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'Twas the Night Before Christmas,' as read by Donald Trump

Scott Feschuk envisions a certain Republican luminary reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ to young children<p>Okay, kids, so I’m going to read …

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How to stream videos using VLC

VLC is pretty well known as a media player that's capable of playing just about anything.<p>Experienced users, however, know that there's much more to …

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What Target's suppliers wish they had known

The photographs of the charred remnants of the Woodland Caribou, a resort on Puntzt Lake, B.C., that was recently consumed by fire, should convince the most ardent skeptic to regularly revisit their insurance requirements. An annual re-assessment of fire insurance, flood insurance (if available), …

Can't take a photo? Use Optimize Storage to free up space on your iPhone

<b>Updated February 2017:</b> Added additional tips for freeing up storage space.<p>Pictures and video take up a ton of storage space, and for good reason — …

The Psychology Behind Costco's Free Samples

Mini pizza bagels? Now we're talking.<p>In 2010, a Minnesotan named Erwin Lingitz was arrested in a Supervalu grocery store after spending an excessive amount of time at the deli counter. In the words of a Supervalu spokesperson, Lingitz had violated “societal norms and common customer understanding …

iWatch gears already grinding for fall launch

Apple suppliers in China have finally started producing the iWatch, according to a report from China Times that claims Jony Ive’s wristwatch masterpiece will land in the U.S. this Fall, and it might be even smaller than we thought.<p>Rather than going with a traditional printed circuit board, Apple …

comScore: Android owns 44% of the Canadian smartphone market, BlackBerry sinks to 15%

A new report from comScore shows a number of new Canadian mobile stats. The annual report, called “2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus,” …

How to calculate the true cost of retirement

In the past, experts routinely said you needed to replace 70% to 80% of your pre-retirement income for your golden years. Plus, the experts said, …

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Ottawa's cheese import ruling by Ottawa sparks U.S. warning

A move by the Canadian government to block Pizza Pizza Ltd. and other Canadian restaurant chains from importing low-cost U.S. mozzarella is stoking trade tensions with the United States.<p>A senior U.S. trade official has bluntly warned Ottawa that the decision could harm its exporters and was made …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Fifteen grocery stocks to check out before the checkout

<b>What are we looking for?</b><p>Grocery shares in aisle three! The food-retailing sector attracted some unwanted attention this week when both Loblaw Cos. Ltd. and Metro Inc. reported underwhelming results. Their stock prices tumbled as investors realized that the sector they had depended on for stable …

What to know before you download Windows 8.1

When Microsoft launched Windows 8 (and Windows RT 8), reactions ranged from enthusiasm to cautious interest to total bafflement – not exactly what the company wanted to hear.<p>Fast forward almost a year, and with Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Microsoft is addressing a lot of the issues while …

Maple Leaf Foods faces breakup as suitors circle

Canadian food giant Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is facing a potential breakup as it puts its $1.6-billion bakery unit up for sale, at the same time as potential suitors target its meat division.<p>A number of food producers from China, Brazil and the U.S. have expressed interest in recent months in …

Here's how to stream all games from NHL GameCenter, even if they’re blacked out

If you’re a hockey fan and you haven’t heard of NHL GameCenter, then you might want to consider the breadth of streaming content NHL GameCenter …

The iKettle has WiFi and can be boiled from an iPhone. No, really

Ever wished you could set the kettle to boil the moment you woke up in a morning, just from your phone? Wish no longer as the iKettle is here, WiFi …

Dave Nichol: The man who revolutionized branding, and made simple exotic

Dave Nichol was a man on a mission.<p>More than 25 years ago, as a president at grocer Loblaw Cos. Ltd., he set out to make the perfect chocolate chip cookie and to outdo Christie's then-best-selling Chips Ahoy. He had more than 100 samples made before he personally approved the final President's …

Apple TV Setup Just Got Easier: Just ‘Touch’ It With your iOS 7 Device

It appears the setup of your third generation Apple TV has gotten a lot easier, as Apple has updated its support document for the device to indicate …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

Baby food from shops half as nutritious as homemade meals, study finds

Baby foods made by firms including Cow & Gate, Heinz and Ella's Kitchen have far fewer nutrients than homemade meals, according to a new study.<p>Many contain high levels of sugar and some are promoted for use from four months of age – a time when babies should still be on a diet of breast or formula …

Grocery Chain Metro Launches Cloud Syncing ‘My Metro’ iPhone App

Grocery chain Metro, which operates 353 locations in Ontario and Quebec, has launched an official iPhone app to enable a better shopping experience …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ

In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major …

Despite industry consolidation, Jean Coutu aims to go it alone

In a retail industry that is reshaping itself, the family that controls Jean Coutu Group Inc. believes their company can thrive on its own.<p>"We are in no hurry to conclude an acquisition just to make a deal," said its president and CEO, François Jean Coutu, in an interview at the company's …

Target’s Canadian effort receives a poor grade from shoppers

The new kid on the retail block is feeling growing pains.<p>U.S. discounter Target Corp. arrived in Canada with a splash in March, stirring up a buzz about its cool factor and drawing throngs of shoppers. But it hasn't been able to live up to high expectations, a new survey suggests. Shoppers complain …

Before a job interview rehearse first

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter @Globe_Careers or join our Linked In group.</i><p>Before a job interview, consultant Alison Green recommends you do a test …

At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

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Netflix Original Content Will Likely Double Next Year After 'House Of Cards' Success, Executive Says

Good news, Netflix-ers! Your favorite streaming video site is planning to double its original programming in 2014, Netflix's chief content officer Ted Sarandos told The Hollywood Reporter. Netflix wants to change the way Hollywood views Internet content. "After David Fincher directs a series for …

Life on Mars to become a reality in 2023, Dutch firm claims

A few months before he died, Carl Sagan recorded a message of hope to would-be Mars explorers, telling them: "Whatever the reason you're on Mars is, …