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Dogs Can’t Tell the Difference Between Red and Green

According to a new study, dog’s can’t tell the difference between red and green. While previous studies have shown that dogs tend to have poor vision, the reason for this has remained a mystery. Now, experts have found that dogs

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Today is the Anniversary of Elton John’s First Live Album: 11/17/70

Has it really been that long?   Piano, bass and drums – usually a jazz trio lineup- but this group made rock n’ roll history. The recording was taken from a live radio broadcast in  New York,  on  November 17, 1970,

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Study Shows Some People Care More About Dogs Than Humans

A new study is making a claim that humans care more about ‘mans best friend’ than they do about their human friends. Researchers say that humans expressed more empathy towards dogs than other people when both were hurt or needed

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Canada: Travel and Leisure Magazine’s 2017 Destination of the Year!

On the international stage, Canada has  become a source of stability and hope, in a time when the news is mostly dominated by crisis and political rhetoric. The country welcomed refugees and immigrants with open arms, and encouraged travelers to

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Extremely Rare Artwork by Leonardo DaVinci To Fetch Record Sum at Auction

A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci is due to be sold in New York for up to $150m      Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519 and there are fewer than 20

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One of The Keys to Happiness Is Choosing the Right Friends

The best way to boost your happiness is to be very picky about who you spend time with.   Professor Moran Cerf , a neuroscientist from Northwestern University, says we stop wasting our energy making small decisions such as what we

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The Secret to a Happy Marriage: Small Gestures

The secret to a happy marriage could be in making an effort with the small things.  According to new research, small gestures topped the list of things that make people feel loved.  Respondents agreed that gestures such as  snuggling with

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Remembering Why We Embrace Remembrance Day

In high school, Remembrance Day was a pseudo holiday. We would go in the morning, then attend an assembly.  Usually we were done by noon and took the rest of the day off.  That freedom came at a dear cost.

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Everyday Things for Cooking That Should Last A Lifetime: Chef’s Knife

Making dinner the other night, while  sharpening my trusty stainless steel chef’s knife-  I realized I got it  before taking cooking lessons from Lucy Waverman, the  famed chef, teacher and author.   I’ve had that knife for 40 years!  It’s a

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Crying While Cutting Onions Could Be A Thing of The Past…

According to Lifehacker, put onions in the freezer for 15 minutes before chopping them. It may make it slightly more difficult  to cut and remove the outermost layer, but it can significantly reduce the irritation to your eyes.  When chopping

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According to Feng Shui, There Is One Change To Make In Your Bedroom, To Help You To Sleep Soundly

One feng shui consultant, Amanda Gibby Peters of Simple Shui,claims that having a mirror on a bedroom wall  could be affecting your ability to have a sound sleep.  Shew  says that according to feng shui-the ancient Chinese science of harmonizing

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Michelle Obama in Toronto November 28 to Chat About Girls Education

Michelle Obama will be in  Toronto on Tuesday, November 28, to speak about education and equality for girls and women around the world.  At the event, the former First Lady will participate in a “fireside chat-style” conversation. It’s hosted by

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The Legendary Marilyn Brooks-Fashion Designer/Retailer on Jewel 88.5 at 6:15 Today

Marilyn Brooks, the legendary fashion designer and retailer, is a unique woman. Always adventurous and inquisitive, with a ‘can-do’  attitude.  One of her trademark designs is her famous ‘clock bag’.  (pictured)  She has a book out, “Behind the Seams” that is

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Oranges Can Activate Alertness

The aroma and flavour of citrus increases the production of energizing Beta brain waves to help you feel more alert, in seconds.  And scientists say natural fruit acids in oranges, heighten the ability of ‘mitochondria’ (those are the energy engines

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7 Things Lucky People Do – That You Don’t

From  ‘The Luck Factor”  by Richard Wiseman.: They are people magnets. They trust their gut instinct. They break routines and welcome the unexpected. They don’t push their luck. They tell people what they want. They act as their own best

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