“It’s the most romantic city in America,” the travel agent told me, “three hundred years older than Quebec, more sophisticated than New York, it has inns as beguiling as London’s, a better climate than Cannes, a nightlife as gay as Havana’s, more luxury hotels than Miami.
MORE than 25,000 years ago, a band of olive-skinned people, sturdily built with black, straight hair and dark brown eyes, trekked across the wide strip of tundra that then joined the North American continent to Asia. They were lightly dressed in caribou skins and carried flint-tipped spears.By FRANKLIN RUSSELL14 min
NOT LONG AFTER the day early in June 1875 when Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant, Thomas Watson, first sent “voice-shaped undulations" over a wire. Bell was back at the family home in Brantford. Ont. Although he had so recently taken the first giant step toward the realization of a dream of many years’ standing — the transmission of the human voice over wires — he appears to have done little experimental work on the telephone during that summer and autumn.By Thomas B. Costain13 min
The "professor" above is reading a clent's head for the bumps in the foolproof chart at the left. Foolproof? Well, it's not so long since queens, prime ministers and credit managers agreed thatBy FRANK CROFT10 min
I’ve been in Canada two months on a visit home from Florida, and I feel fairly certain now that Canadians are the smuggest race left on earth. I've been snowed under by hoary lore about the superiority of Canadian craftsmanship, economics, morals and artistic integrity and have run into such blind bigotry and complacent malice toward the United States that I’ve become embarrassed for my fellow Canadians.By ROBERT THOMAS ALLEN9 min
Tranquilizers, pep-up pills and other seemingly innocent new drugs are making thousands of new addicts every year, this internationally recognized drug authority says in an interview with Sidney Katz, associate editor of Maclean’sBy Sidney Katz9 min
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