L.G. Machado

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How a grad paid off $48,000 in loans in one year | Toronto Star

“I was up on a ladder cleaning out gutters and any other jobs — rewiring electrical fixtures or whatever I had to do,” he said.<p>Sushi was his one …

The trip that transformed me: The former police officer

By his own admission, Chris Emch was a pretty unhappy guy – until an injury on a Scuba trip to the Philippines led him to an Indonesian guide named Fritz.<p>Chris Emch was on a group Scuba trip to the Philippines in October 2013 when it happened. About 11m down off Apo Island, he removed a borrowed …

Asia

Honda at a crossroads as non-core models flop

After my son's 27-year-old Ford Ranger pickup coughed and wheezed for the last time, Sam pocketed $150 for scrap and we held a wake. We toasted his first car/truck and came up with a plan.<p>The budget for his next ride was capped at $3,000. The target: something affordable, reliable, functional and …

Honda

This is just Bosun, the nine-month-old Newfoundland pup, chilling with his finch friends during yet another winter storm in Truro, N.S. on Sunday. Photo submitted by John Kelderman via MyNews

Aeromobil's flying car will go on sale in 2017, company says

Ever wanted to buy a flying car? You only have a couple more years to wait, says a company that has built prototypes that can both drive and fly.<p>The …

What drives Islamic State fangirls

In late 2013, a 19-year-old girl named Aqsa Mahmood said goodbye to her parents in Glasgow and slipped away from home. The next time they heard from her, she was crossing the Syrian border to join the Islamic State. When her father begged her to come back, she said, “I will see you on the day of …

Islam

So how was your Valentine's Day? Some Nova Scotia Mounties spent theirs saving this ADORABLE seal! http://huff.to/1DZFELQ

These Before-And-After Photos Show Saddest Dog Ever Become A Smiley Sweetheart

This dog went from dejected to delighted after getting a new home.<p>Marla Goldsmith and her boyfriend knew their pup, Spokey, was the one when they first laid eyes on her at the Maryland SPCA Monday. So they plucked her from the shelter and took her home.<p>Goldsmith, and her boyfriend, James Southern, …

SPCA

The 10 Most Influential Animals Of 2014

You could say this year hasn't quite been the best for humans. But for animals, it was a whole different story. People fell in love with all kinds of cute critters -- from hedgehogs to hamsters to good ol' cats and dogs.<p>But there was more to some animals' stories than just being ridiculously cute. …

Elke Vogelsang's dog portraiture

'Mischievous Pets' photography competition - Telegraph

Pets

Photos Of Animals In The Womb Will Blow Your Mind

You have to see it to believe it. National Geographic producer Peter Chin has been able to "capture" what he thinks best represents a baby animal in …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Portraits of Her Two Boys and their Animal Friends

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography in early 2012, when she acquired her first camera. But if you were to look through her …

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Pets

Interesting Photo of the Day: Three Weary Wolves

On a foggy morning at Omega Park in Quebec, Cananda, photographer Daniel Parent was able to capture this shot of three arctic wolves cautiously …

Wildlife