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Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
No, we haven't set the world record for the largest igloo or largest maple syrup collection just yet.

But when it comes to breaking records, Canada has a pretty good reputation in the industry, says Stuart Claxton, marketing director for Guinness World Records.

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Ken Rabow: The Slacker's Guide To Success -- Step Twelve: Living a Full Life
When you are mindful of your daily life, your life is one of being present. Of really living and not just killing time to go virtual. Learning to care and to matter may be one of the greatest commodities in the age of ideas because then your work, play, study and relationship times become chances to experience, feel, think and grow. Live each day like it was the only one you have. Care about people and learn from everything.
Donald D'Haene: No Botox for Me, Thanks
A friend, a generation behind, recently suggested in a matter of fact way, "You should get some Botox injections." "You're kidding," I said. "I can think of a million other things I'd rather do with my money." Come to think of it, most of my younger friends comment on physical appearance, for better or worse, all the time. I'm surprised there isn't a self-help book called Botox Soup for the Soul!
Jason Tetro: The Evil Way Your Eyes Fend Off Germs
2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpgThe eye is a complex organ and has developed a unique means to fight off germs. The eye has its own separate immune function to tackle a potential infection, which is called immune privilege. Research has since learned exactly how these peptides went about killing their enemies although the results are better placed in a Clive Barker novel -- AMPs manifest the well-known concept of death by a million paper cuts...
Leah Morrigan: One Man's Post-Divorce Makeover
As a men's image consultant, it is my job to transform men into their genuine selves, not the men society demands. When I first met Ted, he talked about his failed marriage and his imminent divorce. He said he numbed out and lost 20 pounds of muscle after his wife told him about her affair. Ted was a wounded man but he was ready to change. He just didn't know how.
Jian Ghomeshi: What I Think of Culture in Canada
2012-09-21-culturedays1.jpg I think the word "culture" needs to be stretched as wide as it can without causing injury. Given that culture pervades almost every part of our lives, we do ourselves and our communities a disservice by making it synonymous with -- only -- the ballet, say, or a piece of art in a museum.

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