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20 Canadian Restaurants You Must Try

On Monday, Vacay.ca will announce its fourth annual Top 50 Restaurants in Canada rankings. It's a survey of elite diners, industry experts, and …

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

Credit Cards

Has India's contribution to WW2 been ignored?

<b>The numbers are staggering: up to three million Bengalis were killed by famine, more than half a million South Asian refugees fled Myanmar (formerly Burma), 2.3 million soldiers manned the Indian army and 89,000 of them died in military service.</b><p>South Asia was transformed dramatically during the war …

Remembrance Day

Five Insights From A 1961 Documentary On Gay Men That Still Resonate Today

June is LGBT Pride Month, and this year, the city of Philadelphia is celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the picketing for equality that took …

LGBTQI

This Girlfriend’s Pregnancy Prank Backfired In The Most Fitting Way Possible

Listen up, fellas. Fake pregnancy tests exist, and this video proves that there is never a use for them beyond pure evil. This lady decided it would be fantastic to prank her boyfriend with one. She couldn’t have been more wrong. For one thing, any pregnancy-related lie is inherently worse than any …

The 20 Creepiest Things You Can Whisper In Someone's Ear When Giving Them A Hug

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

Best mobile games of April 2015 (pictures)

Government Urges Eating Some Foods Way, Way Past Their Expiration Dates

How's that milk in the back of the fridge doing? And how long have those eggs been sitting there on that little side shelf? According to the Washington Examiner, the United States Department of Agriculture is now encouraging consumers to eat certain foods past their expiration dates — in some …

The Secret to Making Friends in a New City

Your landlord has given you the keys. You've driven or flown or sailed or ski-doo'ed triumphantly into this new city that you'll be calling home. Your moving boxes are brimming with your most essential belongings. You've brought along clothes, furniture, books, photos, friends...<p>Shoot.<p>You didn't …

The country where you can choose your tax rate

<b>Mali currently has two rates of income tax - 30%... or 3%. Quite a difference. So the BBC's Alex Duval Smith was surprised to be offered a choice when she went to register at her local tax office in Bamako.</b><p>Outside the yellow concrete building, a man is tethering a ram to the railings. It's not an …

Income Tax

Seeing Opportunity in Psychedelic Drugs

New research into LSD and psilocybin makes a powerful argument against prohibition.<p>In a massive study published in the <i>Journal of Psychopharmacology</i>, scientists at the Norwegian University for Science and Technology at Trondheim concluded that there is no link between the use of LSD and psilocybin …

Psychedelic Drugs

Dan Savage Schools Ben Carson: Being A Christian Is A 'Choice' -- But Being Gay Is Not

Sex columnist Dan Savage explained over the weekend that he challenged possible Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson to give him oral sex so …

Using iPads to pacify children may harm their development, say scientists

Children throwing tantrums should be given time to calm down on their own rather than distracted with tablets or smartphones, say researchers<p>It might be tempting to hand over an iPad to a screaming child when all else has failed to calm them down.<p>But child psychologists say it may be stunting …

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic fibrosis?<p>Astrophysicist Karel …

How Do Astronauts Log Their Flight Hours?

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Key & Peele Football Names, Marshawn Lynch, and More Viral Videos

From Key & Peele’s latest football lineup to Marshawn Lynch’s desire to not get fined, watch our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.<p><b>5. Key &</b> …

45 Pieces Of Advice For Falling In Love This Year

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1CxBYOd<p><b>1.</b> Do not ask for anyone’s approval or permission.<p><b>2.</b> When you realize you’re in love with …

The Lord of the Rings: Symphony - Shire

Rare footage of isolated Amazon tribe released

A newly released video captures images of the Kawahiva tribe, indigenous people living in Brazil's Amazon jungle thought to have had very little contact with the outside world.<p>The video shows several members of the Kawahiva tribe walking through dense foliage. Naked men can be seen holding bows and …

Amazon Rainforest

Tim Hortons Lids Letter Voices A Nation's Pain (PHOTO)

An early morning, a rush to get to the car, a long wait in a drive-thru line for precious caffeine, and then it happens. Disaster strikes. A lid …

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

<b>Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.</b><p>US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.<p>The team says with the current projected …

Climate Change

What Drove Man to Monogamy: It Wasn’t Love

Meerkats are monogamous<p>Any list of the world’s as-yet-unsolved mysteries has to include these three questions: 1) Why are we here? 2) Why are yogurt …

First steps into Buddhist meditation

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Beginners <b>›</b> <b>First steps into Buddhist meditation</b><p><i>on</i> 5 July 2013 • ( 57 )<p><b>Awareness is the key</b>. But what does the word mean to you? To …

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A Temporary Tattoo That Lets Athletes Know When To Take A Break

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Joseph Wang and colleagues at the University of California-San Diego have created a biosensor that sticks onto the skin …

BeerSci: How Beer Gets Its Color

Meet the two chemical reactions that most influence the malt character and color of your brew.<p>Before you read this column, I urge you to pop open a belated birthday beer. Pour that beer into a clear glass (pint or tulip, your choice), hold it up to the light, and take a good look at the color.<p>Two …