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Reevely: Ontario government kills green programs but can't say who gave the order

The Ontario government suddenly cancelled hundreds of millions of dollars worth of programs meant to fight climate change on Tuesday, without anybody …

Canada

Proposed class-action lawsuits filed against BMO, CIBC's Simplii after possible data breaches

Proposed class-action lawsuits have been filed against Bank of Montreal and CIBC's direct banking division Simplii Financial over recently disclosed …

Class Action

Union calls for public inquiry into Phoenix pay debacle | The Star

While silent on the call for an inquiry, the government announced Friday that it will begin working with the Professional Institute of the Public …

Canada

Bitcoin Extends Its Collapse

Bitcoin extended losses, bringing its four-session slide to as much as 20 percent, as questions mount about whether the world’s biggest …

Cryptocurrency

Sweden charges man at centre of Nobel scandal

The man at the centre of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, was …

Nobel Prize

Senate committee supports amending cannabis bill to let provinces ban homegrown pot | The Star

The Senate committee, which conducted a clause-by-clause examination of the bill Monday, unanimously supported an amendment specifying that …

Cannabis

Canada’s new 'dark chapter': So many national apologies for past injustice, they’ve become insincere

<b>Thousands of academics gather in Regina this week for the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, presenting papers on everything from</b> …

Indigenous Cannabis Cup blazes trail for medicinal marijuana enthusiasts

This weekend on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, a new type of festival is scraping the surface of what the future of the green market could look like. …

Cannabis

An astronaut saw Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupting from space. And he took a picture.

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been spewing plumes of ash and steam from its main vent and oozing lava into nearby neighborhoods since the beginning of …

Google’s use of AI to mimic humans is unethical and bad UX

Google CEO Sundar Pichai took a giant leap in the wrong direction this week. At his company’s I/O developer conference, Pichai wowed the crowd by using a virtual assistant to fool people, making unsuspecting humans the target of laughter and raising serious ethical questions about future uses for …

G7 legacy: high-speed internet coverage and cellphone reception

LA MALBAIE, Que. - When the limousines, security guards, helicopters and politicians leave Quebec's Charlevoix region after next month's 44th annual …

Google's New Voice Bot Sounds, Um, Maybe Too Real

On the first day of Google's annual conference for developers, the company showed off a robot with a voice so convincingly human that it was able to call a salon and book a haircut – never revealing that it wasn't a real person making the call.<p>CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the new AI technology on …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, BSD: All hit by same 'serious' security flaw

OS and hypervisor makers patch flaw that attackers could use to crash systems or read data from memory.<p><i>Video: The 2013 flaw that's still used to turn</i> …

Loblaw shareholders reject proposal to study feasibility of paying a living wage

Shareholders of Canada’s largest grocer rejected a proposal that Loblaw Companies Ltd. determine the feasibility of paying its employees a living wage — one that varies by location and is calculated by its cost of living.<p>“Socially responsible companies contribute to the economic well-being of …

Ancient humans settled the Philippines 700,000 years ago

In what some scientists are calling a “one-in-a-million find,” archaeologists have discovered a cache of butchered rhino bones and dozens of stone …

Tomorrow's Star Map Release Could Revolutionize Our Understanding of Astronomy

Astronomers from <b></b>the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission <b></b>will release the biggest map of our galaxy ever tomorrow, using data collected by the Gaia …

Scientists have figured out how to listen to the earth and unlock Africa’s hidden riches

Africa was once at the centre of the world – literally. It was the landmass at the centre of Pangaea, a super continent that broke up into smaller plates about 200 million years ago.<p>Today, Africa sits on the second largest of these plates and her physical landscape is not a permanent fixture. It’s …

Facebook to tell Canadian users on April 9 if they were caught in data scandal | The Star

“We didn’t focus enough on preventing abuse and thinking through how people could use these tools to do harm as well. That goes for fake news, …

Why you might want to think twice about a spinach and strawberry salad this summer

When is it worth your while to seek out organic produce? According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), it’s probably a good idea if you’re …

Our Favorable Location in the Solar System (Part 1)

Gerald L. Schroeder is an Israeli-American and a devout Orthodox Jew who currently teaches at Jerusalem’s College of Jewish Studies. He studied at …

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

Doug Ford wants free market for cannabis in Ontario

Newly elected Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford says he'll cut taxes and repeal Ontario's sex education curriculum, and is open to a …

Canada

Scientists Just Recalibrated Our Future Climate Scenarios And We Need to Pay Attention

They've narrowed it down.<p>Climate scientists on Wednesday suggested that they may be able to rule out some of the most dire scenarios of what would …

Cryptocurrency mining virus spreads across Facebook Messenger

A virus that turns victims' computers into a cryptocurrency miner without their knowledge is spreading across Facebook Messenger, security experts have warned.<p>The malware, named "Digmine", affects desktop versions of the app when running on a Google Chrome browser, according to researchers at Trend …

This Is the Unhealthiest Meal You Can Eat at an American Chain Restaurant

A shrimp dish at Red Lobster has a calorie count that will leave you shell-shocked.<p>On June 3, the food safety and nutrition consumer advocacy group …

Bogus FCC comments bashing net neutrality includes one from 'Obama'

Last week saw one of the darkest days for the internet, as the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal Title II regulations, which includes net neutrality guidelines that keep ISPs from blocking or throttling web traffic as they please.<p>As part of its effort to overturn those …

Net Neutrality

How Humans Use 'Strategic Ignorance' When Facts Get In The Way

Social science research explores how our minds push away information that gets in the way of our feelings and desires.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>President Trump has talked an awful lot about fake news this past year, and it's not just the president. Other Republicans use this term. Democrats use …

Fake News

A Previously Confidential LAPD Document Reveals That The Weapon Used To Kill Tupac Was Found In Compton

Tupac’s murder has been one of the most talked about cold cases in modern American culture — but it seems like everyone is doing their part but the actual LAPD and LVPD. There have been countless documentaries and movies made with people doing their own amateur investigation into what happened that …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Matt Damon gives car-crash interview about Hollywood sexual abuse

Actor and exhausting talker Matt Damon has waded haphazardly into discussion of a post-Harvey Weinstein Hollywood, by embarking on a car-crash interview in which he appeared to conflate false accusations of sexual misconduct with the #MeToo movement, and argued that men who have groped or harassed …