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Rogers Supports Tax on Digital Purchases from iTunes, Netflix and More

The Federal government is considering taxing digital e-commerce sales by foreign companies such as Apple, Amazon and Netflix, as Canadian companies …

Canada

Oil prices and interest rates: What to watch in 2015

Oil. Russia. Interest rates. The United States. Europe. Commodities. China. Trade. Japan. The global economy enters 2015 with a lot on its mind, and a long list of competing storylines set to develop as the year progresses. Here, four notable economists share their views on the key issue that will …

Stop Procrastinating And Get Sh*t Done With These 15 Tips

We get it. Your to-do list is waging a war against your instinct to put off everything until the last minute, and that Christmas clock just keeps on …

9 things you need to know to understand Mexican humor

Mexican humor goes hand-in-hand with mockery. But this shouldn’t be taken offensively; it’s just our way of socializing. The closer the relationship, …

Jokes

This Neighborhood Banded Together To Create One Jaw-Dropping Christmas Light Show

Is this the best Christmas light show of the holiday season? Quite possibly so.<p>YouTuber Jeff Maxey uploaded this mesmerizing clip Sunday of a neighborhood in Yucaipa, California, that banded together to synchronize their Christmas lights so they would all flash in time together to songs including …

6 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

Because your nose wants to get in the spirit, too.<p>Sure, the holidays are a feast for the eyes (twinkling Christmas lights, beautiful wreaths), and your taste buds (cookies!), but if you forget about your nose, you're skipping a seriously festive part of the season. Try these homemade ways to …

Decorations

Women like me

‘What would I report? That I went home with a man I barely knew and then, halfway through, he got crazy?’<p><i>The writer of this account prefers to remain</i> …

Relationships

App teaches kindergartners basic computer programming

This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.<p>Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet learned to read can use the app to craft their …

The link between fat and cancer

You likely know that being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But did you know it also increases your risk for cancer?<p>If you didn't, you're not alone. While around 90% of Americans know that smoking is linked to higher rates of cancer, Dr. Clifford Hudis says, …

Best of the Hotline: How to Save Fresh Herbs

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Keep those fresh herbs going all through fall and winter.</i><p>As summer winds down, you might be wondering how you …

American Innovations: Canadian-born Rivka Galchen hits it out of the park again and again

We Canadians like to lay our mucky little mitts on authors who make good – most recently, New Zealander Eleanor Catton, winner of the Man Booker Prize and, by dint of birth, the Governor-General's Award. Having left the country as an infant, Galchen is even less Canadian than Catton, or that other …

15 Genius Ways You've Never Thought To Decorate With Books

Why relegate books to a few storage shelves when there are so many unexpected ways to incorporate them into your home design?<p><b>1.</b> Build a dreamy archway out of similarly-colored books to create a dramatic structure that can be used to decorate special events, or as a statement piece inside your home …

Is fast food making us depressed?

Do burgers, sugary snacks and other unhealthy foods exacerbate the effects of mental illness? David Robson investigates the evidence, and discovers a surprising new idea to help treat depression.<p>The people entering Felice Jacka’s offices over the next few months will be in the throes of depression. …

65 Ingenious Kitchen Organization Tips And Storage Ideas

Being organized is one of the first things we learn yet we’re having trouble with it even as adults. <b>Kitchen organization</b> is one of the trickiest …

What to do when it’s lonely at the top

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>It's lonely at the top; it remains a truism about leadership. …

Before & After: A Cottage Where Small Changes Make a Big Impact

Living Rooms

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Breast Cancer

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

10 things your real-estate agent won’t tell you

<b>1. “I’m using your house to sell myself.”</b><p>U.S. home prices have rebounded to mid-2004 levels, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller home price …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

Do It Yourself: 10 Things to Make Instead of Buy --> http://apttherapy.com/1kipvbh Save some cash and flex those DIY muscles with these ten ideas for things to make rather than buy, from the Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn archives.

How to get your résumé past the electronic gatekeepers

Almost every job seeker can recite the cardinal rules of résumé writing: Keep it to a single page; keep the formatting clean and simple; emphasize your accomplishments; list jobs in reverse chronological order. But given that a résumé's first – and potentially only – reader may be a computer rather …

6 Easy DIY Home Cleaning Products

There are many things we detest about cleaning, but the hefty price tag and nasty side effects (read: watery eyes) that come with the supplies needed …

DIY

Dramatic Cascading Chandeliers Unleash Visual Splendor And Pomp

There is absolutely no denying the fact that lighting plays the most important role in defining the appeal of any interior. While great lighting can …

This Woman With Vitiligo Reminds Us Of What 'Beautiful' Really Means (VIDEO)

)<p>The next time you feel reluctant about facing the world sans makeup, or nervous about revealing your "imperfections" to those around you, we hope you'll think of Cheri Lindsay -- a woman who'll leave you breathless with her extraordinary bravery and beauty.<p>Lindsay has vitiligo, a skin condition …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Cleaning

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

How great leaders know the right questions to ask

Peter Drucker, who was called the man who invented management, once said that "the important and difficult job is never to find the right answer; it is to find the right question." After decades of working with leaders, Hal Gregersen, a professor of innovation and leadership at the international …

Don’t just be a great leader, be a stand-out leader

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>The challenges …