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When you leave, lie through your teeth

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p><b>When you leave, lie through your teeth</b><p>When resigning, HR consultant Tim …

NDP, Liberals in losing fight with Tories over Canada’s combat role in war against ISIS

The Opposition parties are doing yeoman duty holding the Harper government to account over its shifting and garbled descriptions of what, precisely, …

The Greatest Grey Cup Appetizers for Game Day

It's freezing outside and snow is on the forecast...it must be Grey Cup weekend! Whether you love CFL or not, it is the perfect time to invite over a …

Raspberry Linzer Squares

Cream butter and sugar, using a food processor, until light and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add egg and vanilla and mix until incorporated.<p>Sift flour and cornstarch together and stir in nuts. Add to creamed mixture and process until just incorporated.<p>Gather dough and separate into 2 balls. Wrap …

Putin Wants Total Victory In Eastern Ukraine — Not A 'Frozen Conflict'

And it probably still hopes that Ukraine can eventually be persuaded, or forced, to cast its lot with Russia rather than with Europe and the Atlantic Alliance.<p>At the same time, the Kremlin has made clear that it will pursue its strategic objectives in Ukraine using all means at its disposal short …

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

Without curiosity, an age of stagnation

The internet is promoting the wrong kind of curiosity, Ian Leslie writes<p><i>CURIOUS: THE DESIRE TO KNOW AND WHY YOUR FUTURE DEPENDS ON IT</i><p>Ian …

Babysitter

War is turning us into Facebook monsters

<b>(AP/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Has your news feed become a political battlefield? You aren’t alone<p>Merissa Nathan Gerson<p>August 10, 2014 10:59am (UTC)<p>About a month ago, a friend of mine started posting things about Gaza on Facebook. She was terror-struck by the death of children, especially having one of her …

Baghdadi's misconstrued caliphate project | Canada

The group too extreme even for al-Qaeda continues to make headlines. But this time, it is not the usual slaughter and terror they bring along wherever they advance. The extremist group which was known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has declared a name change and the "official" …

How Canadians can find out how much money they have in unclaimed assets

MONTREAL -- Millions of Canadians unknowingly have billions of dollars worth of their money and assets being held by companies and government …

How an assassin in 1914 spawned today’s ultranationalists

Earlier this month, a swarm of fighters bearing the black flags of the <i>jihadi</i> militia known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, busy invading a large chunk of northern Iraq, decided to pause and link their cause to the First World War.<p>On that Tuesday, the Sunni fighters seized a bulldozer …

Encourage better voter turnout early

Preventing shoddy voter turn out should start as early as elementary school<p>In 2006, not long after <i>Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith</i> came out …

French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination | Belgium

On April 23, the French government unveiled a dozen proposals aiming at limiting the number of French citizens travelling to Syria with the intent of fighting among Islamist radical groups. This text, which encompasses a large series of initiatives to reduce cyber-recruitment from violent …

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

<b>This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.</b><p>It is 13:03 on a Tuesday in a cramped room with some fairly advanced radio equipment. What is suddenly heard on a shortwave receiving …

Ten words to cut from your writing

As Mark Twain famously wrote, "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead." His point? Strong writing is lean writing.<p>When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need – such as the 10 included in this post:<p><b>1. Just:</b> The word "just" is a …

10 inventions that owe their success to World War One

<b>1.</b> <b>Sanitary towels...</b><p>A material called Cellucotton had already been invented before war broke out, by what was then a small US firm - Kimberly-Clark. The company's head of research, Ernst Mahler, and its vice-president, James, C Kimberly, had toured pulp and paper plants in Germany, Austria and …

Why Hillary vs. Jeb Would Be Great for America

They’re both qualified, respectful of each other (shocker!), and represent the vast majority of middle America. So what’s not to like about another …

Don’t apologize for your liberal arts degree

You're graduating from a liberal arts program – now what? Many graduates have neat trajectories laid out before them: Medical students become doctors, engineering students become engineers, education students become teachers, and business students become business owners.<p>But what about our liberal …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Marijuana Reporter Gets High By Accident, Makes Compelling Case For Regulation (VIDEO)

<i>This video comes to us courtesy of the Center for Investigative Reporting.</i><p>Imagine you're a pot reporter. Pot as in weed, marijuana, bud. What could possibly go wrong when you cover a drug that is legally contentious but widely tolerated? CIR reporter Michael Montgomery finds out the hard way.<p>Check …