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Linamar to buy MacDon in quest for diverse markets

Auto-parts maker Linamar Corp. says it will acquire an agricultural equipment maker for $1.2-billion, a deal that means a major expansion for its existing agricultural business.<p>Linamar will buy the MacDon group of companies, a Winnipeg-based manufacturer of specialized harvesting equipment that was …

Relative wants you to know naked kidnap suspects just drank trippy tea from India

LEDUC, Alta. — The people charged in a bizarre naked kidnapping that ended in a car crash may have unknowingly drank some hallucinogenic tea over …

Crime

The FDA wants you to know your granola was not made with “love”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants you to know that your granola was made with oats, coconut–and absolutely zero love.<p>On Tuesday, the FDA released a warning letter they sent to the 20-year old Nashoba Brook Bakery, scolding the Massachusetts-based company for <b>daring to be dorky enough to</b> …

Baked Apples with Rum and Cinnamon

These are so satisfying and don't break the calorie bank if eaten without the ice cream. They can also be made without the rum. I have suggested rum …

Elon Musk presents his vision for colonizing Mars by 2024

Elon Musk unveiled exciting changes to his vision of establishing a colony on Mars, and surprised us with a plan to use rockets to transport people …

'Mystery after mystery': U.S. diplomats attacked with sound in Cuba [Video]

WASHINGTON — The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel.

Havana

25 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

When busy weeks are on the horizon, the very best thing you can do for yourself is to work a slow cooker dinner or two into your meal plan. This …

Slow Cookers

New Study Shows How Your Gut Bacteria Could Influence Anxiety

A Healthy Gut Microbiome<p>A team of researchers from the APC Microbiome Institute of the University College Cork in Ireland has stumbled upon an …

The Complete List of the Best '90s Movies

The '90s was an iconic decade for many reasons. We had TV shows like <b>Salute Your Shorts</b> and <b>Animaniacs</b>, stores to browse like Delia's and Limited Too, and songs to listen to on the radio like Britney Spears's "Baby One More Time" and and TLC's "Waterfalls." When we weren't doing all of those things, …

Britney Spears

Researchers May Have Just Discovered an Entirely New State of Matter

Altered States<p>In a new study published in <i>Nature</i>, researchers lead by a team from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) reveal that they may have …

Quantum Physics Overview

How Quantum Mechanics Explains the Invisible Universe<p>Quantum physics is the study of the behavior of matter and energy at the molecular, atomic, …

Quantum Physics

Einstein's relativity tested by giant star and monster black hole

A giant star near the center of our galaxy hints, once again, that Albert Einstein was correct about gravity.<p>A group of astronomers in Germany and the Czech Republic observed three stars in a cluster near the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Using data from the Very …

Astronomers Are Excited About the 'Halloween Asteroid'

Tech News<p>An asteroid large enough to wreak continent-wide devastation will pass by the Earth. On Halloween.<p>Astronomers could not be happier about it.<p>Nicknamed "The Great Pumpkin" by NASA, the asteroid formally known as 2015 TB145 will provide scientists with needed knowledge of asteroids — valuable …

Asteroids