Khaled Jaber

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Phoenix a symptom of the kiss-up-kick-down mentality of public service

It wasn’t the best of weeks for Ottawa’s senior bureaucrats. In a scathing report, Auditor-General Michael Ferguson laid much of the blame for the …

Canada

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Burger Blends

There are two main things you need to know about burger blends: First off, more expensive isn’t necessarily better. (Wagyu, for example, is totally …

BBQ

You Need To Add Potato Chips To Your Eggs

Potato chips are usually thought of as a lunchtime companion — a crunchy side to your sandwich or wrap — but their time has come to shine as a …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Fasting for 24 hours regenerates stem cells, study finds

New research could open the doors for drugs that help repair the digestive system<p>Fasting has long-held associations with mental and bodily repair, …

I Know Which Country the U.S. Will Invade Next

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which …

Middle East

How to Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a $35 computer that can do a lot of things, but few projects are as popular as turning it into a retro-gaming console; imagine …

Raspberry Pi

Here's How To Tell If You're Dealing With Social Anxiety, Or You're Simply An Introvert

You know how every thumb is a finger, but not every finger is a thumb? That’s a good way to think about introverts and people who suffer from social …

How to reheat french fries so they don't turn into a soggy, sloppy mess

There’s nothing quite like tucking into some hot, crispy fries now and then, especially when you dunk them in ketchup. If you have eyes bigger than your belly, though, you may not be able to finish a whole restaurant portion at once. Taking them home, though, can be a sorry affair.<p>Have you ever had …

Make These Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos for Taco Tuesday

Happy taco Tuesday! If you've been making the same ground beef tacos for months now, I have an exciting proposition for you: Skip the meat and make …

What Is The Healthiest Oil For Deep Frying? The Crispy Truth

Deep-fried foods have always been popular.<p>They are a part of many traditional cuisines, and are also a staple of the fast-food …

The 10 most nutritious foods in the world, and how to incorporate them into your diet

Hitting that sweet spot with your healthy diet can be hard. In 2015, PLoS ONE published a study that came up with an unconventional way to rank foods according to their "nutritional fitness." They grouped foods together in combinations that meet our daily nutrient requirements with the smallest …

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Guacamole Recipe

"You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your tastes."<p>Ingredients<p>3 avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed<p>1 lime, juiced<p>1 …

Uh Oh, You’ve Been Slicing Brie All Wrong

Delicious and pungent, there’s no denying that the world of cheese can be a confusing (and rewarding) place.<p>No matter your tastes, all good hostesses …

Cooking

Dark future of data wars inevitable unless consumers push back, author warns

The online campaign to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election is a prelude to a dark future where data will become weaponized by hostile states, unless regulators and consumers push back, says the author of a new book on how to fix the crisis of trust in Silicon Valley.<p>"There will be major …

Silicon Valley

Here’s how to actually remove pesticides from your fruit — including the organic ones

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Do you rinse your fruits and vegetables before eating? Water can't get rid of all those pesticides.<p>This is because some produce, like apples, soak the chemicals inside, making it impossible to wash off. Some opt for the organic ingredients but produce grown …

A Potential Vaccine Is in The Works For This Horrifying Flesh-Eating Parasite

Good news, everyone!<p>As a flesh-eating disease starts migrating towards North America from the south, researchers have found a solution that looks …

Do you really know if your child is safely strapped in?

A mother from Maine put up a Facebook post to show how you could test whether or not you’d strapped your child correctly into his or her car seat. It …

Advances in epigenetics mean incredibly detailed profiles of criminal suspects might soon be reality. Is the legal system ready to use this information?<p>Picture the scene. A detective is addressing her team:<p>“The DNA test results are in. We’re looking for a white male suspect, 34–37 years old, born …

Genetics

My 100 favourite PS Vita games – Reader’s Feature

A reader draws on the experience of his daily commute to recommend the best PS Vita games, from OlliOlli2 to The Hungry Horde.<p>I commute for two hours …

Metal Gear

This Could Be The First Observational Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

Wha??<p>For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is - or once was - a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require …

If the Universe Is Expanding, What Does It Expand Into?

<i>If the universe is expanding, then what does it expand into?</i><p><b>Richard Muller:</b><p>The universe doesn't have to be expanding into anything in order to …

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

Physics

Glaucoma and impotence unexpectedly linked in new study from UBC

Canadian researchers have uncovered new evidence of an unusual link between two seemingly divergent maladies: an eye disease that is one of the most …

20 energizing snacks you can eat at your desk that are better than coffee

I love a cup of coffee in the morning to start my day. However, a lot of times I feel like I need a second cup of coffee by the afternoon, but I don't want to have that much coffee in one day. Instead, I love snacking on foods that are not only tasty, but that also give me some energy to survive …

Healthy Eating

40 Years On, A Controversial Film On Islam's Origins Is Now A Classic

In 1962, a Syrian-born Hollywood filmmaker named Moustapha Akkad watched the epic film <i>Lawrence of Arabia,</i> directed by David Lean. Akkad was riveted as he watched a scene in which actor Omar Sharif emerges from the sands like a wraith on horseback — an Arab screen hero.<p>"To me," Akkad later recalled, …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this …

The Debate Over Time's Place in the Universe

Physicists can’t agree on whether the flow of future to past is real or a mental construct.<p>Einstein once described his friend Michele Besso as “the best sounding board in Europe” for scientific ideas. They attended university together in Zurich; later they were colleagues at the patent office in …

Physics