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Gay Calgary police officer promotes anti-bullying program of hope

As a kid, Tad Milmine was bullied by a hostile step-mother, ignored by a drunken father and banished to the basement of the family home in Cambridge, Ont. School wasn't any better. After running away at 17, Milmine struggled with his confidence and sexuality. Now, in the job he always wanted, the …

Southeastern Newfoundland gets glancing blow from hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo struck a glancing blow to Newfoundland before racing out into the North Atlantic Sunday after earlier battering Bermuda without causing any deaths or serious injuries.<p>Gonazalo passed southeastern Newfoundland early Sunday, dumping heavy rain but the fast-moving storm left little …

Cornish-led Stampeders secure first in the West with win over Bombers

Jon Cornish shared any praise for his 160-yard rushing performance Saturday with the Calgary Stampeders' offensive line.<p>Cornish plowed nine yards past defenders for a touchdown with 1:25 remaining to ensure the Stampeders (13-2) clinched first place in the CFL West Division with a 33-23 victory …

‘Earth’s Cousin’: Scientists Find Alien Planet That’s Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa Quintana, an …

Universe

These Portraits Sum Up How Artists Really Feel About Stephen Harper

George W. Bush recently unveiled a rather bland portrait of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The most exciting thing about the painting is that it was …

How to skip the waiting list and begin using BBM on iOS and Android now.

If you’re reading this, you’re no doubt aware that Blackberry has released BBM for iOS and Android today. You’re also likely aware of the pesky waiting list Blackberry has installed that have people waiting with bated breath for an invitation…<p>Well, a nifty tip from the guys at CNET (and tested by …

Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

Android Phones

Flawless Dream Home: Two Storey Promenade Residence by BGD Architects

The Promenade Residence is a two-storey luxury home envisioned as the perfect “resort-like” house. The project was designed by BGD Architects in …

Junco Partner

Bert Ambrose & His Orchestra - South American Joe (MINIMATIC remix)

My Krupa is Rich

Pigeons and Planes

Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

Gmail tweak lets users add events straight to Google Calendar

Google has been increasingly integrating its services with one another more and more over the past year or so, but it seems that there’s always more …

Listen to Eluvium’s new song “Happiness” featuring Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan

Louisville composer Matthew Cooper, aka Eluvium, is gearing up to release his double album <i>Nightmare Ending</i>, out May 14th via Temporary Residence Ltd. …

Six Tips for a Work-From-Home Policy That Works

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, is being scrutinized and second-guessed for her decision to not allow employees to work from home starting in June. …

A few weeks ago, the CBC went Google.

A good reminder to enable offline access to Google Drive<p>This morning, some key Google service went down.<p>When the Spark team arrived at work this …

Self-improvement

Health

Lifestyle<p>Abby Haglage<p>A woman in Pittsburgh received a small zap from her earbuds that caused her lips to swell. Here's what you need to know.<p>Lifestyle<p>…

Lips

Dragons' Den Kevin O'Leary on the BlackBerry Z10: "This is the best technology on the market today"

Kevin O’Leary, from the TV shows Lang & O’Leary Exchange and Dragons Den, is fierce, rude and astute investor. He’s been known to hammer down on …

Spherical Aurora Time-Lapse

While we’ve seen numerous time-lapse videos of the Aurora Borealis, photographer Göran Strand’s polar-mapped take on the genre is new to us. Edited …

Cheaper green energy storage solution invented by Calgary profs

Chat over beer generates lower-cost way to make hydrogen from water<p>A new discovery by a pair of University of Calgary chemists could make the …