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Twenty stocks that short sellers are betting against

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>Stocks that short sellers are circling.<p>After years spent in the wilderness, shorts have returned to the market with renewed pessimistic conviction.<p>The bull market, now in its sixth year, has been ruthless to short sellers, who've struggled to find sinking boats in a rising …

The New Science of Building Great Teams

Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing<p>If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good place to start. The skills required for call center work are easy to identify and hire for. The tasks involved are clear-cut and easy to monitor. Just about every …

How genetics can create the next superstar racehorse

In the glorious sunshine of Andrew Lloyd Webber's stud farm Watership Down, overlooked by rolling pastures, retired millionaire Dr Philip Brown is inspecting his investment.<p>Her name is Darysina and even to an uneducated eye she is something special. Standing quietly next to a paddock gate she is …

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …

The Secret To The Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe - Wine & Glue

The Secret to the Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe! Easy to follow step by step photos that will give you the perfect pizza dough! And if the pictures …

Property management firm forced to pay $25K after B.C. man's home trashed by tenant

A Maple Ridge man is warning homeowners to take care over property management firms, after his house was left in a state of horrific disrepair by a …

Confessions of insider trader Scott London

Here’s one way to avoid doing jail time for securities fraud: Don’t pass on classified information to a third party or trade on it. To some people, …

Three stock picks that are good value, no matter how you measure value

<i>John Reese is CEO of Validea.com and Validea Capital, and portfolio manager for the National Bank Consensus funds. Globe Investor has a distribution agreement with Validea.ca, a premium Canadian stock screen service.</i> Try it.<p>'Price is what you pay, value is what you get." Warren Buffett has said …

Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek dies aged 90

The woman who invented Kevlar – the bullet-proof material used in body armour – has died at the age of 90<p>Stephanie Kwolek, an <b>American</b> chemist who in 1965 invented a super-strong fibre called Kevlar that revolutionised body armour, has died at the age of 90.<p>Kwolek, who worked for the DuPont chemical …

5 industries that millennials are destroying

There’s a lot to be said for watching demographic shifts as you craft your long-term investing strategy.<p>And while Baby Boomer stocks like health care …

House prices, TSX set new records — but scotch keeps up the pace: Business Week Wrap

A busy week in business news was highlighted by some major government policy decisions, and a new record that Canada's investment community has been …

How mapping the human proteome reveals new insights into our bodies

Researchers recently announced that they had created an inventory of all the proteins in the human body – proteins that are encoded by the genome. We ask expert Professor Kathryn Lilley from the Cambridge Centre for Proteomics to shed light on this "human proteome".<p><b>What exactly is the human</b> …

Partners REIT unlikely to quash proxy challenge

Orange Capital has seemingly squared the activism circle. With the latest development in the New York investment firm's dispute with the board of Partners Real Estate Investment Trust, Orange has found a way to stage a proxy fight by revealing its intentions, not hiding them.<p>Partners' trustees …

Broccoli drink flushes air pollutants from body - Futurity

A daily broccoli sprout "cocktail" can make the body excrete two dangerous air pollutants, report researchers.

Scary stories won't stop kids from lying - Futurity

Kids are more likely to tell the truth after hearing a story that praises characters for being honest, rather than punishes them for lying.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Warren Buffett’s not-stupid investing strategy, part II

Psychologist Daniel Kahneman was awarded the 2002 Nobel prize for economics in an event that clearly underscores the importance of human behaviour in the financial world. Mr. Kahneman's research also fully supports, and to some extent underpins, the Berkshire Hathaway Not-Stupid school of …

Two Kinds of People You Should Never Negotiate With

The first thing negotiation experts teach is to “separate the people from the problem.” The vast majority of the time, this is sound advice. But as a psychologist, I know that approximately 1% of the time, people <i>are</i> the problem. And in such cases, normal negotiation strategies just don’t work. …

Cable TV boxes become 2nd biggest energy users in many homes

In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television service.<p>The seemingly innocuous appliances — all 224 million of them across …

When genes play games: Algorithm helps explain sex in evolution

What do you get when you mix theorists in computer science with evolutionary biologists? You get an algorithm to explain sex.

Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy

Strategy is often seen as something really smart people do — those head-of-the-class folks with top-notch academic credentials. But just because these are the folks attracted to strategy doesn’t mean they will naturally excel at it.<p>The problem with smart people is that they are used to seeking and …

Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions

He just needs to get it to them<p>At first glance, the bright red shipping container that sits by the side of the road in a slum outside Johannesburg doesn’t look like something that could transform hundreds of lives. Two sliding doors open to reveal a small shop counter, behind which sit rows of …

The paranoid computer user's guide to privacy, security and encryption

An update to the Globe and Mail Guide to Safer Computing<p>Hack-proof computers don’t exist. That’s an important truth to keep in mind as you browse this guide to building a more secure computer. Covered here are myriad tools and services to help protect you from malware, spam, bot-nets and even that …

Five presentation lessons from Apple’s new rising star

Since I wrote a book titled <i>The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs</i>, I've been searching for a presenter – at Apple or any other company – who comes close to sharing Jobs' presence on stage. It hasn't been easy. Jobs was charismatic, inspiring, humorous, dramatic, engaging and polished, and his …

Choose the Right Words in an Argument

When addressing a conflict with a colleague, the words matter. Sometimes, regardless of how good your intentions are, what you say can further upset your coworker and just make the issue worse. Other times you might say the exact thing that helps the person go from boiling mad to cool as a cucumber.<p>…

Sugar is Killing Us. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

Sugar-related illnesses are skyrocketing (diabetes, heart disease, and dementia, among them). Yet Americans are shoveling in more sweet stuff than ever. We know it's bad. We just can't stop. Science shows it's not simply a matter of self-control: Sugar, it turns out, might be as addictive as hard …

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Attention, American expats in Canada: The IRS is eyeing you

Jeff Fortin has been living in this country since he was a boy, but every year he endures the drudgery of filing both a U.S. and Canadian tax return.<p>"You go through the exercise, which I can assure you is arduous," says the tax adviser with Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP in Calgary.<p>"It takes me, I …

No safe use: The Canadian asbestos epidemic that Ottawa is ignoring

Part 1<p>The invisible<br>epidemic<p>For John Nolan, the first warning signs came mid-November of last year while he was leading a tour in the Peruvian Andes.<p>Mr. Nolan, 67, who lives in Fort Erie in southwestern Ontario, was guiding a group through the mountains near the storied Incan city of Cuzco.<p>He had …

How to transfer cottage ownership – and reduce the tax bite

Cottage memories are like none other.<p>If you're visiting a friend's cottage this summer, here are a few tips that will be sure to create lasting memories for everyone: Bring four very large suitcases (store one in each bedroom if necessary), bring at least two dogs (those with digestive problems are …