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This Is the Right Way to Read Nutrition Labels

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with nutrition labels. They can tell you everything you need to know to make healthy choices about your food, but they can also tell you that your favorite ice cream contains 300 calories per teaspoon (a.k.a. the ultimate sadness). Earlier this year the FDA …

Nutrition

Katy Perry Releases Olympic Anthem "Rise"

Listen to it here.<p>Katy Perry just released her first new single since her 2013 record <i>Prism,</i> but it's not the kind of party anthems that "Roar" and "Birthday" were from the last album. "Rise" evokes a message of perseverance and hope, which makes it a fitting soundtrack for the 2016 Rio …

Music

The top 25 day trips from Toronto

The top day trips from Toronto are all about packing in as much fun as possible without spending too much time in the car. The best one-day sojourns …

Freaky New Evidence Suggests Your Immune System Could Be Controlling Your Behaviour

"Part of our personality may actually be dictated by the immune system."<p>We all like to think of ourselves as totally unique, independent individuals, …

Neuroscience

Scientists Develop Underwater Microscope For Peering Into Coral

To further understand and protect the planet's coral reefs, scientists are trying to learn more about a phenomenon known as bleaching. In order to do …

50 million year old mushroom found trapped in amber

A 50 million year old mushroom has been found trapped in amber, the first ever discovered.<p>The Eocene fungus was captured in time alongside the exoskeleton of a small insect, and the hair of a rodent.<p>Scientists say that the little tableaux gives an fascinating insight into life shortly after the …

Paleontology

Uber Pulls Out of Hungary Thanks to New Regulations

Uber is pulling out of Hungary—for now. The company said on Wednesday that it will have to suspend operations due to new regulations in the …

Ontario plugs electric car plan with network of charging stations | The Star

In the war against climate change, the Ontario government’s battle cry is “charge!”<p>The province announced Wednesday a new network of almost 500 …

Electric Vehicles

What Listening to Music at Work Does to Your Brain (and Your Team)

Teams that rock out together, work better together, multiple studies show.<p>We all know that music can have magical effects on your mood, soothing a broken heart, pumping you up for a trip to the gym or a night out, or getting you in the zone when you need to concentrate. But the incredible power of …

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Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Summer Pies

These amazing recipes include Georgia peach pie and superstar chef Mario Batali's all-time favorite blackberry pie.

What will and won’t be delivered if there’s a Canada Post work stoppage

• All packages and parcels are already in the system will be stuck there and no new packages or letters will be accepted.<br>• Postal workers will still deliver government pension and benefits, but not all. Federally, Canada Post and the union have agreed to keep delivering cheques for old age security, …

Android's Now on Tap can now translate any on-screen text

Google sure took its own sweet time bringing its Now on Tap feature to Android Marshmallow, which surfaces contextual information based on the contents of your screen when you long-press the home button. But now that it’s out, the search giant is constantly adding functionality to make it worth …

Canada Pension Plan revamp popular across country, poll suggests | The Star

Boosting the Canada Pension Plan is a popular move across the country, a new poll suggests.<p>Two weeks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal …

Canada

Five things you should know before you start your work day on July 7

Good morning. Some of the blame for the housing crisis lies with municipal regulation, according to a new study. Indigo Books looks to a mix of …

The best all-inclusive resorts for adults

Looking for a great getaway without the kids?<p>These top-ranked resorts are the best all-inclusives-- and they're only for adults.<p>1. Secrets the Vine, Cancun, Mexico<p>Upon arrival to Secrets the Vine, you're struck by the hotel’s stunning Art Deco design and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering expansive …

9 chic tropical getaways where you can stay for under $150 a night

Dreaming of a tropical vacation on a budget? While some island getaways might cost you thousands, with a bit of research you can enjoy cheap vacations in lavish hotels and resorts that cost less than $150 per night. Here are nine exotic destinations for your next vacation overseas.

Liberals had early warning of Canada Post labour dispute

Canada Post and its largest union have no planned negotiating sessions, making it more and more unlikely the two sides will come to an agreement ahead of Friday when a work stoppage becomes possible.<p>The two sides remain at loggerheads on the union's request for wage increases for rural mail …

Exquisite 99 million-year-old fossilized wings encased in amber look like they can take flight at any minute

It was like nothing Ryan McKellar had ever seen.<p>Two tiny bird wings were encased in amber. They were 99 million years old, but they looked as though …

Chrome's battery life sucks, and this Microsoft video proves it

There are many reasons Microsoft would like you to stop using Chrome – mainly, so you could use Edge instead. But this new ad puts forth a compelling argument: Chrome is <i>terrible</i> for battery life (and Edge is pretty great).<p>If you own a laptop and use Chrome, then you probably already know it’s a …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

How to make runny egg yolk into delicious sauce using science

You will be the Champion of Breakfast<p>Let's agree on some things: breakfast is the absolute best. Eggs are an integral part of breakfast. Ergo, topping any plate with a poached or fried egg makes it Instant Breakfast. Don't believe me? Take that leftover pasta out of your fridge, heat it up, throw …

March 8: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>A sun-Jupiter link on your birthday means that relationships of all kinds are under favourable stars. However, to get the most from them you need to get over the idea that for one person to succeed someone else must fail. It's not true – you can both be winners.<p><b>ARIES (March</b> …

Tech maintenance tasks everyone forgets about, but really shouldn't

Update your Wi-Fi router<p>If you're experiencing slow Wi-Fi speeds, spotty connections, or trouble with technologies like AirPlay, updating the …