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New approach to abdominal aortic aneurysm saves lives

A hidden, often deadly heart condition with no clear known cause nearly killed 54-year-old Gina Berg two years ago. If not for a new surgical technique, a minimally invasive procedure which uses 3-D printing technology, the adventurous Berg might never have been able to return to her passions of …

The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the World

What it takes to be an ideal city.<p>The Australian city of Melbourne has taken first place for the world’s most livable city for the seventh year in a …

Only 5% of the World's Pilots Are Female—Meet 3 of Them

The term "glass ceiling" is most often used in the realm of politics and C-suites. But there's a different iteration that exists: the cloud ceiling. The number of female pilots is abysmal, hovering around 5 percent. So if you try to remember the last time you heard a woman come on the PA system to …

7 Hotel Pools You'll Want to Travel to That Go Way Beyond Swim-Up Bars

Poolside cocktails and maybe some cabana service are typically the deciding factor between a good and great hotel pool for travellers. But when pool …

Travel

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Xchime is your video doorbell that actively deters would-be thieves

Every day we witness more and more household smart devices, and today that will be no different. Xchime is a smart video doorbell that is fully funded on Indiegogo and will be shipping to buyers later this year. Indeed, we have seen a solid amount of smart doorbells recently, and now we will take a …

How I turned a hobby business into a multimillion dollar company in two years

I guess you could call me an accidental entrepreneur. Growing up in Scotland, I always wanted to be a lawyer, so when I enrolled as a solicitor in 2011, sometimes appearing in 16 procedural hearings in one day, I loved it. During that time, I met a Canadian guy. One thing led to another, and by …

Bill Gates Advises College Graduates on Today's Most Promising Careers

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has offered the many thousands of graduates currently streaming out of U.S. colleges some career and life …

Home Capital warns its failure would have significant ‘knock-on effects’ in the mortgage market

Home Capital Group Inc. said it’s seeking new sources of funding to counter a run on deposits and warned that the failure of the Canadian lender …

Canadian Real Estate

TLC’s Chilli faces backlash after saying “all lives matter”

Chilli and fellow bandmember T-Boz will release the group's final album on June 30<p>TLC‘s <b>Chilli</b> has sparked an online backlash after saying “all lives …

Music

Warren Buffett on GOP health care bill: 'A huge tax cut for guys like me'

Billionaire Warren Buffett says the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare would be a boon for the super-rich.<p>"It is a huge tax cut for guys like me," Buffett said Saturday at the annual shareholder meeting of Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA).<p>Buffett, speaking to a crowd of tens of thousands in …

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

22+ awesome hiking spots in North America’s parks

It’s no secret that US parks have some of the best hiking in the world. They represent our nation’s physical extremes. Denali, the tallest mountain …

National Parks

New York offers free college tuition. So do these countries

Is New York taking a page from Europe's education playbook?<p>Starting this fall, undergraduate students who attend a two or four-year public college will be eligible for free tuition if their families earn no more than $100,000 a year. Tens of thousands of students are set to benefit.<p>No other U.S. …

College & University