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End of the road

FOR a country as wealthy as America, the dilapidated state of its infrastructure sure is a sorry sight. Three weeks of motoring around Spain—an …

Rogers, Telus and Bell Network Performance Compared: Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver [u]

<i>RootMetrics</i> has published a study of wireless network performance from Rogers, Telus and Bell in three major Canadian cities: Montreal, Toronto and …

Telecoms

On the Red Couch with Elio García of Westeros.org

Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p><i>Elio García is the king of the Game of Thrones fans. García his partner Linda Antonsson, co-founded and run</i> …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Maps

Timeless Heirlooms To Ensure Your Descendants Are As Cool As You

The legacy we leave behind speaks to our character for years to come. While the countryside estate and granny’s meat pie are symbolic of your …

The Smart Career Move You Haven't Considered: Working Abroad

Two years after graduating from college, I found myself working retail in New York City and feeling thoroughly sorry for myself. How did I—with my near-perfect GPA, summa cum laude honors, and Phi Beta Kappa membership—end up selling iPhones?<p>But while it was unfortunate at the time, my post-grad …

20 Best Dress Shoe Brands For Men

Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes. Whether deliberate or not, one’s choice in leather dress shoes – Oxford, Derby, monk or …

Men's Fashion

News of the World

Inside Flipboard / October 7, 2013<p>The watershed moment for cable news was the Gulf War, in 1991: Who can forget Wolf Blitzer & Co.’s live reports—the …

Straight Man Gets Emotional Over Gay Brother's Struggles After Wedding

In this emotional video, David Stevens, a straight man, discusses what happened after he posted pictures of his gay brother's wedding on Facebook. After telling the reader about the beautiful and loving relationship between his brother and his partner, Stevens shares a Facebook message he received …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

The #1 Relationship Building Habit You Should Do Daily

<b>Introductions from your network to the right clients, employees, partners, and investors can change everything. However, most people leave this up to chance. One individual has found a way to remove the randomness.</b><p>Imagine hiring an employee, not providing value back (i.e., a salary), and only …

5 Best Colourful Optical & Reading Glasses For Men

Here’s the thing about optical glasses: you’re stuck with them whether you like it or not, so you might as well make the best of the situation. Sure, …

Men's Fashion

AFC’s Guide to the Little Guys at the New York Film Fest

Events<p>New York art types with a penchant for film have a lot on their plate this weekend with the launch of the New York Film Festival. There’s Tom …

Weather Gone Wild

Rains that are almost biblical, heat waves that don’t end, tornadoes that strike in savage swarms—there’s been a change in the weather lately. What's going on?<p><b>The weekend forecast</b> for Nashville, Tennessee, called for two to four inches of rain. But by the afternoon of Saturday, May 1, 2010, parts …

Weather

NYC Delicacies: Food, Cocktails & Specialty Sweets Exclusive To New York City

They don’t call it the greatest city in the world for no reason. New York City is decorated in its uniqueness of art, culture and dining. We all know …

New York City

Thirteen of the world’s best wine regions you probably know nothing about

Ever been quietly sipping at a large, vine-fringed winery when a plague of tipsy tour busers bursts in and takes over the tasting room? It's a routine occurrence in many popular wine regions.<p>But it doesn't have to be this way. The simple pleasures of rustic, lesser-known wineries tucked into …

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

Eiffel Tower

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Shortly after the release of the first iPhone, Verizon asked BlackBerry to create a touchscreen “iPhone killer.” But the result was a flop, so Verizon turned to Motorola and Google instead.</i>• <i><br>In 2012, one-time co-CEO Jim Balsillie quit the board and cut all ties</i> …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Canada

Dear undergrads: Your degree was never intended to land you a job

<i>Dear Applicant: Thank you for your letter inquiring about positions in our economics department. At this time, we have no openings. However, I will keep your letter on file should an appropriate job become available.</i><p>At least, that's what I am required to tell you. But here's what I'd really like to …