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18 cleaning hacks to make your life easier

For many people, cleaning seems like a chore that’s equal parts daunting and incredibly unpleasant. Unfortunately, it’s not one that can (or should) …

Turning workers into 'super workers' with robotic suits

<b>If you've watched the Iron Man film franchise, you'll know that a powered suit gives inventor Tony Stark superhuman strength to fight the bad guys.</b><p>But away from the the fictional world of blockbusting movies, robotic exoskeletons offer more prosaic and useful help for humans.<p>The military has been …

Robotics

7 old-fashioned jobs making a comeback in Canada

When choosing a career, many Canadians go after “jobs of the future.”<p>Don’t forget about old-fashioned jobs that are still in demand, however, or you …

Arduino Bootcamp: Learning Through Projects | Popular Mechanics Shop

This hands-on, projects-based approach to learning the Arduino platform is catered to all levels of experience. In the course, you'll build an Arduino car, an Arduino phone, an online weather station, game projects, and much more. Regardless of your experience, you'll quickly learn and become …

How to help kids innovate from an early age

As community makerspaces begin to take root in Ontario’s elementary schools, students are behaving better. They are also getting higher grades.<p>What …

A lesson from Wednesday's stock plunge: Bonds are essential in a portfolio

<i>Dan Bortolotti, CFP, CIM, is an associate portfolio manager at PWL Capital in Toronto. He is the creator of Canadian Couch Potato, an award-winning blog about index investing.</i><p>Investors disagree on many things, but these days there seems to be at least one consensus: Everyone hates bonds.<p>It's easy …

Investing

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

3D Printing

In continued pre-election bid for peace, Wynne strikes deal with teachers' union

In a bid to buy a degree of labour peace during an upcoming election, Ontario's Liberal government has eased its austerity agenda and offered at least one teachers' union wage hikes and money for professional development and supplies.<p>A tentative deal with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' …

Canada