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Six Steps To Ensure That Your Car Doesn't Smell Like Garbage

Your old car stinks? Like, literally? Here's how to make it smell fresh.<p>One of the best parts of a new car is the way that it smells. The so-called "new car smell" is a hallmark of a car rolling fresh off the lot, but it's actually a smell caused by chemicals like adhesives on the interior. and can …

1994 Nintendo Documentary Gives Us A Look At Miyamoto's Desk

In 1994, Jean-Jacques Beineix made a documentary called <i>Otaku</i>. It features a nine-minute tour of Nintendo’s offices, and it is wonderful to watch.<p>The …

There's a very simple reason why McDonald's hamburgers don't rot

For years, McDonald's customers have been grossing out the internet with testimonials of fresh-looking meals that are days, weeks, even years old. But there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for why McDonald's hamburgers don't rot.<p>McDonald's Canada offered an alternative explanation on its …

McDonald's

Leasing vs. buying: The important differences and how to choose

Not all monthly payments are created equal.<p><b>"Lease for only $199 per month!" "NO Money down! Drive off today with low monthly lease payments!"</b><p>Judging by the advertising you see, you'd be hard-pressed to know that it was even possible to finance a new car these days. Every ad, promotion and banner …

Personal Finance

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Learn how to detail a car so you don’t end up with a dumpster on wheels

When you were a kid, washing the family car required soap, a sponge, and some water. It was approximate at best, a way to kill time on a warm summer …

Cleaning

Porsche launches on-demand subscription for its sports cars and SUVs

Want to drive a Porsche, without actually owning one? Porsche’s new Passport subscription program could be just what you’re looking for. The on-demand short-term rental program allows anyone in Atlanta to subscribe for $2,000 per month, which will provide access to eight models of Porsche including …

Watch Over 4-Minutes of WONDER WOMAN Bloopers Because Laughter Makes The World a Better a Place

Unfounded: Police dismiss 1 in 5 sexual assault claims as baseless, Globe investigation reveals

T he keg party was a 10-minute walk from Ava’s new home at Delaware Hall residence, just north of Western University’s soaring stone gates. It was the Friday after Thanksgiving and, word had it, the organizers had already sold more than 200 tickets.<p>Unfounded: A Globe investigation into how police …

Students build a low-cost yet high-quality sustainable home from recycled materials

Affordable and sustainable housing is possible—and Studio 804’s many projects are proof. Working together with University of Kansas architecture …

Minimum-wage earners in Toronto do not make enough money to thrive, report says | The Star

“Some of those things that I think in some policy rhetoric we talk about as being add-ons but in reality they’re not,” said Kumar. “What of those …

All the political risks of carbon pricing, now available for water!

You get what you pay for, the saying goes. But sometimes you get what you don’t pay for. Water is a good example, as a new report from the Ecofiscal …

For the wealthy, debate over renting instead of owning takes on heft

Property owners in Vancouver and Toronto who have reaped massive real-estate gains in recent years might not buy in, but there is a strong argument that wealthy Canadians are better off selling their homes and renting instead.<p>Indeed, they might even be better off financially in the long run. That's …

Vehicle Made By Alfa Romeo Makes It 13 Miles Without Incident To Break Nürburgring SUV Record

An Alfa Romeo broke something recently, and that broken thing wasn’t itself. It was a real, live Nürburgring track record. Three cheers for Alfa …

Big bucks and beat-up cars: lessons in thrift from the rich

For anyone who has ever dreamed of winning the lottery, the reverie often goes something like this: Win. Faint. Go out and buy a mansion, spiffy car and a yacht.<p>But according to experts who advise high-net-worth Canadians, the financial habits of the rich sometimes lean more toward frugality than …

This is not a game. We must take nuclear threats seriously

Melissa Hanham is an academic who studies nuclear-arms proliferation, and when she sat down to write a Twitter thread about the uniquely dangerous nature of these weapons and the cavalier way they were being discussed, she faced a dilemma: Should she show the true cost of their use?<p>She considered …

TLC’s Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins Says Mentally Ill Cousin Was Shot Dead by Police

TLC singer Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins is calling for justice for her mentally ill cousin, Eddie Russell Jr., who was shot and killed by Illinois police …

The only right way to pop your pimples

Dermatologists usually don't advise patients to pop pimples on their own. However, if you absolutely have to, follow these steps to safely pop your pimples.<p>Do you pop your pimples? You're probably doing it wrong and potentially making the infection even worse. Here's the right way to pop your …

Skin Care

‘We’re playing with fire’: New world’s hottest chili makes ghost pepper taste like a cucumber

At more than three million Scoville heat units (SHU), Pepper X has ousted the Dragon’s Breath chili as the world’s spiciest pepper, Tasting Table …

World Records

Bureaucrats remain fixated on protecting kids from that terrifying condition known as 'childhood'

Walking through Tokyo's labyrinthine Shinjuku Station can be a challenge for even seasoned commuters. Hundreds of exits, countless corridors and the …

Just fix the bloody math curriculum

How many years' worth of students need to be rendered innumerate before provincial curriculum writers admit their little "discovery math" gambit has …

Air-Purifying House Plants for the Home

01<p>of 15<p>House Plant Therapy<p>Improve your well being by decorating your home with healing plants. Green plants can help set the mood for a more pleasing …

America's Messy History of Medical Experiments Started With Slaves

They were essentially human guinea pigs.<p><b>By Londa Schiebinger, Stanford University</b><p>In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. Patients …

No moral reason not to create chimeras capable of making human eggs, ethicist argues

First came the prospect of pigs incubating human organs. Now a medical ethicist is raising new moral questions by suggesting scientists create …

Calculating the Cost of Creating Website Content

Creating content is just one part of a website project and in itself it requires planning, defining a workflow, getting the right people on board, …

Project Management

Treating Cancer With Alternative Medicine More Than Doubles Your Risk of Dying

Alternative medicine that works is called medicine.<p>Choosing alternative medicine to treat curable cancer instead of conventional cancer treatments …

Three Toronto police officers accused of sexually assaulting colleague found not guilty

<b>By Liam Casey</b><p>TORONTO — Three Toronto police officers have been found not guilty of sexually assaulting a female colleague with whom they had been …

Crime

Model’s reps say her kidnapping in Italy was real despite shoe shopping

MILAN — A British model who says she was kidnapped in Italy broke down when investigators confronted her with a witness statement that she had been …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Our body shapes have changed over the years, and they're still changing

"Males and females deposit fat in different places in the body – women around the hips and the bust, whereas males more on the stomach. That is part …