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Two Canadian bank stock buying strategies that have produced amazing returns

Staying loyal to one Canadian bank stock has its advantages. So does owning them all. But if you want to get the most out of an investment in this sector, try buying a fresh bank stock each year.<p>Which one? That depends upon which of two stock-picking strategies you employ. But number crunching for …

Business (Canada)

Starstruck: the best space images of 2017

With space missions in 2018 set to boldly go further than ever before, here is a look back at some of biggest breakthroughs and most breathtaking views offered by 2017

Astronomy

I Got Thrown Out Of The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Again

Ah, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California. Big hats, fake smiles, astronomical yearly incomes and tax evasion of all levels. Basically: …

3 Explosive Plyometric Exercises for Speed and Power

Want to supercharge your cycling muscles? These plyometric moves are a great way to get results fast.<p>If you want to get your muscles into maximum shape in as short a time as possible, plyometrics are a great way to go.<p>If you're new to them, plyometric exercises are basically explosive jumping and …

​This 3-Move Workout Will Carve Your Core | Men’s Health

The dumbbell situp is another classic exercise with something extra. Adding the dumbbell increases resistance, while extending it overhead provides additional work to the core and shoulders.<p>Finally, the medicine ball hold with leg raise will set your entire core on fire as you simultaneously …

Legendary Architect Frank Gehry to Teach a MasterClass on Design

They always say, learn from the best. Well, it doesn't get much better than living legend Frank Gehry, who is teaching an online MasterClass this …

Serena Williams

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Nutrition

Great Furniture Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Easy enough for a beginner. All you need are the right tools and attitude.<p>Building your own furniture can be tough. Especially when you're starting out. Your first couple chairs might be a little wobbly, and your bookshelves may crumble under anything more than a few paperbacks. But you'll get …

Woodworking

Watch This 993 Turbo-Powered Volkswagen Bus Hang With Supercars

With the twin-turbo flat-six from a 911 Turbo, this Type 2 is capable of bending physics.<p>The original Volkswagen Bus, while extremely stylish and very desirable, isn't the first car that comes to mind for a trackday car build. Nonetheless, this Swiss owner thought it would be a sane idea to swap in …

Photographer Spent 18 Months Shooting This Spectacular Chicago Time Lapse Video

Josh Beavers is a photographer/cinematographer who captured this amazing time lapse while living in Chicago. It took him 16 months to shoot the …

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

Toronto’s Noorden offers up Dutch fare to make you rethink poutine

While the great global poutine craze has spread in the past few years to as far away as Paris, Shanghai and Melbourne, the Dutch can only have been looking on in bemused fascination. Poutine, delicious as it is, is a dullard among gloop-topped French fries; squeaky cheese and tin-can gravy, for all …

Lemond Composites reinvents carbon fiber production, teases all-new road bike

Big changes appear to be in order for domestic (U.S.) carbon fiber manufacturing. Recently, HIA Velo moved all of Guru’s production assets to Little …

Engineering

The Reason So Many Successful Entrepreneurs Are Into Cycling (and Maybe You Should Be, Too) | Inc.com

On a beautiful summer evening, struggling to tread water about 400 yards from shore as the sun sank toward the horizon, I realized I was going to drown.<p>It started innocently enough. I was drafted onto a corn hole team without realizing the losers had agreed to swim out to to a red crab pot float.<p>Of …

Entrepreneurship

Make the Perfect Post-Workout Smoothie, 3 Ways

After a workout, it’s important to have a recovery routine that’s just as thoughtful as the exercise regimen, especially if you want to do something …

Workouts

9 MLB Teams With Very Surprising Origins

<b>The New York Metropolitans</b><p>One of the more commonly known cases of a team abbreviating its name is the New York Metropolitans' official switch to "the …

Kansas City

How to Build a Table from a Single Sheet of Plywood

Ah....the 4x8' sheet of birch plywood. A timeless DIY material, strong, dimensionally stable, and full of crisp lines and repeated grain patterns. …

Woodworking

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About iPhone 6s, Explains Rogers

Rogers has uploaded a video to their YouTube channel highlighting “7 things you probably didn’t know about the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.”<p>If …

iPhone

This Madman Built A Badass Thermite Launching Cannon

Colin Furze is a mad genius. The 37 year old Englishman has made a name for himself by making everything from a scooter equipped with a flamethrower …

Jeep Trailcat is the 707-hp Hellcat-Powered Wrangler from Hell

Everyone, please welcome the 707-hp Jeep Wrangler you didn’t know you were waiting for yet secretly hoped Chrysler would someday build. The Jeep Trailcat, created for Jeep’s 50th annual Easter Safari fan fest in Moab, Utah, has between its frame rails the very same supercharged V-8 Hellcat engine …

Sports Cars

Jerry Seinfeld to sell rare Porsches at auction - CNN Style

Jerry Seinfeld

How Do Modern Diesel Engines Work? VW Explains It On Video

Volkswagen has a lot of explaining to do.<p>Since it was revealed in September that the company installed "defeat device" software on diesel cars that …

Drip, drip, drip: How Canadians pay fees for everything

‘Drip pricing’ has us paying more for less—and you can thank the airlines.<p>When Xianjun Geng checked into his San Francisco hotel one evening a few …

It's the end of the bubble finance era

We are nearing a crucial inflection point in the worldwide bubble finance cycle that has been underway for more than two decades.<p>To wit, the world's central banks have finally run out of dry powder. They will be unable to stop the credit implosion which must inexorably follow the false boom.<p>We will …

Bank of China

The smart money is getting out of real estate

He sold his real estate firm, Equity Office, to Blackstone Group for $39 billion near the peak of the market. This was back in February 2007—only months before real estate credit markets started to spiral out of control.<p>He's doing it again.<p>At the end of October, his real estate fund, Equity …

Real Estate

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …

Anthropology

Jonny Moseley on How Skiing Workouts Have Changed

“Back in the day, people thought skiers were just pot-smoking yahoos,” says Jonny Moseley. The freestyle skier, who’s best known for his gold …

Dyson V6 Mattress & Car Seat Vacuum

One thing I know is that the 2 million dust mites Dyson says have colonized my mattress along with their allergenic feces are almost enough to make …