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Stick this thing in your ear to lose weight

Today's entrant in the world of weird wearables is BitBite, a new device that monitors how much you eat, as well as the type of food you consume. Did we mention that you stick it in your ear?<p>BitBite has a small, contoured design that its creators claim is built to perfectly fit your ear for maximum …

Battlefield 4 spotlights EA's inability to launch games, treat players with dignity

There is no sin greater in gaming than wasting the player’s time.<p>We can earn more money, we can buy more games, we can forget about the bad experiences playing certain titles, but time is irreplaceable. Once spent, it can never be returned.<p>If nothing else, <i>Battlefield 4</i> has wasted the time of many, …

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How Walmart's Low Wages Cost All Americans, Not Just Its Workers

<b>Bloomberg View:</b> Yesterday, we looked at the benefit to McDonald's of having its workers subsidized by state and federal aid. Today, its Wal-Mart’s turn. Recall our discussion last month on the related subject of "How McDonald's and Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens." We learned that employees of these …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

McDonald's to Its Minimum-Wage Workers: Here's How to Tip Personal Trainers and Nannies

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

From Jack Layton to Justin Trudeau: there’s no monopoly on ‘hope’

Having been an NDP candidate under Jack Layton's banner in the 2006 federal election and having acted as NDP strategist on Canada's Parliamentary Affairs Channel (CPAC) at that time, I can attest to what it means to be inspired by Mr. Layton's hope and optimism.<p>Tired of political approaches which …

Stunning Maps Show A Day In New York And San Francisco In 32 Seconds

Foursquare, the location-based social network, has put together a series of videos tracking "the pulse" of various metropolises -- New York, San Francisco, London, Chicago, Tokyo and Istanbul -- using check-in data from its users. The resulting animated maps are gorgeous, all black backgrounds, …

Not Raising the Debt Ceiling: A Crisis, If We're Lucky, a Historic Calamity If We're Not

If we don't raise the debt limit, we know we would get mega-austerity and maybe a new financial crisis. But just how bad could it get?<p>And if we don't lift that self-imposed limit, we enter a world of economic pain. We couldn't borrow more to pay for the spending Congress has already authorized. …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

Fuck You. I'm Gen Y, and I Don't Feel Special or Entitled, Just Poor.

A bunch of you people on Facebook and Twitter keep sharing a Huff Po stick-figure thing about how Gen Y is unhappy because they’re unrealistic …

A boy makes anti-Muslim comments in front of an American soldier. The soldier's reply: priceless.

This powerful social experiment set out to show us a glimpse of the disturbing discrimination many Muslims sadly face every day in America. I began …

Islamophobia

Let’s hope Millennials pass school of hard knocks

Everyone’s fussing over Generation Y, the 18- to 32-year-old “Millennials,” here in huge numbers and ever so special. But having trouble coping. Poor …

The STEM Crisis Is a Myth

<b>You must have seen the warning</b> a thousand times: Too few young people study scientific or technical subjects, businesses can’t find enough workers in …

Here’s why India is never going to be safe for women

A few days ago, after news of the sexual assault case in Mumbai broke out, someone on Twitter said something that got me thinking. A female resident of Mumbai, presumably, lashed out after seeing the umpteenth tweet asking women in Mumbai to “take care” and “be safe.”<p>Enough of this patronizing …

Guest Op-Ed: Was Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance a Parody?

File under “wishful thinking” if you must, but hear me out: What if Miley Cyrus’ divisive performance at the VMAs on Sunday night was a parody? A …

Christopher Walkenthrough - Stabbin' Juggalos: Dying Light

Stunning view of Toronto’s future

TORONTO<p>Take a look at these stunning views of Toronto from across Humber Bay.<p>Tall, dense and impossibly crowded, it’s almost as if somebody lifted …

Just because red carpet wasn’t rolled out, don’t call it discrimination

Canadians routinely bend over backwards to people who are new to or rough with English. It’s simply unfair to cry “discrimination” when just once …

Nestlé Is Taking BC’s Water for Free and Selling it Back to You

<b>Nestlé, the largest seller of bottled water in the world, is not paying a single cent for the water they extract from Fraser Valley, BC.</b> Due to …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Washington D.C.

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Severe Heat Waves Will Scorch Us Until At Least 2040, Say Climatologists

Mesmerizing GIFs of Breathing Earth

Changing Planet<p><b>The biodiversity of Earth as we know it is made up of millions of species—from Baobab trees to narwhals to tiny anemones attached to the ocean floor. But can we think of Earth in a holistic way, as one living entity of its own, instead of the sum of its parts?</b><p>This is what John Nelson …