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Senator Dave Tkachuk (former Principal Secretary to Saskatchewan Premier Grant Devine) Calls For Liberals To Be ‘Killed’

Posted February 21, 2019 by leftdog

There is something VERY wrong with Right Wing thinking in Canada .. it is becoming more extreme, more violent and more intolerant of democracy. Here is Saskatchewan Conservative Senator Tkachuk demanding that protesting truckers “roll over” members / s…

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Life In Scarborough: The Fried Pork Rinds of Scarborough

Posted February 19, 2019 by bigcitylib

Was inside the Jian Hing market at Markham and Lawrence on Family Day, looking for Filipino  Pork Rinds.  They have about 40 different varieties at Jian Hing.  I’m not kidding, there’s a whole aisle devoted to nothing but.  Fil…

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Do other vertebrates suffer from dementia or memory loss as we do?

Posted February 15, 2019 by Anonymous

Animals like dogs and cats certainly suffer from dementia.

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‘Earth Shattering’ – all the ways the universe is trying to kill us

Posted February 15, 2019 by Anonymous

Cataclysmic events have shaped our world and our universe

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Swallowing needles packed in a turtle shell to treat diabetes

Posted February 15, 2019 by Anonymous

A new needle pill is out to replace insulin pens, but without the pain

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Breast milk is best, but is there a problem with pumping?

Posted February 15, 2019 by Anonymous

Pumping breast milk depletes the milk microbiome

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Canadian researcher proves Darwin right by jailing mice in Nebraska

Posted February 15, 2019 by Anonymous

Connecting the dots in evolution: a unique experiment in Nebraska

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Flavour chemicals in e-cigarettes could damage lung tissue

Posted February 15, 2019 by Anonymous

E-cigarette flavouring chemicals may damage lung tissue

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Searching for Endurance: Antarctic researchers hunt for the relics of Antarctic adventurers

Posted February 8, 2019 by Anonymous

Searching Antarctic waters for Shackleton’s lost ship The Endurance

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How do birds find their prey when hunting in muddy water?

Posted February 8, 2019 by Anonymous

Birds may use their beaks to feel around for their prey.

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50 million deaths in the New World drove cooling in the the Little Ice Age

Posted February 8, 2019 by Anonymous

50 million deaths led to climate change 500 years ago

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When is your brain stronger than your genes? How the mind can fool the body

Posted February 8, 2019 by Anonymous

Genetic risks can be washed out by the mind’s deception

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Months locked in a tiny box – how solitary confinement can erode mental health

Posted February 8, 2019 by Anonymous

Solitary confinement – what science says about the effects on mental health

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A stick-on sensor sucks in sweat and can reveal dehydration and more

Posted February 8, 2019 by Anonymous

A stick-on sensor sucks in sweat and can reveal dehydration

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Body language could be the secret behind the sweetest music

Posted February 1, 2019 by Anonymous

The science of sway measures how well musicians play

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Does the speed of sound change with temperature?

Posted February 1, 2019 by Anonymous

Sound travels faster in warmer air

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A Robot reconstruction of a 300-million-year-old fossil shows how it walked

Posted February 1, 2019 by Anonymous

Scientists reverse engineer a 300-million-year-old land animal

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How to build a death ray – a new book looks attempts to make the ultimate weapon

Posted February 1, 2019 by Anonymous

Lasers, phasers and ray guns – the quest to make a ‘death ray’

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The first feathers for flight? A 160 million year old dinosaur might have had them

Posted February 1, 2019 by Anonymous

Anchiornis was a dinosaur with feathers, but could it fly?

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Rocking yourself to sleep improves sleep quality and memory – even in grownups

Posted February 1, 2019 by Anonymous

Rocking your brain to sleep – why it’s not just good for babies

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Flying Today

Posted January 29, 2019 by bigcitylib

Horrible behavior but  it wouldn’t have happened 50 yrs ago because everyone would have had enough leg room.  I flew Air Canada Rouge (@AirCanadaRouge) in 2018 and it was  like being crew on a WWI submarine.  Something has to change.

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Toronto The Unready

Posted January 27, 2019 by bigcitylib

WTF happened?  Did the dispatcher pass out just before the storm hit?  Did the plow-guy bust a leg trying to smuggle a hooker into the barracks through a back window?  Or did they stop at VP and say Fuck it its Scarborough lets turn arou…

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Game Night Crispy Potato Bruschetta

Posted January 26, 2019 by Angela (Oh She Glows)

Do you ever feel like you’re on the verge of a breakthrough, but you’re not quite sure how you’ll do it? This has been my mindset lately. I’ve been so inspired in different areas of my life to create meaningful change with things like personal growth, career dreams, family life, etc. You could say that […]

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Preventing PTSD with a ‘video game’ that trains soldiers to control their brains

Posted January 25, 2019 by Anonymous

Dialing back the brain’s alarm system in soldiers might prevent PTSD

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Termites may be hell in your house, but they help protect the rainforest from drought

Posted January 25, 2019 by Anonymous

Termites act like a buffer against serious droughts in tropical forests

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Why warm-blooded predators thrive in the coldest places on Earth

Posted January 25, 2019 by Anonymous

Fish are easier to prey on in cold water

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Countdown to the moon landing – re-live the missions that led to ‘one small step for man’

Posted January 25, 2019 by Anonymous

Apollo 11 really was just one small step in a long road to the moon

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Not all poop is created equal, and ‘super-poopers’ could be life savers

Posted January 25, 2019 by Anonymous

A dose of super poo could save lives when all else fail

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Gaslighting media

Posted January 22, 2019 by Anonymous

“You are a slow learner, Winston,” said O’Brien gently. “How can I help it?” he blubbered. “How can I help seeing what is in front of my eyes? Two and two are four.” “Sometimes, Winston. Sometimes they are five….

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Repeated pain makes men more sensitive – but not women

Posted January 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Women feel pain more, but men are more likely to remember it

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Scott Kelly spent a year in space – and it literally changed him

Posted January 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Scott Kelly on spending a year in space and experiencing ‘Infinite Wonder’

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Discovery of room temperature superconductors could bring floating trains and more

Posted January 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Discovery of room temperature superconductors a ‘holy grail of physics’

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Elephants are evolving to be tuskless after decades of poaching pressure

Posted January 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Elephants are evolving to be tuskless in response to poaching

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Will Edmonton run out of water as the Columbia Icefield continues to melt?

Posted January 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Edmonton’s water supply could be impacted by the melting Columbia Icefield.

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Waves are getting stronger and more dangerous thanks to climate change

Posted January 18, 2019 by Anonymous

Ocean warming is directly linked to a dangerous increase in wave strength

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Bristling

Posted January 17, 2019 by Balbulican

The Gillette corporation recently released one of those warm and fuzzy prosocial lifestyle ads. It was an innocuous little string of inspirational skits, a bit of virtue-signalling whose message, basically, is “Don’t Be A Dick”. It’s a #MeToo update of…

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False flag

Posted January 16, 2019 by Anonymous

It’s an overworked phrase, and too often the stuff of conspiracy theories, but—this one’s real. And once again the Usual Suspects either fell for it—or were part of the unfunny joke. Canadian Islamic Party, eh? If you figured it was…

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Liberal Candidate Karen Wang* Leaves Burnaby South Byelection After Racist Comments Against Jagmeet Singh!

Posted January 16, 2019 by leftdog

There is NEVER room for racist attacks or racial valuations in Canadian politics! It’s appropriate that the Liberal Candidate has withdrawn her candidacy in this key byelection!Press Progress* =typo corrected.

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Crunchy Dill Chickpea Pancakes with Lemon-Garlic Aioli

Posted January 15, 2019 by Angela (Oh She Glows)

How is 2019 treating you so far? Scrolling through Instagram would have me believe that we’re all killin’ this New Year thing, but something tells me I’m probably not seeing the less than stellar starts to the year. I know ours was nothing like we expected. Emotionally draining to say the least, and I had […]

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Jagmeet Singh Is Not Ready For Prime Time Politics In Canada ….

Posted January 15, 2019 by leftdog

“During an appearance on the political show CTV Question Period, Singh appeared to be unaware of a news story that made a lot of headlines last week. Singh was asked how he would respond, if elected prime minister, to the recent statement by China’s Canadian ambassador Lu Shaye, that Canada and its Western allies’ calls for the release of two Canadians detained in China is rooted in ‘white supremacy.’

“Sorry, who accused who of white supremacy?” Singh asked his interviewer. He later told the Toronto Star he didn’t hear the initial question. Host Evan Solomon repeated it in full and asked how Singh would have responded if he were prime minister. “I don’t know if there is any evidence of that suggestion,” Singh said, then quickly pivoted to talking about U.S. President Donald Trump. Global News

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