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Taste Beyond The Tongue

What Will The Death Of The Milky Way Look Like?

On Earth, we’ve got another billion years or two before the oceans boil and the planet becomes uninhabitable. The Sun will heat up, swell into a red giant, fuse helium in its core, then blow off its outer layers and contract into a white dwarf. But new stars will pop up, too, and shine, and keep …

Universe

Pocket-sized starshooting camera will ship with a bunch of new lenses

That little pocket camera made to shoot the night sky is nearly ready.<p>The Tiny1 from Singapore startup TinyMOS blew through its Indiegogo fundraising …

Meet the King of Hearty Winter Stews

Some foods nourish. Apples, turkey burgers, Sweetgreen salads with light to medium dressing — many of us have agreed to call these things healthy. …

Should Drake get behind the Blue Jays?

Drake is not only one of the most recognized and respected rap artists today, he's also a huge sports fan.<p>Should the surging Toronto Blue Jays …

Toronto Blue Jays

NHL free agency: Recent bargains and busts

Brian Burke has said plenty during his years working in the National Hockey League, whether it was about his players, coaches, referees, the draft or …

NHL

Oilers fire 4 scouts, coaching director ahead of NHL draft

The Edmonton Oilers have fired head amateur scout Stu MacGregor and head pro scout Morey Gare as they head into this week's NHL draft with the first …

Microsoft tried to buy Salesforce for $55B, report says

The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.<p>Microsoft almost made one of the most colossal tech acquisitions in history earlier this spring.<p>Talks between the world's largest software maker and Salesforce.com, the …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Message In A Bottle Found In Victoria Contains Man's Dying Wish

A group of canoeists say they plan to honour a dead man's last wish after they found his message in a bottle floating off the coast of Vancouver …

Deborah Drever suspended from NDP caucus

Deborah Drever, the recently elected Alberta member of the legislature for Calgary-Bow, has been suspended from the NDP caucus after another …

Canada

How Nazi secret police files could stop terror attacks

The Nazi secret police were among the first to use geoprofiling to locate resistance fighters based on leaflets they distributed. Now scientists believe similar methods could track terror cells.<p>Nazi secret police files detailing the hunt for resistance fighters in Berlin during World War 2 could be …

Apple could give old iPhones and iPads new life with iOS 9

The next versions of iOS and OS X are supposed to focus on performance and stability instead of new features, and that focus on performance could extend all the way back to devices that Apple released three and four years ago. According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, a focus of iOS 9 has been optimizing the OS for old …

iPad Mini

Here's What Happened After CVS Stopped Selling Cigarettes

How it's making up for billions in lost sales.<p>Last fall, CVS Health Corp CVS HEALTH CORPORATION<p>made national news when it announced that it would no …

Investing

Arizona man shares his story as an HIV-positive man with an HIV-negative family

Andrew Pulsipher of Phoenix, Ariz., was born HIV-positive. He lost both of his parents by the age of eight. But now he's being praised for sharing …

Public Health