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An Abandoned French Chateau Is Getting The Makeover Of A Lifetime (PHOTOS)

It takes a certain type of bravery to purchase a fixer-up, and Karina and Craig Waters have lots of it. The Australian couple's 2013 purchase isn't your average home improvement job -- it's a study in reconstruction, rural living and Europe's 18th-century religious wars.<p>"Until recently we had only …

How To Ground The Kids And Clean The House Without Lifting A Finger

Whoever came up with the idea that grounding kids meant sending them to their rooms clearly wasn't thinking big.<p>Lynette, a mom whose blog typically chronicles her incredible adventures in cake making, posted a photo of what looks to be a chore chart. But instead of monetary incentives, the kids …

Photo gallery of homes by Bone Structure

The founder and president of Bone Structure, a Laval, Quebec-based company with a patented construction system for assembling houses as quickly and easily as snapping together Lego, is passionate about bringing innovation into an industry that he says hasn’t seen real change in over 400 years. …

Market View: Talking money with kids: It's never too soon to start

Jacqueline Nelson suggests you start talking about money with your kids at a young age, so they will grow up to be financially responsible adults. April 16 is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day, a program by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education and BMO (www.talkwithourkidsaboutmoney.com).

Why You Need To Put A Candy Dish On Your Desk Today

It never occurred to me that bringing cookies to work and having a candy dish on my desk are forms of networking.<p>I brought in cookies and brownies …

Why your teenager is studying the wrong way

You may recall this scenario: You spend hours studying (okay, maybe cramming), memorizing every fact you think you need to breeze through an exam. But when the bell rings and it's time to put those answers to use, your mind goes blank.<p>That's because you "didn't know what you didn't know," according …

Ontario Education Minister wants the basics: ‘Learn your multiplication tables’

Discovery math has been dealt another blow, with Ontario's Education Minister departing from her province's curriculum guidelines and declaring that she expects school children to have a more solid grasp of the basics.<p>"We expect kids to know their basic math facts and we expect kids to take that …

Designs of the Year: 76 eye-catching creations

Innovative, functional and beautiful - London's Design Museum is celebrating the best in global creativity. From striking architectural structures and concept cars made of polystyrene - to curvaceous chairs and floating schools.<p>With curator Gemma Curtin, take a look at just some of the 76 finalists …

Parents push Alberta curriculum back to math basics

The Alberta government has bent to pressure from parents for curriculum changes and will require students to memorize their multiplication tables starting this fall, dealing a setback to the creative-math movement.<p>Education Minister Jeff Johnson has directed the ministry to ensure that reciting the …

A pair of Toronto takeout joints our critic loves to hate to tell anyone about

<i>These restaurants are Cheap Eats picks, where you can dine well for less than $30, before alcohol, tax and tip</i><p><b>Dundas Park Kitchen:</b> <i>Serving Canadiana cuisine at 2066 Dundas Street West (at Howard Park Avenue); 647-351-4793; dundasparkkitchen.ca</i><p><b>The Pie Commission:</b> <i>Serving pies at 935 The Queensway (at</i> …

Discovering the magic of Harry Potter’s world

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 15:03 17 March 2014 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 15:03 17 March 2014<p>The Duchess of Cambridge leaves at the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, Herts PRESS …

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My House Is Messy -- and I Don't Care

The other day, I finally stole some time and vacuumed out my minivan. I was starting to live in fear of someone asking me for a ride.<p>Not only was there garbage, random hats, a broken umbrella and tracked-in leaves on the floor, there were bits of pretzels and popcorn and some unidentifiable foods …

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Experiencing the Magic of Harry Potter at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

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Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Beautifully Designed Movie Theaters in Golden California

<b>The Fox Theater I, Oakland</b><br>New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled <i>Cinema</i>. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as …

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How to set up a dividend reinvestment plan for your child

It's a lament I hear frequently: I wish I'd started investing earlier.<p>You can't turn the clock back, but you can do the next best thing: Get your children started as early as possible. That way, they'll make the most of compounding – a key ingredient for building wealth.<p>Today, we'll look at how to …

The Walt Disney Birthplace Preservation Project

<b>Stay tuned for news about our continued fundraising efforts! Please click here!</b><p>In a quiet residential neighborhood just outside of downtown Chicago, …

The Top 10 Innovative Entertainment Design Projects of 2013

Posted by Elizabeth Alton on Monday, December 30th, 2013<p>2013 was an exciting year in entertainment design – from museums transforming the way we look …

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Winter day trips – Warner Bros. Studios, the making of Harry Potter

There’s always something to do with your days off in summer with an endless choice of places to go. But when it comes to this time of year, the likes …

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Moka & Vanille: Restored Farmhouse Luxury in Belgium<p>by Julie Carlson<p>Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries …

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Eggnog Bread Pudding

<b>Ingredients:</b><br>1 L Eggnog<br>10 Eggs<br>200 gr Maple syrup<br>150 gr White chocolate chips<br>100 gr Dried cranberries<br>800 gr Leftover bread or day-old</b> …

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Southern Ontario’s top five cross-county ski spots

If downhill skiing is not your thing, it's easy to feel left out of the fun in our winters. You can't partake of après-ski hot toddies unless you actually strap some on, right? Thank goodness for cross-country. Hey, it counts – and carries far less risk of plowing into a tree.<p>So, whether you're …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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