Ibrahim Altamimi

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Wake up early to see 5 planets align for the first time since 2005

Early morning risers will be treated to a celestial surprise for the next couple weeks, weather permitting.<p>Starting on Jan. 20, five bright planets — …

Astronomy

A Surprising Tool for Saving the Whales: Facial Recognition Software

Christin Khan spends a lot of her time in the air photographing whales from above. But it can be hard to tell who’s who in those candid ocean …

Mistakes, miscues and miscommunication: What went wrong during Moncton shooting

Emergency response officers enter a residence in Moncton, N.B. on Thursday, June 5, 2014. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press)<p>A 180-page review of the Moncton shooting recommends better training for supervisors and officers in how to handle high-risk situations, and training on the use of hard body …

Canada

Hot Wheels at the Detroit Auto Show

Police forces balk at tracking fees imposed by Rogers

RCMP paid more than $2 million to telecom firms in 2012-13<p>The RCMP and many other police forces are refusing to pay new fees imposed by Rogers …

OnePlus launches Android Lollipop Alpha: their new non-Cyanogen ROM

It’s safe to say that OnePlus and their software partner Cyanogen have been experiencing some communication difficulties lately. If you don’t remember, OnePlus found out that they couldn’t ship the OnePlus One to India running Cyanogen’s software, thanks to an exclusive deal between Cyanogen and …

Android News

This Chair-Free Office Bans Sitting

Being a desk chair potato simply isn’t an option.<p>Even though it’s now old news that sitting is killing us all, people still sit a whole lot, especially at office jobs. Standing desks are one solution, but office workers often have to take the initiative to request one from their employers. What if, …

How we quit our jobs to travel: The digital power couple

They were living the New York City dream – until they gave up prestigious jobs for an unconventional life on the road.<p>On an otherwise unremarkable Wednesday afternoon in July 2013, I left my apartment in St. George, Utah, to grab an iced tea. One cold drink and an unplanned three-hour road trip …

South America

Grand Theft Auto V - How to Make Millions From Stock Market Assassinations - GTA 5 - IGN Video

IGN goes over the best way to make the biggest profits in GTA 5, and how the system has changed in the update from PS3 / 360 to PS4 / Xbox One. For …

Grand Theft Auto V - GTA 5 - How to Play as a Shark - IGN Video

Check out what it's like to take on the mantle of a hammerhead shark in this peyote-induced hallucination in GTA 5 on PS4 / Xbox One. For more on the …

A Private Residence in Maryland Gets a Major Renovation

If you saw pictures of the original house (see below!), you’d never believe that the Halcyon Woods Residence was the same home. Located in Easton, …

Renovations