Two Sisters’ Unique Initiative Puts Cape Breton Island on World Map

OTTAWA—It’s something like an “Anne of Green Gables” story in a 21st-century setting. Instead of “sending word” to Nova Scotia for a boy to help with farm chores as Marilla Cuthbert did in the beloved children’s classic, two Cape Breton sisters posted an advertisement on their Facebook page to attract employees for their family-owned business.…

What’s lost when we photograph life instead of experiencing it?

At a conference on June 14, Facebook executive Nicola Mendelsohn predicted that the social networking site would be “all video” within five years. “We’re seeing a year-on-year decline of text,” she said. “If I was having a bet, I’d say: video, video, video.” Meanwhile, a recent article in The New York Times chronicled the lives of a group of…