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Driver who killed Erica Stark on Toronto sidewalk fined $1,000

The driver who killed Erica Stark as she stood on a Toronto sidewalk broke down in court on Monday as she heard how her actions had shattered a family.<p>The husband unable to work for months. Three young children devastated, one of them talking about suicide. The mother who laments that outliving her …

This Scientific Study Could Rock Your Sexual World in the Best Possible Way

New findings suggest a simple way to take your sex from ho-hum to va-va-voom!<p>What do sex and music have in common? According to a recent study from …

Where To Travel When You're Single & Over 30

You’re forgiven if the phrase “singles travel” sends a shiver down your spine. The words conjure images of cougars prowling on cruises and unruly …

Experts call on Clinton to challenge election results over hacking fears

While democrats are still reeling from the shocking outcome of the US presidential elections, some experts are questioning whether Trump actually won fair and square.<p>Their concerns focus on the fact that the majority of votes cast this year relied on computer systems which could have fallen prey to …

Aside from the incessant warnings, Ontario's hydro crisis clearly came out of nowhere

Aside from the repeated, incessant warnings — there was no warning.<p>Ontario's energy costs have spiralled out of control. Consumers are struggling to …

6 Ways Embracing Mindfulness Helps You Thrive at Work

Many large companies have found that helping employees deal better with stress and being happier is a boon to the bottom line.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Following a near-death experience, Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, raised eyebrows by offering free yoga and …

The Beast is alive: How the fire that tried to destroy Fort McMurray is still burning near the Saskatchewan border

Six months after it sent the population of Fort McMurray fleeing, the wildfire known as MWF-009 is still burning.<p>The fire can no longer be seen …

Flights around Canada are going to get cheaper as the government plans to make travel easier

Anyone who has ever travelled around Canada knows that a flight across the world’s second largest country is not going to come cheap – but the Canadian government is hoping to change that.<p>The transport ministry has announced new plans to support “greater choice, better service, lower costs, and new …

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

Tom Hardy to Play Al Capone for Fantastic Four Director Josh Trank

Currently in pre-production.<p>Fonzo, the upcoming film from Josh Trank, will star Tom Hardy as the infamous gangster Al Capone, it was announced …

Associated Press News

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

22 College Eating Hacks That Are Cheap, Easy, And Healthyish

Snacks, meals, and strategies for dining hall ninjas and dorm chefs.<p>BuzzFeed Health also reached out to registered dietitian Abby Langer, owner of Abby Langer Nutrition, to get her advice.<p>Btw, most of these tips are for dorm living — like when all you have is a microwave, mini-fridge, and/or access …

Healthy Eating

RCMP probes $4.2M paid to leaders — belonging to a single family — of tiny B.C. First Nation

OTTAWA — The RCMP is investigating the finances of a tiny B.C. First Nation band used to enrich members of a single family to the tune of $4.2 …

How Google embarrassed Apple

Google's new Pixel phone launched to positive reviews, largely because of the phone's new digital helper called Google Assistant.<p>As I wrote in my review of the new Google Pixel, it's relatively easy to make a high-end smartphone these days. The real challenge is lighting it up with unique software …

Weekly Review: October 15, 2016

Hello from Laos! We’re in the middle of our trip to Southeast Asia, and I’m thrilled to be visiting Cambodia and Laos for the first time. We’ve been …

South-east Asia

President Obama Issues Order to Help Prepare Nation for Solar Flares

On 13 October 2016, President Barack Obama issued an executive order aimed at preparing the nation’s infrastructure for “extreme space weather …

Ditch These 8 Foods to De-Bloat by This Weekend

Start checking the labels on your granola bars...<p>You know there's no way we'd ever recommend a crash diet. That's because you don't need one—even if you're trying to de-bloat by as soon as this weekend. Yep, it's actually possible to reduce stomach bloat and lose water weight before Saturday just …

McDonald's Is Making a Major Change to Its Coffee

As part of its commitment to sustainability, McDonald’s says it will buy all of its coffee from sustainable sources by 2020.<p>Currently, only 37% of …

Turns Out That Wasabi You Eat With Your Sushi Isn't Real Wasabi

So what's burning the shit out of our nasal passages, then?<p>You probably know that the "crab stick" in the California roll is actually imitation crab meat (otherwise known as the sea version of a hot dog). However, a YouTube video is shining the light on that green stuff we eat with our sushi, which …

This New Material Will Help Smartphones Use 100x Less Power

Chances are you’re charging your smartphone once a day, but a revolutionary new material could send future battery life skyrocketing to unimaginable …

Woman passenger told to switch seats for ‘Pakistani monks’ in US

A woman passenger on board a United Airlines flight has complained of discrimination after her pre-booked seat had been changed for two “Pakistani …

United Airlines

National park tips: Here's how to hike Half Dome in Yosemite

To hike Yosemite's Half Dome in a day, you need a permit, mild weather and an early start — by dawn, usually. It's a 16-mile round trip, with 4,800 feet of elevation gain. Plan on 10 to 12 hours.<p>Do it after Memorial Day, when rangers put up steel cables to help climbers cover the last 400 feet to …

Extremely Together is playing ISIS at its own game to tackle extremism

Extremist groups like ISIS have become experts in spreading hate online: reaching potential recruits through apps like Telegram, creating viral …

Colombians narrowly reject peace deal with FARC rebels

Colombians narrowly rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and handing a major defeat to …

Film-maker tells story of Polish nuns’ secret pregnancies after mass rape by Stalin’s troops

The Innocents, a Polish-French collaboration, brings to light one of the atrocities of the Soviet wartime occupation of Poland<p>It is a shocking yet little-known chapter of Polish history. In 1945, 25 Benedictine nuns were raped repeatedly by Soviet soldiers before finding salvation through a French …