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An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

Searching for greatness? 15 humans you need in your personal treasure chest

It doesn’t matter how many courses you take. Or how many books you read. Or how many blogs you follow. Nothing will push you to greatness more than …

Penguin Random House

Can't-miss BBQ events in Metro Vancouver this summer

If you check the weather forecast for the next few months, you’ll be happy to see ‘Raincouver’ is not coming back anytime soon.<p>But is it really …

Western Canada

Where Can I Find Free Real-Time Stock Charts for Day Traders?

The Best Free Real-Time Stock Charts for Day Traders<p>Sites That Offer Free Real-Time Intraday Stock Charts<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>A number of websites …

Trading

Best TV of 2018 so far

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season<p>Donald Glover’s surreal, sprawling account of life inside and outside the Atlanta rap scene continues to takes risks in its second season, attempting everything from a full-on horror movie in one episode to a relationship drama set at a German Fasnacht festival in the next. …

Books

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Self-improvement

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Electric Vehicles

'He Is Either Going to Give Me a Ring or Throw Me Off a Cliff,' a Mom Allegedly Said Before Fatal Hike

For nearly a decade, mystery has surrounded what happened to 23-year-old aspiring model Rhonda Casto, whose lifeless body was found at the bottom of …

Crime

4 things every child needs before breakfast

“The way you see [a child] is the way you treat them and the way you treat them is [who] they [will] become.” — adapted a quote from Goethe<p>Most …

Self-esteem

2019 Honda Super Cub

Tiny is in. Weeks after Honda announced it would revive the iconic Honda Monkey minibike, the company has unveiled the 2019 Super Cub, another …

Motorcycles

Our 10 Favorite Episodes of Anthony Bourdain’s TV Shows

Anthony Bourdain was a storyteller who used food and drink as a way to explore culture and examine people. To describe him as “the host of a food …

Vietnam

The 16 best TV shows of 2018 (so far)

What a (Half of a) Year

TV

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Cannabis

U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Hemp Measure

The U.S. Senate, without objection from any lawmaker of either party, adopted legislation on Tuesday recognizing “the growing economic potential of industrial hemp” as well as its ”historical relevance.”<p>The resolution, which was passed to commemorate ”Hemp History Week,” also decries the fact that …

Cannabis

No Research Required! These Are the 5 Highest Rated Vacuums on Amazon

In the market for a new vacuum? The hard part is picking the right one and making sure it has all the features for just the right price. Not to fuss — we did the hard work for you and looked to Amazon. The mega site is filled with helpful and unbiased customer reviews. We picked out some of the …

Vacuums

75 things to do in Vancouver this June

June has arrived and it’s packed with fun events around Vancouver. From Outdoor Yoga to Night Markets, Janelle Monae to Kevin Hart, here are 75 …

Western Canada

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

ASUS announces a motherboard just for crypto-mining

Mining hardware is weird stuff. Either it’s commodity hardware used – inefficiently – for complex computation or specifically designed, expensive boards that can be used to bring in Bitcoin and little else. Asus, a motherboard maker of some renown, is now helping bridge the gap.<p>The H370 Mining …

Computer Hardware

Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some …

Medical Research

Why South Surrey is the ideal Metro Vancouver neighbourhood for families

Let’s face it; buying a new home is a huge step for anyone, and it’s something that requires plenty of consideration, especially when it comes to the …

Real Estate

4 Ways to Add Lighting Under Your Cabinets for $35 or Less — Kitchen Design

Kitchen cabinets are just big boxes on your walls, which makes them great for storing dishes — and for casting harsh shadows on your counters. Think …

Home Automation

The cannabis-derived chemical is non-psychoactive, and – while federally illegal – has been hailed as a cure for disease<p>In early May, a federal court ruled that cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical produced by the cannabis plant, is federally illegal, in the same category as LSD and heroin, which the …

Cannabis

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Happiness

Simple Pleasures Your Kids Will Love Any Night Of The Week

We all know that setting up routines is an important part of parenting—establishing ground rules around behaviour, like when your child should go to …

Kids

5 exquisite hikes near Vancouver that you’ve never heard of

There are secret hikes, and then there are lesser-known ones.The former are often illegal, so we’ll focus on the latter. Hard-core hikers will likely …

Build your own Google Home-enabled smart mirror in about two hours

1<p>First, a final photo!<p>Just as the prophecy prophesied. Unfortunately, it's <b>really</b> hard to photograph this thing. It looks 1000X crisper in person.<p>2<p>And …

We Took Our Young Children on a Library World Tour—And It Was Marvellous

I’m not sure what my wife, Fiona, and I were thinking. But, like modern-day ‘grand tourists,’ we set out.<p>A crazy idea: traveling with two young …

Books