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Thomas Kuhn and the Structure of Scientific Revolutions

Thomas Samuel Kuhn (1922–1996)<p>On July 18, 1922, American physicist, historian, and philosopher of science <b>Thomas Samuel Kuhn</b> was born. He is most …

Philosophy

Cracking the Secrets of Old Faithful's Geyser Eggs

Science & InnovationYellowstone Live<p>Researchers get their first look at a geological 'gobstopper' from Yellowstone, which may hold clues about its iconic geyser's past and future.<p>The animal kingdom brims with egg-laying creatures—chicken, goldfish, toads, and more. But one thing you might not …

Geology

The People’s Budget is a road map for reconstruction

Amid the cacophony of Donald Trump’s chaos presidency, an alternative movement is building. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning primary victory over Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) serves as one marker. Another is the progress Bernie Sanders and his allies have made in winning the battle of ideas …

Health Care

Why Alberta separatism is the dumbest political movement in Canada today

Two weeks ago, former Conservative cabinet minister Jay Hill delivered a surprise endorsement of Alberta separatism in the Calgary Herald.“I’ve been …

Canada

It keeps going and going: Stirling Engine test sets long-duration record at NASA Glenn

Engineer Sal Oriti examines the test setup for a Stirling-cycle engine in the Thermal Energy Conversion Branch lab at NASA Glenn. The engineering …

Engineering

British photographer descends 230ft to the bottom of the Adriatic sea to help solve riddle Second World War bomber downed in battle 74-years ago

A British photographer has helped solve the riddle of a 74-year-old tragedy – at the bottom of the Adriatic.<p>Steve Jones descended 230ft to capture …

Wales

Lawson Craddock Will Take the Tour de France’s Most Peculiar Honor: Last Place

The American will finish on Sunday as “lanterne rouge,” the race’s endearing last-place rider<p>When Lawson Craddock rolls across the finish line of the 2018 Tour de France on Sunday, he’ll join an exclusive club of pro cyclists who have earned one of the sport’s most endearing distinctions: finishing …

Road Cycling

Opinion | It’s ‘Back to the ’50s’ in Ford Nation

Please find enclosed my application for membership in Ford Nation.<p>It's my way of demonstrating my enthusiastic support for the work that you and your …

How to make the perfect fish tacos | Felicity Cloake

As a California girl, the new Duchess of Sussex claims “few bites of food” make her happier than fish tacos from Mexico’s Baja peninsula just south of the border: “Being from Los Angeles, I was conditioned to like Baja-style food from the womb … trust me, they are insanely good! I dream about those …

Recipes

These Plant-Based Mushroom French Dip Sandwiches Have 365 Calories

A sandwich-shop classic, the French dip—a beef-loaded baguette-and-jus combo—delivers a whopping 1,400mg sodium (more than 60% of your daily …

From Snow White to Bugs Bunny: Gimli cottage was childhood home to artist who shaped cartoon history

When Andy Blicq bought a century-old cottage in Gimli, Man., to renovate and turn into his year-round home, he had no idea he was buying a connection …

Canadian city Winnipeg celebrates its indigenous culture to earn place on tourist map | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Some of my closest friends have travelled thousands of miles from around the world for a rare weekend reunion. I am playing tour guide for them in …

Canada

Nova Scotia man builds giant snow fort just in time for spring

Billy Lenihan of New Ross, N.S., had planned to build a snow fort since December. However, it wasn’t until the last day of winter that his …

Nova Scotia

This Monte Cristo Casserole Is the Perfect Combination of Savory and Sweet

Hello, and welcome to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. Today …

Scientists Turn Milk Into Edible Cling Wrap

It's up to 500 times better than plastic at protecting food from oxygen.<p>It's no secret that the plethora of plastic waste produced by food packaging …

The work of Neanderthals: Ancient ring-like structures from 176,000 years ago

Deep in a dark cave in southwestern France lie half a dozen mysterious structures that scientists believe were built by Neanderthals 176,000 years ago -- about 140,000 years before the first modern humans arrived in Europe.<p>The structures, described Wednesday in the journal Nature, are located in …

Anthropology

Michigan corporate tax cut chickens finally come home to roost in GOP’s budget crater

Cluck, cluck…When Michigan Republicans took control of our legislature in 2010, they, along with our new Republican CEO Governor Rick Snyder, …

Income Tax

Israel is “infected by the seeds of fascism” and has been taken over by “extremists,” warn ex-prime minister and defense ministers

<b>Former Israeli Prime Minister and then-Defense Minister Ehud Barak speaking in Tel Aviv on November 26, 2012 (Reuters/Nir Elias)</b><p>Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon say the extreme far-right has taken over Israel<p>Ben Norton<p>May 21, 2016 8:15pm (UTC)<p>Israel's ex-prime …

Israel

Has Google's Parsey McParseface just solved one of the world's biggest language problems?

Google has just created possibly the world's best computer program designed to understand the English language but this cutting-edge technology may just be the tip of the iceberg.<p>A new theory could be about to unlock the secrets of how natural human language really works, putting an end to a …

New Undersea Turbines Harness Enormous Power From Local Tides

Two countries with the highest tides in the world, Canada and the UK, both claim to be the world leaders in creating electricity from the tides.<p>They …

Even Fake Hackers Can Make A Lot of Money on the Internet

Some clever idiots are extorting businesses by pretending to be famous hackers.<p>On the internet, just like nobody knows you are a dog, nobody knows you're not really a famous hacker—and famous hackers can make a lot of money.<p>Those two ingredients, mixed with the fact that the public has become …

This Grid-Scale Battery Is Based on Train Cars and Good Old Gravity

ARES wins approval for a rail-based power storage facility in Nevada.<p>A California start-up named Advanced Rail Energy Storage (ARES) has a clever idea for storing electrical power at the most extreme scales, e.g. those of the power grid itself. It's a battery of sorts, but a battery that doesn't …

They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimes

<b>(Reuters/AP/Jason Reed/Luis Alvarez/Kevin Lamarque/Filipe Frazao via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>What the CIA did to Abu Zubaydah was barbarous. That his torturers have gone unpunished is an American tragedy<p>Rebecca Gordon<p>April 30, 2016 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on …

Al-Qaeda

The top 5 brunch in Bloor West Village and Baby Point

Bloor West Village and Baby Point are peaceful, brunch-friendly neighbourhoods. Whether you're looking for a casual greasy spoon or a sophisticated …

Iceland Declares Christianity A Public Health Hazard

April 25, 2016 by Andrew Hall<p>The island country of Iceland has officially declared Christianity a public health hazard. The law proclaiming the …

12 food and drink experiences to have in New Mexico before you die

NEW MEXICO’S unique mix of Native American, Spanish, and American foods sets it apart from pretty much every other cuisine on the planet, and is …

MIT's new AI can already detect 85% of cyber attacks

The world has seen numerous major cyber attacks in the past couple of years, with targets ranging from government agencies to health insurers to entertainment companies.<p>A group of scientists at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) are working to create a line of defense …

Health Plan Industry's Worst Nightmare: Employers Realizing They Are Actually The Insurance Company

The best book I’ve read to help understand the underlying dynamics of healthcare’s under-performance is David Goldhill’s “Catastrophic Care: Why Everything We Know About Health Care is Wrong.” Goldhill goes into great depth on the destructive dynamics of having what he calls “surrogates” — i.e., …

Health Care

The top 14 savoury pies in Toronto by type

Savoury pies are readily available on Toronto menus. Whether you're seeking out Latin, European, or North American-style comfort food, you can always …

The secret connection between Cervantes and Shakespeare

As if neither man wanted to live in a world without the other, Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare died on the same date in 1616.<p>Or not exactly. They didn't actually succumb on the same <i>day</i>. Shakespeare and Cervantes probably died or were buried almost a fortnight apart, mostly because …

Literature