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Investing and protesting: Why PETA bought shares of Canada Goose

Animal welfare group will use investment to make a proposal at shareholder meeting<p>It seems contradictory, to say the least.<p>On the one hand, …

'It's just lip service': Former TD worker skeptical of bank's ability to reform

'Some of the staff may try pressure tactics just to make their numbers'<p>A former TD Bank employee has little faith the company will succeed in fixing …

York police recover Jeep they believe is connected to shooting of 28-year-old woman

Mila Barberi, 28, was gunned down near Weston Road and Highway 7 on Tuesday afternoon<p>York Regional Police have recovered the vehicle they believe is …

Interim Tory Leader Rona Ambrose calls for Senator Don Meredith to resign

Teen spoke up in the face of 'status and power,' Ambrose says<p>The interim leader of the Conservative Party didn't mince words about Senator Don …

'Sometimes I want suicide': Gut-wrenching sentencing hearing for drunk driver who killed 11-year-old

Karl Schwartz pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death in November<p>A powerful message about the destructive and sweeping effects of drinking …

Your Phone as a Wallet: Setting the Stage for Digital Payments

Picture this: you approach a cash register about to make a payment and realize you left your wallet at home. With only your keys and smartphone in …

Record 202,000 Canadians cut the cord last year and ditched television service

Still, one industry analyst says Canada's incumbents are holding their ground against new ways to watch video<p>Canada's major publicly-traded TV …

Madison Residence Modern Home in Missouri by KEM STUDIO on Dwell

The goal of this project was to break conventional notions of what we “need” in a house and design for the clients specific lifestyle. KEM STUDIO went through a comprehensive research process to define the parameters of the project, analyze the clients lifestyle and develop a clear idea for the …

Sustainability

CUBE House In The Woods by Yakusha Design Studio

Yakusha Design Studio designed this 240 square meter house in the form of a cube surrounded by trees. The residence is located in Bucha near Kiev, …

Skewed Stolp

How do you enlarge a farmhouse that has low eaves on three sides and one high side with barn doors? Typical North-Holland farmhouses, the ‘Stolp’, have a clear, strong shape. A modern extension easily demystifies this characteristic.

Farmhouses

How to Eliminate Junk Mail (& Email) Once and For All

Does it feel like junk mail is taking over your life? Between random credit card offers and ads piling up in your mailbox and a seemingly …

Productivity

An ancient memorization strategy might cause lasting changes to the brain

Using the memory techniques of the pros alters patterns in brain activity, new research says<p>Weird as it might sound, there are competitive rememberers out there who can memorize a deck of cards in seconds or dozens of words in minutes. So, naturally, someone decided to study them. It turns out that …

The Brain

Get inspired: White Kitchens – Part 1

Going for white kitchen cabinets adds a sense of organization and serenity to one of the most used areas of the home: the kitchen. The color white …

The Bayfield by Webb & Brown-Neaves

August 6, 2014<p>The Bayfield by Webb & Brown-Neaves<p>Contemporary two-storey private <b>residence</b> designed by Webb & Brown-Neaves located in Perth, Australia.<p>…

Summer Residence By NG Studio

Milan, Italy-based interior design studio NG Studio designed this luxurious apartment located in Monaco.<p>Read More …

Where are the Rogue One deleted scenes?

In an interview with Fandango yesterday, <i>Rogue One</i> director Gareth Edwards addressed why there would be no deleted scenes from the <i>Star Wars</i> spinoff included on the upcoming home video release: because the bits and pieces of footage simply didn’t constitute enough of a worthwhile scene to …

Barefoot Luxury In Ibiza: Roca Llisa by SAOTA

South Africa-based architectural firm SAOTA and interior design studio ARRCC designed Roca Llisa, a contemporary residence that combines barefoot …

A woman sleeping on an airplane was burned by her exploding headphones

Overheating batteries believed to be the problem again<p>A passenger on a February 19th flight from Beijing, China to Melbourne, Australia was burned when her headphones caught fire. The incident was detailed in a report released today by the Australian government’s Transport Safety Bureau, which …

I call this 'oops' by @justinmacala

A contemporary update and extension for a 1930s home in Phoenix, Arizona

Chen + Suchart Studio designed the renovation of this home in a 1930’s era neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona, and added a rear extension that created …

Bathroom Design Idea - Black Shower Frames

A black shower frame is a sleek way to define the shower area and contrast the other materials used throughout your space. Here are 8 inspirational …

8 TV Wall Design Ideas For Your Living Room

These days TVs are often found on walls, but when it comes to deciding how you want to create the perfect TV wall, it can be challenging to pick the …

A Computer for Everything: One Year of iPad Pro

After years spent adapting what I learned from the Mac to bring it to iOS, what I found on the other side was a more focused, efficient way of working and communicating with people. The iPad Pro accelerated my move to an iOS-only setup; today, I genuinely don't know how to perform certain tasks on …

Canadian sisters accused of blackmailing Nigerian businessman apologize for their website in video

2 Toronto women say they are 'very sorry' for content of now-defunct website<p>Two Canadian sisters who have reportedly been detained in Nigeria after …

Son caught Edmonton mother fatally stabbing her daughter, police sources say

Christine Longridge has court appearance Jan. 10 on second-degree murder charge<p>Christine Longridge's son, Michael, caught her in the act of fatally …

Edmonton mother accused of killing daughter had mental illness, friends and family say

‘Her mother’s illness was something that she understood and accepted’<p>​Christine Longridge, accused of killing her 21-year-old daughter, Rachael, …

Rogue One director explains why one of the best trailer moments wasn’t in the movie

It wasn’t exactly intentional<p>Director Gareth Edwards has finally revealed why one of the most memorable shots from the first <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> trailer wasn’t in the final cut.<p>Edwards spoke about <i>Rogue One</i> at a screening of the film for the Directors Guild of America and admitted the shot …