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How Studying Mummies Could Cure Modern Diseases

By comparing diseases from then and now, researchers can learn how they spread. Maybe they can learn how to stop them, too.<p>Earlier this year, scientists published a study of whole-body CT scans of 137 mummies: ancient Egyptians and Peruvians, ancestral Puebloans of southwest America, and Unangan …

GEEKY KEYBOARD SKINS

<b>GEEKY KEYBOARD SKINS</b><p>If you have a passion for comics and games but suck at remembering your keyboard keys, then a keyboard skin from Killer Duck Decals may be perfect for you.<p>Depending the skin you choose, ‘WASD’ could mean White Mage, Akuma, Samus, Dr. Eggman or Wolverine, Apocalypse, Spider-man, Deadpool.<p>Each keyboard skin is $12 and though they are specifically made for the Mac keyboard, they will also work with other keyboards.<p>If you do own a Mac keyboard though, the decals will still let …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Sep<p>4<p>Tue<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Sep<p>7<p>Fri<p>DC Young Fly, IamZoie, Emmanuel Hudson, Justina Valentine, Conceited, Chico Bean, Hitman Holla, Charlie …

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Performing Arts

Not so easy to walk away, witness tells prostitution-ring trial

If the teen had been forced to work as a prostitute, why didn't she simply go to Vancouver police to tell them what had happened, the defence attorney in a prostitution-ring trial asked.<p>"You make it sound so easy," she shot back.<p>The first of 11 complainants to testify against Reza Moazami wrapped …

Miley Cyrus on Britney Spears, the Olsen twins and twerking

In this handout video, Miley Cyrus talks about why she was so psyched to be working with Britney Spears, who she looks up to when it comes to style and why her fans love her crazy music videos

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Victim was warned not to bring nephew along on repair job, Surrey Six trial hears

Ed Schellenberg was encouraged to go without his younger nephew to fix the fireplace in the high-rise unit where he would end up being executed at gunpoint because a building manager was uneasy about the men she found there.<p>Tracy Carothers, testifying Tuesday at the trial of three men accused in …

Thomas Mulcair says Canadian anthem is ‘extraordinary’ and shouldn’t be changed http://natpo.st/19TIfEf

Cherry says hybrid icing will cause confusion, will be tested in playoffs

Don Cherry's not impressed with the NHL's new hybrid icing rule.<p>The Hockey Night in Canada commentator spoke on Tuesday during the first intermission of the Montreal Canadiens' home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs, saying that the rule won't really get tested until the playoffs.<p>The new rule …

Magical Internet eraser now legally required in California

A silly bill to protect young people on social media<p>Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown finally did something to protect young people from …

C-Wars demo released for Windows PC, Linux and Mac

China-based indie developer Onipunks released the latest PC demo for its roguelike real-time strategy game <i>C-Wars</i>.<p>Available to download from Onipunks website for Windows PC, Linux and Mac, <i>C-Wars</i> Alpha 1.6 demo was showcased at the recent Tokyo Game Show. Gameplay instructions are listed on the …

How far will Quebec go to nurture its video game industry?

It is the one piece of good news that stands out in an otherwise grim Quebec fall. Video game developer Ubisoft Entertainment SA will invest $373-million over seven years and create 500 positions in Montreal.<p>In a province that added a dismal 5,000 jobs in the past year, this private investment …

Rogers boosts Alberta investment, becomes Oilers' official telco sponsor

Rogers has announced a $700 million investment boost for the province of Alberta which, over the next four years, will increase LTE penetration by …

Rogers pricing for the Note 3, Lumia 1020 and Galaxy S4 mini

Most Canadian carriers will release a new set of Galaxy family of devices this week – those being the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S II mini and the Galaxy …

iPhone 5c Review

There’s nothing like watching a child open up a new toy. The smile, the unbridled ferocity of his imagination or her curiosity. It’s all very …

Phanteks Enthoo Primo Case Review

Is there such thing as a perfect case? Regardless of who you ask, the answer will likely be a firm “no”. While some enclosures come close, very few, …

Big Pic: The Last Radio Antenna Arrives At Chile's Massive ALMA Telescope

The last in a set of 66 radio antennas has been delivered to the ambitious observatory in Chile's Atacama desert, more than 16,000 feet above sea level.<p>High up in the Chilean desert, this 12-meter wide, ultra-precise radio telescope has just been handed over to its new home. The Atacama Large …

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Infertile woman gives birth after new method allows her to regrow eggs

A new fertility treatment has allowed a woman in Japan to give birth, even though she'd stopped producing eggs around four years prior. The new treatment is being called "in vitro activation," and it may be able to let women who have become infertile because of a condition called primary ovarian …

Jellyfish Shut Down Massive Nuclear Power Plant

Get out of my coolant intake pipes!!! *shakes fist at jellyfish*<p>In southeastern Sweden, the three reactors that make up the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant provide about a 10th of the nation's total power. One of the three reactors is the largest of its type in the world. And, temporarily, the …

How to make a Jedi lightsaber

It was hard to miss the disturbance in the force when scientists at Harvard and MIT declared they had turned light into molecules last week, prompting a collective air punch from the kind of folk who attend sci-fi conventions, for surely a working Jedi lightsaber was now close at hand.<p>The story …

The Different Ways Men And Women Talk On Facebook

Word clouds from the Facebook messages of 75,000 volunteers<p>Ugh, how stereotypical can we be? In a study of the different words used by various demographics of Facebook users in their status updates, women talked most about shopping and their hair, while men posted about sports, video games and …

Puberty Is Coming Earlier, But That Doesn't Mean Sex Ed Is

For kids growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, there's a standard introduction to puberty at many schools: an educational play called <i>Nightmare on Puberty Street.</i><p>It's a fictional play, and in it, character Natalie raps about how quickly her body is growing — and how her classmates call her names.<p>…

First Cloudy Alien Planet Spotted From Earth

Call it cloudy with a low chance of meatballs. The alien world Kepler-7b — a very reflective world in big telescopes — has clouds in its upper atmosphere. And scientists have actually been able to map those out, despite the planet’s great distance from Earth (at least 1,000 light-years away.)<p>It’s …

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The Most Complete Guide To Beer Ever [Infographic]

It's... it's beautiful.<p>The artists at Pop Chart Lab, who've created gorgeous visualizations of everything from classic Nintendo games to bicycles, are tackling beer. A lot of beer.<p>Pop Chart has already released two beer posters, but since you can never, ever have a problem because of too much beer, …

New programming language could code DNA to deliver drugs and detect diseases

The University of Washington envisions a future where our bodies will be tuned to heal us just as easily as software is built to entertain us — and it's come up with a method that could eventually turn this idea into a reality. University researchers have developed a programming language that …

Watch Bill Nye Dance To Daft Punk

That really weird dream you had that one time has finally come true!<p>Have you heard? Bill "The Science Guy" Nye, professional Man of Science, was on the television program <i>Dancing With The Stars</i>. Because there is no semblance of justice in this universe, he was voted off this week. Before that, he …

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