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Here’s the latest way to get scammed, and it’s pretty creepy. The SIM splitting fraud (or port-out) allows criminals to hijack your cellphone number. Once they have that, they are able to clean out your bank accounts, grab your email,

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Banana Appeal

An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but a banana a day might keep you out of the hospital. Researchers at the University of Alabama have found that eating bananas daily could help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

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Boss’s Day Today

Today is “National Boss’s Day”, an observance since 1958 in which employees are encouraged to “honor the boss with a small gift or greeting card” (aka ‘Brown Nosers Day’). Here are some things you should never say to your boss:

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Ending Your Email

Here are some tips for ending your office email on a professional note… ➢ Definitely include a closing:  Ending an email without a signoff is like walking away at the end of a conversation without saying goodbye. It doesn’t leave

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Video Game Lawsuit

A Montreal-based law firm has launched a proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of two Quebec parents who claim that the video game “Fortnite” is as addictive, and potentially harmful, as cocaine. the legal action alleges that when a person

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What Makes A Bad Boss?

New research from the global staffing firm “Robert Half” shows that there is some truth to the saying: “People leave managers, not companies.” About two in five professionals surveyed in Canada (39 per cent) have quit a job because of

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Outrageous Ways Your Home Can Get You Sued

⇒ If you clean your gutters without warning:  Homeowners who share a roof (think: condo and co-op life) have to be careful. When one homeowner does work on their roof and gutters, there’s always a risk that the neighbor might

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Hotel Hacks

(As supplied by hotel users in a Twitter thread…) ➢ To block that irritating ray of light that inevitably shines through the space between the curtains when you’re trying to sleep, grab a suit hanger from the closet, and use

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Bon Appetit

It is inevitable that a certain number of impurities make their way into the food we eat. But how much? How about some rodent dung in your coffee? Maggots in your pizza sauce? Mold in the jelly on your toast?

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Promobots

A Russian company has launched a line of human-like robots that can be made to order with any appearance. They are so lifelike that they are able to copy human expressions by moving their eyes, eyebrows, mouths and “other muscles”,

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Most Awesome Costumes For Hallowe’en 2019

➠ Steve and Robin ‘Scoops Ahoy’ Uniforms from “Stranger Things”:  Grab your sweetie and dress up in his and hers nautical-themed ice cream parlor uniforms ➠ Elton John from “Rocketman”:  The splashy, sequin-covered baseball uniform that he wore during his

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Your Kale Is Done – Literally

Apparently, the glory days for kale could be over. The bitter leafy green has been given its final rights as the ‘go-to’ health food by Amanda Mull, a writer for The Atlantic. In her article, “The Saddest Leafy Green”, she

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Ice Cream For Breakfast (For Your Mental Health)?

Every kid dreams of the day they are old enough to eat ice cream for breakfast every day. While most adults grow out of this fantasy, it is mostly due to health instead of desire. However, a study says ice

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Multiple Products Under Recall For Possible Listeria Contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been conducting product testing which has resulted in the recall of multiple products in recent days including; deli meats, kolbasa, and frozen as well as pre-cooked chicken products all for possible  Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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International Coffee/Biscotti Day

Today is “International Coffee Day”, celebrating one of the world’s favorite beverages. It’s also to promote fair trade coffee and to raise awareness of the plight of coffee growers. Today is also “Biscotti Day”, an appropriate accompaniment for any cup

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