Ice Storms

No Turkeys Here: The 11 Best Thanksgiving Movies of All Time

Whether you’re planning to spend the Thanksgiving holiday hosting family and friends at home or you’re heading out of town to celebrate, add one of …

Shopping

Evening Update newsletter: New TPP, harassment on the Hill, medical cannabis

<b>Good evening and happy Friday,</b><p><i>You may have received yesterday's evening update this evening due to a technical glitch. If you have, we apologize.</i><p><i>This is the daily Evening Update newsletter, a roundup of the important stories of the day and what everyone is talking about that will be delivered to</i> …

Canada

Maine lawmakers to weigh in on reducing power outages

The Maine Legislature plans to consider aggressive tree cutting, underground power lines and other measures in response to a storm that left some …

Business

NB Power and province says they’re better equipped to handle winter storms, ask residents to do the same

New Brunswick emergency preparedness officials and NB Power say they’re better equipped to handle severe winter storms this year.<p>Justice and Public …

Weather

Northeast struggling to recover from powerful storm

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of out-of-state reinforcements bolstered utility crews struggling to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, …

Weather

Zotac Launches Three New GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Cards

Zotac rolled out a trio of new GeForce GTX 1070 Ti graphics cards, and the company hopes that one is just right for you.

Extreme Weather

Whiskey Review: Corsair Grainiac 9 Grain Bourbon

Despite their location in the bourbon heartland, Kentucky- and Tennessee-based Corsair is well-known for being one of the more off-kilter craft …

Bourbon Whiskey

LG V30 Review: A Near Masterpiece for Media Producers

The camera has become the defining facet of high-end smartphones, perhaps more than any other feature. New handsets are compared first on the basis …

Phones

Futuremark 3DMark Time Spy Extreme Benchmark Now Available

Futuremark has announced the arrival of the previously unveiled Time Spy Extreme Benchmark which is now available to test out your 4K Ultra HD …

Extreme Weather

Shadow of War: 5 Essential Skills to Get Early - Middle-earth: Shadow of War

In Shadow of War, Talion will have to quickly re-learn many of his old Skills from the previous game, Shadow of Mordor, along with plenty of new …

Extreme Weather

Shadow of War: 5 Essential Skills to Get Early

In Shadow of War, Talion will have to quickly re-learn many of his old Skills from the previous game, Shadow of Mordor, along with plenty of new …

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

No One Saw the Best Movies of 1997

Our second installment of looking at films in the fall of 1997: 'The Ice Storm,' 'The Edge,' and Errol Morris, of course.<p><i>The fall of 1997 was, simply put, one of the most remarkable movie-going seasons of our time:</i> Boogie Nights. Jackie Brown. The Sweet Hereafter. Wag The Dog. Eve's Bayou. Good …

Extreme Weather

TIFF 2017 review: Nicolas Cage goes full Nicolas Cage in readymade cult hit Mom and Dad

There's a scene in <i>Mom and Dad</i> where Nicolas Cage's character Brent tells his young son Joshua that he'll kill him if he touches his car again, a …

Film (UK)

Netflix: What’s new? What’s worth it?

<b>Hidden Figures</b><p>Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae give a trifecta of terrific performances in this remarkable piece of …

Canadian News

'I saw what kind of a heart this place has'; province recognizes city's ice storm response

The city has received formal recognition from the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization for the way it responded to last January’s …

Extreme Weather

Retrocomputing With Open Source FPGAs

A few years ago, we saw the reverse engineering of the Lattice iCE40 bitstream, opening the door to a completely Open Source development tool chain …

Extreme Weather

Ottawa won't ask province to pay for army's help after ice storm

EMO consultant found military presence, which cost $185,300, was 'appreciated, but not necessary'<p>Ottawa will not ask New Brunswick to pay for …

Canada

Montreal cleans up after powerful storm leaves destruction in its wake

Same system led to development of a tornado in Lachute, northwest of Montreal<p>Thousands of Montrealers are still without power and the cleanup has …

Weather

N.D.G. bears brunt of storm that clobbers Montreal area

After a flash thunderstorm ravaged most of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce on Tuesday afternoon, some of its residents compared the damage to the disastrous Ice …

Canadian News

Ice storm bred suspicion, fear: N.B. report

https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7510074-ice-storm-bred-suspicion-fear-n-b-report/<p>Deadly ice storm bred suspicion and fear, New Brunswick report …

Canadian News

Sandra Brown's intrigue-filled mind cooks up a Dallas terrorist attack (good thing she's writing fiction)

When Sandra Brown devised the plot for her new thriller, <i>Seeing Red</i>, she decided it had to be set in Dallas.<p>But the Arlington-based novelist, who has …

The Arts

This Week In Wargaming – July 18th, 2017

This Week In Wargaming – July 18th, 2017<p>/ July 18, 2017 at 8:20 AM / Tabletop Games, Tabletop News<p>Hello, TechRaptor readers! Here’s what you may have …

RPGs

How This Successful Entrepreneur Became Homeless

What three months on the road can do for you.<p>Dreams of success usually come with plenty of home comforts. In fact, they often come with plenty of comfortable homes: one in the Hamptons, another in the Caribbean, a yacht moored close to the condo in Florida. But when Croix Sather made it big, he …

Death Valley

Draft All Access: Heiskanen

An inside look at the Stars' top pick<p>The "Ice Storm Game"<p>Modano becomes the top U.S.-born scorer<p>First game back after 2004 lockout<p>31 in 31: Dallas …

Ice Hockey

When brutal storms strike, some rural areas can't cope, municipalities say

Francophone say they should be able to intervene in local service districts after dramatic weather<p>Francophone municipalities are calling on the New …

Weather

This Satellite Will Be the Future of Storm Tracking

Earlier this year, an ice storm moving across the Midwest caused power outages in thousands of homes, a 20-car pileup in Wichita, Kansas, and six deaths. It was one of the nastiest weather events of the season, but it was notable for another reason: it was the first to be tracked by NOAA’s new …

Adventure Travel

Newhook: Mother Nature delivers message

If there are still any climate-change naysayers after the recent epic flooding of Montreal, Laval, West Island and Off-Island communities, I …

Canadian News

Kramberger: Inspiring reaction from West Islanders to flooding crisis

The unprecedented spring flooding in parts of Quebec, including the West Island and Vaudreuil-Soulanges region, has been a nightmare for thousands of …

Canadian News

Here’s how much climate change can cost homeowners in damages

Canadians in communities across the country have been coping with flooding over the past week.<p>In Quebec, some 1,500 across almost 150 municipalities …

Canadian News

Dangerous Hybrid

An awesome hybrid made by Icestorm. Love the character design and the scary eyes! Rendered in Cycles with 200 samples, and composited in Gimp. It …

Extreme Weather