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Christie Brinkley returns to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue at age 63 (Photo)

Christie Brinkley returns to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue at age 63 (Photo)

Christie Brinkley has now appeared in Sports Illustrated nine times over the course of her storied career, and if you’re surprised to see the 63-year-old in this year’s swimsuit issue, you’re not alone. The annual magazine, which typically features young women with the impossible to attain perfections of fashion models, is legendary in the United States, where it sold 785,000 ... Read More »

John Bercow: Donald Trump should not speak in Parliament

John Bercow: Donald Trump should not speak in Parliament

John Bercow defended his opposition to Donald Trump addressing Parliament, saying he acted “honesty and honourably”. John Bercow told MPs in the Commons on Tuesday he was carrying out his responsibilities “honestly and honourably” by speaking out against the US President. The Commons Speaker faced criticism from some quarters over his remarks, including from the Speaker of the Lords, Lord ... Read More »

Pet Medications Could Harm Children, Says New Research

Pet Medications Could Harm Children, Says New Research

If your pet is taking any type of medication, be sure to store it away from small children. A new research warned children at home may be at risk of poisoning from medications meant for the family pet. Experts looked at more than 1,400 calls made to the Ohio Poison Center regarding vet medicines. They found almost 90-percent of the ... Read More »

Heavy Lifting, Working Nights Can Hamper Fertility, Says New Study

Heavy Lifting, Working Nights Can Hamper Fertility, Says New Study

Women who work night shifts may find it harder to become pregnant, researchers have found. According to the study, heavy lifting and work outside normal office hours could have a potential effect on a woman’s ability to conceive. The US study, published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal. “Our study suggests that women who are planning pregnancy should be ... Read More »

Climate change linked to extreme weather events, Climate Council report says

Climate change linked to extreme weather events, Climate Council report says

Climate change is now influencing all extreme weather events – with some of the most severe climate impacts occurring in 2016. The Climate Council report ‘Cranking Up The Intensity: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events’ finds that while the links between climate change and some extreme weather events such as bushfires and heatwaves are well-established, the evidence linking climate change ... Read More »

PayPal builds Slack peer-to-peer payments bot (Video)

PayPal builds Slack peer-to-peer payments bot

PayPal has built its first bot, enabling Slack users to send person-to-person payments without leaving the team messaging app. Meron Colbeci, senior director, core consumer products, PayPal, says sending money from an account “is as easy as typing, ‘/PayPal send $5 to @Dave.’” The bot is available to Slack users in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US. The firm ... Read More »

Halifax professor Jeff Dahn wins Herzberg Gold Medal

Battery expert Jeff Dahn wins Herzberg Gold Medal

Jeff Dahn, A leading scientist who is working with Tesla to make better lithium-ion batteries has won the $1-million Herzberg prize, Canada’s top science award. The esteemed prize is akin to a lifetime achievement award, celebrating sustained excellence and overall influence of research work conducted in Canada. It’s an incredible honour for Dr. Dahn, a researcher who’s made Dalhousie his ... Read More »

Russia wants Fox News apology for calling Vladimir Putin “a killer”

Russia wants Fox News apology for calling Vladimir Putin "a killer"

The Kremlin demanded an apology from Fox News after the network’s Bill O’Reilly called President Vladimir Putin “a killer.” Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has demanded a formal apology from the cable news network after Bill O’Reilly called the Russian president “a killer” during an interview with U.S. President Donald Trump that aired before Sunday’s Super Bowl. “We consider such words ... Read More »