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'Like a knife poking my heart': Loss, loneliness and the killing pain of elderly depression

SINGAPORE: Linda Loh remembers a time when her 85-year-old mother used to be a “very nice person”.As the tantrums began, at first the family put this …

National University of Singapore

Top 10 Most Beautiful Lakes in Canada

Canada is a land of thousands of graceful lakes. Some of these lakes in Canada are undeniably gorgeous paving their way through the high mountains. …

Top 10

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

New Jersey

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating enzyme

FLORIDA: Researchers in the US and Britain have accidentally engineered an enzyme which eats plastic and may eventually help solve the growing …

Biology

Hackers once stole a casino's high-roller database through a thermometer in the lobby fish tank

LONDON — Hackers are increasingly targeting "internet of things" devices to access corporate systems, using things like CCTV cameras or air-conditioning units, according to the CEO of a cybersecurity firm.<p>The internet of things refers to devices hooked up to the internet, and it has expanded to …

Internet of Things

Aquatica Redefines the Art of Bathing

You truly haven’t taken a bath until you’ve soaked within an ofuro – the short, steep-sided wooden bathtubs occasionally still found in Japanese …

Leonardo Da Vinci

A Cozy Flat in Odessa Designed for a Student by Fateeva Design

Working with just 17.3-square-meters (approx. 186-square-feet), Fateeva Design created the perfect studio apartment for a student in Odessa, Ukraine. …

Furniture

This Entrepreneur's Online Reputation Was Destroyed. He Used His Experience Fixing It to Form a Multimillion-Dollar Company.

Here's Pete Kistler's story -- and tips for improving your own online presence.<p>Pete Kistler had never Googled himself. It was fall 2009, and the Syracuse University junior was sending out applications for software design jobs to offset about $20,000 in student loan debt. After a couple of weeks, …

Online

Global warming is causing an Alaskan glacier to melt at the fastest pace in 400 years

One of the USA's tallest glaciers is melting at the fastest pace in 400 years, a new study reports.<p>The study said melting on Mount Hunter in Alaska’s Denali National Park can be linked mainly to rising summer temperatures in the region.<p>"We have not seen snow melt like this in at least four …

Global Warming

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler

The number of rough sleepers in Britain is soaring, with deaths now a weekly occurrence. It’s time we got over our prejudices<p>“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers …

Homelessness

Study: Global warming is weakening key ocean circulation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely slowing the main Atlantic Ocean circulation, which has plunged to its weakest level on record, according to a new study.<p>The slowdown in the circulation — a crucial part of Earth's climate — had been predicted by computer models, but researchers said they …

Global Warming

Yet Another Dead Whale Is Grave Reminder Of Our Massive Plastic Problem

A sperm whale was found washed ashore dead after swallowing 64 pounds of plastic debris. The male sperm whale was found on the Murcian coast in southern Spain in late February, reminding us how critical plastic waste in the oceans has become.<p>After investigating, the El Valle Wildlife Rescue Center …

Pollution

Basketball in sync

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Can GPS tracking stop customers from stealing rental cars? In California, a new debate over privacy begins.

The vehicle had disappeared without a trace weeks earlier.<p>Sharky Laguana — owner of a San Francisco business that rents out Mercedes-Benz vans — figured he’d never be able to track down his stolen property. As luck would have it, he didn’t need to.<p>Driving back to work after a dental appointment one …

San Francisco

This clever new font combines braille with Latin and Japanese alphabets

In an effort to make braille more accessible for the visually impaired in signage and printed media, Tokyo-based designer Kosuke Takahashi has hit upon a novel solution that merges those characters with English and Japanese alphabets, so they appear in the same place.<p>Essentially, the fonts in …

Typography

This Is How You Should Be Prioritizing Your Work And Life

Giving all of your time to what seems urgent will leave you exhausted. Here’s how to know the difference between what is necessary and what is expendable.<p>We all have priorities. Identifying them, however, isn’t as easy as it sounds. Urgent issues and misdirected intentions can get in the way of …

Time Management

Rethinking therapy: How 45 questions can revolutionize mental health care in Canada

Open this photo in gallery<p>It was the third appointment and Cathy Keough’s client – a 28-year-old man with moderate depression – was not getting better. He certainly seemed better – less anxious than his first visit, not so meandering with his answers, sleeping more and eating better. But Ms. …

Mental Health

20 unique places to go camping in Canada

With thousands of private and public campsites to choose from, it can be a little difficult narrowing down your next camping destination in Canada. …

Hiking

A guide to autumn in Melbourne

Melbourne is a city of style and substance – and at no time of the year is this more apparent than in autumn. As the weather cools, locals head to …

Australia

Animatron lets you create awesome videos with little know-how

popsci shop<p>Get lifetime access to this animation studio for $49.99.<p>When you have something to sell or a message to get across, video is your friend. Animatron Studio Pro is an innovative platform that lets you create captivating animations without any special design skills. Used by the likes of …

GIF Animations

She vanished 18 months ago with no leads. Now, a volunteer cop has a troubling theory about what happened to her

Last spring, an off-duty LAPD cop named Mike Goldberg went to the movies at the Laemmle in North Hollywood with his wife.<p>At the theater, he spotted a flier for a missing 57-year-old Manhattan Beach woman named Nancy Paulikas, who suffered from advanced Alzheimer's disease and had vanished on Oct. …

Crime

New atlas shows projected impact of climate change across Canada’s major cities

Toronto is expected to have more than 100 searing-hot days a year in the coming decades if it doesn’t reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new mapping project released by the University of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre.<p>The projected temperature changes are part of a series of …

Climate Change

Water worries mount around the world — including in Canada - CBC News - Latest Canada, World, Entertainment and Business News

<i>This is part of our series Water at Risk, which looks at Cape Town's drought and some potential risks to the water supply facing parts of Canada and</i> …

7D6N Norway Winter Itinerary — all-in under S$3k incl. Round Trip Flight From Singapore

<i>Go aurora hunting in Tromsø, drive your own husky sled, take a road trip amidst the scenic terrains of Lofoten; all in this 7 day Norway …

European Travel

The Role of Sunspots and Solar Winds in Climate Change

<b>Dear EarthTalk: Don’t some scientists point to sunspots and solar wind as having more impact on climate change than human industrial activity?</b><br>-- <i>David</i> …

Climate Change

Global warming at work (Chasing Ice, 2012)

The Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO has more than 1,000 locations on its prestigious World Heritage list, a roster of places considered to be of outstanding value to humanity, whether for cultural or natural reasons. The list includes Bavarian churches and Arctic fjords, American national parks, and endangered wonders at risk …

I wish tourists would be more imaginative when visiting Scotland

Scotland is experiencing a tourist boom – undeterred by midges and the misty weather, there was a 13.9 per cent increase in the number of visitors …

Ride To The Top In Style And Comfort On The 360 Machu Picchu Train

Climbing Machu Picchu is tough, rewarding, and frankly – overrated. Yeah, sure, you can brag to all of your friends that you climbed up 13,000 feet …

6 things you need to know before you go to Peru

<b>The original ‘gap yah’ destination, Peru is a must-visit on any South America adventure.</b><p>With historical cities, majestic Andean mountains and some …

South America