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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Ten tips to lead a meeting effectively

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>You can usually tell within the first 30 seconds whether a …

Watching Conan sing the 'Simpsons' monorail song is transcendent

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Clash of Clans: Top 8 tips, tricks, and cheats!

If you're not familiar with Clash of Clans, it's a game where you build forts with gold and elixir resources. Buildings are dragged and dropped, …

He’s 26 with $32,000 in savings. Here’s how he did it

Meet a guy who's addicted to saving.<p>He's a 26-year-old Ottawa resident by the name of Rob Nettleton and he's an example not just to his fellow members of Generation Y, but to anyone who wants to save money but can't figure out how. Even if you're not as disciplined as he is, you can still learn …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

18 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological …

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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

10 most surprising moments from Gamescom 2014

Didn't see that coming<p>Gamescom 2014 is in full effect, with strong showings from Sony, Microsoft, and the many games on the show floor. Whether …

Mario Party 10: Gameplay Demo - IGN Live: Gamescom 2014

16 Aug 2014<p>Bowser takes on four players at Gamescom.

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

Buying a new console has the power to make grown men and women feel like a kid on Christmas morning. We anxiously wait for a big box to get delivered …

'Stop hurting authors,' 900 writers sign letter against Amazon

Hundreds of authors, including Stephen King, have signed a letter telling Amazon to stick to the corporate backroom as it negotiates for cheaper …

7 confessions of a Toronto commuter

I commute to work every day on public transit. I also did this for two years during university. Most of the time, it’s all good. I enjoy the hour / …

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' continues to close Marvel's Gauntlet around 'Avengers 3'

<i>Warning: This post contains spoilers for literally damned near everything Marvel.</i><p>A McGuffin is an object that conveniently gives characters in a story motivation. It powers the plot. In Avatar it was "unobtanium," a name that seems to make fun of itself. Indiana Jones had the Ark of the Covenant, …

Why I'm in love with this sweet game about a little girl in Alaska

The Inupiat, like many indigenous tribal peoples, hold the belief that all things are inhabited by a spiritual essence that goes deeper than their outward expression.<p>I think that <i>Never Alone</i>, a game based on the Inupiat's stories and culture, is an example of this animism. On the face of it, the …

No Deku Trees Were Harmed In The Making Of These Laser-Cut Wooden Hyrule Maps

by Ellie Langford Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 02:40 PM<p>I really want one...<p>by Father Titan Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 02:52 PM<p>That's pretty …

Taylor Swift surprises fan with heartfelt love advice

There may be no better person to seek love advice from than Taylor Swift, 24, the queen of heartbreak songs.<p>A female follower reached out to the singer-songwriter via Instagram this week, asking for her guidance on that very topic.<p>"There's a guy Taylor, a guy who's sweet and charming and makes me …

38 tips on how to play a character with a different gender to your own

Have you seen a roleplaying game go horribly wrong when someone tried to play a character of a different sex to their own? Was it a guy trying to …

The Evolution of Game Boy

<b>Game Boy</b><p><b>Released: 1989</b><p>Here it is, in all its gray, brick-shaped glory: Game Boy. The original version might not look like much now, but it was an …

Get your strategy game on with the best tower defense apps for iOS

With an iPhone, gaming can sometimes leave you wanting more. Tower defense games can promise a lot of strategy and fun. But the phrase "tower …

GameStop says less than half of its customers know they can trade in games

Most - as in more than half - of those who shop at GameStop don't know they can trade in their games for store credit or cash. Let that one sink in.<p>Tony Bartel, the mega-retailer's president, said this to VentureBeat yesterday. "Believe it or not, only 40 percent of the people who walk into a …

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Sony Agrees To Give Away Games, Money After 2011 PSN Hack [UPDATE]

<b>UPDATE (7/24):</b> Sony's sent over a statement:<p>A proposed settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuits arising from the April 2011 criminal …

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National Hockey League roundup | News Home | Reuters

(The Sports Xchange) - The Montreal Canadiens and forward Lars Eller agreed to terms on a four-year contract, the team announced Thursday.<p>Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand (63) plays the puck as Montreal Canadiens forward Lars Eller (81) defends during the third period in game six of the second …

The Highest Paid Actors

Our list looks at estimated earnings between June 2013 and June 2014. We talk to producers, lawyers, agents and other in-the-know folks to compile our earnings which account for entertaint-related income. We do not deduct for taxes, agent fees or the other costs of being a celebrity.

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

Three surprisingly simple things you can do right now to build better habits

Building good habits can be difficult.<p>That's especially true if you want to stick with them for the long-term. Thankfully, there are a few simple strategies that you can use to build better habits and break bad ones.<p>I'm not going to pretend like these ideas are the only way to build better habits — …