Karen Harbick

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Here’s what your body would say if it could talk

James Hamblin was a radiologist at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, but he found the job isolating, exhausting and ultimately unfulfilling. So he studied improv comedy at night, and became a health editor at the Atlantic in 2012. He mixes humor and anecdotes with serious …

Immune System

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Mindfulness

How Yoga Turns Your Bad Thoughts into Good Thoughts

You learned in grade school science class that energy can appear in either the potential or kinetic form. The electricity in the wiring of your home …

This is the Samsung Galaxy S8, coming April 21st

Preorders begin March 30th, three weeks before the release date<p>The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the nicest phone I’ve ever held. It’s a beautiful combination of glass, metal, and an absolutely massive screen in a body that’s much smaller than you might expect.<p>And that might not be enough to make it stand …

Phones

The Week in Review: Big Names Say Farewell

A comedic force and a movie star were among those we lost this week.For almost four decades, Robin Williams challenged his audiences and brought them …

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Upgrading From Foam Earplugs to EarPeace

Among the chaos of logistics and pre-gaming when headed to a live show, hearing protection is often low on the list of priorities—and is only remembered when you leave with your ears ringing and buzzing. Merging convenience, comfort and sound quality is Venice Beach-based EarPeace, founded by music …

Music Production

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

Bedroom Corner Decorating Ideas, Photos, Tips

So what is the biggest challenge that many of us face when it comes to decorating our homes? Undoubtedly <i>‘space’</i> is the answer that tops the list …

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Staging Your Home For Resale

Though it may not be realistic, every homebuyer dreams of purchasing a property that looks like it belongs in the pages of <i>Better Homes and Gardens</i>. …

Designer’s Niece In Yuppie Air Rage

Jennifer Lauren, the 41-year-old niece of Ralph, was spared jail time but slapped with a steep fine after a drunken tirade on a diverted Delta flight.<p>…

Is video game addiction real? Some experts say yes, and offer ways to fight back against technology’s grip http://natpo.st/1c83OF7

From 'toque' to 'mickey,' ten Canadianisms that will leave other English speakers utterly confused http://ow.ly/s55Il

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Editors' Picks: Top Looks from Europe Fall 2013 Fashion Week

After New York Fashion Week ends, the designer showcases extend several weeks afterward with London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks continuing to display the most groundbreaking new looks on the catwalk. Our team of editors have selected our favorite<p>After New York Fashion Week ends, the designer …

Brian Hutchinson: It's time for B.C.'s Christy Clark to start making sense, take a stance and actually govern http://ow.ly/s597w

20s

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Meet modernist design, Vancouver’s new housing trend

When Maria Grigoriadis's new house started going up, her neighbours were intrigued. People driving by slowed down, stopped, got out of the car to ask about it.<p>It didn't look like anything else on her block of east Vancouver, which is a jumble of century-old houses, post-war bungalows, and various …

Architecture