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This Is America’s Hottest Job

Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to …

Big Data

Amazing Honeymoon Destinations for Every Budget

With the expensive cost of a wedding looming over your head, it may be difficult to imagine paying for a honeymoon, too. But even those on a tight …

Fort Lauderdale

Longtime xenophobe Aaron Schlossberg is having a very, very bad day

Aaron M. Schlossberg is finally paying for what’s proving to be a lengthy history of unapologetic, unabashed bigotry and xenophobia.<p>x<p>On Wednesday, …

Donald Trump

Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>If you’re willing to spend about $20 on a bottle of wine, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was when he recently visited Jared Kushner, you can find some beauties. Here are five, including three delicious pinot noirs, from Oregon and Northern California.<p>—<p>GREAT …

Wine

In Spain, Many Travelers Fall Victim to These Common Schemes

Three days into a recent road trip along the Costa Brava region of northeastern Spain, my boyfriend and I stopped in the seaside town of Sant Feliu …

Credit Cards

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Italian Food

Province releases new rental agreement lease form to cut down on tenant-landlord disputes

A new standard lease form designed to help prevent disputes between tenants and landlords is now in effect in Ontario.<p>Most landlords in Ontario are …

Housing

You'll Gasp When You See These 30 Cute Dresses (All From Amazon and Under $17!)

When your closet is lacking a little oomph, it's time to refresh your wardrobe. Amazon is full of covetable dresses worthy of your attention, so we rounded up our favorite options. They're all incredibly flattering and affordable. Time to shop!

Clothing

Watch Donald Trump Try to Hold Melania's Hand Yet Again (Yep, It's Awkward)

"Donald and Melania Trump Awkwardly Holding Hands" is officially back on the air after a brief hiatus. And it's no less cringe-inducing than the last time you saw it.<p>You may remember the first installment, back in January 2017, on the eve of his inauguration. The President-Elect attempted to grab …

Donald Trump

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There…

Nutrition

5 Epic Road Trips Across America

No mode of travel is more American than the road trip. It’s basically a national rite of passage. Dating back to Model T days, folks have been …

Canada’s list of 100 best restaurants revealed

Prepare your appetite Canada because this year’s list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants has been revealed.<p>From those who have a sweet tooth to those …

Cacio e Pepe Pasta Is an Irresistible Classic Anyone Can Make

I like to think of <i>cacio e pepe</i> (Italian for "cheese and pepper") as Rome's cosmopolitan version of mac and cheese. It's a simple recipe that requires nothing more than spaghetti, cheese, butter, and seasonings, but it's all in the technique. The reserved cup of pasta water is what helps you achieve …

Italian Food

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

Employment

Many Canadians are recycling wrong, and it's costing us millions

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink <i>is a CBC News series about recycling. We're looking at why our communities are at a turning point and exploring ways to</i> …

How Far in Advance Should You Book a Flight for the Best Price? The Answer Might Surprise You

Hunting down the cheapest airfare isn’t an exact science, but you don’t want to be either too early or too late. Unsurprisingly, there are plenty of …

What you're putting in the blue bin may cost you more in garbage fees, city warns

Almost a third of what people are throwing in their blue bins in Toronto shouldn't be recycled, and that mistake could cost you a three per cent …

The Best Hiking Trails in Utah's Stunning Bryce Canyon National Park

When it comes to being blessed with natural splendour, southern Utah is practically divine. The region is home to five first-class national parks, …

Going the Extra Mile: A Father's Lesson in Work Ethics

• shares<p>—<br>In 1983, my father was permanently laid off from the Ford Motor Company in Mahwah, New Jersey. At the time, we were living in the projects and …

The Dirty $50 Billion Scam Wall Street Is Getting Away With

Jed Rothstein’s new documentary, ‘The China Hustle,’ exposes a hair-raising financial scheme ripping off American investors—which Wall Street has …

11 Reasons You Might Be Tired, Even After Sleeping Well

A good night's sleep is supposed to leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and wide awake. But what if it doesn't? If you've gotten the …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Reward programs are shifting - here’s what Canadians need to know

Canadian consumers who use rewards programs are facing a shifting landscape, forcing them to rethink how and where they shop.<p>The latest loyalty program agreement was announced this week between Aeroplan parent-company Aimia Inc. and online retail giant Amazon. It was a major deal for Aeroplan, …

How to Change Your Settings to Prevent Facebook From Sharing Your Data

Facebook is in a bit of hot water, to put it mildly. The social media behemoth has come under fire in recent days for allegedly allowing the data …

12 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Be Missing Out On

From diapers to camera equipment to jewelry, you can buy just about anything on Amazon and have it delivered to your doorstep in a matter of days—or …

These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …

Shopping

Cambridge Analytica Offered to Blackmail Politicians With Prostitutes

The data company that claims it elected Donald Trump proposed trapping opponents with bribes and sex, then spreading the kompromat online—while …

How to avoid spending money on unnecessary oil changes

Hidden camera footage shows service advisers recommending more frequent oil changes than the owner's manual<p>Oil changes are by far the most common …

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

The One Thing That Protects a Laptop After It’s Been Stolen

When your laptop is lost or stolen, you aren’t just out $800 (or more). Your personal information is also accessible to whoever takes it, even if you have a password.<p>“Unfortunately, a typical password-protected user account does nothing to protect your data,” says Dennis Stewart, a security …

Information Systems