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A haunting video, following a young British girl whose life descends into disarray when conflict breaks out in London, is capturing attention worldwide this week. The video, by Save the Children UK, was released in the lead-up to the third anniversary of the Syrian civil war with the message: "just because it isn't happening here, doesn't mean it isn't happening." Watch the video: http://cbc.sh/G7ewIuC What are your thoughts on this approach? Do you find it more effective? Why or why not? (Photo: YouTube)

Can you really afford that mortgage? Know your Real Life Ratio

Someone ought to explain the facts of life to the nation's bankers.<p>They're handing out mortgages to people without any apparent understanding that today's home-buying couple is tomorrow's family of three or four. A lot happens to one's ability to afford mortgage payments when kids come along, but …

Malware threats making anti-virus software 'totally useless'

Some computer consultants say the global malware threat has gotten so bad that conventional security measures, such as anti-virus software, are no …

7 Hard-Core Oblique Moves

For better posture, lower-back support, and to avoid back pain, it's important to strengthen and tone your obliques (side abdominal muscles). We've …

A Waist-Defining Workout for Athletic Body Types

I've talked about great workouts if you've got a pear-shaped or curvy body. Now it’s time to discuss a more rectangular shape--the athletic body …

The Waist-Slimming, Lower Ab Workout

Side Plank-Up<p>Targets: Rectus and transversus abdominis, obliques, and inner thighs<p>Lie on left side on floor with legs stacked and a rolled-up towel …

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UberExercise — The 4-Way Stability Ball Abdominal Grindfest

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The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we've got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn …

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9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

Juice Your Way … to Workout Energy!

I know you’re supposed to like the gym because it makes you feel good. But between you and me, when I’m in a spinning class dying and there’s still <i>45</i> …

How to Do the Perfect Plank

Planking, (no, not that bizarre Internet craze) is a simple but effective total-body exercise. Holding the body (light as a feather) stiff as a board …

Black Friday Sale: Universal Lens Kit Bundle for Smartphones is 65% Off [Deals]

If you’re looking to expand your iPhone photography and have some fun, you might want to check out the Universal Lens Kit Bundle in our <i>Deals Store</i>, …

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Google Play Gift Cards now available in Canada

Google has finally made Google Play Gift Cards available in Canada today! The denominations come in $15, $20 and $50 and can be purchased from these …