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Core V2 turns Razer Blade Stealth laptop into a desktop-class gaming machine

External graphics enclosures are a pretty cool addition to the age of ultra mobility. They let you take advantage of a desktop graphics card with your gaming laptop, giving you that extra graphics performance that allows you to play the latest games on a laptop that wasn’t meant to play them.<p>I …

Razer

Doctors Replaced a Soldier's Lost Ear Using a Wild Medical Technique

This was a first for the U.S. Army, but not the world.<p>Army Pvt. Shamika Burrage almost died in 2016. The 19-year-old was returning back to base after …

U.S. Army

Volvo's electric garbage truck promises to dramatically reduce noise pollution

Garbage trucks may soon be much quieter.<p>Volvo introduced a new electric garbage truck design this week called the Volvo FE Electric. The truck is …

BREAKING: Suspect’s name RELEASED in Toronto Van attack that killed 9 people

The name of the man who plowed through pedestrians, killing 9 and injuring 16, has now been officially released: There are some photos floating …

Top hotel bathtubs around the world that have a great view

British Columbia

Ten new things to see, do, eat and drink in Prince Edward County

Though the buzz may have settled to a hum, Prince Edward County east of Toronto continues to grow quietly, boasting all the accoutrements for the perfect weekend getaway — rolling rows of green vineyards, menus elevated by local produce, a growing craft beer and cider scene, and undulating white …

Which Animal Kills the Most Humans?

Animals fatally maul, sting, trample, and chew about a million humans per year. Pretty nice of them, given the numbers on our side—the average of 750 …

Avril Lavigne Makes First Red Carpet Appearance in 2 Years After "Hibernating and Healing"

Avril Lavigne stepped out on the red carpet for the first time in two years on Friday to attend the 25th annual Race to Erase MS gala in Beverly Hills. The singer-songwriter voiced her support for the organization, revealing to <b>E! News</b> that she's been on the board for Race to Erase MS for years. "To …

Samsung could use AR Emoji as stand-ins during video chats

Samsung's AR Emoji may be useful for considerably more than the occasional funny reaction GIF. The tech giant recently received a US patent for a "hybrid visual communication" system that would replace live video of a person with an augmented reality 3D model (basically, AR Emoji) that reflects …

Police: 10 dead, 15 injured when van slams into pedestrians in Toronto

TORONTO — A white van jumped a curb and slammed into pedestrians Monday on a crowded street, killing at least 10 people, injuring 15 and leaving witnesses stunned by the carnage.<p>The driver was arrested near the scene, Toronto police said. Details remain sketchy and police said a cause or motive for …

Toronto

Top 9 Scenic Hiking Trails in Ontario

Ontario is home to many natural wonders from pristine trails to vast forested parks to tranquil lakes. Whether you’re with family or by yourself, our …

Seven Netflix films worth streaming right now

If success is the best form of revenge, Netflix is going all John Wick on the snooty snootsters who run the Cannes Film Festival.<p>A few days ago, …

The truth about animals isn’t always pretty

The Truth About Animals<i><br>Lucy Cooke</i><i><br>Basic Books, $28</i><p>Nearly 2,000 years ago, Pliny the Elder reported that hippopotamuses find relief from overeating by …

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Health

12 Mind-Blowing And Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List – Page 3

3. Spotted Lake<p>Spotted Lake near Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada<p>Country: Canada<br>Total Cost of a Week for Two: $3,394<p>As summer dawns in British …

Microsoft cuts laptop prices by up to 31.4 percent to celebrate Pi Day

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Microsoft is celebrating Pi Day for the fourth year in a row with discounts on laptops and …

Trump Just Put Extra $200 Million Into Pocket of Most Well-Known Steel Company

Trump's steel tariffs may hurt soup can makers like Campbell Soup (CPB) , but they could go onto nicely boost profits for actual steel …

Dow Jones

Canada's dollar at risk even without trade issues

The loonie could be a loser, even without all of the potential volatility from North American trade issues.<p>"The Canadian dollar is the most exposed …

The best wildlife tours in Canada

With a huge expanse of land and a comparatively limited population, it is no surprise that Canada houses many, many living things across the various …

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …

Puget Sound

Canadian household debt hits $1.8 trillion as global watchdog warns of risks to economy

TORONTO — Canadians’ collective household debt has climbed to $1.8 trillion as an international financial group sounds an early warning that the …

Canadian Real Estate

Gucci Mane Gives Indie Rappers Some Simple Advice On How To Get A Feature From Him

Gucci Mane is famously about his paper. The Atlanta icon will work with just about anyone who shows a glimmer of talent – and a glob of guap. YouTube channel All Urban Central captured Guwop reiterating on Instagram Live that if you have the right amount of cash, you can get a feature from …

Mirrors have revealed something new about manta rays – and it reflects badly on us

As a shark biologist, I enjoy nothing more than going scuba diving with sharks in the wild. However, I realise it’s an immense privilege to do this as part of my work – and that for the vast majority of people experiencing the underwater world in such a way is simply not possible.<p>Nevertheless, even …

Cognition

Carfentanil stamps found north of Montreal

Authorities near Montreal are sounding the alarm over the discovery of the deadly opioid carfentanil.<p><b>READ MORE: Fentanyl traffickers laundering money</b> …

Canada

New Google Tips and Tools for Travelers

Flight delay predictions, mobile trip-planning, automatic itinerary management, language translation through Bluetooth earbuds, and a smartphone that enables users to learn about landmarks by tapping an icon and aiming the phone at them: These are among the travel innovations Google has been …

Google Pixel

$19 device adds motion activation to anything that plugs into the wall

Want to turn on a lamp anytime you walk into a room? Don’t want to spend a lot of money or deal with fickle smart home hubs to make it happen. …

Tech Trends

Monogamous gannet Nigel fell in love with a concrete bird — and died just as a real bird flew his way

Nigel, the gannet, was an individualist, cut from a different feather than the other birds of his species that, for decades, had flown past the …

Birds

Gay Village stalked by a serial killer . . . a second time? | The Star

A financial analyst, tied to a bed, strangled, and stabbed to death. A disco manager, stabbed 100 times in his blood-soaked apartment. A part-time …

Crime

Scientists invent way to turn astronaut poop into food for long-haul space missions

Humanity has big dreams when it comes to space travel, but our technology isn’t quite there yet. Spacecraft that can take astronauts to Mars and …

Long Haul

‘Cloverfield 4’ Is A Supernatural World War II Nazi Thriller, and It’s Already Done Filming

The film is reportedly called "Overload" and stars Wyatt Russell and Jovan Adepo.<p>As the world continues to wait and see if the third “Cloverfield” …