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  It takes more than 200 hours before someone can be considered a close friend, according to a new study that explores how long it typically takes to move through the deepening stages of friendship. That means time spent hanging out,...
  Students whose circadian rhythms are out of sync with their class schedules may get lower grades due to “social jet lag,” a condition where peak alertness times are at odds with work, school, or other demands, a new study...
There are a lot of options when it comes to providing care for the elderly. Choosing a live-in health care option is perhaps the best choice. This is a setup where you hire someone to come over to your...
You may feel like you’ve got it made now that you’re living in one of the classy condos in Griffintown. However, you will still need to clean up after yourself. Now while you might be diligent in cleaning your...
  Only 37.2 percent of working millennials have retirement accounts, according to new research. “Compared to older generations, millennials are less likely to have employer-provided pension or defined benefit retirement plans.” “While it could be assumed that millennials have plenty of time...
You always have a few options when buying a home. You can go for what your agent decides to show you, look at real estate listings in Ottawa online, or find FSBO or “for sale by owner” properties. However, of...
On the way to finding the perfect house, we get to see so many options, that when we finally find one that comes close to what we dream of having, we do not want to let it go. Many times,...
Are you thinking of remodelling your home? One of the best ways to add value to your home is to install quartz countertops. Most homeowners prefer quartz over granite countertops because of its natural look. These countertops are also...
In today’s world of roofing, shingles are available in a range of types and arrangements to meet the needs of both architects and householders who are looking for a strong roof to suits a building. With regards to various types...
  Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, a new study suggests. The findings contradict the common...