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Give a little stability and extra leak-proofing to those indoor puppy training pads

We never had to use puppy pads for our dog, Teddy. He was house trained from the moment his feet hit the floor. But now that Teddy is 12.5 years old, …

Puppies

Doug Ford axes GreenON progam that provided rebates for energy-conscious homeowners

Incoming premier Doug Ford is scrapping the GreenON program, which provided incentives like free smart thermostats to those looking to make their …

Cap and Trade

Is Boost Drink Healthy During Pregnancy?

You know that eating a healthy diet while you are pregnant is one of the most important things you can do to make sure you have a healthy baby. Your …

Pregnancy

This 20-Minute Upper-Body Workout Will Give You Strong, Cut Arms

There's nothing wrong with wanting your arms to look good, especially if Summer is around the corner and you know there are many tank tops in your future. Rather than just try a few different things at the gym without any real direction, we've created an upper-body workout that will shape up your …

Workouts

How to use all four sides of your cheese grater

<b>By Becky Krystal | Washington Post</b><p>If you own the most typical type of box graters, it has four sides. You probably routinely use only one of them – …

Recipes

Chicken Salad

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place chicken breasts in a large skillet; add chicken broth. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low, …

Recipes

Crown to appeal acquittal of driver who killed Vancouver doctor while going 3x the speed limit

The B.C. Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced on Thursday that the Crown is appealing the acquittal of a man in a car crash that left a beloved …

Dangerous Driving

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

Home Improvement

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Behavioral Sciences

19 Tweets That'll Make Anyone Who Is A Bad Cook Say, "This Is Totally Something I Would Do!"

For anyone who knows they'll never be Julia Child!

Cooking

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times."<p>The video, which features Soma playing along to the 1969 hit, earned her a spot in the international …

Guitar

Drop Stitch Cotton Easy Kimono Knitting Pattern

After crocheting the Barcelona Summer Kimono, I received many requests for a similar kimono to be made as a knit version. This knit Drop Stitch …

Yarn

‘No Laughing or Screaming Allowed’ Is a Fast-Paced Storytelling Game That Will Have Everyone In Stitches

It's a tension-breaking, attitude-melter for a really crappy day.<p>“No Laughing or Screaming Allowed” is a hilarious storytelling game (and exercise in …

Parenting

Children write 'savage' obituary for mother who abandoned them

A scathing obituary for an 80-year-old woman is attracting attention online after her children wrote that she had an affair with her husband’s …

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Meaning Behind the Evil Eye Symbol You See Everywhere

Despite its presence as an increasingly popular fashion trend in the US, the Evil Eye is taken extremely seriously in cultures across the globe where belief in the curse is alive and well.<p>Earlier this Spring, I sat on a rooftop overlooking Chefchaouen, Morocco’s “Blue City,” and— unbeknownst to me …

Immune System

How to pick a good watermelon

A flavorless watermelon is a reason for a good cry.<p>Watermelon is the fruit that symbolizes summer the most to me. It conjures memories of childhood …

Watermelon

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Shopping

The top 10 buildings to see at Doors Open Toronto 2018

Doors Open Toronto 2018, the city's annual, two-day-long celebration of architecture and snooping, returns this weekend with more than 50 new spaces …

Toronto

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The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You

These secrets could save you a lot of time and money. Get the scoop on things a plumber will never tell you.<p>That’s the day wives call us to correct …

Home Improvement

Find Out What Your Name Would Be if You Were Born Today

Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Evan …

Hilarious Worldwide Interweb snaps show cats in silly situations

Using up ALL their nine lives! Hilarious snaps show cats caught in some VERY silly situations - and they'll definitely turn you into a dog person<p><b>Cat</b> …

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

23 Very Silly Tumblr Posts That Are Going To Make You Laugh Despite Yourself

Thank god Tumblr is free.

13 Cringe-Worthy Home Improvement Fails

Trying to save money can end up costing you more in the long run, check out these incredible DIY fails<p>Renovations are stressful, especially when you …

Home Improvement

5 Keto Chicken Recipes to Get You Cooking

If you’re thinking about the ketogenic (or “keto”) diet or are already on it, you’ll want to grab ahold of these keto chicken recipes. The keto diet …

Here's The Right Way to Pick Up a Cat, According to The World's Most Helpful Vet

It's really not that hard.<p>Cats can be adorable and cuddly companions, but as anyone with a cat knows, they can also be extremely tricky to hold. In …

Genius Ways to Fix These 5 Very Annoying Things at Home

Living in a house (especially an older house) is a noisy business. Cabinet doors slam shut. Floorboards creak. Doors squeak on their hinges.

Major Schools of Thought in Psychology

When psychology first emerged as a science separate from biology and philosophy, the debate over how to describe and explain the human mind and …

Psychology

19 Tumblr Posts About Periods That Are Hilarious AF

"Uterus wants baby. Person doesn't have baby. Uterus wants revenge."