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Donald Trump watches up to 8 hours of TV a day: report

U.S. President Donald Trump spends somewhere between four and eight hours watching TV every day, according to a report.<p>Trump wakes up every morning …

May to Putin: ‘We know what you are doing’ as Russian troll behind Muslim photo exposed

LONDON — Theresa May on Monday night accused Russia of meddling in elections, hacking Western governments and pursuing its interests “at any cost” as …

Russia

Moscow Wants to Sell MiG-35s to More Than 30 Countries

Russia is targeting export sales of at least $10 billion for the new MiG-35, the country’s most advanced jet fighter, as it prepares to offer the …

Ad blocking basically doesn't exist on mobile

We have the technology, we just don't use itAd blocking may prompt fearful publishers to seek help from consultancies, but it isn't actually …

Digital Advertising

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Mental Health

Controversial Trump national security aide and Bannon ally Sebastian Gorka exits White House

<b>By Philip Rucker</b><p>WASHINGTON – Sebastian Gorka, a controversial White House staffer who served as a fiery spokesman for President Donald Trump on …

Donald Trump

Macron's presidential campaign alleges 'massive' hacking attack after emails, documents leaked

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a "massive" computer hack that dumped its campaign …

First freight train linking UK with China arrives in Yiwu

The first freight train linking China directly to the UK has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu. It is part of China's drive to strengthen …

United Nations gives leaders 10 years to curb climate-harming emissions

Global leadership is urgently needed to ensure greenhouse gas emissions peak within 10 years, or the future costs of reining them in and adapting to a changing climate will rise dramatically, the head of the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Monday.<p>The IPCC's Hoesung …

Climate

Astronomers Might Have Just Captured The First Ever Photo of a Black Hole's Event Horizon

Now we wait to see it.<p>Scientists around the world have spent five sleepless nights staring into the abyss, and are hoping they've been rewarded with …

Ancient Martian volcano erupted non-stop for 2 billion years

Mt Stromboli, off the north coast of Sicily, has been erupting almost continuously for more than 2,000 years, but that's a sneeze compared to the …

China is now the biggest producer of solar power

You probably don't think of China as a clean energy champion given its frequent problems with smog and continued dependence on coal power, but you may have to rethink your views after today. The country's National Energy Administration has revealed that its solar power production more than doubled …

Renewable Energy

Scientists have finally figured out what caused the largest volcanic eruption in human history

Now, scientists may have worked out what triggers them to blow in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.<p>The Toba eruption was the largest volcanic eruption witnessed in history, which covered 2,800 cubic kilometers of the surrounding area in volcanic ash, causing enormous amounts …

Geology

Globe editorial: A Trump presidency is looking more and more like the sum of all fears

In just over a week, down the rabbit hole we go.<p>A lot of people are still clinging to the hope that the Donald Trump of the campaign trail, the thin-skinned insult machine who relishes conflict and reeks of conflict of interest, will disappear on January 20, Inauguration Day, to be magically …

Donald Trump

No prizes for guessing who’s really to blame for Hydro One’s soaring rates

Ontario’s electricity grid is aging and the risk of increased and longer outages is increasing. Hydro One, the company that owns and operates the …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

The new year marks the 150th celebration of Canadian Confederation, and to commemorate the country’s birthday, Parks Canada is offering free …

National Parks

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

We Finally Have Footage of Tardigrade Mating, And It's Even Weirder Than Expected

Foreplay is involved.<p>Tardigrades don't need any help in the weird department - the tiny creatures, also known as water bears, are only a few hundred …

A tiny wasp could save Christmas Island’s spectacular red crabs from crazy ants

Have you heard the one about the wasp that kills the bug that feeds the ants that kill the crabs that keep the forests healthy on Christmas Island?<p>If not, that’s because it hasn’t happened yet, but it is a tale worth telling.<p>In the coming weeks, Parks Australia will release a 2mm wasp on Christmas …

Zoology

Prime Minister: You failed to do your job by approving pipelines

Dear Prime Minister,<p>You completely failed to do your job when you arrogantly announced that you were acting in the national interest by approving the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) and Enbridge Line 3 pipelines. Your main job as leader of Canada is to protect Canadians' health and …

Canada

EPA could lock in emissions rules before Trump takes office

The EPA and the Obama administration set lofty goals for lowering vehicle greenhouse gas emissions back in 2012. Under those terms, US automakers would have until 2025 to double fuel efficiency to 54.5 MPG which would lead to well over $1 trillion is fuel savings over the life of new cars. Of …

Ontario doctors threaten job action if province does not meet demands

Ontario's doctors are threatening to launch a job action if the provincial government does not grant them binding arbitration as part of their next contract and kill a bill that would restructure the health-care system.<p>The Ontario Medical Association, which represents 34,000 doctors and medical …

Canada

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Dogs have a similar kind of memory to the one that gives humans their sense of self

Science has found that your dog remembers the way you do.<p>A new study published yesterday (Nov.23) in Current Biology reveals dogs can remember things even if they are not instructed to do. According to the study, (pdf. pg.4) this “is the first evidence of episodic-like memory of others’ actions in …

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Blew a Hole in Earth's Crust

A huge chunk of the planet was liquified in the explosive impact event.<p>About 65 million years ago, a space rock six miles wide came hurtling towards …

Stephen Hawking Issues A Wake Up Call

It has been argued that the greatest reason our species should explore space and colonize other planets is so that a cataclysmic fate won’t be able …

How psychologists explain the unique pain of election heartbreak

Watching the 2016 election unfold was more of an emotional roller coaster than I could have ever anticipated. As a Canadian living in Washington, DC, I can’t vote in this country. Yet I’ve been riding on waves of shock and despair.<p>On Tuesday night, I saw some of my American friends who supported …

How to discover a 70-million-year-old Chinese ‘mud dragon’ dinosaur: Use TNT

It was likely a messy accident when the dinosaur nicknamed “Mud Dragon” died in a region of China that once was a watery jungle.<p>Given the dinosaur’s …

Dinosaurs

Use of strongest antibiotics rises to record levels on European farms

Use of some of the strongest antibiotics available to treat life-threatening infections has risen to record levels on European farms, new data shows.<p>The report reinforces concerns about the overuse of antibiotics on farms, following revelations from the Guardian of the presence of the superbug MRSA …

Microbiology