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Toronto Food Guide: BRUNCH

I don’t know if friends & family are trying to tell me something (either that I’m fat or I eat out too much?!) but lately the requests for restaurant …

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Crossroads Diner, Ben Izzy's Deli, Clubhouse, Fare Game, Montauk

<i>Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview at some of the places coming</i> …

Patios have now replaced parking spots on Church St.

City<p>Staff<p>Posted on July 29, 2013<p>Report Inaccuracy<p>Patios have now replaced parking spots on Church St.<p>City<p>Staff<p>Posted on July 29, 2013<p>Report Inaccuracy<p>…

Toronto gets a new, weekly night market at 99 Sudbury

There's a new night market in Toronto taking place every Wednesday night at 99 Sudbury. Similar in scope to the Midnght Mrkt which has popped up …

Flea markets in Toronto

Flea markets in Toronto are located all over the city. Most of them are filled with more than just schlock because each one brings out unique local …

Health & Swellness » Foodie Swellness: When Pigs Fry tour in Toronto

I’ve been to some pretty incredible destinations over the past few years. And I often start to wonder “Why do I live in Toronto again?” (especially …

Kidnapped and Sold: Inside the Dark World of Child Trafficking in China

Some Americans have unknowingly adopted Chinese babies taken from their parents and sold to orphanages. But can the Congress do anything about it?<p>Almost exactly a year earlier, Liu Liqin had the worst day of his life. He was out on a temporary construction job, looking forward to lunch and his next …

What We Talk About When We Talk About Privacy - The Atlantic

The past, present, and future of a public anxiety

The New American Dream in an Age of Uncertainty

Higher inequality of wages and opportunity aren't just aren't just the new reality of the U.S. economy. They were the old reality, too.<p>Reuters<p>In a major speech this week on the economy, President Obama emphasized that while the United States has recovered substantial ground since the crisis of …

Study: 'Anti-Aging' Antioxidant Actually Seems to Undo Effects of Exercise

The compound resveratrol, believed to benefit longevity and heart health for its antioxidant properties, seemed to undermine the cardiovascular benefits of exercise in a small study.<p>mrio/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> In today's issue of <i>The Journal of Physiology</i>, researchers led by Dr. Lasse Gliemann at the …

The Circumcision Wars: What's a Parent to Do?

Trying to find clarity in a world muddied by differing opinions and too much information<p>The deadlock began around week 20 of my pregnancy, when my mom casually asked about when and where our son would be circumcised. I presumptuously told her we weren’t going to do that. Then I saw the surprised …

How To Travel Anywhere With Nothing But A Carry-On Bag

Whether you are packing for a business trip or going on vacation, it pays to travel light. Minimalists have an edge, both financially and in terms of mobility.<p>Lately some airlines have given us one more incentive to lighten up, with strict limits for carry-on items, fees for checked baggage, and …

Be Careful How You Praise People

In an experiment, people who had been praised for their decision-making skills were <b>40%</b> more likely to escalate their commitment to a bad decision (in this case, a bad hire) than people who hadn’t been praised. But those who had been praised for their creativity, rather than their decision prowess, …

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

Are You Focusing on What’s Important?

How to Drive Value Your Way

The advent of the PC, in 1981, famously resulted in the wholesale reorganization of the computer industry. Within a few years value in that industry migrated from the manufacturers that assembled and marketed the computers to the suppliers upstream of two key components: the operating system, owned …

Three Qualities Every Leader Needs to Succeed on a Team

“I want your help developing my direct reports into stronger leaders,” John* the new CEO of Fasseni, a $350 million technology company, told me several years ago.<p>Initially, I approached the request like any consultant might.<p>First, I asked John why he wanted my help. He told me that Fasseni had …

Get Great Hair

Experts reveal the tips and tricks to achieving gorgeous thick, shiny tresses.<p>Full, shiny, bouncy hair never goes out of style. "It's a no-brainer," says hairstylist Gerard Touroul. "Everyone wants it regardless of the trends." Globe-trotting stylist Luigi Murenu concurs: "Women in America request …

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Tourists escape by boat as wildfire threatens Greek island

Tourists and locals on the Greek island of Serifos took to the sea for their own safety on Saturday as a wildfire threatened the village of Megalo Livadi.<p>The fire on Serifos was brought under control on Sunday but major fires continued to rage on the islands of Rhodes and Crete.<p>The combination of …

Hawaii Starts Feeling Effects Of Tropical Storm Flossie

Almost all the Hawaiian islands are under a tropical storm warning.<p><i>The Honolulu Star Advertiser</i> says the city of Hilo is already seeing rain and wind, as a weakened Tropical Storm Flossie moves closer. The storm is expected to hit the Big Island later this morning.<p>The National Weather Service's …

Burning Man Festival Gets OK to Expand

The Burning Man festival is already North America’s biggest outdoor arts festival, and now the free-spirited Nevada event will be getting another …

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Pope Francis Discusses Gay Catholics: 'Who Am I To Judge?'

Gay people should be integrated into society instead of ostracized, Pope Francis told journalists after his weeklong trip to Brazil. Answering a question about reports of homosexuals in the clergy, the pope answered, "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to …

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi supporters call for 'million-man' march against military

Supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi on Monday called for a “million man” rally against Egypt’s new military rulers, as the EU’s foreign policy chief worked to broker a solution to the crisis.<p>As the toll of comrades who died in Saturday’s bloodshed officially rose to 80, Islamist …

Finding out what you really want to do in life

For the past month I have been reading a book based on the life of Tulsidas, one of the greatest religious poets of India. He is credited with …

Happiness

15 Simple Ways to Put Meaning Back into Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>What is the meaning of life?</b><p><b>That’s for you to decide, you get to choose.</b><p>Instead of going through life without meaning only struggling to survive, …

Happiness

Run On: Bombs Can't Stop the Spirit of America's Marathoners

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The thing about runners is that runners are undeniably tough customers. And the community of runners …