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Canada's rising star Jagmeet Singh reckons he could take on Justin Trudeau in a vote - or on a wrestling mat

Justin Trudeau has nearly another two years to prepare for the next general Canadian election. But one of his newest opponents is ready to take on the youthful 45-year-old Liberal prime minister in the political arena, or on a wrestling mat.<p>“I don’t think it would be in his interests though,” joked …

The hottest stock of the year: Invisalign

Invisalign is one of the hottest products of the year thanks to teens and adults who want straight teeth without metal in their mouths.<p>The shift to clear aligners has powered Align Technology (ALGN), the company behind Invisalign, to a record year. Align's value has nearly tripled, making it the …

Teens

F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle rules regulating the businesses that connect consumers to the internet, granting broadband companies the power to potentially reshape Americans’ online experiences.<p>The agency scrapped the so-called net neutrality …

Net Neutrality

Want to Bet Against Bitcoin Without the Risk? Here's What to Know

For some investors, even betting on a bitcoin bubble is too risky.<p>According to S3 Analytics, short sellers looking for bitcoin exposure have turned …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

Want to Short Bitcoin? The Time to Take Action Is Now

Bitcoin is going wild Thursday, Dec. 7. But if you're not buying the rally, now could be the time to place your short bets.<p>The digital currency has …

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is cruel. It may also hasten peace.

It is time for "two-staters" to finally be honest about their politics.<p>Would it be the worst thing in the world for the American government to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital?<p>Trump said in a speech today that the U.S. will officially recognize the city as the capital of Israel and move our …

Israel

Scientific breakthrough? Experts find way to reverse aging

It's understood that degenerative diseases like Alzheimers and cancer can make a person's “golden years” look pretty bleak. However, there’s some hope on the horizon thanks to some new research from England. A research team at the University of Exeter has found a way to possibly stave off these …

Why the author of 'The 4-Hour Body' doesn't eat for 72 hours at a time

With the publication of "The 4-Hour Body" in 2010, Tim Ferriss embraced his role as a self-proclaimed "human guinea pig."<p>He took a long-held interest in athletic training and nutrition and put it through the lens of his hit book "The 4-Hour Workweek," experimenting with different workout regimens …

The Rise of the Machines

AMONG THE MANY EMERGING TRENDS IN THE technology sector, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to be one of the most significant over the coming years. AI refers to the ability of machines to perform tasks that would typically be associated with human cognition such as responding to …

LED Lights on Boats

Own a boat and at some point you’ll operate it after dark, either because you chose to stay out and fish the night shift, or because of a …

Sailing

These $2 million floating homes are designed to withstand Category 4 hurricanes

South Florida — especially Miami and the Keys — was one of several regions that Hurricane Irma pummeled in early September. The Category 4 storm brought winds of up to 70 mph, destroyed hundreds of houses, and knocked out power for 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida.<p>A new type of …

Senators Blast Equifax and Yahoo for Massive Data Breaches

After staying mostly out of the public eye since the sale of Yahoo to Verizon, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer emerged to take literal center stage at a very public drubbing on her former company's mega data breaches.<p>Lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee grilled Mayer all day Wednesday, along …

Identity Theft

The USDA Is Scrapping Terrible, Nonsense GMO Rules

In January, as the Obama era was winding down, both the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Agriculture quietly snuck through proposed …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

The Five Biggest Changes for Families in the Republican Tax Bill

Many middle class families would receive a tax cut, but the benefits would be mixed, and some would probably end up paying more.

Middle-class

You can now change your Apple ID from a third-party email to an Apple domain

Apple today has made a notable update to the process of changing the email address associated with your Apple ID. Starting today, you can change your Apple ID from a third-party email service such as Gmail or Yahoo to an Apple domain…<p>Previously, Apple only allowed users to change their Apple ID …

Smartwatches

Seattle Woman Says Her Identity Has Been Stolen 15 Times Since Equifax Data Breach

“I want to share my story and make people aware that this can happen to anybody.”<p>A Seattle woman says her identity has been stolen more than a dozen times since the massive Equifax security breach earlier this year.<p>Katie Van Fleet told local news outlets she’s speaking out as a warning to others. …

General Electric Just Lost $23 Billion in Value Inside a Week

Ouch.<p>General Electric (GE) shares fell 11.3% this week, or a whopping $22.9 billion in total.<p>New CEO John Flannery is trying to turn around the …

Investing

Furuno's Ultimate Fishing Package

If you are looking for the ultimate fishing package for your boat, Furuno has the perfect solution. The combination of their powerful X-Class radars …

Sport Fishing

How to Get Started With Fly Fishing | The Art of Manliness

Fishing with a rod and line, and an artificial lightweight lure made to imitate fish prey — that is, fly fishing — was first recorded around the year …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

WeWork snaps up coding bootcamp Flatiron School

WeWork, a real estate company that bills itself as a co-working space mecca, just made an unlikely acquisition: It bought a school.<p>The business, valued at $20 billion, is most known for leasing buildings and renting office space to tech companies and entrepreneurs. But now it's growing its …

Real Estate

Scientists have discovered a new link between sugar and tumor growth

After nine years of research, molecular biologists in Belgium have discovered that sugars stimulate tumor growth.<p>Their results, published Friday in the journal Nature Communications, help explain a puzzle oncologists have encountered for decades — and may offer some new, diet-based cancer-fighting …

Shanghai Shares Rise as China Markets Reopen; Banks Pare Gains

Chinese stocks rose, led by consumer shares, as the nation’s financial markets reopened after a week-long break. Banks trimmed early gains.<p>The …

Get ready for home internet prices to double

Been enjoying your reasonably-priced home internet connection recently? Don’t get too comfortable. US cable companies, led by Comcast, are all set to …

Asphalt-lithium metal batteries fully charge in five minutes

As useful and ubiquitous as they are, lithium-ion batteries are nearing their limits, and it's unlikely we'll be able to squeeze much more juice out …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

The EK7000 is a 4K action cam as good as a $400 GoPro Hero5, but it only costs $73

If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a GoPro Hero5 Black but the sky-high price tag is causing you to balk, you’re about to be very …

Tech Trends