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Flooding of coasts caused by climate change has already begun | Toronto Star

Local governments, under pressure from annoyed citizens, are beginning to act. Elections are being won on promises to invest money to protect against …

Sea Level

The (not so) hairy problem of male pattern baldness

A huge industry has sprung up offering remedies for hair loss – but do any of them actually work?<p>Androgenetic alopecia is the medical term for the inherited form of hair loss, and while it affects both men and women, it is men whose anxieties tend to be targeted by the hair loss industry. Estimated …

hair loss

This Is The Reason You're Not Happy After 50

It's the tail of summer, and you've had a vacation, lifted by family, sun and sea. I'm surprised at the abundance of recent letters I'm getting about feeling dark and grumpy. While the laments run a large range, the binding theme is a malaise that is not due to clinical depression but to a gnawing …

Happiness

Tourist’s Thank You Card with Hand Drawn Map and No Address Gets Delivered!

Photograph: Matt Stone/Skessuhorn<p>When a tourist returned home from a memorable trip to Iceland they wanted to send a thank you card to the family who …

Photos

8 Unusual Experiences to Have in Iceland

As the land of fire, ice, Northern Lights, and cheap flights, it’s no wonder Iceland has become one of the world's most popular destinations. From …

Hello World, Episode 4: Iceland's Brutal Landscapes Shape Its Cutting-Edge Tech

Iceland’s Brutal Landscapes Shape Its Cutting-Edge Tech<p>Episode 4: Fish-slicing gear, space sims, and rugged turbines thrive in a punishing terrain of …

Iceland

Prince William pens Father's Day essay on importance of mental health care for children

Prince William is using his third Father's Day to share the lessons he's learned from fatherhood, a message on mental health that all parents — mothers and fathers alike — can take with them as they prepare their children for adulthood.<p>"For me it is a day not just to celebrate how fortunate I am …

Mental Health

Iceland pulled off a miracle economic escape by breaking almost every rule

But whereas other European voters are culling traditional parties out of weakness, Reykjavik's are rebelling out of strength.<p>In contrast to eurozone countries (core as well as periphery) that remain deeply constrained by excessive external debt, Iceland has just paid down its foreign obligations by …

Economics

5 disturbing facts the food industry doesn’t want you to know

Maybe take a pass on that morning bacon. You could be exposing yourself to epidemic diarrhea virus and worse<p>From mercury in tuna and wood pulp in parmesan cheese to ground beef treated with ammonia to retard E. coli (“pink slime”), the press does a good job exposing the dangerous and deceptive …

Agriculture

The case for a 'TFSA-first' strategy in retirement planning

The more we get to know TFSAs, the more they demand attention as a vehicle for retirement saving.<p>Tax-free savings accounts were introduced in 2009, which means we're still learning how to make the best use of them through a lifetime. Certainly, TFSAs have emerged as a great tool for investing and …

Retirement

Should I Bail My Son Out of Credit Card Debt?

When it makes sense to help an adult child with their finances.<p><b>Q. I just found out my 23-year-old has credit card debt of about $20,000. He only</b> …

Personal Finance

8 Daily Habits That Will Stop Your Brain Aging | Men's Health

<i>As for the negative effects of sitting at a desk all day, this could solve a lot of your problems:</i><p>Here are seven more quick tips for keeping your mind sharp now and long into retirement.<p><b>Pick Up Your Pace</b><p>Take a brief, brisk walk during the day to significantly reduce your dementia risk, suggests a …

‘I’m Having a Friendship Affair’

The first time I saw her, the woman who would become my friend, best friend, unhealthy fixation, her picture was in the newspaper. A few days before …

TV

What Happens When You Delete Social Media Posts | Men's Health

“Whether or not something is deleted isn’t within the user’s control,” says Behnam Dayanim, Esq., a Washington, D.C.-based lawyer who specializes in privacy and cyber security.<p>Take a regular email. When you delete it from your inbox, it goes to a “Deleted Items” folder. Empty that folder and you …

5 Guys Who Are Having a Worse Day Than You

Here’s conclusive proof that it could always be worse<p>Shutterstock<p>Life can be challenging for everyone. For some more than others.<p>We’re not saying your day hasn’t been difficult. We’re just saying, a little perspective can be useful.<p>Have you ever caught yourself getting really, really pissed off …

What Really Matters in Life | Men's Health

Her bedroom was cool and dark. Soft New Age music was playing, like you might hear in a massage therapist’s office. Nobody spoke over a whisper. There was a hospice nurse reading a book in the living room, waiting for the only possible outcome.<p>Did I mention that it was terrible? It was terrible.<p>Her …

How a Good Attitude Can Lead to a Healthy Heart | Men's Health

Not surprisingly, those three measures can all reduce your risk of heart disease, according to previous research.<p>Although the people in this study already had heart problems—and their positive attitudes helped them maintain better health behaviors—other research pegs happiness as a proven …

Is It Safe to Eat Tuna Fish Every Day?

“It would likely be safe for many men to eat tuna every day, while some men could experience symptoms of mercury toxicity from eating the same amount,” says Food and Drug Administration spokeswoman Lauren Sucher.<p>Here’s why it’s so complicated: You have to balance the benefits of eating fish with …

The Facts about Penile Fractures

First, a refresher on what makes up your erection: Your penis consists of three cylindrical tubes. The two larger tubes are called the corporeal bodies—think of them as “balloons”—that fill up with blood when you become hard.<p>The “skin” of these balloons is the tunica albuginea, a tissue that …