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Now is your chance to get a robot vacuum for cheap — these ones are all on sale

We may not have reached the age of <i>The Jetsons</i> where robot maids like Rosie are commonplace, but we do have something close: robot vacuums. These …

Love it or hate it, sorry Apple, but the Watch, not the iPhone, won the week

I've never been a huge fan of the Apple Watch, although I've got to give Apple CEO Tim Cook credit for not giving up on it, and refining it into what's now a clear success.<p>I'm not a watch wearer, so that was one knock for me, plus the initial dependence on the iPhone, apps that did virtually …

Apple Watch

Cybercriminals locked two Ontario towns out of their servers this summer. They weren’t the only targets

This summer alone, two Ontario towns paid thousands of dollars in ransom after getting locked out of their own internal servers in a …

Cyber-attacks

Hurricane Maria Caused 2,975 Deaths In Puerto Rico, Independent Study Estimates

<b>Updated at 9:25 p.m. ET</b><p>Puerto Rico's governor updated the island's official death toll for victims of Hurricane Maria on Tuesday, hours after independent researchers from George Washington University released a study estimating the hurricane caused 2,975 deaths in the six months following the storm.<p>…

Hurricane Maria

How to make a career change in six months or less

<i>“It’s never too late to try something new.”</i><p>While the popular adage is true, sometimes the time spend and money send can get in the way of truly …

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

Changes in how we’re spending our free time might explain the unhappiness epidemic

We’d all like to be a little happier. The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically …

Galaxy Note 9 leaked by Samsung, Google Pixel 3 XL specs – Pocketnow Daily

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, the Galaxy Note 9 gets its last price and spec check. Then we talk about Apple becoming the first company to ever reach a …

Google Pixel

How Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year and Still Ate 8 Times a Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

This Is Exactly How You Can Reset Your Metabolism, According to a Nutritionist

Changing any habit, no matter how small, is surprisingly difficult. You don't realize how set in your ways you are until you try to switch them up. …

Stop Eating Chicken Breasts That Have White Stripes ASAP

Fair warning: This may make you a little queasy.<p>An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about "white striping," a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. …

Facebook Takes Historic Plunge as Scandals Finally Take a Toll

Facebook Inc. plunged as much as 20 percent Thursday after months of scandal and criticism finally hit the company where it hurts: growth.<p>The …

GDPR

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Legal Marijuana Is Coming to Canada. Investors Catch the Buzz.

CHESTERVILLE, Ontario — Inside garage-sized containers at one end of a cavernous warehouse in a former Nestlé factory south of Ottawa are rows of marijuana plants stacked atop each other, basking in the unearthly glow of grow lights.<p>They belong to Hamed Asi, an Ontario businessman who calls them …

Headed to London This Summer? Here’s What to Do While You’re There

The week of May 19 may have been THE time to be in England (in case you forgot, a certain royal couple got married that day), but London’s always a …

What proportion of the human body is bacteria (and how do we measure it)?

Next time you try washing your hands with antibacterial soap, consider that there's at least as many bacteria in your body as human cells.<p>For …

GILL and D’SOUZA: Ford government needs to conduct forensic review of OMA

<i>“Hypocrisy is the audacity to preach integrity from a den of corruption.”</i> – Wes FeslerTo truly address Ontario’s health-care crisis and ensure that …

Instagram announces IGTV, a standalone app for longer videos

Going after YouTube — with vertical video<p>Instagram today announced IGTV, a standalone app for watching long-form vertical video that will also have a tab inside the flagship app. When you log in to IGTV, it will automatically begin playing vertical videos from people you follow, along with …

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.<p>That massive audience could be a powerful draw for …

Instagram

One Last Piece of Life Advice from Anthony Bourdain

Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem.<p>A few days before Christmas 2016, former MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman and I shared the experience of interviewing Anthony Bourdain at Bemelmans Bar here in New York City. We recorded for nearly four hours, …

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Wellness

Craving an Easy Shrimp Dinner? Make This Curry

For me, every meal begins at the market — in this case, the fish market. The routine is always the same: Check what’s on display, find the most fetching option and consider guests’ tastes (and the contents of my wallet). Take the plunge.<p>On a recent trip, I saw many attractive possibilities, but it …

Recipes

How To Make the Easiest BBQ Chicken in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sticky-sweet BBQ chicken is the quintessential summer dinner that shouldn't be limited to the lucky folks with backyard grills. The oven has the …

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

BEIJING (AP) — China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey.<p>The government said it was responding in "equal scale" to Trump's tariff hike on Chinese …

CES

Here’s where Canada plans to host its 2026 FIFA World Cup games

Some of the best footballers on the planet will hit the pitch in Canada in 2026, but where they’ll play is still up in the air.<p>Story continues …

Andrew Coyne: Limiting the harm that Trump does to Canada is now Job 1 for Trudeau

The question is not: what do we think of Trump? The question is: what are we going to do about him?On the first, there can no longer be any doubt: it …