Felix Andrei

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World's Largest Airship Ready to Fly Again

Back in action after an unexpected heavy landing.<p>After almost six months in recovery from an unexpected landing, the world's largest aircraft, the Airlander 10, is getting ready to get back into the sky.<p>Back in August 2016, the Airlander was going for its second ever test run when it took, …

After largest tech merger in history, Dell comes full circle

Michael Dell isn't asking for a lot.<p>He's just hoping his company's 2016 merger with EMC Corp. – the biggest tech deal in history – will help him capture another 1 per cent or 2 per cent of the global information-technology business, which he pegs at about $3-trillion (U.S.). All he needs to make …

Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now

Russia makes less money per year than Canada. For 2016, its $1.3 trillion GDP was roughly on par with Australia, a country with one-sixth the …

NASA Just Explained Why Moon Dust Is 'Levitating' Above The Lunar Surface

It's floating with no air.<p>NASA scientists have figured out why dust particles on the Moon are floating several centimetres above the surface, despite …

Particles

The iPhone decade: Apple's transition from Jobs to Cook

How long can Apple continue to play it safe before it has to once again start taking big, disruptive risks?<p>Ten years ago, Apple's then-CEO Steve Jobs …

Tim Cook

How Donald Trump helped build Canada’s ice-rink empire

As the story goes, the future U.S. president woke at 6 a.m. on May 22 and read a front-page story in The New York Times about a skating rink that left him bristling with rage.<p>But because this was 1986 – and not 2016 – Donald Trump did not tweet venom; rather, he put pen to paper and drafted a …

B.C.'s new subsidy for homebuyers is pure politics and bad policy

By offering interest-free loans, B.C. is encouraging residents to take on bigger risks, with all the benefits going to existing homeowners and …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Flight attendant who bolted from LAX, leaving behind 70 pounds of cocaine pleads guilty

LOS ANGELES — A former JetBlue flight attendant pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a cross-country drug smuggling operation that was discovered …

If you care about good movies, you should be thrilled right now

It's Friday night and you're trying to decide what to do. You <i>could</i> go see the epic <i>Arrival</i> in theaters, or you could check out a few episodes of</i> …

Scientists Think the Speed of Light Has Slowed, and They're Trying to Prove It

A controversial theory that would overturn Einstein’s theory of general relativity could soon be tested.<p>In 1905, a 26-year-old Albert Einstein changed physics forever when he outlined his theory of special relativity. This theory outlined the relationship between space and time and is founded on …

Infertility breakthrough as cancer drug sparks growth of new eggs in 'astonishing' discovery

Infertile women have been offered new hope after scientists found that a common cancer drug triggers the development of new eggs, an outcome which was previously thought to be impossible.<p>In a discovery hailed as "astonishing", researchers at the University of Edinburgh proved it is possible to …

Google Docs adds a quick citation button just in time for finals season

Because who has time to remember APA vs. MLA formats<p>The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be an emotional roller coaster for a college student: first, you get to go home, feast, see your hometown friends; then you head back to school only to realize there are still finals and papers in …

Google Docs

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Putin critic urges Canada to adopt sanctions against Russian officials

Garry Kasparov was always a symbol of rebelliousness in Russia. In the 1980s, he was one of two rival Soviet Union chess stars and there was a propaganda distinction: Anatoly Karpov was the Communist establishment man, and Mr. Kasparov the upstart. In chess terms, the Kremlin made Mr. Karpov white …