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Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet; says new research

Planet Nine may be a Rogue Planet, says new research

Researchers are still trying to track down the exact location of the elusive Planet Nine – the hypothesised ninth planet of our Solar System that was proposed by scientists in January last year. But while they’re at it, new research has offered up an explanation for how this huge and mysterious world could have come to orbit our Sun in ... Read More »

Celine Dion Goes Very Blonde – See Her Latest Beauty Look!

Celine Dion Goes Very Blonde - See Her Latest Beauty Look!

Celine Dion just took her blonde locks up a notch, kicking off 2017 with a new lighter blonde ‘do in a selfie she snapped with her makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury (below). Sharing a photo of herself with a glammed-up Celine, Charlotte wrote: “Always love doing this goddess’ makeup, such a talented & inspiring woman with the biggest ❤!!!!” Read More »

Health Canada warns of certain ‘exploding’ natural gas and propane fireplaces

Health Canada warns of certain ‘exploding’ natural gas and propane fireplaces

Health Canada is warning Canadians to “immediately stop” using certain natural gas and propane fireplaces made by Security Fireplace in the 1990s due to a risk of exploding glass. There have been two reported incidents involving these fireplaces due to delayed ignition. The relief dampers on these products may not work, which could lead to excess gas being ignited when ... Read More »

BC Centre for Disease Control: Warning issued after spike in ‘oyster-related illness’

BC Centre for Disease Control: Warning issued after spike in oyster-related illness

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has issued a warning about a spike in gastrointestinal illness associated with eating oysters. Since early December, over 70 cases of oyster-related illness have been reported to B.C. health authorities. “Testing in several of the cases confirmed the presence of norovirus, and we suspect norovirus in the others,” says Dr. Eleni Galanis, an epidemiologist ... Read More »

Abducted Florida newborn Kamiyah Mobley found after 18yrs

Abducted Florida newborn Kamiyah Mobley found after 18yrs

A newborn kidnapped from a hospital in Florida in 1998 has been found safe in South Carolina – and the woman who posed as her mother for nearly two decades has been arrested, authorities said Friday. Acting on recent tips, JSO cold-case detectives traveled to Walterboro, South Carolina, and found an 18-year-old woman with a matching birth date to Kamiyah ... Read More »

Peter Thiel: “Apple’s Golden Age Is Over”

Peter Thiel: "Apple's Golden Age Is Over"

Peter Thiel says Apple is past its peak. Here’s what he said in a Q&A with Maureen Dowd of The New York Times when he was asked to confirm or deny that “the age of Apple is over”: “Confirm. We know what a smartphone looks like and does. It’s not the fault of Tim Cook, but it’s not an area ... Read More »

Arthur Manuel: Former Neskonlith Chief dies at 66

Arthur Manuel: Former Neskonlith Chief dies at 66

Aboriginal leader Arthur Manuel, who died Wednesday, was a fearless advocate for British Columbia’s indigenous peoples, colleagues said Thursday. In a statement, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs said: “Arthur Manuel was, without question, one of Canada’s strongest and most outspoken Indigenous Leaders in the defence of our indigenous land and human rights. He travelled extensively throughout ... Read More »

Vampire Bats Are Drinking Human Blood in Brazil, Says New Research

Vampire Bats Are Drinking Human Blood in Brazil, Says New Study

Wild vampire bats have been found feeding on humans in Brazil for the first time – and they could be spreading disease. Scientists from the Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, led by Enrico Bernard, analysed 70 faeces samples from a colony of vampire bats, named Diphylla ecudata, that reside in Catimbau National Park in northeast Brazil. They also ... Read More »

Facebook fixes Bug That Caused Messenger to Drain Batteries

Facebook fixes Bug That Caused Messenger to Drain Batteries

If your Facebook battery usage has been especially bad recently, it has apparently been fixed server-side. Facebook this week issued a server-side fix to a bug in its Messenger app that rapidly depleted some Android users’ batteries. This, after several users complained on Twitter and Reddit that it seemed like a recent code change was impacting battery life. Read More »