Charles Lapointe

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Dogs Dressed As Their Owners

Coup de coeur pour le travail de Sebastian Magnani : un photographe suisse qui a eu l’excellente idée d’imaginer cette série « Underdogs » proposant …

'This Did Something Powerful to Me': Authors' Favorite First Lines of Books

Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Atwood, David Gilbert, Roxane Gay, and other writers share their thoughts on what makes an inviting and memorable opening sentence.<p>AP and Library of Congress.<p>When I interviewed Stephen King for the By Heart series, he told me about some of his favorite opening lines in …

Fukushima's Radioactive Water Leak: What You Should Know

The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has failed in an effort to control radioactive water leaking into the sea. What does it mean for people and the environment in Japan, and across the Pacific Ocean?<p><b>Tensions are rising in Japan over radioactive water leaking into the Pacific</b> …

Sun About To Magnetically Flip

<b>As the sun reaches a crescendo in its 11 year activity cycle this year, it’s also getting ready to go topsy-turvy.</b><p>The sun’s global magnetic field is about to reverse—flipping its orientation so that north becomes south and south becomes north. Astronomers estimate that we may be only three or four …

Montréal accorde des contrats à SNC-Lavalin et BPR

<b>Le maire par intérim de Montréal, Laurent Blanchard, a expliqué mercredi pourquoi la Ville avait octroyé deux autres contrats à des firmes</b> …

Urbanisme

Luongo should make most of situation in Vancouver

Roberto Luongo has been treated poorly in Vancouver, but he's there to stay and should make the most of it. -

Visual neurons mapped in action

Researchers detail structure and workings of mouse and fruit fly retinal circuits.<p>Retina connectomes<p>Nature Video explores the visual circuitry of a …