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Stereotypes of tattoos disappearing as new appreciation grows

 8Gone are the days of tattoo artists learning their trade by practising on drifters while riding in train cars, as legendary "Sailor" Jerry Collins once did.

 Now, there is a rise of increasingly colourful and detailed custom pieces and an explosion in the variation of what goes onto people's

Radium Hot Springs develops expansive trail system to attract visitors

geocachethumbInstead of a list of clues, it's a set of co-ordinates. Instead of your neighbour's front stoop, it's a trail out in the woods. This isn't your average treasure hunt — this is geocaching and it's taking the world by storm.

Geocaching uses a set of co-ordinates so participants can set off to find caches (hidden objects) in secluded locations. As an outdoor adventure activity, it caters to participants of all ages and abilities. Trail systems and locations vary in difficulty and are all placed with one goal in mind — getting people outside and active.

In only two days, 'nerds' come together and find comfort in new club

Peter White, a member of Club N3Rd discusses why he joined the club and what the definition ‘Nerd’ means to him.
Video by: Anna Majowski

Many universities have a variety of clubs that make up most of the student population. At Mount Royal University, Club N3Rd signed up 280 members in just two days.

ecolmenero singerSM Entertainment showcases their artists to arena packed with fans from all over North America

Madison Square Garden, New York, roared with screams of fans during SM Town Sunday, Oct 23, a show displaying Korea's best artists under the SM Entertainment label. The audience came from as far as Ottawa, Montreal and Calgary, as well as California, Florida, and Mexico.