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How To Get Your Point Across To These Five Personality Types

Not everyone thinks the same way. Here’s how to repurpose a three-decade-old management theory to tailor your message to just about anybody.<p>The VP of finance for a major multinational company recently came to me with a problem. “I’ve been trying to start a conversation with the VP of marketing, and …

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U.S. court rejects Canadian court order requiring Google to remove search results globally

After years of litigation in two countries, a federal court in the US has weighed in on a thorny question: Does Google US have to obey a Canadian court order requiring Google to take down information around the world, ignoring contrary rules in other jurisdictions? According to the Northern …

BMW Recalls 1 Million Vehicles Over Fire Risk, Recommends Parking Outside

DETROIT — BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it's recommending that they be parked outdoors until repairs are made.<p>A spokesman for the German automaker says the risk of fire is very low in both cases, but the vehicles …

Brexit Brain Drain: Professionals Wave Goodbye, Head to Europe

LONDON — After 22 years in Britain, Anna Bea Götz packed up her life and moved back to Germany.<p>She had arrived as a 16-year-old student and always thought that one day she might leave. But it was Britain’s vote to leave the European Union that finally pushed Götz to go.<p>Amid uncertainty about what …

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Grand Seiko: the history of the Japanese watchmaker determined to beat Switzerland at its own game

Not so long ago a handful of canny operators did good business importing the odd Grand Seiko watch from Japan to the US or Europe, for cognoscenti clients who knew how phenomenal Seiko’s top-tier watchmaking could be, but had no other way of accessing it.<p>Today, things are different. Walk into …

You'll have never seen a house like this one before! (with floor plans)

We love finding exciting and innovative new architecture to show you and today, we might have found the most unusual example of a luxury family home, …

Outdoor Spaces

That Fingerprint Sensor on Your Phone Is Not as Safe as You Think

SAN FRANCISCO — Fingerprint sensors have turned modern smartphones into miracles of convenience. A touch of a finger unlocks the phone — no password required. With services like Apple Pay or Android Pay, a fingerprint can buy a bag of groceries, a new laptop or even a $1 million vintage Aston …

Information Systems

Justin Trudeau Looks Like Prince Charming in His Throwback Wedding Photos

Justin Trudeau is a very handsome, charismatic man, but he's also taken, we're afraid. The prime minister of Canada put a ring on it over a decade …

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

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10 Spectacular Places In Canada To Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

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Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and …

How to move to Canada and become a Canadian citizen

It's a land where healthcare is free, people are friendly, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explains quantum computing just for laughs.<p>But actually becoming a citizen is tough: You need to live in Canada for at least six years, stay on your best behavior, and know a thing or two about the country …

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Tesla’s solar roof rollout was ... meh. These other new solar power gadgets are cooler.

Last Friday evening, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled three new products. The rollout — scheduled, oddly, for 8:30 pm Eastern — had been hyped for weeks, but the actual event turned out to be a bit [sad trombone]. It was a fairly transparent bid to justify the proposed merger of Tesla and …

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Canadians buying ‘too much car’ as ultra-luxury sales soar

An increasing number of Canadians are buying “too much car,” based on the surge in sales of luxury autos.<p>BMO Nesbitt Burns senior economist Alex Koustas took a “deeper dive” into the strong Canadian autos sales data over the past few years, finding telling numbers for vehicles with a manufacturer’s …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Canada's first Leaf owner remains committed five years on

Ricardo Borba, an Ottawa-based employee of IBM, etched his spot in Canadian automotive history when he took delivery of the first Nissan Leaf on Sept. 23, 2011. Back then, his decision appeared to be a great gamble: He would be in uncharted (and at times cold) territory driving the country's first …

Scientists discover ‘sixth taste’ - and it could explain our love of pasta, potatoes and bread

The desire to delve into a whopping great bowl of pasta or devour a huge bag of crisps comes to many of us - and now scientists believe they have discovered a “sixth taste” which could be fuelling our carb cravings.<p>Until now, it was believed that humans could only detect five different primary …

This Is How We'd Travel to the New Planet, Proxima B

With an Earth-like planet orbiting our closest neighbor star, it's about time we start talking about how we could send a spacecraft there.<p>In case you didn't hear, there is an Earth-sized planet orbiting the closest star to us—the red dwarf Proxima Centauri—and it is within the star's habitable zone …

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

<b>It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".</b><p>It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. …

How Brampton, a town in suburban Ontario, was dubbed a ghetto

Author Noreen Ahmed-ullah poses at a South Asian strip mall in Brampton on Friday. (Mark Blinch/The Globe and Mail)<p>I live in a suburban Ontario town where the visible minorities are now the majority.<p>Brampton – a.k.a. “Browntown,” “Bramladesh”or “Singhdale” – is just like the nicknames imply: mostly …

Canada vegan helps lobster make epic journey from supermarket to ocean

Lobby Joe’s long voyage back to the ocean began when he was spotted by Christine Loughead, sitting alone in a tank in a northern Ontario supermarket<p>By the time Lobby Joe was released back into the waters on Canada’s east coast, the Atlantic lobster had travelled thousands of kilometres on a journey …

House flipping is making a huge comeback

The number of active home flippers in 2015 was at the highest level in the past eight years, according to RealtyTrac. The average gross profit—the difference between the purchase price and the sales price of the flip—from home flipping also hit a 10-year high at $55,000. Flips made up 5.5 percent …

Immigrants to Canada Explain What Shocked Them Most About Canadian Culture

We're way too nice. Also, we don't call our erasers "rubbers."<p>"We're not a melting pot—we're a cultural mosaic!" is one of the most common things any kid growing up in Canada will have pounded into his or her brain from a young age. We are a diverse country, we're told. We are accepting of all …

Top Underwater Photos from National Geographic Your Shot

A diverse and uniquely beautiful underwater world as captured by the Your Shot community in these winning photographs.<p>It takes patience, enthusiasm, and passion to make images underwater, but it’s worth the effort: The world below the surface is a captivating and magical place.<p>Members of <i>National</i> …

The Chart Every Meat Eater Needs To See

Because it's time to know your cuts of beef.<p>Avid meat eaters are generally pretty knowledgable about beef cuts. They know the difference between a chuck roast and a shoulder steak, and how differently each needs to be cooked. But not many occasional meat consumers know that kind of information, and …

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Yes, You Can Make Cheese Out Of Greek Yogurt. Here's How.

And it's delicious.<p>Cheese-making is often thought as an activity best left in the hands of professionals -- it involves live enzymes, after all -- but this is not always the case. Some cheeses are so easy to make at home it's a shame you haven't been making (and eating) them your whole life. …

European Union lays down first cybersecurity rules

The European Parliament has made headway into the development of cybersecurity rules its member states should follow. Under the first set of regulations it has laid down, critical service companies in all 28 member states will have to make sure they're using a system robust enough to fend off …