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Doug Ford's PC government will move on these 5 promises quickly

Ontario's premier-designate Doug Ford plans a quick, three-week transition to power, and then swift action on some of his campaign …

Canada

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

United Arab Emirates

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Psychology

Doug Ford Says He'd Let Developers Build Housing On Ontario's Greenbelt

The stretch of land is the largest permanently protected green space in the world.<p>TORONTO — Doug Ford said Monday he would allow some development in …

Science Is Getting Closer to Understanding What Goes on Inside The Mind When We Dream

Here's why dreams matter.<p>Dreams are so strange and carry so much significance to us that we often feel the need to tell people about our nocturnal …

The Ontario Municipal Board will soon be no more. Here's what that means for you

Upset about too-big condos and wonky zoning decisions in your neighbourhood? You're not alone.<p>But this week, the province of Ontario will introduce a …

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

What You’re Worst At In Relationships, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

When it comes to relationships, no one is perfect. We all have our strengths, but we also have our weaknesses — it's just easier to ignore the …

Relationships

Blockchain technology threatens the middleman in real estate transactions

In Canada's commercial real estate market, there are countless extra fees and processes involved in purchases that go beyond the price of the property. But blockchain technology could hold the key to cutting down some of those costs by reducing the intermediaries.<p>Blockchain is essentially an online …

Blockchain

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

Canada Just Passed The Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana – Canna Chronicle

Last night, by more than a two-to-one margin, Canada made history, passing a bill to legalize recreational marijuana, which puts Canada on track to …

Cannabis

Court ruling could end secrecy surrounding home prices

A court ruling Friday could bring an end to a multi-year fight over who has access to data about how much homes sold for, information that real …

Canadian Real Estate

Ajax residents warned about series of carjackings outside homes

Durham regional police are on the hunt for two suspects in a half-dozen carjacking incidents in Ajax over the last month, including one involving a …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Forestry

Where, when, and how to watch tonight's meteor shower

One of the last meteor showers of the year is happening this Friday. So, if you haven't caught a meteor shower yet this year, this week is your chance. Don't miss out on this year's Leonid meteor shower, which is expected to have ideal conditions for many parts of the US. Following is a transcript …

Meteor Showers

What is this trampoline performance art piece and why is it so mesmerizing?

A recent art installation from French dancer Yoann Bourgeois has been leaving spectators and social media users completely in awe. The installation, …

Skating trail below the Gardiner turns unused land into public space

New ice has been poured for a new skating trail in a most unusual place — below the Gardiner Expressway.<p>The trail is one part of a massive project …

6 scientific tricks for falling asleep

6 scientific tricks to fall asleep.<p>If you can't sleep, get out of bed. Experts say if you stress out in bed you'll associate negative feelings toward where you sleep. So go read a book on the couch.<p>Turn off your phone! The blue light can trick your mind into thinking it's daytime. Give yourself 30 …

Sliding Prices Wreak Havoc In Toronto's Housing Market

Deals are going bad as buyers and lenders take a tougher look at home values.<p>OTTAWA (Reuters)<p><b>—</b> The sharp reversal in Toronto's home prices has thrown …

Drop in GTA home prices prompts new warning: seller beware | Toronto Star

The real estate world is awash in buyer-beware warnings. But some homeowners and realtors are making a case for stronger seller protections — …

School Asks 100 Graffiti Artists To Paint It Before Renovation, And Result Is Better Than Any Renovation

Most schools looks pretty bland, with safe homogeneous colors and uninspired designs, but one hundred graffiti artists have just turned the boring …

NesPi Raspberry Pi LEGO NES Case For $35

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a unique case to house their Raspberry Pi mini PC, may be interested in this awesome Raspberry Pi retro gaming …

Remotely Monitor A Raspberry Pi And Get Notifications If Something Goes Wrong

If you're running a Raspberry Pi that's doing something in the background, like working as a security camera system or a weather station, then it's …

This software is like getting a modular inside your computer, for free

Modular synthesizers present some beautiful possibilities for sound design and composition. For constructing certain kinds of sounds, and certain …

Netflix Arrives On Kodi Media Center, Unofficially (video)

The awesome Kodi Media Center now has access to Netflix thanks to an unofficial open source Kodi plugin which is still currently under development …

18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

How to set up a personal web server with a Raspberry Pi

A personal web server is "the cloud," except you own and control it as opposed to a large corporation.<p>Owning a little cloud has a lot of benefits, …

How To: Set Up a Headless Raspberry Pi Hacking Platform Running Kali Linux

The Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that can crack Wi-Fi, clone key cards, break into laptops, and even clone an existing Wi-Fi network …

Build a simple Raspberry Pi LED power/status indicator

This short guide will show you how to add an LED power indicator/status light to your Raspberry Pi, letting you know when it's powered and when it's …

How to add a power button to your Raspberry Pi

To keep the price down, the Raspberry Pi doesn't ship with a power button, yet it's easy to add your own! This guide will show you how to add a power …

Raspberry Pi