Stephanie Ramsey

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Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

14 Unusual Places That'll Make You Fall In Love With Canada (PHOTOS)

Oh Canada, we stand on guard for thee because our love runs deep.<p>From your fanatical devotion to Tim Hortons and hockey, to your supermodel good …

This Couple Blowing Bubbles In The Cold Is An Absolute Overload Of Canadian Cuteness (VIDEO)

While we never endorse stereotypes of <i>any kind</i>, there is simply no denying that there is something so wonderfully Canadian in the candid interactions …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

Six job etiquette tips leaders need to teach millennials

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at tgam.ca/leadershiplab</i><p>You may have …

CatchApp Helps Managers Track Teamwork

We’ve previously covered Hojoki’s efforts in the enterprise space, as it has gradually beefed out its newsfeed for cloud apps. Now, it’s looking to build on this groundwork with the launch of a brand new standalone app for iPhone.<p>CatchApp serves as a newsfeed for the workplace, offering users an …

Need cash and a career? Be a ‘micro entrepreneur’

Like many young people, Sara Aly found herself grappling with unemployment last spring after graduating with an advanced diploma in human resources from Sheridan College in Oakville, Ont.<p>"After you graduate it takes a while to find a job, and in the process – it happens to everybody – you get …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Incredible colorized historical photos

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945<p>Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937<p>Japanese Archers circa 1860<p>View from Capitol in Nashville, …

Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York – in pictures

When Brandon Stanton lost his job as a bond trader he took up photography. His pictures of strangers on the streets of New York became huge hits on Tumblr and Facebook – and now his book, Humans of New York (St Martin's Press), has debuted at No 1 on the New York Times bestseller list

Eminem Q&A Exclusive: The Making of ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’

Eminem was just a couple of days away from finishing his new album, <i>The Marshall Mathers LP 2</i> (due November 5th), when we spoke in his suburban …

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Toronto lingerie company re-imagines women’s underwear

<i>This is the latest entry in a series called Who Owns That. We've asked readers</i> on our LinkedIn group <i>to identify their favourite small businesses from across Canada, and we track down the owners so they can tell us their stories. Their answers are edited.</i><p><i>Introducing Joanna Griffiths, founder and CEO</i> …

Behind every great business is a strong network of family and friends

I've been blessed to have owned or worked with a variety of businesses, big and small. No matter how different a business is on the surface, all entrepreneurs can benefit greatly from the support from family and friends.<p>Unconditional support from family, especially spouses and children, is a …

Why U.S. peace with Iran will end the Middle East as we know it

The positive American response to Iranian overtures promoting an enhanced bilateral relationship reflects a determination by the Obama Administration to direct its global relationships away from the Middle East, where it has had little but grief, and toward East Asia, the Pacific and an …

Portia de Rossi Reveals Why She 'Just Didn't Want To Be A Lesbian'

Portia de Rossi, in a revealing new interview this week on "The Conversation With Amanda De Cadenet," opened up about her struggle to come to terms with her sexuality and her public coming out in 2005.<p>de Rossi was reportedly extremely nervous about coming out eight years ago, telling reporters that …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

These Jaw-Dropping Custom Prosthetic Limbs Redefine Fashion

Being born without a limb or even losing one through accident or injury, use to severely hamper your mobility. But with the rapid technological …

Tour One of Iceland's Incredible Geothermal Plants

The Svartsengi geothermal power plant produces 75 Mw of energy, provides thousands of homes with hot water, and created a hot lagoon that became a tourist attraction.<p>The Svartsengi geothermal power plant produces 75 Mw of energy, provides thousands of homes with hot water, and created a hot lagoon …

Pictures of the Week 11.1.2013

Murder, Mayhem, and Mishaps: Inside Weegee’s New York (PHOTOS)

Crime Scenes<p>The peripatetic freelance photographer Arthur Fellig (1899-1968), nicknamed Weegee for his seemingly paranormal ability to turn up at the …

The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …