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'We do it because our jobs are at stake': TD bank employees admit to breaking the law for fear of being fired

A CBC report earlier this week about TD employees pressured to meet high sales revenue goals has touched off a firestorm of reaction from TD …

Got a Cold? Treat Symptoms With These 13 Tips

There's tons of information out there on how to prevent a cold, but once you've got one, it feels impossible to treat it, right? While there's no "cure" or fix for a cold, there are things you can do to heal more quickly, alleviate symptoms, and keep your body functioning as best it can. Pick any …

Immune System

Qube Affordable Wireless Smart LED LightStrip (video)

San Francisco-based Qube has created a new smart LED light strip to expand their range of wirelessly connected illumination products, and has already …

D.light raises another $10.5 million to grow its solar-powered products for off-grid communities

D.light, a for-profit social enterprise that makes solar-powered products for “off-grid” communities, has raised another $10.5 million in funding, taking its total financing to more than $40 million over the past quarter.<p>Founded in 2007, San Francisco-based D.light manufactures a range of solar …

The secret to great digestive health might be a germ

As you have probably heard, our digestive tract is home to some 100 trillion bacteria that out number our own cells by 10 to one, essentially making …

Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression

Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”<p>Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, <i>A Really Good Day</i>. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. …

7 iPhone Apps That Will Make You Rich In 2017

Many people start off the new year with the goal of saving more money. However, saving money is easier said than done (especially if you love …

Duke Energy Continues Shift Towards Renewable Energy

<b>Duke Energy</b> (NYSE: DUK) may be the best example of utilities changing course from coal and other fossil fuels to renewable energy. The company was once one of the biggest coal burners in the country and now it's pouring billions of dollars into renewable energy.<p>The latest investment is the …

Try This Simple 5-Category Budget to Help You Manage Your Money

Updated May 11, 2018<p>You want to create a spending plan, but you don’t want to make an intricately detailed line-item budget or budgeting worksheet. …

Personal Finance

The One Muscle You Need To Develop As An Entrepreneur

It's the secret business strength behind the success of many entrepreneurs<p>I realized entrepreneurship has developed my courage in an unexpected way.<p>While a group of friends screamed their way through a haunted house on Halloween, I was fearlessly making my way through. In fact, a few times I scared …

Swimming Pools

Top Scientist Calmly Destroys Anti-Climate Science Politician With Science

"For whose data do you rely on?" asked the senator... "Everybody," replied the chief scientist.

The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs Most Likely to Succeed

<i>There are many types of entrepreneurs out there, but some are likelier to succeed than others.</i><p>There's no such thing as a "correct" entrepreneurial style. While there are some best practices you'll need to conduct as a leader for your organization, you have lots of options to play with. Will you be …

These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air

With pilot programs in Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, and the U.S., the technology could provide a reliable, clean water to many people who don’t have it today.<p>When a family in Guayaquil, Ecuador turns on the tap for a glass of water, it doesn’t flow from city pipes–there are no city pipes. Instead, a …

Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Productivity

How to Deal With a Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

Self-help

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, usually with the goal to reduce caloric intake. But in the last decade, our understanding of how the body …

40+ Brilliant DIY Storage And Organization Hacks For Small Bathrooms

Greetings from Architecture & Design! Today we are going to bring you some brilliant storage solutions for bathrooms. Bathroom is one of the most …

The Spooky Effects of Sleep Deprivation

It's no surprise that a night without enough Zzzs can lead to a groggy morning. But bleary eyes and gaping yawns aren't the only things that can …

Sleep

The Three Faces of Emptiness

<b>The Fuel of life is feeling. If we are not filled up in childhood, we must fill ourselves as adults. Otherwise we will find ourselves running on</b> …

Mental Disorders