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Government of Canada invests over $2.73 million in improvements to Calgary’s Community Infrastructure

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Thirteen recreational and cultural facilities in Calgary will be upgraded with the Government of Canada’s CIP 150 investment of $2,738,214. The improvements made with the funding will help upgrade the facilities and support Calgary’s community spirit.

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Government of Canada Invests in Calgary’s Community Infrastructure

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Thirteen recreational and cultural facilities in Calgary will be upgraded with the Government of Canada’s CIP 150 investment of $2,738,214. The improvements made with the funding will help upgrade the facilities and support Calgary’s community spirit.

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Government of Canada to Announce Support for Community Infrastructure and programs in northern and central Alberta

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

As part of the Government of Canada’s celebrations of the 150th anniversary of Confederation, members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Vancouver

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Have your say on Let’s Talk Parks, Canada! in Vancouver

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Government of Canada to announce support for community infrastructure in south-central Alberta

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with Darshan Kang, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and Minister responsib…

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Sea Shepherd Claims to Have Caught Japan Whaling in Australian Waters Again

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

Whale, whale, whale. What have we here?

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The Health Benefits of Contemplating the Afterlife

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

Science endorses grappling with existential questions—even if you’re not religious.

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Resolutions for 2017: From Donald Trump, Tribal Leaders and Myself

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

As we look at a fresh year, here are my resolutions for 2017, along with some for tribal leaders and president-elect Donald Trump.

The post Resolutions for 2017: From Donald Trump, Tribal Leaders and Myself appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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Celebrity Chefs Join Kuro Team for James Beard Benefit at Seminole Hard Rock

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

In late 2016, the Kuro culinary team hosted two multi-course dinners at the celebrated James Beard House in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Now the restaurant at Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida is welcoming James Beard Award-winning chefs to its kitchen and highly acclaimed, contemporary Japanese restaurant for a Friends of James Beard Benefit dinner, “James Beard Culinary Mix,” on Thursday, January 19.

Multiple James Beard Award winner Marcus Samuelsson,

The post Celebrity Chefs Join Kuro Team for James Beard Benefit at Seminole Hard Rock appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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MP Sheehan to Announce Infrastructure Support for the Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, will visit St. Mary’s College on Wednesday, January 18, …

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The Milky Way’s Destiny? –"Dark Matter Clouds are Killing Galaxies Throughout the Cosmos" (VIDEO)

Posted January 17, 2017 by dailygalaxy.com

Through the cosmos, galaxies are dying off, and the question astronomers want answered is, “what’s killing them?” New research by a global team of researchers, based at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), has revealed that a study…

       
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Deteriorating weather and limited visual reference led to the fatal September 2015 helicopter accident near Foleyet, Ontario

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 17 January 2017 – In its investigation report (A15C0130) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that deteriorating weather and departure under conditions of near darkness led to the fatal September 2015 crash of a Robinson R44 helicopter near Foleyet, Ontario.

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Government of Canada Invests to Improve Rink Pad in Township of Gauthier

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is investing $39,620 to upgrade the Township of Gauthier’s rink bed by installing a concrete pad.

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Alleged Plagiarist Monica Crowley Turned Down Trump Appointment

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

The conservative author said she’ll “remain in New York to pursue other opportunities” and won’t take the National Security Council comms job.

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Why Did Canadian Police Kill an Alleged Small-Time Hacker?

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

What Sam Maloney’s software can tell us about his strange life.

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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Posted January 17, 2017 by VICE Staff

MLK’s daughter says “God can triumph over Trump,” Turkish police capture suspected nightclub shooter, hundreds of theater groups plan to protest Trump’s inauguration, and more.

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Meet the Professor Behind an Online Library for Canada’s ‘Secret Laws’

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

Craig Forcese is trying to pull the curtain on national security law.

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MP Lefebvre to Announce FedNor Support for Community Infrastructure

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, will be in Whitefish on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, to make a FedNor announcement, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister respo…

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Launch of new National Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Launch of new National Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada

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Desus and Mero Talk Trump’s New Feud with Georgia Congressman John Lewis

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

The President-elect went on a Twitter rampage against the politician and civil rights activist right before MLK Day.

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History To Be Made As Native Legislators Take on Leadership Roles Across Country

Posted January 17, 2017 by Mark Trahant

For the 2016 elections there were so many superb candidates running for offices, I expected a record number of Native legislators.

The post History To Be Made As Native Legislators Take on Leadership Roles Across Country appeared first on Indian Country Media Network.

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10 Things To Watch For On Affordable Housing In B.C. In 2017

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

The number one issue in every corner of B.C. this year is affordable housing. However, that is a big term that means different things for different people. Here are the 10 things we will be watching for in 2017.

1. The B.C. Election: In May British Columbians will head to the polls with a rising class of young people wondering if they’ll ever own a home, Gen Xers considering leaving B.C., and seniors telling their seniors advocate that housing is the number one issue for them. Homeless counts are at staggering heights around the province while rental vacancy rates drop to historic lows. And homeowners don’t know what will happen to housing prices this year. Expect housing to be the focus of political platforms, doorway conversations and debates.


We’ll be looking at all data closely in 2017 and will also get the results of homeless counts and the resurrection of purpose-built rental housing.

2. The National Housing Strategy: Expectations are that the 2017 federal budget will include funds to support a national housing strategy. Starting under the Pierre Trudeau era to the early 1990s, Canada built over 600,000 units of non-profit and co-op housing, and incentivized the creation of private market rentals. However, for a generation we’ve largely sat on our hands and that has led to a national crisis. Justin Trudeau seems poised to make housing affordability his key domestic priority in 2017, but it will take both specific supports for renters, new supply, innovation, and a homelessness strategy.

3. The Fentanyl & Overdose Epidemic: Why is this on the list? Well, social housing and shelter staff are on the front lines of a national crisis of massive proportions. On a daily basis workers are saving lives and watching people die. It’s traumatic for everyone involved, including emergency workers. This has put a spotlight on our need to address things like addiction, mental health and housing more holistically. Somebody is likely knowingly killing hundreds of our neighbours, and we’ll all be watching to see if there’s a break in this crisis in 2017 or if it spreads to other major cities.

4. Data:
Data made headlines in 2016: from foreign investment to our first year back to the mandatory long-form census. We’ll be looking at all data closely in 2017 and will also get the results of homeless counts and the resurrection of purpose-built rental housing. At Housing Central we are compiling a bunch of data to create an Affordable Housing Plan for B.C. that can help identify what we need to build, where, and for whom, and how much all this will cost.

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New condominium towers are seen under various stages of construction in the Yaletown district of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada November 19, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Chris Helgren)

5. The B.C. Budget(s): There’s a chance B.C. could end up with two provincial budgets in 2017. Likely, one in early 2017 that funds the government’s housing plans should Christy Clark’s B.C. Liberals be re-elected. Should John Horgan win, it’s likely we’ll see a different budget in the fall. Both seasons ended up being important to housing in 2016 as nearly a billion dollars was announced for new affordable rentals, tax breaks for people buying homes up to $750k, implementation of a 15 per cent foreign buyers tax, and a new lending program for first time home buyers was introduced.

6. Co-operation: Thom Armstrong, Executive Director of the Co-op Housing Federation of B.C. will tell you this is the most important thing that needs to happen in housing. In his words: “The big question we need to ask is whether the various levels of government are finally willing to coordinate strategies, resource allocations and priorities to do something about housing (Thom Armstrong, Housing Central Conference 2016). As cities like Vancouver, New Westminster and Victoria get aggressive in contributing land and cash to housing projects, the power dynamic between each level of government and the non-profit sector is starting to equalize, leading to more collaboration between partners.


We seem to have unlimited money for expensive jails, shelters, hospitals and treatment centres, but not enough for the cheapest and best option: social housing.

7. Housing Central: This innovative partnership includes a new shared office for B.C.’s affordable housing sector and ownership of a private mutual fund company that serves the sector, called Encasa. Buffy Ste. Marie and Shelagh Rogers also created an unforgettable kickoff for over 1,200 delegates at the first “Housing Central” conference last year. Look for this partnership to expand in 2017, examining the use of land trusts to preserve affordable housing for renters and potentially homeowners. Is B.C. ready for partial home ownership? Collective living? Tiny Homes? More modular and container homes? Let’s innovate and see what works.

8. Northern Exposure: There’s no urban-rural split in suffering during B.C.’s housing crisis. Gord Downie has raised awareness of what’s happening in indigenous communities, but most Northern municipalities are also facing troubles. Some are packed with job seekers and speculators that have filled up their deteriorating rentals and hotels. In Prince George, homeless shelters are full, even in the summer, and in Terrace, where 11,000 people live, over 100 are now homeless. Conversely, in places like Fort St. John, Alberta’s struggles have led to a vacancy rate exceeding 30 per cent.

9. Tent Cities: As B.C.’s homeless population climbs into the thousands, tent cities have become a dramatic visual symbol of our housing crisis. We seem to have unlimited money for expensive jails, shelters, hospitals and treatment centres, but not enough for the cheapest and best option: social housing. Tim Richter, CEO of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness believes we need a by-name list of everybody who is homeless, sorted by urgency like we would do in an emergency room, and then help the most vulnerable person get a home now, and start building our way out of this.

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A general view of the tent city in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver October 15, 2014. (Photo: REUTERS/Ben Nelms)

10. Millennials: Some of B.C.’s biggest companies are saying they can’t retain young workers due to the rising cost of housing. Students can’t find enough campus housing, and youth homelessness is surging. A whole generation of people are wondering if this province has forgotten about them. UBC’s Paul Kershaw has created Generation Squeeze to funnel some of this discontent into advocacy, but can he tap into the many different types of frustrated Millennials? If the economy tails off here or picks up elsewhere, more young parents, students, artists and innovators may set down roots elsewhere.

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UrtheCast Closes $180Mln OptiSAR Deal, SpaceX’s Success, Canada’s Contribution to SWOT & More Thirty Meter Telescope

Posted January 17, 2017 by Chuck Black
          By Henry Stewart

Here are some of the items we’re currently tracking for the Commercial Space blog:

Sales and promotion graphic from the UrtheCast website. According to the literature, “OptiSAR™ is designed to be the world’s first fully-integrated, multispectral optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) constellation of Earth Observation satellites. Providing unprecedented capabilities, OptiSAR™ is aimed at solving real-world problems and creating tools for world change.” It’s worth noting that, when an Earth imaging company receives a contract from a “confidential government customer,” that customer is likely to be tied into a national military or intelligence agency. Graphic c/o UrtheCast.
  • Vancouver, BC based UrtheCast has announced a “binding agreement” with a “confidential government customer” for the “sale and shared operation” of the first two satellites in the UrtheCast , described by the company as “the world’s first commercial EO constellation with integrated optical and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) sensors.” 

The announced value of contract is $180Mln USD ($235Mln CDN) but could include up to an additional $30Mln US (CDN) for “products and services related to the sale of the satellites, contingent on the parties reaching mutual agreement on the final scope of these deliverables.”

As outlined in the January 17th, 2017 UrtheCast press release, “UrtheCast Enters into Binding Agreement Worth US$180 Million to Sell and Operate Two Satellites in the OptiSAR™ Constellation,” the sale could “accelerate the negotiation of similar agreements with other customers for the purchase of the remaining satellites.”

But the agreement is also subject to a number of conditions. 

As outlined in the press release, those conditions include, “UrtheCast obtaining the necessary customer commitments to allow for the build, launch and financing of the first eight satellites in the Constellation, the Customer obtaining within the next 12 months the funding for its payment obligations, the parties reaching mutual agreement on the detailed procedures for the shared operation and tasking of the two satellites, and other customary covenants and regulatory approvals for agreements of this nature.”

Ten critical minutes of the SpaceX Falcon-9 return to flight on January 14th, 2017. Screenshot c/o SpaceX/ You-Tube
  • They said there was a lot riding on the flight and there may have been. But it didn’t need to fly on that specific day (it had been delayed previously) and the SpaceX Falcon-9R rocket certainly didn’t need to return to Earth, “as God and John W. Cambell intended,” on its tail and ready for reuse after a soft landing on the drone-ship “Just Read the Instructions.” 

But that’s exactly what happened. As outlined in the January 15th, 2017 CBC News post, “SpaceX launches 1st rocket since explosion in Florida,”the two-stage SpaceX rocket “lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:54 a.m. ET carrying a payload for Iridium Communications Inc., which is replacing its entire global network with 70 next-generation satellites.”

And, “about nine minutes after the rocket blasted off, to cheers from the control room, its jettisoned first stage landed upright on a so-called droneship in the Pacific Ocean south of Vandenberg — part of Spacex’s effort to make boosters reusable.”

The Canadian connection to the launch was mostly covered in the January 3rd, 2017 post, “SpaceX Pad Explosion Investigation Concluded; Iridium Launch Scheduled January 8th,” and included the first four of exactEarth’s next generation constellation, exactView™ RT powered by Harris, as outlined in the January 16th, 2017 exactEarth post, “exactEarth Announces Successful Initial Launch for its Second Generation Real-Time Constellation.”

But the title of that January 3rd, 2017 post was also a reminder that the commercial space rocketry industry is a lot like the US rail system, which is often delayed.  

This was the first launch for SpaceX this year and first since a Falcon 9 exploded on the pad in September last year. SpaceX will attempt to launch 27 rockets in 2017, more than triple the eight flights the privately held firm managed in 2016.

An overview of the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission presented during the 2011 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), which was organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and took place in Vancouver, BC from July 25th – 29th, 2011. To view the complete presentation, simply click on the illustration above. Image c/o IGARSS 2011.

As outlined in the January 16th, 2017 Waterworld post, “Canadian Space Agency to Provide Components for Survey of Earth’s Surface Waters,” the Canadian contribution to this international mission is “a set of extended interaction klystrons (EIKs) built by CPI. The high-power EIKs will be used to generate microwave pulses to collect precise water measurements.” 

CPI is well known for its expertise in this area and no other firms have built and flown EIKs. In exchange, Canadian scientists will have early access to SWOT data and scientific expertise. The SWOT Canadian science component will be led by teams from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO).

As outlined in the November 23rd, 2016 Spaceflight. 101 post, “SpaceX wins NASA Launch Contract for Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) Mission,” SWOT is a  “cooperative effort between NASA and the French Space Agency CNES with the spacecraft currently under construction at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.” 

The total cost of the mission is expected to be approximately to $1.1Bln USD ($1.45Bln CDN) including launch and operational costs.

Culture vs. Science. This April 2015 photo shows protesters on Mauna Kea attempting to halt construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Photo c/o Irtiqa.
  • The embattled $1.4Bln US ($1.84Bln CDN) Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project has suffered another legal setback. 

As outlined in the January 10th, 2017 Hawaii News Now post, “TMT project could face hurdle with another contested case hearing,” a local judge has ordered “yet another contested case hearing before construction on the $1.4 billion telescope can begin, but the state (of Hawaii, where construction is planned) intends to fight that ruling with an appeal in the next few weeks.” 

Mauna Kea, where the TMT is currently scheduled to be constructed (and where thirteen other telescopes have already been built), is designated by Hawaii as conservation land under the direction of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. 

Although leased by the University of Hawaii, the university is required to obtain approval before subleasing it to others. 

In April, 2015, the Canadian government under then Prime Minister Stephen Harper committed $243.5Mln CDN to the project. But, as outlined in the December 6th, 2015 post, “Hawaii Supreme Court Rescinds Permit to Build Thirty Meter Telescope,” the project began to unravel shortly afterwords. 

And, as outlined in the November 1st, 2016 post, “Thirty Meter Telescope Builders Choose Alternative Site To Mauna Kea In Hawaii,” the consortium promoting the project has begun exploring alternative sites

For more, check out upcoming posts in the Commercial Space blog.

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10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask an Amputee

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

“It sometimes feels like my foot is still attached to my leg, but in a completely different place.”

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My NEW Taki’s column — Ladies and Gentlemen, President Sinatra!

Posted January 17, 2017 by Kathy Shaidle
My NEW Taki’s column — Ladies and Gentlemen, President Sinatra!

Comments will be ULTRA “JOOOOOOO!!!!”-y, ho boy! Anyhow: Would Sinatra sing (and vote) for Trump were he alive? Unquestionably. The son of a Hoboken Democratic fixer, Sinatra campaigned for FDR, naturally—but was also one of millions who made the leap from left to right when Reagan ran. Whether or not his defection was philosophically motivated, […]

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Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding Parks Canada infrastructure investments in New Brunswick

Posted January 17, 2017 by Canada News Centre - National News

Government of Canada to make an announcement regarding Parks Canada
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We wuz kangz! ‘Faking History To Make The Black Kids Feel Good’

Posted January 17, 2017 by Kathy Shaidle

Ilana Mercer writes: The school tracts known as the “Portland African-American Baseline Essays” are another counterfactual abomination to have percolated into America’s anti-intellectual schooling system. The Science Baseline Essay, in particular, claims that thousands of years ago, Egyptians-cum-blacks “flew in electroplated gold gliders, knew accurately the distance to the sun, and discovered the Theory of […]

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Joe Bob Briggs: ‘I Guess I’m an Angry White Man’

Posted January 17, 2017 by Kathy Shaidle
Joe Bob Briggs: ‘I Guess I’m an Angry White Man’

Joe Bob Briggs writes: Why are the Angry White Men classified as reactionary when the small towns of the South and Midwest have been shown to be overwhelmingly in favor of the two largest socialist programs in the history of the country—Social Security and Medicare? Their opinion of unemployment checks is mixed—they dislike the concept, […]

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Navajo Nation Bus Routes Are Dangerous

Posted January 17, 2017 by Alysa Landry

Rural bus routes on the Navajo Nation can become impassable any time of the year, and children as young as 3 can be stuck waiting to be rescued as long as six hours.

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Battle Against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Threatens to Become the Standing Rock of Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin

Posted January 17, 2017 by Julie Dermansky
A woman holds a sign protesting the Bayou Bridge pipeline before a permit hearing in Louisiana

At a permit hearing for the Bayou Bridge pipeline held January 12 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, opponents warned that if a permit is granted, the battle to stop the pipeline could turn the Atchafalaya Basin into the next Standing Rock. 

The reason is that Energy Transfer Partners’ proposed Bayou Bridge pipeline, if built, isn’t just any pipeline; it would be the tail end of the controversial Dakota Access route, cutting through the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun Country.

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Dark Corners: Ed Wood’s ’The Violent Years’ (1956)

Posted January 17, 2017 by Kathy Shaidle
Dark Corners: Ed Wood’s ’The Violent Years’ (1956)

More from my siteDark Corners looks at Ed Wood’s ‘Night of the Ghouls’ (1959)Dark Corners Year in Review videoWhat ‘Kane’ got wrong about Hearst, and ‘Ed Wood’ got wrong about Heston and WellesForget T.S. Eliot: Did Andrew Lloyd Webber steal ‘Cats’ from a forgotten Ed Wood nudie cutie? (video)

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School-Based Obesity Prevention Policies Don’t Up Eating Disorder Risk

Posted January 17, 2017 by Yoni Freedhoff

One of the worries surrounding school based teaching on obesity prevention is that doing so will lead exposed students to eating disorders and/or unhealthy weight control behaviours.

To date, there hasn’t been much research one way or the other to either support or refute that concern, but a recent paper published ahead of print in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is reassuring.

The study examined whether the implementation of school obesity prevention policies between 2008-2010 in Minnesota public secondary schools had any impact on the prevalence of students’ weight control behaviours through 2010.

Hearteningly, not only wasn’t there an increase in unhealthy behaviours following the launch of school based teaching around obesity, but there may have been a decrease, with researchers describing that those schools that specifically included the topic of eating disorders in their health education curriculum showed an inverse association with school level prevalence of any extreme weight control behaviours.

Not teaching kids about health seems backwards to me, and it’s nice to have data to support the safety of doing so. Without exception, care needs to be taken in terms of what and how these topics are taught, but given the rise and risks of chronic, non-communicable, diet-related, diseases in children, hamstringing kids by ignoring relevant teaching and discussion won’t do them any favours, while this study suggests that teaching them might.

Looking forward to further research on this, and hopefully too, surveillance that includes whether or not these sorts of initiatives increase, decrease, or don’t affect, weight-based in-school bullying.

[And just a correction from yesterday’s post. Health Canada’s new labeling law, when considering products with small serving sizes, would instead use a 50g reference for determination of a “high in sugar” label and hence Nutella will indeed be “high in sugar”. Sorry for the error!]

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Michelle Obama Leaves Behind A Legacy Of Kindness

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

Jimmy Fallon did a tribute to Michelle Obama the other day in which people were supposed to stand in front of a photograph of the First Lady and record a message for her to view at a later date.

Not surprisingly, Mrs. Obama and Mr. Fallon were listeni…

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Maternal health enters the information age in Peru

Posted January 17, 2017 by Anonymous

In Peru, a pilot project that aims to improve maternal health by using technology to improve the health-care system’s efficiency could one day have an impact on the entire country. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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Old and tired? Offended, crazy man yelling at clouds.

Posted January 16, 2017 by Kathy Shaidle

New hotness? Yelling that clouds are offensive to crazies. More from my siteOld and tired? Leprechaun in Alabama. New hotness? Pegasus! (video)More on ‘the myth of shock value’Another fake ‘conservative’: Preston Manning’s jackassery comes as no surprise (video)Bring me your tired, your poor, your crazy Muslims yearning to bite fingers off

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Well, He Does Know a Thing or Two About Divorce.

Posted January 16, 2017 by Anonymous

Is the marriage over? For longer than I’ve drawn breath, Europe and America have been intertwined in a relationship that blossomed into a marriage in the aftermath of WWII.Now, in a pattern that echoes his path from Ivana to Marla to Melania, Donald Tr…

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NASA’s 2020 Mars Mission ‘Fossil Finder’ –"Doubles Down on Search for Life With Alien Biochemistry" (Today’s "Galaxy" Stream)

Posted January 16, 2017 by dailygalaxy.com

“On Earth, our ancient rock record has been through the washing machine and the ringer so many times that the fact that anything still retains any signature of its age is a miracle,” says Brown University’s Jack Mustard, one of…

       
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