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Which Canadians care the most for their four-legged friends?

<i>Each week, we seek out expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>When Amy Nichols visited Vancouver three years ago, inspiration struck her. The founder and chief executive officer of Dogtopia, a dog daycare and spa business based in Virginia, noticed how devoted …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

This Is the Hardest Golf Shot in the World

(Photos: Legend Golf & Safari Resort)<p>Mark Twain called golf “a good walk spoiled.” That critique doesn’t apply to the Nineteenth Hole at the Legend …

Rocking Chair with iPad Stand

Just like Mommy is attached to her iPhone, baby needs her iPad. With the CTA Digital iRocking Play Seat your kid is comfortable and secure and able …

Mobster with ties to the Mafia in spotlight at Quebec corruption inquiry

On his first day at the penitentiary, in 1994, Raynald Desjardins made a point of shaking the hand of the warden in front of other inmates, assuring him that "all would go well."<p>Mr. Desjardins, who was serving a 15-year sentence for cocaine trafficking, then proceeded to act as if he ran the place, …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

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Photos: Jon Olsson's ski-ready supercars

View the photos of Jon Olsson's slope tested supercars, including a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, and of course a couple of Lamborginis.<p>Ultimate ski vehicles.

11 Bizarre and Dangerous Items Sold by Sears in 1902

The 1902 edition of the Sears, Roebuck catalogue offers items of particular interest and questionable health benefits—everything from the latest …

9 Unusual Things That Astronauts Brought to Space

When you're traveling to space, everything that goes with you—from personal effects to historical items—has to be small and lightweight. Over the …

Lindsey Vonn Pulls Out of Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn did everything she possibly could to pull off a miracle.<p>But nearly three weeks after her right knee gave out during a downhill race in …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

A Pill Could Help You Acquire Perfect Pitch

Sounds too good to be true, but new research suggests a mood stabilizer could help restore plasticity to the brain for learning.<p>Only 1 in 10,000 people have absolute or "perfect" pitch, the ability to hear a tone and tell what note it is. This unusual ability is acquired early in life, typically …

Enterprise customer billed $47k for Mustang stolen from rental lot

A weekend rental of a Ford Mustang GT Convertible sounds like a nice, relaxing way to burn some gas, but one Nova Scotia woman's two-day rental is turning into a months-long headache. In early October, Kristen Cockerill picked up the Mustang from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and she returned it the …

Hennessey took this Chevy SS to 163 mph

Somewhere in Texas, a toll road is being punished again.<p>The Grand Parkway toll road outside Houston, Texas, has lived a hard life over the past month. This is mostly thanks to the crew at Hennessey Performance, and the decision to use that particular stretch of road to top out some of their tuned …