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Target CEO's Golden Handshake Pretty Much Matches The One For All 17,600 Canadian Employees

An interesting talking point has seized the interwebs today: The amount of money Target has set aside to pay its Canadian staff is slightly less than …

BlackBerry deleted a tweet that it accidentally sent from an iPhone

Someone on BlackBerry's social media team just made an embarrassing mistake.<p>A tweet from the company's Twitter account on Tuesday included a small …

Social Media

Canada's richest province headed into recession as oil prices plunge: forecaster | News Home | Reuters

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Alberta, whose oil sands are the single largest source of U.S. oil imports, may be poised to slip into recession as investment in the petroleum sector plunges due to low crude prices, a research group said.<p>In a recent report, the Conference …

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

Heart Rates

Seven-year-old plane crash survivor may aid investigation into crash

Sailor Guztler, the seven-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.<p>National Transportation Safety Board investigator Heidi Moats …

Detroit Struggles With Old Problems As It Rises From Ashes

The city, founded as a small French fort on the Detroit River that grew to be a hub of the global auto industry, emerged from bankruptcy last month after shedding almost $7 billion of its roughly $18 billion debt.<p>Under the bankruptcy provisions, city workers made concessions and the healthcare …

2015 deep freeze: Heavy snow, lots of ice as winter sets in across Canada

Winter is hitting Canada with its full force in the first weekend of 2015, as a series of winter storms usher in miserable weather conditions for …

January 4: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>There will be times when you have to pinch yourself to make sure you are not dreaming. The fact is you have never been more awake or alive and if you take advantage of what the universe sends your way this could be the best year ever.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>You may not …

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Branding by Ed Vandyke for Berrylands Building Co.

Berrylands Building Co. Branding and Logo Design.<p>Ed Vandyke is an 18 year old graphic designer who started in July 2012. The young London, United …

Intricately-Detailed Paper Cut Animals Mimic Ink-Drawn Lines

Berlin-based artist Max Gärtner produces intricate paper cutouts that have the quality of ink-drawn lines. Heads of jaguars, lionesses, and the wings of birds are all crafted using curvy bold marks that create contour, add visual weight, and define form. Large groups of lines wrap around each to …

Extracted

Sculptures by Alain Bellino

Architectural Installations Made with Reclaimed Materials

To conceive this interior wooden installation, Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels got inspired by crystal polygonal facets. Then she piled up reclaimed …

New Laws That Take Effect in 2015

"It's the law" is a phrase uttered by authority figures everywhere. At times, laws can cause public controversy. Sometimes a lack of laws against …

The Amazing Moleskine Sketchbook of Kerby Rosanes

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes works mainly with ordinary black pens to magically illustrate his “doodle” world. The 23-year old artist …

Picture of the Day: Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon

Photograph by Michael Quinn/NPS<p>A New Year’s winter storm bought record low temperatures, damaging winds and a snowstorm to the southwestern United …

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

NASA Hopes A Hack Will Overcome Mars Rover's Memory Gap

The Mars rover Opportunity is getting on in years. It has been on Mars' surface for over a decade, and now it's having memory problems. NASA has come up with a plan to fix it.<p>Transcript<p>ERIC WESTERVELT, HOST:<p>You know how it goes - you're getting a little older, your memory starts to go, you forget …

Utilities Fight For Revenue Lost To Solar Power

Solar energy had a banner year in 2014, but as more U.S. households make their own electricity, they're paying electric utilities less. Utility companies across the nation are fighting back.<p>Transcript<p>ERIC WESTERVELT, HOST:<p>Solar energy had a banner year in 2014. As more and more U.S. households make …

Why Empty Calories Are a Big Problem

<b>Not all foods are created equal. Some foods, in fact, from a nutritionist’s point of view, barely count as foods at all.</b><p>Among these are doughnuts, pizza, ice cream, candy, soda pop, chips, chocolate pudding, and bacon—as well as beer, wine, and any other conceivable form of booze.<p>All these are …

Canadian internet providers now have to forward warnings to pirates

Watch out, Canada: you now have to deal with anti-piracy notices, much like your American friends. The country has just implemented a copyright law provision that requires internet providers to forward copyright violation warnings to customers caught downloading allegedly pirated material. The …

Net Neutrality

Canada Winter Weather Forecasts Sees Warnings, Watches From Coast To Coast

Winter is coming. Don't say Ned Stark never warned us.<p>Canada is set for a wallop of winter weather from coast to coast this weekend as alerts, …

AirAsia crash: Airline wasn't licensed to fly Sunday route, say officials

<b>Surabaya, Indonesia (CNN) —</b> AirAsia Indonesia did not have a license to fly the Surabaya-to-Singapore route on Sunday that ended in tragedy, it has been revealed.<p>The airline was approved to fly the route four days a week but it did not include Sunday.<p>Indonesia's Ministry of Transport has announced …