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U.S. hits Iran with more sanctions in response to space launch

The United States punished Iran on Friday for it launch this week of a satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six Iranian entities with sanctions targeting the country's ballistic missiles program.<p>The sanctions hit six Iranian subsidiaries of the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, described …

How to Make Your Own Solar Hot Water Heater - One Green Planet

Heating water for our homes is one of the largest drains of energy, but for those who have had a cold shower on a chilly day, hot water is …

It's time to stop hiding electricity inside of walls

Walls keep secrets. Like, for instance, where's the stud? Walls will never tell. Also, electric wires are inside walls. But where do we usually <i>use</i> all that electricity? Outside of walls! Really makes you think, doesn't it?<p>A new art project, as seen on <i>FastCo Design</i>, solves our age-old struggle with …

It’s time to see things differently… to improve your life

When you open your eyes, do you see the world as it really is? Humans have been asking themselves this for thousands of years. From the shadows on the wall of Plato’s cave in <i>The Republic</i> to Morpheus offering Neo the red or the blue pill in <i>The Matrix</i>, the notion that what we see might not be what is …

Consciousness

Pure Maple Syrup Has Some Oh-So-Canadian Health Benefits

Oh, Canada! Our beloved home, and also the home of the liquid gold known the world over as pure maple syrup.<p>Maple syrup is as Canadian as hockey, …

Breakfast

Matroid can watch videos and detect anything within them

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth that times the frame rate. Matroid, a computer vision startup launching out of stealth today, enables anyone to take advantage of the information inherently embedded in video. You can build your own detector within the company’s intuitive, …

Giving them the boot: How to get rid of your millennial children in five easy steps

Doug Norris, the chief demographer at Environics Analytics, had a problem in the 1990s that baby boomers are increasingly facing today: a …

Suspended – Medium

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Spirituality

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

Is your bank trying to upsell you? Here's what you should – and shouldn’t – buy

The downside of bank upselling is that customers get talked into buying junk products they don't need.<p>According to the bank tellers pouring their hearts out to CBC in a series of recent reports, upselling is rampant because of pressure to meet sales targets. A customer's best defence is to know …

Six Stretches to Help Your Stiff Back Feel and Move Better

The reasons for feeling discomfort along your back are pretty complex, but too much sitting or staying in one position for too long can be among the …

Free online courses will teach anyone DNA sequencing

It's never been easier to learn how to code using online resources, and that's not limited to computer programming. You know what else is code? DNA, which scientists have been modifying in bacteria and embryos with increasing success over the years. Researchers from the Centre Recherches …

Tennis coach assaulted and verbally abused his daughters because he wanted them to be Wimbledon champions, court hears

A tennis coach assaulted and verbally abused his daughters in his obsessive drive to turn them into Wimbledon champions, a court heard.<p>John De'Viana, 55, took the girls out of school to enforce gruelling all-day training regimes on them, it was said.<p>The girls were made to practise from 5.30am until …

Sociology

What Your Core Really Is and How to Strengthen It

Crunches and planks aren’t everything. If you want to strengthen your core, you need to think bigger. Your core includes all the muscles in your …

Workouts

Ten Canadian dividend stocks with plenty of excess cash

The Most Symmetrical Objects in the World - Facts So Romantic

If you’ve ever tried to give yourself a haircut, you know just how hard it is to make something precisely symmetrical. We value symmetry so highly in …

Conspiracies

Laver Cup will be tough, not an exhibition, Federer says | Reuters

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Tennis’s answer to golf’s Ryder Cup will be as competitive as other global tournaments, 18-times grand slam champion Roger Federer said on Monday, dismissing concerns that players might treat the event, which launches in September, as an exhibition.<p>Switzerland's Roger Federer …

Laver Cup

Del Potro releases video footage of preparations | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Ahead of one of the most eagerly awaited returns to the ATP World Tour for 2017, Juan Martin del Potro has released behind-the-scenes footage of his …

Tennis

For sale: 10 AJS racing motorcycles (1949 to 1962), one lot, €750,000

Movendi is a prestige car dealership, and alongside a Bugatti EB110, Porsche 959 and Ferrari F50 was this gorgeous set of period racing motorcycles, …

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.<p>Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

InterAct

Who is the man behind Trudeau's controversial Christmas vacation?

The Aga Khan enjoys a solid reputation in the world of international development. If Trudeau acted improperly, observers say that’s on him, not the …

Canada

How much should this couple invest in a mutual fund? Zero sounds about right

A reader sold a house in Toronto and was looking for some advice on what to do with the money left over after buying a condo. Their bank had just the thing for her and her spouse.<p>The bank suggested they put their extra money in a balanced mutual fund "designed for retirees," this reader said in an …

If you want to see what a “Muslim ban” really looks like, start paying attention to Australia

As America comes to grips with the wall-building zeal of its new president, Australia should stand as a warning of the immense human and moral toll that comes with demonizing innocent, vulnerable people.<p>The surprise diplomatic row between president Donald Trump and Australian prime minister Malcolm …

Australia

Indigenous education: We revisit a trailblazing Top End bilingual maths program - Science News - ABC News

In 1991, ABC TV's science show Quantum travelled to the Yirrkala community school in north-east Arnhem Land to see how they used Aboriginal culture …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Doctors remove 6-foot tapeworm through man's mouth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors in India were stunned to remove a tapeworm measuring more than 6 feet through a patient's mouth, according to a report published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine.<p>Dr. Cyriac Phillips wrote in an email that the 48-year-old man underwent a colonoscopy in 2014 after …

Medicine

In solidarity with the women's marches, Carole King releases a new version of an old song

Inspired by the various women's marches across the country and world last week, Carole King has shared a stripped-down, previously unreleased recording of a song called "One Small Voice," originally released on her 1983 album, "Speeding Time."<p>"On January 21, 2017 men, women, and children of all …

Carole King