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Crime

John Lennon’s Stolen Diaries Have Been Found After 11 Years

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

Along with about 100 other pieces of Lennon memorabilia, including a few pairs of his iconic glasses.

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General

Gary Cohn Faked a Bad Connection to End Call with Trump, Senator Says

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

The president’s top economic adviser reportedly told Trump he was “brilliant” to improve his chances of bringing the conversation to a close.

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How Cancer Affects Women’s Sex Lives

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

Both cancer treatment and its aftereffects have huge ramifications on the sex lives of women—and those ramifications aren’t discussed often enough.

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Diseases

2 Chainz Works Out at the World’s Most Expensive Gym

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  VICE Staff

Tune into VICELAND Wednesday for the latest from ‘MOST EXPENSEVIST,’ along with a new episode of ‘THE TRIXIE & KATYA SHOW.’

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Fashion

How Gender Nonconforming People Approach Fashion

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

Clothes can be a way to cultivate a self and feel empowered in one’s gender. But the fashion industry doesn’t make it easy to find items as flattering as they are liberating.

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Justin Trudeau to join Churence Rogers in Bonavista—Burin—Trinity

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Liberal Party of Canada

Clarenville, NL – Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, will join candidate Churence Rogers in Bonavista—Burin—Trinity on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:00 PM – Meet and Greet – Bill Davis Chalet 44 Tilleys Road Clarenville, NL A5A 1Z2 Notes for Media: Open coverage, photo opportunity only – Media […]

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Drugs

You’re Not Imagining it, Gin Makes You Feel More Aggressive

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

But so does vodka, rum, and basically all other spirits.

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General

Trump Eyes Arctic Wildlife Refuge for Oil Drilling, Alarming Gwich’in

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous
ANWR oil and gas caribou trump

In the remote north-eastern corner of Alaska, just under 20-million acres have been set aside  as a federal protected area since 1960. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has recently come under threat, however, with President Donald Trump’s Department of the Interior proposing lifting restrictions on seismic exploration.

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Family

How to Win Your Family’s Annual Thanksgiving ‘Batman & Robin’ Argument

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

Prepare yourself for the inevitable shouting match.

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General

Why Meeting the Paris Climate Goals Is an Existential Threat to Fossil Fuel Industries

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  guest
Cars and trucks on the highway

By Henry Kelly, University of Michigan

Attacks on climate policies are not really about the science. They’re about the future of fossil fuels.

Any program with a reasonable chance of meeting the goals embraced by the 2016 Paris accords (holding global temperature increases below 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius compared to preindustrial levels) is likely to mean drastic changes in fossil energy markets.

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Canada

This Conservative Politician Said Weed Is Just As Deadly as Fentanyl

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Manisha Krishnan

Former journalist and Tory MP Peter Kent told VICE kids will be “just as dead” from weed-related accidents as from using fentanyl.

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The Uncomfortable Truth Behind Medan’s Dog Meat Trade

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

We track down the source of the city’s most-controversial dish.

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Art

What It’s Like Adapting Haruki Murakami’s Surreal Fiction

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

An experimental performance visualizes the Japanese novelist’s magical world IRL.

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Christmas

My Christmas Cookie Recipes

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

15 plus Christmas Cookie Recipes for you to make this holiday season! Christmas baking is the best kind of baking…especially cookies.  Everyone loves Christmas cookies!  Over the years I have made quite a few different kinds of Christmas cookies here on my blog, so I thought it would be nice to have them all in one place for you to find!  So if you are looking for a Christmas cookie to make, look no further…there are some great recipes here. This post contains affiliate links, which means if you purchase something through one of the links in this post, I receive a small commission, but at no cost to you!  Thank you for supporting ‘A Pretty Life’, and helping to make this blog possible!  xo These Peppermint Kiss Sugar Cookies make a regular appearance in our home over the holiday season!  They’re really easy to make, and perfectly festive. How fun are these Ginger Spice Molasses Cookies?!  These cookie stamps make them so fun for Christmas!  I got this stamp at Crate & Barrel, but I don’t think they make them anymore, but I found a similar one here at Williams-Sonoma. I think these Christmas Thumbprint Cookies might actually be my favourite […]

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Weekending like a pro in Lac Beauport, Quebec

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

The 2018 GMC Terrain in Lac Beauport, Que.

The 2018 GMC Terrain in Lac Beauport, Que. (Photo: Roland Bast/Canadian Geographic)

The Laurentians are just beginning to show their world-famous fall colours as I drive, windows down, along a winding road toward what I’ve been told is a great trout fishing spot. 

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Christmas

My make-ahead vegan holiday recipes plus handy tips!

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Angela (Oh She Glows)

Before we dig into today’s juicy post, I want to share that, starting tomorrow (Nov. 23), the new Oh She Glows Boxed Set is 50% OFF! Whoa baby. The sale will continue until Tuesday, November 28th, so plenty of time to take advantage. Mine arrived last week, and I gotta say they’re b-e-a-utiful. A “glam […]

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New research offers insight into the skin care routine of bowhead whales

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

A bowhead whale in Cumberland Sound, Nunavut

A moulting bowhead whale in Cumberland Sound, Nunavut, in August 2016. New research out of UBC has found compelling evidence that the whales visit the sound in summer both to feed and to shed their dead skin by rubbing on large rocks. (Photo courtesy VDOS Global LLC)

In 2014, Sarah Fortune set out to study the feeding patterns of bowhead whales in the Canadian Arctic. Along the way, the PhD student with the University of British Columbia’s Marine Mammal Research Unit made a surprising discovery: namely, that the whales appear to return to Nunavut’s Cumberland Sound each summer not just to feed, but to exfoliate.

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Children

10 Easy Non-Junk Food Rewards Teachers Can Dole Out

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Yoni Freedhoff

It happens in my kids’ classes too. Teachers use junk food to reward academic accomplishments, good behaviour, fundraising and other social initiatives.

I’m sure the intentions are good. Rewarding desired behaviours reinforces the behaviour. Of course it also reinforces the rewards.

Teachers teaching their students, usually their very young students, that candy and pizza are rewards for every job well done no matter how small, might not be a great lesson for kids.

Moreover, there are so many better rewards that could be metered out.

In no particular order, here are ten (some whole class, some single kid), and please feel free to share this post and list with the your children’s teachers. Honestly, they care about your kids, but they may not have thought about the issue much, and they’re just doing what’s nowadays considered to be normal.

1. An extra period of recess
2. An in class dance party
3. Dress up (or down) days (PJs, costumes, fancy clothes, whatever)
4. Class put in charge of school PA system for the day
5. Painting a hallway or classroom mural
6. Stickers or temporary tattoos
7. Sit wherever you want for a period (teacher’s chair, floor, under desk)
8. Get out of one night of homework free card
9. Phone a kid’s parents to tell them how terrific their kid is
10. Scrabble/boggle/other sort of educational game competition/hour

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Help us choose the January/February 2018 Canadian Geographic cover!

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Anonymous

Help us choose the cover of our upcoming issue of Canadian Geographic. Vote Now!
And don’t forget to sign up to always be notified by email when covers are being voted on!

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Justin Trudeau to join Jean Yip in Scarborough—Agincourt

Posted  November 21, 2017  by  Liberal Party of Canada

Scarborough, ON – Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, will join candidate Jean Yip in Scarborough—Agincourt on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 4:15  PM – Community visit – Bridlewood Mall (lower level food court) 2900 Warden Ave Scarborough, ON M1W 2S8   Notes for Media: Open coverage, photo opportunity only […]

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Everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition

Posted  November 21, 2017  by  Dr.Dawg

This is excruciating to hear: the ill-treatment of Lindsay Shepherd, a teaching assistant at Wilfrid Laurier University, by a panel of commissars. But, if it weren’t for the seriousness of bullying a young woman to tears in a so-called “safe”…

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true north

Posted  November 21, 2017  by  Anonymous

True North there’s no fork in the road when you’re headed home to that easy place where horizon floats halcyon aloft ‘twixt fallow land and twilight’s eddying sky, where every milestone you know by…

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The Climate Science Denial Promoters Behind Queensland’s Energy Scare Election Headlines

Posted  November 21, 2017  by  Graham Readfearn

In the final week before an election, the biggest-selling newspaper in the Australian state of Queensland screamed a front-page headline that cut into one of the poll’s most divisive issues.

Nervous Energy” read the headline, claiming an “Exclusive” on a “Dire warning of power station closures, blackout.”

According to the Courier-Mail, a just-published report had warned that the center-left Labor Party’s target of 50 percent renewable energy by 2030 would cause “statewide blackouts” for “up to 15 percent of the year.”

According to the report, the policy would also cut dividends to the state’s treasury and push power prices up even further. Labor rejected the claims, saying the state owned the coal power stations and it had no plans to close any prematurely.

The report was from the Australian Institute for Progress (AiP) and provided a perfect echo of the center-right Liberal National Party’s (LNP) warnings to prospective voters in the state poll. But this is not surprising, when you learn who is behind the AiP.

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How to Remove Duplicate Items in Microsoft Outlook?

Posted  November 21, 2017  by  Anonymous

When you import items in MS Outlook, and the duplicate detection option is turned off, and this is where Outlook skips the duplicate items. Once the import is completed, you cannot remove duplicate items easily. Focus on the phrase “you cannot remove duplicate items easily.” This means – you can remove the duplicate items, but … Continue reading How to Remove Duplicate Items in Microsoft Outlook?

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Christmas

Buffalo Plaid Christmas Ornaments

Posted  November 21, 2017  by  Anonymous

Get your craft stuff together and let’s make some handmade Buffalo Plaid Christmas Ornaments for your Christmas tree! Today I’ve joined in with a talented group of bloggers and we’re busting out the Christmas decorations…specifically handmade ornaments!  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing!  Make sure to take a tour through all the beautiful ornaments at the bottom of this post. I’ve been really excited to start welcoming Christmas into our home this year.  It seems like every year, the decorating starts a little earlier.  But it’s hard not to get into the Christmas spirit when it’s winter where you live…we’ve already had winter storm warnings and been shovelling driveways for days.  And I love it. Bring on winter.  And Christmas! Our tree isn’t up quite yet, but it will be on the weekend.  And this year I’m embracing a full on Canadian Christmas, so brace yourself for everything plaid, buffalo check, and all things that we associate with a Canadian winter.   So in keeping with my Canadian theme, I decided to make some really simple, really Canadian ornaments for our tree.  And I actually made everything with the craft supplies I had already…the only things I […]

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Entrepreneurs, Luxembourg, a Canadian Space Agency Secondary Payload Proposal & Maxar Technologies

Posted  November 20, 2017  by  Chuck Black
          By Henry Stewart

While the rest of the world (especially Luxembourg and the US) race to embrace the new opportunities expected to derive from high risk space mining concepts, corporations move forward with the development of massive Earth imaging and communications micro-satellite constellations and even begin to dip their toes into the waters of Martian colonization proposals, it’s worth noting that our government supported Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is satisfied with proposing a variety of dull and mundane “ideas” suitable for “secondary payloads” on someone else’s mission.

Given that, and for the week of November 19th 2017, here are a few of the items we’re currently tracking for the Commercial Space blog.

As outlined in the article, Luxembourg had projected 200 attendees at the 2017 New Space Europe conference, which took place in Luxembourg City on November 16th – 17th, 2017, was co-sponsored by the Ministry of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and calculated in part to showcase the country’s rising international profile in an increasingly hot new industry.

But over 400 people showed up, which was far more than expected. Many of the speakers at the conference were sourced through the Arlington, VA based Space Frontier Foundation, an American space advocacy nonprofit corporation organized to promote the interests of the private sector in space.

According to Laurent Schummer, a partner at the Luxembourg law firm of Arendt & Medernach, “Luxembourg offers a whole ecosystem and expertise for raising capital and the legal framework operators need, with a government offering the whole infrastructure. All major players know Luxembourg as a secure place. All our clients in startup and on the space scene need money and we can help with that.”

According to the article, it also helps that the Luxembourg government has set aside €200Mln ($339.5 CDN) to invest in companies that want to join the space race in exchange for their presence in one form or another in the Grand Duchy.

As outlined in the July 14th, 2017 The Register post, “Luxembourg passes first EU space mining law. One can possess the Spice,” the tiny country has recently passed a series of domestic laws to make it easier for space focused companies to set up shop.

And, as outlined in the October 31st, 2016 post, “Super‘ Flow Through Tax Shares & Why Space Companies Need Them,” Canada had the opportunity to set up a series of very similar industry friendly laws in the past, but has so far declined to do so.

One of the real reasons for the current CSA focus on small-sats is the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC). Beginning in 2011 this small not-for-profit Canadian organization ran a series of contests where university students built cube-sats with science payloads The third CSDC began early this year but was essentially derailed when, as outlined in the Jun 8th, 2017 CSA post, “Call for Letters of Interest – Canadian CubeSat Project,” the Federal government under the CSA began funding university cube-sat proposals as part of the Canadian Cubesat program. Graphic c/o CSDC

  • Speaking of Canada, while our Canadian space agency has at least been trying to do something, it doesn’t seem to have been all that successful, at least so far.

As outlined in the November 20th, 2017 Spaceq post, “The Canadian Space Agency is Looking for Ideas for Secondary Planetary Science Payloads,” the CSA initially issued a request for proposals (RFP) looking for concepts for “secondary science payloads” for a future mission with NASA.

    Cancelled November 20th, 2017 CSA NPP. Graphic c/o CSA.

    The SpaceQ post initially referenced a November 20th, 2017 notice of proposed procurement (NPP) on the Space Exploration Concept Studies for Planetary Secondary Payloads and Nanomissions, the structure of the NPP left open a wide variety of options, which would provide the CSA “flexibility in deciding what would work based on future mission decisions by NASA.” 

    The original proposal was based on ideas from a 2015 joint CSA-NASA Ames “information session” on low cost space exploration missions.

    But that NPP has been superseded and in record time. As of the evening of November 20th, the original November 20th, 2017 NPP is off the table and listed on the website as being “Archived/ Cancelled.” The original closing date, still listed on the available website documentation, was January 8th, 2018.

    A new request for proposals (RFP)  had been posted in its place, in the form of the November 21st, 2017 post, “Études concept. Charges utiles secondaires & nanomissions (9F050-170072/B),” which also focused on the same area of “concept studies related to secondary payloads or nanomission investigations for planetary exploration.”

    Otherwise, the new proposal is much like the old proposal and follows through with most of the concepts discussed in the original, at least at first glance. Interested parties have until January 8th, 2017 to submit their proposals. Up to three proposals will be selected and provided with a maximum of $200K CDN per proposal. A bidders virtual conference will be held on November 30th, 2017.

    Given that the new proposal is also in line with previous proposals under the October 20th, 2017 Canadian Cubesat program CSA webpage, the assumption is that this new funding will attract college and university proposals which would previously have fielded teams for contests like the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC). 

    CSDC is a small, privately run not-for-profit Canadian owned and operated contest “for teams of university students (both undergraduate and graduate) to design and build a “Cubesat” – a small, fully-operational satellite – which will conduct a science mission,” and has been in operation since 2011. It doesn’t offer up millions of dollars of government money, but it is functional and had a very successful run until the CSA began offering up it’s version of academic small-sat development earlier this year.

    The post will be updated when new information becomes available. 

    Graphic c/o Maxar Technologies.

    And, as outlined in the November 21st, 2017 post, “What You Must Know About Maxar Technologies Ltd’s (TSX:MAXR) Financial Strength,” mid-caps stocks like Maxar, with a market capitalization of only $4.43Bln CDN, aren’t “the focus of most investors who prefer to direct their investments towards either large-cap or small-cap stocks.”

    If nothing else, this will cause the usual suspects in industry to reassess their perception of the value of holding Maxar stock which, back when it was known as MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA), was a far more magnetic stock for investors.  

    The  November 19th, 2017 The Ledger Gazette post, “Scotiabank Lowers Maxar Technologies Ltd (MAXR) to Sector Perform,” is only the first of an expected series of financial industry reassessments expected now that the company has officially joined the lower tier of the big leagues.

    Expect more reassessments in the near future. 

    For more, check out upcoming issues of the Commercial Space blog.

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    Henry Stewart is the pseudonym of a Toronto based aerospace writer.

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    TransCanada’s Safety Record Played No Role in Nebraska’s Keystone XL Approval

    Posted  November 20, 2017  by  Julie Dermansky
    Cushing, Oklahoma Keystone pipeline sign

    Today a Nebraska commission handed TransCanada the final permit it needed to build its long-contested Keystone XL pipeline, a decision which did not consider the company’s previous safety violations. The decision to approve the international pipeline comes despite a major oil spill just a few days earlier from the company’s Keystone l line in South Dakota. Pipeline opponents vowed to appeal the approval, which was for a different, slightly longer and more expensive route through Nebraska than the one TransCanada preferred.

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    Christmas

    2017 Kitchen Holiday Gift Guide

    Posted  November 20, 2017  by  Anonymous

    Make the foodie in your life happy this holiday season with ideas from this Kitchen Holiday Gift Guide! I always have so much fun putting together gift guides!  Especially when I find a product that I love and want to share with you.  And since so much of my focus over here is on the kitchen, I thought it would be fun to share a Kitchen Gift Guide, so you can find some great things for the foodie in your family!  I’ve got something for everyone…everything from my favourite dish cloths, to my dream mixer to things I can’t live without!  I hope you leave inspired to get your holiday shopping done! 2017 Kitchen Holiday Gift Guide This post contains affiliate links, which means if you purchase something through one of the links in this post, I receive a small commission, but at no cost to you!  Thank you for supporting ‘A Pretty Life’, and helping to make it possible!  xo Nawrap Dish Cloths I discovered these Nawrap Dish Cloths this summer at a little shop here in Calgary called Piece on Peace and now I’m hooked (you can also buy them on Amazon).  They’re the best.  They wipe up so […]

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    Five things to do in Lower Manhattan, New York City

    Posted  November 20, 2017  by  Anonymous

    manhattan, new york city, city, skyline, skyscrapers, uptown

    A view of Manhattan from the One World Observatory in Lower Manhattan. (Photo: Michela Rosano/Canadian Geographic)

    When visiting New York City, you’d be remiss not to set aside at least a day to explore Lower Manhattan, the historic epicenter of the city that never sleeps. Today, off-grid lanes and walkways harken back to a burgeoning 17th century New York, while hordes of workers flood the skyscrapers that line Wall Street. The island’s southernmost neighbourhood has plenty for tourists too. Here are five attractions that give a taste of what Lower Manhattan has to offer.

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    Exercise

    Of Course You Can Be Fit And Fat

    Posted  November 20, 2017  by  Yoni Freedhoff
    Undeniably fit ultra-marathoner Mirna Valerio (from a 2015 Runner’s World story (am quoted))

    How about I pose a different question.

    Can you be fit and have diabetes?

    Of course you can. It’d be ridiculous to suggest otherwise.

    So why doesn’t the question of whether or not a person can be fit and fat sound equally ridiculous?

    Why instead do we regularly see articles like this recent one from the New York Times that cover the “controversy” of the fit fat person?

    In part it’s because these stories conflate fitness with being free from other chronic diseases and/or from the risk of developing other chronic diseases.

    But is that the average person’s definition of fitness?

    I don’t think so.

    I think most people think of fitness as the thing one gains as a consequence of regular exercise. That’s why when it comes to the question of can you be fit and have diabetes, it sounds ridiculous as of course you can exercise and have diabetes.

    Well guess what, you can also exercise and have obesity.

    And in fact, that same study on which the New York Times based their article, didn’t even try to quantify whether or not exercise provided health and/or quality of life benefits to people with obesity (of course exercise does). It simply looked at the heart disease risk of people with obesity, who didn’t have other chronic medical conditions.

    So basically the study concluded that obesity ups cardiovascular disease risk, not that those with obesity couldn’t be fit.

    And exercise mitigates, to varying degrees, the risks associated with virtually all chronic diseases, and obesity is no different.

    Coming back to why we see stories in even the world’s most reputable newspapers framing fitness and fatness as a controversy, well I think it just comes down to weight bias – specifically the trope that assumes that anyone with obesity must be lazy, because without that bias as a backdrop, there really isn’t much of a story.

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    Saturday Stories: Gene Drives x 2, and The Uncounted

    Posted  November 18, 2017  by  Yoni Freedhoff
    By Mariuswalter (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

    Ed Yong, in The Atlantic, on how New Zealand’s war on rats might change the world (and not necessarily for the best).

    Carl Zimmer, in The New York Times, on why scientists believe gene drives (like the one discussed in Ed Yong’s article) are too risky to employ.

    Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal, also in The New York Times, with an incredible piece of journalism on the accuracy, or lack thereof, of America’s bombing of ISIS.

    And lastly, if you enjoy my blog, please consider a donation to my Movember fundraising for men’s health initiatives. Thanks to the generosity of friends, family and readers, I’m 91% of the way to my $3,500 goal. You can give anonymously and it’s fully tax deductible. Just click here! No donation is too small.

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    Who’s having a mid-life crisis — Justin Trudeau or the Ottawa press gallery?

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Citizen X

    A week or so ago John Geddes at Maclean’s posted a heavyweight piece headlined “Justin Trudeau’s mid-life crisis.”  The crisis, it seemed, had become a favourite theme for assorted journalists and pundits covering Canadian federal politics in Ottawa. There also seemed to be at least some obvious enough weight behind it. When Éric Grenier pondered […]

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    Life In Scarborough: The Bus Drivers of Scarborough

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  bigcitylib

    The lady bus driver on the bus today was wearing a nose-ring.  And the TTC let her drive the bus like that.  She was a white chick so it couldn’t be a religious accommodation thing.  But people will get on her bus and see her nose-ring a…

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    Eight big moments from the 2017 RCGS Fellows Dinner and AGM

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Anonymous

    Wade Davis addresses the 2017 Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows Dinner

    Wade Davis addresses the 2017 Royal Canadian Geographical Society College of Fellows Dinner. (Photo: Andrew Lovesey/Canadian Geographic)

    Exploration and innovation were the two prevalent themes at The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s annual College of Fellows Dinner held at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que. on November 16.

    Among the luminaries in attendance were HIH Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie, President of the Crown Council of Ethiopia, and Princess Saba Kebede, whom the RCGS was honoured to host as part of a trip commemorating the 1967 visit to Canada of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I.

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    Canada Science and Technology Museum reopens after extensive renovations

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Anonymous

    Canada Science and Technology Museum

    The facade of the renovated Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, which boasts an 111-square-metre LED canopy projection screen that will feature themed programming. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

    Fear not: the Crazy Kitchen hasn’t gone anywhere.

    The interactive display, which tricks the senses and has long (it dates from 1967!) been a favourite exhibit at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, is still here — albeit freshened up — following an $80 million, 26-month renovation that positions the museum to inspire a new generation. 

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    Keep the trampoline fun going all winter long!

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Anonymous

    Disclosure:  I am working with Springfree Trampoline as a brand ambassador, and I am excited to share my experiences with you!  As part of this partnership, I have been compensated, but as always, all pictures, views and opinions are my own.  We reaaaaally LOVE our new trampoline!  I even jump on it…shhhh don’t tell anyone.  😉  Ever since we got our new Springfree trampoline, our kids have been outside more than ever.  And now just because winter is here, this doesn’t mean that the outdoor trampoline fun has to stop!  In fact, my kids use the trampoline just as much in winter as they do in summer. Winter is a great time for trampoline fun…and the best kind of fun.  Don’t think you have to put away your trampoline once the white stuff arrives…Springfree trampolines are built for year round fun, so you don’t have to pack them away.  They have fibreglass rods, instead of springs, so no rusty springs to contend with all winter.  Now you have the perfect reason embrace winter and send the kids outside to jump away! There’s something so fun about jumping on a trampoline covered in snow…and even more fun when it’s snowing. As soon as […]

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    9th Canadian Science Policy Conference Video’s, Audio Recordings and Photo’s are Now Online

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Chuck Black

              By Henry StewartFor those who missed it, selected video’s from the 9th Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC2017), which took place in Ottawa, ON between November 1st – 3rd, 2017, have been posted online.Poste…

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    Roy MacGregor on the rivers that shaped our nation

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Anonymous

    In his new book, ‘Original Highways: Travelling the Great Rivers of Canada,’ Roy MacGregor examines the role that 16 of the nation’s most historic rivers continue to play in shaping Canada. (Photo: Mark Reeder)

    “It may have been the promise of a railroad to the Pacific that made Canada whole,” writes Roy MacGregor in his latest book, Original Highways: Travelling the Great Rivers of Canada, “but it was rivers that carried the people west and made that railroad necessary.”

    With those words, one of Canada’s most accomplished storytellers sets out to tell not only the tale of how 16 of the nation’s great rivers stitched the country together but also of what their future might hold.

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    The Most Used Free OST Viewer Tool on CNET

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  Anonymous

    Kernel OST Viewer is useful when there is a need to open OST file without Exchange Server profile or Outlook installation. It has a minimalistic user interface that allows users to directly access the OST file without any delay. Due to its performance, the tool has got many positive reviews from the users on http://download.cnet.com/windows … Continue reading The Most Used Free OST Viewer Tool on CNET

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    Why does sugar cause pain when it comes in contact with a tooth cavity?

    Posted  November 17, 2017  by  podcasting@cbc.ca

    Sugar causes pain when nerves are exposed through thinning enamel.

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