Travis Chalmers

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Bill Gates, VR super nerd, will now take you into the future

"Hello, my name is Bill Gates, super nerd. Join me as I use these technology goggles to take you into the feeeeeewchaaaaah!"<p>Of course that's what the …

Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

Self-improvement

20 percent of Mars' surface was likely water 4.5 billion years ago

The body of water would have been larger than the Arctic Ocean<p>Mars once had enough water to cover its entire surface, a study published today in <i>Science</i> suggests. Around 4.5 billion years ago, Mars was host to a body of water that was larger than the Arctic Ocean. At around .085 miles deep, the …

Kids Really Do Want To Have 'The Talk' With Parents

Young adults say they wish they'd had more parental advice about sex<p>When talking about sex, it’s hard to say whether the parents or the kids are more uncomfortable (it's probably the kids). But it turns out those conversations aren’t happening often enough; according to a recent survey of thousands …

Apple Has a Plan to Make All Its Devices Waterproof

Say goodbye to the "hurry, put it in a bag of rice" trick?<p>For those of us out there who've dropped our iPhones in the toilets, good news: Apple is working on ways to waterproof its mobile devices. A hydrophobic coating applied to internal parts would give the phones a little added protection in …

Mobile Devices

Why BlackBerry has a fighting chance at a comeback

Does BlackBerry have a chance at a comeback, or will the company fall further to become the next great Canadian tragedy?<p>Time will tell, but thanks to its new-found strength in apps, impressive devices, e-mail superiority, unwavering commitment to security and strong position to benefit from the …

The Hunting Ground: How complicit are universities in sexual violence?

‘The Hunting Ground,’ Kirby Dick’s new documentary on sexual violence at U.S. universities, shines a light on institutional problems and brave …

I have been vaccinated for measles. Am I protected against new strains that have infected 11 people in Ontario? - Canada Q&A

From Sarah Polk, Montreal<p>Reader Sarah Polk in Montreal writes,”Does the immunity that Canadians currently have due to measles mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination protect us against new strains that have infected 11 people in Ontario?” The Globe’s public health reporter André Picard says, “The short …

Newsmaker of the day: Elton McDonald, the Toronto tunnel digger

The man who dug the notorious Toronto tunnel tells the Toronto Sun why he did it<p>After all the fraught fears over terrorism, after the wild media …

Octopus Turns The Tables, Steals Camera And Takes Pictures Of Photographer

Question: What has eight legs, lives in the ocean, and can take better photos than you?<p>Answer: An octopus.<p>Middlebury College digital media producer …