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The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

Dessert

Concrete office blocks given Grade 2 listing by English Heritage

The 14 new additions which were built between 1964 to 1984 are located in major cities across England<p>More than a dozen post-war office buildings have been listed by English Heritage to ensure that they will not be accidentally demolished.<p>The buildings, which many critics deem to be ugly eyesores, …

How to Spend Less Money on Your Favorite Ingredients

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: This New Year, resolve to hack your way to a better, fancier ingredients -- without</i> …

Personal Finance

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Cooking

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The Dos and Don'ts of LinkedIn

Because, really, what ARE the rules?<p>You rely on LinkedIn a lot, right? Us too, but here's an arresting professional thought: We're doing it wrong.<p>Like, <i>are</i> you supposed to accept all the invitations you get, or does that mess with the algorithm of your network (or something)? Is there a way to …

How to fend off those toxic people

Most workplaces have some emotionally toxic people who create unpleasantness for colleagues. And no matter how competent we are at dealing with the idiosyncrasies of others in the workplace, toxic people – folks who are overly negative, irrational or needy – can drive us to distraction, our skills …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

27 Vegan Christmas Recipes For A Holly, Jolly, Meat- And-Dairy-Free Holiday

Some dream of a white Christmas. Others dream of a vegan one. While holiday precipitation is out of our control, a festive, meatless and dairy-free dinner spread is not.<p>This holiday season, if you're fantasizing about a vegan dinner table, make it a reality with dishes like lentil shepherd's pie, …

Can you live a normal life with half a brain?

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.<p>How much of our brain do we actually need? A number of stories have appeared in the news in recent …

The Brain

Will my insurance rates increase if a friend crashes my car?

<i>While I was away on a holiday in Turkey, a friend borrowed my car and was involved in an accident. She was looking after my cats and I had asked her to start the car occasionally so the battery wouldn't run down. She was given a ticket for careless driving. There were three cars involved</i> …

Twelve critical questions to ask before pursuing a business idea

I'm just like most other entrepreneurs I know – I have at least three new business ideas before I get out of bed in the morning. And the ideas just keep coming throughout the day.<p>Thankfully, after years of trial and error as an entrepreneur, I've learned to evaluate my new ideas carefully to …

Small Business

Tsunami, earthquake: How to lead when absolutely everything goes wrong

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Good companies share some common practices. They focus on …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

How to make ends meet? Look in the mirror

Canadians are strapped. Many people have barely enough money to make ends meet. Our savings rates are down to a measly 3.9 per cent. A survey released this week by the Canadian Payroll Association found that more than half the people they surveyed – 51 per cent – would be in real trouble if they …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Nine habits leaders need to break

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>"Keep learning" is the mantra of modern management. You have …