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Artist Uses Type for Paint in Travel Posters

Since the invention of the typewriter, writers and artist alike have been using it to showcase<p>Since the invention of the typewriter, writers and artist alike have been using it to showcase their creativity. Prior to GIFs and animations, ASCII — the American Standard Code for Information Interchange …

23 Healthy And Delicious Low-Carb Lunches

WANTED: a yummy, filling meal that won't lead to a 2 p.m. carb crash. Is that so much to ask?

Healthy Eating

The top 10 stores for watches in Toronto

The top stores for watches in Toronto sell timepieces that keep you punctual in style. No matter your budget, these retailers have a range of prices …

Vigo Shop – Premium Magento Theme

Vigo Shop – A Responsive Premium eCommerce Theme for Magento.<p>The <b>Vigo Shop</b> Magento theme is fully responsive and easy to use. This premium Magento …

The Way I Work: An In-Depth Look into the Daily Grind of a Prominent Canadian Entrepreneur

I wake up at 7am every morning.<p>Like most people, the first thing I do is grab my phone and check my work emails. Unlike most people, the first email …

georgeelder:

Brian V.<p>photography by: george elder

7 ways to save on funeral costs

These days, a funeral can cost upwards of $27,000, reports the National Funeral Directors Association. But even the least expensive funerals, …

10 Tools to Make Your Social Media Management Easier

January 30th by Andrew Jenkins 14 0<p>Every second, 9,100 tweets are sent. In a given day, 55 million status updates are made on Facebook. Those are …

Social CRM

Here’s how this couple retired at 48 in expensive Toronto: Roseman

Annie and Rich English, a married couple with no kids, are living the dream of early retirement in downtown Toronto.<p>They both worked for large …

Neil Armstrong Couldn't Afford Life Insurance, So He Used A Creative Way To Provide For His Family If He Died

Unfortunately, a federal salary wasn't enough for Apollo 11 astronauts to purchase life insurance.<p>When Neil Armstrong and the rest of the crew of Apollo 11 piled atop that huge rocket packed full of fuel in 1969 they were under no illusions that it may have been the last thing they ever did. …

Apollo Missions

Mortgage rates today are way below normal. Or are they?

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty called Canada’s low interest rates an “anomaly” last week, echoing warnings that other government officials have been making since 2009. But one of the country’s best-known economists believes today’s rates are closer to normal than many think.<p>Benjamin Tal, deputy …

Timekeeping: Guide to German Watches

Ask the average guy where the best watches in the world are made and he will undoubtedly say, “Switzerland.” After all, most of the recognizable …

Ending the drama at work: it starts at the top

My silly slammer stress-buster toy, Dilbert, sits on the desk vying for my attention as soon as I walk into my office. I enjoy his three programmed rants: "Get out of my cubicle!" "That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard!" and "You want it <i>when</i>?"<p>Dilbert came into my life long after leaving my …

This Is Why People STILL Support Rob Ford

If there's one question I've been asked more than any other in the past day or two, it's "Why aren't people angrier with Rob Ford? Is he just bullet …

Canadian Senate Expenses Scandal

Ten words to cut from your writing

As Mark Twain famously wrote, "I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead." His point? Strong writing is lean writing.<p>When you want to make your writing more powerful, cut out words you don't need--such as the 10 included in this post:<p><b>1. Just:</b> The word "just" is a …

When did we get comfortable with debt? It's time to start hating it again

<i>Editor's note: This article first ran in September of 2013.</i><p>According to David Graeber, author of the book <i>Debt: The First 5000 Years</i>, the term 'freedom' was originally associated with freedom from debt. It translated into "return to mother" because when debtors fell into arrears badly enough, their …

Canada’s middle class feels the brunt of the income inequality squeeze

Today there is strong media and public interest in Canada, and indeed globally, in income inequality – but there is often confusion and debate about the facts. Getting an accurate answer about income inequality in Canada should start with a complete and accurate interpretation of the data.<p>Some …

Income Inequality

Why you need a career sponsor

<b>Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor</b><p><i>By Sylvia Ann Hewlett</i><p><i>(Harvard Business Review Press, 228 pages, $23)</i><p>These days, it's considered vital to have a mentor. But career specialist Sylvia Ann Hewlett, drawing on her research and her personal experience, says mentors won't necessarily help to catapult you …

Buying a business? How to determine what it’s worth

When it comes to buying a small business, here's the big question: How much does it cost?<p>"Several different methodologies can be used to value a small business, but ultimately the beauty is in the eye of the beholder," says chartered professional accountant (CPA) Deborah Rosati, who has helped many …

Small Business