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How To Eat Like A Vegan (Without Actually Becoming One)

Maybe you’ve considered a vegan diet, but can’t imagine a life without burgers, steaks, or hot dogs. Exercise physiologist Marco Borges — the trainer …

Nutrition

Vietnamese Coffee Sundaes with Crushed Peanut Brittle

The Vietnamese love drinking superstrong iced coffee combined with copious amounts of sweetened condensed milk. Joanne Chang created this simple ice …

Your mortgage, RRSP or TFSA: What’s the priority?

If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?<p>A low-income couple from Guernsey who had been collecting government housing and other benefits won about $90,000 in the Channel Islands Christmas lottery in December, 2014. The problem? They're now broke, faced eviction earlier this year and …

The Idiot-Proof Guide to Brewing a Decent Cup of Coffee

11 steps toward your caffeinated happy place.<p>Based on our highly scientific calculations, the number of daily coffee drinkers to those who can make a halfway-drinkable cup of their own is around 1,765,432 to 1. Homemade brews are always too weak or too strong, too hot or too cold, too burnt or just …

The 25 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

These Are The Best Office Colors for Working More Productively

The colors, patterns and even amount of sheen you use can affect your work.<p>Countless books have been written about how to boost your work productivity. But all along, you may have just needed a paint brush.<p>The environment you work in can have an incredible effect on your energy, creativity and …

The Brain

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

Furniture

31 Crowd-Pleasing Summer Appetizers

Every party must be equipped with plenty of appetizers, and it's always better to have a variety of options, from dips to cheese to stuff on a skewer. This collection of recipes has a little bit of everything so you can appeal to all tastes. Cheers to a happy (and full) bunch of guests!

Cooking

Canada Housing Vs. Income Graphs Show Even Vancouver Condos Could Be Out Of Reach In 4 Years

Jamie and Jenny Sorensen hoped that 2016 would be the year that they finally settled down in Vancouver.<p>Instead it gave them a crushing education in …

Vancouver Sun

The first Deadpool film may be one of the most Vancouver-y Hollywood blockbusters ever made. In addition to starring Vancouver-born A-lister Ryan …

Canadian Real Estate Could Still Get Way More Expensive, Data Shows

As house prices rise at what the Bank of Canada calls a “fire-breathing” pace, Canadians are growing increasingly worried about home affordability, …

The hourly wage needed to rent a 2-bedroom apartment is rising

The pinched access to mortgage credit after the Great Recession is one reason why.<p>Another is that many Americans—especially the poor and people of color—haven't felt the effects of the economic recovery, and may not be able to rustle up the funds for a down payment.<p>A third reason is that …

Do long-time renters stand a chance of home ownership?

<i>The Way Home is a series looking at the challenges faced by different generations of people who are in the market for a home – from first-time buyers and growing families to baby boomers who are downsizing.</i><p>After 10 years of renting, Chris and Martha MacMillan are trying to make the transition to …

10 Things I Learned Traveling as a Couple

For our second date, without much warning and with little fanfare, Tyler showed up on my doorstep while I was on a trip to Buenos Aires for my job with the State Department. I felt like something big was about to happen as this was a departure from my normal dating experiences in Washington, DC. …

Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more

From broadening perspectives to creating lasting memories, seeing the world can be a major exercise in self-improvement.<p><i>“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”</i> – Mark Twain<p>Mark Twain is just one of history’s many …

Millennial workers eventually walk if the money doesn’t talk

<i>The Globe’s monthly roundup of research from business schools.</i><p>Previous research has taught Eddy Ng much about why so many young professionals seek out careers in the nonprofit sector where they are likely to draw lower salaries than their peers in private industry or government.<p>For starters: It’s …

Meet the mortgage-free 30-year-old whose frugality riled the Internet

When Sean Cooper paid off his mortgage, he pissed off a lot of people.<p>You'd think paying down a $255,000 debt in just over three years would bring major kudos from a crowd. But in Mr. Cooper's case, the single 30-year-old pension analyst, who moonlit as both a financial writer and a grocery clerk …

Following One Bloor's Concrete 76 Storeys Above Toronto

While the exterior construction progress of Great Gulf's One Bloor East has garnered significant attention throughout the City, the interior of the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Discover the endless design possibilities of metal cladding.<p>“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Millions of metal petals make Bloomberg HQ the world's "most sustainable office building."<p>The architect walks …

Architecture

Articles about week review 7 great reads you may have missed 8 on Dwell.com - Dwell

As Friday winds down and we await the three day-weekend with bated breath, take a few moments to enjoy the best of Dwell.com from...<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50...<p>The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: …

Articles about clifftop house angled roof maui on Dwell.com - Dwell

With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.<p>Folding Roof House by Ashida Architect &...<p>This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean …

Architecture Art and Design Magazine

Latest<p>May 24, 2018<p>A table lamp can be a great addition to your room, both look and functionality-wise! Whether you’re a scholar, a writer, a student …