A. Kiwanie Toussaint

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Family Life: An Irish nun's death in Lima, Peter, Paul and Mary's Puff the Magic Dragon and Mum's winter beetroot dish

Snapshot<b>:</b> My heroic aunt's life in Lima<p>Like so many Irish Catholic families of that time, we had a nun among us – my Aunty Joan. Her parents – my grandparents – were from the south of Ireland. They had a mixed marriage in the 1920s, and it was hard to find their place in a free state that wasn't …

The best quotes of 2013: what they said, and what some wished they hadn't said

<b>JANUARY</b><p>Our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers and daughters, can earn a living equal to their efforts. Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law, for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to …

25 things to do in the new year – in pictures

As 2013 draws to a close, what better time to look forward to some of the new season's cultural highlights. Our critics pick the most tantalising exhibitions, shows and releases, from the Vikings at the British Museum and Titian in Scotland, to Simon Russell Beale in King Lear, Spider-Man 2 and …

Samsung shows the future through a 'Display Centric World'

Tech companies have created videos of what the future may be like in the past, but it seems that some of those once-wild ideas are becoming reality. …

Microsoft releases a trio of time wasters for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has given its Windows Phone 8 users some Xbox Live treats today, adding three new puzzle titles, for free, to its canon.<p>Specifically, …

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Compensation Rises to $4.25 Million

Bloomberg reports Apple CEO Tim Cook made $4.25 million in 2013 for leading his company. Cook’s compensation sees a 1.9 percent increase over 2012, …

New 8-inch Samsung tablet hits the FCC

Samsung has received approval from the FCC for the Samsung SM-T320, a new 8” tablet. While the FCC documents don’t say much about anything other than …

The Best Smartphones of 2013

<i>In this year’s Best Of, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our fourth instalment, we take a</i> …

Keanu Reeves' 47 Ronin expected to be one of 2013's biggest box-office bombs

Keanu Reeves' samurai flick 47 Ronin looks set to emerge as one of the biggest box-office bombs of 2013 after the $175m (£106m) film took just $7m in its US debut over the Christmas period.<p>Variety reports that Hollywood studio Universal is poised to write off huge losses on Carl Rinsch's film, …

For 10 days, Palm Springs is the movie capital of the world

A small article in the Jan. 10, 1990, Los Angeles Times heralded the opening of the first Palm Springs International Film Festival, founded by then-mayor and former pop star Sonny Bono.<p>"The mayor's first event is a modest beginning, with no world premieres, no film market and few stars scheduled to …

First Look at Ben Affleck in David Fincher's GONE GIRL

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10 Foods That Rarely Achieve Greatness

In pictures: A year of B.C. stories

In 2013, the Globe's John Lehmann traveled widely throughout the province to capture images that evoked smiles, heartache and mystery.