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Some Secret Text Codes Teenagers Use

This article provides some of the secret codes teenagers use while texting. It is not a complete list but it is a partial list<p>This article has …

Text Messaging

Celebrities Praise Keaton Jones: Chris Evans Invites Bullied Boy To ‘Avengers’ Premiere

<b>UPDATE, Monday</b> The Facebook page of Kimberly Jones has been closed to views following the surfacing of previous tweets. For details, go</b> …

How to avoid RESP penalties if your child quits university

Parents may dream of giving their children the best possible postsecondary education by setting up an RESP account, but if your son or daughter decides school is no longer in the cards, prepare for a big tax hit.<p>With lucrative government grants and tax-sheltering benefits, a Registered Education …

Man's 29 Lbs. of Poop Removed: What Is Hirschsprung's Disease?

When doctors in China removed 30 inches of a young man's colon, they also removed nearly 29 lbs. (13 kilograms) of his feces.<p>The 22-year-old's belly …

How to Keep Your Data Safe When Traveling Abroad

Traveling with technology is always a little daunting, but it doesn’t look like it’s getting any easier. Whether it’s a ban on electronic devices …

10 Signs That a Relationship Is Truly Loving

In the magical uncertainty of new romance, every couple creates its own emotional language. Sometimes those treasured connections deepen over time, …

3 Errors Parents Make When Their Kids Bully Them

It’s the end of a long day. You’ve just arrived home from work, completely exhausted. You flip on the TV, collapse on the sofa, and catch the end of …

The 11 Most Important Pep Talks To Have With Your Teen

When you became a parent, little did you know you’d also landed the job of quasi-life coach. That’s right — you’re not just there to dish out food …

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What Is Gaslighting? Here's What to Know About This Form of Emotional Abuse

This sophisticated emotional abuse tactic makes victims question their own sanity.<p>Once in a while, it's normal to have a fleeting moment where you …

Ten Cowardly Things Only Weak Managers Do

Now that we have more or less adjusted to life in the new millennium, we are beginning to see our institutions through new eyes.<p>We see how the Godzilla edifice of hierarchy, rules and control mechanisms in place in nearly every medium-sized and large employer has hurt working people and customers …

The Workplace

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Divorced

1. Prioritize character.<p>Be with someone who respects you and others and lives with integrity. The novelty of substantial differences will wear off …

Proposals and pre-nups: Marriage, co-habitation contracts can be good investment

A romantic proposal or an invitation to move in with a partner may seem like an awkward time to start planning for a smooth divorce. But with nearly …

Boys online: Teens from across Canada on everything from nude pics to Twitter breakups

Teenagers in 2016 live two lives. There’s physical life — school, sports, exams, dating, jobs. And there’s digital life — Snapchat, Instagram, …

Social Media

8 Profound Lessons Intimate Relationships Teach Us

Our intimate relationships teach us more than about the hearts of the ones we love. They teach us about ourselves. There is no greater people growing machine than that of love.<p>Our culture often views love as some fuzzy thing that gets passed around and makes us feel warm inside. But as we all know, …

Write a "Last Letter" When You Write Your Will

Death is the most natural thing, yet it seems surreal, which is why most of us don’t bother planning for it (plus it’s kind of a bummer). We’ve told …

Android Apps

Seven tax-smart ways to educate your kids

You have to wonder about some of the courses kids are taking today in college and university. Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., for example, offers a course called "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus." Then there's Pitzer College in California that offers the course "Learning from YouTube."<p>I …

Meet the Real Narcissists (They're Not What You Think)

Last winter, a friend told me she was considering a divorce. "I really think my husband is a narcissist!" she said. More recently, over brunch, an …

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Geek Humor

A Family Scrapbook May Have Unearthed KFC's Secret Recipe

Like the recipe for Coca-Cola, the 11 herbs and spices that make up KFC’s distinctive chicken has become part of the company’s lore. Numerous people …

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The basics of financial housekeeping

<i>Excerpted from</i> The Modern Couple's Money Guide <i>by Lesley-Anne Scorgie</i> <i>© 2016, Lesley-Anne Scorgie. All rights reserved. Published by Dundurn Press.</i><p>What financial tasks or responsibilities happen in your household? As a best practice, it's wise to swap these chores every few months so that both …

How to Get a Refund on Accidental Purchases in Any App Store

Earlier this year, a California court ruled that Facebook had to refund parents for their kids’ accidental in-app purchases. If you’ve been there, or …

Your Employees Are Wasting Time at Work, But Their Managers Slack Off Even More

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think you slack off at work? Your boss is probably wasting even more time.<p>There’s a chance your boss is goofing off for more than a third of his or her workday, according to a study conducted by Paychex, an online HR and payroll service, …

You can't turn off Cortana in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft made an interesting decision with Windows 10’s Anniversary Update, which is now in its final stages of development before it rolls out on August 2.Cortana, the personal digital assistant that replaced Windows 10’s search function and taps into Bing’s servers to answer your queries with …

Cortana

Forget Co-Parenting with a Narcissist. Do This Instead.

Things I found myself saying in sessions this week:<p><i>“It sounds like there’s no middle ground, and this causes you to alternate between feeling</i> …

Shame and the Single Mother

I'm a single parent and I'm not ashamed.<p>I ended a relationship of 10 years. I didn't want to "work on it", "choose to love" or whatever other cliché people are trotting out this week and I feel great about it.<p>My only failure was not doing it sooner. Oh and even more shocking, I was never married. I …

Forced employee ranking is a foolish approach

<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>Measuring and tracking individual and team performance is an …

The Secret to a Successful Relationship

My friends finally conceded it is difficult to date me. I'm a little complex, a bit of an over-thinker, and not very conventional. I'm an acquired taste. My friends declared I needed to date my equal, and I shouldn't waste my time with someone who was inferior to me.<p>We had some interesting …

Eliminating Child Support Debt by Improving Relationships

A frequent concern and frustration for many non-custodial fathers is the pain of dealing with high child support payments, limited visitation with their children, apathetic attorneys, and biased family court judges. The frustrations of fathers in navigating the family court system following the end …