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The shock value of naughty cancer awareness campaigns on social media do create buzz, but whether they work in the long run is less clear, a marketing expert says. "I can hear some extreme male groups saying, well you know, isn't it exploitative?" said Alan Middleton, a professor of marketing at York University in Toronto. "The answer is yes it is. But like everything, does it do it successfully in the cause?" Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/1.2622620

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Geology

Loonie closes slightly higher ahead of heavy slate of economic data

The Canadian dollar closed higher Monday ahead of a variety of economic data that could affect the currency's performance.<p>The loonie rose 0.09 of a cent to end at 90.7 cents (U.S.).<p>It's a big week for economic data with traders looking to the outcome of Wednesday's U.S. Federal Reserve statement on …

Months after death of a homeless man, town gets answers

Ron Lawrence appealed to the townspeople of Berwick for patience and allow the RCMP to do its job in trying to solve the mysterious death of his brother, Harley.<p>That was last fall. Harley Lawrence, 62, the only homeless person in the quaint Annapolis Valley town, was found dead in a bus shelter on …

Wynne condemns anti-immigration flyers being distributed in Brampton

Ontario's premier is lashing out at what she calls a "hateful flyer" being distributed in the Toronto suburb of Brampton.<p>Kathleen Wynne has issued a statement saying she will not tolerate what she calls the "hateful politics of division in Ontario."<p>Media reports say the flyers show a black and …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …