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The (tax) pros and cons of getting married

There's going to be a wedding in our family. That's right, my sister will be tying the knot in August. When Laurie first announced her engagement, everyone in the family was excited – my mother especially. "I think you should have the rehearsal dinner someplace really palatial, with five courses …

Retirement

8 Reasons to Skip Thailand and Head to Myanmar Instead

There are a million and one reasons to visit Thailand, and you've no doubt read them all: beautiful beaches, mouthwatering cuisine, staggering landscapes, and ancient culture. However, the word is out and millions of visitors—from backpackers to families—are flocking to Thailand's cities, beaches, …

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Rosa Parks' Pancake Recipe Will Blow Yours Out Of The Water

There’s a lot more to a recipe than a list of ingredients followed by a set of instructions. Recipes are an insight into a culture, a time, or even a person ― and handwritten recipes can provide you with all three. Like this recipe right here:<p>This recipe for “featherlite pancakes” was written on …

Breakfast

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Google Maps

The best ways to back up all your photos to the cloud

Keep your digital memories safe<p>If your mobile phone (or laptop) falls in a lake, what happens to those years of digital photos you've been saving up? Unless you've got them safely backed up somewhere else, they're likely to be gone forever. Which is why getting them synced to the cloud is such a …

common fake foods at grocery

Gabe Souza/Portland Press Herald<p>Food fraud is a $50 billion annual industry — and you're probably eating some of the evidence.<p>From Kobe beef to Parmesan cheese, restaurants and grocery stores are packed with foods that aren't quite what they seem.<p>Food makers and retailers cutting corners and hiking …

Fish

Here's the Right Way to Cut Potatoes for Every Breakfast Dish | MyRecipes

We Americans love potatoes so much that we can’t decided on just one way to eat potatoes for breakfast. Oh no, we need to play with them enough that …

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: eating dark chocolate with a high cocoa percentage …

Holistic Medicine

11 Things Every Traveler Should Experience In Montreal

There’s never been a better time to visit Canada.<p>Montreal feels like a European city, minus the jet lag (depending on where you’re coming from). …

Travel

Eating Only Plants Doesn't Mean You'll Never Be Full: 4 Recipes That Prove Just That

Many moons ago I was a vegetarian, and recently with all the buzz around plant-powered diets I've been reminiscing about how I felt when I ate mostly …

Healthy Eating

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

This new design allows you to pitch your tent ON TOP of your car roof

A company has introduced a new innovative tent design that sits on top of vehicle roofs, allowing for a unique camping experience for families.<p>Founded by Soon Park following a trip from Boston to Los Angeles that was inspired by the freewheeling pros of Jack Kerouac’s <i>On The Road,</i> the iKamper …

Camping

Pixar Reveals Easter Eggs Connecting All Its Movies

For years, Pixar fans have harbored the sneaking suspicion that all their most beloved animated movies are connected and in fact take place in the …

Animation

Learn the Basics of Sheet Music with This 5-Minute Video

For non-musicians, sheet music can look incomprehensible. Dots, wavy things, and doodles somehow equate to the written version of music. So how do we …

The U.S. Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

🚨 This is not a drill. 🚨<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands will *pay you* to take a vacation …

We Now Have Scientific Evidence For Why You Should Never Go to Bed Angry

Forgetfulness is bliss.<p>We're always told to 'never go to bed angry', but is this just a relationship cliché, or wise words to live by? According to …

The Brain

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL Marijuana firms Aurora, CanniMed reach $1-billion deal in milestone for cannabis sector Subscriber content<p>Canada-U.S. crude price gap grows to widest in four years Subscriber content<p>Campbell Soup closing 87-year-old Toronto facility; 380 jobs to be affected<p>U.S. trade commission …