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Ted Cruz stole one of his favourite jokes from a Canadian politician

At a rally in Ames, Iowa on Saturday, Ted Cruz busts out a nifty little aphorism to describe the meddlesome nature of the federal government he intends to vastly cut back if he wins the U.S. presidency.<p>It's one of his favourite lines, apparently, repeated at scores of campaign stops across the …

Apple loses patent lawsuit to University of Wisconsin, faces hefty damages | News Home | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc could be facing up to $862 million in damages after a U.S. jury on Tuesday found the iPhone maker used technology owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s licensing arm without permission in chips found in many of its most popular devices.<p>An Apple logo hangs …

Eric Boulton will likely make a better hourly wage than John Tavares this season

Eric Boulton will make $575,000 this season, plus another $25,000 for each playoff round the New York Islanders win, presumably without him in the …

Neymar, Brazilian soccer star, shows off amazing trick shot

No, he hasn't used this move in a game, mainly because it probably isn't allowed, but that doesn't take away from the trick shot Neymar recently …

Soccer

How much water should you drink? Research is changing what we know about our fluid needs

As British cyclist Alex Dowsett was preparing last winter for an assault on the one-hour time-trial world record, his sports science team was fretting over the details – like the optimal temperature at the velodrome in Manchester. Warm air lowers air resistance, but risks parching the cyclist, who …

Amy Schumer's Bill Cosby Defence Skewers His Supporters

Amy Schumer has no fear.<p>The comedian is on an absolute tear this year, taking on controversial topics such as sexual assault on her Comedy Central …

The Best Airlines That Fly to Hawaii

A trip to Hawaii sounds exotic and expensive to most travelers, but it doesn't have to be. There are several airlines that fly direct from cities in North America. Even better, several of these airlines partnered with Hawaiian Airlines to provide customers travel points on both of the partnering …

Netflix tested preferences by showing users fake TV shows and ratings

But this doesn't mean Netflix hasn't been thinking about redesigning.<p>In fact, it's had a team of data scientists working diligently to figure out how best to present the content it has to attract the right kind of viewer. This included sending Netflix users fake TV shows to elicit survey answers …

TV shows

Cosmic Cannibal: Massive 'Nasty' Star Observed by Hubble Telescope

An ongoing act of cosmic cannibalism may be responsible for the strange appearance and unprecedented behavior of a gigantic star nicknamed "Nasty 1," a new study reports.<p>Observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have revealed a disk of gas nearly 3 trillion miles (4.8 trillion kilometers) wide …

Universe

Generational talents: McDavid vs. Gretzky, Lemieux, Lindros and Crosby

Is Connor McDavid good enough to follow in the footsteps of generational superstars like Gretzky, Lemieux, Lindros and Crosby? THN asks the …

This App Turns Your $600 Apple Watch Into A $20 Casio Calculator Watch

Plenty of people have compared the Apple Watch to the classic Casio calculator watch; these guys went ahead and made the inevitable app. Meet GeekWatch — the app that turns your Apple Watch into an old-school calculator watch.<p>I mean, sure — you could buy a calculator watch on Amazon for like 15 …

Apple Watch

Watch: This Real-Life Hoverboard Is Almost Impossible to Believe

Eat your heart out Marty McFly.<p>According to the Guinness World Record organization, this video shows the furthest recorded flight ever made on a …

Hoverboards

Is Mark Hunter poised to be next GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Mark Hunter was very much a part of the process of bringing Mike Babcock to Toronto and has taken on a lot of responsibility in the Maple Leafs …

Arizona man shares his story as an HIV-positive man with an HIV-negative family

Andrew Pulsipher of Phoenix, Ariz., was born HIV-positive. He lost both of his parents by the age of eight. But now he's being praised for sharing …

Public Health

Apple could give old iPhones and iPads new life with iOS 9

The next versions of iOS and OS X are supposed to focus on performance and stability instead of new features, and that focus on performance could extend all the way back to devices that Apple released three and four years ago. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, a focus of iOS 9 has been optimizing the OS for old …