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How some U.S. media are covering Donald Trump’s attack on Justin Trudeau

After U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration attacked Canada and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following the G7 summit in Quebec over the …

Donald Trump

Americans are saying #ThanksCanada in wake of Donald Trump’s attack on Justin Trudeau

Americans are finding reasons to thank Canada after U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration attacked Canada and Prime Minister Justin …

Canada

Canada's Mario Kart inspired race track opens this June

Start polishing up your driving skills.<p>The most epic, Mario Kart inspired race track is set to open in Niagara Falls on June 1.<p>The Niagara Speedway …

NASA will send a tiny drone helicopter to fly through the Martian skies

After landing several miniature dune buggies on Mars to cruise around the surface of the planet, NASA has decided it wants a birds-eye view next …

Drones

Scientists Discover a Hangover Pill That Helps Drunk Mice

Cheers to that.<p>“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although our thirst for alcohol dates back to …

Roaring like jet engines, new crack opens at Hawaii volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii - A new fissure roaring like jet engines and spewing magma opened on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Saturday, piling lava as high as a …

Lawmakers want to know how Amazon protects Echo Dot Kids users

Amazon's Echo Dot and its accompanying version of Alexa for kids called FreeTime raised eyebrows and questions about children's privacy from the start. Now, Sen. Edward J. Markey (Massachusetts) and Rep. Joe Barton (Texas) want to know what the e-commerce giant is doing to ensure the privacy of …

Helicopter cockroach moms have protected their young for millions of years

Very early on, cockroach moms found out maternal care gave their offspring a better chance at survival.<p>The cockroach parenting method—which includes …

This Alien World Has No Clouds, and That's Weird

In a first, an international team of scientists has discovered an exoplanet with no clouds.<p>The team, led by Nikolay Nikolov, an astronomer at the …

The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans

A writer comes face-to-face with the cat deep in the Amazon jungle and left with a new understanding of its surprising resilience to poaching and habitat loss.<p>“There’s a jaguar in the <i>baño</i>,” George Olah told me with a small smile.<p>“Um?” I managed, squinting into the dusky Amazon forest surrounding …

Wildlife

They were the only all-female, all-black team in a NASA science competition. Then came the hackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three teenagers came up with an innovative way to clean lead-contaminated drinking water in public schools -- an idea so smart it made the finals of NASA's coveted nationwide high-school science competition.<p>The trio -- the only all-female, all-black group in the finals -- engineered a …

High School

How a Genealogy Website Led to the Alleged Golden State Killer

Powerful tools are now available to anyone who wants to look for a DNA match, which has troubling privacy implications.<p><i>Updated on April 27 12:45 p.m. ET.</i><p>When the East Area Rapist broke into the home of his first victim in 1976, human DNA had not yet been sequenced. When he reemerged as the Original …

Scientists just discovered a strange new DNA shape lurking in human cells

But what does it do?<p>The discovery of DNA as a double helix is a hallowed story of scientific triumph—the work of four researchers merging together to solve one of science’s biggest mysteries, giving birth to what we know as the field of modern genetics. But decades later, we’re still learning that …

Biology

Stunning iOS 12 concept adds always-on complications to iPhone

The grand unveiling of iOS 12 is less than two months away and if it’s anything like this concept, the iPhone X might be set to go to an all new level.<p>In this superb new iOS 12 concept by the folks at iUpdateOS, the iPhone X borrows one of the Apple Watch’s best features for an always-on display. …

Iran hit by global cyber attack that left U.S. flag on screens

DUBAI (Reuters) - Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: "Don't mess with our elections", the Iranian IT ministry said on Saturday.<p>"The attack apparently affected 200,000 router …

Cybersecurity

Edmonton city councillor sees something fishy in Coliseum closure report

Edmonton City Councillor Tony Caterina sees a disconnect in the Northlands Coliseum report that city council will deal with Tuesday.<p>The report makes …

An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

This may be the scariest thing Donald Trump has said as president

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump has said lots -- and lots -- of controversial things since he started running for office almost three years ago. But, something he said over the weekend -- at a party fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago resort -- struck me as particularly tone-deaf and dangerous.<p>Speaking …

This Strange Species That Lives Off Nuclear Energy Is Like Alien Life on Earth

Whoa.<p>When you're trying to figure out what alien life might look like, it makes sense to be looking in the most extreme environments Earth has …

Astronomy

Andrew Kinsman’s death may have led police to alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur: friend

TORONTO (AP) — One was homeless, smoked crack cocaine and worked as a prostitute. Another was from a conservative Muslim family and hid the fact that …

Crime

Detectives receive dozens of tips from DNA inspired ‘likeness’ of mom of baby found dead Christmas Eve

Calgary police have renewed hope the mysterious case of an infant found dead in Calgary will be solved.<p>Investigators confirm they’ve received more …

Christmas Eve

Color Blind Players Are Concerned About Rainbow Six Siege's New Operator Ability

Olivier “Lion” Flament is a French service member who’s special ability involves using a drone to survey hostile areas and detect movement. …

Scientists make cells glow so brightly they can be seen outside the body

Scientists have stolen a trick from fireflies and jellyfish to make animals with cells that glow so brightly they can be seen from outside the body.<p>The Japanese team created mice and marmosets whose brains contain nerve cells that produce light which can be picked up by a camera to study the …

Primates

Why The Last 'Wild' Horses Really Aren't

A Mongolian horse that has long been hailed as the last truly wild horse species in existence isn't really all that wild.<p>It turns out that Przewalski's horses are actually feral descendants of the first horses that humans are known to have domesticated, around 5,500 years ago.<p>What's more, the …

Oxford student uses ordinary camera to capture atom in prize-winning photograph

A British student has used an ordinary camera and tripod to capture a prizewinning photograph of a single atom.<p>The long exposure photograph was taken …

University of Oxford

'We can only take so much abuse': Whole Foods suppliers slam 'hellacious' new policies and say rising costs are hurting business

Whole Foods is changing the way it does business with suppliers, and some local and regional brands say it's having a crippling impact on their business.<p>The grocery chain is charging brands more money for prime shelf space and in-store product demonstrations and taste tests while also requiring …

John Oliver warns Meghan Markle about marrying into ‘emotionally stunted’ royal family

John Oliver has made it clear that he is not excited for Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding to Prince Harry.<p>“I would not blame her if she pulled out of …

Royal Family

She killed 115 people before the last Korean Olympics. Now she wonders: ‘Can my sins be pardoned?’

DAEGU, South Korea — Until recently, she could often go full days without reminders of what happened. She preferred it that way. The event was so long ago. It was so terrible. She'd been pardoned for her crimes, and she'd tried to build a new version of her life. She got married. She raised two …

North Korea

Why the Flu Kills Young, Otherwise Healthy People

As one of the worst flu seasons in years continues to sicken people across the U.S., one of its most striking aspects are the untimely deaths it’s …

Russia sanctions officially begin but U.S. passes on punishments

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has decided not to punish anybody for now under new sanctions retaliating for Russia’s election-meddling, the …