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Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work

For all the jobs that machines can now do — whether performing surgery, driving cars or serving food — they still lack one distinctly human trait. They have no social skills.<p>Yet skills like cooperation, empathy and flexibility have become increasingly vital in modern-day work. Occupations that …

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

Supermoon

The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

Movies

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Muskoka now ‘Hamptons of the north’ for luxury cottage living

MUSKOKA—Tokata is one of those idyllic enclaves of waterfront real estate — spacious, gracious, packed with modern amenities and perched on a private …

Woman fired after disabling work app that tracked her movements 24/7

A woman in California claims to have been fired from her job after uninstalling an app on her smartphone that her employer used to track her movements 24 hours a day. Myrna Arias, a former employee of money transfer firm Intermex, says she was told to keep her phone on at all times and was …

Toronto police search for suspect in 20-year-old sexual assault cases

Toronto Police have renewed their investigation into three sexual assaults that occurred in 1995 and 1996. A new composite sketch of the suspect has …

Crime

Mom May Sue United Airlines After Daughter With Autism Kicked Off Flight

An Oregon woman plans to sue United Airlines after she and her family were kicked off a flight because her daughter has autism, she said.<p>Donna Beegle …

United Airlines

Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents in six years

The future might be electric, self-driving vehicles. But we're not going to get there without a few scratches and bumps... Literally.<p>Google and the …

Protests in Paraguay, where abortion is illegal, in case of 10-year-old rape victim

Stepfather, mother face charges related to case<p>The fate of a pregnant 10-year-old has not only become a national debate in Paraguay but has …

Rights & Freedoms

'Pups in Pajamas' Is the Best Thing to Happen to Your Instagram Feed This Week

Attention dog lovers who are using the weekend to catch up on sleep: a new Instagram account, @PupsinPajamas, is aggregating adorable photos of …

Kathleen Wynne promises to push negotiations so students don’t lose year

Elementary teachers were determined to strike no matter what, Education Minister Liz Sandals says.<p>On Tuesday, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of …

Brazil

Nettle, Cambridge diabetic alert dog, named to Purina Animal Hall of Fame

Nettle, one of Canada's first diabetic alert dogs, had only been with the Bordman family in Cambridge for three days when she woke up Terry Bordman …

Burlington doctor admits to sexual abuse

Dr. Sharif Tadros didn’t say a word at the sexual abuse hearing that would determine whether he’d lose his medical licence. He let his lawyer confess …

Brazil

Freddie Gray death: Baltimore curfew lifted 6 days after riots

Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday, six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, and faith leaders called for continued …

Policing

South Korea Confirms NYU Student Is Detained in North Korea

David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David Guttenfelder—AP<p>David …

Death toll rises in Nigeria as captives are rescued from Boko Haram

Even with the crackle of gunfire signalling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armoured car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.<p>Through tears, smiles and eyes filled with …

Ontario parents opposed to sex ed changes threaten to pull kids from school

New sex-ed curriculum could be used against federal Liberals in upcoming election, Kathleen Wynne says<p>A group of Ontario parents is threatening to …

Kathleen Wynne

Wonder what they're learning about at home... (Story here: http://huff.to/1I8Z4zC)

In Zimbabwe, a secret garden saves lives

The women came in the night, walking the dusty road with their sick children and pregnant bellies. They travelled through darkness in search of …

Pregnancy

My 49 hours in a Baltimore cell – for being a reporter

I was one of hundreds confined in squalid, overcrowded cells with inedible food and rights ignored waiting for a criminal charge that in my case never came<p>The last time that riots hit the streets of Baltimore was in 1968, following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.<p>As the 2015 uprising …

Justice

Sex ed protest leaves 1 Toronto school almost empty

Thorncliffe Park Public School reports 1,220 of 1,350 elementary students absent<p>A public elementary school in Toronto was left nearly empty on Monday …

Quiche Recipes: 28 Ways To Take Egg And Cheese To Another Level

Eggs are enjoying a bit of a renaissance. They’re popular with low-carb and paleo eaters thanks to their versatility and high protein, and with a …

Breakfast

Recipes: One-pot meals for your busiest nights

The Globe and Mail<p>hide navigation<p>Recipes: One-pot meals for your busiest nights<p>subscribe<p>sign in<p>search button<p>AdChoices<p>Email to friend<p>Share on Twitter<p>Share on Facebook<p>Share on LinkedIn<p>Share on WhatsApp<p>close panel<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub …

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With Flipboard already on mobile, the Web and (soon) the Watch, what’s next? Today, we’re excited to reveal the final frontier: the FlipPhone. Now you can call 1-248-206-FLIP to get your personal magazine read to you over the phone.<p>Finally, there’s a safe way to use Flipboard while you’re driving …

Fortune.com

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Can we create new senses for humans? | David Eagleman

Some insights into how Canada’s middle class is really faring

How is Canada's middle class really faring?<p>In a new paper, Philip Cross and Munir Sheikh – former chief economic analyst and former chief statistician at Statistics Canada – explore this question.<p>It's a topic of fiery political debate. Despite often conflicting approaches to measuring the middle …

Ashley Judd Speaks Out About Twitter Abuse and Rape

Actress Ashley Judd wrote an impassioned op-ed for Mic Thursday about the link between online harassment and physical abuse. After she endured …