David Vallance

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'Heat dome' blamed for sizzling temperatures in Ontario, U.S.

Extreme heat has engulfed southern Ontario and much of the U.S. Meteorologists are blaming an oppressive "heat dome."<p>Environment and Climate Change …

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

App of the Week: One Big Thing – the next generation of to-do lists

You probably remember One Big Thing from a few weeks ago when MobileSyrup covered it for the first time. The app was developed by Nick Burka, the …

Our weird sleep pattern might be why we are the top species on the planet

There’s much that we share with our primate ancestors: opposable thumbs, ability to eat many kinds of food, living in large social groups, and so on. Yet, it is perhaps one trait we don’t share with them that has made us the top species of the planet: a weird sleeping pattern.<p>Across populations and …