Peter Larocque

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These Spiders Look Like They’re Covered In Mirrors

This isn’t a stained-glass sculpture or piece of delicate jewelry – it’s a real live spider. These spiders, called mirror or sequined spiders, are …

In the future, you may be able to turn invisible with this roll-on squid tape

For the past century or so, military scientists say, the United States has been locked in a perpetual search for new ways to deceive its enemies' eyes.<p>In World War II, strategists covered military equipment in netting and coated it with dull-colored paint. More recently, researchers have been …

Zoology

How do you star hop?

Rebecca wrote:<p>What is star hopping? What does that mean?<p>Amateur astronomers use star hopping to go from stars and constellations they know … to ones …

Astronomy

Why Does an Octopus Walk Funny? Scientists Are Amazed

Octopuses move with a simple elegance, but they have no rhythm, according to new research.<p>Each of an octopus's eight arms is soft, flexible and muscular, and acts as if it has an infinite number of joints, said the study's lead author, Guy Levy, a postdoctoral researcher of neurobiology at the …

Zoology

Why Do Humans Have Chins? It’s Not for Chewing

The Wicked Witch of the West can thank facial evolution for her iconic, pointy chin, new research suggests. And so can everyone else.<p>Compared with other human relatives such as Neanderthals, modern Homo sapiens have particularly prominent chins. Some researchers have hypothesized that the modern …

University of Iowa

Movie Review - Lost River (2014)

<b>Lost River</b>, 2014.<p>Written and Directed by Ryan Gosling.<br>Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, Iain De Caestecker, Matt Smith and …

Picaroons brews a true Maritime beer, using an ingredient from NB’s coast

FREDERICTON – The owner of a small microbrewery in Fredericton hopes to inspire other New Brunswickers to think about innovative new ideas to help …

Superfoods

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IBM: 'Dyre Wolf' Cyber Gang Stole More Than $1 Million from Businesses

IBM says it has uncovered a sophisticated fraud scheme run by an Eastern European gang of cybercriminals who used a combination of phishing, malware and phone calls to steal more than $1 million from large and medium-sized U.S. companies. The scheme, which IBM security researchers have dubbed "The …

Eastern Europe