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Turn A Cheap Packet Of Instant Ramen Into A Gourmet Meal

At less than one buck per package, instant ramen noodles are anything but upscale. For the intelligent unpretentious, this fact matters not. The cheap eats are a great addition to hearty soups, stir fries and recipes that call for an al dente crunch.<p>You've seen ramen burgers, tacos and pizza -- …

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12 Human Foods You Didn't Know Could Kill Your Dog

The most important thing with pet care is knowing what you can and can't feed your dog. That and capitalizing on your puppy for hilarious memes. As long as you stick to a pretty decent doggy diet, everything should be gravy right? Wrong. Turns out there's a ton of foods you probably didn't know …

How-To: Folding Chair Makeover

Transform boring or beat-up folding chairs into functional furniture that’s both charming and stylish with this fun folding chair makeover tutorial from Katie at Punk Projects!<p>Getting ready to raid your garage or local thrift shop for abandoned chairs? Head on over to Punk Projects to see how it’s …

Not your grandma’s river cruise

Print<p>I wake from a deep sleep and slip over to the French doors to draw the curtains. Outside, the sun is glistening off the Saone River and a group …

Some stayed for hours, some stayed for years: Quick sale forces tenants out of Broadview Hotel and Jilly’s strip club

<b>Comment</b><p>The Princess of Jilly’s emerges onto Broadview Avenue a little after noon. With flowing brown hair and a pierced lip, she wears thigh-high …

Gardening Without a Yard

You need zero square feet to grow food.<p>I frequently nag friends, family, and strangers to start gardening. “I’d love to have a garden, but I don’t have a yard” is by far the most common excuse I hear. No more! Here are some of my favorite DIY designs for growing food that require not even an inch …

How-To: DIY Modern Industrial House Numbers

Buying industrial metal numbers to mount on your house can be expensive, so just screw ’em with this resourceful DIY industrial house numbers tutorial from Instructables user brydanger.<p>This particular metal house number recipe essentially calls for a mixture of exterior wood screws and elbow …

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Wine Hack: How To Open a Bottle of Wine without a Corkscrew

In case you should find yourself in just such a predicament this weekend, here’s the best method I’ve seen yet for opening a bottle of wine without a corkscrew from Mirabeau Wine.

Recipe: Toasted Coconut Cold Brew Coffee

Give your morning routine a tasty warm weather makeover with this toasted coconut cold brew coffee recipe from Sarah at A Beautiful Mess.

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Game of Thrones: A message from Weddings of Westeros Inc.

Only the official Game of Thrones wedding vendor can make your special day largely non-fatal<p><i>ALERT: Do not read this column if you watch</i> Game of …

Canada’s senior public officials targeted by little-known corruption law

Canada is preparing to embark on a far-reaching program of financial surveillance of senior public officeholders, from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Governor-General David Johnston and Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin down to thousands of elected politicians and senior …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

What’s at stake in Canada's criminal sentencing debate

Judges routinely used to give offenders double credit for the time they served in jail before sentencing. One year counted as two. Sometimes, judges even gave offenders triple credit, if prison conditions were especially bad.<p>The Conservative government passed the Truth in Sentencing Act in 2010 …

How knitting got its groove back

Tyler Kuhn/Yarn Bomb Yukon<p>To many people, knitting might just be as anachronistic as an episode of Downton Abbey. And maybe it is. (It’s certainly been around longer than Maggie Smith.)<p>As fusty as knitting may be, the craft is cool again. It’s been embraced by just about everyone, from athletes and …

Vancouver startup launches tutoring service for the 21st century student

Miguel Kudry's first idea was to start a phone-based service that would connect students connect with tutors, whether or not they were in front of their computers, so he built that. But the Vancouver-based business graduate, already a serial entrepreneur at 21, got feedback from his users, saying …

Pallet Addicted – 30 Bed Frames Made Of Recycled Pallets

Pallets are used worldwide for all sorts of interesting and useful DIY projects. For example, wooden pallets are often used for making furniture such …

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How To Make a Tufted Headboard

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Left To Die In A Trash Heap, Abandoned Dog Gets Remarkable Second Chance

A moving video of the extraordinary recovery -- and resilience -- of an abandoned dog who was left to die in a trash heap is reminding us this week of the healing power of love, friendship and second chances.<p>On Nov. 15, when Eldad Hagar first laid eyes on Miley, an abandoned dog living among piles …

Target Canada: $49.99 iPhone 5c on Contract, $50 iTunes Cards Sale and More

Target Canada’s latest flyer has some decent savings on Apple products you might be interested in. The top deal is the iPhone 5c, available for …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations