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Reusable Plastic Baggies Are the Lunchtime Solution You've Needed Forever

Plastic bags have been a staple of paper-bag lunches for who knows how long—eternity, maybe. It turns out there's a better alternative, though, to …

Environmentally Friendly

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

<b>The faecal transplant, also known as trans-poo-sion, surely has the title of medicine's most disgusting procedure.</b><p>It is pretty much what you are imagining - part of a faecal stool is taken from one person and given to another.<p>The purpose is to introduce new beneficial microbes to the receiving …

Medicine

What Is the Typical Kindergarten Curriculum?

When parents enroll their children in kindergarten, they're often curious about the typical kindergarten curriculum. For example, should their child …

Kindergarten

My husband and I use this budget spreadsheet to manage our money, and it completely changed our lives

Two years ago, my husband and I were living in Manhattan and struggling to make ends meet. We had more money going out than coming in, and we knew we needed a way to do better when it came to managing our finances.<p>So, my husband, like the total Type A personality he is, turned to Excel to fix our …

Personal Finance

Rob Carrick’s 2018 ETF Buyer’s Guide: Best U.S. and global dividend funds

How to take the sting out of slumping Canadian dividend stocks: Diversify globally.<p>The sixth and final installment of the Globe and Mail ETF Buyer’s Guide covers U.S. and international dividend stocks, which have been steady performers. As documented in the fifth buyers’ guide installment, Canadian …

Investing

How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

10 of the cheapest all-inclusive holiday destinations for summer 2018

Dreaming of the beach...<p><b>Summer is officially around the corner.</b><p>Cocktails on the beach, reading on a pool float and soaking up the sun are now firmly in sight but don't worry if you've not yet booked your holiday.<p>According to Travel Supermarket, an all-inclusive holiday (so accommodation, flights …

Travel

This YouTuber's Body Transformation Is All The Workout Motivation You Need - Fitness & Workouts

Oklahoma-based YouTuber Hunter Hobbs started his journey three years back and there was no stopping him. This 24 year old went from 202 lbs (91.5 kg) to 160 lbs (72.5 kg). Woah! I didn't know that was even possible. As they say - when there's a will, there's a way!<p>His time-lapse video of his three …

Fitness

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done — without working longer hours?<p>Super-productive people are in every industry. The most productive software developers write nine times more usable code per day than the average developer, according to …

Time Management

These 9 Expert-Approved Epsom Salt Uses Will Change Your Wellness Routine

Epsom salt is ages old and has humbly kept its place in the bathroom cabinets of celebs, professional athletes, and probably even your grandma, too. …

Alternative Medicine

The Best Indian Restaurants in America

When people think of Indian restaurants, they tend to conjure up the same image of white tablecloth restaurants with a random Bollywood movie blaring …

South India

Shyte Chocolate, Canadian Company, Goes Viral In U.K. Because Of Course It did

It's also an acronym, evidently.<p>Kevin Richards wants you to eat Shyte.<p>Shyte Chocolate, specifically.<p>The 46-year-old Canadian started his chocolate …

Selling

Air Canada, WestJet offer cheap basic economy fares for no-frills seekers

Thought economy was the lowest class on a plane? Think again: Air Canada and WestJet are selling "basic economy" fares that cost less and offer even …

Flying

Everything You Need to Pack for Machu Picchu

If you’re headed to the Sacred Valley, be sure to pack the right essentials.<p>Travelers with their sights on Machu Picchu, located high in the Andes …

Backpacking

Taking a year off at 38, with a plan to retire at 48

April 20 is Scott Sherman's 38th birthday. His gift to himself? Quitting his 9-to-5 job for a year.<p>Even though Sherman is on track to retire early — he anticipates reaching financial independence by 48 — he wants to start living on his terms now. So he's taking up to a year off to live at a slower …

Personal Finance

This Year's Best Skincare Products for Dry Skin

<i>For our 23rd annual Best Beauty Buys, we surveyed leading dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and manicurists to find out which products</i> …

Skin Care

Anyone can compost their food waste (and everyone should)

And it doesn’t have to smell.<p>When we think of composting, we tend to think of enormous dumpsters full of everything you didn’t eat for dinner that day, mixing together into an earthy, smelly, nasty concoction that seems to have a life of its own. But at its most basic level, composting is simply …

Gardening

What You Need to Know About Toddler Falls, Bumps, and Bruises

<i>The following information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.</i><p>Mama may have called the doctor every time one of those five little monkeys bumped his head – but what do you do when it's <i>your</i> little monkey? The toddler years are …

Parenting

10 Intermittent Fasting Success Stories That Will Convince You to Try This Eating Plan

Humans have been practicing intermittent fasting, or IF for short, since the start of time, but now it's become an incredible tool in the fitness world! The beauty in intermittent fasting is that you can eat whatever your heart desires because it's not meant to be a diet. It's more of an eating …

Fitness

These products will transport you to Hawaii—no plane ticket necessary

Ah, the lush tropics, fresh fruits, vivid greens, and turquoise blues of Hawaii. The group of islands and dreamy lagoons contain a <i>lot</i> of rich beauty, …

Skin Care

Why a lot of B.C. skiers are kissing Whistler goodbye

A takeover by a U.S. giant Vail Resorts drove prices from high to stratospheric, say Vancouver snow mavens. Then there’s the whole Fahrenheit …

Skiing

7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

To make your decisions on <i>what</i> to binge-watch easier, every week we look through Netflix's movie selection and highlight seven movies worth watching.<p>We select a few that have come onto the service recently and mix in a couple of favorites from the catalog you might have missed. We also provide the …

Entertainment

Could Your Hotel Room Be Bugged? Here's How to Check

Lost luggage, missed connections, and flight delays are some of the common concerns that plague nervous travelers. But if you’re heading to countries …

Summer Olympics

Do Index Funds Cost 100 Times As Much As You Think?

David Winters, a veteran value investor, has a provocative idea: Index funds aren’t the dirt-cheap choice we all believe them to be.<p>These autopilot portfolios that seek to match the market, not to beat it, have become the most popular investment vehicle in history. Tens of millions of investors …

Investing

‘Eat SHYTE’: How this Ontario man’s chocolate brand became famous in the U.K.

The United Kingdom can’t get enough of a Canadian master chocolatier with a cheeky sense of humour.Kevin Richards’ protein-packed chocolate bark …

Dessert

62 Great Backyard Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>1 of 62<p>Save These Ideas<p>Save these backyard ideas for later by pinning this image, and follow <i>Country</i> …

Decorations

This Mom Might Make Parents Rethink Their Screen Time Guilt

If your kids have watched children’s TV in the last two decades, Angela Santomero has likely influenced them in some way.<p>Santomero is the creator of beloved children’s shows like “Blue’s Clues,” “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” “Super Why!” and “Creative Galaxy.” For the last 25 years, she’s been …

Parenting

Choice REIT Releases Redevelopment Concept for Bloor-Dundas

Choice Properties REIT, owners of the plaza at 2280 Dundas Street West, have released concept renderings, a site plan, and preliminary numbers for a …

Toronto

The more money you have, the higher your firewall needs to be

It’s almost a truism of the modern world that it’s a matter of when, not if, a person’s or business’s information will be hacked or stolen. It seems that miscreants are bound to find a way into every online service and database, sooner or later.<p>Such attacks can be particularly damaging for …

Business Development