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Expert Guide for Choosing the Right Caulk for Any Job

Admit it. You’ve been one of the lost souls standing in the caulk aisle, staring dumbfounded at the magnitude of caulk choices. This article will …

Home Improvement

5 chilling Netflix documentaries to watch if you're interested in true crime

There's a certain voyeuristic pleasure that comes with watching true crime TV. No matter how one tries to justify consumption of the genre, there's always going to be something morbid about enjoying the dissection of actual crimes with actual victims.<p>But there's a reason that people say forbidden …

DuPont

10 Essential Skills Every New Homeowner Should Have

Ah, the joys of homeownership -- you can paint the walls any color you choose, let Fido run free in your backyard, and finally leave your bike outside your side door, without getting a citation from your property-management company.<p>There are many perks of having a place to call your own, but the …

Home Improvement

A Budget Kitchen Remodel for $5K to $15K

You can buy a lot of kitchen for under $15,000 as long as the space isn’t much more than 150 square feet and you’re willing to do a lot of the work …

Here's the secret to organizing your garage: Use the walls — and ceiling

It's the Bermuda Triangle of organization, the place household clutter goes to die: The garage.<p>If your garage is anything like ours, it's jammed with plastic storage bins that you purchased with great enthusiasm. Sadly, stuffing junk into boxes only gets us so far, according to organizational …

20 Cheapskate Secrets to Buying a New Car

<i>By Jeff Yeager, Contributor</i><p>Prepare for sticker shock and new-car-loan awe. The average new car transaction price was $34,428 in December 2015, according to Kelley Blue Book. Meanwhile, the average loan amount for a new vehicle in the third quarter of 2015 was $28,936, according to Experian …

Personal Finance

The myth about warming up your car on a cold day

The Stegosaurus disappeared more than 100 million years ago, doomed by its tiny brain and a changing world. Then we come to the carburetor, a crude fuel-mixing device that once ruled the automotive universe.<p>Today, the carburetor is largely extinct, kicked aside by the modern fuel-injection system. …

These secret codes give you access to everything on Netflix

The site usually requires users to either search for an exact title or flick through a few limited genres that the site's technology has guessed they might like. But new websites show that there are codes that can give access to the full list of all of those genres, allowing people to choose from …

Codes

Should my children withdraw from their RRSPs to buy a house?

<b>Question from Tony, 65, Calgary:</b> My two children are planning to buy a house. They were preapproved for a mortgage loan of $520,000 at 2.64-per-cent interest, fixed for a term of five years. They are looking at buying a house costing about 600,000. For a down payment, is it advantageous to withdraw …

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8 Things Your Boomer Parents Could Afford That You Can't

Many of us have probably been subjected to the judgement of our Baby Boomer parents, who wonder why younger generations are facing more debt and …

It's time for many Canadians to abandon the 20% down-payment rule

This one's for the housing true believers out there.<p>You're the buyers who keep pushing house prices higher in cities such as Vancouver, Toronto and Hamilton. Incomes are edging higher in these cities, prices are surging. If you're primed to buy anyway, then listen up. Stop trying to save a …

Can eating more than six bananas at once kill you?

<b>It's sometimes said that eating a lot of bananas at once could be dangerous - it has even been suggested that eating more than six in one sitting could kill you. Can this really be true?</b><p>Bananas are one of the world's most popular fruits, stuffed with vitamins and minerals. On the face of it they …

Nutrition

Eduardo Peña Paints Moody Scenes of Batman, The Joker And Robots From Space [Art]

Many of <b>Eduardo Peña</b>'s digital paintings are grand in scale, depicting Earth-shattering demonic forces, cities torn apart by mecha battles, the …

The Joker

House prices may stay high in Canada: Here's why

A friend of mine sold her Toronto house because prices were so high. She didn't want to get caught in the downdraft.<p>If you've been listening to all …

Top 10 Headphone Myths

The past few years has seen an explosion in the popularity of headphones. Not surprisingly, dozens (if not hundreds) of companies have leapt into the market. Despite the tremendous amount of marketing might and money (or perhaps because of), myths persist when it comes to many aspects of headphones.<p>…

The Best Way to Keep Building Muscle After 40

Follow these rules to see big gains as you age<p>If you're over 40, you probably have more “stuff” going on in your life than you did at 21, making it difficult to focus on eating right and training regularly. And the enthusiasm you once had for exercise—especially if you haven’t seen the results you …