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A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

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Grow Your Own: Regrow Fruits and Vegetables Again and Again

We buy lots of produce each year, but did you know that some of them can be regrown from the leftovers? Well, now you do! Learn how to regrow fruits …

Gardening

Thinking about raising your own backyard chickens in Toronto? Consider these tips

The henhouse door is opening on backyard chickens in four Toronto neighbourhoods after approval of a three-year pilot project to take them off the list of prohibited animals.<p>Of course, there are plenty of chickens illegally in the city already. The Globe sought out an underground urban farmer and …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Cook this: Pepperoncini lentil crunch salad will make you reconsider pickle juice

<i>Our cookbook of the week is The First Mess Cookbook: Vibrant Plant-Based Recipes to Eat Well Through the Seasons, by Southern Ontario-based writer</i> …

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Canada's top 35 cities to buy real estate in

The No.1 city boasts a booming economy and strong rental market<p>1 of 35<p>Previous<p>Next<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Reddit<p>Email<p>(almanino/Shutterstock)<p>35. Saguenay</b> …

Real Estate

Amplified Tiny House

Fayetteville, Arkansas<p>This sleek, modern L-shaped house consists of two separate structures joined by a deck. The main house (400 sq ft), which rests on a solid foundation, features the kitchen, living room, bathroom and loft bedroom. To make the small area feel more spacious, it was designed with …

Living Rooms

What is ‘wild’ yeast, and why is it all the rage in wine, beer and cider?

A single grapevine teems with life. There's the fruit, of course, but I'm mainly talking about the tens of millions of microscopic bits of yeast, fungi and bacteria clinging to the ripe grape skins.<p>Centuries ago, it was this eclectic community of microflora that brewers, vintners and cider makers …

Beer

Recipe: The Easiest Chicken Pho You Will Ever Make (Really)

One of my best friends — let’s call her Lilly — is always trying to get me to go out for noodles. In the middle of July she’ll text, “Hey! Let’s hang out. I could really go for some soba...” In the dead of winter, when the sun sets on Manhattan at 4 p.m. I’ll see messages from her about a pho place …

It’s time for investors to shift into defensive mode

<i>Thane Stenner is portfolio manager and director of wealth management of StennerZohny Investment Partners+ within Richardson GMP. He is a founding member and chairman emeritus of TIGER 21 Canada and author of True Wealth.</i><p>These days, there are a lot of people trying to read the tea leaves, trying to …

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

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17 Empanada Recipes You'll Want To Save For Later

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Surviving foreclosure in Alberta: 'I thought I could do it'

In Alberta, a combination of high house prices, soaring personal debt levels and a wave of job losses have pushed many into foreclosure<p>The <i>Calgary</i> …

Real Estate

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

New prefab in Uruguay shows the evolution of the industry

Le Corbusier once said "Good architects borrow, and great architects steal." He was in fact stealing, second hand via Picasso, from T.S. Elliot, who …

Design experts say these will be the biggest trends in American homes in 2017

Houzz, the home-decorating and renovation site and social network for homeowners and designers, put together a list of what they think will be the biggest design trends of 2017. The site's editorial team talked to industry leaders and drew conclusions from user behavior to determine what elements …

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

Filipino Chicken Adobo

4 Servings<p>Depending on your personal preference, you can brush off and discard the peppercorns before cooking, or leave them on for stronger flavor. One of our food editors says this chicken adobo recipe is actually the greatest of all time.<p>October 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 chicken drumsticks<p>15 garlic …

Spices

Our Top 16 Slow-Cooker Recipes of 2016

We really took on the slow cooker in 2016, publishing dozens of recipes and articles and equipment reviews. Here are our 16 most popular recipes, …

Cooking

Here’s How to Incorporate Retro Design into Your Decor Photos

Photo: Jacqui Small, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group<p>The decorative style “retro” often refers to the design period roughly between the 1920s and the 1970s. In her book, <i>Modern Retro: From Rustic to Urban, Classic to Colour</i> (Jacqui Small, $45) author Caroline Clifton-Mogg shows us how to …

Off-The-Grid Circular Oceanfront House With Protected Courtyard | iDesignArch | Interior Design, Architecture & Interior Decorating eMagazine

The circular nature of this timber framed home located on Sidney Island, British Columbia, Canada creates a protected courtyard that keeps the harsh …

Architecture

Recycling plan: 2A Design creates a rural home out of shipping containers

Amid the rural village homes lining the streets of Orgères, France, there’s a conspicuous new kid on the block: a bright white, angular home made entirely of re-purposed shipping containers.<p>This new family home, dubbed the ‘Flying Box’, is the result of architect Josué Gillet’s pragmatic design …

A Beginner's Guide to Homesteading

Times seem to be changing drastically all around us. Millennials are proudly sporting beards and using words like “Lumbersexual” to describe a whole …

Gardening

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

This Mies-Inspired Modern Home Was Built DIY for $150K

Meet the Blakboxhaus, a steel-clad modernist home in Central Illinois built on a budget<p>When film producer Helga Richter and her husband John Goskowicz began the search for their own vacation home, they kept running into what she called the "modern tax." The couple, who live in Carpentersville, …

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RITE STYLE MAJOR MDF OAK & CABINET DOOR MANUFACTURING AUCTION<p>EMC Sander, 2008 Friulmac Sanding Machine, SCMI Superset Head Moulder, Raimann Ripsaw, …

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How Kathleen Wynne has Ontario going backwards

Ontario’s premier insists she has the fix for Canada’s largest economy—more government<p>The morning after winning her majority, well-pressed and alert …

Why Hillary Clinton eats a hot pepper every single day

<i>Last in an occasional series about the eating habits of the presidential candidates.</i><p>Say what you will about the trustworthiness of Hillary Clinton. The candidate who could make history as the first female U.S. president has been nothing but transparent about the fact that she’s a hothead.<p>“Sriracha, …

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