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The Truth About How to Become a Morning Person

<i>By Brian Sabin</i><p>The ringing of an alarm clock can be a dreadful sound, aggressively yanking people out of a deep sleep. Some folks, however, are spared the jarring noise. The morning person naturally wakes up feeling refreshed, alert, and ready to start the day. It's a lifestyle preference, many …

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How to Get on Your Flight Attendant's Good Side

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>Flight attendant Taylor Tippett recently made headlines for making her passengers' travels a little brighter. Her method of cheering people up? She leaves uplifting notes on airplane windows and in safety cards, and encourages others to do the same. To date, the practice …

Tom Hiddleston & Jessica Chastain Throw the Worst Party Ever | MTV After Hours with Josh Horowitz

Breakdown of the fastest spaceships in the history of science fiction

But what about compared to spaceships in other sci-fi universes?<p>This awesome Fat Wallet graphic has the answer. It ranks spaceships featured in popular sci-fi stories from slowest to fastest.<p>It's divided between ships that are slower than the speed of light and ships that are faster than the speed …

Science Fiction

Mirror Mirror

Canadians top the world in smiling poop emoji use, report finds

A new report on the popularity of specific emojis by country reveals that Canadians may not be quite as polite as our reputation suggests.<p>In fact, …

Toronto named 2nd most miserable sports city in North America

It's been more than 20 years since a Toronto sports franchise playing in one of the 'big four' professional leagues paraded through the city's …

Big Bang Beam: Large Hadron Collider Restarts After Two-Year Break

Researchers have begun circulating beams of protons in the Large Hadron Collider after a two-year shutdown for upgrades — and they expect to ramp up quickly to reach uncharted frontiers in particle physics.<p>"Beam went smoothly through the whole machine. It’s fantastic to see it going so well after …

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …

El Salvador

The Internet Is Very, Very Angry The Lego Movie Missed Out on an Oscar Nod

Snubs abounded at Thursday morning’s 87th annual Academy Award nominations, but for some fans none was more painful than <i>The Lego Movie</i> missing out on …

4 Ways Living Abroad Changes You... Forever

It was in the summer of 2002 that we first decided to move abroad. The kernel of an idea was already there but, during those months, we began to grow an idea into reality.<p>One year later and our first stop was Vancouver, Canada, where I turned my back on the corporate world and returned to student …

Inspiration

Winter Blues, Alaska

How to Get to Sleep Without Trying or Putting in Effort

It's 5 a.m. and you've only now dropped off to sleep. You have spent the best part of the night tossing and turning in your bed. Why has it taken until 5 a.m. for you to finally nod off? Or put another way, why have you been able to drift off to sleep at 5 a.m., when you couldn't get to sleep …

Consciousness

Old laptop batteries could power slums, IBM says

<b>Old laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power homes in slums, researchers have said.</b><p>An IBM study analysed a sample of discarded batteries and found 70% had enough power to keep an LED light on more than four hours a day for a year.<p>Researchers said using discarded batteries is cheaper …

E-waste

Why Leaf Shutter Lenses Matter

<i>This post originally appeared on the Kern-Photo.com and is being syndicated at The Phoblographer with wedding photographer R.J. Kern’s permission. To</i> …

Nuit Blanche 2014: Art installations light up Toronto

Nuit Blanche, the annual celebration of art and public spaces, drew huge crowds into Toronto's streets Saturday evening and well into Sunday morning.

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A Night to Reflect #VeryVancouver Photo: Michael Ó Raifeartaigh www.facebook.com/tattoodguyphotography

Stunning. RT @abirkill Last night's incredible sunset, photographed through the rain at English Bay in #Vancouver! http://t.co/vEOakkJL85

Tim Hortons: Why the coffee giant is 'genuinely beloved' by Canadians

Picture the richest best-dressed company director and the poorest worst-dressed unemployed worker — both could be seen holding a cup of Tim Hortons …