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Israel intelligence official seeks Canadian support for Iran nuclear weapons allegations | The Star

While there was no direct evidence in Netanyahu’s presentation that Iran violated the deal after signing it, it may have given Trump more reason to …

South Asia

The feds have Martin Shkreli’s Wu-Tang album

Enter the Feds<p>A federal court is forcing Martin Shkreli to hand over the Wu-Tang album <i>Once Upon a Time in Shaolin</i> to the government. Shkreli, a pharmaceuticals CEO who earned the nickname “Pharma Bro” for cavalierly hiking the price of an HIV treatment, was convicted of securities fraud in August …

Reddit cracks down on posts attacking Florida shooting survivor David Hogg

Members of Reddit’s Trust and Safety team reached out to mods to curb the spread of harassment.<p>Reddit staffers are working with sub moderators to …

Hubble Confirms Pluto's New Moons

Anxiously awaited follow-up observations with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed the presence of two new moons around the distant planet …

When iceberg broke off, marine habitat hidden for 120G years emerged

When an iceberg the size of Delaware separated from the Larsen C ice shelf last July, it uncovered an Antarctic marine habitat that had been hidden from the rest of the world for over 120,000 years, Quartz reports.<p>Now scientists are racing to study the 3,600-square-mile ecosystem before it's …

The rise of the Chinese robots, and what it means for humanity

Here's the future: our cars drive themselves, computers run our homes, robots have taken our jobs and they perform surgery and fight our wars. In …

Singularity

SpaceX is launching its broadband satellites into orbit this week

<b>Update (February 19, 2018):</b> <i>SpaceX’s launch has been delayed to February 21 to allow for more detailed inspections of the updated fairing; the exact takeoff schedule hasn’t been announced yet, but we’ll update this post when we learn more.</i><p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's …

Elon Musk

Olympics: How fast do downhill skiers go? A guide to Lindsey Vonn's best event

Here's everything you need to know about the most exciting alpine discipline<p>Speed, speed and more speed. The downhill is one of the signature events …

Skiing

Richard Pryor and Marlon Brando were lovers, Pryor's widow confirms

Jennifer Lee Pryor, who was twice married to the comedian, corroborates claims by music producer Quincy Jones, noting that ‘it was the 70s’ and ‘drugs were still good’<p>Quincy Jones said what? Star interviews that got us all talking<p>The widow of Richard Pryor has confirmed a claim by music producer …

Marlon Brando

‘Blade Runner 2049’ director says he ‘made a monster’ with the sci-fi sequel

He didn't realise until work on the film was finished<p><i>Blade Runner 2049</i> director <b>Denis Villeneuve</b> has said he “made a monster” with the sci-fi</b> …

Science Fiction

Prehistoric spider-like arachnid found preserved in amber, and it even has a tail

If you’re one of the many people who have a fear of spiders, going back in time 100 million years apparently wouldn’t have done you any good. A new, …

Paleontology

After report scolding Trudeau, outgoing ethics commissioner says criticisms of her work are ‘unwarranted’

OTTAWA — Canada’s outgoing ethics commissioner says she just about killed herself to finish and publish a report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …

Canada

How to Build a Profitable Side Hustle While Working Full Time | Inc.com

Dreaming of becoming your own boss? You're not alone. Tons of people wish they could quit their job and work for themselves, and some are even making it happen.<p>Today more than ever, working from home and starting your own business is a viable option. But running a business isn't easy - especially …

Entrepreneurship

Best telescope 2017: The best astronomy and travel telescopes from £67

Want a better look at the wonders of the cosmos? Even a low-cost telescope can get you closer to the stars<p>With the world in the state that it is …

A brain implant for restoring sight will enter clinical trials

Second Sight, the company that created the first artificial retina for people with a certain form of blindness, is now testing a brain implant called …

Singularity

A new computer chip can store quantum information in the form of light

Saving Data in Light<p>The age of quantum computers is drawing ever more near, and now, a team of researchers led by engineers at Caltech have developed …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under the stars.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, Canada.<p>The four-night, …

Trains

2017 August 24 - The Eagle and The Swan

<b>The Eagle and The Swan</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Josep Drudis<p><b>Explanation:</b> The Eagle Nebula and the Swan Nebula span this broad starscape, a telescopic …

Cosmology

A self-made millionaire who retired at 37 says buying a home was 'probably the worst financial decision' he ever made

Long-term renting is often perceived as a waste of money, while owning a home is seen as a valuable asset that provides long-term financial gain — in other words, it's a good investment.<p>But here's the plain truth: While homeownership may be a smart "investment" for your health, stability, or family …

Venezuela's hyperinflation is jaw-dropping. See for yourself

Venezuela's cash becomes a little more worthless every day.<p>It's a problem at the core of people's lives in Venezuela. Inflation forces them to cough up more and more bills for staples like food and medicine, which are in short supply for many, creating a humanitarian crisis.<p>On Friday, $1 equaled …

Venezuela

Calgary is awesome and here are 10 reasons why

We already know that Canadians are the absolute nicest and that the current exchange rate greatly favors American travelers adventuring north. We now</i> …

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

This Common Antioxidant Actively Slows The Signs of Ageing in Human Skin

"The effects we're seeing are not temporary."<p>A common antioxidant used as a dye in laboratories could one day be added to skin care products as way …

What new Canadians face when buying a home

Trying to buy a house in big cities such as Toronto or Vancouver is challenging for any young family, but is doubly so for newcomers to Canada.<p>Prices in the housing market often come as a shock and then the process of qualifying for a Canadian mortgage can be complicated and confusing. However, …

Over 9,000 fish dead at University of Alberta after tanks tainted with chlorinated water

Thousands of fish and 75 frogs are dead at the University of Alberta after chlorinated water flooded freshwater fish tanks in the Biological Sciences …

Experts Predict When A.I. Will Beat Humans In Everything

We had a good run.<p>After three years, A.I. will likely beat humans at Angry Birds, according to a major new survey of A.I. experts.<p>After four years, …

This newborn baby walking immediately after birth has stunned the Internet [VIDEO]

The 41-second video has gone viral with over 71 million views in less than four days of hitting the cyber space.<p>Most babies take their first step …