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The Queen Owns 200 Purses From This Brand

And wait 'til you see how much just one costs.<p>Most folks have a go-to bag that's both perfect for everyday activities and looks great with just about any outfit, but one royal takes her love for this handy accessory to another level. Queen Elizabeth II not only has a favorite purse, she's got …

WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging app, just turned on encryption for all its data

Everything on WhatsApp is now encrypted, end-to-end, for all operating systems. That means engineers at the Facebook-owned chat app wouldn’t be able to read messages or watch video calls sent by its users even if ordered to do so by a court.<p>“WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption ensures only you and the …

Privacy

Panasonic has a new line of solar powered products designed for those in need

The discrepancy between first and third-world energy supplies is incredible. Nearly 20% of the world’s population lives without access to common amenities that many of us take for granted. Panasonic has set out with a new line of solar storage products, under its eneloop collection, that aims to …

Clean Energy

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'may have tumour'

<b>Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been admitted to hospital with a tentative diagnosis of a tumour after suffering months of abdominal pain.</b><p>Mr Ford told doctors at Humber River Hospital the pain had persisted for at least three months and had worsened in the past 24 hours, the hospital said.<p>The embattled …

Saudi Arabia Seriously Considering Allowing Women to Use Forks

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Kathleen Wynne condemns Brampton anti-immigration flyers | The Star

Ontario's premier is lashing out at what she calls a "hateful flyer" being distributed in Brampton"hateful flyer" being distributed in …

Anti-immigration flyers single out Sikh community in Brampton | The Star

In Brampton, set to launch Sikh Heritage Month on Friday, residents a stone’s throw from city hall were shocked this week to find on their doorsteps …

‘Racist’ Brampton flyer broke no laws, police say | The Star

An anti-immigration flyer that sparked outrage for singling out the Sikh community when it was distributed in Brampton last month is “racist and …

This Futuristic Military Space Plane Could Deliver Troops And Supplies Around The World At Warp Speed

The XS-1 is one of three planes in a competition between two other companies hoping to secure a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Products Agency (DARPA), according to the Wall Street Journal. Boeing and Masten Space Systems are the other two companies, which won Phase I initial design …

What It Really Feels Like To Be A Childfree Woman

A lot has been written lately about the growing trend of childfree households. I have read article after article about how an increasing number of women and couples are choosing this lifestyle. The articles also detail the implications of this choice on society and the research conducted around the …

Housewares battle pushes Bowring, Bombay into bankruptcy protection

A trio of housewares chains owned by a prominent Canadian retailing family has gone into bankruptcy protection, adding to a growing array of domestic stores that are faltering in the face of pressures from foreign powerhouses and online players.<p>Bombay & Co. Inc., Bowring & Co. Inc. and Benix & Co. …

Raghuram Rajan Explains His 'Global Crash' Warning

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday said his warning about a global markets "crash" last week was not aimed to "preempt" another …

Facebook Messenger Is Getting Slammed By Tons Of Negative Reviews Right Now

In just a few days since the big split, Facebook Messenger has soared to the No. 1 spot in the iOS App Store — but it also has an overwhelming number of one-star ratings. Nearly 94% of those who rated the app gave it just one star. The Google Play store works a bit differently, as Mashable's …

Apps

This Politician Has 4-Kilo Gold Shirt. Cost? Over a Crore.

Pankaj Parakh, a Nashik-based businessman and politician, wears a gold shirt<p><b>Yeola, Maharashtra:</b> For a school dropout, Pankaj Parakh is doing a little …

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Kentucky State president to share his salary with school’s lowest-paid workers

By Lillian Cunningham<p>, Reporter<p>Raymond Burse hasn't held a minimum-wage job since his high school and college years, when he worked side jobs on golf courses and paving crews. Yet this summer, the interim president at Kentucky State University made a large gesture to his school's lowest-paid …

Peacemaking through film and pastrami: Caplansky's signs on to sponsor Toronto Palestine Film Festival | The Star

As public opinion on the war in Gaza becomes increasingly polarized, Zane Caplansky, the owner of Toronto’s consummate Jewish deli, is trying to …

A 23-Year-Old Left Her Contacts In For 6 Months And It Blinded Her In The Worst Way Possible

Taiwanese student Lian Kao, 23, left her contacts in for six months. That was enough time for an Amoeba to literally devour her eyeball, blinding her.<p>It's a grotesque story, to be sure, but it has plenty of lessons in it for the 71 million of us in the world who wear contact lenses.<p>The specific bug …

Small Spaces

We’re in the third biggest stock bubble in U.S. history

Here’s a quick question for you. What do the following years have in common:<p>1853, 1906, 1929, 1969, 1999<p>Pass the question around your office. Call …

Stock Markets

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

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LinkedIn's billionaire founder explains how to keep your best employees from quitting

The trust between employers and employees is broken, and it's causing companies to lose their most valuable people at dangerous rates, LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman says.<p>In the book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris …

The Workplace

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Engineering

Putin signs Argentina nuclear deals on Latin America tour

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a series of agreements on nuclear energy in Argentina.</b><p>It came during his tour of Latin America aimed at increasing Russian influence in the region.<p>The nuclear agreements will see the Russian atomic energy corporation Rosatom get involved in the …

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I left everything for my new faith

GOING deeper into our spiritual state during prayers (salah) requires that we have a presence of heart and are mindful of the words being said during …

China bans Ramadan fast in Muslim northwest

LUCKNOW, India: Officials say at least 30 people have been killed when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern …

This Coffee Shop Has No Employees Because It Runs Entirely On The Honor System

If you're in Valley City, North Dakota, looking for coffee or Wi-Fi and you happen upon The Vault, you will immediately notice something unusual: There are no employees at the shop.<p>That is because The Vault is a self-serve cafe, run entirely on the honor system, KVRR reported.<p>Patrons prepare their …