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It's Time to Fall in Love with Fattoush

"Fa-what?" my friend joked when I explained what we were having alongside our flank steak at a cookout recently, "Fattoush! You'll love it; it's like …

Cook Out

Quinoa Salad Recipes For When You're Feeling Extra Healthy

Eat well AND feel good.<p>Of all the great ways to make quinoa ― the nutritional powerhouse seed that grows plentifully on the other side of the equator ― the quinoa salad is perhaps the most perfect. Yes, we’re saying it’s better than quinoa breakfast hash. And even better than quinoa nachos. Why? …

Healthy Eating

19 summer books that will keep you up all night reading

It’s summer — a time to catch up on missed readings, turn back to old favorites, and discover new ones. A time to sit with an easy read on the beach, …

This bicycle sidecar hauls your kids in style, and can transform into a sled

<b>The Scandinavian Side Bike can turn your bike into a cargo & kid hauler, and doubles as a snowy weather transport option.</b><p>Carrying your kids on your …

Your Christmas Tree Needs These Adorable DIY Owl Ornaments This Year

Aren't they an absolute hoot?<p>If you're looking for a DIY ornament that takes minutes to make but <i>looks</i> like it took hours' worth of effort, look no further.<p>Blogger Lia Griffith crafted these felt and pinecone owl ornaments, and we couldn't be more in love with them. Seriously, how cute are …

10 relaxing spas to escape to near Toronto

Spas to escape to near Toronto up the ante when it comes to rejuvenation. Yes, there are plenty of relaxing spots to hit in the city, but when you're …

Toronto

Uuni Wood-Fired Pizza Oven

The wood-burning Uuni ($300) sets up in your backyard or camp spot and can make a pizza in 90 seconds. Get a fire cranking, let the interior temperature rise to the recommended 900 degrees, slide a pizza in, and you’ll have toasty crust and melted cheese just a few sips into your first beer.<p>Filed …

Canada: ex-minister among seven killed in plane crash on way to father's funeral

Jean Lapierre died with his wife and three siblings when their twin-engine plane crashed in bad weather on the Magdalen Islands in Quebec<p>Former Canadian cabinet minister Jean Lapierre has died in a plane crash that also killed his wife and three of his siblings on the way to his father’s funeral in …

Mountains May Depart: Jia Zhang-ke’s intimate film is as big as China itself

Jia Zhang-ke's eighth feature film, <i>Mountains May Depart</i>, is at once as big as … well, as big as China and as intimate as a Chekhovian family drama. Its 125 minutes are split into three parts, the first set in 1999, on the cusp of the millennium, the middle in 2014, the last in 2025, in Australia no …

Psychologists say one behavior is the 'kiss of death' for a relationship

But the minute you open the door and drop your keys on the counter, you find yourself knee-deep in an argument about how he or she bought the wrong type of pepper.<p>Don't worry: It's perfectly normal to get into arguments like these with your significant other every once in a while, John Gottman, a …

University of Washington

Gear of the Year: Fall/Winter 2015

The Season's Best New Gear Traditionally, fall and winter are when you give up your “summer” sports. The bike gets a tune-up, three-season tents and bags get washed, and the trail runners go on the shelf until the snow melts. But, wow, have things changed. Fat bikes extend adventure cycling to four …

Real Love Is a Choice

My wife and I have known each other since high school, but didn't date until much later. We had only dated a couple of weeks before we realized that we were <b>madly</b> in love and wanted to get married.<p>I was all for it! I even suggested a spontaneous, immediate wedding in Vegas. (Seriously.) Kim, …

Relationships

10 unique decor websites that will make your apartment feel like home

Finding unique decor for your home doesn't have to be difficult.<p>The websites listed below are a curation of hidden gems and vintage treasures that …

Kitchen of the Week: A Modular Setup from Sweden

Stockholm-based design house Bucks & Spurs earned international attention last year when its Railway kitchen won the Best Kitchen category in the …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

To be a global role model, Canada must realize what sets it apart

Use words, not force. Make railways, not war. These overly simple ideas capture a national story – the Canadian one – that differs from those of most other countries.<p>Canada's story has increasingly been driven by persuasion. The American story has more often been shaped by war and violence: the …

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

GooseFeet Gear Custom Down Pants

For about the past 2 years I have been tossing around a few different pair of down pants around in my head… I liked certain features on some, and was …

here & there

I was asked if I would be interested in donating a quilt for a community fund raising auction. I accepted the challenge. Yes, it was a challenge as I …

A Leadership Blog: How to Pull Yourself Back from the Brink of Your Caffeine-Driven, Smart Phone-Addicted Life

How to Pull Yourself Back from the Brink of Your Caffeine-Driven, Smart Phone-Addicted Life<p>This is a post by Scott Eblin. Scott is is the co-founder …

Nine Ways Successful People Defeat Stress

Feeling stressed? Of course you are. You have too much on your plate, deadlines are looming, people are counting on you, and to top it all off, you still have holiday shopping to do. You are under a lot of pressure — so much that at times, you suspect the quality of your work suffers for it.<p>This is …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Scrubba Wash Bag | A Gentleman's Word

How do you wash your clothing outdoors? With some form of biodegradable soap in the river? I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really enjoyed that …

9 Field-Tested Strategies to Reduce Stress

You don't need a zen retreat to escape the holiday crush. These simple strategies will help you relax, no matter how short on time you are.<p>10 Seconds: Laugh<p>Even just anticipating a chuckle is enough to relieve stress and elevate hormones that combat depression and boost immunity.<p>5 Minutes: 
Chew Gum<p>…

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

Small Space DIY: A Perfect Shoe Rack for a Narrow Entryway

At what point do two adults realize they need to stop dreaming of the perfect shoe rack (and stop tripping over strewn shoes)?<p>After searching for …