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Forget Ethereum: Here Are 8 Intriguing Cryptocurrencies You Should Follow

Source: Getty Images<p>of<p>Look beyond bitcoin and Ethereum<p>In 2017, virtual currencies simply couldn’t be stopped. When the year began, the combined market cap of every cryptocurrency was just shy of $18 billion. But by year’s end, cryptocurrencies were worth a combined $613 billion. That’s a gain of …

Blockchain

Aeroplan Is Dead, Long Live Aeroplan: How Aimia Can Compete Effectively With Air Canada (Part 1)

Aimia's split with Air Canada raised fears that it will shut down in 2020.<p>Other programs in the market today show an alternative.<p>The customer value …

Business (Canada)

30 Ways to Add Storage to Every Room in Your Home

OK, so you don’t really have enough storage space. (Join the club.) Time to stop wallowing and start strategizing, guys. Here are 30 snazzy ways to …

West Elm

Getting started with music theory

To help point you in the right direction, Native Instruments has listed a selection of music theory tutorials to help expand your musical …

Electric Guitar

There’s a 4-Day Sex and Drug Vacation in Colombia That’s So Raunchy, Their Promotional Videos Got Taken Down

"A discreet and beautiful environment for men to fulfill their wildest fantasies."<p>46.2K<p>SHARES<p>There are a lot of sex-friendly vacation options on this …

Travel

We've been splitting wood all wrong

Inventive Finn comes up with a much more efficient method.<p>Splitting wood is one of the least favorite tasks of woodstove owners, and even for people …

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

Physics

15 Famous Readers Who Love Books As Much As You Do

Do you carry a book with you wherever you go? Are you constantly tired in the morning because you stayed up too late reading the night before? Would …

Books

Forget Bitcoin, You're Better Off Buying These 3 Stocks

All manias eventually come to an end.<p>Bitcoin is up by more than a factor of 10 this year. Other cryptocurrencies have surged even more. It can be …

China is now looking to build nearly 300 'eco-cities' across the country

Unfortunately, none of them are likely to look this cool.

Sustainability

8 Lucrative Careers You Can Start From Your Own Couch

The internet has given us the amazing opportunity to start highly fruitful businesses from the comfort of our own homes.<p>Are you interested in working from home? Or better yet -- work while traveling around the world with a steady and stable income. Can you finance your travels while also saving for …

Patients can be pretty good therapists to themselves

Seeking out the perfect therapist can feel as significant and difficult as finding a romantic partner. A study on the effectiveness of trained therapists versus self-help treatment, though, suggests that therapists are not as important as they seem.<p>A meta-analyses of 15 studies, published in this …

Australian Universities

How Trump Could Win the Nobel Peace Prize

In last week's column, "Trump's North Korea Stance Signals a New Arms Race Is at Hand," I discussed the implications of a shift in philosophy away …

11 books the US Army's top officer recommends to help understand the world

Secretary James Mattis has been heralded as a "warrior monk" for his prodigious knowledge and voracious reading habits.<p>But Mattis, a retired Marine general, is not the only US military officer who has supplemented his martial knowledge with academic achievement.<p>In that spirit, the US Army has …

U.S. Army

All Time 100 : History Books

1.<b>A Study of History</b> by Arnold J. Toynbee<p>Arnold Toynbee’s A Study of History is his magnum opus. In it he analyses the rise and fall of all 26 of the …

Fifteen powerhouse Canadian dividend stocks

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>A diversified mix of the highest dividend payers in Canada.<p><b>The screen</b><p>For many investors, dividends make up an important part of their income. For equity markets, dividends have also been responsible for a significant portion of equity returns over all. Over the past 10 years …

When Nova Scotia Almost Joined the American Revolution

Early in 1776, while in the midst of overseeing his army's siege of British-held Boston, General George Washington received at his headquarters in …

Canada

A former Navy SEAL called me out for making excuses, and it changed the way I think about leadership

Jocko Willink was the commander of Task Unit Bruiser, the most decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, and Leif Babin was one of his two platoon commanders.<p>They took what they learned on the battlefield and brought it to the business world with their management consulting firm, Echelon …

Leadership

Shiftcam iPhone 7 Plus Camera Lens Case Offers 3 Pairs of Dual Lenses (video)

Smartphone photographers that use Apple’s new iPhone 7 Plus may be interested in a new camera case which has been created by Shiftcam and adds six …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

The horrible thing you never knew about ducks

On the Venn diagram of strange animal mating behaviors — from lobster golden showers to garter-snake orgies — duck sex is on the border between …

10 Products for Sleeping on Planes That Look Ridiculous but Are Actually Amazing

Just trust us.<p>There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t.<p>This one ability — or lack thereof — …

Dividend Stock Yields 9%, Pays Monthly, Company Transformation Means Major Growth

This stock yields 8.9%, and has steadily paid monthly dividends since 2007.<p>Mgt. has transformed the company into an industry leader in its market via …

Quirky hotels in London including the unique Harry Potter Chambers and London Zoo

The nights are longer, and the weather is getting warmer, which means it's time to get out and have some fun - and what better place to do so than in …

The Internet Is Going Crazy About These Photos Of Young Justin Trudeau, And You Will Too

I bet many of us will agree that Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau is great. Not only does the man support great causes like the Women’s March, …

Microsoft’s Skype Translator now speaks Russian

Microsoft is announcing today that its Skype Translator feature of the Skype messaging, voice, and video-calling app is now capable of translating speech into and out of Russian. Now Skype Translator can be said to speak a total of nine languages. This comes after Arabic speech translation support …

Language