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Bruno the dog survives month trapped in well near Estevan (Photo)

Bruno the dog survives month trapped in well near Estevan

Bruno’s will to live: A story of hope, inspiration and determination. Bruno, the chocolate Labrador retriever who spent 27 grueling days at the bottom of an abandoned 10-foot water well, is continuing his long journey toward recovery said his owners, John and Cindy Billesberger, who were unaware of the well’s existence at the far end of their rural Estevan property, ... Read More »

Twitter, Spotify, other top websites shut in DDOS attack, Report

Twitter, Spotify, other top websites shut in DDOS attack, Report

Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, Soundcloud, PayPal and several other well-known sites have been briefly hit by web attacks. The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are now investigating the widespread cyberattack that blocked access to major sites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Amazon and countless others. The distributed denial of service attack, or DDoS, targeted servers of the online traffic company ... Read More »

Rescued seal pups released and tracked (Video)

Rescued seal pups released and tracked (Video)

This morning, four rehabilitated harbour seal pups were released to the waters off Porteau Cove Provincial Park. Before their release, the animals were fitted with satellite-linked transmitters temporarily attached to their heads with animal-safe glue. Each tag will stay attached to the pelage — the seal’s coat — until it moults after six to nine months. Read More »

Researchers may have just solved what happens in the Bermuda Triangle

Researchers may have just solved what happens in the Bermuda Triangle

Scientists may have at last reached a conclusion regarding the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle. It is basically an area comprising 500,000 square miles of ocean. A new theory suggests these hexagonal-shaped clouds create a wind gusts of up to 170 mph, causing ships to sink and planes to crash. These so-called “air-bombs” are so powerful that scientists are comparing ... Read More »

Astronomers discover mystery flares in the Milky Way, Report

Astronomers discover mystery flares in the Milky Way, Report

The X-ray emissions were discovered by chance beyond the Milky Way and no one really knows what is causing them. A team of astronomers have now have observed not one, but two extraordinary objects whose behavior defies explanation. Jimmy Irwin from the University of Alabama and colleagues from the US, Canada and China trawled through years of data gathered by ... Read More »

Paleontologists look for more evidence of dinosaurs in Denali

Scientists unearthed the first dinosaur bones at the Denali National Park in Alaska during a voyage in July. In all, four bone fragments were found — the largest only inches long but clearly belonging to a large animal, the scientists said. The shape of one of the specimens, a fossilized tendon, suggests to the researchers that the bones likely came ... Read More »

Turkish army Kills 200 Syrian Kurdish Militants in Airstrikes

Turkish army Kills 200 Syrian Kurdish Militants in Airstrikes

Turkish jets carried out 26 airstrikes on 18 Syrian Kurdish YPG militant targets in northern Syria and killed 200 militants, said the Turkish army in a statement on Thursday. The PYD representative called the move an effort by Ankara to stop consolidation of Kurdish political and territorial influence in Afrin canton in northern Syria and a reaction to a breakdown ... Read More »

‘Sleeping Dogs’ Studio Shuts Down Suddenly, Report

'Sleeping Dogs' Studio Shuts Down Suddenly, Report

The studio behind Sleeping Dogs appears to have shut down. Eurogamer reports that United Front Games is said to have closed and its latest game, the early access to team game Smash+Grab has been removed from sale on Steam. The developer has not made the announcement official on either its website or Twitter account, which both only make mention of ... Read More »

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks, Says New Study

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks, Says New Study

Babies born less than two years after their mothers have weight loss surgery may face a higher risk of serious complications than infants delivered after more time has passed, a U.S. study suggests. Scientists examined the medical records of mothers who delivered their children in Washington State from 1980 to 2013. They looked at around 10,000 families, comparing the health ... Read More »

Historic Amendment to Montreal Protocol Adopted in Kigali, Report

Historic Amendment to Montreal Protocol Adopted in Kigali, Report

Envoys of more than 170 countries in Kigali, Rwanda on 15 October 2016 agreed to phase down use and production of potent greenhouse gases, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by 2045. The agreement amends the 1987 Montreal Protocol on Substances that depletes the Ozone Layer. Officials meeting in Rwanda over the past week approved the amendment late last night, requiring richer nations to ... Read More »