Judith Ng

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The making of a prime minister

The deficit giveth and the deficit taketh away<p>While the Liberals agonized over their deficit options, the NDP had one lonely choice<p>Back in the second …

Three Canadians arrested in $5-billion money-laundering scheme

Toronto Police helped the FBI uncover a $5-billion fraud and money-laundering conspiracy in a case they say highlights the need for co-operation to track crime proceeds that cross borders more easily than ever.<p>FBI officers and United States Postal Inspection Service investigators watched Thursday …

'Ridiculous and amazing' Slack messaging app keeps human users in mind

Slack Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Stewart Butterfield has a theory about why Albert Einstein achieved mainstream popularity while a fellow genius, Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel, didn't.<p>It's the same reason he thinks his San Francisco's company's real-time messaging software, Slack, has …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

Impostor seeking oxycodone lands B.C. doctors and pharmacists in trouble

Dozens of doctors and pharmacists failed to catch an impostor who duped them into handing over 23,000 painkillers during a five-year drug shopping …

The Scientific Explanation For How Refrigerators Will Ruin A Good Tomato

By now you've probably been told a million times that you should <i>never</i> put tomatoes in the refrigerator. But aside from knowing they'll get soggy and taste a little worse for the wear, do you really know why? We're about to get to the bottom of why you should really store tomatoes on the …

12 Grilling Mistakes You Don't Have to Make (But Probably Do)

Ah, summer. That special time of year when those good spatula-wielding folks who only cook for one season out of the year (let's call 'em what they are: dads) dust off the old grill to burn a few steaks and serve up some medium-rare chicken. Okay, perhaps I'm being unfair here. There are plenty of …

19 Easy, Travel-Friendly Bean and Grain Salad Recipes We Love

Dressed leaves and chopped vegetables are all well and good, but they don't exactly make a well-rounded meal. Enter hearty beans and nutty grains, a salad's filling, flavorful, high-protein best friend. Plus, they hold up in the fridge far better than delicate greens, which makes most of these …

Healthy Eating

The A-Z of Superfood Recipes

Even if you don't totally believe in the health benefits of superfoods, it's hard to dispute that they taste damn good with these 26 delicious recipes jam packed with them.<p><b>Avocado Spaghetti Sauce</b><p><b>Beet & Goat Cheese Tart</b><p><b>Chia Pudding</b><p><b>Date & Coconut Truffles</b><p><b>Eggs Wrapped In Bacon</b><p><b>Flaxseed & Banana Smoothie</b><p>…

Google offered to buy social app Path for $100 million when it was 3 months old — but the founder turned it down

It's safe to assume the exit isn't exactly what Dave Morin pictured when he first launched the company in November 2010.<p>Morin was a former Apple and Facebook employee who set out to create a mobile social network, Path. Three weeks after it launched, Path was downloaded 1.5 million times. And three …

Gen Y money: Why I’m not wasting my money on a gym membership

<i>Welcome to our Gen Y money blog, where a recent grad chronicles her real-life journey to becoming a financially independent adult.</i><p>Starting an entry-level job has introduced plenty of welcome changes to my life, like a regimented schedule and a steady paycheque. In my line of work, however, it also …

A Crowdfunding Site Helps Young Medical Researchers Get Their Ideas Off The Ground

With traditional government funding drying up, researchers now have to hold out their hat directly to the public.<p>The National Institutes of Health, which funds the majority of public research in the U.S., has seen a slow reduction in its budget over the last few years. It now rejects at least half …

The Secret Trick to Making the Puffiest Pancakes

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

9 Great Dairy-Free Milkshake Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Whether you're lactose intolerant, vegan, or looking for alternatives to dairy, you're about to see just how many ways you won't …

How to Stretch Leftover Takeout Rice Into a Few Extra Weeknight Dinners

Never toss another container of leftover takeout rice again.<p>Thai, Chinese, Indian—whatever your takeout meal of choice, chances are it comes with one too many sides of rice in a little white cardboard box. And chances are you put that little white cardboard box in your fridge with the very best …

This easy recipe for baked eggs in ramekins will transform your breakfast

Omelets? So over them. Fried eggs? Forget about it. When it comes to breakfast, baked eggs are the best invention since, well, sliced bread. These individual ramekins are filled with a deluxe blend of savory vegetables and rich, creamy eggs; give them 20 minutes in the oven and get your spoons …

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s

You Can (and Should) Bring a Fried Egg for Your Office Lunch

Healthy office lunches have come a long way since the hard-boiled egg. Here are our favorite ways to put an egg on it—from soft-boiled to omelets to, yep, even fried.<p>Healthy office lunches have come a long way since the hard-boiled egg. While we'll always have a soft spot for the perfectly …

Breakfast