Marilia DSouza

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Famous faeces: the story behind the civet-poo coffee craze

"There is now a growing civet coffee plantation tourism industry in Indonesia where tourists visit caged civet cats and sample the coffee," says a …

Why Doesn't Warren Buffett Pay His Investors a Dividend?

Buffett loves dividend stocks, so why doesn't his own company pay one?<p>Warren Buffett has said several times that an increasing dividend is an …

Inside Mong La, the Myanmar Town Where You Can Buy Drugs, Sex, and Endangered Animals

Mong La is a 5,000-square-kilometer fiefdom in the Golden Triangle that is infamous for the flagrancy of its sin-based industries like prostitution, gambling, and the selling of endangered animals.<p>Every day, thousands of Chinese visitors cross the border to Mong La in northeast Myanmar. And it's …

This Tiny Canadian House Has A Tiny Adorable Corgi Elevator And We Can't Handle It

The elevator was built for a corgi, so now your world is complete.<p>View this post on Facebook

These Are The UNHEALTHIEST Foods On The Planet

“I’m on a health kick,” our friend Darlene said the other day over brunch. She proudly poured almond milk into her coffee, took a sip of OJ and bit …

Is Western Yoga Cultural Appropriation? Yes, but That Doesn’t Mean White People Can’t Practice It

We spoke to yogis of color about the University of Ottawa's decision to cancel free yoga classes.<p>Concerns abound regarding cultural appropriation in the yoga scene, and those debates can become especially heated on university campuses. But according to some yoga teachers and practitioners of color, …

Singing French Bulldog and His Human Perform a Duet of the Rihanna Ballad ‘Diamonds’ in the Car

Junior, the sonant French bulldog performed a duet of sorts with his human Emanuele Tiburzio, to a cover version of the Rihanna hit ballad “Diamonds” …

Three ways to get your investments to pay you a monthly salary

It is a challenge many savers face: securing a reliable, frequent income from their investments.<p>Many want to use their assets to “pay them a wage”. But how?<p>Until recently, building such a portfolio would have proved difficult, as the norm was for investment funds and companies themselves to pay …

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

You can now share PowerPoint slides as photos and videos

Microsoft has released Social Share, a free plug-in for PowerPoint that lets you share your slides to Facebook and Twitter as images or video.<p>The tool lets you share individual slides as images and your entire presentation as a photo album.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the …

25 Best Foods to Eat for Muscle Definition

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

B.C. coroner identifies victims of Tofino boat sinking

Their backgrounds ranged as widely as their ages – a teenage photographer, a former Navy engineer in his 70s – but it was a shared passion for the great outdoors that brought the five together for the ill-fated whale-watching expedition off Tofino.<p>On Tuesday, the B.C. Coroners Service confirmed …

Puppy’s insane six-month growth spurt captured in six adorable pictures

One minute, they’re a little pup who needs carried up the back stairs. The next, they could probably carry you up the stairs.<p>To prove our point, we …

Cute

Our double lives: Dark realities behind ‘perfect’ online profiles

The contrast between her life and death could not be more stark: The beautiful, successful blond doctor, a married mother of three, found lying in …

Social Media

How to Avoid Getting Sick This Fall

Employers are pushing flu shots. Kids are bringing germs back from school. Your sniffly co-workers are too scared of looking lazy to stay home when …

To Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet

<i>This article by Ken Harbaugh originally appeared on Fatherly:</i><p>Every morning for the past three weeks, he has woken me at 4 AM with his pacing -- collar jangling, looking for God knows what. He has been talking to ghosts lately. He wanders into corners, gets stuck, and lets out a hoarse "woof." I …

Syrian army photographer describes torture and murder in Assad’s prisons

A Syrian army photographer who catalogued thousands of cases of torture and murder in Bashar al-Assad’s prisons has spoken out for the first time about witnessing atrocities that have been described as crimes against humanity and led to calls for the president’s prosecution.<p>The photographer, …

Middle East

Affable English Bulldog Gently Wrestles Around With an Adorably Relentless Kitten

An extremely affable English bulldog named Bernie wrestled around on the bed with an adorably lively and relentless kitten who kept coming back for …

Lost Puppy Found in the Middle of the Desert

Professional explorers Cedar Wright and Alex Honnold are accustomed to expecting the unexpected. The duo is known for grueling and dangerous …

Puppy Hops Out Of The Bathtub ... And Acts Just Like A Person

Brady is one talented puppy.<p>Unlike the many dogs who think bathtime is the absolute worst, Brady likes baths so much he does them all by himself, as …

Pilot diverts flight to save life of a French Bulldog

Air Canada pilot lands plane in Germany after heating system in the hold breaks down<p>Simba, a seven-year-old French Bulldog, owes his life to an Air Canada pilot who diverted a Tel Aviv to Toronto flight after the heating in the hold broke down.<p>The dog was being transported in a crate while his …

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

Data Protection