Emily Yewchuk

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Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own

Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own, the inventor and entrepreneur said in an interview on Beijing Television.<p>The school is called Ad Astra — which means “To the stars” — and is small and relatively secretive. It doesn’t have its own website or a social media …

70 years on: the liberation of the concentration camps

For survivors of the Nazi concentration camps, release did not bring freedom from trauma, says Sinclair McKay<p>The term “Holocaust”, used specifically to mean the systematic Nazi extermination of the continent’s Jewish people, was first used in 1957. Until then, few wanted to hear stories of the …

World History

19 Sleep Tricks for Moms

That's what you really want in bed, right? If you're often up when you should be snoozing, we've got 19 tricks to try.<p>Finally, the baby's down. You fall into bed, squeeze your eyes closed, and ten minutes later ... <i>you're still awake</i>. Even though you're exhausted, your mind is running at warp speed …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Our Best Quick and Easy Chicken Recipes

There's no such thing as too many quick and easy chicken recipes. We've rounded up all of our family-friendly favorites so you can have a healthy, delicious chicken dinner on the table any night of the week.<p>1 of 19<p>4 Things to Do With a Rotisserie Chicken<p>1 of 19<p>2 of 19<p>Fast-fried Noodles<p>2 of 19<p>Kana …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From underseasoning to overdressing, it's surprisingly easy to ruin a salad. Watch out for these 6 common mistakes, and you can avoid this sad fate<p>Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the …

Pregnancy Workouts: Exercise Like a Celebrity

Get fit for delivery day—and beyond—with these quick, prenatal strengthening routines designed by one of Hollywood's most popular fitness trainers.<p>Harley Pasternak is the guy behind the entertainment industry's hottest bodies (no exaggeration!). He trains celebrity moms Megan Fox, Hilary Duff, …

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Invoicing apps put accounting department in palm of your hand

<i>This series looks at technologies that will be game-changers for small business, particularly firms whose staffs are highly mobile and where travel is part of the game.</i><p>These days, if an invoicing program isn't automated, it's unlikely that a small business or sole proprietor will use it. Forget …

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

Your Changing Body: Pregnancy Symptoms Week-by-Week

From the first signs of pregnancy until the time you give birth, your body is going to go through some major changes. Find out what pregnancy symptoms to expect with our week-by-week look at your changing body.<p>If you're trying to conceive (or think you might already be pregnant), start making …

The Best Breastfeeding Positions for Mom and Baby

Whether you offer baby the breast or a bottle, we'll help you past the feeding and nursing roadblocks. Learn how to breastfeed by trying four popular breastfeeding positions (cradle, cross-cradle, side-lying, and football) to find the best one for you and baby. For moms who are bottlefeeding, get …

End of oil boom threatens Norway's welfare model | News Home | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s energy boom is tailing off years ahead of expectations, exposing an economy unprepared for life after oil and threatening the long-term viability of the world’s most generous welfare model.<p>A woman begs for money outside a shop in downtown Bergen, southwestern Norway, in …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

You HAVE to See Jessica Simpson's Ripped Arms

<i>"After the prez it's the after party #whcd @usatoday"</i><p>Pretty impressive, right?<p>And while there's obviously no way to score the exact same arms as Jessica, you can certainly be inspired by Jessica's fitness progress to work on your own guns. Have a go at the awesome arms workouts below to sculpt some …

7 Books Oprah Couldn't Live Without

By Oprah Winfrey<p>For as long as I can remember, reading has been among my greatest passions. I love novels, poetry, memoirs, history; for me, one of life's most profound joys is to open a book and learn from its pages, to be astonished, to empathize, and to grow. But there's another category of …

Pregnancy Pampering: 10 Ways to Treat Yourself

Your pregnant body is working hard (hey, it's not easy growing a person!), so make time for me-time when you're expecting.<p>Being pregnant is hard work. Growing a baby can mean morning sickness, swelling, mood swings, backaches, and a host of other discomforts -- which means you're more than …

14 Most Outdated Pieces of Baby Advice

Much of yesterday's baby wisdom has been proven untrue today. We checked in with Parents advisor Ari Brown, M.D., author of Baby 411, to get the scoop on why these old-school parenting facts have become fiction.<p><b>The truth</b> Babies don't get stinky from sweat the way adults do, so they only need a bath …

How to use your tax refund: A quick guide for busy people

A big tax refund puts the same pressure on you as a lottery win.<p>There's an opportunity to do some things you normally can't afford when a cheque from the Canada Revenue Agency arrives (or a direct deposit lands in your bank account). Don't blow it.<p>To help you make sound choices, consult this Quick …

Personal Finance

Baked Cod with Miso

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A revelatory recipe that asks nothing of you.</i><p>Every once in a while I come across a recipe that is so revelatory in its effort to deliciousness ratio that I become a …

Rice Bowls Make Cooking Dinner Stupid Easy (And Delicious)

There are days when dinner has to be easy -- like Monday through Friday, every week out of the year. There's nothing that we want to do less after a long day of work than start chopping vegetables far long before we get to even <i>think</i> about eating. And then, dishes.<p>As much as we love to cook, most …

How to Make Hefty Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

Why would someone do this to lasagna, giving it the pigs-in-a-blanket treatment? Are individual rolled lasagnas better than the normal noodle stack …

Coursera Launches Android App

Online learning company Coursera has finally come to Android after launching an app for the Google-owned mobile platform. The launch comes just over three months after Coursera debuted its iOS app, its first native mobile app, and will help the company towards its goal of providing access to free …

Lemon Water Can Really Improve Your Morning (And Day)

We're all always looking for easy tricks to improve our lives, and time and again, one keeps coming up — the completely wonderful health benefits of …

You can't have the cash and keep the credibility

Oh my. The CBC’s ombudsman has just given Rex Murphy and Peter Mansbridge a sharp slap on the wrist, ethically speaking.<p>In a ruling released quietly …

Beware the Sleep Safety Gap! New Moms Are Making Critical Mistakes When It Comes to Baby Sleep

Sleep. It's the thing new moms crave more than a long, hot shower. Certainly more than they crave sex. But a good night's sleep is elusive when there's a baby in the house. From the moment your first child is born, your ability to rest is intertwined with that of another creature -- one who doesn't …