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15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

TFC interested in Argentine defender German Conti

Toronto FC are reportedly interested in Argentine German Conti, but how likely are they to actually sign the Colon defender?<p>One of the aspects which …

The top 8 warehouse sales in Toronto this December

December 1-2<p>Find something cozy and cheap to wrap your face in before the winter winds start getting nasty. This German scarf company is boasting two …

Toxic Snail Puts Fish in a Sugar Coma, Then Eats Them

A slow-moving ocean snail snags fish by drugging them with insulin.<p>What happens if you need to catch your own dinner, but you're just not fast enough? If you're a slow-moving cone snail with a yen for sushi, you drug a bunch of fish.<p>The tropical sluggard kills by overdosing fish with a toxic cloud …

Zoology

How to Wash, Season, and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

After a recent trip to Woodstock, N.Y., <b>David Cicconi</b> (our creative director) brought two well-used cast iron pans into the test kitchen. Cast iron cookware holds a special place in our culinary hearts because it is economical, durable, versatile, holds heat well, and cooks food evenly. Properly …

The real ragù: 10 things you didn't know about authentic spaghetti bolognese

Slurping an authentic spaghetti bolognese in the city of its origin, Bologna, is on every gourmet traveller’s bucket list. But there are many misunderstandings about this world-famous Italian dish.<p>1. It’s not served on spaghetti<p>The true vehicle for bolognese sauce is tagliatelle, a ribbon-like …

All Our Challenges in the Next Decade Are Interlinked

<i>Dileep Padgaonkar began his distinguished career in journalism at the age of 24. After receiving a doctorate in humanities from the Sorbonne in June 1968, he joined the Times of India as its Paris correspondent. He served the paper in various capacities before he was appointed its editor in 1988, a</i> …

Geopolitics

These DIY Toilet Tablets Bust Through Clogged Drains

We've talked about the best ways to unclog a drain before, but these handy toilet-clearing tablets are helpful to have on-hand in case yours stops …

Cleaning

What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving Halfway Around the World

Last year, my husband and I quit our jobs, sold everything we owned, and moved our family halfway around the world. We wanted to hit "reset." At …

15 Things You're Doing Wrong Every Day

You probably feel like your daily routines are just fine, so it might surprise you to find out how much you're actually doing wrong.<p>Just because we've been doing something one way for as long as we can remember doesn't mean it's necessarily the best way. For just about every run-of-the-mill …

Cyber Monday 2013 Sales On Clothing And Beauty Products Are Fairly Epic

Plan on skipping Black Friday for the much saner option of Cyber Monday? We (and millions more) are with you. So we've rounded up the best deals for online shopping on this new, wonderful holiday -- start bookmarking these websites for the feeding frenzy next week.<p><b>AllSaints:</b> Take 20 percent off …

20 Things You Don't Learn Until You Live On Your Own

Welcome to adulthood! You're ... well ... not going to love it so much at the beginning. There is a steady stream of new expenses, problems and lessons to discover the first few years on your own that may be daunting but will prepare you for the rest of your life. Though the learning part isn't so …

Top 10 Free Upgrades to Make Your PC Better

Chances are right now, you aren't using your PC to its absolute fullest potential. Maybe it's a little slow, maybe your monitor's colors aren't quite …

GetCreditCardNumbers Generates "Real" Numbers for Use in Free Trials

Sometimes a free trial comes along and you want to check it out, but in order to do so you have to enter a credit card number. Perhaps you don't want …

Top 10 Things You Never Have to Pay Full Price For

Who doesn't love a good bargain? Getting a good deal always feels great, and there are some things you can almost <i>always</i> get at a discount. Here are …

Personal Finance

Best Pizza In LA, According To DailyCandy (PHOTOS)

<i>This story comes courtesy of DailyCandy.</i><p><b>By Jessica Lawson</b><p><b>MASA OF ECHO PARK</b><p>Masa = dough, and plenty of it. The family-owned joint serves Chicago deep dish stuffed with savory toppings and cheese under a blanket of house-made tomato sauce. Pies bake for 40 minutes in an 80-year-old oven to maximize …

Canada’s Sweetest Secret

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Ask a Canadian about his favorite dessert and “<b>Nanaimo bar</b>” (pronounced nuh-NYE-mo) is the likely reply. Named for the harbor town on Vancouver Island, the no-bake treat has sweetened the collective Canadian memory for decades.<p>The three-layer dessert — a textured crust …

Dilbert’s Scott Adams on Success: Don’t Follow Your Passion

We have talked about how passion can ruin your career, and Dilbert Creator Scott Adams seems to agree. Adams has doled out some solid career advice …

Tiesto’s Return To Trance

Yesterday <b>Tiesto</b> was announced as the winner of the <b>Top 100 Djs Legend Award.</b> As a symbol of gratitude <b>Tiesto</b> posted a brand new tack on his Soundcloud …

Point – Counterpoint 01: Turntablism vs. Controllerism

This week on <b>Point – Counterpoint</b> Brett Edgerly and Patrick Shannon debate the merits and restrictions of two wildly different methods of performing …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …