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10 things to do in Calgary

The Calgary Stampede, which styles itself as “the greatest outdoor show on earth”, attracts more than a million visitors each July to view events …

Travel

How Atlantic Canadian businesses are trying to attract immigrants

Susan Wilson made history this year when Canadian conglomerate J.D. Irving Ltd. made her its first director of immigration.<p>Irving, Atlantic Canada’s …

Canada

Strong right-wing views may be driven by a fear of disease, study suggests

People with strong right-wing views may be driven by a fear of disease and increased concern about hygiene, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found that people who are easily disgusted by the body odours of others, such as sweat, bad breath or the smell of urine, are also drawn to authoritarian …

Healthiest Green Vegetables You Should be Eating

A certain dislike for vegetables is common among many. It appears early in childhood. Those who consider vegetable as heaven are considered rare and …

Barring major changes, Canada Post is headed for the corporate graveyard

<i>Ian Lee is an associate professor in the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, and author of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute report "Is the Cheque Still in the Mail?"</i> <i>From 1982 to 1984, he was employed by Canada Post in corporate finance and banking.</i><p>One of Canada's oldest institutions – …

Canada

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

Apps

This population of green sea turtles is nearly all female, signalling a major problem

The future is female for green sea turtles born along part of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Only about 1 percent of juvenile turtles hatching there are male now and that's because of global warming, according to a new study.<p>In sea turtles, warmer temperatures produce more female hatchlings and …

Sea Turtles

Dad invites child’s bullies to her funeral: ‘Witness the complete devastation you have created’

The father of child model Amy (Dolly) Everett is inviting those who bullied his daughter — who died by suicide — to her funeral service.<p>The …

COMMENTARY: Decision to allow Trudeau-Boyle meeting defies all logic and common sense

With risk comes potential reward, as any savvy politician can tell you. Bold political leadership requires a willingness to take risks. However, when …

This substance lets you 'walk on water' — here's how it works

Turns out, walking on water isn't as impossible as it might sound — as long as you have the right kind of water. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>These people are "walking on water." The substance is a mix of water and cornstarch. The mixture is two parts cornstarch to one part water. It …

In the Middle of Nowhere, Panasonic Builds a Smart City

In a remote area near the Denver Airport, Panasonic is installing LED street lighting and community-wide Wi-Fi, and prepping for autonomous cars. …

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Renewable Energy

Three reasons you shouldn’t begrudge CEOs the big bucks

Along with the perennial New Year’s resolutions, January typically features a swat of commentaries decrying CEO pay and demands for new regulations …

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Medicine

A 10-Minute Delay Meant This Flight Took Off In 2018 And Landed In 2017

Someday I want to spend New Year’s Day thumbing my nose at the laws of space and time. Unfortunately, the closest I’ll probably ever get is skipping …

This Is the Best Way to Reheat Chinese Food Without Making it Rubbery

How to Reheat Chinese Food Without Making it Rubbery<p>Make your leftover General Tso's chicken taste brand new!<p>January 02, 2018<p>We all know that when …

Unliked: How Facebook is playing a part in the Rohingya genocide

New technology can have profound impacts on society in ways never intended.<p>The radio carried codes during the First World War, but later became a …

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

In 2018, don't be afraid to embrace your inner procrastinator

<i>Clinical psychologist, professor and author in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her most recent book is</i> What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success<i>.</i><p>As the year draws to a close, we often take this time to reflect on our behaviour and consider what we want to change. Those …

Why the elephant in the room is monetary policy not fiscal stimulus

One would think, based on market reaction and media hype, that the version of U.S. tax reform just passed into law is a major gamebreaker for the …

Scientists warn of 'mini ice age' that could hit Earth and freeze major rivers by 2030

The Earth is approaching a "mini ice age" as the planet's temperature is likely to start dropping in 2021, scientists claim.<p>Amid rising concerns over …

How It Works: The Large Mouth of the Largemouth Bass

The eponymous maw of the largemouth bass — and the fish’s ability to suck prey into that gaping gullet in a rapacious strike — are part of the lore and legend of the bass to the many anglers who pursue it. But they are not the only ones who are fascinated.<p>The functioning of the large mouth of the …

Fish

This Princeton Professor's CV of Failures Is Something We Should All Learn From

No one's perfect.<p>Searching for a job requires the perfect résumé or CV, and there are countless online guides dedicated to CV-crafting that promise …

Uzbek Leader Purges Finance Ministry to Make Way for New Blood

Uzbek Finance Minister Djamshid Kuchkarov fired about 50 subordinates to comply with an order from President Shavkat Mirziyoev or risk losing his own …

What a federal ethics report reveals about how Justin Trudeau sees his job | Toronto Star

“Rather, they are high-level meetings centred on relationship building and ensuring that all parties are moving forward together. Specific issues or …

Russia bars Vladimir Putin’s opponent from running in election

MOSCOW — Russian election officials on Monday formally barred Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president, prompting calls …

What to Do in January to Save on Airfare All Year

Unless you’re scrambling to make last-minute holiday plans, the next trip you take will be in 2018. And unless you have a good reason to wait, it’s …

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

6 Ways to Win $1 Million if You're Really, Really Good at Mathematics

These problems need solving.<p>In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the …

Mathematics

Can Trump’s Pick To Lead The Weather Service Really Be Independent Of His Family Business?

<i>As Trump tweets, government acts. Welcome to Meanwhile, our recurring look at what federal agencies are up to and how their work affects people’s</i> …