Melissa Jeffers

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‘Rat Film’ Trailer: Theo Anthony’s Acclaimed Documentary Takes a Closer Look at the Oft-Misunderstood Rodents — Watch

Cinema Guild will release the film in theaters next month.<p>A year after premiering at Locarno, “Rat Film” has a trailer courtesy of Cinema Guild. Theo …

Roland has revived the classic TR-808 for its Boutique line

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Headphones

Stay in a bubble that has an uncensored look at the stars in Iceland’s Five Million Star Hotel

Iceland’s latest incredible accommodation is proving a big hit with many travellers who want to fulfil their dream of sleeping under the stars.<p>The bubble allows you to sleep underneath Iceland’s millions of stars offering you an “uncensored” look at the incredible night sky and, if you’re in luck, …

Travel

WaveOptics, maker of waveguide-based optics for AR, nabs $16M

WaveOptics, a UK startup that builds waveguide-based optics — technology based on hologram physics and photonic crystals — for augmented reality hardware, has raised $16 million (£12 million) to help build the next phase of its business.<p>The Series B round of funding — which comes from previous …

waveoptics

In rare display, northern lights could be visible across Southern Canada Sunday

The northern lights are expected to glimmer over much of Canada Sunday night in a rare display that could reach as far as southwestern Ontario and …

Northern Lights

Climate change study in Canada's Hudson Bay thwarted by climate change

Scientists in Canada have been forced to abandon an expedition to the Hudson Bay to research the impact of climate change, after warming temperatures created perilous ice conditions off the coast of Newfoundland.<p>In late May, 40 scientists from five Canadian universities set off from Quebec City on …

University of Manitoba

All you need to know about ISRO's indigenous cryogenic engine used in the GSLV MKIII-D1 mission

The launch of the GSAT-19 on board ISRO's geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) MK III to take place at <b>5:28 PM on 5 June 2017</b> is the first …

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

Tragically Hip goes into partnership with medical marijuana upstart

The Tragically Hip has announced a partnership with medical marijuana company Newstrike.<p>"After much discussion and assessment on our part, we've …

Cannabis

Mice with 3D-printed ovaries just gave birth to healthy pups

We are a step closer to engineering replacement ovaries for humans, after mice with 3D printed ovaries have successfully given birth to healthy pups. …

'A very disheartening day': Most of Canada's regulators abandon plan to put your financial interests first

Most of Canada's financial regulators are walking away from a proposal that would have legally required people giving financial advice to put their …

Canada

‘I need you to take out the trash’; Heiress charged with murder of athlete husband along with his MMA-fighting ‘bodyguard’

HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. — Keith Green was a popular but troubled Northern California high school football star who had recently washed out of college …

The 20 Best LGBT Movies On Netflix

Riveting documentaries, soaring dramas, and heartwarming romances are among the diverse selection of films the platform has to offer.<p>Photos: Everett …

Entertainment

A Massive Lake Of Molten Carbon The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered Under The US

A recent scientific discovery has drastically changed our view of the global carbon cycle and identified a new significant risk. Researchers have discovered a giant lake or reservoir made up of molten carbon sitting below the western US.<p>The molten carbon (primarily in the form of carbonate) …

Earth Science

Banned BBC horror documentary comes back to life on Shudder, after causing national British panic in 1992

While it’s rare to hear of a movie in 2017 leaving audiences running out the door in panic or to the ER after deliriously passing out, 1992 was …

Things To Do In Michigan – A Wonderful Place, Gonna Steal Your Heart

I went to Michigan to give one of my license exams. I stayed at my cousin’s place. Since long he was asking me to visit his place.<p>By the grace of …

European Travel

The Garmin Fenix 5S is the fitness watch I don't want to take off

Get ready to cough up $600<p>It turns out that a giant multisport watch doesn’t have to be a giant multisport watch.<p>Case in point: the new Garmin Fenix 5. Garmin has taken its big, aggressive, I Am A Serious Outdoors Person line of Fenix multisport watches and shrunk it into something that looks a …

Inside The Computerized Lettuce Factory Of The Future

High-tech farms in urban warehouses can grow 100 times more food using 95% less water than old-fashioned operations depending on soil and sunshine.<p>Farming, even in its modern, hyper-industrialized form, still relies on some very old-school technology: the sun, dirt, seasons, tractors. It's all a …

Uzbekistan film blocked because it doesn't have Morgan Freeman in it

A film hailing from Uzbekistan has been prevented from release in its native due to the inclusion of Morgan Freeman in its promotional trail despite …

Oh, how I loved you, Johnny Depp. Now I see the purple-tinted truth

Of course you never see the real person when you fall for someone; you see a self-flattering illusion, and this is triply true with celebrity crushes<p>“How did I not see it?” Thus cries everyone when the scales of insanity fall from their eyes and they realise that the gorgeous piece of perfection …

About 80,000 denied eligibility for Newfoundland first nation band

The creation of a unique Newfoundland aboriginal band meant to help rectify historical injustices against Mi'kmaq has prompted anger and confusion, as tens of thousands of people receive notice they have been rejected as founding members.<p>More than 100,000 people applied to be founding members of …

Portal in Microsoft's HoloLens looks like the best demo ever

Microsoft's HoloLens headset isn't a toy. There's no release date for a consumer version, and the current oh-so-limited-but-awesome development kit costs US $3,000 a pop.<p>And yet, I've never wanted to play with a HoloLens more. That's because Toronto developer Kenny Wang figured out a way to use the …

Fly For Free to See Canada's Northern Lights in 2017

If you've always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights (and who hasn't?) then 2017 might just be your lucky year. Canada is partying hard for its …

So You Want to Read Military Sci-Fi, Part 2: Reader Suggestions

Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr left the Confederation Marines and founded an elite corps of friends and allies to take on covert missions that the …

Top 10 2017 Science Fiction Novels I Want Now

2017 is here and, with it, new science fiction!<p>There are some great titles coming out this year. It is an exciting time for science fiction readers, …

Lightship Chronicles Author Dave Bara Talks About His Latest: Defiant

Dave Bara is the author of the <i>Lightship Chronicles</i>: a military space opera set in a future universe with many parallels to our own. Buy the latest …

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

New enemies rise in latest Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer

BioWare has revealed the latest trailer for its sci-fi RPG <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>, giving us a clearer look at the new allies and enemies awaiting …

Andromeda Galaxy

You are probably showering far, far too much, according to science

Should we be showering every day – or should we just learn to enjoy the rich array of pongs which cling to our armpits and hairy groins?<p>Some …