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Video: This is How You Fend Off a Bear Attack

Video: This is How You Fend Off a Bear Attack

Unless you've been a Scout or spent a considerable amount of time outdoors, chances are you're a bit unclear about the potentially life-saving protocol necessary to fend off a bear attack. Do you play dead? Do you swing at the...
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This is What Bill Gates’ Summer Reading List Looks Like

If there’s ever a time to relax with a quality book, it’s during the lazy, hazy days of summer. So if you – or your book club – are in search of some light summer reads, Bill Gates can help. This year, his summer reading list features literature that’s on the lighter side
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There’s a Popular Chinese App That Steals WiFi Passwords

A new app in China is taking off in a major way – and saving millions of Wi-Fi seekers a lot of hassle and frustration. The Wi-Fi Skelton Key has raised $52 million USD in a series A funding and the company is now valued at $1 billion USD
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Isn’t it Time We Officially Killed the Cover Letter?

Given everything we know, and everything we know we don’t know, are Cover Letters really that useful in assessing a candidate’s potential value to an organization? Maybe, maybe not. But probably not
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The Sticky Note Gets Reinvented for Our Modern Age

A start-up out of Finland has reinvented the sticky note as we know it – and the idea is starting to stick in a major way. The company is now scrambling to meet the massive demand for Magnetic, a sticky note that is static-charged and works like a whiteboard
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You Can Live in F. Scott Fitzgerland's Great Gatsby Home for $3.8 Million

If Mean Girl Regina George's Toronto mansion, which hit the market yesterday, is out of your price range, you can still get your pop culture personality fix by taking up residence in the home where F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote one of American literature's greatest works
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China’s Richest Man Lost $14 BILLION in Half an Hour Yesterday

It wasn’t a happy hump day for the richest man in China yesterday. In just half an hour, Li Hejun found himself $14 billion poorer thanks to an end-of-the-day crash yesterday. Apparently, shady business practices could be to blame
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China is Going to Open the Highest and Longest Glass Bottom Bridge in the World

Stop of us if you’ve heard this one: what’s Chinese, almost invisible, and over 1,000 feet long? Oh, and it also looks like the coolest thing that will ever scare the crap out of you
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Calgary Travel Company Has No Idea Where Anything is in Eastern Canada

Calgary-based Anderson vacations apparently has no idea what Eastern Canada looks like, printing two pretty significant mislabellings on their guides in the past 24 hours – and this for a region it has contributed almost $1 million to from tours booked through its agency
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This is What the Most Desirable House in Sweden Looks Like

Swedish architects have harnessed the power of big data architecture to design the perfect Swedish home. By analyzing 200 million clicks on 86,000 properties on a popular real estate portal, this is the most statistically desirable house in Sweden
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