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Woman's fart starts fire during surgery, causing serious burns to her body

A patient's flatulence sparked a fire which caused her serious burns to her body, according to a university hospital in Japan.<p>Although the incident …

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One of The Physicists Behind The Higgs Boson Has Made an Algorithm to Replace The Pill

It's up to 99.5% effective at stopping pregnancy.<p>One of the physicists who helped find the Higgs boson, Elina Berglund, has spent the past three …

Google and Facebook to build 8,000-mile undersea internet cable

Google and Facebook have teamed up to build an 8,000-mile undersea internet cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong, the longest and fastest internet cable across the Pacific.<p>The project, a collaboration between the two internet giants, as well as Pacific Light Data Communication and TE SubCom, two …

Hockey’s back! And the NHL is still sticking it to Canadian fans

The National Hockey League's regular season starts Wednesday, and despite the perennial appeals for more Canadian teams, there will be no new NHL franchise any time soon, if ever. Quebec City badly wants one, but it's still waiting. And while massive fan bases in Montreal and the Greater Toronto …

Earth is a desert planet compared to these ocean worlds in the solar system

Earth seems drenched with water from mountaintop to ocean bottom.<p>But our home planet is a desert compared to some places the solar system, both in terms of its total water volume and the amount of liquid on Earth relative to its size.<p>Consider Jupiter's ice-encrusted moon Europa, which is smaller …

Snoop Dogg helps lead Canadian marijuana shares higher

Canopy Growth Corp. jumped to a record high, and other Canadian cannabis growers gained, after unveiling a line of marijuana products for the domestic market in a partnership with rapper Snoop Dogg.<p>The Smiths Falls, Ontario-based company soared as much as 17 per cent and was up 9.2 per cent to …

Students at a New Brunswick college will be trained to work at local companies that produce the drug but exact details of the program are still being worked out<p>A college in the Canadian province of New Brunswick plans to institute a program on marijuana cultivation so that students can be trained …

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B.C. quantum computing firm D-Wave Systems raises $21-million

A Burnaby, B.C., company that is hoping to revolutionize computing by harnessing the mysterious power of quantum physics has quietly raised $21-million (U.S.) in advance of what it anticipates will be a significant funding round next year.<p>D-Wave Systems Inc. raised its latest round of financing …