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Explainer video looks at the three most common arguments against legalizing weed

The attitude towards marijuana has changed a great deal since the days of Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign in the 1980s, which was an escalation …

The 7 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Interior Designers Always Notice

We try our best when it comes to decorating, but sometimes, no matter how much thought we give to a room, something still feels off. It's hard to put …

Shopping south of the border? Here's what you can bring back with you

Want to bring booze or some other purchase back from the United States? The rules are straightforward — but there may still be the occasional …

Real estate round up from CBC Vancouver's new podcast, SOLD!

A new CBC Vancouver original podcast called SOLD! delves into the debacle that is Metro Vancouver's real estate scene.<p>Hosted by CBC Radio One's …

17 Smart Jokes That'll Probably Hurt Your Brain A Little

Are you smart enough to understand them?<p>A blonde walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. She says she's going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer says the bank will need some kind of security for the loan, so the blonde hands …

How to Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a $35 computer that can do a lot of things, but few projects are as popular as turning it into a retro-gaming console; imagine …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

JavaScript Testing and Debugging Tools

Think twice, cut once.<p>A paradigm that has guided software engineers and developers over the years. Planning and thinking things out before beginning …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

How to manage your windows like a pro in macOS

Working with a lot of windows on macOS? Here are the tips and tricks you need to know to help keep your workspace neat, tidy, and within click's …

The Xcode cliff: is Apple teaching kids to code, or just about code?

Is Apple teaching kids to code, or just teaching them about code?<p>Swift Playgrounds is a wonderful introduction to programming. It introduces imperative logic, functions, methods, loops, and many of the marvelous APIs that are available to iOS developers.<p>But it’s called a “playground” for a reason: …

Exoskeleton for skiers gives your knees robotic boost

Skiing and snowboarding aren't gentle on your body, especially if you're taking on a challenging run or plan on a long day. Now, however, technology might ease your burden. Roam Robotics has unveiled an exoskeleton built expressly to reduce the burden on your knees. Sensors in the exoskeleton gauge …

Robotics

How badly designed electronic health records can put patients in danger

An analysis of safety hazards in Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic found medical errors linked to electronic health records<p>The clunky interfaces of electronic health records aren’t just a pain for clinicians to work with — they can also occasionally endanger patients, new research says.<p>A team of …

Chamberlain's MyQ Garage is a smart-home gateway drug - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Chamberlain MyQ Garage is one of the most affordable smart garage-door openers, and also one of the easiest to install.<p><b>The Bad</b> It works with a growing list of other smart home products, but notables like SmartThings and Revolv still don't have official support.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> …

Surgical resident judges the accuracy of medical scenes from film and TV

In this <i>Wired</i> video, Columbia University general surgery resident Annie Onishi watches ER and operating room scenes from some film and TV scenes, …

How to use an eierschalensollbruchstellenverursacher

For those who want to know how to use their eierschalensollbruchstellenverursacher properly, here is a tutorial that explains it in simple steps.<p>And …

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

10 Netflix Hidden Gems To Add To Your Watch List

I get paralysed by too many choices. Most nights when I flick on Netflix, if I am not already deep in a series, I just sit there flicking through the …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

E-mail plug-ins you didn't know you needed but really do.<p>There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new …

Productivity

Science Explains How to Hack Your Diet and Lose Weight

If you're looking to shed a few pounds the healthy way, this video from ASAP Science is full of scientifically proven suggestions that don't require …

Nutrition

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of …

Kids

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

This video shows what Super Mario looks like at 380,000 frames per second

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Headphones

Sam Sullivan: High house prices—foreign buyer fact or fiction?

A candidate for the B.C. Liberal leadership says that since the 1970s, it has been practically impossible to convert suburban areas to high density.

An introverted year of exercise with my DIY-Peloton cycle

A year ago I decided to piece together my own Peloton-compatible stationary spinning cycle, I still love it. I never have to go to a gym full of …

iOS Apps

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Artificial Intelligence

The First Seven Things You Should Make With a New Instant Pot

If, like me, you were one of the many home cooks to receive an Instant Pot for the holidays (or if you’ve been toying with the idea of getting one), …

Cooking

40 common tourist scams to look out for

Here's an infographic with 40 scams you should be aware of when you travel. Grifting creeps have tried pulling scams like this on me on various trips …

B.C. year in review 2017: housing in Vancouver, where a one-bedroom unit costs $2,090

A recovery and an awakening.<p>Two words to describe Vancouver’s housing market in 2017.<p><b>Coverage of Vancouver real estate on Globalnews.ca:</b><p>New real …