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Michael Pollan recommends 4 books that will change the way you think about your brain

The author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma appeared on The Ezra Klein Show to discuss his new book about the science of psychedelics.<p>Michael Pollan’s work has mostly focused on what we eat and why, most famously in his 2006 book <i>The Omnivore’s Dilemma</i>. That book’s advice — Eat food. Not too much. Mostly …

Barnes & Noble

Windows embraces new space-squeezing photo format

Microsoft's Windows software will support technology called HEIF to shrink photo sizes -- the third big operating system to embrace the JPEG alternative along with Apple's iOS last year and Google's Android P this year.<p>A test version of Windows 10 -- a step on the road to a version due this fall -- …

Fans tell Porsche its first electric car can’t come soon enough

Previous Next<p>1 of 2<p>Porsche won applause when it confirmed plans to make the all-electric Mission E concept a reality. The Tesla-baiting sedan was so …

Electric Vehicles

The One Investment Warren Buffett Says Will Change Your Life (And It's Not A Stock)

In an essay celebrating Forbes’ 100-year anniversary, billionaire Warren Buffett says there is one investment that “supersedes” all others: Invest in yourself. “Address whatever you feel your weaknesses are, and do it now,” Buffett writes.<p>Buffett goes on to reveal his weakness — he was terrified of …

Public Speaking

Canada’s game industry is booming, but not all provinces are made equal

Canada’s game development industry ranks among the largest of any country in the world, and according to the latest data from the Entertainment …

UPDATE 1-Inflation risks to rise with full output-Bank of Canada's Poloz

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Inflation risks to rise with full output-Bank of Canada's Poloz<p>By Allison Lampert<p>MONTREAL, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The closer Canada …

Business (Canada)

The complete - and uglier - picture of Canada's jobs market

Briefing highlights<p>What other measures show<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Valeant beats profit estimates<br>• Canadian Natural sees production boost<br>• OPEC sees slower demand growth<br>• Cineplex profit slips<p>The jobs market, unabridged<p>We were all agog last week when Statistics Canada reported that employment surged by 35,000 …

Buy the Canadian dollar, J.P. Morgan tells clients

What will it take for the loonie to make a comeback?<p>The Bank of Canada was the first central bank to turn in a more dovish direction this summer, and …

Business (Canada)

Ontario to ease regulations on financial startups

Ontario is opening up some of its regulations to give financial startups more opportunities to test new products and services in a bid by the province to boost the fast-growing financial technology sector.<p>Finance Minister Charles Sousa laid out his strategy for the so-called fintech sector before a …

Canada shouldn’t aspire to be the new Silicon Valley

<i>Scott Stirrett is founder and executive director of</i> Venture for Canada<i>, a not-for-profit organization that connects top Canadian university graduates to work at startups.</i><p>When you think of startups, Silicon Valley likely comes to mind. The birthplace of Apple, Google and thousands of other …

How To Live Longer: 5 Unusual Things That Boost Life Expectancy

During the epic journey toward the Fountain of Youth — the mythical pool of water that stops the aging process — men and women buy expensive skin …