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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

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 …

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.

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 | The Star

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 | The Star

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

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 …

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

The fate of a pregnant 10-year-old has not only become a national debate in Paraguay but has underscored what activists say is a problem with child …

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

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

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

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 …

Low Blood Sugar

Burlington doctor admits to sexual abuse | The Star

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 …

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 …

South Korea Confirms NYU Student Is Detained in North Korea

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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 …

Africa

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

A group of Ontario parents is threatening to pull their kids out of school this week, in protest of the province's new sex-education curriculum.<p>A …

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In Zimbabwe, a secret garden saves lives | The Star

Before the garden clinic was fully set up, pregnant women sometimes died on the road to Marita’s farm. Children also died in the villages, often from …

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

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 continues, fueled by the anger at Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, the state has been taking extraordinary measures to attempt to restore order.<p>For …

Sex ed protest leaves 1 Toronto school almost empty

A public elementary school in Toronto was left nearly empty on Monday as parents protested against the province's new sex ed curriculum.<p>Between 200 …

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 …

Recipes: One-pot meals for your busiest nights

Busy schedules and time constraints can make it hard to cook healthy meals quickly. My go-to recipes when I'm too busy are one-dish meals. Everything goes into one pan and dinner comes out. There are many variations and I have chosen two of my favourites, both with Latin American influences. I love …

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Ring, Ring! Dial Up to Get Flipboard Delivered to Your Ear

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 …

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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 …

Income Inequality

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 …