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A Brief History of Shaolin Temple

It is said that a Buddhist monk from India named Buddhabhadra, or Ba Tuo in Chinese, came to China during Emperor Xiaowen's reign during the Northern …

Travel

These Real Estate Markets Are Currently Experiencing A Home Price Boom- How Long Will It Last?

Ten years ago the Great Recession of 2008 kicked in, and home prices began to slide in almost every city in America.<p>There were good reasons for the slide, most prominently that prices had previously been boosted by five million home buyers entering the real estate market for the first time, armed …

House Prices

How to get rid of back acne holistically

Our faces tend to get the most attention when it comes to acne. But can we real talk about our typically less seen back pimples for a second? (If …

Skin Care

Builders Slump as U.S. Housing Market Shifts to the Slow Lane

The housing market is stalling, and homebuilder stocks are feeling the pain.<p>The S&P Supercomposite Homebuilding Index is down 21 percent …

Economics

America Is Headed For An Economic Collapse That Will Be Worse Than The Great Depression, Experts Warn

Student loan debt in particular is skyrocketing, experts warn.<p>The American economy is teetering and potentially headed toward a collapse that will be …

Great Depression

Four Habits Of Highly Ineffective Companies

I just had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Dr. Benjamin Akande at the Customer Amazement Revolution Masterclass in Lagos, Nigeria, produced by my friends at The Workplace Centre. Dr. Akande was born in Nigeria but now lives in the United States. The focus of his speech was how companies need …

Entrepreneurship

Sold (Bought): Spacious Burnaby townhouse sells swiftly, above listed price

<i>A snapshot of recent residential real estate activity in Metro Vancouver</i>The main floor of this Burnaby townhouse features recent updates.<b>8858</b> …

Real Estate

The Auto Industry’s VHS-or-Betamax Moment

The auto industry has a choice to make: Which language will cars speak when they talk to one another?<p>Until a couple of years ago, automakers agreed on one vehicle-to-vehicle communications platform, called dedicated short-range communications, or DSRC, based on the technology used for Wi-Fi. But …

USDOT

U.S. sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.<p>In Beijing, the Chinese government …

Sanctions

Miami’s Condo Surge: Why the Time to Buy is Now

Miami has seen increased sales this year, market reports have shown, with Europeans and Americans from the northeast looking to get in on the city’s …

Real Estate

Polestar Will Change How Customers Buy Cars In U.S.

You’ll be able to research, configure, and order cars online.<p>Changing the car-buying experience is no easy task thanks to franchise laws and …

Customers

Tesla Model 3 receives a perfect safety rating from NHTSA

It earned five stars in every category.<p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model 3 five-star ratings in every single category. That includes the overall front, overall side, side barrier, side pole and rollover categories. The vehicle follows in the …

Tesla Model 3

John Deere Just Swindled Farmers Out of Their Right to Repair

The fight for our right to repair the stuff we own has suffered a huge setback.<p>As anyone who repairs electronics knows, keeping a device in working …

Repairs

How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think?<p>“I never thought about that.” So let me get this straight. You’re thinking all the …

Barley tea is the sleep-enhancing, constipation-easing beverage your cozy nights need

When it comes to bedtime tea rituals, chamomile and lavender tend to get the heartiest steeping of love. And while yes, both of those …

Immune System

What It Takes To Succeed According To Arnold Schwarzenegger

When Arnold Schwarzenegger was a teenager, he started lifting weights in the Athletic Union in Graz, Austria.<p>On the wall next to where they lifted weights, each athlete listed exercises like “Dead Lift,” and “Bench Press.”Others included “Clean and Jerk” and “‘Shoulder Press”’among others.<p>The …

Entrepreneurship

Tesla is 'headed for the graveyard,' predicts former GM exec Bob Lutz

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a nice guy who doesn't know how to run a car company, Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, told CNBC on …

Lutz

Opinion: Is Canada’s housing market at extreme risk or out of danger?

Readers following national housing market news would be forgiven for being confused about what’s going on, with contradictory reports making it …

Canadian Real Estate

The US just cut a deal with a major ally that will put China's submarines in their crosshairs

• <b>The US and India strengthened ties this month by signing COMCASA, a major communications agreement.</b>• <b><br>It will allow the two sides to share secure information and will help military operations, such as sub-hunting expeditions.</b>• <b><br>But hurdles remain for India, which has been working to increase the size and</b> …

China

Einride autonomous electric freight transportation

Freight

Ontario was right to eliminate electric car subsidies | The Star

Many people mistakenly believe that electric vehicles, including Tesla models, run on electricity. That’s partly true — power stored in the batteries …

Electric Vehicles

Freight trucking still a macho world but more women entering to fill growing shortage of drivers

On a cloudy Monday in late August, Vivianne Carbonneau fires the ignition on her semi truck bearing the load of both an 80,000-pound trailer and a new job title hitched to her name: driving mentor.<p>“If you learn from a woman, you always have that little voice inside that says, ‘See, I can do it,“’ …

Trucking

Driverless technology might actually add as many jobs as it destroys, but the new roles will be 'the worst trucking jobs around'

• <b>The trucking industry is expected to be disrupted by driverless technology in the coming decades.</b>• <b><br>There are 1.8 million truck drivers in the US.</b>• <b><br>A new report by University of Pennsylvania sociologist Steve Viscelli suggests that not all 1.8 million jobs will be lost by driverless trucks. In fact,</b> …

Trucking

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that's so ambitious that some experts are calling it 'science fiction.' Here's what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

• <b>Elon Musk plans to blast a tourist around the moon in a ship made by his rocket company, SpaceX.</b>• <b><br>The private lunar mission is meant to demonstrate a new two-part launch system called Big Falcon Rocket, which is designed to eventually bring humans to Mars.</b><br>• Engineers are building a prototype of the …

BFR

The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 37 of my absolute favorites:<p>1. “<b>I alone cannot change</b> …

Albert Einstein

Indian Billionaire Buys £2 Million Scottish Mansion For UK-bound Daughter: Report

The Eden Mansion, which was built in 1860 as a peaceful retreat for former First World War field marshal Earl Haig and his family, one of Scotland's …

St Andrews

Autonomous Vehicles: Software and Sensor Technology in Driverless Cars

Autonomous Vehicle

Ford’s big electric push will start with this Mustang-style crossover

The future flagship of Ford’s EV lineup<p>This week, Ford showed off the first teaser image (seen above) of an all-electric performance SUV codenamed “Mach 1.” The drawing comes almost nine months to the day after the company announced the Mach 1 at the Detroit Auto Show, alongside the news that it …

Detroit Auto Show

Here are the 13 best cars of 2018

After the purchase of a home, the largest financial investment any of us will make is probably a car.<p>With so much riding on this one decision, it makes sense that car buyers would want to have as much information as possible beforehand. Fortunately, there is JD Power's annual ranking of …

Lincoln Continental

How Airbus became Boeing's greatest rival

Airbus versus Boeing is one of the great rivalries in business today. On par with the likes of Coke versus Pepsi or Ford versus GM.<p>However, it wasn't always this way. Not that long ago, the world of commercial aviation was filled with names like McDonnell Douglas, BAe, Saab, Lockheed, Fokker, and …

Airbus