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Rumor Roundup: Maple Leafs still haven’t made decision on Lupul’s future

The Maple Leafs haven’t yet come to a decision on the future of aging, oft-injured winger Joffrey Lupul, who played only 46 games in 2015-16. …

Scientists Accidentally Create a Battery That Can Outlast Your Device

Over the last decade or so it’s become increasingly obvious that the <b>limits of battery technology</b> are a <b>pothole</b> on our road to the future. It’s not …

3tags.org

Marijuana Use May Be a One-Way Ticket to Socioeconomic Problems, Study Shows

Image source: Pixabay.<p>This is shaping up to be a monumental year for the marijuana industry, and it just happens to be a coincidence that it comes 20 years after California became the first state to legalize the drug for medicinal purposes.<p><b>Marijuana readies for a big year</b> There have certainly been …

Cannabis

Scientists May Have Spotted Buried Lava Tubes on the Moon

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—A system of buried, empty lava tubes hides beneath the moon’s surface, remnants of a bygone age when the volcanically active moon launched fountains of fire into space.<p>At least, that’s what scientists think.<p>For years, teams have hunted for these elusive sublunar tunnels, which …

Geology

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' deleted scenes get their own teaser trailer

As if you weren't already excited enough for "The Force Awakens" Blu-ray extras, we now have a first look at some deleted-scenes footage.<p>The teaser trailer has been elevated to an art form in recent years. Movie studios want to wave just enough footage under fans' noses to get them excited, without …

Star Wars

Rob Ford, former Toronto mayor, dies aged 46

Tributes paid to pugnacious former mayor of Canada’s largest city who has died after fighting cancer, his family confirms<p>Rob Ford, the pugnacious former mayor of Toronto who gained international notoriety after he admitted smoking crack while in office, died on Tuesday after an 18-month battle with …

Canada

Trump as president not worst risk world is facing, report says | Toronto Star

Most of the concerns are flowing quietly beneath the diplomatic radar, given the reluctance of foreign governments to be seen as publicly taking …

36 Million Americans Have Done THIS Naked

<i>By Christine Schoenwald</i><p>Picture yourself preparing a delicious meal for your bae. You're slicing, dicing, sautéing and even deep-frying, and you're doing all of it completely naked.<p><b>Well, according to a recent survey from meal-delivery service HelloFresh, 15 percent of U.S. adults, roughly 36 million</b> …

How raw meat -- and our ancestors' inability to chew it -- changed the course of human evolution

Paleoanthropologist Daniel Lieberman chewed raw goat meat for the sake of science, so he knows from experience that it's a challenge.<p>"It's a little salty, and it's very tough," the Harvard University professor said. "You put it in your mouth and you chew and you chew and you chew and you chew, and …

Harvard

O.J. Simpson’s Former Manager Claims He Knows Who Killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Why

“I just can’t disclose it right now.”<p>Last week, in a bizarre plot twist, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that it was testing a knife reportedly found at <b>O.J. Simpson’s</b> former property. In the hours after, several key members from the 1995 murder trial spoke out about whether they thought …

Crime

New type of stem cell found 'in the garbage' - Futurity

"Rather than ignore these cells that have been mislabeled as waste byproducts, we found gold in the garbage," says Tony Parenti about new stem cells.

Watch Eric Staal bang home his first goal as a New York Ranger

Eric Staal hadn’t shown up on the score sheet in any of his first three games as a New York Ranger, but he found the back of the net for the first …

NHL

Do the leaked HTC 10 images look quite a lot like an old iPhone?

While I’m never all that keen on paying too much attention to leaked images of upcoming devices, I found it difficult not to think of the early generations of iPhone – something between iPhone 3G and iPhone 5.<p>Yes, it’s obviously a little taller overall (as phones have grown over the years), but …

Phones

Utah gay wedding expo connects couples, friendly businesses

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jason Langlois and Will Bladh are in the early stages of making plans for their summer 2017 wedding, and they don't want their …

LGBTQI

Down Goes Brown: Five best deadline trades by Stanley Cup winners

Here are the five best trade deadline week hauls by teams that went on to win the Stanley Cup that same season.<p>Only one team ever truly "wins" trade …

Saudi Arabia might not be ready to fold just yet

Most recently, on Thursday, The Wall Street Journal's OPEC correspondent Summer Said tweeted: "OPEC is ready to cooperate on a cut, but current prices are already forcing non-opec producers to at least cap output, says UAE Energy min."<p>But the Kingdom might not be ready to fold just yet.<p>"Possible …

Gravitational waves: who should win the Nobel prize?

It seems likely that the detection of gravitational waves will earn somebody an Nobel prize. But an army of scientists was involved. Who will it be?<p>Three men who forged the instrument that testified to the dance of two black holes as they waltzed around each other at more than half the speed of …

Physics

Women Banned From Entering Saudi Arabia Starbucks Location [Updated]

Women have been barred from entering a Starbucks in the Saudi Arabia capital of Riyadh. According to Emirates 24/7, the mandate was passed down from the nation's religious police after a routine inspection revealed that the coffee shop's "gender wall" — a wooden barrier intended to keep men and …