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During a 1994 blackout, L.A. residents called 911 when they saw the Milky Way for the first time

More like the City of <i>Too Much</i> Light…<p>In 1994, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake rumbled through Los Angeles at 4:30 a.m. The shaking woke residents, who …

15 Game-Changing Beauty Charts If You Suck At Makeup

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Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Note to world: Please stop ogling our new prime minister

This week, the international media swooned over the news that Justin Trudeau will be Canada's next prime minister. It was more than a little awkward, frankly; they behaved like a sad collection of news bodies that had not experienced the powerful effects of a long, hard election in some time.<p>"Meet …

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

It’s a well-established fact that smoking is terrible for you, even in small amounts. When it comes to wholly preventable risk factors for a host of …

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9/10: The Day Before

<i>This essay was originally published in</i> Gear <i>in 2002. It has been republished here with permission from publisher Bob Guccione Jr.</i><p>On <i>Good Morning …

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Kim Davis Is Not a Patriot

The martyr business in America is booming. It’s a growth industry, like yoga pants, prisons and celebrity nip-slip sites. Caterers, cake-makers, …

U.S. hunter tied to Cecil the lion killing re-emerges

Walter Palmer says was stunned to find out his hunting party had killed one of Zimbabwe’s treasured animals.<p>MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S. dentist whose …

Interactive timelines: Comparing the reigns of Victoria and Elizabeth

The Victorian and Elizabethan eras were marked by massive change<p><i>Queen Elizabeth II passed Queen Victoria as Britain’s longest-serving monarch on</i> …

Ashley Madison hack: Project Unicorn meets Scarlet Letter

The revelation that the site’s hack has led to unconfirmed suicides is an odd tidbit. Has moralizing infiltrated the investigation of the leak?<p>At …

Beware: Killer electric fans

Is falling asleep next to an electric fan a potentially fatal mistake? In South Korea at least, it is widely thought to be.<p>Rose Kang describes that …

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Alberta man gets $543 ticket for anti-Harper sign in car window

Driver was fined under the section of the Highway Traffic Act that prohibits anything that distracts other drivers<p>EDMONTON — An Edmonton man plans to …

The Ashley Madison hack shows everything wrong with vigilantism

In 1880s Missouri, a band of vigilantes arose to restore order to land that had been left in chaos by the American Civil War. Called the Bald …

Reflecting on the death of my brother, the arsonist

In 1999, he infamously set part of Osborne Village in Winnipeg ablaze, ruining four businesses and causing a large building to be torn down. He tried to burn down Holy Trinity Anglican Church, the Ukrainian Cultural Centre and sweet little St. James Anglican Church (Manitoba’s oldest wooden …

Angry? Try breaking some stuff in a Rage Room

Toronto's Rage Room is a unique way to release pent-up emotions, with customers destroying everything from garden gnomes to printers. Rage Room user Jason Lepine says unleashing your "inner beast" is a cathartic experience.

A newfound link between brain injuries and ADHD

Toronto researchers have found a ‘significant association’ between brain injuries and ADHD—and could affect even those with mild …

25 awesome marriage tips

Perhaps your marriage is a blissful paradise, or maybe sometimes you’d like to strangle your sweetheart. Whether you’re a newlywed or empty-nester, …

Inside Allen Klein’s Role in 1967 Jagger-Richards Drug Bust

<i>To many fans of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, Allen Klein is nothing but a one-dimensional villain. He’s the guy that swooped down at the</i> …

South African president laughs off uproar over killing of Cecil the lion

With their $650-million hunting industry now jeopardized by a global uproar over the killing of Cecil the lion, South African politicians are staunchly defending the industry, but hunters themselves are calling for major reforms to salvage their battered image.<p>South African President Jacob Zuma …

Not Everybody Likes Kissing

The music swells. On-screen, the two main characters' eyes meet. They lean in, and — slowly! — their lips gently press in a romantic kiss. All the teenage girls in the audience exhale audibly.<p>Such on-screen behavior seems romantic if you were raised in a culture that practices romantic kissing. But …

See Lost Photos of Janis Joplin’s Last Show, Cher, De Niro and More

Janis Joplin<p>"We could see her" waiting to go on, says McElroy, who was standing at the lip of the stage with his partner, Warrack. "She was having a …

Swimmers who came down with major illnesses after 2007 Pan Am games in Rio worried about 2016 Olympic athletes

Reports of dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria in Rio de Janeiro’s waters have raised — and renewed — fears that athletes are at risk of …

Harper's pot stance versus science

A new report counters many of the PM’s campaign trail claims about marijuana policy<p>The scourge of marijuana looms large in Prime Minister Stephen …

70 years later, was the U.S. wrong to bomb Japan?

Seventy years ago—on August 6, 1945—the United States dropped a uranium gun-type fission bomb, the first atomic weapon ever used in warfare, on the …

Police investigation clears TTC officers captured on video in violent altercation

A Toronto Police investigation has cleared two TTC officers captured on video in a violent altercation with two men at Union Station earlier this year.<p>The video, which was posted to YouTube in March and shared widely online, sparked public outrage and raised questions about the use of force by …

Extreme Science: The San Andreas Fault

How California is predicting and preparing for the inevitable<p>OUR FAULT<p>OUR FAULT<p>Extreme Science San Andreas <i>by PopSci</i><p>There’s a crack in California. It stretches for 800 miles, from the Salton Sea in the south, to Cape Mendocino in the north. It runs through vineyards and subway stations, power lines …