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Scientists find evidence of a limit to human lifespan

Scientists find evidence of a limit to human lifespan

The human lifespan has a natural limit and people are unlikely to live beyond about 115 years, new research suggests. The US study found that while life expectancies have risen dramatically in the last century, the increase has been only minimal for the very old. Jan Vijg at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and colleagues wanted ... Read More »

Lawson Study: “Early marijuana use may disrupt brain function, lower IQ”

Lawson Study: 'Early marijuana use may disrupt brain function, lower IQ'

A novel research proves that early usage of marijuana which is a soft intoxicant may result in lower IQ and abnormal brain function. “Many youth in our program use marijuana heavily and, despite past research, believe it improves their psychiatric conditions because it makes them feel better momentarily,” said Elizabeth Osuch from Lawson Health Research Institute, in Ontario, who is ... Read More »

Alleged Rogers Centre Beer Can Tosser Identified (Video)

Alleged Rogers Centre Beer Can Tosser Identified (Video)

Toronto Police have released a photo of a suspect wanted for tossing a beer can onto the field during play at the Blue Jays-Orioles wild card game on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Toronto police circulated a photo of a man they said was responsible for the beer can tossed at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during the seventh inning of ... Read More »

‘Killer clowns’ come to Canada, Report

'Killer clowns' come to Canada, Report

The creepy clown craze has landed some young people in Greater Sudbury in some not-so-funny trouble. Police were called to New Sudbury on Wednesday night after reports of people in clown masks scaring others. Police spokesperson Kaitlyn Dunn said the calls came in Tuesday and were the first the force have received regarding the so-called creepy clown phenomenon. She urged ... Read More »

ESA’s Rosetta probe ends its 12 year mission “Report”

ESA's Rosetta probe ends its 12 year mission, Report

Rosetta has finally ended its dance around Comet 67P. After more than ten years spent on its mission. The spacecraft had been chasing the comet and travelled 6 billion kilometers. In 2014, it approached the space body and sent down a probe “Philae” to successfully land on the comet for the first time in human history. Unfortunately, scientists lost connection ... Read More »

Cheers over Franklin find turn to accusations “Report”

Cheers over Franklin find turn to accusations, Report

The events leading up to the discovery of Sir John Franklin’s second ship in Nunavut waters are being investigated by the territorial and federal governments to determine if the search was conducted legally. The Arctic Research Foundation (ARF) found the wreck of Terror in early September, when its ship was searching the Arctic in partnership with government crews led by ... Read More »

Blue Origin successfully tests its crew escape system “Video”

Blue Origin successfully tests its crew escape system (Video)

Blue Origin’s latest unmanned space-rocket launch in west Texas Wednesday morning simulated a failure and proved an even bigger success than expected. Not long after the startup’s New Shephard rocket lifted off, the company carried out a planned emergency separation of its crew capsule. Boosted on a plume of fire produced by a solid rocket motor, the capsule successfully launched ... Read More »

Study revealed that sex before sport may boost performance

Study revealed that sex before sport may boost performance

Having sex the night before a sporting competition can boost performance but only if it’s done at least a few hours before the event. Over the course of the Rio Olympics, 450,000 condoms were distributed around the athlete’s village. This may be surprising considering the common view that abstinence from sexual activity can boost athletic performance. These long-standing views have ... Read More »