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Saturday's letters: B.C. ignores its own environmental disasters

I find it highly hypocritical and one-sided that the British Columbia government fights so hard against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion but …

Excellent iOS photo editor Enlight is now free with optional subscription

Enlight is one of the best options for editing photos on iOS — it’s not quite as advanced as pro-focused apps like Affinity for iPad, but it’s powerful and versatile enough for everyday use. Today developer Lightricks is unveiling version 2 of the app, now known as Enlight Photofox, and it’s …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial navigation system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

10 Powerful Apps To Help You Manage Email Like A Boss

Email is an inherent part of our daily life. It’s hard to imagine a week or even a day without it. We use it for regular communication, marketing, negotiation, business and more. But it can get distracting and destructive.<p>Most of the time your inbox gets overloaded because of poor email management …

Cloud Storage on iOS: iCloud, OneDrive, and Dropbox

Cloud storage services have been an incredibly useful way of working around 128 and 266 GB storage limits on modern iPads, but I’m still feeling torn about which solution is best for me. I know of Google Drive, but I’ve spent most of my testing period jumping between iCloud, Dropbox, and OneDrive. …

Best photography apps for your new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

Christmas has come and gone, but for many the holiday celebrations will continue onwards for the next week. Apple’s latest flagship iPhone may just be sitting wrapped and tucked away for many of you, and we decided it was a great time to introduce some enhanced photography apps.<p>Here are some of the …

To improve health, cities are changing their streetlights

<b>(CNN) —</b> In response to recent guidance by the American Medical Association against the use of powerful LED lights, cities such as Phoenix; Lake Worth, Florida; and 25 towns in Connecticut are now opting for street lamps with lower color temperatures, meaning less blue light emission.<p>The …

There Are Too Many Expensive Apartments in U.S. Cities, and That Should Sound the Alarm

It might seem as if there’s an apartment shortage in cities, judging by the ever soaring cost of rent.<p>But a growing fraction of U.S. …

San Francisco's housing bubble is collapsing under its own weight

San Francisco Unified school district, which employs about 3,300 teachers, has been hobbled by a teacher shortage. Despite intense efforts this year - including a signing bonus - to bring in 619 new teachers to fill the gaps left behind by those who'd retired or resigned, the district is short 38 …

Incredible lightning bolt strikes horizontally across the sky

A woman decided to turn her camera on during a thunderstorm and was surprised by what she captured, as an incredible lightning bolt travelled horizontally across the murky skyline.

Solar cell sucks up CO2 and spits burnable fuel out the other side

Recreating a plant's ability to use sunlight to turn carbon dioxide into fuel, something known as artificial photosynthesis, is one of the holy …

How Blockchain Technology Could Decentralize The Energy Grid

Electricity will soon be made by the people and for the people–and the technology behind Bitcoin can help.<p>One day, the energy grid could look completely different than it does today. Instead of big power plants sending electrons over long distances to people’s homes, we might generate more power …

Blockchain

America's Heat Wave No Sweat For Nuclear Power

This week, like much of July, a heat wave is cooking America with extreme temperatures, affecting energy production as well as causing fires and water shortages, sucking electricity like crazy to power the cooling necessary to avoid discomfort and even death. According to the National Weather …

Fossil Fuels

World’s largest solar power plant planned for Chernobyl nuclear wasteland

The world’s most famous and damaging nuclear meltdown is now being considered for the world’s largest solar power plant. The Ukrainian nuclear power station Chernobyl had a nuclear meltdown on April 26, 1986. Since then 1,600 square miles of land has been deemed an ‘exclusion zone’ as the radiation …

FBI spills iPhone hacking secret to senators

The FBI may be keeping Apple in the dark about how it broke into an iPhone used by a terrorist. But now it's letting some members of Congress in on the secret.<p>The law enforcement agency has started briefing some US Senators about how it accessed data stored on an iPhone 5C used by Syed Farook, one …

Mobile Devices

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

The Past, Present, and Future of Zika

Why it’s unique in the landscape of mosquito-borne viruses in the Americas<p>The mosquito-borne virus Zika didn’t come out of nowhere, but it kind of feels that way, given how rapidly it’s spread both through the Americas and through public consciousness over the past month or so.<p>And now, after an …

Public Health

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Ontario’s new ‘prosperity’ vs. Alberta’s anguish: The disparity in 6 charts

One is expected to lead, the other to lag.<p>Such is Canada’s new reality in the wake of the oil shock.<p>Economists generally believe Ontario and British Columbia will lead economic growth among the provinces this year, while Alberta suffers a second year of recession.<p>In a new forecast, Laurentian Bank …

The World Really Hates Donald Trump

From China and Afghanistan to Turkey and Britain, human beings watching the U.S. appear to finally agree on one single issue: The GOP frontrunner is …

The Nazi plan to relocate Jews to Madagascar, one of World War II's forgotten ‘what ifs’

History is filled with "what ifs." Writers and historians alike are keen on imagining alternate scenarios had one event turned out differently.<p>For instance, what if the Axis powers had won World War II (as imagined by writer Philip K. Dick)? What if Napoleon had successfully invaded Russia in 1811? …

Germany's Merkel says refugees must return home once war is over | News Home | Reuters

NEUBRANDENBURG, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried on Saturday to placate the increasingly vocal critics of her open-door policy for refugees by insisting that most refugees from Syria and Iraq would go home once the conflicts there had ended.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel …

With Sanctions Gone, Iran Goes On A Shopping Spree In Europe

Less than two weeks after international sanctions were lifted, Iran is already cutting megadeals with Europe. The French automaker Peugeot-Citroen said Thursday it will return to Iran, while Iran appeared poised to buy at least 100 planes from Airbus.<p>Thursday's developments came during a visit to …

Here’s how you can lower your cholesterol levels

High cholesterol levels are a common problem these days. Increased levels of bad cholesterol are one of the significant contributors to early heart …

The week in pictures: 18 May 2012 - Telegraph

CNN debate derails after Jeb Bush accuses Donald Trump of getting his foreign policy from cartoon shows

The derailment began when a CNN moderator asked Bush why he felt Trump wasn't qualified to be commander-in-chief.<p>Bush responded by pointing to Trump once quipping that he got foreign-policy information from "the shows." The former governor suggested that Trump was actually watching cartoons.<p>"I …

No surprise here: Canada a turnoff for some refugees

Did it feel like a slap in the face? When the federal government revealed this week that only 6.3 per cent of Syrian refugees living in Jordanian and Lebanese camps, when offered the chance, wanted to come to Canada, did we feel just a bit spurned? Like we had cooked a three-course dinner and …

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is moving ahead on plans to make Canada the first G7 nation to legalize pot

Perhaps Canada should put a new kind of leaf on its national flag.<p>The country’s recently elected prime minister Justin Trudeau appears ready to follow through on his campaign pledge to legalize marijuana. The new Liberal government reaffirmed its commitment to the plan in a Dec. 4 speech offering …

China just flew long-range bombers deep into the Pacific — and it's sending a message about what its military can do

Beijing has also tried to demonstrate its military superiority in the East China Sea in ways that appear calculated to unsettle its rivals. On November 27, China carried out an aerial exercise in which two bomber groups flew within a few miles of Japanese airspace before proceeding hundreds of …