Natasha Henderson

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The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital

It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future.<p>Behind London and Berlin, the Dutch startup scene is already considered to be one of the most prominent in …

Startups

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The 10 best jobs for millennials right now

This group is known for a lot of things. One of them: job hopping.<p>So, there's a good chance that if you're a millennial reading this, you're on the hunt for a new gig.<p>To help you decide what to do next — or, if you're a recent grad just joining the workforce, to guide you in the right direction — …

These Are America's Secret Money Habits

Young adults spend less on groceries, but eat out more. New Yorkers are suckers for a fancy brand name, Bostonians love giving gifts and Floridians …

Personal Finance

The 17 Marks of a Good and Happy Life

<b>1) You have traveled to some different parts of the world</b><p>Because traveling brings you out of your comfort zone and expands your horizon. You absorb …

Happiness

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Lavender sachets are one of my all-time favorite handmade gifts to share. They can be made to match anyone’s style from modern to vintage, and they …

DIY Homemade Heating Pad - Handmade Gift Series

As winter is in full swing (that means snow in Crested Butte and rain in San Francisco) we thought it was about time to make some handmade goods that …

Sewing

Tutorial: The Perfect Potholder

Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl shows how to make her Perfect Potholder. What makes this such a great potholder is that the back is made with a thick …

Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt

Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt<p>Usually when I make a circle skirt, I go for the narrowest hem possible. The deeper a curved hem is, the more …

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

Sewing

How-To: Square Floor Cushion

Ever wonder what to do with all the scraps you accumulate when you sew all the time? Why not make a floor cushion? Using scraps makes them heavier …

Making with Meaning

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about making with meaning. I’ve been reading <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, wherein the hyper-focused author …

Free OnLine Sewing Classes

Have I mentioned that I started teaching again? Well, I’m excited to say that I am and I LOVE it! I forgot just how much I enjoy the interaction of …

12 Sneaky Reasons Why You're Unhappy

<b>1) You think you’re your job</b><p>Nobody is asking you to love your job, but there’s a fine line between doing your job and becoming your job. The latter …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Time Management

Lazy Cleaning Tricks for a Spotless Home

Struggling to find the time -- nay, the motivation -- to get all your chores done? Well, you might want to sit down for this news: You can get it all done hardly using any energy at all and <i>without</i> sacrificing any of your home's cleanliness. Read on for several effortless ways to keep your space …

Long list of small businesses wait for cash as Target’s cheque bounces

When Target Canada collapsed into bankruptcy protection last month, hundreds of suppliers like Tanya Vierhuis felt the fallout.<p>The 20-year veteran market researcher spent months working on a major customer-feedback project for the discount retailer. Just before Target was granted court protection …

I want to be a truck driver. What will my salary be?

<b>Job</b>: Truck driver<p><b>The role:</b> With 90 per cent of all consumer products and foodstuffs in North America travelling by truck toward their final destination, truck drivers are undoubtedly vital to the health of the economy. It is the truck driver's role to deliver large quantities of products on time …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!)<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we love the striking black designs she's chosen, which would …

Living Rooms

How do RESPs work? - Canada Q&A

Matthew Sherwood For The Globe and Mail<p>From Daryl Frewing, Surrey B.C.<p>Daryl Frewing in Surrey B.C. asks: How do RESPs work? The Globe’s personal finance digital editor Roma Luciw explains the basics:<p>Many Canadian parents understand that saving for their child’s post-secondary schooling through a …

Canada dismemberment trial shown video of fatal meeting

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Images of a Canadian man holding a door for the Chinese student he later dismembered were shown at trial on Thursday, with the prosecution telling the jury the footage was from surveillance cameras at the building where the gruesome murder took place.<p>An artist's sketch shows …

Crime

Siri changes in iOS beta provide further evidence of Apple Pay coming in version 8.1

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users will soon be able to use Siri to access credit cards stored in the Passbook app, if the beta version of iOS 8.1 is any indicator. We’ve already seen the Apple Pay privacy statement and other asssets pointing to this release being the one that enables the payment system …

Google Unveils Drive for Education with Free, Unlimited Storage

Google Apps for Education just got a little bit sweeter: In the coming weeks, new and existing customers will have access to Drive for Education, an academic version of its online storage solution.<p>Drive for Education follows Drive for Work and boasts unlimited storage, support for individual files …

Hackers plead guilty to stealing code for unfinished Xbox games, military software

Surprise, surprise: the government doesn't take kindly to being hacked. The United States Department of Justice announced today that four members of an international hacking group have been indicted for stealing over $100 million of software and intellectual property, and two of the accused have …

eBay CEO: Why we're spinning off PayPal

Seven months after making the case against spinning off PayPal to <i>Fortune</i>, eBay CEO John Donahoe is singing a different tune.<p>On Tuesday, eBay …

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The myths about Canada's skill gap

Chris Sorensen explains how misperceptions get in the way of solutions.<p>Alan Sellathamby graduated from the University of Toronto four years ago. …