Cameron McArthur

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The Parallax View: a JFK conspiracy film that gets it right

Just about the only interesting things about the new Hollywood movie Parkland is its demonstration of how far Hollywood has shifted to the right over the last couple of decades.<p>John F Kennedy was quite a conservative president. He opposed the March on Washington and did little to promote the cause …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

Why The U.S. Is Building A High-Tech Bubonic Plague Lab In Kazakhstan

When Kazakhstan's Central Reference Laboratory opens in September 2015, the $102-million project laboratory will serve as a Central Asian way station for a global war on dangerous disease.<p>In 1992, Dr. Kanatjan Alibekov, a biologist from the Soviet Union, boarded a flight in Almaty, then …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

NSA and GCHQ: the flawed psychology of government mass surveillance

Recent disclosures about the scope of government surveillance are staggering. We now know that the UK's Tempora program records huge volumes of private communications, including – as standard – our emails, social networking activity, internet histories, and telephone calls. Much of this data is …

20 of the Scariest Movie Masks

The weather is getting cooler, and we can almost smell fall in the air, which means one thing: we’re that much closer to Halloween. Kicking off the …

How can I elicit more thoughtful answers from job candidates?

<b>The Question:</b><p>I'm a retail manager, and I often do interviews to hire our store's seasonal staff. The problem is, I get the same canned answers from people all the time.<p>When I ask: "If a customer asked you about a product or service that you don't know anything about, how would you handle it?" I'd …

The 10 best online shopping sites

<b>Online shopping site: AHAlife</b><p><b>Based in:</b> New York; prices listed in Canadian dollars and ships to Canada.<p>Our web editor Noah Lehava’s previously …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Video: Baby panda meets mom for first time

Baby panda Yuan Zai is reunited with panda mom Yuan Yuan, after a month’s separation. Wonderful video.<p>When the Taipei Zoo’s newest resident – a …

What Gen Y needs to know to become leaders

Much advice has been offered in recent years to managers who have to oversee millennials, a generation with a different attitude to the workplace. But now the tables are turning.<p>Millennials, also known as Generation Y, were born from 1981 to 2000, so the oldest ones have entered their thirties. …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

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One year on from the Higgs boson find, has physics hit the buffers?

A little over a year ago, physicists put the finishing touches to the most successful scientific theory of all time: the Standard Model of particle physics. When the Higgs boson was found at the Large Hadron Collider in July 2012, it was the final piece in our picture of the universe at the …

Six tips to change your workplace culture

<b>Invest in the recruitment process</b><p>"I used to think I needed to hire people based on education and experience," says Tammy O'Rourke, who leads a medical clinic in Belleville, Ont. "But now I pay more attention to things like personality and fit." Using an objective assessment process that measures …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

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Job interview questions intended to trip you up

<i>This is an excerpt from</i> When Can You Start? How to Ace the Interview and Win the Job <i>by Paul Freiberger, president of Shimmering Resumes, a résumé writing, interview preparation, and career counselling service. For more information, visit</i> www.PaulFreiberger.com<i>.</i><p>Although it is impossible to create an …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

The mystery of monogamy: scientists claim to have the answer

As an enduring mystery of the human condition, it has been praised and damned in equal measure. It is a bridge over the abyss of isolation but can be …

'Flash' Series Speeding to CW From 'Arrow' Team – /Film

One of the stark differences between Marvel and DC is that the latter is just as interested in launching heroes on TV as it is on the big screen. …

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Ottawa: Wireless Spectrum Auction to Proceed, Despite Incumbent Opposition

<i>George Cope, CEO of BCE; Nadir Mohamed, CEO of Rogers; Darren Entwistle, CEO of Telus (image via the National Post, The Canadian Press)</i><p>According to …

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Like staying up late? You may be narcissistic

It's 11 p.m. Are you already snoring? Or are you just getting started, laptop at the ready, waiting to relish the silence as the rest of the block is lulled away by soft, warm sleep?<p>If you picked the latter, you're more likely to be a psychopath, a narcissist, or a cheat, according to research at …

How great leaders fire up employees and customers

<i>This is a excerpt from</i> G3: The Gift of You, Leadership, and Netgiving <i>published with permission from author</i> Tim Cork<i>, ©2013. He is presently the president of Straight A's Inc., an international provider of leadership development, coaching and sales training.</i><p>"The leader of the past was a person who …

Ubuntu Edge: Crowdfunding the F1 of Smartphones & an Inside Look at the Software Company's First Hardware Design

Earlier this year, popular Linux-based operating system Ubuntu announced their mobile OS, leading to speculation about a forthcoming foray into …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

In Praise of Being Dumb

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Being smart is highly overrated, according to Kenneth Goldsmith, the Museum of Modern Art's first poet laureate. …

Relationships: How to live happily ever after

<b>Great expectations</b><p>Are romantic comedies hurting your chances of finding Prince Charming? Research by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh suggests …

Relationships

Can Humans Be Made to Heal Fast Like X-Man Wolverine?

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Any <i>X-Men</i> fan worth his or her salt knows that Wolverine's mutant power isn't his metallic claws, but rather his ability …

Rewire your brain listening to books on tape

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p><b>BEHAVIOUR</b><p><b>If it's worth hearing once ...</b><p>When he was starting out, …