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Our Absolute Favorite Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

Chances are you already have your holiday music blaring while you drive to work, a peppermint mocha permanently in your hand, and strings of …

Decorations

Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

Books

Glow-in-the-dark Ice Cream and the Future of Sweets

I discovered this bioluminescent edible a few months ago and have been waiting for the perfect time to share. With everyone looking into the bright new year for trends and exciting things to try, I introduce your biggest craving of 2014 -- glow in the dark ice cream. You heard right this ice cream …

Ice Cream

The controversial case of GMO apples that won't turn brown

Sliced apples that never cease looking fresh: that's the promise from a Canadian company behind new apples that have been genetically engineered to retain their alluring color even after being cut open. But the apples, currently being evaluated for approval by the US Department of Agriculture, …

Food-Borne Illness Prevention: Don't Lick Spoon When Prepping Cookie Dough

TORONTO - As the delicious scent of baking cookies wafts through the kitchen, it may be tempting to lick any remaining dough off the mixing spoon …

Middle East

A Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan is breathing new hope into a decades-old murder case involving a group known as the West Memphis Three who became a cause célèbre. http://cbc.sh/eX2MP6l Do you think this trio is guilty or innocent?

Prince Harry's voice mail was 'hacked,' eds paid £4K for photo of Prince William in bikini: prosecutors

LONDON — A prosecutor gave jurors juicy details of tabloid misbehaviour at Britain’s phone hacking trial on Friday, describing how reporters targeted …

Got Food Security? Look to the World's Growing Social Movements

For the first time in recorded history the next generation is expected to die younger than their parents due to malnutrition and diet-related disease. This is because some will not get enough food to eat. Others will have no choice but to eat cheap, processed food. Both are victims of a global food …

Agriculture

Hate organized tours? Ireland has the answer

Ireland is what my mother told me nice girls should never be … a tease.<p>I learned this lesson the hard way, by driving the appropriately named Wild Atlantic Way – 2,400 kilometres of coastal roads, stretching from Donegal in the north to Cork in the south, that lead to fishing villages only gently …

Ireland

Saudi Arabia rejects security council seat, castigates United Nations over 'inability to perform its duties'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates —Saudi Arabia took the highly unusual step on Friday of rejecting a rotating seat on the Security Council and castigated …

Rick Mercer Suggests Harper Harms Democracy With Prorogation, But Blame Is On Us (VIDEO)

Rick Mercer is back to work — and wondering why so many politicians, seemingly, are not.<p>The CBC comedian questioned the state of democracy in North …

Quebec values charter: two notable quotations

This week, I wrote about the Quebec values charter. You can read it here. The piece focuses on the schism between Montreal and the rest of Quebec, …

The death toll in the Nairobi mall attack has risen to at least 59 -- including 2 Canadians -- with another 175 injured. Rebels armed with grenades and assault rifles stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in the Kenyan capital on Saturday, and it is believed 10 to 15 militants remain in the building with 40 hostages. Follow the latest developments here: http://ow.ly/p654A

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …