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The Best And Worst Places To Grow Old, Globally

Oct 01, 14 The Best And Worst Places To Grow Old, Globally

Posted by in Lifestyle, Science

Life expectancy at 60 is now at least a third longer than what it was in the middle of the 20th century in many countries. While people around the world are living longer, the 2014 Global AgeWatch Index finds social policies to support their wellbeing in later life are inadequate in one-third of all countries across the globe. Thus, people’s experience of their “golden years” varies widely.

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Wallpaper Design Goes Digital

Sep 30, 14 Wallpaper Design Goes Digital

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If you're looking for a fun and unique way to update your space before heading into hibernation mode, we have a suggestion for you: NewWall. The company specializes in transforming a space by revamping its walls. The Toronto-based firm recently began working with J&V Digital wallcovering to craft 3D murals and prints that can be splayed across a basic space to give it a little life.

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Sumo Lounge Omni Reloaded – Versatile & Innovative

Sep 25, 14 Sumo Lounge Omni Reloaded – Versatile & Innovative

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Sumo Lounge – the company who brought you the amazing Omni, Gigantor and Sultan beanbags (& many more) has recently launched their newest product, the Omni Reloaded. Unlike their normal beanbag style they went for something a little more inventive, combining the durable covers and inner foam with a metal frame to allow the chair to be fixed into several different positions.

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Aye Me Matey: It’s Pirate Time

Sep 19, 14 Aye Me Matey: It’s Pirate Time

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal, Technology

I remember the first time I read Peter Pan and then saw Disney’s animated version. I walked around my house for days imitating just how I thought pirates would talk. On September 19 of every year, people come together to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Yep, you read that correctly.

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Mike Holmes: When And What Not To Renovate

Sep 19, 14 Mike Holmes: When And What Not To Renovate

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The purpose of most renovations is to increase livable space. But sometimes you shouldn't do it, because you could risk your investment and your home's structural integrity and safety. The last thing you want is to spend tens of thousands of dollars, only to have to rip out the work to fix a problem.

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Move Over, Ice Bucket Challenge, For The Book Bucket

Sep 16, 14 Move Over, Ice Bucket Challenge, For The Book Bucket

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It started with a promise made to a little boy. It transformed into a social media phenomenon that has sparked a dialogue about literature and reading. If you’ve been on Facebook in the past few weeks you’ve likely seen status updates passing through your newsfeed that refer to the #bookbucketchallenge.

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An Aerobatic Experience With Mikael Brageot

Sep 15, 14 An Aerobatic Experience With Mikael Brageot

Posted by in Lifestyle, Space

In Fort Worth’s Alliance Airport, the occasional sonic boom of a speeding jet sends vibrations through the walls, the floors, and anyone standing inside. This day, September 5, 2014, one of these onlookers is me, as I await a meeting with one of the Challenger Cup pilots competing in the looming Red Bull Air Races at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Check Out The First 10 Apps For The Apple Watch

Sep 15, 14 Check Out The First 10 Apps For The Apple Watch

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Apple is making a number of cool apps for its Watch, like Passbook, Siri and Smart Reply. But, like the iPhone itself, the gadget's fate will be determined by the extent to which it's embraced by hot, third-party developers. In that regard, Apple Watch is off to a good start. The initial lineup of partners that plan to release apps in time for the device's spring 2015 launch is solid.

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Happy Wife, Happy Life Is True (Apparently)

Sep 13, 14 Happy Wife, Happy Life Is True (Apparently)

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It’s a morsel of manly wisdom that gets passed from husband to husband, usually with a cold drink or pair of barbecue tongs in hand: A happy wife is a happy life. Marriage, the platitude assumes, isn’t a two-way street of communication and compassion. It’s keeping her flame from igniting into a two-alarmer.

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The 2014 Dallas-Fort Worth Red Bull Air Race

Sep 12, 14 The 2014 Dallas-Fort Worth Red Bull Air Race

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Ridiculously fast planes, 20,000 screaming fans and the best pilots from around the world all come together for the fastest motorsport in the world: The Red Bull Air Race (RBAR). After a three year hiatus and some significant changes, the race lands in Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in its first American race of the new season.

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