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Can Ottawa really be the infidelity capital of Canada?

<b>The capital of Canada has long been called the city that fun forgot. But is it really a hotbed of infidelity?</b><p>Earlier this month, hackers broke into Ashley Madison, a dating site for married people who want to cheat on their spouses. "Life is short. Have an affair," reads the homepage. The hackers …

What jobs or job fields will become obsolete by the 2040s?

Danilo Campos, career-obsessive<p>Answered Jul 8, 2015 · Author has 208 answers and 1.3m answer views<p>Patrick Donohue, Jack of all, master of none. I …

Teledildonics

<b>Teledildonics</b> (also known as "cyberdildonics") is technology for remote sex (or, at least, remote mutual masturbation), where tactile sensations are …

DARPA

This article is about the US military research agency. For other uses, see DARPA (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency</b> …

DARPA Grand Challenge

The <b>DARPA Grand Challenge</b> is a prize competition for American autonomous vehicles, funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the most …

Why Is Google Buying So Many Robot Startups? - MIT Technology Review

Google has quietly bought seven robotics companies, and has given Andy Rubin, the man who originally led the Android project, the job of developing …

Meet Google's Robot Army. It's Growing.

Google can't stop buying robotics companies. In the past two months, eight of the 12 companies the search giant has acquired have "robotics" in their …

Robotics

Pope Francis extends agenda of change to Vatican diplomacy

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis’ hard-hitting criticisms of globalization and inequality long ago set him out as a leader unafraid of mixing theology and politics. He is now flexing the Vatican’s diplomatic muscles as well.<p>Pope Francis talks during a special audience with nuns of Rome's diocese in …

Pope Francis canonizes two Palestinian women | Reuters.com

Pope Francis named two Palestinian women as saints, in a ceremony in Saint Peter's Square just days after the Vatican formalized its de facto recognition of the State of Palestine. Pavithra George reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>They were two women who lived a life of service, love and …

Texas, Arkansas governors declare disasters after deadly tornadoes

VAN, Texas/LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - The governors of Texas and Arkansas declared disasters on Monday in parts of their states hit by tornadoes and floods in a storm series that slammed central states, leaving at least five people dead, injuring more than 50 and reducing buildings to …

Hail, snow, floods, a tornado and tropical storm for Mother's Day

CHARLESTON, S.C./SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Reuters) - Hail, snow, flooding, a tornado and a tropical storm made it a “severe weather” Mother’s Day in much of the center of the United States and on the Carolina coast on Sunday.<p>Rescue helicopters in Denton County, Texas pulled six people out of homes after …

Oklahoma governor sends prayers, warns of more storms | Reuters.com

''We're still at risk of having storms over the next several days,'' says Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, after tornadoes destroyed dozens of homes near Oklahoma City overnight. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) During a press …

U.S. still deciding level of support for Syrian fighters: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military would need to provide support to Syrian fighters they are training to battle Islamic State militants in Syria, but Washington has not yet decided the exact nature of that support, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday.<p>Carter said the U.S. military …

U.S. has begun training Syrians to battle Islamic State: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday that U.S. military troops have begun training a small, company-sized group of Syrian fighters to battle Islamic State militants who have overrun parts of Syria and Iraq.<p>Carter told a news conference a second company-sized group of …

Jordan says U.S starts training Syrian rebels

AMMAN (Reuters) - A U.S.-led programme to train and equip Syrian fighters to combat militant group Islamic State began in Jordan several days ago, a Jordanian government spokesman said on Thursday.<p>Jordan is participating in the programme, Mohammad al-Momani said.

More storms headed for Great Plains after tornadoes kill one, injure 12 in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Thunderstorm and flash flood warnings were issued for several Great Plains states on Thursday, a day after a series of tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma, causing one death, injuring 12 and flattening buildings.<p>One woman who sought safety in her home’s storm shelter died …

Kenya: Cow 'starts eating sheep' on Nakuru farm

<b>A farmer in Kenya says one of his cows has given up its usual vegetarian diet and started eating sheep.</b><p>Charles Mamboleo, who runs a farm in south-western Nakuru County, discovered the cow feeding on a sheep one morning, having apparently gored it to death, the Daily Nation website reports. Fresh …

Please Mr Putin: Russian leader plays agony aunt over dog

<b>At a marathon televised phone-in, Russian President Vladimir Putin talked at length about the war in Ukraine, sanctions against Iran, relations with the West, and his country's beleaguered economy.</b><p>But there was one question that underlined Mr Putin's standing on the world stage, and called upon his …

Bardarbunga eruption gases estimated

<b>Scientists have quantified the amount of gas emitted by Iceland's spectacular Bardarbunga-Holuhraun eruption.</b><p>A massive dyke drove across the landscape, starting in August last year, producing huge fountains of lava.<p>But the six-month event also released 11 million tonnes of sulphur dioxide that …

Warning over aerosol climate fix

<b>Any attempts to engineer the climate are likely to result in "different" climate change, rather than its elimination, new results suggest.</b><p>Prof Ken Caldeira, of Stanford University, presented research at a major conference on the climate risks and impacts of geoengineering.<p>These techniques have been …

Canada: Big freeze hits Newfoundland meat supplies

<b>A particularly hard winter has hit meat supplies in eastern Canada, leaving some supermarket shelves bare.</b><p>Shoppers on the island of Newfoundland tweeted photos of empty shelves in the fresh meat aisle, and one supermarket said it was "dramatically behind on orders", the CBC news website reports. …

At least nine dead as fatal storms hit Germany and Austria

<b>At least nine people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK.</b><p>Seven people were killed in Germany, including two men whose car was hit by a tree.<p>German media reports that there have been dozens of injuries from flying branches.<p>In Austria, a man fell from …

Facebook data row reaches top Euro court

<b>The future of how Europeans' data is shared with US companies such as Facebook and Google is set to be considered by the EU's highest court.</b><p>Lawyer and activist Max Schrems said revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden showed agreed privacy practices were being ignored by Facebook and others.<p>He …

Pope Francis hints at 'brief' papacy

<b>Pope Francis has suggested he may resign his papacy like his predecessor, rather than remain at the Vatican for life.</b><p>The pontiff made the comments during a interview with Mexican television, marking the second anniversary of his election.<p>"I have the feeling that my pontificate will be brief. Four …