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What To Know Before Moving To Canada

<i>What should one know before moving to Canada? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Barnard, Energy guy, former Canadian resident, on Quora.</b><p>Canada is huge. It's one of the biggest countries in the world geographically. Don't think you'll be able to quickly or …

Are You Happier Without Facebook?

You may not 'like' the answer<p>As social networks become more and more prominent in our lives, one has to wonder if we are happier being constantly connected. The Happiness Research Institute, an “independent think tank focusing on well-being, happiness and quality of life” in Copenhagen, quite …

Happiness

Why 'teleportation' is no longer science fiction - Futurity

"Teleportation" may conjure up "Beam me up, Scotty" images from Star Trek. But in recent years the technology has moved from fantasy to tangible …

Science Fiction

Michael Moore film to attack US government's state of 'infinite war'

Where to Invade Next, made in secret because of surveillance concerns, satirises ‘constant need to have an enemy to keep the military-industrial complex alive’<p>Michael Moore’s new film, Where to Invade Next, explores how the US government maintains a state of “infinite war”, according to the …

Foreign Policy

Pluto is ‘actually a huge spacecraft, like the Death Star’ – and here’s the proof

Even now, alien beings inside Pluto could be turning huge death rays towards our planet, preparing to blow us into a cloud of interstellar dust.<p>UFO …

Terrorist Attacks Suggest a Change in ISIS Tactics

In a day of terror and bloodshed on Friday, Islamist attackers possibly aligned with the Islamic State of Greater Iraq and Syria (ISIS), launched …

Hacking Team advises customers to stop using its tools after massive leak

Hacking Team, the cybersecurity firm which saw 400GB of private data published on Sunday night in a humiliating hack, has been forced to advise customers to stop using its software while it assesses the damage caused by the leak.<p>A spokesman for the company recommended that clients, who are largely …

Security

B-52 bombers demo long reach of U.S. air power

OFFUTT AFB, Neb., July 6 (UPI) -- The long reach of U.S. air power has been demonstrated by two U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers that conducted a non-stop …

Future iPhones could be unlocked with a selfie

Apple may have banned selfie sticks at WWDC, but the company was today granted a patent revealing how future iPhones could be unlocked by snapping a quick photo of yourself.<p>Entitled “Low threshold face recognition,” the patent describes a means of “reducing the impact of lighting conditions and …

Apple Watch

FBI director says 'I really am not a maniac' just because he thinks he can kill encryption

Encryption is a security technology that scrambles digital information using specialist mathematics. It makes it so only people in possession of a specific unlock key or password can read the encrypted information.<p>Encryption is used by several technology companies including Microsoft, Facebook, …