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Researchers think they finally know how Antarctica was formed

Researchers think they finally know how Antarctica was formed

New explanation links competing theories of the origin of Antarctic glaciation and highlights complexity of climate change, according to scientists at the McGill University’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. One of the big mysteries in the scientific world is how the ice sheets of Antarctica formed so rapidly about 34 million years ago, at the boundary between the Eocene ... Read More »

Chevrolet Delivers First Bolt EVs to Canadian Customers “Report”

Chevrolet Delivers First Bolt EVs to Canadian Customers, Report

Chevrolet Canada delivered its first two Bolt EVs in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. “This is a truly satisfying moment as our customers begin to experience this ground-breaking technology and overall fun-to-drive vehicle,” said Laura Pacey, brand director for Chevrolet in Canada.  “Standard features include DC fast charger capability, Regen on Demand steering wheel paddle, a 10.2 inch colour ... Read More »

Research finds volcanoes erupted on Mars for ‘two billion years’

Research finds volcanoes erupted on Mars for two billion years

A close research of a meteorite from Mars, discovered in 2012, has revealed that some two billion years ago there was volcanic activity on the red planet, much earlier than previously believed. Shield volcanoes and lava plains formed from lava flowing over long distances, similar to the formation of the Hawaiian Islands. The largest Martian volcano, Olympus Mons, is nearly ... Read More »

Ontario Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable “Report”

Ontario Making Electric Vehicles More Affordable, Report

Ontario is making it easier for people across the province to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and switch to an electric vehicle (EV) by further enhancing its Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (EVIP). Drivers residing in Ontario that were interested in purchasing a Tesla were capped at receiving a $3,000 incentive for the automaker’s electric cars, as the government has a cap ... Read More »

British Columbia oysters linked to recent gastrointestinal illness cases

British Columbia oysters linked to recent gastrointestinal illness cases

So far this year, 24 cases of gastrointestinal illnesses in Ontario have been traced to raw or undercooked oysters. Dr. David McKeown, the province’s acting chief medical officer of health, said Thursday that the illnesses in question all showed symptoms similar to those of Norovirus. Cooking oysters at an internal temperature of 90 Degrees Celsius (194 Degrees Fahrenheit) for a ... Read More »

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS: the perfect 911? (Video)

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS: the perfect 911? (Video)

Porsche’s middle-ground 911, the new GTS, is adorably fun and heroically fast. What is it? Trading a fancy folding roof and a pair of front driveshafts for no more than a third pedal in the footwell, this standard, rear-drive, manual 911 GTS coupé will always be the first choice of those who’ve always believed that, when it comes to 911s, ... Read More »

Sick Whale Found To Have ‘THIRTY Plastic Bags’ Blocking Its Stomach (Photo)

Sick Whale Found To Have THIRTY Plastic Bags Blocking Its Stomach (Photo)

Scientists examining a whale carcass found 30 plastic bags in its stomach along with other human waste. “The whale’s stomach was full of plastic bags and packaging with labels in Danish and English,” Dr. Terje Lislevand, a zoologist, told the Daily Mail. “The findings are not surprising, but clearly it is sad to [have] discovered such large quantities.” Some estimates ... Read More »

Researchers Found a ‘Lost’ Continent in the Indian Ocean

Researchers Found a 'Lost' Continent in the Indian Ocean

Researchers has confirmed that there was a lost continent under the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. They said the landmass( now dubbed as ‘Mauritia’) was left over after the Gondwana super-continent split about 200 to 300 million years ago. The fragment appears to have broken off from the island of Madagascar when Africa, India, Australia, and Antarctic spilt ... Read More »

Facebook loses $500 million virtual reality case

Facebook loses $500 million virtual reality case

A US court has ordered the Facebook-owned company Oculus to pay half a billion dollars compensation after finding they unlawfully used virtual reality technology of video game developer ZeniMax. The jury in federal court in Dallas found Oculus, which Facebook acquired for about $2 billion in 2014, used ZeniMax’s computer code to launch the Rift virtual-reality headset. ZeniMax alleges that ... Read More »

John Wetton: Leader of the Supergroup Asia, dies aged 67

John Wetton: Leader of the Supergroup Asia, dies aged 67

John Wetton, a bassist and singer who was a member of King Crimson and co-founded the supergroup Asia, has died following a battle with colon cancer, Rolling Stone reports. He found fame by playing and singing with the likes of Family, Mogul Thrash, Uriah Heep, Roxy Music, Wishbone Ash and King Crimson, before he formed prog supergroup UK, and then ... Read More »

Brexit Plan Revealed: UK Government to set out Brexit strategy after Commons victory

Brexit Plan Revealed: UK Government to set out Brexit strategy after Commons victory

Brexit white paper set to reveal Government’s plan for leaving EU. Brexit Secretary David Davis has set out the Government’s negotiating strategy for when the UK withdraws from the European Union. The 77-page document was launched in a statement to the House of Commons and published on the government website. Davis said the paper confirmed Prime Minister Theresa May’s vision ... Read More »