Shamie Indrakumaran

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Jay-Z Discusses Rap, Marriage and Being a Black Man in Trump’s America

The music mogul talks with The New York Times’s executive editor at the close of an eventful year.

Jay Z

17 Worst Habits for Your Heart

Here are the worst habits for your heart, and how to avoid them.

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Google Express lets you shop at Costco without a membership

Good news for wannabe bulk shoppers: You no longer need a Costco membership to stock up on a case of Cup O’ Noodles, two 48 oz bottles of Listerine, and a bag of Kirkland signature tortilla chips the size of Rhode Island. As <i>Delish</i> just pointed out, no more borrowing your uncle’s Costco membership …

Shopping

France ran out of money this month — and within days, so will the rest of Europe

At first glance, not a lot was going on last Tuesday. Priti Patel was desperately trying to hang onto her job, unsuccessfully as it turned out. …

'Open the doors and let these books in' - what would a truly diverse reading list look like?

Following student calls for university English literature syllabuses to be ‘decolonised’, Hanif Kureishi, Arundhati Roy, Kamila Shamsie and other authors reflect on the debate and choose essential books by black and minority ethnic writers<p>I once wrote, “I didn’t know I was coloured until I went to …

It's Possible For a Person to Have Two Different Sets of DNA - Here's How It Happens

Human chimeras are more common than you might expect.<p>In Greek mythology, a chimera was a fire-breathing creature with physical traits of a lion, …

Boomers, gen-X, millennials: How living costs compare then and now

Amy Clausen wonders whether her kids will ever enjoy a life like the one she had growing up in Metro Vancouver.<p>It’s a thought that weighs on the …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

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10 of the Best Autobiographies You Really Should Have Read By Now

Photo: Amazon.ca<p>1. <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave</i><p>This 1845 autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely …

Books

Construction wizard! Seattle man builds a giant Diagon Alley from Harry Potter in his driveway

Up and down the streets of every neighborhood in Seattle, new construction is a familiar sight. But in one driveway in Ballard, the details and …

Harry Potter

The most unaffordable housing markets in North America

There are a lot of them. It's called "crisis" for a reason.<p>What is the most severely unaffordable housing market in North America as measured by local household incomes in relationship to local home prices?<p>By this measure, I'm happy to report that San Francisco, which sports the highest median home …

The final NAFTA bombshell: U.S. demands Canada end supply management for dairy, poultry, eggs

ARLINGTON, Va. — The United States has lit the fuse on one of Canada’s most politically explosive trade issues, asking in NAFTA talks for an end to …

Vintage Photos Reveal What America Looked Like Before Pollution Was Regulated

We've come a long way.<p>The Trump administration plans to try to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration's main initiative to fight …

Get ready for home internet prices to double

Been enjoying your reasonably-priced home internet connection recently? Don’t get too comfortable. US cable companies, led by Comcast, are all set to …

Costco will finally deliver all those giant bulk items with its new grocery service

No longer will you need a pickup truck to successfully shop at Costco.<p>The big-box store just launched CostcoGrocery, which will provide two-day …

The Motivating Morning Routines of 4 Successful Sharks

We asked the judges on 'Shark Tank' to share how they prep for the day even before that first sip of coffee.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Executive Editor of Green Entrepreneur<p>Even if you’re not a “morning person,” you should consider adopting a morning routine before you start the grind of your workday. A …

Entrepreneurship

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Think This 1 Teaching Method Will Shake Up Education. Here's Why You Should Care

Personalized learning is the way forward in education and therefore our economy. Here's why.<p>We currently don't have the silver bullet to education. We're not quite sure what works and what doesn't. Maybe it's because we all learn differently. But whatever the reason, "personalized learning" is on …

Education

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Drop the Doughnut: True Nature of Ravenous Supermassive Black Holes Revealed

Some galaxies contain supermassive black holes that are voracious eaters, consuming gas, dust and anything else that strays too close, including …

Amazon’s new Echo is smaller and costs $99

A smaller, more powerful voice device<p>Amazon introduced a second-generation version of the Echo today with a dedicated bass tweeter and a modified, shorter design. The new device looks to be about half the size of the original Echo, is cloth-covered, and goes on sale today for $99. The company is …

Today's Workout 137: The dumbbell-only circuit for a full-body muscle attack

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Plenty of circuits claim to work your entire body, but few actually live up to that promise. This four-move, …

Tip: Weight Plate Squeeze

Do this exercise before a chest workout to activate the pecs, or after a chest workout to really finish it off. Squeeze as hard as possible for 20 …

Workouts

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

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4 Exercises You Absolutely Need to Include In Your Next Arm Workout

These will make your biceps pop<p>The quest for eye-catching biceps is an endless one, and often, it requires more than a simple standing dumbbell curl. Sure, the basics of biceps training are great, but it's too easy to cheat yourself out of a bicep-growing contraction, overusing momentum and losing …

9 details you might have missed on the 'Game of Thrones' season finale

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead for the "Game of Thrones" season seven finale: "The Dragon and the Wolf."</b><p>The seventh season of "Game of Thrones" came to a devastating close Sunday night with the long-predicted destruction of the Wall. But before fans were treated to the epic blue flames of an undead …

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16 best exercises for bigger biceps

Tired of your T-shirt sleeves blowing in the wind? Clicking on this article is your first rep to bigger biceps, triceps and forearms that'll turn any …

Your Next Getaway: Spain's Secret Oasis That Even Locals Don't Know About

The barren, rocky highway twists and turns like a cobra that’s downed a fifth of tequila. This is Nowheresville, Spain, a desert land of sand and …

The Most Important Entrepreneurial Quality Justin Bieber, Fred Smith, Jeff Bezos and Henry Ford Have in Common

Out of the box thinking and innovation that defies industry "rules" can win the day.<p>If you are an entrepreneur, you will constantly here things like: "That can't be done." "That won't work." "That isn't the way that things work in our industry." It is really difficult sometimes to see if you have …

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