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Berkeley’s other counter-culture

A few things spring to mind at the mention of Berkeley, California.<p>For one, there is the renowned university whose politically outspoken students led some of the most influential anti-war protests of the 1960s. For another, Chez Panisse, where Alice Waters and Jeremiah Tower started the movement …

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Carrick on money: How I failed at buying rental property

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>How I failed at buying rental property</b><br>Financial planner Jeff Rose talks about his mistaken belief that he could become a real estate investor. What got him going …

TSX stocks most likely to do the splits

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James Bond used letters of credit, as unsexy as they are

Nancy McGirr might forgive you if your eyes glaze over when someone chats you up at a party and talks about "letters of credit." But if you want to do business internationally, you should pay attention.<p>"They're terribly unsexy, but they are part of the system that makes sure that global trade …

Carrick on money: Housing market happy hour is over

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Housing market happy hour is over</b><br>After a recent flurry of optimistic forecasts for the Canadian housing market in 2014, it's time for a dissenting view. Over to …

Nobel laureate joins Vancouver startup Inventys

A Vancouver startup firm has won a key backer in former U.S. energy secretary and Nobel laureate Steven Chu as the company seeks to commercialize technology that it promises will drive down the cost of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial flue gases.<p>Inventys Thermal Technologies is set to …

Canadian pizzerias in a bind as cheese-import loophole closes

The federal government has quietly closed a loophole that had allowed Pizza Pizza Ltd. and other restaurant chains to import growing quantities of low-cost U.S. mozzarella, skirting the high tariff wall that shields Canada's dairy industry.<p>Eager to avoid Canada's 245.5-per-cent tariff on imported …

The Day the Rob Ford Story Stopped Being Funny

Of the four men in the most famous image of Ford hanging out in the drug house, one is dead, two are out on bail and the other remains the Mayor of Toronto<p><i>PLUS: The Definitive Rob Ford Timeline</i><p>It's been fun, I'm not going to lie. During the past three weeks in Toronto, you've never had to wonder …

1969 Datsun 510 BRE Tribute

This 1969 Datsun 510 has been painted in the BRE scheme and features a good number of quality components like genuine Libre whees, Mulholland …

1988 BMW M3

This 1988 BMW M3 (chassis WBSAK0300J2197972) looks great and has recently undergone a large list of cosmetic and mechanical work including new paint, …

Andrew WK's 'Rob Ford Party Hard' T-Shirt For Sale In Time For The Holidays

Andrew W.K. and Rob Ford are both best known for partying hard, so perhaps it was only a matter of time before W.K.'s iconic blood-soaked album cover …

How to Use a Pour Over

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: How to brew coffee in a pour over device.</i><p>There are dozens of different …

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Back Exercises: 10 Most Effective Moves

It's the forgotten body part that needs the most attention. Your back muscles are essential for almost everything you do and neglecting them can lead …

Lilly Singh Superwoman: YouTube Comedian's Take On White People And Indian Music Is Hilarious

We're way past the days of screwing in the light bulb and lifting our shoulders up and down. Canadian YouTube comedian Lilly Singh, or Superwoman to …

Happy Employees: 10 Things Productive People Do Differently

They never miss a deadline, seem to be everyone's office favourite and always have a smile on their face — even on Monday mornings. They're …

Hackers and Software Engineers

Hackers are cool. Described and celebrated by luminaries such as Eric Raymond and Paul Graham, they’re the self-styled “rock stars” and “ninjas” of …

How income inequality hurts every Canadian's chance of building a better life

The WealthParadoxA Video Explainer<p>Play Video<p>Every generation expects to achieve more than the one that came before it and for many years, those expectations came true. But a disquieting trend has emerged over the past two decades, as the gap between the richest Canadians and the rest has grown, …

Twelve pieces of financial wisdom, from a retiree to his adult children

A father's advice to his daughters about debt, saving and investing may just be the best financial literacy lesson you'll read this year.<p>November is Financial Literacy Month, and that means a deluge of tips from banks, consumer groups and financial industry professional groups and regulators. But a …

Profit not the only motive among today's business school students – social concerns on their minds

During a study tour of Japan last spring, McGill University MBA student Ba Sein and his classmates made the usual rounds of corporate boardrooms, factories and lecture halls. Then they went off the traditional business school grid – to perform volunteer work at the Second Harvest food bank in Tokyo.<p>…

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

NBA<p>The league's best-dressed man will be determined by one thing: your votes.<p>By The Editors of GQ14 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The <i>Ibiza</i> and <i>Love</i> …

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9 Unfortunate Truths About Juicy, Scrumptious Bacon

America has an undeniable love affair with bacon. On average, Americans each eat about 18 pounds of bacon a year. And considering the number of people who don't eat pork or any meat at all, some of them are scarfing down a disproportionate number of the approximately 5,760,000,000 pounds of pig …

The management mantra: Keep it simple

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at tgam.ca/leadershiplab</i><p>Over the past …

This Typography Visualizes What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic

A new book called I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic illustrates a common learning disability through clever graphic design.<p>Since he was a child, British graphic designer Sam Barclay has struggled with dyslexia–-along with 10% to 15% of the population. To help combat the widespread …

MIT Invents A Shapeshifting Display You Can Reach Through And Touch

The Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab has unveiled a futuristic display made of atoms, not pixels.<p>We live in an age of touch-screen interfaces, but what will the UIs of the future look like? Will they continue to be made up of ghostly pixels, or will they be made of atoms that you can reach …