Ice Storms

Does a mom's stress affect her offspring for generations? : Health : WHYY

In early January, 1998, a massive ice storm blanketed the areas around Ottawa and Montreal in Canada. Thick ice encased trees, roads and utility …

Hurricane Harvey

ZOTAC's GTX 1080 AMP Edition is just $490 right now

The cryptocurrency-induced GPU shortage has been over for a while, but a current-gen graphics card under the original MSRP is still a rare sight. …

PC Gaming

It's Official: The Heatwave Has Killed As Many People In Quebec As The 1998 Ice Storm

<b>As you step outside this morning you will</b> instantly notice that the temperature has dropped significantly.<p><b>It's still hot outside, but the ferocious</b> …

Weather

Cat S61 review

Nearly two years after the launch of its first flagship smartphone, the Cat S60, the Bullitt Group has put its follow up, the Cat S61, on sale. First …

Gear & Gadgets

BCB Roundup: Ranking those affected by the B.C. money laundering debacle and innovations in ice

The latest in what’s happening in the B.C. business community and beyond<p>Each week, <i>BCBusiness</i> gives you an update on some of the stories turning heads …

Business (Canada)

Zotac's GTX 1080 Mini has dropped to $500 again, comes with The Crew 2

About a month ago, Zotac's GTX 1080 Mini card dropped to $499 on Amazon. If you missed that sale, you're in luck, because it's back. You can once …

Computer Hardware

Infinity Operation Red Veil Review – Start Collecting Infinity Part 1

Welcome to our Infinity Operation Red Veil review. For those unfamiliar with Infinity, it’s a cyberpunk-esque miniatures skirmish game by Corvus …

Board Games

Ledbury Park home buyers not frozen out by April ice storm

<b>417 Glengarry Ave., Toronto</b><p><b>Asking price:</b> $2,995,000<p><b>Selling price:</b> $3,136,000<p><b>Previous selling prices:</b> $2,090,000 (2013); $1,950,000 (2011)<p><b>Taxes:</b> $13,001 (2017)<p><b>Days on the market:</b> 12<p><b>Listing agents:</b> André Kutyan and Robert Greenberg, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd.<p><b>The action:</b> There were numerous homes …

Real Estate

April wind storm caused $85M in insurance claims in Ontario, Quebec

<i>Correction: This story initially reported the damage as being from the mid-April ice storm when in fact it was from an earlier windstorm.</i><p>The wind …

Weather

April 2018 brought record-breaking weather to Waterloo region

If you thought the weather Southern Ontario endured in April was extreme, you were right.<p>It was the coldest April in the region since temperatures …

Weather

FPGA Ultrasound Imaging on a Raspberry Pi - ice40-powered

Experiments<p>Introduction<p>This project has a specific target of providing a <b>low-cost, open source technological kit to allow scientists, academics,</b> …

Gumstix Inks Global Distribution Deal with Mouser

Mouser Electronics has entered into a distribution agreement with Gumstix.. As part of the agreement, Mouser Electronics becomes an authorized …

Raspberry Pi

Video Of Some Sweet Power Line Arcing During An Ice Storm

Note: Some brief, appropriate language. This is a video shot from outside a gas station in Ypsilanti, Michigan during an ice storm that causes the …

Extreme Weather

Ottawa is finally getting a warm sunny weekend

Ottawa is finally getting a bright sunny weekend.<p>Make sure you get outside.<p>Environment Canada is predicting a high of 11 C on Saturday and a high of …

Ottawa

Vehicular hubris brought out the stupid and energetic during Ontario ice storm

Sometimes it snows in April and sometimes the fury of the winter gods rains down with a vengeance. Such was the case when Central Canada endured a springtime bout of icy meanness – think of it as “Ice Storm Primavera.” The region took everything winter had to throw at it – ice pellets, snow, wild …

Extreme Weather

DTE: 5K without power should have it restored tonight

DETROIT — DTE Energy says it's wrapping up power restoration efforts for customers who lost service amid freezing rain, high winds and snow amid a …

Detroit

DTE Energy Says 20,000 Customers Still Have No Power

<b>DETROIT (AP)</b> – DTE Energy says crews from five states are trying to restore service to 20,000 remaining customers who lost power during Sunday’s ice …

Customers

City of Hamilton offers ‘compassionate grants’ to those with ice storm damage

Hamilton city councillors have moved to declare last weekend’s freezing rain storm a “disaster.”<p>The designation allows residents who experienced …

Environment

Scientists say melting Arctic sea ice may be behind Canada’s seemingly endless winter

Scientists are suspecting that not enough winter in the Arctic has led to too much of it across the rest of Canada.<p>From Toronto, where ice storms …

Global Warming

The 5 Wildest Moments from Coachella

(Photo: Getty)<p>If you’re anything like us, you spent the weekend barricaded at home while winter 2.0 blanketed Canada in yet another wave of ice, snow …

Coachella

Owlets rescued after mom injured in ice storm

Monday's ice storm wreaked havoc on the region, but the weather didn't just cause damage to trees and hydro lines. It also put a family of great …

Ottawa

Nearly 135,000 in southeast Michigan still without power following ice storm

Nearly 135,000 DTE Energy customers remained without electricity Tuesday, April 17, two days after an ice storm knocked out power to nearly 390,000 …

Michigan

Driver, pitcher team up to guide Royals' bus to safety amid ice storm

Kansas City Royals pitcher Blaine Boyer is calling a local bus driver a hero for keeping his cool after a dangerous moment on an icy Toronto …

Canadian News

Thousands in Ontario remain without power in wake of weekend ice storm

TORONTO — Utility crews continued repairing severed power lines on Tuesday morning after a wild few days of rain, freezing rain, snow and strong wind …

Weather

Popular driftwood statue El Corazon washed away in weekend ice storm

<i>El Corazon</i>, a sculpture made almost entirely of driftwood sourced from Lake Ontario, no longer adorns the shore of Humber Bay after it was washed …

Toronto

CN Tower, surrounding area ordered closed amid concerns of falling ice

Toronto police say the CN Tower and the surrounding area have been closed due to concerns about falling ice.<p>The move comes just a day after chunks of …

Toronto

Cleanup continues after ice storm wallops Ottawa-Gatineau

The cleanup continues from the two-day ice storm that struck eastern Ontario and western Quebec, with thousands of people still without power and …

Ottawa

Thousands across Ontario still without power after weekend ice storm

Toronto Hydro says it expects all customers who lost power during last weekend's powerful ice storm will have their lights back on by Tuesday night, …

Toronto

Ontario ice storm captured in photos: CN Tower forced to close

Toronto’s CN Tower was forced to close Monday morning because of large chunks of falling ice captured in photos by many in the downtown core.

Weather

Fearless workers walked on top of the Blue Jays stadium's damaged roof during ice storm

Imagine reporting to work at Rogers Centre in Toronto and being told that your boss needs you to go on the roof to assess damage … during an ice storm.<p>That was Monday’s work day for these two staffers, and it was as terrifying as it sounds.<p>NOPE. NOPE. I would never …<p>Basically, the icy conditions in …

Toronto