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What's the 'best' passport to hold? Citizenship in these 35 countries pays off most

Being a citizen of a particular country can come with big perks, from free healthcare to lower taxes to mandatory vacation time. (That's right.) But …

Magical Bucket List Moments You Must Experience in South America

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Once a giant prehistoric lake, this 11,000-square-kilometre desert is now the planet’s largest salt flat. Take a …

'We don't need the FCC': A Trump advisor's proposal to dissolve America's telecom watchdog

A top advisor to Donald Trump on tech policy matters proposed all but abolishing the nation's telecom regulator last month, foreshadowing possible moves by the president-elect to sharply reduce the Federal Communications Commission's role as a consumer protection watchdog.<p>In an Oct. 21 blog post, …

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Iceland’s Pirate Party aims for new gains on election day | The Star

“They’ll make chaos,” was the verdict of fishmonger Marselius Gundmundsson.<p>Another unpredictable factor is Vidreisn, or Revival, a new centre-right …

The “explosion-proof” Elephone S7 looks kind of… familiar

What has happened to smartphone design lately, honestly? The problem of everyone copying everyone else has gotten so bad that now every phone looks basically the same. Is it a Huawei? Vivo? Samsung? Honor? OPPO? You know the design world has turned upside down when <i>Xiaomi</i> of all companies has the …

This nifty travel budget calculator is a digital nomad's wet dream

If you’re a digital nomad at heart and you often suffer from irrepressible episodes of wanderlust, you know how important it is to plan your budget in advance. But in case you’re too lazy to calculate your expenses, there’s now a website that will do it for you.<p>The Earth Awaits is a free tool that …

27 Things You Learn After Moving To Toronto

If you get lost in the PATH, you're going to die in the PATH.

New study finds that iPhones are actually more vulnerable than Android phones

The war between Apple and Android has always led to heated debate — sometimes leading even to bloodshed. People love to argue which is better, which has the best apps, and which is safer from viruses and malware.<p>Most people tend to think Apple's closed-off iOS ecosystem is safer, but a new study …

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Ontario government under fire for office art with explicit sex images

A deceptively innocent-looking artwork that actually includes graphic photographs of naked women having sex is raising eyebrows with Ontario's Progressive Conservatives, who say it should not be on display in a government office building.<p>Sacred Circle VI by French-Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux is …

Liberal win seen as a victory for Canada’s economic stability

Canada is headed for an economic course change under the Liberals, who ran on a promise of running deficits to kick-start growth and shifting more of the tax burden to the wealthy.<p>The election of a more interventionist government in Ottawa, coupled with the rejection of the Conservatives' mix of …

Corporate Tax Cuts Have Made Canada a Poorer Country

Even though we are neighbours, Canada does not follow the U.S. in spending astronomical amounts of funds to develop and purchase weapons and use them …

Recharge During The Commute: England's New Motorways Power Electric Cars In Motion

England may just be building the highways of the future.<p>This month, the Brits announced a pilot for electric motorways. Yes, that’s correct. You can charge your electric vehicle while driving, minimizing stop times at charging stations and making it easier to do a road trip in a Tesla.<p>The UK is not …

Google Play ready to accept apps using Android 6.0 Marshmallow’s API 23

It has been a great day for Android enthusiasts, as Google revealed the new name for their new mobile OS software – Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Search Giant also had good news for developers! The company released the new Android 6.0 SDK, so app makers can get working on polishing those …

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Toronto ranked most liveable city in the world

Earlier this year, The Economist ranked Toronto as the world's best city to live in. Now, the architecture and design trade publication Metropolis …

Android vs. iOS: Mobile OS wars are basically over, suggests new study of smartphone switchers

Just over eight years after the smartphone revolution kicked off with the iPhone introduction, the war for which operating system you’ll use seems to …

Big Tech's big problem – its role in rising inequality

More profits need to be redirected away from shareholders and reinvested in plant, process and people if technology is not to exacerbate inequality<p>Look around and it seems pretty obvious that technology has made daily life easier.<p>We can watch almost any film or listen to any song at the press of a …

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How to Make a DIY Air Conditioner for Under $20

<i>By: Jeremy Glass</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Supercompressor</i><p>Summer is here and the sun's golden rays are finally smacking us upside the head and roasting us crisp faster than you can say "heat stroke."<p>With winter <i>at least</i> six months away (unless you're reading this late, sorry) there has to be <i>some</i> way to …

Coming to Your Senses: How to Stop Your Negative Thinking

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains the present moment is a portal to eliminate our negative thinking. He says as soon as you realize you are entering a non-harmonious state of mind, such as: worry, anxiety, anger, or unhappiness in any form, you’ve lost track of the present moment-- you believe …

Is it the right time to sell your house? Look at the historical data

<i>Robert Champion is vice-president of client services for Toronto-based Sprung Investment Management.</i><p>A recent Globe and Mail series explored the risks associated with rising household debt in Canada. One risk associated with our addiction to cheap money is its effect on home prices.<p>Low interest …

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

Raspberry Pi Home Theater Streams Netflix, Amazon And Your Movie Collection (video)

Anyone who enjoys building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC might be interested in a project that has been published by DIY Tryin.<p>The …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make a Raspberry Pi Arcade With No Programming

Introduction: How to Make a Raspberry Pi Arcade With No Programming<p>Setting up a Raspberry Pi arcade is actually really easy, thanks to a Linux …

Exploiting the Superfish certificate

As discussed in my previous blogpost, it took about 3 hours to reverse engineer the Lenovo/Superfish certificate and crack the password. In this blog …

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For drivers with bad credit, new cars come with a kill switch

Driving a car off a lot usually comes with a sense of exhilaration or freedom, but that thrill is short-lived when you've got a debt collector riding shotgun wherever you go. That's basically the case for a whole host of Americans with bad credit -- in use since the 90s, the <i>New York Times</i> reports …

FBI says it has identified Islamic State jihadi in beheading videos

The FBI believes it has identified the British-accented masked jihadi who appears in the videos showing the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker.<p>James Comey, the director of the FBI, told reporters at an informal briefing on Thursday that the agency is confident of the …

Major terrorist attack is ‘inevitable’ as Isis fighters return, say EU officials

A major Islamist terror attack in Europe is almost inevitable as European members of Islamic State (Isis) return from Syria and Iraq, according to senior EU officials familiar with the diplomatic, intelligence, and security planning taking place to try to counter the threat.<p>They said the EU’s …

Anjem Choudary among nine arrested in London anti-terrorism raid

Police arrested Anjem Choudary, one of the most high-profile Islamists in Britain, and raided 19 premises including one containing a sweet shop as they investigated the alleged encouragement of terrorism.<p>The 47-year-old was one of nine men arrested by Scotland Yard’s counter-terrorism officers on …

Ayahuasca Will Make You Cry, Vomit, and Feel Amazing

Ayahuasca, yagé, the truth vine, the <em>madre</em>, or whatever you call it is not only the strongest drug I've ever tried but easily the most powerful experience I've ever had.<p>I spent Saturday night rolling on the floor of a loft apartment in the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood of Berlin. When I …

The Scottish Independence Campaign Lost Because It Didn't Win Over Glasgow's Poor

The Yes campaign banked on appeals to social justice and economic inequality would persuade Scots living in poverty to ditch their richer neighbors to the south, but things didn't go as planned.<p><i>A Yes Campaign car in Easterhouse, Glasgow. Photo by Richard Gaston</i><p>“Britain is for the rich, Scotland can …

Albuquerque Hosted a Dumb Police Shooting Contest

The same department responsible for killing 27 people in the past four years thought it was a good idea for officers to participate in the "National Police Shooting Competition."<p>In Albuquerque, New Mexico, the cops like to shoot people. Since 2010, the police here have killed 27, many of them …

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