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Your 13-inch MacBook Pro might need its battery replaced

Apple admits that some MacBook Pro laptops have a problem that causes their batteries to swell up. The company is replacing these free of charge.<p>This affects only the non-touchbar version of the macOS laptop, and only models with a 13-inch screen. In addition, the device needs to have been produced …

7 embarrassing discoveries I made when I downloaded my Facebook data

<b>After a scandal involving the misuse of 50 million profiles’ worth of data, people are now pledging to delete their Facebook accounts using the</b> …

Social Media

This week’s must-read books

<b>Mrs.</b> <i><br>Caitlin Macy (fiction, Little, Brown)</i><br>The mothers at an elite Upper East Side private school gossip amongst themselves all the time, but the one …

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Changing your body means pushing your body. And no one knows how to do that better than the toughest CrossFit coaches in the game. We got the most …

Exercise

We asked each other 36 questions to fall in love. Then we broke up.

Our first weekend as a couple, my boyfriend and I asked each other those 36 questions to fall in love, which appeared in a New York Times Modern Love column last year. We’d been friends for years and were giving things a shot, romantically.<p>In answering those questions — which covered our lives’ …

Relationships

10 CrossFit workouts to get rid of love handles

Walk into any CrossFit box and the second thing you’ll notice—after the symphony of crashing weights—is that no one seems to be able to afford a …

SPACED | A Great Lakes Beach Cottage To Suit A Sandy Stretch Of South Okanagan Lakefront

With our city now so laughably unaffordable, thousands of Vancouverites are stuck imagining wonderful homes instead of living in them. “Spaced” is a …

Great Lakes

Letter From the Editor: On Orlando and Its Aftermath

Everything about the morning of Sunday, June 12, was a knife in the heart. It’s a terrible curse to know the horrifying events you’re witnessing on …

Religion

Brazilian First Responders: "You Will Not Be Safe in Rio"

Less than two months before the Olympics, Brazilian first responders made a statement intended for an international audience.<p>Upon arrival to the Rio de Janeiro — Galeão International Airport, police, firefighters, and other first responders held signs that read, "Welcome to Hell."

4 common myths about weight loss that you shouldn’t believe

Americans spend $60 billion on weight loss products each year, trying everything from expensive meal replacement products to do-it-yourself programs on the latest cell phone apps.<p>We gather weight loss advice, voluntarily or involuntarily, from news outlets, social media and just about …

Apple patented a way to keep people from filming at concerts and movie theaters on their phones

“Please, no flash photography.”<p>Polite requests like this can be found in museums all over the world, but they generally don’t dissuade people from taking photos of whatever they feel like. The same goes for concerts, movie theaters and other places where people routinely ignore filming …

Filmmaking

B.C. panel calls for fines, more transparency in real estate industry

Buyers and sellers in B.C.'s overheated real-estate market have been failed by agents who are driven by skyrocketing commissions and a regulatory system incapable of overseeing a world where houses have become investment vehicles rather than places to live, says an advisory group formed after a …

Canadian Real Estate

San Francisco Critical Mass cyclist convicted in violent clash with motorist

A bicyclist participating in a Critical Mass ride in San Francisco was convicted and awaits sentencing for trying to trap a driver in a Zipcar and bashing her vehicle with a U-lock, officials said Monday.<p>Ian Hespelt, 39, pleaded guilty to felony assault and vandalism Friday in connection with the …

The Body Image Problem The CrossFit Community Rarely Talks About

When you think of strong women, you likely think of people like CrossFit athlete Jamie Hagiya. Her 45,000 Instagram followers know her for her videos …

Fitness