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Starbucks’ New Crystal Ball Frappuccino Predicts Your Future — Sort Of

Starbucks knows how to create social media magic. When unicorns made a pop culture comeback, Starbucks introduced the Unicorn Frappuccino. To satisfy …

Barter Brownies

<i>Mindy Segal, owner of Chicago’s Hot Chocolate and self-proclaimed cookie nerd reveals all in</i> Cookie Love.<p>There used to be a cute restaurant in …

Dessert

CRA blocks more than half of calls to meet service targets, regularly provides wrong information to taxpayers: Auditor General

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency blocked more than half of the calls it received from Canadian taxpayers in order to obscure the performance …

Income Tax

The Best Vegan Banana Bread

You'll go bananas for this brilliant bake.<p>March 20, 2017<p>I improvised this vegan banana bread recipe when a friend asked if I could bring a sweet …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Why a 20% home down payment may not be worth it

It's tough to feel financially prudent when buying a house these days.<p>That's why an increasing number of first-time buyers are saving a down payment of 20 per cent or more. In doing so, they avoid having to buy mortgage default insurance which, in the case of a house price of $487,095 (the national …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

WATCH: 5 Tasty Ways to Dress Up a Cornbread Mix—Without a Recipe

Even the most serious Southern cooks will admit to using store-bought cornbread mix at some point in their lives. (And if they won’t admit it, they …

Lobster wars

Thousands of pounds of lobsters dumped in the forest, fishing boats stolen and set on fire and protests that have fishers divided largely along racial lines. These are just some of the signs of flaring tensions in southwestern Nova Scotia, the most lucrative part of Atlantic Canada's lobster …

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

Dentistry

When are the best months to sail to certain destinations? Check out Avid Cruiser's month-by-month guide

When are the best months to sail to particular destinations? No one could have predicted the powerful September hurricanes that devastated parts of Texas and Florida as well as Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands. But Avid Cruiser offers these guidelines for where to go when in a month-by-month …

Breakthrough Pain Treatment Or Snake Oil? You Decide.

Let's say you're a scientist, and you've invented what you think is a useful treatment for pain. But you have a problem. You don't have the money to go through the regulatory approval process. Should you try to sell it to consumers anyway, and run the risk of being accused of selling …

University of California

Pot legalization plan on agenda for Trudeau's meeting with premiers next week

While the prime minister and the premiers will focus largely on economic issues when they sit down next week, the Prime Minister's Office confirmed …

Bet You Didn’t Know the Real Reason Behind Pamela Anderson’s Dramatic Transformation Over the Years

Fashion icon and sex symbol Pamela Anderson grabbed lots of attention today with the belted minidress she wore with thigh-high boots in the front row …

Chewy Sugar Cookies

You can also roll the cookies in the sugar sprinkles before baking.<p>Total:30 minPrep:20 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 dozen cookies<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional …

Why Canadian cell phone bills are among the most expensive on the planet

To tourists or newcomers, it can be one of the most shocking things about Canada. In our developed, first-world, G7 country, the cell phone rates …

Woman who ran into coyote shocked to find it — 35 km later — alive and stuck to grille of her car

AIRDRIE, Alta. — An Alberta woman says she was shocked when she found a coyote she thought she’d struck and killed on the highway stuck in the grille …

No Lie: This Travel Website Will Lower the Price of Your Entire Trip

While we love snagging discount furniture or half-price designer clothing, there's no greater rush than securing a once-in-a-lifetime travel …

Travel Deals

6 Airbnbs in Bali to check out if you’re booking a holiday

<i>This article originally appeared on Vogue.com.au</i>

8 High-Protein One-Pan Dinners

I'll be honest: I'm not someone who revels in the challenge of cooking a complicated meal. And to me, complicated means running around between …

Nacho Dip III Recipe

"My family loves this delicious cheesy, meaty dip! Serve with tortilla chips. White corn chips taste the best!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound lean ground beef<p>1 …

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spicy Peach Glaze

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:55 minActive:55 min<p>Yield:8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories420 calorieTotal Fat8.5 …

Baked Ziti With Ground Beef and Cheese Recipe

This ziti casserole is a simple combination of a seasoned tomato sauce and ground beef, baked to perfection with a melty mozzarella cheese topping. …

Chicken Stroganoff

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:25 minPrep:10 minCook:15 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories671Total Fat23 …

Cooking

The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the scientist behind the viral 7-minute workout

Getting ready to work out is often the hardest part of exercising. You need a plan, a place to do it, the right kind of clothes, good shoes, and enough energy.<p>Caffeine can help you feel more energetic — but so can certain foods.<p>Chris Jordan is the exercise physiologist who came up with the 7-minute …

Exercise

11 Foods That Will Speed Up Your Metabolism

Eat, burn, repeat<p>To a certain extent, your metabolism runs at a preset speed based on your genetics. But by filling up on certain foods, you can give your body’s fat-burning skills a gentle nudge in the right direction.<p>While it’s important to keep in mind that weight and metabolic rate are …

Nutrition

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the pounds.<p>According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, these foods generally fall into one of two categories: non-starchy fruits or vegetables.<p>Young …

33 Movies to Watch When Your Brain Is Completely Fried

There's a certain level of tiredness that overcomes all of us in the hours between coming home from work and going to bed. You're beat, sure, but not <i>quite</i> ready to pass out. This...

Try These Zucchini "Hash Browns" For A Low-Carb Breakfast Side

Bye-bye, potatoes!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>2 zucchini squash<p>Salt, to taste<p>½ cup parmesan cheese, grated<p>⅓ cup chives<p>1 teaspoon dried oregano<p>¼ teaspoon garlic powder<p>¼ teaspoon black pepper<p>1 egg<p>1. Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C.<p>2. Using a box grater, grate the zucchini on the coarse side.<p>3. Transfer the …

The 5 hormones every active woman needs to know about

Hormones are one of your body’s main signaling systems. Think of them as tiny traffic cops: They direct biochemical messages that regulate everything …