Joseph Markham

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Switching from iOS to Android? There's a guide for that

Alongside the launch of Lollipop, Google updated the official Android website with a guide for users switching from iOS to Android. Apple wrote a …

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Why Engaged Couples Are Flocking to Pre-Marital Counseling

<i>Sherry Amatenstein is a New York City-based marriage therapist and author. Here she shares how her (happily) engaged clients have benefited from pre-marital counseling.</i><p>*Lisa and Don were four months from their eagerly anticipated wedding day. They loved each other. Perhaps even more importantly …

The Story Of A Couple Who Played Video Games While Their Child Died

One day in March 2010, news began to surface that police in South Korea had arrested a couple for the death of their daughter Sarang, the Korean word …

Grizzly bear 'highway' uncovered in B.C. rainforest

New research from the HeiltsukFirst Nation points to a sort of bear highway through the Great Bear Rainforest on B.C.'s Central Coast.<p>William Housty, …

Obesity research confirms long-term weight loss almost impossible

There's a disturbing truth that is emerging from the science of obesity. After years of study, it's becoming apparent that it's nearly impossible to …

Meet the hardware, software and science projects bound for the International Space Station this month

After problems forced a delay from a scheduled launch this weekend, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off later this month carrying …

How the West lost Putin: It didn’t have to be this way

It's a narrative that's growing in popularity in the West: Vladimir Putin as a 21st-century Adolf Hitler, an unhinged dictator bent on collecting lost Russian lands.<p>It was floated first on CNN last week, where former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili – who fought and lost a war with Russia six …

How to Quit Your Procrastination Habit Once And For All

The first step is awareness–the rest will follow. Here’s how to own up to you procrastination habits, and correct them for good.<p>We all procrastinate, and by and large, we all know the solutions to our procrastination.<p>I put off writing this article (ironically, I know, and yes I know you’ll put off …

WIND launches $15/month 'Unlimited U.S. Roaming' add-on, gives unlimited data, talk and text

Canadian wireless continues to be interesting. Industry Canada and the CRTC recently announced plans to help “everyday Canadians” reduce the cost of …

How To Build A 4K Gaming PC For Less Than $2500 -- Ultra HD Monitor, SSD, And Windows Included

If you approached me toward the end of 2013 and suggested I could build a 4K gaming PC for about $2500, I would have erupted into laughter. But in this post-CES 2014 world, what once seemed impossibly expensive is now approaching the realm of affordability. Not only does this system clock in at …

BlackBerry’s fast-moving CEO inspiring investors

Congratulations, BlackBerry Ltd. shareholders. You were promised $9 (U.S.) a share. You have $9 a share, and more.<p>It took a little patience, but not nearly as much as most anybody thought.<p>In trading in Toronto on Monday, the smartphone maker's shares soared 8.2 per cent to $10.80 (Canadian). U.S. …

Rogers Accused Of Charging For Traffic That Never Uses Their Networks

Rogers Communications is denying online accusations that it charges its internet customers for internal traffic on their routers, even if that …

11 Totally Natural And Completely Unexpected Ways To Ease Pain

What's the thing you do best? Our biggest strengths can contribute significantly to our happiness, success and well-being -- and to those of the people around us.<p>According to newly-released Gallup data, using one's best talents can also play a role in one's comfort. In more than 120,000 interviews …

Ontario’s $1.5-billion kindergarten hoax

Back in September, when school opened, Ontario's Liberal government made headlines with a good-news story. Its costly venture into full-day kindergarten was a complete success – the research said so! Kids with two years of full-day kindergarten showed measurably more cognitive and social progress …

AMD Disrupts GPU Market Again With $399 Radeon R9 290

<i>If you thought the GPU wars couldn’t get any more intense, think again.</i><p>AMD recently released its disruptive new flagship GPU, the Radeon R9 290X, into enthusiast waters. The high-end graphics processor forced Nvidia’s hand, resulting in an aggressive $150 price drop for their GTX 780. With …

Review: What a photojournalist thinks of the Nokia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020 (Windows Phone 8)<p>My Twitter handle, @2manycameras, suggests that I have a thing for cameras. If I'm out with friends specifically to make photographs, I may take the Leica or Hasselblad or whatever strikes my fancy that day. If I'm not working, I'm not inclined to take my DSLRs out …

Joseph The Dog Was Chained To A Tree For 4 Years

Joseph the German Shepherd was clinging to life when authorities rescued him. He was emaciated and dehydrated, his skin was covered with infection, and he had heart worms. Police say his owner left him chained to a tree for four straight years.<p>The poor pooch -- whose name was changed from Toby by …

How Feminism Has Failed Our Children

In our household, there are two "f" words that are never to be uttered in polite company. Of the two, I have a greater disdain for the word …

Apple iPhone 5s fingerprint sensor hacked

A German hacker will collect a bounty worth thousands of dollars and several bitcoins after creating a fake finger from a photo of a fingerprint that …

Beware of data spying, former NSA official warns Canadians

A former top U.S. surveillance official is heading north, to warn Canadians that they, too, could become susceptible to massive data-spying programs launched by their own government.<p>"Every democracy is going this way," William Binney, a former technical director of the U.S. National Security …

France Bans Underage Pageants To Protect Girls Under 16

Bad news for "Toddlers and Tiaras" fans: Underage beauty pageants might soon be a thing of the past.<p>France's senate has voted to ban beauty pageants for girls under 16, a big move that might inspire other countries to make similar decisions. According to the Guardian, lawmakers were inspired to …

Here's the iPhone 5C and 5S pricing for Canadians

The iPhone 5C and 5S are coming to Canada on September 20th, and here is the outright pricing and availability. The iPhone 5C will be available for …

Powerful stem cells generated in live adult mice

Scientists have succeeded in generating new stem cells in living mice and say their success opens up possibilities for the regeneration of damaged …

Videotron Announces Switch to 2 Year Plans Without Price Increases

Videotron has announced today it will now offer two year term wireless plans instead of three years, but at no extra cost to existing rates.<p>“Since it …

Brain's opiate addiction 'switch' discovered

Researchers studying heroin addiction have discovered how the drug triggers a switch in an area of the brain associated with learning and memory, …

Battlefield 4 system requirements released

DICE have tweeted an image of Battlefield 4's system specs, giving us a chance to see the consequence of all that Levoluting . More importantly, it's …

The wealth of the nation: A snapshot of what Canadians earn

The face of Canada's wealthy is largely male, married and university-educated while the poorest segment of society is likely to be a visible minority living in one of Canada's three largest cities.<p>A portrait of incomes in Canada shows those at the top of the earnings scale are getting more money …