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I feel betrayed by the government and a system that has destroyed the spirit of my people

The struggle over the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion has been heating up over the past month and has reached new levels of intensity …

Canada

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

<b>The faecal transplant, also known as trans-poo-sion, surely has the title of medicine's most disgusting procedure.</b><p>It is pretty much what you are imagining - part of a faecal stool is taken from one person and given to another.<p>The purpose is to introduce new beneficial microbes to the receiving …

Microbiology

Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Psychology

Autistic children may inherit DNA mutations from their fathers

There is no one gene that, when mutated, causes autism. But over the past decade, researchers have identified hundreds of gene variations that seem …

Genetics

B.C. rules protect ‘nightmare’ renter who trashed Langley home and skipped a year’s rent: landlord

<b>WARNING: Disturbing photos below.</b><p>B.C.’s NDP government has made several changes in recent months to protect the rights of tenants and targeting bad …

Housing

How to Sway a Baboon Despot

What other species can teach us about democracy<p>Early LAST year, more than 70 years after its publication, George Orwell’s <i>Animal Farm</i> appeared on <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>’s best-seller list. A writer for the New York <i>Observer</i> declared the novel—an allegory involving a government run by pigs—a “guidepost” …

London School of Economics

Getting just 6 hours of sleep is linked to mental health issues

You might think you can get by on 5 or 6 hours’ sleep a night, but people who get less than 7 hours are more likely to have mood or mental health …

Mental Health

‘Simpsons’ producer Al Jean addresses Apu controversy, promises to ‘find an answer’

“The Simpsons” finally addressed the controversy surrounding Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in the wake of comedian Hari Kondabolu’s documentary “The Problem …

APU

Grosser than ever, hot-air hand dryers spread fecal matter throughout buildings

Think twice about using restroom hot-air hand dryers. The high-force air flow through dryer nozzles spreads all sorts of nasty particles, including …

Environmental Health

Internet-free Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro should keep students on task

Samsung has announced the launch of its Galaxy J2 Pro smartphone in South Korea. The device supports all the basic functions of a phone such as …

Samsung Galaxy

Scientists solve mystery of how Giant's Causeway was formed

Volcanologists use samples from Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland to recreate famous hexagonal columns in laboratory<p>According to legend, the Giant’s Causeway was built by the Irish giant, Finn MacCool, as a crossing to confront his Scottish rival. Scientists have an alternative explanation, and for the …

County Antrim

Mice Who Allegedly Ate Half-Ton of Weed Would Have Reaped a Lot of Benefits

We actually know a lot about what happens when mice meet marijuana.<p>Stoner stereotypes suggest they frequently make up, uh, creative excuses for their …

Cannabis

Amazon drops first-gen Ring doorbell price to $100 after closing acquisition

As of today, Amazon officially owns Ring, the smart home company that was famously rejected on <i>Shark Tank</i> and went on to popularize the smart doorbells with built-in security cameras. Amazon purchased Ring in February for more than $1 billion, and the deal formally closed today.<p>Now, Amazon is …

Smart Homes

Amazon Key, Ring doorbells may become your new smart home BFFs

Amazon's head of devices and Ring's chief executive discuss Amazon's purchase of the company and a price drop for Ring's first smart doorbell.<p>Amazon Key, the e-commerce giant's in-home delivery service that's off to a bumpy start, may soon get backup from one of the hottest smart home startups …

Smart Homes

14 Beautiful Train Trips to Take This Spring

1 /14: America Coast-to-Coast With the Grand Canyon<p>1/14 :America Coast-to-Coast With the Grand Canyon<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Have two weeks and want to see …

Trains

A Weird Marijuana Syndrome Can Only Be Treated by Quitting and Hot Showers

Doctors are only now learning about this mysterious illness.<p>Marijuana is enjoying an unprecedented level of acceptance in the United States, but …

Cannabis

Bahrain announces its biggest oil discovery since 1932

Bahrain has struck black gold.<p>The country, which sits between energy titans Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the Persian Gulf, has announced its biggest oil discovery since 1932.<p>Bahrain's official news agency reported on Sunday the discovery of a new oil field off the country's western coast that is …

Oil

Keyera to acquire Pipestone infrastructure project from Encana under multi-year deal

CALGARY — A subsidiary of Keyera Corp. will purchase Encana’s Pipestone liquids hub and the planned Pipestone processing facility in western Alberta …

Natural Gas

The Atomic-Bomb Core That Escaped World War II

Before two deadly nuclear mishaps, scientists used to risk “tickling the tail of a sleeping dragon.” An Object Lesson.<p>In 1946, shortly after the end of World War II, the physicist Louis Slotin stood in front of a low table at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, concentrating intensely on the object …

Nuclear Energy

Bill Cosby's retrial gets underway amid 'explosion of awareness' of #MeToo

Jury selection is set to get underway today in comedian Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial in Philadelphia in a cultural landscape changed by the …

Justice

This Epic Around-the-World Cruise Takes You to 32 Countries and All 7 Continents - Silversea World Cruise 2020

If you've ever dreamed of checking off all seven continents from your travel bucket list, a cruise now exists that will allow you to do just that in …

Cruise Ships

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen …

Hiking

Oil and gas drilling blamed for sinkholes threatening to swallow parts of Texas

Oil and gas extraction in west Texas is causing the formation of massive sinkholes, according to a new study.<p>As the fossil fuel industry has expanded …

Oil & Gas Industry

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Employment

The FBI is using its ‘Black Identity Extremist’ report to crack down on activists

Federal law enforcement has long utilized discriminatory policies to suppress Black activists.<p>Last October, an internal FBI report flagging the …

Rights & Freedoms

Ex-CIA Russia expert sounds the alarm on Paul Manafort's promises to Putin's favorite oligarch

Steve Hall, who once served as the CIA’s chief of Russia operations warned that one of the things the media isn’t talking about enough is that former …

Donald Trump

'I don't know what he's doing': Anderson Cooper shrugs as CNN panel devolves into chaos over Trump's border wall lie

In a CNN panel discussion, host Anderson Cooper brought up President Donald Trump’s recent tweet touting his new border wall that is going up all …

Donald Trump

Russia’s Last-Minute Hacking Was Meant to Burn President Hillary

Monday’s leak of a classified National Security Agency document detailing how the Kremlin’s military intelligence, the GRU, targeted election …

Donald Trump

'Mad Honey' and 4 Other Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Natural doesn't always mean better, though.<p>Nature is full of drugs. For various reasons, evolutionary forces have led certain plants, fungi, and even …

Psychedelia

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: The Healing Power of Clinical Wisdom (Part One)

What really happens in psychotherapy? The answer to that question is complex. And depends in part on the particular type of psychotherapy one seeks. …

Psychology