Happy Victoria Day, a Canadian national public holiday in honour of Queen Victoria’s birthday.

Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix deal – Variety

Video: Malcolm Gladwell explains his writing style and where his ideas come from to David Remnick – The New Yorker via YouTube

Video: How a crooked cop framed dozens of people – The New Yorker via YouTube

A Japanese man caps off a 9-year walk around world in Tuktoyaktuk – CBC

Six ‘bad’ foods that deserve a place in your diet – Globe and Mail

The therapeutic benefits of keeping a journal – and then throwing it away – Quartz


May 21

1939: The Canadian National War Memorial is unveiled by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa.

1988: The National Gallery of Canada, designed by Moshe Safdie, officially opened in Ottawa.