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Donald Trump, of all people, may prove to be the best friend of the Canadian consumer

In its relentless determination to keep retail prices higher for Canadians by severely restricting competition and consumer choice, the federal …

Canada

The Benefits and Risks of Lucid Dreaming

Lucid dreams can be more than escapist fantasy, but in order to reap the benefits of your slumbering mind, you must first tell your brain that your …

'It takes literally one second': A former Google engineer just gave me the best meditation advice I've ever heard

The tip, which originally comes from Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche, appears in Chade-Meng Tan's 2012 book, "Search Inside Yourself."<p>Tan summarizes the advice for his readers:<p>What Tan's really telling readers: Don't get too ambitious when it comes to meditation.<p>It doesn't make you lazy — …

Canadians should be grateful to Trump for killing the Paris climate deal

The repercussions of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement will be profound and positive — for the global …

Carbon Dioxide

This Personal Kanban Approach is The Simplest Way to Give Up Multitasking

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups AttentionThe post This Personal Kanban Approach is The Simplest …

Project Management

5 Tips To Deal With Anxiety In 10 Minutes Or Less

We have all experienced some form of anxiety in our lives, whether we're anxious about a job interview or going on a first date. Yet, for people with …

Logitech Harmony Elite Review: One remote to rule them all

This high-end universal remote is designed for users with lots of devices.<p>With support for most smart home platforms and the ability to control up to 15 devices, the Harmony Elite gives you dominion over both your home entertainment system and your smart home gadgets.<p>Testing<p>Setting up a Logitech …

Home Automation

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

How to Stop Being a Lazy Piece of Garbage

You’ve got problems, I’ve got advice. This advice isn’t sugar-coated—in fact, it’s sugar-free, and may even be a little bitter. Welcome to Tough Love.<p>…

How to Set the Technical Direction for Your Team

<i>This post was originally posted on my blog</i><p>I've found that one of the keys to a productive and happy development team is when every member of the team …

Here's how to add a microSD card slot to your iPhone or iPad

Tired of paying Apple big bucks for extra storage when Android users get to enjoy a microSD card slot? Here how you can add a microSD card slot to …

Why Glutes Matter in BJJ and How to Get Them

<b>Your glutes are not as strong as you think they are.</b> Most athletes think they have strong glutes, backing it up by saying, “I can squat [X] amount of …

Boost your gym session with one of these workout trackers

While most activity trackers count steps, distance and calories, a limited few have been designed to make your gym workouts more effective. Doing a …

Fitness Technology

8-Minute Tabata Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This quick, two-exercise routine will help you get in an effective workout even if you're pressed for time.<p>"You can do anything for 20 seconds." You …

4 Gmail tricks I use to manage thousands of emails in under an hour

I used to spend hours managing emails.<p>I had to schedule meetings, follow up with team members, network with interesting people, and taunt the trolls who emailed me.<p>It got really messy, really fast.<p>And before I knew it, my entire day was gone.<p>So like the weirdo I am, I tested different approaches, …

Muscle Breaking Advice to My Younger Self

<b>As the old saying goes, hindsight is 20/20.</b> I find myself in the bottom half of my forties, and I can truthfully say that I’m just now eligible to …

TV calibration 101: How to tune up the picture of your new TV

Whether you spend $400 or $4,000 on a new TV (or video projector), it is a sure bet that your new display will need some adjustment. When you walk …

A Systematic Approach to Mobility

<b>So you want to get mobile.</b> You have dreams of dropping into a deep squat with ease, of being the person that can fold forward into a pancake …

The 11 Mental Habits That Will Get You Through Any Challenge

“The ability to break the mold and take a bold new direction requires that extra grit, daring, and spunk that only the mentally strongest people …

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Apps and Tools to Make Your Small Business Better and More Efficient

When you don't have the resources to build custom solutions, you can rely on these affordable (or free) fixes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For many startups, achieving meaningful growth -- the kind that gets the attention of investors and potential buyers -- means …

Hands On: HDHomeRun TV Tuner and DVR

In the search for ways to free ourselves from the escalating costs of pay TV, the missing piece of the puzzle is the ability to stream and record …

Account Suspended

Here are the best songs to hook up to, according to Spotify

Right on time for Valentine's Day, Spotify has released a list of the best songs to make love to. These are <i>not</i> the best "love songs," mind you, but the best ones for the bedroom in particular.<p>To find the top tracks, Spotify's data scientists looked through the "sex" playlists on its service to see …

How to Choose the Proper Work and Rest Periods When Interval Training

In the 23 years I spent as a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level, much of it was dedicated to enhancing the conditioning …

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

Follow These 8 Steps to Stay Focused and Reach Your Goals

Decrease the amount of noise in your head.<p>Accomplishing a goal can be hard work. But even if a project is something you are passionate about and want to complete, distractions such as social media, doubts and other tasks can make it nearly impossible to concentrate on it. Don’t fret. We're here to …

John Arnold Made a Fortune at Enron. Now He's Declared War on Bad Science

Brian Nosek had pretty much given up on finding a funder. For two years he had sent out grant proposals for his software project. And for two years …

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded …

Disney’s Update to the Magic Kingdom Schedule Could Completely Change Your Visit

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p>Having the quintessential Magic Kingdom morning is an artform. Set the alarm for 5am, rally the family to get …

Walt Disney Company