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He Keeps on Truckin’

He Keeps on Truckin’

Haligonian Garry Sowerby, the four-time world-record holder for long-distance driving, has experienced extraordinary events behind the wheel. I caught up with him last week and asked him to share a few. What’s the most frightening experience you’ve ever had behind the wheel? Getting ambushed in Kenya. Six guys pop up at the side of the road aiming guns at you.

How to Steal a Woman

How to Steal a Woman

How do you entice the taken lady? It’s a challenge, but just because she isn’t shopping doesn’t mean she won’t make the occasional impulse buy. Some women are in relationships for love, and some are in it for comfort and stability. This latter group is rife with settlers, and it’s these unhappy-to-moderately-content women who are often window shopping. If she’s

The Dive Watch Roundup

The Dive Watch Roundup

Few accessories combine elegance with sporty cool as masterfully as the dive watch. The prices may not be supremely recession-friendly, but we’re talking about a future heirloom here. Invest in one this summer, and wear it often – even if you’re spending more time in flip-flops than flippers. We present some favourites. Rolex Oyster Submariner (pictured above) Rolex, which invented

How to (Really) Quit Smoking

Like sea monkeys, the Village People and leisure suits, smoking is just not cool anymore. Still, more than five million Canadians continue to suck back cancer sticks on the regular. Why don’t they quit? Perhaps it’s because conventional approaches – the patch, the gum, old-fashioned willpower – are just too boring. In anticipation of World No Tobacco Day, which is

The Secret to Running Faster

The Secret to Running Faster

With the good weather finally here, there are many runners coming out of hibernation. Every runner wants to either improve their speed or increase their distance, and often, the way they go about that is just by running more. But that’s not going to do it. Working the core is actually your best bet. Many people just think core is another

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