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  • 9 U.S. Beach Towns Where You'll Come For Summer But Stay Forever
    Beach trips are great and all, but sometimes the post-vacation blues hit so hard that we start searching for ways to call the coast our permanent home. Enter these charming options from Coastal Living magazine’s list of the 20 Best Places to Li…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 11:25pm -
  • United CEO Oscar Munoz Thought He Would Be Chairman. Not Anymore.
    Oscar Munoz, the CEO of United Airlines, apparently won’t become the chairman of the company as planned.Munoz has decided to leave “future determinations related to the Chairman position to the discretion of the Board,” according to a regulator…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 9:09pm -
  • The First House Antoni Gaudí Ever Designed Is Now An Incredible Museum
    Antoni Gaudí is known to many as the genius behind Sagrada Família, the monumental church in Barcelona, Spain, that has been called “the most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages.”Originally commiss…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 8:54pm -
  • U.S. Cities To Watch In 2017
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.When it comes to American cities, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles dominate the market — and the conversation. Yet the Big Three continuing to grow more crowded (and more expensive) has proved advantageo…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:30pm -
  • The Best Rooftop Bars In The World
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.From the 118th floor of a Hong Kong skyscraper to old Quito’s best-kept secret, these cocktail bars — and their spectacular rooftop views — are worth a trip across the world.1. Flair Rooftop Restaurant…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:29pm -
  • The Most Beautiful Churches in the World
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by Caitlin Morton.Whether it’s a Gaudí-designed masterpiece in Barcelona, an underground cathedral in Ethiopia, or a tiny stone chapel in New Zealand, there’s no denying the aesthetic draw of churches—and these 20 i…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:29pm -
  • The Best Rooftop Bars In The U.S.
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.Well-made cocktails and Instagram-worthy views go hand in hand at our favorite hotel rooftop bars around the country.1. Sugar at East, Miami, FloridaA highlight of downtown Miami’s futuristic transform…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:29pm -
  • Best New Hotels In The U.S. And Canada
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.In this year’s list of the top new hotel openings around the world, the U.S. and Canada lay claim to 22 hot properties, including some surprises in smaller cities (hello, Marfa and Nashville!) and a Charle…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:29pm -
  • Best New Hotels In The World
    For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.Our editors vetted hundreds of recently opened hotels and resorts, from West Africa to Miami, and found that what stands out are the properties that combine old-school extravagance and service with just the…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 6:29pm -
  • United Airlines Has A Bigger Problem Than You Think
    United has a big, stupid, obvious mess on its hands.Big because it dragged a bloodied, ticketed passenger off a plane for the simple crime of wanting to go where he paid to go. Stupid, because it was entirely avoidable. Obvious, because for all our s…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 5:40pm -

Technology

  • Lobbyists Are Using Bad Science To Sneak A Porn Blocker Onto Your Computer
    When Utah passed a resolution last year declaring pornography a public health crisis, critics were dumbfounded that such a deceitful measure could sail through the legislature.The resolution used laughably bad science and outright lies in an attem…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 3:36pm -
  • These 3 Women Created An App For All Your Emergency Shape-Up Needs
    Balancing school, work and being black can make it difficult to prioritize looking good. But three Howard alumnae and friends are making the efforts involved with being busy, black and well-kempt much simpler with an app providing on-demand barber se…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 9:11pm -
  • New App Offers Ingenious Option For Guys Who Are Too Shy To Send Dick Pics
    Sex Heroes is an ongoing HuffPost Q&A series by Voices Editorial Director Noah Michelson that explores the lives and experiences of individuals who are challenging, and thereby changing, mainstream culture’s understanding of sex and sexuality. In…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 1:15pm -
  • Lawsuit Alleges Bose Tracks What Wireless Headphone Customers Listen To
    By Jonathan StempelApril 19 (Reuters) - Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permissio…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 12:26pm -
  • What Will Bill O'Reilly Do Next? Twitter Has A Field Day Guessing.
    McDonald’s? Laundromat? Cleaning toilets? CNN?Twitter users seem to think ousted Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has plenty of options for a new job. But most of them aren’t exactly the kind of gigs he’d want. While plenty of people think O’…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 2:53am -
  • Fridge-Sized Device That Grows Pot May Be Greatest Appliance Since The Microwave
    A Los Angeles entrepreneur could make a lot of green with his new invention: A refrigerator-sized device that grows pot.Yoni Ofir says his Leaf machine is made for people who have no clue how to cultivate marijuana.“We wanted to create something t…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 10:28pm -
  • I Still Have So Many Questions About This Juicero Thing!
    Juicero is a start-up company that apparently wanted very much to disrupt the “juice space.” And in pursuit of that goal, its executives managed to convince Silicon Valley investors to pony up $120 million in seed money, which has led to the prod…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 9:06pm -
  • The $400 Juicero Juicer Is The Funniest Silicon Valley Fail In Forever
    Silicon Valley’s latest investor darling, a $400 juice machine, does essentially the same thing as human hands, Bloomberg reports â€• and Twitter users are squeezing the situation for every drop of sarcasm it’s worth.Juicero is a juicin…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 7:55pm -
  • Former Apple Engineer Describes Domestic Abuse In Chilling Courtroom Statement
    A Silicon Valley woman who allegedly suffered a decade of physical abuse at the hands of her CEO husband has offered up a heartbreaking account of her experience.In a victim impact statement read aloud in court last week, Neha Rastogi, a former engin…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 10:02pm -
  • Do Violent Video Games Cause Violence?
    There has been plenty of research on whether or not violent video games cause aggression in the real world. Famously, we have lawyer Jack Thompson who claimed games like Grand Theft Auto and Mortal Kombat were causing children to attack one another.…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 5:28pm -

Canada Business

  • BreakingCanada's Central Banker 'Happy' With Ontario Housing Measures

    Canada's Central Banker 'Happy' With Ontario Housing Measures

    WASHINGTON — Measures to cool the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area have received a warm response from Canada's central banker, who said Saturday it should have some effect on runaway housing prices."I'm happy there are measures," Ste…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 17, 1:45am -
  • Bye Bye, Bebe: Fashion Chain To Close All Stores
    NEW YORK — Clothing chain Bebe says it expects to close all its stores by the end of May, making it the latest retail casualty of the migration to online shopping.The Brisbane, California-based chain had said earlier this month it would close…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:58pm -
  • American Airlines Suspends Worker After Violent Incident Caught On Video
    In another tense incident on a U.S. plane, an American Airlines employee was captured on video challenging a passenger to “c’mon, hit meâ€� during a showdown on a flight from San Francisco.American Airlines issued a statement soon…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 3:50pm -
  • World's Big Economies Cast An Uneasy Eye On U.S.

    World's Big Economies Cast An Uneasy Eye On U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Global finance leaders are downplaying differences over free trade with President Donald Trump, saying there is wide agreement that globalization delivers stronger economic growth.But officials gathered for the spring meetings of…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Apr 17, 11:53am -
  • Donald Trump Is In A Hurry To Negotiate NAFTA Deal Because Of Mexico's Upcoming Election

    Donald Trump Is In A Hurry To Negotiate NAFTA Deal Because Of Mexico's Upcoming Election

    WASHINGTON — If Donald Trump sounds like he's in a hurry to start renegotiating NAFTA, it's because he is. He says so. The president's team even admits a major reason for the urgency, which can be summed up in four words and they're not Canadi…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 8:52pm -
  • Bose Headphones May Be Spying On You, Lawsuit Alleges

    Bose Headphones May Be Spying On You, Lawsuit Alleges

    Your headphones may know more about you than you realize.A lawsuit launched this week against headphone creator Bose alleges that the company has been tracking what users are listening to, including music, podcasts, news programs and other audio. Th…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Apr 17, 7:42pm -
  • Bill Morneau Suggests Marijuana Taxes Should Be Low To Push Out Black Market

    Bill Morneau Suggests Marijuana Taxes Should Be Low To Push Out Black Market

    WASHINGTON — Here's some good news for Canadian pot smokers: high taxes will not join the munchies, the pasties and short-term memory loss as unwelcome side effects of smoking up.The Canadian government is hinting it wants to keep pot taxes l…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 5:15pm -
  • Look How Far Food Prices Have Fallen In Canada

    Look How Far Food Prices Have Fallen In Canada

    OTTAWA — The country's annual inflation rate slowed to an unexpectedly weak 1.6 per cent last month as the continued decline in food prices played a big role in offsetting the higher cost of gasoline, Statistics Canada said Friday.The agency'…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 1:54pm -
  • Woss, B.C. Logging Train Derailment Leaves Vancouver Island Community In Shock

    Woss, B.C. Logging Train Derailment Leaves Vancouver Island Community In Shock

    UPDATE - April 21, 2017: A third person has died following a train derailment in the northern Vancouver Island community of Woss, B.C. RCMP Cpl. Tammy Douglas confirms the victim died after being transported to hospital.WOSS, B.C. - Police say a tr…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 3:00am -
  • CRTC: Internet Providers Must Treat All Web Traffic Equally

    CRTC: Internet Providers Must Treat All Web Traffic Equally

    TORONTO — Canada's telecommunications watchdog says Internet providers can no longer exempt some video and music streaming services from cellular data plans in a move it hopes will spur telecommunications companies to offer consumers more data…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 9:14pm -

Canada Sports

  • Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon donate to Cole Harbour hockey
    Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon continue to give back to their hometown of Cole Harbour, N.S.The NHL stars have provided young fans with a thrill through their active particip…
    - 6 Aug 15, 6:58pm -
  • Patrick Kane target of rape investigation: report
    Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is the target of a rape investigation by police in Hamburg, N.Y., where he has a home, the Buffalo News reported Thursday.Citing two law-enforcement sources, the newspaper reported that a local woman has accused K…
    - 6 Aug 15, 4:43pm -
  • Santo Condorelli set for 100m final at swimming world championships
    Santo Condorelli will race for a medal at the swimming world championships on Thursday, while two other Canadians will compete in semifinals.Condorelli earned a spot in the men's 100-metre freestyle final by advancing through Wednesday's heats and se…
    - 6 Aug 15, 1:46pm -
  • Parapan Am Games coverage begins Aug. 7 on CBC
    The Parapan Am Games will take place in Toronto from Aug. 7-15 and CBC will have daily coverage of the events.Coverage beings with the opening ceremony on Friday at 8 p.m. ET on CBC-TV, cbc.ca/parapanam and on the CBC Sports App.In total, CB…
    - 5 Aug 15, 11:04pm -
  • Sidney Crosby Hockey School in Cole Harbour deemed success by NHL star
    There's still a couple of days left in NHL star Sidney Crosby's inaugural week-long hockey school, but the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is already calling the event a success because volunteers and students are "really having a blast."The Sid…
    - 5 Aug 15, 10:12pm -
  • Field of Play: A flag-bearer with staying power
    The Parapan American Games about to unfold in Toronto and Southern Ontario will be the largest in history. Conservatively speaking, they will involve 1600 athletes from 28 countries competing in 15 disciplines.The spectacle is bound to be an eye-open…
    - 5 Aug 15, 9:07pm -
  • Blue Bomber QB Drew Willy named CFL player of the week
    Blue Bombers quarterback Drew Willy has been named the No. 1 CFL player of the week.The 28-year-old QB used his arm - and legs to lead the Bombers to a 23-13 win Thursday night against the BC Lions.Willy, who was injured the week prior an…
    - 5 Aug 15, 2:02pm -
  • Ryan Cochrane misses 800m final at swimming world championships
    Canada's Ryan Cochrane failed to qualify for the final of the men's 800-metre freestyle event Tuesday at the swimming world championships in Kazan, Russia, a disappointing follow-up to his surprise medal in the 400m event two days earlier.The Vict…
    - 4 Aug 15, 12:40pm -
  • Raptors' new uniforms revealed by Drake at OVO Fest
    Drake unveiled one of the Toronto Raptors' new uniform designs on stage at his OVO Fest in Toronto on Monday night.The team enlisted the help of its global ambassador and tweeted a picture of him showing off one of the jerseys towards the end o…
    - 4 Aug 15, 4:06am -
  • Blue Jays, Royals series ends on sour note
    The Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals don't seem to like each other very much.Or maybe the Royals just woke up on Sunday and decided they don't like the Jays.The reason is anyone's guess, but it made for an especially hostile game between t…
    - 2 Aug 15, 10:36pm -

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