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Canadian market extends record high, Report

Canadian market extends record high, Report

The TSX has seen four straight record closes and seven straight winning sessions as it continues to build on its post-election momentum. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite rose 0.37% to hit a new all time high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TO:PLI), which rose 8.47% or 0.200 ... Read More »

Geologists discover ‘Zealandia’ – a hidden continent off the coast of Australia

Geologists discover 'Zealandia' - a hidden continent off the coast of Australia

Earth has a concealed continent called ‘Zealandia’ hidden in the Pacific Ocean and attached to New Zealand, according to newly published research. Satellite maps indicate the “continent” covers an area of nearly two million square miles – about two-thirds the size of Australia, says the BBC. Scientists first detected signs of a mystery land mass in the 1990s and gave ... Read More »

Enceladus: Cassini Cracks the Case of the Icy Moon (Watch)

Enceladus: Cassini Cracks the Case of the Icy Moon (Video)

How a puzzling sensor reading transformed NASA’s Cassini Saturn mission and created a new target in the search for habitable worlds beyond Earth. On Feb. 17, 2005, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft was making the first-ever close pass over Saturn’s moon Enceladus as it worked through its detailed survey of the planet’s icy satellites. Exciting, to be sure, just for the thrill ... Read More »

Snow shoveling increases risk of heart attack in men, says new study

Snow shoveling increases risk of heart attack in men, says new study

Heavy snowfalls have been linked to an increase in hospitalizations and deaths due to cardiac events, according to new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Researchers at the University of Montreal analysed over 100-thousand hospital admissions and almost 70-thousand deaths due to heart attack over three decades in the province of Quebec. They found the likelihood of a ... Read More »

Water Safety Statement Issued – Quinte Conservation

Water Safety Statement Issued - Quinte Conservation

Temperatures across the Quinte Conservation watershed for the weekend and into next week are forecast to be above normal. Water Resources Manager Christine McClure says, “These mild temperatures will further degrade local ice conditions in the Quinte Conservation watershed and we are urging members of the public to be extremely cautious around local waterways. Ice that was safe earlier may ... Read More »

Scarlett Johansson: Monogamy Not “Natural,” “A Lot of Work”

Scarlett Johansson: Monogamy Not "Natural," "A Lot of Work"

Scarlett Johansson says monogamy and marriage are difficult. In an interview with Playboy, the newly-single Scarlett Johansson shared some thoughts about monogamy, relationships and whether or not it’s “natural” to want to be with the same person forever and ever. In the interview, she makes a lot of pretty good points against the institution of marriage. Even more interesting is ... Read More »

Google Home And Amazon Echo could get voice calling services

Google Home And Amazon Echo could get voice calling services

According to a recent report both Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices could be used to make phone calls in the future. Amazon Echo and Google Home would effectively become the modern equivalent of speaker phones. It isn’t an alien concept but it’s still an awkward behavior for many in practice. Even more so in this case, as you will ... Read More »

Aston Martin’s AM-RB 001 will use a 6.5L V12 engine (Photo)

Aston Martin's AM-RB 001 will use a 6.5L V12 engine (Photo)

Aston Martin has confirmed that the AM-RB 001 hypercar will use a naturally-aspirated 6.5-liter V12 developed by Cosworth. The giant venture that has led us to see a brilliant hypercar by Aston Martin and Red bull is getting more exciting than ever. The upcoming hypercar by the companies named Aston Martin AM-RB 001 will be using a Cosworth 6.5 liter ... Read More »

US scientists soften on DNA editing of human eggs, sperm, embryos

US researchers soften on DNA editing of human eggs, sperm, embryos

Gene editing tools should be used to modify human embryos and prevent inheritable disease, says a US National Academy of Sciences report. The report recommends a set of overarching principals to be used by any nation in governing human genome editing research or applications, including providing a benefit and preventing harm to those affected, transparency, due care, responsible science, respect ... Read More »