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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The original self-help manual on American life – with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump – has a lot to answer for<p>The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who …

Great Depression

Russia and Assad to pound rebels as east Aleppo braces for attack

The Syrian regime’s offer of safe passage for civilians has been shunned – now they are preparing for a renewed aerial onslaught<p>Besieged east Aleppo is braced for a fierce bombardment by Russian and Syrian aircraft as rebel forces intensify their efforts to break the siege using suicide attackers …

Middle East

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Health

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

Pedagogy

Feb. 12: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Some people say that nice guys never win but you know that isn't true and will go out of your way to prove it over the coming 12 months. All you have to do is play by the rules and the cosmic powers that be will reward you handsomely.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>Forget about …

Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Do you know where your family is? You do now with these handy apps designed to share or track locations using your phone. Peace of mind is priceless.<p>Checking in on a family member in 2016 is much easier than ever, and perhaps less invasive, too. We don't have to call or text to see that Sally …

Apps

Rift in Obama administration over Putin

The president’s reluctance to respond assertively is signaling U.S. weakness and indecision, some officials say.<p>Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Syria is creating new rifts inside an exhausted and in some cases demoralized Obama national security team, where officials pushing for bolder action see …

National Security

Want to avoid a hangover? Don’t drink too much, scientists conclude

The only way to prevent a hangover is to drink less alcohol - drinking water or eating won't help you avoid the pain<p>People who claim to be immune to hangovers are just kidding themselves, as there is no way to avoid the nausea and pounding headache, scientists have concluded.<p>Although one quarter of …

Alcohol

Stephen Harper’s puzzling Parisian no-show

Why wasn't Stephen Harper in the front row with world leaders at the massive demonstration that followed the terrorist attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo? Incredibly, Canada's Prime Minister chose instead to spend the day in Kingston to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. …

РИА Новости

Crimea is serious, but this is not a new Cold War

What's happened in Crimea is serious. Russia's invasion is a violation of international law and a threat to the peace of Europe. The Russian-manufactured bid for secession seems destined to create a lasting political crisis.<p>But while this is serious – the response should be harsh and unanimous – we …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Bombardier on fast track for South African rail expansion Subscriber content<p>Quebec startup’s biofuel powers transoceanic flight Subscriber content<p>The clock is ticking on Postmedia’s pivot into the digital future Subscriber content<p>Opinion Unions should be focused on upgrading skills of workers, not …

Giant Inflatable Balloons Transform Public Places Into Alien Landscapes

Stepping inside one of Penique Productions' massive balloon installations is like walking into the ghostly remains of an alien palace. The walls of the giant, inflatable structures press up against the balconies, alcoves, fountains and ceilings of public spaces, transforming otherwise familiar …