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How To Buy A Motorcycle: An Inspection Checklist

<i>Our resident expert mechanic Matt McLeod reveals what he looks for when buying a used motorcycle.</i><p>I take a checklist with me when I look at a used bike. I’m never expecting a secondhand bike to be flawless, but I’m looking for problems—and assessing ‘how much’ it will take me to correct these …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Best Times to Post on Social Media: The Complete Guide [Infographic]

Super savvy social media managers don’t just share engaging content. They share it at optimal times.<p>The truth is:<p>Your fans and followers prefer using …

28 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

<b>• Finding questions to ask your interviewer is a crucial part of preparing for any job interview.</b><p><b>• Asking questions is a simple way to show that you're truly interested in the role and the company.</b><p><b>• Business Insider compiled a number of smart questions that are sure to impress your next interviewer.</b><p>…

Can You Solve This Viral Mathematics Puzzle That's Splitting The Internet?

Editor's Blog Photo credit: wavebreakmedia/ShutterstockBrain Dare have posted this mathematical brain teaser on their Facebook page and it’s been …

Mathematics

8 Reasons to Quit Dreaming and Start Your Company Today

Freedom to live life on your terms starting right now.<p>I had a dream that I went to a corporate picnic and I had to tell my kids to please be on their best behavior so it wouldn't limit my career. Actually, this wasn't a dream; it was a nightmare. If I had to create a title for my nightmare, it …

Recent hotel stays highlight Manitoba’s child-welfare challenges

Two foster children have had to stay in hotels since Manitoba's fall announcement that it had ended its dangerous reliance on rented rooms for temporary placements – a pair of emergency stays deemed necessary for the children's well-being but that nonetheless underscore concerns about transparency …

Canada

Man Builds $300 DIY Solar Furnace Out of Upcycled Soda Cans! | Homestead Guru

Utilities bills across the county and globe are skyrocketing, which costs people a significant portion of their monthly income. While some people cut …

3 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The book series that brought space opera into the 21st century

The Ancillary novels made interstellar war as complicated as conflict in the real world.<p><i>Ancillary Justice</i> was published with little fanfare in 2013. …

Science Fiction

Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Malt Whisky

It wasn’t until 2009 that Taiwan was listed as a whisky making region in the Malt Whisky Yearbook, the definitive industry guidebook. The year prior, …

Single Malt Whisky

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

This hack for Netflix’s genre codes is about to vastly improve your life

Netflix has an almost unimaginably large content library. So large, in fact, that it can be pretty daunting. How do you pick a movie when you could …

Space fuel: Plutonium-238 created after 30-Year wait

Scientists have produced a powder of plutonium-238 for the first time in nearly 30 years in the United States, a milestone that they say sets the country on a path toward powering NASA's deep-space exploration and other missions.<p>Plutonium-238 (Pu-238) is a radioactive element, and as it decays, or …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

As per that ancient Chinese curse, SF and fantasy have been living through interesting times. This year attempts to rig the Hugo ballots by disaffected, right-wing, mostly American fans – known as the Sad Puppies and the Rabid Puppies – were heartily rebuffed by fandom more generally. The Puppies …

Books

This man is closer than ever to building the world's first time machine

It was a personal tragedy that started the timeline. After Boyd Mallett died of a sudden heart attack in 1955, his 10 year old son, Ronald, made a …

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

A few years ago I wrote on The Huffington Post about author Raoul Peter Mongilardi's <i>Next To The Gods</i>, a complex, world-building four book series of science fiction. In it, the Aurocerians, an alien race of beings have created a Dyson Sphere, an impenetrable constructed barrier encompassing an …

Trudeau Is Less Liberal Than You Think

Many environmentalists rejoiced when Stephen Harper’s government was thrown out of office in Canada. But Justin Trudeau is no savior.<p>Our inboxes …

Fossil Fuels

11 70s sci-fi movies better than Star Wars

When the grand history of American cinema is written, the 1970s will be seen as one of the most important decades in the timeline. Filmmakers started …

Nine ways your family finances will change under a Liberal government

Here are nine things you need to know about how your personal finances will change under the new Liberal government. These points are based on measures the party campaigned on prior to the election Monday.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Middle class tax cuts</b>: People with taxable income between $44,700 and $89,401 will save as …

How to win every argument about the economy your Conservative uncle brings up at Thanksgiving Dinner

It’s that time of year again!<p>The leaves are changing colour, the smell of turkey’s in the air and your Uncle Earl is rambling on about something he …

Canada

Three Exceptional Facts About America

<b>It’s Safe to Be Paranoid in the U.S.</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly remember the moment when the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended in a stunned silence of shock and triumph in Washington, Eastern Europe was freed, …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Motivation

IKEA's Modular Better Shelter Housing Unit is a solar-powered emergency home for refugees

The refugee crisis has finally captured the world's attention, but IKEA has been helping people on the ground for years. Due to natural disasters and …

A lonely look at Batman, Vader, Gollum and other sci-fi icons (pictures)

Science Fiction

7 TED Talks you should watch if you want to be an entrepreneur

Four simple words that sum up the value of TED Talks.<p>We love these quick, easy-to-digest videos with just the right amount of important information to entertain and educate in just a few minutes.<p>It's free, high-quality wisdom from industry leaders — what's not to love?<p>Below are the top seven videos …