Terrance L Bowman

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Cross-border police teams ride the waves looking for drug traffickers on the water

VICTORIA — The two high-powered speed boats meet in broad daylight near San Juan Island, just south of the Canada-U.S. border.Bags filled with …

Coast Guard

15 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Retire

Plenty of people fantasize about what life will be like in retirement. But unfortunately, a lot of people don’t give much thought to figuring out how …

Retirement

6 technologies that make you go WTF

This is the tech that make you go WTF?!

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

VIA Rail Is Offering Rail Passes That Let You Travel In Canada For Super Cheap

Taking the train is probably the coolest, prettiest and most underrated form of travel these days. Especially when you consider the alternatives. You …

Via Rail

Yoga for Back Pain: 10 Poses to Try, Why It Works, and More

Why it’s beneficial<p>If you’re dealing with back pain, yoga may be just what the doctor ordered. Yoga is a mind-body therapy that’s often recommended …

Yoga

The human population is 7.5 billion and counting — a mathematician counts how many humans the Earth can actually support

• <b>The world's population has reached the vicinity of 7.5 to 7.6 billion people.</b>• <b><br>Since 1960, world population has grown exponentially by about one billion every 13 years.</b>• <b><br>Humans have a large ecological footprint — we are the most populous mammal on Earth today.</b>• <b><br>But the Earth will only have capacity for</b> …

World Health Organization

How to send and receive texts from the comfort of your computer

Don't let your phone distract you.<p>When you're already sitting at your desk, you don't want to keep digging your phone out of your pocket to peck out SMS messages. So send them from your computer. This way, you don't have to let your smartphone distract you too much—and you'll have an easier time …

Apps

iOS 11 camera guide

Apple’s Live Photos first debuted on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, and the feature added a bit of flourish to standard still photographs. In this mode, …

Mobile Photography

How do you get rid of a lower back spasm?

Lower back spasms can be annoying and painful, but they are treatable. Certain remedies and lifestyle changes can help reduce the pain and frequency …

Pain

Genetic ancestry tests don’t change your identity, but you might

You’ve probably seen that Ancestry commercial — the one where Kyle, who grew up German, takes a DNA test and discovers that his ancestry is mostly …

Genealogy

How To Afford Living To 100 -- And Yes, That Might Be You

<i>Increased longevity is a fact of life these days. But that carries special problems. Cicily Maton, a partner and senior financial planner in the Chicago office of The Planning Center, tells us what can be done about these challenges:</i><p><b>Larry Light:</b> Tell us what can go wrong with more people living to …

Retirement

What Was It Like When The Big Bang First Began?

Looking out at our Universe today, we not only see a huge variety of stars and galaxies both nearby and far away, we also see a curious relationship: the farther away a distant galaxy is, the faster it appears to move away from us. In cosmic terms, the Universe is expanding, with all the galaxies …

Dark Matter

Trans Mountain outlines its construction plans for the next six months in Alberta, B.C.

The company says work has been underway since last fall at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby, B.C., and will continue along with additional …

Canada

This Paver Patio Base Will Save Your Back

Plastic panels eliminate TONS of labor.<p><b>Pavers:</b> The top layer will be the pavers of your choice.<p><b>Paver Base Panel:</b> Lightweight panels spread the load …

Landscaping

Millions Of Baby Boomers Will Retire And Age Solo

Visit any retirement community on a Saturday or Sunday and you will find lots of visitors milling around the common areas, coming and going from individual apartments, ushering loved ones into cars and whisking them off to lunch in a nearby restaurant or eating in the dining hall as guests. Almost …

Retirement

The tiny creature that secretly powers the planet

Oceanographer Penny Chisholm introduces us to an amazing little being: Prochlorococcus, the most abundant photosynthetic species on the planet. A …

Biology

If Canada wants to fight Trump’s tariffs, it should target coal shipped out of B.C.: economist

Canada’s new tariffs on U.S. imports take effect on July 1.<p>Punitive levies on dozens of American products in retaliation for U.S. tariffs on Canadian …

Business (Canada)

Globe editorial: How to fight Trump’s trade war, Part 1

A trade war is a war where nobody wins. That’s especially true of a trade war between Canada and the United States.<p>American consumers and businesses are already suffering small but meaningful casualties, in the form of higher prices, because of the tariffs President Donald Trump slapped on imports …

Globalization

Canadians prohibited from acting smug, and other decisions from Trump’s Supreme Court

<i>David Updike is an editor at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</i><p>In a 5-to-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld a new border enforcement policy requiring Canadians not to “act all smug and superior” upon entering the United States “or at any time during their (hopefully brief) visit.” In a …

U.S. Supreme Court

10 surprising things Americans don't know about Canadians

1/<p>Canadians are super happy.<p>Maybe that's why they're so nice. A 2016 study found that 9/10 Canadians ages 12 and over are satisfied "'or very …

Canada

How To Quickly Get Rid of Ants

To get rid of ants quickly, you'll need to pay attention to their trail.<p>Ants are undoubtedly pesky pests. Seeing a swarm of them in your home is …

Insects

Dark mode in MacOS Mojave: How it works and what it does

YouTube has a dark mode. Twitter has a dark mode. Reddit has a dark mode. And now your Mac can have its own system-wide dark mode with MacOS Mojave.<p>Here's how to enable dark mode and what is does and doesn't do to your Mac's UI.<p>Mojave dark mode<p>Apple introduced some semblance of a dark mode with OS …

Apps

How To Explain Working With Difficult People In a Job Interview

This simple technique will make you sound like a great co-worker.<p>Getting past the first interview is tough. Today, hiring managers tend to interview a half dozen people, choosing the best 2 or 3 for the next round. Making a good impression is a big part of what gets you to the second interview. …

Employment

First macOS Mojave 10.14 public beta now available for Mac users

Apple is today releasing its first public beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave, the upcoming version of its Mac operating system that it first unveiled for developers at WWDC in June.<p>I’ve had some hands-on time with the public beta ahead of today’s launch, and share some thoughts on what to expect and look …

Apps

10 Endocrine System Fun Facts

This system regulates metabolism, growth, and sexual development<p>The endocrine system, like the nervous system, is a communication network. While the …

Scientific Research

13 Simple Solutions to Help You Get Rid of Ants for Good

From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 trusted items will tackle your ant problem and help you get rid of ants for good.<p>Is an army of ants marching …

Cleaning

12 reasons to upgrade to iOS 12 for iPhone, iPad if you just can't wait

The future of your iPhone or iPad is here now. Well, sort of.<p>Apple on Monday released the public beta of iOS 12, the software that will be running at the core of the next iPhone and iPad, and, more than likely, the Apple phone and tablet you already own.<p>Since this is still an early prerelease beta, …

After reading this you will eat avocado every day

June 25, 2018<p>Avocado is a fruit with a creamy texture.It is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. …

Nutrition

Canadian government announces measures to help save key whale species

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced $167.4 million to support the recovery of three key whale species in Canada, particularly B.C.'s …

Canada