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Launch Academy’s startup visa program gives entrepreneurs permanent residency in Canada

As the U.S. seems to be hell-bent on making itself less attractive to immigrants and visitors, its neighbors to the north are sensing an opening and going the other way in an effort to attract the smartest tech entrepreneurs. The country launched its startup visa program a few years ago and even …


Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

Time Management

23 Bulletproof Real Estate Marketing Ideas

In today’s fiercely competitive online mediums, there’s no shortage of potential ways to market real estate. However, like any other online marketing discipline, getting in front of the right customers is posing more and more difficult. As real estate agents and homeowners realize the steep uphill …


Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate-change doc is streaming for free ahead of US election

Before The Flood is now on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc.<p>For a limited time, you can tour the world with Leonardo DiCaprio, free of charge. <i>Before The Flood</i>, an advocacy documentary that grimly examines climate change around the planet, debuted in September at the Toronto International Film …

Social Media

Best (And Worst) Vegetarian Meat And Dairy Products

If you're a lifelong vegan/vegetarian or the kind of person who is trying to cut back on their meat or dairy consumption, it's getting easier to …

Snapchat removes filter amid claims of racial insensitivity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snapchat has removed a filter for photos that some say promoted racist Asian stereotypes.<p>The social media app's filters, also called lenses, allow users to change their appearance with silly faces or morph themselves into cartoonish animals and other characters.<p>A filter that …

Social Media

Google exec shares her best career advice for 20-somethings

Ivy Ross is the head of Project Aura, Google's secretive wearables branch, but she took an unusual path to become a tech executive.<p>Over the past two decades, Ross' career has included stints in companies ranging from Mattel to Gap Inc., and before that she was an acclaimed jewelry designer with …

Washington D.C.

Wall Street's favorite shirt startup just unveiled a dress shoe at a shockingly low price

Wall Street, in particular, is in love with its shirts. In 2015 Combatant Gentleman was the most shipped-to menswear package at Goldman Sachs, according to cofounder Vishaal Melwani.<p>The next frontier for the e-tailer? Shoes.<p>Sticking with the company's theme, the shoes are a modern style with a …


10 Apps That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

In the fast paced and digitally connected world we live in today, time has fast become the most valued currency. As a result, almost everyone is …

5 weird signs you're vitamin deficient

When your body is trying to tell you something— for example, that you're skimping on critical vitamins— it may go to some strange lengths. "With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due …


The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …


We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …


Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p><b>The great diet food con</b><p>Have you ever wondered why people on diets seem to be on and off them forever? Or why it’s really only people …

Saturated Fats

Vancouver: best food & drink guide | Marina O’Loughlin

For those of us who like to eat, Vancouver is a culinary thrill-ride, each turn bringing you into contact with exciting flavours, from fresh crab and …


26 weight-loss tips based on science

People are being advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence behind them.<p>Over the years, however, scientists have found numerous strategies that seem to be effective.<p>Here are 26 weight-loss tips that are actually based on evidence.<p>It is often said that drinking water can …


McDonald’s revolutionary restaurant in Hong Kong might reveal the future of the brand

To celebrate McDonald's 40th anniversary in Hong Kong, the burger franchise opened a hyper-modern location called McDonald's Next, reports BrandChannel.<p>The new location, located in shopping hub Admiralty, takes the chain's Create Your Taste platform to another level of customization. While Create …

Hong Kong

5 Ways to Improve Your Skin Through Food

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …


17 'healthy habits' you're better off giving up

Low Fat

11 Vancouver Restaurants Make List of Canada’s Top 100 (including a few surprises)

Photo credit: Philip Lai | flickr<p>The diners of Canada have spoken. And they’ve got good things to say about Vancouver.<p>A total of 11 Vancouver …

Food & Dining

'We know so little about so much': Robert Newman talks skulls, science and psychology

The comedian talks us through why Freud was was wrong, Isaac Newton’s brain capacity and why thinking of the brain as a ‘wet computer’ is an error<p>I discovered Rob Newman’s comedy when I was 16. His shows were relentless: packed full of quotes, arguments, anger, history, philosophy and, above all, …

Box Office

Five Amazing Gadgets From CES 2016 That Will Make Our Lives Better

Every January, thousands gather at the Consumer Electronics Show to see the newest gadgets that will change our lives, or at least look like they …

Gear & Gadgets

22 Life-Changing Printables You Need This Year

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The Best Secret Streets Around the World