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Why don't we teach Einstein's theories in school?

The discovery of gravitational waves, announced earlier this year, marked the ultimate test of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Einstein …

Where to Shop for Unique, Inexpensive Engagement Rings

Find something special for around a grand or less.<p>For most people, the old (and antiquated) adage of spending three month’s salary on an engagement ring isn’t feasible. And it’s also not necessary. Beautiful things come in small packages with all types of price points, and there are a number of …

Jewelry

Son’s suicide was actually murder and Toronto police bungled probe, family alleges in $12.5M lawsuit

An Ottawa family who have been fighting for 15 years to have their son’s death investigated as a homicide have now launched a $12.5 million lawsuit …

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Ivan Henry, wrongfully imprisoned for 27 years, won’t receive full $8-million

A man who was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly three decades has had his compensation award cut by the British Columbia Supreme Court.<p>The court ordered the B.C. government in June to pay Ivan Henry $8-million in damages after he spent 27 years in prison for sexual assault before a court overturned …

Canada

World’s unluckiest dinosaur found stuck in the mud

The world’s unluckiest dinosaur died struggling to free itself from a muddy bog, a new fossil has shown.<p>The bird-like species, was found lying on its front with its wings and neck outstretched.<p>Scientists believed the creature became stuck in the mud about 66-72 million years ago as the species was …

A biotech startup that aims to rid our bodies of cells related to aging just got a big investment

A biotech startup that wants to clear cells related to aging from our bodies just got $116 million to test out how its technology might work in people.<p>Unity Biotechnology, which came out of stealth mode in February, has been studying a particular type of cells and their relationship to aging.<p>The …

Clinical Trials

Notes About ‘Ocean’s Thirteen,’ Which I Watched At 10:13 PM On Election Night, For No Particular Reason

There is, if we’re being honest here, and why wouldn’t we be, really no good reason to watch <i>Ocean’s Thirteen</i> at this point. Its time, to the degree it ever had one, is past, and it has moved squarely into the “Well, I work from home, and there’s nothing else on at noon on a Monday so why don’t I …

Anthony Bourdain explains why, even after touring 80 countries, his favorite destination will always be Japan

Over the course of 15 years and four travel shows, Anthony Bourdain has toured 80 countries, delving into their histories and eating as much of their food as possible.<p>If you ask him, as Business Insider did earlier this year, what his favorite destination is, he will immediately tell you it's Japan.<p>…

Japan

How a writer’s first film script inspired Idris Elba to become its star

Leon Butler asked a friend for help and ended up meeting the Wire actor<p>Even in his wildest dreams, Leon Butler never imagined that he would make a film with Idris Elba – one of Britain’s biggest stars of film and TV.<p>As a quantity surveyor and property developer, Butler had no connections with that …

Golden Globes

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Chance The Rapper Shot His ‘How Great’ Video Entirely On An iPhone

Chance the Rapper has delivered another blessing, in the form of a creative new video for hip-hop hymn “How Great.”<p>Shot entirely on an iPhone, the …

Chance the Rapper

The Man Who Got Rid of Everything

Following a bad break-up, Finnish man Petri Luukkainen began his one-year human experiment: put everything he owns into storage and live without any material goods. Here's his story.<p>In October 2010, Petri Luukkainen's long-term relationship fell apart. The Finnish commercials director and …

Minimalism

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>With hundreds of shades to choose from, go straight to the best. These tried-and-true paint colors work for the pros, so they're sure to hit the right note in your home too.

16 damaging behaviors of unsuccessful people

Everyone wants to achieve success, but it seems perpetually out of reach for some of us.<p>Sometimes, that's just the work of unfortunate external circumstances. However, in other cases, we're just our own worst enemies.<p>There are a few subtle (and some not-so-subtle) behaviors that can conspire to …

Self-improvement

17 Not-Overwhelming Ways To Eat Healthy When You're Depressed

Relationship status with food when you're depressed: It's complicated.<p>Maybe you lose your appetite completely or maybe you're more voracious than ever. Or perhaps without the energy to cook, you end up prioritizing convenience over nutrition. Whatever it is, eating well when you're depressed is no …

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Science Says Your Bad Job Is Killing You

We all have a fear that our 9-to-5 work life is taking a toll on our well-being. Guess what? It is.<p>We all have a fear that our 9-to-5 working life has the ability to take a toll on our well-being--perhaps a devastating one. Whether it's mental, physical, or emotional, working a job that we're not …

Mental Health

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Success Than Talent (According to Science)

The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ.<p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and …

Self-improvement

Scientists say smart people are more likely to stay up late and do drugs as adults

There's one group of people you should definitely include on your guest list: The geniuses.<p>When the rest of your friends start nodding off around midnight and declining another glass of wine (how rude), your super intelligent invitees will just be getting started.<p>According to a growing body of …

Psychology

5 Countries Where You Can Retire for Half the Cost of the U.S.

Why not live somewhere tropical and exotic for at least half the year and cut your expenses down considerably?<p>If you're getting close to retirement, …

European Travel

Canadian troops to test bionic knee brace to boost strength, endurance

OTTAWA — Canadian soldiers will be getting a boost from bionic technology via a new knee brace that will allow them to carry more equipment without …

Pokémon

NBA Finals: Celebrate with 17 of the Best Basketball Films

The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh, 1979<br>Warner Bros.<p>1 of 17<p>Over the past few decades, basketball films have become more than just the stereotypical …

Basketball

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

<b>Alice Isn’t Dead</b><p><b>The creepy podcast from the Welcome To Night Vale gang</b><p>The makers of the gloriously weird Welcome To Night Vale are behind this eerie podcast. Those concerned that they might have to get up to speed with that series’ labyrinthine backstory, fear not: this is not a spinoff, nor a …

Comedy

Colleges Use Snapchat to Attract Prospective Students

When Alex Cosentino visited the campus of the University of South Carolina earlier this year, the 18-year-old looked beyond the brochures and tour guides for a glimpse of what the school is really like. His source? The social media platform Snapchat.<p>“When you go on Snapchat, you see what students …

Social Media

Medium's Ev Williams on bouncing back from 'devastating' moments

He may be a billionaire now, but Twitter co-founder Ev Williams was once counting pennies to get by.<p>Speaking candidly about his struggles as an entrepreneur, Williams recalled starting his first internet company in the 1990s when he was living in Nebraska.<p>"I remember literally searching in the …

Evan Williams

Science Explains Why Having Zero Time Is Making You Miserable | Inc.com

Do you know someone who wears their busyness like a badge of honor? They humbly brag, "I am just so busy!" to anyone who asks. Every hour is spoken for with meetings and minutiae. And they always look a bit frazzled.<p>Being busy may seem like a minor problem to have. But a study done by Stanford …

Time Management

The Neuroscience Of Why Running Clears the Mind

Fans of running claim itis great for the mind as well as the body. Recent research agrees.<p>Sure, running is a good way to stay fit and healthy, but many fans of the activity claim to be hooked not just because of its physical effects, but also because of it's mental ones.<p>Some say it builds …

The Brain

Why our kids have to work so much longer to afford a home

To twist an old saying, it’s not your parents’ housing market.<p>The cost of buying a home, in terms of how much you have to work, has surged, according to a novel new study by a University of Ottawa economics professor.<p>“This affordability challenge has grown for nearly a decade,” Marc Lavoie said in …

Canadian Real Estate