Justin Feigelman

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Millennials are struggling. Is it the fault of the baby boomers?

The postwar generation, now retiring in luxury, stands accused of a wilful failure to safeguard young people’s interests<p>T he late 1940s were about bombsites, rationing, loss and mourning, but amid the gloom a new generation was emerging. In the grim, grey aftermath of war, children were born on an …

Demographics

The risks of becoming a Google city | The Star

“We have to be very careful not only how we plan that community, what we use the land for, but how we can maximize the financial benefits associated …

The Role of Luck in Life Success Is Far Greater Than We Realized

What does it take to succeed? What are the secrets of the most successful people? Judging by the popularity of magazines such as <i>Success</i>, <i>Forbes</i>, <i>Inc.</i>, …

Mueller's leaked 'hit list' may indicate he's treating Trump's team like a 'criminal enterprise'

A grand-jury subpoena from the special counsel Robert Mueller's team reportedly targets the majority of Donald Trump's senior campaign team, including the president.<p>The subpoena, seen by and labeled a "hit list" by the news website Axios, asks for all texts, letters, handwritten notes, or …

Donald Trump

Solar Power Is Cheaper, but the World Is Still Running on Fossil Fuels

The Price Of Power<p>Even without subsidies, new wind and solar power plants are usually cheaper than new coal, nuclear, or natural gas power plants. In …

Finland has practically ended homelessness

<b>Homelessness is quickly becoming a massive problem in the UK.</b><p>Bear in mind how we're in the midst of a cold weather snap and should be lending a hand …

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily …

Canadian Real Estate Worth Billions Seized By Chinese Government

China may decide to liquidate some of the assets it seized from insurance giant Anbang.<p><b>Better Dwelling</b>: One of China's largest overseas buyers just …

The dangerous downsides of perfectionism

Many of us believe perfectionism is a positive. But researchers are finding that it is nothing short of dangerous, leading to a long list of health problems – and that it’s on the rise.<p>In one of my earliest memories, I’m drawing. I don’t remember what the picture is supposed to be, but I remember …

Psychology

How rich are the rich? If only you knew

Why Chris Rock has been right all along. And it’s far worse than you can even imagine.<p><i>This article</i> <i>originally appeared</i> <i>on The Conversation, and is republished under a Creative Commons licence. The author,</i> <i>Gil B. Manzon Junior is an associate professor of accounting at Boston College.</i><p>“If poor people …

Demographics

Are you better off renting or buying your home?

It’s a question financial advisors get all the time: is it better to rent or buy?<p>About a third of Canadians are renters, according to a recent …

Mexican President Cancels Trip To Washington After Heated Call With Donald Trump

The president of Mexico halted upcoming plans to visit the White House after a reportedly tense phone conversation with President Donald Trump, …

Here's how future astronauts could survive the radiation of space

Space Checklist<p>As you might suspect, there’s a fairly long safety checklist for sending humans into space. The more obvious items, like a functional …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

“Black Panther” Is Inspiring Black Brazilians to Occupy Elite, White Shopping Malls

“How different. Exotic,” commented one women as she watched a group of almost 50 people — mostly young and black, many wearing bright fabrics with …

NASA Reveal Their Plans From Now Until 2030, And They're Awesome

NASA has said it wants to start doing lunar landings by the 2020s, as it set out its vision for the future of American human space exploration.<p>As …

Elon Musk's plan to blanket Earth in high-speed internet may face a big threat: China

On November 15, SpaceX asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to launch 4,425 internet-providing satellites. That is hundreds more satellites than currently orbit Earth, including the dead ones.<p>But as far back as January 2015, when Musk first debuted his global internet …

Space Exploration

Scientists Studying 21 Years Of Data Finally Reveal Whether GM Crops Are Harmful

A study looking at 21 years of data on genetically modified crops (GMOs) in the US has found that not only can they increase crop yields, but they …

Scientist Claims Humans Are About To Crack Immortality

This week, UK-based futurologist Ian Pearson announced humanity will achieve immortality by the year 2050. Is he right?<p>According to the former rocket …

Study Finds Way Patients Can Slow Down And Reduce The Effects Of Alzheimer's

As much as it hurts to drag yourself to the gym when all you want is a relaxed night in with Netflix and a glass (or bottle) of wine, exercise might …

Toronto ranked first in world as city most at risk for real estate bubble

Toronto's real estate market is in a tricky spot. With prices still soaring even as sales have dipped, the city's housing market has earned it the …

Canadian Real Estate

Turn on, tune in, drop by the office

The Silicon Valley avant-garde have turned to LSD in a bid to increase their productivity. Emma Hogan meets the people breakfasting on acid<p>Every …

10 'bad' habits that are actually signs you're smarter than you think

Here's the thing about bad habits.<p>Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those same "bad" habits can be part of a …

From Disruption to Dystopia: Silicon Valley Envisions the City of the Future

The tech oligarchs who already dominate our culture and commerce, manipulate our moods, and shape the behaviors of our children while accumulating …

60,000 Chinese troops are about to plant enough trees to cover Utah

Some 60,000 Chinese troops have been deployed to plants trees in an extended area around Beijing roughly the size of Utah, according to Asia Times.<p>The region suffers from dense air pollution, with the vast reforestation project intended to counter smog that regularly envelops the capital and parts …

SpaceX wants to beam Internet down to Earth. Here’s how it will start.

By Brian Fung<p>, Reporter<p>SpaceX is preparing to hit another orbital milestone with the launch of a pair of experimental satellites on Sunday that are designed to beam an ultrafast, lag-free Internet connection down to Earth.<p>The test satellites, dubbed Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, are a part of a …

Space Exploration

Scientists Wrote the Ultimate Guide to Avoid Aging

All About Metabolism<p>If there’s one thing that bonds human beings together, it’s probably the fact that we all age, whether we like it or not. It’s a …

Stop Saying 'Smart Cities'

The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of …

A Reckoning with Women Awaits Trump

Donald Trump is the least mysterious figure in the history of the American Presidency. His infantile character, duplicity, cold-heartedness, and …

A Better Way to Look at Most Every Political Issue

Americans would be less alienated from one another and solve problems more easily if they recognized one little-noticed distinction in policy debates.<p>We sometimes think of political issues in binary terms. Is someone pro-life or pro-choice? But most individuals hold views that are more complicated …

Political Science