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Build Lean Muscle With Intermittent Fasting, Carb And Calorie Cycling

So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle? This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Nutrition

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …

Rhode Island

A made-in-Ottawa solution to get around long wait times to see medical specialists

About a decade ago, two Ottawa doctors were puzzling over a common problem for family physicians trying to get answers for their patients: long waits …

Long-Term Care

International operation evacuates White Helmets rescue workers from Syria

BEIRUT — An international operation to rescue more than a hundred Syrian aid workers and their families escorted hundreds of civilians through Israel and Jordan under the cover of darkness Sunday as President Bashar al-Assad’s forces prepared to take control of the remaining rebel-held areas of …

Middle East

Young Flyer named NHL Network's No. 1 breakout player for 2018-19

Nolan Patrick selected as No. 1 breakout player for 2018-19 by NHL Network<p>USA Today Images<p>Nolan Patrick's rookie season can be split into two halves, …

NHL

Tiny farm grows giant crop in old Dartmouth shipping container

A 12-metre shipping container that once sent goods overseas is now an urban farm on the Dartmouth waterfront that's feeding customers closer to …

Aquaponics

NP View: Trudeau’s no-win carbon-tax mess is entirely his own creation

Justin Trudeau has a problem: the only way his government can keep a promise is to make millions of voters angry just as the next federal election …

Canada

4 Resources You Already Have Are Enough to Crush Every Challenge

Every problem has a solution.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If Isaac Newton were a businessman, he might have said the size and significance of your goal brings with it an equal or greater amount of challenges you will have to overcome in order to achieve it.<p>Anyone …

Entrepreneurship

Doug Ford set to announce inquiry into previous Liberal government’s spending

TORONTO — Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government is expected to announce details today of an inquiry into the previous Liberal …

A Remarkably Effective Problem-Solving Tool Anyone Can Use

Taiichi Ohno had a mission.<p>As a diligent production engineer at Toyota during the 1940s and 1950s, he wanted to eliminate waste and inefficiency in the company’s production processes.<p>After the war, like many at Toyota, Ohno understood the company had to catch up with American companies…or else.<p>He …

Business Development

Duct-tape bikinis look sexy but painful

Forget your swimsuit? Edgy Miami-based label the Black Tape Project has the ultimate quick fix: duct tape.<p>The brand sent curvy models down the Miami …

If You Want Power and Opportunity, Work On Your Persuasion Skills

There is a difference between those who go it alone and those who use persuasion to find opportunity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you've ever tried to persuade someone to perform a task in your favor, you know about the power of persuasion. Persuasion can help you …

Self-improvement

Sony @6300 Camera - Review

Hey team,<p>So this is my first camera review, I’m still very much a novice photograhper but I am very familiar with the sony @5100 which I’ve been …

Drinking full-fat milk could protect against strokes, study suggests

Drinking full-fat milk could lead to a longer life by protecting against strokes, scientists have suggested.<p>While conventional diet advice has for decades dictated that skimmed and semi-skimmed milk is much healthier for us than full-fat milk, a study suggests that the opposite may be …

Holistic Medicine

Never Trumpers Will Want to Read This History Lesson

In the 1850s, disaffected Democrats made the wrenching choice to leave their party to save American democracy. Here’s what happened.<p>“I was educated a Democrat from my boyhood,” a Republican delegate confided to his colleagues at Iowa’s constitutional convention in 1857. “Faithfully, I did adhere to …

Democratic Party

He Didn't Intend To Do So, But In Free Agency, John Tavares Pulled A LeBron James

Turns out in wondering about the best-case scenario for Islanders and their fans regarding the free agency of John Tavares, we forgot to mention the worst-case possibility: Tavares pulling a LeBron James.<p>Alas, that’s what happened July 1, when Tavares became the highest-profile free agent to change …

HASSAN: Trudeau’s flaky feminism is pure hypocrisy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s supposedly inclusive “peoplekind” feminism avoids the real issues that women deal with daily. His hypocrisy is clear. …

Here's What Scott Adams Says About Goals

Goals are for losers.<p>That’s according to Scott Adams, the creator of <i>Dilbert.</i> He puts his success down to an alternative approach to goal setting.<p>Early in his career, Adams built a system whereby he created in public—and gauged how the public reacted. Examples of his creations include businesses, …

Comic Strips

She drank live viruses for two weeks. It worked

For five years, Patti Swearingen battled an infection that refused to go away. Doctors prescribed round after round of antibiotics, but the infection …

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Parkinson's: Could this 'missing link' be a cause?

Scientists have now identified a faulty cell process that may be common to different forms of Parkinson's, and they propose a mechanism through which …

Woman ‘Cured’ Of Cancer After Being Given Only Months To Live

3D render of a medical background with virus cellsNearly 2 million women globally are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, amounting to 25% of …

Doug Ford's win sends a message to the rest of Canada's politicians — including the Prime Minister

Ontario turned Tory Blue in this week’s election, not because newly-crowned Premier Doug Ford is an extremist, but because he isn’t.<p>The contest …

How Leica Camera Became a Unicorn and Why Ape Ditched Canon

Leica Camera – A Mythical Beast<p>The unicorn. A legendary creature described since antiquity as an animal with a single large, pointed, spiralling horn …

Immunotherapy effective against 'untreatable' prostate cancer

A major trial has demonstrated, for the very first time, that the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab is effective in treating advanced prostate cancer …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Success

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Drug breakthrough for advanced skin cancer

Australian doctors have made a breakthrough in the treatment of patients with an advanced form of non-melanoma skin cancer.

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Antibiotics greatly reduce effectiveness of immunotherapy for cancer – study

UK research finds patients who took antibiotics during immunotherapy lived half as long as those who avoided them<p>Cancer patients who took antibiotics during immunotherapy treatment lived about half as long as those who avoided the drugs, a new UK study of more than 300 people has found.<p>Researchers …