If the commenters can find “JOOOOZ!” in their breakfast cereal (as Jim Goad has put it) then I shouldn’t get my hopes to high this week, or any. I do expect there will be more than the usual number of those peculiar fellows who are still convinced, like alt-universe barroom boors, that bragging about how […]
A star that went missing from the skies has finally been located after 500 years.
I am delighted to be here today for the launch of the video relay service.
This urban myth turns out to be true and related to their ability to concentrate their urine.
Ottawa, September 30, 2016-The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Dalhousie University to announce infrastructure fun…
Machine learning could be used to predict autism in 6-month-old babies.
Honouring Canada’s cultural diversity
A group of researchers in Germany spent 1,000 Euros of their own money on high-end whiskey in order to test a new “artificial tongue” they have developed.
The Great Re-Sorting continues: The reason is class loyalty. Ace has his ideas and loyalty to the managerial class is simply not a concern. Given the choice between Trump and Clinton, he rationally picks Trump. For the National Review types, this is treason. Class loyalty trumps everything or else, so Ace is now dead to […]
It would not be practical to flood deserts to help alleviate rising sea levels.
Famed serial killer Paul Bernardo graduated high-school from Sir Wilfred Laurier Collegiate, down in The Guild. Apparently they’ve left the picture of his graduating class (him included) on the wall there. I was down in The Guild today and heard a stor…
The Government of Canada is committed to developing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy and will be consulting with Canadians in 2017 to gather views to help develop this strategy.
Slowing climate warming by geoengineering – creating reflective clouds high in the atmosphere – might work. But if we ever stop the geoengineering process then all the climate change it prevents will happen suddenly, which could be a disaster for ecos…
Scientists trying to replicate the original studies’ findings on “Power Poses” found no behavioural effect.
Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, released the following statement on the occasion of Canada ratifying the Paris Agreement at the United Nations in New York:
Ants successfully treat wounds of their injured comrades
A temperature rise of 1 degree significantly impacts marine organisms
Diatoms, a form of algae, alter their buoyancy so they can sink in search of nutrients.
Physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku talks about his new book “The Future of Humanity.”
The 2015-2016 Annual Report of the Taxpayers’ Ombudsman, Sherra Profit, was tabled in the House of Commons today by Emmanuel Dubourg, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue.
Today’s “Thanks for coming out!”, over at the US Speccie:A sole review of my last novel — amid perhaps a hundred — characterised The Mandibles (hence also its author) as ‘racist’. The evidence: my Latino US president of 2029 speaks ‘with a lisp’, a description of the reviewer’s invention. The review also took a snapshot […]
Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Maley Drive Extension project with Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury; the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario Minister of Energy and Member of Provincial Parliament for Sudbury, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure; and His Worship Brian Bigger, Mayor of the City of Greater Sudbury.
The already dangerous stonefish now found to carry switchblades
Providing the necessary supports and services to respond to the immediate and ongoing needs of victims, survivors, their families and their communities is an important part of a fair and accessible criminal justice system.
The Mars InSight Lander will look deep into the Red Planet
Event date: October 13, 2016 – The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will be at Confederation College to announce infrastructure funding for the college. Minister Bains will also highlight the benefits of the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund.
The strategy behind the fastest punch in the animal kingdom
On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Emmanuel Dubourg, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue, will make an announcement about additional humanitarian assistanc…
The science advisor for the two ‘Ant-Man’ films tries to make sure there’s just a flavour of real science in the story.
The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s $23.5-million inves…
Here dear friends is a handful of items that have crossed my eyeballs on the internet lately. I like to call it Random Linkage. May you all be titillated, entertained and perhaps illuminated. Check out this interview from The Lion’s Roar with Mingyur Rinpoche after emerging from a four year retreat. They’re talkin’ bout my […]
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The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable David Zimmer, Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation and the Algonquin Negotiation Representatives for the Algonquins of Ontario will atten…
Thanks to GPS, scientists can predict where floodwaters will hit
The giraffe genome includes genetic changes but few innovations.
Innovative early-stage businesses are getting the tools they need to become more competitive and successful, thanks to a Government of Canada investment in the Peterborough Region Angel Network.
Hook injuries could hamper fish’s ability to feed
Each and every one of you-members of more than 40 of Canada’s leading human rights and civil society organizations-works tirelessly to promote inclusion, pluralism and human rights.
Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, and Mayor Don Iveson, City of Edmonton and Chair of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM’s) Big City Mayors’ Caucus released this statement after a productive meeting in Ottawa.