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Songwriters rewrite bid for legalized file sharing

Written by Michael Geist from this week's Toronto Star. Visit Michael's website at: In November 2007, the Songwriters Association of Canada shocked the music industry and many Canadians

In competitive real estate market, staging makes home stand out

From the Toronto Star: As a professional home stager on HGTV's The Stagers, Matthew Finlason says he often gets requests from people to help with their decor changes. The 33-year-old, who

Rich, splashy colours are in bloom for spring

From Palette includes aggressive yellow hues running from sunshine to saffron and jade green While spring colours won't flower in gardens for a few more weeks, vibrant hues are

Solar-power feed tariffs windfall for homeowners

From the Toronto Star: Ontario's power authority has proposed paying 80.2 cents for every kilowatt-hour it buys from a residential rooftop solar system. That's rich. It amounts to an 82

Woman escapes car-jacker in Milton

From A 30-year-old woman is alive and well and lucky to be able to tell her tale after she took evasive maneuvers to avoid a carjacker in Milton

Pearl Jam revisits Ten

From Imagine this: After years of false starts and disappointments, things finally click for your new band. Not only does your debut record sell more than 15 million

ROM unravels 'monster' mystery

From The Toronto Star:   Fossil analysis sheds light on pint-sized predator that stalked Canada's seas 505 million years ago Pity the poor Hurdia victoria – the "T. Rex" of the Cambrian seas.

Tiniest meat-eating dinosaur discovered

From The Toronto Star: North America's smallest meat-eating dinosaur roamed southern Alberta 75 million years ago Alberta paleontologists are hailing a newly found pint-sized predator that is considered to be

Ancient creatures fought tooth and nail

From The Toronto Star: Scientists discover prehistoric sea reptile with a killer bite A giant fossil sea monster found in the Arctic and known as "Predator X" had a bite

Move over yummy mummy: The 'momshell' is the latest hot mama

From The Associated Press: There's no apron, no mom jeans or frump of any kind. These days, it's all about being a "momshell," the latest term used to describe

Sirius to stream to iPhone and iPod

From The Toronto Star: Financially struggling Sirius XM Radio Inc. is planning to stream its subscription radio service to the iPhone and iPod Touch devices from Apple Inc. beginning

A Letter from Mary, a grown-up Little Sister

When I was 13 years old, I regularly skipped school so I could hang out with a tough crowd:  Many who were drop-outs introduced me to drugs and

'Cave' men create male havens in garage, basement

From the Associated Press: Is it a refuge? A clubhouse? What is this thing, this man cave? And is it dangerous? This is what the women folk may want to

Unstoppable beetles to kill every Toronto ash tree

From the Toronto Star: Toronto's ash trees could be gone in as little as 10 years, killed by an unstoppable beetle that is spreading rapidly across the province, the

Is four-day week new way to save jobs?

From The Toronto Star: Shorter week growing way to stave off layoffs in a declining economy The four-day workweek: once the dream of overburdened labourers, now the cash saving

Movie Reviews: March 20, 2009

Polytechnique (14A), 3.5 stars (out of 4) Quebec's Denis Villeneuve doesn't attempt to answer the "why" question in Polytechnique, his skilfully devastating account of Dec. 6, 1989, when gunman Marc Lépine

Transferring VHS to DVD

From There are a number of ways to transfer material from VHS tapes – or any other analogue medium – to digital media such as DVD or CDR. Unfortunately,

Spring home maintenance tips

From Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: Protect your home - and your investment! If you're like most Canadians, your home is probably your most important investment. It's also the place

'Lost' Recap: Namaste

By Jeff Jensen of Sawyer continues to take the lead by hiding Jack, Kate, and Hurley in plain sight, and finding a way to keep Sayid alive Let me

Movie Reviews: March 13, 2009

Crossing Over (14A), 2 stars (out of 4) Harrison Ford stars as a veteran agent for the U.S. department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement who gets swept away by sympathy

CD Review: "No Line on the Horizon" by U2

Trusted Toronto Star Entertainment columnist Ben Rayner had this harsh take on U2's "No Line on the Horizon" for those wondering what to expect from the übergroup's latest

Get kids outside by creating fun, natural spaces

From Siblings Erin and Christopher Rogoff share their backyard with chipmunks, squirrels, bats and rabbits. They help their parents fill bird feeders, hang bat boxes, and plant fruits and

Movie Reviews: March 6, 2009

Watchmen (18A), 3.5 stars (out of 4) Against considerable odds, Zack Snyder has directed a movie version of the apocalyptic 1980s comic satire by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons that

'Lost' Recap: LaFleur

By Jeff Jensen of The Left Behinders, led by Sawyer, wind up finding their place with the Dharma Initiative least until they have their big reunion with

'Lost' Burning Question: Why did Ben murder Locke?

By Jeff Jensen of Why on earth would Ben save Locke -- and then kill him? Doc Jensen presents us with a few interesting theories Theory No. 1: It was

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