Eryl David

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'Hidden cash' craze spreads to Vancouver, Toronto

A treasure hunt that started in San Francisco has migrated north of the border, as Canadians have started chasing Twitter clues to find hidden cash …

San Francisco

11 Mesmerizing 3D Chalk Art Masterpieces That Will Melt Your Brains

There are few joys quite like turning an everyday sidewalk into a gaping cave cascading with rainbow waterfalls. To achieve such an uncanny phenomenon, you can either experiment with some seriously hallucinogenic substances, or stumble across the visual treasure trove that is three-dimensional …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

A Brief History of the Chocolate Chip

Celebrating National Chocolate Chip Day—not a federal holiday, at least not <i>yet</i>—should be easy enough for all the classic dessert lovers and cookie …

Dessert

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Losing control: Nintendo's long fall in the gaming wars

As more and more consumers opt for gaming devices that can do much more than just play games, Nintendo's stubbornness is beginning to hurt its bottom line.<p>The iconic Japanese game maker posted weaker than expected earnings and sales numbers this week for its most recent fiscal year. An operating …

Retrogaming

Working hard or hardly working?

People claim they’re putting in more time at their jobs than ever before. Turns out we toil a lot less than we think.<p>In her latest book, released in …

The Workplace

Don't Take Your Phone To The Bathroom, Because Gross

Is your Instagram selfie so awesome that you have to check how many likes it has while you're sitting on the toilet?<p>We're guessing it just isn't …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Entertainment

Canadian electronic music DJ Datsik has cancelled his upcoming performance dates — including a show in Toronto Friday night — after allegations of …

How a middle school teacher started rapping about classic video games

Chiptune and hip hop make unlikely bedfellows, but for middle-school-teacher-turned-rapper Mega Ran, the pair were a perfect match. Mega Ran (aka Random) samples theme songs from video game classics like <i>Mega Man</i>, <i>Castlevania</i>, and <i>Final Fantasy 7</i> and writes his own verses inspired by the characters …

Pizza Cake May Soon Be On Boston Pizza's Menu

In Canada, this is what we call innovation.<p>Boston Pizza is currently carrying out "Pizza Game Changers," a spring promotion in which it comes up with …

Pictures of the Week 4.17.14

Part 1 - Portrait of Official-Language Minorities in Canada: Introduction

Cherry trees blossom six years early after a trip to space

In 2008 Japanese scientists decided to take a handful of cherry tree seeds (and by "handful" we mean over 250) to space. The embryonic plants spent eight months aboard the International Space Station as part of an educational project aimed at children. When the stones returned, 14 of them were …

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

Every so often, the same mysterious image seems to pop up on the internet. The black-and-white portrait looks to be at least a hundred years old, and yet, it is of an Indian woman, a Japanese woman and a Syrian woman, sitting in Pennsylvania.<p><i>From the Drexel University College of Medicine Archives</i> …

There are 10 times more mentally ill people behind bars than in state hospitals

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>And their treatment in jails and prisons is abominable, according to a new Treatment …

Evict McDonald's From Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky Urges - And Pepsi Too

The opening of Russia’s first McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow 24 years ago was seen as a powerful symbol of the end of the Cold War, and the …

The stage reaches the streets in Victoria as homeless man given second chance

A play that produced by the Belfry Theatre in Victoria in January, <i>Home is a Beautiful Word</i>, is based on interviews playwright Joel Bernbaum conducted with local residents discussing homelessness in the B.C. city. As well as the play, what resulted was a group called the Power of 10, a support …

B.C. Student Wears Burlap Dress To Grad For Awesome Reason (PHOTO)

While many of Courtney Barich's classmates will likely walk into their grad wearing tuxedos and sequin gowns, the Grade 12 B.C. student will make a …

What happened in Rwanda is happening again in Central African Republic

Drive north from the capital, and you soon discover why relief workers call the Central African Republic a post-apocalyptic country. After a year of mass murder, the villages are abandoned and the roads eerily empty and desolate.<p>The checkpoints are controlled by cold-eyed men from largely Christian …

12-Year-Old Yoga Instructor: 'I Love Teaching So Much'

By Mike Blake and Mary Milliken<p>ENCINITAS, Calif., April 4 (Reuters) - Jaysea Devoe is a yoga instructor who has the challenging job of teaching fidgety preschoolers the ancient practice, but once her charges get going, she says, "they really start to focus and listen."<p>Devoe knows a thing or two …

Dog Who Went Missing Before Superstorm Sandy Is Reunited With His Owners After 17 Months

Wesley has finally found his way home.<p>The dog was reunited with his family in New Jersey this week 17 months after he disappeared, according to a statement released by the West Windsor Police Department. The yellow Labrador retriever was spotted by a woman walking her dog. She then reported the …

Am I wrong to say no kids at my wedding?

<b>The question</b><p>I'm having an adults-only destination wedding next year. This morning, a close friend informed me that unless she was able to bring her three small children (6 and under), she wouldn't attend. Since having children, she's apparently developed a phobia about flying without them – and so …

Parenting

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Carrick on money: 11 money moves to make before you turn 40

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>11 Money Moves to Make Before You Turn 40</b><br>This is a good list overall, but the blurb on buying a house is certainly worth debating.<p><b>Real estate roundup</b><br>MacLean's has …

Women in Post-genocide Rwanda Have Helped Heal Their Country

Rwandan women have secured big gains in the halls of power, but challenges remain.<p>Crowds of police officers and nurses converged in a room painted with bright alphabet letters at a hospital in Rwanda's capital, Kigali. A plush frog and a couple of dolls with Afros lay on the table, props that might …