Patrick Trebble

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TSN makes the most of dull NHL trade-deadline day

TSN was the clear winner over Sportsnet in the annual battle for best telecast on the NHL's trade-deadline day. But it was not simply a case of having the funniest and most insightful broadcasters.<p>TSN's presentation on a deadly dull day as far as the trades went, with the biggest ones made in …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

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The Entrancing and Surreal Self-Portraiture of Kyle Thompson

There are selfies, and then there are self-portraits. Make no mistake, these are two very different things, in the same way that a photograph …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

The View From Aurland Lookout Is Seriously Vertigo-Inducing

Sometimes nature and architecture can combine to create a unique image and experience.<p>At the Aurland Lookout in the Sogn og Fjordane region of Norway, this is certainly the case.<p>Originally designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen as part of a program on tourist routes commissioned by the …

Can humans handle the psychological challenge of living on Mars?

"It's a moment I'm going to remember for the rest of my life. Walking out ... experiencing the sunshine and wind on our faces." That's a quote from …

SpaceX's Grasshopper test rocket flies sideways successfully

SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket demonstrates in a new video how future launch vehicles may well lift off, do their job and then maneuver themselves for a precision landing.<p>During Tuesday's test, the modified Falcon 9 test rig blasted off from its Texas launch pad and rose to a height of 250 meters (820 …

Russia and US Join Forces Against Space Threats

The hole found on the frozen surface of Lake Cherbakul, on February 15 (Credits: RT.com).<p>The United States and Russia have decided to join forces to …

Are Jupiter’s moons our best chance to find alien life?

We have good reason to believe that some of Jupiter’s moons could have life. A new probe mission aims to head there and find out.<p>Opportunity, the older (and smaller) rover cousin of Curiosity made the headlines last week when it discovered more conditions that could have supported life on Mars in …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Chinese DIY Inventions

One visible sign of China's recent economic growth is the rise in prominence of inventors and entrepreneurs. For years now, Chinese farmers, engineers, and businessmen have taken on ambitious do-it-yourself projects, constructing homemade submarines, helicopters, robots, safety equipment, weapons …

Galaxies Fed by Funnels of Fuel

Computer simulations of galaxies growing over billions of years have revealed a likely scenario for how they feed: a cosmic version of swirly …

Countering the Threat Posed by Orbital Debris

In this computer simulation, the sheer amount of orbital debris becomes apparent—as does the need to find a way to prevent it. Image Credit: …

Beautiful Close-Up Underwater Photos of Luminous Sea Creatures

Photographer Joshua Lambus has put together a beautiful series of photographs showing luminous creatures of the deep glowing with light against a …

Globe investigation: The Ford family’s history with drug dealing

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Doug Ford, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s brother, sold hashish for several years in the 1980s.</i>• <i><br>Another brother, Randy, was also involved in the drug trade and was once charged in relation to a drug-related kidnapping.</i>• <i><br>Their sister, Kathy, has been the victim of</i> …

Crime

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

Road Trips

One Great Animation about Five Great Buildings - The Fox Is Black

While I’m not sure that <i>all</i> five of these buildings are necessarily great, the animation sure is. Titled Five Great Buildings, this short was made by …

The Girl Who Turned to Bone

Unexpected discoveries in the quest to cure an extraordinary skeletal condition show how medically relevant rare diseases can be.<p>When Jeannie Peeper was born in 1958, there was only one thing amiss: her big toes were short and crooked. Doctors fitted her with toe braces and sent her home. Two …

New Xbox preview: What we know so far

This Tuesday May 21, all nerd eyes will be on Redmond, Wash., as Microsoft Corp. unveils the long-awaited successor to its Xbox 360 video game console.<p>Microsoft is the last of the living-room game triumvirate to talk about its next shiny machine: Nintendo got the gears in motion on the …