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Nightstand essentials to help you fall asleep

Slumber buddies for the five senses.<p>When we think of time travel we picture something out of an H.G. Wells novel, but in a way, your bed is a time machine. Lay down, close your eyes, and wake up in the future. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that at least 50 …

How to Cook Frozen, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts Without Defrosting Them

Frozen, boneless, skinless chicken breasts may not be the sexiest piece of meat on the market, but there’s no denying their convenience and …

Cooking

The Best Way to Eat Shrimp Prepared Four Different Ways

Shrimp are a popular food, but even those who’ve had it before might have some questions on how to approach different shrimp dishes. You need to know …

How to Quickly Fix Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop

Chromatic aberration is the unwanted distortion of colors that you sometimes notice on the edges of your photos. It happens because colors of light …

Airbnb's Trips wants to be your new Travel agency

Airbnb wants to move beyond simply providing its customers with rooms to rent.<p>At its Open event in Los Angeles, California, Brian Chesky, the …

How the Electoral College Works, and Why We Have One

Top 10 Evil Ways to Use Technology

Like other powerful tools, technology can be used for great good or for great evil. Learn how people use technology for wrongdoing so you can protect …

Information Systems

Millennials increasingly can’t be bothered to go out to eat

Americans increasingly don’t want to leave their homes — not even for food, according to a new report.<p>About half of U.S. adults said they had ordered food delivery in the past three months, according to a survey by research firm Mintel. Among them, nearly 60 percent said they had done so to avoid …

The Best Ways to List Multiple Positions at One Job on Your Resume

Crafting the perfect resume takes a lot of effort, even more so if you’ve had multiple jobs at the same company, either through promotions or …

To sell your online course, you need a sales funnel. Here are 6 steps to creating a sales funnel that sells your online course on autopilot.

Marketing is something that a lot of online course creators struggle with. Maybe you can relate.<p>You’re the expert on your topic (after all, you DID …

Marketing

Online food delivery still presents a $210B market opportunity

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Eric Kim is co-founder and CEO of RushOrder, an L.A.-based mobile food ordering startup.</i><p>I wrote last year about the broad, secular shift to online food ordering, and the significant capital inflows into the space that we were seeing. Fast-forward a year, and we’re now looking at a …

TIME #24: HAS PHYSICS FINALLY CAUGHT UP WITH NATURE?

<b>THE BLOG TAKE AWAY: IS LIFE MADE FROM EXOTIC FORMS OF MATTER?</b>A scanning tunneling micro image of <i>helical Dirac fermions</i> on the surface of a …

Choosing A Company Name: How 8 Agencies Picked Their Names

How does a company get its name? Is it through rigorous, consumer-based testing? Or conceived over a beer? Or by hiring an expert? If you are a start-up, you often don’t have the big budgets or time to conduct months of expensive research to identify the absolute best name. To better understand one …

Get a Killer Midday Workout on Your Wheeled Office Chair

We’ve seen chair-based workouts before, but those just have you sit and step on a stationary chair. Trainer Kaisa Keranen amps up this idea with a …

Is the university experience worth the cost?

As university students and their parents prepare for the return to class, furnishing residence rooms and apartments, buying supplies and writing tuition cheques, there may be a nagging question in the back of their minds: Is this experience worth the cost?<p>The value of a university education has …

Determine the Angle of a Cut Using Just a Level

If you’re doing something like setting posts on a slanted surface, you’ll likely need to measure the exact angle at which to cut their base so that …

Woodworking

Wacom's digital notepads take you halfway to a Yoga Book

Just tape a tablet to the top for the rest<p>One of the most interesting bits of tech at IFA this year has been the digital notepad feature of Lenovo's Yoga Book. Slip a pad of paper onto the touch panel, start drawing with Lenovo's pen (using real ink!), and your analog scribbles will be immediately …

Gear & Gadgets

Why Your Eyes Look Red in Photos and How to Prevent It

Nothing like a jarring pair of glowing red eyeballs to ruin the perfect shot. And while it’s a simple enough correction, SciShow explains why it …

Forget Paris—These Are the New Destinations That Every Couple Should Visit

Ever since I was a child, I've dreamed of falling in love in Paris. It's cliché, I know, but my 10-year-old self was convinced the glittering lights …

The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try to Read in the Car

Some people get carsick when they try to read on the road, other people do it blissfully, but if you’re one of those folks who just can’t get through …

Make Amazing Roast Vegetables With That Last Bit of Caesar Dressing in the Bottle

True, made-from-scratch Casesar dressing is a terrible thing to waste, but even if you find yourself with an extra bit of that cheesy, creamy …

Cooking

Five Useful Microsoft Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

If you’ve mastered the basics of Microsoft Excel and you’re looking to boost your spreadsheet skills, this visual guide explains some useful tips and …

How to watch Netflix together without being in the same room

Just because you and your friends have moved to different corners of the globe doesn’t mean you have to stop watching shows and movies …

The best roaming options for Canadian travelers [2016 edition]

One of the first concerns on the mind of any modern traveler is, “What roaming option should I pick?”<p>It’s an essential question, since the moment …

4G LTE

Salary Negotiation Mistakes You Should Avoid When Asking for a Raise

If you’re looking for a raise, or looking for a new job and dread the question “so how much are you looking to make,” you’re walking into a minefield …

The startup trying to clean up Wall Street just became an official stock exchange

The system, which opened for trading in October of 2013, proved very popular, drawing praise and business from big banks like J.P. Morgan and investors like Franklin Templeton. On the average day, 280 million shares are now traded through IEX, making it the second-largest platform for trading …

Wall Street

Fitness Basics: Improve your golf game this summer with these two exercises

Improve your golf game this summer with these two exercises<p>The Globe and Mail | <br>Show Description<p>Fitness instructor Kathleen Trotter shows you two exercises that can help improve mobility for a better gold swing<p>More from this section<p>Editor's Picks<p>Add to Watchlist<p>We've run into a glitch. Please try …

Carrick Talks Money: Should I take money out of my RRSP to buy a house?

CARRICK TALKS MONEY Should I take money out of my RRSP to buy a house?<p>The Globe and Mail | <br>Show Description<p>Rob Carrick talks with Shannon Lee Simmons about the argument for taking money from an RRSP to buy a new home.<p>More from this section<p>Editor's Picks<p>Add to Watchlist<p>We've run into a glitch. …