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Why NHL players speak in clichés during interviews and how ‘hockeyspeak’ developed over generations

EDMONTON — In one play in one double-overtime game in June last year, Alec Martinez lived out the dream of every kid who has ever picked up a hockey …

Ice Hockey

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

Recipes

At CES And Beyond, It's The End Of The Car As We Know It

Apologies to REM for borrowing the band’s song title, but I’ve never been more convinced that the car is undergoing a dramatic transformation courtesy of technology. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas is the prime place to witness this metamorphosis of the …

CES

Surrey, B.C., municipal election seen as chance to clean up crime, but not everyone agrees there is a problem

SURREY, B.C. — Linda Hepner is a veteran Surrey councillor who aims to become this city’s new mayor, when municipal elections are held next week …

How do I defend my refrigerator from a horde of hungry teens?

<b>The question</b><p>For the past two Fridays, my 13-year-old son has brought home six to eight friends after school, most of whom I've never met before. What really bugs me is that on the last visit these kids felt completely free to go through my refrigerator in front of me, even though they don't know …

Quiz: what mental disorder do you have?

You can’t move for online quizzes these days. Nearly every fourth Facebook post seems to be the result of a far-fetched but strangely specific quiz that claims to reflect some aspect of your personality, like “What kind of candy are you?” or “Which Disney Ear Hat should you wear?” or “What Office …

Rise and Shine: 10 Steps to Becoming a Morning Person

In the perfect world we would all be morning people. We would wake up calm, refreshed and ready to tackle the day. But this isn't a perfect world, and many of us have hectic morning routines that are considered a success only if we're able to make it to work on time and with no coffee stains on our …

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

10 Servings<p>“The great thing about this cake? It's not fussy. You can just pour the glaze over and it sets. Done.” —Rick Mast<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at …

8 Reasons You Should Take Your Baby To The Beach

Between packing the diaper bag for a beach outing, getting sand <i>absolutely everywhere</i>, and worrying about squeezing in nap times and snack times, going to the beach with a baby can feel too overwhelming to be worth it.<p>But it is worth it. So worth it.<p>Beach babies are not only adorably photogenic (see …

10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Spike in autism-spectrum diagnoses called a ‘public health crisis’

A comprehensive new U.S. study has found one in every 68 children now falls in the autism spectrum, a shocking 30-per-cent increase since 2012 that Canadian experts say mirrors rising prevalence of autism here.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the data on Thursday, …

Why Was Stonehenge Built? Seven Odd Theories About Mysterious Monument Explained

Researchers recently had the rare chance to thwack the giant megaliths at Stonehenge and noted that they each resonated with sounds like those of metallic or wooden bells. They proposed that the strange monument was once either an ancient long-distance communication system, or a Stone Age church …

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

The Best Anytime Workout

Joe Stankowski , C.P.T.

11 Unsettling Facts You Should Know About McDonald's Happy Meals

If you're like many Americans, the thought of the McDonald's Happy Meal evokes, well, happiness. It was a wonderful treat as a kid to go to Mickey D's and get the iconic package that held goodies beyond your wildest imagination. Inside that red box was not only delicious and greasy fried food, but …