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Home of the Week: A Toronto home that wraps around its residents

<b>The listing:</b> 87 Ash Cres., Toronto<p><b>Asking Price:</b> $1,399,900<p><b>Taxes:</b> Not yet assessed<p><b>Lot Size:</b> 25 feet by 125 feet<p><b>Agent:</b> Adam Brind (Core Assets Real Estate Brokerage)<p>The back story<p>Architect Jeff Geldart of RAW Design and designer David Grant-Rubash of Phaedrus Studio stood in front of an unassuming …

Learn About Open Floor Plans Via These 6 Iconic Residences

Le Corbusier's "Five Points of Architecture" functioned in the twentieth century as the go-to guide for architectural production; it is also a …

What happens if you exercise every day for a month? These photos reveal what a 30-minute workout can do

Summer time is shape-up time, but what if you feel you've left it too late to get results in time for your holiday? I have to admit, that’s been my …

Exercise

Every Angle Chest Workout

A well-developed chest is the immediate focal point of the entire upper body. Thick pecs symbolize upper-body strength and power. In addition, …

This Trainer Shows How to Get a Full-Body Workout in at the Gym With Just 4 Exercises

This one's a sweaty one, guys. If you're looking to change up your gym routine, we've found the perfect one for you, courtesy of fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams. Stef Fit shared a full-body workout on Instagram featuring dumbbells, an exercise ball, and a bench, and we're sore just …

Selling Your Business Won't Fund Your Retirement. This Overlooked Strategy Will

Strategic retirement planning for entrepreneurs involves this little-known technique.<p>A fellow entrepreneur once told me that owning a business was like having a job you can sell. It's a wonderful thought, but I don't know that it's accurate, and it's definitely not the best way to plan for …

Importance Of Brand Registration For Your Business

Trademarks are something that often seems unnecessary and is therefore neglected. Most people don’t realize that by giving their business a …

What Are The Most Profitable Small Businesses?

The Most Profitable Small Businesses<p>10 Small Businesses with the Highest Profit Margins<p>Updated July 13, 2018<p>While it is common knowledge that most …

Small Business

We're not prepared for the genetic revolution that's coming

When humans’ genetic information (known as the genome) was mapped 15 years ago, it promised to change the world. Optimists anticipated an era in …

How To Determine How Many LED Lumens You’ll Need To Properly Light Your Space

What is enough light? The question is difficult enough but when faced with having to calculate how much LED lighting you need to create a well-lit …

Dining Rooms

Micro-Architecture: 40 Big Ideas for Small Cabins

In spite of their apparent simplicity, small cabins have always been a welcome design challenge in which scale, materiality and habitability must be …

I am fascinated with self-development. I see it as an art in itself, and one that takes a lifetime of practice to master.<p>That said, here are 10 …

To get real stuff done, focus on the 20% of your work that leads to 80% of your results

To get better results, do less but do it better.<p>Many of us work in an endless stream of tasks, emails, notifications, meetings, multitasking in the …

How long does it really take to get visible abs? This Instagram post reveals the truth

Australian influencer, certified trainer and nutritionist Cassandra Olholm, 27, recently posted side-by-side photos that show how long it can take to sculpt abs of steel: five years. Although her transformation clearly didn't happen overnight, her post received more than 12,500 likes — more than …

Exercise

How to Get Rid of a Lower-Abdominal Pooch for Good

No magic pill or diet will erase belly fat; to eliminate your lower-abdominal pouch, you must make lifestyle changes. You must change your diet and …

“Find your passion” is bad advice, say Yale and Stanford psychologists

Your passion isn’t out there, waiting to be discovered. It’s not a mysterious force that will—when found—remove all obstacles from your path. In fact, psychologists argue in a new study that the pithy mantra “find your passion” may be a dangerous distraction.<p>In a study (pdf) by researchers from …

Psychology

There are two ways to read, but one is useless

Reading is telepathy, and a book is the most powerful technology invented.<p>Homer, Shakespeare, Voltaire, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Woolf, Hemingway—these are names without a living body. We can’t talk to them, nor touch them, but their thoughts are immortalized through the written word.<p>Aristotle’s logic, …

9 Habits Of Successful People We Can All Learn From

It often seems like some people have all the luck when it comes to reaching their goals and finding success in life. These are the folks we admire …

How to design a lucky life for yourself

In 1993, Joan Ginther won a $5.4 million Texas Lotto jackpot. And this was just the start.<p>More than a decade later, Ginther walked home with another …

How to Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

It took countless long nights, gallons of elbow grease, and a metric ton of hope, but you did it: You launched your own business. But whether you’re …

How to Discover Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Small businesses often think they don't have to worry about cybersecurity, but these companies are usually the easiest targets for cyber criminals. …

Tears ‘R’ Us: The World’s Biggest Toy Store Didn’t Have to Die

The early tale of Toys “R” Us brims with ambition, energy, and no small amount of ruthlessness, as creation stories often do. Charles Lazarus had …

How WeWork became the most hyped startup in the world

On a Thursday morning in March, a group of young professionals file through the security gates of a co-working space in Moorgate, tapping their …

WeWork

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

Psychology

This Is How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Appearance

It goes from mostly bad to much worse. We're talking premature aging, puffy eyes, and being grouchy. Go to bed now!<p>It takes one cruddy night of sleep for someone to remark on how terrible you look. Like, <i>Gee, thanks</i>, as if you didn’t already feel like a shell of yourself, now you get a reminder that …

Skin Care

The Many Shades of Bad Physics

What happens when you see bad physics in the world? Does it make you angry? Does it make you laugh? Do you have to hold back a tidal wave of "well, …

The five best World Cup games to watch

There are 48 matches in the World Cup group stages in Russia this year. But if you don’t care about soccer or your country didn’t make the cut (sorry, Americans), then you’re probably not going to watch all of them.<p>The group stages run from the start of the World Cup on June 14 through to June 28. …

Hong Kong

‘I don’t look like most people’s idea of a Gypsy’

Damian Le Bas takes to the road to reconnect with his Traveller roots<p>It is Friday night. I’m 30 years old, alone on a fake-fur blanket in the back of a cold Transit van. Most of my generation are out there in pubs, or indoors by the telly, canoodling, arguing or cooking, or going across to the …

How to be more charming, according to science

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We'd hate charming people if we didn't love them so much.<p>I've covered how to be sexy and cool but charming, well, that's a whole 'nother beast. And what a beautiful beast it is. We're going to pull together the research from many, many… well, far …

Body Language

Can Any G-7 Leader Corral Trump?

Emmanuel Macron—The BFF<p>Macron seems to have supplanted the U.K. as the closest Western interlocutor to Washington yet he and Trump are a strange …