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Travel like a CEO: Five experts on how to master the business trip

<i>We asked frequent fliers, airport experts, scientists and even a former Buddhist monk for tips on how to master the business trip.</i><p><b>The airport guru: Craig Richmond</b><i><br>CEO of Vancouver Airport Authority and former pilot</i><p><b>I give myself extra time</b> for a stress-free experience. I’d rather be early and working …

Apple vows to resist FBI demand to crack iPhone linked to San Bernardino attacks

By Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>Tech giant Apple and the FBI appeared headed for a deepening confrontation Wednesday after the company’s chief pledged to fight federal demands to help mine data from an iPhone used by one of the shooters in December’s terrorist attacks in San Bernardino.<p>The clash …

Privacy

9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

Singularity

10 amazing ancient forests around the world

Getting back to nature can be like going back in time, especially if you wander through one of these woodlands—all amongst the oldest on Earth.<p>Some are old growth, meaning they haven't been molested much by people, while others are forests that have been regenerating on the same land for time …

Forests

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda giants

As debate rages about whether to introduce a sugar tax, this is the story of how Mexico defied its own powerful fizzy drinks industry to impose a tax on soda<p>Mexicans love their soda. Construction workers go to their jobs in the early morning clutching giant two-litre or even three-litre bottles. …

Diabetes

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Terrorism

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

Flavors

Wall Street still irrationally exuberant over Tesla shares

In a world where electric cars are far from the norm, it seems odd to us laypeople that you can't buy a share of Tesla stock (ticker symbol TSLA) for less than $230. But a research note issued Monday from Goldman Sach's respected team of auto industry analysts (seen in PDF form in our gallery) has …

Will Tesla's China Story Lose Its Charge?

When 35-year-old Eric Zhu deliberated to which car his family should buy, Tesla Motors didn’t stay long in the race.<p>Zhu, who works as a senior manager at a Western industrial firm in Beijing, is drawn by Tesla’s 100% electric power and zero emissions promise. As a father of a two-year-old boy, Zhu …

You Won't Believe All the Crazy Hardware the NSA Uses for Spying

Over the weekend we learned a lot about the National Security Agency’s Access Network Technology, or ANT, division, that, in the words of Der …

The NSA and the Corrosion of Silicon Valley

I believe that the people who work at the NSA are patriots. They devote their considerable intellects to preserve, protect, and defend the people of …

Silicon Valley

Dividend growth: the gift that keeps on giving

<i>John Heinzl is the dividend investor for Globe Investor's</i> Strategy Lab<i>. Follow his contributions</i> here<i>. You can see his model portfolio here</i><i>.</i><p>It's been 15 months since I started my Strategy Lab model dividend portfolio, and I'm pleased to report that everything is unfolding as I had expected.<p>Today, I …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Thanksgiving Week on Cooking Channel

In our humble opinion, Thanksgiving is superior to any other day of the year. In an effort to make this year's feast the best of all time (sorry, …

Five reasons why smartwatches are here to stay

Whether they love or hate them, everyone has an opinion on the viability of smartwatches. The disparate range of opinions is a clear sign that we are …

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Prognosis grim for Toronto condo investors

Warren Buffett is fond of saying that "you never know who is swimming naked until the tide goes out." Well, when interest rates start to climb, Toronto's condominium investors may be about to get a lesson in the perils of swimming in the buff.<p>Bond yields worldwide jumped in recent weeks as the …

Don’t shy away from funky wine flavours

Can we talk dirty? As in barnyard manure, sewer gas, sweaty armpits and rotting fish. As in soured milk, wet dog, damp cardboard and mould. As in urine.<p>Sorry if I've spoiled your thirst. You must be new to wine, because all these aromas and more are associated with brettanomyces, a spoilage yeast …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

£50bn question: do we want faster trains or limitless clean energy?

In among a raft of new infrastructure spending announced by the UK government in the wake of last week's spending review, it was revealed that the …

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

How algorithms rule the world

On 4 August 2005, the police department of Memphis, Tennessee, made so many arrests over a three-hour period that it ran out of vehicles to transport …

Tomorrow’s Internet: More Than More of the Same

Leszek Glasner / Shutterstock.com<p>In 1980, I started graduate school at Carnegie Mellon to focus on computer science. Purely by accident, I had …

Internet of Things

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One small town wind farm, 286 owners

David Swan carefully manoeuvres his electric Nissan Leaf up the twisty dirt road that leads to the peak of Spiddle Hill, one of the gentle mountains that dot the region around Tatamagouche in northern Nova Scotia.<p>At the top, he steps out to survey three wind turbines – one big one and two smaller …

Tapping into China’s beer market

When Russell Breweries Inc. first sat down with a group of Chinese investors to discuss doing a joint venture in China, it wasn't the perfect beginning to a business relationship around beer.<p>At its brewery in Surrey, B.C., the Russell team brought a sampling of its premium craft beers, while the …

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