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8 Ways To Get People To Like You Immediately

Since it only takes seconds for someone to decide if they like you, and research shows that first impressions are very difficult to change, the pressure that comes with meeting new people is justifiably intense.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, …

Emotional Intelligence

Growing older has an array of hidden costs

The recent news about improving the Canada Pension Plan for tomorrow's retirees has Harris Gulko feeling a little put out.<p>"There's a lot of material being written about what is going to happen to people in the future, and there's no regard for people who have been retired for 20 or 30 years," the …

Retirement

Five security settings in iOS 10 you should immediately change

These tweaks will lock down your iPhone or iPad to protect your privacy.<p>The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system comes with some privacy …

Widgets

Regina Police Officer Offers Pokemon Go Safety Tips

A police officer in Regina has offered safety tips for Pokemon Go players, in an effort to keep people safe as they roam the city to catch Pokemon. …

Paris firm that foresaw 2008 crisis right again with loonie

Valérie Gastaldy says she can predict the Canadian dollar's movements years in advance using centuries-old models.<p>Her six-person team, the entirety of Paris-based research firm Day By Day SAS, was the best forecaster for the currency in the second quarter, according to Bloomberg rankings. To top a …

How & Why is Ransomware Becoming So Popular?

Organized cybercrime is a business just like any other legitimate business; they want to have low-risk and efficient operations in order to maximize …

In Defense of Sony’s Pro Mirrorless Cameras

The photographer Sator has created quite a buzz with his article “Why Sony’s Full Frame Pro Mirrorless Was a Fatal Mistake.” I thought long and hard …

Why Sony’s Full Frame Pro Mirrorless Was a Fatal Mistake

There is a big craze for Sony full frame (FF) mirrorless cameras at the moment, and seeing people rush onto that bandwagon is like watching lemmings …

Cameras

New Study: What You Wear Affects How You Think

Should you opt for a suit or sweats? Depends on the task, new science says.<p>Say you're about to take a literature test or you're planning to sit down in front of your computer all day and hammer out an important creative task. What should you wear? How about if you're aiming to plough through some …

Standing desks may have zero health benefits

Your co-worker standing at the desk next to you may not be getting all the health benefits they think they are.<p>Sitting for long periods has been …

One poster contains the history of space exploration

"From the Luna 2 in 1959 to the DSCOVR in 2015"<p>It used to be that you'd buy an atlas of the world to hang on your wall, but now you're better off with a map of space exploration. This poster from Pop Chart Lab follows the rough path of every "orbiter, lander, rover, flyby, and impactor to ever slip …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

Saudi Arabia could face new challenge if it wins battle against shale producers

Even if Saudi Arabia wins its struggle with U.S. shale producers over market share, it will face a new billion-barrel adversary.<p>It won’t be regional …

Oil

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

24 hours with Sony's A6300 mirrorless camera

Last month, Sony introduced its A6300 mirrorless camera, a follow-up to the sought-after A6000 from 2014. As expected, the company's latest compact Alpha shooter brings top-of-the-line specifications. That includes a 24.2-megapixel APS-C sensor, a Bionz X image processor, 11-fps continuous …

Gary Lamphier: How much money has flowed out of Alberta to Ottawa? A lot

If you’re still wondering why oil-rich Alberta doesn’t have a massive sovereign wealth fund like Norway, consider this.<p>Alberta is a province, not a …

Canada

Infographics That Will Teach you how to cook your beef well!

Donald Trump is the bloated narcissist the Christian right has been searching for all along

Trump is resonating with evangelicals to the tune of 20 to 30 percent. It’s not as odd a marriage as it appears<p>One of the questions vexing the mediocre punditry of American discourse is how Donald Trump—a former star of the tabloids with a track record of scandal and little history of religious …

Humans: Still the weakest link in the enterprise information security posture

When it comes to protecting enterprise data, it’s more about understanding processes, procedures and the humans using the system, and less about …

Cybersecurity

Jesus appears in a Muslim fighter\'s dream anew, leading to his Christian conversion

Once again, Jesus Christ appeared in a dream to a die-hard Islamic State fighter, completely transforming him from a fierce enemy of Christians into …

Faith

The best mirrorless cameras under $500 – 2015 edition

When beginners or amateurs are faced with buying their first mirrorless camera, the most they are willing to spend is usually around $500 (US). …

Cameras

How much is your stolen data worth on the dark web?

A new report reveals how much cyber criminals are willing to pay for stolen data on the dark web<p>Ever wondered how much your stolen data could be worth? A new report reveals the market value of all the most common types of stolen data available for sale to criminals on the dark web.<p>The "Hidden Data …

Straight Thinking and the Paris Climate Negotiations

In eight weeks time 195 nations will meet in Paris to agree on a course of action to respond to climate change. The aim is to prevent 'dangerous' …

Weird Food Pairings That Are Strangely Good

<i>In this installment of Best of the Hotline, we're reminded of odd flavor combinations that somehow work.</i><p>We all have that one dish that's a curious combination of flavors. Often described as <b>"weird but good,"</b> it's the one that makes all your friends grimace —until they try it. Be it salty and sweet, …

Ice Cream

NASA Releases Thousands of Photos From the Moon Mission

Photos from space are almost always fascinating and images from the Apollo moon missions are pretty much the pinnacle of cool. Now, archivist Kipp …

Moon

5 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photography from Good to Great

Landscape photography is one of the most favoured genres of photography. It also happens to be the one genre that is not easy to master. The reason …