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Biology of Consciousness: Bridging the Mind-Body Gap?

The mind-body problem was first raised, rather circuitously, as a non-problem by Aristotle more than 2,000 years ago. He postulated that, "It is not necessary to ask whether soul and body are one, just as it is not necessary to ask whether the wax and its shape are one." Plato disagreed, as he …

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What Is Ello, And Why Are Facebook Users Flocking To It? (PHOTOS)

It's easy to think of Ello as the anti-Facebook.<p>After all, it's reaping the benefits of a so-called "exodus" from the social media giant.<p>Ello is a …

The truth about Lyme disease

Lyme disease can masquerade as MS, ALS, even dementia, and its numbers are growing. So why is Canada lagging behind in treating it?<p><b>In this piece from</b> …

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Many doctors treating heart disease tend to prescribe drugs known as statins like Lipitor, but some physicians in Canada are trying a new method: a …

The one lesson you should take away from the Heartbleed fiasco

The Globe and Mail's technology editor, Shane Dingman, gives you the 411 on the Heartbleed bug and offers up some advice on how you should handle your online accounts in light of this security flaw

Prominent tax lawyer charged in SNC scandal

The corporate scandal that has scarred SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has expanded beyond the company's Montreal headquarters with a set of criminal charges laid against a prominent tax lawyer as part of an undercover police operation.<p>Up until the beginning of this year, Constantine Kyres headed the tax …

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 …

14 Fast Food and Restaurant Employees Confess the One Item You Should Never Order

The following question was posed on Reddit:<p>"Fast food workers of Reddit, what should we NOT order at your restaurant? Why not?"<p>While it's important to know that none of these claims have been verified, we do recommend bookmarking this thread. Just in case. Tons of answers were submitted, we picked …

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Samsung announces Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and three Galaxy Tab Pro tablets

As predicted, Samsung has taken the wraps off four tablets today, each designed to add a smorgasbord of productivity using Android as its base. While …

Toronto-based Checkout 51 says their members 'saved more than $2,300,000 in 2013'

Some good news coming out of Toronto-based Checkout 51. The app aims to save Canadians money on their grocery bill and they’ve announced that its …