Elaine Maynard

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Younger Canadians more left wing, could shift political landscape: study

Canadians under 35 are more left wing than the rest of Canada and could transform the political landscape if only they voted, according to a new study.<p>The study, set to be released Friday, found evidence of an emerging generational divide in Canadian politics. Younger Canadians are consistently …

Hug for iOS Wants to Replace Emoji with Something You Can Feel

Hug, an app for iPhone that wants to replace emojis with physical feedback, is the product of ex-Googlers Petter and Kaspar Prinz, who also happen to be brothers.<p>In short, looking to capitalize on the explosion of non-verbal communication via smartphones – most notably the use of emojis instead of …

Behold, the Stellar Explosion that Could Spawn Up to 7,000 Earths

Exploding stars are always a sight to behold, but not all supernovae are created equal: Some, for instance, may give birth to thousands of Earth-like …

Planetary Habitability

How Your Brain Deletes Trauma

Our brains actually aren’t able to absorb infinite amounts of information: new research has revealed that memories operate on something closer to a …

The Brain

How we'll live in space, according to people in the 1970s

Concept art for<br>NASA space stations<p>Imagining life on the high frontier<p>In the 1970s, NASA held a series of summer schools to explore practical designs …

Habitats

Carpet-bombing Canadians with fear

How much longer can Canada's PM continue to cry terrorist to his political advantage?<p>Last fall, when he predicted that Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper would lurch from "mission creep to mission leap", Thomas Mulcair, leader of the opposition New Democratic Party, scored a direct hit.<p>On …

Canada