Scot Bryson

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A whirlwind tour of Japan: Is two weeks long enough to take it all in?

How do you get under the skin of a country in a two-week tour, especially one with a culture as distinctive and different as Japan? Taking my seat in the vast indoor arena in Tokyo, in the midst of an almost exclusively local audience, I was about to discover at least one of the answers.<p>We were in …

Are Only Children Lonely? | Learning

I was always ambivalent about having children. Then, at 39, my biological clock exploded. Although I didn’t think my partner of more than a decade …

Parenting

Online tumult over breastfeeding photo challenges stigmas, highlights hurdles

TORONTO — A photo of a hockey player breastfeeding her baby between periods has riled social media, and that uproar has some lactation experts …

Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding For 6 Months Can Help Reduce Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding For 6 Months Can Help Reduce Diabetes Risk:-According to a research, females that nursed for 6 months or even more have nearly half the …

Diabetes

How Does NASA, Tupperware and Outer Space Relate?

You may be just as baffled as we were when we heard about this. For a long period of time, Tupperware containers have become a staple for homes …

Diets

Rex Murphy: Cheers for the meat-eating hero who took on ‘privileged’ vegan bullies

To set the scene, let’s go with the first paragraph (slightly) edited from a National Post story with the fetching headline “Toronto chef butchers, …

Jordan Peterson

Astronomers Discover a Galaxy Without Dark Matter

Astronomers have found a galaxy that is missing most of its dark matter. The discovery is surprising and overturns conventional views on the nature …

Universe

Africa Is Splitting in Two, and Here's the Proof

A piece of East Africa is expected to break off the main continent in tens of millions of years. And if you need any proof, look no further than …

Africa

On the menu for McDonald's: Cut greenhouse gas emissions

McDonald's on Tuesday announced a number of steps it will take to cut the greenhouse gases it emits into the air, including tweaking the way the beef …

McDonald's

Why buy an electric car? — when you can wash away your carbon footprint at the gas station

CALGARY – You could soon be able to wash away your carbon footprint at your gas station.<p>Royal Dutch Shell Plc is rolling out a program in Europe that …

Georgia Ski Lift Malfunction Hurls People Into Air, Injuring 11

A chairlift at a ski resort in the country of Georgia malfunctioned on Friday, causing panic and chaos as passengers were hurled from their seats at high speeds.<p>Onlookers posted videos of the violent scene as the incident unfolded at the Gudauri Ski Resort, located in the south-facing area of the …

This New Form of Light Is a Physical Molecule, Here’s How We Made It

Stephen W. Hawking, physicist who came to symbolize the power of the human mind, dies at 76

Hawking overcame a devastating neurological disease to probe the greatest mysteries of the cosmos and become one of the planet’s most renowned science popularizers. A family spokesperson has confirmed his death, the Associated Press reports.<p><i>This is a developing story. It will be updated.</i>

Breakthroughs

Scott Kelly spent a year in space, and came back with different DNA than his identical twin

In March 2015, Scott Kelly left on a voyage to the International Space Station. Mark, his identical twin brother and fellow astronaut, stayed behind. …

UPDATE 1-U.S. government sued after failing to submit climate change report | Reuters

(Adds reaction from U.S. Department of State in para 6)<p>By Sebastien Malo<p>NEW YORK, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An environmental advocacy group sued the U.S. government on Tuesday for failing to release records that could show why it has not filed a report required under a global climate …

Environmentalism

'Space Force': Trump proposes new branch while addressing military during San Diego visit

During his address Tuesday to members of the military in San Diego, President Trump proposed creating a new branch of the military: the "Space Force."<p>He began by talking about how the U.S. will soon travel to Mars.<p>"You wouldn’t have been going to Mars if my opponent won, that I can tell you. You …

Donald Trump

Here's More Secret Netflix Codes to Uncover Hidden Categories

An easier way to find the movies or TV shows you want to watch.<p>Searching for the content you want on Netflix isn’t all that easy due to the streaming giant’s recommendation algorithm. Fortunately, a hidden list of numerical codes exist to help users better find the movies and TV shows they actually …

Researchers figured out how to generate power from falling raindrops — which could solve the biggest problem with solar energy

One of the biggest problems plaguing the widespread adoption of solar power is, quite simply, rainy weather.<p>Solar panels are designed to convert sunlight into electricity. But when it's cloudy or rainy, they're rendered useless. There are batteries, like the Tesla Powerwall, designed to store …

Clean Energy

Don't let fear guide you into costly mortgage mistake, and here's how to do better

Fear of rising interest rates is causing more Canadians to opt for fixed-rate mortgages over variable-rate alternatives that could save them …

Canadian Real Estate

Feds not accepting Sask. request to be excluded from carbon pricing

The federal government is rejecting Saskatchewan’s request to be exempt from a carbon pricing plan. “To be clear, we cannot accept your request not …

Stealth startup launches four unauthorized rogue satellites into orbit

The Indian-built PSLV-C40, which launched in January, had 31 satellites onboard. It carried a lot of cool stuff into orbit, including the Arkyd-6 …

Farm manure could be viable renewable energy source

University of Waterloo scientists developing technology to produce natural gas to heat homes<p>Researchers at the University of Waterloo say farm manure …

Hackers can use Cortana to open websites on Windows 10 even if your PC is locked

A pair of independent researchers yesterday uncovered a particularly worrisome security vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows 10. If your PC’s OS was installed with default settings this could affect you.<p>The simple “hack” involves activating Cortana via voice command to open websites on a PC that’s …

Third warm winter in a row, 12th warmest February in last 118 years

Although regions along central India and the eastern coast experienced cold days, especially in February, other regions remained warm.<p>For the third …

North Korea open to denuclearization, ready for talks with U.S., South says

North Korea has agreed to discuss denuclearization, providing a major opening for a meeting between supreme leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in in late April.<p>Few in the international community had expected Mr. Kim to be willing to place his hard-won nuclear advances on the …

Google's ​quantum computing breakthrough: Our new chip might soon outperform a supercomputer

New Bristlecone processor could deliver 'quantum supremacy' over traditional computing, researchers hope.<p>Google's Quantum AI Lab has shown off a new …

Quantum Computing

Climate change to drive up sea levels drastically by 2100, but it's a lot worse than we pictured earlier: NASA- Technology News, Firstpost

The sea level may rise twice as high by 2100 as previously estimated as a result of <b>climate change</b>, a new NASA study says.<p>MODIS aboard NASA’s Aqua …

Powerful storm leaves 9 dead, swaths of East Coast in the dark

Hundreds of thousands of Americans were without power Saturday and at least nine deaths were said to be related to a Nor'easter that thrashed the East Coast with heavy winds, rain and snow on Friday.<p>Many of the deaths were due to falling trees, officials said. Police in Andover Township, New …

Weather

Russia developing nuclear arsenal 'immune to interception', Vladimir Putin claims

By Alan McGuinness, News Reporter<p>Russia is developing new nuclear weapons that are immune to enemy interception, Vladimir Putin has claimed.<p><b>More</b> …