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Toronto real estate broker gunned down

Toronto real estate broker gunned down

A 54-year-old Toronto real estate broker has been identified by police as the man shot and killed inside a restaurant in the city’s Entertainment District on Saturday night. Police say Giannini was gunned down shortly before 9 p.m. inside Michael’s on Simcoe, a steakhouse located in the area of Simcoe and Adelaide streets. Paramedics arrived to find the victim absent ... Read More »

Experts identify new “top predator” prehistoric crocodile

Experts identify new "top predator" prehistoric crocodile

Researchers have identified a new species of crocodile that lived around 95 million years ago and preyed on everything from turtles to dinosaurs. Dubbed the Deltasuchus motherali, the ancient beast was discovered by a local teenager, Austin Motheral. Motheral worked with paleontoligists from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, who spent a decade excavating the bones. They found that adults ... Read More »

DFO: Another Right whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence

DFO: Another Right whale found dead in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Fisheries officials say another dead Right whale has been discovered in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. DFO says the whale was found Friday morning, this marks the eleventh confirmed North Atlantic right whale death in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this year. DFO says there will be an attempt to recover and perform a necropsy on the right whale next ... Read More »

Ancient amphibians had mouthful of teeth, finds new research

Ancient amphibians had mouthful of teeth, finds new research

The ancestors of toothless, modern frogs and salamanders had a full array of teeth, researchers have found. The ancient frogs had large fangs and thousands of tiny hook-like structures called denticles on the roofs of their mouths that would snare prey. In study published online in a recent issue of PeerJ, an open access journal, Robert Reisz, distinguished professor of ... Read More »

Researchers found certain bacteria are more resistant in space

Researchers found certain bacteria are more resistant in space

A team from CU Boulder’s BioServe Space Technologies discovered that some bacterial cells ‘shapeshift’ in space to survive the attacks from common medications that successfully kill them on Earth. Scientists designed an experiment to culture the common E. coli bacteria on ISS and treat it with several different concentrations of the antibiotic gentamicin sulfate, a drug that kills them on ... Read More »

The sun is releasing the ‘most intense’ solar flares ever (Video)

The sun is releasing the 'most intense' solar flares ever (Video)

For over a week now, our sun has been spewing out a continuous stream of solar flares, causing NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center to issue a geomagnetic storm warning on Tuesday and Wednesday. Between September 4 and September 11, NASA observed seven flares, all classed in its strongest “X” category, with the most impressive registering at X9.3, a very significant ... Read More »

Pop superstar Lady Gaga announces diagnosis with fibromyalgia

Pop superstar Lady Gaga announces diagnosis with fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga’s documentary “Five Foot Two” hopes to bring awareness to chronic illness, especially Fibromyalgia, which she has been diagnosed with. In the trailer for her Netflix documentary, we saw Mother Monster at a doctor’s office getting injections with a painful look on her face. On Tuesday, Gaga tweeted about her chronic pain saying “In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain ... Read More »

Do aliens exist? Three UFOs catch up speed of ISS (Watch)

Do aliens exist? Video of three UFO Orbs Flying Below The International Space Station

Alien enthusiasts claim to have spotted three huge ‘alien portals’ below the International Space Station. A bizarre video has been posted on YouTube, showing three mysterious circular shapes flying below the space station. Alien fans Third Phase of the Moon posted a YouTube video based on NASA footage, saying, ‘I’m not sure these are just anomalous clouds – there’s no ... Read More »

Mercedes GLC F-Cell: Hydrogen Fuel Meets Plug-In Power (Video)

Mercedes GLC F-Cell: Hydrogen Fuel Meets Plug-In Power (Video)

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed plans of its first series production plug-in fuel cell model, the GLC F-Cell, to be revealed at next week’s Frankfurt motor show. The new dual hydrogen and electric propelled model is planned to go on sale in selected markets in 2018. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell combines fuel cell and battery technology with a plug-in hybrid. A prototype ... Read More »