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30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

Bruce Springsteen’s Sixties Garage Band the Castiles<p>In a tale later immortalized in his song “The Wish,” the Boss received his first electric guitar …

Do liver cleanses work? Evidence and risks

Liver cleanses promise to rid the body of toxins and impurities, but they are controversial because there is little science to support their …

Wellness

Eating these two fruits could help repair the lungs of ex-smokers, says study

Stock up now if you used to smoke...<p>If you're a former smoker worried about the damage that cigarettes could have caused to your lungs, then you …

Public Health

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

Diabetes

Is Uber heading for the app junkyard?

Uber is one company you don't want to see disappear, but the wildly popular ride-hailing service might be headed for the app junkyard.<p>Silicon Valley's most valuable private tech company is burning through billions of dollars. It has forfeited its operating licence in several big markets. It is …

Dog stays behind with family's goats as California wildfire destroys property

A guard dog is on the mend Sunday after heroically protecting eight rescue goats and several small deer from the wildfires raging through California's Sonoma County.<p>Roland Hendel said he thought he'd never see Odin, a Great Pyrenees, ever again. He packed the car and escaped with his family as the …

Names of Las Vegas victims emerge as police reveal gun stockpile – as it happened

3.39pm BST<p>We are wrapping up this blog now. Thanks for reading. Coverage continues in our new blog:<p>Related: Las Vegas shooter 'demented', says Trump as he visits Puerto Rico – latest updates<p>2.48pm BST<p>The US is at a defining moment on guns, argues Shannon Watts founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun …

In Canada, climate change could open new farmland to the plow

As global warming intensifies droughts and floods, causing crop failures in many parts of the world, Canada may see something different: a farming …

Woman Runs Down Aisle With Pants Down, Tries to Bite Flight Attendant, Sues Airline

Sabina Sultanova was flying London to Dubai on British Airways. In her telling “she passed out before waking up in an airport holding room full of …

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SGI suing bars that served impaired driver who killed Saskatoon family

Saskatchewan's public auto insurer SGI filed a statement of claim Thursday against two bars that served the impaired driver who killed the Van de …

Drunks in court, riders falling off horses, and Dominion Day — what was making news when Canada became a country | The Star

<i>Around the time of Confederation, Toronto newspapers were filled with details of the festivities. Well, actually, they were largely occupied with</i> …

Congratulations, College Graduates Of 2017: Time For You To Become Capitalists!

Contrary to what you might expect from the headline, this is a financial and not a political article.<p>Seeking Alpha has a large readership in their …

3 Things Drone Pilots Need to Know ASAP

Want to be a drone pilot? Here's what you need to know about the changing laws.<p>Last summer, the FAA relaxed the regulations for becoming a drone pilot, making it much easier for hobbyists and enthusiast to get into the game. At the same time, the opportunity to fly drones professionally is growing …

U.S. could stand in the way of Canadian purchase of armed drones, DND documents warn

The Liberal government’s plan to buy armed drones could face major delays because obtaining such technology needs approval from the U.S., according …

Canada

34 of the Best Recipes from Our Archives

I'll be honest with you: I have <i>no idea</i> what kinds of foods "dads" like.<p>I'm not a dad! <b>But even if I were, who am I—who is anyone—to say what dads want to eat on Father's Day?</b> As a category, "dads" includes a hugely diverse range of human beings: Do they all like pancakes (I'm falling asleep right …

Broken Lasagna is Summery, Greens-Packed & Ready in 20

Consider this recipe a lighter, more casual way to enjoy lasagna, that crowd favorite, for a summery weeknight dinner.<p>Rather than layering noodles with loads of ground meat, cheese, and tomato sauce (which is delicious during a snowstorm but not my favorite when it's 80° and sunny), you boil the …

Why Do Chefs Wear White?

The chef’s jacket is instantly recognizable — it’s one of the most important things a chef can own. Every chef remembers the first time he or she put …

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Washington D.C.

Only Clock

Czech design studio Kibardindesign first caught our attention a couple of years ago with their popular White & White Clock. Now designer Vadim …