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15 hilarious parenting comics that are almost too real.

Brian Gordon is a cartoonist. He's also a dad, which means he's got plenty of inspiration for the parenting comics he creates for his website, Fowl …

Parenting

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

UI Design

Why Kids Who Believe in Something Are Happier and Healthier

Despite more than a decade of widespread attention on happiness and the benefits of positive psychology, there is an epidemic of unhappiness in …

8 Things Recent Grads Waste Money On

When it comes to your finances, knowledge is power. That means understanding where 20-somethings have gone wrong before is key to making sure you come out ahead.

We get Huck Finn all wrong: Race, Mark Twain, children and myths of an American classic

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>Our sense of comedy and seriousness in “Huck Finn” says more about America now than America in Mark Twain’s time<p>Andrew Levy<p>January 3, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Huck Finn’s America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece”<p>For anyone who wants to try to unravel the …

Literature

Learning to be a widow is the hardest thing I have ever done

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>I lost my husband on Nov. 29, 2011, a statement that implies I merely misplaced him in an absent-minded fit, and if I could just remember where I left him then all would …

If you like pumpkin-spice lattes and uggs, you may be a ‘basic bitch’

Rather than feel ashamed for embracing mainstream culture, today’s basic bitch is proud of her willingness to conform<p>When I entered the ninth grade, …

Vladimir Putin’s plan: He took Crimea. He’s taunting NATO. What will Russia’s president do next?

<b>Analysis</b><p>Menace clouded the arrival of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Brisbane Australia on Friday, as he was the only world …

Nine habits of lousy decision makers

What would you find if you could compare the worst decision makers in business to those who show better judgment? What attributes distinguish those laggards from the rest?<p>It's an intriguing question with some helpful recent answers, thanks to Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman. The two leadership …

Dreams of a short war are exactly that

Now that Canada has joined the war against the Islamic State in Iraq, some home truths beckon.<p>Canada has committed itself to six months of combat. Anyone who thinks the Islamic State can be pushed back in six months, let alone "defeated" (U.S. President Barack Obama's word), is seriously …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Gen-Y's pain is real: Paycheques tell the tale

Young adults are not to blame for their financial frustrations.<p>Their problem is an economy that has put them on track to be worse off than their parents. So much for the theorizing about them being spoiled, coddled and otherwise not as good as the generations that came before them.<p>"Young adults may …