Muhammad Naeem

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How the U.S. Created the Afghan War—and Then Lost It

Image from Flickr via isafmedia<p>I<br>t was a typical Kabul morning. Malik Ashgar Square was already bumper-to-bumper with Corolla taxis, green police …

Senate quietly drops drone transparency provision

The New York Times’ Mark Mazzetti joins to discuss the losing battle to find out who is being killed in America’s secret drone war.

Canadians travelling to the U.S. can now rent smartphones with unlimited data and calling

Canadians travelling to the U.S. have a limited set of less than favourable options when it comes to using their smartphone. They can A) try to live …

Michael Mann says it's cheaper to combat climate change than pay for global warming

American climatologist Michael Mann has been at the heart of the war of words over climate change for the last 15 years.<p>The author of the book <i>The</i> …

Canadian Recruitment Expert Reveals How to Best Prepare for a Job Interview http://www.techvibes.com/blog/how-to-prepare-for-a-job-interview-2014-04-24

How To Write Poetry: Make It Easy For Editors To Say YES To Your Poems - Writer's Relief, Inc.

With more and more people writing and submitting poetry to literary journals, how do you save your poems from becoming lost in a sea of verse? The …

Barack Obama’s Paragraph

Ten leading historians assess Obama’s rank in the pantheon of American presidents.<p><i>Barack Obama knows he’s a man running out of time. Reflecting on his presidential legacy in a long interview with the</i> New Yorker <i>’s David Remnick, Obama said, “at the end of the day we’re part of a long-running story.</i> …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

The Most Photographed Cities on Earth, According to Google

Selfie, landscape or portrait, we tend to take a lot of photos — and some places are more conducive to snapping pics than others.<p>Google released a …

How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life

What do you write down? For most of us, writing consists of emails, task lists, and perhaps the odd work project. However, making time to write down …

Productivity

These helpful Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts will update your OG Windows skills

For many old-school PC users, Windows 8 was a bit of a disappointment. Microsoft prioritized tablet functionality at the expense of the …

Software

Nifty Comic Perfectly Explains How To Look At Art

All too often we wander into a museum hoping, if not expecting, to leave somewhat different than we entered. And still the challenge remains: In a sea of wondrous, potentially transformative artwork, how do we go about actually <i>looking</i> at it?<p>We're happy to report comic artist Grant Snider has come …

Canada accepting 5,000 parent, grandparent sponsorship applications

Sponsors have to meet stringent criteria to bring relatives to Canada<p>Canadian citizens and permanent residents wishing to sponsor foreign parents or …

Canada

Why I'm Quitting Social Media for 30 Days

In my completely unscientific and unfounded opinion, there are two types of social media users: the persistent posters and the compulsive checkers. We all know who the persistent posters are (and if you're unsure, check out this comic by The Oatmeal for further explanation). But the compulsive …

Social Media

Google Drive for Android updated with new interface, file downloads and document scanning

Google Drive for Android has received a pretty hefty update in version 1.2, bringing it up to par with rival Dropbox in terms of functionality.<p>The …

Weed Control: Worst Garden Weeds And How To Get Rid Of Them

The sun is shining, your plants are blooming…and pesky weeds are starting to crop up all over your garden. What’s a gardener to do?<p>It’s not always …

Single-Handed Barber: Edward Gadgethands - Technabob

Forget shelling out good money to get a professional haircut. Real men cut their own hair and they prefer to do it with one hand tied behind their …