A brief history of Canada

17,000 years ago, the first people arrived in the area that is now Canada. They came via the Bearing Land Bridge from Siberia (when global sea levels dropped during the last ice age). These people could only get as far as Alaska and (the) Yukon because the rest of the country was still covered in …

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Empire of The Ants – Movie

One of the best ant movies of all time! If you’re freaked out by ants, count yourself lucky, at least you’re not dealing with some sleazy real-estate developer in the Florida everglades and giant super-smart radioactive ants! Empire of the Ants with Joan Collins and Robert Lansing (1977) may not be theee perfect movie for …

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Simple Black Bean Soup

The original recipe from Whitewater Cooks with Friends is called “sopa de black bean with salsa crema”. My version is slightly less spicy and I go with croutons as a topping, so I dropped the “with salsa crema“… Ingredients 2 cups dried black beans (soak them overnight) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 med onions 1 jalapeno …

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How to get rid of ants…

Here’s what to do when you spot ants Watch the ants for a while, see if you can tell where they came from and what they’re looking for. Note: Resist the urge to just “squish all the ants”, they give off a scent when squished that will attract others, also you’ll need them to be …

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