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Why Canada needs “the right to roam”

On April 24, 1932, 500 young workers trekked uphill toward Kinder Scout, the tallest of the hills in England’s Peak District.<p>The plateau was posted …

Canada

Astronomers discovered 10 new moons of Jupiter. Where have they been hiding?

Jupiter now has 79 moons, including a new weird one that may explain why there are so many.<p>Jupiter is often described as a solar system in miniature. The gas giant is made out of the same basic ingredients as the sun — hydrogen and helium — and is surrounded by an array of geologically diverse …

Teens who spend tons of time on the internet may develop ADHD symptoms

If we're being honest, it's damn near impossible to stay focused when the internet is at our fingertips. There's always one more notification to …

Autism

GOP congressman introduces bill to reinstate net neutrality rules

Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) also signed onto a Democrat-led measure to restore the 2015 Open Internet Order<p>In a much-anticipated effort to reinstate net neutrality provisions, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced a bill today that would codify free internet regulations into law. Titled The 21st Century …

Net Neutrality

The brain may clean out Alzheimer’s plaques during sleep

Sleep deprivation may speed up development of Alzheimer’s disease.

Dementia

Microsoft rumored to sell its own Android phones soon

The only Android phones that Microsoft is involved with are one from Samsung’s Galaxy S range. It was the case for the Galaxy S8 and is the same for …

Trudeau government goes silent on Syrian refugees

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election promise to welcome ­25,000 refugees from Syria was aimed at showing voters his compassion. The followup …

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

It’s official. The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday.<p>The rules, enacted by the administration of President Barack Obama in 2015, prohibited internet …

Net Neutrality

Trade spat means more pain in story for Canadian dollar: analyst

The Canadian dollar slumped Monday as a new chapter opened in the trade spat between Canada and the U.S., and there’s little to keep the currency …

Business (Canada)

Ottawa eyes protection measures for the porbeagle - 'Canada's shark'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — It is stout but fast, a top predator affectionately called "Canada's shark."<p>But years of intense fishing left the porbeagle shark …

There’s nothing to stop Canada from immediately making Prince Harry our king

Thanks to a series of tiny loopholes in Canadian law, it’s technically possible that Canada could immediately crown Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as …

EU, IMF warn of US protectionism, back multilateral trade

BERLIN — Leaders of the International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization and other agencies warned Monday that American protectionism could …

As Ford Nation conquers Ontario, federal parties ponder what it means for them

It's time, Canada, to recognize the emergence of Ford Nation in the province known as Ontario.<p>Doug Ford — the bombastic, blustering and populist …

EDITORIAL: With Ford’s victory the hard work begins

With a strong majority government of Progressive Conservative MPPs backing him, incoming premier Doug Ford has a mandate to end 15 years of Liberal …

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> …

Amazon is (apparently) doing more than Apple to improve society

Tim Cook has been outspoken about Apple being a “force for good” in the world. However, when it comes to which tech giants have the most positive impact on society, the public has spoken — and the answer isn’t Apple, but rather Amazon.<p>Or, at least, that’s the response from a recent survey of 2,722 …

Bottlenose Dolphins Spotted Off Canada's Pacific Coast For The First Time

Support the news<p>A researcher was surveying seabirds off the coast of Vancouver Island when he spotted something unexpected: a huge group of common …

Bottlenose Dolphins

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

A friend will help you move, goes an old saying, while a good friend will help you move a body. And why not? Moral qualms aside, that good friend would likely agree the victim was an intolerable jerk who had it coming and, jeez, you shouldn’t have done this but where do you keep the …

Brainwaves

Japan Just Found a Huge Rare-Earth Mineral Deposit That Can Supply The World For Centuries

This could change the global economy.<p>Researchers have found a deposit of rare-earth minerals off the coast of Japan that could supply the world for …

Rare Earth

Scientists say burned fat isn’t converted into energy — here’s where it goes

Most of us have been told when someone loses weight, their fat is “burned off” or turns into energy. But two experts say what we think we know about …

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics

Why Putin's new 'doomsday' device is so much more deadly and horrific than a regular nuke

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a raft of new nuclear weapons systems at his State of the Nation address on March 1 — and one demonstrates Russia's apparent disregard for human life.<p>Known as the Status 6, the underwater, high-speed nuclear-capable torpedo isn't like other nuclear …

War

Canadians pay $6.83 on average for a gram of marijuana: Statistics Canada

Most Canadians who consume marijuana pay just under $7 per gram.<p>That’s according to data released Friday by Statistics Canada based on a survey made …

Canadian doctors: cancel our pay rise and spend money elsewhere

Nearly 800 doctors and medical residents in the Canadian province of Quebec have signed a letter protesting against plans to raise their pay, arguing that the funds would be better spent on other areas of the province’s beleaguered healthcare system.<p>“We, Quebec doctors, are asking that the salary …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the NRA but were too embarrassed to ask

Have a question about the NRA? We've got answers.<p>The NRA often gets a lot of attention in the news — and there’s been a particular focus on the …

This New Battery Could Power The Future Of Space Exploration

A battery that can deal with ultra-cold temperatures.<p>Lithium-ion batteries make almost every facet of modern-day technology possible. They power …

No Sign of Newborn North Atlantic Whales This Breeding Season

The North Atlantic right whale is already one of the most endangered creatures on earth, and all indications are its situation is rapidly getting worse.<p>At last count, the entire population was estimated to include just 458 animals, and at least 17 of them died last year. Now, researchers tracking …

North Atlantic

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

Universe

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …