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12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

One Direction hiatus: Julian Bunetta says, ‘I know they’re taking a much-deserved break’

Rumors that the members of One Direction would take an extended hiatus after releasing their fifth album have been swirling for weeks, and this …

Music

100 Creative Pet Names You’ve Never Thought to Give Your Dog or Cat

Some people on the B+C team treat their furry family members as if they are their children (namely Anj and myself, stage moms of Brie + Turkey). So naturally, when it comes time to name those four-legged pets the decision turns into a task equivalent to nailing down a baby name.<p>While it’s fun to …

Fort McMurray’s booming schools brace for impact of oil crash

For more than a decade, Fort McMurray's schools have choked with growth as families from across the country and the world poured in to chase oil sands riches.<p>Plans for new schools were drawn and modular classrooms sprouted from buildings to relieve some of the pressure, but it wasn't enough. Some …

3 DIY Furniture Makeovers That Will Make You Believe in Miracles

It's amazing what DIYers can do with a bit of paint. These inspirational furniture makeovers will have you out looking for cheap finds at flea markets and yard sales all weekend long!<p>1. Not-so-extreme makeover<p><i>Before</i><p><i>After</i><p>This red was "fine" but didn't quite work with the rest of the room. A color …

Why Women Are More Likely to Ask for a Divorce

In a presentation to the American Sociological Association, researchers report that women are more likely than men to ask for divorce. But …

These Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles Come Together in Minutes

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, <i>Gluten-Free Flour Power</i>, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

Dessert

NY stages topless parade with 60 cities worldwide, demanding bare-chest gender equality

Bare-chested women and men are taking to the streets of midtown Manhattan as critics have complained about topless tip-seeking in Times Square.<p>Appearing topless is legal in New York but Mayor Bill de Blasio and others believe the body-painted women who take photos with tourists are a nuisance.<p>De …

We Caught Kylie Jenner Copying Her Mom’s Style Again

Being as pop culturally pervasive <i>and</i> as stylish as they are means that America’s most famous family, the Kardashian-Jenners, often borrow pages from one another’s style books. There’s been a lot of comparisons between Kylie Jenner and her famous big sis Kim KW in terms of their sartorial and beauty …

7 Things I Wish I Had Known About Hot Yoga

<b>The super-sweaty lessons every yogi needs to learn</b><p><i>By Laurel Leicht</i>, SELF<p>I'm not a yogi by any means (my flexibility, or lack thereof, is laughable), but I've flowed through enough Vinyasa classes to know my way around Warriors and Chaturanga. Still, when I walked into a Bikram studio for the first …

Why trek past Portland to eastern Oregon? It's a community built on craft beer.

My rearview mirror revealed spidery snowdrifts peeking through the afternoon fog. Ahead, cows grazed on a wide prairie under a big, sunny sky. Soon, the road I was on twisted into a canyon made of rubbly, reddish bluffs and dropped 2,200 feet.<p>My ears had popped by the time I reached the tiny …

Canadians not confident about future of seniors’ health care: polls

Canadians are rapidly losing faith in the ability of the health system to provide care for their aging loved ones and they want the federal government to step up and find solutions, two new public opinion surveys show.<p>Fewer than one in four believe there will be adequate home care and long-term …

Andre De Grasse faces seven-figure decision after world bronze

As Canada’s sprinting star continues his rocket-like ascendance, the big question is now whether or not he’ll go pro<p>BEIJING, China – Moments after …

The best waterproof cameras: Action Packed

Today’s waterproof cameras offer much more than an underwater function. Many can tolerate cold environments, high humidity and the rough-and-tumble of extreme sports. These tougher, more durable devices are an ideal secondary camera to a smartphone camera. They provide similar features and image …

Knife Week: Higonokami History

Get to know this Japanese pocket knife with a samurai backstory<p><i>It's Knife Week at Hand-Eye Supply! Get 25% off all knives in stock with the code</i> …

The Final Girls is the latest metatextual horror/comedy you're going to want to see

<i>The Final Girls</i> is an award-winning indie that's running at a 100% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on successful screenings at various film festivals.<p>Now, there are a <i>lot</i> of metatextual genre blends going around that riff on the idea of the Final Girl, the triumphant last woman standing at the …

Horror

Surprise! Infrared Camera Reveals Black Leopard's Hidden Spots

A leopard really can't change its spots — it can only conceal them.<p>The black leopards of the Malaysian Peninsula may look like they have uniform dark …

Canadian, Mexican auto parts makers warn of fallout from TPP trade pact

Canadian and Mexican auto parts makers that collectively employ nearly one million workers are warning of dire consequences for manufacturing jobs if the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact is concluded without better terms for their sector.<p>They're worried about a concession sought by Tokyo in …

Fort McMurray airport ready to soar despite oilpatch's rough landing

Fort McMurray is going full throttle as it embarks on another expansion of its airport in spite of a recent drop in passenger traffic and one airline …

Babin: Why some cyclists hate Calgary's new cycle tracks

Despite the popularity of the new downtown cycle track network, there’s a contingent of people on bikes that pretty much hates them. You may have …

Russia's Space Program in Crisis After Decades of Brain Drain, Neglect

MOSCOW — It might be the only country that can rocket humans into space, but Russia’s once-great space program is being dragged back to Earth by decades of brain drain and financial hardship.<p>“The Russian space industry is in an obvious state of crisis,” said Asif Siddiqi, a professor at Fordham …

Puppy Portraits in the Style of Baby Photos

Photographer Elisha Minnette recently accompanied her friends Matt and Abby on a trip to pick up their new puppy from Groodle breeder. On the way …

Photography

Preppy Fall Fashion Finds, Courtesy of Glamour Fashion Editor Gretchen Gunlocke Fenton

Nostalgic for your school days? <i>Glamour</i>'s Accessories Director Gretchen Gunlocke feels you. And to help you get an A+ on fall's preppy fashion trend, rife with blazers, varsity...

Campus cooking: three cheap and healthy dorm room recipes

When I went away to school at Emerson College in Boston, the cafeteria initially seemed exciting. There was always pizza, always ice cream, and always (always!) sugary cereals in seemingly never-empty bins. When I lived with my parents, Lucky Charms were only a part of our lives when we went on …

Recipes

Here's What Summer Looks Like In Parts Of Montana And Canada

A not-so-subtle reminder that winter is just around the corner.

National Parks

Pioneering technology to deliver the cheapest, small-scale concentrated solar power plants in the world could revolutionise the renewable energy market<p>It is a problem that has so far stumped even Google’s brainy engineers – how to generate cheap solar electricity using a small-scale array of …

Clean Energy

Table of Contents: Best of Summer

Summer is drawing to a close; here are a few of our favorite design moments from our favorite season.<p>In Monday’s Architect Visit, we drop in on the …

Home Improvement

Forget the Jane Austen romantic comedy: These authors would make way better rom-coms

A film company is hoping to turn the life of author Jane Austen into a romantic comedy. They couldn't have picked a worse subject.<p>Austen is a classic novelist, one whose books "Emma," "Sense and Sensibility" and the beloved "Pride and Prejudice" have themselves been turned into delightful romantic …