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Your federal government drives innovation by investing in moonshots

Imagine a future where “moonshots” are part of our everyday reality. In this future, shipping no longer uses environmentally damaging Styrofoam but instead an organic mushroom-based material. Things like meat and leather can be created in a laboratory, limiting the need for environmentally harmful …

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10 Best Apps For Travellers [2016 Edition]

Not all trips are about cutting digital ties. There’s a time and a place for unplugging, but tech-savvy travellers know a smartphone can be the …

Vancouver tech firm signs deal to revamp airport navigation

MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a Vancouver-based space technology firm intent on expanding in the United States, has signed a deal with a huge U.S. government agency to help modernize airport navigation.<p>The three-year contract, with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), will …

4 Smart Designs For New Cities That Can Withstand Any Storm

Without serious preparation, most cities will be overwhelmed by rising waters. Here are some ideas for how to deal with climate change, from protective wetlands to shipping container reefs.<p>Since most cities are built next to water, the risk of floods threatens more people than any other natural …

How to Make a Blood and Sand Cocktail - Liquor.com

A Tour Of Microsoft's Truly Gigantic, Sprawling Headquarters

It's gigantic, it's sprawling, and when you set foot on campus, you feel much more optimistic about Microsoft's future than people outside the campus.<p>Microsoft is a complicated company.<p>Unlike Apple, which is really just an iPhone and iPad company, Microsoft has 12 different divisions that generate …

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Five Things You Must Buy in the Caribbean - And One Thing You Never Should

Step away from the two-for-$20 T-shirts, the made-in-China tchotchkes, and the hackneyed shot glasses. When it comes to Caribbean souvenirs, you can do <i>much</i> better than that tired old tourist tat. Here are five of my favorite Caribbean must-buys, plus one thing you absolutely, positively <i>never</i> should …

4 Quick Desserts to Make in Your Waffle Maker - CHOW Tip

The 5 Best Road Trips On The West Coast

While temperatures reach new heights inland, 'tis the season to explore the coast, and one thing we love about the West Coast during summer: it's balmy and breezy from Mexico to Alaska.<p>Whether you have a week off or a handful of free weekends on the horizon, we've assembled a hit list of West Coast …

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The Physics of Guinness Beer Demystified

Over the years the physicists behind the YouTube channel Sixty Symbols have answered some big questions -- like what happens if you stick your hand …