Gurpreet Khera

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How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Food & Dining

10 Golden Rules to Keep Your Sex Life Steamy

It’s easy to say there are “golden rules” to keep your sex life going strong, but the truth is—it actually <i>is</i> that simple. Who knew?<p>If you keep track of your relationship and make a conscious effort to keep things smokin’, you’ll have an advantage. Couples who give weight to their sex lives have …

Laundry Rooms

6 Sneakers for Men to Wear Instead of Dress Shoes

Dress shoes are just not for everyone, and if you’re a guy who prefers sneakers over every other footwear option, there are styles that look classy …

Shoes

13 Amazing American Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Live In

"A house by the beach" sounds like one of those painfully unobtainable luxuries, like an Aston Martin or NFL season tickets. Big, sexy coastal …

Raspberry Pi CoderDojo Teaches You To Code With Free Online Training

The official Raspberry Pi Foundation has today published details about signing up for their latest free online course “Start a CoderDojo” to learn …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Seven B.C. bars snag spots on national top-50 list

Some popular B.C. bars have been highlighted on a new list of Canada’s 50 best places to imbibe.This year, for the first time, Canada’s 100 Best …

Everything you need to know about the record-breaking Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe

Since the tragic bus crash that killed 16 people and left another 11 injured, the town of Humboldt has received an abundance of well wishes, support …

36 Hours in Victoria, British Columbia

This compact, eminently walkable city, set amid the breathtaking beauty and bounty of Vancouver Island, is lauded as one of the world’s top small urban destinations. Beyond the picture-perfect downtown waterfront, British Columbia’s capital is an exhilarating blend of cultures, from Canadian and …

British Columbia

How to watch the NHL Stanley Cup 2018 playoffs in Canada

It’s the best time of the year for most Canadians; the 2018 NHL playoffs begin tomorrow, April 11th, in Pittsburgh, Winnipeg and Las Vegas.There are …

Ice Hockey

How you can spot the International Space Station

Do you want to see the only human off-Earth outpost? Over the next day or so, you may be able to watch it silently gliding through the night sky.<p>The …

Space Exploration

From Seven to The Matrix – why the 1990s is my favourite film decade

The 90s was a decade that saw the rebirth of the American indie and thrilling blockbusters that weren’t reliant on superheroes<p>After the daring American new wave film-making of the 70s and the glittery excess of the 80s, the following decade played out like something of a compromise, with a rise in …

Blockbusters

Vancouver mayor to apologize to residents of Chinese descent for past wrongs

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson will formally apologize next month for past discrimination against residents of Chinese descent.<p>The apology will …

The 10 Most Popular Drinks to Order at a Bar

It's time to learn the bar basics.<p>Unless you're still an undergrad, it's time to move on from ordering rum and Cokes or vodka sodas at the bar. After all, you're a grown-up, and you should be drinking grown-up drinks. Especially if you want that busy bartender to take you seriously. Here are the 10 …

Bitters

With Bellevue’s Sizzling Pot King, Spicy Hunan Cuisine Finally Arrives

Thanks to the recent openings of <b>Sizzling Pot King</b> in Bellevue (14125 NE 20th St.) and <b>Dong Ting Chun</b> in Edmonds (22001 WA-99), Hunan cuisine has finally arrived in the Seattle area, bringing its special heat as part of the diversification of Chinese restaurants. In contrast to the misnamed “Hunan …

What My Off-Season Was Really Like | by Richard Sherman

I know why you’re probably here. There’s been a lot out there in the media about me this off-season — about my teammates, about our team. And I’ll …

How to find cheap flight deals: 5 expert tips

‘Flight-hacking ninja’ Jack Sheldon, founder of Jack’s Flight Club, reveals how to keep costs low when jetting off<p>Book early with Asian airlines for Christmas and ‘peak-east’ flights<p>Most airlines – especially east Asian ones – get their business from local passengers. This means prices are set …

Flying

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Healthy Eating

What is white culture, exactly? Here's what the stats say

Whiteness is hard to define, but apparently it involves lots of vegetables, alcohol and the arts – and names like Yoder<p>A few months after I moved to New York, a magical conversation happened that would radically shift my psyche forever. I was telling my friend that I had gone to his favorite shop …

Rachel Dolezal

The CC Aurora is actually pretty fun, as far as projectors go

I don’t review projectors. Projectors are boring. Even the good ones. They remind me of vacation slideshows and the film strips we had to watch in health class — neither of which I’m in a particular hurry to revisit in my adult life.<p>That said, I’ve always harbored some germ of a notion that some …

Richmond, British Columbia: North America's most Chinese city

<b>(CNN) —</b> A trip to eat the world's best dumplings might be shorter than expected for those in North America: Forget Shanghai and head to Richmond, British Columbia, a bustling suburb of Vancouver and the most Chinese city on the continent .<p>Home to Vancouver International Airport and a short Sky …

Western Canada

Google gave the world powerful AI tools, and the world made porn with them

In 2015, Google announced it would release its internal tool for developing artificial intelligence algorithms, TensorFlow, a move that would change the tone of how AI research and development would be conducted around the world. The means to build technology that could have an impact as profound …

WhatsApp to soon launch group voice, video calling feature

WhatsApp is inching closer to introducing the much-awaited voice and video calling functionality on the messaging platform. The latest beta version …

Want a job in the budding Canadian marijuana industry? These schools have courses for you

VANCOUVER—From growing the perfect crop to marketing within restrictive rules, Canadian colleges and universities are cultivating courses for those …

The Film the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See

The NFL has done a masterful job at mainstreaming the violence of the game, so that fans and spectators don’t feel too bad about what’s actually …

The Brain

Whoa, These 10 Sexy Tops Are So Instagram-Worthy . . . and All on Amazon For Under $18

It's time to update your going-out wardrobe. Whether you're hitting the town with the girls or headed to date night, it's always useful to have a few sexy tops on hand. Amazon is filled with cool options that are affordable, so we rounded up our favorite choices from the retailer. Whether you want …

Why It’s Time For You to Invest in a Projector

Yes Netflix, I am still watching.<p>Whether you’re gearing up to watch a big event like the Olympics or just need to see Chris Harrison from the …

Gear & Gadgets

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until …

AMD is deploying a patch for the second Spectre CPU vulnerability

While Intel is at the center of the Spectre/Meltdown fiasco, AMD's chips are also affected by the CPU vulnerabilities. The company previously said that the risk of exploit using variant 2 was near zero due to its chips' architecture. But in its latest announcement, it said that because both …