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The 4 Best Weather Apps (Plus a Bonus for Storm Geeks)

Search “weather” in the App Store and you'll be bombarded with an endless scroll of options—from radar imagery good enough for meteorologists to an app that shows you a different picture of a kitten every time you check the weather. Seriously. Weather kittens.<p>But if you're using your smartphone to …

Six Political Ads That Changed the Game

Four hundred and thirty million dollars. That's the amount of money that has already been spent on TV advertising for the general election, according to tracking data form SMG Delta and NBC News. And there's still four months to go before Election Day.<p>Given the sheer volume of ads that will consume …

Elections

There are liars and then there’s Boris Johnson and Michael Gove | Nick Cohen

The Brexit figureheads had no plan besides exploiting populist fears and dismissing experts who rubbished their thinking<p>Where was the champagne at the Vote Leave headquarters? The happy tears and whoops of joy? If you believed Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, the Brexit vote was a moment of national …

Great Britain

Greece’s financial crisis rearing its ugly head again

In Europe, there is no country more cursed than Greece. We know how the refugee crisis has swamped the country. More than 52,000 migrants are now boxed inside Greece following the decision by Macedonia and other Balkan countries, weary of the unending crush of migrants, to shut their borders.<p>Less …

How to Hack an Election

Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout Latin America for almost a decade. He tells his story for the first time.<p>By Jordan Robertson, Michael …

Carbon dioxide captured from air can be directly converted into methanol fuel

(Phys.org)—For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that CO2 captured from the air can be directly converted into methanol (CH3OH) using a …

Loonie ends with solid gain after Canada’s jobs numbers impress

The Canadian dollar gained nearly half a cent on Friday as the latest domestic jobs figures delivered a few positive surprises on the economy.<p>The loonie ended 0.48 of a cent higher at 91.07 cents (U.S.) after Statistics Canada said 43,000 net new jobs were added in March.<p>Most of the new jobs were …

The Longform Guide to Snow by Selena Ross, Peter Stark, Paul Berczeller, David Roberts, Jeffrey Tayler, Nathaniel Rich, John Branch, Brian Phillips · Longform

Collusion, sabotage, violence—inside Montreal’s no-holds-barred snow removal racket.<p>First chill, then stupor, then letting go.<p>In 1912, 300 miles deep …

Exponential Finance Conference

Suncor reaches deal to buy Canadian Oil Sands with sweetened offer | Reuters

(Reuters) - Canada’s largest oil producer Suncor Energy Inc (SU.TO) has reached a deal to acquire rival Canadian Oil Sands Ltd COS.TO on Monday by raising its all-stock offer, a move seen marking the end of a months-long battle for the synthetic crude asset.<p>President and CEO Steve Williams of …