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Sinkholes around the world - in pictures

From Guatemala to China, sinkholes come in all shapes and sizes

Waterloo’s tech industry moving on despite BlackBerry upheaval

Unexpectedly violent weather ripped up trees across BlackBerry Ltd.'s home base of Waterloo, Ont. in July, sending City Hall scrambling to protect itself from the millions of dollars of unexpected costs that come with any major disaster.<p>BlackBerry, which has also been dumping bad news on the city …

Innovation

Stantt Uses Body-Scan Data To Create A Shirt For Every Body Type

Clothing brands have begun using body-scan data to tweak their clothing sizes and to help customers find the right fit. But a new Kickstarter campaign is taking this method further by creating sizes from the ground up. With 50 different sizes modeled after body scans, Stantt wants to provide a …

On Monday, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a transportation concept that he said could whisk passengers the nearly 644 kilometres from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes — half the time it takes an airplane. http://cbc.sh/qlYm9BS If it's ever built. His "Hyperloop" system for travel between major cities would use a large tube. Inside, capsules would float on air, traveling at over 1,126 km/h. The air would be sucked by a powerful fan at the front and expelled at the rear.

Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020

<i>Pavan Mathew is Global Head of Connected Car for Telefonica Digital.</i><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent …

Circle September 10 on Your Calendar for Apple’s Big iPhone Event

Apple is expected to unveil its next iPhone at a special event on Sept. 10, sources told <b>AllThingsD</b>.<p>D: All Things Digital<p>The launch comes at an …

Dolphins Know Other Dolphins By Name Even After Decades Apart

Even humans have trouble remembering the names of people they met 20 years ago. But not dolphins!<p>Last month, a study indicated that dolphins call each other by names, of a sort: they have a particular whistle unique to each dolphin, and when a dolphin hears its own whistle-name called, it responds. …

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Stars appear to twinkle, planets don’t. Here's why.<p>Did you know you can distinguish between stars and planets in the sky?<p>Stars twinkle, planets don't.<p>Okay, that's not actually correct. The stars, planets, even the sun and moon twinkle, all in varying amounts. Anything outside the atmosphere is …

Mars Rover Curiosity's 10 Greatest Hits

The rover landed on Mars a year ago today. Happy Mars-iversary, Curiosity! You've been busy.<p>Mars rover Curiosity landed on the red planet one year ago today, so we here at <i>Popular Science</i> figured we'd take a look back at the journey. It's not an easy trip to summarize, since Curiosity marked a <i>ton</i> of …

The Spirit of Winter

A series of Winter photos, all taken 2012 and 2013 in Finland.

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