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NowhereVille, Canada

Canada is a big place:  its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering over 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. At 243,000 km along the shores of 52,455 islands, Canada boasts of the longest…

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You can be a speedboat captain. Here’s how.

Most of us are willing - and sometimes champing at the bit - to be able to do things that we're not usually supposed to do. Hang-gliding through enemy airspace is one, and that's just silly. But here's one that's not. Be a captain for a day and tick off this amazing bucket-list experience. Renting…

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100,000 crosses

Some simply believe, no matter the odds. If you’re a religious ephemera afficianado, then the Hill of Crosses is a place that you should seek. Located in northern Lithuania, not far from the city of Siauliai, the hill is the resting place of over 100,000 crosses, crucifixes, statues and carvings places on the site by…

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Fairytale of the Three Bears

In rural Russia, the days of Communism are fading from memory like fairytales. Set in the frigid, snow-swept landscape of northern Russia, Fairytale of the Three Bears features three rural men reflecting on the seismic shifts in Russian culture and economics following the collapse of the Soviet Union. Amid their musings on the days before…

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