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The Beer Store's order ahead app now available at more store locations across Ontario

Long holiday lineups at the Beer Store may soon be a thing of the past.<p>After a soft launch in June, the Mississauga-based beer distributor is rolling …

Top 5 promises Donald Trump's voters expect him to deliver on

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's pledge to "Make America Great Again" was itself built on a host of lofty promises that galvanized his supporters and helped him clinch a stunning victory.<p>Below are some of Trump's signature proposals supporters expect him to deliver on when he takes office in January.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Anti-Pokémon Go Rant by Vancouver Man Goes Viral

While the much awaited Pokémon Go has finally been released in Canada, some fans seem to be taking it a bit too far. Despite the fact that police …

This Man Travels the Country Living Completely Out of His Car

One man has figured out a way to travel across the United States for next to nothing, but his way of life might not be for everyone.<p>Edward Mjelde has …

Hung Up

How to create tax relief for your car costs

It's a new era in our home. Our oldest son, Win, has been driving for almost a year now and his sister, Sarah, is now learning to drive. The kids are driving a really old SUV that was given to us by my sister. The other day, Win came to me and said, "Dad, we'd like some new floor mats for the SUV." …

Tours take motorcycles to Mount Everest, go beyond Machu Picchu

Just trekking to Mount Everest's base camp is a major accomplishment. How about motorcycling to it? India-based Nomadic Knights offers Rode to Everest, a 14-day guided motorcycle tour that starts in Kathmandu, Nepal, crosses into Tibet and visits its many wonders, including the fabled city of Lhasa …

Why Some Animal Advocates Support The Right To Hunt Deer

For a handful of days in fall, one of Ontario's most serene parks turns away most visitors.<p>Stern-faced park officers stand at every possible entrance …

Playing these 6 video games could help improve your problem-solving skills

"My number one goal in life is to see a game designer nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize," McGonigal writes on her website.<p>She tells Business Insider she wants people to realize that games can be "powerful tools to improve our attention, our mood, our cognitive strengths, and our relationships."<p>And …

21 Ways to Give the Gift of Flipboard This Holiday Season

Everyone knows someone who’s crazy passionate about something, and it’s always fun to indulge those people around the holidays. Well, this year, we have the perfect gift for you to send friends who are into things like food, photography, travel, tech and so much more: the Gift of Flipboard. (Even …

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

Because Traction: The Hemi-Powered Dodge Challenger GT AWD Concept

What’s that you say? Leaving a pair of telltale hot-rubber molten stripes behind each time you dip into the ol’ fun pedal has become passé? Your old lady is coming down on you for spending the grocery money on tires? You love the Dodge Challenger with the 5.7-liter Hemi but driving it in the winter …

Engineer creates a 'real' Thor's hammer, and only he is worthy

In myth and comics, the Norse god Thor carries a hammer, Mjolnir, that can only be wielded by the worthy. But here on Midgard — I mean Earth — items …

Comics

Real Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer) - Electromagnet, Fingerprint Scanner | Sufficiently Advanced

2016 Fiat 500X Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick + Award

Small crossover performs well in all five crash categories.<p>The 2016 Fiat 500X was named a Top Safety Pick + by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It is the second vehicle from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, after the Chrysler 200, to earn the award for 2015.<p>The brand new subcompact crossover …

Traffic Safety

Confused about carbs? Here’s a primer

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I've been told to reduce my carbohydrate intake in order to control my blood sugar and lose weight. I now eat less bread, crackers and potatoes. But my weight hasn't budged and my blood sugar is still in the pre-diabetes range. Are there other less obvious sources of carbohydrate I …

Nutrition

21 Signs That Prove Booksellers Are The Absolute Best

Books on books on books.<p>H/T mysharona1987

Trade-In Site Sphere Helps You Cash Out Your Old Phone

With Apple’s expected launch of the iPhone 6s imminent, now is a great time to consider what to do with your old smartphone if you’re ready to …

Amazon launches 1-hour alcohol delivery service in the U.S.

In about the same amount of time it takes to watch an episode of <i>Mad Men</i>, you can now get everything you need to stir up an Old Fashioned of your own …

Apple Watch Bands with New Built-In Sensors Possible for 2016, Claims Rumour

Could new Apple Watch bands be coming with new built-in sensors? That’s what Czech site <i>Letem Svetem Applem</i> claims its sources have told them.<p>Unnamed …

This Ultra-Thin Solar Charger Can Power Up Your iPhone On The Go

Practical off-the-grid phone charging is becoming a reality.<p>Not so long ago, solar chargers were a better idea in theory than in reality. Typical devices would require as much as four times as long to power up a phone as plugging into a wall outlet. This might work if you were spending all day in …

People are starting to walk differently because of texting

People who look at their phones while they walk subconsciously "shorten their step length, reduce step frequency, lengthen the time during which both feet are in contact with the ground and increase obstacle clearance height,"say researchers, effectively modifying their gait in order to compensate …

Can families still afford Vancouver?

Sky-high house prices are driving people away from Vancouver, leaving a city with no children. Is it too late to solve its looming labour crisis?<p>For …

Housing

How to Build a 6-Figure Business While Traveling Around the World

It's not everyday you meet someone with the luxury of running a multiple 6-figure online business, while being able to explore the world at the same time.<p>This is why I'm excited to be sharing this interview with Natalie Sisson, who is a best-selling author of The Suitcase Entrepreneur -- a title …

Meet Lily, the world's coolest drone that you probably aren't allowed to use

The Lily Camera is the latest addition to the jaw-dropping array of drones on the market. The only downer about this new unmanned aerial vehicle is …

Drones

Ben Affleck Asked PBS to Not Reveal Slave-Owning Ancestor, Leaks Shows

Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series “Finding Your Roots” not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published …

Ben Affleck

Adam Levine Got Hit By a Sugar Bomb Outside the Jimmy Kimmel Live Studios

Maroon 5 front man and <i>The Voice</i> judge Adam Levine was the unfortunate target of a sugar bomb outside the <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> studios in Hollywood, L.A. …

Adam Levine

Tesla's expected home battery announcement could spark energy revolution

The man behind the electric car revolution is expected to unveil a large-scale battery capable of powering an entire house, during an announcement at …

Tesla

Driving The Undead: Millions Of Zombie Cars And Trucks On U.S. Roads

Just in time for Halloween, do you wonder if your car is a zombie?<p>No, it doesn’t want to eat your brain. A “zombie” car is the cute – and seasonal – moniker Experian Automotive came up with for vehicles on the road that sport the names of discontinued brands. There are a whopping 14.7 million …

The Nexus 6's Silver lining

When Google announced the Nexus 6, most loyal buyers, despite the high-end specs, expected a price similar to last year’s Nexus 5. Google has been …

Twin solar storms arrive at Earth

Twin magnetically charged solar storms will arrive at Earth on Thursday and Friday, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be disrupted, “space weather” officials in the US have said.<p>Individually the storms, known as coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, …