In Review

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American Airlines Has Found a Painful New Way to Make Its Most Uncomfortable Planes Even More Uncomfortable

You knew this was going to happen. Or did you?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's become a homage to absurdity.<p>American Airlines has begun to shove more and more seats into its planes.<p>It's made the bathrooms 25 percent smaller. …

American Airlines

17 Overnight Oat Recipes That'll Make Your Whole Day A Little Better

Pumpkin spice or PB&J?<p>All you need to do is soak rolled oats in (dairy or non-dairy) milk for a few hours in the fridge, and the oats will reach that perfect consistency. They allow you to quickly prep a week's worth of breakfasts at once, and you can customize the basic formula with different …

Breakfast

Blue-ribbon panel twice denies Lorne Greene a bronze plaque

A federal panel that decides which historic figures deserve a bronze plaque to celebrate their contributions to Canada has rejected the nomination of …

Canada

Donald Trump Goes Rogue

In half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.<p>When President Trump walked out early from the meeting of the Group of Seven in Charlevoix, Quebec, on June 9th, he left the group’s collective statement without an American …

Geopolitics

Oh, Lovely: The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies Is Spreading

First comes the unscratchable itching, and the angry blossoming of hives. Then stomach cramping, and—for the unluckiest few—difficulty breathing, …

How reporter Seymour Hersh uncovered a massacre, and changed the Vietnam War dialogue

<b>Warning: this story contains graphic images and details.</b><p>When journalist Seymour Hersh found proof that U.S. soldiers had massacred hundreds of …

Vietnam War

Lynn Hersman Leeson’s Art Opens the Doors to Mysterious Laboratories

X-ray diffraction pattern of a protein crystal used to determine the protein structure. From <i>Lynn</i><i><br>Hershman Leeson: Anti-Bodies</i>, exhibition at HeK …

Artists Support Themselves Through Freelance Work and Don’t Find Galleries Especially Helpful, New Study Says

Matt Johnson, “Movie Money (1.75 Million Dollars in a Gym Bag)” (2018), carved wood with paint, 13 x 21 x 15 in, in 303 Gallery’s booth at Frieze New …

Anglophones and francophones have distorted views of each other: survey

Anglophones and francophones in Quebec are of like mind when it comes to having a positive opinion of the other group and agree that anglophones have …

Cirque du Soleil

No one is opening those emails about privacy updates, and marketers are getting nervous

You've probably received a bunch of emails from companies telling you that they're changing their privacy policies, and perhaps asking you for …

Marketing

Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks?

Three years ago Dyan deNapoli, a 57-year-old author and TED speaker who specializes in penguins, was given a 23andMe genetic testing kit for her birthday. Intrigued, she spit in the tube and sent the results to a lab in Burlington, N.C.<p>About two months later she received a pie chart breaking down …

Genealogy

This classic coffee cake is what good mornings are made of

Coffee cake is a classic. It's usually not flashy: A batter, maybe some fruit, nuts or crumble topping, perhaps a dusting of sugar. It's so humble it …

Dessert

Former France Telcom executives to stand trial over staff suicides

The former head of France Telecom Didier Lombard, six other executives and telecoms operator Orange have been ordered to stand trial over their …

Employment

Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>He just didn't know it.<p>Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.<p>Abramovitz is a gifted Canadian …

McGill University

Behold the First Commercial Computer (in the US) - the UNIVAC I

UNIVAC I – Operator Console (Museum of Science, Boston, MA)<p>On <b>June 14, 1951</b> the very first electronic computer produced in series (and in the United …

University of Pennsylvania

This Is What The Sexual Revolution Looked Like In The 1960s

In the 1960s, sex was a revolution.<p>The 1960s were a turning point for sexuality in the West. What became known as the sexual revolution was spurred by the approval of the Pill in the US and motivated by a newfound energy behind feminist and civil rights movements. In art, cinema, and music, human …

Andy Warhol

The End of Owning Music: How CDs and Downloads Died

If you visited Austin’s Waterloo Records recently, you might have noticed a construction project that was unthinkable not so long ago: The …

Music

How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?

<b>THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY</b> <b><br>Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic</b><br>By Benjamin Carter Hett<br>Illustrated. 280 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>We ask about the rise of the Nazis from what we think is a great distance. We take for granted that the Germans of the 1930s were quite different …

Political Science

We Are All Getting Dumber, New Science Proves, and No One Is Sure Why

Are our terrible diets, bad schools, tech obsession, or even increasingly trashy media to blame?<p>Whatever incredibly dumb things humanity got up to in the 20th century (and there were, as you know, some doozies), we all had at least one thing to crow about: as measured by IQ tests humans were at …

The Brain

13 Reasons Isn’t Enough

Netflix is drawing teen audiences with shows about anorexia and suicide, but it’s not telling them about psychiatric treatments that could save their …

Mental Health

Scientists Have Invented a Software That Can 'See' Several Minutes Into The Future

Taking predictions to a new, borderline creepy level.<p>Most of us are used to technology predicting the words we want to type. Soon this kind of …

Artificial Intelligence

A Real-Life Hacker Reveals What You Should Stop Doing Online

One tip: Before you Insta that photo, pay attention to what's in the background.<p>Stephanie Carruthers is a “white hat” hacker known as Snow whose clients include both Fortune 100 companies and startups. In 2014, she won the Social Engineering Capture the Flag competition at DEF CON, one of the …

Social Media

‘It’s time to declare a state of emergency’: Anger, calls for change follow deaths on Toronto streets | The Star

Toronto is being urged to declare a state of emergency after the death of a 58-year-old cyclist, the latest in a wave of fatalities on city streets …

Bike Lanes

After years of growth, the use of social media for news is falling across the world

People are becoming disenchanted with Facebook for news. The “Trump bump” appears to be sustaining itself. And younger people are more likely to donate money to a news organization than older people.<p>These are some of the findings from a big new report out Thursday from Oxford’s Reuters Institute …

Fake News

Why You Should Drink Aloe Vera Every Day

How Drinking Aloe Vera Can Improve Your Health<p>It heals more than just sunburns.<p>June 13, 2018<p>Aloe vera has been regarded as a natural healing remedy …

Aloe

Katalogue gives a boost to Montreal musicians, encourages listening local

Montrealers have no excuse to ignore local music anymore.A new database, Katalogue, launched on Tuesday as a one-stop shop of the city’s burgeoning …

Playlist

Barbara Kay: The male crisis that’s ruining our boys and no one cares about

Father’s Day approaches and with it the opportunity to consider the importance of fathers to their children.It is difficult to overstate both the …

Great Depression

Ontario yarn shop owner speaks out after being denied entry at U.S. border

A small business owner in Lindsay, Ont., recently missed out on the opportunity to sell products at a wool festival after being denied entry to the …

Immigration

Universal basic income and rewilding can meet Anthropocene demands

Enough concrete has been produced to cover the entire surface of the Earth in a layer two millimetres thick. Enough plastic has been manufactured to clingfilm it as well. We produce 4.8bn tonnes of our top five crops, plus 4.8 billion head of livestock, annually. There are 1.2bn motor vehicles, 2bn …

Universal Basic Income

Teleportation: will it ever be a possibility?

Star Trek has a lot to answer for. Not content to tease us with unreasonable expectations of phasers and warp drive, it also thrust into the popular imagination the idea of teleportation, in which we step into a giant scanner of some sort and instantaneously find ourselves somewhere else, mind, …

Quantum Physics