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Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

Take It From A German: Americans Are Too Timid In Confronting Hate

In Germany, we were taught over and over again that Hitler came to power because ordinary people were afraid to stand up and speak out. Americans …

Another, more beautiful America is rising. Trump will be resisted

American people will stand up for ideals of humanity, from lawyers and tech workers to the Californian senate<p>The time when you don’t need hope is when your hopes have been fulfilled. Hope is for when you don’t have what you need and for when things are not OK. It is the belief that liberation might …

Donald Trump

Plug-and-play radiator integrates a battery to help lower electric bills

<b>The Lancey electric space heater allows users to charge its battery during off-peak hours and use the electricity for heating during peak demand</b> …

Arctic temperatures soar to 30 C above normal

Bizarre weather continues in the North<p>The Arctic continues to run a fever.<p>On Thursday, the temperature there was almost 30 C warmer than average, and …

Meditators Against Boredom

<b>“Monk: “What is the essence of Zen? Please, master, teach me.”<br>Joshu: “Did you finish your breakfast?” <br>Monk: “Of course, I finished it.”<br>Joshu: “And</b> …

VR Health: Technology That Helps Doctors Treat Patients

<b>Virtual reality headsets are helping healthcare professionals prepare for complicated surgeries and deliver personalized, immersive rehabilitation</b> …

How to defend America’s democracy

A covert Russian operation helps elect a man unfit for the presidency. Resistance, as long as it is peaceful and legal, is not only justified but almost mandatory.<p>Or:<p>A champion of the forgotten people scores one of the great political upsets in American history, confounding the nation’s elites. …

Donald Trump

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Psychology

Why you shouldn't get excited about 4K and HDR gaming, at least not yet

The new PS4 Pro and Xbox One S game consoles finally bring us into the era of high-resolution 4K and high dynamic range gaming. But just barely.<p>One of the biggest letdowns of the "original" PS4 and Xbox One was the lack of 4K resolution. The new PS4 Pro and Xbox One S consoles fix that issue, …

Gaming

How white supremacist hatred drives acts of violence against powerful women

Murderous extremists like Anders Breivik and Dylann Roof are the ugliest faces of a worldwide war against women<p>Last Wednesday Dylann Roof, the man who killed nine black people at a prayer meeting in a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, in June 2015, was declared mentally competent to …

Rights & Freedoms

Identity politics vs. populist economics? It’s a false choice – liberals need to look in the mirror

Economic justice and civil rights are not separate; the issue isn’t “identity politics” but liberalism’s failures<p>For many Democrats, the fact that the Obama years have ended with one of the biggest party implosions in American history — and not the implosion of the Republican Party, as most had …

Middle-class

Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it

Many of his staffers are from an opaque corporate misinformation network. We must understand this if we are to have any hope of fighting back against them<p>Yes, Donald Trump’s politics are incoherent. But those who surround him know just what they want, and his lack of clarity enhances their power. …

Donald Trump

The Tech That Could Fix One of Wind Power's Biggest Problems

Wind Power

Legit ways to save money on your TV, phone and internet bills

The CRTC wants Canadians to know that if they don't like their cable TV deal, they should shop around. The broadcast regulator is even offering an …

Televisions

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive …

Books

Take it from a Canadian: Science in America is headed for dark, dark days - ExtremeTech

By on November 24, 2016 at 9:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week, we saw the first of …

Canada

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Civil rights activists from the 1960s have comforting words for American progressives today

To those on the left, the presidential election of Donald Trump feels like an unprecedented time of confusion and misery in the United States. But two women who’ve led civil rights action for decades, poet Sonia Sanchez and activist Dolores Huerta, say that the US has been through such difficult …

Black History

Dear hard-working white people: Congratulations, you played yourself

Donald Trump’s not bringing back those imaginary factory jobs — so I hope racism keeps you warm at night<p>You aren’t going to make any extra money under Donald Trump, so I hope your racism, or your attempt to ignore it, keeps you warm at night.<p>OK, we have all gotten the memo that it's not cool or …

Donald Trump

Alberta, Saskatchewan turn focus to renewable energy

Alberta and Saskatchewan are the new frontier for Canada's renewable energy industry, as the epicentre of green-power development shifts west.<p>Until now, the largest concentration of renewable-energy development has been in Ontario, where the controversial green-energy policies of the Liberal …

Renewable Energy

Feminists misunderstood the presidential election from day one

By banking on the idea that women would support Hillary Clinton just because she was a female candidate, the movement made a terrible mistake<p>It turns out many women don’t care about Trump’s sexism – nor that Clinton is a woman. A majority of white women voted for Trump. And while Clinton did carry …

Feminism

WhatsApp launches video calling for one billion people. Here's how to use it

In its second major rollout this year, WhatsApp has introduced video calling to the one billion people using it.<p>The Facebook-owned messaging app has …

We need to talk about the online radicalisation of young, white men

With the appointment of Breitbart News’s chair to Trump’s staff we need to be clear about the links between misogyny, racism and neofascism on alt-right websites<p>Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>For several years now, I’ve had a dark and fairly unusual hobby. When I’m alone and …

Feminism

Through the gates of hell: Trump as America's first declinist president

The recent election has offered striking evidence that the US may become an empire of chaos under President Trump – is the American experiment over?<p>The one thing you could say about empires is that, at or near their height, they have always represented a principle of order as well as domination. So …

Political Science

The smog smothering India is so thick you can actually see it from space

The smog smothering millions in the Indian capital of New Delhi is so thick, it's plainly visible from space, showing up as a milky blanked covering …

Pollution
Real Estate
Real Estate