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Attention: Sanrio Reveals Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat

Yes, you read that headline right. Hello Kitty is not – we repeat, NOT – a cat. After 40 years of collecting the cash of cat lovers worldwide, Sanrio …

How Britney Spears became a feminist role model

Britney Spears has been called many things over the years, but not often a feminist role model for single mothers. But that’s what Taffy Brodesser-Akner sees as the star takes up a residency<p>At the top of the steps of Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip, an elderly woman dressed in a tiara and …

Kevin Fiala scores twice to lead Switzerland past Czech Republic

Two goals in the span of 44-seconds to start the second period helped catapult Switzerland to a 5-2 win over the Czech Republic at the world junior hockey championship on Saturday.<p>Noah Rod had a goal 45 seconds into the second to snap a 2-2 tie and Tim Wieser added another just 44 seconds after …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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Twelve things successful people do before breakfast

iStock<p>“If it has to happen, then it has to happen first,” writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.”<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must …

Time Management

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

You’ll never stare at a woman’s ass the same way again [vid]

NOT ONLY IS this prank beyond hilarious, but it is totally a social commentary call-out on the objectification of the body. It made me think about …

How to speak Canadian: nine terms that confuse the English-speaking world

Late last year, as actors on U.S. late night shows each took turns impersonating Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, a surprising number decided to portray the …

Canada

Cycling Tips: Ride Efficiently

Get more out of your engine by learning to ride efficiently.<p>As cyclists, we can generate only about one-half horsepower, so it helps to maximize our efficiency. Winter can be a great time to focus on refining cycling technique, especially if you're riding indoors. Here are two drills that will help …

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Reach Your Ideal Cycling Weight

Find it, reach it—and stay lean for life<p>Behold the mighty pound. Each one has potential. To put raw power into your pedals. To outsprint the masses to the line. To ascend the likes of Mont Ventoux. But pack on too many (especially of the non-power-producing variety—in other words, fat) and they'll …

Fitness

Make the Most of Your Trainer Time with These Indoor Cycling Workouts

Riding indoors doesn't have to be dull—and it can put you on the fast track to fitness<p>Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts …

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Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …

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Google Now website redesigned, explains how cards work with video and animation

In addition to upgrading its Android Google Search app – with the latter becoming an even more important part of operating system, at least on the Nexus 5 where it happens to be the launcher – Google has also redesigned its Google Now website.<p>With the help of a few short videos and animation, …

Google Now

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Flour made with insects wins $1M for McGill team

Insect-based 'power flour' high in protein, iron<p>A team of McGill University MBA students has won the $1 million Hult Prize for a project that aims to …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

5 ways to make your office desk more ergonomic

Use this five-step approach to set up an ergonomic desk and add a little more zen to your day.<p>Stop whatever you're doing and freeze. Now, evaluate your body. Does anything -- your neck, perhaps -- feel achy? How's your posture? And your wrists and fingers -- are they okay after all that typing and …

Ergonomics

Perfect Pedaling: Get a Better Pedal Stroke

Get the most energy from each crank revolution with these tips for proper pedaling<p>Pedaling in a simple circle is a complex thing, but mastering it can save energy, says Todd Carver, biomechanist at Colorado's Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. He says that with proper ankling (shown here; not the …

Swimming

Cycling Tips With Rapid Returns

We all want to get better, faster, and leaner, but the work involved can seem overwhelming—unless you take it one step at a time. Here are small changes that add up to big results.<p><b>Strike Oil</b> <br>Oiling your chain at least once a week (at minimum, every 100 miles) will not only make you faster due to …

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