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Police: Man punches woman in face during road rage incident

Police: Man punches woman in face during road rage incident

A young mother in Edmonton had both of her arms broken by a man during a violent road rage incident on Tuesday. Southeast Division patrol officers responded to a report of a road rage incident near 76 Avenue and 87 Street, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7th. Police were told a 34-year-old woman was heading northbound when she ... Read More »

Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Reportedly Call Off Divorce

Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner Reportedly Call Off Divorce

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are calling off their divorce and trying to work on their marriage, People reports. A source told People magazine, “Jen has called off the divorce. She really wants to work things out with Ben. They are giving things another try.” It was reportedly a mutual decision. An insider said, “There is always a chance of ... Read More »

IBM scientists write data onto a single atom in major breakthrough

IBM scientists write data onto a single atom in major breakthrough

Researchers at IBM and EPFL have shown for the first time that it is possible to store in and retrieve information from single-atom magnets. The breakthrough can have significant implications for the miniaturization of magnetic memory devices. As memory devices are becoming increasingly smaller, it was hypothesized whether the elementary storage unit could one day be as small as a single ... Read More »

Researchers Create Time Crystals As A New Form Of Matter

Researchers Create Time Crystals As A New Form Of Matter

A team of scientists led by physicists at the University of Maryland-based Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) have created the world’s first time crystal using a chain of atomic ions. Crystals such as ice or diamond are made of atoms arranged in a repeating pattern in space. These new time crystals have atoms follow a repeating pattern, but in time rather ... Read More »

Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Whitehouse Ask FBI For Evidence Of Wiretapping

Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sheldon Whitehouse Ask FBI For Evidence Of Wiretapping

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he and Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse would dig into President Trump’s allegation on Twitter that former President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower during the election. Their letter to FBI Director James B. Comey Jr. and Acting Deputy Attorney General Dana J. Boente begins: “Congress must get to the bottom of President Trump’s recent allegation that ... Read More »

Neanderthal DNA reveals real paleo diet (Research)

Neanderthal DNA reveals real paleo diet (Research)

Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals – our nearest extinct relative – has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use of plant-based medicine to treat pain and illness. Published today in the journal Nature, an international team led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and ... Read More »

Blind Dog Rescued In Santa Cruz Mountains After a Week Missing

Blind Dog Rescued In Santa Cruz Mountains After a Week Missing

Blind dog rescued after surviving a week alone in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Sage, a blind 12-year-old Labrador retriever, made her way into the woods near Boulder Creek, California, at the end of February, and disappeared into the cold, wet forest. After her family discovered she was missing, they looked everywhere for her, assisted by friends and neighbors, but the ... Read More »

Extremely Rare True’s Beaked Whale Caught on Video (Watch)

Watch the first underwater video of this rare whale (Video)

Researchers have for the first time filmed rare True’s beaked whales underwater.. True’s beaked whale was discovered more than a century ago but little about it is known and it remains one of the least understood creatures on the planet. The True’s beaked whale belongs to a family of cetaceans called Ziphiidae that includes 22 species of beaked whales. Despite ... Read More »

Park Geun-hye: South Korea President to be Impeached?

Park Geun-hye: South Korea President to be Impeached?

The Constitutional Court will deliver its ruling on the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye Friday, a court official said. The ruling on whether to permanently remove Park from office or reinstate her will be made at 11 a.m. local time (0200 GMT) on Friday, the court said on its website. It will be broadcast live as public attention is centered ... Read More »

Future survival of BC’s grizzly bears at risk, says new report

Future survival of BC's grizzly bears at risk, says new report

A B.C. conservation group is raising the alarm about the state of the province’s grizzly bear population. The recently-formed charitable organization, the Grizzly Bear Foundation commissioned a three-person board of inquiry to investigate the status of the bears. None of the members is a scientist, but they met with government officials and scientists, and held public hearings across the province. ... Read More »

Researchers Develop ‘Brainwave’ to Rap Robots for Work Blunders

Researchers Develop 'Brainwave' to Rap Robots for Work Blunders

Scientists are using brain scans to learn more about the signals our brains give when we make a mistake called “error-related potentials”. A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Boston University is working on this problem, creating a feedback system that lets people correct robot mistakes instantly with nothing more than their brains. Using data ... Read More »

Rod Rosenstein: Deputy AG pick grilled about Russia

Rod Rosenstein: Deputy AG pick grilled about Russia

Nominee for deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein is seen here Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, was grilled about whether he’d support appointing special counsel to probe claims of Russian meddling in the U.S. At a tense Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing that lasted more than 3 1/2 hours, Rosenstein said that he was “not aware” of ... Read More »