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B.C. teachers' strike: Vince Ready walks out of talks

Mediator says he can't see a deal coming that would see the school year start on time<p>Vince Ready has left talks between the B.C. teachers' union and …

Canada

Painful memories rewired in mice, sparking hope for PTSD treatment

Memory's physical link to pain or joy can be altered in mouse brain<p>The frailty of remembrance might have an upside: When a memory is recalled, two …

This fire hydrant cost Toronto drivers nearly $300,000 in parking tickets

An analysis of Toronto's parking-ticket data found the city has collected more than $24-million since 2008 by fining people who parked too close to hydrants.<p>And as it turns out, some hydrants seem to be more tempting – and more costly – than others.<p>In Toronto, one hydrant stands above the rest. …

Toronto

B.C. wildfires: 80 Australian firefighters headed to Canada

Firefighters from Australia will join firefighters already here from other Canadian provinces<p>Eighty Australian firefighters have been deployed to …

Mount Polley mine spill: Polley Lake controlled release underway

Controlled release underway after initial Polley Lake water test results prove favourable<p>The controlled release into Hazeltine Creek of water in …

Western Canada

Mount Polley mine tailings spill: Imperial Metals could face $1M fine

Company ordered to stop pollution immediately and provide environmental impact assessment<p>Bill Bennett, B.C's minister of energy and mines, says …

Deaf Montreal boy gains hearing after experimental surgery

Surgical implant in brain stem breaks sound barrier for 3-year-old<p>Auguste Majkowski, 3, was born deaf, but after auditory brain stem implant surgery …

Medical Technology

B.C. weather: Thunderstorms, flooding hit Kelowna, Kamloops

Residents warned to watch for fast-rising creeks and flooded roads<p>Many parts of southern B.C. were hit with flash flooding, drenching rain and …

Rudimental - Free ft. Emeli Sandé [Official Video]

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Football match-fixing: Ghana deal casts cloud over World Cup finals in Brazil

Exclusive: Ghana Football Association calls in police after undercover investigation by The Telegraph and Channel Four’s Dispatches programme finds that the President of Ghana’s FA agreed for the team to play in international matches that others were prepared to rig<p>Ghana has been exposed as …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Higgs Boson

Google diversity report highlights white male workforce

'Google is not where we want to be when it comes to diversity,' executive says<p>In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday exactly how …

Sheryl Sandberg

Councillor Johnny McCarthy in 'no ramp' victory speech dilemma

<b>NI's chief electoral officer said it is "very regrettable" that a councillor with a disability could not give his victory speech from the podium.</b><p>No arrangements were in place for newly-elected councillor Johnny McCarthy, who uses a wheelchair, to access the stage.<p>Councillor McCarthy, who was …

Aberdeen

Vine

Students Use E-Cigarettes To Smoke Marijuana.. While At School

Leave it to teenagers to figure this one out.<p>Edmonton's Public and Catholic school boards are cracking down on e-cigarettes after they discovered …

CMHC to limit mortgage insurance product offerings

Effective May 30, CMHC will stop offering mortgage insurance on second homes<p>Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will no longer offer mortgage …

Mortgages

The Besieged Ukrainian City of Donetsk Had an Eerie Cameo on ‘The Americans’

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For the uninitiated, it won’t give much away to know that about fifteen seconds of an early episode …

Looking Back: Photos From the First 12 Winter Olympics

With the world's attention focused on Sochi, I thought it would be interesting to take a look back at some of the earliest Winter Olympics. At the first Winter Games in 1924 in Chamonix, France, 16 countries sent 250 athletes to compete in familiar sports like bobsleigh and hockey. The 1936 Winter …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Soccer Joy

<b>Miles from the main roads, in rural Africa, soccer balls bounce unevenly.</b> Playing fields are arid, lush, weedy, sandy—any flattish space will do. Goalposts might be made of gathered mahogany or driftwood. Some feet are bare, others shod in fraying sneakers, boots, rubber sandals. Yet children kick …

Africa

An RCMP officer who believes he should be able to smoke medical marijuana while in uniform has had his uniform seized by fellow Mounties. http://cbc.sh/ajLjs6j "I worked hard for that uniform," said Cpl. Ronald Francis. "I bled for that uniform. I cried for that uniform for 21 years... They ordered me to give the only thing that I've lived and identified with for 21 years." (Photo: CBC)

Philippines homeless from typhoon hits 1.9 million

Storm leaves more than 3,600 dead, hundreds of thousands homeless<p>The number of people made homeless in the Philippines by a devastating typhoon rose …

Natural Disasters

Breathtaking. #Arsenal

Jury Has Been Picked In Apple-Samsung Patents Case Retrial

With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake between between Apple and Samsung, a jury for soon to take place retrial between the two tech-giants …

Electronics Industry

New World Trade Center declared tallest building in U.S.

Needle atop still under construction Manhattan structure helped knock Chicago's Willis Tower from top spot<p>The new World Trade Center tower in New …

Skyscrapers

This great shot sums up the battle that was #MUFCvAFC as @oliviergiroudafc holds off Jonny Evans. Disappointing day for #Arsenal, what did you think of the game?

LOOK: These colourized old photos are amazing! http://huff.to/1ay1seB Credit: Brinkman87/Reddit