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Medical pot works in the battle against PTSD, vets say | Toronto Star

“Within three months was my first attempt. Those pills completely rewired my brain. I had no clue where I was anymore.”<p>Three months later, “I …

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

Medical Research

A cruise that costs $59? Yes, and you'll need to bring your passport

More than 25 million travelers worldwide are expected to take a cruise this year, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., and not all of them will be experienced sailors.<p>First-timers may want to consider a short and inexpensive cruise to get started. Here are six West Coast sailings good for …

British Columbia

The Failed Experiment That Changed The World

In science, we don’t simply perform experiments willy-nilly. We don’t put things together at random and ask, “what happens if I do this?” We examine the phenomena that exist, the predictions our theories make, and look for ways to test them in ever-greater detail. Sometimes, they give extraordinary …

Physics

Moro Rock, Sequoia National Park, California

Location<br>Moro Rock is located inside Sequoia National Park, east of Three Rivers, California. The magnificent granite dome formation is situated in …

20 Romantic Date Ideas for Any Budget

Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

Air Travel

I want to work from home, but it’s not part of our culture

<b>THE QUESTION</b><p>I want to work from home two days a week. How can I approach this with my boss as it is not really the "culture" here?<p><b>THE FIRST ANSWER</b><p><b>Eileen Dooley</b><p><i>Vice-president, VF Career Management, in the Calgary office of a Canada-wide career-transition firm</i><p>If there is an easy way to do this, it is …

'We watched our kids cry on Christmas': Parents are furious after disaster with the holiday's hottest toy

Dozens of parents are now speaking out about malfunctioning Hatchimals after their children unwrapped the toy and realized they could not convince the robotic critters to hatch.<p>One of the things that made Hatchimals one of the most in-demand presents this holiday season is the hatching process. …

Canadian marijuana stocks regain momentum after Christmas

By all accounts it should be a sleepy, mid-holiday trading session, but Aurora Cannabis Inc.(CVE:ACB) (OTCMKTS:ACBFF)(FRA:21P) has already clocked …

The drought is over… a torrent of tech IPOs is expected in 2017

Sandy Miller Contributor<p>Sandy Miller is a general partner at IVP. He co-founded investment bank Thomas Weisel Partners and served as a senior partner at Montgomery Securities.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Lower The Wall, Lift The Market<br>• The JOBS Act Progress Report: The Number Of Tech IPOs Can …

Here’s a robotic hand that handles objects as delicately as a human

Researchers at Cornell University say the technology could help restore sensation to amputees.<p>Scientists at Cornell University’s Organic Robotics Lab have developed a robotic hand that has a level of sensitivity that approaches a human’s — it’s sensitive enough to detect the shape, softness and …

Apple's not very good, really quite poor 2016

Commentary: It's not so much about the profits. It's more about how much, or how little, Apple has thought about its customers.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>As they drift off for their one- or two-day vacations shortly, will Apple's …

MacBook Pro

Canada's 150th birthday gift to you: Free pass to national parks all year long

On July 1, 2017, Canada turns 150 years old. Kicking off the festivities on New Year's Day, the stewards of the country's protected natural treasures, Parks Canada, has a gift for all: a free, multiuse pass to the country's 47 national parks and national park reserves.<p>Parks and reserves, which …

National Parks

Facebook plans to invest $20m in affordable housing projects

The tech company, long criticized displacing low-income residents in Silicon Valley, will partner with advocacy groups to amid massive campus expansion<p>Facebook has agreed to invest $20m in affordable housing initiatives after facing intense criticism for failing to help low-income residents in …

Housing

This startup founder rode in police cars for hours to build his software

The Harvard graduate first began working on his software company, Mark43, in 2012 when he was given a class project to work with the Massachusetts state police department. During the project, he had to figure out how to use data and software to help the Massachusetts state police fight gang-related …

Law Enforcement