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Carrick on money: Ten bonehead moves for near-retirees

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Ten bonehead moves for near retirees</b><br>OK, this is an American list. You'll see mentions of IRAs instead of RRSPs. But it's still full of sharp advice for people on …

3-D printing: Creating ‘a new class of entrepreneurs’

In an industrial park on the outskirts of Tijuana, Chris Anderson is building drones.<p>The former editor-in-chief of Wired magazine readily acknowledges that just a few years ago, he knew almost nothing about the aerospace industry. But after building a small plane out of Lego parts with his kids, …

Rogers Revamps Monthly Plans with Lower Pricing, Adds Data Promos

According to <i>MobileSyrup</i>, Rogers has revamped its monthly plans to include prices changes and increased data promos. The company previously made …

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by Nicole Rupersburg<p>When you picture an art collector, the image that comes to mind is potentially that of a snooty high-society type fawning over the latest million-dollar piece from whichever artist is currently in vogue, rather than a mustachioed dude who rides a fixie to sweaty techno parties …

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How Daft Punk’s Robot Helmets Have Evolved Since 2001

Hayes Johnson of Daft Punk fansite The Daft Club has created a detailed history of how Daft Punk’s helmets have evolved from 2001 to today. Using …

Listen to The xx’s New Song “Together” from ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

It’s safe to say that <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is one of the most anticipated films of the spring. Today, Mashable premiered the first listen to “Together,” a …

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A former homeowner, now a renter: one year later and still loving it

Selling the family home can be a heartbreaker, but imagine the freedom if you move to a rental.<p>"The financial stress we lived under is gone, and I can't overstate the power of that," says a woman whose family sold a house in Vancouver a year ago and now rents. "There's no longer any going to bed at …

The Simple Truth About Good Composition

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is meant by good composition and how do I achieve it?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Tip No. 1: Don’t constantly put subjects in the middle of the frame. Whether it is the horizon in a landscape or a person in a portrait, dead center is rarely the best place to put them in a picture because it …