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Cost of climate change rising even faster

The cost of keeping a global temperature rise this century to within 2 C above pre-industrial levels to meet the UN Paris Agreement has been estimated to cost the world economy $600 trillion US. But rapid changes in the Arctic could push that figure even higher.

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR

In this April 2, 2019, photo, a visitor rides a virtual roller coaster ride operated by a robotic arm in a VR theme park in Nanchang, China. One of the largest virtual reality theme parks in the world has opened its doors in southwestern China, sporting 42 rides and exhibits from VR...

Nintendo Shares Soar After Word Spreads Tencent Will Distribute The Switch In China

Yesterday, a report from The Wall Street Journal revealed Nintendo had submitted an official request to the Chinese government to sell the Switch within the country. Part of this request was a partnership with Tencent Holdings - one of China's biggest tech and gaming companies. In the latest update,...

Viber adds Dark Mode feature on its iOS App

Last month, Viber released a dark mode feature on its Android App which left iOS users wondering when would Viber release dark mode feature for iOS users. Viber had promised to release dark mode for iOS in two weeks after it officially announced it for Android. https://twitter.com/Viber/status/1103410373515010048

OPED: 25 years after Rwanda genocide, politics of demonization as dangerous as ever

Twenty-five years ago, the international community stood by and watched as genocide unfolded in Rwanda, devastating a country and leaving lasting scars. Neighbour turned upon neighbour in 100 days of bloodshed, fuelled by a campaign demonizing members of the Tutsi minority. The campaign used radio broadcasts to spread ethnic...

Double Your Money With This Undervalued Dividend Stock

Do you want to invest in a stock that will double your money? Savaria Corp. (TSX:SIS) has plummeted 33% from its highs in 2018, and has really done nothing in 2019, so I am left with the question of whether this undervalued dividend stock is one of the great...

‘People have been coming to the door’: Toronto’s 2nd cannabis shop set to open

Ameri in Yorkville wants to be a 'boutique' cannabis retailer Toronto's second brick-and-mortar cannabis retailer is set to open Sunday morning, and staff there say technology will play a key role in the customer experience. Ameri, located at 20 Cumberland St. in Yorkville, isn't trying...

New NAFTA deal ‘in trouble’, bruised by elections, tariff rows

MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA — More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than US$1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding. The three countries struck the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA) on...

Joe Biden Vows to “Be Much More Mindful” in Wake of Misconduct Allegations

"Our social norms have begun to change — they've shifted. The boundaries of protected personal space have been reset and I get it. I get it. I hear what they're saying," he said in a video posted Wednesday. Former vice president and potential 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden...

‘FOMO’ Is Pushing Money Out Of Gold ETFs And Into Equities – Analyst

Improving global growth outlook is pushing investors out of the gold ETFs space and into equities due to FOMO (“fear of missing out”), according to one analyst. “The precious metal has been out of luck as investors are interested in buying riskier assets than parking their money in safe-haven...

Crypto Market Wrap: Ripple Rises With Late 13% XRP Surge

Crypto markets still holding steady this Friday; Ripple on a rampage, Bitcoin Cash and SV falling back. Market Wrap Crypto markets have maintained their momentum as another week draws to a close. There has been a minor pullback for some of the major tokens...

Industrial cannabis is booming in China

The hemp plant has a storied history in China. It was probably twisted into the world’s first rope there around 2,800bc. In the West, you find it in cigarette paper and Bible pages. In the East, it is woven into uniforms of the People’s Liberation Army (pla). Since its cooler sister, marijuana,...

5 Tips for Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Living healthy isn’t always cheap. Everything from gym memberships or personal trainers to buying organic produce comes at a cost. When you’re living on a fixed income as you plan for retirement, you don’t want to be spending a lot of money on what could be considered luxuries.

Climate Preparation Report Released by Panel Previously Disbanded by Trump

The panel, which provides guidance on climate change to communities, was reconstituted by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo A climate science advisory panel disbanded by the Trump administration released a report today outlining the steps communities can take to prepare for climate change. In 2017, the...
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5 Advantages of Wearing Orthopedic Shoes

Only about 20% of people have so-called "perfect feet." For these people, the shape of their foot is neutral enough that they don't need any type of additional support to help it hold its shape when it is supporting the...

How to Marble Easter Eggs

Try this easy technique to give your eggs a distinctive, elegant look. Want to up your egg decorating skills this year? Try this cool hack for a crazy marbled look. The process is insanely easy and relies...