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Meet Graham: The ideal body type to survive a car crash

Meet Graham: The ideal body type to survive a car crash

Meet Graham. He has a huge head, no neck, knees that bend in all directions, and extra nipples, all designed to demonstrate how a human body would have to look in order to best survive a car crash. Graham was created to help publicise road safety. But his shocking appearance has seen him take on a new life with his ... Read More »

It’s Tick Season: Protecting Yourself Against Lyme Disease

It's Tick Season: Protecting Yourself Against Lyme Disease

Summer is the time for gardening, hiking, relaxing at the lake and traveling to wooded and coastal vacation sites. It’s also the time for ticks, putting people and pets at risk of exposure to infections such as Lyme disease, a condition which often is misunderstood. Lyme disease is an infection caused by being bitten by an infected tick. The first ... Read More »

Scientists to Begin Arctic Ocean Continental Shelf Survey

Scientists to Begin Arctic Ocean Continental Shelf Survey

A Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker is set to embark on a 47-day expedition from Halifax Harbour to the North Pole to collect scientific information and much-needed data that could bolster the country’s claim to Arctic sovereignty. The Canadian Hydrographic Service in collaboration with the government of Sweden will undertake a seabed mapping expedition during the voyage. “The work of our ... Read More »

Meet Murusraptor: New ‘Giant Thief’ dinosaur discovered

Meet Murusraptor: New 'Giant Thief' dinosaur discovered

Researchers have dug up a new species of dinosaur in Argentina that holds clues to the mysterious megaraptors, a carnivorous group of animals that defies easy categorization. The species was named Murusraptor barrosaensis, and is described for the first time in an article published Wednesday in PLOS ONE. Megaraptorid dinosaurs are medium-sized and walk on two legs. They’re characterised by ... Read More »

2017 Subaru BRZ gets a very slight power upgrade “Video”

2017 Subaru BRZ gets a very slight power upgrade (Video)

One of the biggest differences between the 2016 Subaru BRZ and the refreshed 2017 version is something you won’t see, but will definitely feel if you plan to push this feisty little sports coupe. Like its Toyota-badged twin, the BRZ sees some engine updates – changes to the shared 2.0-liter, flat-four’s internals are aimed at reducing friction. A new aluminum ... Read More »

Brain stimulation may reduce snacking, says new research

Brain stimulation may reduce snacking, says new research

Non-invasive stimulation of a specific brain area can reduce food cravings, particularly for high-calorie appetite foods, revealed a study. The scientists analyzed previous studies evaluating the effects of noninvasive brain stimulation on food cravings and food consumption. Stimulation studies have targeted a brain area called the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), which appears to play a role in the “conscious regulation ... Read More »

US election: Donald Trump Accepts Republican Nomination

US election: Donald Trump Accepts Republican Nomination

Donald Trump has pledged to halt immigration from countries “compromised by terrorism” as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination. Mr Trump’s 75-minute speech was designed to set the tone for the general election campaign against Hillary Clinton, an answer to Republicans who say the best way he can unify the divided party is to detail why she should not be ... Read More »

Justin Bieber warned by Toronto Animal Services over wild cat photos

Justin Bieber warned by Toronto Animal Services over wild cat photos

Justin Bieber has been officially warned by Toronto authorities against cuddling lion cubs on camera during future visits to the city. The pride of Stratford, Ontario came under fire in April when the 22-year-old posted photos of himself petting a leashed tiger at his father Jeremy’s engagement party. A month later the ferocious feline fancier was seen cradling a lion ... Read More »