Heather Nelson

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Sesame Street: Number 7! (Number of the Day Song)

When It Comes To Kids, Is All Screen Time Equal?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Screen Time - Part I.<p><b>About Dimitri Christakis' TED Talk</b><p>Pediatrician Dimitri Christakis explains how different forms of screen time affects kids and their ability to learn and develop.<p><b>About Dimitri Christakis</b><p>Dimitri Christakis is the director of the Center for …

University of Washington

Something fishy

THOSE who fret about overfishing and those who fret about genetically modified (GM) food are often one and the same. Such people will soon be impaled …

Forex

Canadian Oral History Reader, The | McGill-Queen’s University Press

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Ebola outbreak: Complacency now a concern

Complacency looms as a big risk in the fight against the Ebola virus, those leading the battle say.<p>Although West Africa has about 50 new cases …

Squatters Slow Detroit's Blight Busting Efforts

Ebola outbreak: Virus mutating, scientists warn

<b>Scientists tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated.</b><p>Researchers at the Institut Pasteur in France, which first identified the outbreak last March, are investigating whether it could have become more contagious.<p>More than 22,000 people have been infected with Ebola and 8,795 …

Quantitative Easing explained - in 70 seconds

<b>The European Central Bank has announced it will embark on a massive programme of quantitative easing worth more than €1tn and aimed at stimulating the Eurozone economy.</b><p>But what does quantitative easing mean? And why is this taking place now? BBC News explains - in 70 seconds.<p><i>Video produced by</i> …

Ebola virus continues to fuel Sierra Leone's economic freefall

From the marketplace to the global economy, few sectors left untouched<p>Kadiatu Sesay sprinkles the chili peppers and tomatoes on her vegetable stand …

You are here: Calgary illustrators map their city

We initiated our map project by asking local illustrators to create maps of their favourite parts of Calgary. Then we sat back and awaited their …

Calgary

Russian economy: New Year's food prices going up

Next year looks like it will be a tough one for the people of Russia.<p>Low oil prices and western sanctions have pushed the economy to the brink of recession - prices keep rising, while investment is falling.<p>But as our Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg has been discovering, Russians will not let …

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Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

Ebola is threatening to reverse years of educational progress in West Africa. The virus has kept school closed for months in a part of the world where literacy rates are low and school systems are only now recovering from years of civil war.<p>In Liberia, many children have been put to work while …

Want To Grow These Apples? You'll Have To Join The Club

There's an apple renaissance underway, an ever-expanding array of colors and tastes in the apple section of supermarkets and farmers markets.<p>Less visible is the economic machinery that's helping to drive this revolution. An increasing number of these new apples are "club apples" — varieties that …

Conservatives propose increasing legal marriage age to 16, say it will keep ‘barbaric cultural practices’ out of Canada

Print<p>The government is proposing to set 16 as the national age of marriage in legislation introduced in the House of Commons on Wednesday that it …

Canada

Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

Cooking