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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

For the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Crush the cookies until they're fine crumbs. Pour the melted butter over the top and stir with a …

The Wishlist: Outdoorsman’s Holiday Gift Guide

Opinel No. 8 Trekking Knife<p>Nothing beats the combination of affordability and functionality when it comes to outdoor gear. And for years Opinel has …

Judge’s rape comments ‘made me hate myself,’ complainant testifies

An alleged rape victim asked by a judge why she did not close her knees for protection says the question made her hate herself.<p>"He made comments: Why didn't I close my legs or knees or put my ass in the sink. What did he get out of asking those kinds of questions? What did he expect me to say to …

The 5 Top-Selling Cleansers on the Internet

Developing a skincare routine for a healthy, glowing runway-model complexion is currently trending. After all, who <i>doesn’t</i> dream of having Rosie …

Boy catches 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off Prince Edward Island shore

A 10-year-old boy from Prince Edward Island who recently reeled in a mammoth 220-kilogram bluefin tuna off the province's northeastern shore says he's not quite satisfied with his potentially record-breaking catch.<p>Koen Norton set out on his family's charter boat on Sunday in Naufrage Harbour hoping …

The best and oddest science-inspired music

Science inspires music more often than you might think. Philip Ball compiled a playlist of the good, the bad and the far-out.<p>In February 1930, a young astronomer called Clyde Tombaugh confirmed what some researchers had suspected for some time: the solar system was home to a ninth planet, orbiting …

Solar System

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The Canadian mobile landscape is one of the most exciting industries to work in (trust us, we’ve been doing it since 2007!), but it’s also one of the …

FAA plans new steps to speed up commercial drone use: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to people with knowledge of the matter.<p>An Amazon delivery drone is seen in this undated handout photo. …

Drones

Apple’s drive for world auto dominance spooks the industry

The Leander Kahney family in San Francisco is exclusively an Apple household. At last count, they have six iPhones, eight iPads, three iMacs, two MacBooks, more iPods than Mr. Kahney can count and assorted accessories, such as Apple TVs and the WiFi-based Time Capsules.<p>Now that its much-ballyhooed …

BBM Protected arrives on iOS and Android

Jessica Malik, BlackBerry’s Senior Product Marketing Manager, took to the <i>Inside BlackBerry Business Blog</i> this morning to announce the availability of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Drought-ravaged L.A. looking to 'sponge up' every bit of rainwater

A tow truck lifts a trashed car off the street. A shopping cart lies abandoned in the alley.<p>This area of Los Angeles is what economists might call …

Los Angeles