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Snapchat Unveils $130 Video-Recording Sunglasses Called ‘Spectacles’

On Friday, Snapchat announced its first hardware product called “Spectacles,” which are $130 sunglasses that are equipped with an embedded …

Canadian politician denies Holocaust in online video

Monika Schaefer, a former candidate parliamentary candidate on behalf of Canada's Green Party, is under fire for producing a video denying that the …

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The Trafficked: Sexual exploitation is costing Canadian women their lives

PART ONE: A piece of property<p>Natalie just wanted to belong. Her home life was troubled – parents who drank too much, an abusive boyfriend and a sense she didn’t fit in. So, although just 14, she moved in with members of a street gang.<p>They were her family, her protectors, at least in the beginning. …

How Rolling Stone’s poorly reported rape story may do more harm than good

"Never let the truth get in the way of a good story," goes the old newsroom joke. It's been on my mind this week as I watched the unravelling of Rolling Stone magazine's University of Virginia fraternity rape story. The original 9,000-word article, published last month, recounts a violent, …

U.N. urges Canada to probe mining abuses, murders of native women

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations watchdog urged Canada on Thursday to investigate alleged human rights abuses by its mining companies abroad and launch an inquiry into the high number of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.<p>The U.N. Human Rights Committee examined Canada's record in …

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22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin | The Art of Manliness

Altoids have been freshening bad breath since the turn of the 19th century. But while they are touted as “Curiously Strong Mints,” perhaps the real …

Deep-Fried, Sous Vide, 36-Hour, All-Belly Porchetta Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Herbs and aromatics can be substituted or altered according to taste. I find it easiest to work with a whole belly at a time and if a smaller roast is desired, to split it in half and freeze half while still raw. Wrapped tightly in foil and plastic wrap, it should last for several months in …

Cosmo Magazine 1902: What Men Like in Other Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in a 1902 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine (which started out as a quality family magazine before</i> …

Smoking Meat Week: Smoking 101

How to Smoke Baby Back Ribs | The Art of Manliness

How to Smoke Pulled Pork | The Art of Manliness

Boot Up: Upcoming returns, Evernote partners, and scammers scam

A quick burst of 6 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>The Return of Upcoming.org by Andy Baio -- Kickstarter<p>Upcoming was a collaborative event calendar focused on interesting arts and tech events around the world. Entirely curated by the community, Upcoming surfaced weird …

Year of the brain: Our most popular science stories of 2013

How poverty influences a child's brain development<p>Only 3 to 4 per cent of Canadian children are born with inherited differences that will limit their physical, emotional or intellectual growth, yet an average of 25 to 30 per cent exhibit some level of developmental vulnerability that could include …

The Five Best Cups of Coffee Right Now | Taste | Food & Drink | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area

When we talk about coffee, "best" is a problematic word. What one person considers ideal could be another person's nightmare. Add to that the fact …

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Ontario’s power policies an example of what not to do

The political firestorm raging in Ontario about the cost of cancelling two natural-gas-fired power plants reminds me of a conversation I had with then-premier Dalton McGuinty in 2005. At the time, I was head of Encana Corp. and we were co-chairing a Public Policy Forum event. As we chatted …

'Poop' blast 'falling out of the sky' hits Mississauga houses near Pearson airport

Living near Pearson Airport has proven to be a smelly situation for two Mississauga families.<p>In one week, a brown substance that smells like poop has …

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