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Genius Core Exercises | Men's Health

Take the plank: Most people are familiar with it. And they probably know a few variations, like the side plank or the single-leg plank.<p>But in this video, Gideon Akande, a strength coach and two-time Gold Gloves champion from Chicago, shows you 22 variations of the exercise—from beginner to brutal. …

Price gap between Toronto houses, condos hits record high

The growing price gap between condominiums and houses hit a record high last year in the Toronto area, as the market saw a huge jump in the number of newly built condos and buyers battled over a persistent shortage of houses.<p>The average price of a low-rise home in the Toronto area hit $705,813 in …

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

Photographer Shoots Family Portraits That Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

Family portraits are usually meant to be idealized representation of families, with nice clothes, pleasant smiles, and beautiful backdrops. The …

Secret Saudi oil game pushing OPEC members toward fiscal cliff

The cartel that pumps about 30 per cent of the world's oil, OPEC, is going through an existential crisis. Roughly a million pundits, analysts and commentators have concluded that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has lost control of the oil market and is pretty much finished. The …

Norway cuts rates as Russia hikes, highlighting Bank of Canada's oil struggles

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014</i>.<p><b>Ups and downs</b><br>The Norwegian and Russian central banks moved in opposite directions today, each reacting to the rout in the oil market.<p>The Norges Bank surprised markets by cutting its key rate by a quarter of a percentage …

Slower price growth expected in Canada’s real estate hot spots

A new report forecasts that housing prices will register modest gains in most Canadian cities next year, disappointing homeowners in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver that have been riding a property value surge.<p>According to Re/Max, the average selling price in Canada will rise 2.5 per cent from 2014 …

Three global myths about the falling price of oil

The plummeting price of crude has led to a lot of speculation about its broader, geopolitical impact. Many now believe that petro-plutocrats, like Russia's Vladimir Putin, will finally be brought to heel and that $100-a-barrel oil is a thing of the past. Don't jump to conclusions.<p>Prices have fallen …

OPEC's message to US shale: Drop dead

OPEC just fired a shot at the U.S. shale industry.<p>Despite tumbling prices -- the lowest since 2010 -- the cartel surprised the energy industry by deciding to keep pumping oil at current levels. One motivation is to squeeze higher-cost producers in North America, including the booming U.S. shale …

China Overtakes Japan as World’s Second-Biggest Stock Market

China surpassed Japan as the world’s second-largest stock market for the first time in three years amid growing investor confidence that policy …

Apple becomes first company worth $700bn

iPhone maker was already world’s most valuable business, but in early trading its shares rose nearly 1% to $119.75<p>Apple set a record by becoming the first company to be valued at $700bn (£446bn). The iPhone maker was already the world’s most valuable business, but in early trading its shares rose …

Apple could ditch Google for Bing or Yahoo next year

Google risks losing its spot as the default search provider in Apple's Safari browser next year, according to a report from <i>The Information</i>. The latest extension of a deal that's put Google Search in the hands of iPhone owners since 2007 is set to expire in 2015, and Mountain View rivals Microsoft …

The 10 Best Exercises for Men | Men's Health

Either way, you’ll enjoy the same payoffs: more muscle, fewer injuries, and a body that seems tailor-made for slim-fit shirts.<p>Biceps<p><b>Dumbbell Incline Curl</b><p>The incline positions your arms behind you, allowing you a greater range of motion than you'd get with a standard curl, says Martin Rooney, …

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10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.

China's central bank cuts rates. Surprise!

China surprised markets Friday by cutting its interest rates for the first time in more than two years.<p>The cut comes against the backdrop of a slowing Chinese economy and rising concerns about global growth.<p>"Today's move is a major -- and largely unanticipated -- change of tack," said Mark …

Don't get taken by cheap 'Canada Goose' parkas (like I was)

<i>This piece was originally published in 2013.</i><p>Having indulged in a lot of online shopping this Christmas, I should've remembered that famous Abraham Lincoln quote that pops up on the web from time to time: "One shouldn't believe everything one reads just because they see it on the Internet."<p>I bought …

Canada's housing market a ‘3-city show’ as sales score best October since 2009

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Monday, Nov. 17, 2014</i>.<p><b>Homes sales rise</b><br>Canada's housing market is largely firing on three cylinders as it comes off its best October since 2009.<p>The latest numbers released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association show, again, that Vancouver, …

Landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link to debut on Monday | Reuters

SHANGHAI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - A trading link that will let Hong Kong and Shanghai investors buy and sell shares on each other’s bourse will go live on Monday, the latest step towards opening China’s tightly controlled capital markets.<p>Much of the cash flow from the so-called Stock Connect scheme is …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

How Tesla got Nevada to give it $1.4B in exchange for a giant battery factory

Elon Musk is riding high.<p>He’s running two acclaimed companies, SpaceX and Tesla. The former recently scored a multi-billion-dollar contract with NASA to shuttle supplies and astronauts to the International Space Station. The latter is building one of the most highly acclaimed cars ever, …

We landed a freaking spacecraft on a comet. This GIF and video explain Rosetta's 12-year journey.

Human beings reached a new space exploration milestone this week: landing the Rosetta mission's Philae probe on a comet some 316 million miles from …

The 7 Best iPhone Photography Apps

Cocu Liu is an incredibly talented iPhone photographer based in Chicago. He is a master of light, capturing stunning silhouettes, shadows and …