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SECOND OPINION | Another look at obesity: It's not simply about eating too much

<i>Hello and happy Saturday! Welcome to our midsummer roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news.</i><p><i>If you haven't subscribed</i> …

You influence your kids' popularity from the time they're babies — here's how to make that a good thing

<b>• He's found that parents have a direct influence on their child's popularity starting as babies.</b><p><b>• Some of that influence is genetic or mindless, but some can be deliberate and helpful.</b><p>No parents wants to see their child get bullied, or on the opposite end, be the bully. What they may not realize, …

It's easy to see why the world is nuts for Trudeau — just look at Trump

Even the most quivering Justin Trudeau fanboy must be getting a little sick by now of all the offshore hagiography.<p>Justin in a high-fashion magazine, …

Here's How to Book a Round-Trip Flight to Japan for Under $400

Round-trip flights to Japan from the states have always been some of the priciest out there (it is, after all, literally on the other side of the …

Psychologists have identified the kind of emotional intelligence that makes internet trolls so mean

What is it with people’s behavior online? Why the readiness to attack, the snarky tone, the lack of courtesy inherent to so many comments? The internet can bring out the worst in people, which when taken to extremes turns into trolling—that bizarre impulsive habit of hurting others online, without …

Your revolution was dumb and it filled us with refugees: A Canadian take on the American Revolutionary War

To be clear; Canada loves you, United States. You buy our oil, you made Drake a superstar and you haven’t invaded us for 205 years. As Poland and …

500 Startups’ Dave McClure writes that he was ‘a creep’ toward women

“I’m ashamed I didn’t change my behavior until I was forced to do so by circumstance and by others.”<p>Dave McClure, the founding partner of startup incubator 500 Startups, said in a blog post today on Medium that he deserves to be called a “creep” because of his actions. His apology is a response to …

The Last Paradox: Does the Universe Have a Mind?

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Avtar Singh, PhD</i><p>Until very recently it was nearly laughable among physicists to speak of a conscious universe, and yet the notion now seems to be not only respectable but necessary. The realization is dawning that a true Theory of Everything must include consciousness. …

Donald Trump just had his most dishonest week as president: 7 days, 34 false claims | The Star

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump has never gone a full week without a false claim, but some weeks are worse than others.<p>The past week was his …

Donald Trump

The myth that gender is binary is perpetuated by a flawed education system

High schools all teach the same narrative in sex-ed: Chromosomes determine genitals, which determine sex, which determines gender. Women are XX, and men are XY. One has a penis, the other a vagina. It’s science. Right?<p>But what about people born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a disorder …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Ontario plans new ambulance system to better prioritize patients | The Star

Ontario is planning to revamp its ambulance system to redirect some patients with less pressing needs to places other than emergency rooms.<p>The …

Physiology

Bret Stephens: Arab states tried to annihilate the Jewish nation, yet Israel remains unforgiven for its crime of self-preservation

In June 1967 Arab leaders declared their intention to annihilate the Jewish state, and the Jews decided they wouldn’t sit still for it. For the crime …

Trump and Saudi Arabia: Have we reached peak hypocrisy yet?

Shenaz Kermalli <i>is a freelance journalist and a journalism lecturer at Humber College in Toronto</i><p>It's incredible how much money talks.<p>Is there a single person out there who isn't repulsed at the sight of Donald Trump signing off on a $110-billion dollar arms deal with Riyadh – as Saudi rockets …

To many these past 12 months seem as if we have already slipped into a parallel universe but Brexit and Trump are nothing compared to the alternate universes some astronomers are contemplating<p>They call it the multiverse. It’s a cosmos in which there are multiple universes. And by multiple, I mean …

Dark Matter

Liberals’ refugee system overhaul postponed indefinitely despite increase in asylum seekers

OTTAWA — A Liberal election promise to overhaul the way asylum claims are handled has been postponed indefinitely despite that increased numbers of …