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Cosmic Crash at Milky Way Core?

This artist’s conception shows a supermassive black hole, with millions of times the mass of our sun, buried at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy. Credit: NASA<p><b>Astronomers around the world are on a cosmic stakeout, closely watching the supermassive black hole—lurking at the center of our Milky Way</b> …

DNA Discovery Reveals Surprising Dolphin Origins

Mating between two distinct dolphin species created the clymene dolphin, a genetics study shows.<p>A well-known dolphin species, the clymene dolphin, arose from mating between two separate and distinct dolphin species, report genetics researchers.<p>Also known as the "short-snouted spinner dolphin," the …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

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 …

What I wish I had known: 16 student tips on how to find a job

<i>The Globe and Mail Student Advisory Council is composed of university and college students and recent graduates talking about life on Canadian campuses and in the classroom.</i><p>1. Most employers would rather train someone they like than work with an experienced person whom they dislike.<p>2. Let your …

B.C. scientists baffled by sudden deaths of thousands of starfish

The mysterious disappearance of hundreds of thousands of starfish all along the Pacific Coast has left researchers in British Columbia scratching …

Global Warming

Alberta Flu Shots: Edmonton, Calgary, Grand Prairie Region Run Out Of Vaccine

Flu vaccines are no longer available in Calgary, Edmonton, or the Grand Prairie region, according to Alberta Health Services (AHS)—and supplies won't …

Americans Are Eating More Butter Now Than They Have In The Past 40 Years

In a slightly ironic turn of events, increasingly health-conscious Americans have rediscovered a passion for a notoriously unhealthy ingredient: butter. Americans are eating more butter today than they have in 40 years, according to ABC News.<p>Butter consumption per person has increased 25 percent in …

WATCH: 5 Dangerous Things You SHOULD Let Your Kids Do

What if the best way to help kids learn is to stop trying so hard to keep them safe? Hear popular TED speaker Gever Tulley's radical argument for letting kids play with power tools and other things that will make parents squirm.<p><i>Ideas are not set in stone. When exposed to thoughtful people, they</i> …

Why the Sochi Games have made all of Russia a target for terrorists

Has Russia bartered away its safety for a 17-day party?<p><i>Update: On Jan. 9, investigators were looking into the unexplained killings of six men, whose</i> …

Articles about 7 innovations 2014 international ces part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>…

Prefab Homes

Apple Taps UK Engineer for New Optical Image Stabilization System for iOS Device Cameras

In line with yesterday's report claiming that the iPhone 6 will retain an 8-megapixel rear camera while focusing on other aspects such as image stabilization to improve performance, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday published an Apple patent application (via <i>Unwired View</i>) outlining a …

A First Look At How Beats Music Plans to Take on Spotify, Google, and Apple

The launch also marks Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers’s year at the company.<p>Near the end of the workday Friday, an office manager at a startup in San Francisco’s industrial Potrero Hill neighborhood scurried to grab a chilled bottle of sparkling wine. The company was commemorating its App Store …

Why Canadian hockey fans are the most spoiled in the world

Emma Teitel on Canadians obsessing over the wrong goals<p>When Canada’s juniors lost to Russia in the bronze medal game of the World Junior Hockey …

Canadians to watch at the Olympics: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir

The veteran pair will make these Games count<p>The four minutes that are so imprinted on the memory of Canadians are still a blur to Scott Moir and …

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