Katherine Madro

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Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

Earth’s magnetic field is one of the most mysterious features of our planet. It is also essential to life as we know it, ensuring that our atmosphere …

Earth Science

Study Reveals How Earth Would Change if it Suddenly Spun the Other Way

While other planets are indubitably lovely, Earth is the one that carries us around day in and day out. It also has LaCroix, a delicious beverage …

Earth Science

How scientists listening to the earth can unlock Africa's many 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 …

Geology

Women who want to conceive should adopt a healthy diet years earlier

Women who are hoping to conceive should go on a diet years before, new research suggests.<p>Writing in The Lancet, medics said the vast majority of women of reproductive age were not nutritionally prepared for pregnancy - putting the long-term health of their children at risk.<p>Those thinking about …

Pregnancy

Humboldt Broncos Give Update On What Will Happen To $12M In Donations

Two new foundations will support families, players, volunteers and first responders.<p>The GoFundMe page dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos, believed to …

Humboldt Broncos

This Healthy Ethiopian Breakfast Bowl Features Your New Favourite Grain

Need a delicious and healthy way to switch up your breakfast routine? This teff breakfast bowl is it! Inspired by my Ethiopian Canadian upbringing, …

Breakfast

‘I Couldn’t Move.’ Model Janice Dickinson Tells Jury Bill Cosby Drugged and Raped Her in 1982

(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — The day before Bill Cosby’s chief accuser was to take the witness stand at his sexual assault retrial, a former model and TV …

Comedy

'Sexual hunger': Youth who slipped 24/7 supervision to attack victim perplexes system

The 17-year-old watched the two women from the window of the home where he lived under 24/7 supervision.<p>One was pregnant. Her 58-year-old mother had …

Crime

The NRC's long, costly plan to teach one man French

The National Research Council is keeping one of its vice-presidents on full salary for nearly two years of French language training in Alberta, while …

Canada

Uber launches new safety features for U.S. riders

Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it unveiled new safety features including an emergency button that will connect U.S. riders directly to 911.<p>The world’s largest ride-hailing company said a dedicated “safety center” feature will be available on its app that will include information on driver …

Transportation

Orphaned cubs slated for early summer release back into Banff National Park

National Parks

Here's why Judge Lenehan was cleared in 'drunk can consent' sex-assault case

The Nova Scotia provincial court judge at the centre of the controversial sexual-assault trial involving taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi has been …

Nova Scotia

‘I am a survivor:’ Alberta woman says vicious sexual assault changed her life | The Star

“At times I even wished Bird had finished me off but then I remember how strong I am and I don’t want to give him that power over me. I’m more alive …

Crime

Canada among the world’s biggest food wasters: Report

An international environmental group suggests that reducing Canada’s colossal food waste would be a smart business move and good for the environment. …

Agriculture

Mini Cherry Galettes

Ingredients<p>half pkg (450 g) puff pastry thawed<br>• 2 cups halved pitted cherries (about 3 cups whole cherries)<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 3 tablespoons …

Baking

The Second Blue Moon of 2018 Is Coming Saturday Night - Here's Why It's Worth Looking At

We won't get another one until 2020!<p>On March 31, much of the world will get to see a rare event: A second blue moon in one year.<p>It will be the second …

Astronomy

Landlords unsatisfied with proposed cannabis restrictions

When federal legislation passes, allowing the sale and use of recreational cannabis, newly proposed amendments to the Smoke-Free Places Act are set …

Cannabis

Opinion: P3 schools fail to make the grade

If we could build five schools for the cost of four, any responsible government would do it.That is exactly what the Manitoba government decided in …

Canada

Quebec's super clinics and their side-effects

It’s become an almost weekly ritual for Gaétan Barrette. The health minister strides before a podium at a newly inaugurated super clinic and declares …

Canada

'Beginning of the end?' No new babies for endangered whales

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The winter calving season for critically endangered right whales is ending without a single newborn being spotted off the southeast U.S. coast, a reproductive drought unseen for three decades that experts say brings the rare species a perilous step closer to extinction.<p>"It's a …

Whales

Why Do Whales Get So Big? Science May Have an Answer.

Marine mammals have evolved their whopping size for a reason—and it's not what we expected.<p>Land mammals can get plenty big, but to find the planet’s true giants, you'll have to take to the seas.<p>In a new study, scientists show why that is. Marine mammals "have to find a happy medium between getting …

Animals

Are Your Discipline Strategies Teaching These Essential Life Skills?

Discipline shouldn't be about punishing kids for misbehavior. Instead, discipline should be about teaching kids the life skills they need to become …

Parenting

These provinces will be most (and least) hurt if NAFTA is terminated: report

With growing fears that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may be terminated, Moody’s Investors Service took a look at where Canada …

How much of a cereal box gets reused when it is recycled?

Able to be fully recycled up to six times, the packaging from your corn flakes could become a “serial box”. (Sorry).<p>Cereal boxes are made from …

Charges stayed as bail hearing delays potentially violate rights of thousands of Albertans in past year

An Edmonton judge stayed charges in a domestic assault case Wednesday, ruling the accused’s Charter rights were violated by not having timely access …

Bird tables and feeders in gardens could spread diseases, warn experts

Britain’s obsession with feeding the birds could be driving disease within avian populations, a new study suggests.<p>Gardeners in the UK spend around £200 million a year on bird food, which helps some of Britain’s most beloved species get by in the harsh winter months and beyond.<p>But research by …

Empathetic people are made, not born, new research suggests

Empathetic people are made, not born, new research suggests.<p>The largest ever study into the genetic basis of empathy, suggests that just 10 per cent of the variation between people’s compassion and understanding is down to genes.<p>It means, the vast majority of a person's ability to recognise and …

The Beauty and Horror of Blue Planet II

David Attenborough’s latest documentary gorgeously reveals the world’s oceans—and shows how badly humans are screwing them up.<p>“Never,” declares Sir David Attenborough in the first episode of <i>Blue Planet II</i>, his latest hallucinatory swath of masterpiece nature television, “has there been a more …

Blue Planet II

If You Want to Lose Weight and Still Eat Pasta, These 2 Photos Are a Must See

Living without pasta is no way to live! Even if you're trying to lose weight, including your favorite foods can actually satiate your cravings, prevent binges, and help you reach your weight-loss goals faster.<p>That being said, your dinner shouldn't be half your daily calories! The bowl of pasta on …

IVF to fix male infertility 'infringes human rights of women' argue scientists

Women are unfairly paying the price for men's falling fertility, scientists have warned.<p>Mens sperm counts have reduced by more than 50 per cent worldwide since the 1970s with chemicals in the environment, pollution, steroids, protein shakes, and even tight underwear all blamed for the downturn.<p>But …