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This is Seattle Seahawks kicker, and Regina, Sask. native, Jon Ryan in action. He's just one of the Canadian connections to Sunday's #SuperBowl game you'll find out about here: http://bit.ly/1iaJjKO

‘Forbidden fruit’: Researcher growing GM purple tomato in Canada after facing regulatory nightmare in U.K. http://ow.ly/t0MMN

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Nintendo reportedly planning mini-games and content for its biggest rival: the smartphone (updated)

Japanese newspaper Nikkei has a generally good record for getting the scoop on Nintendo, and this one could be pretty important. According to this report, Nintendo will announce plans to create "progressive" content for smartphones -- the very devices that many reckon is chipping away at the …

Can your Internet package handle the PS4 and Xbox One? http://natpo.st/1hGj91r

Staples Connect review: One small step toward the smart-home singularity - CNET

MSRP: $99.00<p><b>The Good</b> <b>Staples Connect</b> is a smooth, simple-to-use system that delivers on its promise of integrating devices of different networking protocols into a single home automation network, all without monthly fees.<p><b>The Bad</b> Device controls within the Staples Connect app are too limited -- for …

"Google, like other tech giants such as Facebook, are anxious to develop systems that work like the human brain." Google buys DeepMind artificial intelligence firm http://cbc.sh/IOfSnC Does this type of technology scare or excite you? Why?

State's top court asked to intervene in bullet train financing

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov.<p>Jerry Brown’s administration Friday asked the California Supreme Court to block two trial court rulings that could indefinitely delay construction of a high-speed rail line linking Los Angeles and San Francisco.<p>The California High-Speed Rail Authority asked the state high court …

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Couch Ashley and I just bought! Originally 1600 we talked em down to 400$!! @ashkharris http://t.co/4IA3Jhn6Hz

Suit filed in '91 over aircraft settled

Nearly a quarter of a century after it began, one of the largest legal disputes in defense industry history was finally settled with two major weapons makers agreeing to pay the federal government $400 million in goods and services.<p>The U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington on Thursday …

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Microsoft’s Latest Windows Phone Update Sees Paced Uptake

This weekend AdDuplex, an advertising platform for Windows applications, announced that according to its tracked data, Windows Phone Update 3 is now installed on 15 percent of Windows Phone 8 handsets.<p>Microsoft tore the wrapping off of Update 3 — also known as GDR3 — in October, detailing to the …

Did Google punish Expedia for pulling a Rap Genius move?

January 22, 2014 | 3:48 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/01/22/tech/did-google-punish-expedia-pulling-rap-genius-move/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

From 14 to a Million: The Astronomical Growth of the Astronomy Picture of the Day

On June 16, 1995, Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP) posted the <br>first Astronomy Picture of the Day. The site received 14 page views that …

Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind

(Reuters) - Google Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.<p>A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto September 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren<p>Technology news website Re/code, which reported …

A 23-room mansion in Mississauga, Ont. was sold today at an auction for $6.2 million, just over half its original list price. Click the link to see photos and videos of the mansion, and find out why one bidder called it a 'bargain': http://bit.ly/1aW86Ae Do you think the house is worth its price? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Wikipedia adding celebrity voices to wiki pages to preserve them for future generations

A new project called WikiVIP was announced by Wikipedia today that seeks to add the voice of celebrities and other notable people to the online encyclopedia.<p>The project is the brainchild of Wikipedia editors Andy Mabbett and Andrew Gray, who thought that the encyclopedia could do with more sound …

The Recipe for Apollo 13's Disaster

Aside from Apollo 11, Apollo 13 is probably the most recognized mission of NASA’s lunar landing program. Called the successful failure, this third lunar landing mission was aborted when an oxygen tank exploded and crippled the spacecraft. Most retellings of Apollo 13’s mission focus on what …

Stephen Hawking Says There Are No Black Holes

The physicist offers a new theory that allows energy to escape.<p>Stephen Hawking has a big announcement. No, it's not that aliens exist or that humans won't survive another 1,000 years on Earth. The physicist claims, in a paper posted online Wednesday, that the idea of an event horizon—the point of …

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APOD: Opportunity's Decade on Mars (2014 Jan 25) Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell Univ/Arizona State Univ http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140125.html Explanation: On January 25 (UT) 2004, the Opportunity rover fell to Mars, making today the 10th anniversary of its landing. After more than 3,500 sols (Mars solar days) the golf cart-sized robot from Earth is still actively exploring the Red Planet, though its original mission plan was for three months. This self-portrait was made with Opportunity's panoramic camera earlier this month. The camera's supporting mast has been edited out of the image mosaic but its shadow is visible on the dusty solar panels arrayed across the rover's deck. For comparison, a similar self-portrait from late 2004 is shown in the inset. Having driven some 39 kilometers (24 miles) from its landing site, Opportunity now rests at Solander Point at the rim of Endeavour Crater. http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA17759 http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA07372 http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/ http://athena.cornell.edu/ http://www.mars.asu.edu/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=140125 #APOD

Take Your Next Flight On This Gigantic Solar Whale-Like Plane

Oscar Viñals, from Barcelona, envisioned the “AWWA Sky Whale” concept plane as a mixture of today’s current designs and future concepts that don’t …

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'Free Torts' T-Shirt Shut Down By Canucks (PHOTO)

The Vancouver Canucks have shut down an online business producing T-shirts that show support for suspended coach John Tortorella.<p>Construction worker …

This Apple iWatch Concept Design Is Simply Incredible

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Everyone's hearts go aflutter at iWatch rumors, the supposed wearable wrist computer that Apple could launch as early as this year.<p>A designer named Todd Hamilton took a stab not only at what the still-speculative watch might look like, but how it …

Outdoor hockey… in California: The Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night in the NHL’s first…

<b>Outdoor hockey… in California:</b> The Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night in the NHL’s first warm-weather outdoor game.<p>The league threw a California carnival for the event, filling left field with a beach volleyball court and right field with a fireworks-laden stage where Kiss performed. People in shorts and tank tops played Frisbee and practised yoga between periods while skateboarders rolled past a ball hockey court featuring youth teams.<p>Although the …

Young Seahawks make Super Bowl landing after rousing sendoff

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks landed at Newark Airport on Sunday with a blue “12th Man” banner stuck out the cockpit window after the NFC champions were given a rousing sendoff by thousands of fans backing their bid for a first Super Bowl crown.<p>Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll …

South Korea's 5G To Let Citizens Download A Full Movie In One Second

And the country's science ministry wants people on the fastest bullet trains to be able to surf the Internet.<p>South Korea's science ministry is investing $1.5 billion in building 5G wireless service for the country by 2020, AFP reports.<p>Some of the things the ministry wants 5G to do include …