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Are You Making the Most Out of Life? Here’s How You Can.

<b>When Does “More” Finally Become “Enough”?</b><p><b>You probably have far more now than you ever had in the past but you’re probably not much happier.</b><p><b>And,</b> …

Toronto legal startup challenging tradition with no-frills fees

With their exposed brick walls and spartan furniture, the downtown Toronto offices of Conduit Law look like a tech startup, not a law firm.<p>That's just the way founder and president Peter Carayiannis likes it. No expensive modern art, no sky-high views of the lakefront. Just 1,000 square feet, and a …

Intellectual Property

How plastic bottles could solve Africa's lighting issues

Despite all the advances in technology, the problem of lighting up rural Africa after darkness falls is still very real. It was this thought that …

How to Stop Wasting Time Comparison Shopping

Sick of slogging your way through countless Amazon customer reviews? Sister-websites Wirecutter and Sweethome will give you just one recommendation per product, for everything from WiFi routers to nail clippers.<p>Recently, my husband and I wanted to buy some new sheets. But how to choose? Would they …

Major Reservations: Why Cities Are Worried About Airbnb

Using Airbnb in San Francisco and New York may not be so breezy by the end of this year. Right now, a visitor can hop on the site, find an apartment …

Is reading antisocial?

Another attempt to socially network books has bitten the dust. Maybe readers just want to be alone<p>My parents had a mixed marriage. I'm referring not to their religious upbringings (Catholic and Episcopalian) but to their attitudes toward reading in company. My father thought two or more people …

Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

The Lost Empire that Ruled the Silk Road

Today, the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan is relatively remote, known mostly for its magnificent medieval ruins. But over a millennium ago, it was …

Ancient History

Webcomic explains Heartbleed bug like you're five

So, you understand what that terrible Heartbleed bug's all about, but you can't really explain it in words even a five-year-old can understand. Here's what you should do when someone asks at your weekly family dinner, then: launch the XKCD website and show them its two recent Heartbleed strips. …

Breaking Up with Facebook: Where Are Brands and Young Users Going?

“We’d love to say ‘It’s not you, it’s us’ but it’s totally you. Not to be rude, but you aren’t the smart, funny social network we fell in love with several years back. You’ve changed. A lot,” wrote delivery service Eat24 in its breakup letter with Facebook.<p>Eat24 is one of the many brands …