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America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …

Saudi Arabia: Can start-ups replace oil riches?

Saudi Arabia is awash with money from its vast oil reserves. But one day the petroleum dollars will stop. Can start-ups help transform and sustain its economy?<p>The insular desert Kingdom of Saudi Arabia lacks many things. An adequate supply of fresh water. Alcohol. Cinemas. Women drivers. Bikinis. …

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KTVU Reports Racist Joke As Names Of Asiana 214 Pilots (VIDEO) (UPDATE)

On Friday, Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU told viewers the purported names of the pilots on Asiana Flight 214.<p>The problem was that the names — "Sum Ting Wong," "Wi Tu Lo," "Ho Lee Fuk" and "Bang Ding Ow" — were obviously fake. The news anchor read the names off the teleprompter and didn't bat an eye, …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Do you actually use your condo balcony?

Brad Lamb, Toronto's condo king, has a huge outdoor terrace attached to his condo, but almost never goes out there.<p>"It's over 3,000 square feet, it's got a tent and a fantastic view of the city and the park," he says. "It's like something from an amazing hotel, but I don't use it. Even in the …

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To deal with problems, avoid them (for a little while) - Futurity

U. TORONTO (CAN) — The best way to manage stressful problems at work, school, and …

Toronto

Longtime Marijuana Use Linked With Decreased Motivation, Study Finds

By Denise Chow, Staff Writer<p>Published: 07/02/2013 06:47 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>The stereotype of pot smokers as lackadaisical loafers is supported by new research: People who smoke marijuana regularly over long periods of time tend to produce less of a chemical in the brain that is linked to …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

First-Ever Super-Slow-Motion Video Of Hummingbirds Hovering

How does a hummingbird hover? Let's point a $150,000 high-speed camera at one and find out.<p>In order to design and create better flying robots, a team at Stanford University needed to see things our pitiful human eyes can't--like, how exactly does a hummingbird hover? How does a swift dive? So they …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Take care of them, America: Canada’s favourite sports hosts are heading south to work for FOX Sports

<b>Take care of them, America:</b> Canada’s favourite sports hosts are heading south to work for FOX Sports. This is the only tribute to TSN’s Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole you need to read. (Illustration: Chloe Cushman/National Post)

10 reasons why Calgarians love Naheed Nenshi No. 6 He inspires his constituents to love this city more. What are the other 9? http://huff.to/1aaAFKu PHOTO: Getty Images

365 Reasons to Party Every Day

<i>In 1949, we printed Esquire's Handbook for Hosts, a guide to eating, drinking, and being merry with friends in your own home. Here, because being a good host is just as important today, we present an except. Read, learn, enjoy.</i><p>There's an excuse to throw a party for every day of the year, and every …

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Crunchgate: Cap'n Crunch Makes National Headlines, Insists He is Not a Liar & a Fraud

Apparently, we've caused a national outrage that some have deemed "the greatest controversy in recorded history." When we broke the news that <i>Cap'n Crunch is a Liar and a Fraud,</i> readers were both heartbroken and shocked that we had the audacity to utter such blasphemy.<p>While others were simply …

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Does Geography Influence How a Language Sounds?

A linguist finds a correlation between "ejective consonants" and high altitude.<p><b>Languages spoken at high altitudes are more likely to contain a certain kind of sound made using short bursts of air, according to a new study.</b><p>The study, published online June 12 in the journal <i>PLoS ONE</i>, is the first to …

44 surreal scenes from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Last month, after years of dreaming about it, I had the opportunity to dive the reef and come face to face with some of the most beautiful underwater …

Student Aid

How one school board is defeating bullying,<br>one friendship at a time<p>Entering high school can be a lonely and harrowing experience, especially for teens such as Katelynn Collison, who have experienced bullying in the past. (Photo: Kevin Van Paassen)<p>Student Aid: Chapter One<p>Can schools stop bullying? …

Tangled Squirrels Rescued By Regina Animal Clinic (PHOTOS)

Six tangled squirrels in Regina got themselves out of a knotty situation thanks to the help of the Regina Animal Clinic.<p>City workers brought in the …

Apple’s Ad Agency to Focus New Campaigns on How Products Enrich Lives

Apple aired two videos yesterday during the WWDC 2013 keynote. Both of them showcase a new approach in partnership with TBWA\Chiat\Day, the agency …

Tim Cook

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

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14 Things You Really Don't Want To Know About Your Groceries

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