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Man who beheaded bus passenger likely to stay on medication: doctor

A Manitoba psychiatrist says he believes a schizophrenic man who beheaded and cannibalized a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus will stay on his medication.<p>Dr. Jeffrey Waldman says Will Baker, formerly known as Vince Li, knows that it's the medication that keeps his illness at bay and Baker …

Oil Prices Are Popping on This OPEC Meeting News

Oil jumped more than 5% on Wednesday, after the Saudi oil minister said an agreement among OPEC members on cutting output was close, putting the …

Inspired by uncle’s death, Kenyan teen develops organ-matching app

Intel’s involvement went deeper, however, with staff volunteering to teach a coding workshop at Caroline’s school, where the pupils were introduced to Intel XDK. Intel XDK is a unified development environment that enables users to design, create, test and deploy HTML5 apps.<p>This proved the …

Valeant Stock Could Fall 35%: Analyst (VRX) | Investopedia

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) could fall 35% from current levels, based on a recent note by analysts at Mizuho …

How we paid off $46,000 of debt while traveling and living abroad

In 2014, we left Canada for a life of full-time travel. Our first stop was Prague, where we would spend three months.<p>I had been planning for this for 10 years, even before meeting Lissette. But in 2013 it was as if everything conspired against us leaving. We had some major dental expenses, a bad …

Top hockey producer’s firing before NHL playoffs hints at Rogers turmoil

An Angus Reid Institute poll has driven an exclamation point into what executives at beleaguered Rogers Media already know – most Canadians will not be watching the NHL playoffs this spring.<p>But at Rogers, the blood was already on the floor thanks to the fact that none of the seven Canadian NHL …

Ecstasy Could Be Sold as an FDA-Approved Drug Within 5 Years

The illegal party pill is going straight.<p>After veteran Tony Macie came back from Iraq in 2007, he was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder …

You Know What Red Food Dye Is Made Of, Right?

Red velvet cupcakes will never be the same again.<p>Red food dye has always given our beloved red velvet cupcakes their rich, festive color. But that aesthetic pleasure comes with a pretty nasty secret.<p>Much of the red coloring we use in food is actually made of crushed bugs. Yep, creepy, crawly …

Cupcakes

Airbnb’s new feature still doesn't address its key problems

Putting your home on Airbnb is no easy task and managing the bookings can become very messy if you’re not careful. There are also people on Airbnb who aren’t just renting their own houses and apartments, they are letting agents and landlords, using the site as a secondary means to let their …

Broken iPhone links frustrate thousands as Apple scrambles to fix problem

Users blame Apple and iOS 9.3 after Booking.com app broke fundamental link system within the iPhone and iPad, leaving them angrily tapping dead URLs<p>A bug that causes links and web addresses not to work and iPhones to crash continues to affect thousands of Apple smartphone and tablet users.<p>The …

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Cannabis does not cause anxiety and depression, study finds

Scientists have found no link between cannabis use and mental health problems in a study of 35,000 people<p>Cannabis does not increase the risk of developing anxiety or depression, a new study has found.<p>There has long been debate over the drug’s potential link to mental health problems.<p>A major study …

Amazon updates its terms of service to cover the zombie apocalypse

Updated terms of use ban game engine from use for anything ‘life or safety-critical’ except in advent of reanimated human corpses<p>If the world ever ends via a virus that “causes human corpses to reanimate” – a zombie apocalypse by any other name - then Amazon’s got your back, sort of.<p>Amazon’s web …

Zombies

Does cannabis really lower your IQ? | Claire Mokrysz

My recent research has shown that differences other than cannabis use might be causing the much-discussed disparities in cognitive function<p>Whether or not using cannabis can lead to cognitive impairment is a hot topic of research and public interest. Given the extensive media attention granted to …

Will LiFi Take Big Data And The Internet Of Things To A New Level?

The enormous demand for WiFi and transmissions of mass quantities of data is putting a strain on the current technologies. With the predicted exponential growth of mobile devices, by 2019 more than ten billion mobile devices will exchange 35 quintillion (1018) bytes of information each month — and …

Mobile Devices