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If you think groceries are expensive now, brace for more sticker shock in 2016

TORONTO — If a trip to the grocery store seems expensive now, just wait till 2016.<p>[np_storybar title=”Canadian dollar’s decline couldn’t have come at …

The Year in Photos: The best from Globe and Mail photographer Fred Lum

November 24: A Q400 passenger plane heads for Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport.<p>November 24: Three-month-old Leo Sicoli cries as he's overwhelmed while having his picture taken with Santa at Sherway Gardens in Toronto.<p>October 14: Toronto Blue Jay Jose Bautista throws his bat in the air after hitting a …

Paying down debt remains top financial priority of Canadians: poll

A new CIBC poll suggests that paying down debt remains the top financial priority of Canadians, but it's a goal the bank says many appear to be having difficulty meeting.<p>According to the poll, 26 per cent of respondents named debt reduction as their key financial goal for 2016, the sixth straight …

Dec. 30: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>You don't have to do anything special over the coming 12 months, you just have to be yourself and take life as it comes. Too often in the past you have wasted time and energy worrying about things that may never happen. Only good things will occur this year.<p><b>ARIES (March 21</b> …

The 12 Most Outrageous Science Scandals Of 2015

...in chronological order.<p>For seven years, people have been protesting against the construction of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, one of indigenous Hawaiians' most sacred sites. But the controversy exploded this April, when dozens of protesters were arrested.<p>The protests …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

The most uplifting videos of 2015

Amid the sad news that often overwhelmed headlines in 2015, there were some shining moments of joy, kindness and humor. Whether it was celebrities going out of their way to perform good deeds or everyday people brightening others’ moods in unexpected ways, here are some of the best feel-good videos …

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Here's How to Really Stick to Your New Year's Fitness Goals

Americans overwhelmingly begin each year with the best intentions. The plan for 2016 will sound a lot like 2015, 2014, and many preceding years. Stay …

16 Gadgets We Loved In 2015

The best of Obsessed<p>In every issue of <i>Popular Science,</i> we round up our 10 favorite products of the month. Here's the cream of the crop of 2015--our most favorite out of 120 items that, even months after, we're still obsessed with. We bring you: the best of Obsessed.

Weekly Poll: What Android gadget did you get for Christmas?

With Christmas behind us, the chaos of the holidays is starting to die down. After you've eaten your leftovers, and said goodbye to visiting friends …

Pixel, See? Why Google's latest tablet is (mostly) all it's cracked up to be

Since it was first announced in September, the Pixel C has confounded customers, if not the industry-at-large. Why isn’t Google releasing a new Nexus tablet, yet <i>is</i> releasing a Pixel tablet? The former goes hand in hand with Android, the latter with Chrome OS. To this day there exists confusion …

Strange Canadian driving laws that surprised us the most in 2015

Nope, it isn't illegal to drive barefoot anywhere in Canada. And, yes, there really is a law that says you have to honk before passing another car in P.E.I. — but you probably won't get fined.<p>Canada has 13 different sets of driving laws. That's bound to make for some strange and unexpected rules. …

The Most Popular Resolution for 2016 Should Be a Pleasure to Follow | Inc.com

What do you want to accomplished most in 2016? If you're like most Americans, your top objective is to live a fuller, happier life. You also want to be healthier and thinner.<p>Those are the findings of a New Year's Resolution survey just released by the personal finance site GOBankingRates. The site …

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How Long Does It Actually Take to Get Out of Shape?

Don’t let anybody tell you different—everyone has skipped a workout at some point. At Greatist, we’re firm believers in cutting yourself some slack …

Samsung takes the wraps off a trio of experimental gadgets

Including a waistline-tracking smart belt and VR motion controllers<p>At CES in January, Samsung will show off for the first time ever a trio of devices from its Creative Lab or C-Lab program — a startup incubator within the company dedicated to developing employees' experimental product ideas. The …

20+ Best Home Decor Trends That Shaped 2016

Let's face it: This year looked mighty stylish.<p>Click through to see the show-stopping styles that got us the most excited this year.

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The year in review – Favorite gadgets of the Gadgeteer team for 2015 (part 1) - The Gadgeteer

Several weeks ago I asked all the members of the Gadgeteer team to send me a list of their favorite products from this past year. I told them that …

The Poseidon Adventure Is Still One of the Most Insane Disaster Movies Ever Made

Celebrate New Year’s Eve aboard the <i>S.S. Poseidon</i>, and experience one of the standouts of the 1970s disaster-movie craze: <i>The Poseidon Adventure</i>. This …

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