Snow: Why You Need To Ride A Fat-Bike Immediately

Posted 02.08.2016 | Travel

When the seasons change and flakes start to fly, most folks will sadly put their bike into storage. But what if there were a way to combine your love...

Whose New Year's Resolutions Are You REALLY Making?

Amber Chalus | Posted 12.31.2015 | Women
Amber Chalus

So you woke up this morning and glanced down at your newsfeed. A dozen posts come up instantly, reminding you to set New Year's resolutions.

Holiday Eating Strategies

Alejandra Aguirre | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Aguirre

When I know there's a special occasion or season coming up that may involve overeating, I prepare my mind and body.

The Best Latke Recipe. Ever. Thank You, Julia Child.

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 12.03.2015 | Taste
Danielle Crittenden Frum

They may turn out to be a little more randomly shaped and spikier than the traditional rounder and flatter "pancake," but that only adds to their crunchy deliciousness. In our house we serve them with a dollop of sour cream and a spoonful of caviar. And champagne. Of course.

6 Steps Introverts Can Take Now For A Less-Stressful Holiday Season

Thea Orozco | Posted 11.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Thea Orozco

Even for extroverts, the month of December can be stressful. But for introverts who struggle with honoring their own temperament and who have friends and family who don't understand introversion, the holidays can be an overwhelming time.

Five People Who Deserve a Valentine

Becky Blades | Posted 04.10.2015 | Women
Becky Blades

I miss Valentine's Day in grade school. What happy work it was sorting through that big box of valentines to find the right one for every kid in class - and just the right one for the teacher.

What No One Wants to Talk About During the Holidays

Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.16.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

It's like once the most wonderful time of the year hits, everyone smiles and gives thanks and acts nice and looks ahead to the new year. Everyone seems to check out of reality and focus on the happiness surrounding them.

Erin Whitney

18 Of The Most Shocking TV Deaths This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.17.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 television season was like the Red Wedding on repeat: non-stop brutal deaths. From beloved characters to those we hated, many were killed off...

The World's Most Influential Thinkers Of 2014, According To The Internet

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

If you were to do a systematic analysis of the English-speaking infosphere –- the blogosphere, the Twittersphere and Wikipedia pages -- to determine...

Hanukkah 2014: Understanding The Festival Of Lights

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days beginning at sundown on Dec. 16, 2014. On the Hebrew calendar, the dates are 25 ...

Prince George's Christmas Photos Are Full Of Holiday Cheer

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 12.14.2014 | Style

Christmas came early! Prince William and Kate Middleton pulled a Beyoncé and released three new official photos of their son, Prince George, on Sa...

14 Ski Resort Events Delivering Holiday Cheer This Season

Liftopia | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

'Tis the season for skiing powder! Oh, and the holidays are upon us as well. I'd rather bury my head in the snow than deal with shopping and, luckily, there are some festive events taking place at ski resorts across the U.S. and the Canadian Rockies.

The Advantages Of Getting A Head Start On Your New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Some of us put so much pressure on ourselves to make and keep New Year's resolutions that the whole process becomes self-defeating. But what if we got...

94 Meaningful Gift Ideas To Make The World A Merrier Place

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

Updated on Dec. 10, 2014; 12:00 p.m. EST Gift-giving can be tough when you're shopping for conscious consumers. There's your eco-friendly uncle, y...

To Ski Or Not To Ski?

trivago | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
trivago

For many folks, a winter holiday simply isn't complete without a trip to the slopes. But waking up at dawn to catch the first lift, frozen hands and numb toes aren't everyone's cup of tea.

3 Tips to Blast the Holiday Bulge

Kerry Tepedino | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Kerry Tepedino

Ho, ho, ho... yep, it's that time of year again. This year I'm inviting you to do your holidays differently, though. Instead of more sugar, stress, ...

Down the St. Lawrence, the World's Largest Estuary: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 21

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Sept-Îles station on the vastly wide St. Lawrence River estuary is not the ideal place to be at 10 p.m., without a car, wondering how to get into tow...

PAY PALS: Directors Benefit From Execs' Big Salaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

CEO pay is determined by a company’s board of directors. Those directors are compensated for the time they spend shaping the company’s strategy. H...

The Only Christmas Song You'll Ever Need To Hear

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

It's not unexpected that we get a multitude of submissions sent in to us here at The Huffington Post. What is unexpected, however, is this submission ...

Amazing Appetizers For A Flawless Holiday Party

Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste

It just wouldn't be a holiday party without some stuffed mushrooms and creamy dips.

Yagana Shah

7 Holiday Foods You Definitely Need To Avoid

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.09.2013 | Fifty

The upcoming days will prove to be a virtual minefield of diet saboteurs and figure-fatteners, with holiday cheer all around. You'll encounter delicio...

Home For The Holidays -- With A Gay Twist

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com The best present you've ever given yourself was coming out, so don't let any Scrooge's put a "bah humbug" on you...

Jimmy Kimmel Knows If You've Been Naughty Or Nice

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.05.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel gets it. All kids want to be on Santa's "nice" list, but kids can be downright mean to one another. The only option? To interrogate them ...